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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 9 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 51 21 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.78% 9.81% 13.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.00% 32.31% 39.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 8 41
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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 £203 £243 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.04 - £12.42
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 - £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 - £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -22.33%
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
100 65 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.09% 30.37% 34.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 25 73
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £246 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +26.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
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Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 51 £353 -26.94% 1
Gateshead - - - -
SC Cleared
North East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 39 (31.71%) Oracle
3 38 (30.89%) HP
4 36 (29.27%) SQL
5 28 (22.76%) Windows
6 27 (21.95%) UNIX
7 25 (20.33%) ITIL
8 24 (19.51%) Microsoft
8 24 (19.51%) Problem Management
9 21 (17.07%) SQL Server
9 21 (17.07%) Migration
10 20 (16.26%) Configuration Management
10 20 (16.26%) Service Management
10 20 (16.26%) Finance
11 18 (14.63%) Linux
11 18 (14.63%) Oracle EBS
11 18 (14.63%) Oracle Applications
12 17 (13.82%) QA
13 16 (13.01%) Red Hat
13 16 (13.01%) Regression Testing
14 15 (12.20%) C#
14 15 (12.20%) WebLogic
14 15 (12.20%) Oracle Forms
14 15 (12.20%) Middleware
14 15 (12.20%) Firewall
14 15 (12.20%) Oracle Database
15 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
15 14 (11.38%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (11.38%) Workflow
15 14 (11.38%) Oracle Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 15 (12.20%) WebLogic
2 14 (11.38%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (6.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.07%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.25%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle 10gAS
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle UPK
6 2 (1.63%) Apache
7 1 (0.81%) CMS
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.94%) MS Office
3 2 (1.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (14.63%) Oracle EBS
1 18 (14.63%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (11.38%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (9.76%) Oracle General Ledger
3 12 (9.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (9.76%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (3.25%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (3.25%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (3.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (3.25%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (2.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.20%) Firewall
2 12 (9.76%) DHCP
2 12 (9.76%) DNS
3 11 (8.94%) LAN
3 11 (8.94%) WAN
4 10 (8.13%) SAN
5 8 (6.50%) VPN
6 4 (3.25%) LDAP
6 4 (3.25%) SSH
6 4 (3.25%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (2.44%) Junos
7 3 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.44%) Network Security
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.20%) Oracle Database
3 11 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.50%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (5.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (4.07%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (3.25%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (3.25%) DTS
8 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.25%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.63%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (1.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.81%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.81%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 15 (12.20%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (6.50%) LoadRunner
3 4 (3.25%) JMeter
3 4 (3.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (2.44%) Facilita Forecast
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.81%) CaliberRM
General
1 20 (16.26%) Finance
2 12 (9.76%) General Ledger
3 3 (2.44%) Legal
4 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (21.95%) Analyst
2 14 (11.38%) Developer
3 10 (8.13%) UNIX Engineer
4 8 (6.50%) Test Analyst
4 8 (6.50%) Applications Support
4 8 (6.50%) Support Engineer
5 7 (5.69%) Support Analyst
5 7 (5.69%) DBA
5 7 (5.69%) Oracle Analyst
6 6 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.07%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.07%) Administrator
7 5 (4.07%) Service Manager
7 5 (4.07%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (4.07%) Oracle Applications Support
8 4 (3.25%) Performance Test Analyst
8 4 (3.25%) Oracle Support Analyst
8 4 (3.25%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (3.25%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (3.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.20%) Middleware
2 10 (8.13%) .NET
2 10 (8.13%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.50%) Web Services
4 3 (2.44%) J2EE
4 3 (2.44%) ADO
4 3 (2.44%) Java EE
4 3 (2.44%) MDX
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.94%) Open Source
2 5 (4.07%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.07%) N-Tier
2 5 (4.07%) Thin Client
3 4 (3.25%) Clustering
4 3 (2.44%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.44%) Economics
4 3 (2.44%) HACMP
5 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.63%) Replication
5 2 (1.63%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.81%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.76%) Windows
2 27 (21.95%) UNIX
3 18 (14.63%) Linux
4 13 (10.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (9.76%) AIX
6 11 (8.94%) Solaris
7 8 (6.50%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.88%) Windows 7
10 5 (4.07%) HPUX
11 4 (3.25%) VME
12 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.33%) ITIL
2 24 (19.51%) Problem Management
3 21 (17.07%) Migration
4 20 (16.26%) Configuration Management
4 20 (16.26%) Service Management
5 16 (13.01%) Regression Testing
6 14 (11.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (11.38%) Workflow
7 12 (9.76%) Data Management
7 12 (9.76%) Change Management
7 12 (9.76%) Test Scripting
7 12 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (8.94%) Incident Management
9 10 (8.13%) Performance Testing
10 9 (7.32%) Service Delivery
11 8 (6.50%) CRM
12 7 (5.69%) Programme Management
13 6 (4.88%) Asset Management
13 6 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (4.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.27%) SQL
2 15 (12.20%) C#
3 13 (10.57%) PL/SQL
4 8 (6.50%) VB.NET
5 7 (5.69%) Java
6 6 (4.88%) VBA
6 6 (4.88%) VB
7 5 (4.07%) VBScript
8 4 (3.25%) Perl
8 4 (3.25%) COBOL
8 4 (3.25%) Korn
8 4 (3.25%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.63%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.63%) C
10 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.81%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 123 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.69%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (4.88%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.07%) Degree
5 4 (3.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.25%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.44%) IBM AIX Certification
7 2 (1.63%) ISEB
7 2 (1.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.82%) QA
2 12 (9.76%) SLA
3 3 (2.44%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.81%) BS7799
4 1 (0.81%) BS15000
4 1 (0.81%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (4.07%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.25%) NFS
5 4 (3.25%) KVM
5 4 (3.25%) RHEV
6 3 (2.44%) GPFS
6 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.44%) vSphere
6 3 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (5.69%) OpenView
2 5 (4.07%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.25%) Unicenter
4 3 (2.44%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.63%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (1.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.63%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.81%) SCCM
6 1 (0.81%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 39 (31.71%) Oracle
2 38 (30.89%) HP
3 24 (19.51%) Microsoft
4 16 (13.01%) Red Hat
5 9 (7.32%) CA
6 7 (5.69%) VMware
7 5 (4.07%) Citrix
8 4 (3.25%) IBM
8 4 (3.25%) EMC
8 4 (3.25%) JBoss
9 3 (2.44%) Cisco
9 3 (2.44%) Juniper
9 3 (2.44%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.44%) McAfee
9 3 (2.44%) ICL
9 3 (2.44%) Fujitsu
9 3 (2.44%) TippingPoint
9 3 (2.44%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.44%) F5
9 3 (2.44%) Veritas