The table below looks at the statistics for SC 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 SC Cleared over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 58 14 54
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +40
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 87 281 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.72% 10.19% 2.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.67% 46.29% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 127 43
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£338 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £246 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 6
Average hourly rate £46.25 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.94% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.51 £21.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+118.05% -14.28%
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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
466 607 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.57% 22.02% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 302 189
Average daily rate £338 £347 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% -2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 26
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.25 £9.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £21.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

SC 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 SC Cleared within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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
Renfrewshire 0 48 £353 +6.24%
Glasgow -27 21 £325 -3.70% 4
Edinburgh -19 4 £378 -5.62% 1
Fife -9 2 - -
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 234 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 59 (25.21%) Project Management
3 55 (23.50%) Microsoft
4 54 (23.08%) Windows
5 42 (17.95%) HP
6 36 (15.38%) ITIL
7 32 (13.68%) SQL
8 31 (13.25%) Active Directory
9 28 (11.97%) Migration
10 27 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (11.54%) MS Excel
11 25 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (10.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
12 23 (9.83%) Change Management
13 22 (9.40%) Finance
13 22 (9.40%) MS Office
13 22 (9.40%) Change Control
14 21 (8.97%) VMware
15 20 (8.55%) Firewall
15 20 (8.55%) SQL Server
15 20 (8.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 20 (8.55%) SAN
15 20 (8.55%) Degree
16 19 (8.12%) PMI Certification
16 19 (8.12%) Cisco
17 18 (7.69%) SharePoint
18 17 (7.26%) XML
18 17 (7.26%) Citrix
19 16 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.42%) MS Project Server
3 5 (2.14%) Documentum
3 5 (2.14%) Captiva
4 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.85%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) JBoss
5 1 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.43%) Lync
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.40%) MS Office
3 14 (5.98%) MS Project
4 8 (3.42%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.85%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.85%) Windchill
7 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.71%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.28%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.85%) HP Helion
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.55%) SAN
1 20 (8.55%) Firewall
2 13 (5.56%) WAN
3 12 (5.13%) LAN
4 11 (4.70%) Network Security
5 9 (3.85%) DNS
6 8 (3.42%) VPN
6 8 (3.42%) IPsec
7 7 (2.99%) LDAP
8 6 (2.56%) X.500
8 6 (2.56%) NAS
8 6 (2.56%) Ethernet
9 5 (2.14%) Kerberos
10 4 (1.71%) SDH
10 4 (1.71%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.28%) SNMP
11 3 (1.28%) Internet
12 2 (0.85%) DWDM
12 2 (0.85%) MPLS
12 2 (0.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.14%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.28%) Spotfire
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.85%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.43%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (0.43%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (0.43%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.43%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.43%) Cognos Event Studio
Development Applications
1 15 (6.41%) MSI
2 8 (3.42%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.56%) TestDirector
4 4 (1.71%) StarTeam
5 3 (1.28%) HP UFT
5 3 (1.28%) WinRunner
6 2 (0.85%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.85%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.43%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.43%) Subversion
7 1 (0.43%) Maven
7 1 (0.43%) Toad
7 1 (0.43%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.43%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.43%) JIRA
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.43%) FishEye
7 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (9.40%) Finance
2 7 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.14%) Marketing
3 5 (2.14%) Legal
4 3 (1.28%) Billing
5 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.85%) Military
6 1 (0.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (13.25%) Project Manager
2 17 (7.26%) Architect
3 15 (6.41%) Analyst
4 14 (5.98%) Network Engineer
5 10 (4.27%) Developer
6 9 (3.85%) Consultant
6 9 (3.85%) Coordinator
7 8 (3.42%) Wintel Engineer
8 7 (2.99%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (2.56%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.14%) DBA
10 5 (2.14%) Software Development Engineer
10 5 (2.14%) Network Architect
10 5 (2.14%) Test Engineer
10 5 (2.14%) Security Architect
10 5 (2.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (2.14%) Project Coordinator
10 5 (2.14%) Development Engineer
10 5 (2.14%) Storage Engineer
11 4 (1.71%) Programme Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.26%) XML
2 9 (3.85%) .NET
3 8 (3.42%) HTML
4 6 (2.56%) WPF
4 6 (2.56%) XSD
4 6 (2.56%) WinForms
5 5 (2.14%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.14%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.71%) Web Services
6 4 (1.71%) CSS
7 3 (1.28%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Streams
8 2 (0.85%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.85%) JSP
8 2 (0.85%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.43%) Ajax
9 1 (0.43%) J2EE
9 1 (0.43%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.43%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.41%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.56%) PMI
3 13 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.70%) Clustering
6 10 (4.27%) Economics
7 9 (3.85%) PKI
8 8 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.56%) Replication
10 4 (1.71%) PDA
11 2 (0.85%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.85%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.85%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.43%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.43%) EMV
12 1 (0.43%) Chip and PIN
12 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.43%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 54 (23.08%) Windows
2 27 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (10.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (5.56%) Linux
5 12 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.56%) UNIX
6 6 (2.56%) Solaris
7 5 (2.14%) AIX
8 4 (1.71%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.21%) Project Management
2 36 (15.38%) ITIL
3 28 (11.97%) Migration
4 23 (9.83%) Change Management
5 22 (9.40%) Change Control
6 15 (6.41%) Project Planning
7 13 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 12 (5.13%) PRINCE2
9 9 (3.85%) Configuration Management
9 9 (3.85%) Service Delivery
9 9 (3.85%) Unit Testing
10 8 (3.42%) Test Scripting
10 8 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (3.42%) ITSM
10 8 (3.42%) Service Management
10 8 (3.42%) ITIL V3
10 8 (3.42%) Performance Management
10 8 (3.42%) Server Building
11 7 (2.99%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.68%) SQL
2 16 (6.84%) PowerShell
3 15 (6.41%) C#
4 9 (3.85%) VB
5 8 (3.42%) VBScript
6 7 (2.99%) REXX
6 7 (2.99%) Tcl
7 6 (2.56%) C
8 5 (2.14%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.71%) Java
10 3 (1.28%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.28%) VBA
10 3 (1.28%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.85%) ABAP
12 1 (0.43%) R
12 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.43%) Python
12 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.43%) Perl
12 1 (0.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 234 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (8.55%) Degree
4 19 (8.12%) PMI Certification
5 10 (4.27%) PMP
5 10 (4.27%) MCSA
6 9 (3.85%) MCTS
7 8 (3.42%) MCITP
7 8 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.99%) CCNA
8 7 (2.99%) MCSE
9 6 (2.56%) CCNP
9 6 (2.56%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.71%) CAPM
10 4 (1.71%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.71%) MCP
11 3 (1.28%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.85%) CISSP
12 2 (0.85%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.56%) SLA
1 6 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.14%) QA
3 3 (1.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 31 (13.25%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (2.99%) vSphere
5 6 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.71%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.85%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.43%) Firmware
8 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (8.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 11 (4.70%) WMI
3 7 (2.99%) SCCM
4 6 (2.56%) Netcool
5 5 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.28%) HP UCMDB
6 3 (1.28%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.28%) WSUS
7 2 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.85%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.85%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.85%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (0.85%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 55 (23.50%) Microsoft
2 42 (17.95%) HP
3 21 (8.97%) VMware
4 19 (8.12%) Cisco
5 17 (7.26%) Citrix
6 11 (4.70%) F5
7 10 (4.27%) Juniper
8 9 (3.85%) Veritas
8 9 (3.85%) CheckPoint
9 8 (3.42%) EMC
9 8 (3.42%) Oracle
10 7 (2.99%) SAP
10 7 (2.99%) McAfee
11 5 (2.14%) Remedy
11 5 (2.14%) Crossbeam
11 5 (2.14%) Vignette
12 4 (1.71%) Borland
12 4 (1.71%) TIBCO
12 4 (1.71%) Varonis
13 3 (1.28%) Symantec
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