The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 37 22 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +25
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 30 57 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.54% 7.45% 3.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.74% 36.77% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 13
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£325 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% -10.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+194.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £20.31 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+77.23% -5.52%
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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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
152 155 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.95% 20.26% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 60 81
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 7
Average hourly rate £27.44 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.24% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.40 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (27.62%) Project Management
3 26 (24.76%) Microsoft
4 24 (22.86%) Windows
5 18 (17.14%) Finance
6 17 (16.19%) SQL
7 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 15 (14.29%) Migration
9 14 (13.33%) MS Excel
9 14 (13.33%) ITIL
10 12 (11.43%) Firewall
10 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (10.48%) MCITP
11 11 (10.48%) Citrix
11 11 (10.48%) PRINCE2
11 11 (10.48%) MS Office
11 11 (10.48%) HP
12 10 (9.52%) WAN
12 10 (9.52%) MCSA
12 10 (9.52%) VMware
13 9 (8.57%) Management Information System
13 9 (8.57%) Test Scripting
13 9 (8.57%) Linux
13 9 (8.57%) SAN
13 9 (8.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 9 (8.57%) Change Management
14 8 (7.62%) Oracle

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 5 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.76%) Documentum
1 5 (4.76%) Captiva
2 2 (1.90%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.95%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.48%) MS Office
3 5 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.90%) Windchill
5 2 (1.90%) MS Project
6 1 (0.95%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
1 1 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.43%) Firewall
2 10 (9.52%) WAN
3 9 (8.57%) SAN
4 8 (7.62%) LAN
4 8 (7.62%) VPN
5 5 (4.76%) Network Security
6 4 (3.81%) SDH
7 3 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.90%) NAS
9 1 (0.95%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.95%) Intranet
9 1 (0.95%) Internet
9 1 (0.95%) IPsec
9 1 (0.95%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.95%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.95%) DNS
9 1 (0.95%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.90%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.95%) DB2
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) TestDirector
2 4 (3.81%) HP UFT
2 4 (3.81%) WinRunner
3 2 (1.90%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.95%) JIRA
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.95%) FishEye
4 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.95%) MSI
4 1 (0.95%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.95%) Subversion
4 1 (0.95%) Maven
4 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.95%) Toad
4 1 (0.95%) JDeveloper
General
1 18 (17.14%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.76%) Legal
4 3 (2.86%) Marketing
5 2 (1.90%) Billing
6 1 (0.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (18.10%) Project Manager
2 13 (12.38%) Analyst
3 12 (11.43%) Architect
4 8 (7.62%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (5.71%) Developer
6 5 (4.76%) Consultant
6 5 (4.76%) Security Project Manager
6 5 (4.76%) Security Manager
7 4 (3.81%) Security Architect
7 4 (3.81%) Technical Leader
7 4 (3.81%) DBA
8 3 (2.86%) Test Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) Coordinator
8 3 (2.86%) Network Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Implementation Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Senior Implementation Engineer
9 2 (1.90%) Data Integration Developer
9 2 (1.90%) Linux Consultant
9 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 2 (1.90%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) .NET
2 3 (2.86%) JSP
2 3 (2.86%) Web Services
2 3 (2.86%) XML
2 3 (2.86%) HTML
3 2 (1.90%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Streams
3 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.90%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.95%) Ajax
4 1 (0.95%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.95%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.76%) Clustering
5 4 (3.81%) PDA
5 4 (3.81%) PKI
6 3 (2.86%) Economics
6 3 (2.86%) PMI
7 2 (1.90%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.95%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.95%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.95%) CMDB
8 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.86%) Windows
2 12 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (8.57%) Linux
4 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.76%) AIX
5 5 (4.76%) UNIX
5 5 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.86%) Solaris
7 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.62%) Project Management
2 15 (14.29%) Migration
3 14 (13.33%) ITIL
4 11 (10.48%) PRINCE2
5 9 (8.57%) Change Management
5 9 (8.57%) Test Scripting
6 8 (7.62%) Risk Management
7 7 (6.67%) SIEM
7 7 (6.67%) Change Control
8 6 (5.71%) Matrix Management
8 6 (5.71%) Software Testing
8 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.76%) Data Modelling
9 5 (4.76%) TOGAF
9 5 (4.76%) Security Architecture
10 4 (3.81%) Test Automation
10 4 (3.81%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (3.81%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.19%) SQL
2 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (2.86%) C#
3 3 (2.86%) Java
4 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.90%) VBScript
4 2 (1.90%) VB
4 2 (1.90%) ABAP
5 1 (0.95%) VBA
5 1 (0.95%) Python
5 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.95%) Perl
5 1 (0.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 105 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (10.48%) MCITP
4 10 (9.52%) MCSA
5 6 (5.71%) MCSE
5 6 (5.71%) ISTQB
6 5 (4.76%) PMI Certification
6 5 (4.76%) Degree
6 5 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 5 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.81%) CCNP
7 4 (3.81%) CCNA
7 4 (3.81%) MCTS
8 2 (1.90%) CAPM
8 2 (1.90%) PMP
9 1 (0.95%) ISEB
9 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.95%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.86%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 15 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.81%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.90%) vSphere
4 2 (1.90%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (8.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (4.76%) Netcool
4 4 (3.81%) WMI
4 4 (3.81%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.90%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (1.90%) SCCM
5 2 (1.90%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.90%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (1.90%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.95%) Nessus
6 1 (0.95%) Nmap
6 1 (0.95%) WSUS
6 1 (0.95%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (24.76%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.48%) HP
2 11 (10.48%) Citrix
3 10 (9.52%) VMware
4 8 (7.62%) F5
4 8 (7.62%) Oracle
5 7 (6.67%) Veritas
6 6 (5.71%) SAP
6 6 (5.71%) Cisco
6 6 (5.71%) EMC
7 5 (4.76%) Vignette
7 5 (4.76%) McAfee
7 5 (4.76%) Varonis
8 4 (3.81%) Remedy
9 3 (2.86%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.86%) Juniper
10 2 (1.90%) Borland
10 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.90%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.90%) Serena