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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 6 3 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 110 118 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.94% 19.60% 6.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.29% 76.13% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 94 7
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£339 £264 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.70% -4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £171 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £424 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.16 £34.75 £10.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.49% +228.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -22.41%
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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
192 155 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.33% 25.75% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 109 25
Average daily rate £339 £277 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.32% -11.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £422 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 4 5
Average hourly rate £16.16 £33.50 £10.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.76% +230.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

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 28 May 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
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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 92 £332 +26.56% 3
Durham 0 12 £475 +63.79%
Cleveland - 1 £200 -
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England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 134 (64.11%) SC Cleared
2 67 (32.06%) ITIL
3 56 (26.79%) Windows
4 41 (19.62%) Java
5 38 (18.18%) SQL
6 35 (16.75%) HP
7 33 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 32 (15.31%) Linux
9 29 (13.88%) Service Management
10 28 (13.40%) Finance
10 28 (13.40%) Problem Management
11 27 (12.92%) Oracle
11 27 (12.92%) UNIX
12 26 (12.44%) MS Excel
13 24 (11.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 22 (10.53%) Migration
15 21 (10.05%) Data Centre
16 20 (9.57%) VME
16 20 (9.57%) J2EE
17 19 (9.09%) Project Management
17 19 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (8.61%) Active Directory
18 18 (8.61%) Web Services
18 18 (8.61%) COBOL
19 17 (8.13%) WebLogic
19 17 (8.13%) DNS
19 17 (8.13%) Informatica
19 17 (8.13%) Configuration Management
19 17 (8.13%) Change Management
20 16 (7.66%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 17 (8.13%) WebLogic
2 11 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.26%) AquaLogic
3 9 (4.31%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.35%) Tuxedo
5 5 (2.39%) Apache
6 3 (1.44%) CMS
6 3 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.44%) SAS
6 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle 10gAS
7 2 (0.96%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.48%) Documentum
8 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.48%) IIS
8 1 (0.48%) Jetty
8 1 (0.48%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.48%) Confluence
Applications
1 26 (12.44%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.74%) MS Office
3 4 (1.91%) MS Project
4 3 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.87%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.39%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.91%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.91%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.48%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.13%) DNS
2 16 (7.66%) DHCP
3 14 (6.70%) Firewall
3 14 (6.70%) LAN
3 14 (6.70%) WAN
3 14 (6.70%) SAN
4 10 (4.78%) Internet
5 9 (4.31%) LDAP
6 8 (3.83%) Network Security
7 6 (2.87%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (2.39%) Junos
9 4 (1.91%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (1.91%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.91%) VPN
9 4 (1.91%) SSL
10 3 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (1.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (0.96%) VLAN
11 2 (0.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.66%) Oracle Database
2 13 (6.22%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.87%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.44%) MS Access
5 3 (1.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (0.96%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.96%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.48%) dBASE
7 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.48%) DTS
7 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.48%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 13 (6.22%) Ant
2 5 (2.39%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (2.39%) LoadRunner
3 4 (1.91%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.91%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.96%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.96%) GoogleTest
5 2 (0.96%) CppUnit
5 2 (0.96%) Selenium
5 2 (0.96%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.96%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.96%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.96%) NUnit
5 2 (0.96%) Subversion
6 1 (0.48%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.48%) WATIR
6 1 (0.48%) JIRA
6 1 (0.48%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.48%) Sahi
General
1 28 (13.40%) Finance
2 8 (3.83%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.91%) General Ledger
4 3 (1.44%) Banking
5 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Billing
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (16.27%) Developer
2 26 (12.44%) Analyst
3 12 (5.74%) Wintel Engineer
3 12 (5.74%) Architect
3 12 (5.74%) Network Engineer
4 11 (5.26%) Administrator
4 11 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 11 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 10 (4.78%) Project Manager
5 10 (4.78%) Java Developer
6 9 (4.31%) Consultant
6 9 (4.31%) COBOL Analyst
7 8 (3.83%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (3.35%) Service Manager
8 7 (3.35%) Informatica Developer
8 7 (3.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (3.35%) Service Analyst
9 6 (2.87%) Release Manager
9 6 (2.87%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (2.39%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.57%) J2EE
2 18 (8.61%) Web Services
3 15 (7.18%) Middleware
4 12 (5.74%) SOAP
5 11 (5.26%) JMS
6 9 (4.31%) Spring
6 9 (4.31%) JNDI
6 9 (4.31%) JDBC
7 7 (3.35%) HTML
8 6 (2.87%) Java EE
8 6 (2.87%) .NET
8 6 (2.87%) XML
9 5 (2.39%) Hibernate
10 2 (0.96%) RESTful
10 2 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.96%) SAML
11 1 (0.48%) JSF
11 1 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
11 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.48%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.05%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.74%) Clustering
4 9 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.35%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.39%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.91%) Economics
7 4 (1.91%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.91%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.44%) Replication
9 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.96%) CMDB
9 2 (0.96%) Derivative
9 2 (0.96%) PDA
9 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.48%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.48%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 56 (26.79%) Windows
2 32 (15.31%) Linux
3 27 (12.92%) UNIX
4 20 (9.57%) VME
5 19 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (7.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (6.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.35%) Solaris
8 7 (3.35%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.96%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.48%) OS/2
10 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (32.06%) ITIL
2 29 (13.88%) Service Management
3 28 (13.40%) Problem Management
4 22 (10.53%) Migration
5 19 (9.09%) Project Management
6 17 (8.13%) Configuration Management
6 17 (8.13%) Change Management
7 15 (7.18%) Incident Management
7 15 (7.18%) Service Delivery
8 14 (6.70%) SOA
9 13 (6.22%) Mentoring
9 13 (6.22%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (5.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (5.74%) Validation
10 12 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (5.26%) Change Control
12 9 (4.31%) PRINCE2
12 9 (4.31%) High Availability
12 9 (4.31%) Server Building
13 8 (3.83%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (19.62%) Java
2 38 (18.18%) SQL
3 18 (8.61%) COBOL
4 14 (6.70%) PL/SQL
5 13 (6.22%) Shell Script
6 11 (5.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 7 (3.35%) C
8 5 (2.39%) C#
8 5 (2.39%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.39%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.39%) Scala
9 3 (1.44%) C++
9 3 (1.44%) VB
10 2 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.96%) Ruby
11 1 (0.48%) Python
11 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.48%) Perl
11 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 134 (64.11%) SC Cleared
2 13 (6.22%) DV Cleared
3 10 (4.78%) Degree
4 5 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.91%) MCSE
5 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.91%) ISEB
6 3 (1.44%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.44%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.96%) CCNA
8 1 (0.48%) OCP
8 1 (0.48%) OCA
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.48%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.48%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.18%) SLA
2 11 (5.26%) QA
3 6 (2.87%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.91%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (8.61%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.87%) vSphere
4 5 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.91%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.96%) SRDF
6 2 (0.96%) XenApp
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (11.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (4.31%) OpenView
3 3 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.44%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (0.96%) Puppet
4 2 (0.96%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.96%) SCCM
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.48%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.48%) WMI
Vendors
1 35 (16.75%) HP
2 33 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 27 (12.92%) Oracle
4 17 (8.13%) Informatica
5 15 (7.18%) Red Hat
5 15 (7.18%) VMware
6 14 (6.70%) CheckPoint
6 14 (6.70%) Cisco
7 10 (4.78%) Juniper
8 9 (4.31%) EMC
8 9 (4.31%) TippingPoint
9 8 (3.83%) CA
10 7 (3.35%) F5
11 6 (2.87%) McAfee
12 5 (2.39%) 3PAR
13 4 (1.91%) SAP
13 4 (1.91%) Micro Focus
13 4 (1.91%) ICL
14 3 (1.44%) Serena
14 3 (1.44%) Crossbeam