The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.37% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+34.02% -16.37%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Qualifications Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
15 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 20.55% 17.02% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Average daily rate £275 £414 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.57% +11.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £362 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £425 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the West Lothian region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the West Lothian region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

Security Cleared
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

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 West Lothian region over the 3 months to 27 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Livingston - 1 £350 -
Security Cleared
Scotland

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) MPLS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
1 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco