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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 4 1 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 107 152 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 13.90% 23.97% 4.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.84% 77.16% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 117 7
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£300 £245 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -11.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £168 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.16 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+54.44% -15.09%
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
185 197 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.03% 31.07% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 139 25
Average daily rate £325 £246 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.11% -21.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £400 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% +59.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -21.73%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 -4 95 £312 +27.79% 6
Durham +1 9 - - 2
Cleveland - 2 £200 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 131 (62.98%) SC Cleared
2 72 (34.62%) ITIL
3 53 (25.48%) Windows
4 44 (21.15%) SQL
5 39 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 36 (17.31%) HP
6 36 (17.31%) MS Excel
7 35 (16.83%) Java
8 32 (15.38%) Finance
8 32 (15.38%) UNIX
9 30 (14.42%) Service Management
10 28 (13.46%) Linux
11 26 (12.50%) Project Management
12 25 (12.02%) Oracle
13 24 (11.54%) Problem Management
14 23 (11.06%) SQL Server
14 23 (11.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 22 (10.58%) Windows Server 2003
16 21 (10.10%) Change Management
17 20 (9.62%) Migration
18 19 (9.13%) Configuration Management
18 19 (9.13%) Active Directory
18 19 (9.13%) VME
19 17 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
19 17 (8.17%) COBOL
19 17 (8.17%) Service Delivery
19 17 (8.17%) VMware
20 16 (7.69%) Clustering
20 16 (7.69%) Web Services
20 16 (7.69%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 14 (6.73%) WebLogic
2 12 (5.77%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.29%) AquaLogic
3 11 (5.29%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.92%) Apache
4 4 (1.92%) Tuxedo
4 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.44%) IIS
5 3 (1.44%) CMS
5 3 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.96%) SAS
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.48%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.48%) nginx
7 1 (0.48%) Jetty
7 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.48%) Lync
7 1 (0.48%) Documentum
7 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.69%) MS Office
3 7 (3.37%) MS Project
4 3 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.37%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (2.88%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.40%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (2.40%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.92%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.48%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.21%) SAN
2 14 (6.73%) DNS
3 13 (6.25%) DHCP
4 12 (5.77%) Firewall
4 12 (5.77%) LAN
4 12 (5.77%) WAN
5 10 (4.81%) LDAP
6 6 (2.88%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (2.40%) Junos
7 5 (2.40%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.92%) Internet
8 4 (1.92%) SSL
8 4 (1.92%) Network Security
9 3 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (1.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (0.96%) HTTP
10 2 (0.96%) VoIP
10 2 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.06%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.73%) Oracle Database
3 13 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (1.44%) MS Access
8 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.96%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.48%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (5.29%) Ant
2 5 (2.40%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.40%) Eclipse
2 5 (2.40%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (2.40%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.96%) Subversion
4 2 (0.96%) NUnit
4 2 (0.96%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.96%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.96%) GoogleTest
4 2 (0.96%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.96%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.96%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.48%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.48%) WATIR
5 1 (0.48%) Selenium
5 1 (0.48%) JIRA
5 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
General
1 32 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (2.88%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.40%) General Ledger
4 3 (1.44%) Banking
4 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.96%) Electronics
5 2 (0.96%) Back Office
5 2 (0.96%) Military
6 1 (0.48%) Billing
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (16.35%) Developer
2 31 (14.90%) Analyst
3 16 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 11 (5.29%) Administrator
5 10 (4.81%) Consultant
5 10 (4.81%) Support Engineer
5 10 (4.81%) COBOL Analyst
6 9 (4.33%) Network Engineer
7 8 (3.85%) Service Analyst
7 8 (3.85%) Desktop Support
7 8 (3.85%) Service Manager
8 7 (3.37%) Wintel Engineer
8 7 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (3.37%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (3.37%) Architect
8 7 (3.37%) Applications Developer
9 6 (2.88%) Release Manager
9 6 (2.88%) Informatica Developer
10 5 (2.40%) .NET Developer
10 5 (2.40%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.69%) Web Services
1 16 (7.69%) Middleware
2 15 (7.21%) J2EE
3 11 (5.29%) SOAP
4 9 (4.33%) JNDI
4 9 (4.33%) JMS
4 9 (4.33%) JDBC
4 9 (4.33%) .NET
5 6 (2.88%) XML
5 6 (2.88%) HTML
6 5 (2.40%) Java EE
7 4 (1.92%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.92%) CSS
8 2 (0.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.96%) Spring
8 2 (0.96%) MDX
8 2 (0.96%) jQuery
9 1 (0.48%) Java EE 5
9 1 (0.48%) JPA
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.69%) Clustering
3 7 (3.37%) Economics
4 5 (2.40%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.92%) Cryptography
5 4 (1.92%) Open Source
6 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.44%) User Experience
6 3 (1.44%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.44%) Replication
7 2 (0.96%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.96%) PDA
7 2 (0.96%) Derivative
7 2 (0.96%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.96%) CMDB
8 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 53 (25.48%) Windows
2 32 (15.38%) UNIX
3 28 (13.46%) Linux
4 22 (10.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (9.13%) VME
6 15 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (6.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (3.85%) Solaris
9 6 (2.88%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.96%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.48%) AIX
11 1 (0.48%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (34.62%) ITIL
2 30 (14.42%) Service Management
3 26 (12.50%) Project Management
4 24 (11.54%) Problem Management
5 21 (10.10%) Change Management
6 20 (9.62%) Migration
7 19 (9.13%) Configuration Management
8 17 (8.17%) Service Delivery
9 14 (6.73%) Incident Management
9 14 (6.73%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (6.25%) SOA
10 13 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (5.77%) PRINCE2
11 12 (5.77%) Change Control
11 12 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (5.29%) Integration Testing
13 10 (4.81%) Validation
14 9 (4.33%) Time Management
14 9 (4.33%) High Availability
15 8 (3.85%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (21.15%) SQL
2 35 (16.83%) Java
3 17 (8.17%) COBOL
4 14 (6.73%) PL/SQL
5 10 (4.81%) Shell Script
6 9 (4.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 9 (4.33%) C
7 8 (3.85%) C#
8 7 (3.37%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.40%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.40%) VB
10 4 (1.92%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.92%) VBA
11 3 (1.44%) C++
12 2 (0.96%) VBScript
12 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.48%) XPath
13 1 (0.48%) Ruby
13 1 (0.48%) Scala
13 1 (0.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 131 (62.98%) SC Cleared
2 16 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 9 (4.33%) Degree
4 7 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.92%) ISEB
6 3 (1.44%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.44%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.96%) CCNA
7 2 (0.96%) MCSE
7 2 (0.96%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.48%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.48%) APMP
8 1 (0.48%) OCP
8 1 (0.48%) OCA
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.77%) SLA
2 11 (5.29%) QA
3 6 (2.88%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.92%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (9.13%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.85%) vSphere
4 5 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.92%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.96%) SRDF
7 1 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.48%) Xen
7 1 (0.48%) GPFS
7 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (11.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (4.33%) OpenView
3 4 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.44%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.96%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.48%) WMI
6 1 (0.48%) Puppet
6 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.48%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 39 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 36 (17.31%) HP
3 25 (12.02%) Oracle
4 17 (8.17%) VMware
5 15 (7.21%) Red Hat
5 15 (7.21%) Cisco
6 13 (6.25%) CA
6 13 (6.25%) Informatica
7 10 (4.81%) EMC
7 10 (4.81%) CheckPoint
8 7 (3.37%) F5
8 7 (3.37%) Micro Focus
9 6 (2.88%) McAfee
9 6 (2.88%) Juniper
10 5 (2.40%) TippingPoint
10 5 (2.40%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.92%) ICL
12 3 (1.44%) Riverbed
12 3 (1.44%) Crossbeam
12 3 (1.44%) Splunk
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