Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 175 236 945
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 20.37% 27.90% 39.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.33% 66.48% 70.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 186 698
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £335 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +6.35% -7.28%
10th Percentile £173 £257 £218
90th Percentile £538 £449 £450
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year +2.94% +7.94% -6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 60
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £29.50 £36.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.06% +26.32% +10.68%
10th Percentile £14.30 £27.75 £25.15
90th Percentile £40.90 £50.00 £36.05
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £29.50 £36.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -18.06% +26.32% +9.62%

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 300 355 1,349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 34.92% 41.96% 56.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 274 932
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £375 £360 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +14.65% -12.78%
10th Percentile £192 £263 £218
90th Percentile £541 £548 £475
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £373 £360 £315
% change year-on-year +3.47% +14.29% -11.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 26 85
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £25.50 £35.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.14% +25.00% +9.80%
10th Percentile £11.38 £20.38 £17.09
90th Percentile £39.25 £48.92 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £34.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -36.76% +21.43% +9.80%

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 September 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 19 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 124 (70.86%) SC Cleared
2 68 (38.86%) Windows
3 47 (26.86%) ITIL
4 46 (26.29%) Linux
4 46 (26.29%) Microsoft
5 43 (24.57%) Active Directory
5 43 (24.57%) HP
6 42 (24.00%) Windows Server
7 36 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (20.00%) Citrix
9 32 (18.29%) VMware
10 31 (17.71%) SQL
11 30 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 30 (17.14%) Degree
12 29 (16.57%) DHCP
12 29 (16.57%) DNS
13 28 (16.00%) Puppet
14 27 (15.43%) Problem-Solving
15 26 (14.86%) XenApp
15 26 (14.86%) DevOps
16 25 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (13.71%) Ivanti
18 23 (13.14%) Open Source
18 23 (13.14%) Ansible
18 23 (13.14%) SQL Server
18 23 (13.14%) SAN
18 23 (13.14%) Windows Server 2003
19 22 (12.57%) Service Management
19 22 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
19 22 (12.57%) 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 13 (7.43%) IIS
2 11 (6.29%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.86%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.29%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.71%) Tuxedo
5 3 (1.71%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.14%) Confluence
6 2 (1.14%) JBoss
6 2 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.14%) TPMS
6 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.57%) CICS
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.57%) Jetty
7 1 (0.57%) nginx
7 1 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.57%) WildFly
Applications
1 13 (7.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.14%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.43%) Datadog
4 4 (2.29%) IaaS
4 4 (2.29%) PaaS
4 4 (2.29%) SaaS
5 3 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.14%) G Suite
6 2 (1.14%) Office 365
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.57%) Boomi
7 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.57%) GitHub
7 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.57%) Route 53
7 1 (0.57%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.57%) DHCP
1 29 (16.57%) DNS
2 23 (13.14%) SAN
3 18 (10.29%) NetScaler
4 12 (6.86%) Firewall
5 9 (5.14%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (4.57%) LAN
6 8 (4.57%) WAN
7 7 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (3.43%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (3.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (3.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (3.43%) NAS
8 6 (3.43%) Network Security
9 5 (2.86%) 3G
9 5 (2.86%) HTTPS
10 4 (2.29%) HTTP
10 4 (2.29%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (5.14%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (4.00%) MySQL
4 7 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.43%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.14%) OLTP
6 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 10 (5.71%) JIRA
3 9 (5.14%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.14%) TeamCity
4 6 (3.43%) GitLab
4 6 (3.43%) SpecFlow
5 5 (2.86%) Maven
6 4 (2.29%) Artifactory
6 4 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (6.29%) Finance
2 7 (4.00%) Legal
3 5 (2.86%) Banking
4 4 (2.29%) Publishing
4 4 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (10.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (9.71%) Developer
3 15 (8.57%) Citrix Engineer
4 13 (7.43%) Support Engineer
5 12 (6.86%) Analyst
6 11 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (5.14%) Service Manager
7 9 (5.14%) Support Analyst
8 8 (4.57%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.57%) Infrastructure Support
8 8 (4.57%) Storage Engineer
9 7 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 7 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (4.00%) Service Desk Manager
10 6 (3.43%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.43%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (3.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Deployment Engineer
10 6 (3.43%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
10 6 (3.43%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.86%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (5.14%) .NET
3 8 (4.57%) ASP.NET
4 7 (4.00%) Middleware
5 6 (3.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (2.86%) RESTful
6 5 (2.86%) XML
7 4 (2.29%) CSS
7 4 (2.29%) HTML
7 4 (2.29%) J2EE
7 4 (2.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (1.71%) Ajax
8 3 (1.71%) JDBC
9 2 (1.14%) JSP
9 2 (1.14%) Node.js
9 2 (1.14%) Swing
9 2 (1.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.14%) Web Services
9 2 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (1.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 19 (10.86%) Data Centre
3 18 (10.29%) Computer Science
4 16 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (7.43%) User Experience
6 11 (6.29%) EMC VMAX
6 11 (6.29%) PKI
7 10 (5.71%) Replication
8 9 (5.14%) Celerra
8 9 (5.14%) Clustering
8 9 (5.14%) EMC VNX
9 8 (4.57%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (4.57%) HP Storage
9 8 (4.57%) HP StoreVirtual
10 5 (2.86%) Fat Client
10 5 (2.86%) Thin Client
11 4 (2.29%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.71%) Mainframe
12 3 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 68 (38.86%) Windows
2 46 (26.29%) Linux
3 42 (24.00%) Windows Server
4 30 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (13.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (8.00%) Unix
7 11 (6.29%) Android
7 11 (6.29%) Apple iOS
8 9 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (4.57%) Windows 10
10 7 (4.00%) Windows Phone
10 7 (4.00%) Windows Phone 8
11 5 (2.86%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (2.29%) Mac OS
12 4 (2.29%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (2.29%) VME
12 4 (2.29%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.71%) AIX
13 3 (1.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (26.86%) ITIL
2 36 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.43%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (14.86%) DevOps
5 23 (13.14%) Open Source
6 22 (12.57%) Service Management
7 21 (12.00%) Incident Management
8 19 (10.86%) Configuration Management
9 18 (10.29%) BDD
10 16 (9.14%) Business Continuity
11 15 (8.57%) Project Management
11 15 (8.57%) Service Delivery
12 13 (7.43%) Decision-Making
12 13 (7.43%) High Availability
13 11 (6.29%) ITSM
13 11 (6.29%) TDD
14 10 (5.71%) MVC
14 10 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (5.14%) Migration
15 9 (5.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.71%) SQL
2 22 (12.57%) PowerShell
3 21 (12.00%) Java
4 18 (10.29%) Python
5 16 (9.14%) Perl
6 15 (8.57%) C
7 14 (8.00%) C++
7 14 (8.00%) Shell Script
8 13 (7.43%) Ruby
9 12 (6.86%) Bash Shell
9 12 (6.86%) C#
10 9 (5.14%) JavaScript
11 7 (4.00%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.71%) COBOL
12 3 (1.71%) Korn
13 1 (0.57%) Scala
13 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 124 (70.86%) SC Cleared
2 30 (17.14%) Degree
3 21 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 17 (9.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (4.57%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.86%) CCNA
7 5 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.29%) CISMP
8 4 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.29%) CRISC
8 4 (2.29%) HP ASE
8 4 (2.29%) HPE ATP
8 4 (2.29%) SANS
9 3 (1.71%) DBS Check
9 3 (1.71%) OCP
9 3 (1.71%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (1.14%) CISSP
10 2 (1.14%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (4.00%) QA
3 6 (3.43%) SLA
4 4 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.29%) JSP 440
5 3 (1.71%) PMO
6 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.57%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (24.57%) Active Directory
2 26 (14.86%) XenApp
3 25 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (12.00%) XenDesktop
5 17 (9.71%) vSphere
6 11 (6.29%) Docker
7 8 (4.57%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (2.86%) XenServer
10 4 (2.29%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (16.00%) Puppet
2 23 (13.14%) Ansible
3 15 (8.57%) Terraform
4 13 (7.43%) Nagios
5 10 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (5.71%) SCCM
6 9 (5.14%) Kubernetes
6 9 (5.14%) Microsoft Clustering
6 9 (5.14%) Packer
7 7 (4.00%) AirWatch
7 7 (4.00%) SAP Afaria
7 7 (4.00%) XenMobile
8 6 (3.43%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 6 (3.43%) vCenter Server
9 5 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (2.86%) vMotion
10 4 (2.29%) Data Guard
10 4 (2.29%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (2.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (2.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 46 (26.29%) Microsoft
2 43 (24.57%) HP
3 35 (20.00%) Citrix
4 32 (18.29%) VMware
5 24 (13.71%) Ivanti
6 21 (12.00%) SAP
7 18 (10.29%) McAfee
8 16 (9.14%) Cisco
8 16 (9.14%) Oracle
9 14 (8.00%) 3PAR
9 14 (8.00%) EMC
10 13 (7.43%) New Relic
10 13 (7.43%) Splunk
11 9 (5.14%) Apple
11 9 (5.14%) Brocade
11 9 (5.14%) Isilon
11 9 (5.14%) Red Hat
12 6 (3.43%) CheckPoint
12 6 (3.43%) F5
12 6 (3.43%) Juniper