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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 75 99 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.15% 15.21% 15.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.37% 41.42% 43.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 60 38
Median daily rate £385 £356 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.07% +9.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £384
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 - £21.08
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 - £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 - £27.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £43.00 £33.84
% change year-on-year -10.75% +27.06%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Academic & Professional Certification
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 146 239 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.55% 36.71% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 160 75
Median daily rate £385 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.31% -1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.99 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.71% +5.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.99 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £18.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 29 March 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.

1 237 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 109 (45.99%) Windows
3 77 (32.49%) Windows Server
4 73 (30.80%) HP
5 71 (29.96%) ITIL
6 70 (29.54%) Active Directory
7 69 (29.11%) Linux
8 59 (24.89%) Microsoft
9 53 (22.36%) Unix
10 42 (17.72%) DNS
11 40 (16.88%) SQL
12 38 (16.03%) Cisco
13 37 (15.61%) Microsoft Azure
13 37 (15.61%) Change Control
14 36 (15.19%) PowerShell
15 35 (14.77%) Migration
16 34 (14.35%) DHCP
17 33 (13.92%) Oracle
17 33 (13.92%) VMware
18 32 (13.50%) TCP/IP
18 32 (13.50%) Red Hat
18 32 (13.50%) SCCM
19 31 (13.08%) F5
20 30 (12.66%) DevOps
20 30 (12.66%) LAN
20 30 (12.66%) MS Excel
21 28 (11.81%) WebLogic
21 28 (11.81%) Firewall
22 27 (11.39%) WAN
22 27 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure

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 28 (11.81%) WebLogic
2 15 (6.33%) Confluence
3 13 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.49%) Skype for Business
4 9 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (3.80%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (2.95%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (2.53%) CMS
7 6 (2.53%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (2.11%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (1.69%) JBoss
9 4 (1.69%) SAS
9 4 (1.69%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.69%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.27%) Apache
10 3 (1.27%) Drupal
10 3 (1.27%) iPlanet
11 2 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.53%) MS Office
3 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.42%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (0.42%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 37 (15.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (8.02%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.02%) Office 365
3 12 (5.06%) Trello
4 6 (2.53%) SaaS
5 3 (1.27%) HP Helion
5 3 (1.27%) IaaS
5 3 (1.27%) PaaS
6 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 42 (17.72%) DNS
2 34 (14.35%) DHCP
3 32 (13.50%) TCP/IP
4 30 (12.66%) LAN
5 28 (11.81%) Firewall
6 27 (11.39%) WAN
7 20 (8.44%) Wireless
8 13 (5.49%) BIG-IP
9 11 (4.64%) Internet
10 10 (4.22%) Skype
11 8 (3.38%) Intranet
12 5 (2.11%) SAN
13 4 (1.69%) 3G
13 4 (1.69%) Kerberos
13 4 (1.69%) Network Security
13 4 (1.69%) SMS
13 4 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (1.27%) iSCSI
14 3 (1.27%) LDAP
14 3 (1.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.28%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (4.22%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.80%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.95%) BODI
5 6 (2.53%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.11%) SAP HANA
7 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.84%) Big Data
8 2 (0.84%) DB2
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.42%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.42%) Ingres
9 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (9.28%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.86%) Sonatype Nexus
3 19 (8.02%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.49%) JIRA
5 12 (5.06%) GitLab
6 7 (2.95%) Oracle APEX
6 7 (2.95%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.84%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.84%) MSI
7 2 (0.84%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.42%) Log4j
General
1 8 (3.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.27%) Finance
3 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.42%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (14.35%) Support Engineer
2 26 (10.97%) DevOps Engineer
3 24 (10.13%) Network Engineer
4 23 (9.70%) Architect
5 14 (5.91%) Developer
6 13 (5.49%) Automation Engineer
7 12 (5.06%) Migration Engineer
8 10 (4.22%) Consultant
9 9 (3.80%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (3.80%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (3.80%) Operations Engineer
10 8 (3.38%) Messaging Engineer
10 8 (3.38%) Unix Engineer
11 7 (2.95%) Desktop Support
11 7 (2.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 7 (2.95%) Messaging Support
12 6 (2.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 6 (2.53%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 6 (2.53%) Service Architect
12 6 (2.53%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.59%) Software Packaging
2 7 (2.95%) Middleware
3 6 (2.53%) .NET
3 6 (2.53%) XML
4 5 (2.11%) J2EE
5 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.27%) HTML
6 3 (1.27%) jQuery
7 2 (0.84%) Laravel
7 2 (0.84%) Web Services
8 1 (0.42%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.42%) JAX-RPC
8 1 (0.42%) JDBC
8 1 (0.42%) JSF
8 1 (0.42%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.42%) SOAP
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.42%) WSDL
8 1 (0.42%) XSL
8 1 (0.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.02%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.80%) Private Cloud
5 8 (3.38%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.95%) Mainframe
7 6 (2.53%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.11%) Fat Client
8 5 (2.11%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.69%) Replication
10 3 (1.27%) Clustering
10 3 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (1.27%) PKI
11 2 (0.84%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.84%) Tandem
12 1 (0.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.42%) EMC VMAX
12 1 (0.42%) EMC VNX
12 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 109 (45.99%) Windows
2 77 (32.49%) Windows Server
3 69 (29.11%) Linux
4 53 (22.36%) Unix
5 26 (10.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (10.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (10.13%) Windows 7
8 21 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (5.91%) Solaris
10 9 (3.80%) AIX
10 9 (3.80%) HPUX
11 6 (2.53%) Android
11 6 (2.53%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.53%) zOS
12 5 (2.11%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.69%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.69%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.84%) SUSE
14 2 (0.84%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (29.96%) ITIL
2 37 (15.61%) Change Control
3 35 (14.77%) Migration
4 30 (12.66%) DevOps
5 26 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (10.13%) Network Design
7 23 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (9.70%) ITSM
8 19 (8.02%) Open Source
9 18 (7.59%) Configuration Management
9 18 (7.59%) Service Management
10 17 (7.17%) Server Monitoring
11 16 (6.75%) Software Delivery
12 14 (5.91%) Change Management
13 13 (5.49%) Problem Management
13 13 (5.49%) Service Delivery
13 13 (5.49%) Virtual Environments
14 12 (5.06%) Quality Management
15 11 (4.64%) Virtual Infrastructure
16 9 (3.80%) OO
Programming Languages
1 40 (16.88%) SQL
2 36 (15.19%) PowerShell
3 23 (9.70%) VB
4 20 (8.44%) Perl
4 20 (8.44%) Shell Script
5 9 (3.80%) Java
5 9 (3.80%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.53%) C
6 6 (2.53%) VBScript
7 3 (1.27%) PHP
8 2 (0.84%) C#
8 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.42%) C++
9 1 (0.42%) Jython
9 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.42%) Python
9 1 (0.42%) REXX
9 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 237 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (9.28%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (8.44%) CCNP
4 19 (8.02%) Degree
4 19 (8.02%) JNCIA
5 18 (7.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 18 (7.59%) CCIE
5 18 (7.59%) CCSA
5 18 (7.59%) DV Cleared
6 16 (6.75%) CCDP
6 16 (6.75%) CCIP
6 16 (6.75%) CCSE
6 16 (6.75%) JNCIE
7 10 (4.22%) HP ASE
7 10 (4.22%) HP MASE
8 6 (2.53%) MCSE
8 6 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.27%) CCNA
10 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.69%) SLA
3 3 (1.27%) PMO
3 3 (1.27%) QA
4 2 (0.84%) JSP 440
System Software
1 70 (29.54%) Active Directory
2 27 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.59%) XenApp
4 15 (6.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (5.49%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.11%) Firmware
6 5 (2.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (1.69%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.69%) XenServer
8 3 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.84%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.42%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.42%) KVM
10 1 (0.42%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (13.50%) SCCM
2 26 (10.97%) HP SiteScope
3 22 (9.28%) Ansible
4 17 (7.17%) FortiGate
5 15 (6.33%) Dollar Universe
6 12 (5.06%) Tivoli
7 7 (2.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 6 (2.53%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 5 (2.11%) Control-M
9 5 (2.11%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (1.27%) Puppet
11 2 (0.84%) HP UCMDB
11 2 (0.84%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.84%) WMI
11 2 (0.84%) WSUS
12 1 (0.42%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.42%) SCOM
12 1 (0.42%) SCSM
12 1 (0.42%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 73 (30.80%) HP
2 59 (24.89%) Microsoft
3 38 (16.03%) Cisco
4 33 (13.92%) Oracle
4 33 (13.92%) VMware
5 32 (13.50%) Red Hat
6 31 (13.08%) F5
7 22 (9.28%) TIBCO
8 21 (8.86%) CheckPoint
9 20 (8.44%) Riverbed
10 19 (8.02%) Fortinet
10 19 (8.02%) Juniper
11 14 (5.91%) Atlassian
11 14 (5.91%) Citrix
12 13 (5.49%) Aruba
13 12 (5.06%) AppSense
14 9 (3.80%) CA
15 6 (2.53%) EMC
15 6 (2.53%) SAP
15 6 (2.53%) Trend Micro
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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