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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 6 12 2
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 91 34 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.99% 8.81% 16.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 67.41% 32.38% 55.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 14 56
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£350 £343 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +36.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £11.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £10.60 £9.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £11.00 £15.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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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
135 105 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 22.24% 27.20% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 44 81
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +9.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 12
Average hourly rate £18.63 £23.88 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.98% +92.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £11.00 £9.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.13 £32.65 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 0 76 £350 +2.18% 8
Durham +2 5 £325 - 1
Cleveland - - - -
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England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 138 (65.71%) SC Cleared
2 60 (28.57%) Oracle
3 55 (26.19%) SQL
4 50 (23.81%) Windows
5 44 (20.95%) HP
6 36 (17.14%) UNIX
7 35 (16.67%) ITIL
8 34 (16.19%) Finance
9 33 (15.71%) Microsoft
10 32 (15.24%) SQL Server
10 32 (15.24%) Problem Management
11 29 (13.81%) QA
12 28 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
13 27 (12.86%) Configuration Management
13 27 (12.86%) Oracle Database
14 26 (12.38%) Service Management
14 26 (12.38%) Migration
15 24 (11.43%) Oracle Applications
16 23 (10.95%) Middleware
16 23 (10.95%) Regression Testing
17 21 (10.00%) Test Scripting
18 20 (9.52%) Active Directory
18 20 (9.52%) Linux
18 20 (9.52%) DNS
19 19 (9.05%) Windows Server 2003
19 19 (9.05%) DV Cleared
19 19 (9.05%) Oracle EBS R12
20 18 (8.57%) Red Hat
20 18 (8.57%) DHCP
20 18 (8.57%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (7.62%) WebLogic
1 16 (7.62%) Oracle Workflow
2 15 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.90%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.90%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (1.43%) SAS
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle 10gAS
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle UPK
6 2 (0.95%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.95%) Apache
7 1 (0.48%) CMS
7 1 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.24%) MS Office
3 2 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (11.43%) Oracle Applications
3 19 (9.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (7.62%) Oracle Payables
5 14 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
5 14 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (2.38%) Oracle 11i
8 4 (1.90%) Oracle iProcurement
8 4 (1.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (1.90%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (1.90%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (1.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle Payroll
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.48%) Teamcenter
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.52%) DNS
2 18 (8.57%) DHCP
3 17 (8.10%) Firewall
4 14 (6.67%) SAN
5 12 (5.71%) LAN
5 12 (5.71%) WAN
6 8 (3.81%) VPN
7 5 (2.38%) LDAP
7 5 (2.38%) Junos
8 4 (1.90%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (1.90%) SSH
9 3 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (1.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (1.43%) Network Security
9 3 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.95%) SMS
10 2 (0.95%) SSL
11 1 (0.48%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.24%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.86%) Oracle Database
3 15 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (5.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (3.81%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 8 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (3.33%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.38%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (1.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (1.90%) DTS
10 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.43%) Base SAS
12 1 (0.48%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 17 (8.10%) Oracle Forms
2 16 (7.62%) LoadRunner
3 12 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (3.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 8 (3.81%) Facilita Forecast
5 4 (1.90%) JMeter
6 2 (0.95%) Hudson
6 2 (0.95%) JUnit
6 2 (0.95%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.95%) Maven
7 1 (0.48%) CaliberRM
General
1 34 (16.19%) Finance
2 14 (6.67%) General Ledger
3 10 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.43%) Legal
6 2 (0.95%) Military
6 2 (0.95%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 36 (17.14%) Analyst
2 24 (11.43%) Developer
3 17 (8.10%) DBA
4 13 (6.19%) Support Engineer
5 12 (5.71%) Test Analyst
6 11 (5.24%) Oracle DBA
6 11 (5.24%) UNIX Engineer
6 11 (5.24%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.29%) Server Support
8 8 (3.81%) Support Analyst
8 8 (3.81%) Applications Support
8 8 (3.81%) Administrator
9 7 (3.33%) Programmer
9 7 (3.33%) Test Engineer
9 7 (3.33%) Tester
9 7 (3.33%) Oracle Analyst
10 6 (2.86%) Performance Test Engineer
10 6 (2.86%) Architect
10 6 (2.86%) Performance Engineer
11 5 (2.38%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.95%) Middleware
2 12 (5.71%) ASP.NET
2 12 (5.71%) .NET
3 9 (4.29%) Web Services
4 6 (2.86%) J2EE
5 5 (2.38%) XML
6 4 (1.90%) Spring
7 3 (1.43%) JMS
7 3 (1.43%) ADO
7 3 (1.43%) CSS
7 3 (1.43%) HTML
7 3 (1.43%) SailPoint
7 3 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.43%) Apache CXF
7 3 (1.43%) jQuery
7 3 (1.43%) Java EE
7 3 (1.43%) MDX
8 2 (0.95%) JPA
9 1 (0.48%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.48%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.67%) Clustering
2 13 (6.19%) Open Source
3 7 (3.33%) Replication
4 5 (2.38%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.38%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.38%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.90%) Economics
6 3 (1.43%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.43%) HACMP
7 2 (0.95%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.95%) GIS
8 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.48%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.48%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.48%) NHS
8 1 (0.48%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (0.48%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.48%) Celerra
8 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 50 (23.81%) Windows
2 36 (17.14%) UNIX
3 20 (9.52%) Linux
4 19 (9.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (6.67%) AIX
6 13 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (6.19%) Solaris
7 8 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.81%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.86%) VME
8 6 (2.86%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.38%) HPUX
10 3 (1.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.67%) ITIL
2 32 (15.24%) Problem Management
3 27 (12.86%) Configuration Management
4 26 (12.38%) Service Management
4 26 (12.38%) Migration
5 23 (10.95%) Regression Testing
6 21 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 18 (8.57%) Change Management
8 17 (8.10%) Workflow
8 17 (8.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (7.14%) Performance Testing
10 14 (6.67%) Data Management
10 14 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (6.19%) Incident Management
12 12 (5.71%) Service Delivery
13 11 (5.24%) Automated Testing
14 10 (4.76%) Test Strategy
14 10 (4.76%) CRM
14 10 (4.76%) Programme Management
15 9 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 55 (26.19%) SQL
2 18 (8.57%) PL/SQL
3 17 (8.10%) C#
4 12 (5.71%) Java
5 10 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.33%) VB
7 6 (2.86%) VBA
7 6 (2.86%) COBOL
7 6 (2.86%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.38%) VBScript
8 5 (2.38%) Perl
8 5 (2.38%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.90%) Korn
10 3 (1.43%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.95%) C
12 1 (0.48%) MUMPS
12 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 138 (65.71%) SC Cleared
2 19 (9.05%) DV Cleared
3 11 (5.24%) ISTQB
4 9 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (4.29%) BC Cleared
4 9 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.86%) Degree
5 6 (2.86%) ISEB
6 4 (1.90%) MCDBA
6 4 (1.90%) MCT
6 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.43%) IBM AIX Certification
8 2 (0.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.48%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.81%) QA
2 14 (6.67%) SLA
3 4 (1.90%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.48%) BS15000
4 1 (0.48%) BS7799
System Software
1 20 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.38%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.38%) vSphere
5 4 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.90%) KVM
5 4 (1.90%) RHEV
5 4 (1.90%) NFS
6 3 (1.43%) GPFS
7 2 (0.95%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.33%) OpenView
3 6 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (1.90%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (1.90%) Unicenter
4 4 (1.90%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.43%) Netcool
6 2 (0.95%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (0.95%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (28.57%) Oracle
2 44 (20.95%) HP
3 33 (15.71%) Microsoft
4 18 (8.57%) Red Hat
5 17 (8.10%) VMware
5 17 (8.10%) Cisco
6 14 (6.67%) CA
7 10 (4.76%) Veritas
8 7 (3.33%) EMC
8 7 (3.33%) Citrix
8 7 (3.33%) JBoss
9 5 (2.38%) ICL
9 5 (2.38%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.38%) IBM
9 5 (2.38%) Juniper
9 5 (2.38%) TippingPoint
9 5 (2.38%) F5
9 5 (2.38%) Fujitsu
10 4 (1.90%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.43%) McAfee
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