The table below looks at the statistics for SC 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 SC Cleared over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 9 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 75 54 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.87% 14.21% 9.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.76% 55.10% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 46 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -33.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £200 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £438 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.79 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £20.31 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+69.84% -5.52%
SC Cleared
North East

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
184 98 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 29.11% 25.79% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 81 24
Average daily rate £320 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% -6.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £426 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +59.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 74 £306 -5.03%
Sunderland - 3 £283 -
SC Cleared
North East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 135 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 39 (28.89%) ITIL
3 36 (26.67%) Windows
4 27 (20.00%) SQL
4 27 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 25 (18.52%) Linux
6 24 (17.78%) Service Management
7 23 (17.04%) Finance
7 23 (17.04%) HP
8 19 (14.07%) Informatica
8 19 (14.07%) Oracle
8 19 (14.07%) Problem Management
9 18 (13.33%) Java
9 18 (13.33%) SLA
10 15 (11.11%) Project Management
10 15 (11.11%) Web Services
11 14 (10.37%) Ant
11 14 (10.37%) PL/SQL
11 14 (10.37%) J2EE
11 14 (10.37%) WebLogic
11 14 (10.37%) Shell Script
11 14 (10.37%) Configuration Management
11 14 (10.37%) Change Management
11 14 (10.37%) Oracle Database
12 13 (9.63%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (9.63%) MS Excel
13 12 (8.89%) SOA
13 12 (8.89%) SOAP
13 12 (8.89%) Middleware
13 12 (8.89%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (10.37%) WebLogic
2 10 (7.41%) AquaLogic
3 7 (5.19%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.22%) Tuxedo
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (0.74%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.74%) Apache
6 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.74%) Documentum
6 1 (0.74%) SAS
6 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.19%) MS Office
3 3 (2.22%) MS Project
3 3 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.41%) LDAP
1 10 (7.41%) DHCP
2 9 (6.67%) DNS
3 8 (5.93%) LAN
3 8 (5.93%) WAN
4 7 (5.19%) Firewall
5 4 (2.96%) SMTP
5 4 (2.96%) VPN
5 4 (2.96%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (2.22%) Junos
6 3 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (2.22%) Network Security
6 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.22%) Internet
7 2 (1.48%) BGP
7 2 (1.48%) NetScreen
7 2 (1.48%) SAN
7 2 (1.48%) Wireless
7 2 (1.48%) IPsec
7 2 (1.48%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.37%) Oracle Database
2 13 (9.63%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.48%) DTS
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.74%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.74%) OLTP
5 1 (0.74%) MS Access
5 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (10.37%) Ant
2 4 (2.96%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.22%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.48%) CppUnit
4 2 (1.48%) GoogleTest
4 2 (1.48%) NUnit
4 2 (1.48%) Subversion
4 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.48%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.48%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.74%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.74%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.74%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.74%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 23 (17.04%) Finance
2 5 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.48%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Military
4 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (13.33%) Developer
2 13 (9.63%) Project Manager
3 10 (7.41%) Consultant
3 10 (7.41%) Support Engineer
3 10 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
4 9 (6.67%) Analyst
5 7 (5.19%) Architect
5 7 (5.19%) Network Engineer
5 7 (5.19%) Administrator
6 5 (3.70%) Desktop Support
6 5 (3.70%) Informatica Developer
6 5 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (2.96%) Release Manager
7 4 (2.96%) Service Manager
7 4 (2.96%) Wintel Support
7 4 (2.96%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 3 (2.22%) Applications Developer
8 3 (2.22%) Applications Architect
8 3 (2.22%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (2.22%) Informatica Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.11%) Web Services
2 14 (10.37%) J2EE
3 12 (8.89%) Middleware
3 12 (8.89%) SOAP
4 10 (7.41%) JNDI
4 10 (7.41%) JDBC
4 10 (7.41%) JMS
5 3 (2.22%) XML
6 2 (1.48%) .NET
6 2 (1.48%) Java EE
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.74%) jBPM
7 1 (0.74%) Spring
7 1 (0.74%) JSF
7 1 (0.74%) HTML
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.41%) Clustering
1 10 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.19%) PKI
4 4 (2.96%) Economics
4 4 (2.96%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.96%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.48%) PDA
6 2 (1.48%) Derivative
6 2 (1.48%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.74%) CMDB
7 1 (0.74%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 36 (26.67%) Windows
2 25 (18.52%) Linux
3 12 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (8.15%) UNIX
5 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (5.93%) Windows 7
6 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.70%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.96%) VME
9 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.74%) zOS
9 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.89%) ITIL
2 24 (17.78%) Service Management
3 19 (14.07%) Problem Management
4 15 (11.11%) Project Management
5 14 (10.37%) Configuration Management
5 14 (10.37%) Change Management
6 12 (8.89%) SOA
7 11 (8.15%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (7.41%) High Availability
8 10 (7.41%) Validation
9 8 (5.93%) Migration
10 7 (5.19%) Incident Management
11 6 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (4.44%) Integration Testing
11 6 (4.44%) PRINCE2
11 6 (4.44%) Change Control
11 6 (4.44%) Mentoring
12 5 (3.70%) Server Building
12 5 (3.70%) Release Management
12 5 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.00%) SQL
2 18 (13.33%) Java
3 14 (10.37%) PL/SQL
3 14 (10.37%) Shell Script
4 12 (8.89%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 11 (8.15%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.44%) COBOL
7 4 (2.96%) C
8 3 (2.22%) C#
8 3 (2.22%) C++
8 3 (2.22%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.22%) VB
9 1 (0.74%) Perl
9 1 (0.74%) JCL
9 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 135 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.44%) Degree
2 6 (4.44%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.22%) PMP
4 3 (2.22%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.48%) CCNP
5 2 (1.48%) CCNA
5 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.48%) APMP
5 2 (1.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.74%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) MCSE
6 1 (0.74%) ISEB
6 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.33%) SLA
2 6 (4.44%) QA
3 2 (1.48%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.44%) vSphere
3 5 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.22%) Xen
6 2 (1.48%) SRDF
7 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (5.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (5.19%) OpenView
3 4 (2.96%) WSUS
4 3 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.22%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.48%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.48%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.74%) MOM
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.74%) SCCM
6 1 (0.74%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 27 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.04%) HP
3 19 (14.07%) Oracle
3 19 (14.07%) Informatica
4 12 (8.89%) Red Hat
5 9 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 9 (6.67%) Cisco
6 7 (5.19%) Juniper
7 6 (4.44%) McAfee
8 5 (3.70%) VMware
8 5 (3.70%) TippingPoint
8 5 (3.70%) EMC
9 4 (2.96%) Citrix
10 3 (2.22%) IBM
10 3 (2.22%) SAP
10 3 (2.22%) Symantec
10 3 (2.22%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.22%) F5
10 3 (2.22%) CA
10 3 (2.22%) Crossbeam