The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Scotland region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 10 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 315 84 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.46% 3.40% 3.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.07% 22.89% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 54 25
Average daily rate
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£330 £380 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £300 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £525 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £12.63 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -14.00%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
605 367 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.02% 14.86% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 195 135
Average daily rate £345 £355 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 36
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.38 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 July 2014.

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
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 Security Cleared within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
Renfrewshire 0 128 £330 -11.11% 2
Glasgow +32 87 £331 -6.80% 9
Edinburgh -14 23 £375 -6.25% 6
Fife +3 5 £370 +5.71%
Argyll and Bute - 1 - - 1
Midlothian - - - -
Moray - - - -
Highlands - - - -
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 486 (88.52%) SC Cleared
2 243 (44.26%) Windows
3 213 (38.80%) Microsoft
4 129 (23.50%) HP
5 115 (20.95%) Active Directory
6 103 (18.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 92 (16.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 78 (14.21%) MS Excel
9 74 (13.48%) Citrix
10 72 (13.11%) Project Management
11 69 (12.57%) VMware
11 69 (12.57%) ITIL
12 62 (11.29%) SQL
13 61 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 57 (10.38%) PowerShell
15 55 (10.02%) SAN
16 54 (9.84%) Windows XP
17 53 (9.65%) MS Office
18 51 (9.29%) MS Project
19 50 (9.11%) VBScript
20 49 (8.93%) ISTQB
21 48 (8.74%) Microsoft Certification
21 48 (8.74%) DNS
22 47 (8.56%) Change Management
22 47 (8.56%) SQL Server
23 46 (8.38%) Windows 7
24 45 (8.20%) Oracle
25 44 (8.01%) .NET
26 41 (7.47%) VMware Infrastructure
27 40 (7.29%) DHCP

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (5.10%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.10%) IIS
3 14 (2.55%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
5 10 (1.82%) MS Project Server
6 9 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.73%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.36%) Lync
9 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.18%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.18%) CMS
10 1 (0.18%) Apache
Applications
1 78 (14.21%) MS Excel
2 53 (9.65%) MS Office
3 51 (9.29%) MS Project
4 12 (2.19%) InfoPath
5 9 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (1.09%) TIBCO iProcess
3 4 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.18%) Movex
Communications & Networking
1 55 (10.02%) SAN
2 48 (8.74%) DNS
3 40 (7.29%) DHCP
4 31 (5.65%) TCP/IP
5 29 (5.28%) LAN
6 24 (4.37%) WAN
7 12 (2.19%) X.500
8 11 (2.00%) IPsec
8 11 (2.00%) NAS
8 11 (2.00%) SNMP
9 10 (1.82%) LDAP
10 9 (1.64%) Firewall
11 7 (1.28%) Kerberos
11 7 (1.28%) SSL
12 5 (0.91%) VPN
12 5 (0.91%) Wireless
13 3 (0.55%) VLAN
14 2 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (0.36%) Network Security
14 2 (0.36%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (8.56%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 23 (4.19%) SQL Server 2000
4 12 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.09%) MS Access
7 6 (1.09%) Spotfire
8 4 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.36%) Cognos Impromptu
9 2 (0.36%) DB2
10 1 (0.18%) EDMS
10 1 (0.18%) IDOL
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (3.83%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (2.37%) MSI
3 11 (2.00%) TestDirector
4 6 (1.09%) WinRunner
4 6 (1.09%) LoadRunner
4 6 (1.09%) StarTeam
4 6 (1.09%) Facilita Forecast
5 5 (0.91%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.36%) Subversion
6 2 (0.36%) Maven
6 2 (0.36%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.18%) Toad
7 1 (0.18%) Ant
7 1 (0.18%) PVCS
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.18%) ClearQuest
General
1 12 (2.19%) Finance
2 6 (1.09%) Marketing
3 3 (0.55%) Banking
4 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.18%) Advertising
5 1 (0.18%) Military
5 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (9.47%) Wintel Engineer
2 48 (8.74%) Analyst
3 29 (5.28%) Support Engineer
4 27 (4.92%) Project Manager
5 23 (4.19%) Architect
5 23 (4.19%) Developer
5 23 (4.19%) Desktop Engineer
6 20 (3.64%) Desktop Support
6 20 (3.64%) Consultant
7 19 (3.46%) Applications Packager
8 17 (3.10%) Build Engineer
9 15 (2.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 15 (2.73%) Design Engineer
10 14 (2.55%) Test Manager
10 14 (2.55%) Test Analyst
11 13 (2.37%) Release Manager
12 12 (2.19%) Integration Engineer
13 11 (2.00%) Configuration Manager
13 11 (2.00%) Project Planner
14 10 (1.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (8.01%) .NET
2 33 (6.01%) HTML
3 31 (5.65%) JSP
4 27 (4.92%) ASP.NET
5 24 (4.37%) Application Packaging
6 20 (3.64%) Software Packaging
7 14 (2.55%) XML
8 10 (1.82%) Web Services
8 10 (1.82%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 7 (1.28%) Middleware
10 4 (0.73%) CSS
11 3 (0.55%) Spring
11 3 (0.55%) Ajax
12 2 (0.36%) WCF
