Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 60 26
Rank change year-on-year +11 -34 +38
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 72 38 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.27% 2.84% 6.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.36% 19.49% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 50
Glasgow median daily rate £330 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.57% +25.00% +10.67%
10th Percentile £260 £304 £250
90th Percentile £500 £498 £421
Scotland median daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -59.30% -14.00%
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% -45.12% -11.35%

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 322 195 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.10% 14.57% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 93 139
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -
10th Percentile £210 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £488 £438
Scotland median daily rate £375 £360 £330
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.50 £26.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.52% -30.00% +43.02%
10th Percentile £12.93 £15.66 £33.10
90th Percentile £34.33 £34.05 £41.90
Scotland median hourly rate £24.25 £29.40 £38.00
% change year-on-year -17.52% -22.63% +78.82%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 72 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (30.56%) Windows
3 15 (20.83%) Linux
3 15 (20.83%) SQL
4 13 (18.06%) Change Management
5 12 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 12 (16.67%) MySQL
5 12 (16.67%) ITIL
5 12 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 11 (15.28%) Oracle
6 11 (15.28%) SLA
6 11 (15.28%) Telecoms
7 10 (13.89%) Migration
7 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
7 10 (13.89%) Active Directory
7 10 (13.89%) Perl
7 10 (13.89%) PHP
7 10 (13.89%) Network Management
7 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (12.50%) DV Cleared
8 9 (12.50%) WAN
8 9 (12.50%) Shell Script
8 9 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 9 (12.50%) VMware
8 9 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 8 (11.11%) DNS
9 8 (11.11%) DHCP
9 8 (11.11%) LAN

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 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.39%) Confluence
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.39%) IIS
3 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Office 365
2 4 (5.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) WAN
2 8 (11.11%) DHCP
2 8 (11.11%) DNS
2 8 (11.11%) LAN
3 7 (9.72%) ADSL
3 7 (9.72%) Ethernet
3 7 (9.72%) Internet
3 7 (9.72%) MPLS
4 6 (8.33%) ATM
4 6 (8.33%) BGP
4 6 (8.33%) DSL
4 6 (8.33%) EIGRP
4 6 (8.33%) OSPF
4 6 (8.33%) RIP
4 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.33%) VPN
4 6 (8.33%) xDSL
5 4 (5.56%) DWDM
5 4 (5.56%) Skype
5 4 (5.56%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (2.78%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MSI
2 2 (2.78%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.78%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.39%) Appium
3 1 (1.39%) Calabash
3 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.39%) Gatling
3 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.39%) JBehave
3 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA
3 1 (1.39%) JMeter
3 1 (1.39%) JUnit
3 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (15.28%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Support Engineer
2 14 (19.44%) Applications Engineer
2 14 (19.44%) Applications Support
2 14 (19.44%) Applications Support Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Network Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Applications Packager
5 4 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Technical Design Leader
5 4 (5.56%) Technical Leader
6 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Network Support
6 3 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 2 (2.78%) Architect
7 2 (2.78%) DBA
7 2 (2.78%) Desktop Support
7 2 (2.78%) Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Release Manager
7 2 (2.78%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (1.39%) LDAP
1 1 (1.39%) SailPoint
1 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.17%) Clustering
2 3 (4.17%) PDA
3 2 (2.78%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (2.78%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.39%) PKI
4 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.56%) Windows
2 15 (20.83%) Linux
3 12 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.78%) AIX
5 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.78%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.39%) Solaris
6 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) Change Management
2 12 (16.67%) ITIL
2 12 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 10 (13.89%) Migration
3 10 (13.89%) Network Management
4 9 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 9 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 8 (11.11%) Capacity Management
6 7 (9.72%) Application Performance Management
6 7 (9.72%) Performance Management
7 6 (8.33%) Data Encryption
8 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.94%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (6.94%) Software Delivery
8 5 (6.94%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (5.56%) Application Packaging
9 4 (5.56%) Test Scripting
10 3 (4.17%) DevOps
10 3 (4.17%) Software Distribution
10 3 (4.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.83%) SQL
2 10 (13.89%) Perl
2 10 (13.89%) PHP
3 9 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 8 (11.11%) Java
5 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.17%) Python
7 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.78%) VB
7 2 (2.78%) VBScript
8 1 (1.39%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 72 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 7 (9.72%) CCNP
3 7 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (8.33%) BC Cleared
4 6 (8.33%) CCNA
5 2 (2.78%) CCIP
5 2 (2.78%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.39%) Degree
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.39%) PMO
3 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.94%) vSphere
3 5 (6.94%) XenApp
4 4 (5.56%) VMware NSX
5 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) SCCM
1 5 (6.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (5.56%) vRealize
3 3 (4.17%) Ansible
3 3 (4.17%) HP ALM
3 3 (4.17%) Puppet
4 2 (2.78%) Kibana
4 2 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.39%) logstash
5 1 (1.39%) Nagios
5 1 (1.39%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) Oracle
2 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.50%) VMware
4 7 (9.72%) Cisco
4 7 (9.72%) Citrix
4 7 (9.72%) Ivanti
5 4 (5.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 4 (5.56%) HP
5 4 (5.56%) Nortel
6 3 (4.17%) Juniper
6 3 (4.17%) McAfee
7 2 (2.78%) Ciena
7 2 (2.78%) Ericsson
7 2 (2.78%) F5
7 2 (2.78%) Huawei
7 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.78%) ThinPrint
7 2 (2.78%) Veritas
8 1 (1.39%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.39%) Openreach