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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 64 66 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 28 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.66% 1.01% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.73% 11.43% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 11
Average daily rate
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£380 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £217 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £645 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.60% +25.00%
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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
178 105 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.55% 8.85% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 50 48
Average daily rate £375 £364 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.02% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -61.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) SC Cleared
3 11 (31.43%) Scrum
4 7 (20.00%) Finance
4 7 (20.00%) ITIL
4 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (17.14%) User Experience
5 6 (17.14%) Cisco
5 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
6 5 (14.29%) Human Factors
6 5 (14.29%) SAN
6 5 (14.29%) Project Management
6 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.43%) Java
7 4 (11.43%) JBoss
7 4 (11.43%) VMware
7 4 (11.43%) Migration
7 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (8.57%) BPMN
8 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
8 3 (8.57%) NAS
8 3 (8.57%) Product Management
8 3 (8.57%) Data Governance
8 3 (8.57%) Firewall
8 3 (8.57%) TOGAF
8 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
8 3 (8.57%) HP
8 3 (8.57%) SOA

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 4 (11.43%) JBoss
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) SAN
2 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) NAS
2 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
3 2 (5.71%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
4 1 (2.86%) Wireless
4 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.86%) Wireless Security
4 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.71%) JProfiler
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Architect
1 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
1 5 (14.29%) Developer
1 5 (14.29%) Consultant
2 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Network Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Data Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Project Support Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Project Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Support Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
5 1 (2.86%) Trainer
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (2.86%) IT Trainer
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
1 2 (5.71%) XML
1 2 (5.71%) XSLT
1 2 (5.71%) Java EE
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) J2EE
2 1 (2.86%) JPA
2 1 (2.86%) Drools
2 1 (2.86%) Apache OpenJPA
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.86%) Apache CXF
2 1 (2.86%) RichFaces
2 1 (2.86%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.86%) JSF
2 1 (2.86%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) User Experience
3 5 (14.29%) Human Factors
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) PMI
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) AIX
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Scrum
3 7 (20.00%) ITIL
4 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
4 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 5 (14.29%) Project Management
6 4 (11.43%) Migration
7 3 (8.57%) SOA
7 3 (8.57%) TOGAF
7 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (8.57%) BPMN
7 3 (8.57%) Product Management
7 3 (8.57%) Data Governance
8 2 (5.71%) User Stories
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (5.71%) Time Management
8 2 (5.71%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.71%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) CISSP
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CISA
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.86%) WSUS
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco
2 4 (11.43%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec
5 1 (2.86%) McAfee
5 1 (2.86%) EMC
5 1 (2.86%) Informatica