Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 5 17
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 110 411 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 11.80% 20.16% 9.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.16% 49.28% 36.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 345 96
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -13.80%
10th Percentile £266 £220 £216
90th Percentile £497 £438 £538
North East median daily rate £330 £340 £321
% change year-on-year -2.94% +5.84% -10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 28 24
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £50.00 £28.33 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.52% +7.90% +54.05%
North East median hourly rate £48.75 £28.33 £26.00
% change year-on-year +72.11% +8.94% -11.11%

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 296 834 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 31.76% 40.90% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 596 253
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -4.00%
10th Percentile £274 £224 £231
90th Percentile £563 £525 £537
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 46 37
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £32.50 £27.25 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.27% +6.86% +47.83%
10th Percentile £10.55 £18.88 £14.60
90th Percentile £50.00 £41.50 £40.45
North East median hourly rate £36.25 £26.66 £24.00
% change year-on-year +35.96% +11.09% -15.79%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 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 -4 110 £350 +2.94% 14
SC Cleared
North East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (36.36%) Windows
3 36 (32.73%) Oracle
4 35 (31.82%) Linux
4 35 (31.82%) ITIL
5 34 (30.91%) Unix
6 31 (28.18%) Solaris
7 30 (27.27%) Migration
8 29 (26.36%) Microsoft
9 27 (24.55%) AIX
10 25 (22.73%) Active Directory
11 22 (20.00%) Windows Server
12 21 (19.09%) HP
12 21 (19.09%) Red Hat
13 18 (16.36%) Perl
13 18 (16.36%) Oracle Database
14 17 (15.45%) High Availability
14 17 (15.45%) HPUX
14 17 (15.45%) Clustering
15 16 (14.55%) Sun
15 16 (14.55%) WebLogic
16 15 (13.64%) Service Management
16 15 (13.64%) VMware
16 15 (13.64%) Data Guard
17 14 (12.73%) PowerShell
17 14 (12.73%) NetBackup
17 14 (12.73%) Oracle RMAN
17 14 (12.73%) Load Balancing
17 14 (12.73%) SQL
18 13 (11.82%) Tomcat

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 16 (14.55%) WebLogic
2 13 (11.82%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.82%) Tomcat
3 12 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.91%) Skype for Business
4 11 (10.00%) Apache
4 11 (10.00%) JBoss
4 11 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 10 (9.09%) iPlanet
5 10 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
6 9 (8.18%) OpenStack
7 7 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (6.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (6.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.73%) Apache ServiceMix
8 3 (2.73%) IIS
9 2 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.82%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.82%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (3.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.91%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 6 (5.45%) SAP ERP
2 3 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.91%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.36%) Office 365
2 6 (5.45%) PaaS
3 5 (4.55%) IaaS
3 5 (4.55%) SaaS
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.91%) Boomi
5 1 (0.91%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.82%) TCP/IP
2 12 (10.91%) DNS
2 12 (10.91%) Firewall
3 10 (9.09%) SAN
4 7 (6.36%) DHCP
4 7 (6.36%) Skype
5 5 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (4.55%) HTTP
6 4 (3.64%) SMS
7 3 (2.73%) NAS
8 2 (1.82%) Internet
8 2 (1.82%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.91%) FCoE
9 1 (0.91%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.91%) Network Security
9 1 (0.91%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.91%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.91%) SSH
9 1 (0.91%) WAN
9 1 (0.91%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.36%) Oracle Database
2 9 (8.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (6.36%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (6.36%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (4.55%) Sybase ASE
5 4 (3.64%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (3.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (2.73%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (5.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.64%) MSI
2 4 (3.64%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (2.73%) JIRA
4 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (0.91%) Billing
1 1 (0.91%) Finance
1 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (15.45%) DBA
1 17 (15.45%) Oracle DBA
2 12 (10.91%) Unix Engineer
3 11 (10.00%) Consultant
4 9 (8.18%) Analyst
5 8 (7.27%) SC Cleared DBA
6 7 (6.36%) Solaris Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Architect
8 5 (4.55%) Backup Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Migration Consultant
8 5 (4.55%) SCCM Consultant
9 4 (3.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) AIX Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Messaging Specialist
9 4 (3.64%) Service Manager
9 4 (3.64%) Service Transition Manager
9 4 (3.64%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Transition Manager
10 3 (2.73%) Storage and Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.09%) J2EE
1 10 (9.09%) XML
2 8 (7.27%) .NET
3 7 (6.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (4.55%) ISPF
4 5 (4.55%) Middleware
5 4 (3.64%) JSON
5 4 (3.64%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (3.64%) SOAP
6 3 (2.73%) Apache Camel
6 3 (2.73%) CSS
6 3 (2.73%) GWT
6 3 (2.73%) HTML
6 3 (2.73%) JSP
6 3 (2.73%) LDAP
6 3 (2.73%) Spring
7 2 (1.82%) Spring Security
8 1 (0.91%) jQuery
8 1 (0.91%) REST
8 1 (0.91%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.45%) Clustering
2 8 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.55%) VSAM
4 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.64%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.82%) HP Storage
5 2 (1.82%) Replication
6 1 (0.91%) CESG
6 1 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.91%) Social Media
6 1 (0.91%) Tandem
6 1 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (36.36%) Windows
2 35 (31.82%) Linux
3 34 (30.91%) Unix
4 31 (28.18%) Solaris
5 27 (24.55%) AIX
6 22 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 17 (15.45%) HPUX
8 11 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (8.18%) SUSE
9 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (5.45%) MVS
11 6 (5.45%) VMS
12 5 (4.55%) VME
12 5 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.82%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.91%) Android
15 1 (0.91%) Debian
15 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.82%) ITIL
2 30 (27.27%) Migration
3 17 (15.45%) High Availability
4 15 (13.64%) Service Management
5 14 (12.73%) Load Balancing
6 13 (11.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (11.82%) Project Management
7 11 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 11 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (9.09%) Change Management
9 9 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (6.36%) Data Migration
10 7 (6.36%) OO
10 7 (6.36%) Open Source
11 6 (5.45%) Data Management
11 6 (5.45%) DevOps
11 6 (5.45%) ERP
11 6 (5.45%) Service Delivery
12 5 (4.55%) Quality Management
12 5 (4.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.36%) Perl
2 14 (12.73%) PowerShell
2 14 (12.73%) SQL
3 13 (11.82%) Python
4 11 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.00%) Korn
5 10 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 10 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 9 (8.18%) C#
7 7 (6.36%) C
8 5 (4.55%) Java
8 5 (4.55%) JCL
9 4 (3.64%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.64%) C-shell
10 1 (0.91%) VBA
10 1 (0.91%) XPath
10 1 (0.91%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 110 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.91%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.45%) Degree
4 6 (5.45%) MCSE
5 4 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.82%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.82%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.91%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.91%) CISSP
7 1 (0.91%) CITP
7 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.91%) MBCS
7 1 (0.91%) OCP
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.91%) PMP
7 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) PMO
2 3 (2.73%) HL7
3 2 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.82%) SLA
4 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 25 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.82%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (9.09%) XenApp
4 9 (8.18%) XenDesktop
5 8 (7.27%) Hyper-V
5 8 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (7.27%) XenServer
6 7 (6.36%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (5.45%) Brightmail
7 6 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (5.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (4.55%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 5 (4.55%) RACF
8 5 (4.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 5 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (3.64%) KVM
9 4 (3.64%) Samba
10 1 (0.91%) Firmware
10 1 (0.91%) NFS
10 1 (0.91%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (13.64%) Data Guard
2 14 (12.73%) NetBackup
2 14 (12.73%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (10.00%) SCCM
4 8 (7.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (5.45%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (5.45%) Tivoli
6 5 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (4.55%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.73%) Puppet
7 3 (2.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (2.73%) XenMobile
8 2 (1.82%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.82%) OpenView
8 2 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.91%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.91%) SafeCom
9 1 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 36 (32.73%) Oracle
2 29 (26.36%) Microsoft
3 21 (19.09%) HP
3 21 (19.09%) Red Hat
4 16 (14.55%) Sun
5 15 (13.64%) VMware
6 13 (11.82%) Cisco
6 13 (11.82%) Veritas
7 12 (10.91%) Citrix
8 10 (9.09%) SAP
9 8 (7.27%) F5
10 7 (6.36%) IBM
10 7 (6.36%) Ivanti
10 7 (6.36%) ServiceNow
11 6 (5.45%) IronPort
11 6 (5.45%) PlateSpin
11 6 (5.45%) Symantec
12 5 (4.55%) BMC
12 5 (4.55%) Brocade
12 5 (4.55%) EMC