Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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 Clearance
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 193 767 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.98% 32.90% 17.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.96% 68.60% 55.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 619 169
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -2.22% -6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £220 £224
90th Percentile £448 £453 £588
North East median daily rate £325 £330 £340
% change year-on-year -1.52% -2.94% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 58 32
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% +6.67% +47.89%
10th Percentile £32.00 £20.75 £17.77
90th Percentile £51.10 £36.00 £43.68
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +60.71% +12.00% +35.14%

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 333 1118 469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 36.20% 47.96% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 799 283
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £330 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -8.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £275 £220 £231
90th Percentile £534 £489 £535
North East median daily rate £365 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +10.61% -12.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 76 44
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +9.80% +41.67%
10th Percentile £10.60 £15.00 £14.27
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £41.73
North East median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £22.18
% change year-on-year +42.86% +26.27% -19.36%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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 -1 193 £350 +6.06% 3
Security Cleared
North East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 141 (73.06%) SC Cleared
2 74 (38.34%) Linux
3 70 (36.27%) Oracle
4 68 (35.23%) Windows
5 60 (31.09%) Unix
6 59 (30.57%) AIX
7 52 (26.94%) Solaris
8 49 (25.39%) HP
9 43 (22.28%) WebLogic
10 42 (21.76%) ITIL
10 42 (21.76%) Red Hat
11 40 (20.73%) Microsoft
12 37 (19.17%) Active Directory
13 36 (18.65%) Cisco
13 36 (18.65%) JBoss
14 35 (18.13%) Migration
15 34 (17.62%) Perl
16 33 (17.10%) Sun
17 32 (16.58%) VMware
18 31 (16.06%) Clustering
19 30 (15.54%) DNS
19 30 (15.54%) SAN
19 30 (15.54%) Veritas
20 28 (14.51%) NetBackup
20 28 (14.51%) High Availability
21 27 (13.99%) Firewall
21 27 (13.99%) SQL
22 25 (12.95%) Tomcat
22 25 (12.95%) BPSS Clearance
23 24 (12.44%) Hyper-V

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 43 (22.28%) WebLogic
2 36 (18.65%) JBoss
3 25 (12.95%) Tomcat
4 23 (11.92%) Apache
5 22 (11.40%) iPlanet
6 20 (10.36%) Oracle Application Server
7 19 (9.84%) MS Exchange
8 18 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 18 (9.33%) SharePoint
9 17 (8.81%) Skype for Business
10 15 (7.77%) OpenStack
11 11 (5.70%) WebSphere
11 11 (5.70%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (4.15%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (4.15%) MQSeries
13 8 (4.15%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (3.63%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (3.63%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 12 (6.22%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (6.22%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.52%) InVision
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (7.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 11 (5.70%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 10 (5.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (3.63%) SAP ERP
5 6 (3.11%) Teamcenter
6 3 (1.55%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (1.55%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.22%) Office 365
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) Boomi
3 1 (0.52%) Google Drive
3 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.54%) DNS
1 30 (15.54%) SAN
2 27 (13.99%) Firewall
3 23 (11.92%) TCP/IP
4 18 (9.33%) Fibre Channel
5 16 (8.29%) LDAP
6 14 (7.25%) DHCP
7 8 (4.15%) NAS
7 8 (4.15%) Skype
7 8 (4.15%) WAN
7 8 (4.15%) X.21
8 6 (3.11%) FCoE
8 6 (3.11%) iSCSI
8 6 (3.11%) SSH
9 5 (2.59%) OpenLDAP
9 5 (2.59%) SMS
10 4 (2.07%) HTTP
10 4 (2.07%) LAN
11 3 (1.55%) Internet
11 3 (1.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.84%) Oracle Database
2 10 (5.18%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (4.66%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (3.63%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (2.59%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (2.59%) Sybase ASE
6 4 (2.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (2.07%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.55%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (1.55%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.52%) OLTP
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.11%) MSI
1 6 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (3.11%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.07%) JIRA
2 4 (2.07%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (4.66%) Finance
2 5 (2.59%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (11.40%) Unix Engineer
2 21 (10.88%) Consultant
3 20 (10.36%) DBA
4 19 (9.84%) Backup Engineer
4 19 (9.84%) Oracle DBA
5 18 (9.33%) AIX Engineer
6 13 (6.74%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (6.74%) Storage and Backup Engineer
6 13 (6.74%) Storage Engineer
7 12 (6.22%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (4.66%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 8 (4.15%) SC Cleared DBA
9 8 (4.15%) Solaris Engineer
10 7 (3.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (3.63%) Analyst
10 7 (3.63%) Architect
10 7 (3.63%) Support Engineer
11 6 (3.11%) Developer
11 6 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.40%) J2EE
2 11 (5.70%) Software Packaging
2 11 (5.70%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (5.70%) XML
3 10 (5.18%) .NET
4 7 (3.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (2.59%) CSS
5 5 (2.59%) HTML
5 5 (2.59%) Middleware
6 4 (2.07%) JSON
6 4 (2.07%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (2.07%) SOAP
7 3 (1.55%) Apache Camel
7 3 (1.55%) GWT
7 3 (1.55%) JSP
7 3 (1.55%) Spring
8 2 (1.04%) Spring Security
9 1 (0.52%) HTML5
9 1 (0.52%) jQuery
9 1 (0.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.06%) Clustering
2 17 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.77%) Data Centre
4 12 (6.22%) Private Cloud
5 10 (5.18%) Replication
6 9 (4.66%) HP Storage
7 8 (4.15%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.59%) Grid Computing
9 4 (2.07%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.07%) User Experience
10 3 (1.55%) DataPower
10 3 (1.55%) IVR
10 3 (1.55%) PKI
10 3 (1.55%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.04%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Exalytics
12 1 (0.52%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 74 (38.34%) Linux
2 68 (35.23%) Windows
3 60 (31.09%) Unix
4 59 (30.57%) AIX
5 52 (26.94%) Solaris
6 24 (12.44%) HPUX
7 23 (11.92%) Windows Server
8 21 (10.88%) SUSE
9 20 (10.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (5.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (3.11%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.55%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.52%) Android
14 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.52%) Debian
14 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.52%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.76%) ITIL
2 35 (18.13%) Migration
3 28 (14.51%) High Availability
4 22 (11.40%) Load Balancing
5 21 (10.88%) Performance Tuning
6 19 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (8.81%) DevOps
7 17 (8.81%) OO
7 17 (8.81%) Project Management
8 14 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (5.70%) Quality Management
10 10 (5.18%) CRM
10 10 (5.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 10 (5.18%) Workflow
11 9 (4.66%) ERP
11 9 (4.66%) QMS
11 9 (4.66%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (4.15%) Data Migration
12 8 (4.15%) Performance Monitoring
12 8 (4.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (17.62%) Perl
2 27 (13.99%) SQL
3 22 (11.40%) Korn
4 15 (7.77%) PL/SQL
5 14 (7.25%) Python
6 12 (6.22%) Shell Script
7 11 (5.70%) PowerShell
8 10 (5.18%) Bash Shell
8 10 (5.18%) C#
8 10 (5.18%) C-shell
8 10 (5.18%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.15%) Java
10 3 (1.55%) C
10 3 (1.55%) VBA
11 2 (1.04%) VB
12 1 (0.52%) C++
12 1 (0.52%) COBOL
12 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.52%) XPath
12 1 (0.52%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 141 (73.06%) SC Cleared
2 25 (12.95%) BPSS Clearance
3 15 (7.77%) Degree
4 8 (4.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.63%) PMI Certification
5 7 (3.63%) PMP
6 6 (3.11%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.11%) MCSE
7 2 (1.04%) CCNP
7 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.52%) CCDP
8 1 (0.52%) CCIE
8 1 (0.52%) CCIP
8 1 (0.52%) HND
8 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.52%) OCP
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.63%) Disclosure Scotland
1 7 (3.63%) PMO
2 3 (1.55%) HL7
3 2 (1.04%) SLA
4 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 37 (19.17%) Active Directory
2 24 (12.44%) Hyper-V
3 19 (9.84%) Oracle RAC
3 19 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (7.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 14 (7.25%) XenApp
5 13 (6.74%) KVM
5 13 (6.74%) XenDesktop
6 12 (6.22%) XenServer
7 10 (5.18%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (5.18%) Samba
8 8 (4.15%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (3.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (3.11%) Brightmail
10 6 (3.11%) NFS
11 3 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.55%) vSphere
12 2 (1.04%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (14.51%) NetBackup
2 19 (9.84%) HP Data Protector
2 19 (9.84%) SCCM
3 18 (9.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 15 (7.77%) Data Guard
5 14 (7.25%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (6.74%) Puppet
7 12 (6.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 11 (5.70%) Backup Exec
9 9 (4.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 8 (4.15%) OpenView
10 8 (4.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (2.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (1.55%) FortiGate
12 3 (1.55%) Forum Sentry
12 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (1.55%) vCenter Server
12 3 (1.55%) XenMobile
13 2 (1.04%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 70 (36.27%) Oracle
2 49 (25.39%) HP
3 42 (21.76%) Red Hat
4 40 (20.73%) Microsoft
5 36 (18.65%) Cisco
6 33 (17.10%) Sun
7 32 (16.58%) VMware
8 30 (15.54%) Veritas
9 22 (11.40%) IBM
10 21 (10.88%) Symantec
11 18 (9.33%) Brocade
11 18 (9.33%) Citrix
11 18 (9.33%) EMC
11 18 (9.33%) F5
12 15 (7.77%) PlateSpin
13 11 (5.70%) AppSense
13 11 (5.70%) Axway
13 11 (5.70%) Informatica
13 11 (5.70%) Siebel
14 10 (5.18%) SAP