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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 54 70 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 68.35% 89.74% 81.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 78.26% 92.11% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 48 41
Average daily rate
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£337 £330 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £262 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -31.42%
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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
69 76 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 87.34% 97.44% 96.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 54 50
Average daily rate £347 £335 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.72% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £264 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 17 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Erskine

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 43 (34.13%) Windows
3 37 (29.37%) SQL
3 37 (29.37%) Microsoft
4 34 (26.98%) Active Directory
4 34 (26.98%) ITIL
5 27 (21.43%) VMware
6 26 (20.63%) Change Management
6 26 (20.63%) Citrix
7 24 (19.05%) SAN
7 24 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (19.05%) Project Management
8 23 (18.25%) HP
9 22 (17.46%) Clustering
9 22 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (15.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 19 (15.08%) Veritas
13 18 (14.29%) Configuration Management
14 17 (13.49%) IPsec
15 16 (12.70%) Linux
15 16 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (11.90%) Degree
17 14 (11.11%) Computer Science
17 14 (11.11%) PowerShell
17 14 (11.11%) PMI Certification
17 14 (11.11%) VMware ESX
17 14 (11.11%) McAfee
17 14 (11.11%) Netcool

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.97%) MS Project Server
3 3 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.59%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 13 (10.32%) MS Office
1 13 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.73%) MS Project
3 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.59%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.05%) SAN
2 17 (13.49%) IPsec
3 13 (10.32%) Firewall
4 12 (9.52%) NAS
5 8 (6.35%) DNS
6 7 (5.56%) LAN
7 6 (4.76%) WAN
7 6 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (3.97%) Network Security
8 5 (3.97%) Junos
9 4 (3.17%) LDAP
9 4 (3.17%) DHCP
9 4 (3.17%) Kerberos
9 4 (3.17%) X.500
10 1 (0.79%) SSL
10 1 (0.79%) SNMP
10 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.79%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.79%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.79%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.56%) TestDirector
2 6 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.76%) WinRunner
3 3 (2.38%) MSI
4 2 (1.59%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.79%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.79%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.79%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.79%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (3.17%) Finance
1 4 (3.17%) Marketing
2 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (12.70%) Integration Engineer
2 12 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 7 (5.56%) Coordinator
3 7 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 6 (4.76%) Consultant
4 6 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 5 (3.97%) Architect
6 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (3.17%) Developer
7 3 (2.38%) Analyst
7 3 (2.38%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (2.38%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 3 (2.38%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (2.38%) Security Engineer
8 2 (1.59%) Technology Consultant
8 2 (1.59%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (1.59%) Configuration Manager
8 2 (1.59%) Administrator
8 2 (1.59%) Applications Developer
8 2 (1.59%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.35%) XML
2 7 (5.56%) HTML
3 4 (3.17%) .NET
3 4 (3.17%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.38%) CSS
5 1 (0.79%) JSP
5 1 (0.79%) Web Services
5 1 (0.79%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.79%) XSL
5 1 (0.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.46%) Clustering
2 16 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 12 (9.52%) Economics
5 9 (7.14%) PDA
5 9 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.56%) Replication
7 5 (3.97%) PKI
7 5 (3.97%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.79%) Open Source
9 1 (0.79%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.79%) PMI
9 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 43 (34.13%) Windows
2 24 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (12.70%) Linux
5 12 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 10 (7.94%) Solaris
7 9 (7.14%) Windows XP
8 8 (6.35%) UNIX
9 6 (4.76%) AIX
10 1 (0.79%) HPUX
10 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.98%) ITIL
2 26 (20.63%) Change Management
3 24 (19.05%) Project Management
4 18 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 13 (10.32%) Project Planning
6 12 (9.52%) Incident Management
7 11 (8.73%) Service Delivery
8 10 (7.94%) Software Distribution
9 9 (7.14%) PRINCE
10 7 (5.56%) Software Testing
10 7 (5.56%) Test Scripting
11 6 (4.76%) Test Automation
11 6 (4.76%) ITIL V3
11 6 (4.76%) SIEM
11 6 (4.76%) Information Security
11 6 (4.76%) Programme Management
11 6 (4.76%) Service Management
12 5 (3.97%) Network Load Balancing
12 5 (3.97%) Change Control
12 5 (3.97%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.37%) SQL
2 14 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.35%) VBScript
3 8 (6.35%) C#
4 6 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.76%) Perl
4 6 (4.76%) Python
5 4 (3.17%) VB
6 3 (2.38%) C
7 2 (1.59%) REXX
7 2 (1.59%) Tcl
7 2 (1.59%) VBA
7 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.59%) Java
8 1 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 126 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (11.90%) Degree
4 14 (11.11%) PMI Certification
5 13 (10.32%) PMP
6 11 (8.73%) MCTS
7 10 (7.94%) MCSE
8 8 (6.35%) MCSA
8 8 (6.35%) ISTQB
9 7 (5.56%) MCITP
10 5 (3.97%) MCP
11 3 (2.38%) CISSP
11 3 (2.38%) GCIA
12 2 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.79%) MCSD
13 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) QA
1 5 (3.97%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (26.98%) Active Directory
2 21 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 12 (9.52%) vSphere
5 9 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.79%) Firmware
8 1 (0.79%) KVM
8 1 (0.79%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 20 (15.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (11.11%) Netcool
3 8 (6.35%) Tivoli
4 7 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (3.97%) WhatsUp Gold
7 4 (3.17%) SCCM
8 2 (1.59%) SCOM
8 2 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.59%) WMI
9 1 (0.79%) WSUS
9 1 (0.79%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.79%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 37 (29.37%) Microsoft
2 27 (21.43%) VMware
3 26 (20.63%) Citrix
4 23 (18.25%) HP
5 19 (15.08%) Veritas
6 14 (11.11%) McAfee
7 11 (8.73%) Cisco
8 8 (6.35%) EMC
9 6 (4.76%) 3PAR
9 6 (4.76%) ArcSight
10 5 (3.97%) F5
10 5 (3.97%) Crossbeam
10 5 (3.97%) TippingPoint
10 5 (3.97%) Riverbed
10 5 (3.97%) Juniper
10 5 (3.97%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.38%) CA
11 3 (2.38%) Brocade
12 2 (1.59%) Altiris
12 2 (1.59%) Lumension