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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 75 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 8 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 1.82% 1.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.84% 17.97% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£338 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £355 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.60% +16.27%
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
137 128 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.41% 10.11% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 72 40
Average daily rate £328 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £550 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £18.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.00 £22.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.00 £23.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

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 7 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (17.65%) QA
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow Management
4 3 (17.65%) Release Management
4 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (17.65%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
4 3 (17.65%) MS Office
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) WordPress
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.88%) Multicast
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
1 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
2 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Trainer
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
3 1 (5.88%) IT Trainer
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XHTML
2 1 (5.88%) SAML
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow Management
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Release Management
3 3 (17.65%) Workflow
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
2 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) EMC
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec
2 1 (5.88%) McAfee
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Fujitsu
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle