The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 74 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.52% 0.52% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.62% 1.89% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £600 £422
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.83% +42.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £380 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £600 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £474
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -22.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £18.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-25.83% -31.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
247 159 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.91% 27.65% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 93 70
Average daily rate £350 £330 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
Average hourly rate £21.91 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.58% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.93 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £16.25 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BC Cleared across the Wales region.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Wales

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BC Cleared across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the Wales region.

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing BC 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 BC Cleared.

1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) NetWeaver
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Basis
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BC
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing BC 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 BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) NetWeaver
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) CA Gen
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) CA Gen Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BC
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy