Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 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.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 85 88
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 +2
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 34 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.97% 0.71% 0.088%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.43% 4.43% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 1
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +40.19%
10th Percentile £200 £333 £363
90th Percentile £541 £513 £388
Scotland median daily rate £390 £450 £296
% change year-on-year -13.33% +52.03% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £28.80 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.03% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £28.80 -
% change year-on-year -34.03% - -

BPSS Clearance 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 Glasgow with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Glasgow
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 326 203 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 18.91% 16.03% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 111 115
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £200 £230 £213
90th Percentile £540 £463 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £363 £339
% change year-on-year +10.34% +7.01% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £25.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.21% -19.53% +1.59%
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -23.61% +71.43%

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing BPSS Clearance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in Glasgow

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for BPSS Clearance in Glasgow

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Glasgow over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPSS Clearance in Glasgow

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BPSS Clearance in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BPSS Clearance 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 11 (32.35%) Internet
2 11 (32.35%) Project Management
3 10 (29.41%) Migration
4 9 (26.47%) Degree
5 8 (23.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 8 (23.53%) PMO
6 7 (20.59%) Office 365
6 7 (20.59%) LAN
6 7 (20.59%) WAN
6 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
7 6 (17.65%) VPN
7 6 (17.65%) Cisco
7 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
8 5 (14.71%) Finance
8 5 (14.71%) BC Cleared
8 5 (14.71%) MPLS
8 5 (14.71%) OSPF
8 5 (14.71%) BGP
8 5 (14.71%) DSL
8 5 (14.71%) EIGRP
8 5 (14.71%) CCNP
8 5 (14.71%) CCNA
8 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (14.71%) Ethernet

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) PaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) Internet
2 7 (20.59%) LAN
2 7 (20.59%) WAN
3 6 (17.65%) VPN
4 5 (14.71%) ADSL
4 5 (14.71%) ATM
4 5 (14.71%) BGP
4 5 (14.71%) DSL
4 5 (14.71%) EIGRP
4 5 (14.71%) Ethernet
4 5 (14.71%) MPLS
4 5 (14.71%) OSPF
4 5 (14.71%) RIP
4 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (14.71%) xDSL
5 4 (11.76%) DWDM
5 4 (11.76%) SDH
6 3 (8.82%) Firewall
6 3 (8.82%) Skype
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Electronic Patient Records
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.94%) HDInsight
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.94%) Power BI
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Appium
1 1 (2.94%) Calabash
1 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.94%) Gatling
1 1 (2.94%) JBehave
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.94%) JMeter
1 1 (2.94%) JUnit
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
1 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Analyst
1 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Coordinator
2 4 (11.76%) Designer
2 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (8.82%) Interaction Designer
3 3 (8.82%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Designer
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Interaction Designer
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Digital Architect
4 2 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) IT Support
4 2 (5.88%) Service Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Transmission Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) REST
2 1 (2.94%) SOAP
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) e-Health
2 2 (5.88%) LIMS
2 2 (5.88%) PACS
2 2 (5.88%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
1 3 (8.82%) Windows 10
2 2 (5.88%) Android
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Project Management
3 10 (29.41%) Migration
4 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) Design Thinking
6 4 (11.76%) DevOps
6 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (11.76%) Prototyping
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (11.76%) Time Management
7 3 (8.82%) Analytics
7 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.82%) Change Management
7 3 (8.82%) Data Management
7 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
7 3 (8.82%) Project Governance
8 2 (5.88%) CRM
8 2 (5.88%) Informatics
8 2 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) C#
2 1 (2.94%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Scala
2 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) Degree
3 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 5 (14.71%) BC Cleared
4 5 (14.71%) CCNA
4 5 (14.71%) CCNP
4 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (5.88%) CCIP
7 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) PMO
2 3 (8.82%) QA
3 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (5.88%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) BitLocker
2 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco
3 4 (11.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (11.76%) Nortel
4 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.88%) Ciena
4 2 (5.88%) Ericsson
4 2 (5.88%) Huawei
4 2 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (2.94%) Lotus
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) Tableau