Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 132 42 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 73.74% 47.73% 60.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 89.19% 82.35% 76.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 39 339
Renfrewshire median daily rate £350 £335 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% -1.47% +1.87%
10th Percentile £249 £266 £262
90th Percentile £438 £434 £445
Scotland median daily rate £360 £360 £330
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 12
Renfrewshire median hourly rate £73.75 - £41.00
10th Percentile £67.75 - £32.43
90th Percentile £77.63 - £43.00
Scotland median hourly rate £18.25 £27.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -33.64% -34.52% -1.18%

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 148 51 453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 82.68% 57.95% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 44 351
Renfrewshire median daily rate £350 £333 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.76% -
10th Percentile £250 £258 £255
90th Percentile £438 £438 £440
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £330
% change year-on-year +3.45% +9.85% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 22
Renfrewshire median hourly rate £73.75 £19.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +288.16% -52.50% -24.84%
10th Percentile £67.75 £19.00 £35.28
90th Percentile £77.63 £19.00 £43.00
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £28.80 £38.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% -25.19% +79.07%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 0 127 £350 +4.48% 1
Security Cleared
Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 115 (87.12%) SC Cleared
2 66 (50.00%) Windows
3 59 (44.70%) ITIL
4 49 (37.12%) HP
5 48 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 48 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 48 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (34.09%) Office 365
7 43 (32.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 42 (31.82%) DNS
9 38 (28.79%) DHCP
9 38 (28.79%) SQL
10 34 (25.76%) ITIL V3
11 33 (25.00%) Citrix
12 32 (24.24%) Six Sigma
12 32 (24.24%) JSP 440
13 31 (23.48%) Windows Server
13 31 (23.48%) Problem-Solving
14 29 (21.97%) Test Scripting
15 28 (21.21%) Hyper-V
15 28 (21.21%) Windows 7
15 28 (21.21%) VMware
16 27 (20.45%) PowerShell
16 27 (20.45%) Ivanti
16 27 (20.45%) HP ALM
17 26 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
18 25 (18.94%) McAfee
18 25 (18.94%) Project Management
19 24 (18.18%) Change Management
19 24 (18.18%) Software Testing

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 24 (18.18%) OpenStack
2 12 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 12 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 11 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (7.58%) Office Communications Server
5 7 (5.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (4.55%) IIS
6 6 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (9.85%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.55%) InfoPath
3 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 45 (34.09%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (31.82%) DNS
2 38 (28.79%) DHCP
3 11 (8.33%) Skype
4 9 (6.82%) SAN
5 6 (4.55%) Unified Communications
5 6 (4.55%) WAN
6 5 (3.79%) HSPA
6 5 (3.79%) iSCSI
6 5 (3.79%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.03%) Firewall
8 3 (2.27%) LAN
9 2 (1.52%) 3G
9 2 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.76%) HTTP
10 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.76%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.76%) NAS
10 1 (0.76%) Network Security
10 1 (0.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (17.42%) HP UFT
1 23 (17.42%) WinRunner
2 6 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.27%) MSI
4 2 (1.52%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (0.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (11.36%) Analyst
2 14 (10.61%) Test Analyst
3 13 (9.85%) Support Engineer
4 12 (9.09%) Architect
5 8 (6.06%) Applications Engineer
5 8 (6.06%) Applications Support
5 8 (6.06%) Applications Support Engineer
6 7 (5.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (5.30%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
6 7 (5.30%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 7 (5.30%) Test Leader
7 6 (4.55%) Chief Architect
7 6 (4.55%) Consultant
7 6 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.79%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (3.79%) Lync Engineer
8 5 (3.79%) SharePoint Consultant
9 4 (3.03%) Server Engineer
9 4 (3.03%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.27%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.30%) XML
2 6 (4.55%) .NET
2 6 (4.55%) CSS
2 6 (4.55%) jQuery
2 6 (4.55%) XSLT
3 2 (1.52%) Middleware
4 1 (0.76%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.18%) PDA
2 23 (17.42%) Clustering
3 15 (11.36%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.55%) Virtual Team
6 5 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (3.03%) PMI
8 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.52%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.52%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.52%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 66 (50.00%) Windows
2 48 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (32.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (23.48%) Windows Server
5 28 (21.21%) Windows 7
6 23 (17.42%) AIX
7 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (13.64%) Linux
9 5 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.79%) Unix
10 2 (1.52%) Solaris
10 2 (1.52%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.52%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (44.70%) ITIL
2 34 (25.76%) ITIL V3
3 32 (24.24%) Six Sigma
4 31 (23.48%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (21.97%) Test Scripting
6 25 (18.94%) Project Management
7 24 (18.18%) Change Management
7 24 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 24 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 22 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 21 (15.91%) Smoke Testing
10 13 (9.85%) Incident Management
11 12 (9.09%) Migration
12 10 (7.58%) Configuration Management
13 9 (6.82%) Matrix Organization
13 9 (6.82%) Network Management
13 9 (6.82%) Service Delivery
14 7 (5.30%) Process Improvement
14 7 (5.30%) Records Management
14 7 (5.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.79%) SQL
2 27 (20.45%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.82%) Perl
4 8 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.30%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.30%) VBScript
6 6 (4.55%) C#
7 5 (3.79%) Java
7 5 (3.79%) PHP
8 4 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.03%) C-shell
8 4 (3.03%) Korn
9 3 (2.27%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.27%) VB
10 1 (0.76%) LINC
Qualifications
1 115 (87.12%) SC Cleared
2 24 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 19 (14.39%) DV Cleared
4 16 (12.12%) Degree
4 16 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (11.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (11.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (11.36%) MCSE
6 4 (3.03%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.52%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.76%) MCITP
8 1 (0.76%) MCSA
8 1 (0.76%) MCTS
8 1 (0.76%) OCP
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.76%) PMP
8 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (24.24%) JSP 440
2 7 (5.30%) QA
3 5 (3.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (3.79%) PMO
4 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 28 (21.21%) Hyper-V
3 26 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (7.58%) XenApp
7 5 (3.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (3.79%) Terminal Services
8 4 (3.03%) Samba
9 3 (2.27%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.27%) XenServer
10 1 (0.76%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (20.45%) HP ALM
2 22 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (3.79%) SCCM
3 5 (3.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.52%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.76%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 49 (37.12%) HP
2 48 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 33 (25.00%) Citrix
4 28 (21.21%) VMware
5 27 (20.45%) Ivanti
6 25 (18.94%) McAfee
7 23 (17.42%) Veritas
8 10 (7.58%) Oracle
9 6 (4.55%) Nintex
10 4 (3.03%) Centrify
11 2 (1.52%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.52%) Juniper
11 2 (1.52%) ThinPrint
12 1 (0.76%) AlgoSec
12 1 (0.76%) Cisco
12 1 (0.76%) F5
12 1 (0.76%) NetApp
12 1 (0.76%) Remedy
12 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.76%) Tufin