Period
to 25 February 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 25 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Scotland > Renfrewshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 36 164 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 48.65% 58.16% 56.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 76.60% 68.33% 73.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 189 147
Renfrewshire median daily rate £286 £340 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.81% -10.53% +9.20%
10th Percentile £218 £280 £262
90th Percentile £471 £445 £436
Scotland median daily rate £330 £340 £375
% change year-on-year -2.94% -9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £34.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £57.50 £34.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +69.12% -20.00% +157.58%

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 47 240 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 63.51% 85.11% 76.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 199 174
Renfrewshire median daily rate £278 £330 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.91% -3.30% -1.79%
10th Percentile £213 £275 £263
90th Percentile £453 £440 £434
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +6.62% -2.86% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate £19.00 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.12% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £26.00 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -27.78% +10.77% +14.04%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 36 £286 -15.81% 7
SC Cleared
Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 36 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
3 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 15 (41.67%) DNS
5 13 (36.11%) Windows
5 13 (36.11%) DHCP
6 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
7 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (27.78%) Office 365
8 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
8 9 (25.00%) Citrix
9 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (22.22%) Ivanti
9 8 (22.22%) SCCM
9 8 (22.22%) Software Delivery
10 7 (19.44%) VMware
11 6 (16.67%) QA
11 6 (16.67%) Thin Client
11 6 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (16.67%) 3G
11 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 6 (16.67%) Fat Client
11 6 (16.67%) XenApp
11 6 (16.67%) ThinPrint
12 5 (13.89%) Windows 10
12 5 (13.89%) Migration
12 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure

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 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (13.89%) Skype for Business
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.78%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.56%) Acrobat
3 2 (5.56%) PaintShop Pro
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) DNS
2 13 (36.11%) DHCP
3 6 (16.67%) 3G
3 6 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (8.33%) Skype
5 2 (5.56%) LAN
5 2 (5.56%) SMS
5 2 (5.56%) WAN
6 1 (2.78%) Firewall
6 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.78%) NAS
6 1 (2.78%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MSI
2 1 (2.78%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.78%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.78%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (16.67%) Author
2 6 (16.67%) Technical Author
3 5 (13.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (8.33%) Messaging Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Messaging Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 6 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
3 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (13.89%) Windows 10
6 5 (13.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Software Delivery
2 5 (13.89%) Migration
3 4 (11.11%) Content Management
4 3 (8.33%) Release Management
5 2 (5.56%) Workflow
6 1 (2.78%) Change Management
6 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.78%) ITIL
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.78%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.78%) SDLC
6 1 (2.78%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.56%) VBScript
2 1 (2.78%) C#
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.78%) VB
2 1 (2.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (5.56%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (16.67%) XenApp
4 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) SCCM
2 6 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.78%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.78%) PowerCLI
3 1 (2.78%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (2.78%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) Citrix
3 8 (22.22%) Ivanti
4 7 (19.44%) VMware
5 6 (16.67%) ThinPrint
6 2 (5.56%) Adobe
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco
7 1 (2.78%) EMC
7 1 (2.78%) F5
7 1 (2.78%) HP
7 1 (2.78%) Lotus
7 1 (2.78%) SAP