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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 7 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 85 117 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.87% 19.50% 12.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.52% 59.09% 44.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 82 33
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£400 £431 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £313 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £371
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.21%
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 £31.95 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+52.14% -
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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
165 198 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.92% 33.00% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 137 64
Average daily rate £363 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £246 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.39 £14.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 41 £400 -11.11%
Cardiff -6 23 £390 -5.45% 2
Bridgend 0 8 £450 - 11
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 172 (84.73%) SC Cleared
2 83 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (40.39%) Scrum
4 64 (31.53%) Java
5 60 (29.56%) .NET
6 52 (25.62%) SQL Server
7 49 (24.14%) SQL
8 42 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 39 (19.21%) Jenkins
10 36 (17.73%) C#
10 36 (17.73%) XML
11 34 (16.75%) Web Services
11 34 (16.75%) TDD
12 32 (15.76%) Windows
12 32 (15.76%) SOAP
13 30 (14.78%) BDD
14 28 (13.79%) .NET Framework
15 25 (12.32%) Subversion
15 25 (12.32%) Team Foundation Server
16 24 (11.82%) Visual Studio
16 24 (11.82%) PL/SQL
17 23 (11.33%) Spring
17 23 (11.33%) Selenium
17 23 (11.33%) Test Scripting
17 23 (11.33%) Unit Testing
18 22 (10.84%) Hibernate
19 21 (10.34%) ASP.NET
20 19 (9.36%) HTML
20 19 (9.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 19 (9.36%) REST

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 18 (8.87%) IIS
2 13 (6.40%) JBoss
3 10 (4.93%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.94%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.45%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.96%) Confluence
7 5 (2.46%) Apache
8 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.97%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.48%) LiveCycle
9 3 (1.48%) nginx
9 3 (1.48%) ArcGIS
9 3 (1.48%) FileNet
10 2 (0.99%) ArcSDE
10 2 (0.99%) Jetty
10 2 (0.99%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.99%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.99%) WildFly
10 2 (0.99%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.97%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.97%) MS Office
3 3 (1.48%) MS Project
3 3 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.49%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.99%) Office 365
1 2 (0.99%) IaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.49%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.96%) LAN
2 5 (2.46%) WAN
2 5 (2.46%) Firewall
3 4 (1.97%) HTTP
4 3 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.48%) DNS
4 3 (1.48%) DHCP
4 3 (1.48%) Internet
5 2 (0.99%) SSL
5 2 (0.99%) SAN
5 2 (0.99%) Wireless
5 2 (0.99%) SMTP
6 1 (0.49%) VoIP
6 1 (0.49%) VPN
6 1 (0.49%) SNMP
6 1 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (25.62%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.43%) MongoDB
3 9 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (4.43%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.94%) MySQL
4 8 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.46%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.97%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.99%) Big Data
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.99%) OLAP
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (19.21%) Jenkins
2 25 (12.32%) Subversion
2 25 (12.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (11.82%) Visual Studio
4 23 (11.33%) Selenium
5 17 (8.37%) JIRA
6 16 (7.88%) Hudson
7 15 (7.39%) Maven
7 15 (7.39%) JMeter
8 14 (6.90%) MSBuild
8 14 (6.90%) Artifactory
9 11 (5.42%) Eclipse
9 11 (5.42%) Cucumber
10 9 (4.43%) WebDriver
11 8 (3.94%) JUnit
12 7 (3.45%) SoapUI
13 6 (2.96%) SpecFlow
13 6 (2.96%) Gradle
13 6 (2.96%) ERwin
14 5 (2.46%) Bugzilla
General
1 12 (5.91%) Finance
2 7 (3.45%) Back Office
3 6 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.97%) Marketing
4 4 (1.97%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (35.47%) Developer
2 28 (13.79%) Java Developer
3 24 (11.82%) Tester
3 24 (11.82%) Analyst
4 18 (8.87%) .NET Developer
5 13 (6.40%) SQL Developer
6 11 (5.42%) Test Analyst
7 9 (4.43%) Senior Developer
8 8 (3.94%) Architect
8 8 (3.94%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.45%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.45%) Security Architect
10 6 (2.96%) Deployment Specialist
10 6 (2.96%) Software Developer
10 6 (2.96%) Network Engineer
10 6 (2.96%) Data Modeller
11 5 (2.46%) Java Team Leader
11 5 (2.46%) Team Leader
11 5 (2.46%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (2.46%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (29.56%) .NET
2 36 (17.73%) XML
3 34 (16.75%) Web Services
4 32 (15.76%) SOAP
5 28 (13.79%) .NET Framework
6 23 (11.33%) Spring
7 22 (10.84%) Hibernate
8 21 (10.34%) ASP.NET
9 19 (9.36%) HTML
9 19 (9.36%) REST
10 17 (8.37%) CSS
11 16 (7.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (4.43%) HTML5
12 9 (4.43%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (3.94%) J2EE
13 8 (3.94%) Java SE
13 8 (3.94%) RESTful
14 7 (3.45%) jQuery
14 7 (3.45%) JSF
14 7 (3.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.93%) NHS
2 8 (3.94%) Mainframe
3 7 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 7 (3.45%) RMADS
3 7 (3.45%) User Experience
4 6 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.96%) Replication
5 5 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.48%) GIS
7 2 (0.99%) PACS
7 2 (0.99%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.99%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.99%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.49%) Social Media
8 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.49%) Blog
8 1 (0.49%) CESG
8 1 (0.49%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.49%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.76%) Windows
2 12 (5.91%) Linux
3 9 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.94%) UNIX
4 8 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.99%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.99%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.49%) Android
7 1 (0.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (40.39%) Scrum
3 34 (16.75%) TDD
4 30 (14.78%) BDD
5 23 (11.33%) Unit Testing
5 23 (11.33%) Test Scripting
6 18 (8.87%) MVC
7 17 (8.37%) DevOps
8 16 (7.88%) ITIL
9 15 (7.39%) CRM
10 14 (6.90%) Configuration Management
10 14 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (6.40%) Open Source
12 11 (5.42%) Software Delivery
13 10 (4.93%) Test Management
13 10 (4.93%) Use Case
13 10 (4.93%) Project Management
13 10 (4.93%) Risk Management
14 9 (4.43%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 64 (31.53%) Java
2 49 (24.14%) SQL
3 36 (17.73%) C#
4 24 (11.82%) PL/SQL
5 15 (7.39%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.91%) Jython
7 9 (4.43%) C
8 6 (2.96%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.46%) Python
10 3 (1.48%) Scala
10 3 (1.48%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.48%) C++
11 2 (0.99%) Perl
11 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.99%) VBA
12 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 172 (84.73%) SC Cleared
2 16 (7.88%) DV Cleared
3 11 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.94%) ISEB
4 8 (3.94%) Degree
5 7 (3.45%) CISSP
5 7 (3.45%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.96%) MCDBA
6 6 (2.96%) MCITP
7 4 (1.97%) MCAD
7 4 (1.97%) MCSD
7 4 (1.97%) MCPD
7 4 (1.97%) MCTS
7 4 (1.97%) Sun Certification
8 3 (1.48%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.99%) CIMA
9 2 (0.99%) CCAB
9 2 (0.99%) CCNA
9 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.49%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.43%) SLA
3 5 (2.46%) QA
3 5 (2.46%) HL7
4 2 (0.99%) DICOM
5 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.49%) P3O
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.97%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.48%) vSphere
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.49%) Xen
4 1 (0.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.46%) SCCM
3 4 (1.97%) Puppet
4 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.49%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.49%) SCOM
5 1 (0.49%) Nagios
5 1 (0.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 42 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.90%) Oracle
3 11 (5.42%) HP
4 9 (4.43%) Cisco
5 6 (2.96%) McAfee
5 6 (2.96%) Blue Coat
6 5 (2.46%) VMware
6 5 (2.46%) Twitter
6 5 (2.46%) IBM
6 5 (2.46%) Citrix
6 5 (2.46%) CA
6 5 (2.46%) CheckPoint
6 5 (2.46%) Remedy
7 4 (1.97%) BMC
8 3 (1.48%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.48%) Adobe
8 3 (1.48%) ESRI
9 2 (0.99%) Clearswift
9 2 (0.99%) Fiorano
9 2 (0.99%) AppSense
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