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 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 6 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 97 49 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.70% 10.65% 15.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.01% 37.12% 52.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 27 22
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£344 £375 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £16.16 £14.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.23 £16.16 £16.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+44.92% -40.51%
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
183 132 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.50% 28.70% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 83 58
Average daily rate £350 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.70% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.18 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.38 £16.16 £16.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 53 £338 -14.28% 4
Cardiff +6 31 £400 +21.21% 4
Bridgend -1 1 £375 - 7
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Security Cleared
Wales

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 168 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 86 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (25.00%) Scrum
4 50 (23.15%) Java
5 49 (22.69%) Selenium
6 46 (21.30%) C#
7 42 (19.44%) SQL
8 38 (17.59%) WebDriver
9 36 (16.67%) .NET
9 36 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 34 (15.74%) Project Management
10 34 (15.74%) TDD
11 33 (15.28%) Windows
11 33 (15.28%) Automation Testing
12 32 (14.81%) Kanban
12 32 (14.81%) Subversion
13 31 (14.35%) XML
13 31 (14.35%) BDD
13 31 (14.35%) JIRA
14 30 (13.89%) Test Scripting
15 29 (13.43%) Software Testing
15 29 (13.43%) Open Source
16 28 (12.96%) ISTQB
17 27 (12.50%) Load Testing
17 27 (12.50%) JUnit
17 27 (12.50%) SharePoint
17 27 (12.50%) ISEB
18 26 (12.04%) .NET Framework
18 26 (12.04%) Jenkins
18 26 (12.04%) SQL Server 2012

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 27 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.09%) FileNet
3 9 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.85%) JBoss
5 3 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.93%) SAS
6 2 (0.93%) OpenROAD
6 2 (0.93%) Confluence
7 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.46%) IIS
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.46%) Node.js
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.46%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.39%) MS Project
2 3 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.46%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.24%) PaaS
2 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.63%) DNS
2 9 (4.17%) NAS
3 8 (3.70%) Firewall
4 6 (2.78%) Internet
5 5 (2.31%) Wireless
5 5 (2.31%) WAN
6 3 (1.39%) ADSL
6 3 (1.39%) LAN
6 3 (1.39%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.39%) LLU
7 2 (0.93%) VoIP
7 2 (0.93%) SAN
7 2 (0.93%) Intranet
7 2 (0.93%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.46%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (10.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (5.09%) MySQL
7 9 (4.17%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.85%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.39%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.93%) MS Access
11 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.93%) Ingres
12 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (22.69%) Selenium
2 38 (17.59%) WebDriver
3 32 (14.81%) Subversion
4 31 (14.35%) JIRA
5 27 (12.50%) JUnit
6 26 (12.04%) Jenkins
7 25 (11.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (10.65%) Bugzilla
9 20 (9.26%) TortoiseSVN
10 18 (8.33%) TestNG
11 17 (7.87%) Maven
12 16 (7.41%) Ant
12 16 (7.41%) JMeter
13 7 (3.24%) Visual Studio
14 5 (2.31%) Eclipse
15 2 (0.93%) Hudson
16 1 (0.46%) Spock
16 1 (0.46%) MSI
16 1 (0.46%) DbUnit
General
1 23 (10.65%) Finance
2 3 (1.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (18.52%) Developer
2 25 (11.57%) Analyst
3 22 (10.19%) Java Developer
4 20 (9.26%) Tester
5 17 (7.87%) Test Analyst
5 17 (7.87%) Consultant
6 15 (6.94%) Architect
7 12 (5.56%) DBA
8 11 (5.09%) Designer
9 10 (4.63%) SQL DBA
10 9 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
11 7 (3.24%) Service Manager
11 7 (3.24%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.24%) .NET Developer
12 6 (2.78%) Security Analyst
12 6 (2.78%) Storage Consultant
12 6 (2.78%) Security Engineer
12 6 (2.78%) Administrator
12 6 (2.78%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.67%) .NET
2 31 (14.35%) XML
3 26 (12.04%) .NET Framework
4 24 (11.11%) XSLT
5 19 (8.80%) Web Services
6 15 (6.94%) Spring
7 11 (5.09%) JSON
7 11 (5.09%) XML Schema
7 11 (5.09%) HTML
7 11 (5.09%) Struts
7 11 (5.09%) REST
8 10 (4.63%) Java SE
9 9 (4.17%) MyBatis
10 8 (3.70%) SOAP
10 8 (3.70%) ASP.NET
11 6 (2.78%) CSS
12 4 (1.85%) J2EE
12 4 (1.85%) Hibernate
12 4 (1.85%) JSF
12 4 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.43%) Open Source
2 18 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 11 (5.09%) Mainframe
4 10 (4.63%) Replication
5 5 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.31%) iSeries
6 4 (1.85%) AS400
7 3 (1.39%) PKI
7 3 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.93%) Statistics
8 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.93%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.93%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.46%) CMDB
9 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.46%) PMI
9 1 (0.46%) Clustering
9 1 (0.46%) CESG
9 1 (0.46%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.28%) Windows
2 14 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (5.56%) UNIX
5 6 (2.78%) Linux
6 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.93%) AIX
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.46%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (25.00%) Scrum
3 34 (15.74%) TDD
3 34 (15.74%) Project Management
4 33 (15.28%) Automation Testing
5 32 (14.81%) Kanban
6 31 (14.35%) BDD
7 30 (13.89%) Test Scripting
8 29 (13.43%) Software Testing
9 27 (12.50%) Load Testing
10 22 (10.19%) Test Management
11 14 (6.48%) Automated Testing
11 14 (6.48%) ETL
12 11 (5.09%) Workflow
12 11 (5.09%) Mentoring
13 10 (4.63%) Kalman Filter
13 10 (4.63%) Change Data Capture
14 9 (4.17%) ITIL
14 9 (4.17%) PRINCE2
15 8 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 50 (23.15%) Java
2 46 (21.30%) C#
3 42 (19.44%) SQL
4 12 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 11 (5.09%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.09%) XPath
6 4 (1.85%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.39%) VB
8 2 (0.93%) Perl
8 2 (0.93%) C
8 2 (0.93%) Python
9 1 (0.46%) Ruby
9 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 168 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 28 (12.96%) ISTQB
3 27 (12.50%) ISEB
4 13 (6.02%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.78%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (2.31%) MCDBA
6 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.31%) MCITP
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
8 3 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.39%) CCNP
8 3 (1.39%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.39%) Degree
9 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.93%) CCNA
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.78%) SLA
2 3 (1.39%) QA
3 2 (0.93%) P3O
4 1 (0.46%) WCAG
4 1 (0.46%) WAI
4 1 (0.46%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (4.17%) NFS
2 8 (3.70%) XenDesktop
3 7 (3.24%) XenApp
4 4 (1.85%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.39%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.39%) MetaFrame
5 3 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.39%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.93%) vSphere
6 2 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.93%) UAG
6 2 (0.93%) vCloud
7 1 (0.46%) XenServer
7 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 22 (10.19%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.24%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.85%) SCCM
5 2 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.93%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.93%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.93%) WSUS
6 1 (0.46%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 25 (11.57%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.65%) Oracle
3 19 (8.80%) IBM
4 11 (5.09%) VMware
4 11 (5.09%) Red Gate
5 10 (4.63%) Citrix
6 9 (4.17%) Cisco
6 9 (4.17%) NetApp
6 9 (4.17%) McAfee
7 8 (3.70%) Sophos
8 7 (3.24%) Symantec
9 6 (2.78%) Juniper
10 5 (2.31%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.85%) Informatica
12 3 (1.39%) Remedy
12 3 (1.39%) Trend Micro
12 3 (1.39%) Sourcefire
12 3 (1.39%) Clearswift
13 2 (0.93%) Blue Coat
13 2 (0.93%) SonicWALL
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