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 8 July 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 5 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 148 141 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.54% 17.78% 11.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.51% 54.02% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 80 21
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£404 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £311 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.58 £18.29 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.53% +26.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.04 £16.52 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.12 £20.06 £15.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -6.97%
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
293 261 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.72% 32.91% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 156 68
Average daily rate £363 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £298 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.53% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £15.11 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £25.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.62%

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 8 July 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 8 July 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 8 July 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 -1 87 £405 -7.95% 6
West Wales +7 48 £425 +6.25%
Mid Wales - 4 £408 -
North Wales -1 1 - -
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 July 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.

1 337 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 129 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (24.33%) Scrum
4 76 (22.55%) SQL Server
5 74 (21.96%) Java
6 71 (21.07%) SQL
7 70 (20.77%) .NET
8 68 (20.18%) Microsoft
9 48 (14.24%) Windows
10 41 (12.17%) CRM
10 41 (12.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 39 (11.57%) Jenkins
12 37 (10.98%) Dynamics CRM
12 37 (10.98%) C#
13 35 (10.39%) XML
13 35 (10.39%) Test Scripting
14 34 (10.09%) Use Case
15 32 (9.50%) .NET Framework
15 32 (9.50%) User Stories
16 31 (9.20%) TDD
16 31 (9.20%) Finance
17 30 (8.90%) Visual Studio
17 30 (8.90%) User Experience
17 30 (8.90%) DV Cleared
18 29 (8.61%) BDD
19 28 (8.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 28 (8.31%) ITIL
20 27 (8.01%) SOAP
21 26 (7.72%) Web Services
22 25 (7.42%) PL/SQL

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 24 (7.12%) IIS
2 23 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 17 (5.04%) JBoss
4 16 (4.75%) WebSphere
5 12 (3.56%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.56%) Confluence
6 7 (2.08%) Apache
6 7 (2.08%) ArcGIS
7 6 (1.78%) FileNet
7 6 (1.78%) ArcSDE
7 6 (1.78%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.78%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.78%) nginx
8 5 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.89%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.89%) Jetty
10 2 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.59%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.59%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (3.26%) MS Office
2 10 (2.97%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.78%) MS Project
4 4 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 37 (10.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.48%) HFM
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.30%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.19%) Office 365
2 3 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.59%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.30%) PaaS
4 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.97%) LAN
1 10 (2.97%) WAN
1 10 (2.97%) Firewall
2 7 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.78%) DNS
3 6 (1.78%) HTTP
4 4 (1.19%) DHCP
5 3 (0.89%) SSL
5 3 (0.89%) SAN
5 3 (0.89%) Wireless
5 3 (0.89%) IPsec
5 3 (0.89%) SSH
5 3 (0.89%) LDAP
5 3 (0.89%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.59%) Multicast
6 2 (0.59%) SNMP
6 2 (0.59%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.59%) Internet
6 2 (0.59%) MPLS
6 2 (0.59%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (22.55%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (6.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (5.04%) PerformancePoint
4 17 (5.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (5.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 17 (5.04%) OLAP
5 11 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (2.67%) MySQL
7 8 (2.37%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.78%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.48%) MS Access
10 4 (1.19%) Impala
11 3 (0.89%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.59%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.59%) FileMaker
12 2 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.30%) Redis
13 1 (0.30%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 41 (12.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (11.57%) Jenkins
3 30 (8.90%) Visual Studio
4 24 (7.12%) Subversion
5 21 (6.23%) JIRA
6 17 (5.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 17 (5.04%) Selenium
7 16 (4.75%) Axure RP
8 14 (4.15%) JMeter
8 14 (4.15%) Artifactory
9 13 (3.86%) Maven
10 12 (3.56%) MSBuild
11 11 (3.26%) Hudson
12 10 (2.97%) Eclipse
12 10 (2.97%) Cucumber
12 10 (2.97%) JUnit
13 8 (2.37%) WebDriver
14 7 (2.08%) ERwin
14 7 (2.08%) SoapUI
15 6 (1.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 31 (9.20%) Finance
2 16 (4.75%) Marketing
3 11 (3.26%) Back Office
4 5 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.30%) Advertising
5 1 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 96 (28.49%) Developer
2 72 (21.36%) Analyst
3 48 (14.24%) Business Analyst
4 28 (8.31%) Java Developer
5 25 (7.42%) Tester
6 21 (6.23%) .NET Developer
6 21 (6.23%) SQL Developer
7 15 (4.45%) Project Manager
8 14 (4.15%) CRM Business Analyst
8 14 (4.15%) CRM Analyst
9 13 (3.86%) Architect
9 13 (3.86%) Test Analyst
9 13 (3.86%) Network Engineer
10 9 (2.67%) Senior Developer
11 8 (2.37%) DBA
11 8 (2.37%) SQL DBA
11 8 (2.37%) Team Leader
11 8 (2.37%) Java Team Leader
11 8 (2.37%) CRM Developer
12 7 (2.08%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (20.77%) .NET
2 35 (10.39%) XML
3 32 (9.50%) .NET Framework
4 27 (8.01%) SOAP
5 26 (7.72%) Web Services
6 23 (6.82%) ASP.NET
6 23 (6.82%) HTML
7 20 (5.93%) Spring
8 19 (5.64%) CSS
9 18 (5.34%) REST
10 17 (5.04%) MDX
11 16 (4.75%) Hibernate
12 15 (4.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (3.86%) Java SE
14 11 (3.26%) HTML5
14 11 (3.26%) Entity Framework
15 9 (2.67%) CSS3
16 8 (2.37%) WCF
16 8 (2.37%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
16 8 (2.37%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.90%) User Experience
2 22 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.26%) GIS
4 10 (2.97%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.78%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.78%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.78%) Smart Meter
6 5 (1.48%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.48%) RMADS
7 2 (0.59%) e-Health
7 2 (0.59%) Replication
7 2 (0.59%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.30%) NHS
8 1 (0.30%) Clustering
8 1 (0.30%) IVR
8 1 (0.30%) CESG
8 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.30%) Physics
8 1 (0.30%) DataPower
8 1 (0.30%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (14.24%) Windows
2 20 (5.93%) Linux
3 12 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (2.97%) UNIX
5 9 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.19%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.89%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.89%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.89%) AIX
7 3 (0.89%) HPUX
7 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.30%) CentOS
9 1 (0.30%) Fedora
9 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.30%) Android
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (24.33%) Scrum
3 41 (12.17%) CRM
4 35 (10.39%) Test Scripting
5 34 (10.09%) Use Case
6 32 (9.50%) User Stories
7 31 (9.20%) TDD
8 29 (8.61%) BDD
9 28 (8.31%) ITIL
10 25 (7.42%) MVC
11 24 (7.12%) Data Modelling
12 23 (6.82%) Unit Testing
13 18 (5.34%) System Testing
13 18 (5.34%) Time Management
14 17 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (5.04%) Business Analysis
14 17 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (5.04%) Project Management
14 17 (5.04%) DevOps
15 16 (4.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 74 (21.96%) Java
2 71 (21.07%) SQL
3 37 (10.98%) C#
4 25 (7.42%) PL/SQL
5 17 (5.04%) PowerShell
6 14 (4.15%) JavaScript
7 11 (3.26%) Jython
8 8 (2.37%) Python
8 8 (2.37%) C
8 8 (2.37%) C++
9 7 (2.08%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.48%) Scala
11 4 (1.19%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.89%) Delphi
12 3 (0.89%) Perl
13 2 (0.59%) PHP
13 2 (0.59%) Ruby
14 1 (0.30%) VB6
14 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 337 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (8.90%) DV Cleared
3 25 (7.42%) ISEB
3 25 (7.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (4.75%) MCAD
4 16 (4.75%) MCSD
4 16 (4.75%) MCTS
4 16 (4.75%) MCPD
5 13 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.37%) MCDBA
6 8 (2.37%) CCNP
6 8 (2.37%) CCNA
6 8 (2.37%) MCITP
7 7 (2.08%) ISTQB
7 7 (2.08%) CISSP
7 7 (2.08%) Sun Certification
8 6 (1.78%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (1.48%) Degree
10 3 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.37%) QA
3 6 (1.78%) SLA
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.30%) P3O
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.89%) PowerHA
4 2 (0.59%) vCloud
4 2 (0.59%) vSphere
4 2 (0.59%) Xen
5 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.30%) Firmware
5 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (2.67%) Puppet
2 7 (2.08%) SCCM
3 6 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.30%) Ansible
6 1 (0.30%) Salt
6 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.30%) Nagios
6 1 (0.30%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.30%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.30%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 68 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.53%) Oracle
3 17 (5.04%) Cisco
4 12 (3.56%) HP
5 10 (2.97%) ESRI
5 10 (2.97%) VMware
6 7 (2.08%) Avaya
6 7 (2.08%) Nortel
7 6 (1.78%) Citrix
7 6 (1.78%) BMC
7 6 (1.78%) CA
7 6 (1.78%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.78%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.48%) IBM
9 3 (0.89%) Sun
9 3 (0.89%) Lotus
9 3 (0.89%) AppSense
9 3 (0.89%) Blue Coat
9 3 (0.89%) Google
9 3 (0.89%) Remedy
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