The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 49 31 24
Rank change year-on-year -18 -7  
Contract jobs citing Degree 25 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.60% 5.84% 6.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.89% 16.67% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 13
Median daily rate £372 £320 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.17% -0.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £385 £375
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £40.00 £31.85
% change year-on-year -31.40% +25.58%  

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Academic & Professional Certification
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 148 228 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.26% 35.02% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 154 77
Median daily rate £360 £318 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.38% -2.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.99 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.43% +5.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.29 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £18.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Newcastle upon Tyne

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Degree in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Newcastle upon Tyne

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Newcastle upon Tyne

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Newcastle upon Tyne

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Degree.

1 25 (30.12%) ITIL
2 24 (28.92%) Computer Science
3 22 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (26.51%) Security Cleared
4 21 (25.30%) Network Design
5 19 (22.89%) SC Cleared
5 19 (22.89%) LAN
6 18 (21.69%) WAN
7 17 (20.48%) Windows
7 17 (20.48%) HTML
7 17 (20.48%) User Experience
8 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
9 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (15.66%) ITSM
10 13 (15.66%) HP
10 13 (15.66%) CSS
11 11 (13.25%) Data Centre
11 11 (13.25%) Customer Insight
11 11 (13.25%) Linux
11 11 (13.25%) MS Excel
11 11 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (13.25%) CCNP
11 11 (13.25%) Telecoms
11 11 (13.25%) Service Management
12 10 (12.05%) Firewall
12 10 (12.05%) Wireless
12 10 (12.05%) Cisco
12 10 (12.05%) CheckPoint
12 10 (12.05%) F5
12 10 (12.05%) Rapid Prototyping

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 5 (6.02%) CMS
1 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (6.02%) MS Exchange
1 5 (6.02%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.41%) Drupal
2 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.41%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
2 2 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Maximo
1 4 (4.82%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (1.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Office 365
1 2 (2.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.89%) LAN
2 18 (21.69%) WAN
3 10 (12.05%) BIG-IP
3 10 (12.05%) Firewall
3 10 (12.05%) Wireless
4 7 (8.43%) DHCP
4 7 (8.43%) DNS
5 4 (4.82%) LDAP
6 2 (2.41%) Intranet
6 2 (2.41%) Skype
7 1 (1.20%) 3G
7 1 (1.20%) Internet
7 1 (1.20%) Network Security
7 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.82%) GIS
3 1 (1.20%) DTS
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.20%) StarTeam
General
1 11 (13.25%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.02%) Finance
3 4 (4.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (19.28%) Designer
2 14 (16.87%) Architect
3 13 (15.66%) UX Designer
4 11 (13.25%) Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Interaction Designer
6 8 (9.64%) Network Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (6.02%) ServiceNow Developer
8 5 (6.02%) User Researcher
9 4 (4.82%) Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Graduate
9 4 (4.82%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (3.61%) User Experience Researcher
11 2 (2.41%) DevOps Engineer
11 2 (2.41%) Infrastructure Manager
11 2 (2.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.41%) Oracle Programme Manager
11 2 (2.41%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.48%) HTML
2 13 (15.66%) CSS
3 2 (2.41%) jQuery
4 1 (1.20%) .NET
4 1 (1.20%) Laravel
4 1 (1.20%) Middleware
4 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.92%) Computer Science
2 17 (20.48%) User Experience
3 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (13.25%) Data Centre
5 10 (12.05%) Mobile App
6 8 (9.64%) Private Cloud
7 4 (4.82%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
9 2 (2.41%) CCTV
9 2 (2.41%) Virtual Team
10 1 (1.20%) AS400
10 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
10 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.20%) Tandem
10 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.48%) Windows
2 11 (13.25%) Linux
3 5 (6.02%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.41%) Android
5 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.20%) Unix
6 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) ITIL
2 22 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.30%) Network Design
4 13 (15.66%) ITSM
5 11 (13.25%) Customer Insight
5 11 (13.25%) Service Management
6 10 (12.05%) Prototyping
6 10 (12.05%) Rapid Prototyping
7 8 (9.64%) Matrix Organization
7 8 (9.64%) Office Automation
7 8 (9.64%) Service Design
7 8 (9.64%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 7 (8.43%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.23%) Asset Management
9 6 (7.23%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.23%) Project Management
9 6 (7.23%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.02%) ERP
10 5 (6.02%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.02%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.61%) SQL
2 2 (2.41%) Java
2 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.41%) PHP
3 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.20%) C#
3 1 (1.20%) C++
3 1 (1.20%) Perl
3 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (26.51%) Security Cleared
2 19 (22.89%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.25%) CCNP
3 11 (13.25%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (10.84%) CCDP
4 9 (10.84%) CCIE
4 9 (10.84%) CCIP
4 9 (10.84%) CCSA
4 9 (10.84%) CCSE
4 9 (10.84%) HP ASE
4 9 (10.84%) HP MASE
4 9 (10.84%) JNCIA
4 9 (10.84%) JNCIE
5 5 (6.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (4.82%) MCSE
6 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.41%) APMP
8 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.20%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (8.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.02%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (4.82%) XenApp
4 3 (3.61%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.61%) XenServer
5 1 (1.20%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.82%) SCCM
2 4 (4.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.66%) HP
3 10 (12.05%) Aruba
3 10 (12.05%) CheckPoint
3 10 (12.05%) Cisco
3 10 (12.05%) F5
3 10 (12.05%) Fortinet
3 10 (12.05%) Riverbed
4 9 (10.84%) Juniper
5 6 (7.23%) Oracle
6 5 (6.02%) ServiceNow
6 5 (6.02%) VMware
7 4 (4.82%) AppSense
7 4 (4.82%) Citrix
8 2 (2.41%) Trend Micro
9 1 (1.20%) Borland
9 1 (1.20%) Informatica
9 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.20%) SAP
9 1 (1.20%) Zuora
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