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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 11 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 57 22 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 9.53% 5.82% 8.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.86% 22.22% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 8 32
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£355 £483 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.42% +95.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £243 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £360 £374
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £17.04 - £10.84
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 - £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 - £18.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
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
133 99 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.24% 26.19% 29.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 40 71
Average daily rate £350 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £500 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 13
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.75 £11.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.23% +123.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.20 £9.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £32.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 1 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
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 1 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 47 £361 -25.12% 2
Durham -1 4 £325 -
Cleveland - - - -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 43 (32.09%) Oracle
3 38 (28.36%) SQL
4 37 (27.61%) HP
5 30 (22.39%) Windows
6 29 (21.64%) UNIX
7 25 (18.66%) ITIL
8 24 (17.91%) Oracle EBS
8 24 (17.91%) Problem Management
9 21 (15.67%) Migration
9 21 (15.67%) Oracle Applications
9 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
10 20 (14.93%) SQL Server
10 20 (14.93%) Middleware
10 20 (14.93%) Configuration Management
10 20 (14.93%) Finance
11 19 (14.18%) QA
11 19 (14.18%) Service Management
11 19 (14.18%) Linux
11 19 (14.18%) Oracle Database
12 18 (13.43%) Red Hat
13 17 (12.69%) Oracle EBS R12
14 16 (11.94%) Regression Testing
14 16 (11.94%) Firewall
15 15 (11.19%) Oracle Forms
15 15 (11.19%) C#
16 14 (10.45%) WebLogic
16 14 (10.45%) MS Excel
16 14 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
16 14 (10.45%) Oracle Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 14 (10.45%) WebLogic
1 14 (10.45%) Oracle Workflow
2 10 (7.46%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.73%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle UPK
5 2 (1.49%) Apache
6 1 (0.75%) CMS
6 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (17.91%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (15.67%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (12.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (10.45%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (8.96%) Oracle Receivables
5 12 (8.96%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (3.73%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (2.99%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (2.99%) Oracle CRM
7 4 (2.99%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (2.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (2.24%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (1.49%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.94%) Firewall
2 13 (9.70%) DNS
3 12 (8.96%) DHCP
4 11 (8.21%) LAN
4 11 (8.21%) WAN
5 10 (7.46%) SAN
6 8 (5.97%) VPN
7 4 (2.99%) LDAP
7 4 (2.99%) SSH
7 4 (2.99%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (2.99%) Junos
8 3 (2.24%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.24%) Network Security
9 2 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.75%) SMS
10 1 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.18%) Oracle Database
3 11 (8.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.97%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (5.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.73%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (2.99%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.99%) DTS
8 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.99%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.75%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.75%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.75%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 15 (11.19%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (5.97%) LoadRunner
3 4 (2.99%) JMeter
3 4 (2.99%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (2.24%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.75%) JIRA
5 1 (0.75%) CaliberRM
General
1 20 (14.93%) Finance
2 12 (8.96%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.49%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.49%) Legal
3 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (18.66%) Analyst
2 14 (10.45%) Developer
3 11 (8.21%) DBA
3 11 (8.21%) UNIX Engineer
4 9 (6.72%) Oracle DBA
5 8 (5.97%) Test Analyst
5 8 (5.97%) Support Engineer
5 8 (5.97%) Applications Support
6 7 (5.22%) Administrator
6 7 (5.22%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.22%) Oracle Analyst
7 6 (4.48%) Support Analyst
8 5 (3.73%) Service Manager
8 5 (3.73%) Desktop Support
8 5 (3.73%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (3.73%) Oracle Applications Support
9 4 (2.99%) Performance Test Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) Oracle Support Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.93%) Middleware
2 10 (7.46%) .NET
2 10 (7.46%) ASP.NET
3 8 (5.97%) Web Services
4 3 (2.24%) J2EE
4 3 (2.24%) ADO
4 3 (2.24%) Java EE
4 3 (2.24%) MDX
4 3 (2.24%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.49%) XML
6 1 (0.75%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.21%) Open Source
2 5 (3.73%) Fat Client
2 5 (3.73%) N-Tier
2 5 (3.73%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.24%) HACMP
3 3 (2.24%) Clustering
3 3 (2.24%) Cryptography
3 3 (2.24%) Economics
4 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.75%) Replication
4 1 (0.75%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.39%) Windows
2 29 (21.64%) UNIX
3 19 (14.18%) Linux
4 13 (9.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (8.96%) AIX
6 11 (8.21%) Solaris
7 9 (6.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (5.97%) Windows XP
9 6 (4.48%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (2.99%) VME
11 4 (2.99%) HPUX
12 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.66%) ITIL
2 24 (17.91%) Problem Management
3 21 (15.67%) Migration
4 20 (14.93%) Configuration Management
5 19 (14.18%) Service Management
6 16 (11.94%) Regression Testing
7 14 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (10.45%) Workflow
8 12 (8.96%) Data Management
8 12 (8.96%) Test Scripting
8 12 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (8.21%) Incident Management
9 11 (8.21%) Change Management
10 10 (7.46%) Performance Testing
11 9 (6.72%) Service Delivery
12 8 (5.97%) CRM
13 7 (5.22%) Programme Management
14 6 (4.48%) Asset Management
14 6 (4.48%) PRINCE2
14 6 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.36%) SQL
2 15 (11.19%) C#
3 13 (9.70%) PL/SQL
4 8 (5.97%) VB.NET
5 6 (4.48%) VBA
5 6 (4.48%) VB
5 6 (4.48%) Java
6 5 (3.73%) VBScript
6 5 (3.73%) Perl
7 4 (2.99%) COBOL
7 4 (2.99%) Korn
7 4 (2.99%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.49%) C
9 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.75%) MUMPS
9 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 134 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.22%) ISTQB
2 7 (5.22%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (3.73%) Degree
3 5 (3.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.99%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.24%) IBM AIX Certification
5 3 (2.24%) ISEB
6 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.18%) QA
2 12 (8.96%) SLA
3 3 (2.24%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.75%) BS7799
4 1 (0.75%) BS15000
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (7.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.73%) VMware ESX
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (2.99%) KVM
4 4 (2.99%) RHEV
4 4 (2.99%) NFS
5 3 (2.24%) GPFS
5 3 (2.24%) vSphere
5 3 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.24%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.48%) OpenView
2 5 (3.73%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.99%) Unicenter
4 3 (2.24%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.49%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.49%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.75%) SCCM
6 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.75%) Netcool
Vendors
1 43 (32.09%) Oracle
2 37 (27.61%) HP
3 21 (15.67%) Microsoft
4 18 (13.43%) Red Hat
5 9 (6.72%) VMware
5 9 (6.72%) CA
6 7 (5.22%) Citrix
7 4 (2.99%) Juniper
7 4 (2.99%) EMC
7 4 (2.99%) JBoss
7 4 (2.99%) Cisco
7 4 (2.99%) IBM
7 4 (2.99%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.99%) TippingPoint
7 4 (2.99%) F5
8 3 (2.24%) 3PAR
8 3 (2.24%) ICL
8 3 (2.24%) Fujitsu
8 3 (2.24%) McAfee
8 3 (2.24%) Veritas
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