The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Edinburgh region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 55 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 31 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.33% 0.79% 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.79% 8.11% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 5
Average daily rate £325 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £293 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £433 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £32.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.87 - £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
136 74 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.21% 9.79% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 40 47
Average daily rate £310 £323 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% -3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £151 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £25.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 - £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
Security Cleared
Scotland

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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 31 (63.27%) SC Cleared
2 16 (32.65%) Windows
3 11 (22.45%) Java
4 10 (20.41%) Windows 7
5 9 (18.37%) SOA
6 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
6 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (14.29%) HP
7 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 7 (14.29%) SCCM
8 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
8 6 (12.24%) Oracle
8 6 (12.24%) LoadRunner
8 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
9 5 (10.20%) Citrix
9 5 (10.20%) .NET
10 4 (8.16%) HTML
10 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
10 4 (8.16%) ITIL
10 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
10 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.16%) Scrum
10 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
10 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
11 3 (6.12%) WCF
11 3 (6.12%) Finance
11 3 (6.12%) Migration
11 3 (6.12%) Hibernate

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) Alfresco
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Movex
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) LAN
1 2 (4.08%) LDAP
1 2 (4.08%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.04%) Wireless
2 1 (2.04%) VPN
2 1 (2.04%) SAN
2 1 (2.04%) DAB
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) Maven
3 1 (2.04%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (16.33%) Developer
1 8 (16.33%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Architect
2 7 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Tester
3 6 (12.24%) Performance Tester
4 5 (10.20%) Performance Test Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.16%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Lead Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.16%) IT Support
6 3 (6.12%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.08%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) HTML
3 3 (6.12%) WCF
3 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
3 3 (6.12%) CSS
4 2 (4.08%) XML
4 2 (4.08%) EDI
4 2 (4.08%) JAAS
4 2 (4.08%) JavaBeans
4 2 (4.08%) Java EE
4 2 (4.08%) Spring
4 2 (4.08%) JSF
4 2 (4.08%) jQuery
4 2 (4.08%) JPA
4 2 (4.08%) Facelets
5 1 (2.04%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.04%) Apache CXF
5 1 (2.04%) Drools
5 1 (2.04%) jBPM
5 1 (2.04%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) CESG
1 1 (2.04%) IVR
1 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Windows
2 10 (20.41%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) SOA
2 7 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
4 4 (8.16%) ITIL
4 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.16%) Scrum
5 3 (6.12%) Migration
5 3 (6.12%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) PRINCE
6 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.08%) Change Management
6 2 (4.08%) Identity Management
6 2 (4.08%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.08%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.08%) Document Management
6 2 (4.08%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) BPMN
6 2 (4.08%) Business Transformation
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) Java
2 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.08%) SQL
4 2 (4.08%) C#
5 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (63.27%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
1 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) HP
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle
4 5 (10.20%) Citrix
5 2 (4.08%) JBoss
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.04%) CA
6 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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