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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 59 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 18 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.39% 1.55% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.31% 13.33% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
Average daily rate
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£438 £395 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.75% +68.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £358 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £410 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £16.16 £19.25 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.05% -48.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £19.25 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.83 £19.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -39.65%
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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
104 135 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.02% 11.61% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 56 61
Average daily rate £364 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £208 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £448 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 6
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.88% -49.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.83 £34.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 29 (72.50%) SC Cleared
2 11 (27.50%) MS Office
2 11 (27.50%) Windows
3 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (17.50%) Software Deployment
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Vista
4 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.50%) Citrix
5 6 (15.00%) Finance
6 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco
7 4 (10.00%) Project Management
7 4 (10.00%) JBoss
7 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (7.50%) AppSense
8 3 (7.50%) C#
8 3 (7.50%) .NET
8 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
8 3 (7.50%) CA
8 3 (7.50%) SLA
8 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
8 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
8 3 (7.50%) VMware
8 3 (7.50%) SCCM
8 3 (7.50%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (7.50%) Lumension
9 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (10.00%) JBoss
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Military
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 15 (37.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 15 (37.50%) Desktop Support
2 15 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) CLAS Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Programme Director
6 1 (2.50%) Chief Technology Officer
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) Java EE
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.50%) HTML5
3 1 (2.50%) CSS3
3 1 (2.50%) J2EE
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.50%) Spring
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.00%) CESG
2 2 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (5.00%) RMADS
3 1 (2.50%) SCADA
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (17.50%) Windows Vista
4 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (17.50%) Software Deployment
2 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (5.00%) SOA
3 2 (5.00%) Change Management
3 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL
3 2 (5.00%) People Management
3 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (5.00%) Earned Value Management
3 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (5.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (2.50%) Database Tuning
4 1 (2.50%) Security Architecture
4 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) C#
2 2 (5.00%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) VBA
2 2 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (72.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (17.50%) Citrix
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco
3 3 (7.50%) CA
3 3 (7.50%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) AppSense
3 3 (7.50%) Lumension
4 2 (5.00%) Fujitsu
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) EMC
5 1 (2.50%) F5
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