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 23 June 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.

Academic Degree
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 13 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6  
Contract jobs citing Degree 37 210 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.57% 15.83% 7.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.52% 24.85% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 140 11
Median daily rate £450 £285 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 20 0
Median hourly rate £47.83 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.82% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  

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 145 845 179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 41.43% 63.68% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 572 94
Median daily rate £353 £308 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.63% -9.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 58 11
Median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £19.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £36.00 £41.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 24 (39.34%) ITIL
2 20 (32.79%) Network Design
3 19 (31.15%) LAN
3 19 (31.15%) WAN
4 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
6 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
7 14 (22.95%) Service Management
7 14 (22.95%) Computer Science
7 14 (22.95%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (18.03%) BPSS Clearance
9 10 (16.39%) FortiGate
9 10 (16.39%) ITSM
9 10 (16.39%) Wireless
9 10 (16.39%) Telecoms
9 10 (16.39%) Cisco
9 10 (16.39%) Juniper
10 9 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (14.75%) CCIE
10 9 (14.75%) CCNP
10 9 (14.75%) CCIP
10 9 (14.75%) CCDP
10 9 (14.75%) HP
10 9 (14.75%) CheckPoint
10 9 (14.75%) CCSA
10 9 (14.75%) Firewall
10 9 (14.75%) CCSE
10 9 (14.75%) BIG-IP
10 9 (14.75%) F5
10 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills

Degree
Co-occurring 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 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.92%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (4.92%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.64%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.92%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.64%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.15%) LAN
1 19 (31.15%) WAN
2 10 (16.39%) Wireless
3 9 (14.75%) BIG-IP
3 9 (14.75%) Firewall
4 6 (9.84%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (8.20%) DNS
5 5 (8.20%) Internet
6 4 (6.56%) DHCP
7 3 (4.92%) Skype
8 2 (3.28%) LDAP
9 1 (1.64%) 3G
9 1 (1.64%) BGP
9 1 (1.64%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.64%) MPLS
9 1 (1.64%) NX-OS
9 1 (1.64%) TACACS
9 1 (1.64%) Telepresence
9 1 (1.64%) VoIP
9 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) ActiveReports
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) DB2
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) JIRA
General
1 10 (16.39%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Automotive
3 1 (1.64%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Architect
2 9 (14.75%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) User Researcher
3 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (13.11%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Designer
5 5 (8.20%) UX Designer
6 4 (6.56%) Interaction Designer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior User Researcher
7 3 (4.92%) CRM Architect
7 3 (4.92%) CRM Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Messaging Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.92%) ServiceNow Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Software Project Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) HTML
2 5 (8.20%) CSS
3 4 (6.56%) .NET
4 2 (3.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (3.28%) Qt
5 1 (1.64%) ISPF
5 1 (1.64%) Laravel
5 1 (1.64%) Middleware
5 1 (1.64%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) Computer Science
2 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.48%) User Experience
4 6 (9.84%) Data Centre
5 5 (8.20%) Mobile App
6 4 (6.56%) Blog
6 4 (6.56%) Private Cloud
7 3 (4.92%) CCTV
7 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.28%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (3.28%) NHS
9 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Windows Server
2 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.28%) Debian
3 2 (3.28%) Linux
4 1 (1.64%) MVS
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) ITIL
2 20 (32.79%) Network Design
3 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (22.95%) Service Management
5 10 (16.39%) ITSM
6 9 (14.75%) Market Research
6 9 (14.75%) Prototyping
6 9 (14.75%) Psychology
7 8 (13.11%) Customer Insight
7 8 (13.11%) ITIL V3
7 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
7 8 (13.11%) Network Architecture
7 8 (13.11%) TOGAF
7 8 (13.11%) Usability Testing
8 7 (11.48%) Service Design
8 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
9 6 (9.84%) BCP
9 6 (9.84%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (9.84%) CRM
9 6 (9.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) C++
2 3 (4.92%) SQL
3 1 (1.64%) C
3 1 (1.64%) C#
3 1 (1.64%) PHP
3 1 (1.64%) REXX
3 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
2 14 (22.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (18.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (14.75%) CCDP
4 9 (14.75%) CCIE
4 9 (14.75%) CCIP
4 9 (14.75%) CCNP
4 9 (14.75%) CCSA
4 9 (14.75%) CCSE
4 9 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (14.75%) HP ASE
4 9 (14.75%) HP MASE
4 9 (14.75%) JNCIA
4 9 (14.75%) JNCIE
4 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.64%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.64%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.64%) Netcool
2 1 (1.64%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.64%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) Cisco
2 10 (16.39%) Juniper
3 9 (14.75%) CheckPoint
3 9 (14.75%) F5
3 9 (14.75%) Fortinet
3 9 (14.75%) HP
3 9 (14.75%) Riverbed
4 6 (9.84%) Aruba
5 3 (4.92%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.28%) TippingPoint
7 1 (1.64%) BMC
7 1 (1.64%) CA
7 1 (1.64%) Citrix
7 1 (1.64%) IBM
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle
7 1 (1.64%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.64%) ThinPrint
7 1 (1.64%) VMware
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