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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 10 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 95 60 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.23% 9.77% 21.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.60% 38.46% 50.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 42 52
Average daily rate £349 £354 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +45.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £232 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 15
Average hourly rate £45.50 £28.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.64% +78.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.89 £15.34 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £29.40 £26.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
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
234 156 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.19% 25.41% 42.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 91 103
Average daily rate £350 £340 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +38.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £234 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £451 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 33
Average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.84 £14.24 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £29.55 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 84 £348 -4.87% 6
Durham +8 6 £297 -
Northumberland - 2 £363 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 178 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 62 (34.83%) ITIL
3 43 (24.16%) Windows
4 41 (23.03%) Microsoft
5 37 (20.79%) Service Delivery
6 30 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (16.29%) Java
8 27 (15.17%) JavaScript
8 27 (15.17%) Service Management
9 26 (14.61%) Migration
9 26 (14.61%) VMware
9 26 (14.61%) Linux
10 25 (14.04%) Unix
10 25 (14.04%) SQL
10 25 (14.04%) Windows Server
11 24 (13.48%) Configuration Management
12 23 (12.92%) Oracle
13 22 (12.36%) HP
14 21 (11.80%) SAN
14 21 (11.80%) SQL Server
15 20 (11.24%) Solaris
16 19 (10.67%) .NET
16 19 (10.67%) Finance
17 18 (10.11%) SharePoint
17 18 (10.11%) DV Cleared
17 18 (10.11%) Test Scripting
18 17 (9.55%) Data Centre
18 17 (9.55%) AIX
18 17 (9.55%) Web Services
18 17 (9.55%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (10.11%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.18%) WebLogic
3 9 (5.06%) CMS
3 9 (5.06%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.37%) Apache
4 6 (3.37%) Node.js
4 6 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (3.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.81%) AquaLogic
5 5 (2.81%) JBoss
5 5 (2.81%) MQSeries
5 5 (2.81%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (2.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 5 (2.81%) Tuxedo
5 5 (2.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.25%) SAS
7 3 (1.69%) IIS
7 3 (1.69%) Jetty
7 3 (1.69%) nginx
7 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (8.99%) MS Office
2 13 (7.30%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (7.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.56%) assyst
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.56%) Primavera
3 1 (0.56%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.49%) Office 365
2 4 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.69%) Google App Engine
3 3 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.12%) HP Helion
4 2 (1.12%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.80%) SAN
2 9 (5.06%) SSL
3 8 (4.49%) LAN
3 8 (4.49%) NAS
4 7 (3.93%) DHCP
4 7 (3.93%) DNS
4 7 (3.93%) Firewall
5 6 (3.37%) HTTP
5 6 (3.37%) WAN
6 4 (2.25%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.69%) FTP
7 3 (1.69%) IPsec
7 3 (1.69%) LDAP
7 3 (1.69%) VPN
8 2 (1.12%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.12%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.56%) OpenScape
9 1 (0.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.80%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.06%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.25%) MySQL
7 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.69%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.12%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (1.12%) DB2
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.56%) OLTP
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.37%) StarTeam
1 6 (3.37%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.25%) Jenkins
2 4 (2.25%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.69%) Subversion
4 2 (1.12%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.12%) JMeter
4 2 (1.12%) LoadUI
4 2 (1.12%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.56%) ERwin
5 1 (0.56%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.56%) WinRunner
General
1 19 (10.67%) Finance
2 8 (4.49%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.37%) Marketing
3 6 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.25%) Electronics
5 3 (1.69%) Law
5 3 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (21.35%) Developer
2 21 (11.80%) Analyst
3 16 (8.99%) Java Developer
3 16 (8.99%) Support Engineer
4 15 (8.43%) Architect
5 12 (6.74%) CRM Developer
5 12 (6.74%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 10 (5.62%) Consultant
7 9 (5.06%) NetBackup Engineer
7 9 (5.06%) NetBackup Support
8 8 (4.49%) Administrator
8 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Developer
8 8 (4.49%) Storage Engineer
9 7 (3.93%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (3.93%) Configuration Administrator
9 7 (3.93%) Designer
9 7 (3.93%) Service Architect
10 6 (3.37%) SAN Storage Engineer
10 6 (3.37%) SharePoint Designer
10 6 (3.37%) Storage Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.67%) .NET
2 17 (9.55%) Web Services
3 14 (7.87%) XML
4 13 (7.30%) J2EE
5 10 (5.62%) CSS
5 10 (5.62%) HTML
6 9 (5.06%) Middleware
7 8 (4.49%) Java EE
8 7 (3.93%) ADO.NET
8 7 (3.93%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.37%) Servlets
9 6 (3.37%) XHTML
10 5 (2.81%) HTML5
10 5 (2.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 4 (2.25%) RESTful
12 3 (1.69%) Java EE 5
12 3 (1.69%) Java SE
12 3 (1.69%) JSP
13 2 (1.12%) AngularJS
13 2 (1.12%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.55%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.62%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.62%) Replication
4 8 (4.49%) Celerra
4 8 (4.49%) CLARiiON
4 8 (4.49%) EMC VNX
4 8 (4.49%) Symmetrix
5 7 (3.93%) Data Structures
6 6 (3.37%) Clustering
6 6 (3.37%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.81%) Statistics
8 4 (2.25%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.12%) AS400
10 2 (1.12%) HACMP
10 2 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (1.12%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (24.16%) Windows
2 26 (14.61%) Linux
3 25 (14.04%) Unix
3 25 (14.04%) Windows Server
4 20 (11.24%) Solaris
5 17 (9.55%) AIX
6 7 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.81%) OS/390
8 4 (2.25%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.25%) zOS
9 3 (1.69%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.56%) CentOS
11 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.56%) MVS
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (34.83%) ITIL
2 37 (20.79%) Service Delivery
3 30 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (15.17%) Service Management
5 26 (14.61%) Migration
6 24 (13.48%) Configuration Management
7 18 (10.11%) Test Scripting
8 17 (9.55%) Change Management
9 16 (8.99%) Problem Management
10 15 (8.43%) CRM
11 14 (7.87%) Incident Management
11 14 (7.87%) Mentoring
12 12 (6.74%) Change Control
12 12 (6.74%) Project Management
12 12 (6.74%) Release Management
13 10 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (5.62%) ITIL V2
14 9 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (5.06%) Data Engineering
14 9 (5.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.29%) Java
2 27 (15.17%) JavaScript
3 25 (14.04%) SQL
4 15 (8.43%) C
5 11 (6.18%) C++
6 8 (4.49%) C#
6 8 (4.49%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.49%) Python
6 8 (4.49%) VBScript
7 6 (3.37%) Perl
7 6 (3.37%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.37%) VBA
8 3 (1.69%) COBOL
8 3 (1.69%) JCL
8 3 (1.69%) VB
9 2 (1.12%) Ruby
9 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.56%) Scala
10 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 178 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.11%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.37%) BC Cleared
4 5 (2.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (2.81%) Degree
5 3 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.69%) OCA
5 3 (1.69%) OCAJ
5 3 (1.69%) OCP
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.12%) CCNA
6 2 (1.12%) CCNP
6 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.12%) IBM AIX Certification
6 2 (1.12%) MCSE
6 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.12%) PMP
6 2 (1.12%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.81%) QA
2 4 (2.25%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.69%) SLA
4 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (3.37%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.69%) Xen
6 2 (1.12%) GPFS
6 2 (1.12%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (5.06%) HP UCMDB
1 9 (5.06%) NetBackup
2 7 (3.93%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.81%) WMI
4 2 (1.12%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (1.12%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (1.12%) OpenView
4 2 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.12%) Perfmon
4 2 (1.12%) SCCM
4 2 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.12%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (1.12%) WSUS
5 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.56%) Netcool
5 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.56%) StatsD
Vendors
1 41 (23.03%) Microsoft
2 26 (14.61%) VMware
3 23 (12.92%) Oracle
4 22 (12.36%) HP
5 13 (7.30%) IBM
6 11 (6.18%) Cisco
6 11 (6.18%) Veritas
7 10 (5.62%) Axway
7 10 (5.62%) Red Hat
8 9 (5.06%) Serena
9 8 (4.49%) EMC
10 6 (3.37%) SAP
10 6 (3.37%) Sun
11 5 (2.81%) Borland
11 5 (2.81%) Fujitsu
11 5 (2.81%) Metastorm
12 3 (1.69%) F5
12 3 (1.69%) Google
12 3 (1.69%) McAfee
13 2 (1.12%) Informatica
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