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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 45 115 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 42.86% 78.23% 78.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.43% 91.27% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 95 14
Average daily rate
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£330 £335 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% -17.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £246 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £426 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £56.44 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.25 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+105.47% -12.04%
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
63 126 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 60.00% 85.71% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 104 17
Average daily rate £330 £340 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £246 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £56.44 £165.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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 4 August 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
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 4 August 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 45 £330 -1.49%
SC Cleared
Scotland

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (29.13%) Windows
3 27 (26.21%) HP
3 27 (26.21%) Project Management
4 25 (24.27%) Microsoft
5 21 (20.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (18.45%) Active Directory
7 18 (17.48%) ITIL
7 18 (17.48%) SQL
8 17 (16.50%) Change Management
9 15 (14.56%) Change Control
10 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (12.62%) PMI Certification
11 13 (12.62%) SAN
11 13 (12.62%) Degree
12 12 (11.65%) XML
12 12 (11.65%) MSI
12 12 (11.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 11 (10.68%) Computer Science
13 11 (10.68%) PowerShell
14 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
14 10 (9.71%) C#
14 10 (9.71%) SharePoint
15 9 (8.74%) PMI
15 9 (8.74%) Citrix
15 9 (8.74%) Cisco
15 9 (8.74%) DNS
15 9 (8.74%) Firewall
15 9 (8.74%) Service Delivery

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 10 (9.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.88%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.97%) Lync
3 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.80%) MS Office
3 6 (5.83%) MS Project
4 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.91%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.62%) SAN
2 9 (8.74%) Firewall
2 9 (8.74%) DNS
3 7 (6.80%) LDAP
4 6 (5.83%) IPsec
4 6 (5.83%) X.500
4 6 (5.83%) Network Security
5 5 (4.85%) LAN
5 5 (4.85%) WAN
5 5 (4.85%) Kerberos
5 5 (4.85%) NAS
6 4 (3.88%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.91%) Internet
7 3 (2.91%) SNMP
8 2 (1.94%) DHCP
8 2 (1.94%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.94%) DWDM
8 2 (1.94%) VLAN
8 2 (1.94%) Junos
9 1 (0.97%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.91%) Spotfire
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.97%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 12 (11.65%) MSI
2 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.94%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.97%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.97%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.97%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.97%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.97%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.97%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.97%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (2.91%) Finance
2 2 (1.94%) Marketing
3 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (9.71%) Project Manager
2 9 (8.74%) Network Engineer
3 6 (5.83%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (5.83%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (4.85%) Software Development Engineer
4 5 (4.85%) Development Engineer
4 5 (4.85%) Coordinator
4 5 (4.85%) Architect
4 5 (4.85%) Software Engineer
5 4 (3.88%) Design Engineer
6 3 (2.91%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (2.91%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (2.91%) Network Architect
7 2 (1.94%) Consultant
7 2 (1.94%) Security Architect
7 2 (1.94%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (1.94%) Test Engineer
7 2 (1.94%) SQL DBA
7 2 (1.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (1.94%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.65%) XML
2 5 (4.85%) XSD
2 5 (4.85%) WinForms
2 5 (4.85%) .NET Framework
2 5 (4.85%) HTML
2 5 (4.85%) .NET
2 5 (4.85%) WPF
3 4 (3.88%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.88%) CSS
4 2 (1.94%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.97%) Web Services
5 1 (0.97%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.97%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.74%) PMI
3 8 (7.77%) Clustering
4 7 (6.80%) Economics
5 6 (5.83%) PKI
5 6 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (5.83%) Replication
6 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.91%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.94%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.94%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.97%) PDA
9 1 (0.97%) EMV
9 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.97%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.13%) Windows
2 21 (20.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.80%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.85%) Linux
6 4 (3.88%) UNIX
7 3 (2.91%) Solaris
8 1 (0.97%) AIX
8 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.21%) Project Management
2 18 (17.48%) ITIL
3 17 (16.50%) Change Management
4 15 (14.56%) Change Control
5 9 (8.74%) Service Delivery
6 8 (7.77%) Unit Testing
7 7 (6.80%) Performance Management
7 7 (6.80%) Server Building
7 7 (6.80%) Project Planning
8 6 (5.83%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.85%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.85%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.85%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.85%) Workflow
9 5 (4.85%) Critical Success Factor
9 5 (4.85%) ITIL V3
10 4 (3.88%) Software Distribution
10 4 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (3.88%) Migration
10 4 (3.88%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.48%) SQL
2 11 (10.68%) PowerShell
3 10 (9.71%) C#
4 7 (6.80%) REXX
4 7 (6.80%) Tcl
5 5 (4.85%) VBScript
5 5 (4.85%) VB
6 4 (3.88%) C
6 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.97%) Java
Qualifications
1 103 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (12.62%) PMI Certification
3 13 (12.62%) Degree
4 8 (7.77%) PMP
5 7 (6.80%) MCTS
6 5 (4.85%) MCSE
7 4 (3.88%) MCSA
7 4 (3.88%) MCP
8 3 (2.91%) CCNP
8 3 (2.91%) CCNA
8 3 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.94%) CAPM
10 1 (0.97%) MCITP
10 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.97%) CCSA
10 1 (0.97%) CCSE
10 1 (0.97%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.97%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) SLA
1 3 (2.91%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (18.45%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (3.88%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.88%) vSphere
5 2 (1.94%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.97%) Firmware
6 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (11.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (6.80%) WMI
3 3 (2.91%) Netcool
3 3 (2.91%) SCCM
4 2 (1.94%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.94%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.97%) WSUS
5 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.97%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 27 (26.21%) HP
2 25 (24.27%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.74%) Cisco
3 9 (8.74%) Citrix
3 9 (8.74%) VMware
4 5 (4.85%) CheckPoint
4 5 (4.85%) F5
5 4 (3.88%) Crossbeam
5 4 (3.88%) TIBCO
5 4 (3.88%) Veritas
6 3 (2.91%) Juniper
6 3 (2.91%) TippingPoint
6 3 (2.91%) McAfee
7 2 (1.94%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.94%) ProCurve
7 2 (1.94%) Riverbed
7 2 (1.94%) NetApp
7 2 (1.94%) Nokia
8 1 (0.97%) CA
8 1 (0.97%) SAP