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 24 December 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
24 Dec 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 73 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 62.93% 55.74% 62.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 87.95% 79.07% 77.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 26 26
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£350 £370 £372
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.49% -0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £323 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.13 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -36.57%
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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
83 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 71.55% 70.49% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 34 32
Average daily rate £350 £355 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £321 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 68 (37.57%) Microsoft
3 58 (32.04%) Windows
4 55 (30.39%) ITIL
4 55 (30.39%) HP
5 53 (29.28%) SQL
6 41 (22.65%) Active Directory
7 37 (20.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 36 (19.89%) Citrix
8 36 (19.89%) VMware
9 35 (19.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 32 (17.68%) Configuration Management
10 32 (17.68%) Project Management
11 31 (17.13%) SAN
11 31 (17.13%) Clustering
12 27 (14.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (14.92%) Change Management
13 26 (14.36%) Veritas
13 26 (14.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (14.36%) Linux
14 25 (13.81%) MS Excel
14 25 (13.81%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (13.26%) MS Office
15 24 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (12.15%) MS Project
16 22 (12.15%) DNS
16 22 (12.15%) Netcool
17 21 (11.60%) MCTS
18 19 (10.50%) IPsec
19 18 (9.94%) SQL Server

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (9.39%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.97%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (3.87%) MS Project Server
3 7 (3.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.76%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.76%) IIS
5 4 (2.21%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (13.81%) MS Excel
2 24 (13.26%) MS Office
3 22 (12.15%) MS Project
4 7 (3.87%) InfoPath
5 3 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.66%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.13%) SAN
2 22 (12.15%) DNS
3 19 (10.50%) IPsec
4 17 (9.39%) DHCP
5 15 (8.29%) Firewall
6 14 (7.73%) WAN
6 14 (7.73%) NAS
7 13 (7.18%) LAN
8 6 (3.31%) SSL
8 6 (3.31%) SNMP
8 6 (3.31%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.31%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (2.76%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (2.76%) Network Security
9 5 (2.76%) Junos
10 4 (2.21%) X.500
10 4 (2.21%) LDAP
10 4 (2.21%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.66%) VPN
11 3 (1.66%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.55%) MS Access
3 1 (0.55%) Cognos Impromptu
3 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (5.52%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (4.97%) WinRunner
2 9 (4.97%) TestDirector
3 7 (3.87%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.55%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.55%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.55%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.55%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (1.66%) Finance
1 3 (1.66%) Marketing
2 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (9.39%) Project Manager
2 15 (8.29%) Integration Engineer
3 13 (7.18%) Consultant
4 12 (6.63%) Wintel Engineer
5 9 (4.97%) Build Engineer
5 9 (4.97%) Analyst
5 9 (4.97%) Test Engineer
6 8 (4.42%) Developer
7 7 (3.87%) Architect
8 5 (2.76%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (2.76%) Tools Developer
8 5 (2.76%) Network Engineer
9 4 (2.21%) Technical Leader
9 4 (2.21%) Process Engineer
10 3 (1.66%) UNIX Engineer
10 3 (1.66%) Implementation Project Manager
10 3 (1.66%) Programme Analyst
10 3 (1.66%) Support Engineer
10 3 (1.66%) Applications Support
10 3 (1.66%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.97%) HTML
1 9 (4.97%) XML
2 4 (2.21%) Web Services
2 4 (2.21%) Middleware
3 3 (1.66%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.66%) JSP
3 3 (1.66%) .NET
4 2 (1.10%) CSS
5 1 (0.55%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.55%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.55%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.13%) Clustering
2 24 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.29%) Replication
4 13 (7.18%) Management Information System
4 13 (7.18%) Economics
5 9 (4.97%) PDA
6 7 (3.87%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.31%) CMDB
7 6 (3.31%) Fat Client
7 6 (3.31%) Thin Client
8 5 (2.76%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.76%) Cryptography
9 4 (2.21%) PKI
9 4 (2.21%) Open Source
10 3 (1.66%) EqualLogic
11 2 (1.10%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.10%) PMI
12 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.55%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 58 (32.04%) Windows
2 26 (14.36%) Linux
2 26 (14.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (13.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (8.84%) Solaris
5 13 (7.18%) UNIX
6 12 (6.63%) AIX
7 10 (5.52%) Windows XP
7 10 (5.52%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (30.39%) ITIL
2 32 (17.68%) Configuration Management
2 32 (17.68%) Project Management
3 27 (14.92%) Change Management
4 15 (8.29%) Project Planning
5 13 (7.18%) Software Distribution
6 12 (6.63%) Test Scripting
6 12 (6.63%) Programme Management
7 11 (6.08%) Software Testing
7 11 (6.08%) Service Management
8 10 (5.52%) Incident Management
9 9 (4.97%) Test Automation
9 9 (4.97%) ITIL V3
10 8 (4.42%) High Availability
10 8 (4.42%) PRINCE
11 7 (3.87%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.87%) Validation
12 6 (3.31%) ITSM
12 6 (3.31%) Risk Management
12 6 (3.31%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 53 (29.28%) SQL
2 17 (9.39%) PowerShell
3 14 (7.73%) VBScript
4 11 (6.08%) Perl
5 9 (4.97%) C#
6 7 (3.87%) VBA
7 6 (3.31%) Python
8 5 (2.76%) Java
9 4 (2.21%) C
10 3 (1.66%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.66%) PHP
11 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.55%) VB
12 1 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 181 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (19.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (11.60%) MCTS
4 13 (7.18%) MCITP
4 13 (7.18%) MCSA
5 12 (6.63%) MCP
5 12 (6.63%) MCSE
6 11 (6.08%) PMI Certification
7 9 (4.97%) ISTQB
7 9 (4.97%) PMP
8 5 (2.76%) Degree
9 3 (1.66%) GCIA
9 3 (1.66%) CISSP
10 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.10%) CCNP
10 2 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.63%) QA
2 7 (3.87%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.66%) SLA
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (22.65%) Active Directory
2 27 (14.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.39%) VMware ESX
4 12 (6.63%) Hyper-V
5 11 (6.08%) vSphere
6 5 (2.76%) Firmware
7 4 (2.21%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.21%) KVM
7 4 (2.21%) RHEV
8 3 (1.66%) vCloud
9 2 (1.10%) XenApp
10 1 (0.55%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 37 (20.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 22 (12.15%) Netcool
3 15 (8.29%) Tivoli
4 9 (4.97%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (4.42%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (4.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (3.87%) SCCM
6 7 (3.87%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 4 (2.21%) SCOM
8 3 (1.66%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (1.10%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 68 (37.57%) Microsoft
2 55 (30.39%) HP
3 36 (19.89%) Citrix
3 36 (19.89%) VMware
4 26 (14.36%) Veritas
5 13 (7.18%) McAfee
6 9 (4.97%) ArcSight
6 9 (4.97%) Cisco
7 8 (4.42%) Oracle
7 8 (4.42%) Altiris
8 7 (3.87%) EMC
9 6 (3.31%) 3PAR
10 5 (2.76%) F5
10 5 (2.76%) Crossbeam
10 5 (2.76%) TippingPoint
10 5 (2.76%) Riverbed
10 5 (2.76%) Juniper
10 5 (2.76%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.76%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.76%) NetApp
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