The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 12 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.27% - 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -32.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Qualifications Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 15.91% 31.52% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 16
Average daily rate £335 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £207 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Aberdeen region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Aberdeen region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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Top 21 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) GIAC
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) GCIH
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) ACSA
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) GIAC
2 1 (20.00%) GCIH
2 1 (20.00%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft