The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 14 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 95 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.07% 3.35% 3.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.37% 26.83% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £395 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
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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
178 82 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.75% 12.50% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 43 49
Average daily rate £362 £325 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.80 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £12.20 £18.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Glasgow region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Glasgow region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 123 (87.86%) SC Cleared
2 68 (48.57%) Microsoft
3 49 (35.00%) Windows
4 44 (31.43%) HP
5 41 (29.29%) ISTQB
6 33 (23.57%) .NET
7 30 (21.43%) Oracle
7 30 (21.43%) DV Cleared
8 28 (20.00%) HTML
8 28 (20.00%) JSP
9 27 (19.29%) ASP.NET
9 27 (19.29%) JavaScript
9 27 (19.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 24 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (13.57%) UNIX
12 18 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (12.14%) HP Quality Center
14 16 (11.43%) PowerShell
14 16 (11.43%) Active Directory
14 16 (11.43%) SAN
14 16 (11.43%) MS Excel
15 15 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
16 14 (10.00%) Windows XP
16 14 (10.00%) TCP/IP
16 14 (10.00%) C#
17 13 (9.29%) MS Office
17 13 (9.29%) CRM
17 13 (9.29%) Citrix
17 13 (9.29%) Project Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.43%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.71%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.71%) Lync
2 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.71%) IIS
2 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.29%) MS Office
3 5 (3.57%) MS Project
3 5 (3.57%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.71%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.43%) SAN
2 14 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (8.57%) DNS
4 7 (5.00%) DHCP
5 6 (4.29%) X.500
6 5 (3.57%) LDAP
7 4 (2.86%) Kerberos
7 4 (2.86%) IPsec
8 3 (2.14%) SNMP
9 2 (1.43%) LAN
9 2 (1.43%) WAN
9 2 (1.43%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.43%) Firewall
9 2 (1.43%) SSL
10 1 (0.71%) NAS
10 1 (0.71%) HTTP
10 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.43%) DB2
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.71%) EDMS
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (7.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (5.00%) MSI
3 4 (2.86%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.71%) JIRA
4 1 (0.71%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.71%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.71%) TestDirector
General
1 12 (8.57%) Finance
2 3 (2.14%) Retail
3 2 (1.43%) Banking
3 2 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (9.29%) Test Manager
2 12 (8.57%) Analyst
3 8 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
3 8 (5.71%) Test Analyst
3 8 (5.71%) Test Specialist
4 7 (5.00%) Test Leader
4 7 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (4.29%) Tester
6 5 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 5 (3.57%) Cabling Engineer
7 4 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (2.86%) Consultant
7 4 (2.86%) Desktop Support
7 4 (2.86%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (2.86%) Build Engineer
8 3 (2.14%) Monitoring Engineer
8 3 (2.14%) Chief Technology Officer
8 3 (2.14%) Security Specialist
8 3 (2.14%) IT Director
8 3 (2.14%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.57%) .NET
2 28 (20.00%) JSP
2 28 (20.00%) HTML
3 27 (19.29%) ASP.NET
4 8 (5.71%) Application Packaging
5 2 (1.43%) COM
6 1 (0.71%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.71%) Web Services
6 1 (0.71%) XML
6 1 (0.71%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.29%) Replication
1 6 (4.29%) Clustering
2 5 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.14%) CMDB
5 2 (1.43%) Firmware
5 2 (1.43%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.43%) Economics
5 2 (1.43%) PKI
6 1 (0.71%) PDA
6 1 (0.71%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.71%) CESG
6 1 (0.71%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.71%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 49 (35.00%) Windows
2 24 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 24 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (13.57%) UNIX
4 14 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 9 (6.43%) Windows 7
6 6 (4.29%) Linux
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.71%) AIX
7 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (9.29%) CRM
1 13 (9.29%) Project Management
2 11 (7.86%) Test Automation
3 9 (6.43%) ITIL
3 9 (6.43%) Change Management
4 7 (5.00%) Workflow
4 7 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (5.00%) Security Testing
5 6 (4.29%) Project Planning
5 6 (4.29%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (3.57%) Migration
6 5 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 5 (3.57%) Unit Testing
6 5 (3.57%) Test Management
6 5 (3.57%) Test Scripting
6 5 (3.57%) Build Automation
7 4 (2.86%) Functional Testing
7 4 (2.86%) Release Management
7 4 (2.86%) Risk Management
7 4 (2.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.29%) JavaScript
2 16 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 14 (10.00%) C#
4 12 (8.57%) VB
5 10 (7.14%) SQL
6 7 (5.00%) VBScript
7 5 (3.57%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.57%) VBA
8 4 (2.86%) Java
9 3 (2.14%) Perl
10 1 (0.71%) Tcl
10 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 123 (87.86%) SC Cleared
2 41 (29.29%) ISTQB
3 30 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 27 (19.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 18 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (9.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (5.71%) MCTS
8 8 (5.71%) MCITP
9 5 (3.57%) MCP
9 5 (3.57%) Degree
10 3 (2.14%) MCSE
10 3 (2.14%) ISEB
10 3 (2.14%) MOS
11 2 (1.43%) SSCP
11 2 (1.43%) GIAC
11 2 (1.43%) CEH
11 2 (1.43%) CISSP
11 2 (1.43%) CCSP
12 1 (0.71%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) QA
2 3 (2.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.57%) Terminal Services
3 5 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.71%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 17 (12.14%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (5.71%) SCCM
4 5 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.14%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.14%) SCOM
6 1 (0.71%) MIIS
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.71%) Netcool
6 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 68 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 44 (31.43%) HP
3 30 (21.43%) Oracle
4 13 (9.29%) Citrix
5 12 (8.57%) Cisco
6 9 (6.43%) VMware
7 6 (4.29%) Altiris
8 5 (3.57%) McAfee
9 3 (2.14%) ArcSight
9 3 (2.14%) IBM
9 3 (2.14%) BMC
10 2 (1.43%) AppSense
11 1 (0.71%) Primavera
11 1 (0.71%) Veritas
11 1 (0.71%) Symantec
11 1 (0.71%) Cognos
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