The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 57 89 76
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -13
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 16 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.89% 0.14% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 1.33% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
Median daily rate £420 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.10 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.43% +60.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
112 150 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.21% 10.38% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 67 64
Median daily rate £400 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.83% -5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £15.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.98% -49.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 36 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (36.11%) Information Security
4 10 (27.78%) Information Assurance
4 10 (27.78%) Security Architecture
5 9 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 9 (25.00%) Java
6 8 (22.22%) TDD
6 8 (22.22%) Scrum
6 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
7 7 (19.44%) CREST Certified
7 7 (19.44%) Cryptography
7 7 (19.44%) CEH
7 7 (19.44%) CISSP
8 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 6 (16.67%) JBoss
8 6 (16.67%) SOA
8 6 (16.67%) Eclipse
8 6 (16.67%) Oracle
8 6 (16.67%) Java EE
8 6 (16.67%) jBPM
8 6 (16.67%) Statistics
8 6 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (16.67%) Maven
8 6 (16.67%) GIAC
8 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 6 (16.67%) Coaching
8 6 (16.67%) SANS
8 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 6 (16.67%) JBoss
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) VPN
1 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.33%) Big Data
3 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 6 (16.67%) Maven
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.33%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.33%) Electronics
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
1 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 3 (8.33%) Marketing
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Architect
2 7 (19.44%) Consultant
2 7 (19.44%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Security Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
5 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Security Advisor
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) CISSP Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
2 6 (16.67%) Drools
2 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 6 (16.67%) Java EE
2 6 (16.67%) jBPM
2 6 (16.67%) JPA
3 5 (13.89%) HTML
3 5 (13.89%) JMS
3 5 (13.89%) SOAP
3 5 (13.89%) Web Services
3 5 (13.89%) XML
3 5 (13.89%) XSD
3 5 (13.89%) XSLT
4 4 (11.11%) REST
5 3 (8.33%) Apache Camel
5 3 (8.33%) HTML5
5 3 (8.33%) JSON
6 2 (5.56%) RichFaces
6 2 (5.56%) Spring
6 2 (5.56%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) CESG
2 2 (5.56%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Information Security
3 10 (27.78%) Information Assurance
3 10 (27.78%) Security Architecture
4 9 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (22.22%) Scrum
5 8 (22.22%) TDD
6 7 (19.44%) Cryptography
7 6 (16.67%) Coaching
7 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (16.67%) SOA
7 6 (16.67%) Statistics
8 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
8 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
9 4 (11.11%) MVC
9 4 (11.11%) TOGAF
10 3 (8.33%) Programme Management
10 3 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) CEH
2 7 (19.44%) CISSP
2 7 (19.44%) CREST Certified
3 6 (16.67%) GIAC
3 6 (16.67%) SANS
4 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.78%) CISM
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) ISO27005
2 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle
1 6 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.33%) Cloudera
2 3 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) MapR