Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 214 213 823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 21.53% 24.51% 39.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 59.28% 68.49% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 158 574
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £318 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.62% +9.68% -4.62%
10th Percentile £176 £233 £218
90th Percentile £488 £488 £450
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £310 £342 £310
% change year-on-year -9.36% +10.32% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 52
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.03% +19.30% +11.76%
10th Percentile £15.38 £25.85 £21.33
90th Percentile £41.25 £43.90 £36.45
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -11.03% +19.30% +11.76%

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 361 311 1,195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 36.32% 35.79% 57.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 227 798
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £338 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +20.97% -11.43%
10th Percentile £192 £256 £215
90th Percentile £538 £518 £450
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £338 £371 £310
% change year-on-year -9.09% +19.76% -10.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 78
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £25.50 £33.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +17.86% +73.27%
10th Percentile £8.38 £18.23 £16.53
90th Percentile £38.75 £46.15 £36.15
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -32.81% +14.29% +63.93%

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 23 July 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

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 23 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 154 (71.96%) SC Cleared
2 93 (43.46%) Windows
3 63 (29.44%) Citrix
3 63 (29.44%) Windows Server
4 62 (28.97%) ITIL
5 60 (28.04%) Microsoft
6 56 (26.17%) Active Directory
7 55 (25.70%) DHCP
7 55 (25.70%) DNS
8 54 (25.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (23.83%) Linux
10 44 (20.56%) HP
11 43 (20.09%) SQL
11 43 (20.09%) VMware
11 43 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (19.16%) SAP
12 41 (19.16%) XenApp
13 36 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
13 36 (16.82%) Degree
13 36 (16.82%) Windows Server 2003
14 33 (15.42%) Ivanti
15 32 (14.95%) PowerShell
15 32 (14.95%) DevOps
16 31 (14.49%) Puppet
16 31 (14.49%) BPSS Clearance
17 29 (13.55%) XenDesktop
18 28 (13.08%) Incident Management
18 28 (13.08%) Project Management
19 27 (12.62%) SAN
19 27 (12.62%) SQL Server

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 19 (8.88%) IIS
2 18 (8.41%) MS Exchange
3 14 (6.54%) WebLogic
4 13 (6.07%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.21%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.21%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (3.74%) JBoss
7 6 (2.80%) FileNet
8 5 (2.34%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.34%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.87%) Tuxedo
10 2 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.93%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.93%) TPMS
11 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.47%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 19 (8.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.27%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.74%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.07%) Datadog
4 5 (2.34%) Office 365
5 3 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.93%) G Suite
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.47%) Boomi
7 1 (0.47%) GitHub
7 1 (0.47%) IaaS
7 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.47%) PaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Route 53
7 1 (0.47%) SaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 55 (25.70%) DHCP
1 55 (25.70%) DNS
2 27 (12.62%) SAN
3 24 (11.21%) NetScaler
4 11 (5.14%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (4.21%) 3G
5 9 (4.21%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (4.21%) Network Security
6 8 (3.74%) SSL
7 6 (2.80%) Firewall
7 6 (2.80%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (2.80%) LAN
7 6 (2.80%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (2.80%) WAN
8 5 (2.34%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (2.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (2.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (1.40%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.40%) VSAN
10 2 (0.93%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.21%) Amazon Redshift
3 8 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.80%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.34%) MySQL
6 5 (2.34%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.87%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.40%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.93%) OLTP
9 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.47%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.47%) MS Access
10 1 (0.47%) OLAP
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 16 (7.48%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.67%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.21%) TeamCity
4 8 (3.74%) JIRA
5 6 (2.80%) SpecFlow
6 5 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (1.87%) Maven
8 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.47%) GitLab
9 1 (0.47%) Gradle
9 1 (0.47%) MSI
General
1 12 (5.61%) Finance
2 7 (3.27%) Legal
3 5 (2.34%) Banking
4 4 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.47%) Military
5 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (12.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (9.81%) Support Engineer
3 19 (8.88%) Developer
4 18 (8.41%) Citrix Engineer
5 15 (7.01%) Mobility Engineer
6 14 (6.54%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 13 (6.07%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (6.07%) Analyst
8 11 (5.14%) Storage Engineer
9 9 (4.21%) C# Developer
10 8 (3.74%) Service Manager
11 7 (3.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 7 (3.27%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (3.27%) Operations Engineer
11 7 (3.27%) Service Desk Manager
11 7 (3.27%) Support Analyst
12 6 (2.80%) .NET Developer
12 6 (2.80%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (2.80%) Deployment Engineer
12 6 (2.80%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.07%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (5.14%) .NET
3 9 (4.21%) ASP.NET
3 9 (4.21%) Software Packaging
4 8 (3.74%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (2.34%) CSS
6 5 (2.34%) HTML
6 5 (2.34%) LDAP
6 5 (2.34%) XML
7 4 (1.87%) J2EE
7 4 (1.87%) RESTful
8 3 (1.40%) Ajax
8 3 (1.40%) JDBC
8 3 (1.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 2 (0.93%) JSP
9 2 (0.93%) Node.js
9 2 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.93%) Web Services
9 2 (0.93%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
1 25 (11.68%) Management Information System
2 24 (11.21%) Computer Science
3 21 (9.81%) PKI
4 18 (8.41%) Data Centre
5 11 (5.14%) EMC VNX
6 9 (4.21%) Celerra
6 9 (4.21%) EMC VMAX
6 9 (4.21%) Fat Client
6 9 (4.21%) Thin Client
7 8 (3.74%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (3.74%) HP Storage
7 8 (3.74%) HP StoreVirtual
7 8 (3.74%) Replication
8 7 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (2.80%) Private Cloud
9 6 (2.80%) User Experience
10 5 (2.34%) DataPower
10 5 (2.34%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.87%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 93 (43.46%) Windows
2 63 (29.44%) Windows Server
3 54 (25.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (23.83%) Linux
5 36 (16.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (10.28%) Unix
7 21 (9.81%) Android
7 21 (9.81%) Apple iOS
8 17 (7.94%) Windows Phone
8 17 (7.94%) Windows Phone 8
9 12 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (4.67%) Windows 10
11 8 (3.74%) AIX
11 8 (3.74%) Windows 7
11 8 (3.74%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.80%) Solaris
12 6 (2.80%) VME
13 4 (1.87%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.40%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (28.97%) ITIL
2 43 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (14.95%) DevOps
4 28 (13.08%) Incident Management
4 28 (13.08%) Project Management
5 25 (11.68%) Service Delivery
6 23 (10.75%) Business Continuity
7 21 (9.81%) Configuration Management
8 20 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (9.35%) Service Management
9 19 (8.88%) Open Source
10 18 (8.41%) BDD
11 16 (7.48%) Content Management
12 13 (6.07%) Change Management
12 13 (6.07%) High Availability
13 11 (5.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (4.67%) MVC
14 10 (4.67%) Software Delivery
14 10 (4.67%) TDD
15 9 (4.21%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (20.09%) SQL
2 32 (14.95%) PowerShell
3 26 (12.15%) Java
4 23 (10.75%) Perl
5 19 (8.88%) Python
6 14 (6.54%) C
6 14 (6.54%) C++
7 13 (6.07%) C#
7 13 (6.07%) Ruby
8 12 (5.61%) Bash Shell
9 10 (4.67%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.74%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.87%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.40%) COBOL
12 3 (1.40%) Korn
13 2 (0.93%) VBA
14 1 (0.47%) Groovy
14 1 (0.47%) Scala
14 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 154 (71.96%) SC Cleared
2 36 (16.82%) Degree
3 31 (14.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 23 (10.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (6.07%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (3.27%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.34%) CCNA
8 5 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.87%) CISMP
9 4 (1.87%) CRISC
9 4 (1.87%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (1.87%) HP ASE
9 4 (1.87%) HPE ATP
9 4 (1.87%) SANS
10 3 (1.40%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.93%) CISSP
11 2 (0.93%) OCP
11 2 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (3.27%) QA
3 6 (2.80%) PMO
3 6 (2.80%) SLA
4 4 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.40%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.47%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (26.17%) Active Directory
2 41 (19.16%) XenApp
3 36 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (13.55%) XenDesktop
5 23 (10.75%) vSphere
6 11 (5.14%) Docker
7 10 (4.67%) XenServer
8 9 (4.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (2.34%) Firmware
10 4 (1.87%) Hyper-V
10 4 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (1.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.40%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.47%) Samba
Systems Management
1 31 (14.49%) Puppet
2 23 (10.75%) Ansible
3 17 (7.94%) AirWatch
3 17 (7.94%) SAP Afaria
3 17 (7.94%) XenMobile
4 16 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (7.01%) Terraform
6 13 (6.07%) Nagios
7 11 (5.14%) SCCM
8 10 (4.67%) Kubernetes
9 9 (4.21%) Packer
10 8 (3.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (2.34%) Forum Sentry
12 4 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (1.87%) PowerCLI
13 3 (1.40%) Data Guard
13 3 (1.40%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (1.40%) NetBackup
13 3 (1.40%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 63 (29.44%) Citrix
2 60 (28.04%) Microsoft
3 44 (20.56%) HP
4 43 (20.09%) VMware
5 41 (19.16%) SAP
6 33 (15.42%) Ivanti
7 26 (12.15%) McAfee
8 23 (10.75%) Oracle
9 19 (8.88%) Apple
9 19 (8.88%) Cisco
10 15 (7.01%) IBM
11 14 (6.54%) EMC
12 13 (6.07%) Brocade
12 13 (6.07%) New Relic
12 13 (6.07%) Splunk
13 12 (5.61%) Axway
14 11 (5.14%) 3PAR
14 11 (5.14%) Isilon
14 11 (5.14%) ThinPrint
15 10 (4.67%) Red Hat