The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 9 26 11
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 230 168 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.47% 5.20% 10.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.19% 35.52% 51.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 82 155
Median daily rate £330 £328 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +83.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £50.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £50.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.03% +23.60%
Security Cleared
UK

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
509 473 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.17% 14.65% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 241 296
Median daily rate £325 £340 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £451 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 32
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £18.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Renfrewshire 0 158 £330 +1.53% 3
Glasgow +9 54 £350 +16.66% 7
Edinburgh -13 5 £273 -28.28% 2
Fife +2 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £120 -
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 518 (76.85%) SC Cleared
2 213 (31.60%) Microsoft
3 208 (30.86%) Windows
4 181 (26.85%) HP
5 176 (26.11%) Active Directory
6 169 (25.07%) ITIL
7 127 (18.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 126 (18.69%) PowerShell
9 120 (17.80%) Project Management
10 117 (17.36%) SQL
11 113 (16.77%) SQL Server
12 109 (16.17%) Windows Server
13 104 (15.43%) Windows Server 2008
14 101 (14.99%) Degree
15 99 (14.69%) OpenStack
16 92 (13.65%) MS Excel
17 89 (13.20%) Windows Server 2012
18 88 (13.06%) Migration
19 79 (11.72%) Citrix
19 79 (11.72%) Computer Science
20 77 (11.42%) Windows Server 2003
21 75 (11.13%) VMware
21 75 (11.13%) DNS
22 70 (10.39%) Office 365
23 67 (9.94%) SAN
24 65 (9.64%) Unix
25 63 (9.35%) Linux
25 63 (9.35%) SharePoint
25 63 (9.35%) JavaScript
26 58 (8.61%) Java

Security 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 99 (14.69%) OpenStack
2 63 (9.35%) SharePoint
3 38 (5.64%) MS Exchange
4 35 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (4.15%) Skype for Business
7 24 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 23 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (1.93%) Office Communications Server
10 12 (1.78%) Apache
11 10 (1.48%) IIS
12 8 (1.19%) JBoss
13 7 (1.04%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
14 4 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.59%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (0.45%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 92 (13.65%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.71%) MS Office
3 8 (1.19%) MS Project
4 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.45%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 70 (10.39%) Office 365
2 10 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.30%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (11.13%) DNS
2 67 (9.94%) SAN
3 49 (7.27%) Firewall
4 41 (6.08%) DHCP
5 36 (5.34%) WAN
6 32 (4.75%) TCP/IP
7 30 (4.45%) LAN
8 27 (4.01%) Skype
9 25 (3.71%) SSL
10 23 (3.41%) Network Security
11 19 (2.82%) Internet
11 19 (2.82%) Kerberos
12 17 (2.52%) SNMP
13 16 (2.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 16 (2.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 14 (2.08%) HTTP
14 14 (2.08%) LDAP
15 13 (1.93%) HTTPS
15 13 (1.93%) X.500
16 12 (1.78%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.97%) Relational Database
3 19 (2.82%) Oracle Database
4 14 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (1.63%) RDBMS
6 9 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (1.04%) EDRMS
8 6 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.89%) MySQL
8 6 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.59%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (0.59%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (0.59%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 4 (0.59%) Oracle9i Database
10 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (4.45%) HP UFT
2 12 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (1.34%) StarTeam
4 8 (1.19%) WinRunner
5 7 (1.04%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.04%) TestDirector
6 5 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (0.74%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.59%) git-flow
7 4 (0.59%) GitLab
7 4 (0.59%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.59%) Maven
7 4 (0.59%) MSI
7 4 (0.59%) PVCS
7 4 (0.59%) Toad
8 3 (0.45%) Build Forge
8 3 (0.45%) Subversion
9 1 (0.15%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.15%) ProC
General
1 53 (7.86%) Finance
2 12 (1.78%) Legal
3 6 (0.89%) Billing
4 5 (0.74%) Electronics
4 5 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.59%) French Language
5 4 (0.59%) German Language
5 4 (0.59%) Military
5 4 (0.59%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.30%) Law
7 1 (0.15%) Games
7 1 (0.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (7.72%) Analyst
2 44 (6.53%) Architect
3 43 (6.38%) Project Manager
4 28 (4.15%) Test Analyst
5 27 (4.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 27 (4.01%) Network Engineer
6 26 (3.86%) Consultant
7 24 (3.56%) Developer
8 23 (3.41%) Active Directory Engineer
9 21 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
9 21 (3.12%) Wintel Engineer
10 17 (2.52%) PMO Specialist
11 15 (2.23%) Administrator
12 14 (2.08%) Tester
13 13 (1.93%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 13 (1.93%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
13 13 (1.93%) Support Engineer
14 12 (1.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 12 (1.78%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
15 11 (1.63%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (7.27%) .NET
2 34 (5.04%) ASP.NET
3 27 (4.01%) HTML
3 27 (4.01%) XML
4 24 (3.56%) jQuery
5 12 (1.78%) JSON
5 12 (1.78%) Middleware
6 9 (1.34%) Web Services
7 8 (1.19%) Regular Expression
8 7 (1.04%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.89%) Entity Framework
10 4 (0.59%) CSS
10 4 (0.59%) JAXB
10 4 (0.59%) JDBC
10 4 (0.59%) JSP
10 4 (0.59%) RESTful
10 4 (0.59%) SOAP
10 4 (0.59%) Spring
10 4 (0.59%) Spring Security
10 4 (0.59%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 79 (11.72%) Computer Science
2 46 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 35 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (4.45%) Clustering
6 26 (3.86%) PKI
7 20 (2.97%) Replication
8 18 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 18 (2.67%) Private Cloud
9 14 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (1.63%) CMDB
10 11 (1.63%) Cryptography
11 9 (1.34%) User Experience
12 8 (1.19%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.04%) PMI
13 7 (1.04%) Visualisation
14 6 (0.89%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.89%) PDA
14 6 (0.89%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.74%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 208 (30.86%) Windows
2 109 (16.17%) Windows Server
3 104 (15.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 89 (13.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 77 (11.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 65 (9.64%) Unix
7 63 (9.35%) Linux
8 40 (5.93%) AIX
9 34 (5.04%) Solaris
10 29 (4.30%) Windows XP
11 23 (3.41%) Windows 7
12 20 (2.97%) HPUX
13 13 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (1.63%) Windows 10
15 6 (0.89%) Android
15 6 (0.89%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.45%) OS/390
16 3 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.45%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (25.07%) ITIL
2 120 (17.80%) Project Management
3 88 (13.06%) Migration
4 55 (8.16%) ITIL V3
5 46 (6.82%) Test Scripting
6 42 (6.23%) Change Management
6 42 (6.23%) Load Balancing
7 40 (5.93%) Six Sigma
8 34 (5.04%) Configuration Management
9 33 (4.90%) Service Delivery
10 30 (4.45%) Release Management
11 29 (4.30%) Risk Management
12 25 (3.71%) Network Management
12 25 (3.71%) Software Testing
13 24 (3.56%) Application Packaging
13 24 (3.56%) Change Control
14 23 (3.41%) Unit Testing
14 23 (3.41%) Validation
15 22 (3.26%) CRM
15 22 (3.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (18.69%) PowerShell
2 117 (17.36%) SQL
3 63 (9.35%) JavaScript
4 58 (8.61%) Java
5 51 (7.57%) C#
6 36 (5.34%) VBScript
7 28 (4.15%) VB
8 27 (4.01%) Perl
9 17 (2.52%) C
10 16 (2.37%) Python
11 14 (2.08%) Korn
11 14 (2.08%) Shell Script
12 13 (1.93%) C++
13 12 (1.78%) PHP
14 9 (1.34%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.19%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.19%) VB6
15 8 (1.19%) VBA
16 7 (1.04%) C-shell
16 7 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 518 (76.85%) SC Cleared
2 127 (18.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 101 (14.99%) Degree
4 55 (8.16%) MCSE
5 48 (7.12%) ISTQB
6 40 (5.93%) MCSA
7 32 (4.75%) DV Cleared
8 31 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (4.45%) MCTS
10 27 (4.01%) PMP
11 26 (3.86%) CCNA
11 26 (3.86%) ISEB
12 25 (3.71%) PMI Certification
13 24 (3.56%) MCITP
14 23 (3.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 22 (3.26%) CCNP
15 22 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
16 18 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 14 (2.08%) MCP
18 13 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.34%) JSP 440
2 20 (2.97%) QA
3 10 (1.48%) SLA
4 9 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 176 (26.11%) Active Directory
2 43 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (4.45%) Hyper-V
4 27 (4.01%) Microsoft App-V
5 24 (3.56%) XenApp
6 15 (2.23%) Terminal Services
7 12 (1.78%) Firmware
8 11 (1.63%) vSphere
9 9 (1.34%) DFS Replication
9 9 (1.34%) XenDesktop
10 8 (1.19%) VMware ESX
11 7 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (1.04%) Samba
12 1 (0.15%) Brightmail
12 1 (0.15%) UAG
12 1 (0.15%) vCloud
12 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.15%) Veritas File System
12 1 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 37 (5.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 35 (5.19%) SCCM
3 23 (3.41%) Netcool
4 22 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
5 18 (2.67%) PowerCLI
6 13 (1.93%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (1.34%) BladeLogic
8 9 (1.34%) Tivoli
9 7 (1.04%) HP SiteScope
9 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (1.04%) SCOM
10 6 (0.89%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.89%) Puppet
10 6 (0.89%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.74%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 4 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
12 4 (0.59%) OVPA
13 3 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 213 (31.60%) Microsoft
2 181 (26.85%) HP
3 79 (11.72%) Citrix
4 75 (11.13%) VMware
5 54 (8.01%) Oracle
6 37 (5.49%) Cisco
7 26 (3.86%) AppSense
8 25 (3.71%) CheckPoint
9 23 (3.41%) Juniper
10 20 (2.97%) F5
11 18 (2.67%) Veritas
12 17 (2.52%) Intel Security
13 16 (2.37%) Fortinet
13 16 (2.37%) TippingPoint
14 15 (2.23%) CA
14 15 (2.23%) IBM
14 15 (2.23%) Red Hat
15 13 (1.93%) Altiris
15 13 (1.93%) IronPort
16 11 (1.63%) EMC
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