Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 2 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12 -2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 142 621 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 16.40% 27.75% 11.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.96% 55.35% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 499 103
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £340 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +1.56% -8.98%
10th Percentile £273 £214 £220
90th Percentile £434 £445 £538
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £340 £325 £318
% change year-on-year +4.62% +2.36% -9.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 44 26
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £47.50 £28.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.64% +6.67% +45.83%
10th Percentile £39.00 £25.58 £19.26
90th Percentile £50.00 £33.98 £44.38
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £47.50 £28.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +69.64% +6.67% +45.83%

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 323 1122 434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 37.30% 50.13% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 806 269
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £375 £330 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -11.41% -0.67%
10th Percentile £275 £216 £234
90th Percentile £537 £488 £535
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £330 £355
% change year-on-year +13.64% -7.04% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 74 37
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +7.69% -5.45%
10th Percentile £10.60 £15.30 £17.16
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £43.30
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% +9.80% +39.73%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared 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 SC Cleared.

1 142 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 65 (45.77%) Linux
3 59 (41.55%) Oracle
4 55 (38.73%) Windows
5 53 (37.32%) AIX
5 53 (37.32%) Unix
6 46 (32.39%) Solaris
7 41 (28.87%) HP
8 38 (26.76%) Red Hat
8 38 (26.76%) WebLogic
9 34 (23.94%) ITIL
10 33 (23.24%) Cisco
11 32 (22.54%) Migration
12 31 (21.83%) JBoss
13 29 (20.42%) Perl
13 29 (20.42%) Sun
14 28 (19.72%) High Availability
15 27 (19.01%) Active Directory
15 27 (19.01%) Clustering
15 27 (19.01%) Firewall
16 25 (17.61%) NetBackup
16 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
16 25 (17.61%) SAN
17 24 (16.90%) Veritas
18 23 (16.20%) Tomcat
18 23 (16.20%) TCP/IP
18 23 (16.20%) VMware
19 22 (15.49%) Load Balancing
19 22 (15.49%) HPUX
20 21 (14.79%) DNS

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 38 (26.76%) WebLogic
2 31 (21.83%) JBoss
3 23 (16.20%) Tomcat
4 21 (14.79%) Apache
5 20 (14.08%) iPlanet
5 20 (14.08%) Oracle Application Server
6 17 (11.97%) SharePoint
7 15 (10.56%) OpenStack
8 14 (9.86%) MS Exchange
9 13 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (8.45%) Skype for Business
11 10 (7.04%) WebSphere
11 10 (7.04%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (5.63%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (5.63%) MQSeries
13 7 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (4.93%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (4.93%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (4.93%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (8.45%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (8.45%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.70%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (9.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 10 (7.04%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 6 (4.23%) SAP ERP
4 4 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (2.11%) Teamcenter
6 2 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.75%) Office 365
2 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) Boomi
3 1 (0.70%) Google Drive
3 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.01%) Firewall
2 25 (17.61%) SAN
3 23 (16.20%) TCP/IP
4 21 (14.79%) DNS
5 15 (10.56%) Fibre Channel
6 14 (9.86%) LDAP
7 8 (5.63%) NAS
7 8 (5.63%) WAN
7 8 (5.63%) X.21
8 7 (4.93%) DHCP
8 7 (4.93%) Skype
9 4 (2.82%) FCoE
9 4 (2.82%) HTTP
9 4 (2.82%) iSCSI
9 4 (2.82%) LAN
9 4 (2.82%) OpenLDAP
9 4 (2.82%) SMS
9 4 (2.82%) SSH
10 3 (2.11%) Internet
10 3 (2.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.68%) Oracle Database
2 9 (6.34%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (6.34%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (4.93%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (3.52%) Sybase ASE
5 4 (2.82%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (2.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (2.11%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (4.23%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.82%) MSI
2 4 (2.82%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (2.11%) JIRA
4 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (1.41%) Billing
1 2 (1.41%) Finance
1 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (12.68%) AIX Engineer
1 18 (12.68%) Unix Engineer
2 17 (11.97%) DBA
2 17 (11.97%) Oracle DBA
3 16 (11.27%) Backup Engineer
4 14 (9.86%) Consultant
5 11 (7.75%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (7.75%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (7.04%) Storage and Backup Engineer
6 10 (7.04%) Storage Engineer
7 8 (5.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 8 (5.63%) SC Cleared DBA
7 8 (5.63%) Solaris Engineer
8 6 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) Design Engineer
9 5 (3.52%) Migration Consultant
9 5 (3.52%) SCCM Consultant
9 5 (3.52%) Support Engineer
10 4 (2.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 4 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.08%) J2EE
2 10 (7.04%) Software Packaging
2 10 (7.04%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (7.04%) XML
3 9 (6.34%) .NET
4 7 (4.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (3.52%) Middleware
6 4 (2.82%) JSON
6 4 (2.82%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (2.82%) SOAP
7 3 (2.11%) Apache Camel
7 3 (2.11%) CSS
7 3 (2.11%) GWT
7 3 (2.11%) HTML
7 3 (2.11%) JSP
7 3 (2.11%) Spring
8 2 (1.41%) Spring Security
9 1 (0.70%) jQuery
9 1 (0.70%) XSD
9 1 (0.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.01%) Clustering
2 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.15%) Data Centre
4 12 (8.45%) Private Cloud
5 7 (4.93%) HP Storage
6 6 (4.23%) Replication
7 5 (3.52%) Grid Computing
8 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.41%) DataPower
10 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.70%) Tandem
10 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 65 (45.77%) Linux
2 55 (38.73%) Windows
3 53 (37.32%) AIX
3 53 (37.32%) Unix
4 46 (32.39%) Solaris
5 22 (15.49%) HPUX
6 19 (13.38%) SUSE
7 18 (12.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (12.68%) Windows Server
8 9 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (3.52%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.70%) Android
12 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.70%) Debian
12 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.94%) ITIL
2 32 (22.54%) Migration
3 28 (19.72%) High Availability
4 22 (15.49%) Load Balancing
5 18 (12.68%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (11.27%) OO
7 15 (10.56%) DevOps
8 13 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (6.34%) Quality Management
10 8 (5.63%) Data Migration
10 8 (5.63%) Project Management
10 8 (5.63%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (4.23%) ERP
12 6 (4.23%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (4.23%) Procure-to-Pay
12 6 (4.23%) QMS
12 6 (4.23%) Workflow
13 5 (3.52%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.42%) Perl
2 19 (13.38%) SQL
3 18 (12.68%) Korn
4 13 (9.15%) PL/SQL
4 13 (9.15%) Python
5 11 (7.75%) Shell Script
6 10 (7.04%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.34%) C#
7 9 (6.34%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.63%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.63%) C-shell
9 7 (4.93%) Java
10 3 (2.11%) VBA
11 2 (1.41%) C
11 2 (1.41%) VB
12 1 (0.70%) C++
12 1 (0.70%) XPath
12 1 (0.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 142 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.23%) MCSE
5 5 (3.52%) Degree
6 3 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.41%) CCNP
7 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.41%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.41%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.41%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.41%) PMP
8 1 (0.70%) CCIP
8 1 (0.70%) CCSA
8 1 (0.70%) CCSE
8 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.70%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.70%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.70%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.23%) PMO
2 3 (2.11%) HL7
3 2 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.41%) SLA
4 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 27 (19.01%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.38%) Oracle RAC
3 16 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (10.56%) Hyper-V
5 12 (8.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 11 (7.75%) KVM
7 10 (7.04%) Samba
7 10 (7.04%) XenApp
8 9 (6.34%) XenDesktop
9 8 (5.63%) XenServer
10 7 (4.93%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (4.23%) Brightmail
11 6 (4.23%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (4.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (2.82%) NFS
13 2 (1.41%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.70%) Firmware
14 1 (0.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 25 (17.61%) NetBackup
2 16 (11.27%) HP Data Protector
3 15 (10.56%) Data Guard
3 15 (10.56%) EMC NetWorker
4 14 (9.86%) Oracle RMAN
5 13 (9.15%) SCCM
6 12 (8.45%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (8.45%) Puppet
7 9 (6.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (5.63%) Backup Exec
8 8 (5.63%) OpenView
8 8 (5.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (4.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (2.11%) FortiGate
10 3 (2.11%) XenMobile
11 2 (1.41%) Forum Sentry
11 2 (1.41%) HP SiteScope
11 2 (1.41%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.70%) MOM
12 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (41.55%) Oracle
2 41 (28.87%) HP
3 38 (26.76%) Red Hat
4 33 (23.24%) Cisco
5 29 (20.42%) Sun
6 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
7 24 (16.90%) Veritas
8 23 (16.20%) VMware
9 18 (12.68%) F5
9 18 (12.68%) IBM
10 16 (11.27%) Symantec
11 15 (10.56%) Brocade
11 15 (10.56%) EMC
12 13 (9.15%) PlateSpin
13 12 (8.45%) Citrix
14 10 (7.04%) Axway
14 10 (7.04%) Informatica
14 10 (7.04%) Siebel
15 9 (6.34%) SAP
16 8 (5.63%) Cognos