Period
to 9 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Security Hardening skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Security Hardening over the 6 months to 9 December 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 Hardening
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 71 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - -
Contract jobs citing Security Hardening 2 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.27% 1.80% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 0
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
North East median daily rate £350 £400 -
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

Security Hardening is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 633 849 799
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.48% 90.13% 87.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 600 567
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +11.43%
10th Percentile £213 £280 £241
90th Percentile £572 £575 £563
North East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 29
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.00 £14.89 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.74% -19.51% -32.73%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.00 £9.80
90th Percentile £54.63 £46.10 £50.00
North East median hourly rate £15.70 £14.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year +12.14% -35.63% -18.04%

Security Hardening
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Security Hardening as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Security Hardening in Tyne and Wear

Security Hardening
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 Hardening in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Hardening in Tyne and Wear

Security Hardening
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 Hardening within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 9 December 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 -3 2 £350 -12.50% 1
Security Hardening
North East

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Security Hardening 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 Hardening.

1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager

Security Hardening
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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) AIX Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) BMC
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware