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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 18 23 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 66 15 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.54% 4.29% 10.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.76% 19.23% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 5 40
Average daily rate
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£350 £475 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.26% +90.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £239 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £364 £373
% change year-on-year
-0.34% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £9.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% +67.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £15.10 £8.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £15.90 £11.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -35.18%
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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
166 78 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 23.99% 22.29% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 32 82
Average daily rate £355 £315 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% +25.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £246 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 9
Average hourly rate £31.50 £21.38 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% +90.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.60 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £32.50 £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 0 51 £360 -24.21% 2
Durham 0 10 £298 - 1
Cleveland - - - -
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England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 132 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 52 (39.39%) HP
3 47 (35.61%) Oracle
4 40 (30.30%) Windows
5 35 (26.52%) SQL
6 29 (21.97%) ITIL
6 29 (21.97%) Middleware
7 27 (20.45%) Problem Management
7 27 (20.45%) Oracle Database
8 26 (19.70%) UNIX
8 26 (19.70%) Linux
9 25 (18.94%) Red Hat
9 25 (18.94%) Finance
10 23 (17.42%) Firewall
10 23 (17.42%) Microsoft
10 23 (17.42%) WebLogic
10 23 (17.42%) SQL Server
11 21 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (15.15%) Configuration Management
12 20 (15.15%) Oracle EBS
12 20 (15.15%) Oracle Applications
12 20 (15.15%) QA
13 19 (14.39%) Service Management
14 18 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (12.88%) MS Excel
16 16 (12.12%) SAN
17 15 (11.36%) DNS
17 15 (11.36%) C#
17 15 (11.36%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 23 (17.42%) WebLogic
2 10 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.58%) Oracle Workflow
2 10 (7.58%) AquaLogic
3 5 (3.79%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (3.03%) IIS
5 2 (1.52%) Apache
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.76%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.76%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (12.88%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (15.15%) Oracle EBS
1 20 (15.15%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (11.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (6.82%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (6.82%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (3.79%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (2.27%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (2.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (2.27%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (1.52%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.42%) Firewall
2 16 (12.12%) SAN
3 15 (11.36%) DNS
4 13 (9.85%) LAN
4 13 (9.85%) WAN
5 12 (9.09%) DHCP
6 8 (6.06%) VPN
7 6 (4.55%) LDAP
7 6 (4.55%) Junos
8 5 (3.79%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (3.79%) Network Security
8 5 (3.79%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.03%) OpenLDAP
9 4 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (3.03%) SSH
10 3 (2.27%) SSL
11 1 (0.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.45%) Oracle Database
2 23 (17.42%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (3.79%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.79%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.03%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.03%) DTS
8 4 (3.03%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.76%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (7.58%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (5.30%) LoadRunner
3 4 (3.03%) JMeter
3 4 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (2.27%) Facilita Forecast
5 2 (1.52%) Ant
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.76%) JIRA
6 1 (0.76%) CaliberRM
General
1 25 (18.94%) Finance
2 9 (6.82%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.52%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (12.12%) Analyst
2 15 (11.36%) DBA
3 13 (9.85%) Developer
4 12 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
5 11 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
6 10 (7.58%) Administrator
7 8 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 8 (6.06%) Wintel Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) Applications Support
8 7 (5.30%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Architect
9 5 (3.79%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Desktop Support
9 5 (3.79%) Consultant
10 4 (3.03%) Service Manager
10 4 (3.03%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.03%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.03%) Oracle Analyst
10 4 (3.03%) Oracle Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.97%) Middleware
2 10 (7.58%) Web Services
2 10 (7.58%) .NET
2 10 (7.58%) ASP.NET
2 10 (7.58%) Java EE
3 5 (3.79%) J2EE
4 3 (2.27%) ADO
4 3 (2.27%) MDX
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.52%) JDBC
5 2 (1.52%) SOAP
5 2 (1.52%) XML
5 2 (1.52%) JMS
5 2 (1.52%) JNDI
6 1 (0.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.33%) Open Source
3 9 (6.82%) Clustering
4 5 (3.79%) Cryptography
4 5 (3.79%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.79%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.79%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.27%) HACMP
6 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) Replication
6 1 (0.76%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (30.30%) Windows
2 26 (19.70%) UNIX
2 26 (19.70%) Linux
3 21 (15.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (8.33%) Solaris
7 10 (7.58%) AIX
8 8 (6.06%) Windows XP
9 6 (4.55%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (3.03%) VME
11 4 (3.03%) HPUX
12 2 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.97%) ITIL
2 27 (20.45%) Problem Management
3 20 (15.15%) Configuration Management
4 19 (14.39%) Service Management
5 18 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (11.36%) Migration
7 13 (9.85%) Incident Management
8 12 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 12 (9.09%) SOA
9 11 (8.33%) Data Management
9 11 (8.33%) Performance Testing
10 10 (7.58%) Test Scripting
10 10 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (7.58%) Workflow
10 10 (7.58%) Service Delivery
10 10 (7.58%) Change Management
11 9 (6.82%) Time Management
12 8 (6.06%) Network Management
13 7 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (4.55%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.52%) SQL
2 15 (11.36%) C#
2 15 (11.36%) Java
3 12 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 8 (6.06%) VB.NET
5 7 (5.30%) VB
6 6 (4.55%) VBA
7 5 (3.79%) VBScript
7 5 (3.79%) Perl
8 4 (3.03%) COBOL
8 4 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.03%) Korn
8 4 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.27%) C
10 2 (1.52%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 132 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.30%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.79%) Degree
4 5 (3.79%) MCSE
4 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.03%) ISEB
6 3 (2.27%) IBM AIX Certification
7 2 (1.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.15%) QA
2 14 (10.61%) SLA
3 5 (3.79%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.76%) BS7799
4 1 (0.76%) BS15000
4 1 (0.76%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.06%) vSphere
3 5 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (3.79%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.79%) XenApp
3 5 (3.79%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.03%) NFS
4 4 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (3.03%) KVM
4 4 (3.03%) RHEV
5 3 (2.27%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 14 (10.61%) OpenView
2 6 (4.55%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.79%) WhatsUp Gold
3 5 (3.79%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (3.03%) Unicenter
5 3 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.52%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.76%) SCCM
7 1 (0.76%) Netcool
7 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 52 (39.39%) HP
2 47 (35.61%) Oracle
3 25 (18.94%) Red Hat
4 23 (17.42%) Microsoft
5 14 (10.61%) VMware
6 13 (9.85%) Citrix
7 9 (6.82%) CA
8 7 (5.30%) Veritas
9 6 (4.55%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.55%) Juniper
9 6 (4.55%) Cisco
9 6 (4.55%) TippingPoint
9 6 (4.55%) F5
10 5 (3.79%) 3PAR
10 5 (3.79%) EMC
10 5 (3.79%) McAfee
11 4 (3.03%) Business Objects
11 4 (3.03%) JBoss
12 3 (2.27%) IBM
12 3 (2.27%) Splunk
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