The table below looks at the statistics for DV 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 DV Cleared over the 3 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 47 57 43
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 22 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.85% 1.25% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.41% 4.64% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Average daily rate
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£501 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-21.63% -6.77%
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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
297 194 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.52% 26.98% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 111 68
Average daily rate £400 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £472 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 10
Average hourly rate £15.25 £20.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.60% +28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.08 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £25.00 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.53%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

DV 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 DV Cleared across the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

DV 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 DV Cleared across the Wales region.

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing DV 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 DV Cleared.

1 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (50.00%) CRM
4 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (40.63%) MCAD
5 13 (40.63%) MCSD
5 13 (40.63%) MCPD
5 13 (40.63%) Marketing
5 13 (40.63%) MCTS
5 13 (40.63%) Time Management
6 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (25.00%) Windows
6 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (21.88%) VMware
8 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (15.63%) MCP
8 5 (15.63%) Citrix
8 5 (15.63%) Finance
9 4 (12.50%) ISEB
9 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 4 (12.50%) System Testing
9 4 (12.50%) JIRA
9 4 (12.50%) Use Case
9 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.50%) User Stories
9 4 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
1 4 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 4 (12.50%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (40.63%) Marketing
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Business Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) CRM Business Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) CRM Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Wintel Support
7 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Server Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Server Support
7 1 (3.13%) Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Java SE
1 1 (3.13%) Spring
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) SOAP
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) XML
1 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.13%) REST
1 1 (3.13%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) CRM
3 13 (40.63%) Time Management
4 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) System Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Use Case
5 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.50%) User Stories
6 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.13%) Load Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.13%) SOA
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Scrum
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (40.63%) MCAD
3 13 (40.63%) MCSD
3 13 (40.63%) MCPD
3 13 (40.63%) MCTS
4 5 (15.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (15.63%) MCP
5 4 (12.50%) ISEB
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) XenApp
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) McAfee
4 3 (9.38%) Sophos