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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
UK / Scotland
Rank 32 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 79 144 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.74% 5.45% 6.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.11% 28.51% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 115 79
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £437 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £31.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +123.68%

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
281 505 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.87% 19.10% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 275 224
Median daily rate £338 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £441 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 22
Median hourly rate £42.00 £36.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.06% +102.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £15.78 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.50 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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
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 SC Cleared within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 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
Edinburgh +44 26 £563 +25.00% 1
Glasgow +10 24 £400 +6.66% 1
Renfrewshire 0 21 £324 -16.98% 2
Fife -1 4 £268 +67.18% 1
West Lothian -9 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 267 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 92 (34.46%) Microsoft
3 77 (28.84%) Active Directory
4 76 (28.46%) Windows
5 74 (27.72%) ITIL
6 56 (20.97%) HP
7 48 (17.98%) PowerShell
8 47 (17.60%) Project Management
9 42 (15.73%) Degree
10 41 (15.36%) Microsoft Certification
11 38 (14.23%) SQL Server
12 37 (13.86%) Windows Server
13 36 (13.48%) MS Excel
14 34 (12.73%) Computer Science
14 34 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
15 33 (12.36%) OpenStack
16 32 (11.99%) SQL
17 29 (10.86%) DNS
17 29 (10.86%) Firewall
17 29 (10.86%) Windows Server 2012
18 26 (9.74%) ITIL V3
19 25 (9.36%) VMware
20 23 (8.61%) Linux
20 23 (8.61%) JSP 440
21 21 (7.87%) Office 365
21 21 (7.87%) Six Sigma
21 21 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
21 21 (7.87%) Migration
22 20 (7.49%) SAN
22 20 (7.49%) Enterprise Software

SC 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 33 (12.36%) OpenStack
2 17 (6.37%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (3.75%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.37%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.50%) JBoss
7 3 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.75%) IIS
8 2 (0.75%) iPlanet
8 2 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.37%) Apache
9 1 (0.37%) CMS
9 1 (0.37%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.75%) MS Office
3 5 (1.87%) MS Project
4 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.87%) Office 365
2 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.86%) DNS
1 29 (10.86%) Firewall
2 20 (7.49%) SAN
3 19 (7.12%) LAN
4 17 (6.37%) WAN
5 14 (5.24%) Internet
5 14 (5.24%) Kerberos
6 13 (4.87%) DHCP
7 12 (4.49%) LDAP
7 12 (4.49%) X.500
8 11 (4.12%) HTTP
8 11 (4.12%) HTTPS
9 10 (3.75%) NAS
9 10 (3.75%) Network Security
10 9 (3.37%) Skype
10 9 (3.37%) TCP/IP
10 9 (3.37%) Wireless
11 8 (3.00%) Intranet
12 7 (2.62%) BIG-IP
12 7 (2.62%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.87%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.87%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.12%) Big Data
5 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.87%) MSI
2 4 (1.50%) StarTeam
3 3 (1.12%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.12%) HP UFT
3 3 (1.12%) Maven
3 3 (1.12%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.75%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.75%) Selenium
4 2 (0.75%) Subversion
4 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (5.62%) Finance
2 7 (2.62%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.12%) Electronics
3 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.12%) Marketing
4 2 (0.75%) Law
5 1 (0.37%) Military
5 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (9.74%) Architect
2 19 (7.12%) Consultant
3 18 (6.74%) Network Engineer
4 17 (6.37%) Active Directory Engineer
5 14 (5.24%) Developer
6 13 (4.87%) Analyst
7 11 (4.12%) Project Manager
8 10 (3.75%) Integration Engineer
8 10 (3.75%) Support Engineer
9 7 (2.62%) Administrator
9 7 (2.62%) Applications Packager
9 7 (2.62%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (2.62%) Security Architect
9 7 (2.62%) Security Consultant
9 7 (2.62%) Test Analyst
10 6 (2.25%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 6 (2.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 5 (1.87%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (1.87%) Office 365 Specialist
11 5 (1.87%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.37%) .NET
2 7 (2.62%) Middleware
3 6 (2.25%) jQuery
3 6 (2.25%) XML
4 5 (1.87%) XSD
5 4 (1.50%) HTML
5 4 (1.50%) REST
5 4 (1.50%) Web Services
6 3 (1.12%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.12%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.12%) Drools
6 3 (1.12%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.12%) Java EE
6 3 (1.12%) jBPM
6 3 (1.12%) JMS
6 3 (1.12%) JPA
6 3 (1.12%) SOAP
6 3 (1.12%) XSLT
7 2 (0.75%) JSF
7 2 (0.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.73%) Computer Science
2 20 (7.49%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (6.74%) Data Centre
4 17 (6.37%) Clustering
5 14 (5.24%) PKI
6 13 (4.87%) Replication
7 12 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (3.37%) Management Information System
9 8 (3.00%) Cryptography
10 6 (2.25%) Statistics
11 4 (1.50%) Economics
11 4 (1.50%) Public Cloud
12 3 (1.12%) CESG
12 3 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (1.12%) iPad
12 3 (1.12%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.12%) RIA
13 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.75%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 76 (28.46%) Windows
2 37 (13.86%) Windows Server
3 34 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (10.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (8.61%) Linux
6 21 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (5.62%) Unix
8 13 (4.87%) AIX
9 12 (4.49%) Solaris
9 12 (4.49%) Windows 7
10 11 (4.12%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.87%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.87%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.12%) HPUX
13 2 (0.75%) Android
13 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.37%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (27.72%) ITIL
2 47 (17.60%) Project Management
3 26 (9.74%) ITIL V3
4 21 (7.87%) Migration
4 21 (7.87%) Six Sigma
5 17 (6.37%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (6.37%) Service Delivery
6 16 (5.99%) Software Distribution
7 15 (5.62%) Configuration Management
7 15 (5.62%) Load Balancing
8 14 (5.24%) Network Design
8 14 (5.24%) Risk Management
8 14 (5.24%) Virtual Environments
9 13 (4.87%) Information Security
10 12 (4.49%) Application Packaging
10 12 (4.49%) ITSM
11 11 (4.12%) Information Assurance
11 11 (4.12%) Process Improvement
11 11 (4.12%) Test Scripting
12 10 (3.75%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 48 (17.98%) PowerShell
2 32 (11.99%) SQL
3 15 (5.62%) Java
4 14 (5.24%) C
4 14 (5.24%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.75%) C#
6 8 (3.00%) Perl
6 8 (3.00%) Python
7 7 (2.62%) Jython
8 6 (2.25%) Korn
9 5 (1.87%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.87%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.87%) VB
9 5 (1.87%) VBScript
10 3 (1.12%) C++
10 3 (1.12%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.12%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.12%) VB6
10 3 (1.12%) VBA
11 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 267 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (15.73%) Degree
3 41 (15.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (6.74%) MCSE
5 15 (5.62%) CCNP
5 15 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (4.49%) MCTS
7 11 (4.12%) DV Cleared
8 10 (3.75%) CISSP
8 10 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (3.00%) CCNA
9 8 (3.00%) MCSA
9 8 (3.00%) PMI Certification
10 7 (2.62%) CEH
10 7 (2.62%) CREST Certified
10 7 (2.62%) ISTQB
10 7 (2.62%) MCP
10 7 (2.62%) PMP
10 7 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.61%) JSP 440
2 3 (1.12%) ISO27005
3 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.75%) QA
4 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 77 (28.84%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (5.24%) vSphere
4 7 (2.62%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.87%) Firmware
5 5 (1.87%) PowerHA
5 5 (1.87%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.12%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.37%) KVM
7 1 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (5.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (4.87%) SCCM
3 11 (4.12%) PowerCLI
3 11 (4.12%) vRealize
4 9 (3.37%) Netcool
4 9 (3.37%) Puppet
5 8 (3.00%) SCOrch
6 7 (2.62%) BladeLogic
7 6 (2.25%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 6 (2.25%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.87%) AirWatch
9 4 (1.50%) FortiGate
9 4 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.12%) HP SiteScope
11 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.37%) SCOM
11 1 (0.37%) SCSM
11 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 92 (34.46%) Microsoft
2 56 (20.97%) HP
3 25 (9.36%) VMware
4 17 (6.37%) Cisco
4 17 (6.37%) F5
5 16 (5.99%) Citrix
6 12 (4.49%) Oracle
7 10 (3.75%) CheckPoint
7 10 (3.75%) Fortinet
7 10 (3.75%) Juniper
8 9 (3.37%) AppSense
8 9 (3.37%) Veritas
9 8 (3.00%) CA
9 8 (3.00%) Riverbed
10 7 (2.62%) BMC
10 7 (2.62%) Dell
10 7 (2.62%) IBM
10 7 (2.62%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.25%) Aruba
11 6 (2.25%) TippingPoint
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