The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Wales / South Wales
Rank - - 54
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £450 £381
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £44.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+12.35% +17.10%

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

Qualifications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
142 135 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.40% 26.06% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 99 86
Median daily rate £388 £323 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £422 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Median hourly rate £46.00 £46.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +184.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £25.00 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.24 £25.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing BC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales