The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 24 19 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 24.74% 55.88% 66.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 85.71% 86.36% 89.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £315 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £295 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £418 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Swansea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28 22 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 28.87% 64.71% 74.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 25
Average daily rate £400 £310 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -29.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £128 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £333 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
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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 11 July 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 28 (82.35%) SC Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2
4 7 (20.59%) Oracle
4 7 (20.59%) Project Management
5 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
5 6 (17.65%) SQL
5 6 (17.65%) MS Project
5 6 (17.65%) ISEB
5 6 (17.65%) Migration
6 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
6 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.76%) UNIX
7 4 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (11.76%) Service Management
7 4 (11.76%) Finance
7 4 (11.76%) Test Management
7 4 (11.76%) System Testing
7 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (11.76%) Axure RP
7 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
8 3 (8.82%) Web Application Development
8 3 (8.82%) Transition Management
8 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Spring
8 3 (8.82%) JSF
8 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (8.82%) BC Cleared
8 3 (8.82%) ITSM

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.88%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.88%) Adabas
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) DB2
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Axure RP
2 3 (8.82%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.94%) CA Gen
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Project Manager
2 7 (20.59%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Test Manager
3 4 (11.76%) User Experience Designer
3 4 (11.76%) Designer
4 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Business Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Development Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Business Development Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.94%) IT Development Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Data Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Data Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) JDBC
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
1 3 (8.82%) Spring
1 3 (8.82%) JSF
1 3 (8.82%) J2EE
2 2 (5.88%) EJB
2 2 (5.88%) JAX-WS
2 2 (5.88%) EJB 3.0
2 2 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) XSD
2 2 (5.88%) DOM
2 2 (5.88%) XSLT
2 2 (5.88%) WSDL
2 2 (5.88%) JAXB
2 2 (5.88%) SAX
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) UNIX
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2
3 7 (20.59%) Project Management
4 6 (17.65%) Migration
4 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.71%) Data Migration
6 4 (11.76%) System Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (11.76%) Test Management
6 4 (11.76%) Service Management
7 3 (8.82%) ITSM
7 3 (8.82%) Requirements Management
7 3 (8.82%) Business Development
7 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Web Application Development
7 3 (8.82%) Transition Management
8 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.88%) TDD
8 2 (5.88%) Scrum
8 2 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) VB
3 2 (5.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (82.35%) SC Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) ISEB
2 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (8.82%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) CA