The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 54 31 23
Rank change year-on-year -23 -8  
Contract jobs citing Degree 25 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.24% 5.88% 6.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.45% 17.45% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 15
Median daily rate £372 £320 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.17% -0.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £234 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £385 £375
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £40.00 £31.85
% change year-on-year -31.40% +25.58%  

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Academic & Professional Certification
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 152 235 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 25.76% 33.72% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 158 79
Median daily rate £360 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -3.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.99 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.43% +5.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £18.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Tyne and Wear

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Tyne and Wear

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Tyne and Wear

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Tyne and Wear

Degree
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 Degree within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 25 £372 +16.17% 14
Degree
North East

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Degree.

1 30 (33.71%) ITIL
2 25 (28.09%) Computer Science
3 22 (24.72%) Security Cleared
3 22 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (23.60%) Network Design
5 19 (21.35%) SC Cleared
5 19 (21.35%) LAN
6 18 (20.22%) WAN
7 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
7 17 (19.10%) Windows
7 17 (19.10%) HTML
7 17 (19.10%) User Experience
7 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (14.61%) ITSM
8 13 (14.61%) CSS
8 13 (14.61%) HP
9 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
9 12 (13.48%) Telecoms
10 11 (12.36%) Service Management
10 11 (12.36%) Linux
10 11 (12.36%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (12.36%) CCNP
10 11 (12.36%) Customer Insight
10 11 (12.36%) Data Centre
11 10 (11.24%) Prototyping
11 10 (11.24%) F5
11 10 (11.24%) Mobile App
11 10 (11.24%) Riverbed
11 10 (11.24%) Rapid Prototyping
11 10 (11.24%) Aruba

Degree
Top Related 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 (5.62%) CMS
1 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (5.62%) MS Exchange
1 5 (5.62%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.25%) Drupal
2 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.25%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
2 2 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Maximo
1 4 (4.49%) Oracle Utilities
2 3 (3.37%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Office 365
1 2 (2.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.35%) LAN
2 18 (20.22%) WAN
3 10 (11.24%) BIG-IP
3 10 (11.24%) Firewall
3 10 (11.24%) Wireless
4 7 (7.87%) DHCP
4 7 (7.87%) DNS
5 4 (4.49%) LDAP
6 2 (2.25%) Intranet
6 2 (2.25%) Skype
7 1 (1.12%) 3G
7 1 (1.12%) Internet
7 1 (1.12%) Network Security
7 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.11%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.49%) GIS
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.12%) DTS
4 1 (1.12%) OLAP
4 1 (1.12%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.12%) QlikView
4 1 (1.12%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.12%) StarTeam
General
1 12 (13.48%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.24%) Finance
3 4 (4.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Legal
4 1 (1.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (17.98%) Designer
2 14 (15.73%) Architect
2 14 (15.73%) Developer
3 13 (14.61%) UX Designer
4 9 (10.11%) Interaction Designer
5 8 (8.99%) Network Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.87%) ServiceNow Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (5.62%) User Researcher
8 4 (4.49%) Consultant
8 4 (4.49%) Graduate
9 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (3.37%) Software Project Manager
9 3 (3.37%) User Experience Researcher
10 2 (2.25%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.25%) ERP Manager
10 2 (2.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.25%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.10%) HTML
2 13 (14.61%) CSS
3 2 (2.25%) jQuery
4 1 (1.12%) .NET
4 1 (1.12%) Laravel
4 1 (1.12%) Middleware
4 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.09%) Computer Science
2 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (19.10%) User Experience
3 11 (12.36%) Data Centre
4 10 (11.24%) Mobile App
5 8 (8.99%) Private Cloud
6 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.49%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (4.49%) Virtual Team
8 2 (2.25%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.25%) CCTV
9 1 (1.12%) AS400
9 1 (1.12%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.12%) Tandem
9 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.10%) Windows
2 11 (12.36%) Linux
3 5 (5.62%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.25%) Android
5 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.12%) Unix
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.71%) ITIL
2 22 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (23.60%) Network Design
4 13 (14.61%) ITSM
5 11 (12.36%) Customer Insight
5 11 (12.36%) Service Management
6 10 (11.24%) Project Management
6 10 (11.24%) Prototyping
6 10 (11.24%) Rapid Prototyping
7 8 (8.99%) Matrix Organization
7 8 (8.99%) Office Automation
7 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2
7 8 (8.99%) Service Design
7 8 (8.99%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 7 (7.87%) Analytics
8 7 (7.87%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.74%) Asset Management
9 6 (6.74%) ERP
9 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.49%) SQL
2 2 (2.25%) Java
2 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.25%) PHP
2 2 (2.25%) VB
3 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.12%) C#
3 1 (1.12%) C++
3 1 (1.12%) Perl
3 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (24.72%) Security Cleared
2 19 (21.35%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.36%) CCNP
3 11 (12.36%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (10.11%) CCDP
4 9 (10.11%) CCIE
4 9 (10.11%) CCIP
4 9 (10.11%) CCSA
4 9 (10.11%) CCSE
4 9 (10.11%) HP ASE
4 9 (10.11%) HP MASE
4 9 (10.11%) JNCIA
4 9 (10.11%) JNCIE
5 7 (7.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (5.62%) APMP
6 5 (5.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (4.49%) MCSE
7 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.37%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (7.87%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.62%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (4.49%) XenApp
4 3 (3.37%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.37%) XenServer
5 1 (1.12%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.49%) SCCM
2 4 (4.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.61%) HP
3 10 (11.24%) Aruba
3 10 (11.24%) CheckPoint
3 10 (11.24%) Cisco
3 10 (11.24%) F5
3 10 (11.24%) Fortinet
3 10 (11.24%) Riverbed
4 9 (10.11%) Juniper
5 7 (7.87%) ServiceNow
6 6 (6.74%) Oracle
7 5 (5.62%) VMware
8 4 (4.49%) AppSense
8 4 (4.49%) Citrix
9 2 (2.25%) SAP
9 2 (2.25%) Trend Micro
10 1 (1.12%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.12%) Borland
10 1 (1.12%) Informatica
10 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
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