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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 6 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 83 73 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.44% 12.15% 15.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.61% 42.20% 47.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 51 66
Median daily rate £390 £400 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -9.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £335 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £72.50 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+222.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +108.33%
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
152 173 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.10% 28.79% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 123 142
Median daily rate £390 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Median hourly rate £72.50 £11.78 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+515.44% -47.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £9.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.10 £28.60 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +26.31%

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 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 +1 35 £450 +12.50% 3
Cardiff +14 15 £375 -3.84% 4
Bridgend 0 5 £400 -6.97%
Caerphilly - 1 £380 -
SC Cleared
Wales

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 165 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 50 (30.30%) Windows
3 43 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (24.85%) Java
5 39 (23.64%) Visual Studio
6 36 (21.82%) SQL
7 30 (18.18%) Eclipse
8 28 (16.97%) C
9 26 (15.76%) C++
9 26 (15.76%) TCP/IP
10 25 (15.15%) JavaScript
10 25 (15.15%) OO
11 24 (14.55%) UML
11 24 (14.55%) OOA/OOD
11 24 (14.55%) Software Engineering
12 23 (13.94%) HTML
13 22 (13.33%) SNMP
13 22 (13.33%) StarTeam
13 22 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
14 21 (12.73%) Requirements Management
14 21 (12.73%) Coverity
14 21 (12.73%) VoIP
14 21 (12.73%) Cisco
15 20 (12.12%) C#
16 19 (11.52%) SQL Server
16 19 (11.52%) Selenium
17 18 (10.91%) DV Cleared
17 18 (10.91%) .NET
17 18 (10.91%) XML
18 17 (10.30%) Firewall

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 12 (7.27%) JBoss
2 9 (5.45%) Confluence
2 9 (5.45%) FileNet
2 9 (5.45%) LiveCycle
3 7 (4.24%) GeoServer
3 7 (4.24%) IIS
3 7 (4.24%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.03%) MQSeries
4 5 (3.03%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.42%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.82%) Apache
6 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.82%) IBM Domino
6 3 (1.82%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.21%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.24%) Gliffy
3 6 (3.64%) OrCAD
4 3 (1.82%) MS Office
5 2 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) assyst
1 2 (1.21%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.61%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.61%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.42%) Office 365
1 4 (2.42%) PaaS
2 2 (1.21%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.76%) TCP/IP
2 22 (13.33%) SNMP
3 21 (12.73%) VoIP
4 17 (10.30%) Firewall
5 7 (4.24%) DHCP
5 7 (4.24%) DNS
6 5 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (3.03%) WAN
7 4 (2.42%) Cisco IPT
7 4 (2.42%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (2.42%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.42%) SAN
7 4 (2.42%) TACACS
7 4 (2.42%) VPN
7 4 (2.42%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.42%) Wireless
7 4 (2.42%) Wireless Security
8 3 (1.82%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.82%) Internet
8 3 (1.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.24%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (3.03%) MySQL
5 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.21%) VoltDB
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.61%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 39 (23.64%) Visual Studio
2 30 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 22 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
3 22 (13.33%) StarTeam
4 19 (11.52%) Selenium
5 15 (9.09%) JIRA
6 13 (7.88%) JUnit
7 12 (7.27%) JMeter
7 12 (7.27%) Subversion
8 11 (6.67%) DbUnit
8 11 (6.67%) Maven
8 11 (6.67%) Spock
9 9 (5.45%) Ant
9 9 (5.45%) Hudson
10 8 (4.85%) Git (software)
11 7 (4.24%) Cucumber
11 7 (4.24%) SpecFlow
11 7 (4.24%) WebDriver
12 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (2.42%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (6.67%) Finance
2 8 (4.85%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.61%) Electronics
4 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (24.24%) Developer
2 17 (10.30%) Network Engineer
3 16 (9.70%) Software Engineer
4 15 (9.09%) Architect
5 13 (7.88%) Java Developer
5 13 (7.88%) SAP Developer
6 12 (7.27%) Senior Software Engineer
7 11 (6.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 10 (6.06%) ABAP Developer
8 10 (6.06%) Analyst
8 10 (6.06%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 9 (5.45%) C# Developer
9 9 (5.45%) C++ Developer
9 9 (5.45%) C++/C# Developer
9 9 (5.45%) Software Developer
9 9 (5.45%) UI Developer
10 8 (4.85%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (4.85%) C++ Software Developer
10 8 (4.85%) Security Architect
10 8 (4.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.94%) HTML
2 18 (10.91%) .NET
2 18 (10.91%) XML
3 16 (9.70%) SOAP
4 12 (7.27%) Spring
5 11 (6.67%) jQuery
5 11 (6.67%) JSF
5 11 (6.67%) JSTS
6 10 (6.06%) Hibernate
6 10 (6.06%) REST
7 9 (5.45%) Java EE
8 7 (4.24%) AngularJS
8 7 (4.24%) Dojo
8 7 (4.24%) HTML5
8 7 (4.24%) Java SE
8 7 (4.24%) JRules
8 7 (4.24%) SAP Smart Forms
8 7 (4.24%) XSD
9 6 (3.64%) OpenLayers
9 6 (3.64%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.24%) Replication
3 5 (3.03%) Cryptography
3 5 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.82%) Clustering
5 3 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (1.82%) VHDL
6 2 (1.21%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.21%) PKI
7 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.61%) CESG
7 1 (0.61%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.61%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.61%) iPad
7 1 (0.61%) LPAR
7 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 50 (30.30%) Windows
2 16 (9.70%) Linux
3 14 (8.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (7.88%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.03%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.82%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.61%) AIX
8 1 (0.61%) Unix
8 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (15.15%) OO
3 24 (14.55%) OOA/OOD
3 24 (14.55%) Software Engineering
3 24 (14.55%) UML
4 21 (12.73%) Requirements Management
5 16 (9.70%) Scrum
5 16 (9.70%) TDD
6 15 (9.09%) Project Management
7 12 (7.27%) Document Management
7 12 (7.27%) Risk Management
8 10 (6.06%) ITIL
9 9 (5.45%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (4.85%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (4.85%) Network Architecture
11 7 (4.24%) Kanban
11 7 (4.24%) Test Scripting
12 6 (3.64%) BDD
12 6 (3.64%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (24.85%) Java
2 36 (21.82%) SQL
3 28 (16.97%) C
4 26 (15.76%) C++
5 25 (15.15%) JavaScript
6 20 (12.12%) C#
7 13 (7.88%) ABAP
7 13 (7.88%) T-SQL
8 10 (6.06%) Python
9 7 (4.24%) PHP
9 7 (4.24%) SAPscript
10 6 (3.64%) Perl
11 5 (3.03%) Embedded C++
12 4 (2.42%) Embedded C
12 4 (2.42%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.42%) Ruby
13 3 (1.82%) Scala
14 2 (1.21%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 165 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.91%) DV Cleared
3 13 (7.88%) CISSP
4 8 (4.85%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (3.64%) CCNP
6 6 (3.64%) CEH
6 6 (3.64%) CREST Certified
7 5 (3.03%) BC Cleared
7 5 (3.03%) CCNA
7 5 (3.03%) ISEB
8 4 (2.42%) APMP
8 4 (2.42%) CISA
8 4 (2.42%) OSCP
9 3 (1.82%) CHECK Team Leader
10 2 (1.21%) Degree
10 2 (1.21%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.61%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.61%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (4.24%) QA
1 7 (4.24%) RMADS
2 5 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.64%) VMware ESX
2 6 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.21%) Docker
4 1 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (3.03%) SCOM
3 4 (2.42%) SCCM
4 3 (1.82%) Ansible
4 3 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.21%) yum
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.61%) Netcool
6 1 (0.61%) nmon
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 21 (12.73%) Cisco
1 21 (12.73%) Coverity
2 16 (9.70%) SAP
3 14 (8.48%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.48%) Red Hat
4 12 (7.27%) VMware
5 9 (5.45%) Adobe
5 9 (5.45%) CheckPoint
5 9 (5.45%) ILOG
5 9 (5.45%) Juniper
5 9 (5.45%) Splunk
6 7 (4.24%) F5
6 7 (4.24%) Kofax
7 6 (3.64%) Oracle
8 5 (3.03%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.42%) Cloudera
10 3 (1.82%) Altera
10 3 (1.82%) IBM
10 3 (1.82%) Intel Security
10 3 (1.82%) Lattice Semiconductor
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