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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 3 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 35 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 30.17% 14.67% 5.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.72% 36.67% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £319 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.69% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 £55.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -43.54%
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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
69 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 59.48% 40.00% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 16 10
Average daily rate £350 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £51.88 £55.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 76 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (44.74%) Selenium
4 33 (43.42%) Scrum
5 31 (40.79%) Java
6 29 (38.16%) C#
7 27 (35.53%) TDD
8 26 (34.21%) WebDriver
8 26 (34.21%) BDD
9 25 (32.89%) Subversion
9 25 (32.89%) JUnit
10 23 (30.26%) Automation Testing
11 22 (28.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (28.95%) Kanban
11 22 (28.95%) ISTQB
12 21 (27.63%) JIRA
12 21 (27.63%) ISEB
13 20 (26.32%) .NET
13 20 (26.32%) .NET Framework
13 20 (26.32%) Test Scripting
13 20 (26.32%) Load Testing
13 20 (26.32%) Software Testing
13 20 (26.32%) Open Source
14 19 (25.00%) Jenkins
14 19 (25.00%) Test Management
14 19 (25.00%) SharePoint
15 18 (23.68%) XML
15 18 (23.68%) Bugzilla
15 18 (23.68%) HP Quality Center
16 17 (22.37%) TortoiseSVN

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 19 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.21%) FileNet
2 7 (9.21%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (3.95%) assyst
3 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) PaaS
2 1 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) LAN
2 1 (1.32%) Firewall
2 1 (1.32%) VoIP
2 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (14.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (7.89%) MySQL
6 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.63%) MS Access
10 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (44.74%) Selenium
2 26 (34.21%) WebDriver
3 25 (32.89%) Subversion
3 25 (32.89%) JUnit
4 22 (28.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (27.63%) JIRA
6 19 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 18 (23.68%) Bugzilla
8 17 (22.37%) TortoiseSVN
8 17 (22.37%) TestNG
9 16 (21.05%) JMeter
10 14 (18.42%) Ant
10 14 (18.42%) Maven
11 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (22.37%) Tester
2 15 (19.74%) Developer
3 9 (11.84%) Architect
3 9 (11.84%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.53%) SQL DBA
4 8 (10.53%) DBA
4 8 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Designer
6 5 (6.58%) Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Administrator
7 4 (5.26%) Agile Coach
8 3 (3.95%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.95%) Lead Tester
8 3 (3.95%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.63%) CRM Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.32%) .NET
1 20 (26.32%) .NET Framework
2 18 (23.68%) XML
3 14 (18.42%) XSLT
4 13 (17.11%) Web Services
5 9 (11.84%) Struts
5 9 (11.84%) Spring
6 8 (10.53%) Java SE
7 7 (9.21%) XML Schema
7 7 (9.21%) JSON
7 7 (9.21%) REST
7 7 (9.21%) MyBatis
8 4 (5.26%) WCF
8 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.26%) SOAP
8 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (3.95%) HTML
10 2 (2.63%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.32%) Open Source
2 13 (17.11%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.26%) iSeries
4 3 (3.95%) AS400
5 2 (2.63%) CESG
5 2 (2.63%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.32%) RMADS
6 1 (1.32%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.95%) UNIX
3 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (43.42%) Scrum
3 27 (35.53%) TDD
4 26 (34.21%) BDD
5 23 (30.26%) Automation Testing
6 22 (28.95%) Kanban
7 20 (26.32%) Test Scripting
7 20 (26.32%) Load Testing
7 20 (26.32%) Software Testing
8 19 (25.00%) Test Management
9 13 (17.11%) Automated Testing
10 11 (14.47%) Workflow
11 9 (11.84%) Project Management
12 7 (9.21%) GAP Analysis
12 7 (9.21%) Document Management
13 5 (6.58%) SOA
13 5 (6.58%) BPMN
13 5 (6.58%) TOGAF
14 4 (5.26%) Unit Testing
14 4 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.79%) Java
2 29 (38.16%) C#
3 17 (22.37%) SQL
4 7 (9.21%) XPath
5 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (28.95%) ISTQB
3 21 (27.63%) ISEB
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.95%) MCDBA
4 3 (3.95%) MCITP
5 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (23.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) IBM
2 10 (13.16%) Oracle
3 9 (11.84%) Red Gate
4 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.95%) Informatica
6 1 (1.32%) Lumension
6 1 (1.32%) Lotus
6 1 (1.32%) Sophos
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco
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