Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 57 25
Rank change year-on-year +15 -32 +20
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 89 44 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.97% 3.33% 7.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.18% 22.68% 33.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 47
Glasgow median daily rate £275 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +17.86% +3.70%
10th Percentile £188 £232 £273
90th Percentile £488 £500 £419
Scotland median daily rate £290 £395 £342
% change year-on-year -26.58% +15.50% -0.87%
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% +19.44%
Scotland median hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -43.64% -32.93% +26.15%

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 340 194 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 18.98% 14.67% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 83 144
Glasgow median daily rate £372 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.93% +8.70% +1.47%
10th Percentile £210 £211 £219
90th Percentile £544 £498 £449
Scotland median daily rate £363 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -3.33% +10.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £26.25 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.62% -38.95% +35.65%
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £32.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -40.63% -15.79% +38.48%

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 August 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 20 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 89 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (41.57%) Windows
3 25 (28.09%) Microsoft
4 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
5 18 (20.22%) Citrix
5 18 (20.22%) Office 365
6 17 (19.10%) Windows 7
6 17 (19.10%) DHCP
6 17 (19.10%) DNS
7 16 (17.98%) Change Management
7 16 (17.98%) VMware
7 16 (17.98%) SCCM
7 16 (17.98%) Windows Server
8 15 (16.85%) Ivanti
8 15 (16.85%) Migration
8 15 (16.85%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (15.73%) SQL
10 13 (14.61%) MSI
10 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (13.48%) XenApp
11 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Office
12 11 (12.36%) Linux
12 11 (12.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 11 (12.36%) PowerShell
13 10 (11.24%) Software Testing
13 10 (11.24%) Software Delivery
13 10 (11.24%) BPSS Clearance
14 9 (10.11%) Windows 10

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 (6.74%) IBM Notes
1 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.37%) IBM Connections
2 3 (3.37%) IBM Domino
2 3 (3.37%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.37%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.37%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.25%) IIS
3 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.25%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.12%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.25%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.22%) Office 365
2 4 (4.49%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.10%) DHCP
1 17 (19.10%) DNS
2 8 (8.99%) LAN
3 7 (7.87%) VPN
3 7 (7.87%) WAN
3 7 (7.87%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (6.74%) 3G
4 6 (6.74%) ADSL
4 6 (6.74%) ATM
4 6 (6.74%) BGP
4 6 (6.74%) DSL
4 6 (6.74%) EIGRP
4 6 (6.74%) Ethernet
4 6 (6.74%) Internet
4 6 (6.74%) MPLS
4 6 (6.74%) OSPF
4 6 (6.74%) RIP
4 6 (6.74%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.74%) xDSL
5 5 (5.62%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) MySQL
1 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) DB2
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (14.61%) MSI
2 5 (5.62%) HP UFT
2 5 (5.62%) WinRunner
3 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.12%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (7.87%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.37%) Finance
3 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (19.10%) Analyst
2 14 (15.73%) Support Engineer
3 8 (8.99%) Network Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (7.87%) Test Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) Applications Packager
6 5 (5.62%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.62%) Applications Support Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.49%) Administrator
7 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Technical Design Leader
7 4 (4.49%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Change Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) Deployment Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) .NET
1 2 (2.25%) CSS
1 2 (2.25%) jQuery
1 2 (2.25%) XML
1 2 (2.25%) XSLT
2 1 (1.12%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.12%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Clustering
1 6 (6.74%) Fat Client
1 6 (6.74%) PDA
1 6 (6.74%) Thin Client
2 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.37%) PKI
4 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 37 (41.57%) Windows
2 17 (19.10%) Windows 7
3 16 (17.98%) Windows Server
4 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (12.36%) Linux
6 9 (10.11%) AIX
6 9 (10.11%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.74%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.49%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.12%) HPUX
10 1 (1.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.98%) Change Management
2 15 (16.85%) Migration
3 10 (11.24%) Software Delivery
3 10 (11.24%) Software Testing
4 9 (10.11%) ITIL
5 7 (7.87%) Test Scripting
6 6 (6.74%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.62%) Decision-Making
7 5 (5.62%) Service Management
7 5 (5.62%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.49%) Application Packaging
8 4 (4.49%) Capacity Management
8 4 (4.49%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.49%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.49%) Smoke Testing
8 4 (4.49%) Software Distribution
9 3 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.37%) Network Management
9 3 (3.37%) Performance Management
9 3 (3.37%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.73%) SQL
2 11 (12.36%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.49%) Java
3 4 (4.49%) Perl
3 4 (4.49%) PHP
4 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.37%) VB
4 3 (3.37%) VBScript
5 2 (2.25%) C#
6 1 (1.12%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 89 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.24%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (7.87%) CCNP
3 7 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.74%) BC Cleared
4 6 (6.74%) CCNA
5 5 (5.62%) Degree
5 5 (5.62%) ISTQB
6 4 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (4.49%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.37%) MCSE
8 2 (2.25%) HNC
8 2 (2.25%) HND
9 1 (1.12%) CCIP
9 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.12%) MCITP
9 1 (1.12%) MCSA
9 1 (1.12%) MCTS
9 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.25%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (13.48%) XenApp
5 9 (10.11%) Hyper-V
6 8 (8.99%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.49%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (4.49%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.49%) XenServer
8 1 (1.12%) VMware NSX
8 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (17.98%) SCCM
2 11 (12.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (6.74%) HP ALM
3 6 (6.74%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.12%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.12%) Kibana
4 1 (1.12%) logstash
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.12%) Netcool
4 1 (1.12%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.12%) QRadar
4 1 (1.12%) SafeCom
4 1 (1.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (28.09%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.22%) Citrix
3 16 (17.98%) VMware
4 15 (16.85%) Ivanti
5 9 (10.11%) Cisco
5 9 (10.11%) HP
6 7 (7.87%) McAfee
6 7 (7.87%) Oracle
6 7 (7.87%) ThinPrint
7 5 (5.62%) Symantec
7 5 (5.62%) Veritas
8 4 (4.49%) Altiris
8 4 (4.49%) IBM
8 4 (4.49%) Lotus
9 3 (3.37%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 3 (3.37%) Apple
9 3 (3.37%) Nortel
9 3 (3.37%) Sophos
10 2 (2.25%) Ericsson
10 2 (2.25%) Red Hat