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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 40 57 67
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 32 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.46% 2.40% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.36% 19.35% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 6
Median daily rate £538 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 - £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £30.90 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.35% +62.63%
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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
137 186 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.79% 12.41% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 90 58
Median daily rate £450 £350 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £485 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £15.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.98% -3.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

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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

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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 6 December 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 24 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (33.33%) Information Security
4 10 (23.81%) Java
4 10 (23.81%) Windows
4 10 (23.81%) Risk Management
4 10 (23.81%) Information Assurance
4 10 (23.81%) Security Architecture
5 9 (21.43%) XML
6 8 (19.05%) Web Services
7 7 (16.67%) Cryptography
7 7 (16.67%) CEH
7 7 (16.67%) JBoss
7 7 (16.67%) CISSP
7 7 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (16.67%) CREST Certified
8 6 (14.29%) SANS
8 6 (14.29%) SQL
8 6 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (14.29%) Statistics
8 6 (14.29%) GIAC
9 5 (11.90%) Scrum
9 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (11.90%) Workflow
9 5 (11.90%) JSON
9 5 (11.90%) TDD
9 5 (11.90%) Maven
9 5 (11.90%) XSD
9 5 (11.90%) SAP
9 5 (11.90%) Unix

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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 7 (16.67%) JBoss
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.76%) SAP BPC
2 2 (4.76%) SAP MII
3 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) SSH
1 4 (9.52%) SSL
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) VPN
2 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Big Data
3 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.76%) MaxDB
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) SAP BW
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.90%) Maven
2 4 (9.52%) git-flow
2 4 (9.52%) GitLab
3 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.76%) NWDI
3 2 (4.76%) StarTeam
4 1 (2.38%) JProfiler
4 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Electronics
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Consultant
3 8 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 7 (16.67%) Security Architect
4 7 (16.67%) Security Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Administrator
5 4 (9.52%) Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Security Advisor
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (4.76%) CISSP Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Hadoop Developer
7 2 (4.76%) SAP Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) XML
2 8 (19.05%) Web Services
3 5 (11.90%) JSON
3 5 (11.90%) SOAP
3 5 (11.90%) XSD
4 4 (9.52%) JAXB
4 4 (9.52%) JDBC
4 4 (9.52%) RESTful
4 4 (9.52%) Spring
4 4 (9.52%) Spring Security
5 3 (7.14%) Java EE
6 2 (4.76%) HTML
6 2 (4.76%) HTML5
6 2 (4.76%) SAP Basis
6 2 (4.76%) WSDL
6 2 (4.76%) XML Messaging
6 2 (4.76%) XSLT
7 1 (2.38%) Drools
7 1 (2.38%) JPA
7 1 (2.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 6 (14.29%) Statistics
3 4 (9.52%) CESG
4 2 (4.76%) Clustering
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.38%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Unix
3 3 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.76%) AIX
4 2 (4.76%) Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) Information Security
3 10 (23.81%) Information Assurance
3 10 (23.81%) Risk Management
3 10 (23.81%) Security Architecture
4 7 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
6 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (11.90%) Scrum
6 5 (11.90%) TDD
6 5 (11.90%) Workflow
7 4 (9.52%) Programme Management
7 4 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 4 (9.52%) Threat Modelling
8 3 (7.14%) Coaching
8 3 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (7.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) Java
2 6 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 7 (16.67%) CEH
2 7 (16.67%) CISSP
2 7 (16.67%) CREST Certified
3 6 (14.29%) GIAC
3 6 (14.29%) SANS
4 5 (11.90%) BC Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
6 2 (4.76%) Degree
6 2 (4.76%) ISEB
6 2 (4.76%) MCITP
6 2 (4.76%) MCSA
6 2 (4.76%) MCSE
6 2 (4.76%) MCTS
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.38%) CISM
7 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO27005
2 2 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (4.76%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) SAP
2 4 (9.52%) ForgeRock
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Cloudera
4 2 (4.76%) Citrix
4 2 (4.76%) Intel Security
4 2 (4.76%) Sybase
4 2 (4.76%) Veritas
5 1 (2.38%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.38%) MapR
5 1 (2.38%) Mitel
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
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