Period
to 25 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 146 47 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 69.19% 47.47% 52.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 80.22% 74.60% 66.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 43 327
Renfrewshire median daily rate £350 £335 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% -1.47% -
10th Percentile £250 £258 £261
90th Percentile £442 £444 £445
Scotland median daily rate £325 £398 £340
% change year-on-year -18.24% +16.91% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 15
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% -45.12% +13.89%

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 182 63 555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 86.26% 63.64% 79.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 55 398
Renfrewshire median daily rate £360 £340 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.82% -3.68%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £250
90th Percentile £445 £443 £440
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £334
% change year-on-year - +12.44% -1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 36
Renfrewshire median hourly rate £73.75 £19.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +288.16% -50.97% -22.50%
10th Percentile £67.75 £19.00 £33.88
90th Percentile £77.63 £19.00 £42.50
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% -20.00% +39.77%

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 September 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 September 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 0 141 £350 +4.48% 1
SC Cleared
Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 80 (54.79%) Windows
3 72 (49.32%) Microsoft
4 60 (41.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 60 (41.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (39.73%) Office 365
5 58 (39.73%) Active Directory
6 55 (37.67%) HP
7 48 (32.88%) Citrix
8 47 (32.19%) DNS
8 47 (32.19%) VMware
9 45 (30.82%) DHCP
10 44 (30.14%) ITIL
11 41 (28.08%) Ivanti
12 40 (27.40%) Windows Server
13 38 (26.03%) Test Scripting
13 38 (26.03%) PowerShell
14 36 (24.66%) Windows 7
14 36 (24.66%) HP ALM
14 36 (24.66%) SQL
15 35 (23.97%) Hyper-V
15 35 (23.97%) VMware Infrastructure
16 34 (23.29%) OpenStack
17 30 (20.55%) Change Management
18 29 (19.86%) Clustering
18 29 (19.86%) Software Testing
18 29 (19.86%) PDA
18 29 (19.86%) McAfee
18 29 (19.86%) ITIL V3
18 29 (19.86%) VMware ESXi

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 34 (23.29%) OpenStack
2 19 (13.01%) SharePoint
3 14 (9.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (8.90%) IIS
4 13 (8.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (8.90%) SharePoint Server
5 12 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (8.22%) MS Exchange
5 12 (8.22%) Skype for Business
6 11 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (6.85%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (8.90%) InfoPath
2 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 58 (39.73%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (32.19%) DNS
2 45 (30.82%) DHCP
3 11 (7.53%) Skype
4 10 (6.85%) NetScaler
5 6 (4.11%) Unified Communications
6 5 (3.42%) HSPA
7 4 (2.74%) 3G
7 4 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.37%) Firewall
8 2 (1.37%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.37%) SAN
8 2 (1.37%) X.500
9 1 (0.68%) HTTP
9 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.68%) IPv4
9 1 (0.68%) LAN
9 1 (0.68%) NAS
9 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.68%) VPN
9 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (18.49%) HP UFT
1 27 (18.49%) WinRunner
2 10 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (6.85%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.05%) MSI
4 2 (1.37%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (0.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (13.01%) Analyst
2 17 (11.64%) Test Analyst
3 14 (9.59%) Design Engineer
4 13 (8.90%) Support Engineer
5 11 (7.53%) Test Leader
6 8 (5.48%) Citrix Engineer
6 8 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (5.48%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 8 (5.48%) SharePoint Engineer
7 7 (4.79%) Applications Engineer
7 7 (4.79%) Applications Support
7 7 (4.79%) Applications Support Engineer
7 7 (4.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (4.79%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
8 6 (4.11%) Architect
8 6 (4.11%) Consultant
9 5 (3.42%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (3.42%) Lync Engineer
9 5 (3.42%) Server Engineer
9 5 (3.42%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.59%) XML
2 13 (8.90%) CSS
2 13 (8.90%) jQuery
2 13 (8.90%) XSLT
3 10 (6.85%) .NET
4 2 (1.37%) LDAP
5 1 (0.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.86%) Clustering
1 29 (19.86%) PDA
2 27 (18.49%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.42%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.42%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.74%) PKI
5 4 (2.74%) PMI
6 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.37%) Replication
7 2 (1.37%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.68%) CMDB
8 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 80 (54.79%) Windows
2 60 (41.10%) Windows Server 2003
2 60 (41.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (27.40%) Windows Server
4 36 (24.66%) Windows 7
5 27 (18.49%) AIX
6 24 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (10.27%) Linux
8 7 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.42%) Windows 10
9 5 (3.42%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.37%) Unix
10 2 (1.37%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.68%) HPUX
11 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.14%) ITIL
2 38 (26.03%) Test Scripting
3 30 (20.55%) Change Management
4 29 (19.86%) ITIL V3
4 29 (19.86%) Software Testing
5 28 (19.18%) Test Automation
6 27 (18.49%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (18.49%) Six Sigma
7 24 (16.44%) Smoke Testing
8 23 (15.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 20 (13.70%) Migration
10 19 (13.01%) Project Management
11 13 (8.90%) High Availability
12 12 (8.22%) Incident Management
13 11 (7.53%) Records Management
13 11 (7.53%) Workflow
14 9 (6.16%) Analytics
14 9 (6.16%) Configuration Management
15 8 (5.48%) Service Delivery
16 7 (4.79%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.03%) PowerShell
2 36 (24.66%) SQL
3 14 (9.59%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.85%) C#
5 4 (2.74%) Java
5 4 (2.74%) Perl
5 4 (2.74%) PHP
6 3 (2.05%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.05%) VB
6 3 (2.05%) VBScript
7 2 (1.37%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.68%) LINC
Qualifications
1 146 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (19.18%) ISTQB
2 28 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (18.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (18.49%) Degree
4 21 (14.38%) MCSE
5 17 (11.64%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (8.22%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.74%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.68%) MCITP
8 1 (0.68%) MCSA
8 1 (0.68%) MCTS
8 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (17.81%) JSP 440
2 8 (5.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (4.11%) QA
4 4 (2.74%) PMO
System Software
1 58 (39.73%) Active Directory
2 35 (23.97%) Hyper-V
2 35 (23.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (19.86%) VMware ESXi
4 27 (18.49%) Virtual Desktop
5 18 (12.33%) XenApp
6 13 (8.90%) XenDesktop
7 12 (8.22%) XenServer
8 9 (6.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.05%) vSphere
10 2 (1.37%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.68%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 36 (24.66%) HP ALM
2 27 (18.49%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (4.79%) SCCM
3 7 (4.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.68%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.68%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.68%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.68%) vRealize
Vendors
1 72 (49.32%) Microsoft
2 55 (37.67%) HP
3 48 (32.88%) Citrix
4 47 (32.19%) VMware
5 41 (28.08%) Ivanti
6 29 (19.86%) McAfee
7 27 (18.49%) Veritas
8 10 (6.85%) Nintex
9 7 (4.79%) Oracle
10 5 (3.42%) ThinPrint
11 1 (0.68%) AlgoSec
11 1 (0.68%) NetApp
11 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.68%) Symantec
11 1 (0.68%) Tufin