Period
to 17 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 July 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.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 63 54
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9 -35
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 19 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.47% 3.89% 4.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 10.93% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 31
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £261 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -32.58% +38.39%
10th Percentile £400 £222 £208
90th Percentile £564 £462 £540
North East median daily rate £475 £261 £384
% change year-on-year +81.82% -31.92% +37.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £22.37 - -
North East median hourly rate £22.37 - -

BPSS Clearance 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 209 375 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 27.18% 35.58% 33.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 274 238
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £405 £333 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.80% -8.59% +17.34%
10th Percentile £210 £187 £256
90th Percentile £568 £538 £514
North East median daily rate £413 £333 £350
% change year-on-year +24.06% -5.00% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 25
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £28.69 £21.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.42% -32.81% +14.29%
10th Percentile £16.94 £8.38 £13.95
90th Percentile £57.15 £37.50 £45.70
North East median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +13.54% -42.20% +14.29%

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing BPSS Clearance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in Tyne and Wear

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for BPSS Clearance in Tyne and Wear

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPSS Clearance in Tyne and Wear

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BPSS Clearance in Tyne and Wear

BPSS Clearance
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 17 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +17 19 £475 +81.82% 1
BPSS Clearance
North East

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing BPSS Clearance 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Decision-Making
2 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) NetScout
3 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) Skype
3 3 (15.79%) OneDrive
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
3 3 (15.79%) Office 365
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) PrimeFaces
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) Coaching
4 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
4 2 (10.53%) JPA
4 2 (10.53%) DBS Check
4 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (10.53%) Microservices
4 2 (10.53%) GitLab
4 2 (10.53%) Thought Leadership

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
1 3 (15.79%) OneDrive
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Skype
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) GitLab
2 2 (10.53%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) ProC
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365 Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Java Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.26%) DBA
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
2 2 (10.53%) Java EE
2 2 (10.53%) Java SE
2 2 (10.53%) JPA
2 2 (10.53%) JSF
2 2 (10.53%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (5.26%) JSP
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Decision-Making
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Coaching
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) Microservices
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Thought Leadership
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Operational Stability
5 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.26%) Service Design
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Debt
5 1 (5.26%) Traceability Matrix
5 1 (5.26%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) COBOL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Korn
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) DBS Check
4 1 (5.26%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) NetScout
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat