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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 44 100 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 58.67% 68.97% 46.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 78.57% 78.74% 69.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 80 33
Median daily rate £345 £402 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.07% +24.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £284 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -13.79% +35.93%  

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 56 127 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 74.67% 87.59% 67.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 94 42
Median daily rate £325 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £271 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Renfrewshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Renfrewshire

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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 25 March 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 0 43 £348 -13.77%
SC Cleared
Scotland

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 84 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (47.62%) Windows
3 36 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 35 (41.67%) PowerShell
5 31 (36.90%) Windows Server
6 30 (35.71%) ITIL
7 28 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (30.95%) MS Excel
9 25 (29.76%) Active Directory
10 22 (26.19%) Cisco
11 19 (22.62%) HP
12 18 (21.43%) SQL
12 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (20.24%) .NET
13 17 (20.24%) C#
14 16 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (17.86%) Firewall
16 14 (16.67%) XAML
16 14 (16.67%) IIS
16 14 (16.67%) LAN
16 14 (16.67%) WAN
16 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
16 14 (16.67%) Puppet
16 14 (16.67%) Degree
17 13 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (15.48%) Open Source
17 13 (15.48%) Continuous Delivery
17 13 (15.48%) DNS
18 12 (14.29%) CCNP
18 12 (14.29%) Cisco Certification

SC Cleared
Top Related 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 14 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (3.57%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) Apache
3 1 (1.19%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (30.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.86%) Firewall
2 14 (16.67%) LAN
2 14 (16.67%) WAN
3 13 (15.48%) DNS
4 11 (13.10%) SAN
5 10 (11.90%) HTTP
5 10 (11.90%) HTTPS
5 10 (11.90%) Wireless
6 9 (10.71%) BIG-IP
7 7 (8.33%) DHCP
8 6 (7.14%) NAS
8 6 (7.14%) SSL
8 6 (7.14%) VSAN
9 5 (5.95%) iSCSI
10 4 (4.76%) LDAP
11 3 (3.57%) Kerberos
11 3 (3.57%) X.500
12 2 (2.38%) Internet
12 2 (2.38%) Intranet
12 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.19%) MySQL
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.52%) MSI
4 4 (4.76%) StarTeam
5 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Network Engineer
2 15 (17.86%) Automation Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) PowerShell Engineer
4 6 (7.14%) Architect
5 5 (5.95%) Active Directory Engineer
5 5 (5.95%) Consultant
5 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 5 (5.95%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 4 (4.76%) Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Data Centre Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) NetBackup Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Data Network Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Development Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Network Consultant
7 3 (3.57%) Service Architect
7 3 (3.57%) Software Development Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.24%) .NET
2 2 (2.38%) XML
2 2 (2.38%) XSD
3 1 (1.19%) J2EE
3 1 (1.19%) JSP
3 1 (1.19%) LAMP
3 1 (1.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.95%) Clustering
4 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.57%) PKI
5 3 (3.57%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.57%) Replication
6 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 40 (47.62%) Windows
2 31 (36.90%) Windows Server
3 28 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.10%) Linux
6 9 (10.71%) Windows 10
6 9 (10.71%) Windows 7
6 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.71%) Windows XP
7 5 (5.95%) AIX
8 3 (3.57%) Solaris
8 3 (3.57%) Unix
9 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.71%) ITIL
2 13 (15.48%) Continuous Delivery
2 13 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (15.48%) Open Source
3 11 (13.10%) Network Design
3 11 (13.10%) Software Distribution
4 9 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 9 (10.71%) Prototyping
4 9 (10.71%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 8 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (8.33%) Change Control
6 7 (8.33%) ITSM
7 6 (7.14%) Patch Management
7 6 (7.14%) Project Management
7 6 (7.14%) Service Management
8 5 (5.95%) Change Management
8 5 (5.95%) ITIL V3
8 5 (5.95%) Service Design
8 5 (5.95%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (4.76%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 35 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 18 (21.43%) SQL
3 17 (20.24%) C#
4 14 (16.67%) XAML
5 7 (8.33%) VB
6 6 (7.14%) REXX
6 6 (7.14%) Tcl
7 2 (2.38%) C
7 2 (2.38%) Perl
8 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.19%) C-shell
8 1 (1.19%) Java
8 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.19%) Jython
8 1 (1.19%) Korn
8 1 (1.19%) Python
8 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 84 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.67%) Degree
3 12 (14.29%) CCNP
3 12 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (10.71%) CCIE
5 8 (9.52%) CCSA
5 8 (9.52%) JNCIA
6 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (7.14%) CCDP
7 6 (7.14%) CCIP
7 6 (7.14%) CCSE
7 6 (7.14%) JNCIE
7 6 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.76%) HP ASE
8 4 (4.76%) HP MASE
8 4 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.57%) CCNA
9 3 (3.57%) ISTQB
9 3 (3.57%) MCITP
9 3 (3.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) JSP 440
System Software
1 25 (29.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.52%) vSphere
4 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.19%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.19%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (16.67%) Puppet
2 9 (10.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (7.14%) FortiGate
3 6 (7.14%) PowerCLI
3 6 (7.14%) vRealize
4 4 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.76%) Netcool
5 3 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (3.57%) SCCM
6 2 (2.38%) EMC Navisphere
6 2 (2.38%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.38%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.19%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.19%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (1.19%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (1.19%) SCSM
7 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.19%) Cisco
3 19 (22.62%) HP
4 12 (14.29%) F5
4 12 (14.29%) VMware
5 10 (11.90%) Riverbed
6 8 (9.52%) Aruba
7 6 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 6 (7.14%) Fortinet
7 6 (7.14%) Juniper
8 5 (5.95%) Citrix
9 4 (4.76%) EMC
9 4 (4.76%) Veritas
10 3 (3.57%) Intel Security
11 2 (2.38%) Oracle
11 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.19%) BEA
12 1 (1.19%) BMC
12 1 (1.19%) Dell
12 1 (1.19%) Sun