The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 2 2 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 93 68 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.13% 26.36% 7.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 74.40% 78.16% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 39 2
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£345 £244 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.39% -4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £184 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £445 £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 1
Average hourly rate £14.40 £25.25 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.97% +3.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -38.98%
Security 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
125 87 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.09% 33.72% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 47 12
Average daily rate £347 £245 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.82% -9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £455 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 4
Average hourly rate £14.80 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.80% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.75 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £27.50 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Security 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 Security Cleared across the Tyne and Wear region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Security 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 Security Cleared across the Tyne and Wear region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 January 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 -1 88 £340 +39.34% 2
Sunderland - 5 £418 -
Gateshead - - - -
Security Cleared
North East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 115 (57.21%) SC Cleared
2 65 (32.34%) ITIL
3 58 (28.86%) Windows
4 54 (26.87%) Microsoft
5 49 (24.38%) SQL
6 46 (22.89%) MS Excel
6 46 (22.89%) HP
7 38 (18.91%) Service Management
8 36 (17.91%) SQL Server
9 35 (17.41%) Java
10 33 (16.42%) Finance
10 33 (16.42%) Problem Management
11 31 (15.42%) Linux
11 31 (15.42%) Active Directory
11 31 (15.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (14.93%) Oracle
12 30 (14.93%) DV Cleared
13 29 (14.43%) UNIX
14 28 (13.93%) Service Delivery
15 25 (12.44%) MS Office
16 24 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (11.44%) Windows Server 2008
18 22 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (10.95%) Change Management
18 22 (10.95%) Project Management
19 21 (10.45%) VMware
20 20 (9.95%) VMware Infrastructure
20 20 (9.95%) Oracle Database
21 19 (9.45%) Clustering
21 19 (9.45%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (8.46%) WebLogic
2 14 (6.97%) AquaLogic
3 13 (6.47%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.98%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.99%) Apache
6 5 (2.49%) Tuxedo
7 3 (1.49%) SAS
7 3 (1.49%) JBoss
8 2 (1.00%) CMS
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.00%) IIS
8 2 (1.00%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle 10gAS
8 2 (1.00%) Confluence
9 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 46 (22.89%) MS Excel
2 25 (12.44%) MS Office
3 10 (4.98%) MS Project
4 6 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.00%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.98%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.49%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.45%) SAN
2 12 (5.97%) DNS
3 11 (5.47%) Firewall
4 10 (4.98%) DHCP
5 9 (4.48%) LAN
5 9 (4.48%) WAN
6 6 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (2.49%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (2.49%) LDAP
8 4 (1.99%) SSL
8 4 (1.99%) Network Security
8 4 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (1.99%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (1.49%) Junos
10 2 (1.00%) FTP
10 2 (1.00%) Telnet
11 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.95%) Oracle Database
3 18 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (8.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (6.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (5.47%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (3.98%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.49%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (2.49%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.99%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (1.49%) DTS
11 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.00%) Base SAS
11 2 (1.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.49%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (1.99%) Ant
2 4 (1.99%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.99%) JIRA
3 3 (1.49%) Selenium
3 3 (1.49%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.00%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.50%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.50%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.50%) JMeter
General
1 33 (16.42%) Finance
2 4 (1.99%) Manufacturing
2 4 (1.99%) Billing
3 3 (1.49%) General Ledger
3 3 (1.49%) Military
3 3 (1.49%) Electronics
3 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (12.44%) Developer
2 22 (10.95%) Analyst
3 17 (8.46%) Consultant
4 16 (7.96%) Administrator
4 16 (7.96%) Project Manager
5 12 (5.97%) Service Manager
6 9 (4.48%) Support Engineer
7 8 (3.98%) DBA
7 8 (3.98%) Architect
7 8 (3.98%) Designer
8 7 (3.48%) UX Designer
8 7 (3.48%) Network Engineer
9 6 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (2.99%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (2.49%) Business Analyst
10 5 (2.49%) COBOL Analyst
10 5 (2.49%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (2.49%) Applications Developer
11 4 (1.99%) Applications Support
11 4 (1.99%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.96%) Middleware
2 15 (7.46%) Web Services
3 14 (6.97%) ASP.NET
3 14 (6.97%) .NET
4 13 (6.47%) Java EE
5 10 (4.98%) SOAP
5 10 (4.98%) CSS
5 10 (4.98%) HTML
6 9 (4.48%) J2EE
7 8 (3.98%) MDX
8 4 (1.99%) JNDI
8 4 (1.99%) JDBC
8 4 (1.99%) JMS
9 3 (1.49%) JPA
9 3 (1.49%) XML
10 2 (1.00%) ODBC
10 2 (1.00%) Django
10 2 (1.00%) JSON
10 2 (1.00%) HTML5
10 2 (1.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.45%) Clustering
3 14 (6.97%) User Experience
4 12 (5.97%) N-Tier
5 10 (4.98%) Economics
6 4 (1.99%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.99%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.49%) Open Source
7 3 (1.49%) Replication
8 2 (1.00%) Statistics
8 2 (1.00%) CMDB
8 2 (1.00%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.50%) Human Factors
9 1 (0.50%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.50%) NHS
9 1 (0.50%) DTV
9 1 (0.50%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 58 (28.86%) Windows
2 31 (15.42%) Linux
2 31 (15.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (14.43%) UNIX
4 23 (11.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (7.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (5.47%) VME
7 10 (4.98%) Solaris
8 4 (1.99%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.50%) OS/2
10 1 (0.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (32.34%) ITIL
2 38 (18.91%) Service Management
3 33 (16.42%) Problem Management
4 28 (13.93%) Service Delivery
5 24 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (10.95%) Change Management
6 22 (10.95%) Project Management
7 17 (8.46%) Configuration Management
7 17 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (7.96%) Web Design
9 15 (7.46%) SOA
9 15 (7.46%) Data Management
10 12 (5.97%) Incident Management
11 11 (5.47%) Network Management
11 11 (5.47%) PRINCE2
11 11 (5.47%) Migration
12 10 (4.98%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (4.48%) Change Control
14 8 (3.98%) Test Scripting
14 8 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 49 (24.38%) SQL
2 35 (17.41%) Java
3 14 (6.97%) VB.NET
3 14 (6.97%) C#
4 13 (6.47%) VB
5 12 (5.97%) VBA
5 12 (5.97%) VBScript
6 11 (5.47%) COBOL
7 8 (3.98%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.48%) C
9 6 (2.99%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.49%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.99%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 2 (1.00%) Python
13 1 (0.50%) Scala
13 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.50%) Perl
13 1 (0.50%) Ruby
13 1 (0.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 115 (57.21%) SC Cleared
2 30 (14.93%) DV Cleared
3 6 (2.99%) ISEB
4 5 (2.49%) BC Cleared
4 5 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (1.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.50%) APMP
7 1 (0.50%) OCAJ
7 1 (0.50%) Degree
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.50%) OCP
7 1 (0.50%) OCA
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.50%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.50%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.97%) QA
2 10 (4.98%) SLA
3 6 (2.99%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.99%) JSP 440
System Software
1 31 (15.42%) Active Directory
2 20 (9.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.97%) vSphere
4 6 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.99%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.99%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.00%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.50%) GPFS
7 1 (0.50%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 17 (8.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 17 (8.46%) OpenView
2 8 (3.98%) MIIS
3 6 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (2.49%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.50%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.50%) Puppet
7 1 (0.50%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.50%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.50%) Netcool
7 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 54 (26.87%) Microsoft
2 46 (22.89%) HP
3 30 (14.93%) Oracle
4 21 (10.45%) VMware
5 17 (8.46%) Red Hat
6 15 (7.46%) Cisco
7 12 (5.97%) EMC
8 11 (5.47%) CA
9 10 (4.98%) Informatica
10 9 (4.48%) Micro Focus
11 8 (3.98%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.99%) Splunk
13 5 (2.49%) 3PAR
13 5 (2.49%) F5
13 5 (2.49%) Juniper
13 5 (2.49%) McAfee
13 5 (2.49%) Business Objects
14 4 (1.99%) TippingPoint
15 3 (1.49%) Citrix
16 2 (1.00%) Serena