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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
England / North East
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 120 160 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.51% 18.35% 14.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 68.97% 60.84% 58.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 108 50
Median daily rate £360 £340 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.21% +14.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £18.50 £14.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £18.50 £26.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £43.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year -11.62% +18.13%  

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 174 263 166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 23.93% 30.16% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 177 86
Median daily rate £360 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.99 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.71% +5.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £18.20 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 0 105 £368 +5.75% 8
Durham -5 4 £400 +87.13% 1
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 279 (73.23%) SC Cleared
2 156 (40.94%) Windows
3 117 (30.71%) Windows Server
4 101 (26.51%) ITIL
5 99 (25.98%) Active Directory
6 96 (25.20%) HP
7 91 (23.88%) Microsoft
8 90 (23.62%) Linux
9 72 (18.90%) Unix
10 66 (17.32%) SQL
11 64 (16.80%) Migration
12 63 (16.54%) DNS
13 56 (14.70%) VMware
14 54 (14.17%) DHCP
15 51 (13.39%) Windows Server 2003
15 51 (13.39%) MS Excel
15 51 (13.39%) Change Control
16 50 (13.12%) Oracle
17 49 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
18 48 (12.60%) PowerShell
19 47 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
20 46 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
20 46 (12.07%) TCP/IP
21 44 (11.55%) SCCM
21 44 (11.55%) Microsoft Azure
22 43 (11.29%) Cisco
23 42 (11.02%) Red Hat
23 42 (11.02%) DevOps
24 38 (9.97%) BPSS Clearance
25 37 (9.71%) HP SiteScope

Security Cleared
Top Related 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 36 (9.45%) WebLogic
2 27 (7.09%) Skype for Business
3 24 (6.30%) SharePoint
4 20 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (5.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (5.25%) MS Exchange
5 19 (4.99%) Confluence
6 17 (4.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (4.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (3.94%) Office Communications Server
9 8 (2.10%) JBoss
10 7 (1.84%) Apache
10 7 (1.84%) CMS
10 7 (1.84%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.57%) Oracle Application Server
11 6 (1.57%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.05%) FileNet
12 4 (1.05%) iPlanet
12 4 (1.05%) SAS
12 4 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 51 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 23 (6.04%) MS Office
3 7 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.31%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.57%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.26%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (11.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (7.87%) Office 365
3 23 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.41%) Trello
5 9 (2.36%) SaaS
6 6 (1.57%) IaaS
6 6 (1.57%) PaaS
7 3 (0.79%) HP Helion
8 2 (0.52%) GitHub
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 63 (16.54%) DNS
2 54 (14.17%) DHCP
3 46 (12.07%) TCP/IP
4 35 (9.19%) LAN
5 34 (8.92%) WAN
6 33 (8.66%) Firewall
7 22 (5.77%) Wireless
8 21 (5.51%) Skype
9 15 (3.94%) BIG-IP
10 13 (3.41%) Internet
11 9 (2.36%) 3G
11 9 (2.36%) Intranet
11 9 (2.36%) LDAP
11 9 (2.36%) SAN
11 9 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (1.84%) SMS
13 6 (1.57%) Network Security
14 5 (1.31%) iSCSI
14 5 (1.31%) Kerberos
15 4 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.09%) BusinessObjects
2 18 (4.72%) SQL Server
3 14 (3.67%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.36%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.84%) BODI
6 6 (1.57%) DB2
7 5 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.31%) SAP HANA
7 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.05%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.79%) Ingres
9 3 (0.79%) MySQL
9 3 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.52%) Big Data
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.52%) PowerCenter
10 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 28 (7.35%) Git (software)
2 24 (6.30%) Jenkins
2 24 (6.30%) Sonatype Nexus
3 17 (4.46%) JIRA
4 13 (3.41%) GitLab
5 7 (1.84%) HP UFT
5 7 (1.84%) Oracle APEX
5 7 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.05%) MSI
7 3 (0.79%) Sahi
7 3 (0.79%) Selenium
7 3 (0.79%) WATIR
8 2 (0.52%) GCC
8 2 (0.52%) GDB
8 2 (0.52%) StarTeam
8 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.26%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.26%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.26%) WiX
General
1 14 (3.67%) Finance
2 10 (2.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.52%) Law
4 2 (0.52%) Legal
4 2 (0.52%) Publishing
5 1 (0.26%) Advertising
5 1 (0.26%) Banking
5 1 (0.26%) Electronics
5 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (17.32%) Support Engineer
2 33 (8.66%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (7.87%) Architect
4 26 (6.82%) Network Engineer
5 25 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 24 (6.30%) Automation Engineer
6 24 (6.30%) Developer
7 23 (6.04%) Desktop Engineer
8 22 (5.77%) Desktop Support
9 19 (4.99%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 19 (4.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 18 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 17 (4.46%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 17 (4.46%) Analyst
11 17 (4.46%) Messaging Engineer
12 15 (3.94%) Cloud Engineer
12 15 (3.94%) Messaging Support
12 15 (3.94%) Migration Engineer
13 14 (3.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
14 13 (3.41%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.30%) Software Packaging
2 13 (3.41%) .NET
2 13 (3.41%) XML
3 8 (2.10%) Middleware
3 8 (2.10%) Web Services
4 7 (1.84%) HTML
4 7 (1.84%) J2EE
5 6 (1.57%) CSS
6 5 (1.31%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.05%) jQuery
8 3 (0.79%) JSON
9 2 (0.52%) LAMP
9 2 (0.52%) Laravel
9 2 (0.52%) Node.js
9 2 (0.52%) React
9 2 (0.52%) REST
9 2 (0.52%) SailPoint
9 2 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.26%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.26%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.04%) Data Centre
3 14 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.15%) Private Cloud
5 10 (2.62%) Fat Client
5 10 (2.62%) Thin Client
6 9 (2.36%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.84%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.31%) Replication
8 5 (1.31%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.05%) Clustering
9 4 (1.05%) NHS
9 4 (1.05%) PKI
10 3 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.52%) BYOD
11 2 (0.52%) Digital Signage
11 2 (0.52%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 156 (40.94%) Windows
2 117 (30.71%) Windows Server
3 90 (23.62%) Linux
4 72 (18.90%) Unix
5 51 (13.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 46 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (8.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (8.92%) Windows 7
8 17 (4.46%) Solaris
9 15 (3.94%) AIX
10 9 (2.36%) HPUX
11 8 (2.10%) Android
11 8 (2.10%) Apple iOS
11 8 (2.10%) Windows 10
11 8 (2.10%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.57%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.57%) zOS
13 5 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.52%) SUSE
14 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (26.51%) ITIL
2 64 (16.80%) Migration
3 51 (13.39%) Change Control
4 47 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (11.02%) DevOps
6 29 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (7.61%) Network Design
6 29 (7.61%) Open Source
6 29 (7.61%) Service Management
7 27 (7.09%) ITSM
8 25 (6.56%) Configuration Management
9 24 (6.30%) Software Delivery
10 23 (6.04%) Server Monitoring
11 22 (5.77%) Service Delivery
12 20 (5.25%) Change Management
12 20 (5.25%) Project Management
13 18 (4.72%) Problem Management
14 16 (4.20%) Virtual Environments
15 15 (3.94%) Capacity Planning
15 15 (3.94%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (17.32%) SQL
2 48 (12.60%) PowerShell
3 32 (8.40%) VB
4 31 (8.14%) Perl
5 28 (7.35%) Shell Script
6 19 (4.99%) Java
7 14 (3.67%) JavaScript
8 10 (2.62%) C
9 7 (1.84%) C#
9 7 (1.84%) VBScript
10 5 (1.31%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.05%) C++
11 4 (1.05%) PHP
11 4 (1.05%) Ruby
12 3 (0.79%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.52%) C-shell
13 2 (0.52%) Korn
14 1 (0.26%) COBOL
14 1 (0.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 279 (73.23%) SC Cleared
2 38 (9.97%) BPSS Clearance
3 25 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (5.77%) CCNP
5 21 (5.51%) Degree
5 21 (5.51%) DV Cleared
5 21 (5.51%) JNCIA
6 20 (5.25%) CCIE
6 20 (5.25%) CCSA
7 18 (4.72%) CCDP
7 18 (4.72%) CCIP
7 18 (4.72%) CCSE
7 18 (4.72%) JNCIE
8 12 (3.15%) HP ASE
8 12 (3.15%) HP MASE
9 10 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (2.36%) MCSE
11 3 (0.79%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.79%) CCNA
11 3 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (1.84%) PMO
3 6 (1.57%) QA
3 6 (1.57%) SLA
4 2 (0.52%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 99 (25.98%) Active Directory
2 49 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (9.19%) XenApp
4 26 (6.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (3.94%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.62%) XenDesktop
6 10 (2.62%) XenServer
7 5 (1.31%) Firmware
7 5 (1.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (1.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (0.79%) KVM
10 2 (0.52%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.52%) Samba
10 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (11.55%) SCCM
2 37 (9.71%) HP SiteScope
3 26 (6.82%) Ansible
4 19 (4.99%) FortiGate
4 19 (4.99%) Tivoli
5 18 (4.72%) Dollar Universe
6 11 (2.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (2.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 8 (2.10%) Puppet
8 6 (1.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 5 (1.31%) Control-M
9 5 (1.31%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (1.31%) XenMobile
10 4 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.79%) HP UCMDB
11 3 (0.79%) MOM
12 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.52%) SCOM
12 2 (0.52%) WMI
12 2 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 96 (25.20%) HP
2 91 (23.88%) Microsoft
3 56 (14.70%) VMware
4 50 (13.12%) Oracle
5 43 (11.29%) Cisco
6 42 (11.02%) Red Hat
7 34 (8.92%) F5
8 32 (8.40%) Citrix
9 25 (6.56%) TIBCO
10 24 (6.30%) CheckPoint
11 22 (5.77%) AppSense
11 22 (5.77%) Juniper
11 22 (5.77%) Riverbed
12 21 (5.51%) Fortinet
13 17 (4.46%) Atlassian
14 15 (3.94%) Aruba
15 10 (2.62%) CA
16 9 (2.36%) IBM
16 9 (2.36%) ThinPrint
17 8 (2.10%) SAP
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