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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 3 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 113 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 20.40% 15.64% 9.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.78% 73.08% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 24 11
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£370 £279 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% -7.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £171 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £451 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.09% -6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 1
Average hourly rate £14.80 £25.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.96% +4.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -41.93%
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
180 52 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.49% 21.40% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 31 30
Average daily rate £358 £307 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.63% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £191 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £455 £763
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Average hourly rate £28.75 £25.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.74% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £13.48 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.02 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 29 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 December 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 +2 109 £365 +31.05% 2
Sunderland - 4 £418 -
Gateshead - - - - 1
Security Cleared
North East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

1 119 (57.77%) SC Cleared
2 67 (32.52%) ITIL
3 60 (29.13%) Windows
4 52 (25.24%) HP
5 51 (24.76%) SQL
6 47 (22.82%) Microsoft
7 43 (20.87%) MS Excel
8 40 (19.42%) Service Management
8 40 (19.42%) Problem Management
9 37 (17.96%) Oracle
10 35 (16.99%) SQL Server
10 35 (16.99%) Java
10 35 (16.99%) Finance
11 34 (16.50%) Linux
12 31 (15.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 30 (14.56%) Active Directory
13 30 (14.56%) UNIX
14 29 (14.08%) DV Cleared
15 28 (13.59%) Service Delivery
16 25 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (11.65%) MS Office
17 24 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
18 23 (11.17%) Oracle Database
18 23 (11.17%) Configuration Management
18 23 (11.17%) Change Management
19 21 (10.19%) Middleware
19 21 (10.19%) SAN
19 21 (10.19%) QA
20 20 (9.71%) Red Hat
20 20 (9.71%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 20 (9.71%) WebLogic
2 14 (6.80%) AquaLogic
3 13 (6.31%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.40%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.91%) Apache
6 5 (2.43%) Tuxedo
6 5 (2.43%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.94%) JBoss
8 3 (1.46%) SAS
8 3 (1.46%) CMS
9 2 (0.97%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.97%) IIS
9 2 (0.97%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (0.97%) Confluence
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.49%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 43 (20.87%) MS Excel
2 24 (11.65%) MS Office
3 6 (2.91%) MS Project
4 3 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.97%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (6.31%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (3.88%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (2.91%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (2.91%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (2.91%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (2.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.46%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.19%) SAN
2 15 (7.28%) Firewall
2 15 (7.28%) DNS
3 11 (5.34%) LAN
3 11 (5.34%) WAN
4 10 (4.85%) DHCP
5 6 (2.91%) SSL
5 6 (2.91%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (2.91%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (2.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (2.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 6 (2.91%) LDAP
6 5 (2.43%) Junos
6 5 (2.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (2.43%) Network Security
7 2 (0.97%) Telnet
7 2 (0.97%) FTP
7 2 (0.97%) VPN
8 1 (0.49%) SMS
8 1 (0.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.99%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.17%) Oracle Database
3 19 (9.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (8.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (5.34%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (3.88%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.40%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.94%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (1.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (1.46%) DTS
12 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.97%) Base SAS
12 2 (0.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.88%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (2.43%) LoadRunner
2 5 (2.43%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (1.94%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.94%) Ant
3 4 (1.94%) JIRA
3 4 (1.94%) Facilita Forecast
4 3 (1.46%) Selenium
4 3 (1.46%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.97%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.49%) JMeter
6 1 (0.49%) StarTeam
General
1 35 (16.99%) Finance
2 6 (2.91%) General Ledger
3 4 (1.94%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.94%) Military
4 3 (1.46%) Billing
4 3 (1.46%) Electronics
5 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (12.14%) Developer
2 24 (11.65%) Analyst
3 19 (9.22%) Administrator
4 15 (7.28%) Consultant
5 13 (6.31%) Project Manager
6 11 (5.34%) DBA
6 11 (5.34%) Service Manager
7 10 (4.85%) Support Engineer
8 9 (4.37%) Network Engineer
9 8 (3.88%) Architect
9 8 (3.88%) Designer
10 7 (3.40%) UX Designer
11 6 (2.91%) Oracle DBA
12 5 (2.43%) Business Analyst
12 5 (2.43%) Tester
12 5 (2.43%) Test Analyst
12 5 (2.43%) Applications Support
12 5 (2.43%) Applications Developer
12 5 (2.43%) COBOL Analyst
12 5 (2.43%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.19%) Middleware
2 16 (7.77%) Web Services
3 14 (6.80%) .NET
3 14 (6.80%) ASP.NET
3 14 (6.80%) Java EE
4 11 (5.34%) CSS
4 11 (5.34%) HTML
5 10 (4.85%) SOAP
6 9 (4.37%) J2EE
7 8 (3.88%) MDX
8 6 (2.91%) XML
9 4 (1.94%) JDBC
9 4 (1.94%) JNDI
9 4 (1.94%) JMS
9 4 (1.94%) SailPoint
10 3 (1.46%) JPA
10 3 (1.46%) JSON
11 2 (0.97%) Spring
11 2 (0.97%) ODBC
11 2 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.22%) Clustering
1 19 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.28%) User Experience
3 12 (5.83%) N-Tier
4 6 (2.91%) Economics
5 5 (2.43%) Cryptography
5 5 (2.43%) Open Source
6 4 (1.94%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.94%) Replication
7 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.97%) NHS
8 2 (0.97%) Statistics
8 2 (0.97%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.49%) Human Factors
9 1 (0.49%) CMDB
9 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.49%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.49%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.49%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 60 (29.13%) Windows
2 34 (16.50%) Linux
3 31 (15.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (14.56%) UNIX
5 24 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (9.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (5.83%) VME
8 10 (4.85%) Solaris
9 3 (1.46%) AIX
9 3 (1.46%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.49%) OS/2
11 1 (0.49%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (32.52%) ITIL
2 40 (19.42%) Service Management
2 40 (19.42%) Problem Management
3 28 (13.59%) Service Delivery
4 25 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (11.17%) Change Management
5 23 (11.17%) Configuration Management
6 17 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (8.25%) Data Management
7 16 (7.77%) SOA
7 16 (7.77%) Project Management
7 16 (7.77%) Web Design
8 15 (7.28%) Migration
8 15 (7.28%) Incident Management
9 13 (6.31%) Test Scripting
9 13 (6.31%) Network Management
10 10 (4.85%) Regression Testing
10 10 (4.85%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (4.37%) Network Design
11 9 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 51 (24.76%) SQL
2 35 (16.99%) Java
3 14 (6.80%) C#
3 14 (6.80%) VB.NET
4 13 (6.31%) VB
5 12 (5.83%) VBA
5 12 (5.83%) COBOL
5 12 (5.83%) VBScript
6 9 (4.37%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.40%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.91%) C
9 4 (1.94%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.94%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 2 (0.97%) Python
11 1 (0.49%) Scala
11 1 (0.49%) VB6
11 1 (0.49%) Ruby
11 1 (0.49%) Korn
11 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 119 (57.77%) SC Cleared
2 29 (14.08%) DV Cleared
3 8 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.40%) ISEB
5 5 (2.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.43%) BC Cleared
6 4 (1.94%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.49%) OCP
8 1 (0.49%) OCA
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.49%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.49%) IBM AIX Certification
8 1 (0.49%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.49%) MCT
8 1 (0.49%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.49%) APMP
8 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.19%) QA
2 15 (7.28%) SLA
3 6 (2.91%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.94%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.49%) BS7799
5 1 (0.49%) BS15000
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 30 (14.56%) Active Directory
2 18 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.31%) vSphere
4 9 (4.37%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.91%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.43%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.97%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.49%) NFS
8 1 (0.49%) KVM
8 1 (0.49%) RHEV
8 1 (0.49%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 18 (8.74%) OpenView
2 14 (6.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (4.37%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (3.88%) MIIS
5 7 (3.40%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (1.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.46%) HP UCMDB
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.97%) Netcool
9 1 (0.49%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.49%) WMI
9 1 (0.49%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.49%) Puppet
9 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (25.24%) HP
2 47 (22.82%) Microsoft
3 37 (17.96%) Oracle
4 20 (9.71%) Red Hat
4 20 (9.71%) VMware
5 14 (6.80%) Cisco
6 12 (5.83%) EMC
7 11 (5.34%) CA
8 9 (4.37%) Informatica
8 9 (4.37%) Micro Focus
9 8 (3.88%) CheckPoint
10 7 (3.40%) Juniper
10 7 (3.40%) 3PAR
10 7 (3.40%) F5
11 6 (2.91%) Splunk
11 6 (2.91%) TippingPoint
11 6 (2.91%) McAfee
12 5 (2.43%) Business Objects
13 4 (1.94%) Citrix
14 2 (0.97%) Adobe