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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 47 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 37.30% 33.33% 36.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 87.04% 86.67% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 8
Average daily rate
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£445 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -0.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £374 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £486 £659
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £371
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.95 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+52.14% -
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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
54 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 42.86% 38.46% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 10
Average daily rate £440 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £314 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £486 £614
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 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (20.43%) SQL
3 19 (20.43%) SharePoint
4 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
4 18 (19.35%) ITIL
5 17 (18.28%) Service Management
6 15 (16.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 15 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (16.13%) OLAP
6 15 (16.13%) Data Modelling
6 15 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (16.13%) Cisco
6 15 (16.13%) PerformancePoint
6 15 (16.13%) MDX
6 15 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (13.98%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (13.98%) PRINCE2
8 11 (11.83%) Windows
8 11 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (11.83%) Scrum
9 10 (10.75%) Project Management
9 10 (10.75%) Linux
9 10 (10.75%) Oracle
10 9 (9.68%) Nortel
10 9 (9.68%) WAN
10 9 (9.68%) Finance
11 8 (8.60%) Firewall

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 19 (20.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.30%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.30%) JBoss
2 4 (4.30%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.15%) WildFly
3 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
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
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) MS Office
2 2 (2.15%) 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 9 (9.68%) WAN
2 8 (8.60%) Firewall
3 6 (6.45%) LAN
4 4 (4.30%) MPLS
5 3 (3.23%) SAN
5 3 (3.23%) LDAP
5 3 (3.23%) SSH
5 3 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (3.23%) PuTTY
6 2 (2.15%) HSRP
6 2 (2.15%) Multicast
6 2 (2.15%) BIG-IP
6 2 (2.15%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (2.15%) ISDN
6 2 (2.15%) DNS
6 2 (2.15%) HTTP
6 2 (2.15%) RIP
6 2 (2.15%) SNMP
6 2 (2.15%) Frame Relay
6 2 (2.15%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.13%) OLAP
2 15 (16.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 15 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 15 (16.13%) PerformancePoint
3 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.38%) MySQL
4 5 (5.38%) MS Access
5 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.08%) Redis
6 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (16.13%) 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 9 (9.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (18.28%) Developer
2 9 (9.68%) Network Engineer
2 9 (9.68%) Project Manager
3 8 (8.60%) Administrator
4 6 (6.45%) SQL Developer
5 5 (5.38%) Database Developer
5 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (5.38%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (5.38%) DBA
5 5 (5.38%) Coordinator
5 5 (5.38%) Architect
5 5 (5.38%) Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.30%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.30%) Operations Manager
6 4 (4.30%) SharePoint Administrator
6 4 (4.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.13%) 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 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (2.15%) Replication
2 2 (2.15%) IVR
2 2 (2.15%) e-Health
2 2 (2.15%) DataPower
3 1 (1.08%) User Experience
3 1 (1.08%) Clustering
3 1 (1.08%) NHS
3 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) Windows
2 10 (10.75%) Linux
3 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.23%) AIX
4 3 (3.23%) HPUX
4 3 (3.23%) UNIX
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 18 (19.35%) ITIL
3 17 (18.28%) Service Management
4 15 (16.13%) Data Modelling
4 15 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (13.98%) PRINCE2
6 11 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (11.83%) Scrum
7 10 (10.75%) Project Management
8 8 (8.60%) DevOps
9 7 (7.53%) Service Delivery
9 7 (7.53%) TDD
9 7 (7.53%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.38%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.38%) ITSM
10 5 (5.38%) SOA
10 5 (5.38%) People Management
10 5 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.30%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.43%) SQL
2 8 (8.60%) Java
3 5 (5.38%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.38%) Scala
4 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.23%) Python
4 3 (3.23%) Ruby
4 3 (3.23%) C++
4 3 (3.23%) Delphi
5 2 (2.15%) C
5 2 (2.15%) C#
5 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.08%) Perl
6 1 (1.08%) VB
6 1 (1.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 81 (87.10%) SC Cleared
2 13 (13.98%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (8.60%) CCNP
4 7 (7.53%) CCNA
5 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.15%) CISM
6 2 (2.15%) CISMP
6 2 (2.15%) CISSP
6 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.15%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.15%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.08%) MCP
7 1 (1.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
1 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 15 (16.13%) Cisco
2 10 (10.75%) Oracle
3 9 (9.68%) Nortel
4 8 (8.60%) Avaya
5 6 (6.45%) BMC
5 6 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.23%) Juniper
6 3 (3.23%) EMC
6 3 (3.23%) IBM
6 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.23%) Sun
7 2 (2.15%) HP
7 2 (2.15%) VMware
7 2 (2.15%) Nokia
7 2 (2.15%) F5
7 2 (2.15%) Percona
7 2 (2.15%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.08%) Imperva
8 1 (1.08%) Rackspace