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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 13 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 100 63 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.91% 12.05% 6.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.02% 53.39% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 49 10
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.21% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £469 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 2
Average hourly rate £23.50 £18.50 £10.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.02% +82.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+105.47% -13.09%
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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
263 118 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 28.68% 22.56% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 89 41
Average daily rate £328 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 11 13
Average hourly rate £25.50 £33.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £13.05 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 -5 82 £308 -13.98% 6
Durham +1 14 £290 -5.69%
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England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 172 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 56 (32.56%) Windows
3 39 (22.67%) ITIL
4 33 (19.19%) HP
5 32 (18.60%) SQL
6 31 (18.02%) Microsoft
7 30 (17.44%) Linux
8 28 (16.28%) Finance
9 24 (13.95%) Service Management
10 21 (12.21%) Oracle
11 20 (11.63%) Java
11 20 (11.63%) SLA
11 20 (11.63%) Informatica
12 19 (11.05%) Web Services
12 19 (11.05%) Problem Management
13 16 (9.30%) Shell Script
13 16 (9.30%) J2EE
13 16 (9.30%) DHCP
13 16 (9.30%) Oracle Database
13 16 (9.30%) Data Centre
14 15 (8.72%) PL/SQL
14 15 (8.72%) Ant
14 15 (8.72%) WebLogic
14 15 (8.72%) UNIX
14 15 (8.72%) Project Management
14 15 (8.72%) DNS
14 15 (8.72%) Change Management
15 14 (8.14%) Oracle Reports
15 14 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (8.72%) WebLogic
2 11 (6.40%) AquaLogic
3 8 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.74%) Tuxedo
5 2 (1.16%) IIS
5 2 (1.16%) CMS
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.58%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.58%) Apache
6 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.58%) Documentum
6 1 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.30%) DHCP
2 15 (8.72%) DNS
3 13 (7.56%) Firewall
4 11 (6.40%) Internet
4 11 (6.40%) LDAP
5 10 (5.81%) LAN
5 10 (5.81%) WAN
5 10 (5.81%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.91%) SMTP
7 4 (2.33%) VPN
7 4 (2.33%) Ethernet
7 4 (2.33%) Network Security
7 4 (2.33%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (1.74%) VoIP
8 3 (1.74%) Junos
8 3 (1.74%) VLAN
8 3 (1.74%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.16%) Wireless
9 2 (1.16%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.30%) Oracle Database
2 14 (8.14%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (1.16%) DTS
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.58%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.58%) dBASE
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.58%) MS Access
5 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.58%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 15 (8.72%) Ant
2 5 (2.91%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.16%) NUnit
3 2 (1.16%) Subversion
3 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.16%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.16%) Rational Rose
3 2 (1.16%) CppUnit
3 2 (1.16%) GoogleTest
4 1 (0.58%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.58%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.58%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.58%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (0.58%) CruiseControl
General
1 28 (16.28%) Finance
2 7 (4.07%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.33%) Banking
4 2 (1.16%) Legal
4 2 (1.16%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.58%) Billing
5 1 (0.58%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (10.47%) Developer
2 16 (9.30%) Analyst
3 15 (8.72%) Project Manager
4 13 (7.56%) Desktop Support
4 13 (7.56%) Support Engineer
4 13 (7.56%) Wintel Engineer
5 10 (5.81%) Network Engineer
6 9 (5.23%) Consultant
6 9 (5.23%) Architect
7 8 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) Administrator
9 6 (3.49%) Service Analyst
10 5 (2.91%) Informatica Developer
11 4 (2.33%) Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (2.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 4 (2.33%) Wintel Support
11 4 (2.33%) Release Manager
11 4 (2.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
11 4 (2.33%) Build Engineer
12 3 (1.74%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.05%) Web Services
2 16 (9.30%) J2EE
3 13 (7.56%) Middleware
3 13 (7.56%) SOAP
4 11 (6.40%) JNDI
4 11 (6.40%) JDBC
4 11 (6.40%) JMS
5 9 (5.23%) HTML
6 3 (1.74%) XML
7 2 (1.16%) .NET
7 2 (1.16%) Java EE
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.58%) jBPM
8 1 (0.58%) Spring
8 1 (0.58%) JSF
8 1 (0.58%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.56%) Clustering
3 9 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.65%) PKI
5 5 (2.91%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.33%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.74%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.16%) Economics
8 2 (1.16%) PDA
8 2 (1.16%) Derivative
8 2 (1.16%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (1.16%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.58%) IVR
9 1 (0.58%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.58%) CMDB
9 1 (0.58%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 56 (32.56%) Windows
2 30 (17.44%) Linux
3 15 (8.72%) UNIX
4 14 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (5.23%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.91%) VME
7 5 (2.91%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.16%) zOS
8 2 (1.16%) AIX
8 2 (1.16%) Solaris
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.67%) ITIL
2 24 (13.95%) Service Management
3 19 (11.05%) Problem Management
4 15 (8.72%) Project Management
4 15 (8.72%) Change Management
5 13 (7.56%) Configuration Management
5 13 (7.56%) SOA
6 12 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (6.40%) High Availability
8 9 (5.23%) Incident Management
8 9 (5.23%) Migration
8 9 (5.23%) Server Building
9 8 (4.65%) Validation
10 6 (3.49%) Change Control
10 6 (3.49%) Time Management
10 6 (3.49%) Integration Testing
10 6 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (3.49%) PRINCE2
11 5 (2.91%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (2.91%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.60%) SQL
2 20 (11.63%) Java
3 16 (9.30%) Shell Script
4 15 (8.72%) PL/SQL
5 13 (7.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 12 (6.98%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.07%) COBOL
8 3 (1.74%) VB
8 3 (1.74%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.74%) C
8 3 (1.74%) C#
8 3 (1.74%) C++
9 2 (1.16%) Perl
10 1 (0.58%) JCL
10 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 172 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.81%) Degree
2 10 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.07%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.49%) MCSE
5 5 (2.91%) CCNA
5 5 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.74%) CCNP
6 3 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.74%) PMP
6 3 (1.74%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.16%) ISEB
7 2 (1.16%) APMP
8 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.63%) SLA
2 4 (2.33%) QA
3 2 (1.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (7.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.23%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.65%) vSphere
4 5 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.74%) Xen
7 2 (1.16%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.16%) SRDF
8 1 (0.58%) XenApp
8 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (5.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (4.65%) OpenView
3 6 (3.49%) WSUS
4 3 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.74%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.16%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.16%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.16%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (1.16%) SCCM
5 2 (1.16%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.16%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.16%) MOM
6 1 (0.58%) SCOM
6 1 (0.58%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.58%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 33 (19.19%) HP
2 31 (18.02%) Microsoft
3 21 (12.21%) Oracle
4 20 (11.63%) Informatica
5 13 (7.56%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.65%) Cisco
6 8 (4.65%) Citrix
7 7 (4.07%) CheckPoint
7 7 (4.07%) Juniper
7 7 (4.07%) VMware
8 6 (3.49%) McAfee
9 5 (2.91%) TippingPoint
9 5 (2.91%) F5
9 5 (2.91%) EMC
9 5 (2.91%) IBM
10 4 (2.33%) SAP
10 4 (2.33%) CA
11 3 (1.74%) Symantec
11 3 (1.74%) Crossbeam
11 3 (1.74%) 3PAR
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