The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 41 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 32.80% 28.75% 25.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 75.93% 74.19% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 3
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£431 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £357 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+105.47% -13.09%
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West Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Swansea region.

Qualifications Category
Swansea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
54 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 43.20% 38.75% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 10
Average daily rate £439 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.68% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £314 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £486 £614
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Swansea region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Swansea region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Swansea region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Swansea

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swansea region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 82 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (23.17%) SQL
2 19 (23.17%) SharePoint
3 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
4 17 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (18.29%) PerformancePoint
6 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (18.29%) MDX
6 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 15 (18.29%) OLAP
6 15 (18.29%) ITIL
6 15 (18.29%) Data Modelling
6 15 (18.29%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (17.07%) PRINCE2
8 13 (15.85%) Service Management
8 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (13.41%) Cisco
10 11 (13.41%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (12.20%) Windows
11 10 (12.20%) Project Management
12 9 (10.98%) Finance
12 9 (10.98%) Scrum
12 9 (10.98%) Oracle
13 8 (9.76%) CCNP
13 8 (9.76%) Service Delivery
14 7 (8.54%) WAN
14 7 (8.54%) Nortel

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swansea region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (23.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.88%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.88%) JBoss
2 4 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.44%) WildFly
4 1 (1.22%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.22%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.22%) nginx
4 1 (1.22%) Confluence
4 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) MS Office
2 2 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) HFM
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) PaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) WAN
2 6 (7.32%) LAN
3 5 (6.10%) Firewall
4 3 (3.66%) LDAP
4 3 (3.66%) SSH
4 3 (3.66%) PuTTY
5 2 (2.44%) BIG-IP
5 2 (2.44%) MPLS
5 2 (2.44%) Multicast
5 2 (2.44%) IPsec
5 2 (2.44%) SNMP
6 1 (1.22%) DNS
6 1 (1.22%) SAN
6 1 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (18.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 15 (18.29%) PerformancePoint
3 15 (18.29%) OLAP
3 15 (18.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.10%) MS Access
6 2 (2.44%) MySQL
7 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.22%) Redis
7 1 (1.22%) Impala
Development Applications
1 16 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.22%) Subversion
4 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 9 (10.98%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (20.73%) Developer
2 10 (12.20%) Project Manager
3 9 (10.98%) Network Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Administrator
5 6 (7.32%) SQL Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Database Developer
6 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (6.10%) Project Coordinator
6 5 (6.10%) DBA
6 5 (6.10%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.88%) SQL DBA
7 4 (4.88%) SharePoint Administrator
7 4 (4.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.29%) MDX
2 4 (4.88%) Hibernate
2 4 (4.88%) J2EE
2 4 (4.88%) XML
3 3 (3.66%) SOAP
3 3 (3.66%) HTML
4 2 (2.44%) .NET
5 1 (1.22%) Web Services
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.22%) OLE
5 1 (1.22%) VXML
5 1 (1.22%) LAMP
5 1 (1.22%) JSON
5 1 (1.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (2.44%) e-Health
3 1 (1.22%) DataPower
3 1 (1.22%) User Experience
3 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.22%) Replication
3 1 (1.22%) Clustering
3 1 (1.22%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Windows
2 7 (8.54%) Linux
3 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.66%) AIX
4 3 (3.66%) HPUX
4 3 (3.66%) UNIX
5 1 (1.22%) CentOS
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.22%) Fedora
5 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.29%) ITIL
2 15 (18.29%) Data Modelling
2 15 (18.29%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (17.07%) PRINCE2
4 13 (15.85%) Service Management
5 12 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (12.20%) Project Management
7 9 (10.98%) Scrum
8 8 (9.76%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.32%) Risk Management
9 6 (7.32%) DevOps
10 5 (6.10%) TDD
10 5 (6.10%) ITSM
11 4 (4.88%) SOA
11 4 (4.88%) Project Planning
11 4 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.88%) BDD
11 4 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.88%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.17%) SQL
2 6 (7.32%) Java
3 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.88%) Scala
4 4 (4.88%) C
5 3 (3.66%) C++
5 3 (3.66%) Delphi
6 2 (2.44%) C#
6 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.44%) Python
6 2 (2.44%) Ruby
7 1 (1.22%) VB6
7 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.22%) Perl
7 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 82 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.41%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (9.76%) CCNP
4 5 (6.10%) CCNA
5 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.44%) CISM
6 2 (2.44%) CISMP
6 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.44%) CISSP
7 1 (1.22%) MCP
7 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.22%) vCloud
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Firmware
2 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Puppet
2 4 (4.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.22%) Ansible
4 1 (1.22%) Salt
4 1 (1.22%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.22%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.22%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Cisco
2 9 (10.98%) Oracle
3 7 (8.54%) Nortel
3 7 (8.54%) Avaya
4 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.88%) CheckPoint
4 4 (4.88%) BMC
5 3 (3.66%) IBM
5 3 (3.66%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.66%) Sun
6 2 (2.44%) HP
6 2 (2.44%) F5
6 2 (2.44%) VMware
7 1 (1.22%) Google
7 1 (1.22%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.22%) Percona
7 1 (1.22%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.22%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.22%) Ciena
7 1 (1.22%) Radware