Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 45 46
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -10
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 41 111 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.13% 5.70% 4.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.90% 14.49% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 89 47
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +0.65% -10.47%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £275
90th Percentile £545 £537 £536
North East median daily rate £350 £388 £390
% change year-on-year -9.68% -0.64% -8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £30.00 £32.66 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.13% - -
North East median hourly rate £30.00 £32.66 -
% change year-on-year -8.13% - -

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 295 766 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 29.71% 39.30% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 553 276
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £243
90th Percentile £550 £525 £535
North East median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.29% - -2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 42 25
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £26.54 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.98% +10.57% +48.51%
10th Percentile £8.38 £12.44 £14.32
90th Percentile £36.62 £42.70 £34.40
North East median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% +21.62% -32.73%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -6 41 £350 -9.68%
BPSS Clearance
North East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 27 (65.85%) Security Cleared
2 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
3 14 (34.15%) ITIL
3 14 (34.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (26.83%) Windows
5 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
5 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
6 9 (21.95%) Project Management
6 9 (21.95%) Solaris
6 9 (21.95%) DNS
7 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (19.51%) Citrix
7 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
7 8 (19.51%) PMO
8 7 (17.07%) Unix
8 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
8 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (14.63%) Degree
9 6 (14.63%) VMware
9 6 (14.63%) Clustering
9 6 (14.63%) Finance
9 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (14.63%) DHCP
9 6 (14.63%) Linux
9 6 (14.63%) AIX
10 5 (12.20%) HPUX
10 5 (12.20%) SQL
10 5 (12.20%) Oracle
10 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange

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 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) Apache
2 4 (9.76%) iPlanet
2 4 (9.76%) JBoss
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) DNS
2 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
3 6 (14.63%) DHCP
4 4 (9.76%) Firewall
5 3 (7.32%) Internet
6 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.44%) NAS
6 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Architect
3 5 (12.20%) Business Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Mobility Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Solaris Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.32%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) AIX Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) CRM Architect
6 2 (4.88%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) J2EE
2 3 (7.32%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Clustering
2 5 (12.20%) PKI
3 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) NHS
5 1 (2.44%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Solaris
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (17.07%) Unix
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (14.63%) AIX
5 6 (14.63%) Linux
6 5 (12.20%) HPUX
7 4 (9.76%) Android
7 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
7 4 (9.76%) SUSE
7 4 (9.76%) Windows Phone
7 4 (9.76%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (2.44%) Debian
8 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) ITIL
2 9 (21.95%) Project Management
3 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
5 4 (9.76%) Content Management
5 4 (9.76%) CRM
5 4 (9.76%) High Availability
5 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
5 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.32%) Change Management
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.32%) Open Source
6 3 (7.32%) Presales
6 3 (7.32%) Programme Delivery
6 3 (7.32%) Project Governance
6 3 (7.32%) Service Management
6 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
6 3 (7.32%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
2 3 (7.32%) C-shell
2 3 (7.32%) Korn
2 3 (7.32%) Perl
2 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (65.85%) Security Cleared
2 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.63%) Degree
4 4 (9.76%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (9.76%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (4.88%) ISEB
6 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (19.51%) PMO
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.32%) Samba
4 2 (4.88%) KVM
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.88%) XenApp
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.44%) vSphere
5 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) AirWatch
1 4 (9.76%) SAP Afaria
1 4 (9.76%) XenMobile
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) OpenView
3 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Citrix
3 6 (14.63%) VMware
4 5 (12.20%) McAfee
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle
4 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
5 4 (9.76%) Apple
5 4 (9.76%) Cisco
5 4 (9.76%) F5
5 4 (9.76%) HP
5 4 (9.76%) SAP
5 4 (9.76%) Sun
6 2 (4.88%) Ivanti
6 2 (4.88%) PlateSpin
7 1 (2.44%) Borland
7 1 (2.44%) Cognos
7 1 (2.44%) IBM
7 1 (2.44%) Opsware
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec
7 1 (2.44%) Veritas