The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 61 89 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 75.31% 87.25% 73.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 83.56% 91.75% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 66 43
Average daily rate
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£343 £330 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £251 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £392 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+59.49% -8.13%
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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 Erskine region.

Qualifications Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
73 97 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 90.12% 95.10% 96.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 73 56
Average daily rate £345 £335 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.98% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £258 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £400 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Erskine region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Erskine region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 127 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 44 (34.65%) Windows
3 33 (25.98%) ITIL
4 32 (25.20%) Project Management
5 31 (24.41%) Microsoft
6 29 (22.83%) Active Directory
7 26 (20.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (19.69%) Change Management
9 24 (18.90%) HP
9 24 (18.90%) SQL
10 22 (17.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (16.54%) PMI Certification
12 18 (14.17%) PMP
12 18 (14.17%) VMware
13 17 (13.39%) Citrix
14 16 (12.60%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (12.60%) Degree
15 15 (11.81%) PowerShell
15 15 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (11.81%) MS Excel
15 15 (11.81%) Firewall
15 15 (11.81%) SAN
16 14 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (11.02%) Server Building
16 14 (11.02%) Project Planning
16 14 (11.02%) Computer Science
16 14 (11.02%) Economics
17 13 (10.24%) Service Delivery
18 12 (9.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 12 (9.45%) McAfee

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (9.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.15%) MS Project Server
3 3 (2.36%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.79%) Lync
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.45%) MS Office
3 7 (5.51%) MS Project
4 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.81%) Firewall
1 15 (11.81%) SAN
2 10 (7.87%) IPsec
3 8 (6.30%) Network Security
4 7 (5.51%) DNS
4 7 (5.51%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (4.72%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (4.72%) LAN
5 6 (4.72%) WAN
6 5 (3.94%) LDAP
6 5 (3.94%) NAS
6 5 (3.94%) Junos
7 4 (3.15%) X.500
7 4 (3.15%) Kerberos
8 3 (2.36%) Internet
9 2 (1.57%) DHCP
10 1 (0.79%) SNMP
10 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.79%) SSL
10 1 (0.79%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.79%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 9 (7.09%) MSI
2 5 (3.94%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.15%) TestDirector
4 3 (2.36%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (2.36%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.79%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.79%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.79%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.79%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.79%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (3.94%) Finance
2 4 (3.15%) Marketing
3 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (7.87%) Project Manager
2 9 (7.09%) Integration Engineer
3 8 (6.30%) Network Engineer
4 6 (4.72%) Coordinator
4 6 (4.72%) Architect
5 5 (3.94%) Test Engineer
6 4 (3.15%) ArcSight Engineer
6 4 (3.15%) Consultant
7 3 (2.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (2.36%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (2.36%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (2.36%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 3 (2.36%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (2.36%) Security Engineer
8 2 (1.57%) Technical Leader
8 2 (1.57%) Network Design Engineer
8 2 (1.57%) Software Development Engineer
8 2 (1.57%) Network Architect
8 2 (1.57%) Technology Consultant
8 2 (1.57%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.66%) XML
2 7 (5.51%) HTML
3 4 (3.15%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.15%) .NET
4 3 (2.36%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.36%) CSS
5 2 (1.57%) WPF
5 2 (1.57%) WinForms
5 2 (1.57%) XSD
6 1 (0.79%) XSL
6 1 (0.79%) JSP
6 1 (0.79%) Web Services
6 1 (0.79%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (11.02%) Computer Science
1 14 (11.02%) Economics
2 9 (7.09%) Clustering
3 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.51%) PMI
5 6 (4.72%) PDA
6 5 (3.94%) Replication
6 5 (3.94%) PKI
6 5 (3.94%) Cryptography
7 4 (3.15%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.79%) EMV
9 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.79%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 44 (34.65%) Windows
2 26 (20.47%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (17.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (9.45%) Windows 7
5 10 (7.87%) Linux
6 8 (6.30%) UNIX
7 6 (4.72%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.36%) AIX
8 3 (2.36%) Solaris
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.98%) ITIL
2 32 (25.20%) Project Management
3 25 (19.69%) Change Management
4 14 (11.02%) Server Building
4 14 (11.02%) Project Planning
5 13 (10.24%) Service Delivery
6 12 (9.45%) Incident Management
7 11 (8.66%) Change Control
8 10 (7.87%) Configuration Management
9 8 (6.30%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.51%) PRINCE
10 7 (5.51%) ITIL V3
11 6 (4.72%) SIEM
11 6 (4.72%) Information Security
11 6 (4.72%) Risk Management
12 5 (3.94%) Service Management
12 5 (3.94%) Critical Success Factor
12 5 (3.94%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (3.94%) Network Management
12 5 (3.94%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.90%) SQL
2 15 (11.81%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.30%) VBScript
4 7 (5.51%) C
4 7 (5.51%) C#
5 6 (4.72%) Perl
5 6 (4.72%) Python
6 4 (3.15%) Tcl
6 4 (3.15%) REXX
6 4 (3.15%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.15%) VB
7 1 (0.79%) VBA
7 1 (0.79%) Java
7 1 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 127 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.54%) PMI Certification
3 18 (14.17%) PMP
4 16 (12.60%) Degree
5 15 (11.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (7.09%) MCTS
7 6 (4.72%) ISTQB
7 6 (4.72%) MCSE
7 6 (4.72%) MCSA
8 5 (3.94%) MCP
8 5 (3.94%) MCITP
9 3 (2.36%) CISSP
9 3 (2.36%) GCIA
10 2 (1.57%) CAPM
11 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.79%) CCNP
11 1 (0.79%) CCNA
11 1 (0.79%) MCSD
11 1 (0.79%) CCSA
11 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) QA
1 5 (3.94%) JSP 440
2 4 (3.15%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (22.83%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.66%) vSphere
4 9 (7.09%) VMware ESX
5 8 (6.30%) Hyper-V
6 7 (5.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (9.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (4.72%) Netcool
3 5 (3.94%) WhatsUp Gold
3 5 (3.94%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.15%) SCCM
4 4 (3.15%) WMI
4 4 (3.15%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.57%) SCOM
5 2 (1.57%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.79%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.79%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (24.41%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.90%) HP
3 18 (14.17%) VMware
4 17 (13.39%) Citrix
5 12 (9.45%) McAfee
6 11 (8.66%) Cisco
7 8 (6.30%) Veritas
8 7 (5.51%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.72%) Crossbeam
9 6 (4.72%) F5
9 6 (4.72%) TippingPoint
9 6 (4.72%) ArcSight
9 6 (4.72%) Juniper
10 5 (3.94%) EMC
10 5 (3.94%) Riverbed
10 5 (3.94%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.36%) NetApp
12 2 (1.57%) ProCurve
12 2 (1.57%) Lumension
13 1 (0.79%) Nokia