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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 62 86 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 63.27% 81.90% 96.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 80.52% 93.48% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 64 54
Average daily rate
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£343 £329 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.26% -11.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £377 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.09%
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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 92 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 78.57% 87.62% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 69 54
Average daily rate £345 £330 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £260 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £379 £425
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 £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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

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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 22 May 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

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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 22 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
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Erskine 0 62 £343 +4.10%
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 130 (98.48%) SC Cleared
2 46 (34.85%) Windows
3 35 (26.52%) ITIL
4 33 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 32 (24.24%) Project Management
6 29 (21.97%) Active Directory
7 28 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (20.45%) Change Management
9 26 (19.70%) SQL
10 25 (18.94%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (18.18%) HP
12 21 (15.91%) PMI Certification
13 20 (15.15%) VMware
14 19 (14.39%) Citrix
15 18 (13.64%) PMP
16 17 (12.88%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (12.88%) SAN
17 16 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
17 16 (12.12%) Degree
18 15 (11.36%) Windows 7
18 15 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (11.36%) MS Excel
18 15 (11.36%) Firewall
19 14 (10.61%) McAfee
19 14 (10.61%) PowerShell
19 14 (10.61%) Project Planning
19 14 (10.61%) Computer Science
19 14 (10.61%) Economics
20 13 (9.85%) Service Delivery
20 13 (9.85%) MS Office

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.03%) MS Project Server
3 3 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.76%) Lync
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.85%) MS Office
3 7 (5.30%) MS Project
4 3 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.88%) SAN
2 15 (11.36%) Firewall
3 10 (7.58%) IPsec
4 8 (6.06%) Network Security
5 7 (5.30%) NAS
5 7 (5.30%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (5.30%) DNS
6 6 (4.55%) LAN
6 6 (4.55%) WAN
6 6 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (3.79%) Junos
7 5 (3.79%) LDAP
8 4 (3.03%) X.500
8 4 (3.03%) Kerberos
9 3 (2.27%) Internet
10 2 (1.52%) SNMP
10 2 (1.52%) DHCP
10 2 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.76%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.76%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 8 (6.06%) MSI
2 7 (5.30%) TestDirector
3 6 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (4.55%) WinRunner
4 5 (3.79%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.76%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.76%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.76%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.76%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.76%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (3.79%) Finance
2 4 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (0.76%) Military
3 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (7.58%) Project Manager
2 9 (6.82%) Integration Engineer
2 9 (6.82%) Network Engineer
3 7 (5.30%) Test Engineer
4 6 (4.55%) Coordinator
4 6 (4.55%) Architect
5 4 (3.03%) Consultant
5 4 (3.03%) Storage Engineer
6 3 (2.27%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (2.27%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 3 (2.27%) Security Engineer
6 3 (2.27%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (2.27%) Analyst
6 3 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (1.52%) Design Engineer
7 2 (1.52%) Developer
7 2 (1.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (1.52%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (1.52%) Administrator
7 2 (1.52%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.58%) XML
2 7 (5.30%) HTML
3 4 (3.03%) .NET
3 4 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.27%) CSS
5 1 (0.76%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.76%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.76%) WPF
5 1 (0.76%) XSD
5 1 (0.76%) XSL
5 1 (0.76%) JSP
5 1 (0.76%) Web Services
5 1 (0.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.61%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.61%) Economics
3 11 (8.33%) Clustering
4 10 (7.58%) Management Information System
5 9 (6.82%) PDA
6 7 (5.30%) PMI
6 7 (5.30%) Replication
7 5 (3.79%) Cryptography
7 5 (3.79%) PKI
8 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.76%) EMV
9 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.76%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 46 (34.85%) Windows
2 28 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (18.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (11.36%) Windows 7
5 10 (7.58%) Linux
6 9 (6.82%) Windows XP
7 8 (6.06%) UNIX
8 5 (3.79%) AIX
9 3 (2.27%) Solaris
10 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.52%) ITIL
2 32 (24.24%) Project Management
3 27 (20.45%) Change Management
4 14 (10.61%) Project Planning
5 13 (9.85%) Service Delivery
6 12 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 11 (8.33%) Change Control
8 10 (7.58%) Configuration Management
9 7 (5.30%) ITIL V3
9 7 (5.30%) Unit Testing
9 7 (5.30%) Test Scripting
9 7 (5.30%) Software Testing
9 7 (5.30%) PRINCE
9 7 (5.30%) Service Management
10 6 (4.55%) Risk Management
10 6 (4.55%) Information Security
10 6 (4.55%) SIEM
10 6 (4.55%) Test Automation
11 5 (3.79%) Network Management
11 5 (3.79%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.70%) SQL
2 14 (10.61%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.30%) VBScript
3 7 (5.30%) C
4 6 (4.55%) Perl
4 6 (4.55%) C#
4 6 (4.55%) Python
5 4 (3.03%) VB
5 4 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.27%) REXX
6 3 (2.27%) Tcl
7 1 (0.76%) XPath
7 1 (0.76%) VBA
7 1 (0.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 130 (98.48%) SC Cleared
2 21 (15.91%) PMI Certification
3 18 (13.64%) PMP
4 17 (12.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (12.12%) Degree
6 11 (8.33%) MCTS
7 8 (6.06%) MCSE
7 8 (6.06%) MCSA
7 8 (6.06%) ISTQB
8 7 (5.30%) MCITP
9 5 (3.79%) MCP
10 3 (2.27%) GCIA
10 3 (2.27%) CISSP
11 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.52%) CCNP
11 2 (1.52%) CCNA
11 2 (1.52%) CAPM
12 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.76%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.76%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) JSP 440
1 5 (3.79%) QA
2 4 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (21.97%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.33%) vSphere
3 11 (8.33%) VMware ESX
4 10 (7.58%) Hyper-V
5 7 (5.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (6.82%) Netcool
3 7 (5.30%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (3.79%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (3.03%) SCCM
7 3 (2.27%) WMI
8 2 (1.52%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.52%) SCOM
9 1 (0.76%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.76%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.76%) WSUS
9 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.18%) HP
3 20 (15.15%) VMware
4 19 (14.39%) Citrix
5 14 (10.61%) McAfee
6 12 (9.09%) Cisco
7 10 (7.58%) Veritas
8 7 (5.30%) 3PAR
8 7 (5.30%) Juniper
8 7 (5.30%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.55%) Crossbeam
9 6 (4.55%) F5
9 6 (4.55%) ArcSight
9 6 (4.55%) TippingPoint
10 5 (3.79%) Riverbed
10 5 (3.79%) EMC
10 5 (3.79%) NetApp
11 2 (1.52%) Brocade
11 2 (1.52%) Lumension
11 2 (1.52%) ProCurve