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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 7 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 103 86 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 15.75% 15.30% 11.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.68% 49.71% 41.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 64 31
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£415 £410 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £15.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £15.00 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+44.09% +10.00%
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
185 173 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.29% 30.78% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 132 71
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 12
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £15.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +44.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 43 £400 -4.76%
Cardiff +1 37 £415 +3.75% 1
Bridgend -2 7 £450 - 12
Glamorgan - 1 £388 -
Security Cleared
Wales

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 189 (83.63%) SC Cleared
2 101 (44.69%) Scrum
3 94 (41.59%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (32.74%) Java
5 69 (30.53%) SQL Server
6 67 (29.65%) .NET
7 61 (26.99%) SQL
8 48 (21.24%) TDD
9 47 (20.80%) Jenkins
10 46 (20.35%) Microsoft
11 44 (19.47%) C#
12 43 (19.03%) XML
13 40 (17.70%) Web Services
14 38 (16.81%) SOAP
15 36 (15.93%) BDD
15 36 (15.93%) Spring
16 35 (15.49%) Hibernate
17 34 (15.04%) .NET Framework
17 34 (15.04%) Selenium
18 32 (14.16%) PL/SQL
19 31 (13.72%) Visual Studio
19 31 (13.72%) Unit Testing
20 30 (13.27%) Windows
20 30 (13.27%) Subversion
21 29 (12.83%) HTML
21 29 (12.83%) Team Foundation Server
22 27 (11.95%) Maven
22 27 (11.95%) CSS
23 26 (11.50%) SQL Server 2008
23 26 (11.50%) REST

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (7.52%) IIS
2 15 (6.64%) JBoss
3 12 (5.31%) Tomcat
3 12 (5.31%) Confluence
4 8 (3.54%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.21%) LiveCycle
5 5 (2.21%) Apache
5 5 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.77%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.77%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.33%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.33%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.33%) FileNet
7 3 (1.33%) nginx
8 2 (0.88%) Liferay
8 2 (0.88%) Jetty
8 2 (0.88%) ArcSDE
8 2 (0.88%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 14 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.77%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.77%) MS Office
3 3 (1.33%) MS Project
3 3 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (2.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.44%) Summit
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Office 365
1 2 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.44%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.10%) Firewall
2 5 (2.21%) LAN
2 5 (2.21%) WAN
3 4 (1.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.77%) HTTP
4 3 (1.33%) Internet
5 2 (0.88%) VLAN
5 2 (0.88%) Network Security
5 2 (0.88%) Wireless
5 2 (0.88%) VPN
5 2 (0.88%) DNS
5 2 (0.88%) SSL
5 2 (0.88%) SMTP
5 2 (0.88%) DHCP
6 1 (0.44%) VoIP
6 1 (0.44%) SAN
6 1 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (30.53%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (7.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (6.64%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.87%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (4.87%) NoSQL
5 11 (4.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.87%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.42%) MySQL
7 5 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.77%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.77%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.77%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.44%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 47 (20.80%) Jenkins
2 34 (15.04%) Selenium
3 31 (13.72%) Visual Studio
4 30 (13.27%) Subversion
5 29 (12.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (11.95%) Maven
7 23 (10.18%) JIRA
7 23 (10.18%) Hudson
8 15 (6.64%) Eclipse
8 15 (6.64%) JMeter
9 14 (6.19%) MSBuild
9 14 (6.19%) Artifactory
10 11 (4.87%) Spock
10 11 (4.87%) Geb
10 11 (4.87%) SpecFlow
10 11 (4.87%) Cucumber
11 9 (3.98%) WebDriver
11 9 (3.98%) JUnit
11 9 (3.98%) Git (software)
12 7 (3.10%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (5.31%) Finance
2 11 (4.87%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.42%) Back Office
4 3 (1.33%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.88%) Billing
6 1 (0.44%) Marketing
6 1 (0.44%) Electronics
6 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 90 (39.82%) Developer
2 39 (17.26%) Java Developer
3 26 (11.50%) .NET Developer
4 24 (10.62%) Tester
5 23 (10.18%) Analyst
6 12 (5.31%) SQL Developer
7 11 (4.87%) Test Analyst
7 11 (4.87%) Architect
8 9 (3.98%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.10%) Security Architect
10 6 (2.65%) Deployment Specialist
10 6 (2.65%) Software Developer
10 6 (2.65%) Project Manager
10 6 (2.65%) Business Analyst
10 6 (2.65%) Network Engineer
10 6 (2.65%) Data Modeller
11 5 (2.21%) Java Team Leader
11 5 (2.21%) Team Leader
11 5 (2.21%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (2.21%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (29.65%) .NET
2 43 (19.03%) XML
3 40 (17.70%) Web Services
4 38 (16.81%) SOAP
5 36 (15.93%) Spring
6 35 (15.49%) Hibernate
7 34 (15.04%) .NET Framework
8 29 (12.83%) HTML
9 27 (11.95%) CSS
10 26 (11.50%) REST
11 20 (8.85%) J2EE
11 20 (8.85%) ASP.NET
12 18 (7.96%) JSF
13 16 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (6.64%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (6.19%) XSLT
16 13 (5.75%) AngularJS
17 12 (5.31%) jQuery
18 11 (4.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 11 (4.87%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.42%) NHS
1 10 (4.42%) Mainframe
2 8 (3.54%) Replication
3 7 (3.10%) Client/Server
3 7 (3.10%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.10%) RMADS
3 7 (3.10%) User Experience
4 6 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.33%) GIS
7 2 (0.88%) PACS
7 2 (0.88%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.44%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.44%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.44%) Blog
8 1 (0.44%) CESG
8 1 (0.44%) SCADA
8 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.27%) Windows
2 11 (4.87%) Linux
3 8 (3.54%) UNIX
3 8 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (44.69%) Scrum
2 94 (41.59%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (21.24%) TDD
4 36 (15.93%) BDD
5 31 (13.72%) Unit Testing
6 26 (11.50%) DevOps
7 25 (11.06%) MVC
8 22 (9.73%) Test Scripting
9 21 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (9.29%) Configuration Management
10 20 (8.85%) Open Source
11 18 (7.96%) OOA/OOD
12 17 (7.52%) OO
12 17 (7.52%) ITIL
13 15 (6.64%) SOA
14 14 (6.19%) DSDM
14 14 (6.19%) Use Case
14 14 (6.19%) Release Management
14 14 (6.19%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (5.75%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 74 (32.74%) Java
2 61 (26.99%) SQL
3 44 (19.47%) C#
4 32 (14.16%) PL/SQL
5 15 (6.64%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.31%) Jython
7 9 (3.98%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.54%) C
8 8 (3.54%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.21%) Python
10 3 (1.33%) Scala
10 3 (1.33%) C++
11 2 (0.88%) Perl
11 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.88%) VBA
12 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 189 (83.63%) SC Cleared
2 16 (7.08%) DV Cleared
3 9 (3.98%) Degree
4 8 (3.54%) ISEB
5 7 (3.10%) CISSP
5 7 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.10%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.65%) MCITP
6 6 (2.65%) MCDBA
7 5 (2.21%) Sun Certification
8 3 (1.33%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.88%) CCNA
9 2 (0.88%) CIMA
9 2 (0.88%) CCAB
9 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.44%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.44%) CCNP
10 1 (0.44%) HNC
10 1 (0.44%) MCSE
10 1 (0.44%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.98%) SLA
3 5 (2.21%) QA
3 5 (2.21%) HL7
4 2 (0.88%) DICOM
5 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.44%) P3O
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.33%) vSphere
2 3 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.88%) Docker
4 1 (0.44%) Xen
4 1 (0.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.77%) Puppet
3 3 (1.33%) SCCM
4 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.44%) SCOM
5 1 (0.44%) Nagios
5 1 (0.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 46 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.52%) Oracle
3 13 (5.75%) HP
4 11 (4.87%) Cisco
4 11 (4.87%) Twitter
5 10 (4.42%) IBM
6 7 (3.10%) CheckPoint
7 6 (2.65%) Remedy
7 6 (2.65%) McAfee
7 6 (2.65%) Blue Coat
8 5 (2.21%) VMware
8 5 (2.21%) Citrix
8 5 (2.21%) CA
8 5 (2.21%) Adobe
9 4 (1.77%) BMC
9 4 (1.77%) Percona
10 3 (1.33%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.33%) F5
10 3 (1.33%) ESRI
11 2 (0.88%) Clearswift
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