Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 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 > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 97 86
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11 -8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 38 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.31% 1.31% 1.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.52% 11.99% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 21
Edinburgh median daily rate £490 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.89% +12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £140 £197 £243
90th Percentile £603 £538 £725
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +10.71% +2.94% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.00 - £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% -46.43% -9.19%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 281 317 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.68% 10.89% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 184 130
Edinburgh median daily rate £424 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.32% -5.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £213 £215 £236
90th Percentile £560 £538 £578
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +7.59% +6.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 7
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -17.65% +126.67%
10th Percentile £11.99 £10.73 £14.80
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.39 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.50 £28.40 £35.75
% change year-on-year -10.21% -20.56% +22.56%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Edinburgh

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Edinburgh

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Edinburgh

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 22 (57.89%) SC Cleared
2 17 (44.74%) Scrum
3 13 (34.21%) Java
3 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
4 11 (28.95%) HTML
4 11 (28.95%) CSS
4 11 (28.95%) TDD
4 11 (28.95%) Spring
4 11 (28.95%) BDD
5 10 (26.32%) Apache Camel
5 10 (26.32%) Integration Testing
6 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (23.68%) HTML5
7 6 (15.79%) Python
7 6 (15.79%) DevOps
8 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
9 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (10.53%) Windows
9 4 (10.53%) SQL
9 4 (10.53%) Oracle
9 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
9 4 (10.53%) ISACA
9 4 (10.53%) Information Assurance
9 4 (10.53%) COBIT
9 4 (10.53%) CESG
9 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 4 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (10.53%) NIST 800

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) JBoss
2 1 (2.63%) nginx
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
1 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) DSL
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Informix
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.26%) JUnit
2 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.63%) GitLab
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.63%) Electronics
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Senior Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Risk Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Information Assurance Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Information Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Information Risk Manager
5 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Scrum Master
5 2 (5.26%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) CSS
1 11 (28.95%) HTML
1 11 (28.95%) Spring
2 10 (26.32%) Apache Camel
3 9 (23.68%) HTML5
4 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.26%) jQuery
4 2 (5.26%) React
4 2 (5.26%) Sass
4 2 (5.26%) Thymeleaf
4 2 (5.26%) XML
5 1 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.63%) JMS
5 1 (2.63%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (2.63%) LDAP
5 1 (2.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) CESG
2 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Solaris
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Scrum
2 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) BDD
3 11 (28.95%) TDD
4 10 (26.32%) Integration Testing
5 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.79%) DevOps
7 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
8 4 (10.53%) Information Assurance
8 4 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (7.89%) Kanban
9 3 (7.89%) Migration
9 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.26%) Data Management
10 2 (5.26%) ITSM
10 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
10 2 (5.26%) Physics
10 2 (5.26%) Service Management
10 2 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) Java
2 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.79%) Python
4 4 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) ISACA
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) APMP
4 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) COBIT
1 4 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 4 (10.53%) NIST 800
2 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) RACF
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
1 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle ZFS
1 1 (2.63%) Prometheus
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (2.63%) Xymon
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.63%) Talend
3 1 (2.63%) VMware