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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 6 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 96 45 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.36% 11.03% 18.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.76% 40.91% 67.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 19 24
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£450 £368 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £323 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £603 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 2
Average hourly rate £12.25 £15.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.73 £15.00 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £16.16 £17.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -38.98%
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
158 110 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.21% 26.96% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 59 46
Average daily rate £450 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £514 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £15.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £16.16 £23.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Cardiff +4 26 £495 +27.74% 8
Bridgend +1 25 £450 - 6
Newport 0 20 £465 +30.61%
Security Cleared
Wales

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 146 (76.84%) SC Cleared
2 63 (33.16%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (24.21%) Java
4 38 (20.00%) Scrum
5 34 (17.89%) .NET
5 34 (17.89%) C#
6 33 (17.37%) SQL
7 28 (14.74%) Microsoft
8 27 (14.21%) SQL Server
9 25 (13.16%) Jenkins
10 24 (12.63%) XML
10 24 (12.63%) Windows
10 24 (12.63%) Project Management
11 23 (12.11%) Subversion
11 23 (12.11%) Selenium
12 22 (11.58%) WebDriver
13 21 (11.05%) JIRA
14 20 (10.53%) Automation Testing
14 20 (10.53%) Kanban
15 19 (10.00%) Open Source
15 19 (10.00%) Software Testing
16 18 (9.47%) ISEB
16 18 (9.47%) Test Scripting
17 17 (8.95%) SharePoint
17 17 (8.95%) JavaScript
17 17 (8.95%) ISTQB
17 17 (8.95%) .NET Framework
18 16 (8.42%) TDD
18 16 (8.42%) CRM
18 16 (8.42%) Load Testing

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (8.95%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.84%) JBoss
3 10 (5.26%) FileNet
4 8 (4.21%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.63%) IIS
6 4 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (2.11%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.11%) OpenROAD
7 3 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.05%) Confluence
8 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.53%) Apache
9 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.53%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (6.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.32%) WAN
2 8 (4.21%) Firewall
2 8 (4.21%) LAN
3 5 (2.63%) Internet
3 5 (2.63%) DNS
3 5 (2.63%) ADSL
3 5 (2.63%) LLU
4 4 (2.11%) Wireless
5 2 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.05%) Intranet
6 1 (0.53%) SAN
6 1 (0.53%) HTTP
6 1 (0.53%) SNMP
6 1 (0.53%) LDAP
6 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.53%) Network Security
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (6.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.16%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.11%) Ingres
7 3 (1.58%) FileMaker
7 3 (1.58%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.58%) MS Access
7 3 (1.58%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.53%) OLAP
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.53%) Firebird
9 1 (0.53%) InterBase
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.53%) Impala
Development Applications
1 25 (13.16%) Jenkins
2 23 (12.11%) Subversion
2 23 (12.11%) Selenium
3 22 (11.58%) WebDriver
4 21 (11.05%) JIRA
5 15 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (7.89%) JUnit
6 14 (7.37%) Bugzilla
7 12 (6.32%) TortoiseSVN
7 12 (6.32%) Maven
8 9 (4.74%) Visual Studio
9 8 (4.21%) Ant
10 7 (3.68%) JMeter
10 7 (3.68%) TestNG
11 6 (3.16%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.58%) Git (software)
13 2 (1.05%) DbUnit
13 2 (1.05%) Jasmine
13 2 (1.05%) Hudson
14 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (7.37%) Back Office
2 11 (5.79%) Finance
3 4 (2.11%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.11%) Marketing
4 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 50 (26.32%) Developer
2 25 (13.16%) Java Developer
3 21 (11.05%) Analyst
4 16 (8.42%) Architect
5 12 (6.32%) Test Analyst
6 11 (5.79%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (5.79%) Designer
7 10 (5.26%) Tester
8 8 (4.21%) Consultant
9 7 (3.68%) Test Manager
10 6 (3.16%) Wintel Engineer
10 6 (3.16%) Database Specialist
10 6 (3.16%) Team Leader
10 6 (3.16%) Java Team Leader
10 6 (3.16%) Security Architect
10 6 (3.16%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.16%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.16%) Network Engineer
11 5 (2.63%) ETL Specialist
11 5 (2.63%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.89%) .NET
2 24 (12.63%) XML
3 17 (8.95%) .NET Framework
4 15 (7.89%) XSLT
5 14 (7.37%) Spring
6 13 (6.84%) HTML
6 13 (6.84%) JSON
7 12 (6.32%) CSS
8 11 (5.79%) XML Schema
9 8 (4.21%) ASP.NET
10 7 (3.68%) Java SE
10 7 (3.68%) Hibernate
11 6 (3.16%) Drools
11 6 (3.16%) REST
11 6 (3.16%) SOAP
11 6 (3.16%) Web Services
12 5 (2.63%) jQuery
12 5 (2.63%) WCF
13 4 (2.11%) J2EE
14 3 (1.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.00%) Open Source
2 12 (6.32%) Client/Server
3 11 (5.79%) Mainframe
4 10 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.11%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.11%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.58%) NHS
6 3 (1.58%) Clustering
6 3 (1.58%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.58%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.05%) RMADS
7 2 (1.05%) Replication
7 2 (1.05%) CESG
7 2 (1.05%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.53%) PMI
8 1 (0.53%) Physics
8 1 (0.53%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.63%) Windows
2 5 (2.63%) Linux
3 4 (2.11%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.11%) UNIX
4 3 (1.58%) AIX
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.53%) pSOS
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (33.16%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (20.00%) Scrum
3 24 (12.63%) Project Management
4 20 (10.53%) Automation Testing
4 20 (10.53%) Kanban
5 19 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 18 (9.47%) Test Scripting
7 16 (8.42%) TDD
7 16 (8.42%) CRM
7 16 (8.42%) Load Testing
8 14 (7.37%) ETL
9 13 (6.84%) Test Management
10 12 (6.32%) BDD
11 11 (5.79%) Workflow
12 10 (5.26%) Change Data Capture
12 10 (5.26%) ITIL
13 9 (4.74%) SOA
13 9 (4.74%) Service Delivery
14 8 (4.21%) Migration
14 8 (4.21%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 46 (24.21%) Java
2 34 (17.89%) C#
3 33 (17.37%) SQL
4 17 (8.95%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.84%) T-SQL
6 12 (6.32%) PL/SQL
7 11 (5.79%) XPath
8 4 (2.11%) Scala
8 4 (2.11%) Python
8 4 (2.11%) Perl
9 3 (1.58%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.05%) C
10 2 (1.05%) C++
10 2 (1.05%) VB
11 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.53%) VBA
11 1 (0.53%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 146 (76.84%) SC Cleared
2 18 (9.47%) ISEB
3 17 (8.95%) ISTQB
4 11 (5.79%) DV Cleared
5 8 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (4.21%) MCP
6 7 (3.68%) Degree
7 4 (2.11%) BC Cleared
7 4 (2.11%) MCTS
7 4 (2.11%) MCPD
7 4 (2.11%) MCAD
7 4 (2.11%) MCSD
7 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.58%) Sun Certification
8 3 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.58%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (1.05%) CISM
9 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.05%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.63%) SLA
1 5 (2.63%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) P3O
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.68%) XenApp
4 4 (2.11%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.11%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.58%) Shibboleth
5 3 (1.58%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (6.32%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.53%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.53%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.53%) SCCM
3 1 (0.53%) SCOM
3 1 (0.53%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 28 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.79%) Cisco
3 10 (5.26%) VMware
3 10 (5.26%) Citrix
4 6 (3.16%) McAfee
5 4 (2.11%) Oracle
6 3 (1.58%) Sophos
6 3 (1.58%) Symantec
6 3 (1.58%) Juniper
7 2 (1.05%) SAP
7 2 (1.05%) BMC
7 2 (1.05%) ILOG
7 2 (1.05%) Remedy
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.53%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.53%) IBM
8 1 (0.53%) HP
8 1 (0.53%) Adobe
8 1 (0.53%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.53%) Blue Coat
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