Period
to 16 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disclosure Scotland over the 6 months to 16 May 2021 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.

Disclosure Scotland
UK > England
6 months to
16 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 547 564 693
Rank change year-on-year +17 +129 -37
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 55 43 132
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.096% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.11% 0.95% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 35 118
10th Percentile £450 £450 £419
25th Percentile £484 £473 £500
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £600 £550
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +9.09% +12.82%
75th Percentile £600 £650 £600
90th Percentile £658 £732 £705
UK median daily rate £425 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -19.05% - +23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 7
Median hourly rate £21.05 £17.54 £26.42
Median % change year-on-year +20.01% -33.60% -5.66%
UK median hourly rate £21.05 £17.54 £26.42
% change year-on-year +20.01% -33.60% +9.95%

Disclosure Scotland is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4,966 4,526 8,794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.00% 10.11% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,226 2,904 5,622
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
25th Percentile £363 £355 £353
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £460 £450
Median % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
75th Percentile £588 £566 £563
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 199 305
10th Percentile £11.36 £13.09 £10.59
25th Percentile £14.03 £17.27 £14.00
Median hourly rate £20.90 £23.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -9.13% +9.52% -2.33%
75th Percentile £39.00 £47.50 £41.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £20.95 £22.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year -6.89% +8.43% -2.15%

Disclosure Scotland
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Disclosure Scotland as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Disclosure Scotland in England

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in England.

Daily rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in England

Disclosure Scotland
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in England over the 6 months to 16 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Disclosure Scotland in England

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in England.

Hourly rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in England

Disclosure Scotland
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in England over the 6 months to 16 May 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Disclosure Scotland in England

Disclosure Scotland
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland within the England region over the 6 months to 16 May 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +40 23 £550 +10.00%
South East +41 21 £530 +17.78%
Yorkshire +37 10 £600 +14.29%
North East +28 7 £550 +22.22%
North West +14 7 £484 -7.81%
South West +43 6 £500 -6.98%
London -43 5 £640 -1.54%
Disclosure Scotland
UK

For the 6 months to 16 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 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 England region with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland.

1 43 (78.18%) BPSS Clearance
2 28 (50.91%) Security Cleared
3 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (30.91%) ITIL
5 15 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 14 (25.45%) Social Skills
7 13 (23.64%) Proactive Monitoring
8 12 (21.82%) Local Government
8 12 (21.82%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (20.00%) Problem Management
9 11 (20.00%) AWS
9 11 (20.00%) DBS Check
10 9 (16.36%) Python
11 8 (14.55%) NHS
11 8 (14.55%) Azure
11 8 (14.55%) Microsoft 365
12 7 (12.73%) Project Management
13 6 (10.91%) SQL
13 6 (10.91%) Service Management
13 6 (10.91%) Migration
13 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (10.91%) DevOps
13 6 (10.91%) Degree
13 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (10.91%) Business Case
13 6 (10.91%) Public Sector
14 5 (9.09%) Influencing Skills
14 5 (9.09%) Data Science
14 5 (9.09%) Decision-Making

Disclosure Scotland
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (3.64%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) AWS
2 8 (14.55%) Azure
2 8 (14.55%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (9.09%) PaaS
4 4 (7.27%) GCP
5 3 (5.45%) Serverless
6 2 (3.64%) IaaS
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.82%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.82%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Unified Communications
2 2 (3.64%) PSTN
2 2 (3.64%) WAN
2 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.82%) 5G
3 1 (1.82%) Broadband
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.82%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) IPsec
3 1 (1.82%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.82%) LAN
3 1 (1.82%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.82%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) VoIP
3 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.64%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.82%) MS Access
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.82%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.64%) GitLab
1 2 (3.64%) JIRA
1 2 (3.64%) Selenium
2 1 (1.82%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) JMeter
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (25.45%) Social Skills
2 12 (21.82%) Local Government
3 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.91%) Public Sector
4 5 (9.09%) Influencing Skills
5 4 (7.27%) Finance
6 3 (5.45%) Police
6 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.82%) Billing
7 1 (1.82%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.82%) Marketing
7 1 (1.82%) Military
7 1 (1.82%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 11 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 11 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 11 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) Architect
3 6 (10.91%) Technical Architect
4 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Database Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Data Scientist
6 3 (5.45%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.64%) Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Designer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) PyTorch
1 3 (5.45%) TensorFlow
1 3 (5.45%) Web Services
2 2 (3.64%) CSS
2 2 (3.64%) HTML
2 2 (3.64%) JFC
2 2 (3.64%) Keras
2 2 (3.64%) NumPy
2 2 (3.64%) OAuth
2 2 (3.64%) OAuth2
2 2 (3.64%) OpenID
3 1 (1.82%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.82%) GraphQL
3 1 (1.82%) Node.js
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.82%) React
3 1 (1.82%) SAML
3 1 (1.82%) scikit-learn
3 1 (1.82%) Shiny
3 1 (1.82%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) NHS
2 4 (7.27%) User Experience
3 3 (5.45%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.64%) IVR
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) Social Media
5 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.82%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Replication
5 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Unix
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) AIX
2 1 (1.82%) Solaris
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) ITIL
3 13 (23.64%) Proactive Monitoring
4 11 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 7 (12.73%) Project Management
6 6 (10.91%) Business Case
6 6 (10.91%) DevOps
6 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (10.91%) Migration
6 6 (10.91%) Service Management
6 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.09%) Coaching
7 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (9.09%) Data Science
7 5 (9.09%) Decision-Making
7 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.09%) Statistics
8 4 (7.27%) Change Management
8 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.27%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) Python
2 6 (10.91%) SQL
3 5 (9.09%) Java
4 4 (7.27%) R
5 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.64%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) Kotlin
6 1 (1.82%) Ruby
6 1 (1.82%) Scala
6 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (78.18%) BPSS Clearance
2 28 (50.91%) Security Cleared
3 15 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 12 (21.82%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (20.00%) DBS Check
6 6 (10.91%) Degree
7 2 (3.64%) CCNA
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) APMP
8 1 (1.82%) ISEB
8 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.82%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.82%) MCSA
8 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.82%) PhD
8 1 (1.82%) Postgraduate
8 1 (1.82%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) GMP
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
3 1 (1.82%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Docker
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.82%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Ansible
2 2 (3.64%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) Nagios
3 1 (1.82%) Nessus
3 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.82%) OPNET
3 1 (1.82%) SCCM
3 1 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.82%) Terraform
3 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Google
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) BT
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco
4 2 (3.64%) Avaya
4 2 (3.64%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) Aruba
5 1 (1.82%) Cadence
5 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix
5 1 (1.82%) Clearswift
5 1 (1.82%) CommVault
5 1 (1.82%) Informatica
5 1 (1.82%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.82%) McAfee
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.82%) Sophos
5 1 (1.82%) Veeam