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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 11 3 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 55 126 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.24% 23.60% 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.04% 59.15% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 85 1
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£312 £245 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £21.08 £14.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -31.42%
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
134 213 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 24.95% 39.89% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 140 13
Average daily rate £323 £245 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.83% -24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £196 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £380 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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
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 -7 53 £312 +27.14%
Gateshead - - - -
SC Cleared
North East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (41.07%) ITIL
3 28 (25.00%) Service Management
4 25 (22.32%) SQL
5 24 (21.43%) Finance
6 23 (20.54%) Windows
7 22 (19.64%) Problem Management
8 21 (18.75%) Linux
9 19 (16.96%) HP
9 19 (16.96%) MS Excel
10 18 (16.07%) Configuration Management
11 17 (15.18%) Oracle
11 17 (15.18%) Java
12 16 (14.29%) Service Delivery
13 14 (12.50%) Project Management
13 14 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 14 (12.50%) Web Services
14 13 (11.61%) MS Office
15 12 (10.71%) WebLogic
15 12 (10.71%) UNIX
15 12 (10.71%) Red Hat
16 11 (9.82%) Middleware
16 11 (9.82%) Cisco
16 11 (9.82%) Informatica
16 11 (9.82%) Change Management
16 11 (9.82%) Oracle Reports
16 11 (9.82%) PL/SQL
16 11 (9.82%) J2EE
16 11 (9.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (9.82%) Root Cause Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (10.71%) WebLogic
2 9 (8.04%) AquaLogic
3 3 (2.68%) CMS
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.89%) Documentum
4 1 (0.89%) JBoss
4 1 (0.89%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.89%) Alfresco
Applications
1 19 (16.96%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.61%) MS Office
3 6 (5.36%) MS Project
4 3 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (2.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) LAN
1 9 (8.04%) WAN
2 8 (7.14%) Firewall
3 7 (6.25%) SAN
3 7 (6.25%) LDAP
4 5 (4.46%) DNS
4 5 (4.46%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (3.57%) DHCP
6 3 (2.68%) Network Security
6 3 (2.68%) Junos
7 2 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.79%) SSL
8 1 (0.89%) Internet
8 1 (0.89%) VPN
8 1 (0.89%) VLAN
8 1 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.82%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (8.93%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.89%) MS Access
6 1 (0.89%) DTS
6 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Ant
2 4 (3.57%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.68%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.79%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.79%) Rational Rose
4 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.79%) Subversion
4 2 (1.79%) StarTeam
4 2 (1.79%) NUnit
4 2 (1.79%) CppUnit
4 2 (1.79%) GoogleTest
5 1 (0.89%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.89%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.89%) JIRA
5 1 (0.89%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 24 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Billing
2 4 (3.57%) General Ledger
3 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.79%) Electronics
4 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (18.75%) Developer
2 11 (9.82%) Analyst
3 8 (7.14%) Consultant
3 8 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 8 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 7 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 6 (5.36%) Administrator
5 6 (5.36%) Informatica Developer
6 5 (4.46%) Architect
7 4 (3.57%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.57%) .NET Developer
7 4 (3.57%) Release Manager
7 4 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (2.68%) Informatica Consultant
8 3 (2.68%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (2.68%) C++ Developer
8 3 (2.68%) Service Analyst
8 3 (2.68%) Applications Developer
9 2 (1.79%) Coordinator
9 2 (1.79%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.50%) Web Services
2 11 (9.82%) J2EE
2 11 (9.82%) Middleware
3 8 (7.14%) SOAP
4 7 (6.25%) JDBC
4 7 (6.25%) .NET
4 7 (6.25%) JNDI
4 7 (6.25%) JMS
5 5 (4.46%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.57%) XML
6 4 (3.57%) Java EE
6 4 (3.57%) MDX
7 2 (1.79%) CSS
8 1 (0.89%) HTML
8 1 (0.89%) JPA
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.89%) jBPM
8 1 (0.89%) Spring
8 1 (0.89%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.25%) Clustering
3 4 (3.57%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.68%) Replication
4 3 (2.68%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.68%) Economics
5 2 (1.79%) PDA
5 2 (1.79%) Derivative
5 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.79%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) HACMP
6 1 (0.89%) CMDB
6 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.89%) Open Source
6 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.89%) User Experience
6 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.54%) Windows
2 21 (18.75%) Linux
3 12 (10.71%) UNIX
4 11 (9.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.57%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.79%) VME
9 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.89%) OS/2
9 1 (0.89%) AIX
9 1 (0.89%) Solaris
9 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.07%) ITIL
2 28 (25.00%) Service Management
3 22 (19.64%) Problem Management
4 18 (16.07%) Configuration Management
5 16 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 14 (12.50%) Project Management
7 11 (9.82%) Change Management
7 11 (9.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (8.93%) SOA
9 8 (7.14%) Validation
9 8 (7.14%) Incident Management
10 7 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (6.25%) Data Management
10 7 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.25%) High Availability
11 6 (5.36%) Business Continuity
11 6 (5.36%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (5.36%) Network Management
11 6 (5.36%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.32%) SQL
2 17 (15.18%) Java
3 11 (9.82%) PL/SQL
4 8 (7.14%) C#
4 8 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 7 (6.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 7 (6.25%) VB
6 6 (5.36%) C
7 5 (4.46%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.57%) VBA
8 4 (3.57%) VBScript
9 3 (2.68%) C++
9 3 (2.68%) COBOL
9 3 (2.68%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 112 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.57%) Degree
3 4 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.79%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.89%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.93%) SLA
2 9 (8.04%) QA
3 6 (5.36%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.68%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.46%) vSphere
3 4 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.68%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.79%) SRDF
6 1 (0.89%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (5.36%) OpenView
3 3 (2.68%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.79%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.89%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.89%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (16.96%) HP
2 17 (15.18%) Oracle
3 14 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 12 (10.71%) Red Hat
5 11 (9.82%) Informatica
5 11 (9.82%) Cisco
6 9 (8.04%) CheckPoint
7 8 (7.14%) EMC
8 7 (6.25%) VMware
9 5 (4.46%) F5
9 5 (4.46%) Juniper
9 5 (4.46%) McAfee
10 4 (3.57%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.57%) TippingPoint
11 3 (2.68%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.68%) Serena
11 3 (2.68%) Crossbeam
11 3 (2.68%) Splunk
12 2 (1.79%) Brocade
12 2 (1.79%) Borland