The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 657 146 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 40.31% 17.14% 18.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.03% 60.58% 74.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 78 82
Median daily rate £310 £325 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +15.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £475 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £382 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.05% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 20 7
Median hourly rate £28.50 £17.08 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.86% -49.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £15.54 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £27.80 £39.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.58 £30.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +23.60%
Security 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
925 241 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 56.75% 28.29% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 129 100
Median daily rate £310 £340 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +7.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 26 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -46.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £15.00 £12.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £30.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 June 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 +2 636 £310 -4.61% 18
Durham -7 6 £420 -1.17%
Northumberland - 1 - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 656 (79.81%) SC Cleared
2 274 (33.33%) Windows
3 266 (32.36%) ITIL
4 217 (26.40%) Microsoft
5 206 (25.06%) HP
6 182 (22.14%) Windows Server
7 180 (21.90%) Active Directory
8 147 (17.88%) Degree
9 145 (17.64%) SQL
10 144 (17.52%) DNS
11 141 (17.15%) Linux
12 136 (16.55%) Unix
13 130 (15.82%) SQL Server
14 123 (14.96%) DHCP
14 123 (14.96%) Project Management
14 123 (14.96%) BPSS Clearance
15 121 (14.72%) VMware
16 119 (14.48%) Service Delivery
17 112 (13.63%) Citrix
17 112 (13.63%) Oracle
18 95 (11.56%) Windows Server 2008
19 94 (11.44%) Computer Science
20 93 (11.31%) Microsoft Certification
21 91 (11.07%) SAN
22 88 (10.71%) AIX
23 85 (10.34%) MS Excel
23 85 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
24 83 (10.10%) Change Management
25 82 (9.98%) Incident Management
26 78 (9.49%) SLA

Security 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 50 (6.08%) SharePoint
2 42 (5.11%) MS Exchange
3 38 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (4.14%) WebLogic
5 31 (3.77%) IIS
6 28 (3.41%) Apache
6 28 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (3.41%) Skype for Business
7 23 (2.80%) OpenStack
8 15 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (1.46%) JBoss
11 10 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
12 9 (1.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 9 (1.09%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.97%) Tuxedo
13 8 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (0.85%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.85%) MQSeries
14 7 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 85 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 40 (4.87%) MS Office
3 11 (1.34%) MS Project
4 3 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.49%) OpenText MBPM
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.12%) Primavera
6 1 (0.12%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.77%) Office 365
2 4 (0.49%) IaaS
3 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.24%) PaaS
4 2 (0.24%) SaaS
5 1 (0.12%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 144 (17.52%) DNS
2 123 (14.96%) DHCP
3 91 (11.07%) SAN
4 71 (8.64%) TCP/IP
5 49 (5.96%) Firewall
6 48 (5.84%) WAN
7 35 (4.26%) LAN
8 22 (2.68%) Internet
9 17 (2.07%) SSL
9 17 (2.07%) VPN
9 17 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (1.95%) 3G
11 14 (1.70%) LDAP
11 14 (1.70%) SMS
12 13 (1.58%) HTTP
12 13 (1.58%) iSCSI
12 13 (1.58%) Skype
13 12 (1.46%) Intranet
14 9 (1.09%) HTTPS
15 7 (0.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 43 (5.23%) Relational Database
3 30 (3.65%) DB2
4 25 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (2.07%) Oracle Database
7 14 (1.70%) MySQL
7 14 (1.70%) RDBMS
7 14 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (0.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 5 (0.61%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.61%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.49%) Big Data
12 4 (0.49%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (1.95%) MSI
1 16 (1.95%) StarTeam
2 15 (1.82%) Visual Studio
3 13 (1.58%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.09%) Subversion
5 7 (0.85%) LoadRunner
5 7 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.73%) Ant
6 6 (0.73%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.61%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.49%) HP UFT
8 4 (0.49%) Maven
9 3 (0.36%) ERwin
9 3 (0.36%) Protractor
10 2 (0.24%) CA Gen
10 2 (0.24%) Gradle
10 2 (0.24%) Grunt
10 2 (0.24%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.24%) Selenium
General
1 68 (8.27%) Finance
2 23 (2.80%) Legal
3 9 (1.09%) Telecoms
4 6 (0.73%) Billing
5 5 (0.61%) Banking
5 5 (0.61%) Manufacturing
5 5 (0.61%) Marketing
6 3 (0.36%) Advertising
6 3 (0.36%) Law
7 2 (0.24%) Military
8 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.12%) Back Office
8 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (8.88%) Support Engineer
2 68 (8.27%) Architect
3 63 (7.66%) Analyst
4 49 (5.96%) Developer
4 49 (5.96%) Project Manager
5 45 (5.47%) Consultant
6 39 (4.74%) Administrator
7 28 (3.41%) Unix Engineer
8 27 (3.28%) DBA
9 24 (2.92%) Desktop Support
10 22 (2.68%) Linux Engineer
10 22 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
11 20 (2.43%) 3rd Line Support
11 20 (2.43%) Wintel Engineer
12 19 (2.31%) SQL DBA
12 19 (2.31%) Virtualisation Engineer
13 18 (2.19%) Wintel Support
14 17 (2.07%) SC Cleared Project Manager
15 16 (1.95%) Linux Administrator
15 16 (1.95%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.50%) Middleware
2 24 (2.92%) Web Services
3 23 (2.80%) .NET
3 23 (2.80%) J2EE
4 20 (2.43%) XML
5 14 (1.70%) HTML
6 12 (1.46%) CSS
7 11 (1.34%) ASP.NET
8 10 (1.22%) ADO.NET
9 8 (0.97%) ISPF
10 7 (0.85%) EJB
11 6 (0.73%) AngularJS
11 6 (0.73%) IBM Integration Bus
11 6 (0.73%) JSP
12 5 (0.61%) Node.js
13 4 (0.49%) HTML5
13 4 (0.49%) JDBC
13 4 (0.49%) OAuth
13 4 (0.49%) OAuth2
13 4 (0.49%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 94 (11.44%) Computer Science
2 55 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (6.69%) Clustering
2 55 (6.69%) Management Information System
3 37 (4.50%) Data Centre
4 36 (4.38%) Mainframe
5 22 (2.68%) User Experience
6 20 (2.43%) Replication
7 18 (2.19%) Private Cloud
8 16 (1.95%) Fat Client
8 16 (1.95%) Thin Client
9 14 (1.70%) IBM Mainframe
10 12 (1.46%) Economics
11 11 (1.34%) Visualisation
12 10 (1.22%) PKI
12 10 (1.22%) PMI
13 9 (1.09%) HACMP
14 8 (0.97%) Data Structures
15 7 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
15 7 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 274 (33.33%) Windows
2 182 (22.14%) Windows Server
3 141 (17.15%) Linux
4 136 (16.55%) Unix
5 95 (11.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 88 (10.71%) AIX
7 85 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 58 (7.06%) Solaris
9 55 (6.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 37 (4.50%) Windows 7
11 32 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (1.95%) zOS
13 13 (1.58%) HPUX
14 11 (1.34%) Android
