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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 97 80 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 61.01% 56.74% 56.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 76.38% 76.92% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 57 19
Average daily rate £400 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £287 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £451 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +58.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+71.17% +39.55%
SC 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 Renfrewshire region.

Qualifications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
127 104 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 79.87% 73.76% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 69 23
Average daily rate £340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £315 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +58.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 94 £402 +14.71% 1
SC Cleared
Scotland

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 165 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 73 (44.24%) Microsoft
3 63 (38.18%) Windows
4 57 (34.55%) HP
5 52 (31.52%) Active Directory
6 43 (26.06%) ITIL
7 40 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 38 (23.03%) SAN
8 38 (23.03%) Windows Server
9 36 (21.82%) SQL
10 34 (20.61%) Change Management
11 33 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 29 (17.58%) MCTS
12 29 (17.58%) VMware
13 26 (15.76%) Project Management
13 26 (15.76%) ITIL V3
14 25 (15.15%) Hyper-V
15 24 (14.55%) MCSE
15 24 (14.55%) MCSA
16 23 (13.94%) Citrix
16 23 (13.94%) PowerShell
17 22 (13.33%) OpenStack
17 22 (13.33%) Degree
17 22 (13.33%) SQL Server
17 22 (13.33%) Veritas
17 22 (13.33%) Clustering
18 20 (12.12%) TestDirector
18 20 (12.12%) Netcool
19 19 (11.52%) WinRunner

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 22 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 12 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.64%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.82%) Live Communications Server
4 3 (1.82%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (1.82%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.21%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.61%) Apache
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.21%) MS Project
2 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.61%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.61%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.21%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 38 (23.03%) SAN
2 19 (11.52%) NAS
3 18 (10.91%) DNS
4 17 (10.30%) iSCSI
4 17 (10.30%) WAN
5 15 (9.09%) LAN
6 12 (7.27%) LDAP
7 11 (6.67%) Kerberos
8 10 (6.06%) X.500
9 7 (4.24%) Firewall
9 7 (4.24%) HTTP
9 7 (4.24%) HTTPS
9 7 (4.24%) SNMP
10 5 (3.03%) DHCP
11 4 (2.42%) TCP/IP
12 3 (1.82%) FTP
12 3 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.70%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.42%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.61%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (12.12%) TestDirector
2 19 (11.52%) HP UFT
2 19 (11.52%) WinRunner
3 6 (3.64%) MSI
4 4 (2.42%) StarTeam
5 3 (1.82%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (1.21%) Finance
2 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (10.91%) Architect
2 17 (10.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (9.09%) Consultant
4 14 (8.48%) Analyst
4 14 (8.48%) Test Analyst
5 12 (7.27%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (5.45%) Storage Consultant
7 8 (4.85%) Active Directory Engineer
7 8 (4.85%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 7 (4.24%) NetBackup Engineer
8 7 (4.24%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.64%) Development Engineer
9 6 (3.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (3.64%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
9 6 (3.64%) Software Development Engineer
10 5 (3.03%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (3.03%) Backup Consultant
10 5 (3.03%) Backup Engineer
10 5 (3.03%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.03%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.24%) Middleware
1 7 (4.24%) WinForms
1 7 (4.24%) WPF
1 7 (4.24%) XML
2 6 (3.64%) .NET
2 6 (3.64%) XSD
3 3 (1.82%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.82%) CSS
3 3 (1.82%) HTML
4 2 (1.21%) Web Services
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (0.61%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.33%) Clustering
2 16 (9.70%) Computer Science
2 16 (9.70%) PDA
3 13 (7.88%) PKI
4 12 (7.27%) Management Information System
5 11 (6.67%) Replication
6 9 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (4.85%) Private Cloud
7 8 (4.85%) Public Cloud
8 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (3.03%) Data Centre
9 4 (2.42%) HP Storage
10 3 (1.82%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.21%) Celerra
11 2 (1.21%) CLARiiON
11 2 (1.21%) EMC VNX
11 2 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.21%) Symmetrix
12 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 63 (38.18%) Windows
2 38 (23.03%) Windows Server
3 33 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (10.91%) Unix
4 18 (10.91%) Windows 7
4 18 (10.91%) Windows XP
5 17 (10.30%) AIX
6 13 (7.88%) Linux
7 10 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.06%) ITIL
2 34 (20.61%) Change Management
3 26 (15.76%) ITIL V3
3 26 (15.76%) Project Management
4 19 (11.52%) Software Testing
4 19 (11.52%) Test Automation
5 18 (10.91%) Six Sigma
5 18 (10.91%) Test Scripting
6 15 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 13 (7.88%) Change Control
7 13 (7.88%) Network Design
8 12 (7.27%) Asset Management
8 12 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (4.85%) OO
9 8 (4.85%) Unit Testing
9 8 (4.85%) Validation
10 7 (4.24%) Capacity Management
10 7 (4.24%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.24%) ITSM
10 7 (4.24%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.82%) SQL
2 23 (13.94%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.45%) VBScript
5 8 (4.85%) C#
6 5 (3.03%) Jython
6 5 (3.03%) Python
7 4 (2.42%) Java
8 3 (1.82%) C
8 3 (1.82%) C++
8 3 (1.82%) COBOL
8 3 (1.82%) PL/1
8 3 (1.82%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.61%) C-shell
9 1 (0.61%) Perl
9 1 (0.61%) REXX
9 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.61%) Tcl
9 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 165 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (17.58%) MCTS
4 24 (14.55%) MCSA
4 24 (14.55%) MCSE
5 22 (13.33%) Degree
6 19 (11.52%) MCITP
7 13 (7.88%) ISTQB
7 13 (7.88%) MCP
8 5 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.42%) CCNA
9 4 (2.42%) CCNP
9 4 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.42%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.21%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.21%) PMP
11 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.61%) OCP
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.30%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.21%) QA
System Software
1 52 (31.52%) Active Directory
2 25 (15.15%) Hyper-V
3 17 (10.30%) VMware ESX
4 14 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.03%) Firmware
5 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (3.03%) vSphere
6 4 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.61%) Samba
Systems Management
1 20 (12.12%) Netcool
2 19 (11.52%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (10.30%) McAfee ePO
4 15 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 12 (7.27%) NetBackup
6 9 (5.45%) SCCM
7 8 (4.85%) EMC Navisphere
8 6 (3.64%) WSUS
9 5 (3.03%) BladeLogic
9 5 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (3.03%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 5 (3.03%) Puppet
9 5 (3.03%) SCOrch
10 3 (1.82%) Simpana
11 1 (0.61%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.61%) WMI
Vendors
1 73 (44.24%) Microsoft
2 57 (34.55%) HP
3 29 (17.58%) VMware
4 23 (13.94%) Citrix
5 22 (13.33%) Veritas
6 17 (10.30%) Intel Security
7 15 (9.09%) EMC
8 13 (7.88%) Cisco
9 10 (6.06%) CA
10 6 (3.64%) Oracle
10 6 (3.64%) Symantec
11 5 (3.03%) BMC
11 5 (3.03%) Dell
12 4 (2.42%) Brocade
13 3 (1.82%) CommVault
14 2 (1.21%) 3PAR
15 1 (0.61%) Cadence
15 1 (0.61%) TIBCO
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
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