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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 19 2
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 32 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 34.78% 11.35% 36.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 74.42% 66.67% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 3
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£425 £378 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.43% +16.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £310 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £423 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £20.06 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+50.77% -6.68%
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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
43 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 46.74% 17.02% 56.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 6
Average daily rate £400 £400 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £314 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £475 £427
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 £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 75 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (50.67%) SQL
2 38 (50.67%) SQL Server
3 36 (48.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (42.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (30.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 23 (30.67%) OLAP
5 23 (30.67%) SharePoint
5 23 (30.67%) Data Modelling
5 23 (30.67%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (30.67%) MDX
5 23 (30.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 23 (30.67%) PerformancePoint
6 16 (21.33%) ITIL
7 14 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (17.33%) Service Management
9 10 (13.33%) Finance
10 9 (12.00%) PRINCE2
10 9 (12.00%) Oracle
10 9 (12.00%) Cisco
10 9 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (12.00%) Impala
11 8 (10.67%) Service Delivery
12 7 (9.33%) Risk Management
12 7 (9.33%) Project Management
12 7 (9.33%) Java
12 7 (9.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database
13 6 (8.00%) MS Project

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 23 (30.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.33%) JBoss
3 2 (2.67%) WildFly
4 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.33%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.33%) Confluence
4 1 (1.33%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) Firewall
1 5 (6.67%) WAN
2 3 (4.00%) SSH
2 3 (4.00%) LDAP
2 3 (4.00%) LAN
2 3 (4.00%) PuTTY
3 2 (2.67%) Multicast
3 2 (2.67%) SNMP
3 2 (2.67%) IPsec
3 2 (2.67%) MPLS
3 2 (2.67%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.33%) DNS
4 1 (1.33%) SAN
4 1 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (50.67%) SQL Server
2 32 (42.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (30.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 23 (30.67%) OLAP
3 23 (30.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 23 (30.67%) PerformancePoint
4 9 (12.00%) Impala
5 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.33%) MySQL
6 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (48.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.33%) Subversion
3 1 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) CA Gen
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (40.00%) Developer
2 11 (14.67%) DBA
3 10 (13.33%) SQL Developer
3 10 (13.33%) SQL DBA
4 9 (12.00%) Database Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Network Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.00%) Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (4.00%) Programmer
8 3 (4.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.67%) MDX
2 4 (5.33%) J2EE
2 4 (5.33%) XML
2 4 (5.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.00%) SOAP
3 3 (4.00%) HTML
3 3 (4.00%) .NET
4 2 (2.67%) Web Services
5 1 (1.33%) LAMP
5 1 (1.33%) VXML
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.33%) JSON
5 1 (1.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.67%) e-Health
3 1 (1.33%) IVR
3 1 (1.33%) Clustering
3 1 (1.33%) DataPower
3 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) UNIX
2 3 (4.00%) AIX
2 3 (4.00%) HPUX
3 2 (2.67%) Windows
3 2 (2.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) Data Modelling
1 23 (30.67%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (21.33%) ITIL
3 13 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.33%) Service Management
4 9 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 8 (10.67%) Service Delivery
6 7 (9.33%) Risk Management
6 7 (9.33%) Project Management
7 6 (8.00%) ITSM
7 6 (8.00%) Scrum
7 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.00%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (6.67%) TDD
9 4 (5.33%) BDD
9 4 (5.33%) SOA
10 3 (4.00%) Transition Management
11 2 (2.67%) DevOps
11 2 (2.67%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (2.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.67%) SQL
2 7 (9.33%) Java
3 4 (5.33%) Scala
3 4 (5.33%) C
4 3 (4.00%) C++
4 3 (4.00%) Delphi
4 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.33%) VB6
5 1 (1.33%) Python
5 1 (1.33%) C#
5 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.33%) Perl
5 1 (1.33%) VB
5 1 (1.33%) Ruby
5 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 75 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (8.00%) CCNP
5 5 (6.67%) CCNA
6 4 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.67%) CISSP
7 2 (2.67%) CISM
7 2 (2.67%) CISMP
8 1 (1.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) Firmware
2 1 (1.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.33%) ARCserve
2 1 (1.33%) ZENworks
2 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) Ansible
2 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Oracle
1 9 (12.00%) Cisco
2 5 (6.67%) Nortel
2 5 (6.67%) Avaya
3 4 (5.33%) BMC
3 4 (5.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.00%) IBM
4 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.00%) Sun
5 2 (2.67%) F5
5 2 (2.67%) HP
5 2 (2.67%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) Radware
6 1 (1.33%) EMC
6 1 (1.33%) CA
6 1 (1.33%) Novell
6 1 (1.33%) Veritas
6 1 (1.33%) Juniper
6 1 (1.33%) Google
6 1 (1.33%) Fujitsu