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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 11 3 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 66 128 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.20% 22.61% 4.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.31% 54.24% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 80 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£324 £254 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.68% -45.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £196 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.84 £18.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+88.00% -36.84%
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
156 236 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.11% 41.70% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 139 26
Average daily rate £323 £245 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.83% -21.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £197 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 2
Average hourly rate £16.16 £21.25 £21.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.95% -0.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.68 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.00 £30.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 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 27 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 60 £325 +32.65% 1
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 53 (37.32%) ITIL
3 37 (26.06%) Windows
4 34 (23.94%) SQL
5 29 (20.42%) Service Management
5 29 (20.42%) Finance
6 25 (17.61%) HP
6 25 (17.61%) MS Excel
7 24 (16.90%) Problem Management
8 23 (16.20%) Microsoft
9 22 (15.49%) Linux
10 21 (14.79%) Oracle
10 21 (14.79%) Service Delivery
11 20 (14.08%) Project Management
12 19 (13.38%) Configuration Management
12 19 (13.38%) Java
13 18 (12.68%) MS Office
14 16 (11.27%) Web Services
15 14 (9.86%) PL/SQL
15 14 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (9.15%) Change Management
16 13 (9.15%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (9.15%) UNIX
16 13 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (8.45%) Root Cause Analysis
17 12 (8.45%) C#
17 12 (8.45%) J2EE
17 12 (8.45%) WebLogic
17 12 (8.45%) SQL Server
17 12 (8.45%) Informatica

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 12 (8.45%) WebLogic
2 10 (7.04%) AquaLogic
3 4 (2.82%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.11%) CMS
4 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.11%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.41%) Apache
5 2 (1.41%) IIS
6 1 (0.70%) JBoss
6 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.70%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.70%) Documentum
6 1 (0.70%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (17.61%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.68%) MS Office
3 6 (4.23%) MS Project
4 4 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (3.52%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.52%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (3.52%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (3.52%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.75%) Firewall
2 9 (6.34%) LAN
2 9 (6.34%) WAN
3 8 (5.63%) DNS
3 8 (5.63%) LDAP
4 7 (4.93%) SAN
5 6 (4.23%) DHCP
6 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.11%) Network Security
7 3 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.11%) SSL
7 3 (2.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (2.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (1.41%) VoIP
8 2 (1.41%) Junos
9 1 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.70%) Internet
9 1 (0.70%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.15%) Oracle Reports
2 12 (8.45%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.75%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (2.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (2.82%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.41%) DTS
8 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.70%) MS Access
8 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (7.04%) Ant
2 4 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (2.11%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.11%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.41%) CppUnit
4 2 (1.41%) GoogleTest
4 2 (1.41%) Subversion
4 2 (1.41%) StarTeam
4 2 (1.41%) JIRA
4 2 (1.41%) NUnit
4 2 (1.41%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.41%) Rational Rose
4 2 (1.41%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.70%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.70%) Selenium
5 1 (0.70%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 29 (20.42%) Finance
2 5 (3.52%) General Ledger
3 4 (2.82%) Billing
3 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.41%) Electronics
4 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.41%) Military
5 1 (0.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (18.31%) Developer
2 12 (8.45%) Analyst
3 11 (7.75%) Project Manager
4 9 (6.34%) Service Manager
5 8 (5.63%) Consultant
6 7 (4.93%) Network Engineer
6 7 (4.93%) Administrator
6 7 (4.93%) Designer
7 6 (4.23%) UX Designer
7 6 (4.23%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.23%) Informatica Developer
8 5 (3.52%) .NET Developer
8 5 (3.52%) Architect
8 5 (3.52%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (2.82%) Coordinator
9 4 (2.82%) Desktop Support
9 4 (2.82%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (2.11%) Informatica Consultant
10 3 (2.11%) Desktop Engineer
10 3 (2.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.27%) Web Services
2 12 (8.45%) J2EE
2 12 (8.45%) Middleware
3 11 (7.75%) .NET
4 10 (7.04%) SOAP
5 9 (6.34%) ASP.NET
6 8 (5.63%) JDBC
6 8 (5.63%) JNDI
6 8 (5.63%) JMS
7 6 (4.23%) XML
8 5 (3.52%) MDX
9 3 (2.11%) Java EE
10 2 (1.41%) CSS
10 2 (1.41%) HTML
11 1 (0.70%) Django
11 1 (0.70%) JPA
11 1 (0.70%) HTML5
11 1 (0.70%) REST
11 1 (0.70%) jBPM
11 1 (0.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.75%) Clustering
3 7 (4.93%) User Experience
3 7 (4.93%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.52%) Economics
5 3 (2.11%) Replication
5 3 (2.11%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.41%) Open Source
6 2 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.41%) PDA
6 2 (1.41%) Derivative
6 2 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.41%) CMDB
6 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.70%) HACMP
7 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.06%) Windows
2 22 (15.49%) Linux
3 13 (9.15%) UNIX
4 11 (7.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.23%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.41%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.41%) VME
10 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.70%) OS/2
10 1 (0.70%) AIX
10 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (37.32%) ITIL
2 29 (20.42%) Service Management
3 24 (16.90%) Problem Management
4 21 (14.79%) Service Delivery
5 20 (14.08%) Project Management
6 19 (13.38%) Configuration Management
7 14 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (9.15%) Change Management
9 12 (8.45%) Incident Management
9 12 (8.45%) Root Cause Analysis
10 11 (7.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (7.75%) SOA
10 11 (7.75%) Data Management
11 10 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (6.34%) Validation
13 8 (5.63%) High Availability
14 7 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (4.93%) Change Control
14 7 (4.93%) Network Management
14 7 (4.93%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (23.94%) SQL
2 19 (13.38%) Java
3 14 (9.86%) PL/SQL
4 12 (8.45%) C#
5 10 (7.04%) Shell Script
6 9 (6.34%) VB.NET
6 9 (6.34%) C
7 8 (5.63%) VB
7 8 (5.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 7 (4.93%) VBScript
8 7 (4.93%) VBA
9 4 (2.82%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.11%) C++
10 3 (2.11%) COBOL
11 1 (0.70%) Perl
11 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.70%) Python
11 1 (0.70%) XPath
11 1 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 142 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.93%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (3.52%) Degree
3 5 (3.52%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.41%) MCSE
5 2 (1.41%) CCNA
5 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.70%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.45%) SLA
2 11 (7.75%) QA
3 6 (4.23%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (5.63%) Active Directory
1 8 (5.63%) vSphere
2 7 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.41%) SRDF
6 1 (0.70%) GPFS
6 1 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (5.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (4.93%) OpenView
3 4 (2.82%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.41%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.70%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.70%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 25 (17.61%) HP
2 23 (16.20%) Microsoft
3 21 (14.79%) Oracle
4 12 (8.45%) Informatica
4 12 (8.45%) Red Hat
5 11 (7.75%) Cisco
6 10 (7.04%) VMware
7 9 (6.34%) CheckPoint
8 8 (5.63%) EMC
9 4 (2.82%) Juniper
9 4 (2.82%) McAfee
9 4 (2.82%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.82%) F5
10 3 (2.11%) Splunk
10 3 (2.11%) TippingPoint
10 3 (2.11%) Serena
10 3 (2.11%) CA
10 3 (2.11%) Citrix
11 2 (1.41%) IBM
11 2 (1.41%) SAP