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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 8 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 102 71 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.90% 12.33% 9.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 59.30% 43.03% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 38 10
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£375 £365 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £416 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 5
Average hourly rate - £18.33 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £25.13
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -28.35%
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
172 165 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 35.25% 28.65% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 93 53
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £15.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +29.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.33 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.00 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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 +8 56 £358 +19.16% 5
Cardiff +4 16 £450 +16.12%
Bridgend +2 9 £375 - 1
Gwent - 2 - - 1
Torfaen - 1 - -
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Wales

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 176 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 69 (39.20%) Java
3 67 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (29.55%) Scrum
5 47 (26.70%) Microsoft
6 42 (23.86%) .NET
7 36 (20.45%) SQL
8 33 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 29 (16.48%) CRM
10 25 (14.20%) Windows
10 25 (14.20%) XML
11 24 (13.64%) PL/SQL
11 24 (13.64%) C#
11 24 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
12 23 (13.07%) Test Scripting
13 22 (12.50%) Jenkins
14 21 (11.93%) TDD
15 20 (11.36%) Subversion
15 20 (11.36%) .NET Framework
15 20 (11.36%) Visual Studio
16 19 (10.80%) Unit Testing
16 19 (10.80%) BDD
17 18 (10.23%) JBoss
17 18 (10.23%) Spring
18 17 (9.66%) SOAP
18 17 (9.66%) Web Services
19 16 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
19 16 (9.09%) Selenium
19 16 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
20 15 (8.52%) Hibernate

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 18 (10.23%) JBoss
2 12 (6.82%) WebSphere
2 12 (6.82%) IIS
3 7 (3.98%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.41%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.84%) FileNet
5 5 (2.84%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.14%) Apache
7 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.14%) WildFly
8 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.57%) Node.js
8 1 (0.57%) nginx
8 1 (0.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (3.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) IaaS
1 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.55%) Firewall
2 6 (3.41%) LAN
2 6 (3.41%) WAN
2 6 (3.41%) Wireless
3 4 (2.27%) DNS
4 3 (1.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.14%) DHCP
5 2 (1.14%) HTTP
5 2 (1.14%) ADSL
5 2 (1.14%) Internet
5 2 (1.14%) SAN
5 2 (1.14%) LLU
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.41%) MySQL
4 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.70%) FileMaker
7 2 (1.14%) OLAP
7 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.14%) PerformancePoint
7 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.57%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.57%) Impala
8 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 20 (11.36%) Subversion
2 20 (11.36%) Visual Studio
3 16 (9.09%) Selenium
3 16 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (7.39%) JMeter
5 12 (6.82%) JUnit
5 12 (6.82%) Eclipse
6 10 (5.68%) Maven
7 9 (5.11%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.98%) WebDriver
8 7 (3.98%) JIRA
9 5 (2.84%) SpecFlow
9 5 (2.84%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.84%) Gradle
9 5 (2.84%) Artifactory
10 4 (2.27%) Bugzilla
10 4 (2.27%) TestNG
11 3 (1.70%) MSBuild
11 3 (1.70%) Hudson
General
1 10 (5.68%) Marketing
1 10 (5.68%) Back Office
2 7 (3.98%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.84%) Finance
4 1 (0.57%) Military
4 1 (0.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 64 (36.36%) Developer
2 30 (17.05%) Java Developer
3 27 (15.34%) Analyst
4 20 (11.36%) Tester
5 12 (6.82%) Business Analyst
6 10 (5.68%) Architect
6 10 (5.68%) CRM Business Analyst
6 10 (5.68%) .NET Developer
6 10 (5.68%) CRM Analyst
7 9 (5.11%) SQL Developer
7 9 (5.11%) Test Analyst
8 8 (4.55%) Team Leader
8 8 (4.55%) Java Team Leader
9 7 (3.98%) Development Team Leader
9 7 (3.98%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.41%) Deployment Specialist
11 5 (2.84%) CRM Developer
11 5 (2.84%) Network Engineer
11 5 (2.84%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (23.86%) .NET
2 25 (14.20%) XML
3 20 (11.36%) .NET Framework
4 18 (10.23%) Spring
5 17 (9.66%) SOAP
5 17 (9.66%) Web Services
6 15 (8.52%) Hibernate
7 14 (7.95%) HTML
8 13 (7.39%) CSS
8 13 (7.39%) ASP.NET
8 13 (7.39%) REST
9 10 (5.68%) Java SE
10 8 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (3.41%) HTML5
12 5 (2.84%) MyBatis
12 5 (2.84%) jQuery
12 5 (2.84%) WCF
13 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 4 (2.27%) XML Messaging
13 4 (2.27%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 6 (3.41%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.41%) Smart Meter
4 5 (2.84%) Open Source
4 5 (2.84%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.70%) User Experience
5 3 (1.70%) CESG
5 3 (1.70%) Clustering
5 3 (1.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.14%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.14%) RMADS
6 2 (1.14%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.57%) Physics
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.20%) Windows
2 7 (3.98%) UNIX
3 6 (3.41%) Linux
4 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.14%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.57%) Android
6 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (29.55%) Scrum
3 29 (16.48%) CRM
4 23 (13.07%) Test Scripting
5 21 (11.93%) TDD
6 19 (10.80%) Unit Testing
6 19 (10.80%) BDD
7 12 (6.82%) MVC
7 12 (6.82%) ITIL
7 12 (6.82%) SOA
8 10 (5.68%) Time Management
9 9 (5.11%) Data Modelling
10 8 (4.55%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.55%) Project Management
10 8 (4.55%) Software Engineering
10 8 (4.55%) Workflow
10 8 (4.55%) Test Management
10 8 (4.55%) Load Testing
10 8 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (3.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 69 (39.20%) Java
2 36 (20.45%) SQL
3 24 (13.64%) PL/SQL
3 24 (13.64%) C#
4 13 (7.39%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.98%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.27%) Jython
6 4 (2.27%) Scala
7 3 (1.70%) Perl
7 3 (1.70%) C
7 3 (1.70%) C++
7 3 (1.70%) Python
8 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 176 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (7.39%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.68%) MCAD
4 10 (5.68%) MCSD
4 10 (5.68%) MCPD
4 10 (5.68%) MCTS
5 7 (3.98%) ISEB
5 7 (3.98%) Sun Certification
6 6 (3.41%) MCDBA
6 6 (3.41%) ISTQB
6 6 (3.41%) MCITP
7 4 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.70%) Degree
8 3 (1.70%) CCNA
8 3 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.70%) MCP
9 2 (1.14%) CISM
9 2 (1.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.27%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) SLA
3 2 (1.14%) P3O
System Software
1 9 (5.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.27%) Terminal Services
3 4 (2.27%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.27%) XenApp
4 3 (1.70%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.14%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.57%) vSphere
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.70%) SCCM
2 3 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.57%) SCOM
3 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.57%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (0.57%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.57%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.57%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 47 (26.70%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.25%) Oracle
3 9 (5.11%) HP
4 7 (3.98%) Cisco
5 6 (3.41%) Citrix
5 6 (3.41%) VMware
6 3 (1.70%) Symantec
6 3 (1.70%) McAfee
7 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.14%) CA
8 1 (0.57%) NetMotion Wireless
8 1 (0.57%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.57%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.57%) ILOG
8 1 (0.57%) BMC
8 1 (0.57%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.57%) ESRI
8 1 (0.57%) SAP
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