Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 January 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 Clearance
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 153 540 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 17.29% 28.54% 16.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.68% 68.70% 61.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 444 160
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -2.26%
10th Percentile £262 £223 £231
90th Percentile £524 £450 £638
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 40 27
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £45.83 £28.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.68% +7.69% +61.29%
10th Percentile £31.80 £20.75 £17.77
90th Percentile £51.23 £44.23 £43.80
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.83 £28.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +63.68% +6.67% +62.84%

Security 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 285 786 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.20% 41.54% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 561 251
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £269 £228 £231
90th Percentile £563 £525 £539
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.11% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 45 31
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.77% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.55 £20.75 £17.77
90th Percentile £50.00 £41.80 £43.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £32.50 £27.25 £25.50
% change year-on-year +19.27% +6.86% +54.55%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Newcastle upon Tyne

Security 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 Security Cleared in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Newcastle upon Tyne

Security 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 Security Cleared in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 106 (69.28%) SC Cleared
2 57 (37.25%) Windows
3 46 (30.07%) Linux
4 44 (28.76%) Unix
5 42 (27.45%) ITIL
5 42 (27.45%) Microsoft
6 40 (26.14%) Oracle
7 39 (25.49%) Solaris
8 34 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 32 (20.92%) Windows Server
10 30 (19.61%) HP
10 30 (19.61%) Migration
11 28 (18.30%) AIX
12 26 (16.99%) Perl
13 23 (15.03%) HPUX
13 23 (15.03%) Red Hat
13 23 (15.03%) BPSS Clearance
14 22 (14.38%) Sun
14 22 (14.38%) Project Management
14 22 (14.38%) MS Exchange
14 22 (14.38%) VMware
15 21 (13.73%) DNS
16 20 (13.07%) SQL
16 20 (13.07%) Clustering
17 18 (11.76%) Service Management
17 18 (11.76%) WebLogic
17 18 (11.76%) Citrix
18 17 (11.11%) Shell Script
18 17 (11.11%) Oracle Database
18 17 (11.11%) PowerShell

Security 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 22 (14.38%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 16 (10.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (10.46%) Skype for Business
4 13 (8.50%) JBoss
4 13 (8.50%) Tomcat
5 11 (7.19%) Apache
5 11 (7.19%) SharePoint
6 10 (6.54%) iPlanet
6 10 (6.54%) Oracle Application Server
7 9 (5.88%) OpenStack
8 7 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (4.58%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (4.58%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.61%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 3 (1.96%) Apache ServiceMix
10 3 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.61%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.65%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.65%) InVision
Business Applications
1 8 (5.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.58%) SAP ERP
3 6 (3.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.31%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.58%) Office 365
1 7 (4.58%) PaaS
2 6 (3.92%) IaaS
2 6 (3.92%) SaaS
3 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.65%) Boomi
4 1 (0.65%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.73%) DNS
2 14 (9.15%) DHCP
2 14 (9.15%) Firewall
3 13 (8.50%) TCP/IP
4 11 (7.19%) SAN
5 7 (4.58%) Skype
6 6 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (3.27%) HTTP
7 5 (3.27%) SMS
8 4 (2.61%) X.500
9 3 (1.96%) NAS
9 3 (1.96%) SSH
9 3 (1.96%) WAN
10 2 (1.31%) Internet
10 2 (1.31%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.31%) LAN
10 2 (1.31%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.65%) FCoE
11 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 8 (5.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (4.58%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (4.58%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.27%) Sybase ASE
5 4 (2.61%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (2.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (2.61%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.96%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (1.96%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.65%) OLTP
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.92%) MSI
1 6 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (3.92%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.61%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (1.96%) JIRA
4 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.65%) Sahi
4 1 (0.65%) Selenium
4 1 (0.65%) WATIR
General
1 8 (5.23%) Finance
2 1 (0.65%) Billing
2 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (11.11%) DBA
1 17 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
2 16 (10.46%) Unix Engineer
3 15 (9.80%) Consultant
4 14 (9.15%) Analyst
5 8 (5.23%) Architect
6 7 (4.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (4.58%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.58%) SC Cleared DBA
6 7 (4.58%) Solaris Engineer
6 7 (4.58%) Support Engineer
7 6 (3.92%) Backup Engineer
7 6 (3.92%) Desktop Support
7 6 (3.92%) Developer
7 6 (3.92%) Migration Consultant
7 6 (3.92%) SCCM Consultant
8 5 (3.27%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (3.27%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (3.27%) Service Manager
8 5 (3.27%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.19%) XML
2 10 (6.54%) J2EE
3 9 (5.88%) .NET
4 7 (4.58%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 6 (3.92%) ISPF
6 5 (3.27%) CSS
6 5 (3.27%) HTML
6 5 (3.27%) Middleware
7 4 (2.61%) JSON
7 4 (2.61%) LDAP
7 4 (2.61%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (2.61%) SOAP
8 3 (1.96%) Apache Camel
8 3 (1.96%) GWT
8 3 (1.96%) JSP
8 3 (1.96%) Spring
9 2 (1.31%) Spring Security
9 2 (1.31%) Web Services
10 1 (0.65%) jQuery
10 1 (0.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.07%) Clustering
2 10 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.92%) VSAM
5 4 (2.61%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.61%) Replication
5 4 (2.61%) User Experience
6 3 (1.96%) IVR
6 3 (1.96%) PKI
7 2 (1.31%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.31%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.31%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.65%) CESG
8 1 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) Social Media
8 1 (0.65%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 57 (37.25%) Windows
2 46 (30.07%) Linux
3 44 (28.76%) Unix
4 39 (25.49%) Solaris
5 32 (20.92%) Windows Server
6 28 (18.30%) AIX
7 23 (15.03%) HPUX
8 13 (8.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (6.54%) Windows 2000 Server
11 9 (5.88%) SUSE
12 8 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (4.58%) MVS
13 7 (4.58%) VMS
14 6 (3.92%) VME
14 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (1.96%) Windows 2000
15 3 (1.96%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.65%) Debian
16 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (27.45%) ITIL
2 30 (19.61%) Migration
3 22 (14.38%) Project Management
4 18 (11.76%) Service Management
5 17 (11.11%) High Availability
6 14 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (9.15%) ITIL V3
6 14 (9.15%) Load Balancing
7 12 (7.84%) Change Management
8 11 (7.19%) Open Source
8 11 (7.19%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (6.54%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 8 (5.23%) CRM
10 8 (5.23%) DevOps
10 8 (5.23%) ERP
10 8 (5.23%) Service Delivery
11 7 (4.58%) Data Management
12 6 (3.92%) Quality Management
12 6 (3.92%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.99%) Perl
2 20 (13.07%) SQL
3 17 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 17 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 14 (9.15%) Korn
4 14 (9.15%) Python
5 13 (8.50%) PL/SQL
6 11 (7.19%) JavaScript
7 10 (6.54%) C#
8 9 (5.88%) C
9 6 (3.92%) JCL
10 5 (3.27%) Java
11 4 (2.61%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.61%) C-shell
12 1 (0.65%) COBOL
12 1 (0.65%) VBA
12 1 (0.65%) XPath
12 1 (0.65%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 106 (69.28%) SC Cleared
2 23 (15.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 15 (9.80%) Degree
4 11 (7.19%) DV Cleared
5 9 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.92%) MCSE
7 6 (3.92%) PMI Certification
7 6 (3.92%) PMP
8 2 (1.31%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.65%) APMP
9 1 (0.65%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.65%) CISSP
9 1 (0.65%) CITP
9 1 (0.65%) HND
9 1 (0.65%) IISP
9 1 (0.65%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.65%) OCP
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.27%) PMO
3 3 (1.96%) HL7
4 2 (1.31%) SLA
5 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 34 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.80%) Hyper-V
3 14 (9.15%) XenApp
4 13 (8.50%) XenDesktop
5 12 (7.84%) XenServer
6 11 (7.19%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (6.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (5.88%) Samba
8 9 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (5.23%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (4.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (3.92%) Brightmail
11 6 (3.92%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 6 (3.92%) RACF
11 6 (3.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 5 (3.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 4 (2.61%) KVM
14 3 (1.96%) NFS
14 3 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (11.11%) SCCM
2 13 (8.50%) Data Guard
2 13 (8.50%) NetBackup
3 12 (7.84%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (5.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (4.58%) HP Data Protector
5 7 (4.58%) Tivoli
6 6 (3.92%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (3.92%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 4 (2.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (2.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.96%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.96%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.96%) XenMobile
9 2 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.31%) OpenView
9 2 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 40 (26.14%) Oracle
3 30 (19.61%) HP
4 23 (15.03%) Red Hat
5 22 (14.38%) Sun
5 22 (14.38%) VMware
6 18 (11.76%) Citrix
7 16 (10.46%) Cisco
8 15 (9.80%) Veritas
9 11 (7.19%) Ivanti
9 11 (7.19%) SAP
10 9 (5.88%) Symantec
11 8 (5.23%) F5
11 8 (5.23%) ServiceNow
12 7 (4.58%) IBM
13 6 (3.92%) BMC
13 6 (3.92%) Brocade
13 6 (3.92%) EMC
13 6 (3.92%) IronPort
13 6 (3.92%) PlateSpin