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 April 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 Apr 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 46 80 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 46.94% 80.81% 92.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 73.02% 91.95% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 57 50
Average daily rate
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£341 £330 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% -10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £262 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £421 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £23.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+54.83% -19.82%
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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
63 87 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 64.29% 87.88% 92.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 62 50
Average daily rate £343 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £264 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 27 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 April 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
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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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Job
Vacancies
Erskine 0 46 £341 +3.25%
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Scotland

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 126 (98.44%) SC Cleared
2 44 (34.38%) Windows
3 37 (28.91%) Microsoft
4 36 (28.13%) SQL
5 35 (27.34%) ITIL
5 35 (27.34%) Active Directory
6 27 (21.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (21.09%) Change Management
7 26 (20.31%) VMware
7 26 (20.31%) Citrix
8 25 (19.53%) Project Management
9 24 (18.75%) HP
9 24 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (17.19%) SAN
11 21 (16.41%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (14.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 19 (14.84%) Clustering
14 18 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (13.28%) IPsec
15 17 (13.28%) Configuration Management
15 17 (13.28%) Veritas
16 16 (12.50%) Netcool
17 15 (11.72%) McAfee
17 15 (11.72%) PMI Certification
17 15 (11.72%) Linux
17 15 (11.72%) Degree
18 14 (10.94%) PowerShell
18 14 (10.94%) Windows 7
18 14 (10.94%) Computer Science

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Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 8 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.13%) MS Project Server
3 3 (2.34%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (10.94%) MS Office
2 13 (10.16%) MS Excel
3 10 (7.81%) MS Project
4 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.78%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.19%) SAN
2 17 (13.28%) IPsec
3 13 (10.16%) NAS
4 12 (9.38%) Firewall
5 7 (5.47%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (5.47%) LAN
5 7 (5.47%) DNS
6 6 (4.69%) WAN
6 6 (4.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (3.91%) Network Security
7 5 (3.91%) Junos
8 4 (3.13%) LDAP
8 4 (3.13%) X.500
8 4 (3.13%) Kerberos
9 3 (2.34%) DHCP
10 2 (1.56%) SNMP
10 2 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.78%) SSL
11 1 (0.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.78%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 8 (6.25%) TestDirector
2 7 (5.47%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (5.47%) WinRunner
3 5 (3.91%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.91%) MSI
4 1 (0.78%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.78%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.78%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.78%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.78%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (3.13%) Marketing
2 3 (2.34%) Finance
3 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (11.72%) Integration Engineer
2 13 (10.16%) Project Manager
3 8 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 8 (6.25%) Test Engineer
4 7 (5.47%) Coordinator
5 6 (4.69%) Consultant
6 5 (3.91%) Architect
7 3 (2.34%) Developer
7 3 (2.34%) Analyst
7 3 (2.34%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (2.34%) Administrator
7 3 (2.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (2.34%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (2.34%) Virtualisation Specialist
7 3 (2.34%) Security Engineer
8 2 (1.56%) Technology Consultant
8 2 (1.56%) Project Analyst
8 2 (1.56%) Build Engineer
8 2 (1.56%) Technical Leader
8 2 (1.56%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.25%) XML
2 7 (5.47%) HTML
3 4 (3.13%) .NET
3 4 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.34%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.34%) CSS
5 1 (0.78%) JSP
5 1 (0.78%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.78%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.84%) Clustering
2 18 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (10.94%) Computer Science
4 12 (9.38%) Economics
5 10 (7.81%) PDA
6 9 (7.03%) Management Information System
7 8 (6.25%) Replication
8 5 (3.91%) PKI
8 5 (3.91%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.78%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.78%) PMI
10 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 44 (34.38%) Windows
2 27 (21.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (11.72%) Linux
5 14 (10.94%) Windows 7
6 10 (7.81%) Windows XP
7 9 (7.03%) Solaris
8 7 (5.47%) UNIX
9 6 (4.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.34%) ITIL
2 27 (21.09%) Change Management
3 25 (19.53%) Project Management
4 17 (13.28%) Configuration Management
5 13 (10.16%) Project Planning
6 12 (9.38%) Incident Management
6 12 (9.38%) Service Delivery
7 10 (7.81%) Software Distribution
8 9 (7.03%) PRINCE
9 8 (6.25%) Software Testing
9 8 (6.25%) Test Scripting
10 7 (5.47%) Service Management
10 7 (5.47%) ITIL V3
10 7 (5.47%) Test Automation
11 6 (4.69%) SIEM
11 6 (4.69%) Information Security
12 5 (3.91%) Programme Management
12 5 (3.91%) Network Load Balancing
12 5 (3.91%) Change Control
12 5 (3.91%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (28.13%) SQL
2 14 (10.94%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.25%) VBScript
4 7 (5.47%) C#
5 6 (4.69%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.69%) Perl
5 6 (4.69%) Python
6 4 (3.13%) C
6 4 (3.13%) VB
7 2 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.56%) Java
7 2 (1.56%) REXX
7 2 (1.56%) Tcl
8 1 (0.78%) XPath
8 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 126 (98.44%) SC Cleared
2 21 (16.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (11.72%) PMI Certification
3 15 (11.72%) Degree
4 14 (10.94%) PMP
5 12 (9.38%) MCTS
6 11 (8.59%) MCSE
7 9 (7.03%) MCSA
7 9 (7.03%) ISTQB
8 8 (6.25%) MCITP
9 5 (3.91%) MCP
10 3 (2.34%) CISSP
10 3 (2.34%) GCIA
11 2 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.78%) MCSD
12 1 (0.78%) CCNP
12 1 (0.78%) CCNA
12 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.91%) QA
1 5 (3.91%) JSP 440
2 4 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (27.34%) Active Directory
2 20 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.16%) VMware ESX
4 11 (8.59%) vSphere
5 10 (7.81%) Hyper-V
6 5 (3.91%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (14.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 16 (12.50%) Netcool
3 8 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (6.25%) Tivoli
4 7 (5.47%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (3.91%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (3.13%) SCCM
7 2 (1.56%) SCOM
7 2 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.56%) WMI
8 1 (0.78%) WSUS
8 1 (0.78%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.78%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 37 (28.91%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.31%) Citrix
2 26 (20.31%) VMware
3 24 (18.75%) HP
4 17 (13.28%) Veritas
5 15 (11.72%) McAfee
6 10 (7.81%) Cisco
7 7 (5.47%) 3PAR
8 6 (4.69%) ArcSight
8 6 (4.69%) Juniper
9 5 (3.91%) EMC
9 5 (3.91%) CheckPoint
9 5 (3.91%) F5
9 5 (3.91%) Riverbed
9 5 (3.91%) Crossbeam
9 5 (3.91%) TippingPoint
10 3 (2.34%) CA
10 3 (2.34%) NetApp
11 2 (1.56%) Altiris
11 2 (1.56%) Brocade