Period
to 19 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 138 202 785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 16.31% 23.57% 35.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.08% 61.40% 69.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 161 632
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £273 £263 £220
90th Percentile £596 £445 £456
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £340 £330
% change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 58
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £28.25 £45.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.22% +60.71% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22.18 £32.00 £21.10
90th Percentile £33.73 £50.98 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £28.25 £45.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -37.22% +60.71% +5.66%

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 260 329 1,137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 30.73% 38.39% 50.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 261 812
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £413 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +13.64% -11.71%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £218
90th Percentile £600 £534 £488
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £330
% change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 76
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £17.50 £36.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.39% +28.57% +6.67%
10th Percentile £12.23 £10.65 £15.50
90th Percentile £31.18 £50.00 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.49 £36.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -56.97% +28.57% +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 November 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 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 90 (65.22%) SC Cleared
2 42 (30.43%) ITIL
3 34 (24.64%) Microsoft
4 33 (23.91%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (23.19%) Windows
5 32 (23.19%) Linux
6 29 (21.01%) SQL
6 29 (21.01%) HP
7 27 (19.57%) Active Directory
8 25 (18.12%) Service Management
9 24 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (17.39%) Windows Server
10 21 (15.22%) SQL Server
11 19 (13.77%) Oracle
11 19 (13.77%) Puppet
12 17 (12.32%) Open Source
12 17 (12.32%) DevOps
12 17 (12.32%) Runbook
12 17 (12.32%) ITSM
13 16 (11.59%) Shell Script
13 16 (11.59%) Middleware
13 16 (11.59%) SharePoint
13 16 (11.59%) BPSS Clearance
14 15 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (10.87%) OO
14 15 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
14 15 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (10.87%) Firewall
15 14 (10.14%) VMware
15 14 (10.14%) Incident Management

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 16 (11.59%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.52%) TPMS
4 4 (2.90%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.45%) Confluence
5 2 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.45%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.72%) CICS
6 1 (0.72%) Documentum
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.72%) FileNet
6 1 (0.72%) IIS
6 1 (0.72%) JBoss
6 1 (0.72%) Jetty
6 1 (0.72%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.72%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (10.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (6.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.97%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.90%) Datadog
3 4 (2.90%) IaaS
3 4 (2.90%) Office 365
3 4 (2.90%) PaaS
3 4 (2.90%) SaaS
4 3 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.17%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.72%) Boomi
5 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.87%) Firewall
2 9 (6.52%) LAN
2 9 (6.52%) SAN
2 9 (6.52%) WAN
3 8 (5.80%) NAS
4 6 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (4.35%) DHCP
4 6 (4.35%) DNS
4 6 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (4.35%) HTTP
4 6 (4.35%) HTTPS
4 6 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 6 (4.35%) Network Security
5 4 (2.90%) Skype
6 2 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.72%) 3G
7 1 (0.72%) HSPA
7 1 (0.72%) Internet
7 1 (0.72%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.52%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.07%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (4.35%) MySQL
6 4 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (2.17%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.72%) OLAP
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (7.25%) GitLab
2 8 (5.80%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.80%) JIRA
3 7 (5.07%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.62%) Artifactory
4 5 (3.62%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (2.90%) Maven
6 3 (2.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.72%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (4.35%) Finance
2 4 (2.90%) Publishing
3 3 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (14.49%) Analyst
2 16 (11.59%) Support Analyst
3 13 (9.42%) Automation Engineer
4 11 (7.97%) Applications Support
5 10 (7.25%) Administrator
5 10 (7.25%) Developer
6 9 (6.52%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.80%) DBA
7 8 (5.80%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (5.07%) Architect
8 7 (5.07%) Infrastructure Support
8 7 (5.07%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (5.07%) Windows Administrator
9 6 (4.35%) Consultant
9 6 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.62%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.59%) Middleware
2 4 (2.90%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (2.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (2.90%) RESTful
3 3 (2.17%) .NET
3 3 (2.17%) J2EE
3 3 (2.17%) JDBC
3 3 (2.17%) Web Services
4 2 (1.45%) Ajax
4 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.45%) JSP
4 2 (1.45%) Swing
5 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.72%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.72%) jBPM
5 1 (0.72%) JSON
5 1 (0.72%) LDAP
5 1 (0.72%) Node.js
5 1 (0.72%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.25%) Clustering
3 10 (7.25%) User Experience
4 8 (5.80%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.62%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.17%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.17%) PKI
7 3 (2.17%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.17%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.45%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.45%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (1.45%) Replication
9 1 (0.72%) DataPower
9 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.72%) Handset
9 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.72%) PMI
9 1 (0.72%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.19%) Linux
1 32 (23.19%) Windows
2 24 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 15 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (7.25%) Unix
4 10 (7.25%) VME
4 10 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.62%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (2.17%) Android
7 3 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.17%) Windows Phone
7 3 (2.17%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (1.45%) CentOS
8 2 (1.45%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.72%) AIX
9 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.43%) ITIL
2 33 (23.91%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (18.12%) Service Management
4 24 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (12.32%) DevOps
5 17 (12.32%) ITSM
5 17 (12.32%) Open Source
5 17 (12.32%) Runbook
6 15 (10.87%) OO
7 14 (10.14%) Incident Management
8 13 (9.42%) Decision-Making
9 12 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (7.97%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (7.97%) Service Delivery
11 10 (7.25%) Configuration Management
12 9 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
12 9 (6.52%) Mentoring
13 8 (5.80%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (5.80%) Security Hardening
13 8 (5.80%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.01%) SQL
2 16 (11.59%) Shell Script
3 13 (9.42%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.97%) Java
5 4 (2.90%) C
5 4 (2.90%) Perl
5 4 (2.90%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.17%) C#
6 3 (2.17%) C++
6 3 (2.17%) Python
6 3 (2.17%) Ruby
7 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.72%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 90 (65.22%) SC Cleared
2 16 (11.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (7.25%) Degree
3 10 (7.25%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.90%) CISSP
4 4 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.90%) CRISC
5 3 (2.17%) CISM
5 3 (2.17%) CISMP
5 3 (2.17%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.17%) OCP
5 3 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.45%) PCI QSA
6 2 (1.45%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.45%) PMP
6 2 (1.45%) SANS
7 1 (0.72%) GCIA
7 1 (0.72%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.35%) QA
2 5 (3.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.90%) JSP 440
4 3 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 3 (2.17%) PMO
5 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.72%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.52%) XenApp
4 8 (5.80%) XenDesktop
5 6 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.62%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.17%) Docker
8 2 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (13.77%) Puppet
2 13 (9.42%) Ansible
2 13 (9.42%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 12 (8.70%) SCCM
4 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (5.80%) Terraform
5 8 (5.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (5.07%) SCOM
6 7 (5.07%) vCenter Server
7 6 (4.35%) vMotion
8 5 (3.62%) Data Guard
8 5 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (3.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (2.90%) Nagios
10 3 (2.17%) AirWatch
10 3 (2.17%) Kubernetes
10 3 (2.17%) Packer
10 3 (2.17%) SAP Afaria
10 3 (2.17%) XenMobile
11 2 (1.45%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 34 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 29 (21.01%) HP
3 19 (13.77%) Oracle
4 14 (10.14%) VMware
5 11 (7.97%) Red Hat
6 10 (7.25%) McAfee
7 9 (6.52%) 3PAR
8 8 (5.80%) EMC
9 7 (5.07%) BMC
9 7 (5.07%) Cisco
9 7 (5.07%) Citrix
9 7 (5.07%) SAP
10 6 (4.35%) CheckPoint
10 6 (4.35%) F5
10 6 (4.35%) Juniper
10 6 (4.35%) Remedy
11 4 (2.90%) New Relic
11 4 (2.90%) Splunk
12 3 (2.17%) Apple
12 3 (2.17%) Ivanti