The table below looks at the statistics for CTC 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 CTC Cleared over the 3 months to 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 68 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 15 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.67% 0.42% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.77% 1.21% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
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£255 £348 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.61% -10.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £340 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £480 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £525
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
260 247 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.89% 34.89% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 165 88
Average daily rate £365 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £288 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 11
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +25.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

CTC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

CTC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

CTC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CTC Cleared across the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

CTC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

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Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

CTC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CTC Cleared within the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Mid Wales - 8 £330 -
West Wales - 3 £188 -
South Wales -12 2 - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing CTC 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 CTC Cleared.

1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (87.50%) GIS
2 14 (87.50%) ESRI
3 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) ArcSDE
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) System Testing
6 3 (18.75%) ArcObjects
6 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) ArcGIS
6 3 (18.75%) UML
6 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) Windows
8 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (6.25%) OO
8 1 (6.25%) Citrix
8 1 (6.25%) C
8 1 (6.25%) MS Office
8 1 (6.25%) C++
8 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
8 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Degree
8 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
8 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing CTC 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 CTC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) ArcSDE
2 3 (18.75%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) GIS Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) GIS Data Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Software Tester
3 3 (18.75%) GIS Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) GIS
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Data Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) UML
2 3 (18.75%) System Testing
3 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) ESRI
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix