The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Scotland region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 10 44 29
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -15
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 308 78 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.24% 3.19% 3.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.12% 21.37% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 51 24
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£338 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £525 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £371 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 10
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £42.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
591 365 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.56% 14.93% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 189 136
Average daily rate £348 £355 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +14.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 33
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.80 £9.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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 1 August 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
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 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 119 £333 -16.87% 4
Glasgow +32 93 £356 +11.32% 5
Edinburgh -12 22 £388 -3.12% 4
Fife +2 4 £370 +5.71% 1
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
Midlothian - - - -
Moray - - - - 1
Highlands - - - -
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 475 (87.80%) SC Cleared
2 235 (43.44%) Windows
3 206 (38.08%) Microsoft
4 127 (23.48%) HP
5 108 (19.96%) Active Directory
6 97 (17.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 87 (16.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 76 (14.05%) MS Excel
9 73 (13.49%) Project Management
10 72 (13.31%) Citrix
11 70 (12.94%) ITIL
12 65 (12.01%) VMware
13 61 (11.28%) SQL
14 60 (11.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 55 (10.17%) SAN
16 53 (9.80%) Windows XP
16 53 (9.80%) PowerShell
17 52 (9.61%) ISTQB
18 50 (9.24%) Oracle
19 49 (9.06%) MS Office
19 49 (9.06%) .NET
20 48 (8.87%) VBScript
20 48 (8.87%) MS Project
20 48 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
20 48 (8.87%) Change Management
21 47 (8.69%) DNS
22 44 (8.13%) Windows 7
23 43 (7.95%) SQL Server
24 39 (7.21%) DHCP
25 37 (6.84%) UNIX

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 28 (5.18%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.33%) IIS
3 15 (2.77%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.03%) SharePoint Server
5 9 (1.66%) MS Project Server
5 9 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.37%) Lync
8 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.37%) CMS
9 1 (0.18%) Apache
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 76 (14.05%) MS Excel
2 49 (9.06%) MS Office
3 48 (8.87%) MS Project
4 12 (2.22%) InfoPath
5 10 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (1.66%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (2.77%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.55%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.18%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.18%) Movex
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 55 (10.17%) SAN
2 47 (8.69%) DNS
3 39 (7.21%) DHCP
4 31 (5.73%) TCP/IP
5 30 (5.55%) LAN
6 25 (4.62%) WAN
7 12 (2.22%) X.500
8 11 (2.03%) NAS
9 10 (1.85%) LDAP
9 10 (1.85%) SNMP
10 9 (1.66%) IPsec
11 7 (1.29%) SSL
11 7 (1.29%) Kerberos
11 7 (1.29%) Firewall
12 5 (0.92%) VPN
12 5 (0.92%) Wireless
13 4 (0.74%) VLAN
14 3 (0.55%) IPv4
15 2 (0.37%) iSCSI
15 2 (0.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (3.51%) SQL Server 2000
4 12 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.66%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.74%) MS Access
8 3 (0.55%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.37%) IDOL
9 2 (0.37%) DB2
9 2 (0.37%) Cognos Impromptu
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.18%) MySQL
10 1 (0.18%) EDMS
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 21 (3.88%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (2.40%) MSI
3 11 (2.03%) TestDirector
4 6 (1.11%) Facilita Forecast
4 6 (1.11%) StarTeam
4 6 (1.11%) WinRunner
4 6 (1.11%) LoadRunner
5 5 (0.92%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.37%) Subversion
6 2 (0.37%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.18%) Toad
7 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.18%) PVCS
7 1 (0.18%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.18%) Maven
General
1 10 (1.85%) Finance
2 6 (1.11%) Marketing
3 2 (0.37%) Banking
3 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.18%) Advertising
4 1 (0.18%) Military
4 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (9.43%) Wintel Engineer
2 47 (8.69%) Analyst
3 31 (5.73%) Project Manager
4 28 (5.18%) Support Engineer
5 24 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
6 22 (4.07%) Consultant
6 22 (4.07%) Architect
7 20 (3.70%) Desktop Support
8 19 (3.51%) Applications Packager
9 17 (3.14%) Developer
9 17 (3.14%) Build Engineer
10 16 (2.96%) Test Manager
11 15 (2.77%) Design Engineer
11 15 (2.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 14 (2.59%) Test Analyst
13 13 (2.40%) Release Manager
14 12 (2.22%) Integration Engineer
15 11 (2.03%) Project Planner
15 11 (2.03%) Configuration Manager
15 11 (2.03%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (9.06%) .NET
