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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 117 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 12 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% - 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.46% - 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.09% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £27.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-21.63% -32.09%
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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
487 487 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.72% 19.26% 16.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 231 247
Average daily rate £340 £330 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £202 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 14
Average hourly rate £29.17 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.05% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.80 £25.00 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Highlands - 9 - -
Glasgow - 3 - -
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DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 13 (56.52%) HTML
3 11 (47.83%) Java
4 10 (43.48%) SQL
5 9 (39.13%) J2EE
5 9 (39.13%) Ant
5 9 (39.13%) JUnit
5 9 (39.13%) CSS
5 9 (39.13%) OOP
5 9 (39.13%) OO
5 9 (39.13%) OOD
5 9 (39.13%) TDD
5 9 (39.13%) jQuery
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (34.78%) Windows
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 6 (26.09%) HP
9 5 (21.74%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (21.74%) Citrix
9 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
10 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (17.39%) VMware
10 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (17.39%) JSP
10 4 (17.39%) UNIX

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.70%) SSL
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) SAP HANA
2 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Ant
1 9 (39.13%) JUnit
2 2 (8.70%) LabVIEW
3 1 (4.35%) MSI
General
1 2 (8.70%) Electronics
1 2 (8.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Defect Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) J2EE
2 9 (39.13%) CSS
2 9 (39.13%) jQuery
3 4 (17.39%) JSP
3 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Basis
5 1 (4.35%) Regular Expression
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) OOP
1 9 (39.13%) OO
1 9 (39.13%) OOD
1 9 (39.13%) TDD
2 5 (21.74%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
3 3 (13.04%) Fault Management
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.70%) Workflow
4 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) CMMI
5 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.35%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 11 (47.83%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.70%) ABAP
4 2 (8.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
4 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (8.70%) CCNP
6 2 (8.70%) CCNA
6 2 (8.70%) MCSE
7 1 (4.35%) ISEB
7 1 (4.35%) MCITP
7 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.70%) Nessus
2 2 (8.70%) Nmap
3 1 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) HP
3 5 (21.74%) Citrix
4 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) Business Objects
5 2 (8.70%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) McAfee
6 1 (4.35%) Lumension
6 1 (4.35%) ArcSight