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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 18 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 216 105 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.71% 4.17% 4.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.44% 30.17% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 60 62
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£346 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £319 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 11
Average hourly rate £25.75 £19.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.76% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £19.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £19.25 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £18.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+10.61% -36.28%
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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
486 348 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.34% 13.83% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 160 202
Average daily rate £338 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 29
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -47.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.50 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.40 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

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 24 November 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
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 24 November 2014.

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 24 November 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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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 88 £344 -3.17% 5
Glasgow +1 46 £335 +1.13% 3
Edinburgh -3 19 £425 +7.59% 1
Aberdeen - 3 £363 - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £325 -
Moray - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - - 1
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 463 (89.56%) SC Cleared
2 196 (37.91%) Microsoft
3 160 (30.95%) Windows
4 115 (22.24%) HP
5 92 (17.79%) Active Directory
6 88 (17.02%) SQL
7 80 (15.47%) ITIL
8 71 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 71 (13.73%) Project Management
9 70 (13.54%) SAN
10 69 (13.35%) VMware
11 68 (13.15%) Citrix
12 59 (11.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 55 (10.64%) MS Project
13 55 (10.64%) Oracle
13 55 (10.64%) MS Excel
14 52 (10.06%) Windows Server 2003
15 49 (9.48%) Clustering
15 49 (9.48%) ISTQB
16 47 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
17 46 (8.90%) MS Office
18 44 (8.51%) .NET
18 44 (8.51%) PowerShell
19 43 (8.32%) DNS
20 42 (8.12%) HTML
21 40 (7.74%) Linux
21 40 (7.74%) Change Management
22 39 (7.54%) JavaScript
22 39 (7.54%) VMware Infrastructure
23 38 (7.35%) MCTS

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 29 (5.61%) SharePoint
2 24 (4.64%) MS Exchange
3 15 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (2.71%) IIS
5 12 (2.32%) MS Project Server
6 10 (1.93%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.35%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.39%) CMS
11 2 (0.39%) JBoss
11 2 (0.39%) Apache
11 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.39%) Lync
11 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 55 (10.64%) MS Project
1 55 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 46 (8.90%) MS Office
3 9 (1.74%) InfoPath
4 7 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 15 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.58%) TIBCO iProcess
3 3 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 70 (13.54%) SAN
2 43 (8.32%) DNS
3 30 (5.80%) DHCP
3 30 (5.80%) IPsec
4 26 (5.03%) TCP/IP
5 25 (4.84%) NAS
6 22 (4.26%) WAN
7 18 (3.48%) LAN
8 16 (3.09%) Firewall
9 13 (2.51%) SNMP
10 12 (2.32%) X.500
10 12 (2.32%) LDAP
10 12 (2.32%) SSL
11 10 (1.93%) Kerberos
12 5 (0.97%) IPv4
12 5 (0.97%) VLAN
13 3 (0.58%) Network Security
13 3 (0.58%) NetScaler
13 3 (0.58%) VPN
14 2 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.51%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (1.35%) IDOL
4 6 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.77%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.77%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (0.58%) MySQL
6 3 (0.58%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.39%) DB2
7 2 (0.39%) MS Access
7 2 (0.39%) Cognos Impromptu
7 2 (0.39%) DTS
7 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 19 (3.68%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (1.55%) TestDirector
2 8 (1.55%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.35%) WinRunner
4 3 (0.58%) MSI
5 2 (0.39%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.39%) PVCS
5 2 (0.39%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.19%) Toad
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.19%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 24 (4.64%) Finance
2 6 (1.16%) Manufacturing
3 5 (0.97%) Marketing
4 4 (0.77%) Retail
4 4 (0.77%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.58%) Publishing
5 3 (0.58%) Banking
6 2 (0.39%) Military
6 2 (0.39%) Electronics
6 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (6.19%) Project Manager
2 30 (5.80%) Architect
2 30 (5.80%) Consultant
2 30 (5.80%) Wintel Engineer
3 28 (5.42%) Analyst
4 20 (3.87%) Integration Engineer
5 19 (3.68%) Build Engineer
6 15 (2.90%) Server Engineer
7 14 (2.71%) Test Manager
7 14 (2.71%) Developer
7 14 (2.71%) Project Planner
8 12 (2.32%) Desktop Engineer
9 11 (2.13%) Desktop Support
9 11 (2.13%) Support Engineer
10 10 (1.93%) Test Specialist
11 9 (1.74%) Test Analyst
11 9 (1.74%) Technical Architect
12 8 (1.55%) Design Engineer
12 8 (1.55%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (1.55%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (8.51%) .NET
2 42 (8.12%) HTML
3 34 (6.58%) JSP
4 30 (5.80%) ASP.NET
5 20 (3.87%) XML
6 11 (2.13%) .NET Framework
7 8 (1.55%) Ajax
7 8 (1.55%) Application Packaging
8 7 (1.35%) Software Packaging
8 7 (1.35%) XSLT
9 6 (1.16%) Middleware
10 5 (0.97%) Web Services
11 3 (0.58%) CSS
11 3 (0.58%) Django
11 3 (0.58%) Oracle Streams
11 3 (0.58%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (0.39%) COM
13 1 (0.19%) EDI
13 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.48%) Clustering
2 33 (6.38%) Replication
3 26 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.71%) Enterprise Storage
6 13 (2.51%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.32%) Economics
7 12 (2.32%) CMDB
8 10 (1.93%) Fat Client
8 10 (1.93%) PKI
8 10 (1.93%) Thin Client
9 9 (1.74%) CESG
9 9 (1.74%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.35%) PDA
11 4 (0.77%) RMADS
11 4 (0.77%) Open Source
11 4 (0.77%) CESG CLAS
11 4 (0.77%) PMI
11 4 (0.77%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.58%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 160 (30.95%) Windows
2 52 (10.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 47 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (7.74%) Linux
5 35 (6.77%) UNIX
6 31 (6.00%) Windows 7
7 28 (5.42%) Solaris
8 21 (4.06%) Windows XP
9 11 (2.13%) AIX
10 6 (1.16%) HPUX
10 6 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (15.47%) ITIL
2 71 (13.73%) Project Management
3 40 (7.74%) Change Management
4 36 (6.96%) Configuration Management
5 25 (4.84%) Project Planning
6 21 (4.06%) PRINCE2
7 20 (3.87%) Software Distribution
8 19 (3.68%) Risk Management
8 19 (3.68%) Migration
9 18 (3.48%) Enterprise Architecture
9 18 (3.48%) Test Automation
10 16 (3.09%) Mentoring
10 16 (3.09%) Unit Testing
11 15 (2.90%) Validation
11 15 (2.90%) Test Scripting
11 15 (2.90%) ITIL V3
12 14 (2.71%) Build Automation
12 14 (2.71%) Programme Management
12 14 (2.71%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (2.71%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 88 (17.02%) SQL
2 44 (8.51%) PowerShell
3 39 (7.54%) JavaScript
4 38 (7.35%) C#
5 34 (6.58%) VBScript
6 22 (4.26%) VB
7 20 (3.87%) Perl
8 16 (3.09%) Java
8 16 (3.09%) VBA
9 14 (2.71%) C
10 3 (0.58%) Scala
10 3 (0.58%) Tcl
10 3 (0.58%) Ruby
10 3 (0.58%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.58%) PHP
10 3 (0.58%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.39%) REXX
12 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.19%) Korn
12 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 463 (89.56%) SC Cleared
2 71 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (9.48%) ISTQB
4 38 (7.35%) MCTS
5 33 (6.38%) DV Cleared
6 29 (5.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 27 (5.22%) MCP
8 20 (3.87%) MCSE
9 19 (3.68%) MCITP
10 17 (3.29%) Degree
10 17 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 12 (2.32%) MCSA
12 12 (2.32%) PMI Certification
13 8 (1.55%) PMP
14 7 (1.35%) CCNA
15 4 (0.77%) ISEB
15 4 (0.77%) CCNP
15 4 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.09%) QA
2 6 (1.16%) SLA
3 5 (0.97%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 92 (17.79%) Active Directory
2 39 (7.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (4.06%) VMware ESX
4 17 (3.29%) vSphere
5 12 (2.32%) Firmware
6 10 (1.93%) XenApp
7 8 (1.55%) Hyper-V
8 7 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.97%) vCloud
10 4 (0.77%) KVM
10 4 (0.77%) RHEV
10 4 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.58%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.19%) Brightmail
13 1 (0.19%) Samba
Systems Management
1 59 (11.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 29 (5.61%) Tivoli
3 28 (5.42%) SCCM
4 26 (5.03%) HP Quality Center
5 25 (4.84%) Netcool
6 19 (3.68%) SCOM
7 13 (2.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (1.16%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 3 (0.58%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.58%) WMI
11 2 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.39%) Unicenter
11 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.19%) Legato
12 1 (0.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.19%) Ionix
Vendors
1 196 (37.91%) Microsoft
2 115 (22.24%) HP
3 69 (13.35%) VMware
4 68 (13.15%) Citrix
5 55 (10.64%) Oracle
6 34 (6.58%) Veritas
7 29 (5.61%) Cisco
8 18 (3.48%) IBM
9 14 (2.71%) Altiris
10 12 (2.32%) ArcSight
11 11 (2.13%) BMC
12 9 (1.74%) McAfee
13 7 (1.35%) Meridio
13 7 (1.35%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.35%) Dell
13 7 (1.35%) EMC
14 6 (1.16%) NetApp
14 6 (1.16%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.16%) Wyse
15 5 (0.97%) Primavera
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