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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 4 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 115 99 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.57% 17.19% 17.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 66.86% 60.00% 60.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 56 28
Average daily rate
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£375 £359 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.52% -5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £204 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £419 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 6
Average hourly rate £34.50 £18.33 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.21% +22.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £23.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -19.82%
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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
172 165 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 35.25% 28.65% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 93 53
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £15.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +29.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.33 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.00 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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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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 61 £365 +12.30% 6
Cardiff +3 22 £400 +6.66% 1
Bridgend +1 9 £375 - 1
Gwent - 2 - - 1
Torfaen - 1 - -
Security Cleared
Wales

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 176 (83.02%) SC Cleared
2 80 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (35.38%) Java
4 56 (26.42%) Scrum
5 50 (23.58%) .NET
5 50 (23.58%) Microsoft
6 45 (21.23%) SQL
7 37 (17.45%) SQL Server
8 35 (16.51%) Windows
9 31 (14.62%) C#
10 29 (13.68%) XML
10 29 (13.68%) CRM
11 26 (12.26%) PL/SQL
12 25 (11.79%) TDD
12 25 (11.79%) Jenkins
13 24 (11.32%) Test Scripting
13 24 (11.32%) .NET Framework
13 24 (11.32%) Subversion
13 24 (11.32%) Dynamics CRM
14 23 (10.85%) Visual Studio
15 22 (10.38%) Unit Testing
16 21 (9.91%) DV Cleared
16 21 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
16 21 (9.91%) BDD
16 21 (9.91%) Web Services
17 20 (9.43%) JBoss
17 20 (9.43%) SOAP
17 20 (9.43%) Spring
18 17 (8.02%) Selenium
19 16 (7.55%) REST

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (9.43%) JBoss
2 14 (6.60%) WebSphere
3 13 (6.13%) IIS
4 8 (3.77%) FileNet
4 8 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.30%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.36%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (0.94%) OpenROAD
8 2 (0.94%) Apache
8 2 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.94%) WildFly
8 2 (0.94%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (11.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) IaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.25%) Firewall
2 8 (3.77%) LAN
2 8 (3.77%) WAN
3 6 (2.83%) Wireless
4 5 (2.36%) DNS
5 3 (1.42%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.42%) DHCP
5 3 (1.42%) HTTP
6 2 (0.94%) ADSL
6 2 (0.94%) SAN
6 2 (0.94%) Internet
6 2 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.94%) LLU
7 1 (0.47%) Network Security
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.47%) LDAP
7 1 (0.47%) SNMP
7 1 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.45%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.30%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.83%) MySQL
5 6 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.89%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.42%) PerformancePoint
7 3 (1.42%) OLAP
7 3 (1.42%) FileMaker
7 3 (1.42%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.42%) Ingres
7 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.94%) Big Data
9 1 (0.47%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 25 (11.79%) Jenkins
2 24 (11.32%) Subversion
3 23 (10.85%) Visual Studio
4 21 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (8.02%) Selenium
6 15 (7.08%) JUnit
7 14 (6.60%) JMeter
8 12 (5.66%) Eclipse
9 10 (4.72%) Maven
10 9 (4.25%) Cucumber
11 8 (3.77%) WebDriver
11 8 (3.77%) JIRA
12 5 (2.36%) Gradle
12 5 (2.36%) Artifactory
12 5 (2.36%) SpecFlow
12 5 (2.36%) MSBuild
12 5 (2.36%) SoapUI
12 5 (2.36%) TestNG
12 5 (2.36%) Git (software)
12 5 (2.36%) Bugzilla
General
1 16 (7.55%) Back Office
2 10 (4.72%) Marketing
3 7 (3.30%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.30%) Finance
4 2 (0.94%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.47%) Advertising
5 1 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 77 (36.32%) Developer
2 32 (15.09%) Java Developer
3 27 (12.74%) Analyst
4 21 (9.91%) Tester
5 14 (6.60%) Architect
6 12 (5.66%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (5.19%) Senior Developer
7 11 (5.19%) .NET Developer
8 10 (4.72%) SQL Developer
8 10 (4.72%) CRM Business Analyst
8 10 (4.72%) CRM Analyst
9 9 (4.25%) Test Analyst
10 8 (3.77%) Java Team Leader
10 8 (3.77%) Team Leader
11 7 (3.30%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.30%) Development Team Leader
11 7 (3.30%) Network Engineer
12 6 (2.83%) Security Architect
12 6 (2.83%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (23.58%) .NET
2 29 (13.68%) XML
3 24 (11.32%) .NET Framework
4 21 (9.91%) Web Services
5 20 (9.43%) SOAP
5 20 (9.43%) Spring
6 16 (7.55%) REST
6 16 (7.55%) ASP.NET
6 16 (7.55%) HTML
7 15 (7.08%) CSS
7 15 (7.08%) Hibernate
8 12 (5.66%) Java SE
9 9 (4.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (3.77%) HTML5
10 8 (3.77%) WCF
11 7 (3.30%) jQuery
12 6 (2.83%) Drools
12 6 (2.83%) Entity Framework
12 6 (2.83%) CSS3
13 5 (2.36%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.77%) Mainframe
2 8 (3.77%) Client/Server
3 6 (2.83%) NHS
3 6 (2.83%) Smart Meter
3 6 (2.83%) Open Source
4 5 (2.36%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.89%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.42%) User Experience
6 3 (1.42%) CESG
6 3 (1.42%) Clustering
7 2 (0.94%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.94%) RMADS
8 1 (0.47%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.47%) SCADA
8 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.47%) Physics
8 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.51%) Windows
2 9 (4.25%) Linux
2 9 (4.25%) UNIX
3 6 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.42%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.94%) AIX
5 2 (0.94%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) Android
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (26.42%) Scrum
3 29 (13.68%) CRM
4 25 (11.79%) TDD
5 24 (11.32%) Test Scripting
6 22 (10.38%) Unit Testing
7 21 (9.91%) BDD
8 14 (6.60%) ITIL
8 14 (6.60%) SOA
9 13 (6.13%) MVC
10 12 (5.66%) Data Modelling
11 11 (5.19%) Workflow
12 10 (4.72%) Software Engineering
12 10 (4.72%) Project Management
12 10 (4.72%) Time Management
13 9 (4.25%) Test Management
13 9 (4.25%) Load Testing
14 8 (3.77%) Configuration Management
14 8 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (3.77%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 75 (35.38%) Java
2 45 (21.23%) SQL
3 31 (14.62%) C#
4 26 (12.26%) PL/SQL
5 15 (7.08%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.30%) Scala
6 7 (3.30%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.89%) Jython
7 4 (1.89%) Perl
7 4 (1.89%) C
8 3 (1.42%) C++
8 3 (1.42%) Python
9 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.47%) VBA
10 1 (0.47%) Delphi
10 1 (0.47%) PHP
10 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 176 (83.02%) SC Cleared
2 21 (9.91%) DV Cleared
3 16 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (4.72%) MCTS
4 10 (4.72%) MCAD
4 10 (4.72%) MCSD
4 10 (4.72%) MCPD
5 8 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (3.77%) MCP
6 7 (3.30%) ISEB
6 7 (3.30%) Sun Certification
7 6 (2.83%) MCITP
7 6 (2.83%) MCDBA
7 6 (2.83%) ISTQB
8 5 (2.36%) Degree
9 4 (1.89%) CCNA
9 4 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.94%) CISM
10 2 (0.94%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.89%) QA
3 3 (1.42%) SLA
4 2 (0.94%) P3O
5 1 (0.47%) HL7
System Software
1 16 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.30%) XenApp
4 4 (1.89%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.89%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.42%) Shibboleth
5 3 (1.42%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.94%) vSphere
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.42%) SCCM
2 3 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.47%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.47%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (0.47%) SCOM
3 1 (0.47%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.47%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 50 (23.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.13%) Oracle
3 12 (5.66%) VMware
4 11 (5.19%) Citrix
5 10 (4.72%) Cisco
6 9 (4.25%) HP
7 7 (3.30%) McAfee
8 3 (1.42%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.42%) Sophos
8 3 (1.42%) Symantec
9 2 (0.94%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.94%) Juniper
9 2 (0.94%) BMC
9 2 (0.94%) CA
10 1 (0.47%) NetMotion Wireless
10 1 (0.47%) F5
10 1 (0.47%) Riverbed
10 1 (0.47%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.47%) SAP
10 1 (0.47%) CheckPoint
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