The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 6 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 86 52 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 15.33% 11.30% 14.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.71% 41.27% 59.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 31 19
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£410 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £600 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
Security 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
173 126 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.84% 27.39% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 71 47
Average daily rate £375 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £600 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.54 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.78% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the South Wales region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the South Wales region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Security 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 Security Cleared within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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 0 36 £420 +12.00% 2
Cardiff +8 23 £400 -15.78% 2
Bridgend +1 8 £450 - 2
Security Cleared
Wales

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 155 (71.76%) SC Cleared
2 58 (26.85%) Windows
3 44 (20.37%) Java
4 38 (17.59%) SQL
4 38 (17.59%) Microsoft
5 35 (16.20%) Selenium
6 31 (14.35%) Scrum
7 30 (13.89%) C#
7 30 (13.89%) Oracle
8 29 (13.43%) TDD
9 27 (12.50%) JUnit
10 26 (12.04%) Project Management
10 26 (12.04%) BDD
11 25 (11.57%) .NET
11 25 (11.57%) UNIX
11 25 (11.57%) Subversion
11 25 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (11.11%) VMware
12 24 (11.11%) WebDriver
13 22 (10.19%) Test Scripting
13 22 (10.19%) Finance
14 21 (9.72%) Citrix
14 21 (9.72%) DV Cleared
14 21 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (9.72%) .NET Framework
14 21 (9.72%) Automation Testing
15 20 (9.26%) Active Directory
15 20 (9.26%) SharePoint
16 19 (8.80%) SQL Server
16 19 (8.80%) Open Source

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.09%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.17%) FileNet
3 9 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.85%) OpenROAD
6 3 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (1.39%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.93%) SAS
8 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.46%) IIS
8 1 (0.46%) Node.js
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.85%) MS Project
3 2 (0.93%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (2.31%) assyst
2 3 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.24%) PaaS
2 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.63%) DNS
1 10 (4.63%) NAS
2 8 (3.70%) SAN
3 7 (3.24%) Firewall
3 7 (3.24%) LAN
3 7 (3.24%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.78%) VoIP
4 6 (2.78%) Wireless
5 3 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.39%) Internet
5 3 (1.39%) WAN
5 3 (1.39%) DHCP
5 3 (1.39%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.46%) PPP
6 1 (0.46%) VPN
6 1 (0.46%) SMS
6 1 (0.46%) L2TP
6 1 (0.46%) Intranet
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.80%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (5.56%) MySQL
5 11 (5.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (2.31%) Ingres
9 4 (1.85%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.85%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.46%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 35 (16.20%) Selenium
2 27 (12.50%) JUnit
3 25 (11.57%) Subversion
4 24 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 21 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (8.33%) TestNG
7 17 (7.87%) JIRA
8 16 (7.41%) JMeter
8 16 (7.41%) Bugzilla
9 15 (6.94%) Maven
9 15 (6.94%) Ant
9 15 (6.94%) TortoiseSVN
10 14 (6.48%) Jenkins
11 5 (2.31%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.85%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.46%) MSI
General
1 22 (10.19%) Finance
2 7 (3.24%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.31%) Local Government
4 1 (0.46%) Legal
4 1 (0.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (14.35%) Developer
2 24 (11.11%) Consultant
3 19 (8.80%) Analyst
4 16 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 14 (6.48%) Tester
6 13 (6.02%) Architect
6 13 (6.02%) Wintel Engineer
7 12 (5.56%) Wintel Consultant
7 12 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 12 (5.56%) DBA
8 11 (5.09%) Support Engineer
8 11 (5.09%) Project Manager
9 10 (4.63%) SQL DBA
10 9 (4.17%) Test Analyst
10 9 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.17%) Administrator
11 7 (3.24%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.24%) Storage Consultant
11 7 (3.24%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.24%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.57%) .NET
2 21 (9.72%) .NET Framework
3 18 (8.33%) Web Services
3 18 (8.33%) XML
4 13 (6.02%) XSLT
4 13 (6.02%) Spring
5 12 (5.56%) Java SE
6 11 (5.09%) Struts
7 10 (4.63%) HTML
7 10 (4.63%) REST
8 9 (4.17%) MyBatis
9 8 (3.70%) ASP.NET
10 7 (3.24%) CSS
11 6 (2.78%) SOAP
11 6 (2.78%) WCF
12 5 (2.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 4 (1.85%) Velocity
13 4 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (1.39%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.80%) Open Source
2 14 (6.48%) Client/Server
3 9 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.17%) Replication
4 5 (2.31%) iSeries
5 4 (1.85%) Clustering
5 4 (1.85%) AS400
5 4 (1.85%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.39%) PKI
6 3 (1.39%) Statistics
7 2 (0.93%) CESG
7 2 (0.93%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.93%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.46%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.46%) Psychology
8 1 (0.46%) CMDB
8 1 (0.46%) RMADS
8 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 58 (26.85%) Windows
2 25 (11.57%) UNIX
3 15 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (6.02%) Windows 7
5 12 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 10 (4.63%) Linux
7 5 (2.31%) AIX
8 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.35%) Scrum
2 29 (13.43%) TDD
3 26 (12.04%) Project Management
3 26 (12.04%) BDD
4 25 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (10.19%) Test Scripting
6 21 (9.72%) Automation Testing
7 19 (8.80%) Kanban
8 18 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 18 (8.33%) Load Testing
9 17 (7.87%) Test Management
10 15 (6.94%) Kalman Filter
11 13 (6.02%) Automated Testing
12 11 (5.09%) Workflow
13 10 (4.63%) PRINCE2
14 9 (4.17%) ITIL
15 8 (3.70%) Service Delivery
16 7 (3.24%) CRM
16 7 (3.24%) MVC
16 7 (3.24%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.37%) Java
2 38 (17.59%) SQL
3 30 (13.89%) C#
4 9 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 7 (3.24%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.24%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.31%) C
7 4 (1.85%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.39%) VBScript
9 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.46%) VB
10 1 (0.46%) PHP
10 1 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 155 (71.76%) SC Cleared
2 21 (9.72%) DV Cleared
3 18 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 16 (7.41%) ISEB
5 7 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (2.31%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (2.31%) MCITP
7 5 (2.31%) MCDBA
8 4 (1.85%) CISSP
8 4 (1.85%) GIAC
8 4 (1.85%) GCIA
8 4 (1.85%) GCFW
8 4 (1.85%) GCWN
9 3 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.39%) MCP
9 3 (1.39%) CCNA
9 3 (1.39%) Degree
9 3 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.31%) SLA
2 2 (0.93%) WCAG
2 2 (0.93%) WAI
3 1 (0.46%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) P3O
System Software
1 20 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.56%) XenDesktop
3 11 (5.09%) XenApp
4 10 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.63%) Hyper-V
5 9 (4.17%) vSphere
5 9 (4.17%) NFS
6 8 (3.70%) Terminal Services
7 7 (3.24%) vCloud
8 6 (2.78%) MetaFrame
9 5 (2.31%) UAG
9 5 (2.31%) XenServer
10 4 (1.85%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.93%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 17 (7.87%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (6.02%) SCCM
3 12 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (3.70%) NetBackup
5 8 (3.70%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.31%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.39%) ARCserve
7 3 (1.39%) WSUS
7 3 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.93%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.93%) BMC Performance Manager
9 1 (0.46%) SCOM
9 1 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 38 (17.59%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.89%) Oracle
3 24 (11.11%) VMware
4 21 (9.72%) Citrix
5 18 (8.33%) IBM
6 16 (7.41%) Symantec
6 16 (7.41%) McAfee
6 16 (7.41%) Sophos
7 11 (5.09%) Red Gate
8 10 (4.63%) Remedy
8 10 (4.63%) Cisco
9 9 (4.17%) NetApp
10 6 (2.78%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.78%) Juniper
10 6 (2.78%) HP
10 6 (2.78%) Clearswift
11 4 (1.85%) Websense
11 4 (1.85%) Informatica
12 3 (1.39%) Nokia
12 3 (1.39%) Lotus
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago