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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 8 2 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 68 116 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.39% 23.29% 3.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.58% 53.46% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 67 4
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£330 £240 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.39% -48.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £195 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £376 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £358 £359
% change year-on-year
+6.29% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 1
Average hourly rate £16.16 £20.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.17% -16.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £18.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+73.61% -31.42%
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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
146 217 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.46% 43.57% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 123 23
Average daily rate £325 £245 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £196 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 30 9
Average hourly rate £16.16 £25.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.62% +4.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.96%

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 March 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
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 March 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 -2 62 £335 +39.47% 3
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 152 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 55 (36.18%) ITIL
3 45 (29.61%) Windows
4 40 (26.32%) HP
5 32 (21.05%) Finance
6 30 (19.74%) SQL
7 29 (19.08%) Microsoft
7 29 (19.08%) Service Management
8 28 (18.42%) Oracle
9 27 (17.76%) Linux
9 27 (17.76%) Problem Management
10 26 (17.11%) MS Excel
11 23 (15.13%) Java
11 23 (15.13%) Service Delivery
12 22 (14.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (13.16%) Project Management
13 20 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (12.50%) MS Office
14 19 (12.50%) Firewall
15 18 (11.84%) WebLogic
15 18 (11.84%) SQL Server
15 18 (11.84%) Configuration Management
15 18 (11.84%) Middleware
15 18 (11.84%) Red Hat
15 18 (11.84%) Oracle Database
16 17 (11.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 17 (11.18%) SOA
16 17 (11.18%) VMware
17 16 (10.53%) AquaLogic

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 18 (11.84%) WebLogic
2 16 (10.53%) AquaLogic
3 7 (4.61%) IIS
4 4 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.97%) CMS
5 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.97%) Apache
5 3 (1.97%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.97%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.32%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.66%) Documentum
7 1 (0.66%) JBoss
7 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.66%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.66%) Confluence
Applications
1 26 (17.11%) MS Excel
2 19 (12.50%) MS Office
3 6 (3.95%) MS Project
4 4 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (6.58%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (3.29%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.29%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (3.29%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (3.29%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.97%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.50%) Firewall
2 13 (8.55%) SAN
3 11 (7.24%) LAN
3 11 (7.24%) WAN
4 10 (6.58%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.26%) DNS
6 6 (3.95%) LDAP
6 6 (3.95%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (3.29%) Network Security
7 5 (3.29%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (3.29%) SSL
7 5 (3.29%) DHCP
7 5 (3.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (3.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (2.63%) Junos
9 1 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.66%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.66%) HTTP
9 1 (0.66%) VoIP
9 1 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.84%) SQL Server
1 18 (11.84%) Oracle Database
2 9 (5.92%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.63%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (1.97%) DTS
8 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.66%) MS Access
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (5.26%) Ant
2 4 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.97%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.32%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.32%) Rational Rose
4 2 (1.32%) JIRA
4 2 (1.32%) Selenium
4 2 (1.32%) CppUnit
4 2 (1.32%) NUnit
4 2 (1.32%) Subversion
4 2 (1.32%) GoogleTest
5 1 (0.66%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.66%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.66%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.66%) JMeter
General
1 32 (21.05%) Finance
2 5 (3.29%) General Ledger
3 4 (2.63%) Billing
4 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.32%) Electronics
5 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (13.82%) Developer
2 14 (9.21%) Analyst
3 11 (7.24%) Consultant
3 11 (7.24%) Administrator
4 10 (6.58%) Service Manager
4 10 (6.58%) Project Manager
4 10 (6.58%) Wintel Engineer
5 9 (5.92%) Network Engineer
6 7 (4.61%) Designer
7 6 (3.95%) UX Designer
7 6 (3.95%) DBA
8 5 (3.29%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.29%) Architect
8 5 (3.29%) .NET Developer
8 5 (3.29%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (2.63%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (2.63%) Coordinator
10 3 (1.97%) Network Consultant
10 3 (1.97%) Business Analyst
10 3 (1.97%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.84%) Middleware
2 13 (8.55%) Web Services
3 11 (7.24%) .NET
3 11 (7.24%) Java EE
4 9 (5.92%) ASP.NET
5 8 (5.26%) J2EE
5 8 (5.26%) SOAP
6 6 (3.95%) XML
6 6 (3.95%) JMS
6 6 (3.95%) JDBC
6 6 (3.95%) JNDI
7 5 (3.29%) MDX
8 2 (1.32%) HTML
8 2 (1.32%) CSS
9 1 (0.66%) Django
9 1 (0.66%) JPA
9 1 (0.66%) HTML5
9 1 (0.66%) REST
9 1 (0.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.21%) Clustering
3 7 (4.61%) User Experience
3 7 (4.61%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.29%) Cryptography
4 5 (3.29%) Economics
5 3 (1.97%) Replication
6 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.32%) Open Source
6 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.32%) PDA
6 2 (1.32%) Derivative
6 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.32%) CMDB
7 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.66%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 45 (29.61%) Windows
2 27 (17.76%) Linux
3 22 (14.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (11.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (10.53%) UNIX
7 9 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.95%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.32%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.32%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.32%) VME
10 1 (0.66%) OS/2
10 1 (0.66%) AIX
10 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (36.18%) ITIL
2 29 (19.08%) Service Management
3 27 (17.76%) Problem Management
4 23 (15.13%) Service Delivery
5 20 (13.16%) Project Management
6 18 (11.84%) Configuration Management
7 17 (11.18%) SOA
8 15 (9.87%) Change Management
9 14 (9.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (9.21%) Incident Management
10 12 (7.89%) Time Management
10 12 (7.89%) Network Management
11 11 (7.24%) Change Control
11 11 (7.24%) Data Management
12 10 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (5.92%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (5.26%) High Availability
14 8 (5.26%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.74%) SQL
2 23 (15.13%) Java
3 12 (7.89%) C#
4 11 (7.24%) PL/SQL
5 10 (6.58%) C
6 9 (5.92%) VB
6 9 (5.92%) VB.NET
7 8 (5.26%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.61%) VBA
8 7 (4.61%) VBScript
9 6 (3.95%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 3 (1.97%) C++
10 3 (1.97%) COBOL
10 3 (1.97%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.66%) Perl
11 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.66%) Python
11 1 (0.66%) VB6
11 1 (0.66%) XPath
11 1 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 152 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.92%) MCSE
4 7 (4.61%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.95%) VCP4
6 4 (2.63%) Degree
6 4 (2.63%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.97%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.66%) IBM AIX Certification
9 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.66%) CCNA
9 1 (0.66%) ISEB
9 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.55%) SLA
1 13 (8.55%) QA
2 6 (3.95%) ISO 9001
3 5 (3.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (9.87%) vSphere
2 10 (6.58%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (3.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (3.29%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.63%) XenApp
6 4 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.32%) SRDF
8 1 (0.66%) GPFS
8 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (10.53%) OpenView
2 6 (3.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (3.95%) NetBackup
2 6 (3.95%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.32%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.66%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.66%) WMI
5 1 (0.66%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 40 (26.32%) HP
2 29 (19.08%) Microsoft
3 28 (18.42%) Oracle
4 18 (11.84%) Red Hat
5 17 (11.18%) VMware
6 13 (8.55%) Cisco
7 10 (6.58%) EMC
7 10 (6.58%) Citrix
7 10 (6.58%) CheckPoint
8 9 (5.92%) Informatica
9 6 (3.95%) Veritas
9 6 (3.95%) McAfee
9 6 (3.95%) Juniper
9 6 (3.95%) 3PAR
9 6 (3.95%) F5
9 6 (3.95%) Splunk
10 5 (3.29%) TippingPoint
10 5 (3.29%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.97%) CA
11 3 (1.97%) Serena
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