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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 46 69 75
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 27 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.22% 1.45% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.48% 14.00% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 1
Median daily rate £400 £425 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +100.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £52.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.10 £33.19
% change year-on-year
-10.43% +32.87%

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
115 150 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.72% 10.39% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 71 66
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Median hourly rate £52.09 £15.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+241.54% -49.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £15.25 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £15.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

Security Cleared
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

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, 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 36 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (30.00%) Java
4 16 (26.67%) Scrum
5 15 (25.00%) TDD
6 14 (23.33%) Information Security
7 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (16.67%) BC Cleared
8 10 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 10 (16.67%) Oracle
8 10 (16.67%) XML
8 10 (16.67%) Information Assurance
8 10 (16.67%) Security Architecture
9 9 (15.00%) AngularJS
9 9 (15.00%) SAP
9 9 (15.00%) Web Services
9 9 (15.00%) SQL
10 8 (13.33%) HTML
10 8 (13.33%) Java EE
11 7 (11.67%) Cryptography
11 7 (11.67%) CEH
11 7 (11.67%) CISSP
11 7 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (11.67%) JBoss
11 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (11.67%) SOA
11 7 (11.67%) Eclipse
11 7 (11.67%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (11.67%) BDD
11 7 (11.67%) CREST Certified

Security Cleared
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 (11.67%) JBoss
2 6 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) SAP BPC
1 4 (6.67%) SAP MII
2 3 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) VPN
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (6.67%) MaxDB
3 4 (6.67%) SAP BW
4 3 (5.00%) Big Data
4 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Eclipse
2 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.00%) Maven
3 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.33%) Selenium
4 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.67%) NWDI
4 4 (6.67%) Subversion
5 1 (1.67%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.67%) Xcode
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Electronics
2 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.00%) Marketing
2 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Architect
2 15 (25.00%) Developer
3 10 (16.67%) Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Consultant
4 8 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 7 (11.67%) Security Architect
5 7 (11.67%) Security Consultant
6 6 (10.00%) Administrator
6 6 (10.00%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.67%) SAP Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) SAP Basis Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) Security Advisor
8 3 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Big Data Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Data Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) XML
2 9 (15.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (15.00%) Web Services
3 8 (13.33%) HTML
3 8 (13.33%) Java EE
4 6 (10.00%) Drools
4 6 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (10.00%) jBPM
4 6 (10.00%) JPA
4 6 (10.00%) REST
4 6 (10.00%) Spring
4 6 (10.00%) XSLT
5 5 (8.33%) JMS
5 5 (8.33%) SOAP
5 5 (8.33%) XSD
6 4 (6.67%) HTML5
6 4 (6.67%) SAP Basis
7 3 (5.00%) Apache Camel
7 3 (5.00%) JSON
7 3 (5.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) CESG
2 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.67%) Scrum
3 15 (25.00%) TDD
4 14 (23.33%) Information Security
5 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (16.67%) Information Assurance
6 10 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 10 (16.67%) Security Architecture
7 7 (11.67%) BDD
7 7 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (11.67%) Cryptography
7 7 (11.67%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (11.67%) SOA
8 6 (10.00%) Coaching
8 6 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (10.00%) Statistics
9 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) Java
2 9 (15.00%) SQL
3 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.33%) ABAP
4 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.67%) C#
5 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (16.67%) BC Cleared
3 7 (11.67%) CEH
3 7 (11.67%) CISSP
3 7 (11.67%) CREST Certified
4 6 (10.00%) GIAC
4 6 (10.00%) SANS
5 3 (5.00%) Degree
6 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.67%) CISM
6 1 (1.67%) ISEB
6 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) ISO27005
2 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) SAP
3 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.67%) Sybase
5 3 (5.00%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.67%) MapR
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.67%) Mitel
6 1 (1.67%) Xamarin