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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 65 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 19 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.31% 1.08% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.73% 12.26% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £395 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +38.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £272 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £406 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.16 £19.25 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.05% -44.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -34.54%
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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
129 106 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.90% 8.83% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 46 60
Average daily rate £375 £327 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.67% +11.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £133 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.25 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £34.55 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

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

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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 21 November 2014.

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (75.76%) SC Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) SCOM
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 5 (15.15%) Finance
4 5 (15.15%) Replication
4 5 (15.15%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) MS Office
4 5 (15.15%) SAN
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Cisco
5 4 (12.12%) ITIL
5 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.12%) Windows
5 4 (12.12%) C
5 4 (12.12%) CESG
5 4 (12.12%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (12.12%) RMADS
5 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (12.12%) Information Assurance
6 3 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (9.09%) SCCM
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 3 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (9.09%) C#
6 3 (9.09%) .NET

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) NAS
2 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.06%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Military
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Consultant
1 6 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) CLAS Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Desktop Support
2 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Operations Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.06%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Programme Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Chief Technology Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) Java EE
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.03%) HTML5
2 1 (3.03%) CSS3
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Replication
2 4 (12.12%) CESG
2 4 (12.12%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (12.12%) RMADS
3 1 (3.03%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
3 4 (12.12%) Information Assurance
4 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 3 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (6.06%) Information Security
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) Coaching
5 2 (6.06%) People Management
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Earned Value Management
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL V2
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) C
2 3 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) VBA
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (75.76%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (6.06%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) MCTS
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) SCOM
2 3 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) VMware
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco
3 3 (9.09%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Fujitsu
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) F5
5 1 (3.03%) EMC
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint