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 29 April 2016 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 10 4 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 106 182 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.46% 23.88% 12.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.00% 61.90% 43.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 97 48
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £289 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 9
Average hourly rate £43.50 £13.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+234.61% -19.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.82 £13.00 £15.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.20 £13.00 £20.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £33.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+23.53% +84.38%
SC 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
200 294 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.06% 38.58% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 157 113
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 12
Average hourly rate £42.29 £13.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.56% -32.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £8.95 £16.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.10 £34.80 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 29 April 2016.

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
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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 82 £375 - 21
West Wales -5 4 £550 +35.80%
Mid Wales +1 3 £400 -
North Wales +3 1 £425 - 1
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UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 50 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (26.09%) Java
4 34 (21.12%) Windows
5 32 (19.88%) Visual Studio
6 28 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 28 (17.39%) SQL
6 28 (17.39%) .NET
6 28 (17.39%) Scrum
7 27 (16.77%) HTML
7 27 (16.77%) SQL Server
8 26 (16.15%) Selenium
9 23 (14.29%) XML
9 23 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 23 (14.29%) TDD
10 22 (13.66%) Cisco
11 20 (12.42%) Firewall
12 19 (11.80%) DV Cleared
13 18 (11.18%) SAP
13 18 (11.18%) ABAP
14 17 (10.56%) SOAP
14 17 (10.56%) jQuery
15 16 (9.94%) JIRA
15 16 (9.94%) C
15 16 (9.94%) Eclipse
15 16 (9.94%) TCP/IP
16 15 (9.32%) C#
16 15 (9.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (8.70%) JMeter
17 14 (8.70%) T-SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (8.70%) JBoss
2 12 (7.45%) FileNet
3 10 (6.21%) Confluence
3 10 (6.21%) LiveCycle
4 7 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (4.35%) GeoServer
4 7 (4.35%) IIS
4 7 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.11%) MQSeries
6 4 (2.48%) Apache
6 4 (2.48%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.86%) IBM Domino
7 3 (1.86%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.86%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.24%) Mule
8 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.62%) Moodle
Applications
1 13 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.59%) MS Office
3 7 (4.35%) Gliffy
4 5 (3.11%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.86%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.62%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.62%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.62%) MS Project
6 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.62%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.42%) Firewall
2 16 (9.94%) TCP/IP
3 10 (6.21%) DHCP
4 9 (5.59%) DNS
5 8 (4.97%) SNMP
5 8 (4.97%) VoIP
6 6 (3.73%) VLAN
6 6 (3.73%) VPN
7 5 (3.11%) DMZ
7 5 (3.11%) LAN
8 4 (2.48%) WAN
9 3 (1.86%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.86%) SMTP
9 3 (1.86%) SSH
9 3 (1.86%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.24%) HTTP
10 2 (1.24%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.24%) SAN
10 2 (1.24%) SSL
11 1 (0.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.48%) MySQL
7 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.24%) GIS
8 2 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.62%) Power BI
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (19.88%) Visual Studio
2 26 (16.15%) Selenium
3 16 (9.94%) Eclipse
3 16 (9.94%) JIRA
4 14 (8.70%) JMeter
4 14 (8.70%) JUnit
4 14 (8.70%) SpecFlow
5 13 (8.07%) Maven
5 13 (8.07%) Subversion
6 12 (7.45%) Git (software)
7 11 (6.83%) DbUnit
7 11 (6.83%) Spock
8 10 (6.21%) Ant
8 10 (6.21%) Hudson
8 10 (6.21%) Rational DOORS
9 9 (5.59%) Cucumber
9 9 (5.59%) WebDriver
10 7 (4.35%) StarTeam
11 6 (3.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (5.59%) Finance
1 9 (5.59%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.48%) Back Office
3 3 (1.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.62%) Military
