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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 6 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 450 193 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.48% 6.62% 9.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.57% 39.47% 48.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 98 86
Median daily rate £340 £343 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £264 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 21
Median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £19.92 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.65 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.52 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +39.87%
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
743 489 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.56% 16.78% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 239 239
Median daily rate £335 £340 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 32
Median hourly rate £38.00 £29.17 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.27% +62.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 26 May 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
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 26 May 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 0 269 £338 -1.45% 5
Glasgow +9 103 £365 +8.14% 10
Edinburgh -2 15 £405 +24.61% 5
Moray - 2 £420 -
Fife +5 1 £355 -
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 462 (70.64%) SC Cleared
2 228 (34.86%) Microsoft
3 201 (30.73%) Windows
4 172 (26.30%) HP
5 160 (24.46%) Active Directory
6 137 (20.95%) PowerShell
7 134 (20.49%) ITIL
8 125 (19.11%) Windows Server
9 121 (18.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 115 (17.58%) SQL
11 114 (17.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 103 (15.75%) Project Management
13 97 (14.83%) MS Excel
14 94 (14.37%) Degree
15 93 (14.22%) OpenStack
16 88 (13.46%) Migration
17 87 (13.30%) VMware
17 87 (13.30%) Windows Server 2003
17 87 (13.30%) SAN
18 86 (13.15%) SQL Server
19 85 (13.00%) Finance
20 81 (12.39%) Windows Server 2012
21 79 (12.08%) DNS
22 73 (11.16%) Computer Science
23 72 (11.01%) Citrix
24 68 (10.40%) Unix
25 67 (10.24%) SharePoint
26 66 (10.09%) Linux
27 60 (9.17%) MCSE
28 59 (9.02%) Change Management

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 93 (14.22%) OpenStack
2 67 (10.24%) SharePoint
3 40 (6.12%) MS Exchange
4 35 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 32 (4.89%) Skype for Business
7 27 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 26 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (3.52%) Office Communications Server
10 13 (1.99%) IIS
10 13 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (1.83%) Apache
12 9 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.92%) Live Communications Server
14 5 (0.76%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.61%) JBoss
15 4 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
15 4 (0.61%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 97 (14.83%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.29%) MS Office
3 11 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.76%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.46%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.15%) assyst
3 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.15%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (8.10%) Office 365
2 8 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.31%) PaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.15%) IaaS
5 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (13.30%) SAN
2 79 (12.08%) DNS
3 56 (8.56%) WAN
4 45 (6.88%) LAN
5 42 (6.42%) Firewall
6 39 (5.96%) DHCP
7 28 (4.28%) TCP/IP
8 27 (4.13%) Skype
9 24 (3.67%) SNMP
10 20 (3.06%) NAS
10 20 (3.06%) SSL
11 19 (2.91%) iSCSI
11 19 (2.91%) Network Security
12 18 (2.75%) HTTP
12 18 (2.75%) Kerberos
13 13 (1.99%) HTTPS
13 13 (1.99%) LDAP
13 13 (1.99%) X.500
14 11 (1.68%) Extranet
15 9 (1.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 16 (2.45%) Oracle Database
4 12 (1.83%) RDBMS
5 10 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (0.92%) EDRMS
7 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (0.61%) Oracle Discoverer
9 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.46%) GIS
10 3 (0.46%) MySQL
10 3 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.46%) SQLPlus
11 2 (0.31%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 38 (5.81%) HP UFT
2 24 (3.67%) TestDirector
2 24 (3.67%) WinRunner
3 14 (2.14%) Visual Studio
4 12 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.38%) MSI
6 8 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
6 8 (1.22%) StarTeam
7 4 (0.61%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.61%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.61%) Toad
8 3 (0.46%) Build Forge
8 3 (0.46%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.31%) LabVIEW
General
1 85 (13.00%) Finance
2 13 (1.99%) Legal
3 9 (1.38%) Telecoms
4 6 (0.92%) Billing
5 5 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.31%) Retail
7 1 (0.15%) Banking
7 1 (0.15%) Electronics
7 1 (0.15%) Front Office
7 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.15%) Marketing
7 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (11.93%) Architect
2 62 (9.48%) Analyst
3 41 (6.27%) Project Manager
4 40 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
5 38 (5.81%) Network Engineer
6 33 (5.05%) Consultant
7 31 (4.74%) Test Analyst
8 29 (4.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (3.52%) Developer
10 21 (3.21%) Active Directory Engineer
11 18 (2.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 18 (2.75%) Infrastructure Architect
11 18 (2.75%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
12 17 (2.60%) PMO Specialist
13 16 (2.45%) Storage Engineer
13 16 (2.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
14 14 (2.14%) Build Engineer
14 14 (2.14%) Designer
14 14 (2.14%) Messaging Engineer
14 14 (2.14%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (7.80%) .NET
2 28 (4.28%) ASP.NET
3 27 (4.13%) HTML
4 25 (3.82%) XML
5 16 (2.45%) Middleware
6 14 (2.14%) CSS
7 13 (1.99%) jQuery
8 11 (1.68%) .NET Framework
8 11 (1.68%) XSD
9 8 (1.22%) Entity Framework
9 8 (1.22%) WinForms
9 8 (1.22%) WPF
9 8 (1.22%) XSLT
10 7 (1.07%) IBM Integration Bus
11 5 (0.76%) Regular Expression
12 4 (0.61%) JSON
12 4 (0.61%) REST
12 4 (0.61%) RESTful
12 4 (0.61%) SOAP
12 4 (0.61%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 73 (11.16%) Computer Science
2 30 (4.59%) Data Centre
3 26 (3.98%) Clustering
3 26 (3.98%) PKI
4 23 (3.52%) Management Information System
5 22 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (3.21%) Replication
7 20 (3.06%) PDA
8 13 (1.99%) Private Cloud
9 10 (1.53%) CMDB
9 10 (1.53%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.38%) Cryptography
10 9 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.22%) Visualisation
12 7 (1.07%) User Experience
13 6 (0.92%) PMI
14 4 (0.61%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
15 3 (0.46%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 201 (30.73%) Windows
2 125 (19.11%) Windows Server
3 114 (17.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 87 (13.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 81 (12.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 68 (10.40%) Unix
7 66 (10.09%) Linux
8 35 (5.35%) AIX
9 31 (4.74%) Windows XP
10 28 (4.28%) Windows 7
11 20 (3.06%) Solaris
12 11 (1.68%) HPUX
13 10 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.46%) OS/390
15 1 (0.15%) Android
15 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (20.49%) ITIL
2 103 (15.75%) Project Management
3 88 (13.46%) Migration
4 59 (9.02%) Change Management
5 50 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (6.88%) ITIL V3
7 38 (5.81%) Six Sigma
7 38 (5.81%) Test Scripting
8 37 (5.66%) Load Balancing
9 36 (5.50%) Service Delivery
10 35 (5.35%) Change Control
11 33 (5.05%) Test Automation
12 32 (4.89%) Risk Management
13 29 (4.43%) Performance Tuning
14 28 (4.28%) Enterprise Architecture
14 28 (4.28%) Network Design
15 26 (3.98%) Technical Architecture
16 25 (3.82%) Unit Testing
17 22 (3.36%) Software Testing
18 21 (3.21%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 137 (20.95%) PowerShell
2 115 (17.58%) SQL
3 54 (8.26%) JavaScript
4 44 (6.73%) C#
5 36 (5.50%) VBScript
6 33 (5.05%) Java
7 21 (3.21%) C
8 17 (2.60%) Perl
8 17 (2.60%) VB
9 14 (2.14%) Korn
10 11 (1.68%) Python
10 11 (1.68%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.53%) Jython
12 8 (1.22%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.22%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.07%) C++
13 7 (1.07%) C-shell
14 6 (0.92%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.76%) Bourne shell
15 5 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 462 (70.64%) SC Cleared
2 121 (18.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 94 (14.37%) Degree
4 60 (9.17%) MCSE
5 45 (6.88%) MCSA
6 44 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
7 42 (6.42%) ISTQB
8 35 (5.35%) MCTS
9 34 (5.20%) CCNA
9 34 (5.20%) MCITP
10 33 (5.05%) CCNP
11 24 (3.67%) ISEB
12 21 (3.21%) DV Cleared
13 19 (2.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 18 (2.75%) PMI Certification
14 18 (2.75%) PMP
15 17 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 16 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 14 (2.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.89%) JSP 440
2 20 (3.06%) QA
3 16 (2.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (1.38%) SLA
5 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 160 (24.46%) Active Directory
2 54 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (6.88%) Hyper-V
4 22 (3.36%) VMware ESX
5 19 (2.91%) XenApp
6 16 (2.45%) vSphere
7 15 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (1.99%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.07%) DFS Replication
9 7 (1.07%) Firmware
9 7 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (1.07%) Samba
9 7 (1.07%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.15%) Brightmail
11 1 (0.15%) UAG
11 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.15%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 33 (5.05%) Netcool
2 30 (4.59%) HP Quality Center
3 29 (4.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 27 (4.13%) SCCM
5 20 (3.06%) McAfee ePO
6 13 (1.99%) BladeLogic
7 11 (1.68%) Puppet
8 9 (1.38%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 9 (1.38%) NetBackup
8 9 (1.38%) SCOrch
9 8 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
11 6 (0.92%) SCOM
12 5 (0.76%) EMC Navisphere
12 5 (0.76%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.61%) HP SiteScope
13 4 (0.61%) WSUS
14 3 (0.46%) Simpana
15 2 (0.31%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 228 (34.86%) Microsoft
2 172 (26.30%) HP
3 87 (13.30%) VMware
4 72 (11.01%) Citrix
5 57 (8.72%) Cisco
6 51 (7.80%) Oracle
7 24 (3.67%) CA
7 24 (3.67%) Intel Security
8 23 (3.52%) Veritas
9 20 (3.06%) Juniper
10 16 (2.45%) AppSense
10 16 (2.45%) IronPort
11 15 (2.29%) CheckPoint
11 15 (2.29%) IBM
12 14 (2.14%) EMC
12 14 (2.14%) F5
13 11 (1.68%) Altiris
13 11 (1.68%) Red Hat
14 10 (1.53%) Dell
15 9 (1.38%) BMC
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