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 30 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
30 Jan 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 80 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 71.43% 60.78% 96.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 85.11% 81.58% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 21 26
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£350 £351 £372
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.29% -5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £301 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -32.07%
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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
94 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 83.93% 74.51% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 27 27
Average daily rate £350 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £303 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 171 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 57 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 55 (32.16%) SQL
4 54 (31.58%) Windows
5 45 (26.32%) ITIL
6 43 (25.15%) Active Directory
6 43 (25.15%) HP
7 38 (22.22%) VMware
8 36 (21.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 35 (20.47%) Citrix
10 30 (17.54%) SAN
10 30 (17.54%) Project Management
10 30 (17.54%) Clustering
10 30 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
11 29 (16.96%) Change Management
11 29 (16.96%) Configuration Management
11 29 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (15.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 25 (14.62%) Veritas
13 25 (14.62%) Linux
13 25 (14.62%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (12.87%) MS Office
16 21 (12.28%) Netcool
16 21 (12.28%) IPsec
17 20 (11.70%) DNS
18 19 (11.11%) MS Project
18 19 (11.11%) PowerShell
19 18 (10.53%) MS Excel
19 18 (10.53%) SharePoint

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.43%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (4.09%) MS Project Server
4 7 (4.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.75%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.75%) IIS
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.17%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (12.87%) MS Office
2 19 (11.11%) MS Project
3 18 (10.53%) MS Excel
4 7 (4.09%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.54%) SAN
2 21 (12.28%) IPsec
3 20 (11.70%) DNS
4 16 (9.36%) DHCP
5 15 (8.77%) NAS
6 12 (7.02%) Firewall
7 9 (5.26%) WAN
8 8 (4.68%) LAN
9 6 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (2.92%) SSL
10 5 (2.92%) SNMP
10 5 (2.92%) TCP/IP
11 4 (2.34%) Kerberos
11 4 (2.34%) LDAP
11 4 (2.34%) X.500
12 3 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.75%) Junos
12 3 (1.75%) Network Security
13 2 (1.17%) VLAN
13 2 (1.17%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.68%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (4.09%) WinRunner
2 7 (4.09%) TestDirector
2 7 (4.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.58%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.58%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (1.75%) Finance
2 2 (1.17%) Marketing
3 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (10.53%) Project Manager
2 16 (9.36%) Integration Engineer
3 10 (5.85%) Build Engineer
3 10 (5.85%) Consultant
4 9 (5.26%) Test Engineer
5 8 (4.68%) Wintel Engineer
5 8 (4.68%) Developer
6 5 (2.92%) Architect
6 5 (2.92%) Tools Developer
7 4 (2.34%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (2.34%) Process Engineer
7 4 (2.34%) Technical Leader
7 4 (2.34%) Analyst
8 3 (1.75%) Quality Engineer
8 3 (1.75%) Support Engineer
8 3 (1.75%) Applications Support
8 3 (1.75%) Coordinator
8 3 (1.75%) Network Engineer
8 3 (1.75%) Implementation Project Manager
8 3 (1.75%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.51%) XML
1 6 (3.51%) HTML
2 3 (1.75%) Middleware
2 3 (1.75%) Web Services
2 3 (1.75%) .NET
2 3 (1.75%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.17%) JSP
4 1 (0.58%) CSS
4 1 (0.58%) XSL
4 1 (0.58%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.58%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.54%) Clustering
2 23 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.36%) Replication
4 14 (8.19%) Economics
5 12 (7.02%) Management Information System
6 10 (5.85%) PDA
7 8 (4.68%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (4.68%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.92%) PKI
8 5 (2.92%) CMDB
8 5 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.34%) Fat Client
9 4 (2.34%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.75%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.75%) EqualLogic
10 3 (1.75%) Open Source
11 2 (1.17%) PMI
11 2 (1.17%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.58%) Windows
2 26 (15.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (14.62%) Linux
3 25 (14.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (9.36%) Solaris
5 11 (6.43%) UNIX
5 11 (6.43%) Windows 7
6 10 (5.85%) Windows XP
7 9 (5.26%) AIX
8 3 (1.75%) HPUX
8 3 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.32%) ITIL
2 30 (17.54%) Project Management
3 29 (16.96%) Change Management
3 29 (16.96%) Configuration Management
4 15 (8.77%) Project Planning
5 14 (8.19%) Software Distribution
6 11 (6.43%) Programme Management
7 10 (5.85%) Test Scripting
7 10 (5.85%) Incident Management
8 9 (5.26%) PRINCE
8 9 (5.26%) Software Testing
9 8 (4.68%) Unit Testing
10 7 (4.09%) Validation
10 7 (4.09%) Service Management
10 7 (4.09%) Test Automation
11 6 (3.51%) SIEM
11 6 (3.51%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.51%) Risk Management
11 6 (3.51%) Information Security
12 5 (2.92%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 55 (32.16%) SQL
2 19 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 13 (7.60%) VBScript
4 11 (6.43%) Perl
5 9 (5.26%) C#
6 7 (4.09%) VBA
7 6 (3.51%) C
7 6 (3.51%) Python
8 5 (2.92%) Java
9 3 (1.75%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.75%) PHP
10 2 (1.17%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.58%) VB
11 1 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 171 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (16.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (9.94%) MCTS
4 13 (7.60%) PMI Certification
5 11 (6.43%) PMP
5 11 (6.43%) MCP
6 10 (5.85%) ISTQB
6 10 (5.85%) MCSE
7 9 (5.26%) MCSA
7 9 (5.26%) MCITP
8 8 (4.68%) Degree
9 3 (1.75%) CISSP
9 3 (1.75%) GCIA
10 2 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.85%) QA
2 5 (2.92%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.17%) SLA
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (25.15%) Active Directory
2 30 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.36%) VMware ESX
4 13 (7.60%) vSphere
5 9 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.34%) Firmware
7 3 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.75%) vCloud
7 3 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.75%) RHEV
7 3 (1.75%) KVM
8 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (21.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 21 (12.28%) Netcool
3 16 (9.36%) Tivoli
4 8 (4.68%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (4.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (4.09%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (3.51%) SCCM
7 5 (2.92%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 4 (2.34%) SCOM
9 3 (1.75%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 57 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 43 (25.15%) HP
3 38 (22.22%) VMware
4 35 (20.47%) Citrix
5 25 (14.62%) Veritas
6 13 (7.60%) McAfee
7 9 (5.26%) Altiris
8 8 (4.68%) ArcSight
8 8 (4.68%) Cisco
9 7 (4.09%) EMC
10 6 (3.51%) Oracle
11 5 (2.92%) NetApp
11 5 (2.92%) 3PAR
12 3 (1.75%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.75%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.75%) Dell
12 3 (1.75%) Juniper
12 3 (1.75%) Brocade
12 3 (1.75%) Crossbeam
12 3 (1.75%) F5