12 2 (0.36%) Java EE
12 2 (0.36%) JAAS
12 2 (0.36%) Hibernate
12 2 (0.36%) XSLT
12 2 (0.36%) XHTML
12 2 (0.36%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.83%) Clustering
2 18 (3.28%) Replication
3 16 (2.91%) Thin Client
3 16 (2.91%) Fat Client
4 15 (2.73%) Enterprise Storage
5 11 (2.00%) Economics
6 10 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.64%) PKI
7 9 (1.64%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.46%) CMDB
8 8 (1.46%) PDA
9 7 (1.28%) Firmware
10 5 (0.91%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.73%) Device Driver
11 4 (0.73%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.55%) e-Health
12 3 (0.55%) Open Source
13 2 (0.36%) Celerra
13 2 (0.36%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 243 (44.26%) Windows
2 103 (18.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 92 (16.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (9.84%) Windows XP
5 46 (8.38%) Windows 7
6 36 (6.56%) UNIX
7 31 (5.65%) Linux
8 18 (3.28%) Solaris
9 16 (2.91%) AIX
10 10 (1.82%) Windows Vista
11 6 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.55%) HPUX
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (13.11%) Project Management
2 69 (12.57%) ITIL
3 47 (8.56%) Change Management
4 39 (7.10%) Workflow
5 32 (5.83%) Enterprise Architecture
6 30 (5.46%) Configuration Management
7 24 (4.37%) PRINCE2
8 19 (3.46%) Performance Testing
9 18 (3.28%) Test Scripting
9 18 (3.28%) Software Testing
9 18 (3.28%) Service Management
9 18 (3.28%) Migration
10 17 (3.10%) CRM
10 17 (3.10%) Test Automation
10 17 (3.10%) Build Automation
11 16 (2.91%) Service Delivery
12 15 (2.73%) Performance Management
13 13 (2.37%) ITIL V3
14 12 (2.19%) Release Management
15 11 (2.00%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 62 (11.29%) SQL
2 57 (10.38%) PowerShell
3 50 (9.11%) VBScript
4 32 (5.83%) VB
4 32 (5.83%) C#
5 29 (5.28%) JavaScript
6 16 (2.91%) Perl
7 15 (2.73%) Java
8 11 (2.00%) C
9 8 (1.46%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.46%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.28%) VBA
11 5 (0.91%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.36%) PHP
12 2 (0.36%) C++
13 1 (0.18%) VB6
13 1 (0.18%) Korn
13 1 (0.18%) Tcl
13 1 (0.18%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 486 (88.52%) SC Cleared
2 49 (8.93%) ISTQB
3 48 (8.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (5.65%) DV Cleared
5 26 (4.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 24 (4.37%) MCTS
7 18 (3.28%) MCITP
7 18 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 16 (2.91%) MCP
9 15 (2.73%) Degree
10 13 (2.37%) MCSE
11 9 (1.64%) MCSA
12 8 (1.46%) PMP
12 8 (1.46%) PMI Certification
13 6 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.91%) CCNP
14 5 (0.91%) CCNA
15 4 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.55%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.83%) QA
2 11 (2.00%) SLA
3 5 (0.91%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 115 (20.95%) Active Directory
2 41 (7.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (3.46%) VMware ESX
5 17 (3.10%) XenApp
6 12 (2.19%) vSphere
7 11 (2.00%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.46%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.73%) DFS Replication
9 4 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.55%) KVM
10 3 (0.55%) RHEV
11 2 (0.36%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.36%) vCloud
11 2 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.18%) Brightmail
12 1 (0.18%) VMware GSX
12 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 61 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 30 (5.46%) SCCM
3 26 (4.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 26 (4.74%) Netcool
4 22 (4.01%) HP Quality Center
5 19 (3.46%) Tivoli
6 11 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (1.28%) SCOM
8 4 (0.73%) MIIS
8 4 (0.73%) WSUS
9 3 (0.55%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.55%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 3 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (0.55%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 2 (0.36%) Ionix
10 2 (0.36%) Legato
10 2 (0.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.18%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 213 (38.80%) Microsoft
2 129 (23.50%) HP
3 74 (13.48%) Citrix
4 69 (12.57%) VMware
5 45 (8.20%) Oracle
6 20 (3.64%) McAfee
7 19 (3.46%) Veritas
8 16 (2.91%) Cisco
9 15 (2.73%) Altiris
10 13 (2.37%) IBM
10 13 (2.37%) AppSense
11 12 (2.19%) Dell
12 11 (2.00%) EMC
13 10 (1.82%) CA
14 9 (1.64%) ArcSight
15 8 (1.46%) BMC
16 7 (1.28%) Red Hat
17 6 (1.09%) Borland
17 6 (1.09%) TIBCO
17 6 (1.09%) JBoss
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
LA International
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £40.00 - £52.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
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Polar Recruitment
Rate: £40.00 - £52.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
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Talent International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Talent International
Rate: £200 - £215 per month
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Talent International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Talent International
Rate: £200 - £215 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Scotland
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £0 to £0 per annum market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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