Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 35 9
Rank change year-on-year +12 -26 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 111 54 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.25% 4.78% 12.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.39% 33.96% 55.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 34 79
Glasgow median daily rate £288 £345 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -5.48% +4.29%
10th Percentile £200 £191 £220
90th Percentile £484 £488 £446
Scotland median daily rate £300 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -22.58% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.25 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.42% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £43.62 £41.00
% change year-on-year -69.05% +6.38% +27.13%

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 305 159 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.92% 14.07% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 81 133
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £373 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.04% +9.56% -2.86%
10th Percentile £196 £183 £211
90th Percentile £527 £488 £450
Scotland median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £29.78 £26.70 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -19.11% +25.86%
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -53.85% -13.33% +36.66%

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 21 May 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 21 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 85 (76.58%) SC Cleared
2 36 (32.43%) Windows
3 33 (29.73%) Microsoft
4 30 (27.03%) Active Directory
5 27 (24.32%) Office 365
6 24 (21.62%) VMware
7 20 (18.02%) Windows Server
8 19 (17.12%) Migration
9 17 (15.32%) SCCM
10 16 (14.41%) Citrix
10 16 (14.41%) DNS
11 15 (13.51%) DHCP
11 15 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (13.51%) PowerShell
12 14 (12.61%) Ivanti
12 14 (12.61%) Change Management
12 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Office
13 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (11.71%) Windows 7
14 12 (10.81%) Microsoft App-V
14 12 (10.81%) SQL
14 12 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (9.91%) XenApp
16 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (9.01%) Windows 10
16 10 (9.01%) BPSS Clearance
16 10 (9.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 10 (9.01%) MSI
16 10 (9.01%) JavaScript
16 10 (9.01%) SQL Server

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 6 (5.41%) IBM Notes
1 6 (5.41%) Skype for Business
2 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.60%) IBM Connections
3 4 (3.60%) IBM Domino
3 4 (3.60%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.60%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.80%) IIS
5 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.80%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.80%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 27 (24.32%) Office 365
2 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (7.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.80%) npm
6 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.90%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.41%) DNS
2 15 (13.51%) DHCP
3 8 (7.21%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (5.41%) 3G
4 6 (5.41%) Skype
4 6 (5.41%) WAN
5 5 (4.50%) LAN
6 4 (3.60%) Ethernet
6 4 (3.60%) Firewall
6 4 (3.60%) Internet
6 4 (3.60%) VPN
7 3 (2.70%) Network Security
7 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.80%) ADSL
8 2 (1.80%) ATM
8 2 (1.80%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.80%) DSL
8 2 (1.80%) EIGRP
8 2 (1.80%) RIP
8 2 (1.80%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.60%) DB2
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.80%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.80%) MySQL
4 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) MSI
2 4 (3.60%) HP UFT
2 4 (3.60%) WinRunner
3 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.80%) gulp
4 2 (1.80%) MSTest
4 2 (1.80%) NUnit
4 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.80%) webpack
5 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.90%) Gradle
5 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.90%) JProfiler
5 1 (0.90%) JUnit
5 1 (0.90%) PVCS
5 1 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.90%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.90%) Subversion
5 1 (0.90%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (4.50%) Finance
2 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.90%) Legal
3 1 (0.90%) Military
3 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (15.32%) Analyst
2 15 (13.51%) Support Engineer
3 9 (8.11%) Developer
4 8 (7.21%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (7.21%) Consultant
5 6 (5.41%) Administrator
5 6 (5.41%) Network Engineer
5 6 (5.41%) Test Analyst
6 5 (4.50%) Architect
6 5 (4.50%) Desktop Support
6 5 (4.50%) Messaging Engineer
6 5 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (3.60%) Applications Packager
7 4 (3.60%) Change Manager
7 4 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 4 (3.60%) Messaging Support
7 4 (3.60%) Messaging Support Engineer
7 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.50%) CSS
2 4 (3.60%) .NET
2 4 (3.60%) Angular 2
2 4 (3.60%) AngularJS
2 4 (3.60%) REST
3 3 (2.70%) jQuery
3 3 (2.70%) XML
3 3 (2.70%) XSLT
4 2 (1.80%) .NET Core
4 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.80%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.80%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (1.80%) OAuth
4 2 (1.80%) OAuth2
4 2 (1.80%) OOCSS
4 2 (1.80%) Sass
5 1 (0.90%) JPA
5 1 (0.90%) JSON
5 1 (0.90%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) Fat Client
1 6 (5.41%) Thin Client
2 5 (4.50%) Clustering
2 5 (4.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.50%) PDA
3 3 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.70%) PKI
4 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.90%) CMDB
4 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.90%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.90%) NHS
4 1 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.43%) Windows
2 20 (18.02%) Windows Server
3 13 (11.71%) Windows 7
3 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (9.01%) Windows 10
6 9 (8.11%) AIX
6 9 (8.11%) Linux
7 7 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.41%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.60%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.80%) Unix
11 1 (0.90%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.12%) Migration
2 14 (12.61%) Change Management
3 10 (9.01%) Software Testing
4 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (8.11%) Software Delivery
5 7 (6.31%) CRM
5 7 (6.31%) Decision-Making
6 6 (5.41%) ITIL
6 6 (5.41%) Service Design
6 6 (5.41%) Test Scripting
6 6 (5.41%) Workflow
7 5 (4.50%) Project Management
7 5 (4.50%) Service Management
7 5 (4.50%) Test Automation
8 4 (3.60%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.60%) Escalation Management
8 4 (3.60%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (3.60%) Workflow Development
9 3 (2.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 3 (2.70%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.51%) PowerShell
2 12 (10.81%) SQL
3 10 (9.01%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.21%) C#
5 5 (4.50%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.70%) VB
6 3 (2.70%) VBScript
7 2 (1.80%) ES6
7 2 (1.80%) Java
8 1 (0.90%) C
8 1 (0.90%) C++
8 1 (0.90%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.90%) Perl
8 1 (0.90%) PHP
8 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 85 (76.58%) SC Cleared
2 10 (9.01%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (4.50%) Degree
3 5 (4.50%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.60%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.70%) CCNA
5 3 (2.70%) CCNP
5 3 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.70%) MCSE
6 2 (1.80%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.80%) HNC
6 2 (1.80%) HND
6 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.80%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.80%) PMP
7 1 (0.90%) MCITP
7 1 (0.90%) MCTS
7 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.70%) PMO
3 2 (1.80%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.90%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.90%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.90%) GDPR
4 1 (0.90%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 30 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.81%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (9.91%) XenApp
5 8 (7.21%) Hyper-V
5 8 (7.21%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.60%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.60%) XenServer
7 3 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (2.70%) vSphere
8 2 (1.80%) Docker
9 1 (0.90%) Firmware
9 1 (0.90%) NFS
9 1 (0.90%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (15.32%) SCCM
2 10 (9.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (4.50%) HP ALM
3 5 (4.50%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.90%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.90%) MOM
5 1 (0.90%) Netcool
5 1 (0.90%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.90%) SafeCom
5 1 (0.90%) vRealize
Vendors
1 33 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 24 (21.62%) VMware
3 16 (14.41%) Citrix
4 14 (12.61%) Ivanti
5 9 (8.11%) Cisco
6 8 (7.21%) HP
7 7 (6.31%) ThinPrint
8 6 (5.41%) McAfee
9 5 (4.50%) Oracle
9 5 (4.50%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.50%) Symantec
10 4 (3.60%) Altiris
10 4 (3.60%) F5
10 4 (3.60%) IBM
10 4 (3.60%) Lotus
10 4 (3.60%) Veritas
11 3 (2.70%) Apple
11 3 (2.70%) Juniper
11 3 (2.70%) Sophos
12 2 (1.80%) ArcSight