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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 12 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 82 63 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.54% 11.21% 7.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.32% 36.42% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 44 18
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£425 £410 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +11.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £304 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £362 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.42% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £14.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 - £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 - £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+69.31% +5.57%
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
185 173 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.29% 30.78% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 132 71
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 12
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £15.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +44.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Cardiff +2 33 £450 +5.88% 1
Newport -1 30 £400 +3.89%
Bridgend +1 7 £450 - 11
Glamorgan - 1 £388 -
SC Cleared
Wales

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 189 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 92 (48.68%) Scrum
3 78 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (34.92%) Java
5 62 (32.80%) SQL Server
6 56 (29.63%) .NET
7 49 (25.93%) SQL
8 46 (24.34%) Jenkins
9 44 (23.28%) TDD
10 41 (21.69%) Microsoft
11 36 (19.05%) XML
12 34 (17.99%) SOAP
12 34 (17.99%) C#
13 33 (17.46%) Web Services
14 32 (16.93%) Selenium
15 31 (16.40%) BDD
15 31 (16.40%) Hibernate
15 31 (16.40%) Spring
16 28 (14.81%) Subversion
16 28 (14.81%) PL/SQL
17 27 (14.29%) .NET Framework
17 27 (14.29%) Unit Testing
18 26 (13.76%) Visual Studio
18 26 (13.76%) Windows
19 24 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
19 24 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
19 24 (12.70%) REST
19 24 (12.70%) DevOps
20 23 (12.17%) Hudson
20 23 (12.17%) Maven

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (7.94%) IIS
2 12 (6.35%) JBoss
2 12 (6.35%) Confluence
3 9 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.23%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.65%) Apache
5 5 (2.65%) LiveCycle
6 4 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.59%) nginx
7 3 (1.59%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.59%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.59%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.06%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.06%) ArcSDE
8 2 (1.06%) Jetty
8 2 (1.06%) WildFly
9 1 (0.53%) Node.js
9 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.12%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.59%) MS Project
4 2 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.53%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) IaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.17%) Firewall
2 4 (2.12%) HTTP
2 4 (2.12%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.59%) LAN
3 3 (1.59%) WAN
4 2 (1.06%) SMTP
4 2 (1.06%) Wireless
4 2 (1.06%) VLAN
4 2 (1.06%) Network Security
4 2 (1.06%) SSL
4 2 (1.06%) Internet
5 1 (0.53%) SAN
5 1 (0.53%) DHCP
5 1 (0.53%) VoIP
5 1 (0.53%) VPN
5 1 (0.53%) DNS
5 1 (0.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (32.80%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (7.41%) MongoDB
5 11 (5.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (5.82%) NoSQL
5 11 (5.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (5.29%) MySQL
7 7 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.12%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.53%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 46 (24.34%) Jenkins
2 32 (16.93%) Selenium
3 28 (14.81%) Subversion
4 26 (13.76%) Visual Studio
5 24 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (12.17%) Maven
6 23 (12.17%) Hudson
7 20 (10.58%) JIRA
8 14 (7.41%) JMeter
8 14 (7.41%) Artifactory
9 12 (6.35%) MSBuild
10 11 (5.82%) SpecFlow
10 11 (5.82%) Spock
10 11 (5.82%) Geb
10 11 (5.82%) Cucumber
11 10 (5.29%) Eclipse
12 8 (4.23%) WebDriver
12 8 (4.23%) JUnit
12 8 (4.23%) Git (software)
13 7 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (4.23%) Finance
2 7 (3.70%) Back Office
2 7 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.06%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.06%) Billing
Job Titles
1 75 (39.68%) Developer
2 34 (17.99%) Java Developer
3 23 (12.17%) .NET Developer
4 22 (11.64%) Tester
5 21 (11.11%) Analyst
6 12 (6.35%) SQL Developer
7 11 (5.82%) Test Analyst
8 8 (4.23%) Architect
9 6 (3.17%) Data Modeller
9 6 (3.17%) Deployment Specialist
10 5 (2.65%) Agile Coach
10 5 (2.65%) Java Team Leader
10 5 (2.65%) Security Architect
10 5 (2.65%) Team Leader
10 5 (2.65%) DBA
11 4 (2.12%) Network Engineer
11 4 (2.12%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.12%) Business Analyst
11 4 (2.12%) Support Engineer
11 4 (2.12%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (29.63%) .NET
2 36 (19.05%) XML
3 34 (17.99%) SOAP
4 33 (17.46%) Web Services
5 31 (16.40%) Hibernate
5 31 (16.40%) Spring
6 27 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 24 (12.70%) REST
8 21 (11.11%) HTML
9 20 (10.58%) CSS
10 15 (7.94%) J2EE
11 14 (7.41%) ASP.NET
11 14 (7.41%) JSF
11 14 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (6.88%) AngularJS
13 12 (6.35%) XSLT
14 11 (5.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (5.29%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (4.23%) jQuery
16 8 (4.23%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.29%) Mainframe
2 8 (4.23%) Replication
3 6 (3.17%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.17%) User Experience
4 5 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.65%) RMADS
5 4 (2.12%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.59%) GIS
7 1 (0.53%) NHS
7 1 (0.53%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.53%) CESG
7 1 (0.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.76%) Windows
2 10 (5.29%) Linux
3 8 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.70%) UNIX
5 5 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (48.68%) Scrum
2 78 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (23.28%) TDD
4 31 (16.40%) BDD
5 27 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 24 (12.70%) DevOps
7 21 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 21 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (11.11%) MVC
8 20 (10.58%) Configuration Management
9 19 (10.05%) Open Source
10 15 (7.94%) ITIL
10 15 (7.94%) OO
11 14 (7.41%) Release Management
11 14 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (6.88%) DSDM
12 13 (6.88%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (6.35%) RUP
14 11 (5.82%) SOA
14 11 (5.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 66 (34.92%) Java
2 49 (25.93%) SQL
3 34 (17.99%) C#
4 28 (14.81%) PL/SQL
5 15 (7.94%) PowerShell
6 12 (6.35%) Jython
7 7 (3.70%) C
8 5 (2.65%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.65%) Python
9 4 (2.12%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.59%) C++
11 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.06%) Scala
12 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.53%) Perl
12 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 189 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.88%) DV Cleared
3 7 (3.70%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.70%) ISEB
3 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.17%) MCDBA
4 6 (3.17%) Degree
4 6 (3.17%) MCITP
5 5 (2.65%) Sun Certification
5 5 (2.65%) CISSP
6 3 (1.59%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.06%) CCNA
7 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.53%) GCIA
8 1 (0.53%) CCNP
8 1 (0.53%) HNC
8 1 (0.53%) MCSE
8 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.53%) MAPM
8 1 (0.53%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.70%) SLA
3 4 (2.12%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) P3O
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.06%) vSphere
2 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.53%) Xen
3 1 (0.53%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.12%) Puppet
3 3 (1.59%) SCCM
4 2 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.53%) SCOM
5 1 (0.53%) Nagios
5 1 (0.53%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 41 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.35%) Oracle
2 12 (6.35%) HP
3 11 (5.82%) Twitter
4 8 (4.23%) Cisco
5 5 (2.65%) Adobe
5 5 (2.65%) CA
6 4 (2.12%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.12%) Remedy
6 4 (2.12%) BMC
6 4 (2.12%) Percona
6 4 (2.12%) VMware
7 3 (1.59%) ESRI
7 3 (1.59%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.59%) Citrix
7 3 (1.59%) McAfee
8 2 (1.06%) Clearswift
8 2 (1.06%) Lotus
8 2 (1.06%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.06%) IBM
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Mortimer Spinks
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