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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 3 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 122 90 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.65% 22.44% 11.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 67.03% 86.54% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 78 12
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£325 £276 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £192 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £426 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £33.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.15 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+24.60% -3.84%
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
182 104 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 27.83% 25.94% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 88 23
Average daily rate £325 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +59.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 June 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
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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 121 £325 +17.64% 2
Sunderland - 5 £300 -
Security Cleared
North East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 132 (62.26%) SC Cleared
2 57 (26.89%) Windows
3 53 (25.00%) ITIL
4 46 (21.70%) Microsoft
5 39 (18.40%) SQL
6 35 (16.51%) HP
7 32 (15.09%) Java
8 29 (13.68%) Linux
9 27 (12.74%) Finance
10 26 (12.26%) Service Management
10 26 (12.26%) Oracle
11 24 (11.32%) MS Excel
11 24 (11.32%) Active Directory
11 24 (11.32%) Migration
12 23 (10.85%) DHCP
12 23 (10.85%) UNIX
12 23 (10.85%) Problem Management
13 22 (10.38%) DNS
14 21 (9.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 21 (9.91%) Change Management
15 20 (9.43%) Informatica
15 20 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (9.43%) SLA
15 20 (9.43%) Web Services
16 19 (8.96%) Data Centre
17 18 (8.49%) Windows Server 2008
17 18 (8.49%) Shell Script
17 18 (8.49%) Project Management
18 17 (8.02%) J2EE
18 17 (8.02%) VME

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 14 (6.60%) WebLogic
2 13 (6.13%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.72%) AquaLogic
4 5 (2.36%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.36%) Tuxedo
4 5 (2.36%) Apache
5 3 (1.42%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.94%) SAS
6 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.47%) Jetty
7 1 (0.47%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.47%) nginx
7 1 (0.47%) Confluence
7 1 (0.47%) CMS
7 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.47%) IIS
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.47%) Documentum
Applications
1 24 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.25%) MS Office
3 3 (1.42%) MS Project
3 3 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.30%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.89%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.47%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.85%) DHCP
2 22 (10.38%) DNS
3 12 (5.66%) LAN
3 12 (5.66%) WAN
4 10 (4.72%) LDAP
4 10 (4.72%) Firewall
5 7 (3.30%) SAN
6 6 (2.83%) VPN
6 6 (2.83%) Network Security
6 6 (2.83%) Structured Cabling
7 5 (2.36%) Internet
7 5 (2.36%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.36%) SMTP
8 4 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (1.89%) Junos
9 3 (1.42%) IPsec
9 3 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.94%) VLAN
10 2 (0.94%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.94%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.08%) Oracle Database
2 14 (6.60%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (4.25%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.30%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (1.42%) MS Access
6 2 (0.94%) DTS
6 2 (0.94%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.94%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.94%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.47%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.47%) OLTP
7 1 (0.47%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (6.60%) Ant
2 6 (2.83%) LoadRunner
3 5 (2.36%) HP UFT
4 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.94%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.94%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.94%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.94%) Subversion
5 2 (0.94%) NUnit
5 2 (0.94%) Selenium
5 2 (0.94%) CppUnit
5 2 (0.94%) GoogleTest
5 2 (0.94%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.47%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.47%) Sahi
6 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.47%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.47%) CruiseControl
General
1 27 (12.74%) Finance
2 6 (2.83%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.89%) General Ledger
3 4 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.47%) Military
4 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (13.68%) Developer
2 23 (10.85%) Analyst
3 17 (8.02%) Wintel Engineer
4 16 (7.55%) Project Manager
4 16 (7.55%) Support Engineer
5 13 (6.13%) Consultant
