The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 14 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.55% 0.90% -
As % of the Qualifications category 40.00% 3.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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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
20 66 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 18.87% 29.60% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 37 14
Average daily rate £310 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SIEM
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) HPUX
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Sun
3 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (12.50%) GCIH
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) ACSA
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) GIAC
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Analysis

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) PVCS
1 1 (12.50%) Toad
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) EDI
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) HPUX
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) SIEM
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) GCIH
2 1 (12.50%) ACSA
2 1 (12.50%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Sun
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec
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