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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 59 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 7 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.99% - 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.86% - 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.79 £20.03 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+33.75% -19.90%
DV Cleared
UK

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
245 166 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.70% 28.72% 33.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 85 77
Average daily rate £375 £345 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.54 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.78% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £22.50 £33.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

DV Cleared
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

DV Cleared
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

DV Cleared
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

DV Cleared
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 DV Cleared within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
South Wales - 6 £450 - 2
DV Cleared
UK

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 24 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (45.83%) Symantec
3 11 (45.83%) McAfee
3 11 (45.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (41.67%) Windows
5 9 (37.50%) Citrix
5 9 (37.50%) Sophos
6 7 (29.17%) VMware
6 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
7 6 (25.00%) vSphere
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle
8 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
8 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
8 5 (20.83%) Terminal Services
8 5 (20.83%) NetBackup
8 5 (20.83%) Backup Exec
8 5 (20.83%) Remedy
8 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (20.83%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (16.67%) vCloud
9 4 (16.67%) Local Government
9 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 4 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (16.67%) XenApp
9 4 (16.67%) SAN
9 4 (16.67%) Clearswift
10 3 (12.50%) Nokia
10 3 (12.50%) Blackberry

DV Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2000
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) Wireless
2 3 (12.50%) VoIP
2 3 (12.50%) DHCP
2 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Intranet
3 1 (4.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.67%) Local Government
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Security Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Wintel Support
3 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Wintel Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Web Development
3 1 (4.17%) Change Control
3 1 (4.17%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) VBScript
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (12.50%) MCP
3 3 (12.50%) CCNP
3 3 (12.50%) CCNA
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Hyper-V
2 6 (25.00%) vSphere
3 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.83%) Terminal Services
4 4 (16.67%) XenApp
4 4 (16.67%) vCloud
5 2 (8.33%) MetaFrame
5 2 (8.33%) XenServer
5 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (20.83%) NetBackup
2 5 (20.83%) Backup Exec
3 4 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (12.50%) ARCserve
5 2 (8.33%) SCCM
5 2 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
1 11 (45.83%) Symantec
1 11 (45.83%) McAfee
2 9 (37.50%) Sophos
2 9 (37.50%) Citrix
3 7 (29.17%) VMware
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle
5 5 (20.83%) Remedy
6 4 (16.67%) Clearswift
7 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
7 3 (12.50%) SonicWALL
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco
7 3 (12.50%) Juniper
7 3 (12.50%) Nokia
7 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 3 (12.50%) F5
8 2 (8.33%) HP
8 2 (8.33%) Red Gate