Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 7 2
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 136 131 500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.62% 14.30% 27.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.82% 47.99% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 102 417
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £345 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% +0.29% -1.71%
10th Percentile £325 £261 £225
90th Percentile £513 £534 £450
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £345 £340
% change year-on-year +15.94% +1.47% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 35
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +20.54% +7.69%
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £27.50 £33.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year -18.52% +20.54% +6.67%

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 273 273 733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.35% 29.80% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 216 525
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £309 £263 £228
90th Percentile £547 £558 £525
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £405 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +1.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 41
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £26.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% -19.10% +4.22%
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £26.54
% change year-on-year -6.98% -18.98% +6.15%

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 19 February 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 97 (71.32%) SC Cleared
2 47 (34.56%) ITIL
3 32 (23.53%) Service Management
4 31 (22.79%) Microsoft
5 30 (22.06%) Active Directory
6 29 (21.32%) HP
7 24 (17.65%) SQL
7 24 (17.65%) Linux
8 23 (16.91%) SharePoint
8 23 (16.91%) SCCM
9 22 (16.18%) Windows
10 21 (15.44%) Service Delivery
11 19 (13.97%) VMware
11 19 (13.97%) Oracle
11 19 (13.97%) EMC
12 18 (13.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (13.24%) ITSM
12 18 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (13.24%) Windows Server
12 18 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
13 17 (12.50%) SQL Server
14 16 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (11.76%) Puppet
14 16 (11.76%) ITIL V3
15 15 (11.03%) 3PAR
15 15 (11.03%) BMC
15 15 (11.03%) Red Hat
15 15 (11.03%) Performance Tuning

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 23 (16.91%) SharePoint
2 13 (9.56%) MS Exchange
3 12 (8.82%) Skype for Business
3 12 (8.82%) TPMS
4 5 (3.68%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.68%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.68%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (2.94%) FileNet
6 2 (1.47%) Confluence
7 1 (0.74%) Documentum
7 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (8.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.82%) Office 365
2 10 (7.35%) OneDrive
3 8 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.68%) iPaaS
5 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (2.21%) IaaS
6 3 (2.21%) PaaS
6 3 (2.21%) SaaS
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.82%) Skype
2 10 (7.35%) Firewall
3 8 (5.88%) NAS
3 8 (5.88%) SAN
4 6 (4.41%) HTTP
4 6 (4.41%) HTTPS
4 6 (4.41%) iSCSI
5 5 (3.68%) ATM
5 5 (3.68%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (3.68%) Cisco Firepower
5 5 (3.68%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (3.68%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (3.68%) VSAT
5 5 (3.68%) WAN
6 3 (2.21%) DHCP
6 3 (2.21%) DNS
6 3 (2.21%) LAN
7 2 (1.47%) HSPA
7 2 (1.47%) Internet
7 2 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.47%) OLAP
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.74%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (0.74%) HSQLDB
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.74%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (11.03%) GitLab
2 11 (8.09%) Artifactory
3 3 (2.21%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.21%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.21%) JIRA
4 2 (1.47%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.74%) git-flow
5 1 (0.74%) JMeter
5 1 (0.74%) JUnit
5 1 (0.74%) Maven
5 1 (0.74%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.74%) Selenium
5 1 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 3 (2.21%) Publishing
2 2 (1.47%) Finance
3 1 (0.74%) Legal
3 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (22.79%) Analyst
2 26 (19.12%) Support Analyst
3 25 (18.38%) Applications Support
4 18 (13.24%) Applications Support Analyst
5 17 (12.50%) Administrator
6 14 (10.29%) Consultant
7 12 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
8 11 (8.09%) Architect
9 10 (7.35%) Linux Administrator
9 10 (7.35%) Support Consultant
10 9 (6.62%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (5.88%) Developer
11 8 (5.88%) Senior Applications Support
12 7 (5.15%) Infrastructure Support
12 7 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (5.15%) Server Administrator
12 7 (5.15%) Windows Administrator
13 6 (4.41%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 6 (4.41%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.29%) Middleware
2 2 (1.47%) Web Services
3 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.74%) hapi
3 1 (0.74%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.74%) J2EE
3 1 (0.74%) jQuery
3 1 (0.74%) Node.js
3 1 (0.74%) React
3 1 (0.74%) RESTful
3 1 (0.74%) Spring
3 1 (0.74%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.29%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.35%) Clustering
3 8 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (5.15%) User Experience
5 5 (3.68%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.68%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.94%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.47%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.47%) Replication
8 1 (0.74%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.65%) Linux
2 22 (16.18%) Windows
3 18 (13.24%) Windows Server
4 16 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (8.82%) VME
6 10 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.47%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (1.47%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.74%) CentOS
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.56%) ITIL
2 32 (23.53%) Service Management
3 21 (15.44%) Service Delivery
4 18 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (13.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (13.24%) ITSM
4 18 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 15 (11.03%) Performance Monitoring
6 15 (11.03%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (11.03%) Security Hardening
7 14 (10.29%) Runbook
8 13 (9.56%) OO
9 11 (8.09%) Analytics
10 10 (7.35%) Service Design
10 10 (7.35%) Statistics
11 9 (6.62%) Business Analysis
12 8 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.65%) SQL
2 14 (10.29%) Shell Script
3 13 (9.56%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.35%) Java
5 1 (0.74%) C
5 1 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 97 (71.32%) SC Cleared
2 9 (6.62%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (6.62%) DV Cleared
3 7 (5.15%) CCNA
3 7 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.68%) CCNP
4 5 (3.68%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (1.47%) CISM
5 2 (1.47%) CISSP
5 2 (1.47%) CRISC
5 2 (1.47%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.47%) Degree
5 2 (1.47%) MCSA
5 2 (1.47%) MCSE
5 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.74%) CISMP
6 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) QA
2 3 (2.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.47%) PMO
4 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (22.06%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.29%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (9.56%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (9.56%) XenApp
4 13 (9.56%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.74%) Docker
6 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (16.91%) SCCM
2 16 (11.76%) Puppet
3 14 (10.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 13 (9.56%) SCOM
4 13 (9.56%) vCenter Server
4 13 (9.56%) vMotion
5 12 (8.82%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 10 (7.35%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.47%) Ansible
7 2 (1.47%) SnapMirror
7 2 (1.47%) SnapVault
8 1 (0.74%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.74%) Grafana
8 1 (0.74%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.74%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.74%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.74%) Terraform
8 1 (0.74%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (22.79%) Microsoft
2 29 (21.32%) HP
3 19 (13.97%) EMC
3 19 (13.97%) Oracle
3 19 (13.97%) VMware
4 15 (11.03%) 3PAR
4 15 (11.03%) BMC
4 15 (11.03%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.41%) Cisco
6 5 (3.68%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.68%) F5
6 5 (3.68%) Gemalto
6 5 (3.68%) Juniper
7 3 (2.21%) SAP
8 2 (1.47%) BT
8 2 (1.47%) Citrix
8 2 (1.47%) Google
8 2 (1.47%) NetApp
8 2 (1.47%) Remedy
8 2 (1.47%) Tableau