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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 111 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 75.51% 65.22% 70.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 90.98% 88.24% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 12 11
Average daily rate
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£333 £356 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.37% -5.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £334 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £417 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £360 £374
% change year-on-year
- -3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.73 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+8.65% -28.57%
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
122 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 82.99% 73.91% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 13 12
Average daily rate £340 £362 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% -0.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £334 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £417 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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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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 0 110 £336 -5.58% 2
SC Cleared
Scotland

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 200 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 79 (39.50%) Microsoft
3 70 (35.00%) Windows
4 62 (31.00%) HP
5 46 (23.00%) SQL
6 43 (21.50%) Active Directory
7 39 (19.50%) ITIL
7 39 (19.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 37 (18.50%) Project Management
9 36 (18.00%) MS Excel
10 29 (14.50%) Citrix
10 29 (14.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (13.50%) Change Management
11 27 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 27 (13.50%) VMware
12 26 (13.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (13.00%) DNS
13 24 (12.00%) VBScript
14 23 (11.50%) MS Office
14 23 (11.50%) SAN
15 22 (11.00%) Configuration Management
16 21 (10.50%) MS Project
16 21 (10.50%) DHCP
17 20 (10.00%) Workflow
17 20 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (9.50%) SQL Server
19 17 (8.50%) MCTS
20 15 (7.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
20 15 (7.50%) Linux
20 15 (7.50%) SharePoint

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 15 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.50%) IIS
4 6 (3.00%) MS Project Server
5 4 (2.00%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.50%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.50%) Lync
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 36 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.50%) MS Office
3 21 (10.50%) MS Project
4 6 (3.00%) InfoPath
4 6 (3.00%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.50%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (1.50%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.00%) DNS
2 23 (11.50%) SAN
3 21 (10.50%) DHCP
4 11 (5.50%) LAN
5 10 (5.00%) WAN
6 9 (4.50%) SNMP
6 9 (4.50%) TCP/IP
7 8 (4.00%) SSL
7 8 (4.00%) IPsec
8 6 (3.00%) NAS
8 6 (3.00%) X.500
9 5 (2.50%) Firewall
10 3 (1.50%) VPN
10 3 (1.50%) Kerberos
10 3 (1.50%) LDAP
11 2 (1.00%) Network Security
11 2 (1.00%) VLAN
11 2 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.00%) IPv4
11 2 (1.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.00%) MS Access
4 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.50%) Spotfire
4 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.00%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (3.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (3.00%) TestDirector
3 5 (2.50%) WinRunner
4 4 (2.00%) LoadRunner
4 4 (2.00%) MSI
5 3 (1.50%) Facilita Forecast
5 3 (1.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.50%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.50%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (1.50%) Marketing
2 2 (1.00%) Finance
3 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (8.00%) Build Engineer
1 16 (8.00%) Analyst
2 14 (7.00%) Applications Packager
3 13 (6.50%) Consultant
4 12 (6.00%) Project Manager
5 11 (5.50%) Architect
6 10 (5.00%) Project Planner
7 9 (4.50%) Wintel Engineer
8 7 (3.50%) Developer
8 7 (3.50%) Release Manager
8 7 (3.50%) Test Engineer
9 6 (3.00%) Design Engineer
10 5 (2.50%) Programme Analyst
10 5 (2.50%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.50%) Support Engineer
10 5 (2.50%) Configuration Manager
10 5 (2.50%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (2.50%) Performance Engineer
11 4 (2.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.50%) Software Packaging
2 10 (5.00%) Application Packaging
3 8 (4.00%) XML
4 7 (3.50%) Middleware
5 6 (3.00%) Web Services
6 5 (2.50%) HTML
7 4 (2.00%) JSP
8 3 (1.50%) CSS
8 3 (1.50%) .NET
8 3 (1.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.00%) Clustering
2 13 (6.50%) Replication
3 12 (6.00%) Economics
4 11 (5.50%) Thin Client
4 11 (5.50%) Fat Client
5 10 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.50%) Firmware
8 6 (3.00%) PDA
9 5 (2.50%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.50%) PKI
10 4 (2.00%) CMDB
11 3 (1.50%) Open Source
11 3 (1.50%) e-Health
12 2 (1.00%) Device Driver
12 2 (1.00%) Cryptography
12 2 (1.00%) EqualLogic
13 1 (0.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 70 (35.00%) Windows
2 29 (14.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (13.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (7.50%) Linux
5 9 (4.50%) Windows XP
6 8 (4.00%) AIX
6 8 (4.00%) Solaris
7 7 (3.50%) UNIX
7 7 (3.50%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.50%) ITIL
2 37 (18.50%) Project Management
3 27 (13.50%) Change Management
4 22 (11.00%) Configuration Management
5 20 (10.00%) Workflow
6 12 (6.00%) Service Management
6 12 (6.00%) ITIL V3
7 11 (5.50%) Software Testing
7 11 (5.50%) Project Planning
8 10 (5.00%) Performance Testing
8 10 (5.00%) Test Scripting
9 9 (4.50%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.50%) Performance Management
9 9 (4.50%) Software Engineering
9 9 (4.50%) Programme Management
10 8 (4.00%) TOGAF
10 8 (4.00%) MODAF
10 8 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (4.00%) Unit Testing
11 7 (3.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 46 (23.00%) SQL
2 24 (12.00%) VBScript
3 14 (7.00%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.50%) Perl
5 7 (3.50%) C
6 6 (3.00%) C#
7 5 (2.50%) Java
8 3 (1.50%) VB
8 3 (1.50%) VBA
8 3 (1.50%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 200 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (13.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (8.50%) MCTS
4 14 (7.00%) MCP
5 9 (4.50%) ISTQB
6 8 (4.00%) MCITP
6 8 (4.00%) MCSE
6 8 (4.00%) MCSA
7 7 (3.50%) Degree
8 5 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.50%) CCNP
9 3 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.50%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.00%) PMP
11 1 (0.50%) VCAP
11 1 (0.50%) CCNA
11 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.50%) QA
2 4 (2.00%) SLA
3 3 (1.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 43 (21.50%) Active Directory
2 20 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.00%) VMware ESX
4 9 (4.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (3.50%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.50%) vSphere
7 3 (1.50%) vCloud
7 3 (1.50%) KVM
7 3 (1.50%) RHEV
7 3 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.50%) XenApp
8 1 (0.50%) Brightmail
8 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (19.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 15 (7.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 14 (7.00%) Netcool
4 10 (5.00%) SCCM
5 9 (4.50%) Tivoli
6 7 (3.50%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.50%) MIIS
8 3 (1.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 3 (1.50%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.00%) SCOM
10 1 (0.50%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 79 (39.50%) Microsoft
2 62 (31.00%) HP
3 29 (14.50%) Citrix
4 27 (13.50%) VMware
5 12 (6.00%) Altiris
6 11 (5.50%) Veritas
7 10 (5.00%) Oracle
8 7 (3.50%) McAfee
8 7 (3.50%) AppSense
9 5 (2.50%) Cisco
9 5 (2.50%) IBM
10 4 (2.00%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.00%) ArcSight
11 3 (1.50%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.50%) BMC
12 2 (1.00%) TippingPoint
12 2 (1.00%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.00%) Crossbeam
12 2 (1.00%) Juniper
12 2 (1.00%) Dell
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £40.00 - £52.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £40.00 - £52.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday