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 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 11 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 70 95 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.53% 15.73% 8.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.68% 47.74% 31.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 63 21
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£400 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £14.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 - £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 - £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+105.47% -13.09%
SC Cleared
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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
164 199 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.02% 32.95% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 137 62
Average daily rate £363 £406 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 12
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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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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 -1 36 £400 -11.11%
Cardiff -10 15 £390 -8.23% 2
Bridgend 0 8 £430 -4.44% 6
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 76 (42.94%) Scrum
3 72 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (34.46%) Java
5 50 (28.25%) .NET
6 45 (25.42%) SQL Server
7 41 (23.16%) SQL
8 39 (22.03%) Microsoft
9 38 (21.47%) Jenkins
10 31 (17.51%) XML
10 31 (17.51%) TDD
11 30 (16.95%) Windows
12 28 (15.82%) SOAP
12 28 (15.82%) C#
13 27 (15.25%) Web Services
14 26 (14.69%) BDD
15 23 (12.99%) PL/SQL
16 22 (12.43%) Subversion
16 22 (12.43%) .NET Framework
16 22 (12.43%) Selenium
16 22 (12.43%) Test Scripting
17 21 (11.86%) Spring
17 21 (11.86%) Hibernate
17 21 (11.86%) Visual Studio
18 20 (11.30%) Unit Testing
19 19 (10.73%) Team Foundation Server
20 18 (10.17%) REST
21 17 (9.60%) DevOps
21 17 (9.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 17 (9.60%) CRM

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (9.04%) IIS
2 12 (6.78%) JBoss
3 9 (5.08%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.52%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.39%) Confluence
6 5 (2.82%) Apache
6 5 (2.82%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.26%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.69%) LiveCycle
8 3 (1.69%) nginx
8 3 (1.69%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.13%) ArcSDE
9 2 (1.13%) Jetty
9 2 (1.13%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.13%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (1.13%) WildFly
10 1 (0.56%) Node.js
10 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 10 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.26%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.69%) MS Project
4 2 (1.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (7.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.56%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) IaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.56%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.26%) LAN
1 4 (2.26%) TCP/IP
1 4 (2.26%) HTTP
1 4 (2.26%) Firewall
2 3 (1.69%) WAN
3 2 (1.13%) SMTP
3 2 (1.13%) DHCP
3 2 (1.13%) DNS
3 2 (1.13%) SSL
3 2 (1.13%) SAN
3 2 (1.13%) Internet
3 2 (1.13%) Wireless
4 1 (0.56%) Network Security
4 1 (0.56%) SNMP
4 1 (0.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.52%) MongoDB
3 8 (4.52%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.95%) MySQL
4 7 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.26%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) OLAP
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 38 (21.47%) Jenkins
2 22 (12.43%) Subversion
2 22 (12.43%) Selenium
3 21 (11.86%) Visual Studio
4 19 (10.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (9.04%) Hudson
6 15 (8.47%) Maven
7 14 (7.91%) JIRA
7 14 (7.91%) JMeter
7 14 (7.91%) Artifactory
8 12 (6.78%) MSBuild
9 11 (6.21%) Cucumber
10 10 (5.65%) Eclipse
11 8 (4.52%) WebDriver
12 7 (3.95%) SoapUI
12 7 (3.95%) JUnit
13 6 (3.39%) SpecFlow
13 6 (3.39%) Gradle
13 6 (3.39%) ERwin
14 5 (2.82%) Spock
General
1 8 (4.52%) Finance
2 6 (3.39%) Marketing
3 5 (2.82%) Back Office
3 5 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.13%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (35.03%) Developer
2 27 (15.25%) Java Developer
