The first table below looks at the demand for Security 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 Security 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 Clearance
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 79 55 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 81.44% 88.71% 71.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 91.86% 100.00% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 48 15
Average daily rate £330 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.10% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £308 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +16.00%
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%
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Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Renfrewshire region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Renfrewshire region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Security 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 Security 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 103 (89.57%) SC Cleared
2 60 (52.17%) Windows
3 44 (38.26%) Microsoft
4 42 (36.52%) HP
5 29 (25.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (23.48%) SQL Server
7 26 (22.61%) VBScript
8 25 (21.74%) MS Excel
9 23 (20.00%) SQL
9 23 (20.00%) Change Management
10 22 (19.13%) Windows XP
11 19 (16.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 17 (14.78%) McAfee
12 17 (14.78%) SharePoint
13 16 (13.91%) Active Directory
13 16 (13.91%) Citrix
13 16 (13.91%) MS Office
13 16 (13.91%) Firewall
13 16 (13.91%) PowerShell
14 15 (13.04%) Service Management
14 15 (13.04%) VMware
14 15 (13.04%) C#
15 14 (12.17%) .NET
15 14 (12.17%) MS Project
15 14 (12.17%) ITIL
15 14 (12.17%) SAN
15 14 (12.17%) LAN
15 14 (12.17%) Workflow
15 14 (12.17%) QA
16 13 (11.30%) SQL Server 2005

Security 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 Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (14.78%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (6.96%) IIS
3 8 (6.96%) MS Project Server
4 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.87%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 16 (13.91%) MS Office
3 14 (12.17%) MS Project
4 10 (8.70%) MS Visio
5 6 (5.22%) InfoPath
6 5 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) TIBCO iProcess
1 3 (2.61%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.91%) Firewall
2 14 (12.17%) SAN
2 14 (12.17%) LAN
3 11 (9.57%) WAN
3 11 (9.57%) DHCP
4 9 (7.83%) DNS
5 4 (3.48%) Network Security
5 4 (3.48%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (2.61%) Junos
6 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.74%) VPN
7 2 (1.74%) SMS
7 2 (1.74%) Wireless
8 1 (0.87%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.87%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.87%) IPsec
8 1 (0.87%) LDAP
8 1 (0.87%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.48%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (7.83%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (3.48%) MS Access
5 3 (2.61%) Spotfire
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.87%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.09%) TestDirector
2 6 (5.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (3.48%) LoadRunner
3 4 (3.48%) Facilita Forecast
4 3 (2.61%) MSI
4 3 (2.61%) WinRunner
5 2 (1.74%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.87%) Ant
General
1 7 (6.09%) Finance
2 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.87%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (12.17%) Analyst
2 13 (11.30%) Developer
3 12 (10.43%) Network Engineer
4 8 (6.96%) Applications Packager
5 6 (5.22%) Test Analyst
5 6 (5.22%) Consultant
6 5 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.48%) Release Manager
7 4 (3.48%) Configuration Manager
7 4 (3.48%) Software Engineer
7 4 (3.48%) Software Packager
7 4 (3.48%) Performance Engineer
7 4 (3.48%) Test Engineer
7 4 (3.48%) Server Engineer
7 4 (3.48%) Security Engineer
8 3 (2.61%) Project Engineer
8 3 (2.61%) Technical Manager
8 3 (2.61%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (2.61%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.17%) .NET
2 8 (6.96%) JSP
2 8 (6.96%) Web Services
2 8 (6.96%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 6 (5.22%) Software Packaging
4 5 (4.35%) XML
5 4 (3.48%) CSS
5 4 (3.48%) Middleware
6 3 (2.61%) Application Packaging
6 3 (2.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.96%) Thin Client
1 8 (6.96%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.35%) PKI
2 5 (4.35%) PDA
3 4 (3.48%) Clustering
3 4 (3.48%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.61%) Device Driver
4 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.74%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.74%) Open Source
5 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.74%) Economics
6 1 (0.87%) CMDB
6 1 (0.87%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 60 (52.17%) Windows
2 29 (25.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (19.13%) Windows XP
4 12 (10.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (10.43%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.35%) UNIX
5 5 (4.35%) AIX
6 3 (2.61%) Solaris
7 2 (1.74%) Linux
7 2 (1.74%) HPUX
7 2 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.00%) Change Management
2 15 (13.04%) Service Management
3 14 (12.17%) ITIL
3 14 (12.17%) Workflow
4 12 (10.43%) Performance Testing
5 11 (9.57%) Configuration Management
6 10 (8.70%) Project Management
6 10 (8.70%) Performance Management
7 9 (7.83%) Software Testing
7 9 (7.83%) Problem Management
7 9 (7.83%) Test Scripting
8 8 (6.96%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.22%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (5.22%) OO
9 6 (5.22%) Network Design
10 5 (4.35%) Release Management
10 5 (4.35%) Time Management
10 5 (4.35%) Migration
10 5 (4.35%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.48%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.61%) VBScript
2 23 (20.00%) SQL
3 16 (13.91%) PowerShell
4 15 (13.04%) C#
5 11 (9.57%) VB
6 6 (5.22%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.35%) C
8 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.87%) Korn
9 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.87%) Jython
Qualifications
1 103 (89.57%) SC Cleared
2 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.83%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.09%) ISTQB
4 7 (6.09%) CCNA
5 5 (4.35%) Degree
6 4 (3.48%) MCSD
7 3 (2.61%) MCTS
7 3 (2.61%) MCITP
7 3 (2.61%) MCSE
7 3 (2.61%) MCSA
7 3 (2.61%) CCNP
8 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.87%) CISM
8 1 (0.87%) CISSP
8 1 (0.87%) PMP
8 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.17%) QA
2 7 (6.09%) JSP 440
3 5 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (13.91%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.96%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.74%) vSphere
5 2 (1.74%) KVM
5 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.87%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 19 (16.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (11.30%) Netcool
3 7 (6.09%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.74%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.87%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.87%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.87%) SCCM
6 1 (0.87%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 44 (38.26%) Microsoft
2 42 (36.52%) HP
3 17 (14.78%) McAfee
4 16 (13.91%) Citrix
5 15 (13.04%) VMware
6 13 (11.30%) Cisco
7 5 (4.35%) Blue Coat
7 5 (4.35%) CA
8 4 (3.48%) Veritas
8 4 (3.48%) Juniper
8 4 (3.48%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.48%) Riverbed
9 3 (2.61%) Crossbeam
9 3 (2.61%) F5
9 3 (2.61%) TippingPoint
9 3 (2.61%) TIBCO
9 3 (2.61%) AppSense
9 3 (2.61%) EMC
10 2 (1.74%) Borland
10 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
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