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 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 3 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 100 93 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.28% 15.66% 18.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 65.36% 53.14% 58.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 62 74
Median daily rate £400 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £331 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £399 £373
% change year-on-year
-4.71% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £72.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+480.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.95 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.54% +59.75%
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
153 175 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.03% 29.46% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 124 125
Median daily rate £400 £378 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £185 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £518 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Median hourly rate £72.50 £11.78 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+515.44% -47.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £9.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.10 £28.60 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +29.72%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 42 £475 +18.62% 3
Cardiff +13 20 £375 -3.22% 5
Bridgend -1 5 £400 -4.76% 6
Caerphilly - 1 £380 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £350 -
Security Cleared
Wales

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 170 (79.07%) SC Cleared
2 68 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (28.84%) Windows
4 57 (26.51%) Java
5 50 (23.26%) SQL
6 45 (20.93%) Visual Studio
7 38 (17.67%) SQL Server
7 38 (17.67%) OO
8 37 (17.21%) JavaScript
9 35 (16.28%) Software Engineering
10 34 (15.81%) Selenium
10 34 (15.81%) .NET
11 33 (15.35%) C#
12 32 (14.88%) Eclipse
13 31 (14.42%) TDD
14 29 (13.49%) TCP/IP
14 29 (13.49%) HTML
15 28 (13.02%) C
16 27 (12.56%) C++
16 27 (12.56%) UML
17 26 (12.09%) Microsoft
18 25 (11.63%) OOA/OOD
18 25 (11.63%) jQuery
19 23 (10.70%) XML
19 23 (10.70%) Scrum
20 21 (9.77%) Linux
20 21 (9.77%) SNMP
20 21 (9.77%) VoIP
20 21 (9.77%) StarTeam
20 21 (9.77%) Requirements Management

Security 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 12 (5.58%) JBoss
2 9 (4.19%) Apache
2 9 (4.19%) Confluence
2 9 (4.19%) FileNet
2 9 (4.19%) LiveCycle
3 8 (3.72%) IIS
3 8 (3.72%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (3.26%) GeoServer
5 6 (2.79%) IBM Notes
5 6 (2.79%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.33%) MQSeries
6 5 (2.33%) SAS
6 5 (2.33%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.86%) IBM Domino
7 4 (1.86%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.40%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.40%) Moodle
9 2 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 12 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.26%) Gliffy
3 6 (2.79%) OrCAD
4 3 (1.40%) MS Office
5 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.93%) assyst
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.47%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.47%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.33%) Office 365
3 4 (1.86%) PaaS
4 2 (0.93%) SaaS
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.47%) GitHub
5 1 (0.47%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.47%) Route 53
5 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.49%) TCP/IP
2 21 (9.77%) SNMP
2 21 (9.77%) VoIP
3 19 (8.84%) Firewall
4 8 (3.72%) DHCP
4 8 (3.72%) DNS
5 5 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (2.33%) WAN
6 4 (1.86%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (1.86%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (1.86%) LDAP
6 4 (1.86%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.86%) Network Security
6 4 (1.86%) SAN
6 4 (1.86%) SMTP
6 4 (1.86%) TACACS
6 4 (1.86%) VPN
6 4 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.86%) Wireless
6 4 (1.86%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (6.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.72%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (3.72%) MySQL
5 5 (2.33%) Base SAS
5 5 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.86%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.93%) DB2
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.93%) VoltDB
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.47%) Spark SQL
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 45 (20.93%) Visual Studio
2 34 (15.81%) Selenium
3 32 (14.88%) Eclipse
4 21 (9.77%) Rational DOORS
4 21 (9.77%) StarTeam
5 16 (7.44%) Cucumber
6 15 (6.98%) JIRA
7 13 (6.05%) Git (software)
7 13 (6.05%) JMeter
7 13 (6.05%) JUnit
7 13 (6.05%) Maven
7 13 (6.05%) SpecFlow
8 12 (5.58%) Subversion
9 11 (5.12%) Ant
9 11 (5.12%) DbUnit
9 11 (5.12%) Spock
10 9 (4.19%) Hudson
11 8 (3.72%) WebDriver
12 6 (2.79%) Jenkins
12 6 (2.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (5.12%) Finance
1 11 (5.12%) Telecoms
2 8 (3.72%) Back Office
2 8 (3.72%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (0.47%) Electronics
4 1 (0.47%) Marketing
4 1 (0.47%) Military
4 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (33.49%) Developer
2 18 (8.37%) Java Developer
2 18 (8.37%) Software Engineer
3 17 (7.91%) Architect
4 16 (7.44%) Network Engineer
5 15 (6.98%) Analyst
6 14 (6.51%) C# Developer
7 13 (6.05%) SAP Developer
7 13 (6.05%) Senior Software Engineer
7 13 (6.05%) Software Developer
8 11 (5.12%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 10 (4.65%) .NET Developer
9 10 (4.65%) ABAP Developer
9 10 (4.65%) C# Software Developer
9 10 (4.65%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 10 (4.65%) Security Architect
10 9 (4.19%) C++ Developer
10 9 (4.19%) C++/C# Developer
10 9 (4.19%) Test Analyst
10 9 (4.19%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (15.81%) .NET
2 29 (13.49%) HTML
3 25 (11.63%) jQuery
4 23 (10.70%) XML
5 17 (7.91%) SOAP
6 15 (6.98%) REST
7 14 (6.51%) Spring
8 13 (6.05%) CSS
8 13 (6.05%) JSF
9 12 (5.58%) .NET Framework
9 12 (5.58%) Hibernate
10 11 (5.12%) Ajax
10 11 (5.12%) JSTS
11 9 (4.19%) Entity Framework
11 9 (4.19%) J2EE
11 9 (4.19%) Java EE
12 8 (3.72%) JPA
13 7 (3.26%) Dojo
13 7 (3.26%) HTML5
13 7 (3.26%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.72%) Replication
3 7 (3.26%) Cryptography
3 7 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.33%) NHS
5 4 (1.86%) Clustering
5 4 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.40%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.40%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (1.40%) VHDL
7 2 (0.93%) CMDB
7 2 (0.93%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.93%) PKI
8 1 (0.47%) CESG
8 1 (0.47%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.47%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 62 (28.84%) Windows
2 21 (9.77%) Linux
3 17 (7.91%) Unix
3 17 (7.91%) Windows Server
4 14 (6.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.33%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.47%) AIX
8 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (17.67%) OO
3 35 (16.28%) Software Engineering
4 31 (14.42%) TDD
5 27 (12.56%) UML
6 25 (11.63%) OOA/OOD
7 23 (10.70%) Scrum
8 21 (9.77%) Requirements Management
9 17 (7.91%) Configuration Management
9 17 (7.91%) Project Management
10 15 (6.98%) ITIL
11 14 (6.51%) Document Management
11 14 (6.51%) Unit Testing
12 13 (6.05%) Risk Management
13 12 (5.58%) BDD
14 11 (5.12%) Non-Functional Testing
14 11 (5.12%) SDLC
14 11 (5.12%) Use Case
15 10 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (4.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 57 (26.51%) Java
2 50 (23.26%) SQL
3 37 (17.21%) JavaScript
4 33 (15.35%) C#
5 28 (13.02%) C
6 27 (12.56%) C++
7 17 (7.91%) Perl
8 15 (6.98%) T-SQL
9 13 (6.05%) ABAP
10 12 (5.58%) Python
11 9 (4.19%) PHP
12 7 (3.26%) SAPscript
13 5 (2.33%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.86%) Embedded C
14 4 (1.86%) Embedded C++
14 4 (1.86%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.86%) Ruby
15 3 (1.40%) Scala
15 3 (1.40%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.93%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 170 (79.07%) SC Cleared
2 19 (8.84%) DV Cleared
3 15 (6.98%) CISSP
4 14 (6.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (4.65%) CESG Certified Professional
6 7 (3.26%) CEH
6 7 (3.26%) CREST Certified
6 7 (3.26%) ISEB
7 6 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.33%) BC Cleared
8 5 (2.33%) CCNP
9 4 (1.86%) APMP
9 4 (1.86%) CCNA
9 4 (1.86%) CISA
9 4 (1.86%) OSCP
10 3 (1.40%) CHECK Team Leader
10 3 (1.40%) Degree
11 2 (0.93%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.47%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 12 (5.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.72%) RMADS
4 7 (3.26%) QA
5 4 (1.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (1.40%) SLA
7 1 (0.47%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (8.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.79%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.93%) Docker
4 2 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.47%) vSphere
5 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (2.79%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (2.33%) SCOM
3 4 (1.86%) Ansible
3 4 (1.86%) SCCM
4 3 (1.40%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.93%) yum
6 1 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.47%) Fluentd
6 1 (0.47%) Marathon
6 1 (0.47%) Mesos
6 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.47%) nmon
6 1 (0.47%) Piwik
6 1 (0.47%) Puppet
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.77%) Coverity
3 20 (9.30%) Cisco
4 16 (7.44%) SAP
5 14 (6.51%) Red Hat
5 14 (6.51%) VMware
6 10 (4.65%) Oracle
7 9 (4.19%) Adobe
7 9 (4.19%) CheckPoint
7 9 (4.19%) ILOG
7 9 (4.19%) Juniper
7 9 (4.19%) Splunk
8 7 (3.26%) F5
8 7 (3.26%) Kofax
9 6 (2.79%) Lotus
10 5 (2.33%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.33%) Cloudera
10 5 (2.33%) IBM
11 4 (1.86%) Remedy
12 3 (1.40%) Intel Security
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