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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 18 16 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +30
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 192 180 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.98% 7.35% 3.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.92% 40.09% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 60 49
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£354 £355 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.27% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £277 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £356 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.95% -2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 6
Average hourly rate £13.24 £21.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.95% -47.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £13.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.20 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -36.84%
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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
520 449 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.90% 18.34% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 210 165
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £208 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 12 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.68 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.80% -55.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.75 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +13 92 £375 -6.25% 6
Edinburgh -24 6 £213 -35.60% 4
Fife - 2 - - 2
Moray - - - -
Highlands - - - -
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 365 (88.16%) SC Cleared
2 119 (28.74%) Windows
3 117 (28.26%) Microsoft
4 85 (20.53%) SQL
5 83 (20.05%) ITIL
6 80 (19.32%) Project Management
7 69 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 66 (15.94%) VMware
9 61 (14.73%) SAN
10 60 (14.49%) Citrix
11 54 (13.04%) HP
12 51 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 47 (11.35%) Change Management
14 46 (11.11%) Linux
15 45 (10.87%) Clustering
16 43 (10.39%) Veritas
16 43 (10.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 40 (9.66%) Windows Server 2008
18 39 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure
18 39 (9.42%) MS Excel
19 38 (9.18%) Windows Server 2003
20 37 (8.94%) MS Project
21 36 (8.70%) Configuration Management
22 35 (8.45%) Finance
22 35 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
23 34 (8.21%) Firewall
24 31 (7.49%) Windows 7
25 29 (7.00%) UNIX
25 29 (7.00%) Netcool
26 28 (6.76%) Windows XP

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 20 (4.83%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.14%) MS Project Server
3 9 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (1.69%) IIS
4 7 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (0.72%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.24%) Apache
Applications
1 39 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 37 (8.94%) MS Project
3 28 (6.76%) MS Office
4 8 (1.93%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.24%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.48%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.24%) SaaS
1 1 (0.24%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 61 (14.73%) SAN
2 34 (8.21%) Firewall
3 26 (6.28%) IPsec
4 25 (6.04%) NAS
5 24 (5.80%) WAN
6 19 (4.59%) LAN
7 18 (4.35%) DNS
8 15 (3.62%) DHCP
9 12 (2.90%) Network Security
10 9 (2.17%) TCP/IP
10 9 (2.17%) VPN
11 8 (1.93%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.97%) SSL
13 3 (0.72%) IPv4
13 3 (0.72%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.72%) LDAP
13 3 (0.72%) X.500
13 3 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.72%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.86%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (0.97%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.97%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.72%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.72%) DTS
5 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.72%) MySQL
6 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.48%) IDOL
7 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.24%) BODI
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (3.62%) TestDirector
2 14 (3.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (3.38%) WinRunner
3 7 (1.69%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.21%) ClearCase
5 3 (0.72%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.48%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.24%) MSI
7 1 (0.24%) PVCS
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
General
1 35 (8.45%) Finance
2 8 (1.93%) Marketing
3 7 (1.69%) Military
4 5 (1.21%) Electronics
4 5 (1.21%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.21%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.72%) Banking
6 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.48%) Publishing
7 1 (0.24%) Retail
7 1 (0.24%) Billing
7 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (9.66%) Project Manager
2 29 (7.00%) Architect
3 27 (6.52%) Analyst
4 22 (5.31%) Developer
4 22 (5.31%) Integration Engineer
5 20 (4.83%) Consultant
6 19 (4.59%) Wintel Engineer
7 14 (3.38%) Test Engineer
8 13 (3.14%) Server Engineer
9 11 (2.66%) Coordinator
9 11 (2.66%) Technical Leader
10 10 (2.42%) Test Analyst
11 9 (2.17%) Programme Manager
11 9 (2.17%) DBA
12 8 (1.93%) Support Engineer
12 8 (1.93%) Desktop Support
12 8 (1.93%) Network Engineer
12 8 (1.93%) Desktop Engineer
13 7 (1.69%) Project Coordinator
13 7 (1.69%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.62%) .NET
2 14 (3.38%) HTML
3 13 (3.14%) XML
4 8 (1.93%) Web Services
5 7 (1.69%) JSP
6 6 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (1.45%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.21%) Oracle Streams
7 5 (1.21%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.97%) Middleware
8 4 (0.97%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (0.72%) Django
10 2 (0.48%) Ajax
10 2 (0.48%) CSS
10 2 (0.48%) XSLT
11 1 (0.24%) XSL
11 1 (0.24%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.24%) HTML5
11 1 (0.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.87%) Clustering
2 35 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.59%) Replication
4 18 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.35%) PDA
5 17 (4.11%) Economics
6 14 (3.38%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.66%) PKI
8 7 (1.69%) CESG
9 6 (1.45%) CMDB
10 5 (1.21%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.21%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.21%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.97%) PMI
11 4 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.72%) Open Source
12 3 (0.72%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.48%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.48%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 119 (28.74%) Windows
2 46 (11.11%) Linux
3 40 (9.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (9.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (7.49%) Windows 7
6 29 (7.00%) UNIX
7 28 (6.76%) Windows XP
8 27 (6.52%) Solaris
9 17 (4.11%) AIX
10 6 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.97%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.72%) HPUX
13 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (20.05%) ITIL
2 80 (19.32%) Project Management
3 47 (11.35%) Change Management
4 36 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 27 (6.52%) Project Planning
6 24 (5.80%) PRINCE2
7 23 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 23 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 22 (5.31%) Software Distribution
9 18 (4.35%) Software Testing
10 17 (4.11%) Incident Management
11 16 (3.86%) Migration
11 16 (3.86%) Programme Management
12 15 (3.62%) Service Management
13 14 (3.38%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (3.38%) SIEM
13 14 (3.38%) Test Automation
14 13 (3.14%) PRINCE
15 12 (2.90%) Change Control
15 12 (2.90%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 85 (20.53%) SQL
2 24 (5.80%) PowerShell
3 19 (4.59%) VBScript
4 18 (4.35%) Perl
5 17 (4.11%) C
5 17 (4.11%) C#
6 15 (3.62%) Java
7 13 (3.14%) JavaScript
8 11 (2.66%) Python
9 9 (2.17%) VBA
10 6 (1.45%) Ruby
11 5 (1.21%) VB
11 5 (1.21%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.97%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.72%) PHP
13 3 (0.72%) Scala
14 2 (0.48%) C++
14 2 (0.48%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.24%) REXX
15 1 (0.24%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 365 (88.16%) SC Cleared
2 51 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (6.52%) PMI Certification
4 25 (6.04%) MCTS
5 24 (5.80%) MCITP
5 24 (5.80%) MCSE
5 24 (5.80%) MCSA
6 23 (5.56%) PMP
7 21 (5.07%) ISTQB
7 21 (5.07%) Degree
8 12 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (2.66%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.93%) MCP
10 8 (1.93%) CCNA
11 6 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (1.21%) VCP4
12 5 (1.21%) GCIA
12 5 (1.21%) CISSP
13 4 (0.97%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.66%) QA
3 9 (2.17%) SLA
4 6 (1.45%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 39 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (6.04%) VMware ESX
4 18 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.62%) vSphere
6 6 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.72%) Firmware
7 3 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.72%) KVM
7 3 (0.72%) RHEV
8 2 (0.48%) Nmap
8 2 (0.48%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.48%) vCloud
8 2 (0.48%) XenApp
9 1 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.24%) Samba
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 43 (10.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 29 (7.00%) Netcool
3 18 (4.35%) Tivoli
4 17 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (3.62%) McAfee ePO
6 13 (3.14%) SCOM
7 10 (2.42%) SCCM
8 6 (1.45%) WMI
8 6 (1.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 5 (1.21%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.72%) WhatsUp Gold
10 3 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.72%) Unicenter
11 2 (0.48%) Nessus
11 2 (0.48%) HP UCMDB
12 1 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
12 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
12 1 (0.24%) Legato
Vendors
1 117 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 66 (15.94%) VMware
3 60 (14.49%) Citrix
4 54 (13.04%) HP
5 43 (10.39%) Veritas
6 26 (6.28%) Oracle
6 26 (6.28%) Cisco
7 21 (5.07%) McAfee
8 11 (2.66%) CheckPoint
8 11 (2.66%) ArcSight
9 9 (2.17%) F5
10 8 (1.93%) EMC
11 7 (1.69%) 3PAR
12 5 (1.21%) Brocade
12 5 (1.21%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.21%) Remedy
12 5 (1.21%) BMC
12 5 (1.21%) CA
12 5 (1.21%) NetApp
12 5 (1.21%) IBM
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