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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 2 1 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 88 162 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.68% 39.42% 4.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.29% 81.41% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 103 3
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£324 £245 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.24% -5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 £20.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -36.00%
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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
127 199 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.73% 48.42% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 125 13
Average daily rate £325 £245 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £196 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £376 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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

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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

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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 27 March 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

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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 27 March 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 27 March 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.

1 120 (62.18%) SC Cleared
2 65 (33.68%) ITIL
3 47 (24.35%) SQL
4 42 (21.76%) Windows
5 37 (19.17%) Microsoft
6 35 (18.13%) UNIX
7 34 (17.62%) Finance
8 33 (17.10%) Java
9 32 (16.58%) Linux
10 30 (15.54%) HP
11 27 (13.99%) Service Management
11 27 (13.99%) MS Excel
12 26 (13.47%) SQL Server
13 25 (12.95%) Oracle
14 24 (12.44%) Problem Management
15 23 (11.92%) DV Cleared
15 23 (11.92%) Project Management
15 23 (11.92%) Change Management
16 22 (11.40%) Active Directory
17 21 (10.88%) Windows Server 2003
17 21 (10.88%) VMware
17 21 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (10.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 20 (10.36%) Configuration Management
18 20 (10.36%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (9.84%) Web Services
19 19 (9.84%) Migration
20 18 (9.33%) Service Delivery
21 17 (8.81%) VME
21 17 (8.81%) Analytical Skills

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Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (6.22%) WebLogic
2 10 (5.18%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.18%) AquaLogic
3 7 (3.63%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.59%) Tuxedo
4 5 (2.59%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.55%) SAS
5 3 (1.55%) CMS
5 3 (1.55%) Apache
5 3 (1.55%) JBoss
6 2 (1.04%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.04%) IIS
6 2 (1.04%) Confluence
7 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.52%) Documentum
Applications
1 27 (13.99%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.29%) MS Office
3 10 (5.18%) MS Project
4 5 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.04%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.15%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (3.63%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (3.63%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (3.11%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (3.11%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (2.59%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.22%) DHCP
2 11 (5.70%) DNS
2 11 (5.70%) SAN
3 9 (4.66%) LDAP
4 6 (3.11%) Firewall
4 6 (3.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (2.07%) LAN
5 4 (2.07%) WAN
6 2 (1.04%) FTP
6 2 (1.04%) Telnet
7 1 (0.52%) VPN
7 1 (0.52%) VLAN
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.25%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (6.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (5.70%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.63%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.59%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (2.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (1.55%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.04%) Base SAS
8 2 (1.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (1.04%) MS Access
8 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.04%) DTS
8 2 (1.04%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 10 (5.18%) Ant
2 6 (3.11%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.11%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.59%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (2.59%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (2.07%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.55%) JIRA
5 3 (1.55%) Selenium
6 2 (1.04%) CppUnit
6 2 (1.04%) Subversion
6 2 (1.04%) StarTeam
6 2 (1.04%) NUnit
6 2 (1.04%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.04%) Rational Rose
6 2 (1.04%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.04%) GoogleTest
7 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.52%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.52%) CruiseControl
General
1 34 (17.62%) Finance
2 7 (3.63%) General Ledger
3 5 (2.59%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.07%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.07%) Billing
5 3 (1.55%) Electronics
6 2 (1.04%) Military
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (17.62%) Developer
2 30 (15.54%) Analyst
3 18 (9.33%) Project Manager
4 12 (6.22%) Administrator
5 10 (5.18%) Service Manager
5 10 (5.18%) Consultant
6 8 (4.15%) Architect
6 8 (4.15%) COBOL Analyst
7 7 (3.63%) UX Designer
7 7 (3.63%) Designer
7 7 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (3.63%) Applications Developer
8 6 (3.11%) Informatica Developer
9 5 (2.59%) .NET Developer
9 5 (2.59%) Support Engineer
9 5 (2.59%) Service Analyst
9 5 (2.59%) Technical Leader
10 4 (2.07%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (2.07%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.07%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.84%) Web Services
2 15 (7.77%) J2EE
2 15 (7.77%) Middleware
3 12 (6.22%) .NET
3 12 (6.22%) SOAP
4 8 (4.15%) JDBC
4 8 (4.15%) ASP.NET
4 8 (4.15%) JNDI
4 8 (4.15%) JMS
5 7 (3.63%) XML
6 5 (2.59%) HTML
6 5 (2.59%) MDX
7 4 (2.07%) Java EE
7 4 (2.07%) CSS
8 3 (1.55%) JPA
9 2 (1.04%) RESTful
9 2 (1.04%) HTML5
9 2 (1.04%) ODBC
9 2 (1.04%) JSON
9 2 (1.04%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.29%) Clustering
3 10 (5.18%) Economics
4 8 (4.15%) User Experience
5 7 (3.63%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.07%) Open Source
6 4 (2.07%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.55%) Replication
7 3 (1.55%) CMDB
8 2 (1.04%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.04%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.04%) PDA
8 2 (1.04%) Derivative
8 2 (1.04%) Statistics
8 2 (1.04%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.04%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.52%) Human Factors
9 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.52%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.76%) Windows
2 35 (18.13%) UNIX
3 32 (16.58%) Linux
4 21 (10.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (8.81%) VME
6 11 (5.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (5.18%) Solaris
8 4 (2.07%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.52%) AIX
9 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.52%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (33.68%) ITIL
2 27 (13.99%) Service Management
3 24 (12.44%) Problem Management
4 23 (11.92%) Project Management
4 23 (11.92%) Change Management
5 21 (10.88%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (10.36%) Configuration Management
7 19 (9.84%) Migration
8 18 (9.33%) Service Delivery
9 15 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (7.25%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (6.22%) PRINCE2
13 11 (5.70%) Data Management
13 11 (5.70%) Integration Testing
14 10 (5.18%) SOA
14 10 (5.18%) Change Control
15 9 (4.66%) Validation
16 8 (4.15%) High Availability
17 7 (3.63%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (24.35%) SQL
2 33 (17.10%) Java
3 16 (8.29%) COBOL
4 14 (7.25%) PL/SQL
5 12 (6.22%) C#
5 12 (6.22%) Shell Script
6 8 (4.15%) VB
6 8 (4.15%) VB.NET
6 8 (4.15%) C
6 8 (4.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 7 (3.63%) VBScript
7 7 (3.63%) VBA
8 5 (2.59%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.07%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.55%) C++
11 2 (1.04%) Ruby
11 2 (1.04%) Python
12 1 (0.52%) Scala
12 1 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 120 (62.18%) SC Cleared
2 23 (11.92%) DV Cleared
3 8 (4.15%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (3.11%) Degree
5 4 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 3 (1.55%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.55%) ISEB
7 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.04%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.52%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.52%) IBM AIX Certification
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.52%) OCP
8 1 (0.52%) OCA
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.22%) SLA
2 9 (4.66%) QA
3 6 (3.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 22 (11.40%) Active Directory
2 20 (10.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.15%) vSphere
4 2 (1.04%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.52%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 20 (10.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (4.15%) OpenView
3 4 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.04%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.52%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.52%) Puppet
5 1 (0.52%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.52%) WMI
5 1 (0.52%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 37 (19.17%) Microsoft
2 30 (15.54%) HP
3 25 (12.95%) Oracle
4 21 (10.88%) VMware
5 15 (7.77%) Informatica
6 12 (6.22%) Red Hat
7 11 (5.70%) CA
8 10 (5.18%) Micro Focus
9 9 (4.66%) Cisco
10 8 (4.15%) EMC
11 6 (3.11%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.55%) Citrix
12 3 (1.55%) SAP
12 3 (1.55%) Splunk
12 3 (1.55%) Serena
13 2 (1.04%) ICL
13 2 (1.04%) IBM
13 2 (1.04%) Lotus
13 2 (1.04%) Borland
13 2 (1.04%) Adobe