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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 17 16 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 48 11 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.25% 5.85% 12.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.36% 23.40% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 5 35
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£360 £475 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% +90.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £239 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £10.59
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.46 - £9.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 - £12.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -35.18%
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
132 47 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 25.43% 25.00% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 20 73
Average daily rate £360 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £241 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.25 £13.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.38% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £13.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £13.00 £14.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 September 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
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 September 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 -3 48 £360 -24.21% 5
Gateshead - - - -
SC Cleared
North East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 44 (40.00%) HP
3 39 (35.45%) Oracle
4 32 (29.09%) SQL
5 30 (27.27%) Windows
6 29 (26.36%) ITIL
7 26 (23.64%) Problem Management
8 25 (22.73%) UNIX
9 22 (20.00%) Linux
9 22 (20.00%) Finance
10 21 (19.09%) Red Hat
11 20 (18.18%) Middleware
11 20 (18.18%) Configuration Management
11 20 (18.18%) WebLogic
12 19 (17.27%) Service Management
12 19 (17.27%) QA
12 19 (17.27%) Oracle Database
13 18 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (16.36%) SQL Server
14 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
14 17 (15.45%) Firewall
14 17 (15.45%) Oracle Applications
15 16 (14.55%) Migration
15 16 (14.55%) MS Excel
16 15 (13.64%) C#
16 15 (13.64%) SAN
16 15 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
17 14 (12.73%) Disaster Recovery
17 14 (12.73%) SLA
17 14 (12.73%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 11 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (7.27%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.36%) AquaLogic
5 5 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.64%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.82%) Apache
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.91%) CMS
8 1 (0.91%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 16 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (15.45%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (10.91%) Oracle Payables
4 11 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
5 10 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (2.73%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (2.73%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (2.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (2.73%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (1.82%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.45%) Firewall
2 15 (13.64%) SAN
3 14 (12.73%) DNS
4 13 (11.82%) LAN
4 13 (11.82%) WAN
5 12 (10.91%) DHCP
6 8 (7.27%) VPN
7 5 (4.55%) Network Security
7 5 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (4.55%) LDAP
7 5 (4.55%) Junos
8 4 (3.64%) OpenLDAP
8 4 (3.64%) SSH
9 3 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.73%) SSL
9 3 (2.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (2.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.27%) Oracle Database
2 18 (16.36%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.36%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (6.36%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (4.55%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.64%) DTS
8 4 (3.64%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.73%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.91%) DB2
11 1 (0.91%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (6.36%) LoadRunner
3 4 (3.64%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (3.64%) JMeter
4 3 (2.73%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.91%) JIRA
5 1 (0.91%) CaliberRM
5 1 (0.91%) Ant
5 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (9.09%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.82%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (16.36%) Analyst
2 13 (11.82%) Developer
3 10 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
4 8 (7.27%) Support Engineer
4 8 (7.27%) DBA
5 7 (6.36%) Test Analyst
5 7 (6.36%) Administrator
5 7 (6.36%) Applications Support
6 5 (4.55%) Oracle Applications Support
6 5 (4.55%) Oracle Analyst
6 5 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (4.55%) Architect
6 5 (4.55%) Desktop Support
6 5 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 5 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.64%) Consultant
7 4 (3.64%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (3.64%) Service Manager
7 4 (3.64%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (3.64%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.18%) Middleware
2 10 (9.09%) .NET
2 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 9 (8.18%) Web Services
4 8 (7.27%) Java EE
5 4 (3.64%) J2EE
6 3 (2.73%) MDX
6 3 (2.73%) ADO
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.82%) XML
8 1 (0.91%) JNDI
8 1 (0.91%) JMS
8 1 (0.91%) JDBC
8 1 (0.91%) SOAP
8 1 (0.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Open Source
2 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.55%) Fat Client
3 5 (4.55%) Cryptography
3 5 (4.55%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.55%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.64%) Clustering
5 3 (2.73%) HACMP
6 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.91%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.91%) Replication
6 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.27%) Windows
2 25 (22.73%) UNIX
3 22 (20.00%) Linux
4 18 (16.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (10.00%) Solaris
6 10 (9.09%) AIX
7 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (7.27%) Windows XP
9 6 (5.45%) Windows 7
10 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (3.64%) HPUX
11 4 (3.64%) VME
12 2 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.36%) ITIL
2 26 (23.64%) Problem Management
3 20 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 19 (17.27%) Service Management
5 16 (14.55%) Migration
6 14 (12.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (11.82%) Regression Testing
7 13 (11.82%) Incident Management
8 12 (10.91%) Data Management
9 11 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (10.00%) Workflow
9 11 (10.00%) Performance Testing
10 10 (9.09%) Test Scripting
10 10 (9.09%) SOA
10 10 (9.09%) Service Delivery
11 9 (8.18%) Change Management
12 7 (6.36%) CRM
12 7 (6.36%) Network Management
13 6 (5.45%) Test Strategy
13 6 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.09%) SQL
2 15 (13.64%) C#
3 12 (10.91%) Java
3 12 (10.91%) PL/SQL
4 8 (7.27%) VB.NET
5 7 (6.36%) VB
6 6 (5.45%) VBA
7 5 (4.55%) VBScript
8 4 (3.64%) Perl
8 4 (3.64%) COBOL
8 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.64%) Korn
9 3 (2.73%) C
9 3 (2.73%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.91%) VB6
10 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.91%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 110 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.36%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (5.45%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.55%) Degree
5 4 (3.64%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.73%) ISEB
6 3 (2.73%) IBM AIX Certification
7 2 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.91%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.27%) QA
2 14 (12.73%) SLA
3 5 (4.55%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.91%) BS7799
4 1 (0.91%) BS15000
4 1 (0.91%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (6.36%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.55%) VMware ESX
2 5 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (4.55%) vSphere
3 4 (3.64%) RHEV
3 4 (3.64%) KVM
3 4 (3.64%) NFS
4 3 (2.73%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 12 (10.91%) OpenView
2 5 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.55%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (3.64%) Unicenter
4 3 (2.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.82%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.82%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (40.00%) HP
2 39 (35.45%) Oracle
3 21 (19.09%) Red Hat
4 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.18%) CA
6 7 (6.36%) VMware
7 6 (5.45%) EMC
8 5 (4.55%) TippingPoint
8 5 (4.55%) Cisco
8 5 (4.55%) Citrix
8 5 (4.55%) Juniper
8 5 (4.55%) CheckPoint
8 5 (4.55%) McAfee
8 5 (4.55%) 3PAR
8 5 (4.55%) F5
9 4 (3.64%) JBoss
10 3 (2.73%) Fujitsu
10 3 (2.73%) ICL
10 3 (2.73%) IBM
10 3 (2.73%) Business Objects
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