Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 2019 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
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 155 150 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 14.30% 15.38% 24.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.90% 51.02% 67.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 117 313
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £403 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.84% -11.43% +1.82%
10th Percentile £325 £255 £225
90th Percentile £547 £532 £450
North East median daily rate £405 £300 £347
% change year-on-year +35.00% -13.54% +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 33
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £27.50 £33.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +20.54% +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.00 £31.00 £20.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £51.23 £52.80
North East median hourly rate £20.00 £33.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year -40.74% +25.00% +8.00%

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 317 294 590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 29.24% 30.15% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 231 404
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £286 £260 £223
90th Percentile £567 £556 £525
North East median daily rate £405 £364 £350
% change year-on-year +11.34% +3.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 40
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £26.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +11.99% +11.61%
10th Percentile £12.06 £8.38 £12.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £38.25 £44.23
North East median hourly rate £15.13 £31.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -51.21% +37.78% +21.62%

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 18 March 2019.

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 18 March 2019.

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 18 March 2019. 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 0 143 £400 +29.03% 9
Gateshead - 12 £425 -
Security Cleared
North East

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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.

1 114 (73.55%) SC Cleared
2 43 (27.74%) ITIL
3 31 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (17.42%) SQL
4 27 (17.42%) SharePoint
4 27 (17.42%) Microsoft
4 27 (17.42%) Service Management
5 25 (16.13%) Active Directory
5 25 (16.13%) Linux
5 25 (16.13%) Oracle
6 22 (14.19%) Service Delivery
7 21 (13.55%) HP
8 20 (12.90%) SCCM
9 19 (12.26%) Windows
9 19 (12.26%) DevOps
10 18 (11.61%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (10.97%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (10.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (10.32%) ITIL V3
13 15 (9.68%) Office 365
14 14 (9.03%) ITSM
14 14 (9.03%) VMware
14 14 (9.03%) EMC
14 14 (9.03%) Performance Monitoring
15 13 (8.39%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (8.39%) Management Information System
15 13 (8.39%) Capacity Planning
16 12 (7.74%) Puppet
16 12 (7.74%) Skype for Business
16 12 (7.74%) Amazon AWS

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 (17.42%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.74%) Skype for Business
2 12 (7.74%) TPMS
3 10 (6.45%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.23%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (2.58%) FileNet
6 3 (1.94%) Confluence
7 2 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.65%) Documentum
8 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (7.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (7.74%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (7.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.68%) Office 365
2 12 (7.74%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.45%) OneDrive
4 9 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (3.87%) OpenShift
6 5 (3.23%) iPaaS
7 3 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.29%) IaaS
8 2 (1.29%) PaaS
8 2 (1.29%) SaaS
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.74%) Skype
2 9 (5.81%) Firewall
3 5 (3.23%) ATM
3 5 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (3.23%) Cisco Firepower
3 5 (3.23%) Cisco ISE
3 5 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (3.23%) VSAT
4 4 (2.58%) HTTP
4 4 (2.58%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.58%) iSCSI
4 4 (2.58%) NAS
4 4 (2.58%) SAN
5 3 (1.94%) DHCP
5 3 (1.94%) DNS
5 3 (1.94%) Network Security
5 3 (1.94%) WAN
6 2 (1.29%) HSPA
6 2 (1.29%) Internet
6 2 (1.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.58%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.94%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.94%) HSQLDB
4 3 (1.94%) Redis
4 3 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.29%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.29%) OLAP
5 2 (1.29%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (7.10%) GitLab
2 7 (4.52%) Artifactory
2 7 (4.52%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 5 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.23%) JIRA
4 3 (1.94%) git-flow
4 3 (1.94%) JMeter
4 3 (1.94%) JUnit
4 3 (1.94%) Mercurial
4 3 (1.94%) Selenium
4 3 (1.94%) Subversion
5 2 (1.29%) ProC
5 2 (1.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.65%) Gatling
6 1 (0.65%) Maven
General
1 6 (3.87%) Legal
2 3 (1.94%) Finance
3 2 (1.29%) Publishing
4 1 (0.65%) Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (16.77%) Analyst
1 26 (16.77%) Applications Support
2 21 (13.55%) Support Analyst
3 19 (12.26%) Applications Support Analyst
4 17 (10.97%) Administrator
5 16 (10.32%) Architect
6 15 (9.68%) Consultant
7 12 (7.74%) Developer
8 11 (7.10%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
9 10 (6.45%) Support Consultant
10 9 (5.81%) Automation Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (5.16%) Senior Applications Support
12 7 (4.52%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (4.52%) Server Administrator
12 7 (4.52%) Windows Administrator
13 6 (3.87%) Windows Systems Administrator
14 5 (3.23%) Incident Manager
14 5 (3.23%) Major Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.10%) Middleware
2 3 (1.94%) AngularJS
2 3 (1.94%) hapi
2 3 (1.94%) Hibernate
2 3 (1.94%) jQuery
2 3 (1.94%) Node.js
2 3 (1.94%) React
2 3 (1.94%) Spring Boot
3 1 (0.65%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.65%) J2EE
3 1 (0.65%) Spring
3 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.39%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.16%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.87%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.23%) Clustering
4 5 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.58%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.29%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.13%) Linux
2 19 (12.26%) Windows
3 17 (10.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (7.74%) VME
5 10 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 7 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.58%) Unix
8 4 (2.58%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.58%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.29%) Solaris
10 1 (0.65%) CentOS
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.74%) ITIL
2 31 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (17.42%) Service Management
4 22 (14.19%) Service Delivery
5 19 (12.26%) DevOps
6 18 (11.61%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (10.97%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (10.32%) ITIL V3
9 14 (9.03%) ITSM
9 14 (9.03%) Performance Monitoring
10 13 (8.39%) Capacity Planning
10 13 (8.39%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (7.74%) Security Hardening
12 11 (7.10%) Analytics
12 11 (7.10%) Incident Management
12 11 (7.10%) Runbook
13 10 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (6.45%) Information Security
13 10 (6.45%) OO
13 10 (6.45%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.42%) SQL
2 12 (7.74%) Java
2 12 (7.74%) JavaScript
3 11 (7.10%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.23%) Perl
5 2 (1.29%) C
5 2 (1.29%) Korn
5 2 (1.29%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 114 (73.55%) SC Cleared
2 10 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (5.81%) DV Cleared
4 7 (4.52%) CCNA
4 7 (4.52%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.87%) TOGAF Certification
6 5 (3.23%) CCNP
7 4 (2.58%) ISACA
8 3 (1.94%) CISSP
8 3 (1.94%) CRISC
9 2 (1.29%) CISM
9 2 (1.29%) MCSA
9 2 (1.29%) MCSE
9 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.65%) CISMP
10 1 (0.65%) Degree
10 1 (0.65%) ISEB
10 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.81%) QA
3 6 (3.87%) GDPR
4 4 (2.58%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (1.29%) PMO
6 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.10%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.45%) XenApp
3 10 (6.45%) XenDesktop
4 9 (5.81%) Docker
5 8 (5.16%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.23%) Gluster
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (12.90%) SCCM
2 12 (7.74%) Puppet
3 10 (6.45%) SCOM
3 10 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (6.45%) vCenter Server
4 9 (5.81%) Ansible
4 9 (5.81%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 8 (5.16%) vMotion
6 5 (3.23%) CloudForms
6 5 (3.23%) HAProxy
6 5 (3.23%) Kubernetes
6 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.29%) Terraform
8 1 (0.65%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.65%) Grafana
8 1 (0.65%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.65%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.65%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (17.42%) Microsoft
2 25 (16.13%) Oracle
3 21 (13.55%) HP
4 14 (9.03%) EMC
4 14 (9.03%) VMware
5 12 (7.74%) BMC
6 10 (6.45%) 3PAR
6 10 (6.45%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.23%) Cisco
7 5 (3.23%) F5
7 5 (3.23%) Gemalto
7 5 (3.23%) Juniper
8 4 (2.58%) Google
9 2 (1.29%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.29%) Hortonworks
9 2 (1.29%) SAP
9 2 (1.29%) Tableau
10 1 (0.65%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.65%) ServiceNow