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 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 77 80 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 18 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.42% 0.50% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.68% 5.48% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 5
Median daily rate £300 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £234 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £369 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
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 £30.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.26% +54.50%
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
142 146 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.23% 9.16% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 81 84
Median daily rate £375 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £447 £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 £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +25.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 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 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 12 (34.29%) Java
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 9 (25.71%) Oracle
4 8 (22.86%) Windows
5 7 (20.00%) Web Services
5 7 (20.00%) Scrum
5 7 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (17.14%) XML
6 6 (17.14%) JBoss
6 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
6 6 (17.14%) .NET
6 6 (17.14%) C#
7 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 5 (14.29%) ITIL
7 5 (14.29%) Unix
7 5 (14.29%) MVC
7 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 5 (14.29%) Workflow
7 5 (14.29%) Finance
7 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 4 (11.43%) Kanban
8 4 (11.43%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (11.43%) RESTful
8 4 (11.43%) Open Source
8 4 (11.43%) BC Cleared
8 4 (11.43%) Spring Security

Security 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 (17.14%) JBoss
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) SAS
4 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.86%) assyst
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) SSH
1 4 (11.43%) SSL
2 2 (5.71%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.57%) Spatial Data
3 3 (8.57%) SQLPlus
4 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) git-flow
2 4 (11.43%) GitLab
2 4 (11.43%) Maven
2 4 (11.43%) Toad
3 2 (5.71%) StarTeam
3 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) Bower
4 1 (2.86%) Hudson
4 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Java Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Technical Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Systems Support
6 4 (11.43%) Systems Support Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) DBA
7 3 (8.57%) Digital Transformation
7 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 2 (5.71%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Digital Transformation Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Transformation Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Web Services
2 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) XML
3 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
4 4 (11.43%) Entity Framework
4 4 (11.43%) JAXB
4 4 (11.43%) JDBC
4 4 (11.43%) JSON
4 4 (11.43%) RESTful
4 4 (11.43%) SOAP
4 4 (11.43%) Spring
4 4 (11.43%) Spring Security
4 4 (11.43%) XSD
5 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) jQuery
5 1 (2.86%) Node.js
5 1 (2.86%) Sass
5 1 (2.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.57%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Clustering
2 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.86%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (5.71%) AIX
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Scrum
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) MVC
3 5 (14.29%) Workflow
4 4 (11.43%) Kanban
4 4 (11.43%) Open Source
5 3 (8.57%) BDD
5 3 (8.57%) Change Management
5 3 (8.57%) CRM
5 3 (8.57%) Database Tuning
5 3 (8.57%) Product Management
5 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.71%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (5.71%) ERP
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.71%) TDD
6 2 (5.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
5 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) SAS Macro
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) BC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.71%) MCITP
4 2 (5.71%) MCSA
4 2 (5.71%) MCSE
4 2 (5.71%) MCTS
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.86%) ISEB
5 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (5.71%) Netcool
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) ForgeRock
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) Intel Security
5 2 (5.71%) Veritas
5 2 (5.71%) VMware
6 1 (2.86%) Brocade
6 1 (2.86%) DevExpress
6 1 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) Juniper
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat