Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Scotland > Renfrewshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 64 33 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 55.65% 38.82% 56.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 77.11% 71.74% 68.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 31 224
Renfrewshire median daily rate £380 £315 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.63% -7.35% -
10th Percentile £257 £258 £272
90th Percentile £486 £432 £445
Scotland median daily rate £425 £369 £340
% change year-on-year +15.25% +8.46% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - £34.00
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £36.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year -47.59% -0.68% -31.42%

SC 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 Renfrewshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Renfrewshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 83 46 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 72.17% 54.12% 82.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 39 242
Renfrewshire median daily rate £380 £315 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.63% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £251 £251 £263
90th Percentile £466 £434 £445
Scotland median daily rate £400 £361 £340
% change year-on-year +10.73% +6.25% -2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £19.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.95% -31.42%
Scotland median hourly rate £26.25 £28.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% -17.65% +61.90%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Renfrewshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Renfrewshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Renfrewshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Renfrewshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Renfrewshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Renfrewshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Renfrewshire

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Renfrewshire region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine 0 60 £385 +22.22% 2
SC Cleared
Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 64 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (57.81%) ITIL
3 28 (43.75%) Windows
4 23 (35.94%) ITIL V3
5 19 (29.69%) DNS
6 18 (28.13%) HP
6 18 (28.13%) SQL
7 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
8 16 (25.00%) Service Delivery
8 16 (25.00%) Service Design
9 15 (23.44%) Office 365
9 15 (23.44%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
9 15 (23.44%) Service Management
10 14 (21.88%) DHCP
10 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (20.31%) Linux
11 13 (20.31%) Citrix
12 12 (18.75%) Programme Management
13 11 (17.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 11 (17.19%) Technical Leadership
13 11 (17.19%) JSP 440
13 11 (17.19%) Six Sigma
14 10 (15.63%) SAN
14 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (15.63%) OpenStack
14 10 (15.63%) Windows Server
15 9 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (14.06%) Perl
15 9 (14.06%) Oracle

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 (15.63%) OpenStack
2 5 (7.81%) Apache
3 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.56%) IIS
5 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.56%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.56%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (29.69%) DNS
2 14 (21.88%) DHCP
3 10 (15.63%) SAN
4 6 (9.38%) iSCSI
5 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.69%) WAN
7 2 (3.13%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.56%) Firewall
8 1 (1.56%) HSPA
8 1 (1.56%) HTTP
8 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.56%) NAS
8 1 (1.56%) Skype
8 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) MySQL
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 8 (12.50%) WinRunner
2 1 (1.56%) MSI
2 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Architect
2 12 (18.75%) Service Design Architect
3 7 (10.94%) Applications Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Applications Support
3 7 (10.94%) Applications Support Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Support Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) Author
5 3 (4.69%) Consultant
5 3 (4.69%) Service Architect
5 3 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.69%) Technical Author
5 3 (4.69%) Test Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) Wintel Specialist
6 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (3.13%) Test Leader
6 2 (3.13%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (1.56%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (1.56%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (1.56%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) LDAP
2 1 (1.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) CSS
2 1 (1.56%) jQuery
2 1 (1.56%) Middleware
2 1 (1.56%) REST
2 1 (1.56%) SOAP
2 1 (1.56%) XML
2 1 (1.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (12.50%) Clustering
2 8 (12.50%) PDA
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 28 (43.75%) Windows
2 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (20.31%) Linux
4 10 (15.63%) Windows Server
4 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.50%) AIX
5 8 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.81%) Unix
8 3 (4.69%) Solaris
9 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (57.81%) ITIL
2 23 (35.94%) ITIL V3
3 16 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 16 (25.00%) Service Design
4 15 (23.44%) Service Management
5 12 (18.75%) Programme Management
6 11 (17.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 11 (17.19%) Six Sigma
6 11 (17.19%) Technical Leadership
7 9 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (12.50%) Change Management
8 8 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 8 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 8 (12.50%) Test Scripting
9 7 (10.94%) Benchmarking
9 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
9 7 (10.94%) Network Management
9 7 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (10.94%) Smoke Testing
10 6 (9.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) SQL
2 9 (14.06%) Perl
2 9 (14.06%) PowerShell
3 7 (10.94%) Shell Script
4 5 (7.81%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.81%) C-shell
4 5 (7.81%) Korn
4 5 (7.81%) VBScript
5 4 (6.25%) Java
5 4 (6.25%) PHP
6 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.56%) C#
7 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 7 (10.94%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.13%) Degree
5 2 (3.13%) MCSE
5 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.13%) OCP
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) JSP 440
2 4 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.06%) Hyper-V
3 8 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
3 8 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.81%) Samba
4 5 (7.81%) XenApp
5 4 (6.25%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) HP ALM
1 8 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.56%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (1.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) HP
2 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.31%) Citrix
4 9 (14.06%) Ivanti
4 9 (14.06%) Oracle
5 8 (12.50%) McAfee
5 8 (12.50%) Veritas
5 8 (12.50%) VMware
6 5 (7.81%) Centrify
7 1 (1.56%) Nintex