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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 4 3 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 103 82 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.45% 21.35% 6.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 68.21% 64.06% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 47 2
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£345 £245 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.81% -3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £404 £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 7
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.60 £10.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £27.60 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -38.98%
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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
151 128 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.12% 33.33% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 64 18
Average daily rate £331 £245 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.20% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £196 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £438 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 32 15
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.24 £13.48 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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

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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 30 January 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 30 January 2015.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

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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 30 January 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
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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 93 £345 +41.39% 2
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 135 (58.70%) SC Cleared
2 76 (33.04%) Windows
3 71 (30.87%) ITIL
4 66 (28.70%) Microsoft
5 58 (25.22%) HP
6 55 (23.91%) SQL
7 53 (23.04%) MS Excel
8 46 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 43 (18.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 39 (16.96%) Service Management
11 38 (16.52%) Java
12 37 (16.09%) Finance
13 35 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 33 (14.35%) Problem Management
14 33 (14.35%) Active Directory
15 32 (13.91%) Oracle
15 32 (13.91%) DV Cleared
16 31 (13.48%) Linux
17 30 (13.04%) VMware
17 30 (13.04%) Service Delivery
18 29 (12.61%) UNIX
18 29 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
19 27 (11.74%) MS Office
19 27 (11.74%) Agile Software Development
20 26 (11.30%) Project Management
21 25 (10.87%) Clustering
22 23 (10.00%) Change Management
23 21 (9.13%) Firewall
23 21 (9.13%) Oracle Database
23 21 (9.13%) VMware Infrastructure

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Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (7.39%) WebLogic
2 14 (6.09%) AquaLogic
3 13 (5.65%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.22%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.48%) IIS
6 6 (2.61%) Apache
7 5 (2.17%) Tuxedo
7 5 (2.17%) JBoss
8 4 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.30%) SAS
10 2 (0.87%) Confluence
10 2 (0.87%) Oracle 10gAS
10 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.87%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.87%) CMS
10 2 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.43%) Lync
Applications
1 53 (23.04%) MS Excel
2 27 (11.74%) MS Office
3 10 (4.35%) MS Project
4 6 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.87%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.13%) Firewall
2 20 (8.70%) SAN
3 13 (5.65%) DNS
4 10 (4.35%) DHCP
4 10 (4.35%) LAN
4 10 (4.35%) WAN
5 9 (3.91%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.61%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (2.61%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (2.17%) LDAP
7 5 (2.17%) SSL
7 5 (2.17%) Network Security
7 5 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (1.74%) Junos
9 2 (0.87%) FTP
9 2 (0.87%) Telnet
10 1 (0.43%) HTTP
10 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.13%) Oracle Database
3 20 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (7.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (6.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (4.78%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (3.48%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.74%) BusinessObjects XI
9 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.30%) DTS
11 2 (0.87%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.87%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.87%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 5 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (1.74%) JIRA
2 4 (1.74%) Ant
2 4 (1.74%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.30%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.30%) Selenium
4 2 (0.87%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.43%) JMeter
5 1 (0.43%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.43%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.43%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 37 (16.09%) Finance
2 4 (1.74%) Billing
2 4 (1.74%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.30%) Military
3 3 (1.30%) Electronics
3 3 (1.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.30%) General Ledger
4 2 (0.87%) Back Office
5 1 (0.43%) Banking
5 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (13.91%) Developer
2 24 (10.43%) Analyst
3 18 (7.83%) Project Manager
4 17 (7.39%) Consultant
5 16 (6.96%) Administrator
6 13 (5.65%) Service Manager
7 12 (5.22%) Support Engineer
8 10 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
8 10 (4.35%) Designer
9 8 (3.48%) UX Designer
9 8 (3.48%) Architect
9 8 (3.48%) Network Engineer
9 8 (3.48%) DBA
10 7 (3.04%) SQL Developer
11 6 (2.61%) Business Analyst
11 6 (2.61%) Oracle DBA
11 6 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (2.17%) Applications Developer
12 5 (2.17%) Server Engineer
12 5 (2.17%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.83%) Middleware
2 16 (6.96%) ASP.NET
2 16 (6.96%) .NET
3 15 (6.52%) Web Services
4 13 (5.65%) Java EE
5 11 (4.78%) SOAP
5 11 (4.78%) J2EE
6 10 (4.35%) HTML
6 10 (4.35%) CSS
7 8 (3.48%) MDX
8 4 (1.74%) JDBC
8 4 (1.74%) XML
8 4 (1.74%) JMS
8 4 (1.74%) JNDI
9 3 (1.30%) jQuery
9 3 (1.30%) JPA
10 2 (0.87%) SailPoint
10 2 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (0.87%) HTML5
10 2 (0.87%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (10.87%) Clustering
3 15 (6.52%) User Experience
4 12 (5.22%) N-Tier
5 10 (4.35%) Economics
6 5 (2.17%) Cryptography
7 4 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.30%) Replication
8 3 (1.30%) Open Source
9 2 (0.87%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.87%) CMDB
9 2 (0.87%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.87%) Statistics
10 1 (0.43%) DTV
10 1 (0.43%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.43%) HACMP
10 1 (0.43%) NHS
10 1 (0.43%) Human Factors
10 1 (0.43%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 76 (33.04%) Windows
2 43 (18.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 35 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (13.48%) Linux
5 29 (12.61%) UNIX
6 16 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (4.78%) VME
8 10 (4.35%) Solaris
9 9 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.74%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.87%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.43%) AIX
12 1 (0.43%) OS/2
12 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (30.87%) ITIL
2 39 (16.96%) Service Management
3 33 (14.35%) Problem Management
4 30 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 27 (11.74%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (11.30%) Project Management
7 23 (10.00%) Change Management
8 18 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (7.39%) Configuration Management
9 17 (7.39%) Incident Management
10 16 (6.96%) Change Control
10 16 (6.96%) SOA
10 16 (6.96%) Web Design
11 15 (6.52%) Data Management
12 14 (6.09%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (5.22%) Network Management
13 12 (5.22%) PRINCE2
14 11 (4.78%) Migration
14 11 (4.78%) Time Management
15 10 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (23.91%) SQL
2 38 (16.52%) Java
3 16 (6.96%) C#
3 16 (6.96%) VB.NET
4 15 (6.52%) VBA
5 13 (5.65%) VBScript
5 13 (5.65%) VB
6 11 (4.78%) COBOL
7 10 (4.35%) C
8 8 (3.48%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.04%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.17%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 4 (1.74%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.87%) Python
13 1 (0.43%) VB6
13 1 (0.43%) Ruby
13 1 (0.43%) Perl
13 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 135 (58.70%) SC Cleared
2 32 (13.91%) DV Cleared
3 10 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.91%) MCSE
5 7 (3.04%) ISEB
6 5 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.17%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.43%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.43%) IBM AIX Certification
9 1 (0.43%) OCP
9 1 (0.43%) OCA
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.43%) Degree
9 1 (0.43%) OCAJ
9 1 (0.43%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.65%) QA
2 10 (4.35%) SLA
3 6 (2.61%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 33 (14.35%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.70%) vSphere
4 7 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (2.17%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.74%) XenApp
7 4 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.87%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.43%) SRDF
9 1 (0.43%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 17 (7.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 17 (7.39%) OpenView
2 8 (3.48%) MIIS
3 6 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.61%) WhatsUp Gold
3 6 (2.61%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.43%) Netcool
6 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.43%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.43%) WMI
6 1 (0.43%) Puppet
6 1 (0.43%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.43%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 66 (28.70%) Microsoft
2 58 (25.22%) HP
3 32 (13.91%) Oracle
4 30 (13.04%) VMware
5 17 (7.39%) Red Hat
6 16 (6.96%) Cisco
7 13 (5.65%) EMC
8 11 (4.78%) Citrix
8 11 (4.78%) CA
9 10 (4.35%) Informatica
10 9 (3.91%) Micro Focus
10 9 (3.91%) CheckPoint
11 6 (2.61%) Splunk
11 6 (2.61%) 3PAR
11 6 (2.61%) F5
11 6 (2.61%) Veritas
11 6 (2.61%) McAfee
11 6 (2.61%) Juniper
12 5 (2.17%) Business Objects
12 5 (2.17%) TippingPoint