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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 6 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 134 46 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.39% 9.15% 12.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.51% 31.08% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 18 16
Average daily rate
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£450 £356 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.40% +3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £259 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.56 £16.16 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -32.07%
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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
233 148 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.72% 29.42% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 71 61
Average daily rate £450 £356 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.40% +3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £513 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 16
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 £16.16 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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 +8 73 £450 +22.44% 14
West Wales +5 39 £365 +2.52%
North Wales - - - -
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 255 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 77 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (28.24%) SQL Server
4 63 (24.71%) Java
5 58 (22.75%) Microsoft
6 50 (19.61%) Scrum
7 48 (18.82%) SQL
8 40 (15.69%) .NET
9 36 (14.12%) XML
10 35 (13.73%) Subversion
10 35 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 35 (13.73%) Open Source
10 35 (13.73%) Jenkins
11 34 (13.33%) JIRA
12 32 (12.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 31 (12.16%) XSLT
14 30 (11.76%) C#
15 29 (11.37%) TDD
15 29 (11.37%) Spring
16 28 (10.98%) Project Management
17 27 (10.59%) CRM
18 26 (10.20%) Maven
18 26 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
19 25 (9.80%) .NET Framework
20 24 (9.41%) Hibernate
20 24 (9.41%) Web Services
21 23 (9.02%) SharePoint
21 23 (9.02%) JavaScript
22 22 (8.63%) Windows
22 22 (8.63%) FileNet

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (9.02%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.63%) FileNet
3 17 (6.67%) Confluence
4 15 (5.88%) IIS
5 11 (4.31%) JBoss
6 6 (2.35%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.96%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (1.18%) ArcGIS
9 3 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.39%) Apache
11 1 (0.39%) Documentum
11 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.39%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.39%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 10 (3.92%) MS Project
2 8 (3.14%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.71%) Firewall
2 11 (4.31%) WAN
3 7 (2.75%) LAN
4 6 (2.35%) Internet
5 5 (1.96%) ADSL
5 5 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.96%) DNS
5 5 (1.96%) LLU
6 4 (1.57%) Wireless
7 3 (1.18%) Network Security
8 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.39%) Nortel Alteon
8 1 (0.39%) SNMP
8 1 (0.39%) Intranet
8 1 (0.39%) SAN
8 1 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (28.24%) SQL Server
2 32 (12.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 16 (6.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (6.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (6.27%) NoSQL
5 14 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (3.92%) PerformancePoint
6 10 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (3.92%) OLAP
6 10 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 9 (3.53%) Impala
8 3 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.18%) FileMaker
9 2 (0.78%) MS Access
10 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (13.73%) Subversion
1 35 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
1 35 (13.73%) Jenkins
2 34 (13.33%) JIRA
3 26 (10.20%) Maven
4 19 (7.45%) Selenium
5 18 (7.06%) WebDriver
6 17 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 17 (6.67%) Hudson
7 13 (5.10%) Bugzilla
8 12 (4.71%) JUnit
9 11 (4.31%) TortoiseSVN
10 7 (2.75%) Ant
11 6 (2.35%) TestNG
11 6 (2.35%) Eclipse
11 6 (2.35%) JMeter
12 4 (1.57%) CA Gen
12 4 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.78%) DbUnit
14 1 (0.39%) Spock
General
1 19 (7.45%) Finance
2 9 (3.53%) Back Office
3 6 (2.35%) Marketing
4 4 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 87 (34.12%) Developer
2 40 (15.69%) Java Developer
3 30 (11.76%) Analyst
4 19 (7.45%) Architect
5 18 (7.06%) Project Manager
6 14 (5.49%) CRM Developer
6 14 (5.49%) Designer
7 13 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 12 (4.71%) Consultant
9 10 (3.92%) Business Analyst
9 10 (3.92%) Test Analyst
10 9 (3.53%) Network Engineer
10 9 (3.53%) DBA
10 9 (3.53%) Tester
11 8 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.14%) SQL DBA
12 7 (2.75%) CRM Business Analyst
12 7 (2.75%) Microsoft Developer
12 7 (2.75%) Administrator
12 7 (2.75%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (15.69%) .NET
2 36 (14.12%) XML
3 31 (12.16%) XSLT
4 29 (11.37%) Spring
5 25 (9.80%) .NET Framework
6 24 (9.41%) Hibernate
6 24 (9.41%) Web Services
7 21 (8.24%) J2EE
8 19 (7.45%) HTML
9 18 (7.06%) AngularJS
9 18 (7.06%) JSF
9 18 (7.06%) CSS
9 18 (7.06%) SOAP
10 16 (6.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (5.49%) WCF
11 14 (5.49%) ASP.NET
11 14 (5.49%) XML Schema
12 13 (5.10%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
12 13 (5.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 13 (5.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.73%) Open Source
2 11 (4.31%) Mainframe
3 8 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.14%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.57%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.18%) Clustering
5 3 (1.18%) User Experience
5 3 (1.18%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.78%) RMADS
6 2 (0.78%) CESG
6 2 (0.78%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (0.78%) GIS
7 1 (0.39%) Replication
7 1 (0.39%) Physics
7 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.39%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.63%) Windows
2 8 (3.14%) UNIX
3 5 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.18%) Linux
6 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (19.61%) Scrum
3 29 (11.37%) TDD
4 28 (10.98%) Project Management
5 27 (10.59%) CRM
6 21 (8.24%) PRINCE2
7 20 (7.84%) OO
8 18 (7.06%) Configuration Management
8 18 (7.06%) RUP
8 18 (7.06%) DSDM
9 17 (6.67%) Pair Programming
9 17 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (6.67%) Release Management
9 17 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (6.67%) Kanban
10 16 (6.27%) Automation Testing
10 16 (6.27%) DevOps
10 16 (6.27%) OOA/OOD
11 15 (5.88%) Test Scripting
12 14 (5.49%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 63 (24.71%) Java
2 48 (18.82%) SQL
3 30 (11.76%) C#
4 23 (9.02%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.10%) PL/SQL
5 13 (5.10%) T-SQL
5 13 (5.10%) XPath
6 6 (2.35%) VB.NET
6 6 (2.35%) C
7 4 (1.57%) Perl
7 4 (1.57%) Python
8 3 (1.18%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.78%) Scala
9 2 (0.78%) VB
9 2 (0.78%) C++
10 1 (0.39%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 255 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.27%) ISEB
3 14 (5.49%) ISTQB
4 11 (4.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (3.53%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.35%) MCAD
6 6 (2.35%) MCSD
6 6 (2.35%) MCTS
6 6 (2.35%) MCPD
7 5 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.96%) CCNP
8 3 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.18%) CCSE
8 3 (1.18%) MCP
8 3 (1.18%) Sun Certification
8 3 (1.18%) CCSP
8 3 (1.18%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.14%) SLA
2 4 (1.57%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) P3O
System Software
1 13 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.96%) XenApp
3 4 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.57%) Terminal Services
3 4 (1.57%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.78%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (4.31%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.39%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.39%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.39%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (0.39%) SCCM
3 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (22.75%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.27%) Twitter
2 16 (6.27%) IBM
3 13 (5.10%) Cisco
4 9 (3.53%) VMware
5 7 (2.75%) Oracle
5 7 (2.75%) Citrix
6 5 (1.96%) SAP
7 4 (1.57%) Nortel
7 4 (1.57%) Avaya
7 4 (1.57%) Juniper
7 4 (1.57%) CA
7 4 (1.57%) Radware
8 3 (1.18%) ESRI
8 3 (1.18%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.18%) Symantec
8 3 (1.18%) F5
9 2 (0.78%) McAfee
9 2 (0.78%) ILOG
9 2 (0.78%) Red Hat
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