The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Glasgow region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 26 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 48 36 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.99% 3.98% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.50% 26.28% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 5
Average daily rate £374 £351 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% +11.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £270 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £420 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
128 137 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.63% 15.14% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 86 47
Average daily rate £325 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £363 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £10.42 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.22% +9.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Security Cleared
Scotland

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 18 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 85 (92.39%) SC Cleared
2 61 (66.30%) Windows
3 46 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 42 (45.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (41.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (25.00%) MS Office
7 22 (23.91%) Active Directory
8 20 (21.74%) Windows XP
8 20 (21.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 19 (20.65%) VMware
10 17 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (16.30%) PowerShell
12 14 (15.22%) Enterprise Architecture
12 14 (15.22%) .NET
13 13 (14.13%) ITIL
13 13 (14.13%) DHCP
14 12 (13.04%) SharePoint
14 12 (13.04%) DNS
14 12 (13.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 12 (13.04%) SAN
14 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
15 11 (11.96%) C#
15 11 (11.96%) Windows 7
16 10 (10.87%) SCCM
16 10 (10.87%) SharePoint Server
16 10 (10.87%) XML
16 10 (10.87%) Citrix
16 10 (10.87%) SQL Server 2000
16 10 (10.87%) Replication
17 9 (9.78%) Altiris

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.87%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (3.26%) IIS
3 3 (3.26%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (25.00%) MS Office
2 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.43%) InfoPath
3 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.26%) MS Project
4 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.09%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.13%) DHCP
2 12 (13.04%) DNS
2 12 (13.04%) SAN
3 6 (6.52%) IPsec
4 5 (5.43%) NAS
5 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.17%) Firewall
7 1 (1.09%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.09%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.87%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.43%) IDOL
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MSI
2 4 (4.35%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.09%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 2 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (21.74%) Wintel Engineer
2 10 (10.87%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (6.52%) Server Engineer
4 5 (5.43%) Developer
4 5 (5.43%) Build Engineer
5 4 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 4 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.26%) Coordinator
6 3 (3.26%) Active Directory Specialist
6 3 (3.26%) Wintel Support
6 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.26%) Design Engineer
6 3 (3.26%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (3.26%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 2 (2.17%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (2.17%) Analyst
7 2 (2.17%) Senior Manager
8 1 (1.09%) Applications Packager
8 1 (1.09%) Service Analyst
8 1 (1.09%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.22%) .NET
2 10 (10.87%) XML
3 7 (7.61%) .NET Framework
4 6 (6.52%) Ajax
5 5 (5.43%) XSLT
6 4 (4.35%) Application Packaging
7 3 (3.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (2.17%) CSS
9 1 (1.09%) XML Schema
9 1 (1.09%) Web Services
9 1 (1.09%) ADO
9 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.09%) Software Packaging
9 1 (1.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Replication
2 9 (9.78%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (6.52%) Clustering
4 2 (2.17%) PMI
5 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) PKI
5 1 (1.09%) IVR
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 61 (66.30%) Windows
2 42 (45.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 38 (41.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (21.74%) Windows XP
5 11 (11.96%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.43%) AIX
6 5 (5.43%) Solaris
6 5 (5.43%) Linux
7 1 (1.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 13 (14.13%) ITIL
3 9 (9.78%) Project Management
4 8 (8.70%) Software Distribution
5 7 (7.61%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.43%) Workflow
7 4 (4.35%) Release Management
7 4 (4.35%) Change Management
8 3 (3.26%) Performance Testing
8 3 (3.26%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.26%) Security Architecture
9 2 (2.17%) Change Control
9 2 (2.17%) Business Process Improvement
9 2 (2.17%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.17%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.17%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (2.17%) Software Testing
9 2 (2.17%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.17%) Service Management
9 2 (2.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.30%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.96%) C#
3 7 (7.61%) SQL
3 7 (7.61%) VBScript
4 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.43%) VB
6 4 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.17%) C++
7 2 (2.17%) C
8 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 85 (92.39%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) ISEB
2 2 (2.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.09%) MCSD
3 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 22 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (5.43%) XenApp
3 5 (5.43%) vSphere
4 2 (2.17%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.09%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (21.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 12 (13.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (10.87%) SCCM
4 8 (8.70%) Netcool
5 6 (6.52%) Tivoli
6 3 (3.26%) WSUS
7 1 (1.09%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 1 (1.09%) MIIS
7 1 (1.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.65%) VMware
3 10 (10.87%) Citrix
4 9 (9.78%) Altiris
5 8 (8.70%) HP
6 6 (6.52%) Veritas
7 5 (5.43%) Meridio
8 4 (4.35%) McAfee
8 4 (4.35%) CA
9 2 (2.17%) Dell
10 1 (1.09%) NetApp
10 1 (1.09%) EMC
10 1 (1.09%) IBM
10 1 (1.09%) Cognos
10 1 (1.09%) Oracle