The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 80 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 72.07% 71.70% 100.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 86.02% 97.44% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 27 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £301 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £535 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -39.49%
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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
93 39 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 83.78% 73.58% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 28 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 £308 £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 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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.

1 171 (98.84%) SC Cleared
2 58 (33.53%) Microsoft
3 55 (31.79%) SQL
3 55 (31.79%) Windows
4 47 (27.17%) ITIL
5 44 (25.43%) Active Directory
5 44 (25.43%) HP
6 38 (21.97%) VMware
7 36 (20.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 35 (20.23%) Citrix
9 32 (18.50%) SAN
10 30 (17.34%) Project Management
10 30 (17.34%) Clustering
10 30 (17.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 30 (17.34%) VMware Infrastructure
11 29 (16.76%) Change Management
11 29 (16.76%) Configuration Management
12 26 (15.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 26 (15.03%) Linux
13 25 (14.45%) Veritas
13 25 (14.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (12.72%) MS Office
14 22 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (12.14%) DNS
15 21 (12.14%) Netcool
15 21 (12.14%) IPsec
16 20 (11.56%) PowerShell
17 19 (10.98%) MS Project
18 18 (10.40%) SharePoint
18 18 (10.40%) MCTS

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 18 (10.40%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.36%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (4.05%) MS Project Server
4 7 (4.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.31%) IIS
6 3 (1.73%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.73%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (12.72%) MS Office
2 19 (10.98%) MS Project
3 17 (9.83%) MS Excel
4 7 (4.05%) InfoPath
5 3 (1.73%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 32 (18.50%) SAN
2 21 (12.14%) DNS
2 21 (12.14%) IPsec
3 17 (9.83%) DHCP
4 16 (9.25%) NAS
5 13 (7.51%) Firewall
6 10 (5.78%) WAN
7 9 (5.20%) LAN
8 6 (3.47%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (2.89%) SNMP
9 5 (2.89%) TCP/IP
9 5 (2.89%) SSL
10 4 (2.31%) X.500
10 4 (2.31%) Kerberos
10 4 (2.31%) LDAP
11 3 (1.73%) IPv4
11 3 (1.73%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.73%) VLAN
11 3 (1.73%) Junos
11 3 (1.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.73%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.62%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (4.05%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.05%) WinRunner
2 7 (4.05%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.58%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.58%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (1.73%) Finance
2 2 (1.16%) Marketing
3 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (10.40%) Project Manager
2 16 (9.25%) Integration Engineer
3 10 (5.78%) Build Engineer
3 10 (5.78%) Consultant
4 9 (5.20%) Test Engineer
4 9 (5.20%) Wintel Engineer
5 8 (4.62%) Developer
6 5 (2.89%) Architect
6 5 (2.89%) Tools Developer
7 4 (2.31%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (2.31%) Technical Leader
7 4 (2.31%) Process Engineer
7 4 (2.31%) Analyst
8 3 (1.73%) Network Engineer
8 3 (1.73%) Coordinator
8 3 (1.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (1.73%) Support Engineer
8 3 (1.73%) Applications Support
8 3 (1.73%) Quality Engineer
8 3 (1.73%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.05%) HTML
1 7 (4.05%) XML
2 3 (1.73%) Web Services
2 3 (1.73%) .NET
2 3 (1.73%) Middleware
2 3 (1.73%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.16%) JSP
4 1 (0.58%) XSL
4 1 (0.58%) CSS
4 1 (0.58%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.58%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.34%) Clustering
2 22 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (9.83%) Replication
4 14 (8.09%) Economics
5 13 (7.51%) Management Information System
6 10 (5.78%) PDA
7 8 (4.62%) Computer Science
7 8 (4.62%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.89%) CMDB
9 5 (2.89%) PKI
10 4 (2.31%) Fat Client
10 4 (2.31%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.73%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.73%) EqualLogic
11 3 (1.73%) Open Source
12 2 (1.16%) Device Driver
12 2 (1.16%) PMI
12 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 55 (31.79%) Windows
2 26 (15.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 26 (15.03%) Linux
3 25 (14.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (9.25%) Solaris
5 11 (6.36%) UNIX
5 11 (6.36%) Windows 7
6 10 (5.78%) Windows XP
7 9 (5.20%) AIX
8 3 (1.73%) HPUX
8 3 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.17%) ITIL
2 30 (17.34%) Project Management
3 29 (16.76%) Change Management
3 29 (16.76%) Configuration Management
4 15 (8.67%) Project Planning
5 14 (8.09%) Software Distribution
6 11 (6.36%) Programme Management
7 10 (5.78%) Test Scripting
7 10 (5.78%) Incident Management
8 9 (5.20%) PRINCE
8 9 (5.20%) Software Testing
9 8 (4.62%) Unit Testing
9 8 (4.62%) Service Management
10 7 (4.05%) Validation
10 7 (4.05%) Test Automation
11 6 (3.47%) SIEM
11 6 (3.47%) Build Automation
11 6 (3.47%) Information Security
11 6 (3.47%) Risk Management
11 6 (3.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 55 (31.79%) SQL
2 20 (11.56%) PowerShell
3 14 (8.09%) VBScript
4 11 (6.36%) Perl
5 9 (5.20%) C#
6 7 (4.05%) VBA
7 6 (3.47%) C
7 6 (3.47%) Python
8 5 (2.89%) Java
9 3 (1.73%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.73%) PHP
10 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.58%) VB
11 1 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 171 (98.84%) SC Cleared
2 30 (17.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (10.40%) MCTS
4 13 (7.51%) PMI Certification
5 12 (6.94%) MCP
6 11 (6.36%) PMP
7 10 (5.78%) ISTQB
7 10 (5.78%) MCSE
8 9 (5.20%) MCSA
8 9 (5.20%) MCITP
9 8 (4.62%) Degree
10 3 (1.73%) CISSP
10 3 (1.73%) GCIA
11 2 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.78%) QA
2 5 (2.89%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (25.43%) Active Directory
2 30 (17.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.25%) VMware ESX
4 13 (7.51%) vSphere
5 9 (5.20%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.31%) Firmware
7 3 (1.73%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.73%) vCloud
7 3 (1.73%) KVM
7 3 (1.73%) RHEV
8 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (20.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 21 (12.14%) Netcool
3 16 (9.25%) Tivoli
4 8 (4.62%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (4.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (4.05%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (3.47%) SCCM
7 5 (2.89%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 4 (2.31%) SCOM
9 3 (1.73%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 58 (33.53%) Microsoft
2 44 (25.43%) HP
3 38 (21.97%) VMware
4 35 (20.23%) Citrix
5 25 (14.45%) Veritas
6 13 (7.51%) McAfee
7 9 (5.20%) Altiris
8 8 (4.62%) ArcSight
8 8 (4.62%) Cisco
9 7 (4.05%) EMC
10 6 (3.47%) 3PAR
10 6 (3.47%) NetApp
10 6 (3.47%) Oracle
11 4 (2.31%) Brocade
12 3 (1.73%) Dell
12 3 (1.73%) Juniper
12 3 (1.73%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.73%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.73%) Crossbeam
12 3 (1.73%) F5