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 25 July 2016 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 489 97 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 32.36% 10.45% 12.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 59.42% 33.92% 52.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 57 49
Median daily rate £310 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £216 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 17 5
Median hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £16.16 £13.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £28.70 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +108.33%
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
823 286 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 54.47% 30.82% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 159 90
Median daily rate £310 £345 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 27 11
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -43.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £15.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +12 473 £310 +1.22% 13
Northumberland - 3 £338 -
Durham -4 2 - -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 713 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 266 (37.31%) Windows
3 233 (32.68%) ITIL
4 214 (30.01%) Microsoft
5 188 (26.37%) HP
6 186 (26.09%) Windows Server
7 181 (25.39%) Active Directory
8 140 (19.64%) SQL
9 133 (18.65%) SQL Server
9 133 (18.65%) Degree
10 132 (18.51%) DNS
11 126 (17.67%) Unix
12 122 (17.11%) Linux
13 119 (16.69%) DHCP
14 117 (16.41%) VMware
15 108 (15.15%) Project Management
15 108 (15.15%) BPSS Clearance
16 104 (14.59%) Citrix
17 103 (14.45%) Service Delivery
18 102 (14.31%) Oracle
19 91 (12.76%) Computer Science
20 88 (12.34%) Windows Server 2008
21 87 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
22 84 (11.78%) MS Excel
23 79 (11.08%) Windows Server 2003
23 79 (11.08%) Incident Management
24 78 (10.94%) SLA
25 76 (10.66%) SAN
26 73 (10.24%) AIX
27 72 (10.10%) Change Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 40 (5.61%) MS Exchange
3 37 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (4.63%) WebLogic
5 31 (4.35%) IIS
6 28 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (3.93%) Skype for Business
7 21 (2.95%) Apache
8 18 (2.52%) OpenStack
9 16 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 15 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
12 10 (1.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 8 (1.12%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.98%) JBoss
14 7 (0.98%) Tuxedo
14 7 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
15 6 (0.84%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.84%) MQSeries
15 6 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 84 (11.78%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.05%) MS Office
3 11 (1.54%) MS Project
4 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.42%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (0.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.14%) Primavera
4 1 (0.14%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.49%) Office 365
2 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.14%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.14%) IaaS
4 1 (0.14%) PaaS
4 1 (0.14%) SaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 132 (18.51%) DNS
2 119 (16.69%) DHCP
3 76 (10.66%) SAN
4 63 (8.84%) TCP/IP
5 42 (5.89%) Firewall
6 40 (5.61%) WAN
7 32 (4.49%) LAN
8 16 (2.24%) LDAP
8 16 (2.24%) VPN
9 14 (1.96%) Internet
9 14 (1.96%) Skype
10 12 (1.68%) HTTP
10 12 (1.68%) Intranet
10 12 (1.68%) SMS
10 12 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (1.54%) 3G
11 11 (1.54%) SSL
12 8 (1.12%) iSCSI
13 7 (0.98%) NetScaler
14 6 (0.84%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (18.65%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.75%) Relational Database
3 34 (4.77%) DB2
4 23 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (2.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (2.66%) RDBMS
7 13 (1.82%) MySQL
7 13 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (1.68%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (0.98%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 5 (0.70%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.56%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.56%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.42%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (2.10%) MSI
2 11 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.54%) StarTeam
3 10 (1.40%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.12%) LoadRunner
4 8 (1.12%) Subversion
5 7 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.56%) Maven
7 2 (0.28%) Ant
7 2 (0.28%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.28%) GCC
7 2 (0.28%) GDB
7 2 (0.28%) Grunt
7 2 (0.28%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.28%) JMeter
7 2 (0.28%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.28%) Selenium
7 2 (0.28%) SoapUI
General
1 59 (8.27%) Finance
2 16 (2.24%) Legal
3 10 (1.40%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.12%) Banking
5 6 (0.84%) Billing
5 6 (0.84%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.56%) Marketing
7 3 (0.42%) Law
8 2 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 67 (9.40%) Support Engineer
2 56 (7.85%) Architect
3 48 (6.73%) Analyst
4 45 (6.31%) Project Manager
5 42 (5.89%) Consultant
6 30 (4.21%) Developer
7 28 (3.93%) Administrator
7 28 (3.93%) DBA
8 26 (3.65%) Unix Engineer
9 20 (2.81%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 20 (2.81%) Wintel Engineer
10 19 (2.66%) Desktop Support
10 19 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
11 18 (2.52%) 3rd Line Support
11 18 (2.52%) Technical Leader
11 18 (2.52%) Wintel Support
12 17 (2.38%) SQL DBA
13 15 (2.10%) SC Cleared Project Manager
14 14 (1.96%) Server Support
14 14 (1.96%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.35%) Middleware
2 17 (2.38%) Web Services
3 16 (2.24%) .NET
4 14 (1.96%) XML
5 12 (1.68%) J2EE
6 7 (0.98%) HTML
6 7 (0.98%) ISPF
6 7 (0.98%) OAuth
6 7 (0.98%) OAuth2
6 7 (0.98%) OpenID
7 6 (0.84%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.70%) CSS
8 5 (0.70%) IBM Integration Bus
8 5 (0.70%) Spring
9 4 (0.56%) ADO.NET
9 4 (0.56%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.56%) JSON
9 4 (0.56%) Node.js
10 3 (0.42%) ADO
10 3 (0.42%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 91 (12.76%) Computer Science
2 51 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (7.15%) Management Information System
3 48 (6.73%) Clustering
4 34 (4.77%) Data Centre
5 30 (4.21%) Mainframe
6 20 (2.81%) Replication
7 16 (2.24%) User Experience
8 14 (1.96%) Economics
9 13 (1.82%) Private Cloud
10 12 (1.68%) IBM Mainframe
11 11 (1.54%) Fat Client
11 11 (1.54%) Thin Client
12 10 (1.40%) PKI
12 10 (1.40%) Visualisation
13 8 (1.12%) Blackberry
13 8 (1.12%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.12%) PMI
14 7 (0.98%) Cryptography
14 7 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 266 (37.31%) Windows
2 186 (26.09%) Windows Server
3 126 (17.67%) Unix
4 122 (17.11%) Linux
5 88 (12.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 79 (11.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 73 (10.24%) AIX
8 55 (7.71%) Solaris
9 42 (5.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 33 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (4.07%) Windows 7
12 13 (1.82%) zOS
13 12 (1.68%) Android
13 12 (1.68%) Apple iOS
14 10 (1.40%) Windows XP
15 9 (1.26%) HPUX
16 5 (0.70%) MVS
16 5 (0.70%) OS/390
17 4 (0.56%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (32.68%) ITIL
2 108 (15.15%) Project Management
3 103 (14.45%) Service Delivery
4 79 (11.08%) Incident Management
5 72 (10.10%) Change Management
6 57 (7.99%) Problem Management
7 50 (7.01%) Root Cause Analysis
8 45 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (6.31%) Configuration Management
9 44 (6.17%) Mentoring
10 43 (6.03%) Change Control
11 42 (5.89%) Migration
12 39 (5.47%) High Availability
12 39 (5.47%) Software Delivery
13 37 (5.19%) Release Management
13 37 (5.19%) Service Management
14 35 (4.91%) Business Continuity
15 25 (3.51%) ITIL V3
15 25 (3.51%) Server Building
15 25 (3.51%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 140 (19.64%) SQL
2 62 (8.70%) Perl
2 62 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 52 (7.29%) VB
4 49 (6.87%) Shell Script
5 47 (6.59%) Java
6 27 (3.79%) VBScript
7 26 (3.65%) T-SQL
8 24 (3.37%) C
8 24 (3.37%) JavaScript
9 20 (2.81%) C#
10 15 (2.10%) C++
11 14 (1.96%) Bash Shell
11 14 (1.96%) Korn
11 14 (1.96%) Python
12 11 (1.54%) C-shell
13 7 (0.98%) JCL
14 5 (0.70%) REXX
14 5 (0.70%) Ruby
15 4 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 713 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 133 (18.65%) Degree
3 108 (15.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 87 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (5.33%) MCSE
6 19 (2.66%) AAT
7 15 (2.10%) PMI Certification
7 15 (2.10%) PMP
8 13 (1.82%) MCP
8 13 (1.82%) MCTS
8 13 (1.82%) RHCE
9 12 (1.68%) DV Cleared
10 10 (1.40%) MCDBA
11 9 (1.26%) MCSA
12 8 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (1.12%) CISSP
12 8 (1.12%) MCITP
12 8 (1.12%) OCP
12 8 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
12 8 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (10.94%) SLA
2 51 (7.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (2.24%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.98%) QA
5 2 (0.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 181 (25.39%) Active Directory
2 71 (9.96%) XenApp
3 64 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (7.99%) Microsoft App-V
5 46 (6.45%) XenDesktop
6 40 (5.61%) XenServer
7 22 (3.09%) Hyper-V
7 22 (3.09%) Oracle RAC
8 14 (1.96%) vSphere
9 13 (1.82%) KVM
10 11 (1.54%) Terminal Services
11 10 (1.40%) Firmware
11 10 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (1.40%) Samba
11 10 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.98%) GPFS
13 5 (0.70%) Time Sharing Option
13 5 (0.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 4 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 4 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (6.31%) Tivoli
2 44 (6.17%) SCCM
3 34 (4.77%) HP SiteScope
4 31 (4.35%) MOM
5 28 (3.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 23 (3.23%) XenMobile
7 20 (2.81%) Microsoft Clustering
7 20 (2.81%) SafeCom
8 19 (2.66%) EMC NetWorker
9 18 (2.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 16 (2.24%) NetBackup
10 16 (2.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 14 (1.96%) EdgeSight
11 14 (1.96%) Perfmon
12 12 (1.68%) OpenView
13 8 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
14 7 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
15 6 (0.84%) Cisco IPCC
15 6 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 5 (0.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 214 (30.01%) Microsoft
2 188 (26.37%) HP
3 117 (16.41%) VMware
4 104 (14.59%) Citrix
5 102 (14.31%) Oracle
6 58 (8.13%) AppSense
7 53 (7.43%) CA
8 51 (7.15%) ServiceNow
9 43 (6.03%) Red Hat
10 42 (5.89%) SAP
11 40 (5.61%) IBM
12 33 (4.63%) BMC
13 31 (4.35%) ThinPrint
14 25 (3.51%) EMC
15 17 (2.38%) Cisco
15 17 (2.38%) Symantec
16 11 (1.54%) Sybase
17 10 (1.40%) 3PAR
17 10 (1.40%) TIBCO
18 8 (1.12%) Brocade
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