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 25 May 2016 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 385 58 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.71% 9.52% 15.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.55% 31.35% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 40 58
Median daily rate £301 £324 £261
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.25% +24.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £199 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £451 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
- +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 3
Median hourly rate £28.75 £27.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -17.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £17.26 £19.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £28.70 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +62.50%
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
669 185 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 56.84% 30.38% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 99 113
Median daily rate £310 £337 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.07% +22.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £223 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £501 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 12 4
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -17.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.99 £15.00 £16.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £30.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 381 £305 -5.86% 22
Sunderland - 3 £263 -
SC Cleared
North East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 463 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 165 (35.64%) ITIL
3 160 (34.56%) Windows
4 129 (27.86%) Microsoft
5 119 (25.70%) HP
6 113 (24.41%) Active Directory
7 106 (22.89%) Windows Server
8 85 (18.36%) DNS
9 79 (17.06%) DHCP
9 79 (17.06%) Project Management
10 78 (16.85%) Service Delivery
10 78 (16.85%) VMware
11 77 (16.63%) SQL
12 74 (15.98%) Degree
13 72 (15.55%) Citrix
14 70 (15.12%) Unix
15 69 (14.90%) Linux
16 68 (14.69%) SQL Server
17 60 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
18 59 (12.74%) BPSS Clearance
19 55 (11.88%) Computer Science
20 54 (11.66%) Windows Server 2003
21 52 (11.23%) XenApp
22 49 (10.58%) Oracle
22 49 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
23 47 (10.15%) SLA
23 47 (10.15%) Change Management
23 47 (10.15%) Finance
24 46 (9.94%) Incident Management
25 44 (9.50%) AppSense

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (7.13%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.32%) IIS
2 20 (4.32%) MS Exchange
3 18 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (3.67%) Apache
5 15 (3.24%) Skype for Business
5 15 (3.24%) WebLogic
6 13 (2.81%) OpenStack
7 11 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (2.38%) JBoss
8 8 (1.73%) CMS
9 6 (1.30%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.08%) Tuxedo
10 5 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.86%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.86%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 41 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.54%) MS Office
3 8 (1.73%) MS Project
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.22%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.59%) Office 365
2 2 (0.43%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.22%) IaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) PaaS
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (18.36%) DNS
2 79 (17.06%) DHCP
3 44 (9.50%) SAN
4 39 (8.42%) TCP/IP
5 30 (6.48%) Firewall
5 30 (6.48%) WAN
6 25 (5.40%) LAN
7 11 (2.38%) SMS
7 11 (2.38%) VPN
8 10 (2.16%) Internet
8 10 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (1.94%) 3G
9 9 (1.94%) SSL
10 8 (1.73%) Intranet
11 7 (1.51%) iSCSI
11 7 (1.51%) LDAP
12 6 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (1.08%) FTP
13 5 (1.08%) HTTP
14 4 (0.86%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (14.69%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.97%) Relational Database
3 16 (3.46%) DB2
4 14 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.51%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.08%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.86%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.65%) MySQL
12 3 (0.65%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.22%) Big Data
14 1 (0.22%) SAP HANA
14 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (2.59%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.51%) MSI
3 6 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.30%) LoadRunner
3 6 (1.30%) StarTeam
3 6 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.08%) Subversion
5 2 (0.43%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.43%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.22%) Ant
6 1 (0.22%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (0.22%) Gradle
6 1 (0.22%) Grunt
6 1 (0.22%) JIRA
6 1 (0.22%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.22%) Maven
6 1 (0.22%) Protractor
6 1 (0.22%) Selenium
General
1 47 (10.15%) Finance
2 16 (3.46%) Legal
3 5 (1.08%) Billing
4 4 (0.86%) Marketing
4 4 (0.86%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.65%) Banking
5 3 (0.65%) Law
6 1 (0.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (10.58%) Architect
2 45 (9.72%) Support Engineer
3 38 (8.21%) Analyst
4 36 (7.78%) Developer
5 24 (5.18%) Project Manager
6 22 (4.75%) Consultant
7 19 (4.10%) Unix Engineer
8 17 (3.67%) Desktop Support
9 15 (3.24%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (3.24%) DBA
10 14 (3.02%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 13 (2.81%) Administrator
12 12 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (2.59%) Wintel Engineer
13 11 (2.38%) Service Architect
13 11 (2.38%) SQL DBA
13 11 (2.38%) Test Analyst
14 10 (2.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 10 (2.16%) Infrastructure Architect
14 10 (2.16%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.32%) Middleware
2 17 (3.67%) .NET
2 17 (3.67%) Web Services
3 13 (2.81%) XML
4 9 (1.94%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.73%) ADO.NET
5 8 (1.73%) HTML
5 8 (1.73%) J2EE
6 7 (1.51%) CSS
7 5 (1.08%) HTML5
7 5 (1.08%) ISPF
8 4 (0.86%) XHTML
9 3 (0.65%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (0.65%) Java EE
9 3 (0.65%) JSON
10 2 (0.43%) ADO
10 2 (0.43%) jQuery
10 2 (0.43%) JSP
10 2 (0.43%) OAuth
10 2 (0.43%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.88%) Computer Science
2 38 (8.21%) Management Information System
3 30 (6.48%) Data Centre
4 28 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (5.40%) Clustering
6 19 (4.10%) Mainframe
7 13 (2.81%) Replication
8 10 (2.16%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.94%) Fat Client
9 9 (1.94%) Private Cloud
9 9 (1.94%) Thin Client
10 8 (1.73%) IBM Mainframe
10 8 (1.73%) PKI
10 8 (1.73%) PMI
11 7 (1.51%) Economics
11 7 (1.51%) HACMP
12 6 (1.30%) Cryptography
13 5 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (1.08%) User Experience
14 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 160 (34.56%) Windows
2 106 (22.89%) Windows Server
3 70 (15.12%) Unix
4 69 (14.90%) Linux
5 60 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (11.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 42 (9.07%) AIX
8 34 (7.34%) Solaris
9 30 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (4.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (4.10%) Windows 7
12 9 (1.94%) Windows XP
13 8 (1.73%) zOS
14 6 (1.30%) HPUX
15 4 (0.86%) Android
15 4 (0.86%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.86%) MVS
16 3 (0.65%) OS/390
17 2 (0.43%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (35.64%) ITIL
2 79 (17.06%) Project Management
3 78 (16.85%) Service Delivery
4 47 (10.15%) Change Management
5 46 (9.94%) Incident Management
6 43 (9.29%) Problem Management
7 40 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (7.13%) Change Control
9 32 (6.91%) Release Management
10 29 (6.26%) Service Management
11 28 (6.05%) Mentoring
11 28 (6.05%) Root Cause Analysis
12 27 (5.83%) Software Delivery
13 26 (5.62%) ITIL V3
14 24 (5.18%) Configuration Management
15 22 (4.75%) Business Continuity
16 21 (4.54%) High Availability
17 19 (4.10%) Migration
18 16 (3.46%) Programme Management
19 15 (3.24%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 77 (16.63%) SQL
2 36 (7.78%) PowerShell
3 35 (7.56%) Perl
4 31 (6.70%) Java
5 28 (6.05%) JavaScript
6 27 (5.83%) Shell Script
6 27 (5.83%) VB
7 17 (3.67%) C#
8 15 (3.24%) VBScript
9 14 (3.02%) C
10 13 (2.81%) T-SQL
11 11 (2.38%) Korn
12 10 (2.16%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.16%) C++
13 9 (1.94%) Python
14 8 (1.73%) C-shell
15 5 (1.08%) JCL
16 4 (0.86%) REXX
17 3 (0.65%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 463 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 74 (15.98%) Degree
3 59 (12.74%) BPSS Clearance
4 49 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (4.75%) MCSE
5 22 (4.75%) PMI Certification
6 17 (3.67%) PMP
7 13 (2.81%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.51%) BC Cleared
8 7 (1.51%) IBM AIX Certification
8 7 (1.51%) MCDBA
8 7 (1.51%) MCSA
9 6 (1.30%) CISSP
9 6 (1.30%) MCP
9 6 (1.30%) RHCE
9 6 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.08%) AAT
11 4 (0.86%) CCNA
11 4 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.86%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (10.15%) SLA
2 30 (6.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (2.38%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.08%) QA
5 2 (0.43%) JSP 440
System Software
1 113 (24.41%) Active Directory
2 52 (11.23%) XenApp
3 44 (9.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (9.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 30 (6.48%) XenDesktop
6 27 (5.83%) XenServer
7 13 (2.81%) Hyper-V
8 11 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (1.94%) Terminal Services
10 8 (1.73%) Samba
10 8 (1.73%) vSphere
11 7 (1.51%) GPFS
12 6 (1.30%) KVM
13 5 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.86%) Firmware
14 4 (0.86%) Time Sharing Option
15 3 (0.65%) Brightmail
15 3 (0.65%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 2 (0.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (6.91%) SCCM
2 24 (5.18%) Tivoli
3 18 (3.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 18 (3.89%) XenMobile
4 16 (3.46%) HP SiteScope
4 16 (3.46%) SafeCom
5 15 (3.24%) MOM
6 14 (3.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 12 (2.59%) EdgeSight
7 12 (2.59%) EMC NetWorker
8 11 (2.38%) NetBackup
8 11 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 10 (2.16%) Perfmon
10 7 (1.51%) OpenView
11 6 (1.30%) WMI
12 5 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
13 4 (0.86%) PureDisk
14 3 (0.65%) HP SIM
14 3 (0.65%) HP UCMDB
14 3 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 129 (27.86%) Microsoft
2 119 (25.70%) HP
3 78 (16.85%) VMware
4 72 (15.55%) Citrix
5 49 (10.58%) Oracle
6 44 (9.50%) AppSense
7 35 (7.56%) Red Hat
8 30 (6.48%) CA
8 30 (6.48%) IBM
8 30 (6.48%) ServiceNow
9 26 (5.62%) ThinPrint
10 25 (5.40%) SAP
11 17 (3.67%) BMC
12 13 (2.81%) EMC
13 12 (2.59%) Symantec
14 11 (2.38%) Cisco
15 10 (2.16%) Axway
16 8 (1.73%) Serena
17 6 (1.30%) Altiris
17 6 (1.30%) Borland
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