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 3 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 3 1 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 95 155 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.16% 31.19% 6.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 64.19% 72.43% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 93 6
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£305 £245 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.65% -32.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £193 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £373 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £356 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.95% -2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 5
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -36.84%
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
148 214 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.17% 43.06% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 122 23
Average daily rate £325 £245 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £197 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 28 9
Average hourly rate £16.16 £25.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.36% +2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

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 3 March 2015.

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
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 3 March 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 0 88 £325 +35.41% 6
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 154 (60.87%) SC Cleared
2 85 (33.60%) ITIL
3 78 (30.83%) Windows
4 67 (26.48%) Microsoft
5 58 (22.92%) HP
6 55 (21.74%) SQL
7 51 (20.16%) MS Excel
8 48 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 43 (17.00%) SQL Server
10 41 (16.21%) Finance
11 40 (15.81%) Service Management
12 39 (15.42%) Java
12 39 (15.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 37 (14.62%) UNIX
13 37 (14.62%) Linux
14 35 (13.83%) Active Directory
14 35 (13.83%) DV Cleared
15 32 (12.65%) Problem Management
15 32 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
15 32 (12.65%) Oracle
15 32 (12.65%) VMware
16 28 (11.07%) Clustering
16 28 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
17 27 (10.67%) Project Management
18 26 (10.28%) Service Delivery
18 26 (10.28%) Change Management
19 25 (9.88%) MS Office
20 24 (9.49%) Configuration Management
21 23 (9.09%) Firewall
21 23 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 18 (7.11%) WebLogic
2 16 (6.32%) AquaLogic
3 13 (5.14%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.14%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.16%) IIS
5 5 (1.98%) JBoss
5 5 (1.98%) Tuxedo
5 5 (1.98%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.58%) Apache
7 3 (1.19%) SAS
7 3 (1.19%) CMS
8 2 (0.79%) Confluence
8 2 (0.79%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.40%) Documentum
9 1 (0.40%) Lync
9 1 (0.40%) Alfresco
Applications
1 51 (20.16%) MS Excel
2 25 (9.88%) MS Office
3 10 (3.95%) MS Project
4 6 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (2.37%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.37%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (2.37%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (2.37%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.98%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.58%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.09%) Firewall
2 22 (8.70%) SAN
3 14 (5.53%) DNS
4 11 (4.35%) WAN
4 11 (4.35%) DHCP
4 11 (4.35%) LAN
4 11 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.77%) LDAP
6 6 (2.37%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (2.37%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (1.98%) Network Security
7 5 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (1.98%) SSL
7 5 (1.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (1.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (1.58%) Junos
9 2 (0.79%) Telnet
9 2 (0.79%) VoIP
9 2 (0.79%) FTP
10 1 (0.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.11%) Oracle Database
3 15 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (5.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (3.16%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.58%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (1.19%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.19%) DTS
11 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.79%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (3.16%) Ant
2 6 (2.37%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.58%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.58%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.58%) Selenium
4 4 (1.58%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.19%) JIRA
6 2 (0.79%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.79%) CppUnit
6 2 (0.79%) NUnit
6 2 (0.79%) Subversion
6 2 (0.79%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.79%) Rational Rose
6 2 (0.79%) Facilita Forecast
6 2 (0.79%) GoogleTest
7 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.40%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.40%) JMeter
7 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (16.21%) Finance
2 6 (2.37%) General Ledger
3 5 (1.98%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.98%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.58%) Billing
5 3 (1.19%) Electronics
6 2 (0.79%) Back Office
6 2 (0.79%) Military
7 1 (0.40%) Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (14.23%) Developer
2 30 (11.86%) Analyst
3 19 (7.51%) Project Manager
4 18 (7.11%) Consultant
5 16 (6.32%) Administrator
6 13 (5.14%) Service Manager
7 11 (4.35%) Support Engineer
8 10 (3.95%) Wintel Engineer
9 9 (3.56%) Designer
9 9 (3.56%) Network Engineer
9 9 (3.56%) Architect
10 8 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.16%) UX Designer
11 7 (2.77%) Applications Developer
11 7 (2.77%) Server Engineer
12 6 (2.37%) .NET Developer
12 6 (2.37%) SQL Developer
12 6 (2.37%) Business Analyst
12 6 (2.37%) DBA
12 6 (2.37%) COBOL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.30%) Middleware
2 18 (7.11%) Web Services
3 14 (5.53%) .NET
3 14 (5.53%) J2EE
4 13 (5.14%) SOAP
5 12 (4.74%) Java EE
6 11 (4.35%) HTML
6 11 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 10 (3.95%) CSS
8 9 (3.56%) XML
9 6 (2.37%) JDBC
9 6 (2.37%) JNDI
9 6 (2.37%) JMS
10 5 (1.98%) MDX
11 3 (1.19%) JPA
11 3 (1.19%) jQuery
12 2 (0.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (0.79%) RESTful
12 2 (0.79%) HTML5
12 2 (0.79%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (11.07%) Clustering
3 14 (5.53%) User Experience
4 10 (3.95%) Economics
5 7 (2.77%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.98%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.58%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.58%) Open Source
8 3 (1.19%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.19%) Replication
8 3 (1.19%) CMDB
9 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.79%) PDA
9 2 (0.79%) Derivative
9 2 (0.79%) Statistics
9 2 (0.79%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.40%) Human Factors
10 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 78 (30.83%) Windows
2 48 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (15.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (14.62%) Linux
4 37 (14.62%) UNIX
5 17 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (5.53%) VME
7 12 (4.74%) Solaris
8 9 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.37%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.79%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.79%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.40%) OS/2
11 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (33.60%) ITIL
2 40 (15.81%) Service Management
3 32 (12.65%) Problem Management
4 28 (11.07%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (10.67%) Project Management
6 26 (10.28%) Service Delivery
6 26 (10.28%) Change Management
7 24 (9.49%) Configuration Management
8 17 (6.72%) SOA
9 16 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (6.32%) Change Control
10 15 (5.93%) Incident Management
11 14 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (5.53%) Migration
12 12 (4.74%) PRINCE2
12 12 (4.74%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (4.74%) Network Management
12 12 (4.74%) Time Management
12 12 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (4.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 55 (21.74%) SQL
2 39 (15.42%) Java
3 14 (5.53%) C#
4 13 (5.14%) COBOL
4 13 (5.14%) PL/SQL
5 12 (4.74%) C
6 11 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 11 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 10 (3.95%) VBA
8 9 (3.56%) VB
9 8 (3.16%) VBScript
10 6 (2.37%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.37%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 5 (1.98%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.19%) C++
13 2 (0.79%) Python
13 2 (0.79%) Ruby
14 1 (0.40%) XPath
14 1 (0.40%) VB6
14 1 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 154 (60.87%) SC Cleared
2 35 (13.83%) DV Cleared
3 10 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.56%) MCSE
5 8 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.77%) VCP4
7 6 (2.37%) ISEB
8 5 (1.98%) Degree
9 4 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (1.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (1.19%) BC Cleared
10 3 (1.19%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.79%) CCNA
12 1 (0.40%) OCP
12 1 (0.40%) OCA
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.40%) SAS Certification
12 1 (0.40%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.93%) QA
2 13 (5.14%) SLA
3 6 (2.37%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.98%) JSP 440
System Software
1 35 (13.83%) Active Directory
2 23 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.91%) vSphere
4 6 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (1.98%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.58%) XenApp
6 4 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.79%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.79%) SRDF
8 1 (0.40%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 20 (7.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 17 (6.72%) OpenView
3 8 (3.16%) MIIS
4 6 (2.37%) NetBackup
4 6 (2.37%) WhatsUp Gold
4 6 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.79%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.40%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.40%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.40%) Puppet
7 1 (0.40%) WMI
Vendors
1 67 (26.48%) Microsoft
2 58 (22.92%) HP
3 32 (12.65%) Oracle
3 32 (12.65%) VMware
4 18 (7.11%) Cisco
4 18 (7.11%) Red Hat
5 15 (5.93%) EMC
6 13 (5.14%) Informatica
7 11 (4.35%) Citrix
7 11 (4.35%) CA
8 10 (3.95%) CheckPoint
9 9 (3.56%) Micro Focus
10 6 (2.37%) 3PAR
10 6 (2.37%) F5
10 6 (2.37%) Splunk
10 6 (2.37%) McAfee
10 6 (2.37%) Veritas
10 6 (2.37%) Juniper
11 5 (1.98%) Business Objects
11 5 (1.98%) TippingPoint
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