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 August 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 3 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 302 106 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.65% 10.11% 10.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.51% 33.54% 42.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 60 47
Median daily rate £315 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £251 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £362
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 4
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £17.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +49.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £16.97 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £40.00 £18.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.69% +78.75%
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
554 316 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 45.22% 30.15% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 175 99
Median daily rate £310 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £508 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 30 15
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +37.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £13.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.64 £38.45 £32.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 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 28 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +12 290 £310 - 22
Northumberland - 3 £338 -
Durham -2 1 - - 1
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 721 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 280 (38.83%) Windows
3 246 (34.12%) ITIL
4 227 (31.48%) Microsoft
5 204 (28.29%) HP
6 198 (27.46%) Windows Server
7 189 (26.21%) Active Directory
8 148 (20.53%) SQL
9 140 (19.42%) DNS
10 136 (18.86%) Degree
11 135 (18.72%) Unix
12 134 (18.59%) SQL Server
13 131 (18.17%) Linux
14 126 (17.48%) DHCP
15 121 (16.78%) VMware
16 116 (16.09%) Oracle
17 110 (15.26%) BPSS Clearance
18 109 (15.12%) Project Management
19 106 (14.70%) Citrix
20 104 (14.42%) Service Delivery
21 92 (12.76%) Microsoft Certification
21 92 (12.76%) Computer Science
21 92 (12.76%) Windows Server 2008
22 87 (12.07%) MS Excel
23 86 (11.93%) Incident Management
24 84 (11.65%) SAN
25 82 (11.37%) Windows Server 2003
25 82 (11.37%) SLA
26 77 (10.68%) AIX
27 76 (10.54%) Change Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 47 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 43 (5.96%) MS Exchange
3 40 (5.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 38 (5.27%) WebLogic
5 32 (4.44%) IIS
6 31 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (4.30%) Skype for Business
7 22 (3.05%) Apache
8 19 (2.64%) OpenStack
9 17 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 16 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
11 14 (1.94%) Office Communications Server
12 12 (1.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 8 (1.11%) Tuxedo
13 8 (1.11%) WebSphere
13 8 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (0.97%) MQSeries
15 6 (0.83%) CMS
15 6 (0.83%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 87 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 37 (5.13%) MS Office
3 13 (1.80%) MS Project
4 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (0.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.16%) Office 365
2 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.14%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.14%) IaaS
4 1 (0.14%) PaaS
4 1 (0.14%) SaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 140 (19.42%) DNS
2 126 (17.48%) DHCP
3 84 (11.65%) SAN
4 68 (9.43%) TCP/IP
5 37 (5.13%) WAN
6 36 (4.99%) Firewall
7 26 (3.61%) LAN
8 18 (2.50%) Internet
8 18 (2.50%) LDAP
9 17 (2.36%) Skype
10 15 (2.08%) Intranet
11 14 (1.94%) HTTP
12 12 (1.66%) SMS
13 11 (1.53%) 3G
13 11 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (1.39%) iSCSI
14 10 (1.39%) SSL
14 10 (1.39%) VPN
15 7 (0.97%) FTP
15 7 (0.97%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (18.59%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 37 (5.13%) DB2
4 23 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (2.64%) RDBMS
8 15 (2.08%) MySQL
9 13 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (1.66%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (0.97%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 7 (0.97%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.55%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.55%) NoSQL
16 3 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
16 3 (0.42%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (2.08%) MSI
2 13 (1.80%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.80%) StarTeam
3 7 (0.97%) LoadRunner
3 7 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (0.97%) Subversion
3 7 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.97%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.69%) GCC
4 5 (0.69%) GDB
4 5 (0.69%) Protractor
5 4 (0.55%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.55%) Maven
6 3 (0.42%) GitLab
6 3 (0.42%) JMeter
6 3 (0.42%) webpack
7 2 (0.28%) Gradle
7 2 (0.28%) Grunt
7 2 (0.28%) LoadUI
7 2 (0.28%) Selenium
General
1 54 (7.49%) Finance
2 13 (1.80%) Legal
3 10 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 7 (0.97%) Banking
4 7 (0.97%) Billing
5 5 (0.69%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (10.54%) Support Engineer
2 54 (7.49%) Architect
3 45 (6.24%) Analyst
4 43 (5.96%) Project Manager
5 40 (5.55%) Consultant
6 32 (4.44%) Administrator
7 30 (4.16%) Developer
8 28 (3.88%) DBA
9 22 (3.05%) Unix Engineer
9 22 (3.05%) Wintel Engineer
10 21 (2.91%) 3rd Line Support
10 21 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
