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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 30 28 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 41 40 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.80% 5.65% 2.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.11% 31.75% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £219 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £462 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -16.27%
SC Cleared
Scotland

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
157 126 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.38% 17.80% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 58 94
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £246
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 16 6 7
Average hourly rate £27.44 £15.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.22% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £18.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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 29 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (27.97%) Project Management
3 31 (26.27%) Microsoft
4 29 (24.58%) Windows
5 18 (15.25%) Active Directory
6 17 (14.41%) Citrix
6 17 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (14.41%) SQL
6 17 (14.41%) MS Excel
6 17 (14.41%) Finance
7 16 (13.56%) ITIL
7 16 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (11.86%) Migration
9 13 (11.02%) VMware
9 13 (11.02%) HP
10 12 (10.17%) Linux
10 12 (10.17%) MS Office
10 12 (10.17%) Firewall
10 12 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (9.32%) Test Scripting
11 11 (9.32%) DV Cleared
11 11 (9.32%) MCITP
11 11 (9.32%) PRINCE2
11 11 (9.32%) SAN
12 10 (8.47%) UNIX
12 10 (8.47%) Oracle
12 10 (8.47%) MCSA
12 10 (8.47%) WAN
12 10 (8.47%) Change Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (4.24%) Captiva
1 5 (4.24%) Documentum
1 5 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.69%) NetWeaver
2 2 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (14.41%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.17%) MS Office
3 4 (3.39%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.69%) MS Project
5 2 (1.69%) Windchill
6 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.69%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.17%) Firewall
2 11 (9.32%) SAN
3 10 (8.47%) WAN
4 8 (6.78%) VPN
4 8 (6.78%) LAN
5 6 (5.08%) Network Security
6 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.54%) SDH
8 2 (1.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.69%) NAS
8 2 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.69%) SSL
8 2 (1.69%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.69%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.85%) IPsec
9 1 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.85%) DNS
9 1 (0.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.69%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.85%) DB2
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (5.08%) TestDirector
2 4 (3.39%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (3.39%) WinRunner
3 2 (1.69%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.85%) Toad
4 1 (0.85%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (14.41%) Finance
2 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.24%) Legal
3 3 (2.54%) Marketing
4 2 (1.69%) Billing
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (18.64%) Project Manager
2 16 (13.56%) Analyst
3 11 (9.32%) Wintel Engineer
3 11 (9.32%) Architect
4 8 (6.78%) Developer
5 5 (4.24%) Security Manager
5 5 (4.24%) Security Project Manager
5 5 (4.24%) Consultant
5 5 (4.24%) Test Analyst
6 4 (3.39%) DBA
6 4 (3.39%) Security Architect
6 4 (3.39%) Technical Leader
7 3 (2.54%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (2.54%) Network Engineer
8 2 (1.69%) IT Security Project Manager
8 2 (1.69%) Virtualisation Architect
8 2 (1.69%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (1.69%) Business Analyst
8 2 (1.69%) Coordinator
8 2 (1.69%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.93%) .NET
2 5 (4.24%) HTML
2 5 (4.24%) JSP
3 4 (3.39%) Web Services
3 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.54%) XML
5 2 (1.69%) SAP Basis
5 2 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (0.85%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.85%) Ajax
6 1 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.63%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.63%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.24%) PDA
3 5 (4.24%) Clustering
4 4 (3.39%) PKI
5 3 (2.54%) Economics
6 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (1.69%) PMI
6 2 (1.69%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.85%) CMDB
7 1 (0.85%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.85%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.85%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.58%) Windows
2 16 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (10.17%) Linux
4 10 (8.47%) UNIX
5 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (6.78%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.24%) AIX
6 5 (4.24%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.54%) Solaris
9 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.69%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.97%) Project Management
2 16 (13.56%) ITIL
3 14 (11.86%) Migration
4 11 (9.32%) Test Scripting
4 11 (9.32%) PRINCE2
5 10 (8.47%) Change Management
6 8 (6.78%) SIEM
6 8 (6.78%) Software Testing
6 8 (6.78%) Risk Management
7 7 (5.93%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.08%) Change Control
8 6 (5.08%) Security Architecture
8 6 (5.08%) Service Management
8 6 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.08%) Matrix Management
9 5 (4.24%) Project Planning
9 5 (4.24%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (4.24%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.24%) Workflow
9 5 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.41%) SQL
2 6 (5.08%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.24%) Java
4 3 (2.54%) Python
4 3 (2.54%) C#
4 3 (2.54%) Perl
4 3 (2.54%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.69%) VB
5 2 (1.69%) ABAP
5 2 (1.69%) VBA
5 2 (1.69%) Ruby
6 1 (0.85%) C
6 1 (0.85%) VBScript
6 1 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 118 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (9.32%) DV Cleared
3 11 (9.32%) MCITP
4 10 (8.47%) MCSA
5 9 (7.63%) ISTQB
6 7 (5.93%) MCSE
7 5 (4.24%) Degree
7 5 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (4.24%) PMI Certification
8 4 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (3.39%) CCNP
8 4 (3.39%) CCNA
8 4 (3.39%) MCTS
9 3 (2.54%) PMP
10 1 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.85%) CAPM
10 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.85%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 18 (15.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.24%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.39%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.54%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.69%) vSphere
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (7.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (6.78%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (4.24%) Netcool
4 4 (3.39%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.39%) WMI
5 2 (1.69%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (1.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (1.69%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.69%) Nessus
5 2 (1.69%) Nmap
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.85%) SCCM
6 1 (0.85%) WSUS
6 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (26.27%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.41%) Citrix
3 13 (11.02%) VMware
3 13 (11.02%) HP
4 10 (8.47%) Oracle
5 7 (5.93%) Veritas
5 7 (5.93%) F5
6 6 (5.08%) EMC
6 6 (5.08%) Cisco
7 5 (4.24%) Vignette
7 5 (4.24%) SAP
7 5 (4.24%) Remedy
7 5 (4.24%) McAfee
7 5 (4.24%) Varonis
8 3 (2.54%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.69%) Borland
9 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.69%) BMC
9 2 (1.69%) Juniper
9 2 (1.69%) Symantec