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 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 1 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 391 165 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 28.79% 14.86% 15.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 66.05% 53.23% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 88 67
Median daily rate £330 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £239 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 7
Median hourly rate £27.75 £25.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £7.80 £17.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.90 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.90 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+13.26% +28.75%
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
592 310 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 43.59% 27.93% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 179 110
Median daily rate £331 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 17
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £32.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -20.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £12.20 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +3 371 £330 -2.94% 17
Durham -1 5 - -
Northumberland - 3 £338 -
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England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 834 (80.27%) SC Cleared
2 399 (38.40%) Windows
3 337 (32.44%) ITIL
4 329 (31.67%) Microsoft
5 278 (26.76%) Active Directory
6 276 (26.56%) HP
7 274 (26.37%) Windows Server
8 224 (21.56%) Linux
9 205 (19.73%) SQL
10 195 (18.77%) Unix
11 191 (18.38%) DNS
12 183 (17.61%) SQL Server
13 175 (16.84%) Degree
14 165 (15.88%) Oracle
15 152 (14.63%) BPSS Clearance
16 150 (14.44%) DHCP
16 150 (14.44%) VMware
17 136 (13.09%) Project Management
17 136 (13.09%) Service Delivery
18 131 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
19 129 (12.42%) Microsoft Certification
20 127 (12.22%) Citrix
21 120 (11.55%) AIX
21 120 (11.55%) MS Excel
22 118 (11.36%) Computer Science
23 117 (11.26%) SAN
24 114 (10.97%) PowerShell
25 113 (10.88%) Windows Server 2003
26 109 (10.49%) TCP/IP
27 107 (10.30%) 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 66 (6.35%) MS Exchange
1 66 (6.35%) WebLogic
2 63 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 61 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 51 (4.91%) Skype for Business
5 50 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 48 (4.62%) IIS
7 45 (4.33%) OpenStack
8 44 (4.23%) Apache
9 23 (2.21%) Oracle Application Server
10 20 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 20 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
11 19 (1.83%) Office Communications Server
12 18 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
12 18 (1.73%) WebSphere
12 18 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
13 16 (1.54%) JBoss
14 14 (1.35%) iPlanet
14 14 (1.35%) MQSeries
14 14 (1.35%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 120 (11.55%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.33%) MS Office
3 18 (1.73%) MS Project
4 2 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.096%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.87%) OpenText MBPM
2 5 (0.48%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 57 (5.49%) Office 365
2 16 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.25%) IaaS
4 11 (1.06%) PaaS
4 11 (1.06%) SaaS
5 3 (0.29%) HP Helion
6 2 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.096%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 191 (18.38%) DNS
2 150 (14.44%) DHCP
3 117 (11.26%) SAN
4 109 (10.49%) TCP/IP
5 68 (6.54%) Firewall
6 49 (4.72%) WAN
7 34 (3.27%) Skype
8 32 (3.08%) LAN
9 30 (2.89%) Internet
10 29 (2.79%) HTTP
11 27 (2.60%) LDAP
12 24 (2.31%) iSCSI
13 21 (2.02%) Intranet
14 19 (1.83%) HTTPS
15 18 (1.73%) SSL
16 15 (1.44%) Kerberos
17 13 (1.25%) 3G
17 13 (1.25%) SMS
17 13 (1.25%) VPN
17 13 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.23%) Relational Database
3 41 (3.95%) DB2
4 27 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (2.12%) MySQL
7 19 (1.83%) RDBMS
8 18 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (1.35%) Oracle Database
10 13 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (1.06%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (0.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 7 (0.67%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.58%) NoSQL
15 5 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (2.02%) Git (software)
2 19 (1.83%) MSI
3 18 (1.73%) GCC
3 18 (1.73%) GDB
4 14 (1.35%) Visual Studio
5 13 (1.25%) StarTeam
5 13 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.87%) LoadRunner
6 9 (0.87%) Subversion
7 8 (0.77%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.77%) Protractor
8 7 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.58%) ClearCase
9 6 (0.58%) GitLab
9 6 (0.58%) JIRA
9 6 (0.58%) JMeter
9 6 (0.58%) Maven
10 5 (0.48%) webpack
11 4 (0.38%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 72 (6.93%) Finance
2 20 (1.92%) Legal
3 14 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 8 (0.77%) Banking
5 7 (0.67%) Billing
6 5 (0.48%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.19%) Advertising
7 2 (0.19%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.19%) Military
8 1 (0.096%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 93 (8.95%) Support Engineer
2 73 (7.03%) Architect
3 68 (6.54%) Analyst
4 66 (6.35%) Project Manager
5 57 (5.49%) Developer
6 52 (5.00%) Consultant
7 50 (4.81%) Administrator
8 32 (3.08%) DBA
8 32 (3.08%) Wintel Engineer
9 30 (2.89%) Linux Engineer
10 29 (2.79%) Unix Engineer
11 26 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
12 24 (2.31%) Active Directory Engineer
12 24 (2.31%) Desktop Support
12 24 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
13 22 (2.12%) Server Support
14 21 (2.02%) Virtualisation Engineer
15 20 (1.92%) Technical Leader
15 20 (1.92%) Wintel Support
16 19 (1.83%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (5.20%) Middleware
2 32 (3.08%) J2EE
3 30 (2.89%) XML
4 29 (2.79%) .NET
5 21 (2.02%) Web Services
6 16 (1.54%) ASP.NET
6 16 (1.54%) HTML
6 16 (1.54%) Node.js
7 13 (1.25%) AngularJS
7 13 (1.25%) CSS
7 13 (1.25%) IBM Integration Bus
8 8 (0.77%) ISPF
8 8 (0.77%) OAuth
8 8 (0.77%) OAuth2
8 8 (0.77%) OpenID
9 7 (0.67%) Spring
10 6 (0.58%) EJS
10 6 (0.58%) Express
10 6 (0.58%) JSON
10 6 (0.58%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 118 (11.36%) Computer Science
2 78 (7.51%) Clustering
3 61 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (5.49%) Management Information System
5 40 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 36 (3.46%) Mainframe
7 29 (2.79%) Replication
8 23 (2.21%) Private Cloud
9 20 (1.92%) User Experience
10 19 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.64%) PKI
12 14 (1.35%) IBM Mainframe
13 13 (1.25%) Fat Client
13 13 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
13 13 (1.25%) Thin Client
13 13 (1.25%) Visualisation
14 12 (1.15%) Blackberry
14 12 (1.15%) Economics
15 11 (1.06%) Public Cloud
16 10 (0.96%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 399 (38.40%) Windows
2 274 (26.37%) Windows Server
3 224 (21.56%) Linux
4 195 (18.77%) Unix
5 131 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 120 (11.55%) AIX
7 113 (10.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 100 (9.62%) Solaris
9 66 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 59 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (4.04%) Windows 7
12 25 (2.41%) Android
12 25 (2.41%) HPUX
13 23 (2.21%) Apple iOS
14 15 (1.44%) Windows XP
14 15 (1.44%) zOS
15 13 (1.25%) OS/390
16 6 (0.58%) MVS
16 6 (0.58%) SUSE
16 6 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (32.44%) ITIL
2 136 (13.09%) Project Management
2 136 (13.09%) Service Delivery
3 107 (10.30%) Change Management
4 103 (9.91%) Incident Management
5 99 (9.53%) Migration
6 82 (7.89%) Problem Management
7 69 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (6.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 62 (5.97%) High Availability
9 56 (5.39%) Configuration Management
10 53 (5.10%) Release Management
11 50 (4.81%) Change Control
11 50 (4.81%) Mentoring
12 47 (4.52%) Software Delivery
13 43 (4.14%) Load Balancing
14 40 (3.85%) Service Management
15 39 (3.75%) Business Continuity
16 33 (3.18%) Programme Management
16 33 (3.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 205 (19.73%) SQL
2 114 (10.97%) PowerShell
3 88 (8.47%) Perl
4 73 (7.03%) Java
4 73 (7.03%) VB
5 66 (6.35%) Shell Script
6 55 (5.29%) C
7 40 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 38 (3.66%) C#
9 34 (3.27%) T-SQL
9 34 (3.27%) VBScript
10 32 (3.08%) C++
11 25 (2.41%) Bash Shell
12 22 (2.12%) Korn
13 20 (1.92%) C-shell
14 19 (1.83%) Python
15 9 (0.87%) Ruby
16 8 (0.77%) JCL
17 7 (0.67%) Jython
18 6 (0.58%) REXX
Qualifications
1 834 (80.27%) SC Cleared
2 175 (16.84%) Degree
3 152 (14.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 129 (12.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 69 (6.64%) MCSE
6 31 (2.98%) DV Cleared
6 31 (2.98%) PMI Certification
7 27 (2.60%) RHCE
8 25 (2.41%) AAT
8 25 (2.41%) PMP
9 18 (1.73%) MCTS
10 17 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (1.64%) MCP
11 14 (1.35%) MCSA
12 11 (1.06%) ISTQB
13 10 (0.96%) MCDBA
13 10 (0.96%) MCITP
14 9 (0.87%) CISSP
14 9 (0.87%) OCP
14 9 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (9.53%) SLA
2 80 (7.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 20 (1.92%) ISO 9001
4 13 (1.25%) QA
5 6 (0.58%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.096%) COBIT
System Software
1 278 (26.76%) Active Directory
2 86 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (7.89%) XenApp
4 79 (7.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 52 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 46 (4.43%) XenServer
7 34 (3.27%) Hyper-V
7 34 (3.27%) Oracle RAC
8 24 (2.31%) KVM
9 19 (1.83%) Samba
10 16 (1.54%) Firmware
10 16 (1.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 16 (1.54%) vSphere
11 13 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 13 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
12 12 (1.15%) Terminal Services
13 11 (1.06%) DFS Replication
14 6 (0.58%) Time Sharing Option
14 6 (0.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 6 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 63 (6.06%) SCCM
2 58 (5.58%) Tivoli
3 47 (4.52%) HP SiteScope
4 39 (3.75%) MOM
5 34 (3.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 31 (2.98%) EMC NetWorker
7 29 (2.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 27 (2.60%) XenMobile
9 26 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
10 22 (2.12%) SafeCom
11 20 (1.92%) Puppet
11 20 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 19 (1.83%) NetBackup
13 16 (1.54%) EdgeSight
14 15 (1.44%) Perfmon
15 14 (1.35%) OpenView
16 12 (1.15%) Cisco IPCC
17 11 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
18 10 (0.96%) AirWatch
19 9 (0.87%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 329 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 276 (26.56%) HP
3 165 (15.88%) Oracle
4 150 (14.44%) VMware
5 127 (12.22%) Citrix
6 78 (7.51%) CA
7 75 (7.22%) Red Hat
8 73 (7.03%) AppSense
9 65 (6.26%) ServiceNow
10 64 (6.16%) IBM
11 50 (4.81%) BMC
12 47 (4.52%) SAP
13 42 (4.04%) EMC
14 37 (3.56%) Cisco
14 37 (3.56%) ThinPrint
15 26 (2.50%) Sun
16 24 (2.31%) Symantec
17 21 (2.02%) Veritas
18 15 (1.44%) 3PAR
18 15 (1.44%) F5
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