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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 39 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 48.75% 22.95% 54.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 75.00% 56.00% 63.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Average daily rate
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£365 £356 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% +5.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £304 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £435 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -32.07%
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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
52 25 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 65.00% 40.98% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 10
Average daily rate £400 £342 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.95% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £293 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £396 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Average hourly rate £15.75 - £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 53 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (39.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
3 20 (37.74%) SQL
4 17 (32.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (28.30%) PRINCE2
6 13 (24.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (22.64%) Finance
8 10 (18.87%) Project Management
8 10 (18.87%) MS Project
9 9 (16.98%) OLAP
9 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
9 9 (16.98%) Data Modelling
9 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (16.98%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (16.98%) MDX
9 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (16.98%) PerformancePoint
9 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (15.09%) Impala
11 5 (9.43%) Firewall
11 5 (9.43%) ITSM
11 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
11 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
11 5 (9.43%) UNIX
11 5 (9.43%) Oracle
12 4 (7.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (7.55%) Web Services

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) MS Project
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Firewall
2 3 (5.66%) Network Security
2 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) Nortel Alteon
3 1 (1.89%) Intranet
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 17 (32.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (16.98%) OLAP
3 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (16.98%) PerformancePoint
3 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 8 (15.09%) Impala
Development Applications
1 21 (39.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (7.55%) CA Gen
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Project Manager
3 8 (15.09%) DBA
4 7 (13.21%) SQL DBA
5 5 (9.43%) SQL Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Applications Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) Coordinator
6 4 (7.55%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Database Developer
6 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (3.77%) Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (3.77%) Programmer
8 2 (3.77%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) MDX
2 4 (7.55%) Web Services
2 4 (7.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) PRINCE2
2 13 (24.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (18.87%) Project Management
4 9 (16.98%) Data Modelling
4 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (16.98%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.43%) ITSM
6 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
6 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.55%) Transition Management
8 3 (5.66%) Change Management
8 3 (5.66%) Service Management
8 3 (5.66%) ITIL
9 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.77%) Change Control
10 1 (1.89%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.89%) Release Management
10 1 (1.89%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) Java
3 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
3 3 (5.66%) C
4 2 (3.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 53 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (5.66%) CCSE
3 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.66%) CCSP
3 3 (5.66%) CCNP
4 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) Cisco
2 4 (7.55%) Nortel
2 4 (7.55%) Avaya
2 4 (7.55%) CA
2 4 (7.55%) Radware
3 3 (5.66%) F5
3 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
3 3 (5.66%) Juniper
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft