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 29 May 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
29 May 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 61 89 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 62.89% 76.72% 75.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 79.22% 87.25% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 66 45
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£343 £330 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £251 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £392 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -16.27%
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
77 102 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 79.38% 87.93% 98.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 77 58
Average daily rate £345 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £245 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £382 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine 0 61 £343 +3.78%
SC Cleared
Scotland

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (31.09%) Windows
3 32 (26.89%) Project Management
4 30 (25.21%) Microsoft
5 29 (24.37%) ITIL
6 27 (22.69%) Active Directory
7 25 (21.01%) Change Management
8 24 (20.17%) SQL
9 23 (19.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (16.81%) HP
10 20 (16.81%) PMI Certification
11 19 (15.97%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (14.29%) PMP
12 17 (14.29%) VMware
13 16 (13.45%) Citrix
13 16 (13.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (12.61%) Degree
14 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (11.76%) Project Planning
15 14 (11.76%) Economics
15 14 (11.76%) PowerShell
15 14 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (11.76%) Server Building
16 13 (10.92%) Computer Science
17 12 (10.08%) Windows 7
17 12 (10.08%) SharePoint
17 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
18 11 (9.24%) SAN
18 11 (9.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
18 11 (9.24%) Change Control

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 12 (10.08%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.36%) MS Project Server
3 3 (2.52%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.84%) Lync
5 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.40%) MS Office
3 7 (5.88%) MS Project
4 3 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.84%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.24%) SAN
2 10 (8.40%) Firewall
2 10 (8.40%) IPsec
3 7 (5.88%) DNS
4 5 (4.20%) LDAP
4 5 (4.20%) Network Security
4 5 (4.20%) NAS
5 4 (3.36%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (3.36%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (3.36%) X.500
5 4 (3.36%) Kerberos
6 3 (2.52%) LAN
6 3 (2.52%) WAN
6 3 (2.52%) Internet
7 2 (1.68%) Junos
7 2 (1.68%) DHCP
8 1 (0.84%) SSL
8 1 (0.84%) SNMP
8 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.84%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.84%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 9 (7.56%) MSI
2 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.36%) TestDirector
4 3 (2.52%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (2.52%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.84%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.84%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.84%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.84%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.84%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (4.20%) Finance
2 4 (3.36%) Marketing
3 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (8.40%) Project Manager
2 9 (7.56%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (5.04%) Coordinator
4 5 (4.20%) Architect
4 5 (4.20%) Network Engineer
4 5 (4.20%) Test Engineer
5 4 (3.36%) Consultant
6 3 (2.52%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (2.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (2.52%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (2.52%) Security Engineer
6 3 (2.52%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (2.52%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 2 (1.68%) ArcSight Engineer
7 2 (1.68%) Technology Consultant
7 2 (1.68%) Development Engineer
7 2 (1.68%) Project Analyst
7 2 (1.68%) Technical Leader
7 2 (1.68%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (1.68%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.40%) XML
2 6 (5.04%) HTML
3 4 (3.36%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.36%) .NET
4 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.52%) CSS
5 2 (1.68%) WPF
5 2 (1.68%) WinForms
5 2 (1.68%) XSD
6 1 (0.84%) JSP
6 1 (0.84%) Web Services
6 1 (0.84%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.84%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Economics
1 14 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.92%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.56%) Clustering
4 7 (5.88%) PMI
4 7 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.04%) PDA
6 5 (4.20%) Replication
6 5 (4.20%) PKI
7 3 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.52%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.68%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.84%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.84%) EMV
9 1 (0.84%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.09%) Windows
2 23 (19.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (15.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (10.08%) Windows 7
5 8 (6.72%) Linux
6 6 (5.04%) UNIX
6 6 (5.04%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.52%) AIX
7 3 (2.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.89%) Project Management
2 29 (24.37%) ITIL
3 25 (21.01%) Change Management
4 14 (11.76%) Project Planning
4 14 (11.76%) Server Building
5 11 (9.24%) Change Control
6 10 (8.40%) Service Delivery
7 9 (7.56%) Configuration Management
8 8 (6.72%) Unit Testing
9 7 (5.88%) PRINCE
9 7 (5.88%) ITIL V3
10 6 (5.04%) Incident Management
10 6 (5.04%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.20%) Critical Success Factor
12 4 (3.36%) SDLC
12 4 (3.36%) SIEM
12 4 (3.36%) Software Distribution
12 4 (3.36%) Performance Management
12 4 (3.36%) Software Testing
12 4 (3.36%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.17%) SQL
2 14 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.88%) VBScript
3 7 (5.88%) C#
4 6 (5.04%) C
5 4 (3.36%) Tcl
5 4 (3.36%) Python
5 4 (3.36%) VB
5 4 (3.36%) Perl
5 4 (3.36%) REXX
6 3 (2.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.84%) Java
7 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 119 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (16.81%) PMI Certification
3 17 (14.29%) PMP
4 15 (12.61%) Degree
4 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (7.56%) MCTS
6 6 (5.04%) ISTQB
6 6 (5.04%) MCSE
6 6 (5.04%) MCSA
7 5 (4.20%) MCP
7 5 (4.20%) MCITP
8 2 (1.68%) CAPM
8 2 (1.68%) GCIA
8 2 (1.68%) CISSP
9 1 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.84%) CCNP
9 1 (0.84%) CCNA
9 1 (0.84%) MCSD
9 1 (0.84%) CCSE
9 1 (0.84%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 27 (22.69%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.56%) VMware ESX
4 8 (6.72%) vSphere
5 7 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (4.20%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.84%) Firmware
7 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (9.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (4.20%) Netcool
2 5 (4.20%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.36%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.36%) SCCM
3 4 (3.36%) WMI
4 2 (1.68%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (1.68%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.84%) WSUS
5 1 (0.84%) SCOM
5 1 (0.84%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 30 (25.21%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.81%) HP
3 17 (14.29%) VMware
4 16 (13.45%) Citrix
5 9 (7.56%) McAfee
6 8 (6.72%) Cisco
7 7 (5.88%) Veritas
8 4 (3.36%) ArcSight
8 4 (3.36%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.52%) NetApp
9 3 (2.52%) Juniper
9 3 (2.52%) Crossbeam
9 3 (2.52%) TippingPoint
9 3 (2.52%) F5
10 2 (1.68%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.68%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.68%) Lumension
10 2 (1.68%) ProCurve
10 2 (1.68%) EMC
11 1 (0.84%) Nokia