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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 20 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 77 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.92% 4.01% 2.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.62% 31.71% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 9
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£375 £344 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £320 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £393 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -35.18%
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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
185 82 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.44% 12.65% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 44 61
Average daily rate £350 £320 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +17.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £12.50 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 63 (50.81%) Microsoft
3 42 (33.87%) Windows
4 41 (33.06%) HP
5 37 (29.84%) ISTQB
6 30 (24.19%) DV Cleared
7 28 (22.58%) .NET
8 26 (20.97%) Oracle
9 25 (20.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 24 (19.35%) HTML
10 24 (19.35%) JSP
11 23 (18.55%) ASP.NET
11 23 (18.55%) JavaScript
12 20 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (15.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (15.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (14.52%) SAN
14 18 (14.52%) UNIX
15 17 (13.71%) Active Directory
16 14 (11.29%) Citrix
16 14 (11.29%) MS Excel
16 14 (11.29%) C#
16 14 (11.29%) PowerShell
16 14 (11.29%) HP Quality Center
17 12 (9.68%) SQL
17 12 (9.68%) MS Office
17 12 (9.68%) CRM
17 12 (9.68%) Oracle EBS
18 11 (8.87%) Finance
18 11 (8.87%) Windows XP

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (3.23%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.61%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (1.61%) IIS
2 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.81%) Apache
3 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.81%) Lync
3 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.68%) MS Office
3 7 (5.65%) MS Project
4 4 (3.23%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (9.68%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.52%) SAN
2 11 (8.87%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.06%) DNS
4 6 (4.84%) X.500
5 5 (4.03%) IPsec
5 5 (4.03%) LDAP
6 4 (3.23%) WAN
6 4 (3.23%) DHCP
6 4 (3.23%) Kerberos
7 3 (2.42%) SNMP
8 2 (1.61%) LAN
8 2 (1.61%) SSL
8 2 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.61%) Firewall
8 2 (1.61%) NAS
9 1 (0.81%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.61%) DB2
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.81%) EDMS
4 1 (0.81%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (7.26%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (4.03%) MSI
3 2 (1.61%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.81%) JIRA
4 1 (0.81%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.81%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (8.87%) Finance
2 3 (2.42%) Retail
2 3 (2.42%) Marketing
3 2 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (9.68%) Test Manager
2 8 (6.45%) Analyst
2 8 (6.45%) Test Specialist
2 8 (6.45%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (4.84%) Test Analyst
3 6 (4.84%) Project Manager
4 5 (4.03%) Tester
4 5 (4.03%) Desktop Support
4 5 (4.03%) Test Leader
4 5 (4.03%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (3.23%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (3.23%) Architect
5 4 (3.23%) Consultant
6 3 (2.42%) Performance Tester
6 3 (2.42%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (2.42%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (2.42%) Applications Packager
6 3 (2.42%) Security Specialist
6 3 (2.42%) Chief Technology Officer
6 3 (2.42%) IT Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.58%) .NET
2 24 (19.35%) JSP
2 24 (19.35%) HTML
3 23 (18.55%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.84%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.61%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 2 (1.61%) COM
5 2 (1.61%) Web Services
6 1 (0.81%) XML
6 1 (0.81%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.65%) Clustering
2 5 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.23%) Replication
4 3 (2.42%) Economics
4 3 (2.42%) CMDB
5 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.61%) PKI
5 2 (1.61%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.61%) Firmware
6 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.81%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.81%) PDA
6 1 (0.81%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 42 (33.87%) Windows
2 20 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (15.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (14.52%) UNIX
5 11 (8.87%) Windows XP
6 9 (7.26%) Windows 7
7 8 (6.45%) Linux
8 2 (1.61%) Solaris
9 1 (0.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (9.68%) CRM
2 9 (7.26%) Project Management
2 9 (7.26%) Change Management
2 9 (7.26%) Test Automation
3 8 (6.45%) Functional Testing
4 7 (5.65%) Security Testing
4 7 (5.65%) ITIL
4 7 (5.65%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (4.84%) Project Planning
5 6 (4.84%) Migration
5 6 (4.84%) Workflow
5 6 (4.84%) Unit Testing
5 6 (4.84%) Mentoring
6 5 (4.03%) Test Management
7 4 (3.23%) Build Automation
7 4 (3.23%) Validation
7 4 (3.23%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.42%) Quality Management
8 3 (2.42%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.42%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.55%) JavaScript
2 14 (11.29%) C#
2 14 (11.29%) PowerShell
3 12 (9.68%) SQL
4 11 (8.87%) VB
5 7 (5.65%) VBScript
6 5 (4.03%) VBA
7 4 (3.23%) Java
7 4 (3.23%) Perl
8 3 (2.42%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.81%) Tcl
10 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.81%) Korn
10 1 (0.81%) C-shell
10 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 124 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (29.84%) ISTQB
3 30 (24.19%) DV Cleared
4 25 (20.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 19 (15.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (8.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (6.45%) MCTS
8 8 (6.45%) MCITP
9 5 (4.03%) MCP
10 4 (3.23%) MCSE
10 4 (3.23%) Degree
11 3 (2.42%) MOS
12 2 (1.61%) CISSP
12 2 (1.61%) CEH
12 2 (1.61%) CCSP
12 2 (1.61%) PMP
12 2 (1.61%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.61%) SSCP
12 2 (1.61%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) SLA
1 4 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 17 (13.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.03%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.81%) Samba
5 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.81%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.81%) vSphere
5 1 (0.81%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (11.29%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (6.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (5.65%) SCCM
4 4 (3.23%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.42%) SCOM
6 2 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.61%) Netcool
7 1 (0.81%) MIIS
7 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.81%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 63 (50.81%) Microsoft
2 41 (33.06%) HP
3 26 (20.97%) Oracle
4 14 (11.29%) Citrix
5 8 (6.45%) VMware
6 7 (5.65%) Cisco
7 4 (3.23%) Altiris
8 3 (2.42%) McAfee
8 3 (2.42%) ArcSight
8 3 (2.42%) IBM
8 3 (2.42%) BMC
9 2 (1.61%) Veritas
9 2 (1.61%) AppSense
10 1 (0.81%) PlateSpin
10 1 (0.81%) Symantec
10 1 (0.81%) CA