Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 8 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 +3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 154 157 427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 15.34% 14.84% 25.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.50% 45.38% 53.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 107 280
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £329 £333 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.13% +7.26% -4.62%
10th Percentile £201 £217 £220
90th Percentile £502 £480 £441
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £325 £333 £310
% change year-on-year -2.26% +7.26% -7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 18
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £30.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.75% +40.13%
10th Percentile £35.75 £32.40 £25.75
90th Percentile £46.25 £55.10 £36.50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year - +37.93% +31.82%

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 354 346 804
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.26% 32.70% 47.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 228 529
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -6.67%
10th Percentile £203 £223 £224
90th Percentile £538 £541 £475
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £350 £315
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 36 33
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £21.25 £31.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.45% +8.77% +82.93%
10th Percentile £8.38 £18.63 £17.04
90th Percentile £38.75 £43.00 £36.50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.25 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -29.17% +7.14% +79.72%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 154 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 79 (51.30%) Windows
3 62 (40.26%) ITIL
4 60 (38.96%) Windows Server
5 57 (37.01%) Citrix
6 52 (33.77%) Active Directory
7 50 (32.47%) DNS
7 50 (32.47%) DHCP
7 50 (32.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 48 (31.17%) Microsoft
9 45 (29.22%) HP
10 43 (27.92%) XenApp
11 42 (27.27%) VMware
12 38 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
13 37 (24.03%) SAP
14 36 (23.38%) Ivanti
15 34 (22.08%) XenDesktop
16 31 (20.13%) Project Management
17 30 (19.48%) SAN
18 29 (18.83%) Linux
18 29 (18.83%) PowerShell
18 29 (18.83%) NetScaler
19 27 (17.53%) Degree
19 27 (17.53%) Service Delivery
19 27 (17.53%) Management Information System
20 26 (16.88%) SQL
20 26 (16.88%) Business Continuity
21 25 (16.23%) Service Management
21 25 (16.23%) vSphere
22 24 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003

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 24 (15.58%) IIS
2 12 (7.79%) WebLogic
2 12 (7.79%) WebSphere
3 11 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 8 (5.19%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (4.55%) JBoss
5 7 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.90%) FileNet
7 5 (3.25%) OpenStack
7 5 (3.25%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.95%) Tuxedo
9 2 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.30%) TPMS
10 1 (0.65%) nginx
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.65%) SAS
10 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 10 (6.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.84%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.55%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.74%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.19%) Datadog
4 5 (3.25%) IaaS
4 5 (3.25%) PaaS
4 5 (3.25%) SaaS
5 3 (1.95%) Office 365
6 2 (1.30%) G Suite
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.65%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.65%) Route 53
7 1 (0.65%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 50 (32.47%) DHCP
1 50 (32.47%) DNS
2 30 (19.48%) SAN
3 29 (18.83%) NetScaler
4 9 (5.84%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (5.19%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (5.19%) SSL
6 7 (4.55%) 3G
7 6 (3.90%) Network Security
8 5 (3.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (3.25%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (2.60%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.95%) VSAN
11 2 (1.30%) Ethernet
11 2 (1.30%) SMS
12 1 (0.65%) Firewall
12 1 (0.65%) HTTP
12 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.65%) NAS
12 1 (0.65%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (3.25%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (1.30%) OLTP
4 2 (1.30%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.65%) MS Access
5 1 (0.65%) MySQL
5 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.25%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.95%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.95%) JIRA
4 1 (0.65%) Gradle
4 1 (0.65%) Maven
4 1 (0.65%) MSI
4 1 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (3.25%) Legal
2 4 (2.60%) Finance
3 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (16.23%) Support Engineer
2 19 (12.34%) Citrix Engineer
3 18 (11.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 16 (10.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 15 (9.74%) Analyst
6 11 (7.14%) Mobility Engineer
7 10 (6.49%) Storage Engineer
7 10 (6.49%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (5.19%) Operations Engineer
9 7 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
9 7 (4.55%) Service Manager
10 6 (3.90%) EMC Engineer
11 5 (3.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 5 (3.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (3.25%) EMC Storage Engineer
11 5 (3.25%) Operational Support Analyst
11 5 (3.25%) Operations Support Analyst
12 4 (2.60%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
12 4 (2.60%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.84%) Software Packaging
2 8 (5.19%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (3.25%) ISPF
4 5 (3.25%) LDAP
5 4 (2.60%) XML
6 2 (1.30%) CSS
6 2 (1.30%) HTML
6 2 (1.30%) Middleware
6 2 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.30%) WinForms
7 1 (0.65%) .NET
7 1 (0.65%) Ajax
7 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.65%) HTML5
7 1 (0.65%) J2EE
7 1 (0.65%) jQuery
7 1 (0.65%) RESTful
7 1 (0.65%) Spring
7 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.53%) Management Information System
2 23 (14.94%) Computer Science
3 20 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (8.44%) PKI
5 10 (6.49%) EMC VNX
6 8 (5.19%) Celerra
6 8 (5.19%) Data Centre
6 8 (5.19%) EMC VMAX
6 8 (5.19%) Replication
7 7 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (4.55%) Fat Client
7 7 (4.55%) HP Storage
7 7 (4.55%) HP StoreVirtual
7 7 (4.55%) Thin Client
8 6 (3.90%) Private Cloud
9 5 (3.25%) DataPower
9 5 (3.25%) VSAM
10 4 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (2.60%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.95%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 79 (51.30%) Windows
2 60 (38.96%) Windows Server
3 50 (32.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (18.83%) Linux
5 24 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (13.64%) Unix
7 16 (10.39%) Android
7 16 (10.39%) Apple iOS
8 14 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (7.79%) Windows Phone
9 12 (7.79%) Windows Phone 8
10 11 (7.14%) AIX
11 10 (6.49%) VME
12 9 (5.84%) MVS
12 9 (5.84%) Solaris
13 8 (5.19%) Windows 10
14 6 (3.90%) VMS
14 6 (3.90%) Windows 7
14 6 (3.90%) Windows 8
15 5 (3.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (40.26%) ITIL
2 31 (20.13%) Project Management
3 27 (17.53%) Service Delivery
4 26 (16.88%) Business Continuity
5 25 (16.23%) Service Management
6 21 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (12.34%) DevOps
8 17 (11.04%) Incident Management
9 15 (9.74%) Change Management
9 15 (9.74%) Configuration Management
9 15 (9.74%) Open Source
10 13 (8.44%) ITIL V3
10 13 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (7.79%) Content Management
12 9 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (5.84%) Risk Management
13 8 (5.19%) Migration
13 8 (5.19%) OO
13 8 (5.19%) Release Management
13 8 (5.19%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.83%) PowerShell
2 26 (16.88%) SQL
3 17 (11.04%) Perl
4 16 (10.39%) C
4 16 (10.39%) Java
5 15 (9.74%) Python
6 10 (6.49%) C++
7 9 (5.84%) Ruby
8 8 (5.19%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.19%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.25%) JCL
10 4 (2.60%) C#
11 3 (1.95%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.95%) Korn
11 3 (1.95%) VBA
12 2 (1.30%) COBOL
13 1 (0.65%) Groovy
13 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.65%) VB
13 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 154 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (17.53%) Degree
3 23 (14.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (11.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (9.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (5.84%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.95%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.95%) HP ASE
7 3 (1.95%) HPE ATP
7 3 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.30%) CCNA
8 2 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.30%) CISMP
8 2 (1.30%) CRISC
8 2 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.30%) SANS
9 1 (0.65%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.65%) CISSP
9 1 (0.65%) CITP
9 1 (0.65%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.95%) QA
2 3 (1.95%) SLA
3 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 52 (33.77%) Active Directory
2 43 (27.92%) XenApp
3 38 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (22.08%) XenDesktop
5 25 (16.23%) vSphere
6 10 (6.49%) XenServer
7 7 (4.55%) Docker
7 7 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (3.25%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 5 (3.25%) RACF
8 5 (3.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (2.60%) Firmware
10 3 (1.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (1.95%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (12.99%) Puppet
2 12 (7.79%) AirWatch
2 12 (7.79%) SAP Afaria
2 12 (7.79%) XenMobile
3 10 (6.49%) Ansible
3 10 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (5.84%) SCCM
5 8 (5.19%) Nagios
6 6 (3.90%) Kubernetes
6 6 (3.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (3.90%) Terraform
7 5 (3.25%) Forum Sentry
7 5 (3.25%) Packer
7 5 (3.25%) Tivoli
7 5 (3.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 4 (2.60%) PowerCLI
9 3 (1.95%) SafeCom
9 3 (1.95%) vRealize
10 2 (1.30%) PureDisk
10 2 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 57 (37.01%) Citrix
2 48 (31.17%) Microsoft
3 45 (29.22%) HP
4 42 (27.27%) VMware
5 37 (24.03%) SAP
6 36 (23.38%) Ivanti
7 15 (9.74%) Oracle
8 14 (9.09%) Apple
8 14 (9.09%) IBM
9 13 (8.44%) McAfee
10 12 (7.79%) EMC
10 12 (7.79%) Red Hat
11 11 (7.14%) Axway
11 11 (7.14%) Brocade
11 11 (7.14%) Cisco
12 10 (6.49%) 3PAR
12 10 (6.49%) Isilon
13 9 (5.84%) ThinPrint
14 8 (5.19%) New Relic
14 8 (5.19%) Splunk