Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 30 68
Rank change year-on-year -31 +38 -44
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 35 58 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.69% 5.19% 2.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.13% 27.23% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 46 20
Glasgow median daily rate £431 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.21% -1.75% +1.79%
10th Percentile £302 £286 £277
90th Percentile £499 £447 £463
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.62 £43.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.34% -14.00% +203.03%
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £39.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -55.13% -22.00% +203.03%

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 193 213 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.82% 19.05% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 121 138
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%
10th Percentile £236 £225 £159
90th Percentile £463 £450 £470
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +6.62% - -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 7
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +36.66% +56.80%
10th Percentile £15.39 £33.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £32.16 £41.90 £59.50
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £35.75 £28.31
% change year-on-year -21.68% +26.30% +48.97%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Glasgow

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Glasgow

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Glasgow

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Glasgow

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) Office 365
2 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Migration
3 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (17.14%) Service Design
5 5 (14.29%) SQL
6 4 (11.43%) MySQL
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle
6 4 (11.43%) User Experience
7 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
7 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
7 3 (8.57%) Network Management
7 3 (8.57%) Project Management
7 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
7 3 (8.57%) Java
7 3 (8.57%) Perl
7 3 (8.57%) PHP
7 3 (8.57%) Linux
7 3 (8.57%) UML
7 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
8 2 (5.71%) J2EE
8 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (5.71%) SOA
8 2 (5.71%) Broadband
8 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.71%) PMI

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 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) JBoss
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Jetty
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Broadband
1 2 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) AMQP
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.86%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Redis
3 1 (2.86%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
1 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 4 (11.43%) Administrator
1 4 (11.43%) Consultant
1 4 (11.43%) Deployment Engineer
1 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
1 4 (11.43%) Developer
1 4 (11.43%) Exchange Consultant
1 4 (11.43%) Messaging Consultant
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365 Consultant
1 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Applications Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
2 3 (8.57%) Applications Support Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Office 365 Administrator
2 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) UX Specialist
3 2 (5.71%) Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) DBA
3 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
3 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) J2EE
1 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) HTML5
2 1 (2.86%) JMS
2 1 (2.86%) JPA
2 1 (2.86%) Kafka
2 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.86%) Spring
2 1 (2.86%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.71%) PMI
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Migration
2 6 (17.14%) Service Design
3 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.57%) Network Management
3 3 (8.57%) Project Management
3 3 (8.57%) UML
4 2 (5.71%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (5.71%) Change Control
4 2 (5.71%) Document Management
4 2 (5.71%) Open Source
4 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Resource Levelling
4 2 (5.71%) SOA
4 2 (5.71%) Software Delivery
4 2 (5.71%) Use Case
5 1 (2.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (2.86%) DSDM
5 1 (2.86%) RUP
5 1 (2.86%) Strategic Thinking
5 1 (2.86%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) Perl
3 3 (8.57%) PHP
3 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) Cobbler
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) AppSense
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix
3 1 (2.86%) Dell
3 1 (2.86%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Informatica
3 1 (2.86%) TIBCO