11 20 (2.77%) Desktop Support
11 20 (2.77%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 19 (2.64%) Wintel Support
13 17 (2.36%) SQL DBA
14 15 (2.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 15 (2.08%) Linux Engineer
14 15 (2.08%) Server Support
14 15 (2.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (4.30%) Middleware
2 12 (1.66%) .NET
2 12 (1.66%) J2EE
3 10 (1.39%) Web Services
3 10 (1.39%) XML
4 8 (1.11%) Node.js
5 7 (0.97%) AngularJS
5 7 (0.97%) CSS
5 7 (0.97%) ISPF
5 7 (0.97%) OAuth
5 7 (0.97%) OAuth2
5 7 (0.97%) OpenID
6 6 (0.83%) HTML
6 6 (0.83%) IBM Integration Bus
7 5 (0.69%) Spring
8 4 (0.55%) JSON
9 3 (0.42%) ADO
9 3 (0.42%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.42%) EJS
9 3 (0.42%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 92 (12.76%) Computer Science
2 56 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (7.21%) Management Information System
4 50 (6.93%) Clustering
5 33 (4.58%) Data Centre
6 30 (4.16%) Mainframe
7 21 (2.91%) Replication
8 16 (2.22%) User Experience
9 15 (2.08%) Economics
10 13 (1.80%) Private Cloud
11 12 (1.66%) IBM Mainframe
12 11 (1.53%) Fat Client
12 11 (1.53%) Thin Client
12 11 (1.53%) Visualisation
13 10 (1.39%) Blackberry
13 10 (1.39%) PKI
14 8 (1.11%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.11%) PMI
14 8 (1.11%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 280 (38.83%) Windows
2 198 (27.46%) Windows Server
3 135 (18.72%) Unix
4 131 (18.17%) Linux
5 92 (12.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 82 (11.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 77 (10.68%) AIX
8 61 (8.46%) Solaris
9 43 (5.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (3.88%) Windows 7
12 14 (1.94%) Android
12 14 (1.94%) Apple iOS
13 13 (1.80%) zOS
14 10 (1.39%) HPUX
14 10 (1.39%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.83%) OS/390
16 5 (0.69%) MVS
17 4 (0.55%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (34.12%) ITIL
2 109 (15.12%) Project Management
3 104 (14.42%) Service Delivery
4 86 (11.93%) Incident Management
5 76 (10.54%) Change Management
6 59 (8.18%) Problem Management
7 52 (7.21%) Root Cause Analysis
8 46 (6.38%) Change Control
9 45 (6.24%) Mentoring
10 44 (6.10%) Configuration Management
11 39 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (5.41%) Release Management
11 39 (5.41%) Software Delivery
12 38 (5.27%) Migration
13 37 (5.13%) Business Continuity
13 37 (5.13%) High Availability
14 33 (4.58%) Service Management
15 26 (3.61%) Test Strategy
16 25 (3.47%) Quality Management
16 25 (3.47%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 148 (20.53%) SQL
2 67 (9.29%) Perl
3 63 (8.74%) PowerShell
4 55 (7.63%) VB
5 52 (7.21%) Shell Script
6 48 (6.66%) Java
7 29 (4.02%) C
8 27 (3.74%) VBScript
9 26 (3.61%) T-SQL
10 21 (2.91%) C#
11 17 (2.36%) JavaScript
12 16 (2.22%) Bash Shell
12 16 (2.22%) Korn
13 13 (1.80%) C++
13 13 (1.80%) C-shell
14 8 (1.11%) Python
15 7 (0.97%) JCL
16 5 (0.69%) REXX
16 5 (0.69%) Ruby
17 4 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 721 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 136 (18.86%) Degree
3 110 (15.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 92 (12.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (5.96%) MCSE
6 19 (2.64%) AAT
7 17 (2.36%) PMI Certification
7 17 (2.36%) PMP
8 15 (2.08%) RHCE
9 13 (1.80%) MCP
9 13 (1.80%) MCTS
10 10 (1.39%) MCDBA
11 9 (1.25%) MCSA
12 8 (1.11%) CISSP
12 8 (1.11%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.11%) MCITP
12 8 (1.11%) OCP
12 8 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
12 8 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (11.37%) SLA
2 56 (7.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 18 (2.50%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.25%) QA
5 2 (0.28%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 189 (26.21%) Active Directory
2 72 (9.99%) XenApp
3 68 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (8.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 47 (6.52%) XenDesktop
6 41 (5.69%) XenServer
7 25 (3.47%) Oracle RAC
8 24 (3.33%) Hyper-V
9 15 (2.08%) KVM
10 14 (1.94%) vSphere
11 12 (1.66%) Samba
12 11 (1.53%) Terminal Services
13 10 (1.39%) Firmware
13 10 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 10 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.69%) Time Sharing Option
14 5 (0.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 4 (0.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 4 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
16 3 (0.42%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 48 (6.66%) Tivoli
2 44 (6.10%) SCCM
3 38 (5.27%) HP SiteScope
4 34 (4.72%) MOM
5 28 (3.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 24 (3.33%) XenMobile
7 22 (3.05%) EMC NetWorker
8 21 (2.91%) SafeCom
9 20 (2.77%) Microsoft Clustering
10 18 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 16 (2.22%) NetBackup
11 16 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 15 (2.08%) EdgeSight
13 14 (1.94%) Perfmon
14 13 (1.80%) OpenView
15 8 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
16 7 (0.97%) Cisco IPCC
16 7 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
17 6 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 5 (0.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 227 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 204 (28.29%) HP
3 121 (16.78%) VMware
4 116 (16.09%) Oracle
5 106 (14.70%) Citrix
6 59 (8.18%) AppSense
6 59 (8.18%) CA
7 57 (7.91%) ServiceNow
8 43 (5.96%) SAP
9 42 (5.83%) Red Hat
10 37 (5.13%) IBM
11 36 (4.99%) BMC
12 32 (4.44%) ThinPrint
13 30 (4.16%) EMC
14 17 (2.36%) Symantec
15 16 (2.22%) Cisco
16 12 (1.66%) 3PAR
17 11 (1.53%) Sybase
17 11 (1.53%) TIBCO
18 10 (1.39%) Trend Micro
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