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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 25 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 47 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.41% 7.41% 5.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.88% 39.82% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 24
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £307 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £437 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.16 - £15.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 - £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.23 - £16.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £31.92
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -43.60%
Security 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
131 113 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.87% 18.62% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 41 62
Average daily rate £325 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £230 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £412 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.77 £9.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.00% -32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 December 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 December 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 108 (75.52%) SC Cleared
2 48 (33.57%) Microsoft
3 35 (24.48%) Windows
4 32 (22.38%) HP
5 31 (21.68%) ISTQB
6 30 (20.98%) Oracle
7 25 (17.48%) UNIX
7 25 (17.48%) DV Cleared
8 22 (15.38%) .NET
8 22 (15.38%) SAN
8 22 (15.38%) Project Management
9 21 (14.69%) JSP
9 21 (14.69%) HTML
9 21 (14.69%) JavaScript
10 20 (13.99%) SQL
10 20 (13.99%) Finance
11 19 (13.29%) ASP.NET
11 19 (13.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (13.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 18 (12.59%) Active Directory
13 17 (11.89%) Citrix
14 16 (11.19%) HP Quality Center
15 13 (9.09%) VB
16 12 (8.39%) ITIL
16 12 (8.39%) TCP/IP
16 12 (8.39%) Oracle EBS
17 11 (7.69%) Project Planning
17 11 (7.69%) Linux
18 10 (6.99%) Cisco
18 10 (6.99%) MS Project

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (2.10%) MS Project Server
1 3 (2.10%) IIS
2 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.70%) Apache
3 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (6.99%) MS Project
2 9 (6.29%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.20%) MS Office
4 1 (0.70%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (8.39%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.10%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.40%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.38%) SAN
2 12 (8.39%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.59%) DNS
3 8 (5.59%) IPsec
4 5 (3.50%) WAN
5 4 (2.80%) X.500
5 4 (2.80%) LDAP
5 4 (2.80%) Firewall
6 3 (2.10%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.10%) DHCP
6 3 (2.10%) Kerberos
6 3 (2.10%) SNMP
6 3 (2.10%) SSL
7 2 (1.40%) NAS
8 1 (0.70%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.70%) LAN
8 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.70%) IPv4
8 1 (0.70%) IPv6
8 1 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.20%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (3.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.80%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.80%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.10%) MySQL
5 2 (1.40%) DB2
5 2 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.70%) BODI
6 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.70%) DTS
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (3.50%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.40%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.70%) JIRA
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.70%) WinRunner
General
1 20 (13.99%) Finance
2 4 (2.80%) Retail
3 2 (1.40%) Banking
3 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.70%) Marketing
4 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (8.39%) Architect
1 12 (8.39%) Test Manager
2 11 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 10 (6.99%) Analyst
4 6 (4.20%) DBA
4 6 (4.20%) Project Planner
4 6 (4.20%) Tester
5 5 (3.50%) Cabling Engineer
5 5 (3.50%) Test Specialist
5 5 (3.50%) Desktop Support
5 5 (3.50%) Test Analyst
5 5 (3.50%) Technical Architect
6 4 (2.80%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (2.80%) Senior Architect
6 4 (2.80%) Senior Technical Architect
6 4 (2.80%) Server Engineer
7 3 (2.10%) IT Director
7 3 (2.10%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (2.10%) Implementation Analyst
7 3 (2.10%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.38%) .NET
2 21 (14.69%) JSP
2 21 (14.69%) HTML
3 19 (13.29%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (3.50%) Oracle Streams
5 3 (2.10%) Django
6 2 (1.40%) COM
6 2 (1.40%) Web Services
7 1 (0.70%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.70%) XML
7 1 (0.70%) REST
7 1 (0.70%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.59%) Clustering
2 5 (3.50%) Replication
3 4 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.10%) CMDB
4 3 (2.10%) PKI
4 3 (2.10%) CESG
5 2 (1.40%) User Experience
5 2 (1.40%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.40%) Economics
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.70%) PDA
6 1 (0.70%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 35 (24.48%) Windows
2 25 (17.48%) UNIX
3 11 (7.69%) Linux
4 10 (6.99%) Windows 7
4 10 (6.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.29%) Windows XP
6 8 (5.59%) Solaris
6 8 (5.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.40%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.70%) AIX
9 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.38%) Project Management
2 12 (8.39%) ITIL
3 11 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 10 (6.99%) Migration
4 10 (6.99%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (6.29%) Change Management
5 9 (6.29%) CRM
6 7 (4.90%) Line Management
6 7 (4.90%) Test Automation
7 6 (4.20%) Functional Testing
7 6 (4.20%) Configuration Management
7 6 (4.20%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.20%) Load Balancing
7 6 (4.20%) Test Management
8 5 (3.50%) Test Scripting
8 5 (3.50%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (3.50%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.50%) ETL
8 5 (3.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.69%) JavaScript
2 20 (13.99%) SQL
3 13 (9.09%) VB
4 10 (6.99%) Java
4 10 (6.99%) C#
4 10 (6.99%) PowerShell
5 8 (5.59%) Perl
6 6 (4.20%) VBScript
7 5 (3.50%) Ruby
8 4 (2.80%) Python
8 4 (2.80%) VBA
9 3 (2.10%) Scala
10 2 (1.40%) C
11 1 (0.70%) Korn
11 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.70%) C++
11 1 (0.70%) Tcl
11 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 108 (75.52%) SC Cleared
2 31 (21.68%) ISTQB
3 25 (17.48%) DV Cleared
4 19 (13.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (13.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 10 (6.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (6.29%) MCTS
7 8 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (4.90%) PMI Certification
9 6 (4.20%) PMP
9 6 (4.20%) MCITP
10 5 (3.50%) Degree
10 5 (3.50%) MCSE
11 4 (2.80%) ISEB
11 4 (2.80%) MCP
12 3 (2.10%) CISSP
13 2 (1.40%) CCNA
13 2 (1.40%) MCSA
13 2 (1.40%) MOS
13 2 (1.40%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.10%) QA
1 3 (2.10%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (12.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.20%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.10%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.40%) Firmware
6 1 (0.70%) Samba
6 1 (0.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.70%) Nmap
6 1 (0.70%) vCloud
6 1 (0.70%) vSphere
6 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (11.19%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (3.50%) Data Guard
3 4 (2.80%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.80%) SCCM
4 3 (2.10%) SCOM
5 2 (1.40%) Netcool
6 1 (0.70%) Nessus
6 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.70%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 48 (33.57%) Microsoft
2 32 (22.38%) HP
3 30 (20.98%) Oracle
4 17 (11.89%) Citrix
5 10 (6.99%) Cisco
6 9 (6.29%) VMware
7 7 (4.90%) Veritas
8 5 (3.50%) Primavera
8 5 (3.50%) BMC
8 5 (3.50%) ArcSight
9 3 (2.10%) IBM
9 3 (2.10%) Remedy
10 1 (0.70%) PlateSpin
10 1 (0.70%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.70%) Altiris
10 1 (0.70%) Brocade
10 1 (0.70%) McAfee
10 1 (0.70%) CA
10 1 (0.70%) NetApp
10 1 (0.70%) Symantec
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