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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 16 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 83 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.74% 3.16% 2.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.63% 25.30% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 5
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£375 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £676 £398 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.12 £20.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+5.57% -22.33%
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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
178 83 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.89% 12.50% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 43 51
Average daily rate £362 £325 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.40 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £16.00 £18.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014, 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 65 (52.85%) Microsoft
3 46 (37.40%) Windows
4 40 (32.52%) HP
5 37 (30.08%) ISTQB
6 30 (24.39%) DV Cleared
7 29 (23.58%) .NET
8 26 (21.14%) Oracle
9 25 (20.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 24 (19.51%) HTML
10 24 (19.51%) JSP
11 23 (18.70%) ASP.NET
11 23 (18.70%) JavaScript
11 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (13.82%) UNIX
14 16 (13.01%) Active Directory
14 16 (13.01%) SAN
14 16 (13.01%) PowerShell
15 14 (11.38%) HP Quality Center
15 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
16 13 (10.57%) C#
16 13 (10.57%) MS Office
16 13 (10.57%) Citrix
17 12 (9.76%) Windows XP
17 12 (9.76%) CRM
17 12 (9.76%) Oracle EBS
18 11 (8.94%) Finance
18 11 (8.94%) VB

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 2 (1.63%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.81%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.81%) Lync
2 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.81%) IIS
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.57%) MS Office
3 5 (4.07%) InfoPath
4 4 (3.25%) MS Project
5 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (9.76%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.25%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.81%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.01%) SAN
2 11 (8.94%) TCP/IP
2 11 (8.94%) DNS
3 6 (4.88%) X.500
3 6 (4.88%) DHCP
4 5 (4.07%) LDAP
5 4 (3.25%) Kerberos
5 4 (3.25%) IPsec
6 3 (2.44%) SNMP
7 2 (1.63%) LAN
7 2 (1.63%) WAN
7 2 (1.63%) Firewall
7 2 (1.63%) SSL
7 2 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.63%) DB2
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.81%) EDMS
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (7.32%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (5.69%) MSI
3 4 (3.25%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.81%) JIRA
4 1 (0.81%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.81%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (8.94%) Finance
2 3 (2.44%) Retail
3 2 (1.63%) Banking
3 2 (1.63%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (9.76%) Test Manager
2 9 (7.32%) Analyst
3 8 (6.50%) Test Specialist
4 7 (5.69%) Integration Engineer
4 7 (5.69%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (4.88%) Test Analyst
6 5 (4.07%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.07%) Tester
6 5 (4.07%) Test Leader
7 4 (3.25%) Build Engineer
7 4 (3.25%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (3.25%) Desktop Support
7 4 (3.25%) Consultant
7 4 (3.25%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (2.44%) Performance Tester
8 3 (2.44%) Architect
8 3 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (2.44%) Applications Packager
8 3 (2.44%) Security Specialist
8 3 (2.44%) IT Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.58%) .NET
2 24 (19.51%) JSP
2 24 (19.51%) HTML
3 23 (18.70%) ASP.NET
4 8 (6.50%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.63%) COM
6 1 (0.81%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.81%) Web Services
6 1 (0.81%) XML
6 1 (0.81%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.88%) Replication
1 6 (4.88%) Clustering
2 5 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.25%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.44%) CMDB
5 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.63%) Firmware
5 2 (1.63%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.63%) Economics
5 2 (1.63%) PKI
6 1 (0.81%) PDA
6 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.81%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.81%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 46 (37.40%) Windows
2 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (13.82%) UNIX
4 12 (9.76%) Windows XP
5 8 (6.50%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.88%) Linux
7 1 (0.81%) AIX
7 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (9.76%) CRM
2 9 (7.32%) Test Automation
3 8 (6.50%) Project Management
3 8 (6.50%) ITIL
3 8 (6.50%) Change Management
4 7 (5.69%) Workflow
4 7 (5.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (5.69%) Security Testing
5 5 (4.07%) Unit Testing
5 5 (4.07%) Test Management
5 5 (4.07%) Project Planning
5 5 (4.07%) Migration
6 4 (3.25%) Validation
6 4 (3.25%) Release Management
6 4 (3.25%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.25%) Build Automation
6 4 (3.25%) Functional Testing
7 3 (2.44%) Software Testing
7 3 (2.44%) Performance Management
7 3 (2.44%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.70%) JavaScript
2 16 (13.01%) PowerShell
3 13 (10.57%) C#
4 11 (8.94%) VB
5 10 (8.13%) SQL
6 7 (5.69%) VBScript
7 5 (4.07%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.07%) VBA
8 4 (3.25%) Java
9 3 (2.44%) Perl
10 1 (0.81%) Tcl
10 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 123 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (30.08%) ISTQB
3 30 (24.39%) DV Cleared
4 25 (20.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 18 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (8.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (8.13%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (6.50%) MCTS
8 8 (6.50%) MCITP
9 5 (4.07%) MCP
10 4 (3.25%) Degree
11 3 (2.44%) MOS
11 3 (2.44%) MCSE
12 2 (1.63%) CCSP
12 2 (1.63%) CISSP
12 2 (1.63%) SSCP
12 2 (1.63%) GIAC
12 2 (1.63%) CEH
13 1 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.81%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) QA
2 3 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (13.01%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.07%) Terminal Services
3 5 (4.07%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.81%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 14 (11.38%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (7.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (6.50%) SCCM
4 4 (3.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.44%) SCOM
5 3 (2.44%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.81%) Netcool
6 1 (0.81%) MIIS
Vendors
1 65 (52.85%) Microsoft
2 40 (32.52%) HP
3 26 (21.14%) Oracle
4 13 (10.57%) Citrix
5 9 (7.32%) VMware
6 7 (5.69%) Cisco
7 6 (4.88%) Altiris
8 5 (4.07%) McAfee
9 3 (2.44%) ArcSight
9 3 (2.44%) IBM
9 3 (2.44%) BMC
10 2 (1.63%) AppSense
11 1 (0.81%) Veritas
11 1 (0.81%) Symantec
11 1 (0.81%) Cognos
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