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 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 5 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 98 45 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.84% 10.16% 14.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.44% 41.28% 53.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 27 20
Average daily rate
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£369 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £294 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £600 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 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 £24.00 £18.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -37.93%
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
180 109 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.93% 24.60% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 69 55
Average daily rate £350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £502 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 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 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 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 30 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 30 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 46 £363 -3.33% 4
Cardiff +8 30 £413 +11.18% 5
Bridgend 0 3 £475 - 3
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Security Cleared
Wales

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 170 (75.89%) SC Cleared
2 79 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (25.45%) Java
4 52 (23.21%) Scrum
5 51 (22.77%) Selenium
6 47 (20.98%) C#
7 42 (18.75%) Windows
8 40 (17.86%) WebDriver
9 38 (16.96%) .NET
10 37 (16.52%) TDD
11 36 (16.07%) Automation Testing
12 35 (15.63%) Subversion
12 35 (15.63%) JUnit
13 34 (15.18%) SQL
13 34 (15.18%) BDD
13 34 (15.18%) Kanban
14 33 (14.73%) JIRA
14 33 (14.73%) Open Source
14 33 (14.73%) Microsoft
15 32 (14.29%) Software Testing
15 32 (14.29%) Test Scripting
16 31 (13.84%) ISTQB
17 30 (13.39%) SharePoint
18 29 (12.95%) ISEB
18 29 (12.95%) Project Management
19 28 (12.50%) XML
19 28 (12.50%) .NET Framework
19 28 (12.50%) Load Testing
19 28 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
19 28 (12.50%) Jenkins

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 30 (13.39%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.91%) FileNet
3 9 (4.02%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.13%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.89%) Confluence
7 2 (0.89%) SAS
7 2 (0.89%) OpenROAD
7 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.45%) Node.js
8 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.45%) IIS
8 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.45%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 8 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.79%) MS Office
3 3 (1.34%) MS Project
4 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.23%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.34%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.13%) PaaS
2 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.46%) DNS
2 9 (4.02%) NAS
3 7 (3.13%) Firewall
4 6 (2.68%) Wireless
5 5 (2.23%) SAN
5 5 (2.23%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.79%) VoIP
6 4 (1.79%) Internet
7 3 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.34%) LAN
7 3 (1.34%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.89%) WAN
8 2 (0.89%) DHCP
8 2 (0.89%) Intranet
9 1 (0.45%) LLU
9 1 (0.45%) SMS
9 1 (0.45%) PPP
9 1 (0.45%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.61%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (4.91%) MySQL
6 9 (4.02%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.68%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.34%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.89%) MS Access
10 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.89%) Ingres
11 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 51 (22.77%) Selenium
2 40 (17.86%) WebDriver
3 35 (15.63%) JUnit
3 35 (15.63%) Subversion
4 33 (14.73%) JIRA
5 28 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 26 (11.61%) Bugzilla
7 25 (11.16%) TestNG
8 24 (10.71%) Maven
9 23 (10.27%) Ant
9 23 (10.27%) JMeter
9 23 (10.27%) TortoiseSVN
10 7 (3.13%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.23%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.89%) Hudson
13 1 (0.45%) Spock
13 1 (0.45%) MSI
13 1 (0.45%) DbUnit
General
1 21 (9.38%) Finance
2 4 (1.79%) Local Government
3 3 (1.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (17.41%) Developer
2 26 (11.61%) Analyst
3 22 (9.82%) Consultant
3 22 (9.82%) Java Developer
4 20 (8.93%) Tester
5 17 (7.59%) Test Analyst
6 15 (6.70%) Architect
7 12 (5.36%) DBA
7 12 (5.36%) Wintel Engineer
8 10 (4.46%) SQL DBA
9 9 (4.02%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.02%) Administrator
9 9 (4.02%) Security Engineer
9 9 (4.02%) Designer
9 9 (4.02%) Wintel Consultant
10 8 (3.57%) Service Manager
11 7 (3.13%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.13%) Security Analyst
