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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 7 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 135 111 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 14.97% 15.99% 8.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.63% 46.06% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 66 22
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£425 £400 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £362 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.42% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £14.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 - £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 - £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+69.31% +5.57%
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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
272 241 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.16% 34.73% 28.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 165 85
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £259 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 12
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £15.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +44.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.75 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 82 £425 +3.65% 12
West Wales +3 47 £439 -12.25%
Mid Wales -6 4 £408 +8.66%
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 308 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 123 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (34.42%) Scrum
4 86 (27.92%) SQL Server
5 74 (24.03%) Java
6 72 (23.38%) SQL
7 69 (22.40%) .NET
8 52 (16.88%) Microsoft
9 51 (16.56%) Jenkins
10 48 (15.58%) TDD
11 43 (13.96%) C#
11 43 (13.96%) Windows
12 40 (12.99%) XML
13 39 (12.66%) SOAP
14 37 (12.01%) Web Services
15 36 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
16 34 (11.04%) BDD
17 33 (10.71%) Hibernate
18 32 (10.39%) Selenium
18 32 (10.39%) Test Scripting
18 32 (10.39%) Spring
19 31 (10.06%) JIRA
20 30 (9.74%) .NET Framework
20 30 (9.74%) DevOps
21 29 (9.42%) User Stories
22 28 (9.09%) Subversion
22 28 (9.09%) Use Case
22 28 (9.09%) ITIL
22 28 (9.09%) HTML
22 28 (9.09%) PL/SQL

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (7.14%) Confluence
2 19 (6.17%) SharePoint
3 16 (5.19%) IIS
4 15 (4.87%) JBoss
5 11 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 11 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.60%) ArcGIS
6 8 (2.60%) Apache
7 7 (2.27%) ArcSDE
8 6 (1.95%) nginx
8 6 (1.95%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.62%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.62%) LiveCycle
10 4 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.97%) Jetty
11 3 (0.97%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.25%) MS Office
3 4 (1.30%) MS Project
3 4 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.62%) HFM
3 4 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.97%) Office 365
2 3 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.65%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.32%) PaaS
4 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.25%) WAN
1 10 (3.25%) Firewall
2 9 (2.92%) LAN
3 6 (1.95%) HTTP
3 6 (1.95%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.62%) DNS
5 3 (0.97%) SSL
5 3 (0.97%) SNMP
5 3 (0.97%) DHCP
5 3 (0.97%) IPsec
5 3 (0.97%) SSH
5 3 (0.97%) LDAP
5 3 (0.97%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.65%) Multicast
6 2 (0.65%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.65%) VLAN
6 2 (0.65%) Network Security
6 2 (0.65%) SMTP
6 2 (0.65%) SAN
6 2 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (27.92%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 26 (8.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (4.87%) MongoDB
5 12 (3.90%) PerformancePoint
5 12 (3.90%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (3.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 12 (3.90%) OLAP
5 12 (3.90%) MySQL
6 11 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (2.60%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.95%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.62%) MS Access
11 4 (1.30%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.32%) Redis
13 1 (0.32%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 51 (16.56%) Jenkins
2 36 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (10.39%) Selenium
4 31 (10.06%) JIRA
5 28 (9.09%) Subversion
6 27 (8.77%) Visual Studio
7 24 (7.79%) Hudson
8 23 (7.47%) Maven
9 15 (4.87%) Artifactory
10 14 (4.55%) JMeter
11 13 (4.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 13 (4.22%) MSBuild
12 12 (3.90%) Axure RP
13 11 (3.57%) Cucumber
13 11 (3.57%) Eclipse
13 11 (3.57%) SpecFlow
13 11 (3.57%) Spock
13 11 (3.57%) Geb
14 10 (3.25%) Git (software)
15 8 (2.60%) JUnit
General
1 25 (8.12%) Finance
2 8 (2.60%) Back Office
3 7 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.65%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 102 (33.12%) Developer
2 50 (16.23%) Analyst
3 39 (12.66%) Java Developer
4 28 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 27 (8.77%) Business Analyst
6 25 (8.12%) Tester
7 20 (6.49%) SQL Developer
8 13 (4.22%) Test Analyst
9 12 (3.90%) Project Manager
9 12 (3.90%) Network Engineer
10 10 (3.25%) DBA
10 10 (3.25%) Architect
10 10 (3.25%) Administrator
11 8 (2.60%) Support Engineer
11 8 (2.60%) GIS Developer
12 7 (2.27%) Data Modeller
13 6 (1.95%) SQL Server Developer
13 6 (1.95%) Deployment Specialist
13 6 (1.95%) Senior Developer
13 6 (1.95%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (22.40%) .NET
2 40 (12.99%) XML
3 39 (12.66%) SOAP
4 37 (12.01%) Web Services
5 33 (10.71%) Hibernate
6 32 (10.39%) Spring
7 30 (9.74%) .NET Framework
8 28 (9.09%) HTML
9 25 (8.12%) REST
10 24 (7.79%) CSS
11 18 (5.84%) J2EE
12 15 (4.87%) ASP.NET
12 15 (4.87%) JSF
12 15 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (4.22%) AngularJS
13 13 (4.22%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (4.22%) XSLT
14 12 (3.90%) MDX
15 11 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (3.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.82%) User Experience
2 12 (3.90%) Mainframe
2 12 (3.90%) GIS
3 11 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.60%) Replication
5 7 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.95%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.95%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.62%) RMADS
8 2 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.65%) e-Health
9 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.32%) Clustering
9 1 (0.32%) CESG
9 1 (0.32%) NHS
9 1 (0.32%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.32%) DataPower
9 1 (0.32%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 43 (13.96%) Windows
2 18 (5.84%) Linux
3 12 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (3.25%) UNIX
4 10 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.97%) AIX
5 3 (0.97%) HPUX
6 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.32%) CentOS
7 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.32%) Fedora
7 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (34.42%) Scrum
3 48 (15.58%) TDD
4 34 (11.04%) BDD
5 32 (10.39%) Test Scripting
6 30 (9.74%) DevOps
7 29 (9.42%) User Stories
8 28 (9.09%) Use Case
8 28 (9.09%) ITIL
9 27 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (8.77%) Unit Testing
10 25 (8.12%) Configuration Management
11 24 (7.79%) MVC
12 21 (6.82%) Open Source
13 19 (6.17%) Data Modelling
14 17 (5.52%) SOA
15 16 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (5.19%) Continuous Delivery
16 15 (4.87%) OO
16 15 (4.87%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 74 (24.03%) Java
2 72 (23.38%) SQL
3 43 (13.96%) C#
4 28 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 20 (6.49%) PowerShell
6 12 (3.90%) Jython
7 8 (2.60%) Python
8 7 (2.27%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.27%) C
9 6 (1.95%) C++
9 6 (1.95%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.62%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.62%) Scala
11 4 (1.30%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.97%) Perl
12 3 (0.97%) Delphi
13 2 (0.65%) PHP
13 2 (0.65%) Ruby
14 1 (0.32%) VB6
14 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 308 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.79%) DV Cleared
3 20 (6.49%) ISEB
4 12 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.92%) CCNP
6 8 (2.60%) MCITP
6 8 (2.60%) MCDBA
7 7 (2.27%) ISTQB
7 7 (2.27%) Degree
8 6 (1.95%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (1.95%) CCNA
9 5 (1.62%) CISSP
9 5 (1.62%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.32%) MCP
11 1 (0.32%) HNC
11 1 (0.32%) MCSE
11 1 (0.32%) GCIA
11 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.27%) SLA
3 5 (1.62%) QA
4 1 (0.32%) P3O
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.97%) PowerHA
5 2 (0.65%) vCloud
5 2 (0.65%) vSphere
5 2 (0.65%) Xen
6 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.32%) Firmware
6 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (3.25%) Puppet
2 7 (2.27%) SCCM
3 6 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.32%) Ansible
6 1 (0.32%) Salt
6 1 (0.32%) Nagios
6 1 (0.32%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.32%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.32%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.47%) Oracle
3 18 (5.84%) Cisco
4 14 (4.55%) HP
5 11 (3.57%) ESRI
5 11 (3.57%) Twitter
6 9 (2.92%) VMware
7 8 (2.60%) BMC
8 7 (2.27%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.95%) CA
9 6 (1.95%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.95%) IBM
9 6 (1.95%) Nortel
10 5 (1.62%) Citrix
10 5 (1.62%) Avaya
10 5 (1.62%) Adobe
10 5 (1.62%) Remedy
11 4 (1.30%) F5
11 4 (1.30%) Percona
12 3 (0.97%) McAfee
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