The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 132 122
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 0 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.65% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.52% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 1
Median daily rate - £360 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -24.00% +16.00%  

DV 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 327 753 486
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 14.84% 25.59% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 1114 472
Median daily rate £370 £330 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.12% -1.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 128 41
Median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +45.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £20.05 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +14.03% +26.66%  

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in Scotland

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DV 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 Scotland region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) iSCSI
3 4 (57.14%) NAS
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) EMC
3 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) EMC Navisphere
3 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
4 3 (42.86%) C
4 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
4 3 (42.86%) Objective-C
4 3 (42.86%) iPad
4 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
4 3 (42.86%) AirWatch
5 2 (28.57%) Asset Management

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) iSCSI
1 4 (57.14%) NAS
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) NetBackup Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) iOS Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
1 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) EMC Navisphere
1 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
2 3 (42.86%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) EMC
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