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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 9 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 77 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 14.05% 6.95% 7.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.29% 23.58% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 13 9
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£369 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £186 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £14.33 £15.00 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -3.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £15.00 £14.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £16.16 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.13 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -36.57%
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
170 123 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.02% 29.50% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 67 52
Average daily rate £338 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £265 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.94 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £16.16 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +4 29 £325 +13.04%
Cardiff +3 24 £413 +25.00% 2
Bridgend +1 12 £450 -
SC Cleared
Wales

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 142 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 53 (37.32%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (28.17%) Scrum
4 32 (22.54%) C#
5 31 (21.83%) Java
6 28 (19.72%) .NET
7 27 (19.01%) SQL Server
8 24 (16.90%) Selenium
9 22 (15.49%) Project Management
9 22 (15.49%) WebDriver
10 20 (14.08%) .NET Framework
10 20 (14.08%) JIRA
11 19 (13.38%) TDD
11 19 (13.38%) Open Source
11 19 (13.38%) Kanban
11 19 (13.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (13.38%) Jenkins
11 19 (13.38%) Automation Testing
12 17 (11.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (11.97%) Test Scripting
12 17 (11.97%) Microsoft
12 17 (11.97%) XML
13 16 (11.27%) SharePoint
13 16 (11.27%) ISTQB
14 15 (10.56%) Software Testing
14 15 (10.56%) Load Testing
14 15 (10.56%) Subversion
14 15 (10.56%) Windows
14 15 (10.56%) SQL
14 15 (10.56%) ISEB

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (11.27%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.23%) JBoss
3 5 (3.52%) IIS
4 4 (2.82%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.41%) FileNet
6 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.41%) Confluence
6 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.70%) Node.js
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.70%) Lync
7 1 (0.70%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.82%) MS Office
2 3 (2.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.70%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.11%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.34%) WAN
2 7 (4.93%) Firewall
3 6 (4.23%) DNS
3 6 (4.23%) Internet
4 5 (3.52%) LLU
4 5 (3.52%) ADSL
4 5 (3.52%) LAN
5 4 (2.82%) Wireless
6 2 (1.41%) NAS
7 1 (0.70%) SMS
7 1 (0.70%) SNMP
7 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.70%) SAN
7 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.01%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (9.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.41%) MS Access
6 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.70%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.70%) OLAP
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.70%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.70%) Impala
Development Applications
1 24 (16.90%) Selenium
2 22 (15.49%) WebDriver
3 20 (14.08%) JIRA
4 19 (13.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (13.38%) Jenkins
5 15 (10.56%) Subversion
6 14 (9.86%) Bugzilla
7 12 (8.45%) TortoiseSVN
8 11 (7.75%) JUnit
9 10 (7.04%) Maven
9 10 (7.04%) TestNG
10 9 (6.34%) Visual Studio
10 9 (6.34%) Ant
11 8 (5.63%) JMeter
12 6 (4.23%) Eclipse
13 2 (1.41%) DbUnit
13 2 (1.41%) Hudson
14 1 (0.70%) Jasmine
14 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
14 1 (0.70%) Spock
General
1 10 (7.04%) Finance
2 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (24.65%) Developer
2 14 (9.86%) Java Developer
3 13 (9.15%) Analyst
3 13 (9.15%) Architect
4 12 (8.45%) Tester
5 10 (7.04%) Designer
6 9 (6.34%) Consultant
6 9 (6.34%) Test Analyst
7 8 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.23%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.23%) Test Manager
8 6 (4.23%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.23%) Service Manager
8 6 (4.23%) Database Specialist
9 5 (3.52%) ETL Specialist
9 5 (3.52%) Agile Coach
10 4 (2.82%) CRM Developer
10 4 (2.82%) Wintel Consultant
10 4 (2.82%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (2.82%) Change Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (19.72%) .NET
2 20 (14.08%) .NET Framework
3 17 (11.97%) XML
4 13 (9.15%) XSLT
5 11 (7.75%) XML Schema
5 11 (7.75%) JSON
6 9 (6.34%) HTML
6 9 (6.34%) ASP.NET
7 8 (5.63%) CSS
7 8 (5.63%) WCF
8 7 (4.93%) SOAP
8 7 (4.93%) Web Services
9 6 (4.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (4.23%) REST
10 4 (2.82%) jQuery
10 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.82%) Spring
10 4 (2.82%) J2EE
10 4 (2.82%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.38%) Open Source
2 11 (7.75%) Mainframe
3 9 (6.34%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.11%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.11%) Replication
4 3 (2.11%) Clustering
4 3 (2.11%) iSeries
5 2 (1.41%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.41%) RMADS
5 2 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.41%) CESG
5 2 (1.41%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.41%) AS400
6 1 (0.70%) PKI
6 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.70%) CMDB
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.56%) Windows
2 4 (2.82%) UNIX
3 3 (2.11%) Linux
4 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (37.32%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.17%) Scrum
3 22 (15.49%) Project Management
4 19 (13.38%) TDD
4 19 (13.38%) Kanban
4 19 (13.38%) Automation Testing
5 17 (11.97%) Test Scripting
6 15 (10.56%) Software Testing
6 15 (10.56%) Load Testing
6 15 (10.56%) BDD
7 13 (9.15%) ETL
8 12 (8.45%) Test Management
9 10 (7.04%) Change Data Capture
10 9 (6.34%) ITIL
11 8 (5.63%) CRM
11 8 (5.63%) Service Delivery
11 8 (5.63%) Automated Testing
12 7 (4.93%) MVC
12 7 (4.93%) Migration
12 7 (4.93%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.54%) C#
2 31 (21.83%) Java
3 15 (10.56%) SQL
4 14 (9.86%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.45%) T-SQL
6 11 (7.75%) XPath
7 4 (2.82%) Python
7 4 (2.82%) Perl
8 3 (2.11%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.11%) C
9 2 (1.41%) Scala
9 2 (1.41%) VB
10 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 142 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.27%) ISTQB
3 15 (10.56%) ISEB
4 3 (2.11%) CISSP
4 3 (2.11%) MCP
4 3 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.41%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.41%) Degree
5 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.41%) CISM
6 1 (0.70%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.70%) GIAC
6 1 (0.70%) GCIA
6 1 (0.70%) GCFW
6 1 (0.70%) GCWN
6 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.70%) CCNP
6 1 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.23%) SLA
2 3 (2.11%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (4.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.52%) XenApp
3 4 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.82%) Terminal Services
3 4 (2.82%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.41%) NFS
5 2 (1.41%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (9.15%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.41%) SCCM
4 1 (0.70%) SCOM
4 1 (0.70%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.70%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.70%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.70%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.70%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (0.70%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 17 (11.97%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.63%) Cisco
3 6 (4.23%) Citrix
3 6 (4.23%) VMware
4 5 (3.52%) IBM
4 5 (3.52%) Oracle
5 3 (2.11%) Symantec
6 2 (1.41%) Remedy
6 2 (1.41%) McAfee
6 2 (1.41%) Informatica
6 2 (1.41%) NetApp
6 2 (1.41%) ILOG
6 2 (1.41%) Juniper
6 2 (1.41%) SAP
7 1 (0.70%) Adobe
7 1 (0.70%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.70%) Trend Micro
7 1 (0.70%) Splunk
7 1 (0.70%) Twitter
7 1 (0.70%) BMC
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