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 3 months to 29 June 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Scotland / Renfrewshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 16 225 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 51.61% 49.78% 55.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.57% 64.84% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 175 49
Median daily rate £404 £330 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.27% -3.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £235 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £445 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £375 £386
% change year-on-year +10.93% -2.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 2
Median hourly rate - £41.00 £44.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +14.75%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 23 347 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 74.19% 76.77% 73.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 663 154
Median daily rate £315 £325 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -5.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £235 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £440 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 95 6
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.07% +24.44%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -2 16 £404 +22.27%
SC Cleared
Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 60 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (56.67%) Windows
3 33 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (48.33%) Windows Server
4 29 (48.33%) PowerShell
5 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 19 (31.67%) IIS
6 19 (31.67%) C#
6 19 (31.67%) .NET
6 19 (31.67%) Cisco
6 19 (31.67%) Git (software)
6 19 (31.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (31.67%) XAML
7 17 (28.33%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (28.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (28.33%) Open Source
7 17 (28.33%) Puppet
8 15 (25.00%) HP
8 15 (25.00%) ITIL
9 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
9 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (21.67%) SQL
11 12 (20.00%) Firewall
12 11 (18.33%) Windows 10
12 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
12 11 (18.33%) Windows XP
12 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (16.67%) CCNP
13 10 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (16.67%) WAN

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 19 (31.67%) IIS
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) Firewall
2 10 (16.67%) WAN
3 9 (15.00%) LAN
4 8 (13.33%) Wireless
5 7 (11.67%) HTTP
5 7 (11.67%) HTTPS
5 7 (11.67%) SSL
6 6 (10.00%) BIG-IP
6 6 (10.00%) SAN
7 4 (6.67%) DNS
7 4 (6.67%) iSCSI
7 4 (6.67%) NAS
8 3 (5.00%) DHCP
9 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (31.67%) Git (software)
1 19 (31.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.67%) MSI
3 4 (6.67%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Automation Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Network Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) PowerShell Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) NetBackup Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Data Network Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Network Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Build Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Switch Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (1.67%) Project Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Software Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Test Leader
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.00%) Clustering
2 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) PMI
4 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (56.67%) Windows
2 33 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 29 (48.33%) Windows Server
4 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (18.33%) Windows 10
5 11 (18.33%) Windows 7
5 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (18.33%) Windows XP
6 8 (13.33%) Linux
7 4 (6.67%) AIX
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.67%) Solaris
8 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Continuous Delivery
1 17 (28.33%) Continuous Integration
1 17 (28.33%) Open Source
2 15 (25.00%) ITIL
3 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (13.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 7 (11.67%) Patch Management
5 7 (11.67%) Prototyping
5 7 (11.67%) Software Distribution
6 6 (10.00%) Change Control
6 6 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (10.00%) ITSM
6 6 (10.00%) Network Design
6 6 (10.00%) Service Management
7 4 (6.67%) Change Management
7 4 (6.67%) QMS
7 4 (6.67%) Quality Management
7 4 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 4 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 29 (48.33%) PowerShell
2 19 (31.67%) C#
2 19 (31.67%) XAML
3 13 (21.67%) SQL
4 7 (11.67%) REXX
4 7 (11.67%) Tcl
4 7 (11.67%) VB
5 3 (5.00%) VBScript
6 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.67%) C
6 1 (1.67%) C-shell
6 1 (1.67%) Korn
6 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 60 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.67%) CCNP
2 10 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (11.67%) CCIE
4 6 (10.00%) CCDP
4 6 (10.00%) CCIP
4 6 (10.00%) CCSA
4 6 (10.00%) CCSE
4 6 (10.00%) Degree
4 6 (10.00%) JNCIA
4 6 (10.00%) JNCIE
5 4 (6.67%) HP ASE
5 4 (6.67%) HP MASE
5 4 (6.67%) ISTQB
6 3 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (5.00%) MCITP
6 3 (5.00%) MCSA
6 3 (5.00%) MCSE
6 3 (5.00%) MCTS
6 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (5.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (1.67%) Samba
4 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (28.33%) Puppet
2 7 (11.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (10.00%) FortiGate
4 4 (6.67%) NetBackup
5 3 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (5.00%) Netcool
6 2 (3.33%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.67%) Cisco
3 15 (25.00%) HP
4 8 (13.33%) F5
4 8 (13.33%) Riverbed
5 6 (10.00%) Aruba
5 6 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (10.00%) Citrix
5 6 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 6 (10.00%) Juniper
6 4 (6.67%) EMC
7 3 (5.00%) McAfee
7 3 (5.00%) Veritas
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.67%) VMware