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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 577 165 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 38.19% 17.78% 18.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 70.11% 57.69% 79.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 90 74
Median daily rate £310 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £204 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £479 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.86% +6.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 20 9
Median hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -44.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.05 £15.54 £15.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.20 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.95 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.54% +59.75%
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
823 286 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 54.47% 30.82% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 159 90
Median daily rate £310 £345 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 27 11
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -43.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £15.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +1 555 £310 -3.87% 18
Durham -6 4 £625 +47.05%
Northumberland - 3 £338 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 713 (81.58%) SC Cleared
2 314 (35.93%) Windows
3 278 (31.81%) ITIL
4 248 (28.38%) Microsoft
5 222 (25.40%) HP
6 214 (24.49%) Windows Server
7 203 (23.23%) Active Directory
8 168 (19.22%) Linux
9 166 (18.99%) SQL
10 160 (18.31%) Degree
11 159 (18.19%) Unix
12 155 (17.73%) DNS
13 147 (16.82%) SQL Server
14 143 (16.36%) BPSS Clearance
15 136 (15.56%) DHCP
15 136 (15.56%) VMware
16 131 (14.99%) Oracle
17 130 (14.87%) Project Management
18 123 (14.07%) Service Delivery
19 120 (13.73%) Citrix
20 106 (12.13%) Windows Server 2008
21 105 (12.01%) Computer Science
22 100 (11.44%) AIX
23 99 (11.33%) Microsoft Certification
24 96 (10.98%) SAN
25 95 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
25 95 (10.87%) MS Excel
26 91 (10.41%) Incident Management
27 90 (10.30%) SLA
28 88 (10.07%) Change Management

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 53 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 50 (5.72%) MS Exchange
3 45 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (5.03%) WebLogic
5 35 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 35 (4.00%) Skype for Business
6 34 (3.89%) IIS
7 29 (3.32%) Apache
8 25 (2.86%) OpenStack
9 19 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
10 17 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 14 (1.60%) Office Communications Server
13 12 (1.37%) WebSphere
14 11 (1.26%) JBoss
14 11 (1.26%) Tuxedo
14 11 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
15 10 (1.14%) MQSeries
15 10 (1.14%) Oracle Application Server
16 7 (0.80%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 95 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 42 (4.81%) MS Office
3 13 (1.49%) MS Project
4 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.80%) OpenText MBPM
2 5 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.11%) Primavera
5 1 (0.11%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.23%) Office 365
2 4 (0.46%) IaaS
3 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.23%) PaaS
4 2 (0.23%) SaaS
5 1 (0.11%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 155 (17.73%) DNS
2 136 (15.56%) DHCP
3 96 (10.98%) SAN
4 76 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 50 (5.72%) WAN
6 49 (5.61%) Firewall
7 37 (4.23%) LAN
8 22 (2.52%) Internet
9 20 (2.29%) Skype
9 20 (2.29%) SSL
10 19 (2.17%) LDAP
10 19 (2.17%) VPN
11 18 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (1.95%) 3G
13 16 (1.83%) HTTP
14 14 (1.60%) SMS
15 13 (1.49%) iSCSI
16 12 (1.37%) Intranet
17 9 (1.03%) HTTPS
18 7 (0.80%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (16.82%) SQL Server
2 48 (5.49%) Relational Database
3 36 (4.12%) DB2
4 25 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (2.40%) RDBMS
7 16 (1.83%) MySQL
8 15 (1.72%) Oracle Database
9 14 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
9 14 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (0.80%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 6 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.57%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.57%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.46%) Big Data
15 4 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (2.06%) MSI
1 18 (2.06%) StarTeam
2 13 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.49%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.92%) LoadRunner
3 8 (0.92%) Subversion
3 8 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (0.69%) Ant
5 6 (0.69%) Eclipse
5 6 (0.69%) GCC
5 6 (0.69%) GDB
6 4 (0.46%) HP UFT
6 4 (0.46%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.46%) Maven
6 4 (0.46%) Protractor
7 3 (0.34%) ERwin
8 2 (0.23%) JIRA
8 2 (0.23%) JMeter
8 2 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 73 (8.35%) Finance
2 24 (2.75%) Legal
3 11 (1.26%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.03%) Banking
5 6 (0.69%) Billing
5 6 (0.69%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.57%) Marketing
7 3 (0.34%) Law
8 2 (0.23%) Advertising
8 2 (0.23%) Military
9 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.11%) Back Office
9 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 86 (9.84%) Support Engineer
2 65 (7.44%) Architect
3 59 (6.75%) Analyst
4 57 (6.52%) Project Manager
5 50 (5.72%) Consultant
5 50 (5.72%) Developer
6 41 (4.69%) Administrator
7 31 (3.55%) Unix Engineer
8 30 (3.43%) DBA
9 25 (2.86%) Desktop Support
10 24 (2.75%) Linux Engineer
11 23 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
12 22 (2.52%) 3rd Line Support
13 21 (2.40%) Virtualisation Engineer
13 21 (2.40%) Wintel Engineer
14 20 (2.29%) Server Support
15 19 (2.17%) SQL DBA
15 19 (2.17%) Wintel Support
16 18 (2.06%) Technical Leader
17 16 (1.83%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.58%) Middleware
2 23 (2.63%) J2EE
3 22 (2.52%) Web Services
4 21 (2.40%) .NET
5 19 (2.17%) XML
6 11 (1.26%) HTML
7 10 (1.14%) CSS
8 9 (1.03%) IBM Integration Bus
9 8 (0.92%) ASP.NET
9 8 (0.92%) ISPF
9 8 (0.92%) OAuth
9 8 (0.92%) OAuth2
9 8 (0.92%) OpenID
10 6 (0.69%) ADO.NET
10 6 (0.69%) AngularJS
10 6 (0.69%) JSP
10 6 (0.69%) Node.js
10 6 (0.69%) Spring
11 4 (0.46%) Java EE
11 4 (0.46%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 105 (12.01%) Computer Science
2 62 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (6.75%) Management Information System
4 57 (6.52%) Clustering
5 38 (4.35%) Data Centre
6 37 (4.23%) Mainframe
7 23 (2.63%) User Experience
8 21 (2.40%) Replication
9 20 (2.29%) Private Cloud
10 17 (1.95%) Fat Client
10 17 (1.95%) Thin Client
11 15 (1.72%) Economics
12 14 (1.60%) IBM Mainframe
13 13 (1.49%) Visualisation
14 11 (1.26%) PKI
15 10 (1.14%) Blackberry
15 10 (1.14%) PMI
16 9 (1.03%) HACMP
17 8 (0.92%) Data Structures
18 7 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 314 (35.93%) Windows
2 214 (24.49%) Windows Server
3 168 (19.22%) Linux
4 159 (18.19%) Unix
5 106 (12.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 100 (11.44%) AIX
7 95 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 72 (8.24%) Solaris
9 59 (6.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 40 (4.58%) Windows 7
11 35 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (1.95%) zOS
13 16 (1.83%) Android
13 16 (1.83%) Apple iOS
13 16 (1.83%) HPUX
14 12 (1.37%) Windows XP
15 9 (1.03%) OS/390
16 6 (0.69%) MVS
16 6 (0.69%) Windows Phone
17 5 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (31.81%) ITIL
2 130 (14.87%) Project Management
3 123 (14.07%) Service Delivery
4 91 (10.41%) Incident Management
5 88 (10.07%) Change Management
6 67 (7.67%) Problem Management
7 66 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
9 56 (6.41%) Configuration Management
10 55 (6.29%) Migration
11 50 (5.72%) High Availability
11 50 (5.72%) Mentoring
11 50 (5.72%) Software Delivery
12 47 (5.38%) Release Management
13 45 (5.15%) Change Control
14 43 (4.92%) Service Management
15 37 (4.23%) Business Continuity
16 28 (3.20%) ITIL V3
16 28 (3.20%) Test Strategy
16 28 (3.20%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 166 (18.99%) SQL
2 77 (8.81%) Perl
3 70 (8.01%) PowerShell
4 65 (7.44%) Java
5 60 (6.86%) VB
6 59 (6.75%) Shell Script
7 34 (3.89%) C
8 33 (3.78%) JavaScript
9 32 (3.66%) VBScript
10 29 (3.32%) T-SQL
11 25 (2.86%) C#
11 25 (2.86%) C++
12 21 (2.40%) Bash Shell
13 20 (2.29%) Korn
14 18 (2.06%) Python
15 16 (1.83%) C-shell
16 10 (1.14%) JCL
17 8 (0.92%) COBOL
17 8 (0.92%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 713 (81.58%) SC Cleared
2 160 (18.31%) Degree
3 143 (16.36%) BPSS Clearance
4 99 (11.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (5.15%) MCSE
6 29 (3.32%) DV Cleared
7 25 (2.86%) AAT
8 24 (2.75%) RHCE
9 22 (2.52%) PMI Certification
10 20 (2.29%) PMP
11 15 (1.72%) MCP
12 14 (1.60%) MCTS
13 11 (1.26%) BC Cleared
13 11 (1.26%) MCDBA
14 9 (1.03%) CISSP
14 9 (1.03%) IBM AIX Certification
14 9 (1.03%) MCITP
14 9 (1.03%) MCSA
14 9 (1.03%) OCP
14 9 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (10.30%) SLA
2 69 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (1.95%) ISO 9001
4 10 (1.14%) QA
5 2 (0.23%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.11%) GPG13
6 1 (0.11%) WAI
6 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 203 (23.23%) Active Directory
2 83 (9.50%) XenApp
3 75 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 70 (8.01%) Microsoft App-V
5 51 (5.84%) XenDesktop
6 45 (5.15%) XenServer
7 30 (3.43%) Oracle RAC
8 27 (3.09%) Hyper-V
9 21 (2.40%) KVM
10 15 (1.72%) Samba
11 14 (1.60%) vSphere
12 12 (1.37%) Firmware
12 12 (1.37%) Terminal Services
13 10 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 10 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
14 9 (1.03%) GPFS
15 6 (0.69%) Time Sharing Option
15 6 (0.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 4 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 4 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 57 (6.52%) SCCM
2 52 (5.95%) Tivoli
3 40 (4.58%) HP SiteScope
4 36 (4.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 34 (3.89%) MOM
6 26 (2.97%) EMC NetWorker
6 26 (2.97%) XenMobile
7 22 (2.52%) Microsoft Clustering
7 22 (2.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 21 (2.40%) SafeCom
9 18 (2.06%) NetBackup
9 18 (2.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 15 (1.72%) EdgeSight
10 15 (1.72%) Perfmon
11 14 (1.60%) OpenView
12 9 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
12 9 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
13 7 (0.80%) Puppet
14 6 (0.69%) HP SIM
14 6 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 248 (28.38%) Microsoft
2 222 (25.40%) HP
3 136 (15.56%) VMware
4 131 (14.99%) Oracle
5 120 (13.73%) Citrix
6 69 (7.89%) AppSense
7 64 (7.32%) CA
8 62 (7.09%) Red Hat
9 61 (6.98%) IBM
10 54 (6.18%) ServiceNow
11 46 (5.26%) SAP
12 38 (4.35%) ThinPrint
13 37 (4.23%) BMC
14 33 (3.78%) EMC
15 21 (2.40%) Cisco
15 21 (2.40%) Symantec
16 17 (1.95%) TIBCO
17 12 (1.37%) Axway
17 12 (1.37%) Intel Security
17 12 (1.37%) Sun
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