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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 35 33 18
Rank change year-on-year -2 -15  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 23 21 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.37% 3.65% 8.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.26% 16.94% 45.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 48
Median daily rate £290 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.66% -5.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £33.84
% change year-on-year -13.79% +28.54%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow.

Academic & Professional Certification
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 76 124 161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 14.45% 21.57% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 52 90
Median daily rate £338 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.73% -9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £100 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 11
Median hourly rate £26.70 - £31.70
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.05 - £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.34 - £68.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Glasgow

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 44 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.18%) Linux
3 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 8 (18.18%) Oracle
3 8 (18.18%) ITIL
3 8 (18.18%) Unix
3 8 (18.18%) Firewall
3 8 (18.18%) Finance
4 7 (15.91%) Windows
4 7 (15.91%) AIX
5 6 (13.64%) C
5 6 (13.64%) Perl
5 6 (13.64%) Cisco
5 6 (13.64%) IBM
5 6 (13.64%) Korn
5 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
6 5 (11.36%) PowerHA
6 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
6 5 (11.36%) PMO
6 5 (11.36%) Document Management
6 5 (11.36%) HP
6 5 (11.36%) LAN
6 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.36%) Solaris
6 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
6 5 (11.36%) MS Project
7 4 (9.09%) WAN
7 4 (9.09%) Objective-C
7 4 (9.09%) VMware

SC Cleared
Top Related 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 (6.82%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) iPlanet
2 1 (2.27%) JBoss
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Project
3 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Firewall
2 5 (11.36%) LAN
2 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.09%) Network Security
3 4 (9.09%) WAN
4 2 (4.55%) BIG-IP
4 2 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (4.55%) Wireless
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.27%) DMZ
5 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.27%) SAN
5 1 (2.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.82%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (6.82%) MS Access
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Developer
2 6 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) AIX Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) iOS Developer
4 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Objective-C Developer
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Unix Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) REST
2 3 (6.82%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) J2EE
3 1 (2.27%) Spring
3 1 (2.27%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) iPad
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) RIA
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Celerra
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (2.27%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.27%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.27%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) PMI
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
1 8 (18.18%) Unix
2 7 (15.91%) AIX
2 7 (15.91%) Windows
3 5 (11.36%) Solaris
3 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.27%) HPUX
6 1 (2.27%) SUSE
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) ITIL
2 5 (11.36%) Document Management
3 4 (9.09%) iOS Development
3 4 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.82%) ITSM
4 3 (6.82%) Service Management
5 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (4.55%) Data Management
5 2 (4.55%) DSDM
5 2 (4.55%) ERP
5 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.55%) Migration
5 2 (4.55%) Network Design
5 2 (4.55%) Prototyping
5 2 (4.55%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.27%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) Bash Shell
1 6 (13.64%) C
1 6 (13.64%) Korn
1 6 (13.64%) Perl
2 4 (9.09%) Objective-C
3 3 (6.82%) C#
3 3 (6.82%) SQL
4 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.27%) C-shell
5 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.55%) CCNP
4 2 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) CCDP
5 1 (2.27%) CCIE
5 1 (2.27%) CCIP
5 1 (2.27%) CCNA
5 1 (2.27%) CCSA
5 1 (2.27%) CCSE
5 1 (2.27%) HP ASE
5 1 (2.27%) HP MASE
5 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.27%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) PMO
2 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) PowerHA
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
3 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.82%) vSphere
4 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.27%) KVM
5 1 (2.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.55%) PowerCLI
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) vRealize
3 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle
3 6 (13.64%) Cisco
3 6 (13.64%) IBM
4 5 (11.36%) HP
5 4 (9.09%) VMware
6 3 (6.82%) F5
6 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.55%) Aruba
7 2 (4.55%) Hyperion
7 2 (4.55%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.27%) Brocade
8 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.27%) EMC
8 1 (2.27%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.27%) Juniper
8 1 (2.27%) PlateSpin
8 1 (2.27%) Sun
8 1 (2.27%) Veritas
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