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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 109 146 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 18.70% 20.86% 19.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.24% 60.83% 62.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 97 49
Median daily rate £380 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Median hourly rate £38.75 £18.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +109.45% +14.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £18.50 £12.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £18.50 £26.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £43.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year -10.17% +18.78%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Academic & Professional Certification
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 153 240 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 26.24% 34.29% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 159 78
Median daily rate £363 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.28% -1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £459 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.99 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.71% +5.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £18.20 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 106 £385 +10.00% 7
Gateshead - 1 £450 - 1
Jarrow - 1 £263 -
Security Cleared
North East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 252 (72.41%) SC Cleared
2 147 (42.24%) Windows
3 107 (30.75%) Windows Server
4 95 (27.30%) ITIL
5 93 (26.72%) Active Directory
5 93 (26.72%) HP
6 83 (23.85%) Linux
7 78 (22.41%) Microsoft
8 68 (19.54%) Unix
9 62 (17.82%) Migration
10 58 (16.67%) SQL
11 55 (15.80%) DNS
12 51 (14.66%) Change Control
13 48 (13.79%) VMware
13 48 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
14 47 (13.51%) DHCP
14 47 (13.51%) Oracle
14 47 (13.51%) PowerShell
15 45 (12.93%) Cisco
16 44 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
17 43 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
18 42 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
19 41 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
19 41 (11.78%) Red Hat
19 41 (11.78%) DevOps
20 39 (11.21%) TCP/IP
20 39 (11.21%) SCCM
21 38 (10.92%) MS Excel
22 37 (10.63%) LAN
22 37 (10.63%) F5

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 35 (10.06%) WebLogic
2 19 (5.46%) Confluence
3 18 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 18 (5.17%) Skype for Business
4 14 (4.02%) MS Exchange
5 13 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (2.87%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (2.59%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (2.30%) Office Communications Server
9 7 (2.01%) CMS
10 6 (1.72%) JBoss
10 6 (1.72%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (1.44%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.44%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.15%) Apache
12 4 (1.15%) FileNet
12 4 (1.15%) iPlanet
12 4 (1.15%) SAS
13 3 (0.86%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 38 (10.92%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.31%) MS Office
3 5 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.44%) MS Project
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.72%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.57%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (6.61%) Office 365
3 22 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.74%) Trello
5 9 (2.59%) SaaS
6 6 (1.72%) IaaS
6 6 (1.72%) PaaS
7 3 (0.86%) HP Helion
8 2 (0.57%) GitHub
9 1 (0.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 55 (15.80%) DNS
2 47 (13.51%) DHCP
3 39 (11.21%) TCP/IP
4 37 (10.63%) LAN
5 35 (10.06%) Firewall
6 34 (9.77%) WAN
7 25 (7.18%) Wireless
8 18 (5.17%) BIG-IP
9 14 (4.02%) Skype
10 13 (3.74%) Internet
11 9 (2.59%) Intranet
12 7 (2.01%) LDAP
12 7 (2.01%) Network Security
13 6 (1.72%) 3G
13 6 (1.72%) SMS
13 6 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.44%) Kerberos
14 5 (1.44%) SAN
15 4 (1.15%) X.500
16 3 (0.86%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.76%) BusinessObjects
2 16 (4.60%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.74%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.01%) BODI
4 7 (2.01%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.72%) DB2
6 5 (1.44%) SAP HANA
7 4 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.15%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.86%) Ingres
8 3 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.57%) Big Data
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.57%) PowerCenter
9 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 28 (8.05%) Git (software)
2 24 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
3 22 (6.32%) Jenkins
4 17 (4.89%) JIRA
5 13 (3.74%) GitLab
6 7 (2.01%) HP UFT
6 7 (2.01%) Oracle APEX
6 7 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.86%) MSI
7 3 (0.86%) Sahi
7 3 (0.86%) Selenium
7 3 (0.86%) WATIR
8 2 (0.57%) GCC
8 2 (0.57%) GDB
8 2 (0.57%) StarTeam
8 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.29%) Log4j
9 1 (0.29%) ProC
9 1 (0.29%) Subversion
9 1 (0.29%) WiX
General
1 13 (3.74%) Finance
2 11 (3.16%) Telecoms
3 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.57%) Legal
5 1 (0.29%) Banking
5 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 53 (15.23%) Support Engineer
2 32 (9.20%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (8.62%) Architect
4 28 (8.05%) Network Engineer
5 23 (6.61%) Desktop Engineer
6 20 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (5.75%) Automation Engineer
6 20 (5.75%) Developer
7 19 (5.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 19 (5.46%) Desktop Support
7 19 (5.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 17 (4.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 15 (4.31%) Cloud Engineer
9 15 (4.31%) Migration Engineer
10 14 (4.02%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 14 (4.02%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
10 14 (4.02%) Analyst
11 12 (3.45%) Administrator
11 12 (3.45%) Consultant
11 12 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.90%) Software Packaging
2 11 (3.16%) .NET
2 11 (3.16%) XML
3 8 (2.30%) Middleware
4 7 (2.01%) Web Services
5 6 (1.72%) HTML
5 6 (1.72%) J2EE
6 5 (1.44%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.86%) CSS
7 3 (0.86%) jQuery
8 2 (0.57%) Laravel
8 2 (0.57%) REST
8 2 (0.57%) SailPoint
8 2 (0.57%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.29%) JAX-RPC
9 1 (0.29%) JDBC
9 1 (0.29%) SOAP
9 1 (0.29%) WSDL
9 1 (0.29%) XSL
9 1 (0.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.32%) Data Centre
3 16 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.16%) Private Cloud
6 9 (2.59%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.01%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.01%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.01%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.44%) Replication
8 5 (1.44%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.15%) Clustering
9 4 (1.15%) NHS
9 4 (1.15%) PKI
10 3 (0.86%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.57%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.57%) Tandem
11 2 (0.57%) User Experience
12 1 (0.29%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 147 (42.24%) Windows
2 107 (30.75%) Windows Server
3 83 (23.85%) Linux
4 68 (19.54%) Unix
5 48 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (9.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (8.91%) Windows 7
9 15 (4.31%) Solaris
10 13 (3.74%) AIX
11 9 (2.59%) HPUX
12 7 (2.01%) Android
12 7 (2.01%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.72%) Windows XP
13 6 (1.72%) zOS
14 5 (1.44%) Windows 10
14 5 (1.44%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.57%) SUSE
15 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (27.30%) ITIL
2 62 (17.82%) Migration
3 51 (14.66%) Change Control
4 43 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (11.78%) DevOps
6 33 (9.48%) Service Management
7 30 (8.62%) ITSM
7 30 (8.62%) Network Design
8 28 (8.05%) Open Source
9 27 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (6.90%) Configuration Management
11 23 (6.61%) Project Management
12 20 (5.75%) Change Management
12 20 (5.75%) Software Delivery
13 19 (5.46%) Server Monitoring
14 18 (5.17%) Problem Management
14 18 (5.17%) Service Delivery
15 16 (4.60%) Virtual Environments
16 15 (4.31%) Quality Management
17 14 (4.02%) OO
Programming Languages
1 58 (16.67%) SQL
2 47 (13.51%) PowerShell
3 26 (7.47%) VB
4 25 (7.18%) Perl
5 24 (6.90%) Shell Script
6 16 (4.60%) Java
7 11 (3.16%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.59%) C
9 6 (1.72%) VBScript
10 5 (1.44%) C#
11 4 (1.15%) C++
11 4 (1.15%) Ruby
11 4 (1.15%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.86%) PHP
13 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.29%) COBOL
14 1 (0.29%) Jython
14 1 (0.29%) Python
14 1 (0.29%) REXX
14 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 252 (72.41%) SC Cleared
2 37 (10.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 27 (7.76%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (7.18%) CCNP
4 25 (7.18%) DV Cleared
5 24 (6.90%) JNCIA
6 23 (6.61%) CCIE
6 23 (6.61%) CCSA
6 23 (6.61%) Degree
7 21 (6.03%) CCDP
7 21 (6.03%) CCIP
7 21 (6.03%) CCSE
7 21 (6.03%) JNCIE
8 15 (4.31%) HP ASE
8 15 (4.31%) HP MASE
9 10 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (2.59%) MCSE
11 3 (0.86%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.86%) CCNA
12 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.18%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (2.01%) PMO
3 6 (1.72%) QA
3 6 (1.72%) SLA
4 2 (0.57%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 93 (26.72%) Active Directory
2 41 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (8.33%) XenApp
4 20 (5.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (4.31%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.30%) XenDesktop
6 8 (2.30%) XenServer
7 5 (1.44%) Firmware
7 5 (1.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (1.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (0.86%) KVM
10 2 (0.57%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.29%) Docker
11 1 (0.29%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (11.21%) SCCM
2 33 (9.48%) HP SiteScope
3 26 (7.47%) Ansible
4 22 (6.32%) FortiGate
5 18 (5.17%) Dollar Universe
6 15 (4.31%) Tivoli
7 8 (2.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 7 (2.01%) Puppet
8 7 (2.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (1.72%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 5 (1.44%) Control-M
10 5 (1.44%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (1.15%) XenMobile
12 3 (0.86%) HP UCMDB
12 3 (0.86%) MOM
13 2 (0.57%) SCOM
13 2 (0.57%) SCOrch
13 2 (0.57%) WMI
13 2 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 93 (26.72%) HP
2 78 (22.41%) Microsoft
3 48 (13.79%) VMware
4 47 (13.51%) Oracle
5 45 (12.93%) Cisco
6 41 (11.78%) Red Hat
7 37 (10.63%) F5
8 27 (7.76%) CheckPoint
9 26 (7.47%) Citrix
10 25 (7.18%) Juniper
10 25 (7.18%) Riverbed
10 25 (7.18%) TIBCO
11 24 (6.90%) Fortinet
12 17 (4.89%) Atlassian
13 16 (4.60%) AppSense
14 15 (4.31%) Aruba
15 10 (2.87%) CA
16 8 (2.30%) IBM
17 7 (2.01%) SAP
17 7 (2.01%) Sun
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