Period
to 20 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 124 81
Rank change year-on-year +28 -43 +29
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 22 14 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.98% 0.48% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.46% 6.11% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 21
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £344 £398 £311
90th Percentile £601 £637 £575
Scotland median daily rate £419 £300 £398
% change year-on-year +39.58% -24.53% +15.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £47.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -72.48% +11.13%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +100.00% -36.36% -34.52%

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 260 229 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.58% 7.84% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 124 166
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £405 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.54% +2.33%
10th Percentile £260 £236 £211
90th Percentile £611 £548 £575
Scotland median daily rate £425 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +16.44% -2.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £43.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -70.04% +33.51%
10th Percentile £14.31 £12.59 £26.88
90th Percentile £42.50 £13.00 £49.70
Scotland median hourly rate £31.25 £19.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +64.47% -40.63% -15.79%

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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 August 2019.

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 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 14 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) HTML
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) CSS
2 10 (45.45%) Spring
3 9 (40.91%) Integration Testing
3 9 (40.91%) TDD
3 9 (40.91%) HTML5
3 9 (40.91%) BDD
3 9 (40.91%) Java
4 8 (36.36%) Apache Camel
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 6 (27.27%) Coaching
7 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) Office 365
7 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
9 3 (13.64%) RMADS
9 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
9 3 (13.64%) ITSM
9 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
9 3 (13.64%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
10 2 (9.09%) Computacenter
10 2 (9.09%) ISMS
10 2 (9.09%) Business Development
10 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
10 2 (9.09%) Active Directory

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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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Maven
1 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (4.55%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (9.09%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Senior Software Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Security Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Customer Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Security Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) CSS
1 10 (45.45%) HTML
1 10 (45.45%) Spring
2 9 (40.91%) HTML5
3 8 (36.36%) Apache Camel
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) JSP
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.55%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) BDD
1 9 (40.91%) Integration Testing
1 9 (40.91%) TDD
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Coaching
3 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (13.64%) ITSM
5 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.09%) Business Development
6 2 (9.09%) Email Migration
6 2 (9.09%) ISMS
7 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.55%) OWASP
7 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) Service Design
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) COBOL
3 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (9.09%) CISSP
4 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) RMADS
2 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
2 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
2 2 (9.09%) Computacenter
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe