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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 6 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 444 195 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.34% 6.45% 9.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 59.60% 38.69% 51.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 93 117
Median daily rate £340 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £246 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.98% +11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 19
Median hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £31.40 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.89 £21.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £31.95 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.20% +52.14%
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
745 504 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.73% 16.66% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 247 259
Median daily rate £330 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 26 30
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.31 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.31% +57.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £12.10 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +34.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 0 263 £330 -4.34% 4
Glasgow +9 107 £350 +7.69% 7
Edinburgh +1 18 £400 +53.84% 2
Moray - 2 £420 -
Fife +8 1 £355 -
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 469 (70.31%) SC Cleared
2 219 (32.83%) Microsoft
3 203 (30.43%) Windows
4 170 (25.49%) HP
5 165 (24.74%) Active Directory
6 135 (20.24%) ITIL
7 132 (19.79%) PowerShell
8 125 (18.74%) SQL
9 121 (18.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 119 (17.84%) Windows Server
11 118 (17.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 103 (15.44%) SAN
13 98 (14.69%) MS Excel
14 97 (14.54%) SQL Server
15 96 (14.39%) Migration
16 90 (13.49%) Project Management
17 89 (13.34%) Windows Server 2003
18 88 (13.19%) Degree
19 87 (13.04%) VMware
20 86 (12.89%) Windows Server 2012
21 85 (12.74%) OpenStack
22 84 (12.59%) DNS
23 78 (11.69%) Finance
24 77 (11.54%) Citrix
25 75 (11.24%) Unix
26 72 (10.79%) Linux
27 68 (10.19%) Computer Science
28 63 (9.45%) MCSE
28 63 (9.45%) SharePoint
28 63 (9.45%) 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 85 (12.74%) OpenStack
2 63 (9.45%) SharePoint
3 38 (5.70%) MS Exchange
4 33 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 30 (4.50%) Skype for Business
6 27 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 26 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (3.15%) Office Communications Server
9 18 (2.70%) Apache
10 13 (1.95%) IIS
11 12 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (1.20%) JBoss
12 8 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.90%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
14 4 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (0.60%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 98 (14.69%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.00%) MS Office
3 8 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.90%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.45%) 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 63 (9.45%) Office 365
2 8 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.30%) PaaS
5 1 (0.15%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.15%) IaaS
5 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (15.44%) SAN
2 84 (12.59%) DNS
3 58 (8.70%) WAN
4 43 (6.45%) Firewall
4 43 (6.45%) LAN
5 41 (6.15%) DHCP
6 36 (5.40%) TCP/IP
7 27 (4.05%) Skype
8 25 (3.75%) iSCSI
8 25 (3.75%) SNMP
9 24 (3.60%) SSL
10 20 (3.00%) Network Security
11 18 (2.70%) HTTP
12 17 (2.55%) Kerberos
12 17 (2.55%) NAS
13 13 (1.95%) HTTPS
13 13 (1.95%) LDAP
14 12 (1.80%) X.500
15 11 (1.65%) Extranet
16 10 (1.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (14.54%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.30%) Relational Database
3 17 (2.55%) Oracle Database
4 11 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (1.50%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.05%) EDRMS
8 6 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.60%) MySQL
10 4 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
10 4 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.45%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.45%) Spatial Data
11 3 (0.45%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 39 (5.85%) HP UFT
2 24 (3.60%) WinRunner
3 23 (3.45%) TestDirector
4 15 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (1.80%) StarTeam
5 12 (1.80%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
7 6 (0.90%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.75%) MSI
9 4 (0.60%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.60%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.60%) Toad
10 3 (0.45%) Build Forge
10 3 (0.45%) git-flow
10 3 (0.45%) GitLab
10 3 (0.45%) Maven
10 3 (0.45%) Subversion
11 2 (0.30%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.15%) ClearCase
General
1 78 (11.69%) Finance
2 13 (1.95%) Legal
3 8 (1.20%) Telecoms
4 6 (0.90%) Billing
5 5 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.45%) Electronics
7 2 (0.30%) Military
7 2 (0.30%) Retail
8 1 (0.15%) Banking
8 1 (0.15%) French Language
8 1 (0.15%) Front Office
8 1 (0.15%) German Language
8 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.15%) Marketing
8 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (11.24%) Architect
2 62 (9.30%) Analyst
3 39 (5.85%) Network Engineer
4 37 (5.55%) Project Manager
4 37 (5.55%) Solutions Architect
5 32 (4.80%) Test Analyst
6 31 (4.65%) Consultant
7 29 (4.35%) Developer
8 25 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 20 (3.00%) Active Directory Engineer
10 19 (2.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 19 (2.85%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
11 17 (2.55%) PMO Specialist
12 16 (2.40%) Infrastructure Architect
12 16 (2.40%) Storage Engineer
12 16 (2.40%) Virtualisation Engineer
13 15 (2.25%) Designer
13 15 (2.25%) Wintel Engineer
14 14 (2.10%) Build Engineer
14 14 (2.10%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (7.05%) .NET
2 30 (4.50%) XML
3 27 (4.05%) ASP.NET
4 25 (3.75%) HTML
5 21 (3.15%) jQuery
6 16 (2.40%) Middleware
7 13 (1.95%) CSS
8 11 (1.65%) XSD
9 9 (1.35%) .NET Framework
10 8 (1.20%) Entity Framework
10 8 (1.20%) JSON
10 8 (1.20%) XSLT
11 7 (1.05%) IBM Integration Bus
11 7 (1.05%) RESTful
11 7 (1.05%) SOAP
11 7 (1.05%) Web Services
12 5 (0.75%) Regular Expression
12 5 (0.75%) WinForms
13 4 (0.60%) JSP
13 4 (0.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.19%) Computer Science
2 31 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 30 (4.50%) Clustering
4 26 (3.90%) PKI
5 25 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (3.15%) Management Information System
8 20 (3.00%) PDA
8 20 (3.00%) Replication
9 14 (2.10%) Private Cloud
10 10 (1.50%) CMDB
10 10 (1.50%) Cryptography
10 10 (1.50%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.20%) Visualisation
13 7 (1.05%) PMI
13 7 (1.05%) User Experience
14 5 (0.75%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.60%) Digital Media
15 4 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 203 (30.43%) Windows
2 119 (17.84%) Windows Server
3 118 (17.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 89 (13.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 86 (12.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 75 (11.24%) Unix
7 72 (10.79%) Linux
8 40 (6.00%) AIX
9 35 (5.25%) Windows XP
10 28 (4.20%) Windows 7
11 22 (3.30%) Solaris
12 12 (1.80%) HPUX
13 10 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.75%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.45%) OS/390
16 1 (0.15%) Android
16 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (20.24%) ITIL
2 96 (14.39%) Migration
3 90 (13.49%) Project Management
4 63 (9.45%) Change Management
5 49 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (6.15%) Test Scripting
7 40 (6.00%) Change Control
8 37 (5.55%) Load Balancing
9 34 (5.10%) ITIL V3
10 33 (4.95%) Test Automation
11 32 (4.80%) Risk Management
11 32 (4.80%) Service Delivery
12 31 (4.65%) Unit Testing
13 29 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
14 27 (4.05%) Enterprise Architecture
14 27 (4.05%) Network Design
14 27 (4.05%) Software Testing
15 25 (3.75%) Configuration Management
15 25 (3.75%) Six Sigma
15 25 (3.75%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 132 (19.79%) PowerShell
2 125 (18.74%) SQL
3 62 (9.30%) JavaScript
4 48 (7.20%) C#
5 47 (7.05%) Java
6 34 (5.10%) VBScript
7 24 (3.60%) Perl
8 20 (3.00%) C
8 20 (3.00%) Korn
9 19 (2.85%) VB
10 16 (2.40%) Shell Script
11 14 (2.10%) Bash Shell
12 13 (1.95%) C-shell
12 13 (1.95%) Python
13 10 (1.50%) Jython
14 8 (1.20%) C++
15 7 (1.05%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.90%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.90%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 469 (70.31%) SC Cleared
2 121 (18.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 88 (13.19%) Degree
4 63 (9.45%) MCSE
5 50 (7.50%) MCSA
6 46 (6.90%) ISTQB
7 43 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (5.40%) CCNA
8 36 (5.40%) MCTS
9 34 (5.10%) CCNP
9 34 (5.10%) MCITP
10 23 (3.45%) DV Cleared
11 22 (3.30%) ISEB
12 20 (3.00%) PMI Certification
13 19 (2.85%) PMP
14 17 (2.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 17 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 11 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.05%) QA
2 21 (3.15%) JSP 440
3 13 (1.95%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (1.50%) SLA
5 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 165 (24.74%) Active Directory
2 52 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 22 (3.30%) VMware ESX
5 21 (3.15%) XenApp
6 16 (2.40%) vSphere
7 15 (2.25%) Terminal Services
8 14 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (1.95%) Samba
9 13 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.05%) DFS Replication
10 7 (1.05%) Firmware
10 7 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
10 7 (1.05%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.15%) Brightmail
11 1 (0.15%) UAG
11 1 (0.15%) vCloud
11 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.15%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 36 (5.40%) Netcool
2 31 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
3 29 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 29 (4.35%) SCCM
4 23 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
5 13 (1.95%) BladeLogic
6 11 (1.65%) Puppet
7 9 (1.35%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 9 (1.35%) NetBackup
7 9 (1.35%) SCOrch
7 9 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (0.90%) SCOM
10 5 (0.75%) EMC Navisphere
10 5 (0.75%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (0.60%) HP SiteScope
11 4 (0.60%) WSUS
12 2 (0.30%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 219 (32.83%) Microsoft
2 170 (25.49%) HP
3 87 (13.04%) VMware
4 77 (11.54%) Citrix
5 54 (8.10%) Cisco
6 50 (7.50%) Oracle
7 27 (4.05%) Intel Security
8 26 (3.90%) Veritas
9 23 (3.45%) CA
10 20 (3.00%) Juniper
11 16 (2.40%) AppSense
11 16 (2.40%) CheckPoint
11 16 (2.40%) IBM
11 16 (2.40%) IronPort
12 15 (2.25%) F5
13 13 (1.95%) EMC
14 12 (1.80%) Altiris
14 12 (1.80%) Red Hat
15 10 (1.50%) Fortinet
15 10 (1.50%) TippingPoint
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