The first table below looks at the demand for CTC 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 CTC Cleared over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 53 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.36% 0.62% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.28% 2.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £394 £569 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £538 £363
% change year-on-year
-25.58% +48.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £28.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+514.03% -3.38%
Qualifications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
156 91 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.86% 28.17% 43.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 50 68
Average daily rate £375 £338 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 14
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.83 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.50% +9.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.33 £11.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.70 £26.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
CTC Cleared
Wales

CTC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

CTC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

CTC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

CTC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

CTC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

CTC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

CTC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing CTC 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 CTC Cleared.

1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) CRM
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) MS Project
4 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) DOM
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Change Control
4 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Management

CTC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing CTC 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 CTC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Trainer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Trainer
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) DOM
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft