Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 24 12
Rank change year-on-year -16 -12 +6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 55 66 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.64% 6.29% 8.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.09% 37.50% 47.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 57
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% -
10th Percentile £256 £200 £257
90th Percentile £453 £444 £455
Scotland median daily rate £359 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +5.66% -9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £46.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.67% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £51.75 £44.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +15.64% +5.29% +54.55%

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 203 176 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 17.12% 16.78% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 92 131
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -1.43% +0.65%
10th Percentile £200 £183 £140
90th Percentile £475 £450 £475
Scotland median daily rate £365 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +7.35% -2.86% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £28.00 £23.95 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.93% +4.11% +39.39%
10th Percentile £19.40 £14.74 £15.00
90th Percentile £50.90 £36.73 £31.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -28.57% +28.44% -7.63%

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

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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 20 February 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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 35 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 16 (29.09%) Migration
3 13 (23.64%) Windows
4 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
4 12 (21.82%) Office 365
5 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.36%) PowerShell
7 8 (14.55%) UML
7 8 (14.55%) Java
7 8 (14.55%) JPA
7 8 (14.55%) Spring
7 8 (14.55%) VMware
7 8 (14.55%) Hibernate
8 7 (12.73%) BC Cleared
8 7 (12.73%) Business Transformation
8 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (10.91%) Hadoop
9 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
9 6 (10.91%) SQL
9 6 (10.91%) MySQL
9 6 (10.91%) Oracle
10 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 5 (9.09%) Linux
10 5 (9.09%) RUP
10 5 (9.09%) DSDM
10 5 (9.09%) DV Cleared
10 5 (9.09%) Incident Management
10 5 (9.09%) Scrum
10 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure

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 4 (7.27%) JBoss
1 4 (7.27%) Jetty
1 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
1 4 (7.27%) WebLogic
1 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Office 365
2 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) AMQP
2 2 (3.64%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) Skype
3 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
3 1 (1.82%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.82%) RS-232
3 1 (1.82%) RS-485
3 1 (1.82%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) VPN
3 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) Hadoop
1 6 (10.91%) MySQL
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.27%) Couchbase
3 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.27%) Redis
3 4 (7.27%) Riak
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
1 4 (7.27%) FitNesse
1 4 (7.27%) Selenium
1 4 (7.27%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.82%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Legal
2 1 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Developer
2 8 (14.55%) Java Developer
2 8 (14.55%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.91%) Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Applications Support
5 4 (7.27%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) DBA
6 3 (5.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Migration Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) UX Specialist
7 2 (3.64%) Messaging Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Messaging Support
7 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared DBA
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) Hibernate
1 8 (14.55%) JPA
1 8 (14.55%) Spring
2 4 (7.27%) HTML
2 4 (7.27%) HTML5
2 4 (7.27%) JMS
2 4 (7.27%) Kafka
2 4 (7.27%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (7.27%) REST
2 4 (7.27%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (7.27%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (5.45%) Middleware
4 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) User Experience
2 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.82%) CMDB
4 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.09%) Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Unix
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Migration
2 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.55%) UML
4 7 (12.73%) Business Transformation
5 5 (9.09%) DSDM
5 5 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 5 (9.09%) RUP
5 5 (9.09%) Scrum
5 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.27%) BDD
6 4 (7.27%) Integration Testing
6 4 (7.27%) Kanban
6 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.27%) Microservices
6 4 (7.27%) Multithreading
6 4 (7.27%) Network Management
6 4 (7.27%) Service Design
6 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.27%) TDD
6 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) PowerShell
2 8 (14.55%) Java
3 6 (10.91%) SQL
4 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.27%) Perl
4 4 (7.27%) PHP
4 4 (7.27%) Python
4 4 (7.27%) Ruby
4 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.82%) C
5 1 (1.82%) C++
5 1 (1.82%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) BC Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.82%) CCNA
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.82%) PMP
5 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.82%) COBIT
3 1 (1.82%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.82%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.82%) GDPR
3 1 (1.82%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Ansible
1 4 (7.27%) Cobbler
1 4 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (7.27%) Puppet
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) VMware
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) IBM
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.64%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (1.82%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) Google
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) Informatica
5 1 (1.82%) Juniper
5 1 (1.82%) Nortel
5 1 (1.82%) Openreach
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.82%) Tableau