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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 13 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 97 49 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.96% 11.56% 9.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.89% 47.57% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 40 8
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£310 £360 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -25.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £197 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £469 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £362 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.42% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 0
Average hourly rate £26.75 £17.04 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+69.31% +5.57%
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
256 103 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.57% 24.29% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 81 24
Average daily rate £338 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £469 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 2
Average hourly rate £26.75 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.61% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -5 94 £313 -13.19% 6
Sunderland - 3 £283 -
SC Cleared
North East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (31.51%) Windows
3 41 (28.08%) Microsoft
4 38 (26.03%) HP
5 36 (24.66%) ITIL
6 35 (23.97%) SQL
7 33 (22.60%) Linux
8 29 (19.86%) Java
9 27 (18.49%) Oracle
9 27 (18.49%) Service Management
10 22 (15.07%) J2EE
10 22 (15.07%) Problem Management
11 21 (14.38%) Finance
12 20 (13.70%) Change Management
13 18 (12.33%) DHCP
13 18 (12.33%) Informatica
14 17 (11.64%) DNS
14 17 (11.64%) WebLogic
15 16 (10.96%) Web Services
15 16 (10.96%) SLA
16 15 (10.27%) Shell Script
16 15 (10.27%) Middleware
16 15 (10.27%) MS Excel
16 15 (10.27%) Service Delivery
17 14 (9.59%) Clustering
17 14 (9.59%) UNIX
17 14 (9.59%) Red Hat
17 14 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 14 (9.59%) Oracle Database
17 14 (9.59%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (11.64%) WebLogic
2 13 (8.90%) AquaLogic
3 7 (4.79%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.79%) Tuxedo
4 6 (4.11%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.42%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.74%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (2.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (2.74%) MQSeries
7 3 (2.05%) Apache
7 3 (2.05%) Node.js
8 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.37%) IIS
8 2 (1.37%) Jetty
8 2 (1.37%) nginx
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.68%) CMS
9 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (10.27%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.90%) MS Office
3 4 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.05%) HP Helion
2 2 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.37%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.37%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.33%) DHCP
2 17 (11.64%) DNS
3 10 (6.85%) LAN
3 10 (6.85%) WAN
3 10 (6.85%) Firewall
4 9 (6.16%) LDAP
5 8 (5.48%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.11%) SSL
7 5 (3.42%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.74%) SMTP
8 4 (2.74%) VPN
8 4 (2.74%) Structured Cabling
8 4 (2.74%) IPsec
8 4 (2.74%) VLAN
8 4 (2.74%) Network Security
9 3 (2.05%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.05%) Junos
9 3 (2.05%) Internet
9 3 (2.05%) DWDM
10 2 (1.37%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.59%) Oracle Database
2 11 (7.53%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (4.79%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.74%) MySQL
6 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.05%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.37%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.37%) OLTP
7 2 (1.37%) DTS
8 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.68%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (7.53%) Ant
2 4 (2.74%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.37%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.68%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.68%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.68%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
General
1 21 (14.38%) Finance
2 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.68%) Military
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (12.33%) Developer
2 14 (9.59%) Project Manager
3 13 (8.90%) Support Engineer
4 12 (8.22%) Wintel Engineer
5 10 (6.85%) Network Engineer
6 7 (4.79%) Administrator
7 6 (4.11%) DBA
7 6 (4.11%) Consultant
7 6 (4.11%) Analyst
8 5 (3.42%) Desktop Support
8 5 (3.42%) Architect
8 5 (3.42%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.42%) Wintel Support
9 4 (2.74%) Linux Support
9 4 (2.74%) SQL Developer
9 4 (2.74%) SQL DBA
9 4 (2.74%) Informatica Developer
9 4 (2.74%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (2.74%) Operations Manager
9 4 (2.74%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.07%) J2EE
2 16 (10.96%) Web Services
3 15 (10.27%) Middleware
4 11 (7.53%) SOAP
5 9 (6.16%) JDBC
5 9 (6.16%) JNDI
5 9 (6.16%) JMS
6 6 (4.11%) .NET
7 5 (3.42%) HTML
7 5 (3.42%) CSS
7 5 (3.42%) Servlets
7 5 (3.42%) Java EE
8 4 (2.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 3 (2.05%) RESTful
9 3 (2.05%) JSP
9 3 (2.05%) XHTML
10 2 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.68%) MDX
11 1 (0.68%) HTML5
11 1 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.59%) Clustering
1 14 (9.59%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.79%) PKI
3 6 (4.11%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.74%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.74%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.05%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.37%) Economics
7 2 (1.37%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.37%) Replication
8 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) IVR
8 1 (0.68%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 46 (31.51%) Windows
2 33 (22.60%) Linux
3 14 (9.59%) UNIX
3 14 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.79%) AIX
5 7 (4.79%) Solaris
5 7 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.42%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.42%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.74%) VME
7 4 (2.74%) OS/390
8 3 (2.05%) zOS
8 3 (2.05%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.66%) ITIL
2 27 (18.49%) Service Management
3 22 (15.07%) Problem Management
4 20 (13.70%) Change Management
5 15 (10.27%) Service Delivery
6 13 (8.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (8.22%) Project Management
8 11 (7.53%) Configuration Management
8 11 (7.53%) SOA
8 11 (7.53%) Incident Management
9 9 (6.16%) High Availability
10 8 (5.48%) Migration
11 7 (4.79%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.79%) Server Building
12 6 (4.11%) PRINCE2
12 6 (4.11%) Change Control
12 6 (4.11%) Release Management
13 5 (3.42%) Supplier Management
13 5 (3.42%) Knowledge Management
13 5 (3.42%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.97%) SQL
2 29 (19.86%) Java
3 15 (10.27%) Shell Script
4 12 (8.22%) Bash Shell
5 11 (7.53%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 11 (7.53%) PL/SQL
6 7 (4.79%) Perl
7 6 (4.11%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.11%) C
8 5 (3.42%) COBOL
8 5 (3.42%) VB
9 4 (2.74%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.74%) VBA
9 4 (2.74%) C++
9 4 (2.74%) VBScript
10 1 (0.68%) C#
10 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.68%) JCL
10 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 146 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.79%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.11%) Degree
5 4 (2.74%) MCSE
6 3 (2.05%) CCNP
6 3 (2.05%) CCNA
6 3 (2.05%) PMP
6 3 (2.05%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.37%) APMP
7 2 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.37%) RHCE
7 2 (1.37%) ISEB
8 1 (0.68%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.68%) MCT
8 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.96%) SLA
2 3 (2.05%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.37%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 13 (8.90%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.11%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.11%) vSphere
4 5 (3.42%) Xen
5 4 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (5.48%) OpenView
1 8 (5.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (2.74%) HP SIM
2 4 (2.74%) WSUS
3 3 (2.05%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.05%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.37%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (1.37%) MOM
4 2 (1.37%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.37%) SCCM
5 1 (0.68%) SCOM
5 1 (0.68%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.68%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.68%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 41 (28.08%) Microsoft
2 38 (26.03%) HP
3 27 (18.49%) Oracle
4 18 (12.33%) Informatica
5 14 (9.59%) Red Hat
6 10 (6.85%) VMware
7 9 (6.16%) IBM
8 7 (4.79%) Juniper
8 7 (4.79%) McAfee
9 6 (4.11%) F5
9 6 (4.11%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.42%) Citrix
10 5 (3.42%) Cisco
10 5 (3.42%) TippingPoint
10 5 (3.42%) CA
11 4 (2.74%) Metastorm
11 4 (2.74%) Axway
11 4 (2.74%) Fujitsu
11 4 (2.74%) Sun
12 3 (2.05%) SAP