The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Scotland region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 103 109 106
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 30 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.09% 0.12% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.97% 0.84% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£279 £370 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.72% +4.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £379 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.54% -5.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £54.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.18% +116.00%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
604 357 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.97% 14.48% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 186 133
Average daily rate £347 £355 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +14.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 35
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.43 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DV Cleared across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing DV 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 DV Cleared.

1 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (93.75%) SC Cleared
3 28 (87.50%) ISTQB
3 28 (87.50%) HP
4 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
5 23 (71.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
7 19 (59.38%) HTML
7 19 (59.38%) .NET
7 19 (59.38%) ASP.NET
7 19 (59.38%) JSP
8 18 (56.25%) Oracle
9 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
10 10 (31.25%) CRM
10 10 (31.25%) VB
10 10 (31.25%) C#
11 9 (28.13%) UNIX
11 9 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
13 7 (21.88%) Cisco
13 7 (21.88%) MCITP
13 7 (21.88%) Security Testing
13 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
13 7 (21.88%) QuickTest Pro
13 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (21.88%) SAN
13 7 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
15 5 (15.63%) Linux

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing DV 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 DV Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) SAN
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Test Specialist
2 5 (15.63%) Tester
2 5 (15.63%) Test Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Test Leader
3 3 (9.38%) Automation Specialist
3 3 (9.38%) Security Specialist
3 3 (9.38%) Performance Tester
4 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Junior
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Defect Manager
4 2 (6.25%) QA Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Junior Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) HTML
1 19 (59.38%) .NET
1 19 (59.38%) ASP.NET
1 19 (59.38%) JSP
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) UNIX
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) CRM
2 7 (21.88%) Security Testing
2 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
3 3 (9.38%) Quality Management
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Test Management
4 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) C#
2 10 (31.25%) VB
3 6 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 5 (15.63%) VBA
5 3 (9.38%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (93.75%) SC Cleared
3 28 (87.50%) ISTQB
4 23 (71.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (21.88%) MCITP
5 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (9.38%) MOS
7 1 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) HP
2 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 18 (56.25%) Oracle
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco
5 4 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) CA
6 1 (3.13%) VMware
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Polar Recruitment
Rate: £40.00 - £52.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago