Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for SFIA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SFIA over the 6 months to 14 August 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.

Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 88 143
Rank change year-on-year +28 +55 -
Contract jobs citing SFIA 37 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.91% 1.04% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 1.16% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 19 11
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £525 £610 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.93% +19.02% -
10th Percentile £263 £424 £460
90th Percentile £688 £755 £800
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £525 £610 £513
% change year-on-year -13.93% +19.02% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

SFIA is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 834 779 1,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.07% 90.27% 89.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 546 1,273
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £390 £375 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +16.82% -17.69%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £221
90th Percentile £598 £550 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +4.00% +15.38% -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 96
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £25.50 £31.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.74% +10.71% +105.81%
10th Percentile £10.56 £12.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £44.13 £43.45 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £29.00 £29.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year -0.85% +4.46% +107.41%

SFIA
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing SFIA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for SFIA in Newcastle upon Tyne

SFIA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SFIA in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for SFIA in Newcastle upon Tyne

SFIA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SFIA in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SFIA in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SFIA 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 SFIA.

1 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Finance
3 14 (37.84%) Project Management
4 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (29.73%) Management Information System
5 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
6 10 (27.03%) Coaching
6 10 (27.03%) Product Management
6 10 (27.03%) Risk Management
6 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
7 9 (24.32%) Degree
7 9 (24.32%) Collaborative Working
8 8 (21.62%) Decision-Making
8 8 (21.62%) Resource Management
8 8 (21.62%) Scrum
8 8 (21.62%) ITIL
8 8 (21.62%) Open Source
8 8 (21.62%) Social Media
8 8 (21.62%) Microservices
9 7 (18.92%) Unified Communications
9 7 (18.92%) Performance Management
9 7 (18.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (18.92%) Supplier Management
10 6 (16.22%) Data Management
10 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
10 6 (16.22%) CISM
10 6 (16.22%) CISSP
10 6 (16.22%) SDLC
10 6 (16.22%) Service Design

SFIA
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 5 (13.51%) Confluence
2 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.41%) JBoss
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) SaaS
2 3 (8.11%) Office 365
2 3 (8.11%) PaaS
2 3 (8.11%) Slack
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Unified Communications
2 5 (13.51%) WAN
3 4 (10.81%) BGP
3 4 (10.81%) DHCP
3 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 4 (10.81%) IP Telephony
3 4 (10.81%) Network Security
3 4 (10.81%) OSPF
3 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.81%) VPN
4 3 (8.11%) Skype
5 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.70%) Intranet
6 1 (2.70%) LAN
6 1 (2.70%) PBX
6 1 (2.70%) PSTN
6 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Big Data
1 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
1 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) DB2
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.70%) HBase
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
1 5 (13.51%) JIRA
2 3 (8.11%) Burp Suite
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) HP UFT
2 3 (8.11%) JMeter
2 3 (8.11%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.41%) GitLab
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Legal
3 3 (8.11%) Marketing
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (13.51%) Architect
1 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (13.51%) Technical Architect
2 4 (10.81%) Digital Project Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Security Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Designer
3 3 (8.11%) Product Owner
3 3 (8.11%) Risk Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Architect
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Product Owner
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Technical Architect
3 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Web Services
2 4 (10.81%) Velocity
3 3 (8.11%) REST
4 2 (5.41%) CSS
4 2 (5.41%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (5.41%) HTML
4 2 (5.41%) J2EE
4 2 (5.41%) JSON
4 2 (5.41%) Middleware
4 2 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (29.73%) Management Information System
2 8 (21.62%) Social Media
3 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.51%) User Experience
4 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.70%) Blog
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.70%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.70%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) AIX
2 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Unix
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Project Management
3 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (27.03%) Coaching
4 10 (27.03%) Mentoring
4 10 (27.03%) PRINCE2
4 10 (27.03%) Product Management
4 10 (27.03%) Risk Management
5 9 (24.32%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (21.62%) Decision-Making
6 8 (21.62%) ITIL
6 8 (21.62%) Microservices
6 8 (21.62%) Open Source
6 8 (21.62%) Resource Management
6 8 (21.62%) Scrum
7 7 (18.92%) Performance Management
7 7 (18.92%) Supplier Management
8 6 (16.22%) IT Strategy
8 6 (16.22%) SDLC
8 6 (16.22%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Python
3 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.41%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 7 (18.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (16.22%) CISM
3 6 (16.22%) CISSP
4 5 (13.51%) CCDP
4 5 (13.51%) CCIE
4 5 (13.51%) CCNP
4 5 (13.51%) Chartered Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (10.81%) CISMP
5 4 (10.81%) CRISC
5 4 (10.81%) SANS
5 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.11%) APMG
6 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (5.41%) APMP
7 2 (5.41%) CIPD
8 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.11%) WCAG
3 1 (2.70%) ISAE 3402
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Nessus
2 2 (5.41%) Ansible
2 2 (5.41%) Grafana
2 2 (5.41%) Prometheus
2 2 (5.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Informatica
3 2 (5.41%) Splunk
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) Meraki
4 1 (2.70%) Polycom