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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 20 20 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 +25
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 202 143 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.62% 6.23% 3.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.98% 39.72% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 44 55
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£350 £370 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.49% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £304 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £488 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% +7.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.11 £15.30 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.70 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.48 £18.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -35.13%
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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
470 360 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.72% 15.68% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 150 175
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 9
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.86 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% -0.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.49 £11.75 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £35.80 £43.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Glasgow +9 70 £350 -4.76% 7
Edinburgh -22 13 £388 +2.64% 1
Fife - 1 - - 2
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
Moray - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 373 (87.15%) SC Cleared
2 128 (29.91%) Windows
3 121 (28.27%) Microsoft
4 91 (21.26%) SQL
5 82 (19.16%) Project Management
6 75 (17.52%) ITIL
7 73 (17.06%) Active Directory
8 72 (16.82%) VMware
9 64 (14.95%) HP
10 62 (14.49%) Citrix
11 59 (13.79%) SAN
12 48 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 46 (10.75%) Change Management
13 46 (10.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 45 (10.51%) VMware Infrastructure
15 44 (10.28%) MS Project
16 43 (10.05%) Linux
16 43 (10.05%) Clustering
16 43 (10.05%) Windows Server 2008
17 42 (9.81%) Windows Server 2003
18 40 (9.35%) Veritas
19 36 (8.41%) Configuration Management
20 34 (7.94%) MS Excel
20 34 (7.94%) MS Office
20 34 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
21 33 (7.71%) Project Planning
22 32 (7.48%) Finance
23 31 (7.24%) UNIX
23 31 (7.24%) DNS
23 31 (7.24%) Cisco

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 27 (6.31%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.21%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.80%) MS Project Server
4 11 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (2.34%) IIS
6 9 (2.10%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.17%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.23%) JBoss
12 1 (0.23%) Apache
12 1 (0.23%) CMS
Applications
1 44 (10.28%) MS Project
2 34 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 34 (7.94%) MS Office
3 9 (2.10%) InfoPath
4 5 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.23%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 7 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.47%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) HP Helion
1 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 59 (13.79%) SAN
2 31 (7.24%) DNS
3 30 (7.01%) IPsec
4 27 (6.31%) Firewall
5 25 (5.84%) DHCP
6 24 (5.61%) NAS
7 22 (5.14%) WAN
8 17 (3.97%) LAN
9 13 (3.04%) TCP/IP
10 9 (2.10%) Network Security
11 8 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (1.64%) SSL
13 6 (1.40%) X.500
13 6 (1.40%) LDAP
13 6 (1.40%) Kerberos
14 5 (1.17%) SNMP
14 5 (1.17%) VPN
15 4 (0.93%) IPv4
16 3 (0.70%) Junos
16 3 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.04%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (1.40%) IDOL
5 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.93%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.93%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.70%) MySQL
6 3 (0.70%) DTS
6 3 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.47%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.23%) DB2
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (2.80%) TestDirector
1 12 (2.80%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (2.57%) WinRunner
3 8 (1.87%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.17%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.47%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.23%) PVCS
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.23%) JIRA
6 1 (0.23%) StarTeam
General
1 32 (7.48%) Finance
2 6 (1.40%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.17%) Telecoms
4 4 (0.93%) Marketing
4 4 (0.93%) Retail
4 4 (0.93%) Electronics
4 4 (0.93%) Military
5 3 (0.70%) Publishing
5 3 (0.70%) Banking
6 2 (0.47%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (11.21%) Project Manager
2 25 (5.84%) Architect
3 23 (5.37%) Analyst
4 21 (4.91%) Consultant
4 21 (4.91%) Integration Engineer
5 20 (4.67%) Wintel Engineer
6 19 (4.44%) Developer
7 15 (3.50%) Server Engineer
8 12 (2.80%) Test Engineer
9 11 (2.57%) Build Engineer
10 10 (2.34%) Technical Leader
11 9 (2.10%) Desktop Engineer
11 9 (2.10%) DBA
12 8 (1.87%) Network Engineer
12 8 (1.87%) Support Engineer
12 8 (1.87%) Project Planner
12 8 (1.87%) Desktop Support
12 8 (1.87%) Test Analyst
13 7 (1.64%) Operations Manager
13 7 (1.64%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.61%) .NET
2 18 (4.21%) HTML
3 16 (3.74%) XML
4 11 (2.57%) JSP
5 10 (2.34%) .NET Framework
6 9 (2.10%) ASP.NET
7 6 (1.40%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (1.40%) Ajax
7 6 (1.40%) Web Services
7 6 (1.40%) XSLT
8 5 (1.17%) Middleware
8 5 (1.17%) Oracle Streams
9 3 (0.70%) Django
10 2 (0.47%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.47%) CSS
11 1 (0.23%) XSL
11 1 (0.23%) Play Framework
11 1 (0.23%) CSS3
11 1 (0.23%) REST
11 1 (0.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.05%) Clustering
2 34 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.78%) Replication
4 19 (4.44%) Economics
5 15 (3.50%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.27%) PDA
7 12 (2.80%) PKI
8 9 (2.10%) CESG
8 9 (2.10%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.87%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.40%) CMDB
12 5 (1.17%) Thin Client
12 5 (1.17%) Cryptography
12 5 (1.17%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.93%) CESG CLAS
13 4 (0.93%) RMADS
13 4 (0.93%) PMI
14 3 (0.70%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.70%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 128 (29.91%) Windows
2 43 (10.05%) Linux
2 43 (10.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (9.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (7.24%) UNIX
5 28 (6.54%) Solaris
6 26 (6.07%) Windows 7
7 24 (5.61%) Windows XP
8 14 (3.27%) AIX
9 5 (1.17%) HPUX
10 4 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (19.16%) Project Management
2 75 (17.52%) ITIL
3 46 (10.75%) Change Management
4 36 (8.41%) Configuration Management
5 33 (7.71%) Project Planning
6 22 (5.14%) PRINCE2
7 21 (4.91%) Test Scripting
7 21 (4.91%) Risk Management
8 18 (4.21%) Software Distribution
9 17 (3.97%) Software Testing
9 17 (3.97%) Incident Management
10 14 (3.27%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (3.27%) SIEM
11 13 (3.04%) Programme Management
11 13 (3.04%) Service Delivery
11 13 (3.04%) Unit Testing
12 12 (2.80%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (2.80%) Build Automation
12 12 (2.80%) Validation
12 12 (2.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 91 (21.26%) SQL
2 25 (5.84%) PowerShell
3 22 (5.14%) C#
4 21 (4.91%) Perl
5 20 (4.67%) JavaScript
6 18 (4.21%) VBScript
7 16 (3.74%) C
8 15 (3.50%) Java
9 11 (2.57%) Python
10 10 (2.34%) VBA
11 6 (1.40%) Ruby
11 6 (1.40%) VB
12 5 (1.17%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.70%) PHP
13 3 (0.70%) Scala
14 2 (0.47%) REXX
14 2 (0.47%) Tcl
14 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.47%) C++
14 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 373 (87.15%) SC Cleared
2 48 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (6.31%) MCTS
4 24 (5.61%) PMI Certification
5 22 (5.14%) ISTQB
6 21 (4.91%) MCSE
7 20 (4.67%) PMP
8 17 (3.97%) MCITP
8 17 (3.97%) MCSA
9 13 (3.04%) MCP
9 13 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (3.04%) DV Cleared
9 13 (3.04%) Degree
10 9 (2.10%) CCNA
11 7 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (1.17%) CISSP
12 5 (1.17%) CCNP
12 5 (1.17%) GCIA
13 4 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.93%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.50%) QA
2 11 (2.57%) SLA
3 7 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.40%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (17.06%) Active Directory
2 45 (10.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.61%) VMware ESX
4 19 (4.44%) vSphere
5 14 (3.27%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.40%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (1.17%) Firmware
8 4 (0.93%) XenApp
8 4 (0.93%) vCloud
9 3 (0.70%) RHEV
9 3 (0.70%) KVM
9 3 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.47%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.47%) Nmap
10 2 (0.47%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.23%) Samba
11 1 (0.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 46 (10.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 27 (6.31%) Netcool
3 20 (4.67%) Tivoli
4 19 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (3.27%) SCOM
6 13 (3.04%) SCCM
7 12 (2.80%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (2.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (1.40%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 5 (1.17%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.70%) Unicenter
11 3 (0.70%) WhatsUp Gold
12 2 (0.47%) WMI
12 2 (0.47%) Nessus
12 2 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
13 1 (0.23%) Legato
13 1 (0.23%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 121 (28.27%) Microsoft
2 72 (16.82%) VMware
3 64 (14.95%) HP
4 62 (14.49%) Citrix
5 40 (9.35%) Veritas
6 31 (7.24%) Cisco
7 29 (6.78%) Oracle
8 17 (3.97%) McAfee
9 11 (2.57%) ArcSight
10 10 (2.34%) Altiris
11 9 (2.10%) IBM
12 8 (1.87%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.87%) EMC
13 6 (1.40%) Meridio
13 6 (1.40%) 3PAR
13 6 (1.40%) BMC
13 6 (1.40%) NetApp
14 5 (1.17%) Primavera
14 5 (1.17%) CA
14 5 (1.17%) F5
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