Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 6 3
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 +12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 108 137 545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 11.46% 14.99% 24.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.89% 42.68% 52.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 111 446
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £325 £270 £220
90th Percentile £526 £425 £445
North East median daily rate £400 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +23.08% -1.52% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 36
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £47.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +69.64% +6.67%
North East median hourly rate - £47.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year - +69.64% +8.74%

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 285 321 1,045
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 30.25% 35.12% 46.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 251 739
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -9.33%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £220
90th Percentile £581 £530 £500
North East median daily rate £400 £364 £340
% change year-on-year +9.97% +6.99% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 70
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.50 £42.50 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.48% +53.15% +8.82%
10th Percentile £12.38 £10.58 £15.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £42.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -68.24% +57.41% +15.26%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -7 106 £400 +17.65% 9
Gateshead - 2 £413 - 2
SC Cleared
North East

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 45 (41.67%) ITIL
3 30 (27.78%) Service Management
4 29 (26.85%) Linux
4 29 (26.85%) Active Directory
4 29 (26.85%) HP
5 28 (25.93%) Windows
5 28 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 24 (22.22%) SQL
7 22 (20.37%) Puppet
7 22 (20.37%) Windows Server
8 21 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (19.44%) Oracle
8 21 (19.44%) SQL Server
9 19 (17.59%) EMC
9 19 (17.59%) Service Delivery
10 18 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (16.67%) VMware
11 17 (15.74%) Shell Script
11 17 (15.74%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (14.81%) ITSM
12 16 (14.81%) MS Exchange
12 16 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
12 16 (14.81%) Oracle RAC
13 15 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (13.89%) 3PAR
13 15 (13.89%) Red Hat
13 15 (13.89%) Middleware
13 15 (13.89%) Performance Monitoring

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 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 8 (7.41%) TPMS
4 4 (3.70%) FileNet
5 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.93%) Documentum
5 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.93%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.70%) Datadog
4 3 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.78%) IaaS
4 3 (2.78%) PaaS
4 3 (2.78%) SaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.11%) Firewall
2 10 (9.26%) NAS
2 10 (9.26%) SAN
3 8 (7.41%) HTTP
3 8 (7.41%) HTTPS
3 8 (7.41%) iSCSI
4 4 (3.70%) DHCP
4 4 (3.70%) DNS
4 4 (3.70%) LAN
4 4 (3.70%) WAN
5 3 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (2.78%) Network Security
6 1 (0.93%) FTP
6 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.48%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.78%) MySQL
4 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (12.96%) GitLab
2 11 (10.19%) Artifactory
3 6 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.78%) Maven
4 3 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.85%) JIRA
5 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (0.93%) Finance
1 1 (0.93%) Legal
1 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (17.59%) Analyst
2 16 (14.81%) Applications Support
2 16 (14.81%) Support Analyst
3 14 (12.96%) Administrator
4 12 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 9 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) Infrastructure Support
7 7 (6.48%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (6.48%) Senior Applications Support
7 7 (6.48%) Server Administrator
8 6 (5.56%) DBA
8 6 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 6 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
8 6 (5.56%) Service Manager
8 6 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.63%) Architect
9 5 (4.63%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.89%) Middleware
2 4 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (0.93%) .NET
4 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.93%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.33%) Clustering
3 8 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.63%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.70%) User Experience
6 3 (2.78%) PKI
6 3 (2.78%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.85%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.85%) Replication
8 1 (0.93%) Handset
8 1 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.85%) Linux
2 28 (25.93%) Windows
3 22 (20.37%) Windows Server
4 15 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (8.33%) VME
6 9 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (6.48%) Unix
8 3 (2.78%) Android
8 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (2.78%) Windows Phone
8 3 (2.78%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (1.85%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (41.67%) ITIL
2 30 (27.78%) Service Management
3 21 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (17.59%) Service Delivery
5 18 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (15.74%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
7 16 (14.81%) ITSM
8 15 (13.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 15 (13.89%) Runbook
8 15 (13.89%) Security Hardening
9 14 (12.96%) Incident Management
10 13 (12.04%) DevOps
10 13 (12.04%) OO
11 12 (11.11%) ITIL V3
12 11 (10.19%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (10.19%) Open Source
13 10 (9.26%) Statistics
14 9 (8.33%) Business Analysis
15 8 (7.41%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.22%) SQL
2 17 (15.74%) Shell Script
3 12 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.63%) Java
5 4 (3.70%) C
5 4 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.78%) C++
6 3 (2.78%) Perl
6 3 (2.78%) Python
6 3 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (0.93%) C#
7 1 (0.93%) COBOL
7 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.19%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.70%) CISSP
3 4 (3.70%) Degree
4 3 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.78%) CISM
4 3 (2.78%) CRISC
5 2 (1.85%) CISMP
5 2 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.93%) GCIA
6 1 (0.93%) GIAC
6 1 (0.93%) GSEC
6 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.93%) OCP
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.93%) PCI QSA
6 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.93%) PMP
6 1 (0.93%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.70%) QA
2 3 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (1.85%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.93%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (26.85%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.81%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (12.04%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (12.04%) XenApp
4 13 (12.04%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.85%) Docker
6 2 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (20.37%) Puppet
2 14 (12.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (12.04%) SCCM
3 13 (12.04%) SCOM
3 13 (12.04%) vCenter Server
3 13 (12.04%) vMotion
4 12 (11.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 9 (8.33%) Ansible
5 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (4.63%) Terraform
7 4 (3.70%) Nagios
7 4 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.78%) AirWatch
8 3 (2.78%) Data Guard
8 3 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (2.78%) SAP Afaria
8 3 (2.78%) XenMobile
9 2 (1.85%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.85%) SnapMirror
9 2 (1.85%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 29 (26.85%) HP
2 28 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 21 (19.44%) Oracle
4 19 (17.59%) EMC
5 18 (16.67%) VMware
6 15 (13.89%) 3PAR
6 15 (13.89%) Red Hat
7 13 (12.04%) BMC
8 7 (6.48%) McAfee
9 4 (3.70%) Cisco
9 4 (3.70%) New Relic
9 4 (3.70%) Remedy
9 4 (3.70%) SAP
9 4 (3.70%) Splunk
10 3 (2.78%) Apple
10 3 (2.78%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.78%) Citrix
10 3 (2.78%) F5
10 3 (2.78%) Juniper
11 2 (1.85%) NetApp