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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 17 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 60 62 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.05% 6.88% 5.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.71% 35.23% 30.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 12
Average daily rate £365 £383 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.57% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £29.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+49.09% +52.77%
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
155 176 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.38% 19.53% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 85 66
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £219 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £500 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 4
Average hourly rate - £31.70 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +101.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 1 May 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 1 May 2016, 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 80 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (43.75%) HP
3 29 (36.25%) Microsoft
4 22 (27.50%) Windows
4 22 (27.50%) ISTQB
5 21 (26.25%) PowerShell
6 20 (25.00%) Oracle
7 19 (23.75%) .NET
7 19 (23.75%) HTML
7 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
8 18 (22.50%) Unix
8 18 (22.50%) ASP.NET
8 18 (22.50%) Migration
9 17 (21.25%) ISEB
9 17 (21.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 15 (18.75%) Linux
10 15 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (18.75%) Test Scripting
11 14 (17.50%) Active Directory
11 14 (17.50%) HP UFT
11 14 (17.50%) SQL
11 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
12 13 (16.25%) C#
12 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (16.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (15.00%) VB
13 12 (15.00%) CRM
14 11 (13.75%) Cisco
14 11 (13.75%) ITIL
15 10 (12.50%) VMware

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 7 (8.75%) MS Exchange
1 7 (8.75%) OpenStack
2 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (7.50%) Skype for Business
3 5 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.75%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.50%) IIS
6 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.25%) Apache
7 1 (1.25%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.25%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.25%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) SAN
2 8 (10.00%) DNS
3 7 (8.75%) WAN
4 6 (7.50%) Firewall
4 6 (7.50%) LAN
5 5 (6.25%) Skype
6 4 (5.00%) DHCP
7 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.50%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.50%) SSL
8 2 (2.50%) VoIP
9 1 (1.25%) HTTP
9 1 (1.25%) NAS
9 1 (1.25%) SNMP
9 1 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.50%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.50%) MySQL
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) HP UFT
2 3 (3.75%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.50%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.25%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.25%) WinRunner
General
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
1 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.25%) Electronics
2 1 (1.25%) Marketing
2 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) Analyst
3 12 (15.00%) Architect
3 12 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 11 (13.75%) Tester
5 6 (7.50%) Automation Tester
5 6 (7.50%) Network Architect
5 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Senior Architect
6 5 (6.25%) Senior Network Architect
6 5 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Test Specialist
8 3 (3.75%) Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Integration Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Security Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.75%) .NET
1 19 (23.75%) HTML
2 18 (22.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.75%) JSP
4 2 (2.50%) Middleware
4 2 (2.50%) Web Services
4 2 (2.50%) XML
5 1 (1.25%) CSS
5 1 (1.25%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.25%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.25%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
1 3 (3.75%) Replication
2 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (2.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.25%) Clustering
3 1 (1.25%) DataPower
3 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.25%) HP Storage
3 1 (1.25%) PDA
3 1 (1.25%) PKI
3 1 (1.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.50%) Windows
2 18 (22.50%) Unix
3 15 (18.75%) Linux
4 10 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.75%) AIX
7 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.75%) Solaris
7 3 (3.75%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.50%) HPUX
8 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Migration
2 15 (18.75%) Test Scripting
3 12 (15.00%) CRM
4 11 (13.75%) ITIL
5 10 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 9 (11.25%) Test Automation
7 8 (10.00%) Project Management
8 6 (7.50%) Security Testing
9 5 (6.25%) Network Architecture
9 5 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.00%) ITIL V3
10 4 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (5.00%) Six Sigma
11 3 (3.75%) Defect Management
11 3 (3.75%) Integration Testing
11 3 (3.75%) Load Balancing
11 3 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (3.75%) Server Virtualisation
11 3 (3.75%) TOGAF
11 3 (3.75%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.25%) PowerShell
2 19 (23.75%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.50%) SQL
4 13 (16.25%) C#
5 12 (15.00%) VB
6 5 (6.25%) Java
7 4 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.00%) VBScript
8 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.50%) Korn
9 2 (2.50%) Perl
10 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.25%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 80 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (27.50%) ISTQB
3 17 (21.25%) ISEB
3 17 (21.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 15 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (16.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (11.25%) CCNA
6 9 (11.25%) MCITP
7 5 (6.25%) CCNP
8 3 (3.75%) Degree
8 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (2.50%) MCSA
9 2 (2.50%) MCSE
9 2 (2.50%) MCTS
9 2 (2.50%) OCP
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (1.25%) MCP
10 1 (1.25%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) JSP 440
2 2 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.25%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.50%) DFS Replication
4 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.50%) XenApp
4 2 (2.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.25%) KVM
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.25%) RHEV
5 1 (1.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.25%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.25%) SCCM
3 3 (3.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.50%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.50%) Netcool
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.25%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.25%) SCOM
5 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (43.75%) HP
2 29 (36.25%) Microsoft
3 20 (25.00%) Oracle
4 11 (13.75%) Cisco
5 10 (12.50%) VMware
6 8 (10.00%) Citrix
7 5 (6.25%) F5
7 5 (6.25%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.75%) Altiris
8 3 (3.75%) AppSense
8 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.50%) Cognos
9 2 (2.50%) IBM
9 2 (2.50%) Veritas
10 1 (1.25%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.25%) Computacenter
10 1 (1.25%) Opsware
10 1 (1.25%) SAP
10 1 (1.25%) Sun
Glasgow
People Source Consulting
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: 18 days ago