Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 3 14
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 150 648 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.48% 27.30% 10.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.51% 55.62% 34.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 519 108
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £340 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +3.17% -10.40%
10th Percentile £263 £215 £216
90th Percentile £429 £442 £538
North East median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year - +3.17% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 46 26
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% +6.67% +45.83%
10th Percentile £35.40 £23.75 £19.26
90th Percentile £50.00 £34.49 £44.38
North East median hourly rate £46.25 £28.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +65.18% +9.80% +5.15%

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 337 1165 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 37.03% 49.07% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 833 279
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £330 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -8.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £272 £220 £231
90th Percentile £532 £488 £535
North East median daily rate £360 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +9.11% -12.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 78 43
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £36.00 £28.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +9.80% +39.73%
10th Percentile £10.65 £15.00 £14.22
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £42.15
North East median hourly rate £36.00 £28.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +28.57% +31.76% -22.73%

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 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -3 149 £340 +4.62% 2
Gateshead +1 1 £350 - 1
SC Cleared
North East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 66 (44.00%) Linux
3 60 (40.00%) Oracle
4 57 (38.00%) Windows
5 54 (36.00%) AIX
5 54 (36.00%) Unix
6 47 (31.33%) Solaris
7 43 (28.67%) HP
8 39 (26.00%) Red Hat
8 39 (26.00%) WebLogic
9 38 (25.33%) ITIL
10 35 (23.33%) Cisco
11 32 (21.33%) JBoss
11 32 (21.33%) Migration
12 31 (20.67%) Active Directory
13 30 (20.00%) Sun
13 30 (20.00%) Firewall
14 29 (19.33%) Microsoft
14 29 (19.33%) Perl
14 29 (19.33%) High Availability
15 28 (18.67%) Clustering
16 25 (16.67%) NetBackup
16 25 (16.67%) SAN
16 25 (16.67%) Veritas
17 24 (16.00%) Tomcat
17 24 (16.00%) TCP/IP
17 24 (16.00%) VMware
18 23 (15.33%) Load Balancing
18 23 (15.33%) HPUX
19 22 (14.67%) DNS

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 39 (26.00%) WebLogic
2 32 (21.33%) JBoss
3 24 (16.00%) Tomcat
4 22 (14.67%) Apache
5 21 (14.00%) iPlanet
5 21 (14.00%) Oracle Application Server
6 19 (12.67%) SharePoint
7 15 (10.00%) MS Exchange
7 15 (10.00%) OpenStack
8 14 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (9.33%) Skype for Business
9 10 (6.67%) WebSphere
9 10 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (5.33%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (5.33%) MQSeries
11 8 (5.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (5.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (4.67%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 14 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (8.00%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.67%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (8.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 10 (6.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 6 (4.00%) SAP ERP
4 4 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (2.00%) Teamcenter
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.67%) Office 365
2 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) Boomi
3 1 (0.67%) Google Drive
3 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.00%) Firewall
2 25 (16.67%) SAN
3 24 (16.00%) TCP/IP
4 22 (14.67%) DNS
5 15 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
6 14 (9.33%) LDAP
7 9 (6.00%) WAN
8 8 (5.33%) DHCP
8 8 (5.33%) NAS
8 8 (5.33%) Skype
8 8 (5.33%) X.21
9 5 (3.33%) LAN
10 4 (2.67%) FCoE
10 4 (2.67%) HTTP
10 4 (2.67%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.67%) Network Security
10 4 (2.67%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (2.67%) SMS
10 4 (2.67%) SSH
11 3 (2.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (4.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (3.33%) Sybase ASE
5 4 (2.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (2.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (2.00%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.33%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.67%) MSI
2 4 (2.67%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (2.00%) JIRA
4 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.67%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (1.33%) Billing
1 2 (1.33%) Finance
1 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (12.00%) AIX Engineer
1 18 (12.00%) Unix Engineer
2 17 (11.33%) DBA
2 17 (11.33%) Oracle DBA
3 16 (10.67%) Backup Engineer
4 14 (9.33%) Consultant
5 11 (7.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (7.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 10 (6.67%) Storage and Backup Engineer
6 10 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
7 8 (5.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 8 (5.33%) SC Cleared DBA
7 8 (5.33%) Solaris Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.33%) Design Engineer
9 5 (3.33%) Migration Consultant
9 5 (3.33%) SCCM Consultant
10 4 (2.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 4 (2.67%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.00%) J2EE
2 10 (6.67%) Software Packaging
2 10 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 10 (6.67%) XML
3 9 (6.00%) .NET
4 7 (4.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (3.33%) Middleware
6 4 (2.67%) JSON
6 4 (2.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (2.67%) SOAP
7 3 (2.00%) Apache Camel
7 3 (2.00%) CSS
7 3 (2.00%) GWT
7 3 (2.00%) HTML
7 3 (2.00%) JSP
7 3 (2.00%) Spring
8 2 (1.33%) Spring Security
9 1 (0.67%) jQuery
9 1 (0.67%) REST
9 1 (0.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.67%) Clustering
2 14 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.67%) Data Centre
4 12 (8.00%) Private Cloud
5 7 (4.67%) HP Storage
6 6 (4.00%) Replication
7 5 (3.33%) Grid Computing
8 4 (2.67%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.33%) DataPower
10 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.67%) Tandem
10 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 66 (44.00%) Linux
2 57 (38.00%) Windows
3 54 (36.00%) AIX
3 54 (36.00%) Unix
4 47 (31.33%) Solaris
5 23 (15.33%) HPUX
6 20 (13.33%) SUSE
7 19 (12.67%) Windows Server
8 18 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (3.33%) Windows XP
12 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.67%) Android
13 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.67%) Debian
13 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.33%) ITIL
2 32 (21.33%) Migration
3 29 (19.33%) High Availability
4 23 (15.33%) Load Balancing
5 18 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (10.67%) OO
7 15 (10.00%) DevOps
8 13 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (8.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (6.00%) Quality Management
10 8 (5.33%) Data Migration
10 8 (5.33%) Project Management
10 8 (5.33%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (4.00%) ERP
12 6 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (4.00%) Procure-to-Pay
12 6 (4.00%) QMS
12 6 (4.00%) Workflow
13 5 (3.33%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 29 (19.33%) Perl
2 19 (12.67%) SQL
3 18 (12.00%) Korn
4 13 (8.67%) PL/SQL
4 13 (8.67%) Python
5 11 (7.33%) Shell Script
6 10 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.00%) C#
7 9 (6.00%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.33%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.33%) C-shell
9 7 (4.67%) Java
10 3 (2.00%) VBA
11 2 (1.33%) C
11 2 (1.33%) VB
12 1 (0.67%) C++
12 1 (0.67%) XPath
12 1 (0.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 150 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.67%) MCSE
5 6 (4.00%) Degree
6 4 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.00%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.33%) CCNP
8 2 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.33%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.33%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.33%) PMP
9 1 (0.67%) CCDP
9 1 (0.67%) CCIE
9 1 (0.67%) CCIP
9 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.67%) MCSA
9 1 (0.67%) OCP
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.00%) PMO
2 3 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.00%) HL7
3 2 (1.33%) QA
3 2 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (20.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (12.67%) Oracle RAC
3 16 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 13 (8.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 11 (7.33%) KVM
7 10 (6.67%) Samba
7 10 (6.67%) XenApp
8 9 (6.00%) XenDesktop
9 8 (5.33%) XenServer
10 7 (4.67%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (4.00%) Brightmail
11 6 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (2.67%) NFS
13 2 (1.33%) ProxySG
13 2 (1.33%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 16 (10.67%) HP Data Protector
3 15 (10.00%) Data Guard
3 15 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 14 (9.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 14 (9.33%) SCCM
5 12 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (8.00%) Puppet
6 9 (6.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 8 (5.33%) Backup Exec
7 8 (5.33%) OpenView
7 8 (5.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (2.00%) FortiGate
9 3 (2.00%) XenMobile
10 2 (1.33%) Forum Sentry
10 2 (1.33%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (1.33%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.67%) MOM
11 1 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 60 (40.00%) Oracle
2 43 (28.67%) HP
3 39 (26.00%) Red Hat
4 35 (23.33%) Cisco
5 30 (20.00%) Sun
6 29 (19.33%) Microsoft
7 25 (16.67%) Veritas
8 24 (16.00%) VMware
9 20 (13.33%) F5
10 18 (12.00%) IBM
11 16 (10.67%) Symantec
12 15 (10.00%) Brocade
12 15 (10.00%) EMC
13 13 (8.67%) PlateSpin
14 12 (8.00%) Citrix
15 10 (6.67%) Axway
15 10 (6.67%) Informatica
15 10 (6.67%) SAP
15 10 (6.67%) Siebel
16 8 (5.33%) Cognos