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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 21 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 50 77 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.09% 14.95% 7.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.56% 48.73% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 46 10
Average daily rate £425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £532 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Average hourly rate £48.00 £18.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+157.71% +24.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
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
149 158 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.09% 30.68% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 102 57
Average daily rate £325 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £543 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 12
Average hourly rate £47.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £8.75 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.03 £28.50 £16.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 19 £400 -13.97% 1
Cardiff -21 15 £450 -11.76% 1
Bridgend +1 7 £450 +20.00% 14
Monmouthshire - 2 - -
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Wales

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 50 (34.48%) Scrum
3 43 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (28.97%) SQL Server
5 41 (28.28%) .NET
6 38 (26.21%) Java
7 37 (25.52%) Visual Studio
8 35 (24.14%) SQL
9 34 (23.45%) C#
9 34 (23.45%) REST
10 31 (21.38%) Microsoft
10 31 (21.38%) TDD
11 30 (20.69%) Web Services
12 29 (20.00%) Unit Testing
13 27 (18.62%) SQL Server 2008
13 27 (18.62%) Git (software)
14 26 (17.93%) SOA
15 25 (17.24%) Cisco
15 25 (17.24%) Firewall
15 25 (17.24%) Selenium
15 25 (17.24%) jQuery
16 24 (16.55%) SOAP
17 23 (15.86%) Hibernate
17 23 (15.86%) Spring
17 23 (15.86%) Elasticsearch
18 22 (15.17%) MVC
19 21 (14.48%) .NET Framework
20 20 (13.79%) Subversion
20 20 (13.79%) HTML
20 20 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (15.86%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (12.41%) JBoss
2 18 (12.41%) Tomcat
3 12 (8.28%) FileNet
3 12 (8.28%) IIS
4 11 (7.59%) Mule
5 10 (6.90%) Confluence
6 8 (5.52%) Apache
7 5 (3.45%) Jetty
7 5 (3.45%) LiveCycle
7 5 (3.45%) nginx
7 5 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.83%) MS Office
3 3 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.69%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.69%) MS Project
5 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.69%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.76%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (2.76%) Google App Engine
1 4 (2.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.24%) Firewall
2 14 (9.66%) DHCP
3 13 (8.97%) DNS
3 13 (8.97%) TCP/IP
4 12 (8.28%) VLAN
5 11 (7.59%) DMZ
5 11 (7.59%) VPN
6 10 (6.90%) LAN
7 8 (5.52%) HTTP
7 8 (5.52%) SSL
7 8 (5.52%) WAN
8 4 (2.76%) FTP
8 4 (2.76%) IPsec
8 4 (2.76%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.38%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.38%) Network Security
9 2 (1.38%) SSH
9 2 (1.38%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (28.97%) SQL Server
2 27 (18.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (12.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (4.14%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.14%) Neo4j
5 6 (4.14%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.76%) MySQL
7 3 (2.07%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.07%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.69%) Power BI
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (25.52%) Visual Studio
2 27 (18.62%) Git (software)
3 25 (17.24%) Selenium
4 20 (13.79%) Subversion
4 20 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (11.03%) Eclipse
5 16 (11.03%) SpecFlow
6 14 (9.66%) Jenkins
6 14 (9.66%) Maven
7 11 (7.59%) Hudson
8 10 (6.90%) JIRA
8 10 (6.90%) Spock
9 7 (4.83%) JUnit
10 6 (4.14%) Geb
11 4 (2.76%) Ant
11 4 (2.76%) DbUnit
12 3 (2.07%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (1.38%) IntelliJ
13 2 (1.38%) StarTeam
General
1 8 (5.52%) Back Office
2 7 (4.83%) Finance
3 5 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.07%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.38%) Billing
5 2 (1.38%) Military
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (42.76%) Developer
2 28 (19.31%) Java Developer
3 26 (17.93%) .NET Developer
4 19 (13.10%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 18 (12.41%) Network Engineer
6 16 (11.03%) Analyst
7 14 (9.66%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 9 (6.21%) Digital Developer
8 9 (6.21%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) SQL Developer
10 7 (4.83%) Business Analyst
10 7 (4.83%) Cisco Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 6 (4.14%) Consultant
12 5 (3.45%) Project Manager
12 5 (3.45%) Voice Engineer
13 4 (2.76%) 3rd Line Support
13 4 (2.76%) Architect
13 4 (2.76%) C# Developer
13 4 (2.76%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (28.28%) .NET
2 34 (23.45%) REST
3 30 (20.69%) Web Services
4 25 (17.24%) jQuery
5 24 (16.55%) SOAP
6 23 (15.86%) Hibernate
6 23 (15.86%) Spring
7 21 (14.48%) .NET Framework
8 20 (13.79%) HTML
9 19 (13.10%) J2EE
9 19 (13.10%) XML
10 18 (12.41%) WCF
11 17 (11.72%) CSS
11 17 (11.72%) Entity Framework
12 16 (11.03%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (10.34%) Ajax
14 13 (8.97%) Java SE
15 12 (8.28%) AngularJS
16 11 (7.59%) JSF
17 10 (6.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.21%) Replication
2 6 (4.14%) PKI
3 5 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.45%) User Experience
4 3 (2.07%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.07%) DataPower
5 2 (1.38%) CMDB
5 2 (1.38%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.38%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.38%) PDA
6 1 (0.69%) AS400
6 1 (0.69%) CESG
6 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.90%) Linux
2 8 (5.52%) Windows
3 3 (2.07%) Unix
4 2 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.38%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.69%) Android
5 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.48%) Scrum
2 43 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (21.38%) TDD
4 29 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 26 (17.93%) SOA
6 22 (15.17%) MVC
7 19 (13.10%) BDD
8 15 (10.34%) DevOps
9 14 (9.66%) Configuration Management
10 11 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (7.59%) Open Source
10 11 (7.59%) Workflow
11 10 (6.90%) Security Hardening
12 9 (6.21%) Business Analysis
12 9 (6.21%) Network Architecture
12 9 (6.21%) OO
13 8 (5.52%) OOA/OOD
14 6 (4.14%) DSDM
14 6 (4.14%) ITIL
14 6 (4.14%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.21%) Java
2 35 (24.14%) SQL
3 34 (23.45%) C#
4 18 (12.41%) JavaScript
5 15 (10.34%) PL/SQL
6 9 (6.21%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.52%) C
8 3 (2.07%) C++
9 2 (1.38%) Perl
9 2 (1.38%) PHP
9 2 (1.38%) Python
9 2 (1.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 145 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.14%) CCNA
3 6 (4.14%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.76%) Degree
5 3 (2.07%) CCNP
6 2 (1.38%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.69%) CCIE
7 1 (0.69%) GCIA
7 1 (0.69%) HNC
7 1 (0.69%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.69%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.69%) MCP
7 1 (0.69%) MCSE
7 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.69%) SANS
7 1 (0.69%) Server+ Certification
7 1 (0.69%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 17 (11.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.83%) SLA
3 5 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (2.07%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.76%) Xen
3 2 (1.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.76%) Puppet
2 2 (1.38%) Ansible
2 2 (1.38%) yum
3 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (21.38%) Microsoft
2 25 (17.24%) Cisco
3 17 (11.72%) F5
4 11 (7.59%) Blue Coat
5 9 (6.21%) Oracle
6 7 (4.83%) CheckPoint
7 6 (4.14%) HP
7 6 (4.14%) Juniper
7 6 (4.14%) Twitter
7 6 (4.14%) VMware
8 5 (3.45%) Adobe
8 5 (3.45%) BMC
8 5 (3.45%) Remedy
9 4 (2.76%) Google
9 4 (2.76%) ILOG
9 4 (2.76%) Kofax
9 4 (2.76%) Splunk
10 2 (1.38%) Coverity
10 2 (1.38%) Percona
10 2 (1.38%) Red Hat
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