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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 8 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 72 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.79% 8.44% 4.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.10% 43.48% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 12 10
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.58% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £167 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £22.40 £15.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.51% -36.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.13%
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
189 46 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 33.57% 19.41% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 28 36
Average daily rate £358 £309 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% +2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £186 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £455 £763
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 6
Average hourly rate £28.75 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.48% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £13.38 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.10 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 69 £352 +37.86% 1
Sunderland - 3 £420 -
SC Cleared
North East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (35.00%) ITIL
3 39 (32.50%) HP
4 33 (27.50%) Problem Management
5 32 (26.67%) Windows
6 31 (25.83%) SQL
6 31 (25.83%) Oracle
7 27 (22.50%) Service Management
8 25 (20.83%) Service Delivery
8 25 (20.83%) Finance
8 25 (20.83%) Linux
8 25 (20.83%) MS Excel
9 21 (17.50%) Java
9 21 (17.50%) MS Office
9 21 (17.50%) Oracle Database
10 20 (16.67%) WebLogic
10 20 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 20 (16.67%) Middleware
11 19 (15.83%) Microsoft
11 19 (15.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (15.00%) SQL Server
13 17 (14.17%) OpenView
14 16 (13.33%) SOA
14 16 (13.33%) Data Management
15 15 (12.50%) Change Management
15 15 (12.50%) QA
15 15 (12.50%) SAN
15 15 (12.50%) Configuration Management
15 15 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (11.67%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 20 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 14 (11.67%) AquaLogic
3 5 (4.17%) Apache
3 5 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (2.50%) CMS
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle 10gAS
6 2 (1.67%) Tuxedo
6 2 (1.67%) JBoss
7 1 (0.83%) Confluence
7 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.83%) IIS
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 25 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 21 (17.50%) MS Office
3 3 (2.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (5.83%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.50%) SAN
2 11 (9.17%) Firewall
3 10 (8.33%) LAN
3 10 (8.33%) WAN
3 10 (8.33%) DNS
4 6 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (5.00%) DHCP
5 5 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (4.17%) LDAP
5 5 (4.17%) SSL
5 5 (4.17%) Network Security
6 4 (3.33%) Junos
7 2 (1.67%) VPN
8 1 (0.83%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.83%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.50%) Oracle Database
2 18 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (10.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (3.33%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (2.50%) DTS
10 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.83%) DB2
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (3.33%) Ant
2 4 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.50%) Facilita Forecast
3 3 (2.50%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.50%) JIRA
4 2 (1.67%) Selenium
5 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.83%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.83%) JMeter
General
1 25 (20.83%) Finance
2 5 (4.17%) General Ledger
3 3 (2.50%) Billing
4 2 (1.67%) Electronics
4 2 (1.67%) Military
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (13.33%) Administrator
2 15 (12.50%) Developer
3 10 (8.33%) Analyst
3 10 (8.33%) DBA
4 9 (7.50%) Service Manager
5 8 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 6 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.00%) Consultant
6 6 (5.00%) Designer
7 5 (4.17%) UX Designer
7 5 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (3.33%) Architect
9 3 (2.50%) Performance Test Engineer
9 3 (2.50%) Configuration Administrator
9 3 (2.50%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.50%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.50%) Performance Engineer
9 3 (2.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.67%) Middleware
2 13 (10.83%) Java EE
2 13 (10.83%) .NET
2 13 (10.83%) ASP.NET
2 13 (10.83%) Web Services
3 8 (6.67%) MDX
4 6 (5.00%) J2EE
5 5 (4.17%) SOAP
6 4 (3.33%) JNDI
6 4 (3.33%) JDBC
6 4 (3.33%) JMS
7 3 (2.50%) XML
8 2 (1.67%) CSS
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.83%) JPA
9 1 (0.83%) HTML5
9 1 (0.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.83%) HTML
9 1 (0.83%) Django
9 1 (0.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.83%) Clustering
4 6 (5.00%) User Experience
5 5 (4.17%) Cryptography
6 4 (3.33%) Open Source
7 3 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.50%) Economics
7 3 (2.50%) Replication
8 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.83%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.83%) HACMP
9 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.83%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.67%) Windows
2 25 (20.83%) Linux
3 19 (15.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (10.83%) UNIX
5 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.50%) Solaris
7 3 (2.50%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.50%) AIX
8 2 (1.67%) VME
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.83%) HPUX
9 1 (0.83%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.00%) ITIL
2 33 (27.50%) Problem Management
3 27 (22.50%) Service Management
4 25 (20.83%) Service Delivery
5 16 (13.33%) SOA
5 16 (13.33%) Data Management
6 15 (12.50%) Change Management
6 15 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 14 (11.67%) Incident Management
8 13 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (10.00%) Network Management
10 11 (9.17%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (8.33%) Web Design
12 8 (6.67%) Network Design
12 8 (6.67%) Project Management
12 8 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (5.83%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (5.83%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (5.83%) Time Management
13 7 (5.83%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.83%) SQL
2 21 (17.50%) Java
3 13 (10.83%) VB.NET
3 13 (10.83%) C#
4 12 (10.00%) VBScript
4 12 (10.00%) VB
4 12 (10.00%) VBA
5 8 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.17%) C
6 5 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 2 (1.67%) COBOL
9 1 (0.83%) Scala
9 1 (0.83%) Python
9 1 (0.83%) Perl
9 1 (0.83%) Korn
9 1 (0.83%) VB6
Qualifications
1 120 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.83%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.67%) ISEB
6 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.83%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.50%) QA
2 14 (11.67%) SLA
3 5 (4.17%) JSP 440
4 4 (3.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.83%) BS7799
5 1 (0.83%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.83%) BS15000
System Software
1 9 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.67%) vSphere
3 6 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.83%) KVM
5 1 (0.83%) RHEV
5 1 (0.83%) GPFS
5 1 (0.83%) NFS
5 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (14.17%) OpenView
2 6 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 5 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.50%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.83%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.83%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.83%) WMI
7 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 39 (32.50%) HP
2 31 (25.83%) Oracle
3 20 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 19 (15.83%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.50%) VMware
6 8 (6.67%) Cisco
7 7 (5.83%) CheckPoint
7 7 (5.83%) EMC
8 6 (5.00%) CA
8 6 (5.00%) Juniper
8 6 (5.00%) McAfee
8 6 (5.00%) Splunk
8 6 (5.00%) 3PAR
8 6 (5.00%) F5
9 5 (4.17%) TippingPoint
9 5 (4.17%) Business Objects
9 5 (4.17%) Informatica
10 3 (2.50%) Citrix
11 2 (1.67%) Serena
11 2 (1.67%) Veritas