The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 46 115 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 40.00% 76.67% 65.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 70.77% 91.27% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 104 14
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£330 £338 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.31% -4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £253 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £56.44 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+77.50% -
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire region.

Qualifications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
65 126 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 56.52% 84.00% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 114 16
Average daily rate £345 £345 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £56.44 £165.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine 0 46 £330 -2.94%
SC Cleared
Scotland

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 107 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (32.71%) Windows
3 28 (26.17%) HP
4 27 (25.23%) Project Management
5 24 (22.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (20.56%) Active Directory
6 22 (20.56%) Microsoft
7 20 (18.69%) SQL
8 19 (17.76%) ITIL
9 18 (16.82%) Change Management
10 16 (14.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 15 (14.02%) Change Control
12 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (13.08%) MSI
12 14 (13.08%) XML
12 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (13.08%) SAN
13 13 (12.15%) PowerShell
14 12 (11.21%) C#
14 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
15 11 (10.28%) SharePoint
15 11 (10.28%) PMI Certification
15 11 (10.28%) Citrix
15 11 (10.28%) Degree
16 10 (9.35%) PKI
16 10 (9.35%) Unit Testing
16 10 (9.35%) DNS
16 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
16 10 (9.35%) Risk Management
17 9 (8.41%) VMware

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (10.28%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.80%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.93%) Lync
3 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.54%) MS Office
3 5 (4.67%) MS Project
4 4 (3.74%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.80%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.08%) SAN
2 10 (9.35%) DNS
3 9 (8.41%) Firewall
4 8 (7.48%) LDAP
5 7 (6.54%) X.500
6 6 (5.61%) Network Security
6 6 (5.61%) Kerberos
7 5 (4.67%) LAN
7 5 (4.67%) WAN
7 5 (4.67%) IPsec
8 4 (3.74%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (3.74%) NAS
9 3 (2.80%) Internet
9 3 (2.80%) SNMP
10 2 (1.87%) DHCP
10 2 (1.87%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.87%) DWDM
10 2 (1.87%) VLAN
10 2 (1.87%) Junos
11 1 (0.93%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.80%) Spotfire
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.93%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 14 (13.08%) MSI
2 5 (4.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.87%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.93%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.93%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.93%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.93%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.93%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.93%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.93%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (2.80%) Finance
2 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (12.15%) Project Manager
2 9 (8.41%) Network Engineer
3 6 (5.61%) Software Engineer
3 6 (5.61%) Software Development Engineer
3 6 (5.61%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (5.61%) Development Engineer
4 5 (4.67%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (3.74%) Design Engineer
5 4 (3.74%) Architect
6 3 (2.80%) Consultant
6 3 (2.80%) Network Architect
7 2 (1.87%) Technical Leader
7 2 (1.87%) Security Architect
7 2 (1.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (1.87%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (1.87%) Developer
7 2 (1.87%) DBA
7 2 (1.87%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (1.87%) Test Engineer
7 2 (1.87%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.08%) XML
2 7 (6.54%) XSD
2 7 (6.54%) WinForms
2 7 (6.54%) WPF
3 5 (4.67%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.67%) HTML
3 5 (4.67%) .NET
4 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.74%) CSS
5 2 (1.87%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.93%) Web Services
6 1 (0.93%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.93%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) PKI
2 9 (8.41%) PMI
2 9 (8.41%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.48%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (6.54%) Replication
4 7 (6.54%) Clustering
5 6 (5.61%) Economics
6 5 (4.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.87%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.87%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.93%) PDA
9 1 (0.93%) EMV
9 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (32.71%) Windows
2 24 (22.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.54%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.74%) Linux
5 4 (3.74%) UNIX
6 2 (1.87%) Solaris
7 1 (0.93%) AIX
7 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.23%) Project Management
2 19 (17.76%) ITIL
3 18 (16.82%) Change Management
4 15 (14.02%) Change Control
5 10 (9.35%) Unit Testing
5 10 (9.35%) Risk Management
6 9 (8.41%) Service Delivery
6 9 (8.41%) Performance Management
7 7 (6.54%) Project Planning
8 6 (5.61%) Server Building
9 5 (4.67%) Critical Success Factor
9 5 (4.67%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.67%) Workflow
9 5 (4.67%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.67%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.74%) OOP
10 4 (3.74%) OO
10 4 (3.74%) Service Management
10 4 (3.74%) SOA
10 4 (3.74%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.69%) SQL
2 13 (12.15%) PowerShell
3 12 (11.21%) C#
4 9 (8.41%) REXX
4 9 (8.41%) Tcl
5 7 (6.54%) VBScript
6 5 (4.67%) VB
7 4 (3.74%) C
7 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.93%) Java
Qualifications
1 107 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (10.28%) PMI Certification
3 11 (10.28%) Degree
4 7 (6.54%) MCTS
5 6 (5.61%) PMP
6 5 (4.67%) MCSE
7 4 (3.74%) MCSA
7 4 (3.74%) MCP
8 3 (2.80%) CCNP
8 3 (2.80%) CCNA
8 3 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.87%) CAPM
10 1 (0.93%) MCITP
10 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.93%) CCSA
10 1 (0.93%) CCSE
10 1 (0.93%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.93%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) SLA
1 3 (2.80%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) JSP 440
System Software
1 22 (20.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (3.74%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.74%) vSphere
5 2 (1.87%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.93%) Firmware
6 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (14.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (8.41%) WMI
3 3 (2.80%) Netcool
3 3 (2.80%) SCCM
4 2 (1.87%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.87%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.93%) WSUS
5 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 28 (26.17%) HP
2 22 (20.56%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.28%) Citrix
4 9 (8.41%) Cisco
4 9 (8.41%) VMware
5 5 (4.67%) CheckPoint
5 5 (4.67%) F5
6 4 (3.74%) Crossbeam
6 4 (3.74%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.80%) Veritas
7 3 (2.80%) Cadence
7 3 (2.80%) McAfee
7 3 (2.80%) Juniper
7 3 (2.80%) TippingPoint
8 2 (1.87%) ProCurve
8 2 (1.87%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.87%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.87%) NetApp
8 2 (1.87%) Nokia
8 2 (1.87%) Fortinet