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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 76 58 51
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 5 25 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 1.96% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.97% 20.16% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Average daily rate
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£213 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £297 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £355 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £23.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -19.82%
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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
126 124 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.53% 9.72% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 62 42
Average daily rate £325 £303 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £198 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -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 24 April 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 24 April 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 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) SAN
3 5 (27.78%) Replication
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (22.22%) SCCM
4 4 (22.22%) SCOM
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (16.67%) C
5 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) IBM
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) MCSE
6 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (11.11%) .NET
6 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) WordPress
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (5.56%) Multicast
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (11.11%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Operations Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) CLAS Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Head of Operations
4 1 (5.56%) Head of IT
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) SAML
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) CESG
2 2 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (11.11%) RMADS
3 1 (5.56%) Blog
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL V2
4 2 (11.11%) Coaching
4 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (11.11%) Information Assurance
4 2 (11.11%) Release Management
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) MCTS
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
1 4 (22.22%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
2 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) McAfee