Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 36 47
Rank change year-on-year -21 +11 -22
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 37 47 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.11% 4.40% 2.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.87% 26.40% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 30
Glasgow median daily rate £354 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.07% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £236 £200 £281
90th Percentile £475 £441 £450
Scotland median daily rate £330 £340 £375
% change year-on-year -2.94% -9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £46.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £57.50 £34.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +69.12% -20.00% +157.58%

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 207 178 273
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.41% 16.67% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 95 131
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £200 £184 £140
90th Percentile £475 £450 £475
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +6.62% -2.86% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £28.00 £23.95 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.93% +4.11% +39.39%
10th Percentile £19.40 £14.74 £15.00
90th Percentile £50.90 £36.73 £31.00
Scotland median hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -25.71% +28.44% -7.63%

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 22 February 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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 37 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) Office 365
3 9 (24.32%) Windows
4 7 (18.92%) Migration
5 6 (16.22%) SQL
6 5 (13.51%) MySQL
6 5 (13.51%) Oracle
6 5 (13.51%) Linux
6 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
6 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
6 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
6 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (13.51%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (10.81%) User Experience
7 4 (10.81%) Network Management
7 4 (10.81%) Service Design
7 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
7 4 (10.81%) UML
7 4 (10.81%) Perl
7 4 (10.81%) PHP
8 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
8 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.11%) Finance
8 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
9 2 (5.41%) Skype
9 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
9 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business

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 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) Jetty
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (32.43%) Office 365
2 5 (13.51%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
1 2 (5.41%) Skype
1 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.70%) 3G
2 1 (2.70%) AMQP
2 1 (2.70%) DHCP
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.70%) RS-232
2 1 (2.70%) RS-485
2 1 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.70%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Redis
3 1 (2.70%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
1 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.70%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (2.70%) Selenium
1 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Applications Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Applications Support
3 4 (10.81%) Applications Support Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Architect
4 3 (8.11%) UX Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) DBA
5 2 (5.41%) Designer
5 2 (5.41%) Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Messaging Support
5 2 (5.41%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared DBA
6 1 (2.70%) Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) HTML5
2 1 (2.70%) JMS
2 1 (2.70%) JPA
2 1 (2.70%) Kafka
2 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.70%) Spring
2 1 (2.70%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) CMDB
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.81%) Network Management
3 4 (10.81%) Service Design
3 4 (10.81%) UML
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
5 2 (5.41%) Open Source
5 2 (5.41%) Project Management
5 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) SOA
5 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.41%) Use Case
6 1 (2.70%) Change Management
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.70%) RUP
6 1 (2.70%) Scrum
6 1 (2.70%) Security Management
6 1 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Perl
2 4 (10.81%) PHP
2 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) Ruby
3 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PMP
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Def Stans
1 1 (2.70%) DO-178B
1 1 (2.70%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Cobbler
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco
2 1 (2.70%) Citrix
2 1 (2.70%) EnterpriseDB
2 1 (2.70%) HP
2 1 (2.70%) IBM
2 1 (2.70%) Informatica
2 1 (2.70%) Ivanti
2 1 (2.70%) Juniper
2 1 (2.70%) Nortel
2 1 (2.70%) Openreach
2 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.70%) ThinPrint
2 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.70%) VMware