Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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 Clearance
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 206 794 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.90% 35.10% 17.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.86% 69.28% 56.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 640 160
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £340 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £261 £220 £217
90th Percentile £444 £457 £638
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £340 £330 £338
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.22% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 58 29
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +7.69% +46.48%
10th Percentile £32.00 £21.10 £17.77
90th Percentile £50.74 £36.00 £44.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year +42.86% +6.67% +47.89%

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 333 1146 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 38.63% 50.66% 31.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 820 270
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £375 £328 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.50% -10.58% -2.33%
10th Percentile £264 £215 £231
90th Percentile £533 £488 £535
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £329 £350
% change year-on-year +14.10% -6.10% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 77 35
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £36.00 £28.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +7.69% +13.04%
10th Percentile £10.70 £15.60 £16.86
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £43.45
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £36.00 £28.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +28.57% +9.80% +41.67%

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

Security Cleared
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 18 November 2017.

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

Security Cleared
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 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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.

1 150 (72.82%) SC Cleared
2 76 (36.89%) Linux
3 72 (34.95%) Oracle
4 69 (33.50%) Windows
5 62 (30.10%) Unix
6 61 (29.61%) AIX
7 54 (26.21%) Solaris
8 52 (25.24%) HP
9 50 (24.27%) ITIL
10 45 (21.84%) WebLogic
10 45 (21.84%) Microsoft
11 44 (21.36%) Red Hat
12 42 (20.39%) Active Directory
13 38 (18.45%) Cisco
13 38 (18.45%) JBoss
14 36 (17.48%) Migration
15 35 (16.99%) Sun
16 34 (16.50%) Perl
17 33 (16.02%) Clustering
18 32 (15.53%) VMware
18 32 (15.53%) Firewall
18 32 (15.53%) Veritas
19 31 (15.05%) DNS
20 30 (14.56%) SAN
20 30 (14.56%) High Availability
21 28 (13.59%) NetBackup
22 27 (13.11%) SQL
22 27 (13.11%) Tomcat
23 26 (12.62%) HPUX
23 26 (12.62%) BPSS Clearance

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 45 (21.84%) WebLogic
2 38 (18.45%) JBoss
3 27 (13.11%) Tomcat
4 25 (12.14%) Apache
5 24 (11.65%) iPlanet
6 22 (10.68%) Oracle Application Server
7 21 (10.19%) MS Exchange
8 20 (9.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (9.71%) SharePoint
9 19 (9.22%) Skype for Business
10 15 (7.28%) OpenStack
11 11 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2013
11 11 (5.34%) WebSphere
11 11 (5.34%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (4.85%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (3.88%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (3.88%) MQSeries
13 8 (3.88%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (3.40%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 14 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (5.83%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.49%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.49%) InVision
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (7.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 11 (5.34%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 10 (4.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (3.40%) SAP ERP
5 6 (2.91%) Teamcenter
6 3 (1.46%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (1.46%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.80%) Office 365
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) Boomi
3 1 (0.49%) Google Drive
3 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (15.53%) Firewall
2 31 (15.05%) DNS
3 30 (14.56%) SAN
4 25 (12.14%) TCP/IP
5 18 (8.74%) Fibre Channel
6 16 (7.77%) LDAP
7 15 (7.28%) DHCP
8 10 (4.85%) Skype
9 9 (4.37%) WAN
10 8 (3.88%) NAS
10 8 (3.88%) X.21
11 6 (2.91%) FCoE
11 6 (2.91%) iSCSI
11 6 (2.91%) SSH
12 5 (2.43%) LAN
12 5 (2.43%) Network Security
12 5 (2.43%) OpenLDAP
12 5 (2.43%) SMS
13 4 (1.94%) HTTP
14 3 (1.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.22%) Oracle Database
2 10 (4.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (4.37%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (3.40%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (2.43%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (2.43%) Sybase ASE
6 4 (1.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (1.94%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.46%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (1.46%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.49%) OLTP
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.91%) MSI
1 6 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (2.91%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.94%) JIRA
2 4 (1.94%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.49%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (4.85%) Finance
2 5 (2.43%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.97%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (10.68%) Consultant
1 22 (10.68%) Unix Engineer
2 20 (9.71%) DBA
3 19 (9.22%) AIX Engineer
3 19 (9.22%) Backup Engineer
3 19 (9.22%) Oracle DBA
4 13 (6.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (6.31%) Storage and Backup Engineer
4 13 (6.31%) Storage Engineer
5 12 (5.83%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (4.37%) Project Manager
7 8 (3.88%) Analyst
7 8 (3.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 8 (3.88%) SC Cleared DBA
7 8 (3.88%) Solaris Engineer
7 8 (3.88%) Support Engineer
8 7 (3.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (3.40%) Architect
9 6 (2.91%) Desktop Support
9 6 (2.91%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.17%) J2EE
2 11 (5.34%) Software Packaging
2 11 (5.34%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (5.34%) XML
3 10 (4.85%) .NET
4 7 (3.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (2.43%) CSS
5 5 (2.43%) HTML
5 5 (2.43%) Middleware
6 4 (1.94%) JSON
6 4 (1.94%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (1.94%) SOAP
7 3 (1.46%) Apache Camel
7 3 (1.46%) GWT
7 3 (1.46%) JSP
7 3 (1.46%) Spring
8 2 (0.97%) Spring Security
9 1 (0.49%) HTML5
9 1 (0.49%) jQuery
9 1 (0.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.02%) Clustering
2 17 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.28%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.83%) Private Cloud
5 10 (4.85%) Replication
6 9 (4.37%) Computer Science
6 9 (4.37%) HP Storage
7 5 (2.43%) Grid Computing
8 4 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.94%) User Experience
9 3 (1.46%) DataPower
9 3 (1.46%) IVR
9 3 (1.46%) PKI
9 3 (1.46%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.97%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle Exalytics
11 1 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 76 (36.89%) Linux
2 69 (33.50%) Windows
3 62 (30.10%) Unix
4 61 (29.61%) AIX
5 54 (26.21%) Solaris
6 26 (12.62%) HPUX
7 24 (11.65%) Windows Server
8 23 (11.17%) SUSE
9 20 (9.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (2.91%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.46%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.49%) Android
15 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.49%) Debian
15 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (24.27%) ITIL
2 36 (17.48%) Migration
3 30 (14.56%) High Availability
4 24 (11.65%) Load Balancing
5 21 (10.19%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (8.74%) Project Management
8 17 (8.25%) DevOps
8 17 (8.25%) OO
9 14 (6.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (5.34%) Quality Management
11 10 (4.85%) CRM
11 10 (4.85%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 10 (4.85%) Workflow
12 9 (4.37%) ERP
12 9 (4.37%) QMS
12 9 (4.37%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (3.88%) Data Migration
13 8 (3.88%) Procure-to-Pay
13 8 (3.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.50%) Perl
2 27 (13.11%) SQL
3 22 (10.68%) Korn
4 15 (7.28%) PL/SQL
5 14 (6.80%) Python
6 12 (5.83%) Shell Script
7 11 (5.34%) PowerShell
8 10 (4.85%) Bash Shell
8 10 (4.85%) C#
8 10 (4.85%) C-shell
8 10 (4.85%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.88%) Java
10 3 (1.46%) C
10 3 (1.46%) VBA
11 2 (0.97%) VB
12 1 (0.49%) C++
12 1 (0.49%) COBOL
12 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.49%) XPath
12 1 (0.49%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 150 (72.82%) SC Cleared
2 26 (12.62%) BPSS Clearance
3 16 (7.77%) Degree
4 13 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (3.40%) DV Cleared
6 7 (3.40%) PMI Certification
6 7 (3.40%) PMP
7 6 (2.91%) MCSE
8 2 (0.97%) CCNP
8 2 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.49%) APMP
9 1 (0.49%) CCDP
9 1 (0.49%) CCIP
9 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.49%) OCP
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (3.40%) PMO
3 3 (1.46%) HL7
4 2 (0.97%) QA
4 2 (0.97%) SLA
5 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 42 (20.39%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.65%) Hyper-V
3 19 (9.22%) Oracle RAC
3 19 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (7.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 14 (6.80%) XenApp
6 13 (6.31%) KVM
6 13 (6.31%) XenDesktop
7 12 (5.83%) XenServer
8 10 (4.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (4.85%) Samba
9 8 (3.88%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (3.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (2.91%) Brightmail
11 6 (2.91%) NFS
12 3 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (1.46%) vSphere
13 2 (0.97%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.97%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (13.59%) NetBackup
2 19 (9.22%) HP Data Protector
2 19 (9.22%) SCCM
3 18 (8.74%) EMC NetWorker
4 15 (7.28%) Data Guard
5 14 (6.80%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (6.31%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (6.31%) Puppet
7 12 (5.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 11 (5.34%) Backup Exec
9 9 (4.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 8 (3.88%) OpenView
10 8 (3.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (1.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (1.46%) FortiGate
12 3 (1.46%) Forum Sentry
12 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (1.46%) vCenter Server
12 3 (1.46%) XenMobile
13 2 (0.97%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 72 (34.95%) Oracle
2 52 (25.24%) HP
3 45 (21.84%) Microsoft
4 44 (21.36%) Red Hat
5 38 (18.45%) Cisco
6 35 (16.99%) Sun
7 32 (15.53%) Veritas
7 32 (15.53%) VMware
8 22 (10.68%) IBM
9 21 (10.19%) F5
9 21 (10.19%) Symantec
10 18 (8.74%) Brocade
10 18 (8.74%) Citrix
10 18 (8.74%) EMC
11 15 (7.28%) PlateSpin
12 12 (5.83%) SAP
13 11 (5.34%) AppSense
13 11 (5.34%) Axway
13 11 (5.34%) Informatica
13 11 (5.34%) Siebel