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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 1 9 1
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 53 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 44.17% 21.78% 51.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 91.38% 88.00% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 4
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£448 £400 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.87% +27.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £374 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £477 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.15 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+24.60% +16.27%
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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
58 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 48.33% 24.75% 60.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 6
Average daily rate £438 £400 £297
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £314 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £371
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 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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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

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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

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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 3 July 2015.

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

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 81 (87.10%) SC Cleared
2 27 (29.03%) SQL
3 26 (27.96%) SQL Server
4 23 (24.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (20.43%) Service Management
8 18 (19.35%) ITIL
8 18 (19.35%) SharePoint
9 17 (18.28%) Data Modelling
9 17 (18.28%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (18.28%) OLAP
9 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 17 (18.28%) MDX
9 17 (18.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (18.28%) PerformancePoint
10 16 (17.20%) PRINCE2
11 14 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (13.98%) Finance
12 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (13.98%) Project Management
13 12 (12.90%) Service Delivery
14 11 (11.83%) Cisco
15 10 (10.75%) Oracle
15 10 (10.75%) Linux
16 9 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (9.68%) Risk Management
17 8 (8.60%) Scrum
17 8 (8.60%) Avaya
17 8 (8.60%) Windows

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Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.30%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.30%) JBoss
3 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.15%) WildFly
4 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.08%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.08%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.08%) nginx
4 1 (1.08%) Confluence
4 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) MS Office
2 4 (4.30%) MS Project
3 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) HFM
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) PaaS
2 1 (1.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) Firewall
2 5 (5.38%) WAN
3 4 (4.30%) LAN
4 3 (3.23%) LDAP
4 3 (3.23%) SAN
4 3 (3.23%) SSH
4 3 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (3.23%) PuTTY
5 2 (2.15%) Multicast
5 2 (2.15%) BIG-IP
5 2 (2.15%) MPLS
5 2 (2.15%) IPsec
5 2 (2.15%) DNS
5 2 (2.15%) HTTP
5 2 (2.15%) SNMP
6 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.08%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.96%) SQL Server
2 21 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (18.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 17 (18.28%) PerformancePoint
3 17 (18.28%) OLAP
3 17 (18.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.38%) MS Access
6 4 (4.30%) Impala
7 3 (3.23%) MySQL
8 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.08%) Redis
9 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (24.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.08%) Subversion
4 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 13 (13.98%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (22.58%) Developer
2 13 (13.98%) Project Manager
3 8 (8.60%) SQL Developer
4 7 (7.53%) SQL DBA
4 7 (7.53%) Network Engineer
4 7 (7.53%) DBA
5 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Coordinator
6 5 (5.38%) Project Coordinator
6 5 (5.38%) Database Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Administrator
7 4 (4.30%) Operations Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.28%) MDX
2 5 (5.38%) XML
3 4 (4.30%) J2EE
3 4 (4.30%) SOAP
3 4 (4.30%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.23%) HTML
5 2 (2.15%) .NET
5 2 (2.15%) VXML
5 2 (2.15%) JSON
5 2 (2.15%) jQuery
6 1 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.08%) REST
6 1 (1.08%) LAMP
6 1 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.08%) OLE
6 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.15%) IVR
2 2 (2.15%) e-Health
3 1 (1.08%) DataPower
3 1 (1.08%) User Experience
3 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.08%) NHS
3 1 (1.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.75%) Linux
2 8 (8.60%) Windows
3 3 (3.23%) AIX
3 3 (3.23%) HPUX
3 3 (3.23%) UNIX
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) CentOS
5 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.08%) Fedora
5 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.43%) Service Management
3 18 (19.35%) ITIL
4 17 (18.28%) Data Modelling
4 17 (18.28%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (17.20%) PRINCE2
6 13 (13.98%) Project Management
6 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (12.90%) Service Delivery
8 9 (9.68%) Risk Management
9 8 (8.60%) Scrum
9 8 (8.60%) DevOps
10 7 (7.53%) TDD
11 6 (6.45%) ITSM
12 5 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.38%) SOA
12 5 (5.38%) People Management
13 4 (4.30%) BDD
13 4 (4.30%) Configuration Management
13 4 (4.30%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.03%) SQL
2 8 (8.60%) Java
3 5 (5.38%) Scala
4 4 (4.30%) C
5 3 (3.23%) C++
5 3 (3.23%) Delphi
5 3 (3.23%) Python
5 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.23%) Ruby
6 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.08%) Perl
7 1 (1.08%) VB6
7 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 81 (87.10%) SC Cleared
2 9 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.45%) CCNP
4 5 (5.38%) CCNA
4 5 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.15%) CISSP
6 2 (2.15%) CISM
6 2 (2.15%) CISMP
6 2 (2.15%) Degree
7 1 (1.08%) MCP
7 1 (1.08%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) PowerHA
2 1 (1.08%) vCloud
2 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) Firmware
2 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.53%) Puppet
2 6 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.23%) Ansible
4 3 (3.23%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.08%) SELinux
5 1 (1.08%) Salt
5 1 (1.08%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.08%) ZENworks
5 1 (1.08%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 11 (11.83%) Cisco
2 10 (10.75%) Oracle
3 8 (8.60%) Avaya
4 7 (7.53%) Nortel
5 6 (6.45%) BMC
5 6 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.30%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.23%) Sun
8 3 (3.23%) IBM
8 3 (3.23%) EMC
9 2 (2.15%) HP
9 2 (2.15%) VMware
9 2 (2.15%) Fujitsu
9 2 (2.15%) F5
10 1 (1.08%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.08%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.08%) Ciena
10 1 (1.08%) Google
10 1 (1.08%) Radware