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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 7 17 2
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 101 22 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.53% 6.23% 18.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.59% 27.50% 55.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 10 55
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£350 £298 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.53% +21.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 8
Average hourly rate £18.50 £11.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.93 £10.60 £9.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £15.00 £11.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+36.11% -30.76%
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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
164 80 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 23.60% 22.66% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 33 78
Average daily rate £360 £315 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £246 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £500 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 9
Average hourly rate £31.50 £26.75 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.75% +137.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £11.40 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £32.50 £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +4 85 £360 +20.80% 14
Durham +1 10 £325 - 2
Cleveland - - - -
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England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 131 (62.09%) SC Cleared
2 64 (30.33%) Windows
3 60 (28.44%) Oracle
4 57 (27.01%) HP
5 56 (26.54%) SQL
6 47 (22.27%) ITIL
7 39 (18.48%) Microsoft
8 36 (17.06%) Finance
9 35 (16.59%) Problem Management
10 34 (16.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (16.11%) SQL Server
11 33 (15.64%) UNIX
12 32 (15.17%) QA
13 31 (14.69%) Oracle Database
13 31 (14.69%) Service Management
14 28 (13.27%) Middleware
14 28 (13.27%) Configuration Management
15 27 (12.80%) MS Excel
16 26 (12.32%) Active Directory
17 25 (11.85%) Oracle EBS
18 24 (11.37%) Firewall
18 24 (11.37%) DV Cleared
18 24 (11.37%) Windows Server 2008
19 23 (10.90%) Oracle Applications
19 23 (10.90%) Clustering
19 23 (10.90%) Linux
20 22 (10.43%) Red Hat
20 22 (10.43%) Disaster Recovery
21 21 (9.95%) VMware
21 21 (9.95%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 21 (9.95%) WebLogic
2 17 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.16%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (3.32%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (3.32%) AquaLogic
5 4 (1.90%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.90%) IIS
5 4 (1.90%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (1.42%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.42%) SAS
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle 10gAS
7 2 (0.95%) Apache
8 1 (0.47%) CMS
8 1 (0.47%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 27 (12.80%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (11.85%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (10.90%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (8.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (6.64%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (5.69%) Oracle General Ledger
5 12 (5.69%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (2.37%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (1.42%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (1.42%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (1.42%) Oracle iProcurement
8 3 (1.42%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (1.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.95%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (0.95%) Oracle Payroll
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.47%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.37%) Firewall
2 20 (9.48%) DNS
3 19 (9.00%) SAN
4 16 (7.58%) DHCP
5 14 (6.64%) WAN
5 14 (6.64%) LAN
6 8 (3.79%) VPN
7 7 (3.32%) Junos
8 6 (2.84%) LDAP
9 5 (2.37%) TCP/IP
9 5 (2.37%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (2.37%) Network Security
9 5 (2.37%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (2.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (2.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (1.90%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (1.90%) SSL
10 4 (1.90%) SSH
11 2 (0.95%) SMS
12 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.11%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.69%) Oracle Database
3 14 (6.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (4.27%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (4.27%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (3.32%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.32%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.32%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 6 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.37%) Oracle Discoverer
11 4 (1.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (1.90%) DTS
12 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.42%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (1.42%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 14 (6.64%) LoadRunner
2 13 (6.16%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (5.21%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (4.27%) Facilita Forecast
5 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.90%) JMeter
7 2 (0.95%) Hudson
7 2 (0.95%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.95%) JUnit
7 2 (0.95%) Maven
8 1 (0.47%) Ant
8 1 (0.47%) JIRA
8 1 (0.47%) CaliberRM
General
1 36 (17.06%) Finance
2 12 (5.69%) General Ledger
3 6 (2.84%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.37%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.95%) Military
5 2 (0.95%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 28 (13.27%) Analyst
2 23 (10.90%) Developer
3 18 (8.53%) DBA
4 13 (6.16%) Support Engineer
5 12 (5.69%) Oracle DBA
6 11 (5.21%) UNIX Engineer
6 11 (5.21%) Test Analyst
7 10 (4.74%) Administrator
7 10 (4.74%) Consultant
8 8 (3.79%) Wintel Engineer
8 8 (3.79%) Server Support
9 7 (3.32%) Programmer
9 7 (3.32%) Applications Support
9 7 (3.32%) Test Engineer
9 7 (3.32%) Architect
10 6 (2.84%) Performance Test Engineer
10 6 (2.84%) Tester
10 6 (2.84%) Performance Engineer
10 6 (2.84%) Support Analyst
10 6 (2.84%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.27%) Middleware
2 12 (5.69%) .NET
2 12 (5.69%) ASP.NET
3 10 (4.74%) Web Services
4 8 (3.79%) Java EE
4 8 (3.79%) HTML
4 8 (3.79%) CSS
5 7 (3.32%) J2EE
6 5 (2.37%) XML
7 4 (1.90%) SailPoint
7 4 (1.90%) JMS
7 4 (1.90%) Spring
8 3 (1.42%) ADO
8 3 (1.42%) jQuery
8 3 (1.42%) MDX
8 3 (1.42%) Apache CXF
9 2 (0.95%) JPA
9 2 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.47%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.47%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.90%) Clustering
2 17 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.16%) Open Source
4 7 (3.32%) User Experience
5 6 (2.84%) Replication
6 5 (2.37%) Cryptography
6 5 (2.37%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.37%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.37%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.42%) HACMP
8 2 (0.95%) GIS
9 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.47%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.47%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.47%) NHS
9 1 (0.47%) Celerra
9 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.47%) Symmetrix DMX
9 1 (0.47%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 64 (30.33%) Windows
2 34 (16.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (15.64%) UNIX
4 24 (11.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (10.90%) Linux
6 18 (8.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (6.16%) Solaris
8 11 (5.21%) AIX
9 8 (3.79%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.84%) VME
10 6 (2.84%) Windows 7
11 5 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.90%) HPUX
13 3 (1.42%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.27%) ITIL
2 35 (16.59%) Problem Management
3 31 (14.69%) Service Management
4 28 (13.27%) Configuration Management
5 22 (10.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 21 (9.95%) Regression Testing
7 20 (9.48%) Migration
7 20 (9.48%) Test Scripting
8 18 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (8.06%) Performance Testing
10 15 (7.11%) Incident Management
11 14 (6.64%) Data Management
11 14 (6.64%) Workflow
12 13 (6.16%) Change Management
12 13 (6.16%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (5.69%) Service Delivery
13 12 (5.69%) Automated Testing
14 11 (5.21%) Test Strategy
15 10 (4.74%) Software Testing
15 10 (4.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 56 (26.54%) SQL
2 17 (8.06%) C#
2 17 (8.06%) Java
2 17 (8.06%) PL/SQL
3 10 (4.74%) VB.NET
4 8 (3.79%) VB
5 6 (2.84%) COBOL
5 6 (2.84%) VBA
6 5 (2.37%) VBScript
6 5 (2.37%) Perl
6 5 (2.37%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.37%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.90%) Korn
8 3 (1.42%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.42%) C
9 1 (0.47%) VB6
9 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.47%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 131 (62.09%) SC Cleared
2 24 (11.37%) DV Cleared
3 11 (5.21%) BC Cleared
3 11 (5.21%) ISTQB
4 9 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.27%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (3.79%) ISEB
6 6 (2.84%) Degree
7 5 (2.37%) MCSE
8 4 (1.90%) MCDBA
8 4 (1.90%) MCT
9 3 (1.42%) IBM AIX Certification
10 2 (0.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.47%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (15.17%) QA
2 16 (7.58%) SLA
3 6 (2.84%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.47%) BS15000
4 1 (0.47%) BS7799
System Software
1 26 (12.32%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.74%) vSphere
4 8 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.32%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (2.84%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.37%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.90%) KVM
8 4 (1.90%) RHEV
8 4 (1.90%) XenApp
8 4 (1.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (1.90%) NFS
9 3 (1.42%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 14 (6.64%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (5.69%) OpenView
3 7 (3.32%) NetBackup
3 7 (3.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (3.32%) MIIS
4 6 (2.84%) WhatsUp Gold
5 4 (1.90%) Unicenter
6 3 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.42%) Netcool
7 2 (0.95%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.95%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (28.44%) Oracle
2 57 (27.01%) HP
3 39 (18.48%) Microsoft
4 22 (10.43%) Red Hat
5 21 (9.95%) VMware
6 17 (8.06%) Cisco
7 13 (6.16%) Veritas
8 12 (5.69%) CA
8 12 (5.69%) Citrix
9 9 (4.27%) EMC
10 7 (3.32%) JBoss
10 7 (3.32%) Juniper
10 7 (3.32%) CheckPoint
10 7 (3.32%) F5
10 7 (3.32%) TippingPoint
11 6 (2.84%) 3PAR
12 5 (2.37%) ICL
12 5 (2.37%) McAfee
12 5 (2.37%) Fujitsu
13 4 (1.90%) IBM
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