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 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
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 36 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 9 34 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.24% 13.18% -
As % of the Qualifications category 7.20% 39.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £245 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £363 £390
% change year-on-year
+23.96% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.58 £26.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+74.11% -31.41%
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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
125 87 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.09% 33.72% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 47 12
Average daily rate £347 £245 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.82% -9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £455 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 4
Average hourly rate £14.80 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.80% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.75 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £27.50 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (63.33%) ITIL
2 19 (63.33%) Windows
3 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
5 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (43.33%) VMware
6 10 (33.33%) Service Management
6 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 9 (30.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 9 (30.00%) Clustering
8 8 (26.67%) SQL
9 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
9 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
9 7 (23.33%) MIIS
9 7 (23.33%) HP
10 6 (20.00%) SAN
10 6 (20.00%) Solaris
10 6 (20.00%) UNIX
10 6 (20.00%) vSphere
11 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (16.67%) Cisco
11 5 (16.67%) EMC
12 4 (13.33%) Change Management
12 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
13 3 (10.00%) Finance
13 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
1 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) SAN
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (6.67%) DHCP
3 2 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Virtualisation Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Active Directory Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Server Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Wintel Support
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) JPA
1 2 (6.67%) SOAP
1 2 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (3.33%) Java SE
2 1 (3.33%) Java EE
2 1 (3.33%) Java EE 5
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) Solaris
4 6 (20.00%) UNIX
5 2 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (3.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) ITIL
2 10 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (13.33%) Change Management
4 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) OCAJ
3 1 (3.33%) OCP
3 1 (3.33%) OCA
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (43.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (23.33%) MIIS
3 1 (3.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) HP
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco
4 5 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (6.67%) CA
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) EnterpriseDB