Period
to 23 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 202 85 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 73.19% 65.89% 63.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 87.83% 91.40% 79.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 81 305
Renfrewshire median daily rate £290 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.16% +13.97% -
10th Percentile £229 £268 £250
90th Percentile £438 £445 £445
Scotland median daily rate £300 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -23.08% +11.43% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 14
Renfrewshire median hourly rate £73.75 - £41.00
10th Percentile £67.75 - £36.25
90th Percentile £77.63 - £43.00
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -30.91% -34.52% +41.18%

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 230 93 495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 83.33% 72.09% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 89 346
Renfrewshire median daily rate £295 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.33% +13.64% -3.65%
10th Percentile £225 £266 £238
90th Percentile £439 £445 £440
Scotland median daily rate £363 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -3.33% +10.29% -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 34
Renfrewshire median hourly rate £70.00 - £39.25
10th Percentile £10.70 - £35.33
90th Percentile £76.88 - £42.70
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £34.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year -44.12% -9.93% +37.57%

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 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Renfrewshire

Security Cleared
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

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Renfrewshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 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 0 200 £290 -25.40%
Security Cleared
Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 187 (92.57%) SC Cleared
2 121 (59.90%) Windows
3 102 (50.50%) Microsoft
4 98 (48.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (47.52%) Active Directory
6 85 (42.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 83 (41.09%) DNS
8 79 (39.11%) Windows Server
9 76 (37.62%) Citrix
10 73 (36.14%) DHCP
11 69 (34.16%) VMware
12 66 (32.67%) HP
13 63 (31.19%) Office 365
14 61 (30.20%) ITIL
15 57 (28.22%) PowerShell
16 54 (26.73%) Windows 7
17 53 (26.24%) Ivanti
18 52 (25.74%) SQL
19 49 (24.26%) VMware Infrastructure
20 43 (21.29%) Degree
21 42 (20.79%) Test Scripting
21 42 (20.79%) Computer Science
22 41 (20.30%) Microsoft Certification
22 41 (20.30%) Computer Science Degree
23 37 (18.32%) HP ALM
23 37 (18.32%) XenApp
23 37 (18.32%) VMware ESXi
24 36 (17.82%) ITIL V3
24 36 (17.82%) Windows Server 2012
24 36 (17.82%) Change Management

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 34 (16.83%) OpenStack
2 26 (12.87%) MS Exchange
2 26 (12.87%) SharePoint
3 23 (11.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 21 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (10.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 21 (10.40%) Skype for Business
5 20 (9.90%) IIS
5 20 (9.90%) SharePoint Server
6 13 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (5.45%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.50%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 20 (9.90%) InfoPath
2 13 (6.44%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 63 (31.19%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 83 (41.09%) DNS
2 73 (36.14%) DHCP
3 15 (7.43%) 3G
3 15 (7.43%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (5.94%) Skype
5 10 (4.95%) LAN
5 10 (4.95%) NetScaler
5 10 (4.95%) WAN
6 6 (2.97%) SAN
6 6 (2.97%) Unified Communications
6 6 (2.97%) VSAN
7 5 (2.48%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (1.98%) HSPA
8 4 (1.98%) SMS
9 3 (1.49%) Firewall
9 3 (1.49%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.49%) X.500
10 1 (0.50%) IPv4
10 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (13.37%) HP UFT
1 27 (13.37%) WinRunner
2 17 (8.42%) Visual Studio
3 16 (7.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.96%) MSI
5 5 (2.48%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.50%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.50%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.50%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (0.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (11.39%) Support Engineer
2 20 (9.90%) Analyst
3 19 (9.41%) Test Analyst
4 17 (8.42%) Design Engineer
5 14 (6.93%) Test Leader
6 13 (6.44%) SharePoint Engineer
7 12 (5.94%) Architect
7 12 (5.94%) Messaging Engineer
8 11 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (4.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 9 (4.46%) Consultant
10 9 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (3.96%) Citrix Engineer
11 8 (3.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 8 (3.96%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
12 7 (3.47%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
13 6 (2.97%) Chief Architect
13 6 (2.97%) Mobility Engineer
14 5 (2.48%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.40%) XML
2 20 (9.90%) CSS
2 20 (9.90%) jQuery
2 20 (9.90%) XSLT
3 16 (7.92%) .NET
4 3 (1.49%) LDAP
5 1 (0.50%) Middleware
5 1 (0.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.79%) Computer Science
2 31 (15.35%) PDA
3 29 (14.36%) Clustering
4 16 (7.92%) Fat Client
4 16 (7.92%) Thin Client
5 11 (5.45%) PKI
6 9 (4.46%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.96%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.97%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.98%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (1.98%) PMI
11 3 (1.49%) Replication
12 1 (0.50%) AS400
12 1 (0.50%) CMDB
12 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 121 (59.90%) Windows
2 98 (48.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (42.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 79 (39.11%) Windows Server
5 54 (26.73%) Windows 7
6 36 (17.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (13.37%) AIX
8 14 (6.93%) Windows 10
8 14 (6.93%) Windows 8
9 13 (6.44%) Linux
10 6 (2.97%) Android
10 6 (2.97%) Apple iOS
10 6 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.97%) Windows Phone
10 6 (2.97%) Windows Phone 8
11 5 (2.48%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.98%) Unix
13 2 (0.99%) HPUX
14 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (30.20%) ITIL
2 42 (20.79%) Test Scripting
3 36 (17.82%) Change Management
3 36 (17.82%) ITIL V3
4 32 (15.84%) Problem-Solving
5 31 (15.35%) Six Sigma
6 30 (14.85%) Software Testing
7 28 (13.86%) Test Automation
8 27 (13.37%) Migration
8 27 (13.37%) Smoke Testing
9 24 (11.88%) Project Management
9 24 (11.88%) Workflow
10 23 (11.39%) Software Delivery
11 20 (9.90%) High Availability
12 17 (8.42%) Records Management
13 16 (7.92%) Incident Management
14 9 (4.46%) Analytics
14 9 (4.46%) Matrix Organization
14 9 (4.46%) Service Delivery
15 8 (3.96%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 57 (28.22%) PowerShell
2 52 (25.74%) SQL
3 20 (9.90%) JavaScript
4 18 (8.91%) C#
5 8 (3.96%) VBScript
6 7 (3.47%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.47%) VB
7 5 (2.48%) Perl
7 5 (2.48%) PHP
8 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.99%) Java
10 1 (0.50%) LINC
10 1 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 187 (92.57%) SC Cleared
2 43 (21.29%) Degree
3 41 (20.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (20.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (15.35%) MCSE
5 29 (14.36%) ISTQB
6 27 (13.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 16 (7.92%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.98%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.49%) MCITP
10 3 (1.49%) MCSA
10 3 (1.49%) MCTS
11 2 (0.99%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.50%) MCDBA
12 1 (0.50%) MCP
12 1 (0.50%) PMP
12 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (14.36%) JSP 440
2 18 (8.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.98%) PMO
4 3 (1.49%) QA
5 2 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 96 (47.52%) Active Directory
2 49 (24.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (18.32%) VMware ESXi
3 37 (18.32%) XenApp
4 35 (17.33%) Hyper-V
5 25 (12.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 23 (11.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 23 (11.39%) XenDesktop
7 22 (10.89%) XenServer
8 6 (2.97%) VMware NSX
9 3 (1.49%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 3 (1.49%) vSphere
10 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (18.32%) HP ALM
2 27 (13.37%) McAfee ePO
3 23 (11.39%) SCCM
4 20 (9.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (3.96%) PowerCLI
6 7 (3.47%) AirWatch
6 7 (3.47%) XenMobile
7 6 (2.97%) SAP Afaria
7 6 (2.97%) vRealize
8 5 (2.48%) SafeCom
9 3 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.99%) Netcool
11 1 (0.50%) OpenView
11 1 (0.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 102 (50.50%) Microsoft
2 76 (37.62%) Citrix
3 69 (34.16%) VMware
4 66 (32.67%) HP
5 53 (26.24%) Ivanti
6 36 (17.82%) McAfee
7 27 (13.37%) Veritas
8 19 (9.41%) ThinPrint
9 16 (7.92%) Nintex
10 7 (3.47%) Oracle
10 7 (3.47%) SAP
11 6 (2.97%) Apple
12 1 (0.50%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.50%) Juniper
12 1 (0.50%) Lotus
12 1 (0.50%) NetApp
12 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.50%) Symantec
12 1 (0.50%) Tufin