The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South Wales region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 9 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 65 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.42% 10.12% 12.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.63% 35.87% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 14
Average daily rate £375 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £293 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £610 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £354 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.12% -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Average hourly rate £18.33 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.41% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.91 £11.70 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.82 £16.36 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
160 92 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.12% 28.22% 43.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 50 68
Average daily rate £365 £338 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 14
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.83 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.50% +9.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.33 £11.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.70 £26.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
SC Cleared
Wales

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -9 21 £388 -27.90% 1
Newport -6 15 £223 -34.07% 2
Bridgend - 13 £375 - 1
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Wales

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 90 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (37.78%) Windows
3 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 21 (23.33%) Active Directory
5 18 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 18 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 13 (14.44%) SQL
7 12 (13.33%) SCCM
8 11 (12.22%) VMware
8 11 (12.22%) UNIX
9 9 (10.00%) ITIL
9 9 (10.00%) Citrix
10 8 (8.89%) Oracle
10 8 (8.89%) Project Management
11 7 (7.78%) Sophos
11 7 (7.78%) Telecoms
11 7 (7.78%) PRINCE2
11 7 (7.78%) MS Exchange
11 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
12 6 (6.67%) CRM
12 6 (6.67%) LAN
12 6 (6.67%) PL/SQL
12 6 (6.67%) MS Office
12 6 (6.67%) Finance
12 6 (6.67%) Migration
12 6 (6.67%) Symantec
13 5 (5.56%) Remedy
13 5 (5.56%) McAfee
13 5 (5.56%) MS Project
13 5 (5.56%) Cisco

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (7.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.33%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.11%) IIS
5 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.67%) MS Office
3 5 (5.56%) MS Project
4 3 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.44%) assyst
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) LAN
2 4 (4.44%) VoIP
2 4 (4.44%) SAN
2 4 (4.44%) Wireless
3 3 (3.33%) WAN
4 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.22%) Firewall
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.11%) NAS
5 1 (1.11%) VPN
5 1 (1.11%) DNS
5 1 (1.11%) L2TP
5 1 (1.11%) DHCP
5 1 (1.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.11%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.11%) PowerCenter
2 1 (1.11%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.11%) PhoneGap
General
1 7 (7.78%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (13.33%) Consultant
1 12 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 10 (11.11%) Analyst
3 9 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 8 (8.89%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.44%) Deskside Support
7 4 (4.44%) Wintel Consultant
8 3 (3.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Security Specialist
8 3 (3.33%) Administrator
8 3 (3.33%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (3.33%) Technical Support
8 3 (3.33%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) CSS
2 2 (2.22%) SOAP
2 2 (2.22%) XML
2 2 (2.22%) DOM
2 2 (2.22%) HTML
3 1 (1.11%) CGI
3 1 (1.11%) LAMP
3 1 (1.11%) Symfony
3 1 (1.11%) HTML5
3 1 (1.11%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
1 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (2.22%) Clustering
1 2 (2.22%) CESG
1 2 (2.22%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (2.22%) RMADS
2 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (37.78%) Windows
2 18 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 18 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (12.22%) UNIX
4 4 (4.44%) Linux
5 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.00%) ITIL
2 8 (8.89%) Project Management
3 7 (7.78%) PRINCE2
4 6 (6.67%) CRM
4 6 (6.67%) Migration
5 3 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (3.33%) Change Control
5 3 (3.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.22%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (2.22%) Automation Testing
6 2 (2.22%) SIEM
6 2 (2.22%) Data Migration
6 2 (2.22%) Information Assurance
6 2 (2.22%) Security Architecture
6 2 (2.22%) Regression Testing
6 2 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.22%) Scrum
6 2 (2.22%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.44%) SQL
2 6 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.22%) PHP
6 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 90 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.44%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.22%) Degree
5 2 (2.22%) ISEB
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.11%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.11%) CISM
6 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.11%) CISSP
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.11%) MCP
6 1 (1.11%) CCNA
6 1 (1.11%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) P3O
System Software
1 21 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.44%) vSphere
3 3 (3.33%) UAG
3 3 (3.33%) vCloud
3 3 (3.33%) XenApp
3 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.22%) XenServer
4 2 (2.22%) MetaFrame
4 2 (2.22%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (13.33%) SCCM
2 3 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.22%) BMC Performance Manager
3 2 (2.22%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (2.22%) SCOM
3 2 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.11%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.22%) VMware
3 9 (10.00%) Citrix
4 8 (8.89%) Oracle
5 7 (7.78%) Sophos
6 6 (6.67%) Symantec
7 5 (5.56%) Remedy
7 5 (5.56%) McAfee
7 5 (5.56%) Cisco
8 3 (3.33%) Lotus
8 3 (3.33%) Clearswift
8 3 (3.33%) Lumension
9 2 (2.22%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.22%) Websense
9 2 (2.22%) BMC
9 2 (2.22%) HP
10 1 (1.11%) EMC
10 1 (1.11%) Nortel
10 1 (1.11%) IBM
10 1 (1.11%) Juniper
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