Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 50 29
Rank change year-on-year -21 -21 +37
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 21 41 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.17% 4.44% 8.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.34% 12.73% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 36 137
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £327
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.20% -23.18%
10th Percentile £340 £278 £214
90th Percentile £482 £540 £523
North East median daily rate £400 £315 £331
% change year-on-year +26.98% -4.76% -23.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
North East median hourly rate - £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

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 286 322 983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 29.51% 34.89% 44.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 255 695
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -9.33%
10th Percentile £303 £272 £220
90th Percentile £580 £538 £500
North East median daily rate £400 £365 £345
% change year-on-year +9.59% +5.80% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 63
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £36.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.69% +29.46% +9.80%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.53 £15.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £12.75 £36.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year -64.83% +34.26% +12.50%

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 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 2018. 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 -16 21 £400 +14.29% 3
BPSS Clearance
North East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (19.05%) Service Design
4 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
4 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) User Experience
4 4 (19.05%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) Publishing
5 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 3 (14.29%) Spring
5 3 (14.29%) Coaching
6 2 (9.52%) Ansible
6 2 (9.52%) Terraform
6 2 (9.52%) Black Duck
6 2 (9.52%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (9.52%) GitLab
6 2 (9.52%) DBS Check
6 2 (9.52%) PMO
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
6 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.52%) Business Development
6 2 (9.52%) CentOS
6 2 (9.52%) Open Source
6 2 (9.52%) Financial Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning

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 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) TPMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DHCP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) GitLab
1 2 (9.52%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 4 (19.05%) Publishing
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Content Designer
1 5 (23.81%) Designer
2 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Content Designer
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Designer
3 2 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Applications Support
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Mobility Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Transformation Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 3 (14.29%) Spring
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) CentOS
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) VME
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Service Design
2 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
3 3 (14.29%) Coaching
3 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
4 2 (9.52%) Business Development
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) ITSM
4 2 (9.52%) Open Source
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) Java 8
2 1 (4.76%) Ruby
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (9.52%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
1 2 (9.52%) Terraform
2 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (4.76%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Black Duck
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.76%) Apple
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) McAfee
2 1 (4.76%) SAP