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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 4 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 86 97 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.57% 14.18% 11.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.48% 52.72% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 66 40
Median daily rate £400 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £365 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £83.00 £22.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+268.88% -44.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +47.72%
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
155 184 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.87% 26.90% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 120 125
Median daily rate £375 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £460 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 5
Median hourly rate £83.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+295.23% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 30 £395 -7.05% 1
Cardiff +10 19 £375 -9.63% 2
Bridgend +2 13 £425 -5.55% 2
SC Cleared
Wales

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 50 (31.85%) Windows
3 45 (28.66%) Cisco
4 38 (24.20%) Firewall
5 33 (21.02%) UML
6 32 (20.38%) Software Engineering
7 30 (19.11%) C
7 30 (19.11%) C++
7 30 (19.11%) OO
8 29 (18.47%) OOA/OOD
9 28 (17.83%) SQL
9 28 (17.83%) TCP/IP
10 25 (15.92%) Eclipse
11 24 (15.29%) SNMP
11 24 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (15.29%) Rational DOORS
11 24 (15.29%) Requirements Management
12 23 (14.65%) StarTeam
12 23 (14.65%) VoIP
13 22 (14.01%) Java
13 22 (14.01%) Visual Studio
13 22 (14.01%) Coverity
14 21 (13.38%) C#
15 20 (12.74%) LAN
16 19 (12.10%) Intel Security
16 19 (12.10%) Cisco Certification
17 18 (11.46%) CheckPoint
17 18 (11.46%) CCNP
18 16 (10.19%) Linux
19 15 (9.55%) Microsoft

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 4 (2.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.27%) Apache
2 2 (1.27%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (1.27%) Confluence
2 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.27%) FileNet
2 2 (1.27%) JBoss
2 2 (1.27%) LiveCycle
2 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.64%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.64%) Moodle
3 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.91%) MS Office
1 3 (1.91%) OrCAD
2 2 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) assyst
2 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.64%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.64%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.55%) PaaS
2 2 (1.27%) Office 365
2 2 (1.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (24.20%) Firewall
2 28 (17.83%) TCP/IP
3 24 (15.29%) SNMP
4 23 (14.65%) VoIP
5 20 (12.74%) LAN
6 13 (8.28%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (5.73%) WAN
8 7 (4.46%) DHCP
8 7 (4.46%) DNS
9 6 (3.82%) Network Security
10 5 (3.18%) Cisco IPT
10 5 (3.18%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (3.18%) Ethernet
10 5 (3.18%) NetScaler
10 5 (3.18%) TACACS
11 4 (2.55%) Broadband
11 4 (2.55%) Internet
11 4 (2.55%) SAN
11 4 (2.55%) VPN
11 4 (2.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.55%) MySQL
1 4 (2.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.27%) VoltDB
3 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.64%) Spark SQL
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (15.92%) Eclipse
2 24 (15.29%) Rational DOORS
3 23 (14.65%) StarTeam
4 22 (14.01%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.18%) JIRA
6 4 (2.55%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.55%) Subversion
7 3 (1.91%) Ant
7 3 (1.91%) Maven
8 2 (1.27%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.27%) Hudson
8 2 (1.27%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (1.27%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.64%) GCC
9 1 (0.64%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.64%) JUnit
9 1 (0.64%) MyEclipse
General
1 11 (7.01%) Finance
2 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.64%) Advertising
4 1 (0.64%) Electronics
4 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (23.57%) Network Engineer
2 27 (17.20%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 24 (15.29%) Software Engineer
4 20 (12.74%) Developer
5 19 (12.10%) Senior Software Engineer
6 16 (10.19%) Architect
7 15 (9.55%) Cisco Engineer
7 15 (9.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 12 (7.64%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 9 (5.73%) Security Architect
10 8 (5.10%) Consultant
10 8 (5.10%) Java Developer
10 8 (5.10%) Juniper Engineer
11 7 (4.46%) C++ Software Engineer
11 7 (4.46%) Embedded Engineer
11 7 (4.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 7 (4.46%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.82%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.82%) C++ Developer
12 6 (3.82%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.10%) HTML
2 7 (4.46%) XML
3 6 (3.82%) Spring
4 5 (3.18%) .NET
4 5 (3.18%) JSF
5 4 (2.55%) CSS
5 4 (2.55%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.55%) SOAP
6 3 (1.91%) EJB
6 3 (1.91%) J2EE
6 3 (1.91%) REST
7 2 (1.27%) J2SE
7 2 (1.27%) Java EE
7 2 (1.27%) RESTful
7 2 (1.27%) SAP Smart Forms
7 2 (1.27%) Struts
7 2 (1.27%) Velocity
8 1 (0.64%) JMS
8 1 (0.64%) LAMP
8 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.18%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.55%) Cryptography
3 4 (2.55%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.91%) Clustering
4 3 (1.91%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (1.91%) VHDL
5 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.27%) CESG
5 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.64%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.64%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.64%) iPad
6 1 (0.64%) PKI
6 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 50 (31.85%) Windows
2 16 (10.19%) Linux
3 14 (8.92%) Windows Server
4 13 (8.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.82%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.64%) Unix
6 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.02%) UML
2 32 (20.38%) Software Engineering
3 30 (19.11%) OO
4 29 (18.47%) OOA/OOD
5 24 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (15.29%) Requirements Management
6 12 (7.64%) Risk Management
6 12 (7.64%) Scrum
7 11 (7.01%) Change Control
8 9 (5.73%) ITIL
8 9 (5.73%) Project Management
9 8 (5.10%) Configuration Management
9 8 (5.10%) Network Architecture
10 7 (4.46%) TDD
11 6 (3.82%) Migration
11 6 (3.82%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (3.82%) Project Planning
12 5 (3.18%) Coaching
12 5 (3.18%) Security Architecture
12 5 (3.18%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.11%) C
1 30 (19.11%) C++
2 28 (17.83%) SQL
3 22 (14.01%) Java
4 21 (13.38%) C#
5 9 (5.73%) Python
6 8 (5.10%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.46%) Embedded C++
8 6 (3.82%) Embedded C
8 6 (3.82%) PHP
9 5 (3.18%) Perl
10 4 (2.55%) Ruby
11 3 (1.91%) ABAP
11 3 (1.91%) Scala
12 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.27%) SAPscript
12 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 157 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.10%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (11.46%) CCNP
4 13 (8.28%) CISSP
5 8 (5.10%) CCNA
5 8 (5.10%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (3.82%) CEH
6 6 (3.82%) CREST Certified
7 5 (3.18%) APMP
8 4 (2.55%) CISA
8 4 (2.55%) OSCP
9 3 (1.91%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.91%) CHECK Team Leader
9 3 (1.91%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.27%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.27%) CCENT
10 2 (1.27%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.64%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.64%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (4.46%) RMADS
2 6 (3.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.64%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (8.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.82%) VMware ESX
2 6 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.27%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.27%) Docker
3 2 (1.27%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.46%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (3.18%) SCCM
3 3 (1.91%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.91%) SCOM
4 2 (1.27%) Ansible
4 2 (1.27%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.27%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.64%) Netcool
5 1 (0.64%) yum
Vendors
1 45 (28.66%) Cisco
2 22 (14.01%) Coverity
3 19 (12.10%) Intel Security
4 18 (11.46%) CheckPoint
5 15 (9.55%) Microsoft
6 14 (8.92%) Fortinet
7 13 (8.28%) Red Hat
8 12 (7.64%) Juniper
8 12 (7.64%) VMware
9 11 (7.01%) F5
10 5 (3.18%) SAP
11 4 (2.55%) Blue Coat
11 4 (2.55%) Citrix
11 4 (2.55%) Cloudera
11 4 (2.55%) Oracle
12 3 (1.91%) Altera
12 3 (1.91%) IBM
12 3 (1.91%) Lattice Semiconductor
12 3 (1.91%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.91%) Xilinx
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