Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Security Hardening 17 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.71% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 0
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 - -
North East median daily rate £400 - -
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 873 816 1,786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 87.74% 87.18% 88.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 589 1,293
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £253 £263
90th Percentile £575 £588 £525
North East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 56
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.89 £18.50 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.51% -32.11% +34.57%
10th Percentile £10.13 £9.40 £13.16
90th Percentile £46.30 £50.00 £40.00
North East median hourly rate £14.39 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -52.05% +13.21% +51.43%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Hardening in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 January 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 - 17 £400 -
Security Hardening
North East

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 16 (94.12%) Disaster Recovery
1 16 (94.12%) Performance Tuning
1 16 (94.12%) Performance Monitoring
2 15 (88.24%) Capacity Planning
2 15 (88.24%) Shell Script
2 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 15 (88.24%) SC Cleared
2 15 (88.24%) Security Cleared
3 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (82.35%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (82.35%) SCCM
3 14 (82.35%) SCOM
3 14 (82.35%) XenApp
3 14 (82.35%) XenDesktop
3 14 (82.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 14 (82.35%) BMC
3 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
3 14 (82.35%) Oracle
3 14 (82.35%) MS Exchange
3 14 (82.35%) 3PAR
3 14 (82.35%) vCenter Server
4 13 (76.47%) Linux
4 13 (76.47%) EMC
5 11 (64.71%) HP
5 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
5 11 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (64.71%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (64.71%) vMotion
6 10 (58.82%) Puppet
6 10 (58.82%) Artifactory

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:

Application Platforms
1 14 (82.35%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Artifactory
1 10 (58.82%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Administrator
2 8 (47.06%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (41.18%) Server Administrator
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (17.65%) Analyst
6 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (11.76%) Senior Server Analyst
7 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Analyst
7 2 (11.76%) Server Analyst
7 2 (11.76%) Server Support
7 2 (11.76%) Server Support Analyst
7 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
2 6 (35.29%) Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Disaster Recovery
1 16 (94.12%) Performance Monitoring
1 16 (94.12%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (88.24%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (47.06%) ITIL
3 8 (47.06%) Service Management
4 6 (35.29%) Business Analysis
4 6 (35.29%) Statistics
5 2 (11.76%) Decision-Making
5 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (5.88%) DevOps
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Open Source
6 1 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.88%) Runbook
6 1 (5.88%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) SC Cleared
1 15 (88.24%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle RAC
1 14 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (82.35%) XenApp
1 14 (82.35%) XenDesktop
2 11 (64.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (82.35%) SCCM
1 14 (82.35%) SCOM
1 14 (82.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 14 (82.35%) vCenter Server
2 11 (64.71%) vMotion
3 10 (58.82%) Puppet
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.88%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) VMware
2 14 (82.35%) 3PAR
2 14 (82.35%) BMC
2 14 (82.35%) Oracle
3 13 (76.47%) EMC
4 11 (64.71%) HP
4 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) Qualys