The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 51 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 13 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.10% 0.74% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.57% 2.73% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £383 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.07 £54.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-68.38% +116.00%
Qualifications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
198 110 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.94% 27.09% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 57 53
Average daily rate £420 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.40 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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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 23 July 2014. 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
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Vacancies
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Wales

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 11 (50.00%) Symantec
3 11 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (45.45%) McAfee
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 9 (40.91%) Citrix
5 9 (40.91%) Windows
5 9 (40.91%) Sophos
6 7 (31.82%) VMware
6 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
7 6 (27.27%) vSphere
7 6 (27.27%) Oracle
8 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
8 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
8 5 (22.73%) Remedy
8 5 (22.73%) Terminal Services
8 5 (22.73%) NetBackup
8 5 (22.73%) Backup Exec
8 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
9 4 (18.18%) XenApp
9 4 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (18.18%) vCloud
9 4 (18.18%) Local Government
9 4 (18.18%) Clearswift
9 4 (18.18%) SAN
10 3 (13.64%) ARCserve
10 3 (13.64%) DHCP
10 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) Wireless
3 2 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (18.18%) Local Government
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Security Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Wintel Support
3 4 (18.18%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Support
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
2 1 (4.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.64%) VBScript
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (13.64%) MCP
4 2 (9.09%) CCNP
4 2 (9.09%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
2 6 (27.27%) vSphere
3 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (22.73%) Terminal Services
4 4 (18.18%) XenApp
4 4 (18.18%) vCloud
5 2 (9.09%) MetaFrame
5 2 (9.09%) XenServer
5 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (22.73%) NetBackup
2 5 (22.73%) Backup Exec
3 4 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (13.64%) ARCserve
5 2 (9.09%) SCCM
5 2 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Symantec
2 10 (45.45%) McAfee
3 9 (40.91%) Sophos
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) Citrix
4 7 (31.82%) VMware
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle
6 5 (22.73%) Remedy
7 4 (18.18%) Clearswift
8 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
8 2 (9.09%) SonicWALL
8 2 (9.09%) Red Gate
8 2 (9.09%) F5
8 2 (9.09%) Cisco
8 2 (9.09%) HP
8 2 (9.09%) Juniper
8 2 (9.09%) Nokia
8 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint