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 19 September 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
19 Sep 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 90 51 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 15.73% 11.56% 13.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.43% 45.54% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 31 19
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£385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £40.50 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.61% +11.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+36.11% -30.76%
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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
175 112 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.59% 25.40% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 70 49
Average daily rate £375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% +10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 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
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
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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 42 £375 +5.26% 3
Cardiff +2 26 £413 -2.94% 6
Bridgend -1 4 £450 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 161 (74.54%) SC Cleared
2 70 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (25.00%) Java
4 46 (21.30%) Windows
5 43 (19.91%) Scrum
5 43 (19.91%) Selenium
6 38 (17.59%) C#
7 34 (15.74%) TDD
8 33 (15.28%) SQL
8 33 (15.28%) JUnit
8 33 (15.28%) Microsoft
9 32 (14.81%) WebDriver
9 32 (14.81%) BDD
10 31 (14.35%) .NET
10 31 (14.35%) Subversion
11 28 (12.96%) Automation Testing
11 28 (12.96%) Open Source
11 28 (12.96%) Test Scripting
12 27 (12.50%) Software Testing
12 27 (12.50%) Oracle
12 27 (12.50%) XML
13 26 (12.04%) SharePoint
13 26 (12.04%) Project Management
13 26 (12.04%) ISTQB
13 26 (12.04%) Kanban
13 26 (12.04%) Team Foundation Server
14 24 (11.11%) TestNG
14 24 (11.11%) Test Management
14 24 (11.11%) Load Testing
14 24 (11.11%) JIRA

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (12.04%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 9 (4.17%) FileNet
3 8 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.93%) OpenROAD
6 2 (0.93%) SAS
6 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.46%) Node.js
7 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.39%) MS Project
2 3 (1.39%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.39%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.24%) PaaS
2 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.17%) NAS
1 9 (4.17%) DNS
2 7 (3.24%) Firewall
3 6 (2.78%) Wireless
4 5 (2.31%) SAN
4 5 (2.31%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.85%) VoIP
6 3 (1.39%) Internet
6 3 (1.39%) LAN
6 3 (1.39%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.93%) DHCP
7 2 (0.93%) Intranet
8 1 (0.46%) SMS
8 1 (0.46%) WAN
8 1 (0.46%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (6.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (5.09%) MySQL
6 9 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.85%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.39%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.93%) Ingres
10 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.93%) MS Access
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 43 (19.91%) Selenium
2 33 (15.28%) JUnit
3 32 (14.81%) WebDriver
4 31 (14.35%) Subversion
5 26 (12.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (11.11%) TestNG
6 24 (11.11%) JIRA
7 23 (10.65%) Bugzilla
8 22 (10.19%) JMeter
9 21 (9.72%) Ant
9 21 (9.72%) TortoiseSVN
9 21 (9.72%) Maven
10 20 (9.26%) Jenkins
11 6 (2.78%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.85%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.46%) MSI
General
1 17 (7.87%) Finance
2 4 (1.85%) Local Government
3 3 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (16.20%) Developer
2 23 (10.65%) Analyst
2 23 (10.65%) Consultant
3 19 (8.80%) Java Developer
4 16 (7.41%) Tester
5 15 (6.94%) Architect
6 14 (6.48%) Test Analyst
7 12 (5.56%) DBA
7 12 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
8 10 (4.63%) SQL DBA
8 10 (4.63%) Wintel Consultant
9 9 (4.17%) Designer
9 9 (4.17%) Security Engineer
9 9 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.70%) Administrator
10 8 (3.70%) Service Manager
11 7 (3.24%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.24%) Security Analyst