4 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (30.43%) Developer
2 18 (11.18%) Analyst
3 17 (10.56%) SAP Developer
4 14 (8.70%) ABAP Developer
4 14 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 12 (7.45%) Network Engineer
5 12 (7.45%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 10 (6.21%) Project Manager
6 10 (6.21%) Support Engineer
6 10 (6.21%) UI Developer
7 8 (4.97%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 8 (4.97%) Test Analyst
8 7 (4.35%) Consultant
8 7 (4.35%) Tester
9 6 (3.73%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.73%) Change Manager
9 6 (3.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Software Developer
9 6 (3.73%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.39%) .NET
2 27 (16.77%) HTML
3 23 (14.29%) XML
4 17 (10.56%) jQuery
4 17 (10.56%) SOAP
5 13 (8.07%) Spring
6 12 (7.45%) JSF
6 12 (7.45%) REST
7 11 (6.83%) JSTS
8 10 (6.21%) Hibernate
8 10 (6.21%) HTML5
8 10 (6.21%) Java EE
8 10 (6.21%) SAP Smart Forms
8 10 (6.21%) SAPUI5
9 9 (5.59%) AngularJS
9 9 (5.59%) J2EE
10 8 (4.97%) Dojo
11 7 (4.35%) Java SE
11 7 (4.35%) JRules
11 7 (4.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.35%) Replication
2 6 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.73%) CESG
2 6 (3.73%) PKI
3 4 (2.48%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (1.86%) Cryptography
4 3 (1.86%) DataPower
5 2 (1.24%) CMDB
5 2 (1.24%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.24%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.24%) PDA
6 1 (0.62%) AS400
6 1 (0.62%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.62%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.62%) LPAR
6 1 (0.62%) User Experience
6 1 (0.62%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.12%) Windows
2 11 (6.83%) Linux
2 11 (6.83%) Windows Server
3 9 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.48%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.86%) Unix
6 3 (1.86%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.62%) AIX
7 1 (0.62%) Android
7 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (17.39%) Scrum
3 23 (14.29%) TDD
4 13 (8.07%) BDD
4 13 (8.07%) Document Management
5 11 (6.83%) Non-Functional Testing
5 11 (6.83%) UML
6 10 (6.21%) Business Analysis
6 10 (6.21%) ITIL
6 10 (6.21%) Project Management
7 9 (5.59%) Test Scripting
8 8 (4.97%) Configuration Management
8 8 (4.97%) Programme Management
8 8 (4.97%) Requirements Management
8 8 (4.97%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.97%) SOA
8 8 (4.97%) Software Engineering
8 8 (4.97%) Unit Testing
9 7 (4.35%) OO
9 7 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 42 (26.09%) Java
2 28 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 28 (17.39%) SQL
3 18 (11.18%) ABAP
4 16 (9.94%) C
5 15 (9.32%) C#
6 14 (8.70%) T-SQL
7 13 (8.07%) C++
8 10 (6.21%) SAPscript
9 5 (3.11%) PHP
10 4 (2.48%) Perl
10 4 (2.48%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.48%) Python
11 3 (1.86%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.86%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.62%) Groovy
12 1 (0.62%) Ruby
12 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 161 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.80%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.73%) CCNA
3 6 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.73%) ISEB
4 5 (3.11%) BC Cleared
4 5 (3.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.11%) CISSP
5 4 (2.48%) CISM
5 4 (2.48%) CLAS
6 2 (1.24%) CCNP
6 2 (1.24%) Degree
6 2 (1.24%) MCP
6 2 (1.24%) MCSE
6 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.62%) BICSI Certification
7 1 (0.62%) BICSI RCDD
7 1 (0.62%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.35%) QA
2 5 (3.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.48%) RMADS
3 4 (2.48%) SLA
4 1 (0.62%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (5.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.62%) Firmware
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (3.11%) SCOM
2 4 (2.48%) SCCM
3 3 (1.86%) Ansible
3 3 (1.86%) yum
4 2 (1.24%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.62%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.62%) nmon
5 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 23 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.66%) Cisco
3 18 (11.18%) SAP
4 10 (6.21%) Adobe
4 10 (6.21%) ILOG
4 10 (6.21%) Splunk
5 9 (5.59%) F5
5 9 (5.59%) Oracle
5 9 (5.59%) Red Hat
5 9 (5.59%) VMware
6 7 (4.35%) Blue Coat
6 7 (4.35%) Coverity
6 7 (4.35%) Kofax
7 5 (3.11%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.48%) HP
8 4 (2.48%) Juniper
9 3 (1.86%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.86%) Citrix
9 3 (1.86%) IBM
9 3 (1.86%) Lotus
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