14 11 (1.34%) Apple iOS
14 11 (1.34%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.73%) MVS
15 6 (0.73%) OS/390
16 5 (0.61%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (32.36%) ITIL
2 123 (14.96%) Project Management
3 119 (14.48%) Service Delivery
4 83 (10.10%) Change Management
5 82 (9.98%) Incident Management
6 73 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (7.42%) Problem Management
8 55 (6.69%) Root Cause Analysis
9 50 (6.08%) Mentoring
9 50 (6.08%) Migration
10 48 (5.84%) High Availability
11 47 (5.72%) Release Management
11 47 (5.72%) Software Delivery
12 46 (5.60%) Configuration Management
13 45 (5.47%) Change Control
14 39 (4.74%) Service Management
15 34 (4.14%) ITIL V3
16 32 (3.89%) Business Continuity
17 26 (3.16%) Matrix Organization
17 26 (3.16%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 145 (17.64%) SQL
2 65 (7.91%) PowerShell
3 64 (7.79%) Perl
4 54 (6.57%) Shell Script
5 53 (6.45%) Java
5 53 (6.45%) VB
6 38 (4.62%) JavaScript
7 29 (3.53%) VBScript
8 26 (3.16%) T-SQL
9 24 (2.92%) C#
10 19 (2.31%) Bash Shell
10 19 (2.31%) Korn
11 18 (2.19%) C
12 15 (1.82%) C++
12 15 (1.82%) C-shell
13 12 (1.46%) Python
14 10 (1.22%) JCL
15 8 (0.97%) COBOL
15 8 (0.97%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.73%) REXX
Qualifications
1 656 (79.81%) SC Cleared
2 147 (17.88%) Degree
3 123 (14.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 93 (11.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 42 (5.11%) MCSE
6 28 (3.41%) DV Cleared
6 28 (3.41%) PMI Certification
7 23 (2.80%) RHCE
8 22 (2.68%) AAT
9 21 (2.55%) PMP
10 15 (1.82%) MCP
11 13 (1.58%) MCTS
12 12 (1.46%) BC Cleared
12 12 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (1.34%) CCNA
13 11 (1.34%) MCDBA
14 9 (1.09%) CCNP
14 9 (1.09%) CISSP
14 9 (1.09%) IBM AIX Certification
14 9 (1.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (9.49%) SLA
2 63 (7.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (1.82%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.09%) QA
5 2 (0.24%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.12%) GPG13
6 1 (0.12%) WAI
6 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 180 (21.90%) Active Directory
2 78 (9.49%) XenApp
3 66 (8.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 64 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 47 (5.72%) XenDesktop
6 41 (4.99%) XenServer
7 28 (3.41%) Oracle RAC
8 23 (2.80%) Hyper-V
9 20 (2.43%) KVM
10 15 (1.82%) Samba
11 13 (1.58%) vSphere
12 12 (1.46%) Terminal Services
13 11 (1.34%) Firmware
14 9 (1.09%) GPFS
15 6 (0.73%) Time Sharing Option
15 6 (0.73%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 4 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 55 (6.69%) SCCM
2 47 (5.72%) Tivoli
3 34 (4.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 32 (3.89%) HP SiteScope
5 29 (3.53%) MOM
6 25 (3.04%) EMC NetWorker
7 22 (2.68%) Microsoft Clustering
7 22 (2.68%) XenMobile
8 21 (2.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 19 (2.31%) SafeCom
10 18 (2.19%) NetBackup
10 18 (2.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 15 (1.82%) Perfmon
12 13 (1.58%) EdgeSight
12 13 (1.58%) OpenView
13 9 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
14 8 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
15 7 (0.85%) Puppet
16 6 (0.73%) Cisco IPCC
16 6 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 217 (26.40%) Microsoft
2 206 (25.06%) HP
3 121 (14.72%) VMware
4 112 (13.63%) Citrix
4 112 (13.63%) Oracle
5 65 (7.91%) AppSense
6 61 (7.42%) Red Hat
7 57 (6.93%) IBM
8 55 (6.69%) CA
9 47 (5.72%) ServiceNow
10 39 (4.74%) SAP
11 36 (4.38%) ThinPrint
12 32 (3.89%) BMC
13 31 (3.77%) EMC
14 24 (2.92%) Cisco
15 20 (2.43%) Symantec
16 11 (1.34%) 3PAR
17 10 (1.22%) Intel Security
17 10 (1.22%) Sybase
17 10 (1.22%) TIBCO
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