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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 473 79 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.70% 10.99% 13.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.41% 33.19% 53.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 52 42
Median daily rate £310 £306 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.22% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £208 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 8 5
Median hourly rate £28.50 £26.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.54% +43.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £17.45 £13.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £34.10 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +108.33%
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
783 238 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 59.09% 33.10% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 134 77
Median daily rate £310 £340 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 18 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -23.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £13.90 £15.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +8 467 £310 -3.12% 12
Sunderland -5 1 £263 -7.07% 1
SC Cleared
North East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 685 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 260 (37.96%) Windows
3 232 (33.87%) ITIL
4 212 (30.95%) Microsoft
5 185 (27.01%) Windows Server
6 184 (26.86%) HP
7 179 (26.13%) Active Directory
8 138 (20.15%) SQL
9 133 (19.42%) Degree
10 131 (19.12%) DNS
11 129 (18.83%) SQL Server
12 118 (17.23%) Unix
12 118 (17.23%) DHCP
13 116 (16.93%) Linux
13 116 (16.93%) VMware
14 108 (15.77%) Project Management
15 107 (15.62%) BPSS Clearance
16 104 (15.18%) Citrix
17 102 (14.89%) Oracle
18 101 (14.74%) Service Delivery
19 92 (13.43%) Computer Science
20 88 (12.85%) Windows Server 2008
21 86 (12.55%) Microsoft Certification
22 81 (11.82%) MS Excel
23 79 (11.53%) Incident Management
24 78 (11.39%) SLA
24 78 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
25 74 (10.80%) SAN
26 73 (10.66%) Change Management
27 71 (10.36%) AIX

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 41 (5.99%) SharePoint
2 40 (5.84%) MS Exchange
3 37 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (4.82%) WebLogic
5 31 (4.53%) IIS
6 28 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (4.09%) Skype for Business
7 20 (2.92%) Apache
8 17 (2.48%) OpenStack
9 12 (1.75%) Office Communications Server
9 12 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (1.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 8 (1.17%) WebSphere
13 7 (1.02%) JBoss
13 7 (1.02%) Tuxedo
13 7 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.88%) CMS
14 6 (0.88%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.88%) MQSeries
Applications
1 81 (11.82%) MS Excel
2 38 (5.55%) MS Office
3 11 (1.61%) MS Project
4 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.44%) OpenText MBPM
2 2 (0.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.94%) Office 365
2 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.15%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.15%) IaaS
4 1 (0.15%) PaaS
4 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 131 (19.12%) DNS
2 118 (17.23%) DHCP
3 74 (10.80%) SAN
4 63 (9.20%) TCP/IP
5 40 (5.84%) Firewall
6 37 (5.40%) WAN
7 29 (4.23%) LAN
8 16 (2.34%) LDAP
9 14 (2.04%) Skype
10 13 (1.90%) Internet
10 13 (1.90%) VPN
11 12 (1.75%) HTTP
11 12 (1.75%) SMS
11 12 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (1.61%) 3G
12 11 (1.61%) Intranet
12 11 (1.61%) SSL
13 8 (1.17%) iSCSI
14 7 (1.02%) NetScaler
15 6 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (18.83%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.84%) Relational Database
3 34 (4.96%) DB2
4 23 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (2.77%) RDBMS
8 13 (1.90%) MySQL
9 12 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (1.75%) Oracle Database
9 12 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.02%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 7 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (0.73%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.58%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.58%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (2.19%) MSI
2 11 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.61%) StarTeam
3 9 (1.31%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.17%) Subversion
5 7 (1.02%) LoadRunner
5 7 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.58%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.58%) Maven
7 2 (0.29%) Ant
7 2 (0.29%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.29%) GCC
7 2 (0.29%) Gradle
7 2 (0.29%) Grunt
7 2 (0.29%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.29%) JMeter
7 2 (0.29%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.29%) LoadUI
7 2 (0.29%) Selenium
General
1 60 (8.76%) Finance
2 16 (2.34%) Legal
3 10 (1.46%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.17%) Banking
5 7 (1.02%) Billing
6 6 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.58%) Marketing
8 3 (0.44%) Law
9 2 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (9.64%) Support Engineer
2 54 (7.88%) Architect
3 46 (6.72%) Analyst
4 43 (6.28%) Project Manager
5 36 (5.26%) Consultant
6 28 (4.09%) Administrator
7 26 (3.80%) DBA
8 25 (3.65%) Developer
8 25 (3.65%) Unix Engineer
9 20 (2.92%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 19 (2.77%) 3rd Line Support
10 19 (2.77%) Desktop Support
10 19 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (2.77%) Wintel Engineer
11 17 (2.48%) Technical Leader
11 17 (2.48%) Wintel Support
12 15 (2.19%) SQL DBA
13 14 (2.04%) SC Cleared Project Manager
14 13 (1.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 13 (1.90%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.23%) Middleware
2 16 (2.34%) Web Services
3 14 (2.04%) .NET
4 13 (1.90%) XML
5 12 (1.75%) J2EE
6 7 (1.02%) ISPF
6 7 (1.02%) OAuth
6 7 (1.02%) OAuth2
6 7 (1.02%) OpenID
7 6 (0.88%) HTML
8 5 (0.73%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.73%) CSS
8 5 (0.73%) IBM Integration Bus
8 5 (0.73%) Spring
9 4 (0.58%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.58%) JSON
9 4 (0.58%) Node.js
10 3 (0.44%) ADO
10 3 (0.44%) ADO.NET
10 3 (0.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 92 (13.43%) Computer Science
2 51 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (7.45%) Management Information System
3 47 (6.86%) Clustering
4 32 (4.67%) Data Centre
5 30 (4.38%) Mainframe
6 19 (2.77%) Replication
7 16 (2.34%) User Experience
8 14 (2.04%) Economics
9 13 (1.90%) Private Cloud
10 12 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
11 11 (1.61%) Fat Client
11 11 (1.61%) Thin Client
11 11 (1.61%) Visualisation
12 10 (1.46%) PKI
13 9 (1.31%) Blackberry
14 8 (1.17%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.17%) PMI
15 7 (1.02%) Cryptography
15 7 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 260 (37.96%) Windows
2 185 (27.01%) Windows Server
3 118 (17.23%) Unix
4 116 (16.93%) Linux
5 88 (12.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 78 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 71 (10.36%) AIX
8 52 (7.59%) Solaris
9 42 (6.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (4.09%) Windows 7
12 13 (1.90%) Android
12 13 (1.90%) Apple iOS
12 13 (1.90%) zOS
13 10 (1.46%) Windows XP
14 9 (1.31%) HPUX
15 5 (0.73%) MVS
15 5 (0.73%) OS/390
16 4 (0.58%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (33.87%) ITIL
2 108 (15.77%) Project Management
3 101 (14.74%) Service Delivery
4 79 (11.53%) Incident Management
5 73 (10.66%) Change Management
6 57 (8.32%) Problem Management
7 50 (7.30%) Root Cause Analysis
8 44 (6.42%) Mentoring
9 43 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (6.28%) Configuration Management
10 42 (6.13%) Change Control
11 39 (5.69%) Software Delivery
12 37 (5.40%) High Availability
12 37 (5.40%) Release Management
13 35 (5.11%) Business Continuity
13 35 (5.11%) Service Management
14 34 (4.96%) Migration
15 25 (3.65%) Server Building
15 25 (3.65%) Validation
16 24 (3.50%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 138 (20.15%) SQL
2 62 (9.05%) PowerShell
3 61 (8.91%) Perl
4 52 (7.59%) VB
5 49 (7.15%) Shell Script
6 43 (6.28%) Java
7 27 (3.94%) VBScript
8 26 (3.80%) T-SQL
9 24 (3.50%) C
10 23 (3.36%) JavaScript
11 19 (2.77%) C#
12 15 (2.19%) C++
13 14 (2.04%) Korn
14 13 (1.90%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.61%) C-shell
16 10 (1.46%) Python
17 7 (1.02%) JCL
18 5 (0.73%) REXX
19 4 (0.58%) PL/SQL
20 3 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 685 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 133 (19.42%) Degree
3 107 (15.62%) BPSS Clearance
4 86 (12.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (5.40%) MCSE
6 19 (2.77%) AAT
7 16 (2.34%) PMI Certification
7 16 (2.34%) PMP
8 13 (1.90%) MCP
8 13 (1.90%) MCTS
8 13 (1.90%) RHCE
9 12 (1.75%) DV Cleared
10 10 (1.46%) MCDBA
11 9 (1.31%) MCSA
12 8 (1.17%) MCITP
12 8 (1.17%) OCP
12 8 (1.17%) Oracle Certification
12 8 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.02%) CISSP
14 6 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (11.39%) SLA
2 52 (7.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (2.34%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.02%) QA
5 2 (0.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 179 (26.13%) Active Directory
2 71 (10.36%) XenApp
3 64 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (8.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 46 (6.72%) XenDesktop
6 40 (5.84%) XenServer
7 23 (3.36%) Hyper-V
8 22 (3.21%) Oracle RAC
9 14 (2.04%) vSphere
10 13 (1.90%) KVM
11 11 (1.61%) Terminal Services
12 10 (1.46%) Firmware
12 10 (1.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 10 (1.46%) Samba
12 10 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.73%) GPFS
13 5 (0.73%) Time Sharing Option
13 5 (0.73%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 4 (0.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 4 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (6.57%) Tivoli
2 44 (6.42%) SCCM
3 34 (4.96%) HP SiteScope
4 31 (4.53%) MOM
5 28 (4.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 23 (3.36%) XenMobile
7 20 (2.92%) Microsoft Clustering
7 20 (2.92%) SafeCom
8 19 (2.77%) EMC NetWorker
9 18 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 16 (2.34%) NetBackup
10 16 (2.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 14 (2.04%) EdgeSight
11 14 (2.04%) Perfmon
12 11 (1.61%) OpenView
13 8 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
14 7 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
15 6 (0.88%) Cisco IPCC
15 6 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 5 (0.73%) WMI
Vendors
1 212 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 184 (26.86%) HP
3 116 (16.93%) VMware
4 104 (15.18%) Citrix
5 102 (14.89%) Oracle
6 58 (8.47%) AppSense
7 53 (7.74%) CA
8 51 (7.45%) ServiceNow
9 41 (5.99%) Red Hat
9 41 (5.99%) SAP
10 38 (5.55%) IBM
11 33 (4.82%) BMC
12 31 (4.53%) ThinPrint
13 24 (3.50%) EMC
14 17 (2.48%) Symantec
15 15 (2.19%) Cisco
16 11 (1.61%) Sybase
17 10 (1.46%) TIBCO
18 9 (1.31%) 3PAR
18 9 (1.31%) Trend Micro
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