The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Renfrewshire / Erskine
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 21 259 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Erskine 77.78% 59.40% 75.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 100.00% 77.31% 85.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 191 49
Median daily rate £415 £330 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.75% -3.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £230 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £440 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £383 £390
% change year-on-year +7.45% -1.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 2
Median hourly rate - £41.00 £44.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.66 £32.50
% change year-on-year +14.83% +0.47%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Erskine.

Academic & Professional Certification
Erskine
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21 335 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Erskine 77.78% 76.83% 88.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 225 51
Median daily rate £315 £325 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -5.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £440 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 32 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Erskine

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Erskine citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Erskine

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Erskine

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Erskine over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Erskine

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Erskine

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Erskine region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 59 (81.94%) SC Cleared
2 39 (54.17%) Windows
3 32 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 28 (38.89%) PowerShell
5 26 (36.11%) Cisco
6 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
7 20 (27.78%) Firewall
8 18 (25.00%) XAML
8 18 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 18 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (25.00%) IIS
8 18 (25.00%) C#
8 18 (25.00%) .NET
9 16 (22.22%) WAN
9 16 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (22.22%) Open Source
9 16 (22.22%) Puppet
10 15 (20.83%) ITIL
10 15 (20.83%) LAN
10 15 (20.83%) HP
11 14 (19.44%) Active Directory
11 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (18.06%) SQL
12 13 (18.06%) Linux
13 11 (15.28%) Windows XP
13 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (15.28%) Windows 7
13 11 (15.28%) Data Centre

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Erskine 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 18 (25.00%) IIS
2 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.78%) Firewall
2 16 (22.22%) WAN
3 15 (20.83%) LAN
4 10 (13.89%) SAN
5 8 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 8 (11.11%) NAS
5 8 (11.11%) Wireless
6 7 (9.72%) HTTP
6 7 (9.72%) HTTPS
6 7 (9.72%) SSL
6 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
7 6 (8.33%) BIG-IP
8 4 (5.56%) DNS
9 3 (4.17%) DHCP
10 1 (1.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 18 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (9.72%) MSI
3 4 (5.56%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Network Engineer
2 15 (20.83%) Automation Engineer
3 11 (15.28%) PowerShell Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) Consultant
5 7 (9.72%) NetBackup Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Data Network Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Network Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Switch Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Build Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.39%) Backup Engineer
10 1 (1.39%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 1 (1.39%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.94%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.17%) Clustering
3 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) PMI
4 2 (2.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.17%) Windows
2 32 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (18.06%) Linux
6 11 (15.28%) Windows 10
6 11 (15.28%) Windows 7
6 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (15.28%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.56%) AIX
8 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.39%) Solaris
8 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
1 16 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
1 16 (22.22%) Open Source
2 15 (20.83%) ITIL
3 9 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 9 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 7 (9.72%) Network Design
4 7 (9.72%) Patch Management
4 7 (9.72%) Prototyping
4 7 (9.72%) Software Distribution
5 6 (8.33%) Change Control
5 6 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (8.33%) ITSM
5 6 (8.33%) Service Management
6 5 (6.94%) Information Security
6 5 (6.94%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (5.56%) Change Management
7 4 (5.56%) Quality Management
7 4 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 4 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.89%) PowerShell
2 18 (25.00%) C#
2 18 (25.00%) XAML
3 13 (18.06%) SQL
4 7 (9.72%) REXX
4 7 (9.72%) Tcl
4 7 (9.72%) VB
5 3 (4.17%) VBScript
6 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.39%) C
6 1 (1.39%) C-shell
6 1 (1.39%) Korn
6 1 (1.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 59 (81.94%) SC Cleared
2 10 (13.89%) CCNP
2 10 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.72%) CCIE
4 6 (8.33%) CCDP
4 6 (8.33%) CCIP
4 6 (8.33%) CCSA
4 6 (8.33%) CCSE
4 6 (8.33%) Degree
4 6 (8.33%) JNCIA
4 6 (8.33%) JNCIE
5 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.56%) HP ASE
5 4 (5.56%) HP MASE
5 4 (5.56%) ISTQB
6 3 (4.17%) MCITP
6 3 (4.17%) MCSA
6 3 (4.17%) MCSE
6 3 (4.17%) MCTS
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (4.17%) Terminal Services
3 3 (4.17%) XenApp
4 1 (1.39%) Samba
4 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (22.22%) Puppet
2 8 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 7 (9.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (8.33%) EMC Navisphere
4 6 (8.33%) FortiGate
5 3 (4.17%) Netcool
Vendors
1 26 (36.11%) Cisco
2 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.83%) HP
4 8 (11.11%) EMC
4 8 (11.11%) F5
4 8 (11.11%) McAfee
4 8 (11.11%) Riverbed
5 6 (8.33%) Aruba
5 6 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 6 (8.33%) Citrix
5 6 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 6 (8.33%) Juniper
6 5 (6.94%) Intel
7 3 (4.17%) Veritas
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle
8 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.39%) VMware