Period
to 16 December 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 16 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 Clearance
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 48 17
Rank change year-on-year +11 -31 +5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 92 45 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.36% 3.60% 7.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.96% 23.32% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 30 58
Glasgow median daily rate £446 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.50% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £281 £299 £266
90th Percentile £626 £458 £446
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.91% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £36.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year -31.03% -13.69% -21.08%

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 329 193 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.16% 15.45% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 109 114
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £200 £228 £213
90th Percentile £541 £458 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £361 £340
% change year-on-year +10.73% +6.25% -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £28.00 £23.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.14% +16.93% -23.98%
10th Percentile £15.57 £19.50 £16.47
90th Percentile £38.71 £34.50 £30.50
Scotland median hourly rate £26.00 £28.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% -17.65% +61.90%

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 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Glasgow

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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 16 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 64 (69.57%) SC Cleared
2 27 (29.35%) Linux
3 26 (28.26%) SQL
4 22 (23.91%) MySQL
4 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (18.48%) Windows
6 15 (16.30%) Migration
6 15 (16.30%) DV Cleared
7 13 (14.13%) Banking
8 12 (13.04%) Shell Script
8 12 (13.04%) MariaDB
8 12 (13.04%) Investment Banking
9 11 (11.96%) Problem Management
9 11 (11.96%) Network Management
9 11 (11.96%) ITIL
9 11 (11.96%) Oracle
9 11 (11.96%) SLA
10 10 (10.87%) Perl
10 10 (10.87%) PHP
10 10 (10.87%) VMware
10 10 (10.87%) Telecoms
10 10 (10.87%) Incident Management
10 10 (10.87%) PowerShell
10 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (10.87%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (9.78%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (9.78%) Change Management
12 8 (8.70%) Internet
12 8 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (8.70%) Clustering

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 8 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (7.61%) Confluence
2 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.35%) Smallworld
4 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.26%) IIS
4 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.17%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.35%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.17%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.52%) IaaS
2 6 (6.52%) Office 365
3 2 (2.17%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) Internet
2 7 (7.61%) WAN
3 6 (6.52%) LAN
3 6 (6.52%) VSAN
4 5 (5.43%) ADSL
4 5 (5.43%) Ethernet
4 5 (5.43%) Firewall
4 5 (5.43%) MPLS
5 4 (4.35%) ATM
5 4 (4.35%) BGP
5 4 (4.35%) DSL
5 4 (4.35%) DWDM
5 4 (4.35%) EIGRP
5 4 (4.35%) OSPF
5 4 (4.35%) RIP
5 4 (4.35%) SDH
5 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.35%) VPN
5 4 (4.35%) xDSL
6 3 (3.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.91%) MySQL
2 12 (13.04%) MariaDB
3 4 (4.35%) GIS
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.17%) Big Data
5 2 (2.17%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.17%) HDInsight
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.17%) Power BI
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.09%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
1 7 (7.61%) JIRA
2 1 (1.09%) Appium
2 1 (1.09%) Calabash
2 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.09%) Gatling
2 1 (1.09%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.09%) JBehave
2 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.09%) JMeter
2 1 (1.09%) JUnit
2 1 (1.09%) MSI
2 1 (1.09%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.09%) WinRunner
General
1 13 (14.13%) Banking
2 12 (13.04%) Investment Banking
3 10 (10.87%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.35%) Finance
5 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Electronics
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (16.30%) Support Engineer
2 13 (14.13%) Applications Engineer
2 13 (14.13%) Applications Support
2 13 (14.13%) Applications Support Engineer
3 12 (13.04%) DBA
4 9 (9.78%) Network Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Analyst
5 8 (8.70%) Consultant
6 7 (7.61%) Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 5 (5.43%) Security Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) MySQL DBA
9 4 (4.35%) Technical Design Leader
9 4 (4.35%) Technical Leader
10 3 (3.26%) Designer
10 3 (3.26%) Interaction Designer
10 3 (3.26%) Network Support
10 3 (3.26%) Senior Designer
10 3 (3.26%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (3.26%) HTML
3 2 (2.17%) CSS
3 2 (2.17%) jQuery
3 2 (2.17%) XML
3 2 (2.17%) XSLT
4 1 (1.09%) .NET
4 1 (1.09%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.70%) Clustering
2 8 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (7.61%) Replication
4 2 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.09%) Acoustics
5 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.09%) PDA
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.35%) Linux
2 17 (18.48%) Windows
3 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.09%) AIX
5 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.09%) Solaris
5 1 (1.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.30%) Migration
3 11 (11.96%) ITIL
3 11 (11.96%) Network Management
3 11 (11.96%) Problem Management
4 10 (10.87%) Incident Management
5 9 (9.78%) Change Management
5 9 (9.78%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (8.70%) Capacity Management
6 8 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (8.70%) Security Monitoring
6 8 (8.70%) Security Operations
7 7 (7.61%) Application Performance Management
7 7 (7.61%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.61%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 7 (7.61%) Matrix Organization
7 7 (7.61%) Performance Management
7 7 (7.61%) Project Management
8 6 (6.52%) Data Encryption
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.26%) SQL
2 12 (13.04%) Shell Script
3 10 (10.87%) Perl
3 10 (10.87%) PHP
3 10 (10.87%) PowerShell
4 8 (8.70%) Java
4 8 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.61%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.35%) Python
7 3 (3.26%) C#
7 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.17%) VBA
9 1 (1.09%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.09%) Scala
9 1 (1.09%) VB
9 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (69.57%) SC Cleared
2 15 (16.30%) DV Cleared
3 10 (10.87%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (8.70%) BC Cleared
5 7 (7.61%) Degree
6 4 (4.35%) CCNA
6 4 (4.35%) CCNP
6 4 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.17%) CCIP
9 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.09%) MCSE
9 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.09%) PMP
9 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) SLA
2 4 (4.35%) PMO
3 2 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.17%) QA
4 1 (1.09%) GDPR
4 1 (1.09%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (7.61%) vSphere
2 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.52%) VMware NSX
3 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.09%) Firmware
4 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.09%) XenApp
4 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) Kibana
2 6 (6.52%) vRealize
3 4 (4.35%) Ansible
3 4 (4.35%) Puppet
4 1 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.09%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.09%) logstash
4 1 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.09%) MOM
4 1 (1.09%) Nagios
4 1 (1.09%) SCCM
4 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (11.96%) Oracle
2 10 (10.87%) VMware
3 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.43%) Cisco
4 5 (5.43%) Juniper
5 4 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 4 (4.35%) Nortel
6 3 (3.26%) F5
7 2 (2.17%) Ciena
7 2 (2.17%) Citrix
7 2 (2.17%) Ericsson
7 2 (2.17%) HP
7 2 (2.17%) Huawei
7 2 (2.17%) Ivanti
7 2 (2.17%) McAfee
7 2 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.17%) SAP
7 2 (2.17%) Tableau
8 1 (1.09%) Centrify
8 1 (1.09%) Openreach