Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 218 238 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.60% 21.01% 31.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 59.73% 66.85% 68.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 161 412
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £310 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +9.68% -4.62%
10th Percentile £178 £208 £220
90th Percentile £488 £488 £460
North East median daily rate £300 £330 £310
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.45% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 30 22
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 £34.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +18.26% +59.72%
10th Percentile £17.70 £22.25 £25.75
90th Percentile £42.50 £44.20 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -11.03% +19.30% +76.36%

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 365 356 865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.50% 31.42% 46.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 239 569
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £345 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +12.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £200 £212 £224
90th Percentile £538 £528 £475
North East median daily rate £333 £350 £313
% change year-on-year -4.79% +11.82% -7.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 36 38
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.25 £31.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.45% +10.71% +73.27%
10th Percentile £8.38 £14.38 £16.11
90th Percentile £38.75 £43.00 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £13.72 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -54.27% +7.14% +73.27%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -1 216 £313 -8.09% 17
Hebburn - 1 £133 -
Security Cleared
North East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 158 (72.48%) SC Cleared
2 106 (48.62%) Windows
3 78 (35.78%) ITIL
3 78 (35.78%) Windows Server
4 68 (31.19%) Citrix
5 64 (29.36%) Microsoft
6 61 (27.98%) Active Directory
7 60 (27.52%) DHCP
7 60 (27.52%) DNS
8 59 (27.06%) HP
8 59 (27.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (23.39%) Linux
10 50 (22.94%) VMware
11 49 (22.48%) XenApp
12 46 (21.10%) SAP
13 44 (20.18%) Project Management
14 43 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
15 40 (18.35%) Ivanti
16 38 (17.43%) XenDesktop
16 38 (17.43%) SQL
16 38 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (16.97%) Degree
18 35 (16.06%) PowerShell
18 35 (16.06%) SAN
19 34 (15.60%) Service Delivery
20 33 (15.14%) Management Information System
20 33 (15.14%) NetScaler
21 32 (14.68%) Business Continuity
22 31 (14.22%) Service Management
22 31 (14.22%) Windows Server 2003

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 27 (12.39%) IIS
2 20 (9.17%) MS Exchange
3 16 (7.34%) WebLogic
4 14 (6.42%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.13%) JBoss
5 9 (4.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (3.67%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.75%) FileNet
8 5 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2000
8 5 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.29%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 5 (2.29%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.29%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.83%) Tuxedo
10 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.92%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.92%) TPMS
11 1 (0.46%) Jetty
11 1 (0.46%) nginx
11 1 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 20 (9.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (6.42%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (4.13%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (3.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.13%) Datadog
4 6 (2.75%) IaaS
4 6 (2.75%) PaaS
4 6 (2.75%) SaaS
5 5 (2.29%) Office 365
6 2 (0.92%) G Suite
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.46%) GitHub
7 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.46%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.46%) Route 53
7 1 (0.46%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 60 (27.52%) DHCP
1 60 (27.52%) DNS
2 35 (16.06%) SAN
3 33 (15.14%) NetScaler
4 10 (4.59%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (4.13%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (3.67%) 3G
6 8 (3.67%) SSL
7 6 (2.75%) Network Security
7 6 (2.75%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (2.29%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (2.29%) X.500
9 4 (1.83%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.38%) LAN
10 3 (1.38%) VSAN
10 3 (1.38%) WAN
11 2 (0.92%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.92%) Firewall
11 2 (0.92%) Skype
11 2 (0.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.75%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.38%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.92%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.92%) OLTP
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.46%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.46%) MS Access
7 1 (0.46%) MySQL
7 1 (0.46%) OLAP
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (4.59%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.75%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.75%) TeamCity
3 5 (2.29%) JIRA
3 5 (2.29%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.46%) Gradle
5 1 (0.46%) Maven
5 1 (0.46%) MSI
5 1 (0.46%) Sahi
5 1 (0.46%) Selenium
5 1 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.46%) WATIR
General
1 10 (4.59%) Finance
2 6 (2.75%) Legal
3 5 (2.29%) Banking
4 4 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (13.76%) Support Engineer
2 22 (10.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 21 (9.63%) Analyst
3 21 (9.63%) Citrix Engineer
3 21 (9.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (6.88%) Developer
5 13 (5.96%) Mobility Engineer
6 12 (5.50%) Service Manager
7 11 (5.05%) Storage Engineer
7 11 (5.05%) Support Analyst
8 9 (4.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (4.13%) Operations Engineer
9 7 (3.21%) C# Developer
9 7 (3.21%) Operations Analyst
9 7 (3.21%) Service Desk Manager
10 6 (2.75%) Architect
10 6 (2.75%) Consultant
10 6 (2.75%) Deployment Engineer
10 6 (2.75%) EMC Engineer
10 6 (2.75%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.13%) Elastic Stack
1 9 (4.13%) Software Packaging
1 9 (4.13%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (3.67%) .NET
3 7 (3.21%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.75%) ISPF
5 5 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (2.29%) CSS
5 5 (2.29%) HTML
5 5 (2.29%) LDAP
6 4 (1.83%) XML
7 3 (1.38%) Ajax
7 3 (1.38%) J2EE
7 3 (1.38%) RESTful
8 2 (0.92%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.92%) JDBC
8 2 (0.92%) jQuery
8 2 (0.92%) Spring
8 2 (0.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.92%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.14%) Management Information System
2 27 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (11.93%) Computer Science
4 18 (8.26%) PKI
5 12 (5.50%) Data Centre
6 11 (5.05%) EMC VNX
7 9 (4.13%) Celerra
7 9 (4.13%) EMC VMAX
8 8 (3.67%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (3.67%) Fat Client
8 8 (3.67%) HP Storage
8 8 (3.67%) HP StoreVirtual
8 8 (3.67%) Replication
8 8 (3.67%) Thin Client
9 6 (2.75%) Private Cloud
9 6 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (2.75%) User Experience
9 6 (2.75%) VSAM
10 5 (2.29%) DataPower
11 4 (1.83%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 106 (48.62%) Windows
2 78 (35.78%) Windows Server
3 59 (27.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (23.39%) Linux
5 31 (14.22%) Unix
5 31 (14.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (8.26%) Android
6 18 (8.26%) Apple iOS
6 18 (8.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (7.80%) Solaris
8 14 (6.42%) AIX
8 14 (6.42%) Windows Phone
8 14 (6.42%) Windows Phone 8
9 12 (5.50%) HPUX
10 11 (5.05%) VME
10 11 (5.05%) Windows 2000 Server
11 10 (4.59%) MVS
12 9 (4.13%) Windows 10
13 7 (3.21%) Windows 7
13 7 (3.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (35.78%) ITIL
2 44 (20.18%) Project Management
3 38 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (15.60%) Service Delivery
5 32 (14.68%) Business Continuity
6 31 (14.22%) Service Management
7 24 (11.01%) DevOps
8 23 (10.55%) Incident Management
9 22 (10.09%) Change Management
10 19 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (8.26%) Configuration Management
11 18 (8.26%) Open Source
12 16 (7.34%) ITIL V3
13 15 (6.88%) BDD
14 14 (6.42%) Content Management
15 11 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (4.59%) OO
16 10 (4.59%) Release Management
16 10 (4.59%) Risk Management
17 9 (4.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 38 (17.43%) SQL
2 35 (16.06%) PowerShell
3 26 (11.93%) Perl
4 21 (9.63%) Java
5 18 (8.26%) C
6 17 (7.80%) Shell Script
7 16 (7.34%) Python
8 11 (5.05%) C++
9 10 (4.59%) C#
9 10 (4.59%) Ruby
10 9 (4.13%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.75%) JCL
11 6 (2.75%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.29%) JavaScript
13 4 (1.83%) Korn
14 3 (1.38%) VBA
15 2 (0.92%) COBOL
16 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.46%) VB
16 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 158 (72.48%) SC Cleared
2 37 (16.97%) Degree
3 28 (12.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 26 (11.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (5.96%) DV Cleared
7 11 (5.05%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (2.29%) CCNA
8 5 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.83%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (1.83%) HP ASE
9 4 (1.83%) HPE ATP
10 3 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.92%) CISMP
11 2 (0.92%) CRISC
11 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.92%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.92%) SANS
11 2 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.46%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.75%) SLA
3 5 (2.29%) PMO
4 4 (1.83%) QA
5 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (27.98%) Active Directory
2 49 (22.48%) XenApp
3 43 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (17.43%) XenDesktop
5 31 (14.22%) vSphere
6 10 (4.59%) XenServer
7 8 (3.67%) Docker
7 8 (3.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (2.75%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 6 (2.75%) RACF
8 6 (2.75%) Samba
8 6 (2.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 5 (2.29%) Firmware
10 4 (1.83%) Hyper-V
11 3 (1.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.38%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (10.55%) Puppet
2 14 (6.42%) AirWatch
2 14 (6.42%) SAP Afaria
2 14 (6.42%) XenMobile
3 12 (5.50%) Ansible
3 12 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (4.59%) SCCM
5 9 (4.13%) Nagios
6 8 (3.67%) Terraform
7 7 (3.21%) Kubernetes
7 7 (3.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (2.75%) Packer
8 6 (2.75%) Tivoli
8 6 (2.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 5 (2.29%) Forum Sentry
10 4 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (1.83%) PowerCLI
11 3 (1.38%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (1.38%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 68 (31.19%) Citrix
2 64 (29.36%) Microsoft
3 59 (27.06%) HP
4 50 (22.94%) VMware
5 46 (21.10%) SAP
6 40 (18.35%) Ivanti
7 19 (8.72%) Oracle
8 18 (8.26%) McAfee
9 17 (7.80%) IBM
10 16 (7.34%) Apple
10 16 (7.34%) Cisco
11 15 (6.88%) Red Hat
12 14 (6.42%) EMC
13 13 (5.96%) Axway
13 13 (5.96%) Brocade
13 13 (5.96%) Sun
14 11 (5.05%) 3PAR
14 11 (5.05%) Isilon
15 10 (4.59%) ThinPrint
16 9 (4.13%) New Relic