The table below looks at the statistics for DV 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 DV Cleared over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 61 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 9 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.52% 2.50% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.79% 7.88% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 3
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£450 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £417 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.73% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £31.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-31.04% -30.55%
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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
188 203 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.70% 31.67% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 129 52
Average daily rate £365 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £484 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 11
Average hourly rate £11.50 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £14.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £25.00 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

DV Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

DV Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport -10 4 £460 +2.79%
Bridgend -1 1 £400 -11.11% 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing DV 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 DV Cleared.

1 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (77.27%) SC Cleared
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 10 (45.45%) CRM
4 10 (45.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (31.82%) MCAD
7 7 (31.82%) MCSD
7 7 (31.82%) MCTS
7 7 (31.82%) Time Management
7 7 (31.82%) MCPD
7 7 (31.82%) Marketing
8 5 (22.73%) McAfee
8 5 (22.73%) Windows
9 4 (18.18%) Cisco
9 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
9 4 (18.18%) Blue Coat
9 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
10 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (13.64%) Network Design
10 3 (13.64%) VMware
10 3 (13.64%) Citrix
10 3 (13.64%) LAN
10 3 (13.64%) WAN
11 2 (9.09%) MCP
11 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
11 2 (9.09%) Java
11 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing DV 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 DV Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) JBoss
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LAN
1 3 (13.64%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.55%) ERwin
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
1 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (31.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Business Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) CRM Business Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) CRM Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Network Design Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Data Modeller
5 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) XML
1 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.55%) Spring
1 1 (4.55%) Java SE
1 1 (4.55%) REST
1 1 (4.55%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) CRM
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Time Management
4 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.64%) Network Design
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) UML
7 1 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Open Source
7 1 (4.55%) Change Control
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (77.27%) SC Cleared
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (31.82%) MCAD
4 7 (31.82%) MCSD
4 7 (31.82%) MCTS
4 7 (31.82%) MCPD
5 2 (9.09%) MCP
5 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.55%) MCDBA
6 1 (4.55%) MCITP
6 1 (4.55%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) McAfee
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
3 4 (18.18%) Blue Coat
3 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Juniper
5 1 (4.55%) CA
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Sophos
5 1 (4.55%) AppSense
5 1 (4.55%) F5