Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 186 61 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 70.45% 56.48% 54.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 83.78% 76.25% 68.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 59 244
Renfrewshire median daily rate £290 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.14% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £258
90th Percentile £440 £445 £445
Scotland median daily rate £288 £381 £365
% change year-on-year -24.59% +4.45% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - £41.00
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -22.86% -57.32% +67.35%

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 222 80 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 84.09% 74.07% 79.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 76 317
Renfrewshire median daily rate £290 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.14% +2.94% -0.73%
10th Percentile £224 £273 £235
90th Percentile £445 £445 £440
Scotland median daily rate £360 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.43% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 32
Renfrewshire median hourly rate £70.00 - £39.25
10th Percentile £10.70 - £35.50
90th Percentile £76.88 - £42.90
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £33.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -52.63% -11.33% +36.36%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 0 185 £290 -17.14%
SC Cleared
Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 186 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 109 (58.60%) Windows
3 105 (56.45%) Microsoft
4 95 (51.08%) Active Directory
4 95 (51.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 83 (44.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 80 (43.01%) DNS
7 74 (39.78%) Citrix
7 74 (39.78%) Windows Server
8 72 (38.71%) DHCP
9 67 (36.02%) VMware
10 65 (34.95%) Office 365
11 60 (32.26%) HP
12 53 (28.49%) Windows 7
13 52 (27.96%) PowerShell
14 51 (27.42%) Ivanti
15 48 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
16 44 (23.66%) SQL
17 42 (22.58%) ITIL
17 42 (22.58%) Degree
18 41 (22.04%) Test Scripting
19 40 (21.51%) Computer Science
20 39 (20.97%) Computer Science Degree
21 38 (20.43%) Microsoft Certification
22 36 (19.35%) XenApp
22 36 (19.35%) HP ALM
23 35 (18.82%) VMware ESXi
24 34 (18.28%) Windows Server 2012
24 34 (18.28%) McAfee
25 33 (17.74%) Change Management

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 26 (13.98%) OpenStack
2 25 (13.44%) MS Exchange
2 25 (13.44%) SharePoint
3 22 (11.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 21 (11.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 20 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (10.75%) Skype for Business
6 19 (10.22%) IIS
6 19 (10.22%) SharePoint Server
7 13 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (5.91%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.54%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 19 (10.22%) InfoPath
1 19 (10.22%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.08%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.08%) PaintShop Pro
Cloud Services
1 65 (34.95%) Office 365
2 3 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 80 (43.01%) DNS
2 72 (38.71%) DHCP
3 15 (8.06%) 3G
3 15 (8.06%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (6.45%) Skype
5 10 (5.38%) NetScaler
6 8 (4.30%) LAN
6 8 (4.30%) WAN
7 6 (3.23%) SAN
7 6 (3.23%) VSAN
8 5 (2.69%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (2.69%) Unified Communications
9 4 (2.15%) HSPA
10 3 (1.61%) SMS
11 2 (1.08%) Firewall
11 2 (1.08%) Kerberos
11 2 (1.08%) X.500
12 1 (0.54%) IPv4
12 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (13.98%) HP UFT
1 26 (13.98%) WinRunner
2 16 (8.60%) Visual Studio
3 15 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.76%) MSI
5 5 (2.69%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.54%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.54%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.54%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (0.54%) Finance
1 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
1 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (10.75%) Analyst
2 18 (9.68%) Support Engineer
2 18 (9.68%) Test Analyst
3 16 (8.60%) Design Engineer
4 14 (7.53%) Test Leader
5 12 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (6.45%) Consultant
5 12 (6.45%) SharePoint Engineer
6 9 (4.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (4.84%) Messaging Engineer
7 8 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (4.30%) Citrix Engineer
