Period
to 24 November 2017

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 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 Clearance
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 78 77
Rank change year-on-year -19 -1 +14
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 38 45 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.29% 2.13% 1.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.06% 14.95% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 30
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.42% -7.88%
10th Percentile £197 £243 £341
90th Percentile £538 £710 £475
Scotland median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £52.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +141.86% +19.44%
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £42.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -46.43% -16.00% +177.78%

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 315 301 364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.69% 14.26% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 133 185
Edinburgh median daily rate £380 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £210 £239 £237
90th Percentile £538 £595 £492
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +6.62% - -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.75 £47.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.74% +195.31% +1.46%
10th Percentile £10.64 £15.35 £12.40
90th Percentile £40.87 £52.00 £21.40
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £36.00 £28.31
% change year-on-year -22.22% +27.19% +48.97%

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

Security Cleared
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

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 18 (47.37%) Linux
2 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
3 14 (36.84%) Windows
4 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.95%) Ansible
5 9 (23.68%) DevOps
5 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (23.68%) Web Services
5 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
6 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 8 (21.05%) Finance
6 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 8 (21.05%) Google
7 7 (18.42%) VMware
7 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (18.42%) HTML
7 7 (18.42%) ITIL
7 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
8 6 (15.79%) SAP
8 6 (15.79%) CSS
8 6 (15.79%) Java
8 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
8 6 (15.79%) CMS
8 6 (15.79%) Sass
8 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
9 5 (13.16%) Facebook
9 5 (13.16%) Twitter
9 5 (13.16%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (13.16%) HTML5

Security Cleared
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 6 (15.79%) CMS
2 5 (13.16%) Drupal
2 5 (13.16%) nginx
2 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Google Analytics
3 2 (5.26%) Office 365
4 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
4 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Skype
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.63%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.16%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.63%) Bower
4 1 (2.63%) Gradle
4 1 (2.63%) Hudson
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) JMeter
4 1 (2.63%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Electronics
2 5 (13.16%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
2 5 (13.16%) Publishing
2 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Agile Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Drupal Developer
3 5 (13.16%) HTML Developer
3 5 (13.16%) PHP Developer
3 5 (13.16%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 5 (13.16%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Symfony Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) Web Services
2 7 (18.42%) HTML
3 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 6 (15.79%) CSS
3 6 (15.79%) Sass
4 5 (13.16%) CSS3
4 5 (13.16%) Google Maps API
4 5 (13.16%) HTML5
4 5 (13.16%) JSON
4 5 (13.16%) Open Graph
4 5 (13.16%) Symfony
4 5 (13.16%) Twig
4 5 (13.16%) XML
5 2 (5.26%) D3.js
5 2 (5.26%) NumPy
5 2 (5.26%) Pandas
5 2 (5.26%) RESTful
6 1 (2.63%) Flask
6 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Linux
2 14 (36.84%) Windows
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) CentOS
5 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (23.68%) DevOps
3 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 7 (18.42%) ITIL
5 5 (13.16%) BDD
5 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.16%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (13.16%) Programme Management
5 5 (13.16%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (13.16%) Web Design
6 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
6 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.89%) Analytics
7 3 (7.89%) Business Process Modelling
7 3 (7.89%) Coaching
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (7.89%) Matrix Management
7 3 (7.89%) TDD
7 3 (7.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.79%) Java
3 5 (13.16%) PHP
3 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 5 (13.16%) Python
3 5 (13.16%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) Ruby
5 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) BC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) GDPR
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) Docker
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) Ansible
2 5 (13.16%) Puppet
3 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.63%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Google
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) VMware
3 6 (15.79%) SAP
4 5 (13.16%) Facebook
4 5 (13.16%) Twitter
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle
6 3 (7.89%) Pega
7 2 (5.26%) Citrix
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco
8 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto