Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 February 2019 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 17 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -11 +9
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 106 98 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.05% 9.95% 19.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.42% 33.22% 49.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 83 327
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -4.41% +4.62%
10th Percentile £325 £261 £246
90th Percentile £512 £528 £440
North East median daily rate £400 £315 £340
% change year-on-year +26.98% -7.35% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 24
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.86% +20.69% +9.43%
10th Percentile £19.00 £35.00 £25.76
90th Percentile £21.00 £35.00 £55.25
North East median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -42.86% +20.69% +10.48%

SC Cleared 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 308 295 771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 29.19% 29.95% 39.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 235 553
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £405 £393 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.18% +12.14% -
10th Percentile £297 £261 £225
90th Percentile £542 £550 £525
North East median daily rate £413 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +13.79% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 42
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £26.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% -18.98% +8.32%
10th Percentile £12.06 £8.38 £12.44
90th Percentile £35.00 £36.62 £42.70
North East median hourly rate £15.13 £30.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -49.58% +22.45% +24.05%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Tyne and Wear

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Tyne and Wear

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Tyne and Wear

SC Cleared
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 SC Cleared in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Tyne and Wear

SC Cleared
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 SC Cleared within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. 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 -3 96 £400 +23.08% 3
Gateshead - 10 £413 -
SC Cleared
North East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared 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 SC Cleared.

1 106 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (35.85%) ITIL
3 29 (27.36%) Microsoft
4 28 (26.42%) Active Directory
5 27 (25.47%) Service Management
6 22 (20.75%) Service Delivery
6 22 (20.75%) HP
7 21 (19.81%) Windows
8 20 (18.87%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (17.92%) Linux
9 19 (17.92%) EMC
10 18 (16.98%) Oracle
10 18 (16.98%) VMware
11 17 (16.04%) SQL
12 16 (15.09%) Capacity Planning
12 16 (15.09%) ITIL V3
13 15 (14.15%) Puppet
13 15 (14.15%) 3PAR
13 15 (14.15%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (14.15%) Performance Monitoring
13 15 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
13 15 (14.15%) SharePoint
13 15 (14.15%) BMC
13 15 (14.15%) Security Hardening
13 15 (14.15%) Windows Server
14 14 (13.21%) Red Hat
14 14 (13.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 14 (13.21%) Shell Script
14 14 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SC Cleared
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 15 (14.15%) SharePoint
2 13 (12.26%) MS Exchange
3 11 (10.38%) TPMS
4 5 (4.72%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.72%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.72%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (3.77%) FileNet
6 2 (1.89%) Confluence
6 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.89%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.94%) Documentum
7 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (10.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.72%) IaaS
3 5 (4.72%) iPaaS
3 5 (4.72%) PaaS
3 5 (4.72%) SaaS
4 4 (3.77%) Office 365
5 2 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) Firewall
1 7 (6.60%) NAS
1 7 (6.60%) SAN
2 5 (4.72%) ATM
2 5 (4.72%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (4.72%) Cisco Firepower
2 5 (4.72%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (4.72%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (4.72%) HTTP
2 5 (4.72%) HTTPS
2 5 (4.72%) iSCSI
2 5 (4.72%) VSAT
3 3 (2.83%) DHCP
3 3 (2.83%) DNS
4 2 (1.89%) Network Security
4 2 (1.89%) Skype
4 2 (1.89%) VPN
4 2 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.83%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.89%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (1.89%) HSQLDB
4 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.89%) Redis
5 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (13.21%) GitLab
2 11 (10.38%) Artifactory
3 3 (2.83%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.83%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.83%) JIRA
4 2 (1.89%) git-flow
4 2 (1.89%) JMeter
4 2 (1.89%) JUnit
4 2 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 4 (3.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (25.47%) Analyst
2 25 (23.58%) Support Analyst
3 24 (22.64%) Applications Support
4 17 (16.04%) Applications Support Analyst
5 14 (13.21%) Administrator
6 11 (10.38%) Architect
7 9 (8.49%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (7.55%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Infrastructure Support
9 7 (6.60%) Senior Applications Support
9 7 (6.60%) Server Administrator
10 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 6 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (4.72%) Incident Manager
11 5 (4.72%) Major Incident Manager
11 5 (4.72%) Senior Support Analyst
11 5 (4.72%) Service Manager
11 5 (4.72%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.43%) Middleware
2 2 (1.89%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.89%) hapi
2 2 (1.89%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.89%) jQuery
2 2 (1.89%) Node.js
2 2 (1.89%) React
2 2 (1.89%) Spring Boot
3 1 (0.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.49%) Clustering
3 8 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.72%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.72%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.77%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.77%) User Experience
6 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.89%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.81%) Windows
2 19 (17.92%) Linux
3 15 (14.15%) Windows Server
4 14 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (10.38%) VME
5 11 (10.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (10.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.77%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.89%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (1.89%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.85%) ITIL
2 27 (25.47%) Service Management
3 22 (20.75%) Service Delivery
4 20 (18.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (15.09%) Capacity Planning
5 16 (15.09%) ITIL V3
6 15 (14.15%) Performance Monitoring
6 15 (14.15%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (14.15%) Security Hardening
7 12 (11.32%) ITSM
7 12 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (10.38%) DevOps
9 10 (9.43%) Analytics
9 10 (9.43%) Statistics
10 9 (8.49%) Business Analysis
10 9 (8.49%) Incident Management
10 9 (8.49%) Information Security
10 9 (8.49%) OO
11 8 (7.55%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.04%) SQL
2 14 (13.21%) Shell Script
3 10 (9.43%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.49%) Java
5 1 (0.94%) C
Qualifications
1 106 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.55%) DV Cleared
3 7 (6.60%) CCNA
3 7 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.72%) CCNP
4 5 (4.72%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (2.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.83%) ISACA
6 2 (1.89%) CISM
6 2 (1.89%) CISSP
6 2 (1.89%) CRISC
6 2 (1.89%) MCSA
6 2 (1.89%) MCSE
6 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.94%) CISMP
7 1 (0.94%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.72%) GDPR
3 4 (3.77%) QA
4 3 (2.83%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (26.42%) Active Directory
2 15 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.21%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (12.26%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (12.26%) XenApp
4 13 (12.26%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.89%) Docker
5 2 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (14.15%) Puppet
2 14 (13.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (12.26%) SCCM
3 13 (12.26%) SCOM
3 13 (12.26%) vCenter Server
3 13 (12.26%) vMotion
4 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (7.55%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 2 (1.89%) SnapMirror
6 2 (1.89%) SnapVault
7 1 (0.94%) Ansible
7 1 (0.94%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.94%) Grafana
7 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.94%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.94%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (27.36%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.75%) HP
3 19 (17.92%) EMC
4 18 (16.98%) Oracle
4 18 (16.98%) VMware
5 15 (14.15%) 3PAR
5 15 (14.15%) BMC
6 14 (13.21%) Red Hat
7 6 (5.66%) Cisco
8 5 (4.72%) CheckPoint
8 5 (4.72%) F5
8 5 (4.72%) Gemalto
8 5 (4.72%) Juniper
9 4 (3.77%) Google
10 2 (1.89%) NetApp
11 1 (0.94%) Dell
11 1 (0.94%) Pega
11 1 (0.94%) Remedy