Period
to 17 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 June 2019 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
England > North East
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -13 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 103 245 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 8.85% 19.23% 19.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.27% 59.47% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 189 179
North East median daily rate £450 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -9.09% +6.45%
10th Percentile £243 £173 £208
90th Percentile £610 £532 £490
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 26
North East median hourly rate £35.00 £30.25 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.70% -17.12% +28.07%
10th Percentile £16.20 £11.86 £25.25
90th Percentile £57.20 £41.25 £45.25
England median hourly rate £35.50 £18.70 £38.50
% change year-on-year +89.84% -51.43% +5.48%

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 the North East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North East
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 284 412 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 24.40% 32.34% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 302 269
North East median daily rate £425 £336 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.39% -3.93% +12.90%
10th Percentile £235 £175 £223
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 34
North East median hourly rate £20.50 £14.61 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.36% -57.04% +21.43%
10th Percentile £12.11 £8.38 £13.45
90th Percentile £57.05 £36.25 £46.15
England median hourly rate £34.25 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +37.00% -16.67% +7.14%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in the North East

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Cleared in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in the North East

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in the North East over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in the North East

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in the North East

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in the North East over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in the North East

Security Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the North East region over the 6 months to 17 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -7 94 £450 +44.00% 9
Durham -13 4 £470 +182.13%
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 North East region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 79 (76.70%) SC Cleared
2 39 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (25.24%) DevOps
4 20 (19.42%) Docker
4 20 (19.42%) Linux
5 19 (18.45%) Migration
6 18 (17.48%) Ansible
7 16 (15.53%) OpenShift
7 16 (15.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (14.56%) Kubernetes
9 14 (13.59%) HAProxy
9 14 (13.59%) CloudForms
10 13 (12.62%) SQL
11 12 (11.65%) Oracle
11 12 (11.65%) Gluster
12 10 (9.71%) Java
12 10 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (8.74%) Git (software)
13 9 (8.74%) Office 365
13 9 (8.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 9 (8.74%) Information Security
14 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (7.77%) BPSS Clearance
15 7 (6.80%) Microservices
15 7 (6.80%) Cybersecurity
15 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database
15 7 (6.80%) TOGAF Certification
15 7 (6.80%) TOGAF
15 7 (6.80%) QA
15 7 (6.80%) Scrum

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 7 (6.80%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.85%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.85%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (4.85%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (3.88%) Confluence
3 4 (3.88%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.53%) OpenShift
2 10 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.74%) Office 365
4 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (4.85%) iPaaS
6 3 (2.91%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.94%) IaaS
7 2 (1.94%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.94%) PaaS
8 1 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.97%) Route 53
8 1 (0.97%) SaaS
8 1 (0.97%) Slack
8 1 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) ATM
1 5 (4.85%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (4.85%) Cisco Firepower
1 5 (4.85%) Cisco ISE
1 5 (4.85%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (4.85%) VSAT
2 4 (3.88%) Firewall
3 3 (2.91%) Network Security
3 3 (2.91%) Skype
4 2 (1.94%) DHCP
4 2 (1.94%) DNS
4 2 (1.94%) VPN
4 2 (1.94%) WAN
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.97%) Internet
5 1 (0.97%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.80%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.85%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.85%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.88%) Redis
4 3 (2.91%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (2.91%) HSQLDB
4 3 (2.91%) MySQL
4 3 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.97%) OLAP
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.85%) Cucumber
2 5 (4.85%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.85%) JIRA
3 4 (3.88%) JUnit
4 3 (2.91%) git-flow
4 3 (2.91%) JMeter
4 3 (2.91%) Mercurial
4 3 (2.91%) Selenium
4 3 (2.91%) Subversion
5 2 (1.94%) ProC
6 1 (0.97%) Bower
6 1 (0.97%) Gatling
6 1 (0.97%) GitLab
6 1 (0.97%) Grunt
6 1 (0.97%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.97%) Maven
6 1 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (5.83%) Legal
2 2 (1.94%) Finance
3 1 (0.97%) Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (19.42%) Architect
2 17 (16.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (10.68%) Analyst
3 11 (10.68%) Developer
4 8 (7.77%) Consultant
5 7 (6.80%) Platform Engineer
5 7 (6.80%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (6.80%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Applications Support
6 6 (5.83%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Senior DevOps
6 6 (5.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) Senior Platform Engineer
8 4 (3.88%) Network Architect
8 4 (3.88%) Security Architect
9 3 (2.91%) Applications Developer
9 3 (2.91%) DevOps Consultant
9 3 (2.91%) Perl Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.91%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.85%) Node.js
2 4 (3.88%) jQuery
3 3 (2.91%) .NET
3 3 (2.91%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.91%) hapi
3 3 (2.91%) Hibernate
3 3 (2.91%) HTML
3 3 (2.91%) React
3 3 (2.91%) Spring Boot
4 2 (1.94%) CSS
5 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.97%) CSS3
5 1 (0.97%) JSON
5 1 (0.97%) Laravel
5 1 (0.97%) OAuth
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.97%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (0.97%) REST
5 1 (0.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) Data Centre
1 6 (5.83%) Private Cloud
2 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.91%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.97%) Replication
5 1 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.97%) User Experience
5 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.42%) Linux
2 16 (15.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (6.80%) Windows
4 5 (4.85%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.88%) Unix
5 4 (3.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.94%) Solaris
6 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.24%) DevOps
3 19 (18.45%) Migration
4 9 (8.74%) Information Security
5 7 (6.80%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (6.80%) Microservices
5 7 (6.80%) Scrum
5 7 (6.80%) TOGAF
6 6 (5.83%) Analytics
6 6 (5.83%) ITIL
6 6 (5.83%) Open Source
6 6 (5.83%) Project Management
7 5 (4.85%) Coaching
7 5 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.85%) Kanban
7 5 (4.85%) Network Design
7 5 (4.85%) Waterfall
8 4 (3.88%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (3.88%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (3.88%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.62%) SQL
2 10 (9.71%) Java
3 6 (5.83%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.85%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.85%) Perl
5 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.94%) C
6 2 (1.94%) Korn
7 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.97%) C#
7 1 (0.97%) PHP
7 1 (0.97%) Python
7 1 (0.97%) Ruby
7 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 79 (76.70%) SC Cleared
2 8 (7.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (6.80%) CCNA
3 7 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.80%) TOGAF Certification
4 5 (4.85%) CCNP
5 4 (3.88%) Degree
5 4 (3.88%) ISACA
6 3 (2.91%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.94%) CISSP
7 2 (1.94%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.94%) MCSA
7 2 (1.94%) MCSE
7 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.94%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.94%) PMP
8 1 (0.97%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.97%) CISM
8 1 (0.97%) ISEB
8 1 (0.97%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.80%) QA
3 5 (4.85%) GDPR
3 5 (4.85%) NCSC
3 5 (4.85%) NIST
4 2 (1.94%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.94%) PMO
5 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.97%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (19.42%) Docker
2 12 (11.65%) Gluster
3 7 (6.80%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (17.48%) Ansible
2 15 (14.56%) Kubernetes
3 14 (13.59%) CloudForms
3 14 (13.59%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.94%) SCCM
4 2 (1.94%) Terraform
5 1 (0.97%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.97%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (11.65%) Oracle
2 7 (6.80%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.83%) Cisco
4 5 (4.85%) CheckPoint
4 5 (4.85%) F5
4 5 (4.85%) Gemalto
4 5 (4.85%) Juniper
5 3 (2.91%) Google
5 3 (2.91%) NetScout
6 2 (1.94%) BMC
6 2 (1.94%) SAP
6 2 (1.94%) Wonderware
7 1 (0.97%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.97%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.97%) Genesys
7 1 (0.97%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.97%) HP
7 1 (0.97%) Meraki
7 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.97%) Tableau