The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Renfrewshire region.

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
18 Apr 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 74 46 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 76.29% 74.19% 66.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 86.05% 83.64% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 39 14
Average daily rate £330 £355 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% -8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £303 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £422 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
86 55 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 88.66% 88.71% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 48 15
Average daily rate £330 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £304 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
SC Cleared
Scotland

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
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Scotland

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 56 (54.37%) Windows
3 40 (38.83%) HP
4 37 (35.92%) Microsoft
5 27 (26.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (25.24%) SQL Server
7 23 (22.33%) SQL
7 23 (22.33%) MS Excel
8 20 (19.42%) Windows XP
9 19 (18.45%) VBScript
10 18 (17.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 17 (16.50%) McAfee
11 17 (16.50%) Change Management
11 17 (16.50%) SharePoint
12 16 (15.53%) Citrix
13 15 (14.56%) MS Office
13 15 (14.56%) Service Management
13 15 (14.56%) Firewall
14 14 (13.59%) Workflow
14 14 (13.59%) VMware
14 14 (13.59%) MS Project
14 14 (13.59%) ITIL
14 14 (13.59%) Active Directory
14 14 (13.59%) SAN
14 14 (13.59%) LAN
15 13 (12.62%) Cisco
15 13 (12.62%) Netcool
15 13 (12.62%) QA
16 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (10.68%) WAN

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (16.50%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.71%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (7.77%) IIS
3 8 (7.77%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (22.33%) MS Excel
2 15 (14.56%) MS Office
3 14 (13.59%) MS Project
4 9 (8.74%) MS Visio
5 6 (5.83%) InfoPath
6 4 (3.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) TIBCO iProcess
1 3 (2.91%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.56%) Firewall
2 14 (13.59%) SAN
2 14 (13.59%) LAN
3 11 (10.68%) WAN
3 11 (10.68%) DHCP
4 9 (8.74%) DNS
5 4 (3.88%) Network Security
5 4 (3.88%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (2.91%) Junos
6 3 (2.91%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.94%) Wireless
7 2 (1.94%) VPN
7 2 (1.94%) SMS
8 1 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.97%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.97%) LDAP
8 1 (0.97%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (7.77%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (3.88%) MS Access
5 3 (2.91%) Spotfire
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.80%) TestDirector
2 5 (4.85%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (2.91%) Facilita Forecast
3 3 (2.91%) WinRunner
3 3 (2.91%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.91%) MSI
4 2 (1.94%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (6.80%) Finance
2 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.97%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (11.65%) Analyst
1 12 (11.65%) Network Engineer
2 11 (10.68%) Developer
3 8 (7.77%) Applications Packager
4 5 (4.85%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (4.85%) Support Engineer
4 5 (4.85%) Test Analyst
5 4 (3.88%) Consultant
5 4 (3.88%) Software Engineer
5 4 (3.88%) Software Packager
5 4 (3.88%) Server Engineer
5 4 (3.88%) Security Engineer
6 3 (2.91%) Project Engineer
6 3 (2.91%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (2.91%) Technical Manager
6 3 (2.91%) Test Engineer
6 3 (2.91%) TIBCO Developer
6 3 (2.91%) TIBCO Specialist
6 3 (2.91%) Designer
6 3 (2.91%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.74%) .NET
2 8 (7.77%) JSP
2 8 (7.77%) Web Services
2 8 (7.77%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 6 (5.83%) Software Packaging
4 4 (3.88%) Middleware
4 4 (3.88%) XML
4 4 (3.88%) CSS
5 3 (2.91%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) Thin Client
1 8 (7.77%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.85%) PKI
3 4 (3.88%) Clustering
3 4 (3.88%) Cryptography
3 4 (3.88%) PDA
4 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.91%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.94%) Open Source
5 2 (1.94%) Economics
5 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.97%) CMDB
6 1 (0.97%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 56 (54.37%) Windows
2 27 (26.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (19.42%) Windows XP
4 10 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (9.71%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.85%) UNIX
5 5 (4.85%) AIX
6 3 (2.91%) Solaris
7 2 (1.94%) Linux
7 2 (1.94%) HPUX
7 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.50%) Change Management
2 15 (14.56%) Service Management
3 14 (13.59%) Workflow
3 14 (13.59%) ITIL
4 10 (9.71%) Performance Testing
4 10 (9.71%) Project Management
5 9 (8.74%) Configuration Management
6 8 (7.77%) Test Scripting
6 8 (7.77%) Problem Management
7 7 (6.80%) Software Testing
8 6 (5.83%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (5.83%) OO
8 6 (5.83%) Performance Management
8 6 (5.83%) Network Design
9 5 (4.85%) Release Management
9 5 (4.85%) Time Management
9 5 (4.85%) Service Delivery
10 4 (3.88%) CAD
10 4 (3.88%) Migration
10 4 (3.88%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.33%) SQL
2 19 (18.45%) VBScript
3 11 (10.68%) C#
3 11 (10.68%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.83%) VB
4 6 (5.83%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.85%) C
6 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.97%) Korn
7 1 (0.97%) Jython
7 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 103 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.74%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (6.80%) CCNA
4 6 (5.83%) ISTQB
5 5 (4.85%) Degree
5 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.91%) MCITP
6 3 (2.91%) MCTS
6 3 (2.91%) MCSE
6 3 (2.91%) MCSA
6 3 (2.91%) CCNP
7 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.97%) CISSP
7 1 (0.97%) PMP
7 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.97%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.62%) QA
2 7 (6.80%) JSP 440
3 5 (4.85%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (13.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.77%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.85%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.94%) vSphere
5 2 (1.94%) KVM
5 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.97%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 18 (17.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (12.62%) Netcool
3 7 (6.80%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (3.88%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.94%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.97%) SCCM
6 1 (0.97%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.97%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.97%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 40 (38.83%) HP
2 37 (35.92%) Microsoft
3 17 (16.50%) McAfee
4 16 (15.53%) Citrix
5 14 (13.59%) VMware
6 13 (12.62%) Cisco
7 5 (4.85%) Blue Coat
8 4 (3.88%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.88%) Juniper
8 4 (3.88%) Veritas
8 4 (3.88%) Riverbed
9 3 (2.91%) Crossbeam
9 3 (2.91%) F5
9 3 (2.91%) TippingPoint
9 3 (2.91%) CA
9 3 (2.91%) EMC
9 3 (2.91%) AppSense
9 3 (2.91%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.94%) Borland
10 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
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