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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 10 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 73 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.48% 8.49% 6.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.46% 33.64% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 22 6
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£410 £371 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.51% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £287 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £40.50 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.61% +11.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -35.18%
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
185 110 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.62% 25.23% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 70 49
Average daily rate £375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £600 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% +10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 18 September 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
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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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
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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 +2 37 £380 +12.59% 3
Cardiff -1 20 £450 +20.00% 4
Bridgend -1 2 £450 -
SC Cleared
Wales

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 47 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (27.95%) Java
4 36 (22.36%) Windows
4 36 (22.36%) Selenium
5 35 (21.74%) Scrum
6 30 (18.63%) C#
7 29 (18.01%) JUnit
7 29 (18.01%) TDD
8 28 (17.39%) BDD
9 27 (16.77%) WebDriver
9 27 (16.77%) Subversion
10 24 (14.91%) SQL
10 24 (14.91%) Open Source
11 23 (14.29%) Automation Testing
12 22 (13.66%) Test Scripting
12 22 (13.66%) Kanban
12 22 (13.66%) Team Foundation Server
13 21 (13.04%) .NET
13 21 (13.04%) JIRA
14 20 (12.42%) ISTQB
14 20 (12.42%) Load Testing
14 20 (12.42%) Bugzilla
14 20 (12.42%) XML
14 20 (12.42%) SharePoint
14 20 (12.42%) TestNG
14 20 (12.42%) Test Management
15 19 (11.80%) HP Quality Center
15 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
15 19 (11.80%) ISEB

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 20 (12.42%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.97%) FileNet
2 8 (4.97%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.62%) Node.js
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (1.24%) MS Project
2 1 (0.62%) MS Office
2 1 (0.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.86%) assyst
3 2 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.35%) PaaS
2 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.59%) NAS
2 8 (4.97%) DNS
3 5 (3.11%) Firewall
4 4 (2.48%) Wireless
4 4 (2.48%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.86%) SAN
5 3 (1.86%) Internet
5 3 (1.86%) LAN
6 2 (1.24%) VoIP
6 2 (1.24%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.62%) WAN
7 1 (0.62%) DHCP
7 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.62%) PPP
7 1 (0.62%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.94%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (6.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (6.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (5.59%) MySQL
5 6 (3.73%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.48%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.24%) MS Access
7 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 36 (22.36%) Selenium
2 29 (18.01%) JUnit
3 27 (16.77%) Subversion
3 27 (16.77%) WebDriver
4 22 (13.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (13.04%) JIRA
6 20 (12.42%) Bugzilla
6 20 (12.42%) TestNG
7 19 (11.80%) JMeter
8 18 (11.18%) TortoiseSVN
9 17 (10.56%) Jenkins
9 17 (10.56%) Ant
9 17 (10.56%) Maven
10 4 (2.48%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.86%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (5.59%) Finance
2 1 (0.62%) Local Government
2 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (16.77%) Developer
2 19 (11.80%) Consultant
3 17 (10.56%) Java Developer
4 14 (8.70%) Tester
5 13 (8.07%) Analyst
6 12 (7.45%) Architect
7 10 (6.21%) DBA
7 10 (6.21%) Wintel Engineer
8 9 (5.59%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (5.59%) Test Analyst
8 9 (5.59%) Security Engineer
9 8 (4.97%) SQL DBA
9 8 (4.97%) Service Manager
9 8 (4.97%) Wintel Consultant
10 7 (4.35%) Designer
10 7 (4.35%) Administrator
11 6 (3.73%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.73%) Storage Consultant
11 6 (3.73%) Storage Engineer
12 5 (3.11%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.04%) .NET
2 20 (12.42%) XML
3 19 (11.80%) .NET Framework
4 16 (9.94%) XSLT
5 15 (9.32%) Web Services
6 11 (6.83%) Spring
7 10 (6.21%) Struts
8 9 (5.59%) Java SE
9 8 (4.97%) JSON
9 8 (4.97%) XML Schema
9 8 (4.97%) MyBatis
9 8 (4.97%) REST
10 5 (3.11%) HTML
10 5 (3.11%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.48%) SOAP
11 4 (2.48%) WCF
11 4 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 3 (1.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (1.24%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.91%) Open Source
2 14 (8.70%) Client/Server
3 9 (5.59%) Replication
4 5 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.48%) iSeries
6 3 (1.86%) PKI
6 3 (1.86%) AS400
7 2 (1.24%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.24%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.24%) Clustering
7 2 (1.24%) CESG
7 2 (1.24%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.24%) Statistics
8 1 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.62%) CMDB
8 1 (0.62%) RMADS
8 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.62%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.36%) Windows
2 15 (9.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (7.45%) UNIX
5 6 (3.73%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.48%) Linux
7 3 (1.86%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (21.74%) Scrum
3 29 (18.01%) TDD
4 28 (17.39%) BDD
5 23 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 22 (13.66%) Kanban
6 22 (13.66%) Test Scripting
7 20 (12.42%) Load Testing
7 20 (12.42%) Test Management
8 18 (11.18%) Software Testing
9 15 (9.32%) Automated Testing
9 15 (9.32%) Project Management
10 11 (6.83%) Workflow
10 11 (6.83%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (4.97%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
12 7 (4.35%) Service Delivery
12 7 (4.35%) Document Management
13 6 (3.73%) ITIL
14 5 (3.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (27.95%) Java
2 30 (18.63%) C#
3 24 (14.91%) SQL
4 8 (4.97%) XPath
5 4 (2.48%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.86%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.24%) C
7 2 (1.24%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.24%) VBScript
7 2 (1.24%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.62%) VB
8 1 (0.62%) Python
8 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.62%) Ruby
8 1 (0.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 161 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (12.42%) ISTQB
3 19 (11.80%) ISEB
4 12 (7.45%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.86%) MCITP
5 3 (1.86%) CISSP
5 3 (1.86%) MCDBA
5 3 (1.86%) GIAC
5 3 (1.86%) GCIA
5 3 (1.86%) GCFW
5 3 (1.86%) GCWN
6 2 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.24%) MCP
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.62%) Degree
7 1 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.62%) CCNA
7 1 (0.62%) CCDA
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (6.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.59%) NFS
2 9 (5.59%) XenApp
3 8 (4.97%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.11%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.11%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.48%) vSphere
6 3 (1.86%) vCloud
6 3 (1.86%) MetaFrame
7 2 (1.24%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.24%) UAG
8 1 (0.62%) XenServer
8 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 19 (11.80%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (4.35%) SCCM
3 6 (3.73%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (3.73%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.86%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.86%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.24%) WSUS
5 2 (1.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.24%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.62%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.62%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.18%) Oracle
3 15 (9.32%) IBM
3 15 (9.32%) VMware
4 14 (8.70%) Citrix
5 9 (5.59%) NetApp
5 9 (5.59%) Red Gate
6 8 (4.97%) McAfee
6 8 (4.97%) Sophos
7 7 (4.35%) Symantec
8 5 (3.11%) Cisco
9 4 (2.48%) Juniper
9 4 (2.48%) Remedy
9 4 (2.48%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.48%) Clearswift
10 3 (1.86%) Sourcefire
10 3 (1.86%) Trend Micro
10 3 (1.86%) Informatica
10 3 (1.86%) JBoss
11 2 (1.24%) ArcSight
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