The table below looks at the statistics for SC 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 SC Cleared over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
UK / Wales
Rank 5 25 6
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -19
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 135 54 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.13% 9.09% 18.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.64% 35.53% 55.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 31 46
Median daily rate £450 £360 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £252 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Median hourly rate £46.00 £47.50 £14.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.15% +231.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £31.60 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £52.24 £22.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +123.68%

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
219 152 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 35.90% 25.59% 33.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 115 109
Median daily rate £400 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £435 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 13
Median hourly rate £46.00 £47.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% +190.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £25.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.03 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Wales

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +13 70 £425 +13.33% 4
West Wales +9 55 £470 +34.28% 1
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 270 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 103 (38.15%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (27.78%) Java
4 61 (22.59%) Linux
5 54 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 51 (18.89%) Ansible
7 50 (18.52%) Cisco
7 50 (18.52%) Windows
7 50 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 49 (18.15%) Scrum
9 40 (14.81%) Firewall
9 40 (14.81%) Web Services
10 39 (14.44%) Jenkins
11 34 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (12.22%) SQL
13 32 (11.85%) JavaScript
14 31 (11.48%) HTML
14 31 (11.48%) CSS
14 31 (11.48%) Mentoring
15 30 (11.11%) C
16 29 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
16 29 (10.74%) Software Delivery
17 28 (10.37%) REST
17 28 (10.37%) LAN
17 28 (10.37%) Intel Security
18 26 (9.63%) Configuration Management
18 26 (9.63%) CCNP
18 26 (9.63%) Cisco Certification
18 26 (9.63%) Unix
19 25 (9.26%) UML

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (8.89%) WebLogic
2 6 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.85%) Apache
3 5 (1.85%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.48%) Confluence
4 4 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (1.48%) MS Office
1 4 (1.48%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (5.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 54 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.04%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (14.81%) Firewall
2 28 (10.37%) LAN
3 16 (5.93%) SNMP
4 15 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 15 (5.56%) VoIP
5 13 (4.81%) WAN
6 10 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.85%) Network Security
8 5 (1.85%) SSL
9 4 (1.48%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.48%) VLAN
10 3 (1.11%) Broadband
10 3 (1.11%) Internet
10 3 (1.11%) IPsec
10 3 (1.11%) SAN
11 2 (0.74%) DHCP
11 2 (0.74%) DNS
11 2 (0.74%) MPLS
11 2 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.52%) Relational Database
2 8 (2.96%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.48%) Event Store
4 4 (1.48%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.11%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.74%) MySQL
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.37%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (14.44%) Jenkins
2 21 (7.78%) JUnit
3 20 (7.41%) Cucumber
3 20 (7.41%) Selenium
4 19 (7.04%) JBehave
5 14 (5.19%) JIRA
6 12 (4.44%) Eclipse
7 11 (4.07%) Git (software)
8 9 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (2.96%) GCC
9 8 (2.96%) JIRA Agile
10 6 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.85%) StarTeam
12 4 (1.48%) Maven
12 4 (1.48%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.11%) Ant
13 3 (1.11%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.74%) Grunt
14 2 (0.74%) gulp
14 2 (0.74%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 20 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 19 (7.04%) Finance
3 17 (6.30%) Marketing
4 14 (5.19%) Electronics
4 14 (5.19%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.85%) Legal
6 3 (1.11%) Advertising
7 2 (0.74%) Military
7 2 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (26.67%) Developer
2 45 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 44 (16.30%) Java Developer
4 36 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 34 (12.59%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 20 (7.41%) Cloud Developer
7 18 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 18 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 18 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
7 18 (6.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 17 (6.30%) Applications Developer
8 17 (6.30%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 17 (6.30%) Scrum Master
9 16 (5.93%) Senior Software Engineer
10 15 (5.56%) Java Engineer
11 14 (5.19%) AWS Engineer
12 13 (4.81%) Agile Scrum Master
13 12 (4.44%) Agile Coach
13 12 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
14 11 (4.07%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.81%) Web Services
2 31 (11.48%) CSS
2 31 (11.48%) HTML
3 28 (10.37%) REST
4 21 (7.78%) JSON
4 21 (7.78%) XML
5 18 (6.67%) Dropwizard
6 9 (3.33%) Spring
7 8 (2.96%) Velocity
8 6 (2.22%) Hibernate
8 6 (2.22%) RESTful
9 4 (1.48%) Ajax
9 4 (1.48%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.48%) jQuery
10 3 (1.11%) ELK Stack
10 3 (1.11%) HTML5
10 3 (1.11%) MCollective
10 3 (1.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (0.74%) JSP
11 2 (0.74%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.22%) Virtual Team
3 3 (1.11%) Algorithms
3 3 (1.11%) CESG
3 3 (1.11%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.11%) User Experience
4 2 (0.74%) Clustering
4 2 (0.74%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (0.74%) Data Centre
4 2 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Exalogic
4 2 (0.74%) PKI
4 2 (0.74%) PMI
4 2 (0.74%) VHDL
4 2 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (0.74%) W3C
5 1 (0.37%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.37%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.37%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 61 (22.59%) Linux
2 50 (18.52%) Windows
3 26 (9.63%) Unix
4 13 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.33%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.59%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.48%) AIX
8 4 (1.48%) Debian
9 3 (1.11%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.37%) CentOS
11 1 (0.37%) HPUX
11 1 (0.37%) Solaris
11 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (38.15%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (18.52%) Software Engineering
3 49 (18.15%) Scrum
4 34 (12.59%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (11.48%) Mentoring
6 29 (10.74%) Software Delivery
7 26 (9.63%) Configuration Management
8 25 (9.26%) UML
9 24 (8.89%) Open Source
10 23 (8.52%) Domain-Driven Design
11 21 (7.78%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (6.67%) Change Control
12 18 (6.67%) DevOps
13 17 (6.30%) Automated Testing
14 15 (5.56%) ITIL
14 15 (5.56%) OO
14 15 (5.56%) Requirements Management
15 14 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (5.19%) Digital Marketing
15 14 (5.19%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (27.78%) Java
2 33 (12.22%) SQL
3 32 (11.85%) JavaScript
4 30 (11.11%) C
5 14 (5.19%) C++
6 10 (3.70%) C#
7 5 (1.85%) Embedded C++
8 4 (1.48%) Embedded C
9 3 (1.11%) Python
10 2 (0.74%) ABAP
10 2 (0.74%) Perl
10 2 (0.74%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.37%) Groovy
11 1 (0.37%) PHP
11 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 270 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (9.63%) CCNP
2 26 (9.63%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (3.33%) CCNA
4 7 (2.59%) CISSP
4 7 (2.59%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.22%) CEH
6 5 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.11%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.74%) CCENT
8 2 (0.74%) CCIE
8 2 (0.74%) HNC
8 2 (0.74%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.74%) MCITP
8 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.74%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.74%) PMP
9 1 (0.37%) APMP
9 1 (0.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.93%) QA
2 15 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (4.81%) SLA
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.85%) ProxySG
3 4 (1.48%) Docker
3 4 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.74%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.74%) vSphere
5 1 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.37%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 51 (18.89%) Ansible
2 25 (9.26%) Terraform
3 12 (4.44%) Puppet
4 6 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.85%) Zenoss
6 4 (1.48%) SCCM
6 4 (1.48%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (1.11%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.11%) Nessus
7 3 (1.11%) Packer
7 3 (1.11%) Rundeck
7 3 (1.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (0.74%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.37%) Consul
9 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.37%) Netcool
9 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (18.52%) Cisco
2 28 (10.37%) Intel Security
3 20 (7.41%) Fortinet
4 17 (6.30%) Microsoft
4 17 (6.30%) SAP
5 14 (5.19%) Red Hat
6 12 (4.44%) CheckPoint
7 11 (4.07%) ServiceNow
8 10 (3.70%) Blue Coat
8 10 (3.70%) Juniper
8 10 (3.70%) VMware
9 9 (3.33%) Oracle
10 7 (2.59%) F5
11 6 (2.22%) Sonatype
12 5 (1.85%) IBM
13 4 (1.48%) CA
13 4 (1.48%) Coverity
13 4 (1.48%) Riverbed
14 3 (1.11%) Atlassian
14 3 (1.11%) Cloudera
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £20 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago