The table below looks at the statistics for SC 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 SC Cleared over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 12 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 70 108 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 15.15% 20.81% 12.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.12% 56.25% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 80 44
Median daily rate £380 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
- +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Median hourly rate £42.90 - £18.33
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 - £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.75 - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +62.50%
SC 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
127 192 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.49% 36.99% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 140 111
Median daily rate £375 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £537 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Median hourly rate £43.50 £15.13 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.60% -26.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.80 £36.60 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +7 28 £370 -15.54% 1
Newport +2 26 £375 -1.31%
Bridgend 0 4 £433 +8.12% 4
Caerphilly - 1 £380 -
SC Cleared
Wales

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 137 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 43 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (29.20%) Java
4 31 (22.63%) Visual Studio
5 30 (21.90%) Windows
6 26 (18.98%) SQL
7 25 (18.25%) .NET
8 24 (17.52%) SQL Server
8 24 (17.52%) JavaScript
8 24 (17.52%) Selenium
9 23 (16.79%) HTML
10 22 (16.06%) XML
11 21 (15.33%) Scrum
12 20 (14.60%) TDD
13 18 (13.14%) Microsoft
13 18 (13.14%) DV Cleared
14 17 (12.41%) Eclipse
15 16 (11.68%) SOAP
15 16 (11.68%) TCP/IP
15 16 (11.68%) jQuery
16 15 (10.95%) C
16 15 (10.95%) JIRA
17 14 (10.22%) Firewall
17 14 (10.22%) JUnit
17 14 (10.22%) SAP
17 14 (10.22%) JBoss
18 13 (9.49%) ABAP
18 13 (9.49%) C#
18 13 (9.49%) T-SQL
18 13 (9.49%) Cisco

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (10.22%) JBoss
2 11 (8.03%) FileNet
3 9 (6.57%) Confluence
3 9 (6.57%) LiveCycle
4 7 (5.11%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (5.11%) GeoServer
4 7 (5.11%) IIS
4 7 (5.11%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.65%) MQSeries
6 4 (2.92%) Apache
6 4 (2.92%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.19%) IBM Domino
7 3 (2.19%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.19%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.46%) Mule
8 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.84%) MS Office
3 7 (5.11%) Gliffy
4 6 (4.38%) OrCAD
5 3 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.73%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.68%) TCP/IP
2 14 (10.22%) Firewall
3 8 (5.84%) SNMP
3 8 (5.84%) VoIP
4 5 (3.65%) DHCP
4 5 (3.65%) DNS
5 3 (2.19%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.19%) Internet
5 3 (2.19%) SMTP
5 3 (2.19%) SSH
5 3 (2.19%) Wireless
5 3 (2.19%) Wireless Security
5 3 (2.19%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.46%) HTTP
6 2 (1.46%) LAN
6 2 (1.46%) SAN
6 2 (1.46%) SSL
6 2 (1.46%) VLAN
6 2 (1.46%) VPN
6 2 (1.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.52%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (8.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.11%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (3.65%) MySQL
6 5 (3.65%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.73%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 31 (22.63%) Visual Studio
2 24 (17.52%) Selenium
3 17 (12.41%) Eclipse
4 15 (10.95%) JIRA
5 14 (10.22%) JUnit
6 12 (8.76%) Git (software)
6 12 (8.76%) JMeter
6 12 (8.76%) Maven
6 12 (8.76%) SpecFlow
6 12 (8.76%) Subversion
7 11 (8.03%) DbUnit
7 11 (8.03%) Spock
8 9 (6.57%) Ant
8 9 (6.57%) Hudson
9 8 (5.84%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (5.84%) StarTeam
10 7 (5.11%) Cucumber
10 7 (5.11%) WebDriver
11 6 (4.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (6.57%) Finance
2 7 (5.11%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.92%) Back Office
3 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (29.20%) Developer
2 16 (11.68%) Analyst
3 13 (9.49%) Java Developer
3 13 (9.49%) SAP Developer
4 11 (8.03%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 10 (7.30%) ABAP Developer
6 9 (6.57%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.57%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) UI Developer
7 8 (5.84%) Test Analyst
8 7 (5.11%) Hardware Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) Tester
9 6 (4.38%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.38%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.38%) Change Manager
9 6 (4.38%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Wintel Engineer
10 5 (3.65%) Administrator
10 5 (3.65%) C++ Developer
10 5 (3.65%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.25%) .NET
2 23 (16.79%) HTML
3 22 (16.06%) XML
4 16 (11.68%) jQuery
4 16 (11.68%) SOAP
5 12 (8.76%) REST
5 12 (8.76%) Spring
6 11 (8.03%) JSF
6 11 (8.03%) JSTS
7 10 (7.30%) Hibernate
7 10 (7.30%) Java EE
8 8 (5.84%) J2EE
9 7 (5.11%) AngularJS
9 7 (5.11%) Dojo
9 7 (5.11%) HTML5
9 7 (5.11%) Java SE
9 7 (5.11%) JRules
9 7 (5.11%) SAP Smart Forms
9 7 (5.11%) XSD
10 6 (4.38%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.11%) Replication
2 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.38%) PKI
3 4 (2.92%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.19%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.19%) DataPower
5 2 (1.46%) CMDB
5 2 (1.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.46%) VHDL
6 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.73%) CESG
6 1 (0.73%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.73%) Clustering
6 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.73%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.73%) LPAR
6 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.73%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.90%) Windows
2 11 (8.03%) Linux
2 11 (8.03%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.65%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.19%) Unix
7 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.73%) AIX
8 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.39%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.33%) Scrum
3 20 (14.60%) TDD
4 12 (8.76%) Document Management
5 11 (8.03%) BDD
6 10 (7.30%) Business Analysis
7 9 (6.57%) ITIL
7 9 (6.57%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (6.57%) Project Management
7 9 (6.57%) Risk Management
8 8 (5.84%) Configuration Management
8 8 (5.84%) OO
8 8 (5.84%) OOA/OOD
8 8 (5.84%) Programme Management
8 8 (5.84%) Requirements Management
8 8 (5.84%) SOA
8 8 (5.84%) Software Engineering
8 8 (5.84%) UML
9 7 (5.11%) Test Scripting
9 7 (5.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (29.20%) Java
2 26 (18.98%) SQL
3 24 (17.52%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.95%) C
5 13 (9.49%) ABAP
5 13 (9.49%) C#
5 13 (9.49%) T-SQL
6 10 (7.30%) C++
7 7 (5.11%) PHP
7 7 (5.11%) SAPscript
8 6 (4.38%) Perl
8 6 (4.38%) Python
9 4 (2.92%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.19%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.19%) Ruby
10 3 (2.19%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.73%) Groovy
11 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 137 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.14%) DV Cleared
3 7 (5.11%) CISSP
4 5 (3.65%) BC Cleared
4 5 (3.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.65%) ISEB
5 4 (2.92%) CCNA
5 4 (2.92%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.19%) CCNP
6 3 (2.19%) CEH
6 3 (2.19%) CISA
6 3 (2.19%) CREST Certified
6 3 (2.19%) OSCP
7 2 (1.46%) CHECK Team Leader
7 2 (1.46%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.46%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.73%) Degree
8 1 (0.73%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.73%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.11%) QA
3 5 (3.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (2.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (2.92%) RMADS
4 4 (2.92%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.65%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.73%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) SCOM
2 4 (2.92%) SCCM
3 3 (2.19%) Ansible
3 3 (2.19%) yum
4 2 (1.46%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.73%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.73%) nmon
5 1 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 18 (13.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.22%) SAP
3 13 (9.49%) Cisco
4 10 (7.30%) Oracle
5 9 (6.57%) Adobe
5 9 (6.57%) ILOG
5 9 (6.57%) Red Hat
5 9 (6.57%) Splunk
5 9 (6.57%) VMware
6 8 (5.84%) Coverity
7 7 (5.11%) Juniper
7 7 (5.11%) Kofax
8 5 (3.65%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.92%) F5
9 4 (2.92%) Remedy
10 3 (2.19%) BMC
10 3 (2.19%) Lotus
11 2 (1.46%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.46%) HP
11 2 (1.46%) IBM
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