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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
UK / Scotland
Rank 26 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 100 203 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.85% 7.93% 7.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.45% 44.52% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 110 115
Median daily rate £350 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £446 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 14
Median hourly rate £44.75 £43.75 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% +171.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 £42.75 £12.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.55 £44.75 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.00 £33.19
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +32.57%

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
267 456 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.61% 17.82% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 229 258
Median daily rate £340 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £445 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 32
Median hourly rate £37.50 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £12.50 £12.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +84.44%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 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 37 £325 -19.55% 3
Edinburgh +31 28 £400 -11.11% 2
Glasgow -15 26 £300 -20.00% 2
Aberdeen -5 1 £60 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £390 -
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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.

1 265 (78.17%) SC Cleared
2 114 (33.63%) Microsoft
3 101 (29.79%) Windows
4 96 (28.32%) Active Directory
5 77 (22.71%) ITIL
6 67 (19.76%) PowerShell
7 58 (17.11%) Windows Server
8 52 (15.34%) MS Excel
8 52 (15.34%) HP
9 47 (13.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 46 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 45 (13.27%) Degree
12 44 (12.98%) SQL
13 42 (12.39%) SQL Server
13 42 (12.39%) Project Management
13 42 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 38 (11.21%) Computer Science
14 38 (11.21%) DNS
15 37 (10.91%) Firewall
16 36 (10.62%) Linux
17 35 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
18 34 (10.03%) Cisco
19 33 (9.73%) Migration
20 30 (8.85%) SAN
21 29 (8.55%) OpenStack
22 28 (8.26%) VMware
22 28 (8.26%) LAN
23 26 (7.67%) Configuration Management
23 26 (7.67%) Windows Server 2003
24 24 (7.08%) WAN

