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 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 7 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 96 162 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.08% 18.86% 16.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.14% 51.10% 54.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 94 80
Median daily rate £415 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £41.50 £16.16 £18.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.80% -11.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £13.63 £16.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.30 £47.23 £20.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.52 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +59.61%
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
168 317 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.89% 36.90% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 196 152
Median daily rate £430 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.62% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £185 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 8
Median hourly rate £70.00 £13.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+438.46% -36.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.33 £8.50 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.55 £24.60 £27.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

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 30 June 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
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 June 2016.

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 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +2 78 £400 - 12
West Wales -3 6 £550 +27.53%
Mid Wales +5 2 £383 -
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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.

1 188 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 54 (28.72%) Windows
3 50 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (23.94%) Visual Studio
5 40 (21.28%) Java
5 40 (21.28%) SQL
6 29 (15.43%) Scrum
7 28 (14.89%) Eclipse
7 28 (14.89%) TCP/IP
8 27 (14.36%) SQL Server
8 27 (14.36%) JavaScript
8 27 (14.36%) C
8 27 (14.36%) C#
9 26 (13.83%) C++
9 26 (13.83%) HTML
9 26 (13.83%) TDD
9 26 (13.83%) Selenium
10 25 (13.30%) .NET
10 25 (13.30%) SAP
11 24 (12.77%) UML
12 22 (11.70%) Rational DOORS
13 21 (11.17%) SNMP
13 21 (11.17%) VoIP
13 21 (11.17%) Software Engineering
14 20 (10.64%) OOA/OOD
14 20 (10.64%) OO
14 20 (10.64%) StarTeam
14 20 (10.64%) Requirements Management
14 20 (10.64%) DV Cleared
14 20 (10.64%) Coverity

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 12 (6.38%) JBoss
2 10 (5.32%) Confluence
2 10 (5.32%) FileNet
2 10 (5.32%) LiveCycle
3 7 (3.72%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.72%) GeoServer
3 7 (3.72%) IIS
3 7 (3.72%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.66%) MQSeries
4 5 (2.66%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.60%) Apache
6 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.60%) IBM Domino
6 3 (1.60%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 8 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.72%) Gliffy
3 6 (3.19%) MS Office
3 6 (3.19%) OrCAD
4 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.53%) assyst
4 1 (0.53%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.66%) Office 365
1 5 (2.66%) PaaS
1 5 (2.66%) SaaS
2 4 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) GitHub
3 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.89%) TCP/IP
2 21 (11.17%) SNMP
2 21 (11.17%) VoIP
3 17 (9.04%) Firewall
4 7 (3.72%) DHCP
4 7 (3.72%) DNS
5 4 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (2.13%) Internet
5 4 (2.13%) SAN
5 4 (2.13%) Wireless
5 4 (2.13%) Wireless Security
6 3 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.60%) SMTP
6 3 (1.60%) VPN
6 3 (1.60%) WAN
6 3 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.06%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.06%) LAN
7 2 (1.06%) SSH
7 2 (1.06%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.36%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.72%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.66%) MySQL
6 5 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.60%) GIS
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.06%) VoltDB
9 1 (0.53%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 45 (23.94%) Visual Studio
2 28 (14.89%) Eclipse
3 26 (13.83%) Selenium
4 22 (11.70%) Rational DOORS
5 20 (10.64%) StarTeam
6 16 (8.51%) JIRA
7 14 (7.45%) JMeter
7 14 (7.45%) SpecFlow
8 13 (6.91%) JUnit
9 12 (6.38%) Git (software)
9 12 (6.38%) Maven
9 12 (6.38%) Subversion
10 11 (5.85%) DbUnit
10 11 (5.85%) Spock
11 10 (5.32%) Ant
11 10 (5.32%) Hudson
12 9 (4.79%) Cucumber
12 9 (4.79%) WebDriver
13 6 (3.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 5 (2.66%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (7.98%) Manufacturing
2 13 (6.91%) Finance
3 10 (5.32%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.19%) Electronics
4 6 (3.19%) Marketing
5 4 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (27.66%) Developer
2 20 (10.64%) Architect
3 17 (9.04%) SAP Developer
4 15 (7.98%) Software Engineer
5 14 (7.45%) ABAP Developer
5 14 (7.45%) Java Developer
6 13 (6.91%) Network Engineer
7 12 (6.38%) Analyst
7 12 (6.38%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 11 (5.85%) Consultant
8 11 (5.85%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (5.32%) Software Developer
9 10 (5.32%) Tester
9 10 (5.32%) UI Developer
10 9 (4.79%) Security Architect
10 9 (4.79%) Technical Architect
11 8 (4.26%) C# Developer
11 8 (4.26%) Test Analyst
12 7 (3.72%) C++ Developer
12 7 (3.72%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (13.83%) HTML
2 25 (13.30%) .NET
3 19 (10.11%) XML
4 17 (9.04%) SOAP
5 16 (8.51%) jQuery
5 16 (8.51%) REST
6 13 (6.91%) Spring
7 12 (6.38%) JSF
8 11 (5.85%) JSTS
9 10 (5.32%) Hibernate
9 10 (5.32%) SAP Smart Forms
9 10 (5.32%) SAPUI5
10 9 (4.79%) HTML5
10 9 (4.79%) Java EE
11 7 (3.72%) AngularJS
11 7 (3.72%) Dojo
11 7 (3.72%) J2EE
11 7 (3.72%) Java SE
11 7 (3.72%) JRules
11 7 (3.72%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.72%) Replication
3 5 (2.66%) CESG
3 5 (2.66%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.13%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (1.60%) Clustering
5 3 (1.60%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (1.60%) VHDL
6 2 (1.06%) CMDB
6 2 (1.06%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.06%) PKI
6 2 (1.06%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.53%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.53%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) iPad
7 1 (0.53%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 54 (28.72%) Windows
2 14 (7.45%) Linux
3 13 (6.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (6.91%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.66%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.53%) AIX
7 1 (0.53%) Unix
7 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (15.43%) Scrum
3 26 (13.83%) TDD
4 24 (12.77%) UML
5 21 (11.17%) Software Engineering
6 20 (10.64%) OO
6 20 (10.64%) OOA/OOD
6 20 (10.64%) Requirements Management
7 13 (6.91%) BDD
7 13 (6.91%) Document Management
7 13 (6.91%) ITIL
7 13 (6.91%) Risk Management
8 11 (5.85%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (5.32%) Configuration Management
9 10 (5.32%) Kanban
9 10 (5.32%) Programme Management
9 10 (5.32%) Project Management
9 10 (5.32%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.79%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 40 (21.28%) Java
1 40 (21.28%) SQL
2 27 (14.36%) C
2 27 (14.36%) C#
2 27 (14.36%) JavaScript
3 26 (13.83%) C++
4 18 (9.57%) ABAP
5 14 (7.45%) T-SQL
6 10 (5.32%) SAPscript
7 7 (3.72%) PHP
8 6 (3.19%) Perl
8 6 (3.19%) Python
9 4 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.13%) Ruby
10 2 (1.06%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.06%) Embedded C++
10 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.53%) Groovy
11 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 188 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.64%) DV Cleared
3 16 (8.51%) CISSP
4 9 (4.79%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (3.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (3.19%) ISEB
6 5 (2.66%) BC Cleared
6 5 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.13%) CCNA
7 4 (2.13%) CCNP
7 4 (2.13%) CEH
7 4 (2.13%) CISA
7 4 (2.13%) CISM
7 4 (2.13%) CLAS
7 4 (2.13%) CREST Certified
7 4 (2.13%) OSCP
8 3 (1.60%) CHECK Team Leader
9 2 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (1.06%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.53%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (6.38%) RMADS
2 7 (3.72%) QA
3 5 (2.66%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (2.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (1.60%) SLA
6 1 (0.53%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.19%) VMware ESX
2 6 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.53%) Docker
3 1 (0.53%) Firmware
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (2.66%) SCOM
2 4 (2.13%) Ansible
2 4 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (2.13%) SCCM
2 4 (2.13%) Zenoss
3 3 (1.60%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.06%) Puppet
4 2 (1.06%) yum
5 1 (0.53%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.53%) nmon
5 1 (0.53%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (13.30%) SAP
2 20 (10.64%) Coverity
3 18 (9.57%) Microsoft
4 17 (9.04%) Cisco
5 13 (6.91%) Red Hat
6 12 (6.38%) VMware
7 10 (5.32%) Adobe
7 10 (5.32%) ILOG
7 10 (5.32%) Splunk
8 8 (4.26%) Juniper
9 7 (3.72%) BMC
9 7 (3.72%) Kofax
10 6 (3.19%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.19%) Oracle
11 5 (2.66%) Atlassian
11 5 (2.66%) F5
11 5 (2.66%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.13%) Remedy
13 3 (1.60%) arcserve
13 3 (1.60%) Intel Security
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