7 8 (4.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (4.30%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
8 7 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (3.76%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 6 (3.23%) Author
9 6 (3.23%) Mobility Engineer
9 6 (3.23%) Technical Author
10 5 (2.69%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.75%) XML
2 19 (10.22%) CSS
2 19 (10.22%) jQuery
2 19 (10.22%) XSLT
3 15 (8.06%) .NET
4 2 (1.08%) LDAP
5 1 (0.54%) Middleware
5 1 (0.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (21.51%) Computer Science
2 30 (16.13%) PDA
3 28 (15.05%) Clustering
4 16 (8.60%) Fat Client
4 16 (8.60%) Thin Client
5 10 (5.38%) PKI
6 8 (4.30%) Blackberry
7 6 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.23%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.15%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (2.15%) PMI
10 2 (1.08%) Replication
10 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.54%) AS400
11 1 (0.54%) CMDB
11 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.54%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 109 (58.60%) Windows
2 95 (51.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 83 (44.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 74 (39.78%) Windows Server
5 53 (28.49%) Windows 7
6 34 (18.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (13.98%) AIX
8 14 (7.53%) Windows 10
8 14 (7.53%) Windows 8
9 8 (4.30%) Linux
10 6 (3.23%) Android
10 6 (3.23%) Apple iOS
10 6 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.23%) Windows Phone
10 6 (3.23%) Windows Phone 8
11 5 (2.69%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.61%) Unix
13 2 (1.08%) HPUX
14 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.58%) ITIL
2 41 (22.04%) Test Scripting
3 33 (17.74%) Change Management
4 30 (16.13%) Migration
5 29 (15.59%) Software Testing
6 27 (14.52%) Test Automation
7 26 (13.98%) Smoke Testing
8 24 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (12.37%) Workflow
10 22 (11.83%) Software Delivery
11 21 (11.29%) ITIL V3
12 19 (10.22%) High Availability
13 16 (8.60%) Records Management
13 16 (8.60%) Six Sigma
14 13 (6.99%) Project Management
15 12 (6.45%) Incident Management
16 9 (4.84%) Analytics
16 9 (4.84%) Content Management
17 7 (3.76%) Decision-Making
17 7 (3.76%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (27.96%) PowerShell
2 44 (23.66%) SQL
3 19 (10.22%) JavaScript
4 17 (9.14%) C#
5 7 (3.76%) VBScript
6 6 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.23%) VB
7 1 (0.54%) LINC
7 1 (0.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 186 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (22.58%) Degree
3 39 (20.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 38 (20.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (15.05%) ISTQB
5 28 (15.05%) MCSE
6 23 (12.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (2.69%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.15%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.61%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.61%) MCITP
9 3 (1.61%) MCSA
9 3 (1.61%) MCTS
10 1 (0.54%) CCNA
10 1 (0.54%) CCNP
10 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.54%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 15 (8.06%) JSP 440
3 9 (4.84%) QA
4 4 (2.15%) PMO
5 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 95 (51.08%) Active Directory
2 48 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (19.35%) XenApp
4 35 (18.82%) VMware ESXi
5 33 (17.74%) Hyper-V
6 24 (12.90%) Virtual Desktop
7 22 (11.83%) Microsoft App-V
7 22 (11.83%) XenDesktop
8 21 (11.29%) XenServer
9 6 (3.23%) VMware NSX
10 3 (1.61%) vSphere
11 2 (1.08%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (19.35%) HP ALM
2 26 (13.98%) McAfee ePO
3 22 (11.83%) SCCM
4 19 (10.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (4.30%) PowerCLI
6 7 (3.76%) AirWatch
6 7 (3.76%) XenMobile
7 6 (3.23%) SAP Afaria
7 6 (3.23%) vRealize
8 5 (2.69%) SafeCom
9 3 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (1.08%) Netcool
11 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.54%) OpenView
11 1 (0.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 105 (56.45%) Microsoft
2 74 (39.78%) Citrix
3 67 (36.02%) VMware
4 60 (32.26%) HP
5 51 (27.42%) Ivanti
6 34 (18.28%) McAfee
7 26 (13.98%) Veritas
8 19 (10.22%) ThinPrint
9 15 (8.06%) Nintex
10 7 (3.76%) SAP
11 6 (3.23%) Apple
12 2 (1.08%) Adobe
13 1 (0.54%) AlgoSec
13 1 (0.54%) Lotus
13 1 (0.54%) NetApp
13 1 (0.54%) Oracle
13 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.54%) Symantec
13 1 (0.54%) Tufin