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 28 January 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
28 Jan 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 82 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 62.60% 67.86% 73.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 82.83% 97.44% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 27 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £301 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £535 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -39.49%
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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
99 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 75.57% 69.64% 80.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 28 29
Average daily rate £350 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £308 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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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

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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 28 January 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 175 (98.87%) SC Cleared
2 60 (33.90%) Microsoft
3 56 (31.64%) SQL
3 56 (31.64%) Windows
4 48 (27.12%) ITIL
5 44 (24.86%) Active Directory
5 44 (24.86%) HP
6 39 (22.03%) VMware
7 36 (20.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 36 (20.34%) Citrix
8 32 (18.08%) SAN
9 31 (17.51%) Clustering
9 31 (17.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (17.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (16.95%) Change Management
10 30 (16.95%) Project Management
11 29 (16.38%) Configuration Management
12 27 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (14.69%) Veritas
13 26 (14.69%) Linux
13 26 (14.69%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (12.43%) MS Office
15 22 (12.43%) Netcool
16 21 (11.86%) IPsec
16 21 (11.86%) DNS
17 20 (11.30%) PowerShell
18 19 (10.73%) MCTS
18 19 (10.73%) MS Project
19 18 (10.17%) SharePoint

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Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 18 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.21%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (3.95%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (3.95%) MS Project Server
5 4 (2.26%) IIS
6 3 (1.69%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (12.43%) MS Office
2 19 (10.73%) MS Project
3 17 (9.60%) MS Excel
4 7 (3.95%) InfoPath
5 3 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 32 (18.08%) SAN
2 21 (11.86%) IPsec
2 21 (11.86%) DNS
3 17 (9.60%) DHCP
4 16 (9.04%) NAS
5 13 (7.34%) Firewall
6 10 (5.65%) WAN
7 9 (5.08%) LAN
8 6 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (2.82%) SNMP
9 5 (2.82%) TCP/IP
9 5 (2.82%) SSL
10 4 (2.26%) X.500
10 4 (2.26%) Kerberos
10 4 (2.26%) LDAP
11 3 (1.69%) IPv4
11 3 (1.69%) Network Security
11 3 (1.69%) Junos
11 3 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (4.52%) WinRunner
2 8 (4.52%) TestDirector
3 7 (3.95%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.56%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (1.69%) Finance
2 2 (1.13%) Marketing
3 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (10.17%) Project Manager
2 16 (9.04%) Integration Engineer
3 10 (5.65%) Build Engineer
3 10 (5.65%) Test Engineer
3 10 (5.65%) Consultant
4 9 (5.08%) Wintel Engineer
5 8 (4.52%) Developer
6 5 (2.82%) Architect
6 5 (2.82%) Tools Developer
7 4 (2.26%) Technical Leader
7 4 (2.26%) Process Engineer
7 4 (2.26%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (2.26%) Coordinator
7 4 (2.26%) Analyst
8 3 (1.69%) Support Engineer
8 3 (1.69%) Applications Support
8 3 (1.69%) Administrator
8 3 (1.69%) Quality Engineer
8 3 (1.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (1.69%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.95%) HTML
1 7 (3.95%) XML
2 3 (1.69%) Web Services
2 3 (1.69%) .NET
2 3 (1.69%) Middleware
2 3 (1.69%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.13%) JSP
4 1 (0.56%) XSL
4 1 (0.56%) CSS
4 1 (0.56%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.51%) Clustering
2 23 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (9.60%) Replication
4 14 (7.91%) Economics
5 13 (7.34%) Management Information System
6 11 (6.21%) PDA
7 8 (4.52%) Computer Science
7 8 (4.52%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.82%) CMDB
9 5 (2.82%) PKI
10 4 (2.26%) Fat Client
10 4 (2.26%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.69%) EqualLogic
11 3 (1.69%) Open Source
11 3 (1.69%) Cryptography
12 2 (1.13%) Device Driver
12 2 (1.13%) PMI
12 2 (1.13%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 56 (31.64%) Windows
2 27 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (14.69%) Linux
3 26 (14.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (9.04%) Solaris
5 12 (6.78%) Windows 7
6 11 (6.21%) UNIX
6 11 (6.21%) Windows XP
7 10 (5.65%) AIX
8 3 (1.69%) HPUX
8 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (27.12%) ITIL
2 30 (16.95%) Change Management
2 30 (16.95%) Project Management
3 29 (16.38%) Configuration Management
4 15 (8.47%) Project Planning
5 14 (7.91%) Software Distribution
6 11 (6.21%) Programme Management
6 11 (6.21%) Test Scripting
7 10 (5.65%) Incident Management
7 10 (5.65%) Software Testing
8 9 (5.08%) PRINCE
9 8 (4.52%) Unit Testing
9 8 (4.52%) Test Automation
9 8 (4.52%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.52%) Service Management
10 7 (3.95%) Validation
11 6 (3.39%) Information Security
11 6 (3.39%) SIEM
11 6 (3.39%) Build Automation
11 6 (3.39%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (31.64%) SQL
2 20 (11.30%) PowerShell
3 14 (7.91%) VBScript
4 11 (6.21%) Perl
5 9 (5.08%) C#
6 7 (3.95%) VBA
7 6 (3.39%) C
7 6 (3.39%) Python
8 5 (2.82%) Java
9 3 (1.69%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.69%) PHP
10 2 (1.13%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.56%) VB
11 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 175 (98.87%) SC Cleared
2 31 (17.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (10.73%) MCTS
4 13 (7.34%) PMI Certification
5 12 (6.78%) MCP
6 11 (6.21%) MCSE
6 11 (6.21%) PMP
6 11 (6.21%) ISTQB
7 10 (5.65%) MCITP
7 10 (5.65%) MCSA
8 8 (4.52%) Degree
9 3 (1.69%) CISSP
9 3 (1.69%) GCIA
10 2 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.65%) QA
2 5 (2.82%) JSP 440
3 4 (2.26%) SLA
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (24.86%) Active Directory
2 31 (17.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.60%) VMware ESX
4 13 (7.34%) vSphere
5 10 (5.65%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.26%) Firmware
7 3 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.69%) vCloud
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.69%) KVM
7 3 (1.69%) RHEV
8 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (20.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 22 (12.43%) Netcool
3 16 (9.04%) Tivoli
4 9 (5.08%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (4.52%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (4.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (3.39%) SCCM
7 5 (2.82%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 4 (2.26%) SCOM
9 3 (1.69%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 60 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 44 (24.86%) HP
3 39 (22.03%) VMware
4 36 (20.34%) Citrix
5 26 (14.69%) Veritas
6 14 (7.91%) McAfee
7 9 (5.08%) Altiris
8 8 (4.52%) ArcSight
8 8 (4.52%) Cisco
9 7 (3.95%) EMC
10 6 (3.39%) 3PAR
10 6 (3.39%) NetApp
10 6 (3.39%) Oracle
11 4 (2.26%) Brocade
12 3 (1.69%) Dell
12 3 (1.69%) Juniper
12 3 (1.69%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.69%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.69%) Riverbed
12 3 (1.69%) TippingPoint