Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 160 238 961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 18.04% 26.83% 37.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.76% 64.85% 69.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 194 763
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £330 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £187 £252 £220
90th Percentile £540 £443 £450
North East median daily rate £375 £325 £321
% change year-on-year +15.38% +1.25% -5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 59
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £26.25 £34.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.79% +19.30% +9.62%
10th Percentile £21.78 £30.00 £24.80
90th Percentile £30.13 £48.75 £36.10
North East median hourly rate £17.61 £34.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -48.21% +21.43% +40.00%

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 277 367 1,378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 31.23% 41.38% 53.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 290 983
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £385 £360 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.94% +12.50% -8.57%
10th Percentile £254 £263 £220
90th Percentile £549 £519 £488
North East median daily rate £388 £350 £321
% change year-on-year +10.71% +9.03% -14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 81
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.50 £34.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.60% +21.43% +9.80%
10th Percentile £13.57 £16.50 £16.00
90th Percentile £28.38 £47.83 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £15.49 £33.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year -53.41% +18.75% +55.56%

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 16 October 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
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 16 October 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 -4 160 £375 +13.64% 12
Security Cleared
North East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 109 (68.13%) SC Cleared
2 54 (33.75%) Windows
3 53 (33.13%) ITIL
4 46 (28.75%) HP
5 45 (28.13%) Active Directory
6 40 (25.00%) Linux
6 40 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 34 (21.25%) Microsoft
8 30 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (18.13%) VMware
10 27 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (16.88%) SQL
11 26 (16.25%) Service Management
12 25 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (15.63%) Puppet
13 24 (15.00%) Citrix
13 24 (15.00%) SAN
13 24 (15.00%) Management Information System
14 23 (14.38%) DNS
14 23 (14.38%) DHCP
15 22 (13.75%) SQL Server
15 22 (13.75%) XenApp
15 22 (13.75%) DevOps
16 21 (13.13%) Open Source
17 20 (12.50%) XenDesktop
17 20 (12.50%) SAP
17 20 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
18 19 (11.88%) Oracle
18 19 (11.88%) Incident Management

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 14 (8.75%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.13%) IIS
3 4 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.88%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.25%) Confluence
5 2 (1.25%) JBoss
5 2 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.63%) CICS
6 1 (0.63%) Documentum
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.63%) FileNet
6 1 (0.63%) Jetty
6 1 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.63%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.63%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (6.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.00%) Datadog
4 4 (2.50%) IaaS
4 4 (2.50%) PaaS
4 4 (2.50%) SaaS
5 3 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.25%) G Suite
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.63%) Boomi
7 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.63%) Office 365
7 1 (0.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.00%) SAN
2 23 (14.38%) DHCP
2 23 (14.38%) DNS
3 14 (8.75%) Firewall
4 13 (8.13%) NetScaler
5 9 (5.63%) Fibre Channel
5 9 (5.63%) LAN
5 9 (5.63%) WAN
6 7 (4.38%) NAS
7 6 (3.75%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (3.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (3.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (3.75%) Network Security
8 5 (3.13%) HTTP
8 5 (3.13%) HTTPS
8 5 (3.13%) iSCSI
9 4 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.25%) 3G
10 2 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.38%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.75%) MySQL
4 6 (3.75%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.88%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.25%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.63%) OLAP
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (6.25%) GitLab
1 10 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 10 (6.25%) JIRA
2 7 (4.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.13%) Artifactory
3 5 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (3.13%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.50%) Maven
5 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (4.38%) Finance
2 4 (2.50%) Legal
2 4 (2.50%) Publishing
2 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (6.88%) Analyst
2 11 (6.88%) Developer
3 10 (6.25%) Administrator
3 10 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
4 9 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (5.63%) Service Manager
4 9 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
5 8 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 8 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 7 (4.38%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (4.38%) Service Desk Manager
6 7 (4.38%) Windows Administrator
7 6 (3.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (3.75%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 6 (3.75%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (3.75%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.88%) Middleware
2 8 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (2.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 4 (2.50%) RESTful
4 3 (1.88%) .NET
4 3 (1.88%) J2EE
4 3 (1.88%) JDBC
4 3 (1.88%) Web Services
5 2 (1.25%) Ajax
5 2 (1.25%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.25%) JSP
5 2 (1.25%) Software Packaging
5 2 (1.25%) Swing
5 2 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.63%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.63%) jBPM
6 1 (0.63%) JSON
6 1 (0.63%) Node.js
6 1 (0.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 14 (8.75%) Data Centre
3 13 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.50%) Clustering
5 11 (6.88%) Computer Science
5 11 (6.88%) EMC VMAX
5 11 (6.88%) User Experience
6 10 (6.25%) Replication
7 9 (5.63%) Celerra
7 9 (5.63%) EMC VNX
8 8 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (5.00%) HP Storage
8 8 (5.00%) HP StoreVirtual
9 7 (4.38%) PKI
10 3 (1.88%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.88%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.88%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.25%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (33.75%) Windows
2 40 (25.00%) Linux
2 40 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 30 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (8.75%) Unix
6 10 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (5.63%) Android
7 9 (5.63%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.13%) Windows Phone
8 5 (3.13%) Windows Phone 8
9 4 (2.50%) Mac OS
9 4 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.88%) Solaris
11 2 (1.25%) AIX
11 2 (1.25%) CentOS
11 2 (1.25%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.25%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.13%) ITIL
2 30 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (16.25%) Service Management
5 22 (13.75%) DevOps
6 21 (13.13%) Open Source
7 19 (11.88%) Incident Management
8 16 (10.00%) Business Continuity
9 15 (9.38%) ITSM
10 14 (8.75%) Configuration Management
10 14 (8.75%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (8.75%) Project Management
11 13 (8.13%) Decision-Making
12 12 (7.50%) Runbook
12 12 (7.50%) Service Delivery
13 11 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (6.88%) OO
13 11 (6.88%) Performance Monitoring
14 9 (5.63%) High Availability
14 9 (5.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.88%) SQL
2 16 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 15 (9.38%) Java
4 11 (6.88%) Perl
5 10 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 10 (6.25%) Python
6 8 (5.00%) C
7 7 (4.38%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.38%) C++
7 7 (4.38%) Ruby
8 3 (1.88%) C#
8 3 (1.88%) Korn
9 2 (1.25%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 109 (68.13%) SC Cleared
2 18 (11.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 16 (10.00%) Degree
4 11 (6.88%) DV Cleared
5 10 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (3.13%) CCNA
6 5 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.50%) CISMP
7 4 (2.50%) CRISC
7 4 (2.50%) HP ASE
7 4 (2.50%) HPE ATP
7 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.88%) CISSP
8 3 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.88%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.88%) OCP
8 3 (1.88%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (1.88%) SANS
9 2 (1.25%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.75%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (3.75%) QA
1 6 (3.75%) SLA
2 4 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.50%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.88%) PMO
4 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.63%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 25 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (13.75%) XenApp
4 20 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 15 (9.38%) vSphere
6 11 (6.88%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (3.75%) Docker
9 4 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (1.25%) Hyper-V
11 2 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (15.63%) Puppet
2 18 (11.25%) Ansible
3 12 (7.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 12 (7.50%) SCCM
3 12 (7.50%) Terraform
4 9 (5.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 9 (5.63%) vCenter Server
5 8 (5.00%) Nagios
5 8 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 7 (4.38%) SCOM
7 6 (3.75%) vMotion
8 5 (3.13%) AirWatch
8 5 (3.13%) Kubernetes
8 5 (3.13%) Packer
8 5 (3.13%) SAP Afaria
8 5 (3.13%) XenMobile
9 4 (2.50%) Data Guard
9 4 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (28.75%) HP
2 34 (21.25%) Microsoft
3 29 (18.13%) VMware
4 24 (15.00%) Citrix
5 20 (12.50%) SAP
6 19 (11.88%) Oracle
7 18 (11.25%) 3PAR
8 17 (10.63%) EMC
9 16 (10.00%) Cisco
9 16 (10.00%) Ivanti
10 14 (8.75%) McAfee
11 12 (7.50%) Red Hat
12 9 (5.63%) Brocade
12 9 (5.63%) Isilon
13 8 (5.00%) New Relic
13 8 (5.00%) Splunk
14 7 (4.38%) Apple
14 7 (4.38%) BMC
15 6 (3.75%) CheckPoint
15 6 (3.75%) Juniper