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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 7 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 76 82 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 14.76% 12.54% 11.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.41% 44.09% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 49 44
Median daily rate £395 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £362
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +10.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £83.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+268.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £35.75 £21.12
% change year-on-year
-3.49% +69.31%
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
145 186 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.16% 28.44% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 116 132
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £450 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Median hourly rate £70.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £11.78 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.00 £21.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

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 31 August 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
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 31 August 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
Newport +2 32 £415 +3.75% 3
Cardiff +3 16 £375 -16.66% 2
Bridgend +2 6 £413 -8.33% 6
SC Cleared
Wales

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 48 (33.33%) Windows
3 33 (22.92%) Java
3 33 (22.92%) SQL
4 32 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 31 (21.53%) UML
5 31 (21.53%) C
6 30 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (20.14%) Software Engineering
7 29 (20.14%) C++
7 29 (20.14%) OO
8 28 (19.44%) OOA/OOD
9 26 (18.06%) TCP/IP
10 25 (17.36%) Cisco
11 24 (16.67%) Eclipse
12 23 (15.97%) SNMP
12 23 (15.97%) Requirements Management
12 23 (15.97%) Rational DOORS
13 22 (15.28%) StarTeam
13 22 (15.28%) VoIP
14 21 (14.58%) Firewall
14 21 (14.58%) Coverity
15 20 (13.89%) C#
16 17 (11.81%) .NET
17 16 (11.11%) Linux
18 15 (10.42%) JavaScript
19 14 (9.72%) CheckPoint
19 14 (9.72%) HTML
20 13 (9.03%) Red Hat
20 13 (9.03%) CISSP

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 6 (4.17%) JBoss
2 5 (3.47%) MQSeries
3 4 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.39%) Apache
5 2 (1.39%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.39%) Confluence
5 2 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.39%) FileNet
5 2 (1.39%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.39%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.39%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.69%) Moodle
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.08%) OrCAD
2 2 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) assyst
2 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.69%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.69%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.78%) PaaS
2 3 (2.08%) Office 365
3 2 (1.39%) SaaS
4 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.06%) TCP/IP
2 23 (15.97%) SNMP
3 22 (15.28%) VoIP
4 21 (14.58%) Firewall
5 7 (4.86%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (4.86%) DHCP
5 7 (4.86%) DNS
6 6 (4.17%) WAN
7 5 (3.47%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (3.47%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (3.47%) NetScaler
7 5 (3.47%) Network Security
7 5 (3.47%) TACACS
8 4 (2.78%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.78%) Internet
8 4 (2.78%) SAN
8 4 (2.78%) VPN
8 4 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.78%) Wireless
8 4 (2.78%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.78%) MySQL
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.39%) VoltDB
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.69%) Spark SQL
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 32 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 24 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 23 (15.97%) Rational DOORS
4 22 (15.28%) StarTeam
5 12 (8.33%) Selenium
6 11 (7.64%) JMeter
7 9 (6.25%) JIRA
8 7 (4.86%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.86%) SpecFlow
8 7 (4.86%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.47%) JUnit
10 4 (2.78%) Burp Suite
10 4 (2.78%) DbUnit
10 4 (2.78%) Spock
10 4 (2.78%) Subversion
11 3 (2.08%) Ant
11 3 (2.08%) Jenkins
11 3 (2.08%) Maven
12 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
12 2 (1.39%) Hudson
General
1 9 (6.25%) Finance
2 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.69%) Electronics
4 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (15.97%) Software Engineer
2 21 (14.58%) Developer
3 20 (13.89%) Network Engineer
4 18 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 15 (10.42%) Architect
6 13 (9.03%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 12 (8.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) Analyst
8 8 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) Security Architect
8 8 (5.56%) Test Analyst
8 8 (5.56%) Tester
9 7 (4.86%) C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) Embedded Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.17%) Juniper Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.81%) .NET
2 14 (9.72%) HTML
3 12 (8.33%) XML
4 9 (6.25%) SOAP
5 6 (4.17%) Spring
6 5 (3.47%) jQuery
6 5 (3.47%) JSF
7 4 (2.78%) HTML5
7 4 (2.78%) JSTS
8 3 (2.08%) EJB
8 3 (2.08%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.08%) J2EE
8 3 (2.08%) REST
8 3 (2.08%) SAPUI5
9 2 (1.39%) CSS
9 2 (1.39%) J2SE
9 2 (1.39%) Java EE
9 2 (1.39%) SAP Smart Forms
9 2 (1.39%) Struts
10 1 (0.69%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.47%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.78%) Cryptography
3 4 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.08%) Clustering
4 3 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (2.08%) VHDL
5 2 (1.39%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.69%) CESG
6 1 (0.69%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.69%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.69%) iPad
6 1 (0.69%) PKI
6 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (33.33%) Windows
2 16 (11.11%) Linux
3 13 (9.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.78%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.08%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.69%) Unix
8 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.53%) UML
2 30 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (20.14%) OO
3 29 (20.14%) Software Engineering
4 28 (19.44%) OOA/OOD
5 23 (15.97%) Requirements Management
6 12 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 12 (8.33%) Scrum
7 10 (6.94%) Project Management
7 10 (6.94%) TDD
8 9 (6.25%) ITIL
8 9 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (5.56%) Configuration Management
9 8 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.56%) Network Architecture
10 7 (4.86%) BDD
10 7 (4.86%) Kanban
11 6 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (4.17%) Test Scripting
11 6 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.92%) Java
1 33 (22.92%) SQL
2 31 (21.53%) C
3 29 (20.14%) C++
4 20 (13.89%) C#
5 15 (10.42%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.25%) Python
7 7 (4.86%) Embedded C++
8 6 (4.17%) ABAP
8 6 (4.17%) Embedded C
8 6 (4.17%) PHP
9 5 (3.47%) Perl
10 4 (2.78%) Ruby
11 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.08%) Scala
12 2 (1.39%) SAPscript
12 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 144 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.03%) CISSP
3 9 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.56%) CCNP
4 8 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (4.86%) CCNA
6 6 (4.17%) CEH
6 6 (4.17%) CREST Certified
6 6 (4.17%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.47%) APMP
7 5 (3.47%) ISEB
8 4 (2.78%) CISA
8 4 (2.78%) OSCP
9 3 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (2.08%) CHECK Team Leader
10 2 (1.39%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.39%) CCENT
10 2 (1.39%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.39%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.69%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (4.86%) RMADS
2 5 (3.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.69%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 5 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.39%) Docker
5 1 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.86%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (2.78%) SCCM
3 3 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.08%) SCOM
4 2 (1.39%) Ansible
4 2 (1.39%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.39%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.69%) Netcool
5 1 (0.69%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (17.36%) Cisco
2 21 (14.58%) Coverity
3 14 (9.72%) CheckPoint
4 13 (9.03%) Red Hat
5 11 (7.64%) Microsoft
5 11 (7.64%) VMware
6 10 (6.94%) Juniper
7 9 (6.25%) F5
8 8 (5.56%) SAP
9 5 (3.47%) Atlassian
9 5 (3.47%) Intel Security
10 4 (2.78%) Cloudera
10 4 (2.78%) Oracle
11 3 (2.08%) Altera
11 3 (2.08%) CA
11 3 (2.08%) Citrix
11 3 (2.08%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.08%) IBM
11 3 (2.08%) Lattice Semiconductor
11 3 (2.08%) Xilinx