Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 53 25
Rank change year-on-year +42 -28 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 122 57 98
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 10.95% 3.84% 7.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.74% 24.68% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 46 65
Median daily rate £475 £492 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.46% +49.09% -8.97%
10th Percentile £189 £334 £200
90th Percentile £625 £701 £483
Scotland median daily rate £450 £450 £300
% change year-on-year - +50.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.94 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.05% -48.29% +8.00%
10th Percentile £14.65 £15.59 £35.90
90th Percentile £20.00 £27.04 £46.70
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £43.25 £51.75
% change year-on-year -53.76% -16.43% -0.48%

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 227 231 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 20.38% 15.56% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 156 159
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £189 £161 £200
90th Percentile £625 £644 £506
Scotland median daily rate £426 £425 £363
% change year-on-year +0.29% +17.24% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.53% -24.29% +46.17%
10th Percentile £14.93 £15.71 £19.94
90th Percentile £27.86 £43.57 £52.35
Median hourly rate £23.50 £26.89 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.59% +12.02% -37.66%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Glasgow

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Security Cleared in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Glasgow

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in Glasgow over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Glasgow

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Security Cleared in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 97 (79.51%) SC Cleared
2 45 (36.89%) Windows
3 39 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (29.51%) Active Directory
5 35 (28.69%) DevOps
6 32 (26.23%) Linux
7 28 (22.95%) Jenkins
7 28 (22.95%) Ansible
8 27 (22.13%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (20.49%) Windows Server
10 24 (19.67%) Mentoring
10 24 (19.67%) Python
11 23 (18.85%) Git (software)
11 23 (18.85%) PowerShell
12 22 (18.03%) Red Hat
13 21 (17.21%) Finance
13 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
13 21 (17.21%) Puppet
13 21 (17.21%) Amazon Linux
13 21 (17.21%) Skype
13 21 (17.21%) BPSS Clearance
14 19 (15.57%) Public Sector
14 19 (15.57%) Bitbucket
15 18 (14.75%) GitHub
16 17 (13.93%) Windows 10
17 16 (13.11%) Coaching
17 16 (13.11%) LDAP
18 15 (12.30%) Java
18 15 (12.30%) Telecoms
18 15 (12.30%) Sonatype Nexus

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 11 (9.02%) Confluence
2 4 (3.28%) Apache
2 4 (3.28%) IIS
2 4 (3.28%) Jetty
2 4 (3.28%) Mongrel
2 4 (3.28%) nginx
2 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.28%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.28%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.82%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.82%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 27 (22.13%) Amazon EC2
2 18 (14.75%) GitHub
3 10 (8.20%) Google Docs
3 10 (8.20%) Slack
4 9 (7.38%) Office 365
5 8 (6.56%) AWS
6 4 (3.28%) GCP
6 4 (3.28%) Google App Engine
7 3 (2.46%) Azure
7 3 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.46%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.64%) Yammer
9 1 (0.82%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.82%) IaaS
9 1 (0.82%) PaaS
9 1 (0.82%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.82%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.21%) Skype
2 12 (9.84%) TCP/IP
3 11 (9.02%) DNS
4 8 (6.56%) DHCP
4 8 (6.56%) Firewall
4 8 (6.56%) VPN
5 7 (5.74%) IPsec
6 6 (4.92%) Internet
7 5 (4.10%) Broadband
7 5 (4.10%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (4.10%) WAN
8 4 (3.28%) Ethernet
8 4 (3.28%) FTP
8 4 (3.28%) HTTP
8 4 (3.28%) LAN
8 4 (3.28%) MPLS
8 4 (3.28%) SNMP
8 4 (3.28%) SSL
9 3 (2.46%) BGP
9 3 (2.46%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.66%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.82%) dBASE
3 1 (0.82%) MySQL
3 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.82%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 28 (22.95%) Jenkins
2 23 (18.85%) Git (software)
3 19 (15.57%) Bitbucket
4 15 (12.30%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (9.02%) JIRA
6 8 (6.56%) GitLab
7 4 (3.28%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.82%) GoCD
8 1 (0.82%) Selenium
8 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (17.21%) Finance
2 19 (15.57%) Public Sector
3 15 (12.30%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.38%) Electronics
4 9 (7.38%) Manufacturing
4 9 (7.38%) Marketing
5 1 (0.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (17.21%) DevOps Engineer
1 21 (17.21%) Senior DevOps
2 14 (11.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 10 (8.20%) Consultant
3 10 (8.20%) Developer
4 8 (6.56%) Digital Developer
5 7 (5.74%) Deployment Engineer
5 7 (5.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (5.74%) Java Developer
6 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
7 5 (4.10%) Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) Active Directory Consultant
8 4 (3.28%) Active Directory Engineer
8 4 (3.28%) Desktop Support
8 4 (3.28%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.28%) Scrum Master
8 4 (3.28%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (2.46%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (2.46%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 3 (2.46%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.11%) LDAP
2 13 (10.66%) RabbitMQ
3 12 (9.84%) RESTful
4 9 (7.38%) React
4 9 (7.38%) Redux
5 5 (4.10%) .NET
6 4 (3.28%) J2EE
6 4 (3.28%) Servlets
7 2 (1.64%) Web Services
8 1 (0.82%) CGI
8 1 (0.82%) jQuery
8 1 (0.82%) Middleware
8 1 (0.82%) Node.js
8 1 (0.82%) Spring
8 1 (0.82%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.92%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.28%) PKI
4 2 (1.64%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.82%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.82%) Replication
5 1 (0.82%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.89%) Windows
2 32 (26.23%) Linux
3 25 (20.49%) Windows Server
4 21 (17.21%) Amazon Linux
5 17 (13.93%) Windows 10
6 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.82%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.69%) DevOps
3 24 (19.67%) Mentoring
4 16 (13.11%) Coaching
5 14 (11.48%) Technical Leadership
6 13 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (10.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 13 (10.66%) Kanban
6 13 (10.66%) Microservices
6 13 (10.66%) Pair Programming
6 13 (10.66%) User Stories
7 12 (9.84%) Continuous Deployment
8 11 (9.02%) Configuration Management
8 11 (9.02%) Test Automation
8 11 (9.02%) Unit Testing
9 10 (8.20%) Programme Management
10 9 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (7.38%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (5.74%) OO
11 7 (5.74%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.67%) Python
2 23 (18.85%) PowerShell
3 15 (12.30%) Java
4 12 (9.84%) Java 8
5 9 (7.38%) Clojure
5 9 (7.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.46%) SQL
7 2 (1.64%) Perl
8 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.82%) Korn
8 1 (0.82%) PHP
8 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 97 (79.51%) SC Cleared
2 21 (17.21%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (4.92%) BC Cleared
4 4 (3.28%) Degree
5 3 (2.46%) CCDP
5 3 (2.46%) CCIP
5 3 (2.46%) CCNA
5 3 (2.46%) CCNP
5 3 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.46%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.64%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.82%) CCMSE
7 1 (0.82%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (0.82%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.82%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.82%) MCSA
7 1 (0.82%) OCP
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) QA
2 4 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.46%) NCSC
3 3 (2.46%) NIST
4 1 (0.82%) PMO
4 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (29.51%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.38%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.28%) Xen
5 1 (0.82%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
5 1 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 28 (22.95%) Ansible
2 21 (17.21%) Puppet
3 5 (4.10%) SCCM
4 3 (2.46%) Consul
5 2 (1.64%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.64%) Terraform
6 1 (0.82%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.82%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (18.03%) Red Hat
2 21 (17.21%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.48%) Google
4 9 (7.38%) SAP
4 9 (7.38%) VMware
5 6 (4.92%) Citrix
6 5 (4.10%) Progress
6 5 (4.10%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.46%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (2.46%) Cisco
7 3 (2.46%) CommVault
7 3 (2.46%) Juniper
7 3 (2.46%) Oracle
8 2 (1.64%) Ivanti
9 1 (0.82%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.82%) HP
9 1 (0.82%) IBM
9 1 (0.82%) NetScout
9 1 (0.82%) SolarWinds