Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 5 2
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 179 256 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.28% 21.37% 25.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.92% 70.33% 65.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 150 264
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £300 £350 £312
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +12.31% -5.92%
10th Percentile £205 £200 £224
90th Percentile £465 £501 £532
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £300 £350 £313
% change year-on-year -14.29% +12.00% -6.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 38 14
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £26.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% +8.34% +64.22%
10th Percentile £21.55 £20.75 £19.15
90th Percentile £51.23 £46.60 £42.83
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £26.54
% change year-on-year +21.74% +8.34% +64.22%

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 332 364 588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.91% 30.38% 39.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 222 380
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £373 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.04% +16.41% -5.73%
10th Percentile £255 £223 £225
90th Percentile £539 £550 £475
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £366 £320
% change year-on-year -4.44% +14.45% -5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 42 25
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £29.50 £28.08 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.08% +5.94% +79.05%
10th Percentile £8.38 £20.75 £16.85
90th Percentile £48.25 £43.00 £32.60
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £29.50 £28.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +5.36% +7.69% +75.68%

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 26 April 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 26 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 129 (72.07%) SC Cleared
2 99 (55.31%) Windows
3 74 (41.34%) Windows Server
4 65 (36.31%) ITIL
5 64 (35.75%) Citrix
6 61 (34.08%) Microsoft
7 57 (31.84%) Active Directory
8 56 (31.28%) DHCP
8 56 (31.28%) DNS
9 55 (30.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 47 (26.26%) XenApp
10 47 (26.26%) HP
10 47 (26.26%) VMware
11 43 (24.02%) Project Management
11 43 (24.02%) SAP
12 42 (23.46%) Linux
13 40 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
14 38 (21.23%) Degree
15 37 (20.67%) Ivanti
15 37 (20.67%) XenDesktop
16 35 (19.55%) Service Delivery
17 34 (18.99%) PowerShell
18 33 (18.44%) SQL
19 32 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
20 31 (17.32%) NetScaler
21 29 (16.20%) Windows Server 2003
21 29 (16.20%) vSphere
22 28 (15.64%) Management Information System
23 27 (15.08%) Business Continuity
23 27 (15.08%) Computer Science

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 25 (13.97%) IIS
2 18 (10.06%) MS Exchange
3 12 (6.70%) WebLogic
4 11 (6.15%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.47%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.91%) JBoss
6 7 (3.91%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2000
7 5 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.79%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 5 (2.79%) FileNet
7 5 (2.79%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.23%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.68%) Tuxedo
10 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.12%) TPMS
11 1 (0.56%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.56%) nginx
11 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (6.70%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (5.03%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (4.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.82%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.47%) Datadog
4 6 (3.35%) IaaS
4 6 (3.35%) PaaS
4 6 (3.35%) SaaS
5 4 (2.23%) Office 365
6 1 (0.56%) G Suite
6 1 (0.56%) GitHub
6 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 56 (31.28%) DHCP
1 56 (31.28%) DNS
2 31 (17.32%) NetScaler
3 26 (14.53%) SAN
4 8 (4.47%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (3.91%) 3G
5 7 (3.91%) SSL
6 5 (2.79%) Network Security
6 5 (2.79%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (2.79%) X.500
7 4 (2.23%) HTTPS
7 4 (2.23%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.68%) LAN
8 3 (1.68%) VSAN
8 3 (1.68%) WAN
9 2 (1.12%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.12%) Firewall
9 2 (1.12%) SMS
9 2 (1.12%) WinSCP
10 1 (0.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.79%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (2.79%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.68%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.12%) OLTP
5 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.56%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.56%) MS Access
5 1 (0.56%) MySQL
5 1 (0.56%) OLAP
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.47%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.79%) SpecFlow
2 5 (2.79%) TeamCity
3 4 (2.23%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.68%) JIRA
5 2 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.56%) Gradle
6 1 (0.56%) Maven
6 1 (0.56%) MSI
6 1 (0.56%) Sahi
6 1 (0.56%) Selenium
6 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.56%) WATIR
General
1 8 (4.47%) Finance
2 5 (2.79%) Banking
3 4 (2.23%) Legal
4 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (16.76%) Support Engineer
2 23 (12.85%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 20 (11.17%) Analyst
4 19 (10.61%) Citrix Engineer
5 16 (8.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (7.82%) Developer
7 12 (6.70%) Mobility Engineer
8 10 (5.59%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.47%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (4.47%) Operations Engineer
10 7 (3.91%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.91%) Operations Analyst
11 6 (3.35%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (3.35%) Consultant
12 5 (2.79%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (2.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (2.79%) Operational Support Analyst
12 5 (2.79%) Operations Support Analyst
12 5 (2.79%) Service Transition Manager
12 5 (2.79%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.03%) .NET
2 8 (4.47%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (3.91%) ASP.NET
3 7 (3.91%) Software Packaging
4 6 (3.35%) ISPF
4 6 (3.35%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (2.79%) CSS
5 5 (2.79%) HTML
6 4 (2.23%) LDAP
6 4 (2.23%) XML
7 2 (1.12%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.12%) jQuery
7 2 (1.12%) Middleware
7 2 (1.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.12%) Web Services
7 2 (1.12%) WinForms
8 1 (0.56%) Ajax
8 1 (0.56%) J2EE
8 1 (0.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.64%) Management Information System
2 27 (15.08%) Computer Science
3 22 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (8.94%) PKI
5 10 (5.59%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.91%) Fat Client
6 7 (3.91%) Thin Client
7 6 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (3.35%) VSAM
8 5 (2.79%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.23%) Clustering
9 4 (2.23%) DataPower
9 4 (2.23%) User Experience
9 4 (2.23%) Virtual Team
10 3 (1.68%) CMDB
10 3 (1.68%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.12%) EMC VNX
11 2 (1.12%) EMC VNXe
11 2 (1.12%) SCADA
11 2 (1.12%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 99 (55.31%) Windows
2 74 (41.34%) Windows Server
3 55 (30.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (23.46%) Linux
5 29 (16.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (13.97%) Unix
7 15 (8.38%) Android
7 15 (8.38%) Apple iOS
7 15 (8.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (7.82%) Solaris
9 12 (6.70%) AIX
9 12 (6.70%) HPUX
9 12 (6.70%) Windows Phone
9 12 (6.70%) Windows Phone 8
10 11 (6.15%) VME
10 11 (6.15%) Windows 2000 Server
11 10 (5.59%) MVS
12 8 (4.47%) Windows 10
13 7 (3.91%) VMS
13 7 (3.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (36.31%) ITIL
2 43 (24.02%) Project Management
3 35 (19.55%) Service Delivery
4 32 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (15.08%) Business Continuity
6 25 (13.97%) Service Management
7 22 (12.29%) Change Management
8 19 (10.61%) DevOps
9 17 (9.50%) Incident Management
9 17 (9.50%) Open Source
9 17 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (8.94%) Configuration Management
10 16 (8.94%) ITIL V3
11 13 (7.26%) Content Management
12 12 (6.70%) BDD
13 10 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (5.59%) Release Management
14 9 (5.03%) Data Management
14 9 (5.03%) Migration
14 9 (5.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.99%) PowerShell
2 33 (18.44%) SQL
3 21 (11.73%) Perl
4 17 (9.50%) C
5 16 (8.94%) Java
6 15 (8.38%) Shell Script
7 12 (6.70%) Python
8 11 (6.15%) C#
9 10 (5.59%) C++
10 9 (5.03%) Ruby
11 8 (4.47%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.35%) JCL
12 6 (3.35%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.79%) JavaScript
14 3 (1.68%) VBA
15 2 (1.12%) COBOL
16 1 (0.56%) Korn
16 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.56%) VB
16 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 129 (72.07%) SC Cleared
2 38 (21.23%) Degree
3 27 (15.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (13.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (9.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (7.82%) DV Cleared
7 10 (5.59%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.23%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.12%) Master's Degree
10 2 (1.12%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.56%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.56%) CISMP
11 1 (0.56%) CISSP
11 1 (0.56%) CITP
11 1 (0.56%) CRISC
11 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.56%) IISP
11 1 (0.56%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.79%) PMO
3 4 (2.23%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (31.84%) Active Directory
2 47 (26.26%) XenApp
3 40 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (20.67%) XenDesktop
5 29 (16.20%) vSphere
6 11 (6.15%) XenServer
7 7 (3.91%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (3.35%) Docker
8 6 (3.35%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 6 (3.35%) RACF
8 6 (3.35%) Samba
8 6 (3.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 5 (2.79%) Firmware
10 4 (2.23%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.68%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (10.06%) Puppet
2 13 (7.26%) XenMobile
3 12 (6.70%) AirWatch
3 12 (6.70%) SAP Afaria
4 10 (5.59%) Ansible
4 10 (5.59%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (5.59%) SCCM
5 8 (4.47%) Nagios
6 6 (3.35%) Kubernetes
6 6 (3.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (3.35%) Tivoli
6 6 (3.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 5 (2.79%) Packer
7 5 (2.79%) Terraform
8 4 (2.23%) Forum Sentry
8 4 (2.23%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (2.23%) PowerCLI
9 3 (1.68%) PureDisk
9 3 (1.68%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 64 (35.75%) Citrix
2 61 (34.08%) Microsoft
3 47 (26.26%) HP
3 47 (26.26%) VMware
4 43 (24.02%) SAP
5 37 (20.67%) Ivanti
6 17 (9.50%) Oracle
7 16 (8.94%) McAfee
8 14 (7.82%) IBM
9 13 (7.26%) Apple
9 13 (7.26%) Red Hat
10 12 (6.70%) Sun
11 10 (5.59%) Axway
12 9 (5.03%) ThinPrint
13 8 (4.47%) New Relic
13 8 (4.47%) ServiceNow
13 8 (4.47%) Splunk
14 7 (3.91%) Cisco
15 6 (3.35%) Siebel
15 6 (3.35%) Symantec