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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 16 7 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 64 76 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.11% 12.62% 4.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% 49.03% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 60 3
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£312 £269 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% +91.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £195 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.08 £33.50 £10.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.01% +230.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+59.49% -8.13%
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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
192 155 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.33% 25.75% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 109 25
Average daily rate £339 £277 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.32% -11.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £422 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 4 5
Average hourly rate £16.16 £33.50 £10.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.76% +230.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -13 49 £300 +14.28%
Durham 0 12 £475 +63.79%
Cleveland - 1 £200 -
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England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 51 (38.06%) ITIL
3 39 (29.10%) Windows
4 27 (20.15%) Service Management
5 26 (19.40%) Problem Management
5 26 (19.40%) SQL
5 26 (19.40%) Linux
6 24 (17.91%) Finance
7 23 (17.16%) HP
8 22 (16.42%) Java
8 22 (16.42%) Oracle
9 17 (12.69%) WebLogic
9 17 (12.69%) MS Excel
10 16 (11.94%) Microsoft
10 16 (11.94%) Informatica
11 15 (11.19%) Configuration Management
11 15 (11.19%) Project Management
11 15 (11.19%) Oracle Database
12 14 (10.45%) Data Centre
12 14 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (10.45%) Red Hat
12 14 (10.45%) SLA
12 14 (10.45%) SOA
12 14 (10.45%) J2EE
12 14 (10.45%) Web Services
13 13 (9.70%) Ant
13 13 (9.70%) PL/SQL
13 13 (9.70%) Middleware
13 13 (9.70%) Root Cause Analysis
14 12 (8.96%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 17 (12.69%) WebLogic
2 11 (8.21%) AquaLogic
3 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.24%) CMS
4 3 (2.24%) Tuxedo
5 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.49%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.75%) Apache
6 1 (0.75%) Documentum
6 1 (0.75%) SAS
6 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.75%) Alfresco
Applications
1 17 (12.69%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.46%) MS Office
3 3 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.24%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.21%) Firewall
2 10 (7.46%) LAN
2 10 (7.46%) WAN
3 9 (6.72%) LDAP
4 8 (5.97%) DNS
4 8 (5.97%) Internet
5 7 (5.22%) DHCP
5 7 (5.22%) SAN
6 5 (3.73%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (3.73%) Network Security
7 4 (2.99%) Junos
8 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (1.49%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.49%) VPN
9 2 (1.49%) SSL
9 2 (1.49%) VoIP
10 1 (0.75%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.19%) Oracle Database
2 12 (8.96%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.75%) dBASE
5 1 (0.75%) DTS
5 1 (0.75%) MS Access
5 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (9.70%) Ant
2 4 (2.99%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.24%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.49%) CppUnit
4 2 (1.49%) GoogleTest
4 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.49%) Rational Rose
4 2 (1.49%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.49%) StarTeam
4 2 (1.49%) Subversion
4 2 (1.49%) NUnit
5 1 (0.75%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.75%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.75%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 24 (17.91%) Finance
2 7 (5.22%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.24%) Banking
4 2 (1.49%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.75%) Billing
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (14.93%) Developer
2 11 (8.21%) Analyst
3 10 (7.46%) Desktop Support
3 10 (7.46%) Architect
4 9 (6.72%) Administrator
4 9 (6.72%) Network Engineer
5 8 (5.97%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.22%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (5.22%) Consultant
6 7 (5.22%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.22%) Wintel Engineer
7 6 (4.48%) Informatica Developer
7 6 (4.48%) Service Manager
7 6 (4.48%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (3.73%) Service Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) Release Manager
9 4 (2.99%) Informatica Consultant
10 3 (2.24%) Wintel Support
10 3 (2.24%) Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (2.24%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.45%) J2EE
1 14 (10.45%) Web Services
2 13 (9.70%) Middleware
3 12 (8.96%) SOAP
4 9 (6.72%) JNDI
4 9 (6.72%) JMS
4 9 (6.72%) JDBC
5 6 (4.48%) HTML
6 5 (3.73%) Java EE
7 4 (2.99%) XML
8 3 (2.24%) .NET
9 2 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.75%) Spring
10 1 (0.75%) JSF
10 1 (0.75%) jBPM
10 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.72%) Clustering
2 9 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.24%) Cryptography
3 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.24%) Replication
3 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.24%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.49%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.49%) PDA
4 2 (1.49%) Derivative
4 2 (1.49%) Economics
5 1 (0.75%) CMDB
5 1 (0.75%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.75%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 39 (29.10%) Windows
2 26 (19.40%) Linux
3 14 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (8.21%) UNIX
5 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.48%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.99%) VME
8 2 (1.49%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.75%) Solaris
9 1 (0.75%) OS/2
9 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (38.06%) ITIL
2 27 (20.15%) Service Management
3 26 (19.40%) Problem Management
4 15 (11.19%) Configuration Management
4 15 (11.19%) Project Management
5 14 (10.45%) SOA
6 13 (9.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (8.96%) Service Delivery
7 12 (8.96%) Incident Management
8 11 (8.21%) Change Management
9 10 (7.46%) Validation
10 9 (6.72%) High Availability
10 9 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (5.22%) Migration
12 6 (4.48%) Time Management
12 6 (4.48%) Mentoring
12 6 (4.48%) Change Control
12 6 (4.48%) Server Building
12 6 (4.48%) Business Continuity
13 5 (3.73%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.40%) SQL
2 22 (16.42%) Java
3 13 (9.70%) PL/SQL
4 12 (8.96%) Shell Script
5 11 (8.21%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 6 (4.48%) C
7 5 (3.73%) COBOL
7 5 (3.73%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.99%) C#
8 4 (2.99%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.24%) C++
9 3 (2.24%) VB
10 1 (0.75%) XPath
10 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.75%) Perl
10 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 134 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.73%) Degree
3 4 (2.99%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (1.49%) CCNA
4 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.75%) MCSE
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.75%) ISEB
5 1 (0.75%) APMP
5 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.45%) SLA
2 8 (5.97%) QA
3 6 (4.48%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.24%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (2.99%) vSphere
4 3 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.49%) SRDF
6 1 (0.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (8.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (6.72%) OpenView
3 2 (1.49%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.49%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.75%) WMI
4 1 (0.75%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (17.16%) HP
2 22 (16.42%) Oracle
3 16 (11.94%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.94%) Informatica
4 14 (10.45%) Red Hat
5 11 (8.21%) CheckPoint
5 11 (8.21%) Cisco
6 7 (5.22%) EMC
6 7 (5.22%) Juniper
7 6 (4.48%) TippingPoint
7 6 (4.48%) F5
7 6 (4.48%) VMware
8 5 (3.73%) McAfee
9 4 (2.99%) 3PAR
10 3 (2.24%) Crossbeam
10 3 (2.24%) Serena
10 3 (2.24%) SAP
10 3 (2.24%) Splunk
10 3 (2.24%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.49%) IBM