The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 February 2017 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 38 97 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 71.70% 66.44% 54.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 95.00% 82.91% 76.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 73 51
Median daily rate £325 £403 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +12.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £440 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £44.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +54.38%

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
40 117 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 75.47% 80.14% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 85 62
Median daily rate £319 £385 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.20% +7.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £282 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £439 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine 0 36 £325 -19.55%
Security Cleared
Scotland

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 163 (89.56%) SC Cleared
2 84 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 82 (45.05%) Active Directory
4 70 (38.46%) Windows
5 63 (34.62%) ITIL
6 54 (29.67%) PowerShell
7 47 (25.82%) Windows Server
8 44 (24.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 43 (23.63%) HP
10 38 (20.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 36 (19.78%) Degree
12 35 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (19.23%) MS Excel
13 34 (18.68%) SQL Server
14 32 (17.58%) SQL
15 31 (17.03%) DNS
15 31 (17.03%) Project Management
16 30 (16.48%) Computer Science
17 26 (14.29%) OpenStack
18 23 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
18 23 (12.64%) Office 365
19 22 (12.09%) SAN
19 22 (12.09%) Cisco
19 22 (12.09%) MCSE
19 22 (12.09%) ITIL V3
20 21 (11.54%) Migration
20 21 (11.54%) Software Distribution
21 20 (10.99%) Firewall
22 19 (10.44%) SharePoint
23 18 (9.89%) Linux

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 19 (10.44%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (6.04%) MS Exchange
4 10 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (5.49%) IIS
4 10 (5.49%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.55%) Apache
7 1 (0.55%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 35 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.64%) Office 365
2 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.03%) DNS
2 22 (12.09%) SAN
3 20 (10.99%) Firewall
4 17 (9.34%) HTTP
4 17 (9.34%) HTTPS
4 17 (9.34%) LAN
4 17 (9.34%) NAS
5 16 (8.79%) Kerberos
6 15 (8.24%) LDAP
6 15 (8.24%) WAN
7 14 (7.69%) iSCSI
7 14 (7.69%) X.500
8 13 (7.14%) DHCP
9 12 (6.59%) Internet
10 10 (5.49%) Skype
10 10 (5.49%) Wireless
11 9 (4.95%) BIG-IP
11 9 (4.95%) SSL
12 8 (4.40%) Intranet
13 6 (3.30%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.59%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.55%) MySQL
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.40%) MSI
3 7 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.75%) StarTeam
5 3 (1.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (3.85%) Finance
2 3 (1.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (10.44%) Active Directory Engineer
2 15 (8.24%) Network Engineer
3 11 (6.04%) Architect
3 11 (6.04%) Automation Engineer
4 10 (5.49%) Integration Engineer
5 8 (4.40%) Analyst
6 7 (3.85%) NetBackup Engineer
6 7 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 7 (3.85%) Test Analyst
7 6 (3.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (3.30%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
7 6 (3.30%) Office 365 Specialist
7 6 (3.30%) PowerShell Engineer
7 6 (3.30%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 5 (2.75%) Consultant
8 5 (2.75%) Project Manager
8 5 (2.75%) Service Architect
8 5 (2.75%) Virtualisation Specialist
9 4 (2.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (2.20%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.34%) .NET
2 7 (3.85%) jQuery
2 7 (3.85%) Middleware
3 3 (1.65%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.10%) XML
4 2 (1.10%) XSD
5 1 (0.55%) J2EE
5 1 (0.55%) JSP
5 1 (0.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.48%) Computer Science
2 17 (9.34%) Data Centre
3 14 (7.69%) Clustering
3 14 (7.69%) PKI
3 14 (7.69%) Replication
4 13 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.40%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.20%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.65%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.10%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 70 (38.46%) Windows
2 47 (25.82%) Windows Server
3 38 (20.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (9.89%) Linux
7 17 (9.34%) Windows 7
7 17 (9.34%) Windows XP
8 12 (6.59%) Windows 10
9 7 (3.85%) AIX
10 5 (2.75%) Solaris
10 5 (2.75%) Unix
11 3 (1.65%) Android
11 3 (1.65%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.65%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (34.62%) ITIL
2 31 (17.03%) Project Management
3 22 (12.09%) ITIL V3
4 21 (11.54%) Migration
4 21 (11.54%) Software Distribution
5 16 (8.79%) Six Sigma
6 14 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 14 (7.69%) Network Design
6 14 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
7 13 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 12 (6.59%) ITSM
8 12 (6.59%) Load Balancing
9 11 (6.04%) Test Scripting
10 10 (5.49%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 9 (4.95%) Change Management
11 9 (4.95%) Prototyping
11 9 (4.95%) Service Design
12 8 (4.40%) Release Management
12 8 (4.40%) Server Building
13 7 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 54 (29.67%) PowerShell
2 32 (17.58%) SQL
3 17 (9.34%) C#
4 14 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.04%) VB
6 8 (4.40%) Java
7 7 (3.85%) Jython
7 7 (3.85%) Python
7 7 (3.85%) XAML
8 6 (3.30%) REXX
8 6 (3.30%) Tcl
9 5 (2.75%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.20%) C
10 4 (2.20%) C++
10 4 (2.20%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.20%) VB6
10 4 (2.20%) VBA
11 2 (1.10%) Perl
12 1 (0.55%) Korn
12 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 163 (89.56%) SC Cleared
2 44 (24.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (19.78%) Degree
4 22 (12.09%) MCSE
5 15 (8.24%) CCNP
5 15 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (8.24%) MCTS
6 11 (6.04%) DV Cleared
7 10 (5.49%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (5.49%) MCSA
8 9 (4.95%) MCP
9 8 (4.40%) CCIE
9 8 (4.40%) CCSA
9 8 (4.40%) JNCIA
10 6 (3.30%) CCDP
10 6 (3.30%) CCIP
10 6 (3.30%) CCSE
10 6 (3.30%) JNCIE
10 6 (3.30%) MCITP
10 6 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.89%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 82 (45.05%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (4.40%) vSphere
4 7 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.65%) DFS Replication
5 3 (1.65%) Firmware
6 1 (0.55%) Samba
6 1 (0.55%) XenApp
6 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (8.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (7.14%) Puppet
3 9 (4.95%) SCCM
4 8 (4.40%) NetBackup
4 8 (4.40%) Netcool
4 8 (4.40%) SCOrch
5 7 (3.85%) BladeLogic
6 6 (3.30%) EMC Navisphere
6 6 (3.30%) FortiGate
6 6 (3.30%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 6 (3.30%) PowerCLI
6 6 (3.30%) vRealize
7 5 (2.75%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (2.20%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.65%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.55%) HP SiteScope
10 1 (0.55%) SCSM
10 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 84 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 43 (23.63%) HP
3 22 (12.09%) Cisco
4 16 (8.79%) F5
4 16 (8.79%) VMware
5 13 (7.14%) Citrix
6 10 (5.49%) CheckPoint
6 10 (5.49%) Fortinet
6 10 (5.49%) Juniper
6 10 (5.49%) Riverbed
7 8 (4.40%) Aruba
7 8 (4.40%) EMC
7 8 (4.40%) Veritas
8 7 (3.85%) BMC
8 7 (3.85%) CA
8 7 (3.85%) Dell
9 5 (2.75%) Intel Security
10 4 (2.20%) AppSense
10 4 (2.20%) ILOG
10 4 (2.20%) TippingPoint