The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Glasgow region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 16 50 33
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -17
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 73 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.77% 2.63% 3.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.98% 16.92% 28.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 4
Average daily rate
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£318 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.32% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £290 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £386 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £367 £374
% change year-on-year
-3.95% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.11% -
Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
166 130 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.22% 15.51% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 67 41
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £367 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.00 £37.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
SC Cleared
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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 11 July 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 11 July 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 61 (54.46%) Microsoft
3 49 (43.75%) Windows
4 35 (31.25%) HP
5 28 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 27 (24.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (22.32%) .NET
7 25 (22.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (20.54%) DV Cleared
9 20 (17.86%) Oracle
9 20 (17.86%) HTML
9 20 (17.86%) JSP
10 19 (16.96%) ASP.NET
10 19 (16.96%) JavaScript
11 18 (16.07%) Active Directory
12 16 (14.29%) MS Office
13 15 (13.39%) C#
13 15 (13.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (13.39%) MS Excel
13 15 (13.39%) PowerShell
14 14 (12.50%) CRM
15 13 (11.61%) Windows XP
15 13 (11.61%) SAN
15 13 (11.61%) UNIX
16 11 (9.82%) VB
16 11 (9.82%) DNS
16 11 (9.82%) VMware
16 11 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
17 10 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
18 9 (8.04%) ITIL

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 1 (0.89%) IIS
1 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (0.89%) MS Project Server
1 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (0.89%) Lync
1 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (14.29%) MS Office
2 15 (13.39%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.46%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.68%) MS Project
5 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.89%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.61%) SAN
2 11 (9.82%) DNS
3 8 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.25%) DHCP
5 5 (4.46%) X.500
6 4 (3.57%) LDAP
7 3 (2.68%) Kerberos
7 3 (2.68%) Firewall
7 3 (2.68%) IPsec
8 2 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.79%) SNMP
8 2 (1.79%) LAN
8 2 (1.79%) WAN
9 1 (0.89%) NAS
9 1 (0.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.89%) EDMS
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (6.25%) MSI
3 4 (3.57%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (3.57%) Finance
2 2 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (0.89%) Advertising
3 1 (0.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (9.82%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (6.25%) Test Specialist
2 7 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (6.25%) Analyst
3 5 (4.46%) Test Manager
3 5 (4.46%) Test Leader
4 4 (3.57%) Test Analyst
4 4 (3.57%) Consultant
4 4 (3.57%) Tester
4 4 (3.57%) Desktop Support
4 4 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (3.57%) Server Engineer
5 3 (2.68%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (2.68%) Performance Tester
5 3 (2.68%) Developer
5 3 (2.68%) Applications Packager
5 3 (2.68%) Build Engineer
5 3 (2.68%) Security Specialist
6 2 (1.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (1.79%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.32%) .NET
2 20 (17.86%) JSP
2 20 (17.86%) HTML
3 19 (16.96%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.25%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.79%) COM
6 1 (0.89%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.89%) Web Services
6 1 (0.89%) XML
6 1 (0.89%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.36%) Replication
1 6 (5.36%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.57%) Clustering
3 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.79%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.79%) Economics
5 1 (0.89%) PKI
5 1 (0.89%) Firmware
5 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.89%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.89%) IVR
5 1 (0.89%) CMDB
5 1 (0.89%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 49 (43.75%) Windows
2 27 (24.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (22.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (11.61%) Windows XP
4 13 (11.61%) UNIX
5 9 (8.04%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.36%) Linux
7 1 (0.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.50%) CRM
2 9 (8.04%) ITIL
2 9 (8.04%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 7 (6.25%) Security Testing
4 7 (6.25%) Workflow
5 6 (5.36%) Project Management
6 4 (3.57%) Change Management
6 4 (3.57%) Functional Testing
6 4 (3.57%) Release Management
7 3 (2.68%) Project Planning
7 3 (2.68%) Unit Testing
7 3 (2.68%) Identity Management
7 3 (2.68%) Migration
7 3 (2.68%) Quality Management
7 3 (2.68%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.79%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.79%) Service Management
8 2 (1.79%) SIEM
8 2 (1.79%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.96%) JavaScript
2 15 (13.39%) C#
2 15 (13.39%) PowerShell
3 11 (9.82%) VB
4 8 (7.14%) SQL
5 6 (5.36%) VBScript
6 5 (4.46%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.57%) VBA
7 4 (3.57%) Java
8 1 (0.89%) Perl
8 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 23 (20.54%) DV Cleared
4 15 (13.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (6.25%) MCITP
7 5 (4.46%) MCTS
7 5 (4.46%) Degree
8 3 (2.68%) MOS
8 3 (2.68%) MCP
9 2 (1.79%) MCSE
9 2 (1.79%) CCSP
9 2 (1.79%) CISSP
9 2 (1.79%) SSCP
9 2 (1.79%) GIAC
9 2 (1.79%) CEH
10 1 (0.89%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (16.07%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.46%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.68%) XenApp
5 2 (1.79%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.79%) vSphere
6 1 (0.89%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 9 (8.04%) SCCM
2 8 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.68%) WSUS
4 2 (1.79%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.89%) SCOM
5 1 (0.89%) Netcool
5 1 (0.89%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (0.89%) MIIS
Vendors
1 61 (54.46%) Microsoft
2 35 (31.25%) HP
3 20 (17.86%) Oracle
4 11 (9.82%) VMware
5 8 (7.14%) Citrix
6 7 (6.25%) Cisco
6 7 (6.25%) Altiris
7 4 (3.57%) McAfee
8 3 (2.68%) CA
9 2 (1.79%) AppSense
9 2 (1.79%) IBM
10 1 (0.89%) Cognos
10 1 (0.89%) BMC
10 1 (0.89%) ArcSight