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 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 4 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 103 80 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.94% 14.95% 21.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 65.61% 54.42% 64.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 41 28
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£375 £359 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.38% +4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £201 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £411 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 5
Average hourly rate £21.63 £16.16 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.81% +4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £14.70 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.93 £20.61 £16.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -36.00%
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
157 147 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 34.97% 27.48% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 77 50
Average daily rate £413 £345 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £413 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 9
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.16 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.95% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £21.56 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram 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 March 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 +1 29 £358 +6.71% 5
Cardiff 0 22 £425 +13.33% 4
Bridgend +2 19 £375 - 2
Gwent - - - -
Security Cleared
Wales

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 164 (82.00%) SC Cleared
2 69 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (24.50%) Java
4 45 (22.50%) SQL
5 42 (21.00%) Microsoft
6 38 (19.00%) Scrum
7 34 (17.00%) .NET
8 30 (15.00%) C#
8 30 (15.00%) Windows
9 29 (14.50%) Jenkins
10 27 (13.50%) CRM
10 27 (13.50%) SQL Server
11 23 (11.50%) Dynamics CRM
12 22 (11.00%) PL/SQL
13 21 (10.50%) Test Scripting
14 20 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 20 (10.00%) .NET Framework
15 19 (9.50%) DV Cleared
16 18 (9.00%) Selenium
16 18 (9.00%) WebDriver
16 18 (9.00%) Subversion
17 16 (8.00%) Project Management
17 16 (8.00%) Active Directory
17 16 (8.00%) ETL
17 16 (8.00%) Automation Testing
17 16 (8.00%) JIRA
18 15 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
18 15 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
18 15 (7.50%) Mainframe

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 13 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.00%) JBoss
3 8 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.00%) FileNet
4 5 (2.50%) IIS
4 5 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.00%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.00%) OpenROAD
7 1 (0.50%) SAS
7 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.50%) Apache
7 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.50%) Confluence
7 1 (0.50%) Lync
7 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (11.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) IaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.00%) WAN
2 10 (5.00%) LAN
3 9 (4.50%) Firewall
4 7 (3.50%) DNS
5 4 (2.00%) Wireless
5 4 (2.00%) LLU
5 4 (2.00%) ADSL
5 4 (2.00%) Internet
6 3 (1.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.50%) DHCP
7 2 (1.00%) SAN
7 2 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.50%) Network Security
8 1 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.50%) HTTP
8 1 (0.50%) SNMP
8 1 (0.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.00%) MySQL
6 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.50%) PerformancePoint
6 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (1.50%) OLAP
6 3 (1.50%) Ingres
6 3 (1.50%) FileMaker
7 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.00%) Big Data
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.50%) InterBase
8 1 (0.50%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 29 (14.50%) Jenkins
2 18 (9.00%) Subversion
2 18 (9.00%) Selenium
2 18 (9.00%) WebDriver
3 16 (8.00%) JIRA
4 15 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (6.50%) JUnit
6 11 (5.50%) Visual Studio
7 10 (5.00%) Bugzilla
8 6 (3.00%) Maven
9 5 (2.50%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.50%) TortoiseSVN
10 4 (2.00%) TestNG
10 4 (2.00%) JMeter
11 3 (1.50%) Git (software)
12 2 (1.00%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.00%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.50%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.50%) DbUnit
General
1 15 (7.50%) Finance
1 15 (7.50%) Back Office
2 10 (5.00%) Marketing
3 6 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.50%) Advertising
5 1 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 55 (27.50%) Developer
2 25 (12.50%) Analyst
3 23 (11.50%) Java Developer
4 18 (9.00%) Tester
5 14 (7.00%) Architect
6 12 (6.00%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.50%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.00%) CRM Business Analyst
8 10 (5.00%) CRM Analyst
9 9 (4.50%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.00%) Test Analyst
10 8 (4.00%) Team Leader
10 8 (4.00%) Java Team Leader
11 7 (3.50%) SQL Developer
11 7 (3.50%) Development Team Leader
11 7 (3.50%) Network Engineer
11 7 (3.50%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.00%) Test Manager
12 6 (3.00%) Database Specialist
12 6 (3.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.00%) .NET
2 20 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 14 (7.00%) XML
3 14 (7.00%) Spring
4 12 (6.00%) CSS
4 12 (6.00%) HTML
5 7 (3.50%) Java SE
5 7 (3.50%) WCF
5 7 (3.50%) Hibernate
6 6 (3.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.00%) Drools
7 5 (2.50%) JSON
7 5 (2.50%) HTML5
7 5 (2.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (2.00%) jQuery
8 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 4 (2.00%) CSS3
8 4 (2.00%) XSLT
8 4 (2.00%) SOAP
8 4 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.50%) Mainframe
2 11 (5.50%) Client/Server
2 11 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.00%) Open Source
4 6 (3.00%) Smart Meter
5 5 (2.50%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.00%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.00%) NHS
6 4 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.50%) Clustering
7 3 (1.50%) CESG
8 2 (1.00%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.00%) RMADS
8 2 (1.00%) User Experience
9 1 (0.50%) Social Media
9 1 (0.50%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.50%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.50%) SCADA
9 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.00%) Windows
2 7 (3.50%) Linux
3 5 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.00%) UNIX
5 3 (1.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.00%) AIX
6 2 (1.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) pSOS
7 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (19.00%) Scrum
3 27 (13.50%) CRM
4 21 (10.50%) Test Scripting
5 16 (8.00%) ETL
5 16 (8.00%) Project Management
5 16 (8.00%) Automation Testing
6 14 (7.00%) ITIL
6 14 (7.00%) Load Testing
7 12 (6.00%) Kanban
8 11 (5.50%) Test Management
8 11 (5.50%) Workflow
9 10 (5.00%) TDD
9 10 (5.00%) Time Management
10 9 (4.50%) PRINCE2
10 9 (4.50%) Data Modelling
10 9 (4.50%) SOA
11 8 (4.00%) Migration
11 8 (4.00%) Software Engineering
11 8 (4.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (24.50%) Java
2 45 (22.50%) SQL
3 30 (15.00%) C#
4 22 (11.00%) PL/SQL
5 14 (7.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.00%) C
7 4 (2.00%) Scala
8 3 (1.50%) XPath
8 3 (1.50%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.50%) C++
9 2 (1.00%) Perl
9 2 (1.00%) Python
10 1 (0.50%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.50%) Delphi
10 1 (0.50%) VB
10 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 164 (82.00%) SC Cleared
2 19 (9.50%) DV Cleared
3 15 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (6.00%) ISTQB
5 10 (5.00%) MCPD
5 10 (5.00%) MCTS
5 10 (5.00%) MCAD
5 10 (5.00%) MCSD
5 10 (5.00%) ISEB
6 8 (4.00%) MCP
6 8 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (3.00%) Sun Certification
8 5 (2.50%) MCDBA
8 5 (2.50%) MCITP
8 5 (2.50%) Degree
9 4 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.50%) CCNA
10 3 (1.50%) BC Cleared
11 2 (1.00%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.50%) SLA
1 5 (2.50%) QA
2 3 (1.50%) P3O
3 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.50%) XenApp
4 4 (2.00%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.50%) Shibboleth
6 2 (1.00%) vSphere
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (3.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.50%) SCCM
3 1 (0.50%) SCOM
3 1 (0.50%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.50%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.50%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.50%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 42 (21.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.50%) VMware
3 11 (5.50%) Citrix
3 11 (5.50%) Cisco
4 7 (3.50%) McAfee
5 6 (3.00%) HP
5 6 (3.00%) Oracle
6 3 (1.50%) Juniper
6 3 (1.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.50%) Symantec
6 3 (1.50%) Sophos
7 2 (1.00%) Remedy
7 2 (1.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (1.00%) BMC
8 1 (0.50%) ILOG
8 1 (0.50%) SAP
8 1 (0.50%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.50%) F5
8 1 (0.50%) NetMotion Wireless
8 1 (0.50%) CheckPoint
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