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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 1 1 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 89 140 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 22.70% 37.33% 5.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.20% 81.40% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 84 3
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£325 £240 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £356 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.95% -2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 1
Average hourly rate £16.16 £25.68 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.05% +4.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -36.84%
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
125 172 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.89% 45.87% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 104 11
Average daily rate £330 £245 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.69% -9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £196 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £369 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 2
Average hourly rate £16.16 £25.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.62% +4.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.96%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 85 £325 +35.41% 8
Sunderland - 4 £418 -
Gateshead - - - -
Security Cleared
North East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 130 (58.82%) SC Cleared
2 79 (35.75%) ITIL
3 59 (26.70%) Windows
4 53 (23.98%) Microsoft
5 49 (22.17%) SQL
6 46 (20.81%) HP
7 43 (19.46%) MS Excel
8 39 (17.65%) Service Management
9 37 (16.74%) Finance
9 37 (16.74%) UNIX
10 36 (16.29%) Linux
10 36 (16.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 35 (15.84%) Java
12 33 (14.93%) SQL Server
12 33 (14.93%) Active Directory
12 33 (14.93%) DV Cleared
13 32 (14.48%) Problem Management
14 31 (14.03%) Oracle
15 27 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 25 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (11.31%) Change Management
16 25 (11.31%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (10.86%) Service Delivery
17 24 (10.86%) Configuration Management
18 23 (10.41%) Project Management
18 23 (10.41%) VMware
19 22 (9.95%) Clustering
19 22 (9.95%) VMware Infrastructure
20 21 (9.50%) SAN
20 21 (9.50%) Middleware

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Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 18 (8.14%) WebLogic
2 16 (7.24%) AquaLogic
3 13 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.07%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.26%) Tuxedo
5 5 (2.26%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.81%) Apache
7 3 (1.36%) JBoss
7 3 (1.36%) SAS
7 3 (1.36%) CMS
8 2 (0.90%) Confluence
8 2 (0.90%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.90%) IIS
9 1 (0.45%) Documentum
9 1 (0.45%) Alfresco
Applications
1 43 (19.46%) MS Excel
2 21 (9.50%) MS Office
3 10 (4.52%) MS Project
4 6 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.90%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (4.98%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (2.71%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.71%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (2.71%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (2.71%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (2.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.81%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.50%) SAN
2 13 (5.88%) DNS
3 11 (4.98%) DHCP
3 11 (4.98%) Firewall
4 9 (4.07%) LAN
4 9 (4.07%) WAN
5 7 (3.17%) LDAP
6 6 (2.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (2.26%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (1.81%) Network Security
8 4 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (1.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (1.81%) SSL
9 3 (1.36%) Junos
10 2 (0.90%) Telnet
10 2 (0.90%) FTP
11 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.14%) Oracle Database
3 13 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (4.98%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.52%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (3.62%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (2.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (1.81%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (1.36%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.36%) DTS
11 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.90%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.90%) Base SAS
11 2 (0.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 8 (3.62%) Ant
2 6 (2.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (2.26%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (1.81%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.81%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.81%) Selenium
4 4 (1.81%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.36%) JIRA
6 2 (0.90%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.90%) CppUnit
6 2 (0.90%) NUnit
6 2 (0.90%) Subversion
6 2 (0.90%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.90%) Rational Rose
6 2 (0.90%) Facilita Forecast
6 2 (0.90%) GoogleTest
7 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.45%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.45%) JMeter
7 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (16.74%) Finance
2 6 (2.71%) General Ledger
3 5 (2.26%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.81%) Billing
5 3 (1.36%) Electronics
5 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.90%) Military
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (13.12%) Developer
1 29 (13.12%) Analyst
2 17 (7.69%) Consultant
2 17 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 16 (7.24%) Administrator
4 12 (5.43%) Service Manager
5 9 (4.07%) Architect
6 8 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (3.62%) Support Engineer
7 7 (3.17%) Applications Developer
7 7 (3.17%) Network Engineer
7 7 (3.17%) UX Designer
7 7 (3.17%) Designer
8 6 (2.71%) COBOL Analyst
8 6 (2.71%) DBA
9 5 (2.26%) Business Analyst
9 5 (2.26%) Service Analyst
9 5 (2.26%) .NET Developer
9 5 (2.26%) Server Engineer
9 5 (2.26%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.50%) Middleware
2 17 (7.69%) Web Services
3 12 (5.43%) SOAP
3 12 (5.43%) .NET
3 12 (5.43%) Java EE
4 11 (4.98%) J2EE
4 11 (4.98%) HTML
5 10 (4.52%) CSS
6 9 (4.07%) ASP.NET
7 8 (3.62%) XML
8 6 (2.71%) JDBC
8 6 (2.71%) JNDI
8 6 (2.71%) JMS
9 5 (2.26%) MDX
10 3 (1.36%) JPA
11 2 (0.90%) RESTful
11 2 (0.90%) HTML5
11 2 (0.90%) JSON
11 2 (0.90%) Django
11 2 (0.90%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.95%) Clustering
3 13 (5.88%) User Experience
4 10 (4.52%) Economics
5 7 (3.17%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.81%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.81%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.81%) Open Source
7 3 (1.36%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.36%) Replication
7 3 (1.36%) CMDB
8 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.90%) PDA
8 2 (0.90%) Derivative
8 2 (0.90%) Statistics
8 2 (0.90%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.45%) Human Factors
9 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 59 (26.70%) Windows
2 37 (16.74%) UNIX
3 36 (16.29%) Linux
3 36 (16.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (6.33%) VME
7 12 (5.43%) Solaris
8 5 (2.26%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.45%) OS/2
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (35.75%) ITIL
2 39 (17.65%) Service Management
3 32 (14.48%) Problem Management
4 25 (11.31%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (11.31%) Change Management
5 24 (10.86%) Service Delivery
5 24 (10.86%) Configuration Management
6 23 (10.41%) Project Management
7 16 (7.24%) SOA
8 15 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (6.33%) Migration
10 12 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (5.43%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (4.98%) Network Management
11 11 (4.98%) Web Design
11 11 (4.98%) PRINCE2
11 11 (4.98%) Data Management
12 10 (4.52%) Incident Management
12 10 (4.52%) Integration Testing
13 9 (4.07%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (22.17%) SQL
2 35 (15.84%) Java
3 13 (5.88%) COBOL
4 12 (5.43%) C#
5 11 (4.98%) PL/SQL
6 10 (4.52%) Shell Script
7 9 (4.07%) VB
7 9 (4.07%) VB.NET
7 9 (4.07%) C
8 7 (3.17%) VBScript
8 7 (3.17%) VBA
9 6 (2.71%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 5 (2.26%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.36%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.36%) C++
12 2 (0.90%) Python
12 2 (0.90%) Ruby
13 1 (0.45%) VB6
13 1 (0.45%) Perl
13 1 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 130 (58.82%) SC Cleared
2 33 (14.93%) DV Cleared
3 8 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.71%) VCP4
5 5 (2.26%) ISEB
6 4 (1.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.81%) Degree
7 3 (1.36%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (1.36%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.45%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.45%) IBM AIX Certification
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.45%) OCP
9 1 (0.45%) OCA
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.45%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.33%) QA
2 13 (5.88%) SLA
3 6 (2.71%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.81%) JSP 440
System Software
1 33 (14.93%) Active Directory
2 22 (9.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.43%) vSphere
4 5 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.81%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.90%) SRDF
6 2 (0.90%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.45%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 20 (9.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 17 (7.69%) OpenView
3 8 (3.62%) MIIS
4 6 (2.71%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (2.26%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (1.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.90%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.45%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.45%) Puppet
8 1 (0.45%) WMI
8 1 (0.45%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 53 (23.98%) Microsoft
2 46 (20.81%) HP
3 31 (14.03%) Oracle
4 23 (10.41%) VMware
5 18 (8.14%) Red Hat
6 16 (7.24%) Cisco
7 14 (6.33%) EMC
8 12 (5.43%) Informatica
9 11 (4.98%) CA
10 9 (4.07%) CheckPoint
10 9 (4.07%) Micro Focus
11 6 (2.71%) Splunk
12 5 (2.26%) 3PAR
12 5 (2.26%) F5
12 5 (2.26%) McAfee
12 5 (2.26%) Juniper
12 5 (2.26%) Business Objects
13 4 (1.81%) TippingPoint
14 3 (1.36%) Serena
14 3 (1.36%) Citrix
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