Period
to 19 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 May 2019 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 Clearance
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 23 35
Rank change year-on-year -29 +12 -26
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 54 111 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.79% 7.25% 4.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.23% 36.63% 33.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 71 34
Glasgow median daily rate £463 £288 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.87% -16.67% -5.48%
10th Percentile £176 £200 £191
90th Percentile £716 £484 £488
Scotland median daily rate £440 £300 £388
% change year-on-year +46.58% -22.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.94 £24.25 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.64% -37.42% -
10th Percentile £15.59 £12.75 £36.53
90th Percentile £27.04 £44.10 £40.78
Scotland median hourly rate £44.00 £13.50 £43.62
% change year-on-year +225.93% -69.05% +6.38%

Security 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 214 303 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 15.04% 19.79% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 176 81
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £350 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.04% +9.56%
10th Percentile £172 £195 £183
90th Percentile £636 £528 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £26.69 £29.78 £26.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.35% +11.54% -19.11%
10th Percentile £15.71 £12.75 £14.74
90th Percentile £39.60 £49.45 £40.33
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +100.00% -53.85% -13.33%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Glasgow

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Cleared in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Glasgow

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Glasgow over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Glasgow

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 26 (48.15%) SC Cleared
2 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (31.48%) SQL
4 16 (29.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (22.22%) Windows
6 11 (20.37%) Linux
6 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
7 10 (18.52%) C#
7 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
8 9 (16.67%) .NET
8 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 8 (14.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 7 (12.96%) npm
10 7 (12.96%) Service Design
10 7 (12.96%) BC Cleared
10 7 (12.96%) Umbraco
10 7 (12.96%) REST
10 7 (12.96%) MariaDB
10 7 (12.96%) Sass
10 7 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (12.96%) MySQL
10 7 (12.96%) Oracle
10 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
10 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
11 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (11.11%) VMware
11 6 (11.11%) Information Security
11 6 (11.11%) Investment Banking
11 6 (11.11%) Banking
11 6 (11.11%) ITIL

Security 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 7 (12.96%) Umbraco
2 4 (7.41%) Confluence
3 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.56%) Sketch
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) npm
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
1 4 (7.41%) Skype
1 4 (7.41%) WAN
2 3 (5.56%) LAN
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.85%) ADSL
4 1 (1.85%) DHCP
4 1 (1.85%) DNS
4 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.85%) Firewall
4 1 (1.85%) GSM
4 1 (1.85%) MPLS
4 1 (1.85%) PSTN
4 1 (1.85%) VLAN
4 1 (1.85%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) MariaDB
1 7 (12.96%) MySQL
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.41%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (7.41%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.70%) Big Data
5 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.41%) JIRA
2 4 (7.41%) MSTest
2 4 (7.41%) NUnit
2 4 (7.41%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.56%) gulp
3 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.56%) webpack
4 2 (3.70%) Selenium
5 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (11.11%) Banking
1 6 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Legal
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Billing
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Developer
2 7 (12.96%) DBA
3 6 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle DBA
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Coach
6 3 (5.56%) Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Chief Information Officer
6 3 (5.56%) Chief Information Security Officer
6 3 (5.56%) Chief Security Officer
6 3 (5.56%) Information Security Officer
6 3 (5.56%) Interaction Designer
6 3 (5.56%) Security Officer
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Interaction Designer
6 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) .NET
2 7 (12.96%) REST
2 7 (12.96%) Sass
3 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (9.26%) Web Services
4 4 (7.41%) .NET Core
4 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
4 4 (7.41%) CSS
4 4 (7.41%) Entity Framework
4 4 (7.41%) HTML
5 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.56%) OOCSS
5 3 (5.56%) XML
6 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.85%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.85%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (1.85%) React
7 1 (1.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.41%) User Experience
3 3 (5.56%) Clustering
3 3 (5.56%) Replication
4 2 (3.70%) EPoS
4 2 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.85%) Acoustics
5 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 11 (20.37%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) Solaris
5 1 (1.85%) Unix
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 7 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (12.96%) Service Design
4 6 (11.11%) CRM
4 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (11.11%) Information Security
4 6 (11.11%) ITIL
4 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 5 (9.26%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (9.26%) Data Management
5 5 (9.26%) MVC
6 4 (7.41%) B2C
6 4 (7.41%) Break/Fix
6 4 (7.41%) Front End Development
6 4 (7.41%) Task Automation
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.56%) Information Security Management
7 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.56%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) C#
2 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.56%) ES6
5 3 (5.56%) Java
5 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.85%) Clojure
6 1 (1.85%) Korn
6 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) SC Cleared
2 16 (29.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (12.96%) BC Cleared
4 5 (9.26%) DV Cleared
5 4 (7.41%) CISSP
5 4 (7.41%) Degree
6 3 (5.56%) CISA
6 3 (5.56%) CISM
7 2 (3.70%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.85%) VCAP
8 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) COBIT
1 4 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (7.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.56%) NIST 800
3 2 (3.70%) QA
3 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.70%) vSphere
2 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Ansible
1 2 (3.70%) Kibana
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.85%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) VMware
3 4 (7.41%) Cisco
4 3 (5.56%) Dell
4 3 (5.56%) EMC
4 3 (5.56%) NetApp
5 2 (3.70%) BT
6 1 (1.85%) Aruba
6 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.85%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) Juniper
6 1 (1.85%) Openreach
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.85%) SAP