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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 1 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 370 143 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.14% 16.88% 17.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 67.40% 55.00% 60.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 77 64
Median daily rate £330 £340 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £228 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £529 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 4
Median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +42.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £17.77 £16.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £39.00 £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.90 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+10.03% +28.75%
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
549 260 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 46.21% 30.70% 29.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 157 110
Median daily rate £330 £350 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £17.77 £14.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.99 £37.75 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 1 October 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 +4 360 £330 -5.71% 16
Gateshead - 3 - - 2
South Shields - 1 £410 -
Security Cleared
North East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 818 (81.31%) SC Cleared
2 388 (38.57%) Windows
3 330 (32.80%) ITIL
4 322 (32.01%) Microsoft
5 273 (27.14%) Active Directory
6 271 (26.94%) HP
7 269 (26.74%) Windows Server
8 217 (21.57%) Linux
9 204 (20.28%) SQL
10 190 (18.89%) Unix
11 188 (18.69%) DNS
12 179 (17.79%) SQL Server
13 175 (17.40%) Degree
14 163 (16.20%) Oracle
15 148 (14.71%) BPSS Clearance
16 147 (14.61%) DHCP
16 147 (14.61%) VMware
17 134 (13.32%) Project Management
18 133 (13.22%) Service Delivery
19 129 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
20 126 (12.52%) Citrix
20 126 (12.52%) Windows Server 2008
21 118 (11.73%) Computer Science
22 117 (11.63%) AIX
23 115 (11.43%) MS Excel
24 114 (11.33%) SAN
24 114 (11.33%) PowerShell
25 109 (10.83%) Windows Server 2003
25 109 (10.83%) TCP/IP
26 104 (10.34%) Change Management

Security 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 65 (6.46%) WebLogic
2 63 (6.26%) MS Exchange
3 59 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 58 (5.77%) SharePoint
5 49 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 49 (4.87%) Skype for Business
6 48 (4.77%) IIS
7 44 (4.37%) Apache
7 44 (4.37%) OpenStack
8 24 (2.39%) Oracle Application Server
9 20 (1.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 19 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
11 17 (1.69%) WebSphere
11 17 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
12 16 (1.59%) JBoss
12 16 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (1.49%) iPlanet
13 15 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
13 15 (1.49%) Tuxedo
14 14 (1.39%) MQSeries
Applications
1 115 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 45 (4.47%) MS Office
3 18 (1.79%) MS Project
4 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.099%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.89%) OpenText MBPM
2 4 (0.40%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.099%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 53 (5.27%) Office 365
2 16 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.19%) IaaS
4 10 (0.99%) PaaS
4 10 (0.99%) SaaS
5 3 (0.30%) HP Helion
6 2 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 188 (18.69%) DNS
2 147 (14.61%) DHCP
3 114 (11.33%) SAN
4 109 (10.83%) TCP/IP
5 68 (6.76%) Firewall
6 48 (4.77%) WAN
7 33 (3.28%) Skype
8 32 (3.18%) LAN
9 31 (3.08%) Internet
10 29 (2.88%) HTTP
11 27 (2.68%) LDAP
12 24 (2.39%) iSCSI
13 22 (2.19%) Intranet
14 19 (1.89%) HTTPS
15 18 (1.79%) SSL
16 15 (1.49%) Kerberos
17 13 (1.29%) SMS
18 12 (1.19%) 3G
18 12 (1.19%) VPN
18 12 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (17.79%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.37%) Relational Database
3 42 (4.17%) DB2
4 26 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (2.19%) MySQL
5 22 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (1.89%) RDBMS
7 18 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (1.29%) Oracle Database
8 13 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (1.19%) Data Mining
10 7 (0.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 7 (0.70%) MongoDB
10 7 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (0.60%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (1.99%) GCC
1 20 (1.99%) GDB
1 20 (1.99%) Git (software)
1 20 (1.99%) MSI
2 15 (1.49%) Visual Studio
3 13 (1.29%) StarTeam
3 13 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (0.89%) LoadRunner
4 9 (0.89%) Subversion
5 8 (0.80%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.80%) Protractor
6 7 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (0.60%) ClearCase
7 6 (0.60%) GitLab
7 6 (0.60%) JMeter
7 6 (0.60%) Maven
8 5 (0.50%) JIRA
8 5 (0.50%) webpack
9 4 (0.40%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.40%) Selenium
General
1 71 (7.06%) Finance
2 19 (1.89%) Legal
3 14 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 8 (0.80%) Banking
5 7 (0.70%) Billing
6 5 (0.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.20%) Advertising
7 2 (0.20%) Military
8 1 (0.099%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.099%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 89 (8.85%) Support Engineer
2 70 (6.96%) Architect
3 65 (6.46%) Project Manager
4 59 (5.86%) Analyst
5 53 (5.27%) Developer
6 52 (5.17%) Administrator
7 46 (4.57%) Consultant
8 31 (3.08%) Wintel Engineer
9 30 (2.98%) DBA
10 28 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
10 28 (2.78%) Unix Engineer
11 26 (2.58%) 3rd Line Support
12 24 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
13 23 (2.29%) Active Directory Engineer
14 22 (2.19%) Desktop Support
15 21 (2.09%) Server Support
15 21 (2.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
16 20 (1.99%) Technical Leader
17 19 (1.89%) Test Analyst
17 19 (1.89%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (5.17%) Middleware
2 33 (3.28%) J2EE
3 32 (3.18%) XML
4 30 (2.98%) .NET
5 22 (2.19%) Web Services
6 18 (1.79%) ASP.NET
7 16 (1.59%) Node.js
8 15 (1.49%) HTML
9 13 (1.29%) AngularJS
9 13 (1.29%) CSS
9 13 (1.29%) IBM Integration Bus
10 8 (0.80%) OAuth
10 8 (0.80%) OAuth2
10 8 (0.80%) OpenID
11 7 (0.70%) ISPF
11 7 (0.70%) Spring
12 6 (0.60%) EJS
12 6 (0.60%) Express
12 6 (0.60%) JSON
12 6 (0.60%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 118 (11.73%) Computer Science
2 78 (7.75%) Clustering
3 56 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (5.47%) Management Information System
5 40 (3.98%) Data Centre
6 33 (3.28%) Mainframe
7 28 (2.78%) Replication
8 23 (2.29%) Private Cloud
9 20 (1.99%) User Experience
10 19 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.69%) PKI
12 13 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
12 13 (1.29%) Visualisation
13 12 (1.19%) Blackberry
13 12 (1.19%) Economics
13 12 (1.19%) Fat Client
13 12 (1.19%) IBM Mainframe
13 12 (1.19%) Thin Client
14 11 (1.09%) Public Cloud
15 10 (0.99%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 388 (38.57%) Windows
2 269 (26.74%) Windows Server
3 217 (21.57%) Linux
4 190 (18.89%) Unix
5 126 (12.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 117 (11.63%) AIX
7 109 (10.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 96 (9.54%) Solaris
9 66 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 59 (5.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (4.17%) Windows 7
12 24 (2.39%) HPUX
13 23 (2.29%) Android
13 23 (2.29%) Apple iOS
14 16 (1.59%) Windows XP
15 13 (1.29%) OS/390
15 13 (1.29%) zOS
16 6 (0.60%) SUSE
16 6 (0.60%) Windows Phone
17 5 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (32.80%) ITIL
2 134 (13.32%) Project Management
3 133 (13.22%) Service Delivery
4 104 (10.34%) Change Management
4 104 (10.34%) Incident Management
5 90 (8.95%) Migration
6 83 (8.25%) Problem Management
7 69 (6.86%) Root Cause Analysis
8 66 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
9 63 (6.26%) High Availability
10 55 (5.47%) Configuration Management
11 52 (5.17%) Release Management
12 51 (5.07%) Mentoring
13 49 (4.87%) Change Control
14 45 (4.47%) Load Balancing
14 45 (4.47%) Software Delivery
15 39 (3.88%) Business Continuity
16 38 (3.78%) Service Management
17 33 (3.28%) Programme Management
17 33 (3.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 204 (20.28%) SQL
2 114 (11.33%) PowerShell
3 88 (8.75%) Perl
4 74 (7.36%) VB
5 68 (6.76%) Java
5 68 (6.76%) Shell Script
6 58 (5.77%) C
7 39 (3.88%) C#
7 39 (3.88%) JavaScript
8 35 (3.48%) T-SQL
9 34 (3.38%) C++
10 33 (3.28%) VBScript
11 24 (2.39%) Bash Shell
12 22 (2.19%) Korn
13 20 (1.99%) C-shell
14 15 (1.49%) Python
15 7 (0.70%) JCL
15 7 (0.70%) Jython
16 5 (0.50%) REXX
17 4 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 818 (81.31%) SC Cleared
2 175 (17.40%) Degree
3 148 (14.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 129 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 69 (6.86%) MCSE
6 32 (3.18%) DV Cleared
7 31 (3.08%) PMI Certification
8 27 (2.68%) RHCE
9 25 (2.49%) AAT
9 25 (2.49%) PMP
10 18 (1.79%) MCTS
11 17 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (1.69%) MCP
12 14 (1.39%) MCSA
13 11 (1.09%) ISTQB
14 10 (0.99%) MCDBA
14 10 (0.99%) MCITP
15 9 (0.89%) OCP
15 9 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
16 8 (0.80%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (9.64%) SLA
2 77 (7.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 20 (1.99%) ISO 9001
4 13 (1.29%) QA
5 7 (0.70%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.099%) COBIT
System Software
1 273 (27.14%) Active Directory
2 86 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (8.15%) XenApp
4 78 (7.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 52 (5.17%) XenDesktop
6 46 (4.57%) XenServer
7 34 (3.38%) Oracle RAC
8 33 (3.28%) Hyper-V
9 24 (2.39%) KVM
10 19 (1.89%) Samba
11 17 (1.69%) Firmware
11 17 (1.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 16 (1.59%) vSphere
13 13 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 13 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
14 12 (1.19%) Terminal Services
15 11 (1.09%) DFS Replication
16 7 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
17 5 (0.50%) Time Sharing Option
17 5 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 60 (5.96%) SCCM
2 59 (5.86%) Tivoli
3 49 (4.87%) HP SiteScope
4 40 (3.98%) MOM
5 32 (3.18%) EMC NetWorker
5 32 (3.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 28 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 27 (2.68%) XenMobile
8 26 (2.58%) Microsoft Clustering
9 22 (2.19%) SafeCom
10 20 (1.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 19 (1.89%) NetBackup
11 19 (1.89%) Puppet
12 16 (1.59%) EdgeSight
13 15 (1.49%) Perfmon
14 13 (1.29%) OpenView
15 12 (1.19%) Cisco IPCC
16 10 (0.99%) AirWatch
16 10 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
17 9 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 322 (32.01%) Microsoft
2 271 (26.94%) HP
3 163 (16.20%) Oracle
4 147 (14.61%) VMware
5 126 (12.52%) Citrix
6 77 (7.65%) CA
7 75 (7.46%) Red Hat
8 73 (7.26%) AppSense
9 66 (6.56%) ServiceNow
10 60 (5.96%) IBM
11 50 (4.97%) BMC
12 48 (4.77%) SAP
13 42 (4.17%) EMC
14 36 (3.58%) Cisco
14 36 (3.58%) ThinPrint
15 27 (2.68%) Sun
16 24 (2.39%) Symantec
17 22 (2.19%) Veritas
18 16 (1.59%) F5
19 14 (1.39%) 3PAR
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