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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 85 85 74
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 10 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.78% 0.32% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 3.40% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Median daily rate £245 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.09% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £378 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £378 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% +70.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +108.33%
SC Cleared
Scotland

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
140 147 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.94% 9.28% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 79 83
Median daily rate £373 £325 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% +77.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Toad
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) SQLPlus
6 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) MCSE
6 2 (20.00%) MCSA
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) AIX
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) MCTS
6 2 (20.00%) MCITP
6 2 (20.00%) StarTeam
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB

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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (30.00%) SQLPlus
3 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Toad
2 2 (20.00%) StarTeam
3 1 (10.00%) Bower
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Hudson
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Support
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
1 1 (10.00%) Sass
1 1 (10.00%) WCF
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) WinForms
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) AIX
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) BDD
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Kanban
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) CoffeeScript
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 2 (20.00%) MCSA
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) MCTS
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (20.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (20.00%) Veritas
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) DevExpress
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) VMware