Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 43 17
Rank change year-on-year +7 -26 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 97 58 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.76% 4.33% 8.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.39% 29.00% 49.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 32 71
Glasgow median daily rate £363 £354 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.47% +7.20% +7.32%
10th Percentile £198 £302 £220
90th Percentile £500 £488 £418
Scotland median daily rate £360 £354 £330
% change year-on-year +1.77% +7.20% -
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% -
Scotland median hourly rate £18.25 £27.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -33.64% -34.52% -1.18%

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 330 200 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.60% 14.93% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 97 125
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.90% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £200 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £488 £439
Scotland median daily rate £375 £361 £330
% change year-on-year +3.81% +9.47% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.50 £26.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.52% -30.00% +39.77%
10th Percentile £13.28 £15.66 £33.10
90th Percentile £38.27 £34.05 £41.90
Scotland median hourly rate £24.25 £28.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year -15.80% -20.00% +37.30%

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 23 October 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 23 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 71 (73.20%) SC Cleared
2 26 (26.80%) SQL
3 24 (24.74%) Linux
4 23 (23.71%) Windows
5 20 (20.62%) MySQL
6 18 (18.56%) Migration
6 18 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (16.49%) VMware
8 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
9 13 (13.40%) ITIL
9 13 (13.40%) Active Directory
10 12 (12.37%) Change Management
10 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
10 12 (12.37%) Oracle
10 12 (12.37%) WAN
10 12 (12.37%) Problem Management
10 12 (12.37%) BPSS Clearance
11 11 (11.34%) DV Cleared
11 11 (11.34%) Windows 7
11 11 (11.34%) Network Management
11 11 (11.34%) SLA
11 11 (11.34%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (10.31%) Shell Script
12 10 (10.31%) Cisco
12 10 (10.31%) Perl
12 10 (10.31%) PHP
12 10 (10.31%) Incident Management
12 10 (10.31%) MariaDB
12 10 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (9.28%) Ivanti

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 7 (7.22%) Confluence
1 7 (7.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.15%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.09%) IIS
4 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.06%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Office 365
2 7 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.19%) IaaS
4 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.06%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.06%) PaaS
6 1 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.37%) WAN
2 9 (9.28%) LAN
3 8 (8.25%) Firewall
3 8 (8.25%) Internet
4 7 (7.22%) ADSL
4 7 (7.22%) DHCP
4 7 (7.22%) DNS
4 7 (7.22%) Ethernet
4 7 (7.22%) MPLS
5 6 (6.19%) ATM
5 6 (6.19%) BGP
5 6 (6.19%) DSL
5 6 (6.19%) EIGRP
5 6 (6.19%) OSPF
5 6 (6.19%) RIP
5 6 (6.19%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.19%) VPN
5 6 (6.19%) VSAN
5 6 (6.19%) xDSL
6 4 (4.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.62%) MySQL
2 10 (10.31%) MariaDB
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.06%) Big Data
5 2 (2.06%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.06%) HDInsight
5 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.06%) Power BI
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.03%) Ingres
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) MSI
2 7 (7.22%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.22%) JIRA
3 2 (2.06%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.06%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.03%) Appium
4 1 (1.03%) Calabash
4 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.03%) Gatling
4 1 (1.03%) JBehave
4 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.03%) JMeter
4 1 (1.03%) JUnit
4 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.09%) Banking
2 3 (3.09%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.03%) Back Office
4 1 (1.03%) Electronics
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (18.56%) Support Engineer
2 14 (14.43%) Applications Engineer
2 14 (14.43%) Applications Support
2 14 (14.43%) Applications Support Engineer
2 14 (14.43%) Network Engineer
3 10 (10.31%) DBA
4 9 (9.28%) Analyst
5 6 (6.19%) Applications Packager
5 6 (6.19%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (5.15%) Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Migration Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) MySQL DBA
7 4 (4.12%) Network Support
7 4 (4.12%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Technical Design Leader
7 4 (4.12%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.09%) Administrator
8 3 (3.09%) Change Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.09%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) CSS
2 2 (2.06%) jQuery
2 2 (2.06%) XML
2 2 (2.06%) XSLT
3 1 (1.03%) .NET
3 1 (1.03%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.03%) HTML
3 1 (1.03%) LDAP
3 1 (1.03%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.03%) Sass
3 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.28%) Clustering
3 7 (7.22%) Replication
4 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.06%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.06%) PDA
5 2 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.06%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.03%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.03%) NHS
6 1 (1.03%) PKI
6 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.74%) Linux
2 23 (23.71%) Windows
3 11 (11.34%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.22%) Windows Server
5 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.06%) AIX
6 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.06%) Unix
6 2 (2.06%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.56%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (18.56%) Migration
2 13 (13.40%) ITIL
3 12 (12.37%) Change Management
3 12 (12.37%) Problem Management
4 11 (11.34%) Network Management
5 10 (10.31%) Incident Management
6 9 (9.28%) Configuration Management
7 8 (8.25%) Capacity Management
8 7 (7.22%) Application Performance Management
8 7 (7.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 7 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (7.22%) Performance Management
8 7 (7.22%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (6.19%) Data Encryption
9 6 (6.19%) Matrix Organization
10 5 (5.15%) Software Delivery
10 5 (5.15%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (4.12%) Application Packaging
11 4 (4.12%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.80%) SQL
2 10 (10.31%) Perl
2 10 (10.31%) PHP
2 10 (10.31%) Shell Script
3 9 (9.28%) PowerShell
4 8 (8.25%) Java
4 8 (8.25%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.22%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.12%) Python
6 4 (4.12%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.09%) C#
8 2 (2.06%) VB
8 2 (2.06%) VBScript
9 1 (1.03%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.03%) Scala
9 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 71 (73.20%) SC Cleared
2 12 (12.37%) BPSS Clearance
3 11 (11.34%) DV Cleared
4 7 (7.22%) BC Cleared
4 7 (7.22%) CCNP
4 7 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.19%) CCNA
6 4 (4.12%) Degree
7 3 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.06%) CCIP
8 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.03%) MCSE
9 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.03%) PMP
9 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.34%) SLA
2 3 (3.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.06%) QA
4 1 (1.03%) GDPR
4 1 (1.03%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.03%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (13.40%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.34%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (9.28%) vSphere
4 6 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.19%) VMware NSX
5 5 (5.15%) XenApp
6 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.06%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.06%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.06%) XenServer
7 1 (1.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.22%) SCCM
2 6 (6.19%) vRealize
3 5 (5.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (4.12%) Ansible
4 4 (4.12%) Puppet
5 2 (2.06%) HP ALM
5 2 (2.06%) Kibana
5 2 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.03%) logstash
6 1 (1.03%) MOM
6 1 (1.03%) Nagios
6 1 (1.03%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) VMware
2 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
3 12 (12.37%) Oracle
4 10 (10.31%) Cisco
5 9 (9.28%) Ivanti
6 7 (7.22%) Citrix
6 7 (7.22%) Juniper
7 6 (6.19%) F5
8 4 (4.12%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 4 (4.12%) HP
8 4 (4.12%) McAfee
8 4 (4.12%) Nortel
9 2 (2.06%) Ciena
9 2 (2.06%) Ericsson
9 2 (2.06%) Huawei
9 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (2.06%) SAP
9 2 (2.06%) Tableau
9 2 (2.06%) Veritas