Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 6 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 164 154 685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 15.34% 16.18% 30.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.04% 48.13% 56.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 117 468
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £310 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.43% +12.90% -3.13%
10th Percentile £178 £263 £213
90th Percentile £508 £460 £440
North East median daily rate £300 £331 £310
% change year-on-year -9.43% +6.85% -1.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 43
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +29.82% +6.54%
10th Percentile £35.75 £30.00 £21.40
90th Percentile £46.25 £47.50 £36.40
North East median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% +29.82% +66.86%

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 381 320 1,214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 35.64% 33.61% 54.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 233 810
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £333 £368 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +18.55% -10.79%
10th Percentile £191 £255 £217
90th Percentile £538 £517 £450
North East median daily rate £333 £353 £310
% change year-on-year -5.67% +13.71% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 82
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.81% +14.29% +73.27%
10th Percentile £8.38 £13.95 £15.00
90th Percentile £37.50 £45.70 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £18.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -42.20% +14.29% +73.27%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 0 162 £318 -7.70% 8
Hebburn - 1 £133 -
SC Cleared
North East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 81 (49.39%) Windows
3 61 (37.20%) Citrix
4 58 (35.37%) Windows Server
5 55 (33.54%) Active Directory
5 55 (33.54%) ITIL
6 54 (32.93%) DNS
6 54 (32.93%) DHCP
6 54 (32.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (28.05%) Microsoft
8 44 (26.83%) XenApp
9 43 (26.22%) VMware
10 41 (25.00%) HP
11 39 (23.78%) SAP
11 39 (23.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 37 (22.56%) Ivanti
13 34 (20.73%) Linux
13 34 (20.73%) XenDesktop
14 32 (19.51%) Degree
15 29 (17.68%) SQL
15 29 (17.68%) SAN
15 29 (17.68%) NetScaler
16 28 (17.07%) Puppet
16 28 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
17 27 (16.46%) PowerShell
17 27 (16.46%) DevOps
18 26 (15.85%) Computer Science
19 25 (15.24%) Business Continuity
19 25 (15.24%) Project Management
19 25 (15.24%) Service Delivery

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 24 (14.63%) IIS
2 15 (9.15%) MS Exchange
3 13 (7.93%) WebLogic
3 13 (7.93%) WebSphere
4 8 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (4.27%) JBoss
5 7 (4.27%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.66%) FileNet
7 5 (3.05%) OpenStack
7 5 (3.05%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (3.05%) Tuxedo
8 2 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.22%) TPMS
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.61%) nginx
9 1 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 8 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.41%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.32%) Datadog
4 4 (2.44%) Office 365
5 3 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.22%) G Suite
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.61%) Route 53
7 1 (0.61%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 54 (32.93%) DHCP
1 54 (32.93%) DNS
2 29 (17.68%) NetScaler
2 29 (17.68%) SAN
3 10 (6.10%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (4.88%) 3G
4 8 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (4.88%) SSL
5 7 (4.27%) Network Security
6 6 (3.66%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (3.05%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (1.83%) Firewall
8 3 (1.83%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.83%) VSAN
9 2 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.22%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (1.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (1.22%) LAN
9 2 (1.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.27%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.44%) MySQL
5 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.22%) OLTP
6 2 (1.22%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.61%) MS Access
7 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (8.54%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.27%) TeamCity
3 6 (3.66%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.05%) JIRA
5 4 (2.44%) Maven
5 4 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.61%) Gradle
6 1 (0.61%) MSI
6 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (3.66%) Legal
2 5 (3.05%) Finance
3 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (15.24%) Support Engineer
2 23 (14.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (11.59%) Citrix Engineer
4 18 (10.98%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 13 (7.93%) Mobility Engineer
6 11 (6.71%) Analyst
7 10 (6.10%) Storage Engineer
8 9 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (4.88%) Support Analyst
10 7 (4.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 7 (4.27%) Deployment Engineer
11 6 (3.66%) EMC Engineer
11 6 (3.66%) Operations Engineer
11 6 (3.66%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
12 5 (3.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (3.05%) Developer
12 5 (3.05%) EMC Storage Engineer
12 5 (3.05%) Network Engineer
12 5 (3.05%) Operations Analyst
13 4 (2.44%) Operations Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.32%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (5.49%) Software Packaging
3 8 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (3.05%) LDAP
5 4 (2.44%) XML
6 3 (1.83%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (1.22%) .NET
7 2 (1.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.22%) CSS
7 2 (1.22%) HTML
7 2 (1.22%) Middleware
7 2 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.22%) WinForms
8 1 (0.61%) Ajax
8 1 (0.61%) J2EE
8 1 (0.61%) jQuery
8 1 (0.61%) JSON
8 1 (0.61%) RESTful
8 1 (0.61%) Spring
8 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.85%) Computer Science
2 25 (15.24%) Management Information System
3 18 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (9.76%) PKI
5 12 (7.32%) Data Centre
6 10 (6.10%) EMC VNX
7 8 (4.88%) Celerra
7 8 (4.88%) EMC VMAX
7 8 (4.88%) Fat Client
7 8 (4.88%) Replication
7 8 (4.88%) Thin Client
8 7 (4.27%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (4.27%) HP Storage
8 7 (4.27%) HP StoreVirtual
9 6 (3.66%) Private Cloud
9 6 (3.66%) Virtual Team
10 5 (3.05%) DataPower
11 4 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.83%) CMDB
12 3 (1.83%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 81 (49.39%) Windows
2 58 (35.37%) Windows Server
3 54 (32.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (20.73%) Linux
5 28 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (12.80%) Unix
7 19 (11.59%) Android
7 19 (11.59%) Apple iOS
8 15 (9.15%) Windows Phone
8 15 (9.15%) Windows Phone 8
9 10 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (5.49%) Windows 10
11 7 (4.27%) Windows 7
11 7 (4.27%) Windows 8
12 6 (3.66%) AIX
12 6 (3.66%) VME
13 4 (2.44%) Solaris
14 3 (1.83%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.83%) MVS
14 3 (1.83%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (33.54%) ITIL
2 27 (16.46%) DevOps
3 25 (15.24%) Business Continuity
3 25 (15.24%) Project Management
3 25 (15.24%) Service Delivery
4 23 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (11.59%) Configuration Management
5 19 (11.59%) Incident Management
6 15 (9.15%) Open Source
7 14 (8.54%) Content Management
7 14 (8.54%) Service Management
8 13 (7.93%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (6.71%) High Availability
10 10 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (5.49%) Software Delivery
12 8 (4.88%) BDD
12 8 (4.88%) Risk Management
13 7 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (4.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.68%) SQL
2 27 (16.46%) PowerShell
3 20 (12.20%) Perl
4 19 (11.59%) Java
5 18 (10.98%) Python
6 13 (7.93%) C
6 13 (7.93%) C++
7 12 (7.32%) Ruby
8 11 (6.71%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.66%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.05%) C#
11 3 (1.83%) COBOL
11 3 (1.83%) Korn
11 3 (1.83%) VBA
12 2 (1.22%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.61%) Groovy
13 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.61%) VB
13 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 164 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (19.51%) Degree
3 25 (15.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (11.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 18 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (6.71%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (2.44%) CISMP
7 4 (2.44%) CRISC
7 4 (2.44%) SANS
8 3 (1.83%) HP ASE
8 3 (1.83%) HPE ATP
8 3 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.22%) CCNA
9 2 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.22%) CISSP
9 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.22%) OCP
9 2 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.44%) QA
3 3 (1.83%) SLA
4 1 (0.61%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.61%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.61%) PMO
System Software
1 55 (33.54%) Active Directory
2 44 (26.83%) XenApp
3 39 (23.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (20.73%) XenDesktop
5 25 (15.24%) vSphere
6 10 (6.10%) XenServer
7 9 (5.49%) Docker
8 8 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (2.44%) Firmware
9 4 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (1.83%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (17.07%) Puppet
2 19 (11.59%) Ansible
3 15 (9.15%) AirWatch
3 15 (9.15%) SAP Afaria
3 15 (9.15%) XenMobile
4 13 (7.93%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (7.32%) Nagios
6 11 (6.71%) Terraform
7 10 (6.10%) SCCM
8 8 (4.88%) Kubernetes
9 7 (4.27%) Packer
9 7 (4.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (3.05%) Forum Sentry
11 4 (2.44%) PowerCLI
12 3 (1.83%) Data Guard
12 3 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (1.83%) SafeCom
12 3 (1.83%) vRealize
13 2 (1.22%) NetBackup
13 2 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 61 (37.20%) Citrix
2 46 (28.05%) Microsoft
3 43 (26.22%) VMware
4 41 (25.00%) HP
5 39 (23.78%) SAP
6 37 (22.56%) Ivanti
7 20 (12.20%) Oracle
8 18 (10.98%) McAfee
9 17 (10.37%) Apple
10 13 (7.93%) Cisco
11 12 (7.32%) Axway
11 12 (7.32%) EMC
11 12 (7.32%) IBM
11 12 (7.32%) New Relic
11 12 (7.32%) Splunk
12 11 (6.71%) Brocade
13 10 (6.10%) 3PAR
13 10 (6.10%) Isilon
13 10 (6.10%) ThinPrint
14 8 (4.88%) Red Hat