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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 11 29 11
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 248 165 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.89% 5.15% 11.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.53% 34.66% 50.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 77 143
Median daily rate £330 £328 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £264 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £443 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 18
Median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +136.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £27.30 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £53.86 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.26% +54.50%
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
511 476 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.37% 14.87% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 235 313
Median daily rate £325 £340 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 27
Median hourly rate £41.00 £21.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.69% +26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £13.25 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +31.94%

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 2016.

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 28 July 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 0 148 £325 -5.79% 4
Glasgow +5 62 £350 +7.69% 2
Edinburgh +12 18 £300 -11.11% 3
Security Cleared
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 494 (73.29%) SC Cleared
2 213 (31.60%) Microsoft
3 209 (31.01%) Windows
4 179 (26.56%) HP
5 162 (24.04%) Active Directory
6 144 (21.36%) ITIL
7 128 (18.99%) PowerShell
8 126 (18.69%) SQL
9 118 (17.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 114 (16.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 112 (16.62%) Windows Server
12 101 (14.99%) SQL Server
13 97 (14.39%) Project Management
14 95 (14.09%) MS Excel
15 92 (13.65%) Migration
16 91 (13.50%) Degree
17 90 (13.35%) Windows Server 2003
18 88 (13.06%) SAN
19 85 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
20 84 (12.46%) VMware
21 83 (12.31%) Unix
22 82 (12.17%) OpenStack
23 80 (11.87%) Citrix
24 79 (11.72%) DNS
25 74 (10.98%) Linux
26 70 (10.39%) Computer Science
27 69 (10.24%) JavaScript
28 67 (9.94%) Office 365
29 63 (9.35%) SharePoint
30 61 (9.05%) MCSE

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 82 (12.17%) OpenStack
2 63 (9.35%) SharePoint
3 38 (5.64%) MS Exchange
4 33 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (4.15%) Skype for Business
7 27 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2003
7 27 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (2.82%) Office Communications Server
9 17 (2.52%) Apache
10 13 (1.93%) IIS
11 12 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.34%) JBoss
13 8 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (1.04%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
15 4 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 4 (0.59%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 95 (14.09%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.97%) MS Office
3 7 (1.04%) MS Project
4 4 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.45%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.15%) assyst
3 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 67 (9.94%) Office 365
2 8 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.30%) HP Helion
4 2 (0.30%) PaaS
5 1 (0.15%) IaaS
5 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (13.06%) SAN
2 79 (11.72%) DNS
3 60 (8.90%) WAN
4 46 (6.82%) LAN
5 44 (6.53%) Firewall
6 38 (5.64%) DHCP
7 37 (5.49%) TCP/IP
8 26 (3.86%) SSL
9 25 (3.71%) Skype
9 25 (3.71%) SNMP
10 21 (3.12%) iSCSI
11 20 (2.97%) Network Security
12 18 (2.67%) HTTP
13 17 (2.52%) Kerberos
14 13 (1.93%) HTTPS
14 13 (1.93%) LDAP
14 13 (1.93%) NAS
15 12 (1.78%) X.500
16 11 (1.63%) Extranet
17 10 (1.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (14.99%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 19 (2.82%) Oracle Database
4 13 (1.93%) RDBMS
5 12 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.04%) EDRMS
10 6 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.74%) MySQL
11 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (0.59%) Oracle Discoverer
12 4 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.45%) Spatial Data
13 3 (0.45%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 41 (6.08%) HP UFT
2 21 (3.12%) WinRunner
3 20 (2.97%) TestDirector
4 17 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (1.78%) StarTeam
5 12 (1.78%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.04%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (0.74%) MSI
8 4 (0.59%) git-flow
8 4 (0.59%) GitLab
8 4 (0.59%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.59%) Maven
8 4 (0.59%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (0.59%) Toad
9 3 (0.45%) Build Forge
9 3 (0.45%) PVCS
9 3 (0.45%) Subversion
10 2 (0.30%) Eclipse
General
1 57 (8.46%) Finance
2 13 (1.93%) Legal
3 8 (1.19%) Telecoms
4 6 (0.89%) Billing
5 5 (0.74%) Electronics
5 5 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.59%) French Language
6 4 (0.59%) German Language
6 4 (0.59%) Military
7 2 (0.30%) Retail
8 1 (0.15%) Banking
8 1 (0.15%) Front Office
8 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.15%) Law
8 1 (0.15%) Marketing
8 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (9.50%) Architect
2 62 (9.20%) Analyst
3 41 (6.08%) Project Manager
4 36 (5.34%) Test Analyst
5 35 (5.19%) Network Engineer
6 33 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
7 29 (4.30%) Developer
8 28 (4.15%) Consultant
9 25 (3.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (2.82%) Active Directory Engineer
11 18 (2.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 18 (2.67%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
11 18 (2.67%) Wintel Engineer
12 17 (2.52%) PMO Specialist
13 16 (2.37%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
14 15 (2.23%) Infrastructure Architect
15 14 (2.08%) Build Engineer
15 14 (2.08%) Messaging Engineer
15 14 (2.08%) Storage Engineer
15 14 (2.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (7.57%) .NET
2 39 (5.79%) XML
3 33 (4.90%) ASP.NET
4 29 (4.30%) HTML
5 21 (3.12%) jQuery
6 16 (2.37%) Middleware
7 15 (2.23%) JSON
8 12 (1.78%) CSS
9 11 (1.63%) XSD
10 9 (1.34%) .NET Framework
10 9 (1.34%) Web Services
11 8 (1.19%) Entity Framework
11 8 (1.19%) Regular Expression
11 8 (1.19%) RESTful
11 8 (1.19%) SOAP
11 8 (1.19%) XSLT
12 7 (1.04%) IBM Integration Bus
13 4 (0.59%) Spring
13 4 (0.59%) Spring Security
13 4 (0.59%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.39%) Computer Science
2 33 (4.90%) Data Centre
3 30 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.15%) Clustering
5 27 (4.01%) PKI
6 24 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (3.26%) Management Information System
8 20 (2.97%) Replication
9 18 (2.67%) Private Cloud
10 17 (2.52%) PDA
11 11 (1.63%) CMDB
11 11 (1.63%) Cryptography
12 10 (1.48%) Public Cloud
13 9 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (1.19%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.19%) User Experience
14 8 (1.19%) Visualisation
15 7 (1.04%) PMI
16 6 (0.89%) Virtual Team
17 4 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 209 (31.01%) Windows
2 114 (16.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 112 (16.62%) Windows Server
4 90 (13.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 85 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 83 (12.31%) Unix
7 74 (10.98%) Linux
8 44 (6.53%) AIX
9 35 (5.19%) Windows XP
10 30 (4.45%) Solaris
11 28 (4.15%) Windows 7
12 19 (2.82%) HPUX
13 11 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (1.04%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.45%) OS/390
16 2 (0.30%) Android
16 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (21.36%) ITIL
2 97 (14.39%) Project Management
3 92 (13.65%) Migration
4 59 (8.75%) Change Management
5 46 (6.82%) Test Scripting
6 36 (5.34%) ITIL V3
7 35 (5.19%) Change Control
7 35 (5.19%) Load Balancing
8 34 (5.04%) Test Automation
9 32 (4.75%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (4.75%) Software Testing
9 32 (4.75%) Unit Testing
10 31 (4.60%) Network Design
11 30 (4.45%) Service Delivery
12 29 (4.30%) Matrix Organization
12 29 (4.30%) Risk Management
12 29 (4.30%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 27 (4.01%) Six Sigma
14 26 (3.86%) Configuration Management
15 25 (3.71%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 128 (18.99%) PowerShell
2 126 (18.69%) SQL
3 69 (10.24%) JavaScript
4 57 (8.46%) Java
5 53 (7.86%) C#
6 36 (5.34%) VBScript
7 33 (4.90%) Perl
8 27 (4.01%) C
9 23 (3.41%) VB
10 20 (2.97%) Korn
10 20 (2.97%) Python
11 15 (2.23%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.08%) Bash Shell
13 13 (1.93%) C-shell
13 13 (1.93%) PHP
14 10 (1.48%) C++
14 10 (1.48%) Jython
15 8 (1.19%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.89%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 494 (73.29%) SC Cleared
2 118 (17.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 91 (13.50%) Degree
4 61 (9.05%) MCSE
5 54 (8.01%) ISTQB
6 46 (6.82%) MCSA
7 40 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (5.04%) MCTS
9 33 (4.90%) CCNA
10 32 (4.75%) MCITP
11 31 (4.60%) CCNP
12 27 (4.01%) PMP
13 26 (3.86%) DV Cleared
13 26 (3.86%) ISEB
14 25 (3.71%) PMI Certification
15 23 (3.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 18 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 16 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
18 14 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 13 (1.93%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.01%) QA
2 21 (3.12%) JSP 440
3 13 (1.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (1.48%) SLA
5 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 162 (24.04%) Active Directory
2 47 (6.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (5.93%) Hyper-V
4 23 (3.41%) XenApp
5 19 (2.82%) VMware ESX
6 18 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (2.23%) Terminal Services
8 13 (1.93%) Samba
8 13 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (1.78%) vSphere
10 8 (1.19%) XenDesktop
11 7 (1.04%) DFS Replication
11 7 (1.04%) Firmware
11 7 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.15%) Brightmail
12 1 (0.15%) UAG
12 1 (0.15%) vCloud
12 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.15%) Veritas File System
12 1 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 34 (5.04%) HP Quality Center
1 34 (5.04%) Netcool
2 32 (4.75%) SCCM
3 31 (4.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 21 (3.12%) McAfee ePO
5 13 (1.93%) BladeLogic
6 11 (1.63%) Puppet
7 10 (1.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (1.34%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 9 (1.34%) SCOrch
9 7 (1.04%) HP SiteScope
9 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (1.04%) SCOM
10 6 (0.89%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.74%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
12 4 (0.59%) OVPA
12 4 (0.59%) WSUS
13 2 (0.30%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 213 (31.60%) Microsoft
2 179 (26.56%) HP
3 84 (12.46%) VMware
4 80 (11.87%) Citrix
5 60 (8.90%) Oracle
6 47 (6.97%) Cisco
7 25 (3.71%) Intel Security
8 24 (3.56%) CA
8 24 (3.56%) Veritas
9 20 (2.97%) Juniper
10 19 (2.82%) AppSense
11 17 (2.52%) IronPort
12 16 (2.37%) CheckPoint
12 16 (2.37%) IBM
13 13 (1.93%) Altiris
13 13 (1.93%) F5
13 13 (1.93%) Red Hat
14 12 (1.78%) EMC
15 10 (1.48%) Dell
15 10 (1.48%) Fortinet
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