The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 March 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 / Fife
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 9 9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife - 3.33% 7.69%
As % of the Qualifications category - 12.50% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £160 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year -9.88% +18.78%  

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

Academic & Professional Certification
Fife
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3 8 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 12.50% 26.67% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £1,485 £98 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1423.07% -71.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.96 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.71% -60.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife 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 Fife

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Fife

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Fife

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Fife region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (25.00%) Document Management
4 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (25.00%) MS Project Server
4 1 (25.00%) Data Entry
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Military
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Fife 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 1 (25.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Military
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Documentation Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Junior
1 2 (50.00%) Junior Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Report Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft