Period
to 20 April 2019

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 20 April 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 38 39
Rank change year-on-year -37 +1 -11
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 30 72 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.02% 5.10% 4.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.04% 26.97% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 43 36
Glasgow median daily rate £469 £273 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.02% -28.52% +1.67%
10th Percentile £289 £200 £194
90th Percentile £688 £480 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £285 £388
% change year-on-year +49.12% -26.45% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.94 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.16% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £44.00 £46.00 £47.23
% change year-on-year -4.35% -2.60% +18.08%

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 230 267 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 15.51% 18.92% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 163 90
Glasgow median daily rate £415 £359 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.52% -2.97% +5.79%
10th Percentile £173 £201 £185
90th Percentile £650 £520 £474
Scotland median daily rate £425 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £26.89 £35.00 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.19% +120.26% -51.85%
10th Percentile £19.14 £17.75 £14.74
90th Percentile £42.64 £50.90 £34.41
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £21.73 £42.70
% change year-on-year +38.06% -49.10% +18.60%

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 20 April 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 6 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (20.00%) Kibana
3 6 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 6 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
4 5 (16.67%) Fibre Optics
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) CAD
5 4 (13.33%) AutoCAD
5 4 (13.33%) GIS
5 4 (13.33%) Smallworld
5 4 (13.33%) Windows
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.33%) Network Architecture
5 4 (13.33%) PMO
6 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (10.00%) Service Design
6 3 (10.00%) Skype
6 3 (10.00%) Dell

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 6 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (13.33%) Smallworld
3 2 (6.67%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Confluence
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) AutoCAD
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.67%) npm
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Skype
2 2 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) ADSL
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) MPLS
3 1 (3.33%) PSTN
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) GIS
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.33%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (3.33%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.33%) gulp
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.33%) MSTest
3 1 (3.33%) NUnit
3 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.33%) webpack
General
1 7 (23.33%) Banking
2 6 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Finance
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Developer
4 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Fibre Planner
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Developer
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Azure Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Computer Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Fibre Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Field Hardware Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (6.67%) CSS
3 2 (6.67%) REST
3 2 (6.67%) Sass
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Core
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) OOCSS
4 1 (3.33%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (3.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (16.67%) Fibre Optics
3 2 (6.67%) EPoS
4 1 (3.33%) Acoustics
4 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
1 6 (20.00%) Security Operations
2 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) CAD
3 4 (13.33%) Network Architecture
3 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) Service Design
4 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Break/Fix
5 2 (6.67%) Data Governance
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (6.67%) MVC
5 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.67%) Validation
6 1 (3.33%) Cross-Browser Development
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps
6 1 (3.33%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) Clojure
4 1 (3.33%) ES6
4 1 (3.33%) Korn
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.33%) VCAP
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) PMO
2 2 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Kibana
2 2 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) VMware
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.00%) Dell
3 3 (10.00%) EMC
3 3 (10.00%) NetApp
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Aruba
5 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.33%) BT
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) Openreach
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Symantec
5 1 (3.33%) Varonis