The table below looks at the statistics for SC 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 SC 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 16 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 108 57 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.91% 9.53% 5.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.06% 42.86% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 43 8
Average daily rate
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£310 £355 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% -26.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £206 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £469 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £362 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.49% +0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.04 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+61.36% +10.00%
SC Cleared
England

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
308 133 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 28.26% 22.24% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 93 40
Average daily rate £340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £211 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £469 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 12
Average hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -25.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.70 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £32.90 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SC 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 SC Cleared across the North East region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the North East

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the North East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

SC 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 SC Cleared across the North East region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the North East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the North East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -4 96 £310 -14.18% 6
Durham +4 10 £280 -13.84%
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 169 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 64 (37.87%) Windows
3 44 (26.04%) Microsoft
4 41 (24.26%) HP
5 37 (21.89%) ITIL
6 36 (21.30%) SQL
7 33 (19.53%) Linux
8 28 (16.57%) Java
8 28 (16.57%) Oracle
9 27 (15.98%) Service Management
10 25 (14.79%) Problem Management
11 22 (13.02%) Finance
12 21 (12.43%) J2EE
12 21 (12.43%) DHCP
13 20 (11.83%) DNS
13 20 (11.83%) Change Management
14 17 (10.06%) SLA
14 17 (10.06%) Informatica
14 17 (10.06%) WebLogic
14 17 (10.06%) Data Centre
15 16 (9.47%) Service Delivery
15 16 (9.47%) Clustering
16 15 (8.88%) Web Services
16 15 (8.88%) UNIX
16 15 (8.88%) MS Excel
16 15 (8.88%) Middleware
16 15 (8.88%) Active Directory
16 15 (8.88%) Oracle Database
17 14 (8.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 14 (8.28%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (10.06%) WebLogic
2 13 (7.69%) AquaLogic
3 7 (4.14%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.14%) Tuxedo
3 7 (4.14%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.96%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.37%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (2.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (2.37%) MQSeries
5 4 (2.37%) IIS
6 3 (1.78%) Apache
6 3 (1.78%) Node.js
7 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.18%) Jetty
7 2 (1.18%) nginx
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.59%) CMS
8 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (8.88%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.69%) MS Office
3 4 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.78%) HP Helion
2 2 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.18%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.18%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.43%) DHCP
2 20 (11.83%) DNS
3 12 (7.10%) Firewall
4 11 (6.51%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.51%) Internet
5 10 (5.92%) LAN
5 10 (5.92%) WAN
6 9 (5.33%) LDAP
7 6 (3.55%) SSL
8 5 (2.96%) SMTP
8 5 (2.96%) Ethernet
9 4 (2.37%) VPN
9 4 (2.37%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (2.37%) IPsec
9 4 (2.37%) VLAN
9 4 (2.37%) Network Security
10 3 (1.78%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.78%) Junos
10 3 (1.78%) DWDM
11 2 (1.18%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.88%) Oracle Database
2 11 (6.51%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (5.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.37%) MySQL
6 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.78%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.78%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.18%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.18%) OLTP
8 2 (1.18%) DTS
9 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.59%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.59%) dBASE
9 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.51%) Ant
2 4 (2.37%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.59%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.59%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.59%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.59%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
General
1 22 (13.02%) Finance
2 5 (2.96%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.37%) Banking
4 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.18%) Legal
6 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.59%) Military
6 1 (0.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (10.65%) Developer
2 14 (8.28%) Project Manager
2 14 (8.28%) Support Engineer
2 14 (8.28%) Wintel Engineer
3 13 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 10 (5.92%) Analyst
4 10 (5.92%) Network Engineer
5 8 (4.73%) Architect
6 7 (4.14%) Consultant
6 7 (4.14%) Administrator
7 6 (3.55%) DBA
7 6 (3.55%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (2.96%) Wintel Support
8 5 (2.96%) Java Developer
9 4 (2.37%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (2.37%) Operations Manager
9 4 (2.37%) Service Analyst
9 4 (2.37%) SQL DBA
9 4 (2.37%) SQL Developer
9 4 (2.37%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.43%) J2EE
2 15 (8.88%) Web Services
2 15 (8.88%) Middleware
3 13 (7.69%) HTML
4 11 (6.51%) SOAP
5 9 (5.33%) JDBC
5 9 (5.33%) JNDI
5 9 (5.33%) JMS
6 6 (3.55%) .NET
7 5 (2.96%) CSS
7 5 (2.96%) Servlets
7 5 (2.96%) Java EE
8 4 (2.37%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 3 (1.78%) RESTful
9 3 (1.78%) JSP
9 3 (1.78%) XHTML
10 2 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.59%) MDX
11 1 (0.59%) HTML5
11 1 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.06%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.47%) Clustering
3 8 (4.73%) PKI
4 6 (3.55%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.37%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.37%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.78%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.78%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.18%) Replication
8 2 (1.18%) Economics
9 1 (0.59%) IVR
9 1 (0.59%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.59%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.59%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 64 (37.87%) Windows
2 33 (19.53%) Linux
3 15 (8.88%) UNIX
4 14 (8.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (6.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (5.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.14%) AIX
8 7 (4.14%) Solaris
9 5 (2.96%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.96%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.37%) VME
10 4 (2.37%) OS/390
11 3 (1.78%) zOS
11 3 (1.78%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.89%) ITIL
2 27 (15.98%) Service Management
3 25 (14.79%) Problem Management
4 20 (11.83%) Change Management
5 16 (9.47%) Service Delivery
6 14 (8.28%) Incident Management
7 13 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (7.69%) Project Management
8 11 (6.51%) Configuration Management
8 11 (6.51%) SOA
9 10 (5.92%) Server Building
10 9 (5.33%) Migration
10 9 (5.33%) High Availability
11 8 (4.73%) Change Control
12 7 (4.14%) Mentoring
13 6 (3.55%) Release Management
13 6 (3.55%) Business Continuity
13 6 (3.55%) PRINCE2
14 5 (2.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (2.96%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.30%) SQL
2 28 (16.57%) Java
3 14 (8.28%) Shell Script
4 12 (7.10%) Bash Shell
5 11 (6.51%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 10 (5.92%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.14%) Perl
8 6 (3.55%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.55%) C
9 5 (2.96%) COBOL
9 5 (2.96%) VB
10 4 (2.37%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.37%) VBA
10 4 (2.37%) C++
10 4 (2.37%) VBScript
11 1 (0.59%) C#
11 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.59%) JCL
11 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 169 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.14%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.55%) Degree
4 6 (3.55%) MCSE
5 3 (1.78%) CCNP
5 3 (1.78%) CCNA
5 3 (1.78%) PMP
5 3 (1.78%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.18%) APMP
6 2 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.18%) RHCE
6 2 (1.18%) ISEB
7 1 (0.59%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.59%) MCT
7 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.59%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.06%) SLA
2 3 (1.78%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.18%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 15 (8.88%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.33%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.73%) vSphere
5 5 (2.96%) Xen
6 4 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (1.18%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (4.73%) OpenView
1 8 (4.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (3.55%) WSUS
3 4 (2.37%) HP SIM
4 3 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.78%) SCCM
4 3 (1.78%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.18%) MOM
5 2 (1.18%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.18%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.18%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.59%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.59%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.59%) SCOM
6 1 (0.59%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (26.04%) Microsoft
2 41 (24.26%) HP
3 28 (16.57%) Oracle
4 17 (10.06%) Informatica
5 14 (8.28%) Red Hat
6 13 (7.69%) VMware
7 9 (5.33%) Citrix
7 9 (5.33%) IBM
8 8 (4.73%) McAfee
9 7 (4.14%) Juniper
10 6 (3.55%) F5
11 5 (2.96%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.96%) Cisco
11 5 (2.96%) CA
11 5 (2.96%) TippingPoint
12 4 (2.37%) Metastorm
12 4 (2.37%) Axway
12 4 (2.37%) Fujitsu
12 4 (2.37%) SAP
12 4 (2.37%) Sun