Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 6 13
Rank change year-on-year -12 +7 -2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 88 366 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.47% 20.11% 11.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.12% 50.14% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 313 100
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -7.55%
10th Percentile £262 £242 £230
90th Percentile £531 £440 £503
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -8.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 24 15
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +9.43% +63.99%
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +20.69% +9.43% +63.99%

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 274 730 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.49% 40.11% 28.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 525 259
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £228 £250
90th Percentile £556 £525 £535
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 41 23
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £21.50 £26.58 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.10% +6.30% +54.70%
10th Percentile £8.38 £12.25 £16.55
90th Percentile £36.62 £43.00 £41.60
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £26.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year -18.98% +6.15% +54.70%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 88 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 41 (46.59%) ITIL
3 39 (44.32%) Windows
4 29 (32.95%) Windows Server
5 28 (31.82%) Active Directory
6 26 (29.55%) HP
6 26 (29.55%) Linux
7 25 (28.41%) Unix
7 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
8 24 (27.27%) Project Management
9 23 (26.14%) Solaris
10 19 (21.59%) DNS
10 19 (21.59%) Citrix
11 18 (20.45%) Service Management
11 18 (20.45%) Migration
11 18 (20.45%) VMware
11 18 (20.45%) AIX
11 18 (20.45%) SAP
12 17 (19.32%) XenApp
13 16 (18.18%) XenDesktop
13 16 (18.18%) PowerShell
13 16 (18.18%) DHCP
13 16 (18.18%) SAN
14 15 (17.05%) Red Hat
14 15 (17.05%) Service Delivery
14 15 (17.05%) SharePoint
14 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (17.05%) Ivanti
15 14 (15.91%) Management Information System

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 15 (17.05%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.50%) IIS
3 10 (11.36%) MS Exchange
4 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.09%) OpenStack
4 8 (9.09%) Skype for Business
5 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (7.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (7.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (5.68%) Apache
6 5 (5.68%) iPlanet
6 5 (5.68%) JBoss
6 5 (5.68%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (5.68%) Tomcat
6 5 (5.68%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.14%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) SAP ERP
2 3 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) Office 365
2 6 (6.82%) PaaS
3 5 (5.68%) IaaS
3 5 (5.68%) SaaS
4 1 (1.14%) Boomi
4 1 (1.14%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.59%) DNS
2 16 (18.18%) DHCP
2 16 (18.18%) SAN
3 11 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.95%) Skype
6 6 (6.82%) Firewall
7 4 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.27%) Internet
8 2 (2.27%) NAS
9 1 (1.14%) HTTP
9 1 (1.14%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.14%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.14%) Network Security
9 1 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.14%) SMS
9 1 (1.14%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.14%) MS Access
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (6.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.14%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.14%) Finance
1 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (17.05%) Support Engineer
2 12 (13.64%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 10 (11.36%) Analyst
4 8 (9.09%) Consultant
4 8 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) Solaris Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) Architect
6 5 (5.68%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Messaging Specialist
7 4 (4.55%) Service Manager
7 4 (4.55%) Service Transition Manager
7 4 (4.55%) Transition Manager
8 3 (3.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Backup Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Collaboration Specialist
8 3 (3.41%) Implementation Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Operational Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) .NET
2 7 (7.95%) XML
3 5 (5.68%) ISPF
3 5 (5.68%) J2EE
4 1 (1.14%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.14%) jQuery
4 1 (1.14%) JSON
4 1 (1.14%) LDAP
4 1 (1.14%) Middleware
4 1 (1.14%) REST
4 1 (1.14%) SOAP
4 1 (1.14%) Web Services
4 1 (1.14%) XSD
4 1 (1.14%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.95%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.82%) Clustering
5 5 (5.68%) VSAM
6 4 (4.55%) Virtual Team
7 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.27%) HP Storage
8 2 (2.27%) Replication
9 1 (1.14%) CESG
9 1 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.14%) Social Media
9 1 (1.14%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 39 (44.32%) Windows
2 29 (32.95%) Windows Server
3 26 (29.55%) Linux
4 25 (28.41%) Unix
5 23 (26.14%) Solaris
6 18 (20.45%) AIX
7 15 (17.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (12.50%) HPUX
9 9 (10.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (6.82%) MVS
11 6 (6.82%) VMS
12 5 (5.68%) SUSE
12 5 (5.68%) VME
12 5 (5.68%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (1.14%) Android
14 1 (1.14%) Debian
14 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
14 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.59%) ITIL
2 24 (27.27%) Project Management
3 18 (20.45%) Migration
3 18 (20.45%) Service Management
4 15 (17.05%) Service Delivery
5 13 (14.77%) Business Continuity
5 13 (14.77%) ITIL V3
6 11 (12.50%) Change Management
6 11 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.09%) Open Source
7 8 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 7 (7.95%) Data Management
9 5 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.68%) DevOps
9 5 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.68%) ERP
9 5 (5.68%) High Availability
9 5 (5.68%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.68%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.23%) Shell Script
3 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.09%) Korn
3 8 (9.09%) Perl
4 7 (7.95%) C
5 6 (6.82%) C#
5 6 (6.82%) SQL
6 5 (5.68%) JCL
6 5 (5.68%) Python
7 4 (4.55%) VBA
8 3 (3.41%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.41%) C-shell
9 2 (2.27%) Java
10 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.14%) VB
10 1 (1.14%) VBScript
10 1 (1.14%) XPath
10 1 (1.14%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 88 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (9.09%) Degree
3 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (6.82%) MCSE
6 2 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.14%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.14%) CISSP
7 1 (1.14%) CITP
7 1 (1.14%) IISP
7 1 (1.14%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.14%) MBCS
7 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.14%) PMP
7 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) PMO
2 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 17 (19.32%) XenApp
3 16 (18.18%) XenDesktop
4 15 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (12.50%) vSphere
6 6 (6.82%) Brightmail
6 6 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (5.68%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 5 (5.68%) RACF
7 5 (5.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 5 (5.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (5.68%) XenServer
8 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (3.41%) Samba
9 2 (2.27%) KVM
10 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (1.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) SCCM
2 5 (5.68%) Tivoli
2 5 (5.68%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 4 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (4.55%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.27%) Puppet
4 2 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.27%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.14%) Kibana
5 1 (1.14%) logstash
5 1 (1.14%) OpenView
5 1 (1.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.14%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.14%) SafeCom
5 1 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (29.55%) HP
2 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
3 19 (21.59%) Citrix
4 18 (20.45%) SAP
4 18 (20.45%) VMware
5 15 (17.05%) Ivanti
5 15 (17.05%) Red Hat
6 13 (14.77%) Oracle
7 10 (11.36%) Sun
8 9 (10.23%) Cisco
9 8 (9.09%) Veritas
10 7 (7.95%) ServiceNow
11 6 (6.82%) IBM
11 6 (6.82%) IronPort
12 5 (5.68%) BMC
12 5 (5.68%) F5
13 4 (4.55%) Brocade
13 4 (4.55%) EMC
13 4 (4.55%) Symantec
14 3 (3.41%) CheckPoint