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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 12 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 24 10 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 18.46% 21.74% 65.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 80.00% 66.67% 82.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £433 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +4.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £308 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £678 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -32.69%
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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
30 15 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 23.08% 32.61% 79.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 21
Average daily rate £425 £317 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -23.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £162 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £614 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.91 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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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 23 September 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 23 September 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 34 (82.93%) SC Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) Project Management
3 9 (21.95%) Oracle
3 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
4 8 (19.51%) Service Management
5 6 (14.63%) ISEB
5 6 (14.63%) Migration
5 6 (14.63%) SQL
5 6 (14.63%) ISTQB
5 6 (14.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (12.20%) Data Migration
6 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
6 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.76%) J2EE
7 4 (9.76%) Java
7 4 (9.76%) JDBC
7 4 (9.76%) Web Services
7 4 (9.76%) UNIX
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL
7 4 (9.76%) Axure RP
7 4 (9.76%) ITIL V3
7 4 (9.76%) User Experience
7 4 (9.76%) System Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Web Application Development
7 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Test Management
7 4 (9.76%) Spring
7 4 (9.76%) JSF
8 3 (7.32%) TDD

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Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.88%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) Nortel Alteon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.88%) Adabas
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Axure RP
2 3 (7.32%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.44%) CA Gen
3 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Coordinator
4 4 (9.76%) Test Manager
4 4 (9.76%) User Experience Designer
4 4 (9.76%) Designer
4 4 (9.76%) Change Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (7.32%) Release Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Business Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Junior
6 2 (4.88%) Development Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Release Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Change and Release Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Change Management Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) J2EE
1 4 (9.76%) JDBC
1 4 (9.76%) Web Services
1 4 (9.76%) Spring
1 4 (9.76%) JSF
2 3 (7.32%) JAX-WS
2 3 (7.32%) EJB 3.0
2 3 (7.32%) JAXB
2 3 (7.32%) SAX
2 3 (7.32%) WSDL
2 3 (7.32%) XML
2 3 (7.32%) XSD
2 3 (7.32%) DOM
2 3 (7.32%) XSLT
2 3 (7.32%) EJB
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) User Experience
2 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) UNIX
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Project Management
2 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
3 8 (19.51%) Service Management
4 6 (14.63%) Migration
5 5 (12.20%) Data Migration
5 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.76%) ITIL
6 4 (9.76%) ITIL V3
6 4 (9.76%) System Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Web Application Development
6 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Test Management
7 3 (7.32%) TDD
7 3 (7.32%) Requirements Management
7 3 (7.32%) Business Development
7 3 (7.32%) Change Management
7 3 (7.32%) Scrum
8 2 (4.88%) CRM
8 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) Java
3 3 (7.32%) XPath
4 2 (4.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (82.93%) SC Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) ISEB
2 6 (14.63%) ISTQB
2 6 (14.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Nortel
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) CA
3 1 (2.44%) Citrix
3 1 (2.44%) Avaya
3 1 (2.44%) Radware