The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 2 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 159 73 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 20.52% 19.57% 14.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 63.35% 73.00% 43.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 58 13
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£328 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.21% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £205 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £482 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 0
Average hourly rate £26.75 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.60% +25.00%
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Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Qualifications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
251 100 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.39% 26.81% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 77 24
Average daily rate £345 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £257 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £472 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared.

1 142 (57.26%) SC Cleared
2 67 (27.02%) Windows
3 58 (23.39%) Microsoft
4 51 (20.56%) Linux
4 51 (20.56%) Java
5 49 (19.76%) SQL
5 49 (19.76%) HP
6 44 (17.74%) ITIL
7 37 (14.92%) Oracle
8 32 (12.90%) DHCP
8 32 (12.90%) Finance
9 30 (12.10%) Service Management
9 30 (12.10%) DNS
10 29 (11.69%) UNIX
10 29 (11.69%) Problem Management
10 29 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (11.29%) Change Management
12 25 (10.08%) Migration
12 25 (10.08%) MS Excel
12 25 (10.08%) J2EE
13 24 (9.68%) Web Services
14 23 (9.27%) Shell Script
15 22 (8.87%) Project Management
15 22 (8.87%) VMware
15 22 (8.87%) Data Centre
16 20 (8.06%) Service Delivery
16 20 (8.06%) Active Directory
16 20 (8.06%) Informatica
16 20 (8.06%) Incident Management
17 19 (7.66%) Configuration Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (6.45%) WebLogic
2 12 (4.84%) AquaLogic
2 12 (4.84%) WebSphere
3 10 (4.03%) Apache
3 10 (4.03%) Tuxedo
4 9 (3.63%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.42%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (2.42%) Jetty
6 5 (2.02%) nginx
6 5 (2.02%) IIS
7 4 (1.61%) SAS
7 4 (1.61%) Node.js
8 3 (1.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (1.21%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.21%) JBoss
8 3 (1.21%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle 10gAS
10 1 (0.40%) Drupal
10 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.26%) MS Office
3 5 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.02%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (2.02%) Google App Engine
1 5 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.61%) OpenShift
3 3 (1.21%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.40%) GitHub
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.90%) DHCP
2 30 (12.10%) DNS
3 16 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 14 (5.65%) LAN
4 14 (5.65%) WAN
5 12 (4.84%) Firewall
6 11 (4.44%) SSL
7 9 (3.63%) LDAP
8 7 (2.82%) IPsec
8 7 (2.82%) VLAN
8 7 (2.82%) FTP
8 7 (2.82%) HTTP
9 6 (2.42%) VPN
9 6 (2.42%) Network Security
9 6 (2.42%) Structured Cabling
10 5 (2.02%) Internet
10 5 (2.02%) Ethernet
10 5 (2.02%) SMTP
11 4 (1.61%) 3G
11 4 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 15 (6.05%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.24%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (4.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.42%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.02%) MySQL
7 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.61%) OLTP
9 3 (1.21%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.21%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.21%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.81%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 11 (4.44%) Ant
2 7 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.42%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.81%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.40%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.40%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.40%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.40%) JIRA
6 1 (0.40%) Selenium
6 1 (0.40%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.40%) GitLab
General
1 32 (12.90%) Finance
2 7 (2.82%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.42%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.40%) Military
5 1 (0.40%) Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Billing
5 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 38 (15.32%) Developer
2 21 (8.47%) Analyst
2 21 (8.47%) Support Engineer
3 19 (7.66%) Wintel Engineer
4 16 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 15 (6.05%) Java Developer
6 13 (5.24%) Architect
6 13 (5.24%) Network Engineer
7 11 (4.44%) Administrator
8 9 (3.63%) Build Engineer
9 8 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (3.23%) Desktop Support
10 7 (2.82%) Test Analyst
10 7 (2.82%) Consultant
10 7 (2.82%) DBA
11 6 (2.42%) Test Manager
11 6 (2.42%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (2.42%) Informatica Developer
11 6 (2.42%) Linux Support
11 6 (2.42%) COBOL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.08%) J2EE
2 24 (9.68%) Web Services
3 16 (6.45%) Middleware
4 14 (5.65%) HTML
4 14 (5.65%) SOAP
5 13 (5.24%) .NET
5 13 (5.24%) CSS
6 11 (4.44%) JMS
7 9 (3.63%) JDBC
7 9 (3.63%) JNDI
8 8 (3.23%) Java EE
8 8 (3.23%) Servlets
9 7 (2.82%) Spring
10 6 (2.42%) HTML5
11 4 (1.61%) RESTful
11 4 (1.61%) SAML
11 4 (1.61%) JSON
11 4 (1.61%) XHTML
12 3 (1.21%) XML
12 3 (1.21%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.87%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.66%) Clustering
3 14 (5.65%) Mainframe
4 9 (3.63%) PKI
5 8 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.42%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (2.42%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.02%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.61%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.61%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.21%) Replication
10 3 (1.21%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.81%) User Experience
11 2 (0.81%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.81%) Economics
11 2 (0.81%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (27.02%) Windows
2 51 (20.56%) Linux
3 29 (11.69%) UNIX
4 17 (6.85%) VME
4 17 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (5.65%) Solaris
6 11 (4.44%) AIX
6 11 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.23%) Windows 7
9 7 (2.82%) zOS
10 5 (2.02%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.21%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.21%) OS/390
11 3 (1.21%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (17.74%) ITIL
2 30 (12.10%) Service Management
3 29 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (11.69%) Problem Management
4 28 (11.29%) Change Management
5 25 (10.08%) Migration
6 22 (8.87%) Project Management
7 20 (8.06%) Service Delivery
7 20 (8.06%) Incident Management
8 19 (7.66%) Configuration Management
9 17 (6.85%) Change Control
10 15 (6.05%) Mentoring
11 12 (4.84%) Server Building
11 12 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (4.44%) SOA
12 11 (4.44%) PRINCE2
13 10 (4.03%) TDD
14 9 (3.63%) Integration Testing
14 9 (3.63%) High Availability
15 8 (3.23%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 51 (20.56%) Java
2 49 (19.76%) SQL
3 23 (9.27%) Shell Script
4 15 (6.05%) COBOL
5 14 (5.65%) VB
6 13 (5.24%) JavaScript
6 13 (5.24%) Bash Shell
7 12 (4.84%) Perl
8 11 (4.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 10 (4.03%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.82%) C++
11 5 (2.02%) VBScript
11 5 (2.02%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.02%) VBA
11 5 (2.02%) Python
12 4 (1.61%) C
12 4 (1.61%) C#
13 3 (1.21%) Scala
13 3 (1.21%) Ruby
14 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 142 (57.26%) SC Cleared
2 14 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (5.24%) Degree
3 13 (5.24%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.23%) MCSE
5 6 (2.42%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.02%) ISEB
7 4 (1.61%) RHCE
8 3 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.21%) OCAJ
8 3 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.21%) PMP
8 3 (1.21%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.21%) CCNP
8 3 (1.21%) CCNA
8 3 (1.21%) OCP
8 3 (1.21%) OCA
8 3 (1.21%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (1.21%) APMP
8 3 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.26%) SLA
2 6 (2.42%) QA
3 4 (1.61%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.81%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.03%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.23%) Xen
5 6 (2.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 6 (2.42%) vSphere
6 5 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.21%) XenApp
8 1 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (6.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (3.23%) OpenView
2 8 (3.23%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.02%) WSUS
4 4 (1.61%) HP SIM
4 4 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.21%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.21%) SCCM
5 3 (1.21%) MOM
6 2 (0.81%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.81%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.81%) SCOM
6 2 (0.81%) Puppet
6 2 (0.81%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.40%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.40%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 58 (23.39%) Microsoft
2 49 (19.76%) HP
3 37 (14.92%) Oracle
4 22 (8.87%) VMware
5 20 (8.06%) Informatica
6 17 (6.85%) Red Hat
7 14 (5.65%) CA
8 11 (4.44%) IBM
9 9 (3.63%) Juniper
10 8 (3.23%) Cisco
10 8 (3.23%) McAfee
11 7 (2.82%) TippingPoint
11 7 (2.82%) Citrix
11 7 (2.82%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.42%) F5
13 5 (2.02%) Fujitsu
13 5 (2.02%) Google
14 4 (1.61%) SAP
15 3 (1.21%) Sun
15 3 (1.21%) Symantec