The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 3 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 28 58 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 35.00% 42.65% 14.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 65.12% 70.73% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 44 10
Average daily rate £350 £358 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £482 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+49.09% +52.77%
SC Cleared
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Newport region.

Qualifications Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
43 82 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 53.75% 60.29% 37.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 60 24
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £510 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £43.50 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.14% -16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Newport region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Newport

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Newport region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Newport region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newport region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 47 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (38.30%) .NET
3 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (27.66%) Java
4 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
5 12 (25.53%) Selenium
5 12 (25.53%) SpecFlow
6 11 (23.40%) BDD
6 11 (23.40%) TDD
6 11 (23.40%) Scrum
7 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
8 8 (17.02%) Project Management
9 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
9 7 (14.89%) Windows
9 7 (14.89%) JMeter
9 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
9 7 (14.89%) WebDriver
9 7 (14.89%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
10 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
10 6 (12.77%) C#
10 6 (12.77%) Linux
11 5 (10.64%) ISEB
11 5 (10.64%) SOA
11 5 (10.64%) WCF
11 5 (10.64%) Ajax
11 5 (10.64%) MVC
11 5 (10.64%) Finance
11 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (10.64%) REST

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newport region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.89%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.26%) FileNet
2 2 (4.26%) JBoss
2 2 (4.26%) Mule
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.13%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) OrCAD
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Project
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.13%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) DHCP
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) HTTP
2 2 (4.26%) SAN
2 2 (4.26%) SSL
3 1 (2.13%) DMZ
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) LAN
3 1 (2.13%) SMTP
3 1 (2.13%) SNMP
3 1 (2.13%) VLAN
3 1 (2.13%) VoIP
3 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
2 12 (25.53%) Selenium
2 12 (25.53%) SpecFlow
3 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
3 7 (14.89%) JMeter
3 7 (14.89%) WebDriver
4 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
4 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.26%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.13%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Back Office
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (14.89%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Change Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Tester
4 4 (8.51%) Hardware Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
3 5 (10.64%) Ajax
3 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (10.64%) Entity Framework
3 5 (10.64%) jQuery
3 5 (10.64%) REST
3 5 (10.64%) WCF
4 2 (4.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) CESG
2 1 (2.13%) CLARiiON
2 1 (2.13%) CMDB
2 1 (2.13%) EMC VNX
2 1 (2.13%) LPAR
2 1 (2.13%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.40%) BDD
2 11 (23.40%) Scrum
2 11 (23.40%) TDD
3 8 (17.02%) Project Management
4 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
5 6 (12.77%) Programme Management
6 5 (10.64%) Kanban
6 5 (10.64%) MVC
6 5 (10.64%) Project Planning
6 5 (10.64%) SOA
6 5 (10.64%) Test Scripting
6 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.51%) Change Management
7 4 (8.51%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.51%) Test-First Development
8 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) Java
2 6 (12.77%) C#
3 4 (8.51%) C
3 4 (8.51%) SQL
4 1 (2.13%) C++
4 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) ISEB
3 2 (4.26%) CCNA
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) CCNP
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) HNC
4 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.13%) PMP
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (8.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCOM
2 1 (2.13%) nmon
2 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Cisco
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.38%) VMware
3 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
3 2 (4.26%) HP
3 2 (4.26%) IBM
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) BMC
4 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.13%) Clearswift
4 1 (2.13%) Coverity
4 1 (2.13%) Dell
4 1 (2.13%) EMC
4 1 (2.13%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.13%) Hitachi
4 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.13%) Lotus
4 1 (2.13%) Remedy
4 1 (2.13%) Sun