Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 151 167 692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 16.43% 19.65% 32.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.18% 50.00% 57.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 126 471
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £333 £335 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.75% +8.06% -2.36%
10th Percentile £178 £260 £209
90th Percentile £527 £449 £440
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £333 £340 £310
% change year-on-year -2.21% +9.68% -1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 45
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +40.35% +6.54%
10th Percentile £42.50 £31.20 £23.40
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £36.30
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +42.86% +4.67%

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 327 334 1,209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.58% 39.29% 56.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 250 808
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £361 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +16.54% -13.89%
10th Percentile £203 £263 £209
90th Percentile £553 £550 £450
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £361 £310
% change year-on-year -3.12% +16.54% -13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 27 82
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £25.50 £36.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.17% +28.57% +9.80%
10th Percentile £11.38 £25.45 £16.99
90th Percentile £39.25 £48.70 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £36.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -40.28% +28.57% +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 19 August 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 19 August 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.

1 151 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 71 (47.02%) Windows
3 50 (33.11%) Citrix
4 49 (32.45%) Windows Server
5 46 (30.46%) ITIL
6 44 (29.14%) Microsoft
6 44 (29.14%) Active Directory
7 43 (28.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (27.81%) DNS
8 42 (27.81%) DHCP
9 34 (22.52%) HP
9 34 (22.52%) Linux
10 33 (21.85%) XenApp
11 32 (21.19%) VMware
12 31 (20.53%) SQL
13 29 (19.21%) SAP
14 28 (18.54%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 27 (17.88%) PowerShell
15 27 (17.88%) Degree
15 27 (17.88%) Puppet
15 27 (17.88%) DevOps
16 26 (17.22%) Ivanti
17 24 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (15.23%) XenDesktop
19 22 (14.57%) Amazon AWS
19 22 (14.57%) SAN
20 21 (13.91%) Unix
20 21 (13.91%) Computer Science
20 21 (13.91%) Incident Management

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 14 (9.27%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.61%) IIS
3 12 (7.95%) WebLogic
4 11 (7.28%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.64%) JBoss
5 7 (4.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (3.31%) FileNet
6 5 (3.31%) OpenStack
6 5 (3.31%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (2.65%) Tuxedo
8 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.32%) TPMS
10 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.66%) nginx
10 1 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.64%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.57%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.95%) Datadog
4 3 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.32%) G Suite
5 2 (1.32%) Office 365
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.66%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.66%) Route 53
6 1 (0.66%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 42 (27.81%) DHCP
1 42 (27.81%) DNS
2 22 (14.57%) SAN
3 18 (11.92%) NetScaler
4 10 (6.62%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (5.30%) 3G
5 8 (5.30%) Fibre Channel
5 8 (5.30%) Network Security
5 8 (5.30%) SSL
6 6 (3.97%) Firewall
6 6 (3.97%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (3.31%) HTTPS
7 5 (3.31%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.99%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.99%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (1.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (1.99%) LAN
8 3 (1.99%) VSAN
8 3 (1.99%) WAN
9 2 (1.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.64%) Amazon Redshift
2 7 (4.64%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.97%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (3.97%) MySQL
3 6 (3.97%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.32%) OLTP
4 2 (1.32%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.61%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.64%) TeamCity
3 6 (3.97%) JIRA
4 4 (2.65%) Maven
4 4 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.66%) Gradle
5 1 (0.66%) MSI
5 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (3.97%) Legal
2 4 (2.65%) Finance
3 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (15.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (10.60%) Citrix Engineer
3 15 (9.93%) Support Engineer
4 13 (8.61%) Mobility Engineer
5 10 (6.62%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (6.62%) Storage Engineer
6 8 (5.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 8 (5.30%) Analyst
6 8 (5.30%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 6 (3.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (3.97%) DBA
7 6 (3.97%) Deployment Engineer
7 6 (3.97%) EMC Engineer
7 6 (3.97%) Network Engineer
7 6 (3.97%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (3.97%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (3.97%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
8 5 (3.31%) Developer
8 5 (3.31%) Service Manager
8 5 (3.31%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.28%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (5.96%) Software Packaging
3 7 (4.64%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (3.31%) LDAP
4 5 (3.31%) Middleware
5 4 (2.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 4 (2.65%) XML
6 2 (1.32%) .NET
6 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.32%) CSS
6 2 (1.32%) HTML
6 2 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.32%) WinForms
7 1 (0.66%) Ajax
7 1 (0.66%) HTML5
7 1 (0.66%) J2EE
7 1 (0.66%) jQuery
7 1 (0.66%) JSON
7 1 (0.66%) RESTful
7 1 (0.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.91%) Computer Science
2 16 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.60%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.60%) PKI
3 12 (7.95%) Data Centre
4 10 (6.62%) EMC VNX
5 8 (5.30%) Celerra
5 8 (5.30%) EMC VMAX
5 8 (5.30%) Fat Client
5 8 (5.30%) Replication
5 8 (5.30%) Thin Client
6 7 (4.64%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (4.64%) HP Storage
6 7 (4.64%) HP StoreVirtual
7 6 (3.97%) Private Cloud
8 5 (3.31%) DataPower
8 5 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.65%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.99%) CMDB
10 3 (1.99%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 71 (47.02%) Windows
2 49 (32.45%) Windows Server
3 43 (28.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (22.52%) Linux
5 28 (18.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (13.91%) Unix
7 19 (12.58%) Android
7 19 (12.58%) Apple iOS
8 15 (9.93%) Windows Phone
8 15 (9.93%) Windows Phone 8
9 9 (5.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (5.96%) Windows 10
10 7 (4.64%) Windows 7
10 7 (4.64%) Windows 8
11 6 (3.97%) AIX
11 6 (3.97%) VME
12 4 (2.65%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (2.65%) Solaris
13 3 (1.99%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.46%) ITIL
2 27 (17.88%) DevOps
3 24 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (13.91%) Incident Management
5 19 (12.58%) Configuration Management
6 18 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (10.60%) Open Source
7 16 (10.60%) Service Delivery
8 15 (9.93%) Business Continuity
9 13 (8.61%) Content Management
9 13 (8.61%) Service Management
10 12 (7.95%) Project Management
11 11 (7.28%) High Availability
12 10 (6.62%) OO
13 9 (5.96%) Software Delivery
14 8 (5.30%) BDD
14 8 (5.30%) ITSM
14 8 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (4.64%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (4.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.53%) SQL
2 27 (17.88%) PowerShell
3 20 (13.25%) Perl
4 18 (11.92%) Java
4 18 (11.92%) Python
5 13 (8.61%) C
5 13 (8.61%) C++
6 12 (7.95%) Ruby
7 11 (7.28%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.30%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.31%) C#
9 5 (3.31%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.99%) COBOL
10 3 (1.99%) Korn
11 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.66%) Groovy
12 1 (0.66%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.66%) VB
12 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 151 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (17.88%) Degree
3 20 (13.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (12.58%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (7.28%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (2.65%) CISMP
7 4 (2.65%) CRISC
7 4 (2.65%) SANS
8 3 (1.99%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.99%) HP ASE
8 3 (1.99%) HPE ATP
8 3 (1.99%) OCP
8 3 (1.99%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.32%) CCNA
9 2 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.32%) CISSP
10 1 (0.66%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.31%) QA
3 4 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.99%) SLA
5 2 (1.32%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.66%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.66%) PMO
System Software
1 44 (29.14%) Active Directory
2 33 (21.85%) XenApp
3 28 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (15.23%) XenDesktop
5 14 (9.27%) vSphere
6 10 (6.62%) XenServer
7 9 (5.96%) Docker
8 8 (5.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (2.65%) Firmware
10 4 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (1.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.99%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (17.88%) Puppet
2 20 (13.25%) Ansible
3 15 (9.93%) AirWatch
3 15 (9.93%) SAP Afaria
3 15 (9.93%) XenMobile
4 13 (8.61%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (7.95%) Nagios
6 11 (7.28%) Terraform
7 9 (5.96%) SCCM
8 8 (5.30%) Kubernetes
9 7 (4.64%) Packer
9 7 (4.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (3.31%) Forum Sentry
11 4 (2.65%) Data Guard
11 4 (2.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (2.65%) PowerCLI
12 3 (1.99%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 3 (1.99%) SafeCom
12 3 (1.99%) vRealize
13 2 (1.32%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 50 (33.11%) Citrix
2 44 (29.14%) Microsoft
3 34 (22.52%) HP
4 32 (21.19%) VMware
5 29 (19.21%) SAP
6 26 (17.22%) Ivanti
7 20 (13.25%) Oracle
8 19 (12.58%) McAfee
9 17 (11.26%) Apple
10 14 (9.27%) Cisco
11 12 (7.95%) EMC
11 12 (7.95%) IBM
11 12 (7.95%) New Relic
11 12 (7.95%) Splunk
12 11 (7.28%) Axway
12 11 (7.28%) Brocade
13 10 (6.62%) 3PAR
13 10 (6.62%) Isilon
13 10 (6.62%) ThinPrint
14 7 (4.64%) Red Hat