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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK / Scotland
Rank 99 120 115
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 7 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.31% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.56% 1.67% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £308 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.64% +30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £48.53 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-20.65% +29.40%

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
273 479 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.58% 18.52% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 256 239
Median daily rate £338 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £445 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £26.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £15.25 £15.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.75 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

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
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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Glasgow +6 4 £333 -21.76%
South Lanarkshire - 2 £289 -
DV Cleared
UK

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (71.43%) ITIL
3 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 8 (38.10%) LAN
5 7 (33.33%) Firewall
5 7 (33.33%) ITSM
5 7 (33.33%) JSP 440
6 5 (23.81%) Asset Management
6 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
6 5 (23.81%) Service Management
7 4 (19.05%) Project Management
7 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (19.05%) Six Sigma
7 4 (19.05%) WAN
7 4 (19.05%) HP
7 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
7 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
7 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
7 4 (19.05%) BICSI Certification
7 4 (19.05%) BICSI RCDD
8 3 (14.29%) iPad
8 3 (14.29%) Puppet
8 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
8 3 (14.29%) REST
8 3 (14.29%) Network Design
8 3 (14.29%) BladeLogic
8 3 (14.29%) Degree
8 3 (14.29%) Multithreading

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 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) LAN
2 7 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) WAN
4 2 (9.52%) HTTP
4 2 (9.52%) HTTPS
4 2 (9.52%) iSCSI
4 2 (9.52%) NAS
4 2 (9.52%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Build Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) iOS Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Middleware
1 3 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) ITSM
3 5 (23.81%) Asset Management
3 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (23.81%) Service Management
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
4 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Six Sigma
5 3 (14.29%) iOS Development
5 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 3 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 3 (14.29%) Network Design
5 3 (14.29%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE
6 2 (9.52%) Software Distribution
6 2 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C
1 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 3 (14.29%) Jython
1 3 (14.29%) Objective-C
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 3 (14.29%) Python
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) BICSI Certification
3 4 (19.05%) BICSI RCDD
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) AirWatch
1 3 (14.29%) BladeLogic
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
1 3 (14.29%) SCOrch
2 2 (9.52%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) BMC
2 3 (14.29%) CA
2 3 (14.29%) Dell
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper