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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 1 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 43 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 53.75% 22.95% 61.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 82.69% 56.00% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
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£365 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% +1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £304 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £435 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -38.98%
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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
52 25 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 65.00% 40.98% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 10
Average daily rate £400 £342 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.95% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £293 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £396 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Average hourly rate £15.75 - £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 53 (84.13%) SC Cleared
2 21 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 20 (31.75%) SQL
4 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (23.81%) Finance
5 15 (23.81%) PRINCE2
6 13 (20.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (17.46%) Project Management
8 10 (15.87%) MS Project
9 9 (14.29%) OLAP
9 9 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (14.29%) MDX
9 9 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (14.29%) PerformancePoint
10 8 (12.70%) Impala
10 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (11.11%) Service Management
11 7 (11.11%) ITIL
12 6 (9.52%) Service Delivery
13 5 (7.94%) Firewall
13 5 (7.94%) ITSM
13 5 (7.94%) Risk Management
13 5 (7.94%) Web Services
13 5 (7.94%) Oracle

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Project
2 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) IaaS
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
1 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) Firewall
2 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.76%) Network Security
3 1 (1.59%) Intranet
3 1 (1.59%) Internet
3 1 (1.59%) Nortel Alteon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (14.29%) OLAP
3 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (14.29%) PerformancePoint
4 8 (12.70%) Impala
5 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.35%) CA Gen
2 4 (6.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Developer
2 17 (26.98%) Project Manager
3 8 (12.70%) DBA
4 7 (11.11%) Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 5 (7.94%) Administrator
5 5 (7.94%) Applications Developer
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Database Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Change Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.76%) Release Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (4.76%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Applications Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Applications Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) MDX
2 5 (7.94%) Web Services
3 4 (6.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.59%) Clustering
1 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) UNIX
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) PRINCE2
2 13 (20.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.46%) Project Management
4 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (11.11%) Service Management
5 7 (11.11%) ITIL
6 6 (9.52%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.94%) ITSM
7 5 (7.94%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.35%) ITIL V3
8 4 (6.35%) Transition Management
9 3 (4.76%) Change Management
10 2 (3.17%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.17%) Change Control
11 1 (1.59%) Configuration Management
11 1 (1.59%) Scrum
11 1 (1.59%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) Java
3 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
3 3 (4.76%) C
4 2 (3.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 53 (84.13%) SC Cleared
2 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.76%) CCSP
3 3 (4.76%) CCNP
3 3 (4.76%) CCSE
4 2 (3.17%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Ansible
1 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle
2 4 (6.35%) Cisco
2 4 (6.35%) Nortel
2 4 (6.35%) Avaya
2 4 (6.35%) Radware
2 4 (6.35%) CA
3 3 (4.76%) CheckPoint
3 3 (4.76%) Juniper
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) F5