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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 5 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 106 78 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.56% 13.27% 15.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.64% 54.17% 48.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 53 56
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £458 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £46.00 £38.51 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +208.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.66 £27.70 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.60 £49.32 £15.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +96.05%
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
194 144 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.31% 24.49% 31.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 106 110
Median daily rate £425 £339 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.46% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £216 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 7
Median hourly rate £57.50 £25.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.00% +54.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £22.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £52.03 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 -6 34 £400 - 2
Cardiff +29 21 £425 +49.12% 1
Bridgend -1 13 £438 +2.94% 2
SC Cleared
Wales

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 179 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (25.70%) Windows
2 46 (25.70%) Cisco
3 41 (22.91%) Software Engineering
4 39 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (21.79%) Firewall
5 38 (21.23%) UML
6 37 (20.67%) C
7 29 (16.20%) OO
8 28 (15.64%) SQL
9 27 (15.08%) C++
9 27 (15.08%) OOA/OOD
10 26 (14.53%) Linux
10 26 (14.53%) LAN
10 26 (14.53%) TCP/IP
11 25 (13.97%) SNMP
11 25 (13.97%) Requirements Management
12 24 (13.41%) VoIP
13 23 (12.85%) Eclipse
13 23 (12.85%) CCNP
13 23 (12.85%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (12.85%) Intel Security
14 22 (12.29%) Scrum
15 21 (11.73%) C#
15 21 (11.73%) Rational DOORS
16 19 (10.61%) Fortinet
16 19 (10.61%) Java
17 17 (9.50%) JavaScript
17 17 (9.50%) CheckPoint
17 17 (9.50%) StarTeam

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 6 (3.35%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.79%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.68%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.12%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (1.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
2 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.12%) assyst
3 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.56%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.23%) PaaS
3 3 (1.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (21.79%) Firewall
2 26 (14.53%) LAN
2 26 (14.53%) TCP/IP
3 25 (13.97%) SNMP
4 24 (13.41%) VoIP
5 14 (7.82%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (6.15%) WAN
7 5 (2.79%) Ethernet
7 5 (2.79%) Network Security
8 4 (2.23%) Broadband
8 4 (2.23%) Cisco IPT
8 4 (2.23%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (2.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (2.23%) NetScaler
8 4 (2.23%) TACACS
8 4 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.68%) Internet
9 3 (1.68%) SAN
9 3 (1.68%) VLAN
10 2 (1.12%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.59%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.68%) Data Lake
2 3 (1.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.12%) MySQL
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.56%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.56%) Spark SQL
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (12.85%) Eclipse
2 21 (11.73%) Rational DOORS
3 17 (9.50%) StarTeam
4 16 (8.94%) Visual Studio
5 9 (5.03%) Jenkins
6 8 (4.47%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.35%) GCC
8 4 (2.23%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.23%) JBehave
8 4 (2.23%) JUnit
8 4 (2.23%) Selenium
9 3 (1.68%) JIRA
10 2 (1.12%) ERwin
10 2 (1.12%) Grunt
10 2 (1.12%) gulp
10 2 (1.12%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.56%) Ant
11 1 (0.56%) MyEclipse
11 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 15 (8.38%) Finance
2 11 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.91%) Marketing
4 6 (3.35%) Electronics
4 6 (3.35%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.68%) Legal
6 2 (1.12%) Military
6 2 (1.12%) Publishing
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (21.79%) Network Engineer
2 33 (18.44%) Software Engineer
3 28 (15.64%) Developer
3 28 (15.64%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 21 (11.73%) Senior Software Engineer
5 19 (10.61%) Cisco Engineer
5 19 (10.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 17 (9.50%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 13 (7.26%) Architect
7 13 (7.26%) Consultant
8 12 (6.70%) Java Developer
9 11 (6.15%) C Software Engineer
10 9 (5.03%) Embedded Engineer
10 9 (5.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 8 (4.47%) Analyst
11 8 (4.47%) Senior C Software Engineer
12 7 (3.91%) Business Analyst
12 7 (3.91%) C++ Software Engineer
12 7 (3.91%) Cloud Developer
12 7 (3.91%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.94%) HTML
2 15 (8.38%) CSS
3 12 (6.70%) REST
4 6 (3.35%) Web Services
4 6 (3.35%) XML
5 5 (2.79%) JSON
6 4 (2.23%) Ajax
6 4 (2.23%) jQuery
7 3 (1.68%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.68%) Dropwizard
7 3 (1.68%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.68%) HTML5
7 3 (1.68%) RESTful
7 3 (1.68%) Spring
7 3 (1.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.12%) JSP
8 2 (1.12%) Sass
8 2 (1.12%) Struts
8 2 (1.12%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.23%) Algorithms
2 4 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (1.68%) CESG
3 3 (1.68%) Cryptography
3 3 (1.68%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (1.68%) User Experience
3 3 (1.68%) VHDL
4 2 (1.12%) Clustering
4 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Exalogic
4 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.12%) W3C
5 1 (0.56%) CMDB
5 1 (0.56%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.56%) iPad
5 1 (0.56%) LPAR
5 1 (0.56%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (25.70%) Windows
2 26 (14.53%) Linux
3 10 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.03%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.91%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.79%) Unix
6 5 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.56%) AIX
9 1 (0.56%) CentOS
9 1 (0.56%) Debian
9 1 (0.56%) HPUX
9 1 (0.56%) Solaris
9 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.91%) Software Engineering
2 39 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (21.23%) UML
4 29 (16.20%) OO
5 27 (15.08%) OOA/OOD
6 25 (13.97%) Requirements Management
7 22 (12.29%) Scrum
8 16 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (7.82%) Change Control
10 12 (6.70%) Configuration Management
10 12 (6.70%) ITIL
11 10 (5.59%) Project Management
12 9 (5.03%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (4.47%) ITSM
13 8 (4.47%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (4.47%) Software Delivery
14 7 (3.91%) Domain-Driven Design
14 7 (3.91%) Ethical Hacking
14 7 (3.91%) OWASP
14 7 (3.91%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.67%) C
2 28 (15.64%) SQL
3 27 (15.08%) C++
4 21 (11.73%) C#
5 19 (10.61%) Java
6 17 (9.50%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.47%) Embedded C++
8 7 (3.91%) Embedded C
9 6 (3.35%) Python
10 3 (1.68%) Scala
11 2 (1.12%) PHP
11 2 (1.12%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.56%) ABAP
12 1 (0.56%) Perl
12 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 179 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.85%) CCNP
2 23 (12.85%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (6.70%) CISSP
4 8 (4.47%) CEH
5 7 (3.91%) CCNA
6 5 (2.79%) APMP
6 5 (2.79%) CREST Certified
6 5 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.23%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (1.12%) CCENT
8 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.12%) HNC
8 2 (1.12%) MCDBA
8 2 (1.12%) MCITP
8 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.56%) CCA
9 1 (0.56%) CISA
9 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.68%) QA
3 3 (1.68%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (4.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.12%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.12%) Docker
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.12%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.35%) Ansible
2 5 (2.79%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.12%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (1.12%) SCCM
3 2 (1.12%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.56%) Netcool
4 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (25.70%) Cisco
2 23 (12.85%) Intel Security
3 19 (10.61%) Fortinet
4 17 (9.50%) CheckPoint
5 16 (8.94%) Coverity
6 12 (6.70%) Microsoft
7 10 (5.59%) Red Hat
8 9 (5.03%) F5
8 9 (5.03%) SAP
9 8 (4.47%) Juniper
10 7 (3.91%) Cloudera
10 7 (3.91%) ServiceNow
10 7 (3.91%) VMware
11 5 (2.79%) Blue Coat
11 5 (2.79%) Oracle
12 4 (2.23%) CA
13 3 (1.68%) Altera
13 3 (1.68%) Avaya
13 3 (1.68%) Citrix
13 3 (1.68%) Lattice Semiconductor