Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 70 29
Rank change year-on-year +14 -41 +40
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 65 29 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.76% 2.29% 5.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.70% 14.43% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 45
Glasgow median daily rate £455 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £290 £300 £259
90th Percentile £688 £490 £448
Scotland median daily rate £400 £369 £340
% change year-on-year +8.47% +8.46% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £16.62 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.30% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +8.57% -52.05% -31.42%

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 330 201 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.09% 15.88% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 110 116
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £200 £229 £213
90th Percentile £541 £464 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +10.34% +6.62% -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £25.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.21% -19.53% +1.59%
Scotland median hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -7.27% -23.61% +71.43%

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 12 December 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 12 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 65 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.08%) DV Cleared
2 15 (23.08%) Linux
3 13 (20.00%) SQL
4 12 (18.46%) MySQL
4 12 (18.46%) Windows
5 11 (16.92%) SLA
5 11 (16.92%) Problem Management
6 10 (15.38%) ITIL
6 10 (15.38%) Oracle
6 10 (15.38%) Perl
6 10 (15.38%) PHP
6 10 (15.38%) Network Management
6 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (13.85%) Shell Script
7 9 (13.85%) Incident Management
7 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
7 9 (13.85%) Migration
7 9 (13.85%) Change Management
8 8 (12.31%) Java
8 8 (12.31%) Kibana
8 8 (12.31%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (12.31%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (12.31%) Capacity Management
8 8 (12.31%) Security Operations
8 8 (12.31%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (12.31%) Security Monitoring
9 7 (10.77%) Elastic Stack
9 7 (10.77%) vSphere
9 7 (10.77%) Application Performance Management

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 8 (12.31%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.15%) Smallworld
3 1 (1.54%) Confluence
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) AutoCAD
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) IaaS
2 3 (4.62%) Office 365
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) VSAN
1 6 (9.23%) WAN
2 5 (7.69%) ADSL
2 5 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 5 (7.69%) Internet
2 5 (7.69%) LAN
2 5 (7.69%) MPLS
3 4 (6.15%) ATM
3 4 (6.15%) BGP
3 4 (6.15%) DSL
3 4 (6.15%) DWDM
3 4 (6.15%) EIGRP
3 4 (6.15%) OSPF
3 4 (6.15%) RIP
3 4 (6.15%) SDH
3 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.15%) VPN
3 4 (6.15%) xDSL
4 3 (4.62%) Firewall
4 3 (4.62%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) MySQL
2 4 (6.15%) GIS
3 2 (3.08%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Appium
1 1 (1.54%) Calabash
1 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.54%) Gatling
1 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.54%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.54%) JBehave
1 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
1 1 (1.54%) JMeter
1 1 (1.54%) JUnit
1 1 (1.54%) MSI
1 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
1 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.54%) WinRunner
General
1 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.77%) Banking
3 6 (9.23%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (21.54%) Support Engineer
2 13 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 13 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 13 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Network Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Consultant
5 6 (9.23%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) Security Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Design Leader
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) VMware Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Architect
9 2 (3.08%) DBA
9 2 (3.08%) Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Network Support
9 2 (3.08%) Network Support Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.54%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.31%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (3.08%) Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) Acoustics
4 1 (1.54%) PDA
4 1 (1.54%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Linux
2 12 (18.46%) Windows
3 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.54%) AIX
4 1 (1.54%) Solaris
4 1 (1.54%) Unix
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) Problem Management
2 10 (15.38%) ITIL
2 10 (15.38%) Network Management
3 9 (13.85%) Change Management
3 9 (13.85%) Incident Management
3 9 (13.85%) Migration
4 8 (12.31%) Capacity Management
4 8 (12.31%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (12.31%) Security Monitoring
4 8 (12.31%) Security Operations
5 7 (10.77%) Application Performance Management
5 7 (10.77%) Configuration Management
5 7 (10.77%) Performance Management
6 6 (9.23%) Data Encryption
6 6 (9.23%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.69%) Project Management
7 5 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (6.15%) CAD
8 4 (6.15%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.00%) SQL
2 10 (15.38%) Perl
2 10 (15.38%) PHP
3 9 (13.85%) Shell Script
4 8 (12.31%) Java
5 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.15%) Python
7 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.54%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.54%) C#
8 1 (1.54%) Scala
8 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.54%) VB
8 1 (1.54%) VBA
8 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (6.15%) BC Cleared
4 4 (6.15%) CCNA
4 4 (6.15%) CCNP
4 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.08%) CCIP
6 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.54%) Degree
6 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) SLA
2 4 (6.15%) PMO
3 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) vSphere
2 6 (9.23%) VMware NSX
3 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.54%) XenApp
5 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) Kibana
2 6 (9.23%) vRealize
3 4 (6.15%) Ansible
3 4 (6.15%) Puppet
4 1 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.54%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.54%) logstash
4 1 (1.54%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.54%) Nagios
4 1 (1.54%) SCCM
4 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Oracle
2 7 (10.77%) VMware
3 4 (6.15%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (6.15%) Cisco
3 4 (6.15%) Juniper
3 4 (6.15%) Nortel
4 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.08%) Ciena
5 2 (3.08%) Citrix
5 2 (3.08%) Ericsson
5 2 (3.08%) F5
5 2 (3.08%) HP
5 2 (3.08%) Huawei
5 2 (3.08%) Ivanti
5 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.54%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.54%) Centrify
6 1 (1.54%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.54%) Openreach
6 1 (1.54%) Varonis