3 24 (13.56%) Analyst
4 22 (12.43%) Tester
5 16 (9.04%) .NET Developer
6 12 (6.78%) SQL Developer
7 11 (6.21%) Test Analyst
8 8 (4.52%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.95%) Architect
10 6 (3.39%) Data Modeller
10 6 (3.39%) CRM Business Analyst
10 6 (3.39%) Deployment Specialist
10 6 (3.39%) CRM Analyst
11 5 (2.82%) Agile Coach
11 5 (2.82%) Java Team Leader
11 5 (2.82%) Security Architect
11 5 (2.82%) Team Leader
12 4 (2.26%) SQL Server Developer
12 4 (2.26%) Release Manager
12 4 (2.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (28.25%) .NET
2 31 (17.51%) XML
3 28 (15.82%) SOAP
4 27 (15.25%) Web Services
5 22 (12.43%) .NET Framework
6 21 (11.86%) Spring
6 21 (11.86%) Hibernate
7 18 (10.17%) REST
8 15 (8.47%) HTML
8 15 (8.47%) ASP.NET
9 14 (7.91%) CSS
9 14 (7.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (4.52%) J2EE
10 8 (4.52%) Java SE
11 7 (3.95%) JSF
11 7 (3.95%) HTML5
12 6 (3.39%) AngularJS
12 6 (3.39%) XSLT
13 5 (2.82%) XML Messaging
13 5 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.52%) Mainframe
2 6 (3.39%) Client/Server
2 6 (3.39%) User Experience
3 5 (2.82%) Replication
3 5 (2.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.82%) RMADS
4 4 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.69%) Smart Meter
5 3 (1.69%) GIS
6 1 (0.56%) NHS
6 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.56%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.95%) Windows
2 11 (6.21%) Linux
3 8 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.95%) UNIX
4 7 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.69%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.13%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.56%) Android
7 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (42.94%) Scrum
2 72 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (17.51%) TDD
4 26 (14.69%) BDD
5 22 (12.43%) Test Scripting
6 20 (11.30%) Unit Testing
7 17 (9.60%) DevOps
7 17 (9.60%) CRM
8 15 (8.47%) ITIL
8 15 (8.47%) MVC
9 14 (7.91%) Configuration Management
9 14 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (7.91%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (6.78%) Open Source
11 11 (6.21%) Software Delivery
12 10 (5.65%) Time Management
13 9 (5.08%) Test Management
14 8 (4.52%) Load Testing
14 8 (4.52%) Use Case
14 8 (4.52%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (34.46%) Java
2 41 (23.16%) SQL
3 28 (15.82%) C#
4 23 (12.99%) PL/SQL
5 15 (8.47%) PowerShell
6 12 (6.78%) Jython
7 7 (3.95%) C
8 5 (2.82%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.82%) Python
9 4 (2.26%) C++
10 2 (1.13%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.13%) Scala
11 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.56%) Perl
11 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 177 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.91%) DV Cleared
3 13 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.95%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.95%) ISEB
5 6 (3.39%) MCDBA
5 6 (3.39%) MCAD
5 6 (3.39%) MCSD
5 6 (3.39%) MCPD
5 6 (3.39%) MCTS
5 6 (3.39%) MCITP
6 5 (2.82%) Degree
6 5 (2.82%) CISSP
7 4 (2.26%) Sun Certification
8 3 (1.69%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (1.13%) CCNA
9 2 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.56%) CCNP
10 1 (0.56%) HNC
10 1 (0.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.95%) SLA
3 5 (2.82%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) P3O
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.13%) vSphere
2 2 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.56%) Xen
3 1 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.82%) SCCM
3 4 (2.26%) Puppet
4 2 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.56%) SCOM
5 1 (0.56%) Nagios
5 1 (0.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 39 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.78%) Oracle
3 10 (5.65%) HP
4 6 (3.39%) Cisco
5 5 (2.82%) CA
5 5 (2.82%) VMware
5 5 (2.82%) Twitter
6 4 (2.26%) Remedy
6 4 (2.26%) Citrix
6 4 (2.26%) BMC
7 3 (1.69%) Adobe
7 3 (1.69%) McAfee
7 3 (1.69%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.69%) ESRI
8 2 (1.13%) AppSense
8 2 (1.13%) Clearswift
8 2 (1.13%) Lotus
8 2 (1.13%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.13%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.13%) IBM
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Spier Consulting Ltd
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