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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 129 628 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 22.36% 39.80% 16.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.93% 71.28% 59.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 424 68
Median daily rate £325 £310 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.67% -8.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £385 £394
% change year-on-year +6.49% -2.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 43 18
Median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £17.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.28% +66.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £23.30 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £36.00 £28.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.66 £30.90
% change year-on-year +14.83% +5.67%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East.

Academic & Professional Certification
North East
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 205 881 227
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 35.53% 55.83% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 585 118
Median daily rate £350 £310 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -8.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £440 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 64 22
Median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +55.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £19.58 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.42 £36.00 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -1 98 £325 +4.83% 13
Durham -8 4 £325 -22.61%
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 183 (72.33%) SC Cleared
2 87 (34.39%) Windows
3 86 (33.99%) ITIL
4 73 (28.85%) Microsoft
5 65 (25.69%) Active Directory
5 65 (25.69%) Linux
6 61 (24.11%) HP
7 60 (23.72%) Windows Server
8 56 (22.13%) Migration
9 45 (17.79%) Cisco
10 44 (17.39%) Unix
11 43 (17.00%) Oracle
12 41 (16.21%) Office 365
13 39 (15.42%) DevOps
13 39 (15.42%) Microsoft Azure
14 38 (15.02%) Firewall
15 37 (14.62%) SharePoint
16 36 (14.23%) LAN
16 36 (14.23%) Red Hat
17 34 (13.44%) WAN
17 34 (13.44%) F5
18 33 (13.04%) PowerShell
18 33 (13.04%) WebLogic
18 33 (13.04%) Service Management
19 32 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
20 31 (12.25%) Skype for Business
21 30 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
22 29 (11.46%) MS Exchange
22 29 (11.46%) Skype
23 28 (11.07%) CheckPoint

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 37 (14.62%) SharePoint
2 33 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 31 (12.25%) Skype for Business
4 29 (11.46%) MS Exchange
5 24 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (9.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 20 (7.91%) Office Communications Server
6 20 (7.91%) SharePoint 2010
7 18 (7.11%) Confluence
8 11 (4.35%) Apache
9 10 (3.95%) JBoss
9 10 (3.95%) Tomcat
10 8 (3.16%) iPlanet
10 8 (3.16%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (1.58%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (1.19%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.79%) IIS
14 1 (0.40%) Tuxedo
14 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.37%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.40%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 41 (16.21%) Office 365
2 39 (15.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (5.53%) Trello
5 3 (1.19%) GitHub
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.40%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 38 (15.02%) Firewall
2 36 (14.23%) LAN
3 34 (13.44%) WAN
4 29 (11.46%) Skype
5 24 (9.49%) TCP/IP
6 23 (9.09%) DHCP
6 23 (9.09%) DNS
6 23 (9.09%) Wireless
7 16 (6.32%) BIG-IP
8 10 (3.95%) SAN
9 8 (3.16%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.58%) 3G
11 4 (1.58%) Network Security
12 3 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (1.19%) VLAN
13 2 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.79%) Internet
13 2 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.30%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (3.56%) Oracle Database
2 9 (3.56%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.77%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.19%) MySQL
5 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.79%) BODI
6 2 (0.79%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.40%) Big Data
7 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 26 (10.28%) Sonatype Nexus
2 25 (9.88%) Jenkins
3 24 (9.49%) Git (software)
4 16 (6.32%) GitLab
4 16 (6.32%) JIRA
5 2 (0.79%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.79%) Phabricator
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.79%) Subversion
5 2 (0.79%) Trac
6 1 (0.40%) MSI
6 1 (0.40%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.40%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (3.16%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.37%) Military
3 4 (1.58%) Finance
4 1 (0.40%) Advertising
4 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (17.00%) Support Engineer
2 32 (12.65%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (11.86%) Network Engineer
4 24 (9.49%) Messaging Engineer
5 19 (7.51%) Messaging Support
6 17 (6.72%) Cloud Engineer
7 15 (5.93%) Architect
8 14 (5.53%) Messaging Support Engineer
9 12 (4.74%) Migration Engineer
10 11 (4.35%) Administrator
11 10 (3.95%) Consultant
11 10 (3.95%) DBA
12 8 (3.16%) Backup Engineer
12 8 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (3.16%) Wintel Support
13 7 (2.77%) Analyst
13 7 (2.77%) Developer
13 7 (2.77%) Project Manager
13 7 (2.77%) Server Engineer
13 7 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.30%) Software Packaging
2 9 (3.56%) J2EE
3 4 (1.58%) .NET
4 3 (1.19%) HTML
4 3 (1.19%) jQuery
5 2 (0.79%) HTML5
5 2 (0.79%) Web Services
6 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.40%) ISPF
6 1 (0.40%) JDBC
6 1 (0.40%) JMS
6 1 (0.40%) JSF
6 1 (0.40%) Middleware
6 1 (0.40%) Servlets
6 1 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.74%) Clustering
2 12 (4.74%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.56%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.56%) Private Cloud
4 8 (3.16%) Replication
5 6 (2.37%) HP Storage
6 5 (1.98%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.58%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.58%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.19%) User Experience
9 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.79%) IVR
9 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.79%) NHS
9 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.40%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Exalytics
10 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 87 (34.39%) Windows
2 65 (25.69%) Linux
3 60 (23.72%) Windows Server
4 44 (17.39%) Unix
5 26 (10.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (7.51%) AIX
8 19 (7.51%) Solaris
9 12 (4.74%) HPUX
9 12 (4.74%) Windows 7
10 9 (3.56%) SUSE
11 5 (1.98%) Android
11 5 (1.98%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.19%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.19%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.40%) CentOS
13 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.40%) VME
13 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (33.99%) ITIL
2 56 (22.13%) Migration
3 39 (15.42%) DevOps
4 33 (13.04%) Service Management
5 32 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (10.28%) Network Design
8 22 (8.70%) Change Control
9 21 (8.30%) ITSM
10 20 (7.91%) Capacity Planning
11 18 (7.11%) Configuration Management
11 18 (7.11%) Open Source
12 17 (6.72%) Project Management
13 15 (5.93%) Content Management
14 13 (5.14%) Incident Management
15 11 (4.35%) High Availability
16 9 (3.56%) Change Management
16 9 (3.56%) Performance Tuning
16 9 (3.56%) Virtual Environments
17 8 (3.16%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 24 (9.49%) SQL
3 12 (4.74%) Shell Script
4 8 (3.16%) Perl
5 6 (2.37%) VB
6 5 (1.98%) Java
7 3 (1.19%) C#
7 3 (1.19%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.19%) PHP
7 3 (1.19%) VBA
8 2 (0.79%) C
9 1 (0.40%) C++
9 1 (0.40%) COBOL
9 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.40%) REXX
9 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 183 (72.33%) SC Cleared
2 25 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (9.09%) CCNP
3 23 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (8.70%) JNCIA
5 21 (8.30%) CCIE
5 21 (8.30%) CCSA
5 21 (8.30%) DV Cleared
6 20 (7.91%) BPSS Clearance
6 20 (7.91%) CCDP
6 20 (7.91%) CCIP
6 20 (7.91%) CCSE
6 20 (7.91%) JNCIE
7 16 (6.32%) Degree
8 13 (5.14%) HP ASE
8 13 (5.14%) HP MASE
9 12 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (3.56%) MCSE
11 5 (1.98%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.98%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (2.77%) SLA
3 6 (2.37%) PMO
4 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.79%) QA
5 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (25.69%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.95%) XenApp
4 8 (3.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (2.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.98%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.58%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.58%) XenServer
8 2 (0.79%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.40%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (10.28%) Ansible
2 23 (9.09%) FortiGate
3 19 (7.51%) Dollar Universe
4 13 (5.14%) HP SiteScope
4 13 (5.14%) SCCM
5 9 (3.56%) EMC NetWorker
6 8 (3.16%) HP Data Protector
6 8 (3.16%) NetBackup
6 8 (3.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (2.77%) Puppet
8 6 (2.37%) Backup Exec
8 6 (2.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (1.58%) Netcool
9 4 (1.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (1.58%) XenMobile
10 3 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (1.19%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 73 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 61 (24.11%) HP
3 45 (17.79%) Cisco
4 43 (17.00%) Oracle
5 36 (14.23%) Red Hat
6 34 (13.44%) F5
7 28 (11.07%) CheckPoint
8 27 (10.67%) Fortinet
9 23 (9.09%) Juniper
9 23 (9.09%) Riverbed
10 21 (8.30%) TIBCO
11 16 (6.32%) Atlassian
12 15 (5.93%) VMware
13 12 (4.74%) Aruba
13 12 (4.74%) Citrix
13 12 (4.74%) Veritas
14 8 (3.16%) Brocade
14 8 (3.16%) EMC
14 8 (3.16%) IBM
14 8 (3.16%) Sun
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