Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 April 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 Clearance
Scotland > Renfrewshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 125 75 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 68.31% 65.22% 64.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 86.21% 89.29% 79.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 72 238
Renfrewshire median daily rate £288 £343 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.06% -10.46% +10.08%
10th Percentile £220 £263 £262
90th Percentile £445 £445 £441
Scotland median daily rate £300 £388 £385
% change year-on-year -22.58% +0.65% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - £40.50
Scotland median hourly rate £46.00 £52.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -11.54% +26.83% +70.16%

Security 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 145 84 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 79.23% 73.04% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 76 278
Renfrewshire median daily rate £285 £340 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.18% -2.16% +0.01%
10th Percentile £220 £276 £262
90th Percentile £445 £443 £440
Scotland median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 21
Renfrewshire median hourly rate £10.70 - £38.50
10th Percentile £10.14 - £35.50
90th Percentile £11.26 - £41.00
Scotland median hourly rate £21.73 £42.70 £37.50
% change year-on-year -49.10% +13.85% +32.74%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Renfrewshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Cleared in Renfrewshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Renfrewshire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Renfrewshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Renfrewshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security 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 Security Cleared within the Renfrewshire region over the 6 months to 23 April 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 0 124 £288 -16.67% 5
Security Cleared
Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 120 (96.00%) SC Cleared
2 78 (62.40%) Windows
3 77 (61.60%) Microsoft
4 67 (53.60%) Active Directory
5 66 (52.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 62 (49.60%) DNS
7 57 (45.60%) Windows Server
8 56 (44.80%) Citrix
9 53 (42.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 51 (40.80%) DHCP
11 49 (39.20%) VMware
12 38 (30.40%) Office 365
13 37 (29.60%) PowerShell
14 35 (28.00%) Windows 7
15 34 (27.20%) Ivanti
16 32 (25.60%) XenApp
16 32 (25.60%) HP
17 31 (24.80%) VMware Infrastructure
17 31 (24.80%) Degree
18 29 (23.20%) Computer Science
19 28 (22.40%) Computer Science Degree
19 28 (22.40%) SQL
20 27 (21.60%) Microsoft Certification
21 24 (19.20%) SQL Server
22 22 (17.60%) Migration
22 22 (17.60%) Windows Server 2012
23 21 (16.80%) XenDesktop
24 20 (16.00%) XenServer
24 20 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
24 20 (16.00%) Test Scripting

Security 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 20 (16.00%) SharePoint
1 20 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 19 (15.20%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (12.80%) IIS
3 16 (12.80%) MS Exchange
3 16 (12.80%) SharePoint Server
4 13 (10.40%) OpenStack
5 11 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (8.80%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.40%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.80%) Apache
8 1 (0.80%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.80%) JBoss
8 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (12.80%) InfoPath
2 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.60%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.60%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 38 (30.40%) Office 365
2 3 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 62 (49.60%) DNS
2 51 (40.80%) DHCP
3 13 (10.40%) 3G
3 13 (10.40%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (8.00%) NetScaler
5 8 (6.40%) LAN
5 8 (6.40%) WAN
6 6 (4.80%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (4.80%) SAN
6 6 (4.80%) VSAN
7 3 (2.40%) Kerberos
7 3 (2.40%) Skype
7 3 (2.40%) SMS
7 3 (2.40%) X.500
8 2 (1.60%) Firewall
9 1 (0.80%) IPv4
9 1 (0.80%) SSL
9 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.80%) VPN
9 1 (0.80%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (10.40%) Visual Studio
2 12 (9.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (8.80%) HP UFT
3 11 (8.80%) WinRunner
4 5 (4.00%) MSI
5 3 (2.40%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.80%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.80%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.80%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (0.80%) Finance
1 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
1 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (12.80%) Design Engineer
2 15 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 12 (9.60%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (9.60%) SharePoint Engineer
4 11 (8.80%) Consultant
5 9 (7.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 9 (7.20%) Analyst
5 9 (7.20%) Messaging Engineer
5 9 (7.20%) Test Leader
6 8 (6.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (6.40%) Citrix Engineer
7 7 (5.60%) Test Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) Author
8 6 (4.80%) Desktop Support
8 6 (4.80%) Mobility Engineer
8 6 (4.80%) Technical Author
9 4 (3.20%) Infrastructure Support
9 4 (3.20%) Virtualisation Specialist
9 4 (3.20%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (2.40%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.60%) XML
2 16 (12.80%) CSS
2 16 (12.80%) jQuery
2 16 (12.80%) XSLT
3 12 (9.60%) .NET
4 3 (2.40%) LDAP
5 1 (0.80%) Middleware
5 1 (0.80%) SAML
5 1 (0.80%) SOAP
5 1 (0.80%) Web Services
5 1 (0.80%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.20%) Computer Science
2 14 (11.20%) Fat Client
2 14 (11.20%) PDA
2 14 (11.20%) Thin Client
3 13 (10.40%) Clustering
4 11 (8.80%) PKI
5 8 (6.40%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.80%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.40%) Replication
8 2 (1.60%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.80%) AS400
9 1 (0.80%) CMDB
9 1 (0.80%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.80%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.80%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 78 (62.40%) Windows
2 66 (52.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (45.60%) Windows Server
4 53 (42.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (28.00%) Windows 7
6 22 (17.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (9.60%) Windows 10
7 12 (9.60%) Windows 8
8 11 (8.80%) AIX
9 6 (4.80%) Android
9 6 (4.80%) Apple iOS
9 6 (4.80%) Windows Phone
9 6 (4.80%) Windows Phone 8
10 4 (3.20%) Linux
10 4 (3.20%) Unix
11 3 (2.40%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.60%) HPUX
12 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.60%) Migration
2 20 (16.00%) Change Management
2 20 (16.00%) Test Scripting
3 19 (15.20%) ITIL
3 19 (15.20%) Workflow
4 18 (14.40%) Software Delivery
5 16 (12.80%) High Availability
6 13 (10.40%) Software Testing
7 12 (9.60%) Records Management
7 12 (9.60%) Smoke Testing
8 11 (8.80%) Test Automation
9 9 (7.20%) Analytics
9 9 (7.20%) Content Management
10 7 (5.60%) Incident Management
11 5 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (3.20%) Decision-Making
12 4 (3.20%) Escalation Management
12 4 (3.20%) ITIL V3
12 4 (3.20%) Service Management
12 4 (3.20%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.60%) PowerShell
2 28 (22.40%) SQL
3 16 (12.80%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.20%) C#
5 5 (4.00%) VBScript
6 4 (3.20%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.20%) VB
7 1 (0.80%) Java
7 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.80%) XAML
Qualifications
1 120 (96.00%) SC Cleared
2 31 (24.80%) Degree
3 28 (22.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (21.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (14.40%) MCSE
6 14 (11.20%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (9.60%) ISTQB
8 6 (4.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.20%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.60%) Master's Degree
10 2 (1.60%) MCITP
10 2 (1.60%) MCSA
10 2 (1.60%) MCTS
11 1 (0.80%) CCNA
11 1 (0.80%) CCNP
11 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.80%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.80%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (4.80%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (53.60%) Active Directory
2 32 (25.60%) XenApp
3 31 (24.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (16.80%) XenDesktop
5 20 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (16.00%) XenServer
6 19 (15.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (11.20%) Hyper-V
8 10 (8.00%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (4.80%) VMware NSX
10 3 (2.40%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 2 (1.60%) vSphere
12 1 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (14.40%) SCCM
2 17 (13.60%) HP ALM
3 15 (12.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 12 (9.60%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (6.40%) PowerCLI
6 7 (5.60%) AirWatch
6 7 (5.60%) XenMobile
7 6 (4.80%) SafeCom
7 6 (4.80%) SAP Afaria
7 6 (4.80%) vRealize
8 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.60%) Netcool
9 1 (0.80%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.80%) OpenView
9 1 (0.80%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 77 (61.60%) Microsoft
2 56 (44.80%) Citrix
3 49 (39.20%) VMware
4 34 (27.20%) Ivanti
5 32 (25.60%) HP
6 19 (15.20%) McAfee
6 19 (15.20%) ThinPrint
7 12 (9.60%) Nintex
8 11 (8.80%) Veritas
9 7 (5.60%) SAP
10 6 (4.80%) Apple
11 2 (1.60%) Adobe
11 2 (1.60%) Oracle
12 1 (0.80%) CA
12 1 (0.80%) F5
12 1 (0.80%) Lotus
12 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.80%) Symantec