Period
to 19 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 5 2
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3 +13
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 102 175 764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 11.55% 19.55% 29.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.35% 47.55% 55.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 146 602
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +3.13% +0.79%
10th Percentile £192 £259 £218
90th Percentile £550 £425 £440
North East median daily rate £383 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +17.69% +1.56% +0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 49
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £42.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +51.79% +8.74%
North East median hourly rate - £45.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year - +59.29% +17.71%

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 266 368 1,370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 30.12% 41.12% 53.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 290 977
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £356 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% +10.98% -8.29%
10th Percentile £237 £263 £220
90th Percentile £554 £518 £488
North East median daily rate £390 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +11.43% +7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 82
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.49 £33.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.41% +18.75% +9.80%
10th Percentile £13.30 £11.33 £15.10
90th Percentile £20.90 £47.80 £36.45
North East median hourly rate £14.61 £33.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year -56.08% +18.75% +51.35%

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 October 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 October 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 -9 102 £375 +13.64% 8
SC Cleared
North East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (35.29%) Windows
3 35 (34.31%) ITIL
4 30 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 29 (28.43%) HP
5 29 (28.43%) Linux
6 27 (26.47%) Microsoft
6 27 (26.47%) Windows Server
7 20 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (19.61%) Puppet
7 20 (19.61%) SQL Server
7 20 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (18.63%) Oracle
8 19 (18.63%) DevOps
9 18 (17.65%) Service Management
10 17 (16.67%) VMware
10 17 (16.67%) 3PAR
11 16 (15.69%) SAN
11 16 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (15.69%) SQL
11 16 (15.69%) EMC
12 15 (14.71%) Management Information System
12 15 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (14.71%) Open Source
13 14 (13.73%) Performance Tuning
13 14 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (13.73%) Unix
14 13 (12.75%) MS Exchange
14 13 (12.75%) Shell Script
14 13 (12.75%) Incident Management

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 13 (12.75%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.92%) IIS
3 2 (1.96%) JBoss
3 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.98%) Documentum
4 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.98%) FileNet
4 1 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.98%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.98%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.88%) Datadog
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.94%) IaaS
3 3 (2.94%) PaaS
3 3 (2.94%) SaaS
4 2 (1.96%) G Suite
5 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.98%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.98%) Office 365
5 1 (0.98%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.69%) SAN
2 12 (11.76%) DHCP
2 12 (11.76%) DNS
3 9 (8.82%) Firewall
4 8 (7.84%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (6.86%) NAS
6 5 (4.90%) HTTP
6 5 (4.90%) HTTPS
6 5 (4.90%) iSCSI
7 4 (3.92%) LAN
7 4 (3.92%) NetScaler
7 4 (3.92%) Network Security
7 4 (3.92%) WAN
7 4 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (2.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (1.96%) 3G
9 2 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (4.90%) MySQL
4 5 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.84%) GitLab
2 6 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.88%) JIRA
3 5 (4.90%) Artifactory
4 4 (3.92%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.94%) Maven
5 3 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (2.94%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (3.92%) Legal
2 3 (2.94%) Finance
3 2 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (10.78%) Analyst
3 8 (7.84%) Support Analyst
4 7 (6.86%) Administrator
4 7 (6.86%) DBA
4 7 (6.86%) Infrastructure Support
4 7 (6.86%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (6.86%) Service Manager
4 7 (6.86%) Storage Engineer
5 6 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 6 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (4.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared DBA
6 5 (4.90%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.82%) Middleware
2 6 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (3.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.96%) Software Packaging
4 2 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.98%) .NET
5 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.98%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.80%) EMC VMAX
2 10 (9.80%) Replication
3 9 (8.82%) Clustering
4 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.84%) Celerra
4 8 (7.84%) EMC VNX
5 7 (6.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (6.86%) HP Storage
5 7 (6.86%) HP StoreVirtual
6 6 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 6 (5.88%) Data Centre
7 5 (4.90%) PKI
7 5 (4.90%) User Experience
8 3 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.94%) Smartphone
8 3 (2.94%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.96%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (35.29%) Windows
2 29 (28.43%) Linux
3 27 (26.47%) Windows Server
4 20 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (13.73%) Unix
7 10 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (8.82%) Android
8 9 (8.82%) Apple iOS
8 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.90%) Windows Phone
9 5 (4.90%) Windows Phone 8
10 4 (3.92%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.94%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.94%) Solaris
12 2 (1.96%) AIX
12 2 (1.96%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.96%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.31%) ITIL
2 20 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (18.63%) DevOps
4 18 (17.65%) Service Management
5 15 (14.71%) Open Source
6 14 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (13.73%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (12.75%) Incident Management
8 11 (10.78%) Configuration Management
8 11 (10.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (10.78%) ITSM
9 10 (9.80%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (9.80%) Runbook
10 9 (8.82%) OO
11 8 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (7.84%) Security Hardening
12 7 (6.86%) Business Continuity
12 7 (6.86%) Decision-Making
12 7 (6.86%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.69%) SQL
2 13 (12.75%) Shell Script
3 9 (8.82%) Perl
4 8 (7.84%) Python
5 7 (6.86%) Java
5 7 (6.86%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.88%) C
6 6 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.90%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.90%) C++
7 5 (4.90%) Ruby
8 3 (2.94%) Korn
9 1 (0.98%) C#
9 1 (0.98%) COBOL
9 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.82%) Degree
3 8 (7.84%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (3.92%) CISMP
5 4 (3.92%) CRISC
5 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.94%) CISSP
6 3 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (2.94%) HP ASE
6 3 (2.94%) HPE ATP
6 3 (2.94%) OCP
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (2.94%) SANS
7 2 (1.96%) CCNA
7 2 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.96%) CISM
8 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.98%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.94%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) SLA
3 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (1.96%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.98%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 30 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 15 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (12.75%) XenApp
4 11 (10.78%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (10.78%) XenDesktop
5 6 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.92%) Docker
6 4 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.92%) vSphere
7 3 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (19.61%) Puppet
2 12 (11.76%) Ansible
3 11 (10.78%) SCCM
4 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (7.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (6.86%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 7 (6.86%) SCOM
6 7 (6.86%) Terraform
6 7 (6.86%) vCenter Server
7 6 (5.88%) Nagios
7 6 (5.88%) vMotion
8 5 (4.90%) AirWatch
8 5 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (4.90%) SAP Afaria
8 5 (4.90%) XenMobile
9 4 (3.92%) Data Guard
9 4 (3.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (2.94%) Kubernetes
10 3 (2.94%) Packer
10 3 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (28.43%) HP
2 27 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 19 (18.63%) Oracle
4 17 (16.67%) 3PAR
4 17 (16.67%) VMware
5 16 (15.69%) EMC
6 12 (11.76%) Cisco
7 11 (10.78%) Citrix
8 10 (9.80%) Red Hat
8 10 (9.80%) SAP
9 9 (8.82%) McAfee
10 8 (7.84%) Brocade
10 8 (7.84%) Isilon
11 7 (6.86%) Apple
11 7 (6.86%) BMC
11 7 (6.86%) Ivanti
12 6 (5.88%) New Relic
12 6 (5.88%) Splunk
13 4 (3.92%) Remedy
13 4 (3.92%) Veritas