Period
to 22 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 71 155 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.87% 15.50% 17.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.34% 42.82% 48.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 130 113
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £325 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -5.52% +10.97%
10th Percentile £180 £178 £263
90th Percentile £555 £522 £470
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +30.77% -7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 11
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +8.11% +29.82%
10th Percentile £51.30 £35.75 £30.00
90th Percentile £57.40 £46.25 £47.50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% +8.11% +29.82%

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 176 362 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 26.95% 36.20% 35.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 270 230
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £424 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.63% -10.00% +20.97%
10th Percentile £285 £191 £256
90th Percentile £560 £538 £518
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £336 £375
% change year-on-year +18.96% -10.33% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 24
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £53.50 £25.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +109.80% -22.73% +17.86%
10th Percentile £29.80 £8.38 £18.23
90th Percentile £57.35 £38.75 £46.15
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £28.69 £21.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +33.42% -32.81% +14.29%

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019, 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 71 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (30.99%) DevOps
4 19 (26.76%) Docker
5 17 (23.94%) Ansible
5 17 (23.94%) Linux
6 16 (22.54%) OpenShift
7 15 (21.13%) Kubernetes
7 15 (21.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (19.72%) HAProxy
8 14 (19.72%) CloudForms
9 12 (16.90%) Gluster
9 12 (16.90%) Migration
10 8 (11.27%) Java
10 8 (11.27%) Oracle
11 7 (9.86%) ITIL
11 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
12 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
13 5 (7.04%) Project Management
13 5 (7.04%) Oracle Applications
13 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
13 5 (7.04%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (7.04%) WebSphere Portal
13 5 (7.04%) Open Source
13 5 (7.04%) Programme Management
13 5 (7.04%) WebSphere
13 5 (7.04%) Service Design
13 5 (7.04%) ITIL V3
14 4 (5.63%) Analytics
14 4 (5.63%) Jenkins

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 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
1 5 (7.04%) WebSphere
1 5 (7.04%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (7.04%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (4.23%) Confluence
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.82%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.41%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.41%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.41%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.41%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.54%) OpenShift
2 3 (4.23%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.82%) Office 365
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Internet
1 1 (1.41%) Network Security
1 1 (1.41%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
1 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) Cosmos DB
2 3 (4.23%) HSQLDB
2 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.23%) Redis
3 2 (2.82%) MySQL
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.41%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.23%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.23%) git-flow
2 3 (4.23%) JIRA
2 3 (4.23%) JMeter
2 3 (4.23%) JUnit
2 3 (4.23%) Selenium
3 1 (1.41%) GitLab
3 1 (1.41%) Maven
3 1 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Architect
2 16 (22.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Applications Support
4 8 (11.27%) Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Support Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Applications Support Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Platform Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Consultant
6 6 (8.45%) Senior DevOps
6 6 (8.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Platform Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Service Design Architect
9 3 (4.23%) DBA
9 3 (4.23%) Developer
9 3 (4.23%) DevOps Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (4.23%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared DBA
9 3 (4.23%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
1 3 (4.23%) hapi
1 3 (4.23%) Hibernate
1 3 (4.23%) jQuery
1 3 (4.23%) Node.js
1 3 (4.23%) React
1 3 (4.23%) Spring Boot
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.41%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.41%) Cloud Native
2 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
2 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.94%) Linux
2 15 (21.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.23%) Unix
3 3 (4.23%) Windows
3 3 (4.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.99%) DevOps
3 12 (16.90%) Migration
4 7 (9.86%) ITIL
5 5 (7.04%) ITIL V3
5 5 (7.04%) Open Source
5 5 (7.04%) Programme Management
5 5 (7.04%) Project Management
5 5 (7.04%) Service Design
6 4 (5.63%) Analytics
6 4 (5.63%) Architecture Governance
6 4 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (5.63%) Data Architecture
6 4 (5.63%) Data Migration
6 4 (5.63%) Microservices
6 4 (5.63%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.23%) B2C
7 3 (4.23%) Change Management
7 3 (4.23%) E-business
7 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) Java
2 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.23%) SQL
4 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 71 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.23%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.82%) CISSP
3 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.82%) PMP
3 2 (2.82%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (1.41%) CISM
4 1 (1.41%) CRISC
4 1 (1.41%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.63%) PMO
1 4 (5.63%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) NIST
3 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.41%) GDPR
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (1.41%) NCSC
System Software
1 19 (26.76%) Docker
2 12 (16.90%) Gluster
3 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (23.94%) Ansible
2 15 (21.13%) Kubernetes
3 14 (19.72%) CloudForms
3 14 (19.72%) HAProxy
4 2 (2.82%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.41%) Puppet
5 1 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Oracle
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.23%) NetScout
3 3 (4.23%) SAP
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco
4 1 (1.41%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.41%) Meraki