Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 100 174 746
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.36% 20.86% 30.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.37% 48.33% 56.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 145 592
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £380 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £222 £259 £218
90th Percentile £570 £425 £441
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £380 £330 £320
% change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 47
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £42.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +49.12% +10.68%
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £42.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year - +51.79% +8.74%

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 254 360 1,330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.40% 43.17% 54.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 285 958
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £395 £360 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.72% +11.54% -7.79%
10th Percentile £244 £263 £220
90th Percentile £569 £518 £488
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £356 £325
% change year-on-year +9.47% +9.62% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 22 78
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £17.50 £33.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.37% +18.75% +9.80%
10th Percentile £13.55 £11.33 £18.00
90th Percentile £21.45 £47.80 £36.50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.49 £33.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year -53.41% +18.75% +10.89%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (35.00%) ITIL
3 34 (34.00%) Windows
4 29 (29.00%) Active Directory
5 28 (28.00%) HP
5 28 (28.00%) Linux
6 27 (27.00%) Microsoft
7 26 (26.00%) Windows Server
8 20 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (19.00%) Puppet
10 18 (18.00%) DevOps
10 18 (18.00%) Oracle
10 18 (18.00%) Service Management
11 17 (17.00%) 3PAR
12 16 (16.00%) SAN
12 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (16.00%) SQL
12 16 (16.00%) EMC
12 16 (16.00%) VMware
13 15 (15.00%) Management Information System
14 14 (14.00%) Unix
14 14 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (14.00%) Open Source
14 14 (14.00%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (13.00%) Incident Management
15 13 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (13.00%) MS Exchange
15 13 (13.00%) Shell Script

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 13 (13.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.00%) IIS
3 2 (2.00%) JBoss
3 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.00%) Documentum
4 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.00%) FileNet
4 1 (1.00%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.00%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.00%) Datadog
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.00%) IaaS
3 3 (3.00%) PaaS
3 3 (3.00%) SaaS
4 2 (2.00%) G Suite
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.00%) Office 365
5 1 (1.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.00%) SAN
2 11 (11.00%) DHCP
2 11 (11.00%) DNS
3 9 (9.00%) Firewall
4 8 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (7.00%) NAS
6 5 (5.00%) HTTP
6 5 (5.00%) HTTPS
6 5 (5.00%) iSCSI
7 4 (4.00%) LAN
7 4 (4.00%) Network Security
7 4 (4.00%) WAN
7 4 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.00%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (3.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (3.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (3.00%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.00%) 3G
9 2 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (5.00%) MySQL
4 5 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.00%) GitLab
2 6 (6.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.00%) JIRA
3 5 (5.00%) Artifactory
4 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.00%) Maven
5 3 (3.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (3.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.00%) Legal
2 3 (3.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (11.00%) Analyst
1 11 (11.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (8.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (7.00%) Administrator
3 7 (7.00%) DBA
3 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 7 (7.00%) Oracle DBA
3 7 (7.00%) Service Manager
3 7 (7.00%) Storage Engineer
4 6 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (6.00%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 6 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared DBA
5 5 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.00%) Middleware
2 5 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (4.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (2.00%) Software Packaging
4 2 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.00%) .NET
5 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (10.00%) EMC VMAX
2 10 (10.00%) Replication
3 9 (9.00%) Clustering
4 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.00%) Celerra
4 8 (8.00%) EMC VNX
5 7 (7.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (7.00%) HP Storage
5 7 (7.00%) HP StoreVirtual
6 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
7 5 (5.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (5.00%) PKI
8 4 (4.00%) User Experience
9 3 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (3.00%) Smartphone
9 3 (3.00%) Virtual Team
10 2 (2.00%) Fat Client
10 2 (2.00%) Public Cloud
10 2 (2.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (34.00%) Windows
2 28 (28.00%) Linux
3 26 (26.00%) Windows Server
4 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (14.00%) Unix
7 10 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (9.00%) Android
8 9 (9.00%) Apple iOS
8 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (5.00%) Windows Phone
9 5 (5.00%) Windows Phone 8
10 4 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (3.00%) Mac OS
11 3 (3.00%) Solaris
12 2 (2.00%) AIX
12 2 (2.00%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (2.00%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.00%) Windows 10
12 2 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.00%) ITIL
2 20 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (18.00%) DevOps
3 18 (18.00%) Service Management
4 14 (14.00%) Open Source
4 14 (14.00%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.00%) Incident Management
6 11 (11.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (11.00%) ITSM
7 10 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 10 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (10.00%) Runbook
8 9 (9.00%) OO
9 8 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (8.00%) Security Hardening
10 7 (7.00%) Decision-Making
10 7 (7.00%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.00%) SQL
2 13 (13.00%) Shell Script
3 8 (8.00%) Perl
4 7 (7.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.00%) Python
5 6 (6.00%) Java
6 5 (5.00%) C
6 5 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.00%) C++
7 4 (4.00%) Ruby
8 3 (3.00%) Korn
9 1 (1.00%) C#
9 1 (1.00%) COBOL
9 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 100 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.00%) Degree
3 8 (8.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.00%) CISMP
5 4 (4.00%) CRISC
5 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.00%) CISSP
6 3 (3.00%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (3.00%) HP ASE
6 3 (3.00%) HPE ATP
6 3 (3.00%) OCP
6 3 (3.00%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (3.00%) SANS
7 2 (2.00%) CCNA
7 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.00%) CISM
8 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.00%) QA
2 3 (3.00%) SLA
3 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (2.00%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.00%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 29 (29.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.00%) XenApp
4 11 (11.00%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (10.00%) XenDesktop
6 6 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.00%) Docker
7 4 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (3.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (3.00%) vSphere
9 2 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (19.00%) Puppet
2 11 (11.00%) Ansible
2 11 (11.00%) SCCM
3 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (7.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 7 (7.00%) SCOM
5 7 (7.00%) Terraform
5 7 (7.00%) vCenter Server
6 6 (6.00%) vMotion
7 5 (5.00%) AirWatch
7 5 (5.00%) Nagios
7 5 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (5.00%) SAP Afaria
7 5 (5.00%) XenMobile
8 4 (4.00%) Data Guard
8 4 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (3.00%) Kubernetes
9 3 (3.00%) Packer
9 3 (3.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (28.00%) HP
2 27 (27.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (18.00%) Oracle
4 17 (17.00%) 3PAR
5 16 (16.00%) EMC
5 16 (16.00%) VMware
6 12 (12.00%) Cisco
7 10 (10.00%) Citrix
7 10 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 9 (9.00%) McAfee
8 9 (9.00%) SAP
9 8 (8.00%) Brocade
9 8 (8.00%) Isilon
10 7 (7.00%) Apple
10 7 (7.00%) BMC
11 6 (6.00%) Ivanti
12 5 (5.00%) New Relic
12 5 (5.00%) Splunk
13 4 (4.00%) Google
13 4 (4.00%) Veritas