2 36 (6.65%) HTML
3 34 (6.28%) JSP
4 30 (5.55%) ASP.NET
5 24 (4.44%) Application Packaging
6 20 (3.70%) Software Packaging
7 16 (2.96%) XML
8 10 (1.85%) Web Services
9 9 (1.66%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 7 (1.29%) Middleware
11 4 (0.74%) Ajax
12 3 (0.55%) XSLT
12 3 (0.55%) CSS
13 2 (0.37%) Spring
13 2 (0.37%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.37%) Java EE
13 2 (0.37%) Hibernate
13 2 (0.37%) JAAS
13 2 (0.37%) COM
14 1 (0.18%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.10%) Clustering
2 17 (3.14%) Replication
3 16 (2.96%) Fat Client
3 16 (2.96%) Thin Client
4 14 (2.59%) Enterprise Storage
5 11 (2.03%) Economics
6 10 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.66%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.66%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.66%) PKI
8 8 (1.48%) PDA
8 8 (1.48%) CMDB
9 7 (1.29%) Firmware
10 5 (0.92%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.74%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.74%) Device Driver
12 3 (0.55%) e-Health
12 3 (0.55%) CESG
12 3 (0.55%) Open Source
13 2 (0.37%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 235 (43.44%) Windows
2 97 (17.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 87 (16.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (9.80%) Windows XP
5 44 (8.13%) Windows 7
6 37 (6.84%) UNIX
7 31 (5.73%) Linux
8 17 (3.14%) Solaris
9 15 (2.77%) AIX
10 10 (1.85%) Windows Vista
11 6 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.55%) HPUX
13 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (13.49%) Project Management
2 70 (12.94%) ITIL
3 48 (8.87%) Change Management
4 36 (6.65%) Workflow
5 31 (5.73%) Enterprise Architecture
6 30 (5.55%) Configuration Management
7 26 (4.81%) PRINCE2
8 20 (3.70%) Migration
9 19 (3.51%) Test Scripting
9 19 (3.51%) Build Automation
10 18 (3.33%) Performance Testing
10 18 (3.33%) Software Testing
11 17 (3.14%) CRM
11 17 (3.14%) Service Management
11 17 (3.14%) Test Automation
12 16 (2.96%) Service Delivery
13 15 (2.77%) Performance Management
14 14 (2.59%) Project Planning
14 14 (2.59%) Risk Management
15 13 (2.40%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 61 (11.28%) SQL
2 53 (9.80%) PowerShell
3 48 (8.87%) VBScript
4 32 (5.91%) JavaScript
5 31 (5.73%) C#
6 30 (5.55%) VB
7 16 (2.96%) Perl
8 14 (2.59%) Java
9 11 (2.03%) C
10 8 (1.48%) VBA
10 8 (1.48%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.29%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.92%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.37%) PHP
13 2 (0.37%) C++
13 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.18%) Tcl
14 1 (0.18%) ABAP
14 1 (0.18%) Korn
14 1 (0.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 475 (87.80%) SC Cleared
2 52 (9.61%) ISTQB
3 48 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (5.91%) DV Cleared
5 28 (5.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 25 (4.62%) MCTS
7 19 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 18 (3.33%) MCITP
8 18 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (3.14%) MCP
10 15 (2.77%) Degree
11 13 (2.40%) MCSE
12 9 (1.66%) MCSA
13 8 (1.48%) PMP
13 8 (1.48%) PMI Certification
14 6 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (0.92%) ISEB
15 5 (0.92%) CCNP
15 5 (0.92%) CCNA
16 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.88%) QA
2 12 (2.22%) SLA
3 5 (0.92%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 108 (19.96%) Active Directory
2 36 (6.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 20 (3.70%) VMware ESX
5 13 (2.40%) XenApp
6 12 (2.22%) vSphere
7 11 (2.03%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.48%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.74%) DFS Replication
9 4 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.55%) KVM
10 3 (0.55%) RHEV
11 2 (0.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.37%) vCloud
11 2 (0.37%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.18%) VMware GSX
12 1 (0.18%) Brightmail
12 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 60 (11.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 25 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (4.44%) Netcool
4 23 (4.25%) SCCM
5 21 (3.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 17 (3.14%) Tivoli
7 11 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (1.29%) SCOM
9 4 (0.74%) MIIS
10 3 (0.55%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.55%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 3 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.37%) Ionix
11 2 (0.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 2 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.37%) Legato
12 1 (0.18%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.18%) WMI
12 1 (0.18%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 206 (38.08%) Microsoft
2 127 (23.48%) HP
3 72 (13.31%) Citrix
4 65 (12.01%) VMware
5 50 (9.24%) Oracle
6 20 (3.70%) McAfee
7 19 (3.51%) Veritas
8 18 (3.33%) Cisco
9 14 (2.59%) Altiris
10 13 (2.40%) AppSense
11 11 (2.03%) Dell
11 11 (2.03%) IBM
12 10 (1.85%) EMC
13 9 (1.66%) ArcSight
14 8 (1.48%) BMC
15 7 (1.29%) Red Hat
16 6 (1.11%) JBoss
16 6 (1.11%) Borland
16 6 (1.11%) CA
17 4 (0.74%) Wyse
Fife
Connectus
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £0 to £0 per annum market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £40.00 - £52.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £40.00 - £52.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago