The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South Wales region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 4 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 127 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.91% 11.68% 10.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.06% 42.86% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 29 17
Average daily rate
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£439 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £291 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.56 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.36% -14.00%
Qualifications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
208 112 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 32.60% 27.25% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 58 51
Average daily rate £420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.40 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Security Cleared
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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 25 July 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
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 25 July 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 0 58 £450 +9.09% 2
Cardiff +6 29 £413 -13.15% 2
Bridgend +3 18 £450 - 1
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 169 (75.11%) SC Cleared
2 65 (28.89%) Windows
3 44 (19.56%) Java
4 41 (18.22%) Microsoft
5 40 (17.78%) SQL
6 35 (15.56%) Selenium
7 31 (13.78%) Scrum
8 30 (13.33%) TDD
8 30 (13.33%) C#
8 30 (13.33%) Oracle
9 27 (12.00%) JUnit
10 26 (11.56%) UNIX
10 26 (11.56%) BDD
11 25 (11.11%) .NET
11 25 (11.11%) VMware
11 25 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (11.11%) Subversion
12 24 (10.67%) WebDriver
13 22 (9.78%) Project Management
13 22 (9.78%) Finance
13 22 (9.78%) DV Cleared
13 22 (9.78%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (9.78%) Test Scripting
13 22 (9.78%) .NET Framework
14 21 (9.33%) Automation Testing
14 21 (9.33%) Active Directory
14 21 (9.33%) Citrix
15 20 (8.89%) SQL Server
15 20 (8.89%) SharePoint
16 19 (8.44%) Kanban

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 20 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.89%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.00%) FileNet
3 9 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (1.33%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.89%) SAS
7 2 (0.89%) OpenROAD
7 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.44%) Node.js
8 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.44%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.78%) MS Project
3 2 (0.89%) MS Office
3 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (2.22%) assyst
1 5 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.11%) PaaS
2 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.44%) DNS
1 10 (4.44%) NAS
2 8 (3.56%) SAN
3 7 (3.11%) Firewall
3 7 (3.11%) LAN
3 7 (3.11%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.67%) VoIP
4 6 (2.67%) Wireless
5 3 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.33%) Internet
5 3 (1.33%) WAN
5 3 (1.33%) DHCP
5 3 (1.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.44%) PPP
6 1 (0.44%) VPN
6 1 (0.44%) SMS
6 1 (0.44%) L2TP
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (5.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (5.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (5.33%) MySQL
5 11 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (2.67%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.78%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.33%) Ingres
8 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.89%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.44%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 35 (15.56%) Selenium
2 27 (12.00%) JUnit
3 25 (11.11%) Subversion
4 24 (10.67%) WebDriver
5 22 (9.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (8.00%) TestNG
7 17 (7.56%) JIRA
8 16 (7.11%) JMeter
8 16 (7.11%) Bugzilla
9 15 (6.67%) Maven
9 15 (6.67%) Ant
9 15 (6.67%) TortoiseSVN
10 14 (6.22%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.78%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.78%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.44%) MSI
12 1 (0.44%) PhoneGap
General
1 22 (9.78%) Finance
2 10 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.22%) Local Government
4 1 (0.44%) Legal
4 1 (0.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (13.33%) Developer
2 28 (12.44%) Consultant
3 23 (10.22%) Analyst
4 15 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 14 (6.22%) Project Manager
5 14 (6.22%) Tester
6 13 (5.78%) Architect
6 13 (5.78%) Wintel Engineer
7 12 (5.33%) Wintel Consultant
7 12 (5.33%) Security Engineer
7 12 (5.33%) DBA
8 11 (4.89%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.44%) SQL DBA
10 9 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.00%) Test Analyst
11 8 (3.56%) Administrator
11 8 (3.56%) .NET Developer
12 7 (3.11%) Security Analyst
12 7 (3.11%) Systems Engineer
12 7 (3.11%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.11%) .NET
2 22 (9.78%) .NET Framework
3 18 (8.00%) Web Services
3 18 (8.00%) XML
4 13 (5.78%) XSLT
4 13 (5.78%) Java SE
5 12 (5.33%) Spring
6 11 (4.89%) Struts
6 11 (4.89%) REST
7 9 (4.00%) MyBatis
7 9 (4.00%) HTML
8 8 (3.56%) ASP.NET
9 7 (3.11%) SOAP
9 7 (3.11%) WCF
10 6 (2.67%) CSS
10 6 (2.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (1.78%) Velocity
11 4 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 3 (1.33%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.00%) Open Source
2 14 (6.22%) Client/Server
3 9 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.00%) Replication
4 5 (2.22%) iSeries
5 4 (1.78%) Clustering
5 4 (1.78%) AS400
5 4 (1.78%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.33%) PKI
6 3 (1.33%) Statistics
7 2 (0.89%) CESG
7 2 (0.89%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.89%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.44%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.44%) Psychology
8 1 (0.44%) RMADS
8 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 65 (28.89%) Windows
2 26 (11.56%) UNIX
3 19 (8.44%) Windows 7
4 17 (7.56%) Windows XP
5 15 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (4.89%) Linux
7 3 (1.33%) AIX
8 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.78%) Scrum
2 30 (13.33%) TDD
3 26 (11.56%) BDD
4 25 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (9.78%) Project Management
5 22 (9.78%) Test Scripting
6 21 (9.33%) Automation Testing
7 19 (8.44%) Kanban
8 18 (8.00%) Load Testing
9 17 (7.56%) Software Testing
9 17 (7.56%) Test Management
10 13 (5.78%) Automated Testing
11 11 (4.89%) Workflow
12 10 (4.44%) ITIL
12 10 (4.44%) PRINCE2
13 9 (4.00%) Migration
14 8 (3.56%) MVC
15 7 (3.11%) GAP Analysis
15 7 (3.11%) Document Management
15 7 (3.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 44 (19.56%) Java
2 40 (17.78%) SQL
3 30 (13.33%) C#
4 12 (5.33%) PL/SQL
5 7 (3.11%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.22%) C
8 4 (1.78%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.33%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.33%) VBScript
10 1 (0.44%) VB
10 1 (0.44%) PHP
10 1 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 169 (75.11%) SC Cleared
2 22 (9.78%) DV Cleared
3 18 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 16 (7.11%) ISEB
5 8 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.67%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (2.22%) MCITP
7 5 (2.22%) MCDBA
8 4 (1.78%) CISSP
8 4 (1.78%) GIAC
8 4 (1.78%) GCIA
8 4 (1.78%) GCFW
8 4 (1.78%) GCWN
8 4 (1.78%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.33%) MCP
9 3 (1.33%) MCSD
9 3 (1.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.22%) SLA
2 2 (0.89%) WCAG
2 2 (0.89%) WAI
3 1 (0.44%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) P3O
System Software
1 21 (9.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.33%) XenDesktop
3 11 (4.89%) XenApp
4 10 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.44%) Hyper-V
5 9 (4.00%) vSphere
5 9 (4.00%) NFS
6 8 (3.56%) Terminal Services
7 7 (3.11%) vCloud
8 6 (2.67%) MetaFrame
9 5 (2.22%) UAG
9 5 (2.22%) XenServer
10 4 (1.78%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.89%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 17 (7.56%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (7.11%) SCCM
3 12 (5.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (3.56%) NetBackup
5 8 (3.56%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.33%) ARCserve
7 3 (1.33%) WSUS
7 3 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.89%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.89%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.89%) BMC Performance Manager
9 1 (0.44%) SCOM
9 1 (0.44%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 41 (18.22%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.33%) Oracle
3 25 (11.11%) VMware
4 21 (9.33%) Citrix
5 18 (8.00%) IBM
6 16 (7.11%) Symantec
6 16 (7.11%) McAfee
6 16 (7.11%) Sophos
7 11 (4.89%) Red Gate
8 10 (4.44%) Remedy
8 10 (4.44%) Cisco
9 9 (4.00%) NetApp
10 6 (2.67%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.67%) Juniper
10 6 (2.67%) HP
10 6 (2.67%) Clearswift
11 4 (1.78%) Websense
11 4 (1.78%) Informatica
12 3 (1.33%) Nokia
12 3 (1.33%) Lotus
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