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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 19 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 61 37 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.71% 4.11% 5.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.42% 22.02% 34.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 6
Median daily rate £373 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% +3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £234 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £410 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +111.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +100.00%
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
163 168 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.29% 18.67% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 75 55
Median daily rate £365 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 6
Median hourly rate £43.00 £27.44 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.70% +89.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +34.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 82 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (46.34%) HP
3 31 (37.80%) Microsoft
4 23 (28.05%) Oracle
4 23 (28.05%) Windows
4 23 (28.05%) ISTQB
5 21 (25.61%) JavaScript
6 20 (24.39%) HTML
6 20 (24.39%) .NET
6 20 (24.39%) PowerShell
7 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET
8 18 (21.95%) Migration
9 17 (20.73%) Unix
9 17 (20.73%) ISEB
9 17 (20.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 16 (19.51%) C#
10 16 (19.51%) HP UFT
11 15 (18.29%) Active Directory
11 15 (18.29%) SQL
11 15 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (18.29%) Test Scripting
12 14 (17.07%) VB
12 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
12 14 (17.07%) CRM
13 13 (15.85%) SAN
13 13 (15.85%) Linux
14 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (14.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 12 (14.63%) Functional Testing
15 11 (13.41%) Windows Server

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 (8.54%) MS Exchange
1 7 (8.54%) OpenStack
2 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (7.32%) Skype for Business
3 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.66%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (2.44%) IIS
6 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.22%) Apache
7 1 (1.22%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.22%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
2 1 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.85%) SAN
2 9 (10.98%) DNS
3 7 (8.54%) Firewall
3 7 (8.54%) WAN
4 6 (7.32%) LAN
5 5 (6.10%) DHCP
5 5 (6.10%) Skype
6 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.44%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.44%) SSL
7 2 (2.44%) VoIP
8 1 (1.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.22%) HTTP
8 1 (1.22%) Internet
8 1 (1.22%) NAS
8 1 (1.22%) Network Security
8 1 (1.22%) SNMP
8 1 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.44%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.44%) MySQL
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (19.51%) HP UFT
2 4 (4.88%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.44%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.22%) WinRunner
General
1 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.66%) Finance
3 1 (1.22%) Electronics
3 1 (1.22%) Marketing
3 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (17.07%) Analyst
2 13 (15.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (14.63%) Architect
3 12 (14.63%) Tester
4 11 (13.41%) Test Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Automation Tester
6 6 (7.32%) Network Architect
6 6 (7.32%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Network Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Messaging Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Active Directory Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.66%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.39%) .NET
1 20 (24.39%) HTML
2 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.88%) JSP
4 2 (2.44%) Middleware
5 1 (1.22%) CSS
5 1 (1.22%) jQuery
5 1 (1.22%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.22%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.22%) Web Services
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
1 3 (3.66%) Replication
2 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.44%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.22%) Clustering
3 1 (1.22%) CMDB
3 1 (1.22%) DataPower
3 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.22%) HP Storage
3 1 (1.22%) PDA
3 1 (1.22%) PKI
3 1 (1.22%) PMI
3 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.05%) Windows
2 17 (20.73%) Unix
3 13 (15.85%) Linux
4 11 (13.41%) Windows Server
5 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.66%) AIX
8 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.66%) Solaris
8 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.44%) HPUX
9 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) Migration
2 15 (18.29%) Test Scripting
3 14 (17.07%) CRM
4 12 (14.63%) Functional Testing
5 11 (13.41%) Project Management
6 10 (12.20%) Test Automation
7 9 (10.98%) ITIL
8 5 (6.10%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (6.10%) Network Architecture
9 4 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.88%) Load Balancing
9 4 (4.88%) Security Testing
10 3 (3.66%) Integration Testing
10 3 (3.66%) Network Design
10 3 (3.66%) Release Management
10 3 (3.66%) Six Sigma
10 3 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.66%) TOGAF
10 3 (3.66%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.66%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.61%) JavaScript
2 20 (24.39%) PowerShell
3 16 (19.51%) C#
4 15 (18.29%) SQL
5 14 (17.07%) VB
6 6 (7.32%) Java
7 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.88%) VBScript
8 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.44%) Korn
9 2 (2.44%) Perl
10 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.22%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 82 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (28.05%) ISTQB
3 17 (20.73%) ISEB
3 17 (20.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 15 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (14.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (13.41%) CCNA
7 7 (8.54%) MCITP
8 6 (7.32%) CCNP
9 3 (3.66%) MCSA
10 2 (2.44%) Degree
10 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.44%) MCSE
10 2 (2.44%) MCTS
10 2 (2.44%) OCP
10 2 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.44%) PMP
11 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (18.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.44%) DFS Replication
4 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.44%) XenApp
4 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.22%) KVM
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.22%) RHEV
5 1 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.22%) Veritas File System
5 1 (1.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.10%) SCCM
3 3 (3.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.44%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.44%) Netcool
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.22%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.22%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.22%) SCOM
5 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (46.34%) HP
2 31 (37.80%) Microsoft
3 23 (28.05%) Oracle
4 11 (13.41%) VMware
5 10 (12.20%) Cisco
6 9 (10.98%) Citrix
7 6 (7.32%) F5
8 5 (6.10%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.66%) Altiris
9 3 (3.66%) AppSense
9 3 (3.66%) Cognos
9 3 (3.66%) IBM
9 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.44%) Veritas
11 1 (1.22%) BT
11 1 (1.22%) CA
11 1 (1.22%) CommVault
11 1 (1.22%) Intel Security
11 1 (1.22%) Juniper