6 10 (4.72%) Administrator
6 10 (4.72%) Network Engineer
7 9 (4.25%) Architect
8 7 (3.30%) Desktop Support
8 7 (3.30%) Java Developer
8 7 (3.30%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (3.30%) Informatica Developer
8 7 (3.30%) COBOL Analyst
9 6 (2.83%) Build Engineer
9 6 (2.83%) Release Manager
9 6 (2.83%) Service Analyst
10 5 (2.36%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (2.36%) Service Manager
10 5 (2.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.43%) Web Services
2 17 (8.02%) J2EE
3 14 (6.60%) Middleware
4 12 (5.66%) SOAP
4 12 (5.66%) JMS
5 10 (4.72%) JDBC
5 10 (4.72%) JNDI
6 6 (2.83%) Spring
7 5 (2.36%) .NET
7 5 (2.36%) XML
8 4 (1.89%) Java EE
9 2 (0.94%) Java EE 5
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.94%) RESTful
9 2 (0.94%) SAML
9 2 (0.94%) HTML
9 2 (0.94%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.94%) Java SE
10 1 (0.47%) jBPM
10 1 (0.47%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.96%) Data Centre
2 17 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.60%) Clustering
4 8 (3.77%) PKI
4 8 (3.77%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.83%) Economics
6 4 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.42%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.94%) CMDB
8 2 (0.94%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.94%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.94%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.94%) PDA
8 2 (0.94%) Derivative
8 2 (0.94%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.94%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.47%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 57 (26.89%) Windows
2 29 (13.68%) Linux
3 23 (10.85%) UNIX
4 20 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (8.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (8.02%) VME
7 13 (6.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (4.72%) Windows 7
9 9 (4.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (2.36%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.36%) Solaris
11 1 (0.47%) zOS
11 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.00%) ITIL
2 26 (12.26%) Service Management
3 24 (11.32%) Migration
4 23 (10.85%) Problem Management
5 21 (9.91%) Change Management
6 18 (8.49%) Project Management
7 16 (7.55%) Configuration Management
8 14 (6.60%) Change Control
9 13 (6.13%) Incident Management
10 12 (5.66%) SOA
10 12 (5.66%) Validation
11 11 (5.19%) PRINCE2
11 11 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
11 11 (5.19%) Mentoring
12 10 (4.72%) Server Building
12 10 (4.72%) High Availability
12 10 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (4.25%) Integration Testing
13 9 (4.25%) Service Delivery
13 9 (4.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 39 (18.40%) SQL
2 32 (15.09%) Java
3 18 (8.49%) Shell Script
4 16 (7.55%) COBOL
5 15 (7.08%) PL/SQL
6 12 (5.66%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 10 (4.72%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.89%) VB
8 4 (1.89%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.89%) C
8 4 (1.89%) C#
9 3 (1.42%) C++
9 3 (1.42%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.94%) Scala
10 2 (0.94%) Ruby
10 2 (0.94%) Perl
11 1 (0.47%) Python
11 1 (0.47%) JCL
Qualifications
1 132 (62.26%) SC Cleared
2 15 (7.08%) DV Cleared
3 13 (6.13%) Degree
4 8 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.36%) MCSE
6 4 (1.89%) ISEB
6 4 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.42%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.94%) PMP
8 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.94%) OCAJ
8 2 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.94%) APMP
8 2 (0.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (0.94%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.94%) CCNP
8 2 (0.94%) CCNA
8 2 (0.94%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.43%) SLA
2 9 (4.25%) QA
3 3 (1.42%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.25%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.77%) vSphere
5 5 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.89%) Xen
7 3 (1.42%) XenApp
8 2 (0.94%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 21 (9.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (3.30%) OpenView
3 5 (2.36%) WSUS
4 4 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.42%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.42%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.94%) Puppet
6 2 (0.94%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.94%) SCCM
6 2 (0.94%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.94%) MOM
6 2 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.47%) SCOM
7 1 (0.47%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.47%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.47%) Nessus
Vendors
1 46 (21.70%) Microsoft
2 35 (16.51%) HP
3 26 (12.26%) Oracle
4 20 (9.43%) Informatica
5 13 (6.13%) Red Hat
5 13 (6.13%) VMware
6 12 (5.66%) CheckPoint
6 12 (5.66%) Cisco
7 11 (5.19%) CA
8 10 (4.72%) Juniper
9 8 (3.77%) TippingPoint
10 7 (3.30%) McAfee
10 7 (3.30%) EMC
11 6 (2.83%) Citrix
12 4 (1.89%) SAP
12 4 (1.89%) ICL
12 4 (1.89%) F5
13 3 (1.42%) 3PAR
13 3 (1.42%) Riverbed
13 3 (1.42%) Crossbeam