Period
to 25 November 2020

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 25 November 2020 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
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 473 667 761
Rank change year-on-year +194 +94 -186
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 32 103 112
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.97% 1.31% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 89 81
Median daily rate £500 £542 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.75% +14.11% +11.76%
10th Percentile £384 £410 £325
90th Percentile £680 £663 £600
UK median daily rate £425 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -19.05% +16.67% +9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 8
Median hourly rate £21.05 £25.12 £43.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.20% -42.14% +24.04%
UK median hourly rate £21.05 £25.12 £41.83
% change year-on-year -16.20% -39.94% +39.42%

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 3,299 7,889 10,043
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.73% 10.54% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,965 4,981 6,417
Median daily rate £470 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% - -
10th Percentile £263 £234 £256
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £469 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 336 350
Median hourly rate £25.86 £21.17 £21.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.15% -2.71% +8.80%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £56.25 £50.01
Median hourly rate £26.22 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +24.86% -2.33% +7.50%

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 25 November 2020.

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
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 25 November 2020. 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
South East +165 12 £699 +55.22% 1
London +147 10 £475 -13.64%
North of England +78 5 £650 +18.18% 2
South West +86 3 £576 +10.67%
North West +70 3 £594 +24.95% 2
East of England +77 1 £550 +50.17%
Midlands +71 1 £450 -27.94%
West Midlands +64 1 £450 -27.94%
Yorkshire +44 1 £650 +13.04%
North East +31 1 £500 +11.11%
Disclosure Scotland
UK

For the 6 months to 25 November 2020, 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 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (46.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (37.50%) DBS Check
3 12 (37.50%) Problem Management
4 10 (31.25%) Proactive Monitoring
5 9 (28.13%) ITIL
5 9 (28.13%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (28.13%) Local Government
6 8 (25.00%) Public Sector
7 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
8 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
9 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.63%) Windows
9 5 (15.63%) Office 365
10 4 (12.50%) CSS
10 4 (12.50%) C
10 4 (12.50%) HTML
10 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
10 4 (12.50%) WAN
10 4 (12.50%) Service Management
10 4 (12.50%) Project Delivery
10 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
10 4 (12.50%) Front End Development
11 3 (9.38%) Business Case
11 3 (9.38%) Collaborative Working
11 3 (9.38%) Migration
11 3 (9.38%) VoIP
11 3 (9.38%) Java
11 3 (9.38%) Linux

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 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Azure
3 1 (3.13%) IaaS
3 1 (3.13%) PaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Power Platform
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) WAN
2 3 (9.38%) VoIP
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) LAN
3 2 (6.25%) Skype
4 1 (3.13%) DMZ
4 1 (3.13%) DNS
4 1 (3.13%) Internet
4 1 (3.13%) Network Security
4 1 (3.13%) OSPF
4 1 (3.13%) SNMP
4 1 (3.13%) TACACS
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Big Data
1 1 (3.13%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.13%) Power BI
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.13%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Grunt
2 2 (6.25%) gulp
2 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
2 2 (6.25%) Mocha
2 2 (6.25%) MSI
2 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (28.13%) Local Government
2 8 (25.00%) Public Sector
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Police
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Desktop Support
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Desktop Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Database Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Database Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.25%) Designer
5 2 (6.25%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Designer
6 1 (3.13%) ICT Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Incident Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Project Officer
6 1 (3.13%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) CSS
1 4 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (9.38%) Node.js
3 2 (6.25%) Mustache
4 1 (3.13%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) Nunjucks
4 1 (3.13%) OAuth
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) CCTV
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Lidar
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (9.38%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Unix
4 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 10 (31.25%) Proactive Monitoring
3 9 (28.13%) ITIL
4 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 4 (12.50%) Project Delivery
6 4 (12.50%) Service Management
7 3 (9.38%) Business Case
7 3 (9.38%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (9.38%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (9.38%) Migration
8 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
8 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.25%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.25%) Web Accessibility
8 2 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) C
1 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
3 1 (3.13%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) R
3 1 (3.13%) Scala
3 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 15 (46.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (37.50%) DBS Check
4 9 (28.13%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) Degree
6 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) WCAG
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
1 2 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) MobileIron
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Twitter