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 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 65 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 12 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.00% 1.90% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.01% 18.42% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 5
Average daily rate
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£190 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £375 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £410 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -43.75%
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 Edinburgh region.

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
109 114 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.08% 10.34% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 48 42
Average daily rate £364 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £298 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Average hourly rate £12.25 £32.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.71% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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

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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 29 August 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 30 (69.77%) SC Cleared
2 13 (30.23%) MS Office
3 12 (27.91%) Windows
4 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
5 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
6 7 (16.28%) Citrix
6 7 (16.28%) Software Deployment
6 7 (16.28%) Windows Vista
7 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
8 4 (9.30%) Blackberry
8 4 (9.30%) JBoss
8 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
9 3 (6.98%) SCCM
9 3 (6.98%) Lumension
9 3 (6.98%) VMware
9 3 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (6.98%) AppSense
9 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.98%) C#
9 3 (6.98%) .NET
9 3 (6.98%) Oracle
9 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
9 3 (6.98%) SLA
9 3 (6.98%) CA
9 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
10 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
10 2 (4.65%) Migration
10 2 (4.65%) CMS
10 2 (4.65%) Red Hat

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (4.65%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Movex
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) VPN
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
1 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
1 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Support Engineer
2 16 (37.21%) Desktop Support
2 16 (37.21%) Desktop Engineer
3 15 (34.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) IT Support
6 3 (6.98%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Programme Director
7 2 (4.65%) CLAS Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Change Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) Java EE
3 1 (2.33%) J2EE
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.65%) CESG
2 2 (4.65%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (4.65%) RMADS
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Vista
4 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Software Deployment
2 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.65%) SOA
3 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
3 2 (4.65%) Migration
3 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
3 2 (4.65%) Test Strategy
3 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (4.65%) Information Assurance
4 1 (2.33%) Database Tuning
4 1 (2.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (2.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.33%) Data Architecture
4 1 (2.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) C#
2 2 (4.65%) Java
2 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) VBA
3 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) Citrix
3 4 (9.30%) JBoss
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle
4 3 (6.98%) CA
4 3 (6.98%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) AppSense
4 3 (6.98%) Lumension
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.33%) F5
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) EMC
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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