The table below looks at the statistics for DV 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 DV Cleared over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 109 134 117
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 12 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.55% 0.062% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.36% 0.42% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
Median daily rate £393 £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £305 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £345 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £438 £418
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.90 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +12.36%
DV Cleared
UK

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
509 477 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.39% 14.90% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 243 291
Median daily rate £325 £338 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 33
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £18.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

DV Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire -11 9 £415 +38.33%
Glasgow +9 3 £393 +12.14%
DV Cleared
UK

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (64.52%) ITIL
3 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
4 14 (45.16%) Windows
4 14 (45.16%) PowerShell
5 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
6 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
7 11 (35.48%) SAN
7 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
8 10 (32.26%) HP
8 10 (32.26%) DNS
8 10 (32.26%) SQL
8 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
9 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
10 8 (25.81%) OpenStack
11 7 (22.58%) DHCP
11 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (19.35%) JSP 440
13 5 (16.13%) VMware
13 5 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (16.13%) Six Sigma
13 5 (16.13%) Project Management
13 5 (16.13%) MCSA
13 5 (16.13%) Linux
13 5 (16.13%) PowerCLI
14 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
14 4 (12.90%) vSphere

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.81%) OpenStack
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) SAN
2 10 (32.26%) DNS
3 7 (22.58%) DHCP
4 4 (12.90%) iSCSI
5 3 (9.68%) Skype
6 2 (6.45%) Firewall
6 2 (6.45%) HTTP
6 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
6 2 (6.45%) LAN
6 2 (6.45%) NAS
6 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.45%) WAN
7 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
7 1 (3.23%) LDAP
7 1 (3.23%) VPN
7 1 (3.23%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Design Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Development Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Development Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Test Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Middleware
2 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) CMDB
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (3.23%) PKI
2 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 13 (41.94%) Windows Server
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.13%) Linux
5 3 (9.68%) Unix
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Project Management
2 5 (16.13%) Six Sigma
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) OO
4 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.45%) Conflict Management
5 2 (6.45%) CRM
5 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
5 2 (6.45%) ITSM
5 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.45%) Network Design
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.45%) Software Distribution
5 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (3.23%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) PowerShell
2 10 (32.26%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) Jython
4 3 (9.68%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) VBScript
5 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.45%) C-shell
5 2 (6.45%) Korn
5 2 (6.45%) Perl
5 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.45%) VB
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (38.71%) SC Cleared
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (16.13%) MCSA
4 5 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (12.90%) Degree
6 3 (9.68%) BICSI Certification
6 3 (9.68%) BICSI RCDD
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (6.45%) MCSE
8 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
8 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.90%) vSphere
4 2 (6.45%) Samba
4 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) PowerCLI
2 3 (9.68%) BladeLogic
2 3 (9.68%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) SCOrch
3 2 (6.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) HP
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) BMC
4 3 (9.68%) CA
4 3 (9.68%) Dell
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix
5 2 (6.45%) IronPort
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat