Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 2 4
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 132 518 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 13.72% 26.63% 17.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.98% 67.80% 60.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 432 172
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £333 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.21% -2.86% -0.22%
10th Percentile £261 £226 £231
90th Percentile £533 £450 £560
North East median daily rate £321 £340 £350
% change year-on-year -5.59% -2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 35 20
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £33.75 £28.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.54% +6.67% +69.57%
10th Percentile £31.00 £20.75 £17.77
90th Percentile £51.23 £50.35 £43.58
North East median hourly rate £33.75 £26.79 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.99% +7.15% -12.28%

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 281 764 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 29.21% 39.28% 28.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 550 270
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £535
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 42 27
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £26.54 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.98% +6.15% +54.70%
10th Percentile £8.38 £12.44 £14.41
90th Percentile £36.62 £42.70 £40.00
North East median hourly rate £30.00 £24.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +22.45% +16.67% -23.64%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -5 132 £333 -3.48% 9
Security Cleared
North East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 88 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 56 (42.42%) Windows
3 51 (38.64%) ITIL
4 41 (31.06%) Windows Server
5 38 (28.79%) HP
5 38 (28.79%) Project Management
6 37 (28.03%) Active Directory
6 37 (28.03%) Linux
7 35 (26.52%) Unix
7 35 (26.52%) Microsoft
8 30 (22.73%) Solaris
9 29 (21.97%) DNS
10 27 (20.45%) Citrix
11 26 (19.70%) VMware
12 25 (18.94%) SAP
13 24 (18.18%) DHCP
14 23 (17.42%) XenApp
15 22 (16.67%) XenDesktop
15 22 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
15 22 (16.67%) Service Delivery
16 21 (15.91%) Service Management
17 20 (15.15%) Ivanti
18 19 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (14.39%) PowerShell
18 19 (14.39%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (14.39%) SAN
18 19 (14.39%) Oracle
18 19 (14.39%) AIX
19 18 (13.64%) Red Hat
19 18 (13.64%) Migration

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 17 (12.88%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.36%) SharePoint
3 14 (10.61%) IIS
4 10 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (7.58%) Skype for Business
5 8 (6.06%) JBoss
5 8 (6.06%) OpenStack
5 8 (6.06%) WebLogic
6 7 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (5.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (5.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (3.79%) Apache
7 5 (3.79%) iPlanet
7 5 (3.79%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (3.79%) Tomcat
8 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 2 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (9.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (5.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (3.03%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.76%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.76%) InVision
Business Applications
1 6 (4.55%) SAP ERP
2 5 (3.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.52%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.82%) Office 365
2 7 (5.30%) PaaS
3 6 (4.55%) IaaS
3 6 (4.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Boomi
4 1 (0.76%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 29 (21.97%) DNS
2 24 (18.18%) DHCP
3 19 (14.39%) SAN
4 15 (11.36%) NetScaler
5 8 (6.06%) Firewall
5 8 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.30%) Skype
7 4 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (3.03%) X.500
8 2 (1.52%) Internet
8 2 (1.52%) LAN
8 2 (1.52%) NAS
8 2 (1.52%) SSH
8 2 (1.52%) WAN
9 1 (0.76%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.76%) Network Security
9 1 (0.76%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.76%) SMS
9 1 (0.76%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.76%) MS Access
3 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.76%) OLAP
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.52%) JIRA
4 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.76%) MSI
4 1 (0.76%) Sahi
4 1 (0.76%) Selenium
4 1 (0.76%) WATIR
General
1 4 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (14.39%) Support Engineer
2 16 (12.12%) Analyst
2 16 (12.12%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 12 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
4 11 (8.33%) Consultant
5 8 (6.06%) Architect
6 6 (4.55%) Citrix Engineer
6 6 (4.55%) Solaris Engineer
6 6 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 5 (3.79%) Developer
7 5 (3.79%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (3.79%) Operations Analyst
7 5 (3.79%) Service Manager
7 5 (3.79%) Service Transition Manager
7 5 (3.79%) Transition Manager
8 4 (3.03%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.03%) Messaging Specialist
8 4 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.27%) Design Engineer
9 3 (2.27%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.33%) .NET
2 7 (5.30%) XML
3 6 (4.55%) ISPF
4 5 (3.79%) J2EE
5 3 (2.27%) Web Services
6 2 (1.52%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.52%) CSS
6 2 (1.52%) HTML
6 2 (1.52%) jQuery
6 2 (1.52%) LDAP
7 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.76%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.76%) HTML5
7 1 (0.76%) JSON
7 1 (0.76%) Middleware
7 1 (0.76%) REST
7 1 (0.76%) SOAP
7 1 (0.76%) XSD
7 1 (0.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.88%) Management Information System
2 12 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.82%) Clustering
5 6 (4.55%) VSAM
6 5 (3.79%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.79%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.27%) PKI
7 3 (2.27%) Replication
8 2 (1.52%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.76%) CESG
9 1 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.76%) Social Media
9 1 (0.76%) Tandem
9 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (42.42%) Windows
2 41 (31.06%) Windows Server
3 37 (28.03%) Linux
4 35 (26.52%) Unix
5 30 (22.73%) Solaris
6 19 (14.39%) AIX
6 19 (14.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (12.88%) HPUX
8 12 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (7.58%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (5.30%) MVS
11 7 (5.30%) VMS
12 6 (4.55%) VME
13 5 (3.79%) SUSE
13 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (2.27%) Windows 2000
15 2 (1.52%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.76%) Debian
16 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (38.64%) ITIL
2 38 (28.79%) Project Management
3 22 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 21 (15.91%) Service Management
5 18 (13.64%) Business Continuity
5 18 (13.64%) Migration
6 16 (12.12%) ITIL V3
7 15 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (11.36%) Change Management
8 11 (8.33%) Load Balancing
8 11 (8.33%) Open Source
9 9 (6.82%) Data Management
9 9 (6.82%) Risk Management
10 8 (6.06%) DevOps
11 7 (5.30%) ERP
12 6 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (4.55%) Mentoring
12 6 (4.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 6 (4.55%) PRINCE2
12 6 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.39%) PowerShell
2 16 (12.12%) Perl
3 15 (11.36%) Shell Script
4 11 (8.33%) Korn
4 11 (8.33%) SQL
5 9 (6.82%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.06%) C
6 8 (6.06%) C#
7 6 (4.55%) JCL
7 6 (4.55%) Python
8 4 (3.03%) VBA
9 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.27%) C-shell
9 3 (2.27%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.52%) Java
11 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.76%) VB
11 1 (0.76%) VBScript
11 1 (0.76%) XPath
11 1 (0.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 88 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 22 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 17 (12.88%) Degree
4 12 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.55%) MCSE
7 4 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.52%) Master's Degree
8 2 (1.52%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.52%) PMP
9 1 (0.76%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.76%) CISSP
9 1 (0.76%) CITP
9 1 (0.76%) HND
9 1 (0.76%) IISP
9 1 (0.76%) ISEB
9 1 (0.76%) MBCS
9 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.79%) PMO
3 1 (0.76%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (28.03%) Active Directory
2 23 (17.42%) XenApp
3 22 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 19 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (12.88%) vSphere
6 8 (6.06%) Hyper-V
6 8 (6.06%) Samba
7 7 (5.30%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (5.30%) XenServer
8 6 (4.55%) Brightmail
8 6 (4.55%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 6 (4.55%) RACF
8 6 (4.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 6 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (3.79%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.52%) KVM
11 2 (1.52%) NFS
12 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 9 (6.82%) SCCM
2 6 (4.55%) Tivoli
2 6 (4.55%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 4 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (3.03%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.27%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.52%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.52%) Puppet
5 2 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.52%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.76%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.76%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.76%) SafeCom
6 1 (0.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 38 (28.79%) HP
2 35 (26.52%) Microsoft
3 27 (20.45%) Citrix
4 26 (19.70%) VMware
5 25 (18.94%) SAP
6 20 (15.15%) Ivanti
7 19 (14.39%) Oracle
8 18 (13.64%) Red Hat
9 16 (12.12%) Sun
10 11 (8.33%) Cisco
11 9 (6.82%) Veritas
12 8 (6.06%) ServiceNow
13 6 (4.55%) BMC
13 6 (4.55%) IBM
13 6 (4.55%) IronPort
13 6 (4.55%) Symantec
14 5 (3.79%) F5
15 4 (3.03%) Brocade
15 4 (3.03%) EMC
16 3 (2.27%) CheckPoint