11 7 (3.24%) Project Manager
12 6 (2.78%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.35%) .NET
2 27 (12.50%) XML
3 24 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 21 (9.72%) XSLT
5 19 (8.80%) Web Services
6 13 (6.02%) Spring
7 11 (5.09%) Java SE
7 11 (5.09%) REST
7 11 (5.09%) Struts
8 10 (4.63%) HTML
9 9 (4.17%) MyBatis
9 9 (4.17%) ASP.NET
10 8 (3.70%) XML Schema
10 8 (3.70%) JSON
11 7 (3.24%) SOAP
12 6 (2.78%) CSS
13 5 (2.31%) WCF
14 4 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (1.85%) Velocity
14 4 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.96%) Open Source
2 18 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 9 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.17%) Replication
4 5 (2.31%) iSeries
5 4 (1.85%) AS400
5 4 (1.85%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.39%) User Experience
6 3 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.39%) PKI
6 3 (1.39%) Clustering
7 2 (0.93%) CESG
7 2 (0.93%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.93%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.93%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.93%) Statistics
7 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.46%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 46 (21.30%) Windows
2 17 (7.87%) UNIX
3 15 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.24%) Windows XP
5 6 (2.78%) Linux
5 6 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.93%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (19.91%) Scrum
3 34 (15.74%) TDD
4 32 (14.81%) BDD
5 28 (12.96%) Automation Testing
5 28 (12.96%) Test Scripting
6 27 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 26 (12.04%) Project Management
7 26 (12.04%) Kanban
8 24 (11.11%) Test Management
8 24 (11.11%) Load Testing
9 16 (7.41%) Automated Testing
10 13 (6.02%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (5.09%) Mentoring
11 11 (5.09%) Workflow
12 9 (4.17%) Coaching
13 8 (3.70%) Service Delivery
14 7 (3.24%) Test Automation
14 7 (3.24%) ITIL
14 7 (3.24%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 54 (25.00%) Java
2 38 (17.59%) C#
3 33 (15.28%) SQL
4 8 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.70%) XPath
5 5 (2.31%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.31%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.39%) C
6 3 (1.39%) VBScript
7 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.46%) Ruby
8 1 (0.46%) Python
8 1 (0.46%) Perl
8 1 (0.46%) VB
8 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 161 (74.54%) SC Cleared
2 26 (12.04%) ISTQB
3 24 (11.11%) ISEB
4 20 (9.26%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.31%) MCITP
6 5 (2.31%) Degree
6 5 (2.31%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (2.31%) MCDBA
7 4 (1.85%) GIAC
7 4 (1.85%) GCIA
7 4 (1.85%) GCFW
7 4 (1.85%) GCWN
7 4 (1.85%) CISSP
7 4 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.39%) MCP
8 3 (1.39%) CCNA
8 3 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.85%) SLA
2 2 (0.93%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) WCAG
2 2 (0.93%) WAI
3 1 (0.46%) P3O
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.63%) XenApp
2 10 (4.63%) XenDesktop
3 9 (4.17%) NFS
4 8 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (3.24%) vSphere
5 7 (3.24%) Terminal Services
6 5 (2.31%) vCloud
6 5 (2.31%) MetaFrame
7 3 (1.39%) XenServer
8 2 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.93%) UAG
9 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (10.65%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (5.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (3.70%) SCCM
4 7 (3.24%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (2.78%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.78%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.39%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.93%) WSUS
8 1 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.46%) BMC Performance Manager
8 1 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 33 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.50%) Oracle
3 19 (8.80%) VMware
4 18 (8.33%) IBM
5 17 (7.87%) Citrix
6 14 (6.48%) McAfee
7 12 (5.56%) Symantec
7 12 (5.56%) Sophos
8 11 (5.09%) Red Gate
9 9 (4.17%) NetApp
10 7 (3.24%) Cisco
10 7 (3.24%) Remedy
11 6 (2.78%) CheckPoint
11 6 (2.78%) Juniper
12 4 (1.85%) HP
12 4 (1.85%) Clearswift
12 4 (1.85%) Informatica
13 3 (1.39%) ArcSight
13 3 (1.39%) F5
13 3 (1.39%) SonicWALL
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