11 7 (3.13%) Project Manager
12 6 (2.68%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.96%) .NET
2 28 (12.50%) XML
2 28 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 21 (9.38%) XSLT
4 19 (8.48%) Web Services
5 15 (6.70%) Spring
6 12 (5.36%) HTML
7 11 (4.91%) Struts
7 11 (4.91%) REST
8 10 (4.46%) Java SE
9 9 (4.02%) MyBatis
10 8 (3.57%) JSON
10 8 (3.57%) SOAP
10 8 (3.57%) ASP.NET
10 8 (3.57%) XML Schema
11 7 (3.13%) CSS
12 5 (2.23%) JSF
13 4 (1.79%) Velocity
13 4 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (1.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.73%) Open Source
2 21 (9.38%) Client/Server
3 10 (4.46%) Replication
4 9 (4.02%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.23%) iSeries
6 4 (1.79%) AS400
6 4 (1.79%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.34%) Clustering
7 3 (1.34%) PKI
7 3 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.89%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.89%) User Experience
8 2 (0.89%) Statistics
8 2 (0.89%) CESG
8 2 (0.89%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (0.89%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.89%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.45%) PMI
9 1 (0.45%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.75%) Windows
2 16 (7.14%) UNIX
3 15 (6.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (6.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.68%) Linux
5 5 (2.23%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.79%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (23.21%) Scrum
3 37 (16.52%) TDD
4 36 (16.07%) Automation Testing
5 34 (15.18%) BDD
5 34 (15.18%) Kanban
6 32 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 32 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 29 (12.95%) Project Management
8 28 (12.50%) Load Testing
9 26 (11.61%) Test Management
10 16 (7.14%) Automated Testing
11 13 (5.80%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (4.91%) Mentoring
12 11 (4.91%) Workflow
13 9 (4.02%) Service Delivery
13 9 (4.02%) Coaching
14 8 (3.57%) ITIL
14 8 (3.57%) PRINCE2
14 8 (3.57%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (25.45%) Java
2 47 (20.98%) C#
3 34 (15.18%) SQL
4 12 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.57%) XPath
6 5 (2.23%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.23%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.34%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.34%) VBScript
7 3 (1.34%) VB
8 2 (0.89%) Perl
8 2 (0.89%) C
8 2 (0.89%) Python
9 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.45%) Ruby
9 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 170 (75.89%) SC Cleared
2 31 (13.84%) ISTQB
3 29 (12.95%) ISEB
4 20 (8.93%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.68%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (2.23%) MCITP
6 5 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.23%) MCDBA
7 4 (1.79%) CISSP
7 4 (1.79%) GIAC
7 4 (1.79%) GCIA
7 4 (1.79%) GCFW
7 4 (1.79%) GCWN
7 4 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (1.79%) Degree
8 3 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.34%) MCP
8 3 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.34%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.79%) SLA
2 3 (1.34%) QA
3 2 (0.89%) WCAG
3 2 (0.89%) WAI
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.45%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (4.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.46%) XenDesktop
2 10 (4.46%) XenApp
3 9 (4.02%) NFS
4 8 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.13%) vSphere
5 7 (3.13%) Terminal Services
6 6 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (2.23%) MetaFrame
7 5 (2.23%) vCloud
8 3 (1.34%) XenServer
9 2 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.89%) UAG
10 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 25 (11.16%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (4.91%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (3.13%) SCCM
3 7 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (2.68%) NetBackup
4 6 (2.68%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.34%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (1.34%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.89%) WSUS
7 1 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 33 (14.73%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.05%) Oracle
3 19 (8.48%) IBM
4 17 (7.59%) Citrix
4 17 (7.59%) VMware
5 14 (6.25%) McAfee
6 12 (5.36%) Sophos
6 12 (5.36%) Symantec
7 11 (4.91%) Red Gate
8 9 (4.02%) NetApp
9 8 (3.57%) Cisco
10 7 (3.13%) Remedy
11 6 (2.68%) CheckPoint
11 6 (2.68%) Juniper
12 4 (1.79%) Informatica
12 4 (1.79%) JBoss
12 4 (1.79%) HP
12 4 (1.79%) Clearswift
13 3 (1.34%) F5
13 3 (1.34%) ArcSight
South Wales
Stott & May
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gwent
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Newport
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newport
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £325 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £235 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 13 days ago