Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 45 24
Rank change year-on-year +9 -21 -1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 87 41 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.56% 3.59% 6.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.06% 26.97% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 27 41
Glasgow median daily rate £273 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.17% -20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £188 £185 £288
90th Percentile £481 £488 £434
Scotland median daily rate £288 £388 £380
% change year-on-year -25.81% +1.97% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.25 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.38% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £43.62 £41.00
% change year-on-year -69.05% +6.38% +70.16%

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 310 152 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.82% 13.32% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 73 137
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £373 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.04% +9.56% -2.86%
10th Percentile £190 £182 £210
90th Percentile £505 £488 £450
Scotland median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £29.78 £26.70 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -19.11% +25.86%
Scotland median hourly rate £15.38 £31.93 £37.50
% change year-on-year -51.84% -14.87% +36.66%

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 25 May 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 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 87 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (35.63%) Windows
3 28 (32.18%) Office 365
4 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
4 25 (28.74%) Active Directory
5 15 (17.24%) Citrix
5 15 (17.24%) SCCM
5 15 (17.24%) VMware
6 14 (16.09%) Migration
6 14 (16.09%) DHCP
6 14 (16.09%) DNS
6 14 (16.09%) Windows Server
7 13 (14.94%) Microsoft Office
8 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (13.79%) Change Management
8 12 (13.79%) Ivanti
8 12 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (13.79%) Windows 7
9 11 (12.64%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (11.49%) Software Testing
10 10 (11.49%) PowerShell
10 10 (11.49%) XenApp
10 10 (11.49%) Windows 10
11 9 (10.34%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (10.34%) MSI
11 9 (10.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (10.34%) SQL
12 8 (9.20%) AIX

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 (6.90%) IBM Notes
2 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.75%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.45%) IBM Connections
3 3 (3.45%) IBM Domino
3 3 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.30%) IIS
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (14.94%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.30%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 28 (32.18%) Office 365
2 9 (10.34%) Azure Active Directory
2 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.09%) DHCP
1 14 (16.09%) DNS
2 8 (9.20%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (6.90%) 3G
4 5 (5.75%) Skype
5 4 (4.60%) LAN
5 4 (4.60%) VPN
6 3 (3.45%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.45%) Internet
6 3 (3.45%) Network Security
6 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.45%) WAN
7 2 (2.30%) ADSL
7 2 (2.30%) BGP
7 2 (2.30%) DSL
7 2 (2.30%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.30%) MPLS
7 2 (2.30%) OSPF
7 2 (2.30%) RIP
7 2 (2.30%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) DB2
3 1 (1.15%) MySQL
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) MSI
2 4 (4.60%) HP UFT
2 4 (4.60%) WinRunner
3 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.15%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.15%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (5.75%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) Legal
3 1 (1.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (17.24%) Support Engineer
2 14 (16.09%) Analyst
3 8 (9.20%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (9.20%) Consultant
4 6 (6.90%) Test Analyst
5 5 (5.75%) Administrator
5 5 (5.75%) Architect
5 5 (5.75%) Desktop Support
6 4 (4.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Applications Packager
6 4 (4.60%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Messaging Support
6 4 (4.60%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Network Engineer
6 4 (4.60%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.45%) Change and Release Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Change Manager
7 3 (3.45%) Deployment Manager
7 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) .NET
1 2 (2.30%) CSS
1 2 (2.30%) jQuery
1 2 (2.30%) XML
1 2 (2.30%) XSLT
2 1 (1.15%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Fat Client
1 6 (6.90%) Thin Client
2 5 (5.75%) Clustering
2 5 (5.75%) PDA
3 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.45%) PKI
4 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.15%) CMDB
5 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (35.63%) Windows
2 14 (16.09%) Windows Server
3 12 (13.79%) Windows 7
3 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (11.49%) Windows 10
5 8 (9.20%) AIX
6 7 (8.05%) Linux
7 6 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.60%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.30%) Unix
11 1 (1.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.09%) Migration
2 12 (13.79%) Change Management
3 10 (11.49%) Software Testing
4 8 (9.20%) Software Delivery
5 6 (6.90%) Decision-Making
5 6 (6.90%) Test Scripting
6 5 (5.75%) ITIL
6 5 (5.75%) Service Management
7 4 (4.60%) Escalation Management
7 4 (4.60%) Test Automation
8 3 (3.45%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.45%) ITIL V3
8 3 (3.45%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.45%) Project Management
8 3 (3.45%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (3.45%) Smoke Testing
8 3 (3.45%) Time Management
9 2 (2.30%) Application Packaging
9 2 (2.30%) Security Management
9 2 (2.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.49%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (2.30%) C#
3 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.30%) VB
3 2 (2.30%) VBScript
4 1 (1.15%) C
4 1 (1.15%) C++
4 1 (1.15%) Embedded C++
4 1 (1.15%) Java
4 1 (1.15%) Perl
4 1 (1.15%) PHP
4 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 87 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.60%) Degree
3 4 (4.60%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.45%) CCNA
4 3 (3.45%) CCNP
4 3 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.45%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) MCSE
5 2 (2.30%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) HNC
5 2 (2.30%) HND
6 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.15%) MCSA
6 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.15%) PMP
6 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.30%) PMO
2 1 (1.15%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.15%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.15%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 25 (28.74%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (11.49%) XenApp
5 8 (9.20%) Hyper-V
6 7 (8.05%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (3.45%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.45%) XenServer
8 1 (1.15%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (17.24%) SCCM
2 9 (10.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (5.75%) HP ALM
3 5 (5.75%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.15%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.15%) Netcool
5 1 (1.15%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.15%) QRadar
5 1 (1.15%) SafeCom
5 1 (1.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (28.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.24%) Citrix
2 15 (17.24%) VMware
3 12 (13.79%) Ivanti
4 8 (9.20%) HP
5 7 (8.05%) ThinPrint
6 6 (6.90%) Cisco
6 6 (6.90%) McAfee
7 5 (5.75%) Symantec
8 4 (4.60%) Altiris
8 4 (4.60%) IBM
8 4 (4.60%) Lotus
8 4 (4.60%) Oracle
8 4 (4.60%) Veritas
9 3 (3.45%) Apple
9 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.45%) Sophos
10 2 (2.30%) ArcSight
10 2 (2.30%) F5
10 2 (2.30%) Nintex