The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 1 17 1
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 36 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 43.90% 14.29% 48.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 90.00% 80.77% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 6
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£435 £400 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +10.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £314 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £372
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -22.41%
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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
40 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 48.78% 17.69% 54.84%
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 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Swansea region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Swansea region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Swansea region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Swansea

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swansea region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 70 (86.42%) SC Cleared
2 36 (44.44%) SQL
3 35 (43.21%) SQL Server
4 32 (39.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (35.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (25.93%) OLAP
6 21 (25.93%) SharePoint
6 21 (25.93%) Data Modelling
6 21 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (25.93%) MDX
6 21 (25.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 21 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (25.93%) PerformancePoint
7 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (20.99%) ITIL
9 16 (19.75%) Service Management
10 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (14.81%) Finance
12 11 (13.58%) Cisco
13 10 (12.35%) Oracle
14 9 (11.11%) Service Delivery
14 9 (11.11%) Java
14 9 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2
15 8 (9.88%) Risk Management
15 8 (9.88%) Scrum
15 8 (9.88%) Project Management
15 8 (9.88%) Impala
16 7 (8.64%) TDD
17 6 (7.41%) Firewall

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swansea region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.94%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.94%) JBoss
3 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.47%) WildFly
4 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.23%) Confluence
4 1 (1.23%) nginx
4 1 (1.23%) Apache
4 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.23%) GroupWise
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Project
2 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) Firewall
2 5 (6.17%) WAN
3 3 (3.70%) PuTTY
3 3 (3.70%) SSH
3 3 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (3.70%) LDAP
3 3 (3.70%) LAN
3 3 (3.70%) SAN
4 2 (2.47%) IPsec
4 2 (2.47%) MPLS
4 2 (2.47%) DNS
4 2 (2.47%) HTTP
4 2 (2.47%) SNMP
4 2 (2.47%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.47%) Multicast
5 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (43.21%) SQL Server
2 29 (35.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (25.93%) OLAP
3 21 (25.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 21 (25.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 21 (25.93%) PerformancePoint
4 8 (9.88%) Impala
5 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.70%) MySQL
7 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (39.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.23%) CA Gen
4 1 (1.23%) JIRA
4 1 (1.23%) Subversion
4 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (12.35%) SQL Developer
2 10 (12.35%) SQL DBA
2 10 (12.35%) DBA
3 9 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.64%) Network Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Database Developer
5 5 (6.17%) Administrator
6 4 (4.94%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (3.70%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) SAN Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) SQL Programmer
7 3 (3.70%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.70%) Applications Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.93%) MDX
2 5 (6.17%) XML
3 4 (4.94%) Hibernate
3 4 (4.94%) J2EE
3 4 (4.94%) SOAP
4 3 (3.70%) HTML
4 3 (3.70%) .NET
5 2 (2.47%) VXML
5 2 (2.47%) Web Services
5 2 (2.47%) JSON
5 2 (2.47%) jQuery
6 1 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.23%) REST
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.47%) IVR
2 2 (2.47%) e-Health
3 1 (1.23%) User Experience
3 1 (1.23%) DataPower
3 1 (1.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Linux
2 4 (4.94%) UNIX
3 3 (3.70%) Windows
3 3 (3.70%) AIX
3 3 (3.70%) HPUX
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) Data Modelling
1 21 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.99%) ITIL
4 16 (19.75%) Service Management
5 9 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2
6 8 (9.88%) Risk Management
6 8 (9.88%) Scrum
6 8 (9.88%) Project Management
7 7 (8.64%) TDD
8 6 (7.41%) ITSM
9 5 (6.17%) SOA
9 5 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.17%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (4.94%) BDD
10 4 (4.94%) DevOps
11 3 (3.70%) Transition Management
11 3 (3.70%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (44.44%) SQL
2 9 (11.11%) Java
3 5 (6.17%) Scala
4 4 (4.94%) C
5 3 (3.70%) C++
5 3 (3.70%) Delphi
5 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.47%) Python
6 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.47%) Ruby
7 1 (1.23%) VB6
7 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.23%) Perl
7 1 (1.23%) VB
7 1 (1.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 70 (86.42%) SC Cleared
2 9 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.41%) CCNP
3 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (6.17%) CCNA
4 5 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.47%) CISM
5 2 (2.47%) CISSP
5 2 (2.47%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) CISMP
6 1 (1.23%) Degree
6 1 (1.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) vCloud
2 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) Firmware
2 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.70%) Ansible
2 3 (3.70%) Puppet
2 3 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.23%) SELinux
3 1 (1.23%) Salt
3 1 (1.23%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.23%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.23%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 11 (13.58%) Cisco
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle
3 6 (7.41%) Avaya
3 6 (7.41%) BMC
4 5 (6.17%) Nortel
5 4 (4.94%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.70%) IBM
6 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.70%) Sun
6 3 (3.70%) EMC
7 2 (2.47%) VMware
7 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.47%) HP
7 2 (2.47%) F5
7 2 (2.47%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.23%) Ciena
8 1 (1.23%) Google
8 1 (1.23%) Juniper
8 1 (1.23%) CA
8 1 (1.23%) Novell
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