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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 43 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 36.13% 21.74% 18.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 81.13% 53.57% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +58.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £500 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £500 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+70.49% +5.57%
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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
53 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 44.54% 40.58% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 9
Average daily rate £450 £450 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £299 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £622
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 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 August 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 August 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 74 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.62%) SharePoint
3 14 (18.92%) SQL
4 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
4 13 (17.57%) ITIL
4 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (16.22%) PerformancePoint
5 12 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (16.22%) MDX
5 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (16.22%) OLAP
5 12 (16.22%) Data Modelling
5 12 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (14.86%) PRINCE2
6 11 (14.86%) Service Management
6 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (12.16%) Windows
8 9 (12.16%) Oracle
8 9 (12.16%) Cisco
8 9 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (10.81%) CCNP
9 8 (10.81%) Scrum
10 7 (9.46%) WAN
10 7 (9.46%) MS Office
11 6 (8.11%) Linux
11 6 (8.11%) LAN
11 6 (8.11%) Finance

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 16 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.41%) JBoss
2 4 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.70%) WildFly
4 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.35%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.35%) nginx
4 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) HFM
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) PaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) WAN
2 6 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (4.05%) LDAP
3 3 (4.05%) Firewall
3 3 (4.05%) SSH
3 3 (4.05%) PuTTY
4 2 (2.70%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.70%) MPLS
4 2 (2.70%) Multicast
4 2 (2.70%) IPsec
4 2 (2.70%) SNMP
5 1 (1.35%) DNS
5 1 (1.35%) SAN
5 1 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.22%) OLAP
2 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (16.22%) PerformancePoint
3 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.76%) MS Access
5 4 (5.41%) MySQL
6 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (18.92%) Developer
2 10 (13.51%) Administrator
3 8 (10.81%) Project Manager
4 7 (9.46%) Network Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) DBA
5 5 (6.76%) Coordinator
5 5 (6.76%) SQL Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Database Developer
6 4 (5.41%) SharePoint Administrator
6 4 (5.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.41%) MySQL DBA
6 4 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.22%) MDX
2 4 (5.41%) Hibernate
2 4 (5.41%) J2EE
3 3 (4.05%) SOAP
3 3 (4.05%) HTML
3 3 (4.05%) XML
4 2 (2.70%) .NET
5 1 (1.35%) Web Services
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.35%) OLE
5 1 (1.35%) LAMP
5 1 (1.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) Replication
3 2 (2.70%) e-Health
3 2 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.35%) DataPower
4 1 (1.35%) Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Linux
3 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) AIX
4 3 (4.05%) HPUX
4 3 (4.05%) UNIX
5 1 (1.35%) CentOS
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.35%) Fedora
5 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.57%) ITIL
1 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.22%) Data Modelling
2 12 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (14.86%) PRINCE2
3 11 (14.86%) Service Management
3 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (10.81%) Scrum
5 6 (8.11%) Project Management
6 5 (6.76%) DevOps
7 4 (5.41%) People Management
7 4 (5.41%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.41%) Database Tuning
7 4 (5.41%) BDD
7 4 (5.41%) ITSM
7 4 (5.41%) TDD
8 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.05%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) SQL
2 5 (6.76%) Java
2 5 (6.76%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.41%) Scala
4 3 (4.05%) C++
4 3 (4.05%) Delphi
5 2 (2.70%) Python
5 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.70%) C#
5 2 (2.70%) Ruby
6 1 (1.35%) VB6
6 1 (1.35%) VB
6 1 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 74 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (10.81%) CCNP
4 4 (5.41%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.05%) CCNA
5 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.35%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) PowerHA
2 2 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.35%) Firmware
3 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Puppet
2 4 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.70%) SCCM
4 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.35%) Ansible
4 1 (1.35%) Salt
4 1 (1.35%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.35%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.35%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle
1 9 (12.16%) Cisco
2 5 (6.76%) Nortel
3 4 (5.41%) Avaya
3 4 (5.41%) BMC
3 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.41%) Percona
4 3 (4.05%) Sun
4 3 (4.05%) IBM
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.70%) HP
5 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.70%) VMware
5 2 (2.70%) F5
6 1 (1.35%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.35%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.35%) Ciena
6 1 (1.35%) Google
6 1 (1.35%) Radware
6 1 (1.35%) Novell