Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 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 Clearance
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 16 15
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 +9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 3.70% 3.23% 4.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.80% 18.75% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Aberdeen median daily rate £400 £300 £90
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +233.33% -73.82%
10th Percentile £360 £275 £85
90th Percentile £470 £325 £95
Scotland median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate £40.63 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £42.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year -46.43% -9.19% +156.94%

Security 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 51 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 37.78% 17.20% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 7
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% - -2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 1
Aberdeen median hourly rate £41.50 £40.25 £29.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.11% +37.98% -
10th Percentile £12.45 £37.28 £27.24
90th Percentile £50.00 £41.83 £31.10
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £35.75 £29.17
% change year-on-year -21.68% +22.56% +57.68%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Aberdeen

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Aberdeen

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) PABX
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (20.00%) Aruba
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) CCSP
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony

Security 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) PABX
3 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Field Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SCADA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CCTV
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) SCADA
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) QMS
2 1 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCSP
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Aruba
2 1 (20.00%) F5