Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 August 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 Clearance
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 212 234 843
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 21.37% 25.41% 37.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.72% 69.23% 69.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 178 590
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £325 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +9.68% -4.62%
10th Percentile £173 £256 £213
90th Percentile £519 £475 £445
North East median daily rate £325 £330 £310
% change year-on-year -1.52% +6.45% -8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 23 58
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £29.50 £37.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.27% +29.82% +9.62%
10th Percentile £14.30 £27.90 £21.78
90th Percentile £40.90 £49.50 £36.15
North East median hourly rate £25.50 £37.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -31.08% +29.82% +56.16%

Security 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 338 338 1,218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.07% 36.70% 54.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 250 809
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £360 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +16.13% -13.43%
10th Percentile £192 £263 £209
90th Percentile £550 £521 £450
North East median daily rate £350 £350 £310
% change year-on-year - +12.90% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 28 87
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £36.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.28% +28.57% +13.13%
10th Percentile £11.65 £21.93 £15.60
90th Percentile £37.60 £48.48 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £18.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -47.16% +25.00% +57.57%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Tyne and Wear

Security 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 Security Cleared in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Tyne and Wear

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Tyne and Wear

Security 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 Security Cleared in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Tyne and Wear

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Tyne and Wear

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 17 August 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 0 210 £325 -3.70% 12
Hebburn - 1 £133 -
Security Cleared
North East

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 154 (72.64%) SC Cleared
2 93 (43.87%) Windows
3 61 (28.77%) Windows Server
4 59 (27.83%) ITIL
4 59 (27.83%) Microsoft
4 59 (27.83%) Citrix
5 54 (25.47%) Active Directory
6 51 (24.06%) Linux
6 51 (24.06%) DHCP
6 51 (24.06%) DNS
7 50 (23.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (20.75%) SQL
8 44 (20.75%) HP
8 44 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (18.40%) VMware
10 37 (17.45%) XenApp
11 36 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 35 (16.51%) SAP
13 34 (16.04%) Degree
14 32 (15.09%) Incident Management
14 32 (15.09%) Puppet
14 32 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
14 32 (15.09%) PowerShell
14 32 (15.09%) DevOps
15 30 (14.15%) BPSS Clearance
16 29 (13.68%) Ivanti
17 28 (13.21%) SQL Server
18 27 (12.74%) McAfee
18 27 (12.74%) Amazon AWS
19 26 (12.26%) SAN

Security 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 18 (8.49%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.08%) IIS
2 15 (7.08%) WebLogic
3 13 (6.13%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.77%) JBoss
4 8 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (3.30%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.36%) FileNet
6 5 (2.36%) OpenStack
6 5 (2.36%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (2.36%) Tuxedo
7 2 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.94%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.94%) TPMS
8 1 (0.47%) CICS
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.47%) Jetty
8 1 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (6.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.77%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.74%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.13%) Datadog
4 4 (1.89%) Office 365
5 3 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.94%) G Suite
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.47%) Boomi
7 1 (0.47%) GitHub
7 1 (0.47%) IaaS
7 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.47%) PaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Route 53
7 1 (0.47%) SaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 51 (24.06%) DHCP
1 51 (24.06%) DNS
2 26 (12.26%) SAN
3 20 (9.43%) NetScaler
4 11 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (4.72%) Network Security
6 9 (4.25%) 3G
6 9 (4.25%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (4.25%) Firewall
7 8 (3.77%) SSL
8 7 (3.30%) LAN
8 7 (3.30%) WAN
9 6 (2.83%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (2.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (2.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (2.83%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (2.83%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (2.36%) HTTPS
11 3 (1.42%) VSAN
12 2 (0.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.25%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (3.30%) MySQL
4 7 (3.30%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (2.83%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.42%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.94%) OLTP
7 2 (0.94%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.94%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.47%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (8.02%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.19%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.25%) JIRA
3 9 (4.25%) TeamCity
4 6 (2.83%) SpecFlow
5 5 (2.36%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (1.89%) Maven
7 2 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.47%) GitLab
8 1 (0.47%) Gradle
8 1 (0.47%) MSI
8 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (5.19%) Finance
2 7 (3.30%) Legal
3 5 (2.36%) Banking
4 4 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.94%) Publishing
6 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (12.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (8.96%) Support Engineer
3 17 (8.02%) Developer
4 16 (7.55%) Citrix Engineer
5 15 (7.08%) Mobility Engineer
6 14 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (5.19%) Storage Engineer
8 10 (4.72%) Analyst
8 10 (4.72%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 9 (4.25%) C# Developer
9 9 (4.25%) Service Manager
10 8 (3.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 7 (3.30%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (3.30%) Deployment Engineer
11 7 (3.30%) Network Engineer
11 7 (3.30%) Operations Engineer
11 7 (3.30%) Service Desk Manager
12 6 (2.83%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (2.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (2.83%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.66%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (4.72%) .NET
3 9 (4.25%) ASP.NET
3 9 (4.25%) Software Packaging
3 9 (4.25%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (2.36%) CSS
5 5 (2.36%) HTML
5 5 (2.36%) LDAP
5 5 (2.36%) Middleware
5 5 (2.36%) XML
6 4 (1.89%) J2EE
6 4 (1.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 4 (1.89%) RESTful
7 3 (1.42%) Ajax
7 3 (1.42%) JDBC
8 2 (0.94%) JSP
8 2 (0.94%) Spring
8 2 (0.94%) Swing
8 2 (0.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (10.38%) Computer Science
3 21 (9.91%) Management Information System
3 21 (9.91%) PKI
4 19 (8.96%) Data Centre
5 11 (5.19%) EMC VNX
6 9 (4.25%) Celerra
6 9 (4.25%) EMC VMAX
6 9 (4.25%) Fat Client
6 9 (4.25%) Thin Client
7 8 (3.77%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (3.77%) HP Storage
7 8 (3.77%) HP StoreVirtual
7 8 (3.77%) Replication
7 8 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (3.30%) User Experience
9 6 (2.83%) Private Cloud
10 5 (2.36%) DataPower
11 4 (1.89%) Clustering
11 4 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 93 (43.87%) Windows
2 61 (28.77%) Windows Server
3 51 (24.06%) Linux
4 50 (23.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (11.32%) Unix
7 21 (9.91%) Android
7 21 (9.91%) Apple iOS
8 17 (8.02%) Windows Phone
8 17 (8.02%) Windows Phone 8
9 11 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (4.72%) Windows 10
11 8 (3.77%) AIX
11 8 (3.77%) Windows 7
11 8 (3.77%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.83%) Solaris
12 6 (2.83%) VME
13 4 (1.89%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (27.83%) ITIL
2 44 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (15.09%) DevOps
3 32 (15.09%) Incident Management
4 25 (11.79%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (9.91%) Configuration Management
5 21 (9.91%) Service Delivery
6 20 (9.43%) Open Source
7 19 (8.96%) Service Management
8 18 (8.49%) BDD
8 18 (8.49%) Business Continuity
8 18 (8.49%) Project Management
9 15 (7.08%) Content Management
10 13 (6.13%) High Availability
11 12 (5.66%) OO
12 10 (4.72%) Change Management
12 10 (4.72%) MVC
12 10 (4.72%) Software Delivery
12 10 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (4.72%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.75%) SQL
2 32 (15.09%) PowerShell
3 25 (11.79%) Java
4 23 (10.85%) Perl
5 19 (8.96%) Python
6 14 (6.60%) C
6 14 (6.60%) C++
7 13 (6.13%) C#
7 13 (6.13%) Ruby
8 12 (5.66%) Bash Shell
8 12 (5.66%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.77%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.30%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.42%) COBOL
11 3 (1.42%) Korn
12 1 (0.47%) Groovy
12 1 (0.47%) Scala
12 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.47%) VB
12 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 154 (72.64%) SC Cleared
2 34 (16.04%) Degree
3 30 (14.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 21 (9.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (6.13%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (3.77%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.36%) CCNA
8 5 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.89%) CISMP
9 4 (1.89%) CRISC
9 4 (1.89%) HP ASE
9 4 (1.89%) HPE ATP
9 4 (1.89%) SANS
10 3 (1.42%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.42%) OCP
10 3 (1.42%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (3.30%) QA
3 6 (2.83%) SLA
4 4 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.89%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.89%) PMO
5 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.47%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (25.47%) Active Directory
2 37 (17.45%) XenApp
3 32 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (11.79%) XenDesktop
5 19 (8.96%) vSphere
6 11 (5.19%) Docker
7 10 (4.72%) XenServer
8 9 (4.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (2.36%) Firmware
9 5 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.89%) Hyper-V
10 4 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (1.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.42%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.47%) Samba
Systems Management
1 32 (15.09%) Puppet
2 24 (11.32%) Ansible
3 17 (8.02%) AirWatch
3 17 (8.02%) SAP Afaria
3 17 (8.02%) XenMobile
4 16 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (7.08%) Terraform
6 13 (6.13%) Nagios
7 11 (5.19%) SCCM
8 10 (4.72%) Kubernetes
9 9 (4.25%) Packer
10 8 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (2.36%) Forum Sentry
12 4 (1.89%) Data Guard
12 4 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (1.89%) PowerCLI
13 3 (1.42%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 3 (1.42%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 59 (27.83%) Citrix
1 59 (27.83%) Microsoft
2 44 (20.75%) HP
3 39 (18.40%) VMware
4 35 (16.51%) SAP
5 29 (13.68%) Ivanti
6 27 (12.74%) McAfee
7 22 (10.38%) Oracle
8 20 (9.43%) Cisco
9 19 (8.96%) Apple
10 15 (7.08%) IBM
11 14 (6.60%) EMC
12 13 (6.13%) Axway
12 13 (6.13%) Brocade
12 13 (6.13%) New Relic
12 13 (6.13%) Splunk
13 11 (5.19%) 3PAR
13 11 (5.19%) Isilon
13 11 (5.19%) ThinPrint
14 9 (4.25%) Red Hat