The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 7 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 53 19 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.44% 9.22% 15.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.38% 29.23% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 8 45
Average daily rate
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£353 £483 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.94% +93.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £195 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £365 £372
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £10.59
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 - £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 - £18.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.69%
Qualifications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
94 65 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 25.61% 31.55% 35.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 27 84
Average daily rate £360 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £247 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 10
Average hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.01 £21.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £21.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
SC Cleared
North East

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 53 £353 -26.94%
SC Cleared
North East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 176 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 71 (40.34%) Oracle
3 46 (26.14%) UNIX
4 41 (23.30%) SQL Server
5 40 (22.73%) SQL
5 40 (22.73%) Test Scripting
6 39 (22.16%) HP
7 37 (21.02%) ITIL
8 36 (20.45%) Microsoft
8 36 (20.45%) Finance
9 34 (19.32%) Windows
10 28 (15.91%) .NET
10 28 (15.91%) Linux
11 27 (15.34%) Configuration Management
11 27 (15.34%) Service Management
12 26 (14.77%) Problem Management
13 25 (14.20%) Java
14 24 (13.64%) C#
15 23 (13.07%) RDBMS
15 23 (13.07%) Integration Testing
15 23 (13.07%) Relational Database
16 22 (12.50%) Middleware
17 20 (11.36%) Migration
18 18 (10.23%) Red Hat
18 18 (10.23%) Degree
19 17 (9.66%) Oracle Database
19 17 (9.66%) VB.NET
19 17 (9.66%) Solaris
19 17 (9.66%) Manufacturing
20 16 (9.09%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 15 (8.52%) Oracle Workflow
3 14 (7.95%) SharePoint
4 12 (6.82%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (6.25%) WebSphere
6 8 (4.55%) Tuxedo
7 7 (3.98%) SAS
8 4 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.14%) Oracle UPK
9 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.57%) FileNet
10 1 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (7.39%) MS Office
2 9 (5.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.14%) MS Project
4 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 16 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (7.95%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (6.82%) Oracle General Ledger
3 12 (6.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (6.82%) Oracle Receivables
4 11 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (2.27%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (2.27%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (2.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (2.27%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (1.70%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.09%) Firewall
2 15 (8.52%) LAN
3 14 (7.95%) DHCP
4 12 (6.82%) VPN
4 12 (6.82%) DNS
4 12 (6.82%) WAN
4 12 (6.82%) SAN
5 5 (2.84%) LDAP
6 4 (2.27%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.27%) SSH
6 4 (2.27%) VLAN
6 4 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (1.70%) Junos
7 3 (1.70%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (1.70%) Network Security
7 3 (1.70%) IPsec
8 2 (1.14%) SSL
9 1 (0.57%) VoIP
9 1 (0.57%) Wireless
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.07%) RDBMS
2 23 (13.07%) Relational Database
3 17 (9.66%) Oracle Database
4 11 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (5.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (3.41%) DTS
7 6 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (2.84%) Oracle Discoverer
9 4 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.57%) DB2
11 1 (0.57%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.57%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 15 (8.52%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (4.55%) LoadRunner
3 4 (2.27%) JMeter
3 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.70%) Facilita Forecast
4 3 (1.70%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.14%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.57%) CaliberRM
General
1 36 (20.45%) Finance
2 17 (9.66%) Manufacturing
3 12 (6.82%) General Ledger
4 11 (6.25%) Legal
5 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.14%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (21.02%) Analyst
2 27 (15.34%) Developer
3 15 (8.52%) Project Manager
4 14 (7.95%) Test Analyst
5 12 (6.82%) DBA
5 12 (6.82%) Applications Support
6 10 (5.68%) UNIX Engineer
7 9 (5.11%) Support Engineer
8 8 (4.55%) Programmer
8 8 (4.55%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.98%) Administrator
9 7 (3.98%) Oracle DBA
9 7 (3.98%) Oracle Analyst
10 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Developer
10 6 (3.41%) SOA Developer
10 6 (3.41%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (2.84%) Applications Specialist
11 5 (2.84%) Senior Manager
11 5 (2.84%) Architect
11 5 (2.84%) Oracle Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.91%) .NET
2 22 (12.50%) Middleware
3 12 (6.82%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.68%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (2.84%) Java EE
5 5 (2.84%) Web Services
6 3 (1.70%) Java SE
6 3 (1.70%) J2EE
6 3 (1.70%) ADO
6 3 (1.70%) Java EE 5
7 2 (1.14%) Software Packaging
7 2 (1.14%) XML
7 2 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.82%) Open Source
2 7 (3.98%) Clustering
3 5 (2.84%) Thin Client
3 5 (2.84%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.27%) Replication
4 4 (2.27%) Economics
5 3 (1.70%) PKI
5 3 (1.70%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.70%) HACMP
6 2 (1.14%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (26.14%) UNIX
2 34 (19.32%) Windows
3 28 (15.91%) Linux
4 17 (9.66%) Solaris
5 16 (9.09%) AIX
6 15 (8.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (5.68%) Windows XP
9 9 (5.11%) HPUX
10 7 (3.98%) Windows 7
11 6 (3.41%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.84%) VME
13 4 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.73%) Test Scripting
2 37 (21.02%) ITIL
3 27 (15.34%) Configuration Management
3 27 (15.34%) Service Management
4 26 (14.77%) Problem Management
5 23 (13.07%) Integration Testing
6 20 (11.36%) Migration
7 16 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 15 (8.52%) CRM
8 15 (8.52%) Workflow
8 15 (8.52%) Change Management
9 14 (7.95%) SOA
9 14 (7.95%) Project Management
10 12 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (6.82%) Incident Management
11 11 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (5.68%) Performance Testing
12 10 (5.68%) PRINCE2
13 8 (4.55%) Programme Management
13 8 (4.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.73%) SQL
2 25 (14.20%) Java
3 24 (13.64%) C#
4 17 (9.66%) VB.NET
5 16 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 12 (6.82%) COBOL
7 11 (6.25%) C
8 7 (3.98%) C++
8 7 (3.98%) PL/1
9 6 (3.41%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.84%) Perl
11 4 (2.27%) Korn
11 4 (2.27%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.57%) VBA
12 1 (0.57%) MUMPS
12 1 (0.57%) VB
12 1 (0.57%) PHP
12 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 176 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.23%) Degree
3 7 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (3.41%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.84%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.70%) OCP
7 3 (1.70%) OCA
7 3 (1.70%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (1.70%) OCAJ
7 3 (1.70%) PMP
7 3 (1.70%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.70%) IBM AIX Certification
8 2 (1.14%) MCDBA
8 2 (1.14%) MCT
8 2 (1.14%) ISEB
8 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.57%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.52%) QA
2 11 (6.25%) SLA
3 3 (1.70%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.57%) BS7799
4 1 (0.57%) BS15000
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 13 (7.39%) Active Directory
1 13 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (3.41%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.27%) NFS
4 4 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.27%) KVM
4 4 (2.27%) RHEV
5 3 (1.70%) GPFS
5 3 (1.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.70%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (5.11%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.41%) OpenView
2 6 (3.41%) Unicenter
3 5 (2.84%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.70%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (1.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (1.70%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.14%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.57%) Netcool
6 1 (0.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 71 (40.34%) Oracle
2 39 (22.16%) HP
3 36 (20.45%) Microsoft
4 18 (10.23%) Red Hat
5 15 (8.52%) VMware
6 11 (6.25%) CA
7 8 (4.55%) Cisco
7 8 (4.55%) Curam
7 8 (4.55%) TIBCO
8 7 (3.98%) IBM
8 7 (3.98%) Veritas
9 6 (3.41%) JBoss
10 5 (2.84%) EMC
10 5 (2.84%) Citrix
11 4 (2.27%) Splunk
12 3 (1.70%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.70%) F5
12 3 (1.70%) Fujitsu
12 3 (1.70%) TippingPoint
12 3 (1.70%) McAfee