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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 1 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 340 107 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 29.34% 13.82% 27.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 65.13% 53.50% 74.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 56 123
Median daily rate £308 £324 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.09% +32.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £16.16 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £34.25 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+16.05% +47.31%
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
522 200 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 45.04% 25.84% 36.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 108 155
Median daily rate £300 £325 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £239 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £518 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.16 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.26% -7.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +3 318 £303 -6.84% 13
Durham +1 9 £353 -
Northumberland - 1 £350 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 354 (73.60%) SC Cleared
2 156 (32.43%) ITIL
3 136 (28.27%) Windows
4 98 (20.37%) Microsoft
5 92 (19.13%) HP
6 89 (18.50%) Windows Server
7 87 (18.09%) Project Management
8 81 (16.84%) BPSS Clearance
9 80 (16.63%) Active Directory
10 77 (16.01%) Unix
11 74 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 73 (15.18%) Degree
13 67 (13.93%) DNS
14 66 (13.72%) DHCP
14 66 (13.72%) VMware
15 64 (13.31%) Linux
16 63 (13.10%) Service Delivery
17 60 (12.47%) Finance
18 56 (11.64%) SQL
18 56 (11.64%) Oracle
19 54 (11.23%) Java
20 52 (10.81%) SQL Server
20 52 (10.81%) Citrix
21 49 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
22 48 (9.98%) Windows Server 2003
23 46 (9.56%) Computer Science
23 46 (9.56%) XenApp
24 45 (9.36%) Disclosure Scotland
25 43 (8.94%) Mentoring
25 43 (8.94%) Analytical Skills

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 37 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 25 (5.20%) WebLogic
3 20 (4.16%) Apache
4 15 (3.12%) IIS
4 15 (3.12%) JBoss
5 12 (2.49%) CMS
5 12 (2.49%) MS Exchange
6 10 (2.08%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.87%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
10 6 (1.25%) Tuxedo
11 5 (1.04%) MQSeries
11 5 (1.04%) Node.js
11 5 (1.04%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (0.83%) CICS
Applications
1 32 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.53%) MS Office
3 9 (1.87%) MS Project
4 4 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) Maple
7 1 (0.21%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 15 (3.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.04%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.42%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.42%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.21%) assyst
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.21%) Primavera
6 1 (0.21%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.29%) Office 365
2 3 (0.62%) IaaS
3 2 (0.42%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (13.93%) DNS
2 66 (13.72%) DHCP
3 42 (8.73%) SAN
4 30 (6.24%) TCP/IP
4 30 (6.24%) WAN
5 24 (4.99%) LAN
6 22 (4.57%) Firewall
7 16 (3.33%) Internet
8 13 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (2.49%) 3G
9 12 (2.49%) SMS
10 11 (2.29%) SSL
10 11 (2.29%) VPN
11 9 (1.87%) LDAP
12 8 (1.66%) iSCSI
13 7 (1.46%) Intranet
14 6 (1.25%) FTP
14 6 (1.25%) HTTP
14 6 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
15 5 (1.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.61%) Relational Database
3 17 (3.53%) DB2
4 14 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (1.46%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 6 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.62%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.62%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.42%) Big Data
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.21%) Base SAS
12 1 (0.21%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 14 (2.91%) StarTeam
2 11 (2.29%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.04%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.04%) LoadRunner
3 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.83%) Ant
4 4 (0.83%) HP UFT
4 4 (0.83%) MSI
4 4 (0.83%) Subversion
5 3 (0.62%) ERwin
5 3 (0.62%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.42%) CA Gen
6 2 (0.42%) JIRA
7 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.21%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.21%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (0.21%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.21%) Log4j
7 1 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 60 (12.47%) Finance
2 20 (4.16%) Legal
3 12 (2.49%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.87%) Marketing
5 8 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.83%) Electronics
7 3 (0.62%) Law
8 2 (0.42%) Banking
9 1 (0.21%) Advertising
9 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Military
9 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (12.27%) Developer
2 54 (11.23%) Analyst
3 48 (9.98%) Support Engineer
4 47 (9.77%) Architect
5 31 (6.44%) Project Manager
6 28 (5.82%) Consultant
7 21 (4.37%) Java Developer
7 21 (4.37%) Unix Engineer
8 19 (3.95%) Desktop Support
9 17 (3.53%) Release Analyst
10 12 (2.49%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (2.49%) Administrator
10 12 (2.49%) CRM Developer
10 12 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 11 (2.29%) Business Analyst
11 11 (2.29%) DBA
12 10 (2.08%) 2nd Line Support
12 10 (2.08%) Microsoft Developer
12 10 (2.08%) Service Architect
12 10 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.03%) Web Services
2 23 (4.78%) J2EE
2 23 (4.78%) Middleware
3 21 (4.37%) .NET
4 17 (3.53%) XML
5 13 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 12 (2.49%) HTML
7 11 (2.29%) CSS
8 10 (2.08%) ADO.NET
8 10 (2.08%) EJB
9 7 (1.46%) ISPF
9 7 (1.46%) Java EE
9 7 (1.46%) XSD
9 7 (1.46%) XSLT
10 6 (1.25%) HTML5
10 6 (1.25%) JSP
10 6 (1.25%) SOAP
11 4 (0.83%) IBM Integration Bus
11 4 (0.83%) Swing
11 4 (0.83%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.56%) Computer Science
2 43 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (8.73%) Management Information System
4 34 (7.07%) Data Centre
5 18 (3.74%) Mainframe
6 13 (2.70%) Data Structures
7 12 (2.49%) Fat Client
7 12 (2.49%) Thin Client
7 12 (2.49%) User Experience
8 11 (2.29%) Clustering
9 10 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe
9 10 (2.08%) Private Cloud
9 10 (2.08%) Replication
10 9 (1.87%) PMI
11 8 (1.66%) HACMP
12 7 (1.46%) Economics
13 6 (1.25%) AS400
14 4 (0.83%) CLARiiON
14 4 (0.83%) Symmetrix
14 4 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 136 (28.27%) Windows
2 89 (18.50%) Windows Server
3 77 (16.01%) Unix
4 64 (13.31%) Linux
5 49 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (9.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 41 (8.52%) Solaris
8 37 (7.69%) AIX
9 22 (4.57%) Windows 7
10 16 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (2.29%) zOS
13 9 (1.87%) Windows XP
14 7 (1.46%) HPUX
15 5 (1.04%) MVS
16 4 (0.83%) OS/390
17 3 (0.62%) Windows 8
18 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
18 2 (0.42%) VME
18 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (32.43%) ITIL
2 87 (18.09%) Project Management
3 74 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (13.10%) Service Delivery
5 43 (8.94%) Mentoring
6 40 (8.32%) Change Management
7 38 (7.90%) Release Management
8 36 (7.48%) Change Control
8 36 (7.48%) Incident Management
9 35 (7.28%) Migration
10 33 (6.86%) Problem Management
10 33 (6.86%) Software Delivery
11 31 (6.44%) Service Management
12 30 (6.24%) Configuration Management
13 26 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
14 25 (5.20%) ITIL V3
14 25 (5.20%) Test Scripting
15 22 (4.57%) Programme Management
16 21 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (4.16%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 56 (11.64%) SQL
2 54 (11.23%) Java
3 36 (7.48%) Perl
4 32 (6.65%) JavaScript
5 28 (5.82%) Shell Script
6 25 (5.20%) VB
7 19 (3.95%) C
8 16 (3.33%) C#
9 15 (3.12%) C++
10 14 (2.91%) Python
11 12 (2.49%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.49%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.29%) Korn
12 11 (2.29%) VBScript
13 10 (2.08%) COBOL
14 9 (1.87%) C-shell
14 9 (1.87%) JCL
15 8 (1.66%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.25%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 354 (73.60%) SC Cleared
2 81 (16.84%) BPSS Clearance
3 73 (15.18%) Degree
4 24 (4.99%) PMI Certification
5 22 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (4.16%) DV Cleared
7 17 (3.53%) PMP
8 12 (2.49%) BC Cleared
9 11 (2.29%) MCSE
10 10 (2.08%) CCNA
10 10 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (1.66%) IBM AIX Certification
11 8 (1.66%) MCDBA
12 6 (1.25%) CCNP
12 6 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.04%) MCP
13 5 (1.04%) OCP
13 5 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.83%) AAT
15 3 (0.62%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (9.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 29 (6.03%) SLA
3 9 (1.87%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.25%) QA
5 2 (0.42%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.21%) GPG13
6 1 (0.21%) WAI
6 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 80 (16.63%) Active Directory
2 46 (9.56%) XenApp
3 37 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 37 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (4.78%) XenServer
5 22 (4.57%) XenDesktop
6 14 (2.91%) Hyper-V
7 12 (2.49%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.87%) Samba
9 8 (1.66%) GPFS
10 6 (1.25%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.25%) vSphere
11 4 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.83%) Time Sharing Option
12 3 (0.62%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 3 (0.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (0.42%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.42%) NFS
14 1 (0.21%) Firmware
14 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 31 (6.44%) SCCM
2 21 (4.37%) Tivoli
3 17 (3.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 14 (2.91%) HP SiteScope
5 13 (2.70%) MOM
5 13 (2.70%) XenMobile
6 11 (2.29%) EdgeSight
7 10 (2.08%) NetBackup
8 9 (1.87%) WMI
9 8 (1.66%) OpenView
10 7 (1.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 7 (1.46%) Perfmon
11 6 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (0.83%) Puppet
14 3 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
14 3 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
14 3 (0.62%) HP UCMDB
14 3 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 98 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 92 (19.13%) HP
3 66 (13.72%) VMware
4 56 (11.64%) Oracle
5 52 (10.81%) Citrix
6 38 (7.90%) AppSense
7 29 (6.03%) CA
7 29 (6.03%) Red Hat
8 28 (5.82%) IBM
9 26 (5.41%) ThinPrint
10 25 (5.20%) ServiceNow
11 24 (4.99%) SAP
12 16 (3.33%) BMC
13 13 (2.70%) Cisco
13 13 (2.70%) SafeCom
14 12 (2.49%) Axway
15 11 (2.29%) Serena
16 9 (1.87%) Borland
17 8 (1.66%) Symantec
18 7 (1.46%) Sun
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