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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 61 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.07% 1.07% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.78% 3.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £26.79 £20.03
% change year-on-year
+15.36% +33.75%
DV Cleared
Wales

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
185 173 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.29% 30.78% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 132 71
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 12
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £15.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +44.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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
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 28 August 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
Cardiff - 3 - -
DV Cleared
Wales

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (25.00%) McAfee
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) WAN
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) CRM
6 3 (18.75%) Network Design
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) Java
8 1 (6.25%) SLA
8 1 (6.25%) VPN
8 1 (6.25%) C
8 1 (6.25%) C#
8 1 (6.25%) C++
8 1 (6.25%) Mainframe

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.25%) ERwin
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Network Design Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modeller
3 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) Java SE
1 1 (6.25%) REST
1 1 (6.25%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (18.75%) Network Design
3 3 (18.75%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
1 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCDBA
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (25.00%) McAfee
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) AppSense
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) CA