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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 2 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 119 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.66% 18.03% 10.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 66.48% 76.74% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 22 14
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£355 £293 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £167 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £454 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Average hourly rate £14.80 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £31.92
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -43.60%
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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
179 43 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.59% 23.50% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 28 25
Average daily rate £357 £309 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.57% -6.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £186 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £455 £763
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 2
Average hourly rate £28.75 £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.48% +24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 117 (57.35%) SC Cleared
2 66 (32.35%) ITIL
3 59 (28.92%) Windows
4 52 (25.49%) HP
5 51 (25.00%) SQL
6 47 (23.04%) Microsoft
7 42 (20.59%) MS Excel
7 42 (20.59%) Problem Management
8 37 (18.14%) Oracle
8 37 (18.14%) Service Management
9 35 (17.16%) Finance
9 35 (17.16%) SQL Server
10 34 (16.67%) Java
10 34 (16.67%) Linux
11 30 (14.71%) UNIX
11 30 (14.71%) Active Directory
11 30 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (14.71%) DV Cleared
12 25 (12.25%) Service Delivery
12 25 (12.25%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (11.76%) Configuration Management
14 23 (11.27%) Change Management
14 23 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (11.27%) Oracle Database
15 22 (10.78%) MS Office
16 21 (10.29%) Middleware
17 20 (9.80%) Red Hat
17 20 (9.80%) WebLogic
17 20 (9.80%) VMware
17 20 (9.80%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 20 (9.80%) WebLogic
2 14 (6.86%) AquaLogic
2 14 (6.86%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.43%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.94%) Apache
5 5 (2.45%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (2.45%) Tuxedo
6 4 (1.96%) JBoss
7 3 (1.47%) CMS
7 3 (1.47%) SAS
8 2 (0.98%) Confluence
8 2 (0.98%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (0.98%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.98%) IIS
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 22 (10.78%) MS Office
3 6 (2.94%) MS Project
4 3 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.98%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (6.37%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (2.94%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (2.94%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (2.94%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (2.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.31%) SAN
2 13 (6.37%) DNS
3 12 (5.88%) Firewall
4 10 (4.90%) DHCP
5 8 (3.92%) LAN
5 8 (3.92%) WAN
6 6 (2.94%) LDAP
7 5 (2.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (1.96%) Junos
8 4 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (1.96%) SSL
9 3 (1.47%) Network Security
10 2 (0.98%) Telnet
10 2 (0.98%) VPN
10 2 (0.98%) FTP
11 1 (0.49%) SSH
11 1 (0.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.16%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.27%) Oracle Database
3 19 (9.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (5.39%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (3.92%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (3.43%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (1.96%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (1.47%) DTS
13 2 (0.98%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 2 (0.98%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.98%) Base SAS
13 2 (0.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (3.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (2.94%) LoadRunner
3 5 (2.45%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (2.45%) Facilita Forecast
4 4 (1.96%) JIRA
4 4 (1.96%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.96%) Ant
5 3 (1.47%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.47%) Selenium
6 2 (0.98%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.49%) JMeter
7 1 (0.49%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (17.16%) Finance
2 6 (2.94%) General Ledger
3 4 (1.96%) Military
3 4 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.47%) Electronics
4 3 (1.47%) Billing
5 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (12.25%) Analyst
2 24 (11.76%) Developer
3 19 (9.31%) Administrator
4 14 (6.86%) Consultant
5 13 (6.37%) Project Manager
6 11 (5.39%) DBA
6 11 (5.39%) Service Manager
7 10 (4.90%) Support Engineer
8 8 (3.92%) Designer
8 8 (3.92%) Architect
9 7 (3.43%) UX Designer
10 6 (2.94%) Oracle DBA
10 6 (2.94%) Network Engineer
11 5 (2.45%) Applications Developer
11 5 (2.45%) Test Analyst
11 5 (2.45%) Applications Support
11 5 (2.45%) COBOL Analyst
11 5 (2.45%) Linux Administrator
11 5 (2.45%) Business Analyst
11 5 (2.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.29%) Middleware
2 15 (7.35%) Web Services
3 14 (6.86%) Java EE
4 13 (6.37%) ASP.NET
4 13 (6.37%) .NET
5 10 (4.90%) HTML
5 10 (4.90%) CSS
5 10 (4.90%) SOAP
6 9 (4.41%) J2EE
7 8 (3.92%) MDX
8 5 (2.45%) XML
9 4 (1.96%) SailPoint
9 4 (1.96%) JMS
9 4 (1.96%) JDBC
9 4 (1.96%) JNDI
10 3 (1.47%) JSON
10 3 (1.47%) JPA
11 2 (0.98%) HTML5
11 2 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.98%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.80%) Clustering
2 19 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.35%) User Experience
4 12 (5.88%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.94%) Economics
6 5 (2.45%) Open Source
6 5 (2.45%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.96%) Replication
8 3 (1.47%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.47%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.98%) Statistics
9 2 (0.98%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.98%) NHS
10 1 (0.49%) DTV
10 1 (0.49%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.49%) HACMP
10 1 (0.49%) Human Factors
10 1 (0.49%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.49%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 59 (28.92%) Windows
2 34 (16.67%) Linux
3 30 (14.71%) UNIX
3 30 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (9.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (5.88%) VME
7 10 (4.90%) Solaris
8 3 (1.47%) AIX
8 3 (1.47%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.47%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.49%) HPUX
10 1 (0.49%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (32.35%) ITIL
2 42 (20.59%) Problem Management
3 37 (18.14%) Service Management
4 25 (12.25%) Service Delivery
4 25 (12.25%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 23 (11.27%) Change Management
7 17 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (8.33%) Data Management
8 16 (7.84%) Web Design
8 16 (7.84%) Project Management
8 16 (7.84%) SOA
9 15 (7.35%) Migration
10 14 (6.86%) Test Scripting
11 13 (6.37%) Incident Management
12 11 (5.39%) Regression Testing
12 11 (5.39%) Network Management
13 10 (4.90%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (3.92%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 51 (25.00%) SQL
2 34 (16.67%) Java
3 13 (6.37%) C#
3 13 (6.37%) VB
3 13 (6.37%) VB.NET
4 12 (5.88%) VBA
4 12 (5.88%) COBOL
4 12 (5.88%) VBScript
5 9 (4.41%) PL/SQL
6 7 (3.43%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.94%) C
8 4 (1.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 4 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.98%) Python
10 1 (0.49%) VB6
10 1 (0.49%) Ruby
10 1 (0.49%) Perl
10 1 (0.49%) Korn
10 1 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 117 (57.35%) SC Cleared
2 30 (14.71%) DV Cleared
3 8 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.43%) ISEB
5 6 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.94%) BC Cleared
6 5 (2.45%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.49%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.49%) MCT
8 1 (0.49%) OCP
8 1 (0.49%) OCA
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.49%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.49%) IBM AIX Certification
8 1 (0.49%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.49%) APMP
8 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.80%) QA
2 15 (7.35%) SLA
3 5 (2.45%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.96%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.49%) BS15000
5 1 (0.49%) BS7799
System Software
1 30 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 18 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.39%) vSphere
4 7 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.45%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (2.45%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.98%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.49%) NFS
7 1 (0.49%) GPFS
7 1 (0.49%) RHEV
7 1 (0.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (8.82%) OpenView
2 14 (6.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (3.92%) MIIS
5 5 (2.45%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.47%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.98%) Netcool
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.49%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.49%) WMI
8 1 (0.49%) Puppet
8 1 (0.49%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (25.49%) HP
2 47 (23.04%) Microsoft
3 37 (18.14%) Oracle
4 20 (9.80%) Red Hat
4 20 (9.80%) VMware
5 11 (5.39%) Cisco
5 11 (5.39%) CA
6 10 (4.90%) EMC
7 9 (4.41%) Micro Focus
8 8 (3.92%) Informatica
9 6 (2.94%) Splunk
9 6 (2.94%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.45%) Business Objects
10 5 (2.45%) Juniper
10 5 (2.45%) TippingPoint
10 5 (2.45%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.96%) F5
11 4 (1.96%) McAfee
11 4 (1.96%) Citrix
12 3 (1.47%) Veritas