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 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 77 80 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 17 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.11% 0.41% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.41% 4.72% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 7
Average daily rate £405 £213 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.58% -34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £169 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £353 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +60.00%
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
137 127 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.93% 8.78% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 72 62
Average daily rate £413 £328 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.95% +5.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £213 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £446 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 29 April 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 29 April 2016, 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 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) Scrum
3 10 (26.32%) Java
3 10 (26.32%) .NET
4 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
4 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 7 (18.42%) C#
5 7 (18.42%) Oracle
5 7 (18.42%) Open Source
5 7 (18.42%) User Experience
6 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
6 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (10.53%) MVC
7 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
7 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (10.53%) SQL
7 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
7 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
7 4 (10.53%) BC Cleared
7 4 (10.53%) Entity Framework
7 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
8 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (7.89%) Network Architecture
8 3 (7.89%) Human Factors
8 3 (7.89%) Dojo

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (7.89%) ArcGIS
2 2 (5.26%) SAS
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) assyst
1 1 (2.63%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) LAN
1 3 (7.89%) VoIP
1 3 (7.89%) WAN
2 2 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) GIS
2 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (2.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Architect
2 9 (23.68%) Developer
2 9 (23.68%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Digital Project Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Digital Transformation
4 5 (13.16%) Digital Transformation Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Technical Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Transformation Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Transformation Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) DBA
5 3 (7.89%) GIS Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Lead Architect
5 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 3 (7.89%) User Researcher
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.26%) VB Developer
6 2 (5.26%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) .NET
2 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
2 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 4 (10.53%) Entity Framework
3 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
3 3 (7.89%) Dojo
3 3 (7.89%) jQuery
4 2 (5.26%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 7 (18.42%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.63%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) Scrum
3 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 7 (18.42%) Open Source
5 4 (10.53%) MVC
5 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Database Tuning
6 3 (7.89%) Ethnography
6 3 (7.89%) Human Factors
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL
6 3 (7.89%) Network Architecture
6 3 (7.89%) Presales
7 2 (5.26%) CRM
7 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.26%) ERP
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) Web Development
8 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) Java
2 7 (18.42%) C#
3 4 (10.53%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.26%) PHP
4 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.26%) VB
4 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.26%) VB6
5 1 (2.63%) Korn
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) SAS Macro
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (10.53%) BC Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Brocade
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix
3 1 (2.63%) EMC
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.63%) VMware