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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 18 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 207 235 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.83% 9.02% 5.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.32% 48.76% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 86 89
Average daily rate
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£348 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.61% -8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £262 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £372
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 5
Average hourly rate £20.69 £20.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% -49.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.64 £17.14 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £23.55 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.92 £21.56 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+57.32% -17.86%
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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
501 482 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.53% 18.51% 16.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 225 245
Average daily rate £345 £326 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.90% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 25 11
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £25.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +19 94 £375 +6.38% 5
Renfrewshire 0 60 £344 +4.48%
Highlands - 8 - -
Edinburgh -32 7 £213 -34.61% 3
West Lothian - 6 £350 - 1
Argyll and Bute - 2 £393 -
Fife -10 1 - - 1
Stirling - 1 £320 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 330 (82.09%) SC Cleared
2 106 (26.37%) Windows
3 97 (24.13%) Microsoft
4 83 (20.65%) Project Management
5 80 (19.90%) SQL
6 79 (19.65%) ITIL
7 73 (18.16%) Active Directory
8 55 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 54 (13.43%) Citrix
10 51 (12.69%) VMware
11 47 (11.69%) SAN
12 46 (11.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 46 (11.44%) HP
12 46 (11.44%) Change Management
13 45 (11.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 45 (11.19%) MS Excel
14 44 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
15 37 (9.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 35 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
17 34 (8.46%) Linux
18 33 (8.21%) Cisco
18 33 (8.21%) Firewall
19 31 (7.71%) MS Office
20 30 (7.46%) Veritas
20 30 (7.46%) Finance
21 28 (6.97%) PMI Certification
22 27 (6.72%) HTML
22 27 (6.72%) Clustering
22 27 (6.72%) Windows 7
22 27 (6.72%) Degree

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (4.98%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.49%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.49%) Documentum
3 5 (1.24%) NetWeaver
3 5 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (1.24%) MS Project Server
3 5 (1.24%) Captiva
4 4 (1.00%) IIS
5 3 (0.75%) JBoss
5 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.75%) Lync
5 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.25%) CMS
7 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (11.19%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.71%) MS Office
3 19 (4.73%) MS Project
4 5 (1.24%) Windchill
5 4 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.50%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.50%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (0.50%) Maximo
3 2 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.25%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.25%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 47 (11.69%) SAN
2 33 (8.21%) Firewall
3 25 (6.22%) WAN
4 22 (5.47%) LAN
4 22 (5.47%) IPsec
5 20 (4.98%) NAS
6 19 (4.73%) Network Security
7 15 (3.73%) DNS
8 12 (2.99%) VPN
9 10 (2.49%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (1.99%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (1.49%) TCP/IP
11 6 (1.49%) DHCP
11 6 (1.49%) Junos
12 5 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (1.24%) Kerberos
12 5 (1.24%) LDAP
12 5 (1.24%) X.500
13 4 (1.00%) Ethernet
14 3 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.24%) SAP HANA
6 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.00%) Cognos Report Studio
7 3 (0.75%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.75%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.50%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.25%) Cognos Event Studio
9 1 (0.25%) Cognos Metric Studio
Development Applications
1 18 (4.48%) TestDirector
2 14 (3.48%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (3.48%) WinRunner
3 11 (2.74%) MSI
4 9 (2.24%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.74%) Ant
6 6 (1.49%) JUnit
7 5 (1.24%) ClearCase
8 4 (1.00%) StarTeam
9 3 (0.75%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.50%) Maven
10 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.25%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.25%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.25%) Subversion
11 1 (0.25%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.25%) AdminStudio
11 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 30 (7.46%) Finance
2 9 (2.24%) Telecoms
3 8 (1.99%) Marketing
4 7 (1.74%) Military
5 5 (1.24%) Legal
6 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.75%) Electronics
7 2 (0.50%) Banking
7 2 (0.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 49 (12.19%) Project Manager
2 32 (7.96%) Analyst
3 31 (7.71%) Developer
4 27 (6.72%) Architect
5 20 (4.98%) Consultant
6 19 (4.73%) Network Engineer
7 16 (3.98%) Integration Engineer
7 16 (3.98%) Wintel Engineer
8 15 (3.73%) Test Engineer
9 12 (2.99%) Coordinator
10 11 (2.74%) Test Analyst
11 9 (2.24%) Java Developer
12 8 (1.99%) Security Engineer
13 7 (1.74%) Technical Leader
13 7 (1.74%) Project Coordinator
13 7 (1.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (1.74%) DBA
14 6 (1.49%) Project Analyst
14 6 (1.49%) Security Architect
15 5 (1.24%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.72%) HTML
2 17 (4.23%) .NET
3 15 (3.73%) CSS
3 15 (3.73%) XML
4 10 (2.49%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.99%) Web Services
6 7 (1.74%) JSP
6 7 (1.74%) J2EE
6 7 (1.74%) jQuery
7 5 (1.24%) SAP Basis
7 5 (1.24%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.00%) Oracle Streams
8 4 (1.00%) Apache Camel
9 3 (0.75%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (0.75%) Application Packaging
9 3 (0.75%) SOAP
10 1 (0.25%) Servlets
10 1 (0.25%) EJB
10 1 (0.25%) XSL
10 1 (0.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.72%) Clustering
3 24 (5.97%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.48%) Economics
4 18 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 18 (4.48%) PDA
5 16 (3.98%) Replication
6 13 (3.23%) PKI
7 8 (1.99%) Cryptography
8 5 (1.24%) PMI
9 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.50%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.50%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.25%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (0.25%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.25%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.25%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 106 (26.37%) Windows
2 55 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (11.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (8.46%) Linux
5 27 (6.72%) Windows 7
6 25 (6.22%) UNIX
7 23 (5.72%) Windows XP
8 16 (3.98%) AIX
9 15 (3.73%) Solaris
10 8 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.00%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (20.65%) Project Management
2 79 (19.65%) ITIL
3 46 (11.44%) Change Management
4 26 (6.47%) Test Scripting
5 24 (5.97%) Configuration Management
5 24 (5.97%) Migration
6 23 (5.72%) Project Planning
7 21 (5.22%) Software Testing
8 20 (4.98%) Incident Management
9 18 (4.48%) Risk Management
9 18 (4.48%) PRINCE2
9 18 (4.48%) Change Control
10 17 (4.23%) Service Management
10 17 (4.23%) Service Delivery
11 15 (3.73%) PRINCE
11 15 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 15 (3.73%) ITIL V3
11 15 (3.73%) SIEM
11 15 (3.73%) Software Distribution
12 14 (3.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 80 (19.90%) SQL
2 26 (6.47%) JavaScript
3 24 (5.97%) PowerShell
4 23 (5.72%) Java
5 15 (3.73%) C
6 13 (3.23%) C#
7 12 (2.99%) VBScript
8 11 (2.74%) VB
8 11 (2.74%) Python
8 11 (2.74%) Perl
9 5 (1.24%) ABAP
10 4 (1.00%) VBA
10 4 (1.00%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.75%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.75%) Ruby
12 2 (0.50%) REXX
12 2 (0.50%) Tcl
12 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.50%) C++
13 1 (0.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 330 (82.09%) SC Cleared
2 46 (11.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (6.97%) PMI Certification
4 27 (6.72%) Degree
5 26 (6.47%) PMP
6 23 (5.72%) MCITP
6 23 (5.72%) ISTQB
6 23 (5.72%) MCSA
7 22 (5.47%) MCSE
8 20 (4.98%) MCTS
8 20 (4.98%) DV Cleared
9 14 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (2.24%) CCNA
11 7 (1.74%) CCNP
11 7 (1.74%) MCP
11 7 (1.74%) CISSP
12 6 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (1.24%) GCIA
14 4 (1.00%) CCIE
14 4 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.74%) SLA
3 10 (2.49%) QA
4 7 (1.74%) JSP 440
System Software
1 73 (18.16%) Active Directory
2 35 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (5.47%) Hyper-V
4 20 (4.98%) VMware ESX
5 16 (3.98%) vSphere
6 10 (2.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.00%) VMware Server
7 4 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 37 (9.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 23 (5.72%) Netcool
3 20 (4.98%) HP Quality Center
4 15 (3.73%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (2.24%) Tivoli
6 8 (1.99%) WMI
7 7 (1.74%) SCCM
8 6 (1.49%) WhatsUp Gold
9 5 (1.24%) SCOM
10 4 (1.00%) Data Guard
10 4 (1.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 4 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
11 3 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.75%) HP UCMDB
11 3 (0.75%) WSUS
12 2 (0.50%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.50%) Nessus
12 2 (0.50%) Nmap
12 2 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.25%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 97 (24.13%) Microsoft
2 54 (13.43%) Citrix
3 51 (12.69%) VMware
4 46 (11.44%) HP
5 33 (8.21%) Cisco
6 30 (7.46%) Veritas
7 26 (6.47%) McAfee
8 21 (5.22%) Oracle
9 16 (3.98%) F5
10 14 (3.48%) CheckPoint
11 13 (3.23%) Juniper
12 12 (2.99%) EMC
13 9 (2.24%) ArcSight
14 8 (1.99%) SAP
14 8 (1.99%) 3PAR
15 7 (1.74%) Crossbeam
15 7 (1.74%) TippingPoint
16 6 (1.49%) Riverbed
16 6 (1.49%) Remedy
16 6 (1.49%) NetApp
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