The first table below looks at the demand for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 1 22 4
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 176 16 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 26.91% 5.28% 15.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 75.86% 26.23% 55.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 7 29
Average daily rate £245 £260 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £212 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £484 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.38 - £9.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
232 61 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 35.47% 20.13% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 24 52
Average daily rate £245 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.60% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £260 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £462 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
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England

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Security 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 Security Cleared across the North East region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the North East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Security 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 Security Cleared across the North East region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the North East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

Security 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 Security Cleared within the North East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +23 166 £240 -7.69% 6
Durham +1 2 - - 1
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England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 179 (70.47%) SC Cleared
2 86 (33.86%) Windows
3 69 (27.17%) Microsoft
4 67 (26.38%) Oracle
5 57 (22.44%) UNIX
6 51 (20.08%) SQL Server
7 50 (19.69%) DV Cleared
8 48 (18.90%) SQL
9 47 (18.50%) ITIL
10 41 (16.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 39 (15.35%) Active Directory
11 39 (15.35%) Test Scripting
12 38 (14.96%) Finance
12 38 (14.96%) VMware
13 32 (12.60%) DHCP
14 29 (11.42%) HP
14 29 (11.42%) .NET
15 27 (10.63%) Java
15 27 (10.63%) Linux
15 27 (10.63%) RDBMS
15 27 (10.63%) Service Management
15 27 (10.63%) Relational Database
16 26 (10.24%) Clustering
16 26 (10.24%) Solaris
17 25 (9.84%) CA
17 25 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
18 24 (9.45%) Integration Testing
18 24 (9.45%) Manufacturing
18 24 (9.45%) Change Management
19 23 (9.06%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (8.27%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.72%) WebSphere
3 10 (3.94%) WebLogic
3 10 (3.94%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.94%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (3.54%) SAS
4 9 (3.54%) Tuxedo
5 6 (2.36%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.39%) Documentum
7 1 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.39%) FileNet
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 13 (5.12%) MS Office
2 12 (4.72%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.79%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (5.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.36%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.57%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.18%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.39%) Maximo
6 1 (0.39%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.39%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.60%) DHCP
2 23 (9.06%) SAN
3 21 (8.27%) DNS
4 7 (2.76%) VPN
4 7 (2.76%) LAN
5 6 (2.36%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (1.97%) VLAN
6 5 (1.97%) NAS
6 5 (1.97%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.57%) Firewall
7 4 (1.57%) IPsec
8 3 (1.18%) WAN
9 2 (0.79%) LDAP
10 1 (0.39%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.39%) SMTP
10 1 (0.39%) VoIP
10 1 (0.39%) SSL
10 1 (0.39%) X.400
10 1 (0.39%) Wireless
10 1 (0.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.08%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.63%) RDBMS
2 27 (10.63%) Relational Database
3 18 (7.09%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 9 (3.54%) DTS
6 8 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (2.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (2.76%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (0.79%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.39%) DB2
10 1 (0.39%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 12 (4.72%) LoadRunner
2 9 (3.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (2.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (2.36%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.57%) JMeter
5 4 (1.57%) ProC
6 2 (0.79%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.79%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (0.39%) NWDI
7 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (14.96%) Finance
2 24 (9.45%) Manufacturing
3 19 (7.48%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.33%) Legal
5 8 (3.15%) Military
6 3 (1.18%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.39%) German Language
7 1 (0.39%) Norwegian Language
7 1 (0.39%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 41 (16.14%) Analyst
2 34 (13.39%) Developer
3 20 (7.87%) Project Manager
4 18 (7.09%) Support Engineer
5 17 (6.69%) DBA
6 16 (6.30%) Test Analyst
7 14 (5.51%) Programmer
7 14 (5.51%) Wintel Engineer
8 11 (4.33%) Build Engineer
8 11 (4.33%) Desktop Support
8 11 (4.33%) Oracle DBA
9 9 (3.54%) Applications Support
10 7 (2.76%) Microsoft Developer
10 7 (2.76%) SOA Developer
10 7 (2.76%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (2.36%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (2.36%) SQL DBA
11 6 (2.36%) Administrator
11 6 (2.36%) Service Analyst
11 6 (2.36%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.42%) .NET
2 17 (6.69%) Middleware
3 10 (3.94%) ASP.NET
3 10 (3.94%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (2.36%) Software Packaging
5 4 (1.57%) J2EE
5 4 (1.57%) Java EE
6 3 (1.18%) Java SE
6 3 (1.18%) Java EE 5
7 2 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.79%) XHTML
7 2 (0.79%) CSS
7 2 (0.79%) Web Services
7 2 (0.79%) XML
7 2 (0.79%) ADO
7 2 (0.79%) HTML
7 2 (0.79%) Ajax
8 1 (0.39%) LINQ
8 1 (0.39%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.24%) Clustering
2 8 (3.15%) Replication
3 7 (2.76%) Mainframe
3 7 (2.76%) Economics
4 6 (2.36%) Open Source
5 4 (1.57%) CLARiiON
5 4 (1.57%) Symmetrix DMX
5 4 (1.57%) PKI
6 3 (1.18%) Celerra
6 3 (1.18%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.39%) HACMP
8 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 86 (33.86%) Windows
2 57 (22.44%) UNIX
3 41 (16.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (10.63%) Linux
5 26 (10.24%) Solaris
6 17 (6.69%) Windows 7
7 16 (6.30%) AIX
8 12 (4.72%) Windows XP
9 8 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (2.76%) HPUX
11 6 (2.36%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (1.57%) VME
12 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (18.50%) ITIL
2 39 (15.35%) Test Scripting
3 27 (10.63%) Service Management
4 24 (9.45%) Integration Testing
4 24 (9.45%) Change Management
5 19 (7.48%) Project Management
6 18 (7.09%) Incident Management
7 17 (6.69%) Migration
7 17 (6.69%) Problem Management
8 16 (6.30%) CRM
9 15 (5.91%) SOA
9 15 (5.91%) Configuration Management
10 14 (5.51%) Change Control
11 12 (4.72%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (4.33%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (4.33%) PRINCE2
12 11 (4.33%) Programme Management
13 6 (2.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 6 (2.36%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (2.36%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 48 (18.90%) SQL
2 27 (10.63%) Java
3 21 (8.27%) C#
4 18 (7.09%) Shell Script
4 18 (7.09%) VB.NET
5 13 (5.12%) C
6 12 (4.72%) PL/SQL
7 11 (4.33%) COBOL
8 8 (3.15%) C++
9 7 (2.76%) PL/1
10 4 (1.57%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.79%) JCL
11 2 (0.79%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.79%) Perl
12 1 (0.39%) Korn
12 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.39%) PHP
12 1 (0.39%) VBA
12 1 (0.39%) MUMPS
12 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 179 (70.47%) SC Cleared
2 50 (19.69%) DV Cleared
3 19 (7.48%) Degree
4 13 (5.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.76%) MCDBA
5 7 (2.76%) MCT
6 6 (2.36%) MCSE
7 3 (1.18%) OCAJ
7 3 (1.18%) OCP
7 3 (1.18%) OCA
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (1.18%) PMP
7 3 (1.18%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.79%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.39%) GPEN
9 1 (0.39%) OSCP
9 1 (0.39%) CISSP
9 1 (0.39%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.57%) QA
2 3 (1.18%) SLA
3 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 39 (15.35%) Active Directory
2 25 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.15%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (1.97%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.57%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.18%) vSphere
7 1 (0.39%) KVM
7 1 (0.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (6.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (5.51%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (3.94%) Unicenter
4 9 (3.54%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.36%) OpenView
5 6 (2.36%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (1.18%) SCCM
7 3 (1.18%) Netcool
8 2 (0.79%) SCOM
9 1 (0.39%) SAP Afaria
9 1 (0.39%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.39%) MOM
9 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.39%) OVSD
Vendors
1 69 (27.17%) Microsoft
2 67 (26.38%) Oracle
3 38 (14.96%) VMware
4 29 (11.42%) HP
5 25 (9.84%) CA
6 21 (8.27%) Cisco
7 20 (7.87%) Veritas
8 13 (5.12%) Red Hat
9 9 (3.54%) TIBCO
10 8 (3.15%) EMC
11 7 (2.76%) Curam
12 5 (1.97%) Splunk
12 5 (1.97%) IBM
13 4 (1.57%) Informatica
13 4 (1.57%) Citrix
14 3 (1.18%) Fujitsu
14 3 (1.18%) JBoss
14 3 (1.18%) NetApp
14 3 (1.18%) ICL
15 2 (0.79%) Borland
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