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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 6 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 76 17 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.38% 8.99% 21.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 64.41% 35.42% 58.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 10 53
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£360 £298 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.80% +21.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £235 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £10.59
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 - £9.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 - £12.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+35.21% -31.73%
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
118 48 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.89% 25.40% 37.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 21 73
Average daily rate £360 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.25 £13.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.38% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £13.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £13.00 £14.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +3 76 £360 +20.80% 14
Gateshead - - - - 2
Security Cleared
North East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 109 (60.56%) SC Cleared
2 51 (28.33%) Oracle
3 50 (27.78%) SQL
3 50 (27.78%) Windows
4 49 (27.22%) HP
5 41 (22.78%) ITIL
6 35 (19.44%) Problem Management
7 32 (17.78%) Finance
8 30 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 29 (16.11%) SQL Server
9 29 (16.11%) UNIX
10 28 (15.56%) Configuration Management
10 28 (15.56%) QA
11 27 (15.00%) Service Management
12 23 (12.78%) Oracle Database
13 22 (12.22%) Regression Testing
14 21 (11.67%) Migration
14 21 (11.67%) Middleware
14 21 (11.67%) Linux
14 21 (11.67%) MS Excel
15 20 (11.11%) WebLogic
15 20 (11.11%) Active Directory
15 20 (11.11%) Red Hat
15 20 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
15 20 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
15 20 (11.11%) DV Cleared
15 20 (11.11%) Test Scripting
16 18 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
17 17 (9.44%) Clustering
17 17 (9.44%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 14 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.78%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (3.89%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.33%) AquaLogic
5 4 (2.22%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (1.67%) SAS
6 3 (1.67%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.11%) Oracle UPK
7 2 (1.11%) Oracle 10gAS
7 2 (1.11%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.11%) Apache
8 1 (0.56%) CMS
8 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.56%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 21 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
4 14 (7.78%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (7.22%) Oracle General Ledger
5 13 (7.22%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (2.22%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (1.67%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (1.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (1.67%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (1.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (1.11%) Oracle Payroll
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.56%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.44%) DNS
2 16 (8.89%) DHCP
2 16 (8.89%) Firewall
3 15 (8.33%) SAN
4 12 (6.67%) LAN
4 12 (6.67%) WAN
5 8 (4.44%) VPN
6 6 (3.33%) LDAP
7 4 (2.22%) Junos
7 4 (2.22%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (2.22%) SSH
8 3 (1.67%) Network Security
8 3 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.11%) SSL
10 1 (0.56%) SMS
10 1 (0.56%) NAS
10 1 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.11%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.78%) Oracle Database
3 14 (7.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (6.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (3.89%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.89%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 6 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.78%) Oracle Discoverer
11 4 (2.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (2.22%) DTS
12 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.67%) Base SAS
12 3 (1.67%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 14 (7.78%) LoadRunner
1 14 (7.78%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (6.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (5.00%) Facilita Forecast
4 7 (3.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (2.22%) JMeter
6 2 (1.11%) Hudson
6 2 (1.11%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.11%) JUnit
6 2 (1.11%) Maven
7 1 (0.56%) Ant
7 1 (0.56%) CaliberRM
7 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 32 (17.78%) Finance
2 13 (7.22%) General Ledger
3 7 (3.89%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.11%) Military
5 2 (1.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (15.00%) Analyst
2 22 (12.22%) Developer
3 12 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 11 (6.11%) DBA
5 10 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 10 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
6 8 (4.44%) Server Support
6 8 (4.44%) Administrator
7 7 (3.89%) Applications Support
7 7 (3.89%) Programmer
7 7 (3.89%) Test Engineer
7 7 (3.89%) Architect
8 6 (3.33%) Performance Test Engineer
8 6 (3.33%) Tester
8 6 (3.33%) Consultant
8 6 (3.33%) Performance Engineer
8 6 (3.33%) Oracle Analyst
8 6 (3.33%) Support Analyst
9 5 (2.78%) Java Developer
9 5 (2.78%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.67%) Middleware
2 12 (6.67%) .NET
2 12 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (5.56%) Web Services
4 8 (4.44%) CSS
4 8 (4.44%) HTML
5 7 (3.89%) J2EE
5 7 (3.89%) Java EE
6 5 (2.78%) XML
7 4 (2.22%) JMS
7 4 (2.22%) Spring
8 3 (1.67%) ADO
8 3 (1.67%) jQuery
8 3 (1.67%) MDX
8 3 (1.67%) Apache CXF
8 3 (1.67%) SailPoint
9 2 (1.11%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.11%) JPA
10 1 (0.56%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.56%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.44%) Clustering
2 13 (7.22%) Open Source
3 12 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.89%) User Experience
5 6 (3.33%) Replication
6 5 (2.78%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.78%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.78%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.67%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.67%) HACMP
8 2 (1.11%) GIS
9 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.56%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.56%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.56%) NHS
9 1 (0.56%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.56%) Celerra
9 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.56%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 50 (27.78%) Windows
2 29 (16.11%) UNIX
3 21 (11.67%) Linux
4 20 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (9.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (6.67%) Solaris
7 11 (6.11%) AIX
7 11 (6.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (4.44%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.33%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.33%) VME
10 4 (2.22%) HPUX
11 3 (1.67%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.78%) ITIL
2 35 (19.44%) Problem Management
3 28 (15.56%) Configuration Management
4 27 (15.00%) Service Management
5 22 (12.22%) Regression Testing
6 21 (11.67%) Migration
7 20 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 17 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (9.44%) Performance Testing
9 16 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (8.33%) Workflow
11 14 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (7.78%) Data Management
12 13 (7.22%) Incident Management
13 12 (6.67%) Automated Testing
13 12 (6.67%) Change Management
14 11 (6.11%) Test Strategy
15 10 (5.56%) Mentoring
15 10 (5.56%) CRM
15 10 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.78%) SQL
2 17 (9.44%) C#
2 17 (9.44%) PL/SQL
3 16 (8.89%) Java
4 10 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 8 (4.44%) VB
6 6 (3.33%) COBOL
6 6 (3.33%) VBA
7 5 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.78%) VBScript
7 5 (2.78%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.22%) Korn
8 4 (2.22%) Perl
9 3 (1.67%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.67%) C
10 1 (0.56%) VB6
10 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 109 (60.56%) SC Cleared
2 20 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 10 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 9 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (5.00%) BC Cleared
5 8 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (3.33%) Degree
6 6 (3.33%) ISEB
7 4 (2.22%) MCDBA
7 4 (2.22%) MCT
7 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.67%) IBM AIX Certification
9 2 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.56%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (15.56%) QA
2 16 (8.89%) SLA
3 4 (2.22%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.56%) BS15000
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.56%) BS7799
System Software
1 20 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.89%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.78%) vSphere
6 4 (2.22%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.22%) KVM
6 4 (2.22%) RHEV
6 4 (2.22%) NFS
7 3 (1.67%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 14 (7.78%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (6.11%) OpenView
3 6 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (2.78%) MIIS
5 4 (2.22%) WhatsUp Gold
5 4 (2.22%) Unicenter
6 3 (1.67%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.11%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (1.11%) Netcool
7 2 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (28.33%) Oracle
2 49 (27.22%) HP
3 30 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 20 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 15 (8.33%) Cisco
6 14 (7.78%) VMware
7 12 (6.67%) CA
8 9 (5.00%) Veritas
9 7 (3.89%) EMC
9 7 (3.89%) JBoss
10 5 (2.78%) ICL
10 5 (2.78%) Citrix
10 5 (2.78%) Fujitsu
11 4 (2.22%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.22%) F5
11 4 (2.22%) TippingPoint
11 4 (2.22%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.22%) Juniper
12 3 (1.67%) IBM
12 3 (1.67%) McAfee
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