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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 111 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 68.10% 61.11% 62.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 87.40% 91.67% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 19 12
Average daily rate
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£345 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £325 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £404 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £364 £373
% change year-on-year
-0.34% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -35.18%
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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 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 77.91% 66.67% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 21 13
Average daily rate £347 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £325 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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 23 September 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 23 September 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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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 218 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 88 (40.37%) Microsoft
3 69 (31.65%) HP
4 67 (30.73%) Windows
5 50 (22.94%) SQL
5 50 (22.94%) Active Directory
6 47 (21.56%) ITIL
7 43 (19.72%) Project Management
7 43 (19.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 35 (16.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 34 (15.60%) MS Excel
10 29 (13.30%) Citrix
11 28 (12.84%) DNS
12 26 (11.93%) VBScript
12 26 (11.93%) MS Office
13 25 (11.47%) Configuration Management
13 25 (11.47%) VMware
14 24 (11.01%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (11.01%) Change Management
15 23 (10.55%) SAN
15 23 (10.55%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (10.09%) MCTS
16 22 (10.09%) MS Project
17 21 (9.63%) MCP
17 21 (9.63%) DHCP
18 20 (9.17%) Linux
18 20 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (8.72%) Mentoring
19 19 (8.72%) SQL Server
19 19 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 17 (7.80%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.05%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (3.21%) IIS
4 6 (2.75%) MS Project Server
4 6 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.38%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.46%) Lync
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 34 (15.60%) MS Excel
2 26 (11.93%) MS Office
3 22 (10.09%) MS Project
4 6 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.75%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (1.38%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.84%) DNS
2 23 (10.55%) SAN
3 21 (9.63%) DHCP
4 12 (5.50%) LAN
5 11 (5.05%) WAN
5 11 (5.05%) TCP/IP
5 11 (5.05%) IPsec
6 10 (4.59%) SSL
6 10 (4.59%) SNMP
7 9 (4.13%) NAS
8 8 (3.67%) X.500
9 5 (2.29%) Kerberos
9 5 (2.29%) LDAP
10 4 (1.83%) Firewall
10 4 (1.83%) IPv4
10 4 (1.83%) VLAN
11 3 (1.38%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.92%) Junos
12 2 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.83%) MS Access
3 3 (1.38%) Spotfire
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.92%) Cognos Impromptu
5 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (2.75%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (1.83%) LoadRunner
3 4 (1.83%) MSI
4 3 (1.38%) Facilita Forecast
4 3 (1.38%) WinRunner
4 3 (1.38%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.46%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.46%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (1.38%) Marketing
2 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (8.26%) Build Engineer
2 15 (6.88%) Project Manager
3 13 (5.96%) Consultant
3 13 (5.96%) Applications Packager
3 13 (5.96%) Wintel Engineer
4 12 (5.50%) Analyst
4 12 (5.50%) Architect
5 10 (4.59%) Project Planner
6 8 (3.67%) Support Engineer
7 7 (3.21%) Applications Support
7 7 (3.21%) Developer
7 7 (3.21%) Applications Support Engineer
8 6 (2.75%) Integration Engineer
8 6 (2.75%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (2.75%) Design Engineer
8 6 (2.75%) Release Manager
9 5 (2.29%) Test Engineer
9 5 (2.29%) Performance Engineer
9 5 (2.29%) Tools Developer
9 5 (2.29%) Programme Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.50%) Software Packaging
2 11 (5.05%) XML
3 10 (4.59%) Application Packaging
4 8 (3.67%) HTML
5 6 (2.75%) Middleware
6 4 (1.83%) JSP
7 3 (1.38%) .NET
7 3 (1.38%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.92%) CSS
8 2 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.34%) Replication
2 16 (7.34%) Clustering
3 13 (5.96%) Economics
4 11 (5.05%) Enterprise Storage
4 11 (5.05%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (4.13%) CMDB
6 9 (4.13%) Fat Client
6 9 (4.13%) Firmware
6 9 (4.13%) Thin Client
7 5 (2.29%) PKI
8 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.38%) PDA
9 3 (1.38%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.38%) e-Health
10 2 (0.92%) PMI
10 2 (0.92%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.92%) Open Source
10 2 (0.92%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 67 (30.73%) Windows
2 24 (11.01%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (10.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (9.17%) Linux
5 10 (4.59%) Solaris
6 8 (3.67%) UNIX
7 5 (2.29%) AIX
7 5 (2.29%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.38%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.92%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.56%) ITIL
2 43 (19.72%) Project Management
3 25 (11.47%) Configuration Management
4 24 (11.01%) Change Management
5 19 (8.72%) Mentoring
6 16 (7.34%) Workflow
7 12 (5.50%) Project Planning
7 12 (5.50%) ITIL V3
8 11 (5.05%) Programme Management
8 11 (5.05%) Service Management
9 10 (4.59%) Validation
9 10 (4.59%) Performance Management
10 9 (4.13%) Performance Testing
10 9 (4.13%) Software Distribution
10 9 (4.13%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.13%) TOGAF
10 9 (4.13%) Software Engineering
10 9 (4.13%) MODAF
10 9 (4.13%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (3.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (22.94%) SQL
2 26 (11.93%) VBScript
3 17 (7.80%) PowerShell
4 14 (6.42%) Perl
5 9 (4.13%) C
6 8 (3.67%) Java
7 6 (2.75%) VBA
7 6 (2.75%) C#
8 4 (1.83%) PHP
9 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 218 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (16.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (10.09%) MCTS
4 21 (9.63%) MCP
5 7 (3.21%) MCSE
5 7 (3.21%) MCSA
5 7 (3.21%) MCITP
6 6 (2.75%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.75%) Degree
7 4 (1.83%) CCNP
7 4 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.83%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.92%) PMP
10 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.46%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.88%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (22.94%) Active Directory
2 19 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.13%) VMware ESX
3 9 (4.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (2.29%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.29%) vSphere
5 4 (1.83%) XenApp
6 3 (1.38%) vCloud
7 2 (0.92%) KVM
7 2 (0.92%) RHEV
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.46%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 43 (19.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 14 (6.42%) Tivoli
2 14 (6.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 13 (5.96%) Netcool
4 12 (5.50%) SCCM
5 5 (2.29%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 5 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.83%) SCOM
7 3 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.38%) MIIS
8 2 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.46%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 88 (40.37%) Microsoft
2 69 (31.65%) HP
3 29 (13.30%) Citrix
4 25 (11.47%) VMware
5 13 (5.96%) Altiris
6 12 (5.50%) Oracle
6 12 (5.50%) Veritas
7 7 (3.21%) IBM
7 7 (3.21%) AppSense
8 6 (2.75%) ArcSight
9 5 (2.29%) BMC
9 5 (2.29%) McAfee
10 4 (1.83%) Cisco
11 3 (1.38%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.38%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.92%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.92%) NetApp
12 2 (0.92%) Juniper
12 2 (0.92%) Dell
12 2 (0.92%) F5
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