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 22 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 3 3 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 31 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 28.44% 21.69% 6.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.49% 43.90% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 1
Average daily rate
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£420 £356 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.89% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -22.33%
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
53 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 48.62% 49.40% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 24 10
Average daily rate £386 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £545 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £38.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +252.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 61 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (40.98%) Java
3 23 (37.70%) Selenium
4 20 (32.79%) TDD
4 20 (32.79%) JUnit
5 19 (31.15%) BDD
6 18 (29.51%) C#
6 18 (29.51%) Subversion
7 17 (27.87%) Scrum
7 17 (27.87%) Windows
8 16 (26.23%) SQL
9 15 (24.59%) WebDriver
10 14 (22.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (21.31%) .NET Framework
11 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (21.31%) .NET
11 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
11 13 (21.31%) Web Services
11 13 (21.31%) Automation Testing
12 12 (19.67%) Open Source
12 12 (19.67%) SharePoint
12 12 (19.67%) ISTQB
12 12 (19.67%) Load Testing
12 12 (19.67%) Test Management
12 12 (19.67%) Test Scripting
12 12 (19.67%) TestNG
12 12 (19.67%) Kanban
13 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (18.03%) JIRA
13 11 (18.03%) JMeter

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 12 (19.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.48%) FileNet
2 7 (11.48%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.92%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) assyst
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) PaaS
2 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) LAN
2 3 (4.92%) VoIP
2 3 (4.92%) WAN
3 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (9.84%) MySQL
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (37.70%) Selenium
2 20 (32.79%) JUnit
3 18 (29.51%) Subversion
4 15 (24.59%) WebDriver
5 14 (22.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (19.67%) TestNG
7 11 (18.03%) JIRA
7 11 (18.03%) JMeter
8 10 (16.39%) TortoiseSVN
8 10 (16.39%) Bugzilla
9 9 (14.75%) Maven
9 9 (14.75%) Ant
9 9 (14.75%) Jenkins
10 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) Tester
3 9 (14.75%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Architect
4 8 (13.11%) DBA
4 8 (13.11%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (13.11%) SQL DBA
5 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) Deskside Support
6 4 (6.56%) Agile Coach
7 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.28%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (3.28%) Lead Tester
8 2 (3.28%) Automation Tester
9 1 (1.64%) Information Specialist
9 1 (1.64%) Security Advisor
9 1 (1.64%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) .NET Framework
1 13 (21.31%) .NET
1 13 (21.31%) Web Services
2 11 (18.03%) XML
3 9 (14.75%) Spring
3 9 (14.75%) Struts
4 8 (13.11%) Java SE
5 7 (11.48%) XSLT
5 7 (11.48%) MyBatis
5 7 (11.48%) REST
6 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.56%) SOAP
6 4 (6.56%) WCF
6 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (4.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (4.92%) HTML
8 2 (3.28%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Open Source
2 8 (13.11%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.56%) iSeries
4 3 (4.92%) AS400
5 2 (3.28%) CESG
5 2 (3.28%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.64%) RMADS
6 1 (1.64%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Windows
2 8 (13.11%) Windows XP
3 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) TDD
2 19 (31.15%) BDD
3 17 (27.87%) Scrum
4 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (21.31%) Automation Testing
5 12 (19.67%) Load Testing
5 12 (19.67%) Test Management
5 12 (19.67%) Test Scripting
5 12 (19.67%) Kanban
6 11 (18.03%) Workflow
7 10 (16.39%) Automated Testing
7 10 (16.39%) Software Testing
8 7 (11.48%) Document Management
8 7 (11.48%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (8.20%) BPMN
9 5 (8.20%) TOGAF
9 5 (8.20%) SOA
9 5 (8.20%) Project Management
10 4 (6.56%) MVC
10 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) Java
2 18 (29.51%) C#
3 16 (26.23%) SQL
4 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 61 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.67%) ISTQB
3 11 (18.03%) ISEB
4 3 (4.92%) MCITP
4 3 (4.92%) MCDBA
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) IBM
2 10 (16.39%) Oracle
3 9 (14.75%) Red Gate
4 3 (4.92%) Lumension
4 3 (4.92%) Cisco
4 3 (4.92%) Sophos
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.92%) Informatica
4 3 (4.92%) Lotus