The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Swansea 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 23 13 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 28.05% 41.94% 46.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 74.19% 72.22% 61.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £315 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -26.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £294 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £316 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £368 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.02% -0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.69%
Qualifications Category
Swansea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31 18 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 37.80% 58.06% 75.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 24
Average daily rate £400 £308 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -29.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £128 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £333 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
3 8 (27.59%) Project Management
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) Oracle
5 6 (20.69%) ISEB
5 6 (20.69%) Migration
5 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
5 6 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
6 5 (17.24%) Data Migration
6 5 (17.24%) MS Project
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.79%) Java
7 4 (13.79%) J2EE
7 4 (13.79%) JDBC
7 4 (13.79%) Web Services
7 4 (13.79%) Spring
7 4 (13.79%) JSF
7 4 (13.79%) Finance
7 4 (13.79%) Service Management
7 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Test Management
7 4 (13.79%) System Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Axure RP
7 4 (13.79%) Web Application Development
8 3 (10.34%) Transition Management
8 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (10.34%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.90%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.90%) Adabas
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) DB2
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Axure RP
2 3 (10.34%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Test Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
2 4 (13.79%) User Experience Designer
2 4 (13.79%) Designer
3 3 (10.34%) Business Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Development Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Business Development Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Data Migration Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) IT Development Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Data Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) JDBC
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
1 4 (13.79%) Spring
1 4 (13.79%) JSF
1 4 (13.79%) J2EE
2 3 (10.34%) EJB
2 3 (10.34%) JAX-WS
2 3 (10.34%) EJB 3.0
2 3 (10.34%) XML
2 3 (10.34%) XSD
2 3 (10.34%) DOM
2 3 (10.34%) XSLT
2 3 (10.34%) WSDL
2 3 (10.34%) JAXB
2 3 (10.34%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) UNIX
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) PRINCE2
2 8 (27.59%) Project Management
2 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.69%) Migration
5 5 (17.24%) Data Migration
6 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Test Management
6 4 (13.79%) System Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Service Management
6 4 (13.79%) Web Application Development
7 3 (10.34%) Transition Management
7 3 (10.34%) ITSM
7 3 (10.34%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (10.34%) TDD
7 3 (10.34%) Requirements Management
7 3 (10.34%) Business Development
8 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) XPath
4 2 (6.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (20.69%) ISEB
2 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix