Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 69 23
Rank change year-on-year +2 -46 +16
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 33 44 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.20% 3.76% 8.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.19% 12.15% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 125
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £260 £355 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.76% +18.33% -13.98%
10th Percentile £220 £251 £221
90th Percentile £500 £488 £483
North East median daily rate £260 £355 £300
% change year-on-year -26.76% +18.33% -13.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £37.20
North East median hourly rate - - £37.20

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 359 362 823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.79% 30.97% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 241 538
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -6.67%
10th Percentile £202 £208 £224
90th Percentile £538 £525 £475
North East median daily rate £335 £350 £315
% change year-on-year -4.29% +11.11% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 37
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.25 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.17% +7.14% +79.72%
10th Percentile £8.38 £13.95 £15.89
90th Percentile £38.75 £43.00 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £21.25 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -25.44% +1.79% +73.27%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +2 33 £260 -25.71% 10
BPSS Clearance
North East

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 26 (78.79%) Security Cleared
2 21 (63.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 20 (60.61%) Windows
3 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
4 19 (57.58%) DHCP
4 19 (57.58%) DNS
4 19 (57.58%) Windows Server
5 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 18 (54.55%) Citrix
5 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (51.52%) SC Cleared
7 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (39.39%) PKI
8 13 (39.39%) McAfee
8 13 (39.39%) ITIL
9 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
10 11 (33.33%) SAP
10 11 (33.33%) SQL
10 11 (33.33%) Apple
10 11 (33.33%) Apple iOS
10 11 (33.33%) XenMobile
10 11 (33.33%) AirWatch
10 11 (33.33%) Android
10 11 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
10 11 (33.33%) Windows Phone
10 11 (33.33%) SAP Afaria
11 10 (30.30%) Incident Management
11 10 (30.30%) Content Management
12 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
13 8 (24.24%) Citrix Certification

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 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Jetty
2 1 (3.03%) Mongrel
2 1 (3.03%) nginx
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.03%) Datadog
2 1 (3.03%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) DHCP
1 19 (57.58%) DNS
2 5 (15.15%) 3G
2 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.03%) FTP
3 1 (3.03%) HTTP
3 1 (3.03%) IPsec
3 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.03%) SSL
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Mobility Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Support Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (6.06%) Mobility Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) PMO Officer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Officer
6 2 (6.06%) Web Applications Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Web Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) HTML5
2 1 (3.03%) J2EE
2 1 (3.03%) JSON
2 1 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (3.03%) Servlets
2 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) PKI
2 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 5 (15.15%) Fat Client
3 5 (15.15%) Thin Client
4 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.06%) Clustering
6 1 (3.03%) NHS
6 1 (3.03%) User Experience
6 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Windows Server
3 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (33.33%) Android
5 11 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 11 (33.33%) Windows Phone
5 11 (33.33%) Windows Phone 8
6 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
7 4 (12.12%) Linux
7 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) Content Management
2 10 (30.30%) Incident Management
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
4 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) Software Delivery
5 4 (12.12%) Change Management
5 4 (12.12%) Dependency Management
5 4 (12.12%) Programme Delivery
5 4 (12.12%) Service Management
5 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (9.09%) DevOps
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 3 (9.09%) Open Source
6 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.06%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (78.79%) Security Cleared
2 17 (51.52%) SC Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (21.21%) Degree
5 6 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (12.12%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) ISEB
8 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.03%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (63.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (12.12%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (15.15%) XenApp
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) AirWatch
1 11 (33.33%) SAP Afaria
1 11 (33.33%) XenMobile
2 4 (12.12%) SCCM
2 4 (12.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.06%) Ansible
3 2 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) Nagios
4 1 (3.03%) Terraform
4 1 (3.03%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 18 (54.55%) Citrix
3 13 (39.39%) McAfee
4 11 (33.33%) Apple
4 11 (33.33%) SAP
5 8 (24.24%) VMware
6 5 (15.15%) Ivanti
6 5 (15.15%) ThinPrint
7 2 (6.06%) HP
7 2 (6.06%) Symantec
8 1 (3.03%) Google
8 1 (3.03%) New Relic
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle
8 1 (3.03%) Splunk