The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 71 72 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -27
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 22 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.54% 0.61% 2.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.86% 5.80% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 15
Average daily rate £450 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+49.12% +58.33%
Security 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
148 138 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.36% 10.52% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 67 53
Average daily rate £353 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.31% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £15.25 £30.00 £15.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.16% +88.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.00%) Scrum
3 20 (35.71%) User Experience
4 16 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 15 (26.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (23.21%) PRINCE2
7 11 (19.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (19.64%) Management Information System
8 10 (17.86%) .NET
8 10 (17.86%) Data Analysis
8 10 (17.86%) Human Factors
8 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
8 10 (17.86%) Ethnography
9 8 (14.29%) Java
9 8 (14.29%) Finance
10 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
10 6 (10.71%) jQuery
10 6 (10.71%) Open Source
10 6 (10.71%) Dojo
10 6 (10.71%) GIS
10 6 (10.71%) ArcGIS
11 5 (8.93%) ITIL
11 5 (8.93%) Oracle
11 5 (8.93%) SQL
11 5 (8.93%) TOGAF
11 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (8.93%) Product Management
11 5 (8.93%) Data Governance
12 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (10.71%) ArcGIS
2 2 (3.57%) JBoss
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) LAN
1 3 (5.36%) WAN
2 2 (3.57%) VoIP
3 1 (1.79%) SAN
3 1 (1.79%) Wireless
3 1 (1.79%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) GIS
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (1.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.79%) JProfiler
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 13 (23.21%) Developer
3 10 (17.86%) User Researcher
4 8 (14.29%) Architect
5 7 (12.50%) Digital Project Manager
5 7 (12.50%) Digital Transformation
6 6 (10.71%) GIS Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Digital Architect
7 5 (8.93%) Digital Technical Architect
7 5 (8.93%) Digital Transformation Manager
7 5 (8.93%) Technical Architect
7 5 (8.93%) Transformation Manager
7 5 (8.93%) Transformation Project Manager
7 5 (8.93%) User Experience Researcher
8 4 (7.14%) Business Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Service Manager
9 3 (5.36%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
2 6 (10.71%) Dojo
2 6 (10.71%) jQuery
3 2 (3.57%) COM+
4 1 (1.79%) Java EE
4 1 (1.79%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) User Experience
2 11 (19.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
1 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.00%) Scrum
3 16 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 15 (26.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (23.21%) PRINCE2
6 10 (17.86%) Data Analysis
6 10 (17.86%) Ethnography
6 10 (17.86%) Human Factors
7 6 (10.71%) Open Source
8 5 (8.93%) Data Governance
8 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (8.93%) ITIL
8 5 (8.93%) Product Management
8 5 (8.93%) TOGAF
9 4 (7.14%) BPR
9 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 4 (7.14%) Change Management
9 4 (7.14%) Project Management
10 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) Java
2 5 (8.93%) SQL
3 4 (7.14%) C#
4 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.57%) VB
5 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.57%) VB6
6 1 (1.79%) Korn
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
6 1 (1.79%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) ISEB
4 2 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.79%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
1 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (1.79%) Brocade
3 1 (1.79%) EMC
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.79%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
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