Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 38 20
Rank change year-on-year -25 -18 +34
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 26 52 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.94% 5.81% 10.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.77% 14.13% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 45 197
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +21.53% -30.60%
10th Percentile £254 £225 £206
90th Percentile £576 £540 £488
North East median daily rate £435 £338 £297
% change year-on-year +28.89% +13.64% -28.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 14
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 266 368 1,370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 30.12% 41.12% 53.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 290 977
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £356 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% +10.98% -8.29%
10th Percentile £237 £263 £220
90th Percentile £554 £518 £488
North East median daily rate £390 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +11.43% +7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 82
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.49 £33.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.41% +18.75% +9.80%
10th Percentile £13.30 £11.33 £15.10
90th Percentile £20.90 £47.80 £36.45
North East median hourly rate £14.61 £33.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year -56.08% +18.75% +51.35%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -18 26 £388 +10.71% 1
BPSS Clearance
North East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) User Experience
3 6 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (19.23%) Service Design
4 5 (19.23%) Windows
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (15.38%) Spring
5 4 (15.38%) Web Application Development
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 4 (15.38%) Linux
5 4 (15.38%) DHCP
5 4 (15.38%) DNS
5 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 4 (15.38%) Citrix
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (15.38%) Publishing
5 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.54%) Coaching
6 3 (11.54%) DBS Check
6 3 (11.54%) AirWatch
6 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
6 3 (11.54%) Apple

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 (11.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Datadog
2 1 (3.85%) G Suite
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DHCP
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) 3G
2 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) GitLab
1 2 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (15.38%) Publishing
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Content Designer
2 4 (15.38%) Designer
3 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Digital Content Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Digital Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Mobility Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Category Manager
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Java Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Junior DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) Junior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Transformation Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
1 4 (15.38%) Spring
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) Ajax
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) JDBC
3 1 (3.85%) JSP
3 1 (3.85%) RESTful
3 1 (3.85%) Spring Boot
3 1 (3.85%) Swing
3 1 (3.85%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) User Experience
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Android
3 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Phone
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (7.69%) CentOS
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Service Design
3 4 (15.38%) Web Application Development
4 3 (11.54%) Coaching
4 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.54%) Open Source
4 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.69%) BDD
5 2 (7.69%) Business Development
5 2 (7.69%) Content Management
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Domain Models
5 2 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) Java 8
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (7.69%) PMO
3 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) AirWatch
1 3 (11.54%) Ansible
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
1 3 (11.54%) SAP Afaria
1 3 (11.54%) XenMobile
2 2 (7.69%) Terraform
3 1 (3.85%) Nagios
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix
3 3 (11.54%) Apple
3 3 (11.54%) McAfee
3 3 (11.54%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) Black Duck
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) Ivanti
5 1 (3.85%) New Relic
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Splunk
5 1 (3.85%) ThinPrint
5 1 (3.85%) VMware