The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 69 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.13% - 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% - 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £348 £436
% change year-on-year
+11.51% -20.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £13.53 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+180.85% -16.73%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Qualifications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
211 79 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 26.95% 21.01% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 42 39
Average daily rate £352 £307 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £207 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £450 £763
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 19
Average hourly rate £28.50 £20.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.02% -3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.94 £13.43 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.93 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BC Cleared across the North East region.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the North East

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the North East region.

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing BC 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 BC Cleared.

1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) VME
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Micro Focus
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Tuxedo
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing BC 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 BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Tuxedo
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) Facilita Forecast
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Head of User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Web Design
1 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (20.00%) System Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Micro Focus