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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 8 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 108 80 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.81% 12.62% 8.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.84% 41.67% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 44 11
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £202 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £18.33 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -6.97%
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
190 192 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.61% 30.28% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 110 46
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Average hourly rate £15.13 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.21% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £25.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 2015.

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
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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 74 £380 +8.57% 1
Cardiff +9 12 £438 +110.84%
Bridgend 0 7 £400 - 3
Gwent - 2 - -
SC Cleared
Wales

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 180 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 67 (37.22%) Java
3 66 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (32.22%) Scrum
5 45 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 45 (25.00%) .NET
6 37 (20.56%) SQL
7 35 (19.44%) SQL Server
8 29 (16.11%) Jenkins
9 28 (15.56%) Windows
9 28 (15.56%) CRM
10 26 (14.44%) C#
11 25 (13.89%) PL/SQL
11 25 (13.89%) XML
12 24 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
13 23 (12.78%) Subversion
13 23 (12.78%) Test Scripting
14 21 (11.67%) Visual Studio
14 21 (11.67%) TDD
14 21 (11.67%) .NET Framework
14 21 (11.67%) BDD
15 19 (10.56%) Unit Testing
15 19 (10.56%) Spring
16 18 (10.00%) Web Services
17 17 (9.44%) SOAP
17 17 (9.44%) Selenium
17 17 (9.44%) Team Foundation Server
18 16 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 15 (8.33%) DV Cleared

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (7.78%) JBoss
2 13 (7.22%) IIS
3 11 (6.11%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.89%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.33%) FileNet
5 6 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.78%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2000
7 4 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.11%) Apache
8 2 (1.11%) WildFly
9 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.56%) Node.js
9 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.56%) nginx
9 1 (0.56%) Confluence
9 1 (0.56%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (3.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.11%) MS Office
2 2 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) IaaS
1 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.44%) Firewall
2 5 (2.78%) Wireless
3 3 (1.67%) SAN
3 3 (1.67%) LAN
3 3 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.11%) DNS
4 2 (1.11%) WAN
4 2 (1.11%) DHCP
4 2 (1.11%) HTTP
4 2 (1.11%) Internet
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.56%) SNMP
5 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.33%) MySQL
6 5 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.67%) FileMaker
8 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.11%) OLAP
8 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.11%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.11%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.56%) Impala
9 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (16.11%) Jenkins
2 23 (12.78%) Subversion
3 21 (11.67%) Visual Studio
4 17 (9.44%) Selenium
4 17 (9.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (7.78%) JMeter
6 13 (7.22%) Maven
7 10 (5.56%) JUnit
7 10 (5.56%) Cucumber
8 9 (5.00%) Eclipse
8 9 (5.00%) JIRA
9 8 (4.44%) WebDriver
9 8 (4.44%) Artifactory
10 7 (3.89%) SoapUI
11 6 (3.33%) ERwin
11 6 (3.33%) Gradle
11 6 (3.33%) MSBuild
11 6 (3.33%) SpecFlow
12 5 (2.78%) Hudson
13 4 (2.22%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (5.56%) Marketing
2 8 (4.44%) Back Office
2 8 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.78%) Finance
4 1 (0.56%) Military
4 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (31.67%) Developer
2 27 (15.00%) Analyst
3 24 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 22 (12.22%) Tester
5 12 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 11 (6.11%) Test Analyst
6 11 (6.11%) .NET Developer
7 10 (5.56%) CRM Business Analyst
7 10 (5.56%) CRM Analyst
8 9 (5.00%) Architect
8 9 (5.00%) SQL Developer
9 8 (4.44%) Team Leader
9 8 (4.44%) Java Team Leader
10 7 (3.89%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.89%) Security Architect
10 7 (3.89%) Development Team Leader
11 6 (3.33%) Data Modeller
11 6 (3.33%) Deployment Specialist
12 5 (2.78%) CRM Developer
12 5 (2.78%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (25.00%) .NET
2 25 (13.89%) XML
3 21 (11.67%) .NET Framework
4 19 (10.56%) Spring
5 18 (10.00%) Web Services
6 17 (9.44%) SOAP
7 14 (7.78%) Hibernate
7 14 (7.78%) ASP.NET
8 13 (7.22%) HTML
9 12 (6.67%) REST
9 12 (6.67%) Java SE
9 12 (6.67%) CSS
10 9 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (3.89%) HTML5
12 6 (3.33%) Drools
13 5 (2.78%) MyBatis
13 5 (2.78%) Entity Framework
13 5 (2.78%) CSS3
13 5 (2.78%) WCF
13 5 (2.78%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.44%) Mainframe
3 7 (3.89%) RMADS
4 6 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.33%) Smart Meter
5 5 (2.78%) Open Source
5 5 (2.78%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.67%) User Experience
7 3 (1.67%) CESG
7 3 (1.67%) Clustering
8 2 (1.11%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.11%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.56%) GIS
9 1 (0.56%) NHS
9 1 (0.56%) Physics
9 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.56%) Windows
2 11 (6.11%) Linux
3 8 (4.44%) UNIX
4 3 (1.67%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.11%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.56%) Android
6 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (32.22%) Scrum
3 28 (15.56%) CRM
4 23 (12.78%) Test Scripting
5 21 (11.67%) TDD
5 21 (11.67%) BDD
6 19 (10.56%) Unit Testing
7 13 (7.22%) MVC
8 11 (6.11%) ITIL
9 10 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 10 (5.56%) Time Management
10 9 (5.00%) Test Management
10 9 (5.00%) Project Management
11 8 (4.44%) Use Case
11 8 (4.44%) Data Modelling
11 8 (4.44%) SOA
11 8 (4.44%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.44%) Load Testing
11 8 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.44%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 67 (37.22%) Java
2 37 (20.56%) SQL
3 26 (14.44%) C#
4 25 (13.89%) PL/SQL
5 10 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 9 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.33%) Jython
8 5 (2.78%) C
8 5 (2.78%) C++
8 5 (2.78%) Python
9 2 (1.11%) Scala
10 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.56%) Perl
10 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 180 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.56%) MCTS
4 10 (5.56%) MCPD
4 10 (5.56%) MCAD
4 10 (5.56%) MCSD
5 7 (3.89%) Sun Certification
5 7 (3.89%) ISEB
5 7 (3.89%) CISSP
5 7 (3.89%) ISTQB
6 6 (3.33%) MCITP
6 6 (3.33%) MCDBA
7 4 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.67%) CCNA
8 3 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.67%) MCP
8 3 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.67%) Degree
9 2 (1.11%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.22%) QA
3 2 (1.11%) P3O
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.22%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.22%) Terminal Services
3 4 (2.22%) XenApp
4 3 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.11%) vSphere
6 1 (0.56%) vCloud
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.67%) SCCM
2 3 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.11%) SCOM
4 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.56%) Puppet
4 1 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.56%) Nagios
4 1 (0.56%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.56%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (0.56%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 45 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.11%) Oracle
3 10 (5.56%) HP
4 6 (3.33%) VMware
5 5 (2.78%) CA
5 5 (2.78%) Citrix
5 5 (2.78%) Cisco
6 3 (1.67%) Symantec
6 3 (1.67%) McAfee
6 3 (1.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.56%) NetMotion Wireless
7 1 (0.56%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.56%) ESRI
7 1 (0.56%) BMC
7 1 (0.56%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.56%) SAP
7 1 (0.56%) Blue Coat
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