Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 2019 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
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 84 79
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 -2
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 27 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.80% 1.16% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.20% 6.22% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 1
Glasgow median daily rate £520 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.56% -14.29% +127.03%
10th Percentile £200 £336 £513
90th Percentile £716 £488 £538
Scotland median daily rate £484 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +13.88% +13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.11 £21.73 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.46% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £20.11 £21.73 -
% change year-on-year -7.46% - -

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 241 241 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 16.02% 18.71% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 145 92
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £359 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.30% +2.64% -
10th Percentile £163 £211 £185
90th Percentile £638 £486 £461
Scotland median daily rate £425 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £23.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.29% +46.17% +4.11%
10th Percentile £14.59 £20.08 £14.74
90th Percentile £34.85 £50.90 £36.73
Scotland median hourly rate £26.50 £28.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -5.36% -26.32% +39.45%

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 22 March 2019.

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 22 March 2019, 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 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (18.52%) Data Management
3 5 (18.52%) Degree
3 5 (18.52%) Office 365
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (18.52%) Internet
3 5 (18.52%) Coaching
3 5 (18.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (14.81%) Prototyping
4 4 (14.81%) Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Coaching
4 4 (14.81%) Design Thinking
4 4 (14.81%) Sprint Planning
4 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
4 4 (14.81%) Analytics
4 4 (14.81%) Microservices
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) HTML
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (14.81%) Product Management
4 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
4 4 (14.81%) User Stories
4 4 (14.81%) Data Architecture
4 4 (14.81%) NoSQL

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 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) BGP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (3.70%) DWDM
3 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
3 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) HSRP
3 1 (3.70%) IPsec
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) MPLS
3 1 (3.70%) OSPF
3 1 (3.70%) SDH
3 1 (3.70%) Skype
3 1 (3.70%) SONET
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) VPLS
3 1 (3.70%) VRRP
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.11%) Big Data
2 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Coach
2 4 (14.81%) Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Data Architect
2 4 (14.81%) Designer
3 3 (11.11%) Interaction Designer
3 3 (11.11%) Lead Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Lead Data Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Designer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Interaction Designer
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Agile Coach
4 2 (7.41%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (3.70%) Bid Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Content Designer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Digital Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) React
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) e-Health
2 1 (3.70%) LIMS
2 1 (3.70%) PACS
2 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
1 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Coaching
2 5 (18.52%) Data Management
3 4 (14.81%) Acceptance Criteria
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Coaching
3 4 (14.81%) Analytics
3 4 (14.81%) Data Architecture
3 4 (14.81%) Design Thinking
3 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
3 4 (14.81%) Microservices
3 4 (14.81%) Product Management
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) Prototyping
3 4 (14.81%) Scrum
3 4 (14.81%) Sprint Planning
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (14.81%) User Stories
3 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Clojure
2 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (11.11%) PMO
3 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.70%) HL7
3 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.70%) Ciena
3 1 (3.70%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.70%) Huawei
3 1 (3.70%) Juniper
3 1 (3.70%) Lotus
3 1 (3.70%) Nokia
3 1 (3.70%) Nortel
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle