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 September 2016 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 23 60 20
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -40
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 36 11 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.13% 1.23% 8.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.64% 8.59% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 5 28
Median daily rate £338 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £284 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £385 £661
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +203.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +47.72%
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
101 128 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.21% 14.30% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 58 75
Median daily rate £325 £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 15
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +203.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 97 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 43 (44.33%) HP
3 37 (38.14%) Microsoft
4 30 (30.93%) ISTQB
5 28 (28.87%) Oracle
6 27 (27.84%) Windows
7 26 (26.80%) .NET
7 26 (26.80%) JavaScript
8 25 (25.77%) HTML
8 25 (25.77%) ASP.NET
9 23 (23.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 22 (22.68%) ISEB
11 21 (21.65%) HP UFT
12 20 (20.62%) C#
12 20 (20.62%) PowerShell
13 19 (19.59%) Test Scripting
14 18 (18.56%) VB
14 18 (18.56%) CRM
14 18 (18.56%) Functional Testing
15 17 (17.53%) Unix
16 16 (16.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 15 (15.46%) Project Management
17 15 (15.46%) SQL
17 15 (15.46%) Citrix
17 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
17 15 (15.46%) Active Directory
17 15 (15.46%) Migration
18 14 (14.43%) VMware
19 13 (13.40%) Test Automation
19 13 (13.40%) HP Quality Center

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.22%) OpenStack
2 6 (6.19%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.12%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.06%) IIS
5 2 (2.06%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.03%) Apache
6 1 (1.03%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS Office
3 2 (2.06%) MS Project
4 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.37%) SAN
2 9 (9.28%) DNS
3 8 (8.25%) Firewall
4 6 (6.19%) WAN
5 5 (5.15%) DHCP
5 5 (5.15%) LAN
6 4 (4.12%) Skype
6 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.06%) NAS
7 2 (2.06%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.06%) SSL
7 2 (2.06%) VoIP
8 1 (1.03%) HTTP
8 1 (1.03%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.03%) LDAP
8 1 (1.03%) Network Security
8 1 (1.03%) SNMP
8 1 (1.03%) VLAN
8 1 (1.03%) VPN
8 1 (1.03%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.19%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.06%) MySQL
4 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (21.65%) HP UFT
2 4 (4.12%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.09%) MSI
4 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.03%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.12%) Finance
1 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.06%) Law
3 1 (1.03%) Electronics
3 1 (1.03%) Marketing
3 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (17.53%) Analyst
2 13 (13.40%) Test Analyst
3 12 (12.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.31%) Tester
5 9 (9.28%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 8 (8.25%) Automation Tester
7 7 (7.22%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.19%) Architect
8 6 (6.19%) Consultant
9 5 (5.15%) Applications Packager
10 4 (4.12%) Administrator
10 4 (4.12%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 4 (4.12%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Test Specialist
10 4 (4.12%) Wintel Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Active Directory Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (3.09%) Senior Test Analyst
12 2 (2.06%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.80%) .NET
2 25 (25.77%) ASP.NET
2 25 (25.77%) HTML
3 4 (4.12%) JSP
4 2 (2.06%) Middleware
4 2 (2.06%) Web Services
4 2 (2.06%) XML
5 1 (1.03%) jQuery
5 1 (1.03%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.03%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.09%) Replication
4 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.06%) Clustering
4 2 (2.06%) Economics
4 2 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.06%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.06%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.03%) CMDB
5 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.03%) DataPower
5 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.03%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.03%) PKI
5 1 (1.03%) PMI
5 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.84%) Windows
2 17 (17.53%) Unix
3 13 (13.40%) Linux
4 11 (11.34%) Windows Server
5 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (10.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.15%) Solaris
8 3 (3.09%) AIX
8 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.06%) HPUX
9 2 (2.06%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.59%) Test Scripting
2 18 (18.56%) CRM
2 18 (18.56%) Functional Testing
3 15 (15.46%) Migration
3 15 (15.46%) Project Management
4 13 (13.40%) Test Automation
5 8 (8.25%) ITIL
6 7 (7.22%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (5.15%) Application Packaging
7 5 (5.15%) Server Building
8 4 (4.12%) Change Management
8 4 (4.12%) Defect Management
8 4 (4.12%) Release Management
8 4 (4.12%) Security Testing
8 4 (4.12%) Software Delivery
8 4 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.09%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.09%) Service Management
9 3 (3.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.80%) JavaScript
2 20 (20.62%) C#
2 20 (20.62%) PowerShell
3 18 (18.56%) VB
4 15 (15.46%) SQL
5 7 (7.22%) Java
5 7 (7.22%) VBScript
6 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.06%) Korn
7 2 (2.06%) Perl
7 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.03%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 97 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (30.93%) ISTQB
3 23 (23.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 22 (22.68%) ISEB
5 16 (16.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (11.34%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (7.22%) CCNA
9 6 (6.19%) MCITP
10 3 (3.09%) Degree
10 3 (3.09%) PMI Certification
10 3 (3.09%) PMP
11 2 (2.06%) CCNP
11 2 (2.06%) CISSP
11 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.06%) MCP
11 2 (2.06%) MCSA
11 2 (2.06%) MCTS
11 2 (2.06%) OCP
11 2 (2.06%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (15.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.06%) DFS Replication
5 2 (2.06%) Firmware
5 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.06%) XenApp
5 2 (2.06%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.03%) KVM
6 1 (1.03%) RHEV
6 1 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.03%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (13.40%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (6.19%) SCCM
3 5 (5.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (3.09%) Netcool
5 2 (2.06%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.06%) PowerCLI
5 2 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.06%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.03%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.03%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (44.33%) HP
2 37 (38.14%) Microsoft
3 28 (28.87%) Oracle
4 15 (15.46%) Citrix
5 14 (14.43%) VMware
6 6 (6.19%) Cisco
6 6 (6.19%) EMC
7 5 (5.15%) AppSense
8 3 (3.09%) Altiris
8 3 (3.09%) IBM
8 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.09%) Veritas
9 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.06%) F5
10 1 (1.03%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.03%) CA
10 1 (1.03%) CommVault
10 1 (1.03%) i2
10 1 (1.03%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.03%) Juniper
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