Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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 > Fife
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 10 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 -9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 11.11% 7.81% 4.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 21.74% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Fife median daily rate £300 £268 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.15% +67.19% -55.56%
Scotland median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Fife median hourly rate - £36.00 -
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 Fife with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Fife
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 6 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 22.22% 35.94% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 6
Fife median daily rate £300 £325 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +73.33% -14.77%
10th Percentile £250 £169 £158
90th Percentile £350 £435 £359
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +6.62% - -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Fife median hourly rate £13.50 £14.85 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £35.75 £28.31
% change year-on-year -21.68% +26.30% +48.97%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Fife.

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

Security Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Fife region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Glenrothes - 1 - -
Security Cleared
Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 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 Fife region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) PCB Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) PCB Layout Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
1 2 (66.67%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (33.33%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft