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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 11 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 96 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.25% 4.28% 4.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.46% 33.33% 29.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £344 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -3.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £320 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £388 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.75 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+36.11% -30.76%
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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
183 84 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.45% 12.84% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 46 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 £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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%

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 19 September 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 19 September 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 124 (82.67%) SC Cleared
2 67 (44.67%) Microsoft
3 45 (30.00%) HP
3 45 (30.00%) Windows
4 41 (27.33%) ISTQB
5 32 (21.33%) .NET
6 30 (20.00%) Oracle
6 30 (20.00%) DV Cleared
7 28 (18.67%) HTML
7 28 (18.67%) JSP
8 27 (18.00%) ASP.NET
8 27 (18.00%) JavaScript
8 27 (18.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 21 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (13.33%) UNIX
10 20 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (12.00%) SAN
12 18 (12.00%) Active Directory
13 17 (11.33%) Project Management
13 17 (11.33%) HP Quality Center
14 16 (10.67%) MS Excel
15 15 (10.00%) C#
15 15 (10.00%) Citrix
15 15 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
16 14 (9.33%) PowerShell
16 14 (9.33%) TCP/IP
17 13 (8.67%) CRM
17 13 (8.67%) Windows XP
17 13 (8.67%) SQL

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (2.67%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.33%) IIS
2 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.67%) Apache
3 1 (0.67%) Lync
3 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.00%) MS Project
2 12 (8.00%) MS Office
3 4 (2.67%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.00%) SAN
2 14 (9.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (7.33%) DNS
4 6 (4.00%) X.500
4 6 (4.00%) IPsec
5 5 (3.33%) LDAP
5 5 (3.33%) DHCP
6 4 (2.67%) Kerberos
6 4 (2.67%) WAN
7 3 (2.00%) SNMP
8 2 (1.33%) NAS
8 2 (1.33%) SSL
8 2 (1.33%) LAN
8 2 (1.33%) Firewall
8 2 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.67%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.67%) HTTP
9 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.00%) MySQL
2 3 (2.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.33%) DB2
3 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.67%) EDMS
4 1 (0.67%) DTS
4 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (7.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (3.33%) MSI
3 2 (1.33%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.67%) JIRA
4 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.67%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.67%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (8.67%) Finance
2 3 (2.00%) Retail
2 3 (2.00%) Marketing
3 2 (1.33%) Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (8.67%) Test Manager
2 12 (8.00%) Analyst
3 8 (5.33%) Test Analyst
3 8 (5.33%) Test Specialist
3 8 (5.33%) Integration Engineer
4 7 (4.67%) Test Leader
4 7 (4.67%) Architect
5 6 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 6 (4.00%) Tester
5 6 (4.00%) Project Planner
5 6 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (3.33%) Cabling Engineer
6 5 (3.33%) Desktop Support
7 4 (2.67%) Consultant
7 4 (2.67%) Citrix Engineer
8 3 (2.00%) Chief Technology Officer
8 3 (2.00%) Senior Technical Architect
8 3 (2.00%) Security Specialist
8 3 (2.00%) Performance Tester
8 3 (2.00%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.33%) .NET
2 28 (18.67%) HTML
2 28 (18.67%) JSP
3 27 (18.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.00%) Application Packaging
5 3 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (2.00%) Django
6 2 (1.33%) Web Services
6 2 (1.33%) COM
6 2 (1.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.67%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.67%) XML
7 1 (0.67%) Play Framework
7 1 (0.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.67%) Clustering
2 5 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.67%) Replication
4 3 (2.00%) Economics
4 3 (2.00%) CMDB
4 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.33%) User Experience
5 2 (1.33%) Firmware
5 2 (1.33%) PKI
5 2 (1.33%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.67%) CESG
6 1 (0.67%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.67%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.67%) PDA
6 1 (0.67%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 45 (30.00%) Windows
2 21 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (13.33%) UNIX
3 20 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (8.67%) Windows XP
5 10 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.33%) Linux
7 2 (1.33%) Solaris
8 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (11.33%) Project Management
2 13 (8.67%) CRM
3 11 (7.33%) Test Automation
4 10 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 10 (6.67%) Change Management
5 9 (6.00%) Functional Testing
6 8 (5.33%) ITIL
6 8 (5.33%) Mentoring
7 7 (4.67%) Migration
7 7 (4.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (4.67%) Security Testing
8 6 (4.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (4.00%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (4.00%) Workflow
9 5 (3.33%) Test Management
9 5 (3.33%) Test Scripting
9 5 (3.33%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.33%) PRINCE2
9 5 (3.33%) Line Management
9 5 (3.33%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (10.00%) C#
3 14 (9.33%) PowerShell
4 13 (8.67%) SQL
5 12 (8.00%) VB
6 7 (4.67%) VBScript
6 7 (4.67%) Java
7 5 (3.33%) VBA
8 4 (2.67%) Perl
9 3 (2.00%) Ruby
9 3 (2.00%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.00%) Scala
10 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.67%) Korn
11 1 (0.67%) Tcl
11 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.67%) C-shell
11 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 124 (82.67%) SC Cleared
2 41 (27.33%) ISTQB
3 30 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 27 (18.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 19 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (8.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (5.33%) MCTS
8 8 (5.33%) MCITP
9 5 (3.33%) Degree
9 5 (3.33%) MCP
10 4 (2.67%) MCSE
10 4 (2.67%) PMI Certification
11 3 (2.00%) MOS
11 3 (2.00%) PMP
11 3 (2.00%) ISEB
12 2 (1.33%) CCSP
12 2 (1.33%) SSCP
12 2 (1.33%) CISSP
12 2 (1.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.67%) SLA
1 4 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.33%) Terminal Services
4 3 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.67%) Samba
5 1 (0.67%) vCloud
5 1 (0.67%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (11.33%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (6.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (4.67%) SCCM
4 4 (2.67%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.00%) SCOM
5 3 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.33%) Netcool
7 1 (0.67%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.67%) MIIS
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 67 (44.67%) Microsoft
2 45 (30.00%) HP
3 30 (20.00%) Oracle
4 15 (10.00%) Citrix
5 12 (8.00%) Cisco
6 8 (5.33%) VMware
7 4 (2.67%) Primavera
7 4 (2.67%) Altiris
8 3 (2.00%) BMC
8 3 (2.00%) McAfee
8 3 (2.00%) IBM
8 3 (2.00%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.33%) Veritas
9 2 (1.33%) AppSense
10 1 (0.67%) PlateSpin
10 1 (0.67%) CA
10 1 (0.67%) Symantec