Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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 Clearance
Scotland > Renfrewshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 40 260 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 45.98% 62.50% 50.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 81.63% 76.25% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 281 111
Renfrewshire median daily rate £325 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +3.03% -2.22%
10th Percentile £259 £275 £258
90th Percentile £436 £445 £438
Scotland median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - £36.50 £56.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.33% -
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £42.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year -46.43% -9.19% +156.94%

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 49 341 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 56.32% 81.97% 65.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 280 129
Renfrewshire median daily rate £325 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +1.54% -4.41%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £258
90th Percentile £440 £445 £438
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +6.62% - -2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Renfrewshire median hourly rate £19.00 £37.25 £53.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.99% -30.01% -67.75%
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £35.75 £27.44
% change year-on-year -21.68% +30.28% +50.36%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Renfrewshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 40 £325 -4.41%
Security Cleared
Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 37 (92.50%) SC Cleared
2 22 (55.00%) PowerShell
2 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (52.50%) Windows Server
4 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (45.00%) IIS
6 14 (35.00%) SQL
6 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
7 12 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (30.00%) ITIL
7 12 (30.00%) SSL
8 11 (27.50%) HTTP
8 11 (27.50%) HTTPS
8 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
8 11 (27.50%) Windows 10
8 11 (27.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 11 (27.50%) Prototyping
8 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
8 11 (27.50%) SCCM
9 10 (25.00%) WSUS
9 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
10 9 (22.50%) XML
11 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
11 8 (20.00%) Migration
11 8 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (20.00%) Office 365
11 8 (20.00%) QA

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 18 (45.00%) IIS
2 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (10.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.50%) Apache
5 1 (2.50%) JBoss
5 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) SSL
2 11 (27.50%) HTTP
2 11 (27.50%) HTTPS
3 7 (17.50%) SAN
4 4 (10.00%) DNS
4 4 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 4 (10.00%) NAS
5 3 (7.50%) DHCP
6 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.50%) Firewall
7 1 (2.50%) LDAP
7 1 (2.50%) SMS
7 1 (2.50%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) MSI
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Author
1 8 (20.00%) Technical Author
2 4 (10.00%) NetBackup Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Consultant
3 3 (7.50%) SharePoint Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Specialist
5 1 (2.50%) Applications Packager
5 1 (2.50%) Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (2.50%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Wintel Architect
5 1 (2.50%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) XML
2 6 (15.00%) CSS
2 6 (15.00%) jQuery
2 6 (15.00%) XSLT
3 5 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) SAML
4 1 (2.50%) SOAP
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 21 (52.50%) Windows Server
3 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (27.50%) Windows 10
4 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
5 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.00%) Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Unix
8 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) ITIL
2 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
2 11 (27.50%) Prototyping
2 11 (27.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 8 (20.00%) Migration
3 8 (20.00%) Software Distribution
3 8 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (15.00%) High Availability
5 5 (12.50%) Records Management
5 5 (12.50%) Service Design
5 5 (12.50%) Workflow
6 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.00%) Content Management
7 2 (5.00%) Release Management
8 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
8 1 (2.50%) Change Management
8 1 (2.50%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (2.50%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (2.50%) Patch Management
8 1 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (35.00%) SQL
3 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.50%) C#
5 3 (7.50%) VBScript
6 1 (2.50%) Java
6 1 (2.50%) REXX
6 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) Tcl
6 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (92.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) MCSE
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (7.50%) Terminal Services
3 3 (7.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) SCCM
2 10 (25.00%) WSUS
3 4 (10.00%) EMC Navisphere
3 4 (10.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.50%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) HP
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco
3 5 (12.50%) Nintex
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) EMC
5 2 (5.00%) AppSense
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) CA
6 1 (2.50%) F5
6 1 (2.50%) ThinPrint