Period
to 19 August 2018

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 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 Clearance
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 48 11
Rank change year-on-year +21 -37 +9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 121 54 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.77% 4.04% 12.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.28% 27.69% 59.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 29 92
Glasgow median daily rate £285 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.75% +11.89% +10.00%
10th Percentile £198 £231 £220
90th Percentile £488 £500 £440
Scotland median daily rate £300 £400 £345
% change year-on-year -25.00% +15.94% +1.25%
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 £17.50 £27.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% -34.52% +16.67%

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 343 195 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.20% 14.61% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 83 144
Glasgow median daily rate £365 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +8.70% +1.47%
10th Percentile £210 £211 £219
90th Percentile £543 £498 £449
Scotland median daily rate £363 £380 £340
% change year-on-year -4.61% +11.76% -
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%

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 August 2018.

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

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Glasgow over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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 89 (73.55%) SC Cleared
2 41 (33.88%) Windows
3 38 (31.40%) Microsoft
4 30 (24.79%) Active Directory
5 25 (20.66%) VMware
6 22 (18.18%) Migration
7 21 (17.36%) Office 365
8 20 (16.53%) Windows Server
8 20 (16.53%) SQL
9 19 (15.70%) DNS
9 19 (15.70%) Citrix
9 19 (15.70%) SCCM
9 19 (15.70%) Windows 7
10 18 (14.88%) PowerShell
10 18 (14.88%) Ivanti
10 18 (14.88%) Change Management
10 18 (14.88%) Microsoft App-V
10 18 (14.88%) DHCP
11 16 (13.22%) MSI
11 16 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (13.22%) BPSS Clearance
12 15 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (12.40%) Linux
13 14 (11.57%) Microsoft Office
13 14 (11.57%) JavaScript
14 13 (10.74%) Cisco
14 13 (10.74%) XenApp
15 12 (9.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 12 (9.92%) Agile Software Development

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 9 (7.44%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.96%) IBM Notes
2 6 (4.96%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.31%) IBM Connections
3 4 (3.31%) IBM Domino
3 4 (3.31%) IIS
3 4 (3.31%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.31%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.31%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (3.31%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.31%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.31%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.48%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.65%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (11.57%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (3.31%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.36%) Office 365
2 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.13%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (3.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.65%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.65%) npm
5 2 (1.65%) PaaS
6 1 (0.83%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.70%) DNS
2 18 (14.88%) DHCP
3 11 (9.09%) WAN
4 10 (8.26%) LAN
5 8 (6.61%) VPN
6 7 (5.79%) Ethernet
6 7 (5.79%) Firewall
6 7 (5.79%) Internet
6 7 (5.79%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (4.96%) 3G
7 6 (4.96%) ADSL
7 6 (4.96%) ATM
7 6 (4.96%) BGP
7 6 (4.96%) DSL
7 6 (4.96%) EIGRP
7 6 (4.96%) MPLS
7 6 (4.96%) OSPF
7 6 (4.96%) RIP
7 6 (4.96%) TCP/IP
7 6 (4.96%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.13%) MySQL
4 4 (3.31%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (3.31%) DB2
5 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.65%) Big Data
6 2 (1.65%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.65%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.65%) HDInsight
6 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.65%) Power BI
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (13.22%) MSI
2 5 (4.13%) HP UFT
2 5 (4.13%) WinRunner
3 3 (2.48%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.65%) gulp
4 2 (1.65%) MSTest
4 2 (1.65%) NUnit
4 2 (1.65%) webpack
5 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.83%) GoCD
5 1 (0.83%) Gradle
5 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.83%) JProfiler
5 1 (0.83%) JUnit
5 1 (0.83%) PVCS
5 1 (0.83%) Subversion
5 1 (0.83%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (6.61%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.13%) Finance
3 1 (0.83%) Back Office
3 1 (0.83%) Electronics
3 1 (0.83%) Legal
3 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.83%) Marketing
3 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (18.18%) Analyst
2 15 (12.40%) Support Engineer
3 14 (11.57%) Developer
4 11 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 8 (6.61%) Applications Packager
6 7 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (5.79%) Test Analyst
7 6 (4.96%) Administrator
8 5 (4.13%) Applications Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.13%) Applications Support Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) CRM Developer
8 5 (4.13%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.13%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.31%) Change Manager
9 4 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Migration Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.61%) CSS
2 5 (4.13%) .NET
2 5 (4.13%) jQuery
2 5 (4.13%) XML
2 5 (4.13%) XSLT
3 4 (3.31%) Angular 2
3 4 (3.31%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.31%) REST
4 3 (2.48%) Sass
5 2 (1.65%) .NET Core
5 2 (1.65%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.65%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.65%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (1.65%) OAuth
5 2 (1.65%) OAuth2
5 2 (1.65%) OOCSS
6 1 (0.83%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.83%) JPA
6 1 (0.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.96%) Clustering
1 6 (4.96%) Computer Science
1 6 (4.96%) Fat Client
1 6 (4.96%) PDA
1 6 (4.96%) Thin Client
2 5 (4.13%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.48%) PKI
5 2 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.65%) User Experience
6 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.83%) CMDB
6 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.83%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) NHS
6 1 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 41 (33.88%) Windows
2 20 (16.53%) Windows Server
3 19 (15.70%) Windows 7
4 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (12.40%) Linux
5 15 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (8.26%) AIX
7 9 (7.44%) Windows 10
8 6 (4.96%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.31%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.48%) Unix
12 1 (0.83%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.18%) Migration
2 18 (14.88%) Change Management
3 12 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (9.09%) ITIL
4 11 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 10 (8.26%) Software Testing
6 9 (7.44%) CRM
6 9 (7.44%) Service Design
7 8 (6.61%) Decision-Making
7 8 (6.61%) Workflow
8 7 (5.79%) Problem Management
8 7 (5.79%) Service Management
8 7 (5.79%) Test Scripting
9 6 (4.96%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.96%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 6 (4.96%) Incident Management
9 6 (4.96%) Test Automation
10 5 (4.13%) Escalation Management
10 5 (4.13%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (4.13%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.53%) SQL
2 18 (14.88%) PowerShell
3 14 (11.57%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.26%) C#
5 8 (6.61%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.13%) Java
7 4 (3.31%) Perl
7 4 (3.31%) PHP
7 4 (3.31%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.31%) VB
7 4 (3.31%) VBScript
8 2 (1.65%) ES6
9 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 89 (73.55%) SC Cleared
2 16 (13.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (6.61%) Degree
4 7 (5.79%) BC Cleared
4 7 (5.79%) CCNP
4 7 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.96%) CCNA
5 6 (4.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (4.96%) DV Cleared
6 5 (4.13%) ISTQB
6 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.31%) MCSE
8 2 (1.65%) HNC
8 2 (1.65%) HND
8 2 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.83%) MCITP
9 1 (0.83%) MCTS
9 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.83%) PMP
9 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) PMO
1 3 (2.48%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.83%) GDPR
3 1 (0.83%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 30 (24.79%) Active Directory
2 18 (14.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 16 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (10.74%) XenApp
5 9 (7.44%) Hyper-V
5 9 (7.44%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (4.13%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.13%) XenServer
7 4 (3.31%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (2.48%) vSphere
9 2 (1.65%) Docker
10 1 (0.83%) Firmware
10 1 (0.83%) NFS
10 1 (0.83%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 19 (15.70%) SCCM
2 12 (9.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (4.96%) HP ALM
3 6 (4.96%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.83%) Kibana
4 1 (0.83%) logstash
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.83%) MOM
4 1 (0.83%) Netcool
4 1 (0.83%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.83%) QRadar
4 1 (0.83%) SafeCom
4 1 (0.83%) vRealize
Vendors
1 38 (31.40%) Microsoft
2 25 (20.66%) VMware
3 19 (15.70%) Citrix
4 18 (14.88%) Ivanti
5 13 (10.74%) Cisco
6 10 (8.26%) HP
7 8 (6.61%) McAfee
7 8 (6.61%) Oracle
8 7 (5.79%) ThinPrint
9 5 (4.13%) F5
9 5 (4.13%) IBM
9 5 (4.13%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.13%) Symantec
9 5 (4.13%) Veritas
10 4 (3.31%) Altiris
10 4 (3.31%) Juniper
10 4 (3.31%) Lotus
11 3 (2.48%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 3 (2.48%) Apple
11 3 (2.48%) Sophos