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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 7 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 1 38 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 4.55% 46.91% 22.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 74.51% 56.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Average daily rate £350 £343 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
SC Cleared
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
7 51 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 31.82% 62.96% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 9
Average daily rate £350 £400 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £206 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £516 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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
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 26 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) RMADS
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Percona
3 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
3 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) CESG
3 2 (28.57%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) Replication
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) CLAS
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) MSI
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) CLAS Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL DBA
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Packager
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Application Packager
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) CESG
1 2 (28.57%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CLAS
2 2 (28.57%) DBS Check
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (28.57%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Percona
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft