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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 43 17 33
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +16
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 15 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.74% 6.17% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.29% 28.85% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 1
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£365 £307 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.89% +2.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.67 £26.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -25.69%
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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
181 52 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 33.03% 21.40% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 31 30
Average daily rate £358 £307 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.63% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £191 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £455 £763
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Average hourly rate £28.75 £25.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.74% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £13.48 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.02 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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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 24 December 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 24 December 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 19 (65.52%) Windows
3 18 (62.07%) ITIL
4 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
5 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
6 13 (44.83%) VMware
7 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (37.93%) Service Management
9 10 (34.48%) Clustering
9 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
10 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
11 8 (27.59%) SQL
12 7 (24.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 7 (24.14%) MIIS
13 6 (20.69%) vSphere
14 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
14 5 (17.24%) UNIX
14 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
14 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
14 5 (17.24%) Solaris
14 5 (17.24%) Cisco
14 5 (17.24%) SAN
14 5 (17.24%) HP
14 5 (17.24%) EMC
15 4 (13.79%) Change Management
16 3 (10.34%) Finance
16 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
1 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (6.90%) DHCP
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
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 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Architect
2 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Virtualisation Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Active Directory Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Consultant
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%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) J2EE
1 2 (6.90%) SOAP
1 2 (6.90%) JPA
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) Java SE
2 1 (3.45%) Java EE
2 1 (3.45%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.24%) UNIX
4 5 (17.24%) Solaris
5 2 (6.90%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) AIX
6 1 (3.45%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) ITIL
2 11 (37.93%) Service Management
3 4 (13.79%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Coaching
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
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
3 1 (3.45%) OCAJ
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.69%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (24.14%) MIIS
2 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.45%) Netcool
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 13 (44.83%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) HP
3 5 (17.24%) EMC
3 5 (17.24%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) CA
4 2 (6.90%) Veritas
5 1 (3.45%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix