Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 - 19
Rank change year-on-year - +19 +9
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 2.86% - 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.41% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Aberdeen median daily rate £400 - £90
10th Percentile £360 - £85
90th Percentile £470 - £95
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate £45.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £39.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -55.13% -22.00% +203.03%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 54 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 38.57% 16.84% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 6
Aberdeen median daily rate £375 £300 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -45.45% +77.42%
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +6.62% - -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 1
Aberdeen median hourly rate £42.00 £40.25 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +37.98% -
10th Percentile £12.25 £37.28 £27.24
90th Percentile £50.00 £41.83 £31.10
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £36.00 £28.31
% change year-on-year -22.22% +27.19% +48.97%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

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 24 November 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 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (25.00%) CMDB
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) QMS
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) CCSP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP

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 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) QMS
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCSP
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Aruba
2 1 (25.00%) F5