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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 43 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 41.35% 11.32% 46.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.35% 46.15% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate
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£365 £356 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £296 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £442 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -33.33%
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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
62 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 59.62% 24.53% 80.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 9
Average daily rate £375 £315 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -17.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £297 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £370 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 27 February 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 59 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (44.07%) SQL Server
3 25 (42.37%) SQL
3 25 (42.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (35.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (28.81%) PRINCE2
6 14 (23.73%) Finance
7 13 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (22.03%) Project Management
8 12 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (20.34%) SharePoint
8 12 (20.34%) Data Modelling
8 12 (20.34%) OLAP
8 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 12 (20.34%) PerformancePoint
8 12 (20.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (20.34%) MDX
9 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (16.95%) MS Project
11 9 (15.25%) Risk Management
11 9 (15.25%) Service Delivery
11 9 (15.25%) Impala
11 9 (15.25%) Risk Assessment
12 7 (11.86%) ITSM
13 6 (10.17%) ITIL
13 6 (10.17%) C
14 5 (8.47%) Java
14 5 (8.47%) Oracle
14 5 (8.47%) Avaya

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (20.34%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) MS Project
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Firewall
2 3 (5.08%) Network Security
2 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) Intranet
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.07%) SQL Server
2 21 (35.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (20.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (20.34%) PerformancePoint
3 12 (20.34%) OLAP
3 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 9 (15.25%) Impala
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (42.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.78%) CA Gen
2 4 (6.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.69%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (23.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Developer
2 13 (22.03%) Project Manager
3 9 (15.25%) DBA
4 8 (13.56%) SQL DBA
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Database Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Applications Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) Network Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Coordinator
8 3 (5.08%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Service Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (5.08%) Security Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Information Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Information Security Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) MDX
2 4 (6.78%) .NET
2 4 (6.78%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) XML
3 1 (1.69%) VXML
3 1 (1.69%) JSON
3 1 (1.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.69%) IVR
2 1 (1.69%) Open Source
2 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) UNIX
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) PRINCE2
2 13 (22.03%) Project Management
2 13 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (20.34%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (20.34%) Data Modelling
4 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (15.25%) Risk Management
5 9 (15.25%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (15.25%) Service Delivery
6 7 (11.86%) ITSM
7 6 (10.17%) ITIL
8 4 (6.78%) Service Management
8 4 (6.78%) Transition Management
9 2 (3.39%) Change Control
9 2 (3.39%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.39%) Information Security
10 1 (1.69%) Programme Management
10 1 (1.69%) Scrum
10 1 (1.69%) Information Security Management
10 1 (1.69%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) C
3 5 (8.47%) Java
4 3 (5.08%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.39%) C#
6 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 59 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.78%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.08%) CCSP
4 3 (5.08%) CCNP
4 3 (5.08%) CCSE
5 2 (3.39%) CISMP
5 2 (3.39%) CISSP
5 2 (3.39%) CISM
6 1 (1.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle
1 5 (8.47%) Avaya
2 4 (6.78%) Cisco
2 4 (6.78%) CA
2 4 (6.78%) CheckPoint
2 4 (6.78%) Nortel
3 3 (5.08%) F5
3 3 (5.08%) Radware
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) Juniper
4 1 (1.69%) Fujitsu
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