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 3 months to 25 June 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 63 519 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.58% 36.89% 9.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.15% 60.35% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 344 42
Median daily rate £328 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.64% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £219 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £421 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +9.60% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 37 6
Median hourly rate £36.50 £28.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.07% +3.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £26.30 £17.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £36.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +12.85% -2.77%  

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 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 146 860 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 38.42% 61.12% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 581 99
Median daily rate £350 £308 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.82% -6.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £438 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 62 11
Median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £19.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.42 £36.00 £41.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 25 June 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 -1 62 £325 +4.83% 9
Gateshead - 1 £350 -
SC Cleared
North East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared 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 SC Cleared.

1 145 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 57 (39.31%) Windows
3 49 (33.79%) ITIL
3 49 (33.79%) Linux
4 47 (32.41%) HP
5 42 (28.97%) Active Directory
6 38 (26.21%) Cisco
6 38 (26.21%) Windows Server
7 37 (25.52%) Microsoft
8 32 (22.07%) Unix
9 31 (21.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 30 (20.69%) Red Hat
11 29 (20.00%) Oracle
12 28 (19.31%) Firewall
12 28 (19.31%) DevOps
13 27 (18.62%) F5
13 27 (18.62%) Migration
14 26 (17.93%) WebLogic
14 26 (17.93%) LAN
15 24 (16.55%) WAN
16 23 (15.86%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (15.86%) PowerShell
17 21 (14.48%) Ansible
18 20 (13.79%) CheckPoint
18 20 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (13.79%) Sonatype Nexus
19 19 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (13.10%) Office 365
19 19 (13.10%) Fortinet
19 19 (13.10%) Cisco Certification

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 26 (17.93%) WebLogic
2 16 (11.03%) Confluence
3 14 (9.66%) Skype for Business
4 13 (8.97%) SharePoint
5 10 (6.90%) MS Exchange
6 9 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (6.21%) Office Communications Server
6 9 (6.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (6.21%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (4.83%) JBoss
7 7 (4.83%) Tomcat
8 6 (4.14%) Apache
8 6 (4.14%) iPlanet
8 6 (4.14%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.38%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.69%) Documentum
10 1 (0.69%) SAS
10 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (8.28%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.69%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 31 (21.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (13.10%) Office 365
3 18 (12.41%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (8.97%) Trello
5 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.31%) Firewall
2 26 (17.93%) LAN
3 24 (16.55%) WAN
4 18 (12.41%) Wireless
5 14 (9.66%) DHCP
5 14 (9.66%) DNS
6 13 (8.97%) TCP/IP
7 12 (8.28%) Skype
8 11 (7.59%) BIG-IP
9 9 (6.21%) SAN
10 8 (5.52%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (2.07%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (2.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (2.07%) Network Security
11 3 (2.07%) VLAN
12 2 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.38%) Cisco Wireless
12 2 (1.38%) Internet
13 1 (0.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 1 (0.69%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.72%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (4.83%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.14%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.38%) BODI
6 2 (1.38%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.69%) DB2
7 1 (0.69%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.69%) Power BI
7 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (13.79%) Sonatype Nexus
2 18 (12.41%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.41%) Jenkins
3 14 (9.66%) JIRA
4 13 (8.97%) GitLab
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.69%) MSI
6 1 (0.69%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.38%) Finance
3 1 (0.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (14.48%) Network Engineer
3 14 (9.66%) Support Engineer
4 10 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (5.52%) Administrator
5 8 (5.52%) Backup Engineer
6 7 (4.83%) Architect
6 7 (4.83%) Consultant
6 7 (4.83%) DBA
6 7 (4.83%) Messaging Engineer
7 6 (4.14%) Messaging Consultant
7 6 (4.14%) Messaging Support
7 6 (4.14%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 6 (4.14%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 6 (4.14%) Unix Administrator
8 5 (3.45%) Support Consultant
8 5 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.45%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.45%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.41%) Software Packaging
2 7 (4.83%) J2EE
3 1 (0.69%) .NET
3 1 (0.69%) ISPF
3 1 (0.69%) JDBC
3 1 (0.69%) JSF
3 1 (0.69%) Middleware
3 1 (0.69%) Web Services
3 1 (0.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.90%) Clustering
3 8 (5.52%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.52%) Data Centre
4 7 (4.83%) Private Cloud
4 7 (4.83%) Replication
5 5 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.45%) HP Storage
6 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.38%) IVR
7 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.38%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.69%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Tandem
8 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.69%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 57 (39.31%) Windows
2 49 (33.79%) Linux
3 38 (26.21%) Windows Server
4 32 (22.07%) Unix
5 18 (12.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (11.72%) AIX
6 17 (11.72%) Solaris
7 13 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (6.90%) HPUX
9 7 (4.83%) SUSE
10 5 (3.45%) Android
10 5 (3.45%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.45%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.69%) MVS
11 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.79%) ITIL
2 28 (19.31%) DevOps
3 27 (18.62%) Migration
4 23 (15.86%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (12.41%) Network Design
7 17 (11.72%) Change Control
7 17 (11.72%) Service Management
8 15 (10.34%) ITSM
8 15 (10.34%) Open Source
9 14 (9.66%) Configuration Management
10 9 (6.21%) High Availability
10 9 (6.21%) Incident Management
11 8 (5.52%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (4.83%) Project Management
13 6 (4.14%) Load Balancing
13 6 (4.14%) People Management
13 6 (4.14%) Quality Management
13 6 (4.14%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.86%) PowerShell
2 12 (8.28%) SQL
3 4 (2.76%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.07%) VBA
5 2 (1.38%) Java
5 2 (1.38%) Perl
5 2 (1.38%) VB
6 1 (0.69%) C
6 1 (0.69%) C#
6 1 (0.69%) C++
6 1 (0.69%) REXX
Qualifications
1 145 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.10%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (12.41%) CCNP
4 17 (11.72%) JNCIA
5 16 (11.03%) CCIE
5 16 (11.03%) CCSA
5 16 (11.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (10.34%) CCDP
6 15 (10.34%) CCIP
6 15 (10.34%) CCSE
6 15 (10.34%) JNCIE
7 9 (6.21%) Degree
8 8 (5.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (5.52%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (5.52%) HP ASE
8 8 (5.52%) HP MASE
9 6 (4.14%) MCSE
10 5 (3.45%) DV Cleared
10 5 (3.45%) PMI Certification
10 5 (3.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.45%) PMO
2 5 (3.45%) SLA
3 2 (1.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.38%) QA
4 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (28.97%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.38%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.38%) XenApp
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.69%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (14.48%) Ansible
2 18 (12.41%) FortiGate
3 15 (10.34%) Dollar Universe
4 9 (6.21%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (5.52%) HP Data Protector
5 8 (5.52%) NetBackup
6 6 (4.14%) Backup Exec
6 6 (4.14%) HP SiteScope
6 6 (4.14%) SCCM
6 6 (4.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (2.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (2.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.38%) Perfmon
9 2 (1.38%) Puppet
10 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.69%) MOM
10 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.69%) Terraform
10 1 (0.69%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 47 (32.41%) HP
2 38 (26.21%) Cisco
3 37 (25.52%) Microsoft
4 30 (20.69%) Red Hat
5 29 (20.00%) Oracle
6 27 (18.62%) F5
7 20 (13.79%) CheckPoint
8 19 (13.10%) Fortinet
9 18 (12.41%) Juniper
9 18 (12.41%) Riverbed
10 17 (11.72%) TIBCO
11 15 (10.34%) Atlassian
12 11 (7.59%) Aruba
13 10 (6.90%) Veritas
14 8 (5.52%) Brocade
14 8 (5.52%) EMC
14 8 (5.52%) Symantec
15 7 (4.83%) IBM
16 6 (4.14%) Sun
16 6 (4.14%) VMware
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