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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 47 75 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 45.63% 75.76% 73.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.21% 86.21% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 52 39
Average daily rate
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£342 £330 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.48% -7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £424 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £25.13
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -28.35%
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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
66 87 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 64.08% 87.88% 90.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 62 49
Average daily rate £343 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £264 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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 47 £342 +3.48%
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Scotland

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 130 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (35.38%) Windows
3 37 (28.46%) Microsoft
4 36 (27.69%) SQL
5 35 (26.92%) Active Directory
6 34 (26.15%) ITIL
7 27 (20.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (20.77%) Change Management
7 27 (20.77%) VMware
8 26 (20.00%) Citrix
9 25 (19.23%) Project Management
9 25 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (18.46%) HP
11 23 (17.69%) SAN
12 22 (16.92%) Clustering
13 21 (16.15%) Microsoft Certification
13 21 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (15.38%) Veritas
14 20 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 18 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (13.08%) Configuration Management
16 17 (13.08%) IPsec
17 15 (11.54%) Netcool
17 15 (11.54%) McAfee
17 15 (11.54%) PMI Certification
17 15 (11.54%) Linux
17 15 (11.54%) Windows 7
17 15 (11.54%) Degree
18 14 (10.77%) Computer Science
18 14 (10.77%) PowerShell

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.08%) MS Project Server
3 3 (2.31%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 13 (10.00%) MS Office
2 10 (7.69%) MS Project
3 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.77%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.69%) SAN
2 17 (13.08%) IPsec
3 12 (9.23%) NAS
3 12 (9.23%) Firewall
4 7 (5.38%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (5.38%) LAN
4 7 (5.38%) DNS
5 6 (4.62%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (4.62%) WAN
6 5 (3.85%) Junos
6 5 (3.85%) Network Security
7 4 (3.08%) X.500
7 4 (3.08%) LDAP
7 4 (3.08%) Kerberos
8 3 (2.31%) DHCP
9 1 (0.77%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.77%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.77%) SNMP
9 1 (0.77%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.77%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 8 (6.15%) TestDirector
2 7 (5.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (5.38%) WinRunner
3 5 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.85%) MSI
4 2 (1.54%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.77%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.77%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.77%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.77%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (3.08%) Marketing
2 3 (2.31%) Finance
3 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (11.54%) Integration Engineer
2 13 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 8 (6.15%) Test Engineer
4 7 (5.38%) Network Engineer
4 7 (5.38%) Coordinator
5 6 (4.62%) Consultant
6 5 (3.85%) Architect
7 4 (3.08%) Administrator
7 4 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (2.31%) Virtualisation Specialist
8 3 (2.31%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (2.31%) Security Engineer
8 3 (2.31%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (2.31%) Developer
8 3 (2.31%) Analyst
9 2 (1.54%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (1.54%) Configuration Manager
9 2 (1.54%) Project Analyst
9 2 (1.54%) Design Engineer
9 2 (1.54%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.15%) XML
2 7 (5.38%) HTML
3 4 (3.08%) .NET
3 4 (3.08%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.31%) CSS
5 1 (0.77%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.77%) JSP
5 1 (0.77%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.92%) Clustering
2 18 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.77%) Computer Science
4 12 (9.23%) Economics
5 10 (7.69%) PDA
6 8 (6.15%) Management Information System
7 7 (5.38%) Replication
8 5 (3.85%) PKI
8 5 (3.85%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.77%) PMI
10 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.77%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 46 (35.38%) Windows
2 27 (20.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (11.54%) Linux
4 15 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 10 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 9 (6.92%) Solaris
7 7 (5.38%) UNIX
8 6 (4.62%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.15%) ITIL
2 27 (20.77%) Change Management
3 25 (19.23%) Project Management
4 17 (13.08%) Configuration Management
5 13 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 13 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 12 (9.23%) Incident Management
7 10 (7.69%) Software Distribution
8 9 (6.92%) PRINCE
9 8 (6.15%) Software Testing
9 8 (6.15%) Test Scripting
10 7 (5.38%) ITIL V3
10 7 (5.38%) Test Automation
11 6 (4.62%) Service Management
11 6 (4.62%) Information Security
11 6 (4.62%) SIEM
12 5 (3.85%) Change Control
12 5 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (3.85%) Network Management
12 5 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.69%) SQL
2 14 (10.77%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.15%) VBScript
4 7 (5.38%) C#
5 6 (4.62%) Python
5 6 (4.62%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.62%) Perl
6 4 (3.08%) C
6 4 (3.08%) VB
7 2 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.54%) Java
7 2 (1.54%) REXX
7 2 (1.54%) Tcl
8 1 (0.77%) XPath
8 1 (0.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 130 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (11.54%) PMI Certification
3 15 (11.54%) Degree
4 14 (10.77%) PMP
5 12 (9.23%) MCTS
6 11 (8.46%) MCSE
7 9 (6.92%) ISTQB
7 9 (6.92%) MCSA
8 8 (6.15%) MCITP
9 5 (3.85%) MCP
10 3 (2.31%) CISSP
10 3 (2.31%) GCIA
11 2 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.77%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.77%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) JSP 440
1 5 (3.85%) QA
1 5 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 21 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.77%) VMware ESX
4 12 (9.23%) vSphere
5 10 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.77%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 15 (11.54%) Netcool
3 8 (6.15%) Tivoli
3 8 (6.15%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (5.38%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (3.85%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (3.08%) SCCM
7 2 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.54%) WMI
7 2 (1.54%) SCOM
8 1 (0.77%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.77%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (28.46%) Microsoft
2 27 (20.77%) VMware
3 26 (20.00%) Citrix
4 24 (18.46%) HP
5 20 (15.38%) Veritas
6 15 (11.54%) McAfee
7 12 (9.23%) Cisco
8 8 (6.15%) EMC
9 6 (4.62%) 3PAR
9 6 (4.62%) ArcSight
10 5 (3.85%) F5
10 5 (3.85%) Riverbed
10 5 (3.85%) TippingPoint
10 5 (3.85%) Crossbeam
10 5 (3.85%) Juniper
10 5 (3.85%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.31%) Brocade
11 3 (2.31%) CA
12 2 (1.54%) Altiris
12 2 (1.54%) NetApp