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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Wales / South Wales
Rank 6 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 77 49 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 15.94% 9.63% 11.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.46% 38.89% 41.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 25 31
Median daily rate £425 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £281 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Median hourly rate £33.25 £47.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +280.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.19 £31.60 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.30 £52.24 £23.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +126.66%

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
134 126 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.74% 24.75% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 92 85
Median daily rate £400 £321 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.51% -28.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £432 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 10
Median hourly rate £20.50 £46.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.43% +184.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.67 £25.00 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.24 £25.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -5 26 £400 +14.28% 1
Cardiff +26 20 £425 +3.03% 4
Bridgend -1 7 £450 - 3
SC Cleared
Wales

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 166 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (27.71%) Cisco
3 43 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (23.49%) Firewall
5 34 (20.48%) Software Engineering
6 32 (19.28%) Windows
7 30 (18.07%) Linux
7 30 (18.07%) C
8 27 (16.27%) LAN
9 26 (15.66%) UML
10 25 (15.06%) Java
10 25 (15.06%) Intel Security
11 23 (13.86%) CCNP
11 23 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (12.05%) Scrum
13 19 (11.45%) Fortinet
14 18 (10.84%) SQL
15 17 (10.24%) HTML
15 17 (10.24%) SNMP
15 17 (10.24%) TCP/IP
15 17 (10.24%) Requirements Management
15 17 (10.24%) Change Control
16 16 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (9.64%) VoIP
16 16 (9.64%) OO
16 16 (9.64%) JavaScript
16 16 (9.64%) CSS
17 15 (9.04%) OOA/OOD
17 15 (9.04%) C++

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 7 (4.22%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.01%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.60%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.20%) MS Office
2 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.60%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.01%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.60%) PaaS
3 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (23.49%) Firewall
2 27 (16.27%) LAN
3 17 (10.24%) SNMP
3 17 (10.24%) TCP/IP
4 16 (9.64%) VoIP
5 13 (7.83%) WAN
6 10 (6.02%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (3.61%) Network Security
8 5 (3.01%) Ethernet
9 4 (2.41%) Broadband
9 4 (2.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (2.41%) VLAN
10 3 (1.81%) Internet
11 2 (1.20%) BGP
11 2 (1.20%) EIGRP
11 2 (1.20%) L2TP
11 2 (1.20%) MPLS
11 2 (1.20%) OSPF
11 2 (1.20%) PPP
11 2 (1.20%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.42%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.81%) Data Lake
2 3 (1.81%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.20%) MySQL
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.60%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (8.43%) Eclipse
2 11 (6.63%) Jenkins
2 11 (6.63%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (6.02%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.82%) GCC
5 7 (4.22%) StarTeam
6 6 (3.61%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.01%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.01%) JBehave
7 5 (3.01%) JUnit
7 5 (3.01%) Selenium
8 3 (1.81%) JIRA
9 2 (1.20%) ERwin
9 2 (1.20%) Grunt
9 2 (1.20%) gulp
9 2 (1.20%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (1.20%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.60%) Gradle
10 1 (0.60%) Maven
10 1 (0.60%) MyEclipse
General
1 10 (6.02%) Finance
1 10 (6.02%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.22%) Marketing
3 5 (3.01%) Electronics
3 5 (3.01%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.41%) Legal
5 2 (1.20%) Military
5 2 (1.20%) Publishing
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (24.10%) Network Engineer
2 30 (18.07%) Developer
2 30 (18.07%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 28 (16.87%) Software Engineer
4 18 (10.84%) Cisco Engineer
4 18 (10.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 16 (9.64%) Java Developer
5 16 (9.64%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 15 (9.04%) Senior Software Engineer
7 12 (7.23%) C Software Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Consultant
8 9 (5.42%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (4.82%) Analyst
10 7 (4.22%) Business Analyst
10 7 (4.22%) Cloud Developer
10 7 (4.22%) Embedded Engineer
10 7 (4.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 7 (4.22%) Juniper Engineer
10 7 (4.22%) Senior C Software Engineer
11 6 (3.61%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.24%) HTML
2 16 (9.64%) CSS
3 12 (7.23%) Web Services
4 10 (6.02%) REST
5 7 (4.22%) Spring
5 7 (4.22%) XML
6 6 (3.61%) Hibernate
6 6 (3.61%) JSON
7 4 (2.41%) Ajax
7 4 (2.41%) Dropwizard
7 4 (2.41%) jQuery
8 3 (1.81%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.81%) HTML5
8 3 (1.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.20%) .NET
9 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.20%) JSP
9 2 (1.20%) RESTful
9 2 (1.20%) Struts
9 2 (1.20%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.41%) Algorithms
3 3 (1.81%) CESG
3 3 (1.81%) User Experience
4 2 (1.20%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.20%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (1.20%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Exalogic
4 2 (1.20%) PMI
4 2 (1.20%) VHDL
4 2 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.20%) W3C
5 1 (0.60%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.60%) Clustering
5 1 (0.60%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.60%) LPAR
5 1 (0.60%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.28%) Windows
2 30 (18.07%) Linux
3 10 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (4.82%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.01%) Unix
5 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.41%) Debian
6 4 (2.41%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.60%) AIX
8 1 (0.60%) CentOS
8 1 (0.60%) HPUX
8 1 (0.60%) Solaris
8 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (20.48%) Software Engineering
3 26 (15.66%) UML
4 20 (12.05%) Scrum
5 17 (10.24%) Change Control
5 17 (10.24%) Requirements Management
6 16 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (9.64%) OO
7 15 (9.04%) OOA/OOD
8 11 (6.63%) Configuration Management
8 11 (6.63%) ITIL
9 10 (6.02%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (5.42%) Mentoring
10 9 (5.42%) Software Delivery
11 7 (4.22%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (4.22%) Ethical Hacking
11 7 (4.22%) OWASP
11 7 (4.22%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (4.22%) Project Management
11 7 (4.22%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.07%) C
2 25 (15.06%) Java
3 18 (10.84%) SQL
4 16 (9.64%) JavaScript
5 15 (9.04%) C++
6 11 (6.63%) C#
7 5 (3.01%) Embedded C++
7 5 (3.01%) Python
8 4 (2.41%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.20%) ABAP
9 2 (1.20%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.60%) Groovy
10 1 (0.60%) PHP
10 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 166 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (13.86%) CCNP
2 23 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.82%) CISSP
4 7 (4.22%) CCNA
4 7 (4.22%) CEH
5 5 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.41%) CREST Certified
6 4 (2.41%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.20%) APMP
7 2 (1.20%) CCENT
7 2 (1.20%) CCIE
7 2 (1.20%) HNC
7 2 (1.20%) MCDBA
7 2 (1.20%) MCITP
7 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.20%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.20%) PMP
8 1 (0.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.81%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.01%) ProxySG
3 3 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.20%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.20%) Docker
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (6.63%) Ansible
2 5 (3.01%) Terraform
3 4 (2.41%) Puppet
4 3 (1.81%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.81%) SCCM
5 2 (1.20%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (1.20%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.60%) Consul
6 1 (0.60%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.60%) Netcool
6 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (27.71%) Cisco
2 25 (15.06%) Intel Security
3 19 (11.45%) Fortinet
4 13 (7.83%) Microsoft
5 12 (7.23%) CheckPoint
6 10 (6.02%) Juniper
6 10 (6.02%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.82%) Blue Coat
7 8 (4.82%) SAP
8 7 (4.22%) F5
8 7 (4.22%) ServiceNow
9 6 (3.61%) Coverity
9 6 (3.61%) VMware
10 5 (3.01%) Oracle
11 4 (2.41%) CA
11 4 (2.41%) Cloudera
12 3 (1.81%) Avaya
13 2 (1.20%) Altera
13 2 (1.20%) Nortel
13 2 (1.20%) Riverbed