Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 3 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 155 186 696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.25% 20.28% 31.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.82% 57.59% 67.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 147 563
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
10th Percentile £313 £263 £220
90th Percentile £524 £441 £470
North East median daily rate £400 £325 £340
% change year-on-year +23.08% -4.41% -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 53
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +60.71% +6.67%
North East median hourly rate £16.64 £45.83 £27.50
% change year-on-year -63.70% +66.65% +7.84%

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 288 323 1,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 30.19% 35.22% 46.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 253 729
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -9.33%
10th Percentile £300 £271 £220
90th Percentile £578 £529 £500
North East median daily rate £400 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +10.34% +6.62% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 69
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.50 £42.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.48% +51.79% +9.80%
10th Percentile £12.38 £10.58 £15.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £42.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -68.24% +57.41% +12.50%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -2 152 £400 +17.65% 8
Gateshead - 3 £413 - 2
Security Cleared
North East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 107 (69.03%) SC Cleared
2 57 (36.77%) ITIL
3 38 (24.52%) Service Management
4 37 (23.87%) HP
5 35 (22.58%) Linux
6 34 (21.94%) SQL
6 34 (21.94%) Microsoft
7 33 (21.29%) Active Directory
8 32 (20.65%) Windows
8 32 (20.65%) Problem-Solving
9 24 (15.48%) Windows Server
10 23 (14.84%) Puppet
10 23 (14.84%) SQL Server
10 23 (14.84%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (14.19%) Oracle
12 21 (13.55%) Service Delivery
12 21 (13.55%) ITSM
12 21 (13.55%) SCCM
13 20 (12.90%) SharePoint
13 20 (12.90%) Runbook
14 19 (12.26%) EMC
14 19 (12.26%) Incident Management
14 19 (12.26%) VMware
15 18 (11.61%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (11.61%) Shell Script
15 18 (11.61%) Middleware
16 17 (10.97%) Red Hat
16 17 (10.97%) Firewall
16 17 (10.97%) MS Exchange
16 17 (10.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 20 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 17 (10.97%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.81%) TPMS
4 7 (4.52%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.58%) FileNet
6 2 (1.29%) Confluence
6 2 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.65%) Documentum
7 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.65%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 14 (9.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (9.03%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.52%) Office 365
2 7 (4.52%) OneDrive
3 4 (2.58%) IaaS
3 4 (2.58%) PaaS
3 4 (2.58%) SaaS
4 3 (1.94%) Datadog
5 2 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.65%) Boomi
6 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.97%) Firewall
2 10 (6.45%) NAS
2 10 (6.45%) SAN
3 9 (5.81%) LAN
3 9 (5.81%) WAN
4 8 (5.16%) HTTP
4 8 (5.16%) HTTPS
4 8 (5.16%) iSCSI
5 7 (4.52%) Skype
6 6 (3.87%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (3.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (3.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (3.23%) Network Security
8 4 (2.58%) DHCP
8 4 (2.58%) DNS
9 2 (1.29%) HSPA
9 2 (1.29%) Internet
10 1 (0.65%) FTP
10 1 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.52%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.58%) MySQL
4 4 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (1.94%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.29%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.65%) OLAP
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (10.32%) GitLab
2 11 (7.10%) Artifactory
3 8 (5.16%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.58%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.58%) JIRA
4 4 (2.58%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.94%) Maven
5 3 (1.94%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.65%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (3.23%) Finance
2 4 (2.58%) Publishing
3 1 (0.65%) Legal
3 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (14.19%) Analyst
2 17 (10.97%) Administrator
2 17 (10.97%) Applications Support
2 17 (10.97%) Support Analyst
3 15 (9.68%) Automation Engineer
4 10 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
4 10 (6.45%) Consultant
4 10 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (5.81%) Developer
5 9 (5.81%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (5.16%) Architect
7 7 (4.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.52%) Infrastructure Support
7 7 (4.52%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (4.52%) Senior Applications Support
7 7 (4.52%) Server Administrator
7 7 (4.52%) Support Consultant
7 7 (4.52%) Windows Administrator
8 6 (3.87%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.61%) Middleware
2 3 (1.94%) .NET
2 3 (1.94%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (1.94%) Web Services
3 2 (1.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.29%) J2EE
3 2 (1.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (1.29%) RESTful
4 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.65%) jBPM
4 1 (0.65%) JDBC
4 1 (0.65%) JSON
4 1 (0.65%) Node.js
4 1 (0.65%) Spring
4 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.45%) Clustering
2 10 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (5.16%) User Experience
4 6 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.87%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.23%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.94%) PKI
6 3 (1.94%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.29%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.29%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.29%) Replication
8 1 (0.65%) Handset
8 1 (0.65%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.58%) Linux
2 32 (20.65%) Windows
3 24 (15.48%) Windows Server
4 17 (10.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (9.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (8.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (6.45%) VME
7 10 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.87%) Unix
9 3 (1.94%) Android
9 3 (1.94%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.94%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.94%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.94%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (1.29%) CentOS
10 2 (1.29%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (36.77%) ITIL
2 38 (24.52%) Service Management
3 32 (20.65%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (14.84%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (13.55%) ITSM
5 21 (13.55%) Service Delivery
6 20 (12.90%) Runbook
7 19 (12.26%) Incident Management
8 18 (11.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (10.97%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (10.32%) Capacity Planning
10 16 (10.32%) OO
11 15 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
11 15 (9.68%) Security Hardening
12 14 (9.03%) DevOps
12 14 (9.03%) Open Source
13 12 (7.74%) Decision-Making
13 12 (7.74%) ITIL V3
14 11 (7.10%) Service Design
15 10 (6.45%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.94%) SQL
2 18 (11.61%) Shell Script
3 15 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.16%) Java
5 3 (1.94%) C
5 3 (1.94%) C#
5 3 (1.94%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.29%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.29%) C++
6 2 (1.29%) Perl
6 2 (1.29%) Python
6 2 (1.29%) Ruby
6 2 (1.29%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.65%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 107 (69.03%) SC Cleared
2 14 (9.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (7.74%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.23%) Degree
5 4 (2.58%) CISSP
6 3 (1.94%) CISM
6 3 (1.94%) CRISC
6 3 (1.94%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.29%) CISMP
7 2 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.29%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.29%) PMP
8 1 (0.65%) GCIA
8 1 (0.65%) GIAC
8 1 (0.65%) GSEC
8 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.65%) OCP
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.65%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.52%) QA
2 4 (2.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.58%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 3 (1.94%) PMO
4 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.65%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (21.29%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.32%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.39%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (8.39%) XenApp
3 13 (8.39%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.94%) Docker
4 3 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (14.84%) Puppet
2 21 (13.55%) SCCM
3 15 (9.68%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 14 (9.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 13 (8.39%) SCOM
5 13 (8.39%) vCenter Server
5 13 (8.39%) vMotion
6 10 (6.45%) Ansible
6 10 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (4.52%) Terraform
8 4 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.94%) AirWatch
9 3 (1.94%) Data Guard
9 3 (1.94%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.94%) Nagios
9 3 (1.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (1.94%) Packer
9 3 (1.94%) SAP Afaria
9 3 (1.94%) XenMobile
10 2 (1.29%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 37 (23.87%) HP
2 34 (21.94%) Microsoft
3 22 (14.19%) Oracle
4 19 (12.26%) EMC
4 19 (12.26%) VMware
5 17 (10.97%) Red Hat
6 15 (9.68%) 3PAR
7 13 (8.39%) BMC
8 10 (6.45%) McAfee
9 7 (4.52%) Cisco
10 6 (3.87%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.87%) F5
10 6 (3.87%) Juniper
10 6 (3.87%) Remedy
11 5 (3.23%) Citrix
11 5 (3.23%) SAP
12 3 (1.94%) Apple
12 3 (1.94%) New Relic
12 3 (1.94%) Splunk
13 2 (1.29%) ServiceNow