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 29 (8.55%) OpenStack
2 20 (5.90%) SharePoint
3 14 (4.13%) IIS
4 10 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (2.95%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.95%) Skype for Business
5 8 (2.36%) JBoss
6 6 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.59%) Apache
8 2 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.59%) iPlanet
8 2 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.29%) CMS
9 1 (0.29%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 52 (15.34%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.42%) MS Office
3 8 (2.36%) MS Project
4 1 (0.29%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.29%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) SAP BPC
1 4 (1.18%) SAP MII
2 3 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.29%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.08%) Office 365
2 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.21%) DNS
2 37 (10.91%) Firewall
3 30 (8.85%) SAN
4 28 (8.26%) LAN
5 24 (7.08%) WAN
6 19 (5.60%) NAS
7 18 (5.31%) DHCP
8 17 (5.01%) HTTP
8 17 (5.01%) HTTPS
8 17 (5.01%) Kerberos
9 16 (4.72%) Internet
9 16 (4.72%) LDAP
10 15 (4.42%) iSCSI
10 15 (4.42%) X.500
11 13 (3.83%) Wireless
12 11 (3.24%) TCP/IP
13 10 (2.95%) BIG-IP
13 10 (2.95%) Intranet
13 10 (2.95%) Network Security
13 10 (2.95%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.54%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.24%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.18%) MaxDB
5 4 (1.18%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.88%) Big Data
6 3 (0.88%) MySQL
6 3 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.88%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.59%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.59%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.29%) MS Access
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (4.72%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.36%) MSI
4 7 (2.06%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.77%) Maven
5 6 (1.77%) StarTeam
5 6 (1.77%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.47%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.47%) Selenium
7 4 (1.18%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.18%) NWDI
7 4 (1.18%) Subversion
8 2 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.29%) JProfiler
9 1 (0.29%) JUnit
9 1 (0.29%) NUnit
9 1 (0.29%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.29%) PVCS
9 1 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.29%) Xcode
General
1 23 (6.78%) Finance
2 8 (2.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.18%) Marketing
4 3 (0.88%) Electronics
5 1 (0.29%) Games
5 1 (0.29%) Military
5 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (8.55%) Architect
2 28 (8.26%) Analyst
2 28 (8.26%) Network Engineer
3 27 (7.96%) Developer
4 20 (5.90%) Active Directory Engineer
4 20 (5.90%) Consultant
5 14 (4.13%) Automation Engineer
6 13 (3.83%) Administrator
7 11 (3.24%) Project Manager
8 10 (2.95%) Integration Engineer
9 9 (2.65%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 8 (2.36%) Build Engineer
10 8 (2.36%) Java Developer
10 8 (2.36%) NetBackup Engineer
10 8 (2.36%) PowerShell Engineer
10 8 (2.36%) Support Engineer
11 7 (2.06%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 7 (2.06%) Security Architect
11 7 (2.06%) Security Consultant
11 7 (2.06%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.49%) .NET
2 12 (3.54%) XML
3 11 (3.24%) HTML
4 10 (2.95%) REST
5 9 (2.65%) AngularJS
5 9 (2.65%) Web Services
6 8 (2.36%) Java EE
7 7 (2.06%) Middleware
7 7 (2.06%) XSD
8 6 (1.77%) Drools
8 6 (1.77%) Hibernate
8 6 (1.77%) jBPM
8 6 (1.77%) JPA
8 6 (1.77%) Spring
8 6 (1.77%) XSLT
9 5 (1.47%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.47%) CSS
9 5 (1.47%) JMS
9 5 (1.47%) SOAP
10 4 (1.18%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.21%) Computer Science
2 22 (6.49%) Data Centre
3 18 (5.31%) Clustering
4 16 (4.72%) Replication
5 15 (4.42%) PKI
6 13 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (3.24%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.47%) iPad
8 5 (1.47%) User Experience
9 4 (1.18%) CESG
9 4 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.18%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.18%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.88%) RIA
11 2 (0.59%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.59%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (0.59%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 101 (29.79%) Windows
2 58 (17.11%) Windows Server
3 47 (13.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (10.62%) Linux
6 26 (7.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (5.60%) Windows 7
8 18 (5.31%) Windows XP
9 16 (4.72%) AIX
9 16 (4.72%) Unix
10 14 (4.13%) Windows 10
11 11 (3.24%) Solaris
12 9 (2.65%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.88%) Android
14 3 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.29%) CatOS
16 1 (0.29%) SUSE
16 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (22.71%) ITIL
2 42 (12.39%) Project Management
3 35 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (9.73%) Migration
5 26 (7.67%) Configuration Management
6 22 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (6.49%) Software Distribution
7 20 (5.90%) ITIL V3
8 19 (5.60%) ITSM
9 17 (5.01%) Scrum
10 16 (4.72%) Network Design
10 16 (4.72%) Six Sigma
11 15 (4.42%) Change Management
11 15 (4.42%) Load Balancing
11 15 (4.42%) Service Delivery
11 15 (4.42%) Service Management
11 15 (4.42%) TDD
12 14 (4.13%) Information Security
12 14 (4.13%) Risk Management
12 14 (4.13%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 67 (19.76%) PowerShell
2 44 (12.98%) SQL
3 21 (6.19%) Java
4 16 (4.72%) C#
5 15 (4.42%) JavaScript
6 13 (3.83%) C
7 10 (2.95%) XAML
8 9 (2.65%) VB
9 8 (2.36%) Perl
10 7 (2.06%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.06%) Jython
10 7 (2.06%) Korn
10 7 (2.06%) Python
11 6 (1.77%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.77%) REXX
11 6 (1.77%) Tcl
12 5 (1.47%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.18%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.18%) VBScript
14 2 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 265 (78.17%) SC Cleared
2 46 (13.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (13.27%) Degree
4 22 (6.49%) MCSE
5 19 (5.60%) CCNP
5 19 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (5.60%) DV Cleared
6 16 (4.72%) MCTS
7 10 (2.95%) BC Cleared
7 10 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (2.95%) MCP
7 10 (2.95%) MCSA
8 8 (2.36%) CCIE
8 8 (2.36%) CCNA
8 8 (2.36%) CCSA
8 8 (2.36%) JNCIA
8 8 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.06%) CEH
9 7 (2.06%) CISSP
9 7 (2.06%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.31%) JSP 440
2 9 (2.65%) PMO
3 7 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.18%) ISO27005
5 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.59%) QA
6 1 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 96 (28.32%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.42%) vSphere
4 9 (2.65%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.47%) Firmware
5 5 (1.47%) PowerHA
5 5 (1.47%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.88%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.29%) KVM
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.29%) Samba
8 1 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (5.90%) Puppet
2 17 (5.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 15 (4.42%) SCCM
4 12 (3.54%) PowerCLI
4 12 (3.54%) vRealize
5 10 (2.95%) Netcool
6 9 (2.65%) AirWatch
6 9 (2.65%) NetBackup
7 8 (2.36%) SCOrch
8 7 (2.06%) BladeLogic
8 7 (2.06%) EMC Navisphere
9 6 (1.77%) FortiGate
9 6 (1.77%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 6 (1.77%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (1.47%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.29%) HP SiteScope
12 1 (0.29%) SCSM
12 1 (0.29%) Simpana
12 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 114 (33.63%) Microsoft
2 52 (15.34%) HP
3 34 (10.03%) Cisco
4 28 (8.26%) VMware
5 23 (6.78%) Oracle
6 21 (6.19%) F5
7 17 (5.01%) Citrix
8 15 (4.42%) Juniper
9 13 (3.83%) CheckPoint
9 13 (3.83%) EMC
10 12 (3.54%) Fortinet
10 12 (3.54%) Red Hat
11 11 (3.24%) Dell
11 11 (3.24%) Riverbed
11 11 (3.24%) Veritas
12 9 (2.65%) Aruba
12 9 (2.65%) SAP
13 7 (2.06%) BMC
13 7 (2.06%) CA
13 7 (2.06%) IBM
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