Period
to 13 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 13 July 2020 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 31 41
Rank change year-on-year +19 +10 +15
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 65 86 95
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 9.52% 5.53% 5.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.24% 32.82% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 57 53
Median daily rate £430 £500 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +81.82% -29.03%
10th Percentile £145 £294 £190
90th Percentile £530 £625 £485
Scotland median daily rate £425 £456 £290
% change year-on-year -6.80% +57.24% -25.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Median hourly rate £19.75 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.57% +100.00% -
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.55 £12.75
90th Percentile £20.00 £35.00 £42.94
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £42.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year -53.22% +216.67% -50.91%

SC 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 Glasgow with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Glasgow
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 170 262 351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 24.89% 16.85% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 145 189
Median daily rate £430 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +21.43% -5.41%
10th Percentile £191 £260 £210
90th Percentile £538 £625 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £363
% change year-on-year - +17.24% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 12
Median hourly rate £20.00 £29.50 £23.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.20% +27.48% -7.44%
10th Percentile £16.63 £15.73 £12.75
90th Percentile £29.90 £36.95 £47.16
Median hourly rate £29.25 £32.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -10.00% +106.35% -53.68%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Glasgow

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Glasgow

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in Glasgow over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Glasgow

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared 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 SC Cleared.

1 65 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (38.46%) Windows
3 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
4 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (18.46%) Public Sector
6 11 (16.92%) PowerShell
7 10 (15.38%) Windows 10
7 10 (15.38%) Telecoms
8 9 (13.85%) Firewall
8 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
8 9 (13.85%) VPN
8 9 (13.85%) Citrix
9 8 (12.31%) VMware
9 8 (12.31%) Data Centre
9 8 (12.31%) Azure
9 8 (12.31%) Windows Server
10 7 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (10.77%) BC Cleared
10 7 (10.77%) DevOps
10 7 (10.77%) Migration
10 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
11 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
11 6 (9.23%) Configuration Management
11 6 (9.23%) Finance
11 6 (9.23%) Scrum
11 6 (9.23%) ITIL
11 6 (9.23%) Java
11 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (9.23%) Remote Desktop

SC Cleared
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 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) Confluence
2 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Azure
2 5 (7.69%) AWS
3 4 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.54%) IaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Logic Apps
4 1 (1.54%) PaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Power Automate
4 1 (1.54%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) Firewall
1 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
1 9 (13.85%) VPN
2 6 (9.23%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (7.69%) Broadband
3 5 (7.69%) DNS
3 5 (7.69%) Internet
3 5 (7.69%) MPLS
3 5 (7.69%) Skype
3 5 (7.69%) SNMP
4 4 (6.15%) ADSL
4 4 (6.15%) BGP
4 4 (6.15%) DSL
4 4 (6.15%) EIGRP
4 4 (6.15%) Ethernet
4 4 (6.15%) LAN
4 4 (6.15%) OSPF
4 4 (6.15%) TACACS
4 4 (6.15%) VoIP
4 4 (6.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.54%) MySQL
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.54%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Selenium
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) JMeter
2 2 (3.08%) NeoLoad
3 1 (1.54%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.54%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.54%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 12 (18.46%) Public Sector
2 10 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.23%) Finance
4 4 (6.15%) Electronics
4 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (10.77%) Deployment Engineer
2 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
3 5 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 5 (7.69%) Test Manager
3 5 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 4 (6.15%) Scrum Master
5 3 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (4.62%) Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) Commercial Officer
5 3 (4.62%) Desktop Support
5 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) IT Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Consultant
6 2 (3.08%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (1.54%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (1.54%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) .NET
1 1 (1.54%) J2EE
1 1 (1.54%) Java EE
1 1 (1.54%) JAX-RS
1 1 (1.54%) JSON
1 1 (1.54%) LDAP
1 1 (1.54%) SOAP
1 1 (1.54%) Struts
1 1 (1.54%) Web Services
1 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.62%) User Experience
5 2 (3.08%) Clustering
5 2 (3.08%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.54%) PKI
6 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Windows
2 10 (15.38%) Windows 10
3 8 (12.31%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.15%) Linux
5 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) HPUX
6 1 (1.54%) Unix
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (10.77%) DevOps
2 7 (10.77%) Migration
2 7 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
3 6 (9.23%) Configuration Management
3 6 (9.23%) ITIL
3 6 (9.23%) Scrum
4 5 (7.69%) Change Management
4 5 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 5 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 5 (7.69%) Workshop Facilitation
5 4 (6.15%) Analytics
5 4 (6.15%) Communications Security
5 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (6.15%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 4 (6.15%) Defect Management
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (6.15%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.92%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.23%) Java
3 4 (6.15%) SQL
4 2 (3.08%) Perl
4 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.08%) VBScript
5 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.54%) C#
5 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.54%) Korn
5 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 65 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.77%) BC Cleared
3 5 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (6.15%) CCDP
4 4 (6.15%) CCIP
4 4 (6.15%) CCNA
4 4 (6.15%) CCNP
4 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (6.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (6.15%) Degree
4 4 (6.15%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) CISA
5 1 (1.54%) CISM
5 1 (1.54%) CISSP
5 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.54%) ISEB
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.54%) OCP
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.54%) COBIT
3 1 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.54%) NIST
3 1 (1.54%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.54%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (27.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (4.62%) VMware NSX
3 3 (4.62%) vSphere
4 2 (3.08%) Firmware
4 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.08%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.08%) XenApp
5 1 (1.54%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) SCCM
2 3 (4.62%) PowerCLI
2 3 (4.62%) vCenter Server
2 3 (4.62%) vRealize
3 1 (1.54%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (1.54%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) Citrix
3 8 (12.31%) VMware
4 5 (7.69%) Progress
4 5 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 4 (6.15%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 4 (6.15%) Cisco
5 4 (6.15%) Juniper
5 4 (6.15%) SAP
6 3 (4.62%) Ivanti
6 3 (4.62%) NEC
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle
7 1 (1.54%) Dell
7 1 (1.54%) HP
7 1 (1.54%) NetScout
7 1 (1.54%) Remedy
7 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds