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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 62 57 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.14% 0.30% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 1.10% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £449 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £404
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -13.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.33 £13.35 -
% change year-on-year
+254.53% -
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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
267 182 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.03% 27.74% 34.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 96 69
Average daily rate £413 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.32% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 12
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.16 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.95% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £15.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £21.56 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Scala
5 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Puppet
5 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Selenium
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) CCENT
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) JUnit
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (16.67%) ScrumMaster
1 1 (16.67%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy