Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 6 3
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 +12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 105 137 526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.20% 15.78% 25.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.33% 43.63% 52.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 111 428
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £325 £270 £219
90th Percentile £528 £425 £445
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £340 £330
% change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 35
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £47.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +69.64% +6.67%
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £47.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year - +69.64% +6.67%

SC Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 267 314 999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.01% 36.18% 47.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 248 708
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -9.33%
10th Percentile £300 £274 £220
90th Percentile £580 £531 £499
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 67
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.41% +51.79% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.58 £15.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.00 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.50 £42.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -56.48% +51.79% +9.80%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Newcastle upon Tyne

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Newcastle upon Tyne

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Newcastle upon Tyne

SC Cleared
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 SC Cleared in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 105 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 44 (41.90%) ITIL
3 30 (28.57%) Service Management
4 29 (27.62%) Active Directory
4 29 (27.62%) HP
5 28 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 28 (26.67%) Linux
6 26 (24.76%) Windows
7 23 (21.90%) SQL
8 22 (20.95%) Windows Server
9 21 (20.00%) Oracle
9 21 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 21 (20.00%) Puppet
10 20 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (18.10%) EMC
11 19 (18.10%) Service Delivery
12 18 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (17.14%) VMware
13 17 (16.19%) Shell Script
13 17 (16.19%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (15.24%) ITSM
14 16 (15.24%) MS Exchange
14 16 (15.24%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (15.24%) Oracle RAC
15 15 (14.29%) 3PAR
15 15 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (14.29%) Red Hat
15 15 (14.29%) Middleware
15 15 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring

SC Cleared
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 16 (15.24%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.62%) TPMS
4 4 (3.81%) FileNet
5 1 (0.95%) Documentum
5 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.95%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.86%) Datadog
3 3 (2.86%) IaaS
3 3 (2.86%) PaaS
3 3 (2.86%) SaaS
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.43%) Firewall
2 10 (9.52%) NAS
2 10 (9.52%) SAN
3 8 (7.62%) HTTP
3 8 (7.62%) HTTPS
3 8 (7.62%) iSCSI
4 4 (3.81%) DHCP
4 4 (3.81%) DNS
4 4 (3.81%) LAN
4 4 (3.81%) WAN
5 3 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (2.86%) Network Security
6 1 (0.95%) FTP
6 1 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.86%) MySQL
4 3 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (13.33%) GitLab
2 11 (10.48%) Artifactory
3 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.86%) Maven
4 3 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.90%) JIRA
5 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (0.95%) Finance
1 1 (0.95%) Legal
1 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (17.14%) Analyst
2 15 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 15 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 14 (13.33%) Administrator
4 12 (11.43%) Automation Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (7.62%) Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
7 7 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (6.67%) Senior Applications Support
7 7 (6.67%) Server Administrator
8 6 (5.71%) DBA
8 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 6 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
8 6 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.76%) Incident Manager
9 5 (4.76%) Senior Support Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.29%) Middleware
2 3 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.95%) .NET
4 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.95%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.57%) Clustering
3 8 (7.62%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.76%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.81%) User Experience
6 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.86%) PKI
6 3 (2.86%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.90%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.90%) Replication
8 1 (0.95%) Handset
8 1 (0.95%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.67%) Linux
2 26 (24.76%) Windows
3 22 (20.95%) Windows Server
4 15 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (8.57%) VME
6 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.67%) Unix
8 3 (2.86%) Android
8 3 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (2.86%) Windows Phone
8 3 (2.86%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (1.90%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.90%) ITIL
2 30 (28.57%) Service Management
3 20 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (18.10%) Service Delivery
5 18 (17.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (16.19%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (15.24%) Capacity Planning
7 16 (15.24%) ITSM
8 15 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
8 15 (14.29%) Runbook
8 15 (14.29%) Security Hardening
9 13 (12.38%) Incident Management
9 13 (12.38%) OO
10 12 (11.43%) DevOps
10 12 (11.43%) ITIL V3
11 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (9.52%) Open Source
12 10 (9.52%) Statistics
13 9 (8.57%) Business Analysis
14 8 (7.62%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.90%) SQL
2 17 (16.19%) Shell Script
3 12 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.81%) Java
5 3 (2.86%) C
5 3 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.90%) C++
6 2 (1.90%) Perl
6 2 (1.90%) Python
6 2 (1.90%) Ruby
7 1 (0.95%) C#
7 1 (0.95%) COBOL
7 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.48%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) CISSP
4 3 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.86%) CISM
4 3 (2.86%) CRISC
4 3 (2.86%) Degree
5 2 (1.90%) CISMP
5 2 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.95%) GCED
6 1 (0.95%) GCIA
6 1 (0.95%) GIAC
6 1 (0.95%) GSEC
6 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.95%) OCP
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.95%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.95%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.81%) QA
2 3 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (1.90%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.95%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (27.62%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.24%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (12.38%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (12.38%) XenApp
4 13 (12.38%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.90%) Docker
6 2 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (20.00%) Puppet
2 14 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (12.38%) SCCM
3 13 (12.38%) SCOM
3 13 (12.38%) vCenter Server
3 13 (12.38%) vMotion
4 12 (11.43%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (7.62%) Ansible
7 5 (4.76%) Terraform
8 4 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (2.86%) AirWatch
9 3 (2.86%) Data Guard
9 3 (2.86%) Nagios
9 3 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (2.86%) SAP Afaria
9 3 (2.86%) XenMobile
10 2 (1.90%) Packer
10 2 (1.90%) SnapMirror
10 2 (1.90%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 29 (27.62%) HP
2 28 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 21 (20.00%) Oracle
4 19 (18.10%) EMC
5 18 (17.14%) VMware
6 15 (14.29%) 3PAR
6 15 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 13 (12.38%) BMC
8 7 (6.67%) McAfee
9 4 (3.81%) Cisco
9 4 (3.81%) Remedy
9 4 (3.81%) SAP
10 3 (2.86%) Apple
10 3 (2.86%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.86%) Citrix
10 3 (2.86%) F5
10 3 (2.86%) Juniper
10 3 (2.86%) New Relic
10 3 (2.86%) Splunk
11 2 (1.90%) NetApp