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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 46 23 35
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +12
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 13 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.51% 2.20% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.63% 9.09% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
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£315 £286 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% -15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £259 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £457 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.03 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+37.32% -19.90%
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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
135 44 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 26.06% 24.18% 37.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 19 77
Average daily rate £361 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.41% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £237 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £13.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £13.00 £14.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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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 23 September 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 23 September 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 24 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (83.33%) Windows
3 14 (58.33%) ITIL
4 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
4 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (54.17%) Clustering
5 12 (50.00%) Service Management
5 12 (50.00%) SQL
6 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
7 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 9 (37.50%) VMware
8 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 8 (33.33%) Veritas
9 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (25.00%) MIIS
9 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
10 5 (20.83%) Coaching
10 5 (20.83%) SAN
10 5 (20.83%) UNIX
11 4 (16.67%) Solaris
11 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 4 (16.67%) Replication
12 3 (12.50%) NetBackup
12 3 (12.50%) MCDBA

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) DHCP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) NAS
3 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Server Support
1 6 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (12.50%) SQL DBA
2 3 (12.50%) DBA
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Development DBA
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Development DBA
4 1 (4.17%) Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Clustering
2 4 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.17%) Celerra
3 1 (4.17%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) UNIX
5 4 (16.67%) Solaris
6 3 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 12 (50.00%) Service Management
3 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
3 5 (20.83%) Coaching
4 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) MCDBA
3 3 (12.50%) MCT
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) MIIS
2 3 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 3 (12.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) Veritas
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) EMC
5 2 (8.33%) CA
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) HP