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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 1 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 371 177 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.29% 16.95% 14.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 66.97% 56.73% 63.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 94 68
Median daily rate £320 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £236 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 23 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £13.63 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £41.60 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-7.76% +50.73%
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
554 312 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 45.22% 29.89% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 170 99
Median daily rate £310 £347 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.78% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £505 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.18% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 31 14
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +37.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £13.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.64 £38.00 £32.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +1 354 £320 -1.53% 32
Durham -11 4 £625 +51.51% 1
Northumberland - 3 £338 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 721 (81.56%) SC Cleared
2 330 (37.33%) Windows
3 294 (33.26%) ITIL
4 264 (29.86%) Microsoft
5 245 (27.71%) HP
6 229 (25.90%) Windows Server
7 213 (24.10%) Active Directory
8 182 (20.59%) Linux
9 178 (20.14%) SQL
10 169 (19.12%) Unix
11 166 (18.78%) DNS
12 160 (18.10%) Degree
13 149 (16.86%) Oracle
14 148 (16.74%) SQL Server
15 144 (16.29%) DHCP
16 143 (16.18%) VMware
17 138 (15.61%) BPSS Clearance
18 133 (15.05%) Project Management
19 127 (14.37%) Service Delivery
20 123 (13.91%) Citrix
21 111 (12.56%) Windows Server 2008
22 107 (12.10%) SAN
23 105 (11.88%) Microsoft Certification
23 105 (11.88%) AIX
23 105 (11.88%) Computer Science
24 99 (11.20%) MS Excel
25 98 (11.09%) Windows Server 2003
25 98 (11.09%) Incident Management
26 96 (10.86%) SLA
27 94 (10.63%) 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 55 (6.22%) SharePoint
2 54 (6.11%) MS Exchange
3 49 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 46 (5.20%) WebLogic
5 39 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 39 (4.41%) Skype for Business
6 35 (3.96%) IIS
7 32 (3.62%) Apache
8 29 (3.28%) OpenStack
9 20 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
10 18 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 18 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
11 17 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
12 13 (1.47%) Tuxedo
12 13 (1.47%) WebSphere
12 13 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (1.36%) MQSeries
14 11 (1.24%) Oracle Application Server
15 8 (0.90%) AquaLogic
16 7 (0.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 99 (11.20%) MS Excel
2 43 (4.86%) MS Office
3 16 (1.81%) MS Project
4 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.90%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.07%) Office 365
2 4 (0.45%) 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
1 166 (18.78%) DNS
2 144 (16.29%) DHCP
3 107 (12.10%) SAN
4 86 (9.73%) TCP/IP
5 48 (5.43%) WAN
6 42 (4.75%) Firewall
7 30 (3.39%) LAN
8 23 (2.60%) Internet
8 23 (2.60%) LDAP
8 23 (2.60%) Skype
9 18 (2.04%) HTTP
10 17 (1.92%) 3G
10 17 (1.92%) iSCSI
10 17 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (1.81%) SSL
12 15 (1.70%) Intranet
13 14 (1.58%) SMS
14 12 (1.36%) VPN
15 9 (1.02%) HTTPS
16 8 (0.90%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (16.74%) SQL Server
2 45 (5.09%) Relational Database
3 39 (4.41%) DB2
4 25 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (2.26%) MySQL
7 20 (2.26%) RDBMS
8 15 (1.70%) Oracle Database
9 14 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
9 14 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.90%) Data Mining
11 8 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (0.79%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 6 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.57%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.45%) Big Data
15 4 (0.45%) NoSQL
15 4 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (2.04%) MSI
2 17 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 17 (1.92%) StarTeam
3 13 (1.47%) GCC
3 13 (1.47%) GDB
4 10 (1.13%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.90%) Protractor
5 8 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.79%) LoadRunner
6 7 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (0.79%) Subversion
7 6 (0.68%) ClearCase
7 6 (0.68%) GitLab
8 5 (0.57%) JMeter
8 5 (0.57%) Maven
8 5 (0.57%) webpack
9 3 (0.34%) ERwin
9 3 (0.34%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 68 (7.69%) Finance
2 21 (2.38%) Legal
3 11 (1.24%) Manufacturing
4 8 (0.90%) Banking
5 7 (0.79%) Billing
6 5 (0.57%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.23%) Advertising
7 2 (0.23%) Military
8 1 (0.11%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 95 (10.75%) Support Engineer
2 62 (7.01%) Architect
3 59 (6.67%) Analyst
4 56 (6.33%) Project Manager
5 49 (5.54%) Consultant
6 45 (5.09%) Administrator
6 45 (5.09%) Developer
7 30 (3.39%) DBA
8 26 (2.94%) Desktop Support
8 26 (2.94%) Unix Engineer
9 25 (2.83%) 3rd Line Support
9 25 (2.83%) Linux Engineer
9 25 (2.83%) Solutions Architect
10 24 (2.71%) Wintel Engineer
11 21 (2.38%) Server Support
11 21 (2.38%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 20 (2.26%) Wintel Support
13 19 (2.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 19 (2.15%) SQL DBA
14 18 (2.04%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.52%) Middleware
2 20 (2.26%) J2EE
3 17 (1.92%) .NET
4 16 (1.81%) Web Services
4 16 (1.81%) XML
5 14 (1.58%) Node.js
6 11 (1.24%) CSS
6 11 (1.24%) IBM Integration Bus
7 10 (1.13%) AngularJS
8 8 (0.90%) HTML
8 8 (0.90%) ISPF
8 8 (0.90%) OAuth
8 8 (0.90%) OAuth2
8 8 (0.90%) OpenID
9 6 (0.68%) EJS
9 6 (0.68%) Express
9 6 (0.68%) LAMP
9 6 (0.68%) Spring
10 5 (0.57%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.57%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 105 (11.88%) Computer Science
2 67 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (6.79%) Clustering
3 60 (6.79%) Management Information System
4 37 (4.19%) Data Centre
5 35 (3.96%) Mainframe
6 22 (2.49%) Replication
7 19 (2.15%) Private Cloud
7 19 (2.15%) User Experience
8 17 (1.92%) Economics
8 17 (1.92%) Fat Client
8 17 (1.92%) Thin Client
9 14 (1.58%) IBM Mainframe
9 14 (1.58%) Visualisation
10 12 (1.36%) Blackberry
11 11 (1.24%) PKI
12 10 (1.13%) PMI
13 8 (0.90%) Data Structures
13 8 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
13 8 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 330 (37.33%) Windows
2 229 (25.90%) Windows Server
3 182 (20.59%) Linux
4 169 (19.12%) Unix
5 111 (12.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 105 (11.88%) AIX
7 98 (11.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 80 (9.05%) Solaris
9 61 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 39 (4.41%) Windows 7
11 37 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (2.15%) HPUX
13 18 (2.04%) Android
13 18 (2.04%) Apple iOS
14 15 (1.70%) zOS
15 12 (1.36%) Windows XP
16 11 (1.24%) OS/390
17 6 (0.68%) MVS
17 6 (0.68%) Windows Phone
18 5 (0.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (33.26%) ITIL
2 133 (15.05%) Project Management
3 127 (14.37%) Service Delivery
4 98 (11.09%) Incident Management
5 94 (10.63%) Change Management
6 70 (7.92%) Problem Management
7 67 (7.58%) Root Cause Analysis
8 56 (6.33%) Configuration Management
9 55 (6.22%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (5.66%) Release Management
10 50 (5.66%) Software Delivery
11 49 (5.54%) Mentoring
11 49 (5.54%) Migration
12 48 (5.43%) Change Control
12 48 (5.43%) High Availability
13 39 (4.41%) Business Continuity
14 38 (4.30%) Service Management
15 31 (3.51%) QMS
16 30 (3.39%) Test Strategy
17 29 (3.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 178 (20.14%) SQL
2 87 (9.84%) Perl
3 74 (8.37%) PowerShell
4 64 (7.24%) Java
5 63 (7.13%) VB
6 62 (7.01%) Shell Script
7 43 (4.86%) C
8 32 (3.62%) VBScript
9 29 (3.28%) T-SQL
10 26 (2.94%) C++
11 25 (2.83%) Bash Shell
11 25 (2.83%) C#
12 24 (2.71%) JavaScript
12 24 (2.71%) Korn
13 20 (2.26%) C-shell
14 13 (1.47%) Python
15 8 (0.90%) JCL
15 8 (0.90%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.90%) Ruby
16 6 (0.68%) REXX
Qualifications
1 721 (81.56%) SC Cleared
2 160 (18.10%) Degree
3 138 (15.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 105 (11.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (5.77%) MCSE
6 27 (3.05%) RHCE
7 25 (2.83%) AAT
8 24 (2.71%) DV Cleared
8 24 (2.71%) PMI Certification
9 22 (2.49%) PMP
10 15 (1.70%) MCP
11 14 (1.58%) MCTS
12 11 (1.24%) MCDBA
13 9 (1.02%) CISSP
13 9 (1.02%) MCITP
13 9 (1.02%) MCSA
13 9 (1.02%) OCP
13 9 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
14 8 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (10.86%) SLA
2 74 (8.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 19 (2.15%) ISO 9001
4 13 (1.47%) QA
5 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.23%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) GPG13
6 1 (0.11%) WAI
6 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 213 (24.10%) Active Directory
2 84 (9.50%) XenApp
3 81 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 71 (8.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 52 (5.88%) XenDesktop
6 46 (5.20%) XenServer
7 34 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
8 29 (3.28%) Hyper-V
9 24 (2.71%) KVM
10 19 (2.15%) Samba
11 14 (1.58%) vSphere
12 12 (1.36%) Firmware
12 12 (1.36%) Terminal Services
13 10 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 10 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.68%) Time Sharing Option
14 6 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 4 (0.45%) Brightmail
15 4 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 4 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 57 (6.45%) SCCM
2 55 (6.22%) Tivoli
3 44 (4.98%) HP SiteScope
4 37 (4.19%) MOM
5 36 (4.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 30 (3.39%) EMC NetWorker
7 27 (3.05%) XenMobile
8 22 (2.49%) Microsoft Clustering
8 22 (2.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 22 (2.49%) SafeCom
9 18 (2.04%) NetBackup
9 18 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 16 (1.81%) EdgeSight
11 15 (1.70%) OpenView
11 15 (1.70%) Perfmon
12 10 (1.13%) Puppet
13 9 (1.02%) Cisco IPCC
13 9 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
13 9 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
14 8 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 264 (29.86%) Microsoft
2 245 (27.71%) HP
3 149 (16.86%) Oracle
4 143 (16.18%) VMware
5 123 (13.91%) Citrix
6 70 (7.92%) AppSense
7 68 (7.69%) CA
8 63 (7.13%) Red Hat
9 60 (6.79%) ServiceNow
10 58 (6.56%) IBM
11 47 (5.32%) SAP
12 40 (4.52%) BMC
13 39 (4.41%) EMC
13 39 (4.41%) ThinPrint
14 21 (2.38%) Cisco
14 21 (2.38%) Symantec
15 13 (1.47%) 3PAR
15 13 (1.47%) Sun
15 13 (1.47%) TIBCO
16 12 (1.36%) Trend Micro
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