The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 1.47% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +9.60% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +12.85% -2.77%  

SC Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen.

Academic & Professional Certification
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 27 4 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 39.71% 8.33% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Median daily rate £375 £345 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.69% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.00 - £29.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Aberdeen

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Aberdeen.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Aberdeen

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Aberdeen.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago