The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank - 124 109
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.12% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.82% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £339 £474
% change year-on-year
+22.25% -28.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £18.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-25.83% -31.42%
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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 Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
468 368 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.77% 14.82% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 183 185
Average daily rate £334 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 34
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -47.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £18.00 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+10.61% -21.39%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BC Cleared across the Scotland region.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the Scotland region.

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

BC Cleared
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing BC 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 BC Cleared.

1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Maven

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing BC 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 BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
1 1 (50.00%) JSF
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware