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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for NCSC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NCSC over the 6 months to 27 May 2022 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.

National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)
England > North East
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank - - 67
Rank change year-on-year - - +23
Contract jobs citing NCSC 0 0 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North East - - 0.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
10th Percentile - - £508
25th Percentile - - £511
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) - - £531
Median % change year-on-year - - +25.00%
75th Percentile - - £561
90th Percentile - - £569
England median daily rate £625 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +19.05% -4.55% -4.35%

NCSC is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 54 63 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 10.82% 14.35% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 41 37
10th Percentile £180 £104 £281
25th Percentile £373 £306 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £379 £490
Median % change year-on-year +31.93% -22.65% +18.79%
75th Percentile £613 £475 £650
90th Percentile £713 £564 £800
England median daily rate £525 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% +1.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
10th Percentile £13.78 £10.05 £11.63
25th Percentile £14.19 £11.81 £13.77
Median hourly rate £15.75 £14.38 £20.38
Median % change year-on-year +9.57% -29.45% +29.78%
75th Percentile £17.69 £25.13 £27.13
90th Percentile £18.33 £37.73 £37.25
England median hourly rate £27.73 £21.00 £25.60
% change year-on-year +32.05% -17.95% +14.47%

NCSC
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing NCSC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for NCSC in the North East

NCSC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing NCSC in the North East.

Daily rate trend for NCSC in the North East