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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 72 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 13 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 2.10% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.90% 26.97% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 1
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£388 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +0.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.72% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -35.71%
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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
146 89 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.57% 7.78% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 44 33
Average daily rate £348 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £28.75 £15.94 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.42% -8.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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 25 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) SCOM
3 7 (23.33%) Project Management
4 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (20.00%) Finance
5 5 (16.67%) SAN
5 5 (16.67%) C
5 5 (16.67%) ITIL
5 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 5 (16.67%) Replication
6 4 (13.33%) CESG
6 4 (13.33%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (13.33%) Information Assurance
6 4 (13.33%) RMADS
6 4 (13.33%) .NET
6 4 (13.33%) SQL
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (10.00%) IBM
7 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (10.00%) VMware
7 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (10.00%) SCCM
7 3 (10.00%) Fujitsu

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (3.33%) VoIP
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.67%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Military
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Consultant
2 4 (13.33%) CLAS Consultant
2 4 (13.33%) Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Operations Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.33%) Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.33%) HTML5
2 1 (3.33%) CSS3
2 1 (3.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Replication
2 4 (13.33%) CESG
2 4 (13.33%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (13.33%) RMADS
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Project Management
3 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 4 (13.33%) Information Assurance
6 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (6.67%) Workflow Management
7 2 (6.67%) Release Management
7 2 (6.67%) Information Security
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL V2
7 2 (6.67%) Coaching
7 2 (6.67%) People Management
7 2 (6.67%) Earned Value Management
7 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (6.67%) Change Management
7 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) C
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
3 2 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (6.67%) MCTS
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CCIE
4 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCOM
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco
2 3 (10.00%) IBM
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) Fujitsu
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £26225 - £30000 per annum + overtime, benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago