The table below looks at the statistics for DV Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DV Cleared over the 3 months to 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 45 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 23 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.59% 1.86% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.90% 10.81% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 4
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£363 £335 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.24% +7.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £397 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.20% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.53 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.13% -15.43%
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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 Tyne and Wear region.

Qualifications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
211 37 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.97% 17.21% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 20 51
Average daily rate £358 £333 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £274 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Average hourly rate £28.75 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.48% -31.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DV Cleared across the Tyne and Wear region.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

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Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared across the Tyne and Wear region.

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing DV 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 DV Cleared.

1 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (62.07%) Windows
3 17 (58.62%) ITIL
4 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
4 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
6 12 (41.38%) Service Management
6 12 (41.38%) VMware
7 11 (37.93%) Clustering
7 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (31.03%) SQL
9 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
10 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
11 7 (24.14%) MIIS
12 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
12 6 (20.69%) vSphere
13 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (17.24%) Cisco
13 5 (17.24%) EMC
13 5 (17.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (13.79%) SAN
14 4 (13.79%) UNIX
14 4 (13.79%) Solaris
14 4 (13.79%) Veritas
14 4 (13.79%) Change Management
14 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (10.34%) Finance
15 3 (10.34%) SharePoint

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Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing DV 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 DV Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (13.79%) SAN
3 2 (6.90%) DHCP
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Architect
2 3 (10.34%) Virtualisation Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Active Directory Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Server Support
3 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.45%) SQL DBA
4 1 (3.45%) Server Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Server Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Wintel Support
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) JPA
1 2 (6.90%) SOAP
1 2 (6.90%) J2EE
2 1 (3.45%) Java SE
2 1 (3.45%) Java EE
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (62.07%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) UNIX
4 4 (13.79%) Solaris
5 2 (6.90%) AIX
5 2 (6.90%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) ITIL
2 12 (41.38%) Service Management
3 4 (13.79%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.90%) Coaching
5 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) OCAJ
3 1 (3.45%) MCDBA
3 1 (3.45%) MCT
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) OCP
3 1 (3.45%) OCA
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.69%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) MIIS
2 5 (17.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.45%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
3 5 (17.24%) EMC
4 4 (13.79%) Veritas
5 3 (10.34%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) CA
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) EnterpriseDB