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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 10 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 92 65 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.93% 12.85% 7.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.53% 52.85% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 51 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -32.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £200 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £426 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.79 £10.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.39% +144.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £20.31 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+69.84% -5.52%
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
227 123 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 26.96% 24.31% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 92 36
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 9 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £33.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.26% +59.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.87 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £36.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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 -1 75 £300 -6.97% 1
Durham -5 13 £300 +3.44%
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England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 160 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 52 (32.50%) Windows
3 41 (25.63%) ITIL
4 31 (19.38%) Microsoft
5 29 (18.13%) SQL
6 26 (16.25%) Linux
7 25 (15.63%) HP
7 25 (15.63%) Finance
8 24 (15.00%) Service Management
9 22 (13.75%) Problem Management
10 20 (12.50%) Oracle
11 19 (11.88%) SLA
11 19 (11.88%) Informatica
12 18 (11.25%) Java
13 16 (10.00%) Project Management
14 15 (9.38%) Web Services
14 15 (9.38%) Oracle Database
15 14 (8.75%) PL/SQL
15 14 (8.75%) J2EE
15 14 (8.75%) Ant
15 14 (8.75%) WebLogic
15 14 (8.75%) MS Excel
15 14 (8.75%) Configuration Management
15 14 (8.75%) Shell Script
15 14 (8.75%) Change Management
16 13 (8.13%) Active Directory
16 13 (8.13%) Oracle Reports
16 13 (8.13%) Data Centre
16 13 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 14 (8.75%) WebLogic
2 10 (6.25%) AquaLogic
3 8 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.88%) Tuxedo
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.63%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.63%) IIS
6 1 (0.63%) Apache
6 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.63%) Documentum
6 1 (0.63%) SAS
6 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.63%) MS Office
3 3 (1.88%) MS Project
3 3 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.50%) DHCP
2 11 (6.88%) DNS
3 10 (6.25%) Internet
3 10 (6.25%) Firewall
3 10 (6.25%) LDAP
4 9 (5.63%) LAN
4 9 (5.63%) WAN
5 7 (4.38%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.13%) SMTP
7 4 (2.50%) VPN
7 4 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (1.88%) Junos
8 3 (1.88%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.88%) Network Security
9 2 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.25%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.25%) VoIP
9 2 (1.25%) Wireless
9 2 (1.25%) IPsec
9 2 (1.25%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 13 (8.13%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (1.25%) DTS
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.63%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.63%) dBASE
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.63%) MS Access
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.63%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (8.75%) Ant
2 4 (2.50%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.88%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.25%) CppUnit
4 2 (1.25%) GoogleTest
4 2 (1.25%) NUnit
4 2 (1.25%) Subversion
4 2 (1.25%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.25%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.25%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.63%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.63%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.63%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.63%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 25 (15.63%) Finance
2 7 (4.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.88%) Banking
4 2 (1.25%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Military
5 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (11.25%) Developer
2 13 (8.13%) Analyst
2 13 (8.13%) Project Manager
2 13 (8.13%) Desktop Support
3 12 (7.50%) Consultant
4 11 (6.88%) Support Engineer
4 11 (6.88%) Wintel Engineer
5 10 (6.25%) Architect
6 8 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 8 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (4.38%) Administrator
8 6 (3.75%) Service Analyst
9 5 (3.13%) Informatica Developer
10 4 (2.50%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (2.50%) Release Manager
10 4 (2.50%) Service Manager
10 4 (2.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 4 (2.50%) Wintel Support Engineer
10 4 (2.50%) Wintel Support
11 3 (1.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.38%) Web Services
2 14 (8.75%) J2EE
3 12 (7.50%) Middleware
3 12 (7.50%) SOAP
4 10 (6.25%) JNDI
4 10 (6.25%) JDBC
4 10 (6.25%) JMS
5 8 (5.00%) HTML
6 3 (1.88%) XML
7 2 (1.25%) .NET
7 2 (1.25%) Java EE
7 2 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.63%) jBPM
8 1 (0.63%) Spring
8 1 (0.63%) JSF
8 1 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.13%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.88%) Clustering
3 10 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.00%) PKI
5 4 (2.50%) Economics
5 4 (2.50%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.50%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.88%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.25%) PDA
7 2 (1.25%) Derivative
7 2 (1.25%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.63%) CMDB
8 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.63%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 52 (32.50%) Windows
2 26 (16.25%) Linux
3 13 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (7.50%) UNIX
5 10 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 10 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.13%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.50%) VME
8 2 (1.25%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.63%) zOS
9 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.63%) ITIL
2 24 (15.00%) Service Management
3 22 (13.75%) Problem Management
4 16 (10.00%) Project Management
5 14 (8.75%) Configuration Management
5 14 (8.75%) Change Management
6 12 (7.50%) SOA
7 11 (6.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (6.25%) High Availability
8 10 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 10 (6.25%) Validation
9 9 (5.63%) Migration
10 7 (4.38%) Change Control
10 7 (4.38%) Server Building
11 6 (3.75%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.75%) PRINCE2
11 6 (3.75%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (3.75%) Integration Testing
12 5 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.13%) SQL
2 18 (11.25%) Java
3 14 (8.75%) PL/SQL
3 14 (8.75%) Shell Script
4 12 (7.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 11 (6.88%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.75%) COBOL
7 4 (2.50%) C
8 3 (1.88%) C#
8 3 (1.88%) C++
8 3 (1.88%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.88%) VB
9 1 (0.63%) Perl
9 1 (0.63%) JCL
9 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 160 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.38%) Degree
3 6 (3.75%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.50%) CCNA
4 4 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.88%) PMP
5 3 (1.88%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.25%) MCSE
6 2 (1.25%) CCNP
6 2 (1.25%) APMP
6 2 (1.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) ISEB
7 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.88%) SLA
2 6 (3.75%) QA
3 2 (1.25%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (8.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.38%) Hyper-V
2 7 (4.38%) vSphere
3 6 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.88%) Xen
6 2 (1.25%) SRDF
7 1 (0.63%) XenApp
7 1 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 8 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (4.38%) OpenView
3 6 (3.75%) WSUS
4 3 (1.88%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.88%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.25%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (1.25%) SCCM
5 2 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.25%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.63%) MOM
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 31 (19.38%) Microsoft
2 25 (15.63%) HP
3 20 (12.50%) Oracle
4 19 (11.88%) Informatica
5 12 (7.50%) Red Hat
6 10 (6.25%) Cisco
7 9 (5.63%) CheckPoint
8 7 (4.38%) Juniper
9 6 (3.75%) McAfee
9 6 (3.75%) VMware
10 5 (3.13%) TippingPoint
10 5 (3.13%) EMC
10 5 (3.13%) Citrix
11 4 (2.50%) SAP
12 3 (1.88%) IBM
12 3 (1.88%) Symantec
12 3 (1.88%) Riverbed
12 3 (1.88%) F5
12 3 (1.88%) BT
12 3 (1.88%) CA