Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 14 22
Rank change year-on-year -29 +8 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 56 94 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.31% 8.42% 6.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.02% 45.19% 42.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 61 48
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £291 £250 £234
90th Percentile £484 £438 £466
Scotland median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.62 £43.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.34% -14.00% +203.03%
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £42.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -46.43% -16.00% +177.78%

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 193 208 268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.85% 18.64% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 117 137
Glasgow median daily rate £353 £340 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% +1.49% -4.29%
10th Percentile £234 £217 £159
90th Percentile £464 £446 £471
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +6.62% - -2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 7
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +36.66% +56.80%
10th Percentile £15.39 £33.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £32.16 £41.90 £59.50
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £35.75 £28.31
% change year-on-year -21.68% +26.30% +48.97%

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 35 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 20 (35.71%) Migration
3 17 (30.36%) Windows
4 11 (19.64%) PowerShell
5 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
5 10 (17.86%) Java
6 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.07%) Office 365
7 8 (14.29%) JPA
7 8 (14.29%) Spring
7 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
8 7 (12.50%) UML
8 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (12.50%) BC Cleared
8 7 (12.50%) Business Transformation
8 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (10.71%) Service Design
9 6 (10.71%) Hadoop
9 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
9 6 (10.71%) Oracle
9 6 (10.71%) SQL
10 5 (8.93%) Scrum
10 5 (8.93%) MySQL
10 5 (8.93%) JBoss
10 5 (8.93%) RUP
10 5 (8.93%) DSDM
10 5 (8.93%) Python
10 5 (8.93%) Ruby

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 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.93%) JBoss
4 4 (7.14%) Jetty
4 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.79%) IIS
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Office 365
2 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) AMQP
2 2 (3.57%) Broadband
2 2 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) Firewall
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) Hadoop
2 5 (8.93%) MySQL
3 4 (7.14%) Couchbase
3 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.14%) Redis
3 4 (7.14%) Riak
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Vagrant
2 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 4 (7.14%) FitNesse
2 4 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (1.79%) Gradle
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) Maven
General
1 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) IT Trainer
4 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Trainer
4 6 (10.71%) Trainer
5 5 (8.93%) Administrator
6 4 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 4 (7.14%) Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.14%) Exchange Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Messaging Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Office 365 Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Migration Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Office 365 Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) UX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 8 (14.29%) JPA
1 8 (14.29%) Spring
2 4 (7.14%) HTML
2 4 (7.14%) HTML5
2 4 (7.14%) JMS
2 4 (7.14%) Kafka
2 4 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (7.14%) REST
2 4 (7.14%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (5.36%) Middleware
4 2 (3.57%) J2EE
5 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) User Experience
2 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.57%) PMI
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.14%) Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.79%) CentOS
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.79%) Unix
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Migration
2 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 7 (12.50%) UML
4 6 (10.71%) Service Design
5 5 (8.93%) DSDM
5 5 (8.93%) RUP
5 5 (8.93%) Scrum
6 4 (7.14%) BDD
6 4 (7.14%) Concurrent Programming
6 4 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 4 (7.14%) Kanban
6 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.14%) Microservices
6 4 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.14%) TDD
6 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 4 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) PowerShell
2 10 (17.86%) Java
3 6 (10.71%) SQL
4 5 (8.93%) Python
4 5 (8.93%) Ruby
5 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.36%) Perl
6 3 (5.36%) PHP
6 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) BC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) PMO
3 1 (1.79%) COBIT
3 1 (1.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Docker
2 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Ansible
1 5 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (8.93%) Puppet
2 4 (7.14%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.79%) Packer
3 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle
3 4 (7.14%) IBM
3 4 (7.14%) TIBCO
3 4 (7.14%) VMware
4 2 (3.57%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (1.79%) AppSense
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix
5 1 (1.79%) Dell
5 1 (1.79%) Google
5 1 (1.79%) Informatica