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 27 February 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
27 Feb 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 67 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 53.17% 72.06% 81.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 76.14% 98.00% 97.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 29 29
Average daily rate
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£353 £355 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% -0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £296 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £530 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £356 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.95% -2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.19 £18.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+84.38% -36.84%
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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
88 50 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 69.84% 73.53% 83.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 29 29
Average daily rate £348 £351 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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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 27 February 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 27 February 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.

1 152 (98.70%) SC Cleared
2 49 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 46 (29.87%) ITIL
3 46 (29.87%) Windows
4 43 (27.92%) SQL
5 34 (22.08%) HP
6 33 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 32 (20.78%) Citrix
8 31 (20.13%) Change Management
8 31 (20.13%) VMware
9 29 (18.83%) Clustering
9 29 (18.83%) Project Management
10 28 (18.18%) SAN
11 27 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (16.23%) Linux
12 25 (16.23%) Configuration Management
12 25 (16.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 24 (15.58%) Veritas
13 24 (15.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
16 19 (12.34%) Netcool
16 19 (12.34%) Windows Server 2008
17 17 (11.04%) PowerShell
17 17 (11.04%) VMware ESX
17 17 (11.04%) IPsec
18 16 (10.39%) MS Excel
19 15 (9.74%) MCTS
19 15 (9.74%) Solaris
19 15 (9.74%) MS Office

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Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (7.79%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.55%) MS Project Server
3 5 (3.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (3.25%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.95%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (1.95%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.95%) IIS
6 2 (1.30%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.74%) MS Office
3 13 (8.44%) MS Project
4 5 (3.25%) InfoPath
5 3 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.18%) SAN
2 17 (11.04%) IPsec
3 14 (9.09%) NAS
4 13 (8.44%) Firewall
5 11 (7.14%) DNS
6 9 (5.84%) DHCP
7 8 (5.19%) LAN
7 8 (5.19%) WAN
8 6 (3.90%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.95%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.95%) Network Security
9 3 (1.95%) Junos
10 2 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.30%) VLAN
10 2 (1.30%) LDAP
10 2 (1.30%) X.500
10 2 (1.30%) SSL
10 2 (1.30%) IPv4
10 2 (1.30%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.19%) WinRunner
1 8 (5.19%) TestDirector
1 8 (5.19%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (3.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.65%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (2.60%) Finance
1 4 (2.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (10.39%) Integration Engineer
2 14 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 9 (5.84%) Consultant
4 8 (5.19%) Test Engineer
5 7 (4.55%) Coordinator
6 6 (3.90%) Developer
6 6 (3.90%) Architect
6 6 (3.90%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (2.60%) Build Engineer
7 4 (2.60%) Administrator
7 4 (2.60%) Applications Support
7 4 (2.60%) Analyst
7 4 (2.60%) Technical Leader
8 3 (1.95%) Security Engineer
8 3 (1.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (1.95%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (1.95%) Support Engineer
8 3 (1.95%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (1.95%) Network Engineer
8 3 (1.95%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.90%) HTML
1 6 (3.90%) XML
2 3 (1.95%) Middleware
2 3 (1.95%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.95%) .NET
2 3 (1.95%) Web Services
3 2 (1.30%) JSP
4 1 (0.65%) CSS
4 1 (0.65%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.83%) Clustering
2 21 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.79%) Economics
4 11 (7.14%) PDA
4 11 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.49%) Computer Science
6 8 (5.19%) Replication
7 5 (3.25%) CMDB
8 4 (2.60%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.60%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.95%) Open Source
9 3 (1.95%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.95%) PKI
9 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.30%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.65%) PMI
11 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.65%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 46 (29.87%) Windows
2 25 (16.23%) Linux
3 20 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (12.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (9.74%) Solaris
6 12 (7.79%) Windows 7
7 11 (7.14%) UNIX
7 11 (7.14%) Windows XP
8 10 (6.49%) AIX
9 3 (1.95%) HPUX
9 3 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.87%) ITIL
2 31 (20.13%) Change Management
3 29 (18.83%) Project Management
4 25 (16.23%) Configuration Management
5 13 (8.44%) Project Planning
6 12 (7.79%) Software Distribution
7 10 (6.49%) Incident Management
8 9 (5.84%) Service Delivery
8 9 (5.84%) PRINCE
8 9 (5.84%) Test Scripting
9 8 (5.19%) Test Automation
9 8 (5.19%) Service Management
9 8 (5.19%) Programme Management
9 8 (5.19%) Software Testing
10 6 (3.90%) Risk Management
10 6 (3.90%) Validation
10 6 (3.90%) Information Security
10 6 (3.90%) ITIL V3
10 6 (3.90%) SIEM
10 6 (3.90%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.92%) SQL
2 17 (11.04%) PowerShell
3 13 (8.44%) VBScript
4 11 (7.14%) Perl
5 7 (4.55%) C#
6 6 (3.90%) C
6 6 (3.90%) Python
7 5 (3.25%) Java
7 5 (3.25%) VBA
8 3 (1.95%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.95%) PHP
9 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 152 (98.70%) SC Cleared
2 27 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (9.74%) MCTS
4 14 (9.09%) PMI Certification
5 13 (8.44%) PMP
6 11 (7.14%) MCSE
7 10 (6.49%) MCSA
7 10 (6.49%) MCITP
7 10 (6.49%) ISTQB
7 10 (6.49%) Degree
8 8 (5.19%) MCP
9 3 (1.95%) GCIA
9 3 (1.95%) CISSP
10 2 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.30%) VCP4
11 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) QA
2 5 (3.25%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.95%) SLA
4 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 24 (15.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (11.04%) VMware ESX
4 11 (7.14%) vSphere
5 10 (6.49%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.95%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.95%) KVM
6 3 (1.95%) RHEV
7 2 (1.30%) Firmware
8 1 (0.65%) vCloud
8 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (16.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 19 (12.34%) Netcool
3 13 (8.44%) Tivoli
4 9 (5.84%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (2.60%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 4 (2.60%) SCOM
7 3 (1.95%) WhatsUp Gold
7 3 (1.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.95%) SCCM
8 1 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.65%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 49 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 34 (22.08%) HP
3 32 (20.78%) Citrix
4 31 (20.13%) VMware
5 24 (15.58%) Veritas
6 14 (9.09%) McAfee
7 8 (5.19%) ArcSight
7 8 (5.19%) Cisco
8 7 (4.55%) EMC
9 6 (3.90%) Oracle
9 6 (3.90%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.60%) Brocade
10 4 (2.60%) NetApp
11 3 (1.95%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.95%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.95%) Juniper
11 3 (1.95%) Crossbeam
11 3 (1.95%) TippingPoint
11 3 (1.95%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.95%) Altiris