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 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 5 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 111 122 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.95% 13.99% 16.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.51% 53.04% 49.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 84 60
Median daily rate £415 £428 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.92% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £361 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £484 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £81.50 £22.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+262.22% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.30 £14.50 £20.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.70 £30.50 £60.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £31.51 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.00% +43.22%
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
193 230 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.47% 26.38% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 149 157
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £215 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 7
Median hourly rate £80.00 £21.00 £21.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+280.95% -4.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £11.07 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.00 £21.00 £57.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 28 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 September 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 +8 86 £400 -5.88% 11
West Wales -2 14 £513 +13.88% 7
Mid Wales +2 1 - -
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 202 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 54 (26.73%) Windows
3 48 (23.76%) Cisco
4 47 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (19.31%) Firewall
5 39 (19.31%) Software Engineering
6 34 (16.83%) UML
7 32 (15.84%) OO
8 31 (15.35%) C
8 31 (15.35%) C++
8 31 (15.35%) Scrum
9 30 (14.85%) SQL
10 29 (14.36%) OOA/OOD
10 29 (14.36%) TCP/IP
11 25 (12.38%) Eclipse
11 25 (12.38%) Java
12 24 (11.88%) SNMP
12 24 (11.88%) Rational DOORS
12 24 (11.88%) Requirements Management
13 23 (11.39%) StarTeam
13 23 (11.39%) VoIP
14 22 (10.89%) Visual Studio
14 22 (10.89%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (10.89%) Intel Security
14 22 (10.89%) Coverity
15 21 (10.40%) CCNP
15 21 (10.40%) C#
15 21 (10.40%) LAN
16 20 (9.90%) Microsoft
17 19 (9.41%) Linux

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 5 (2.48%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.98%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.49%) Confluence
3 3 (1.49%) FileNet
3 3 (1.49%) LiveCycle
4 2 (0.99%) Apache
4 2 (0.99%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.99%) JBoss
4 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.50%) Moodle
5 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.97%) MS Office
2 4 (1.98%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.49%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.49%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.99%) assyst
3 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.50%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.50%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.47%) PaaS
3 5 (2.48%) SaaS
4 2 (0.99%) Office 365
5 1 (0.50%) GitHub
5 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (19.31%) Firewall
2 29 (14.36%) TCP/IP
3 24 (11.88%) SNMP
4 23 (11.39%) VoIP
5 21 (10.40%) LAN
6 13 (6.44%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (4.46%) WAN
8 8 (3.96%) DHCP
8 8 (3.96%) DNS
9 6 (2.97%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (2.97%) Internet
9 6 (2.97%) Network Security
10 5 (2.48%) Cisco IPT
10 5 (2.48%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (2.48%) Ethernet
10 5 (2.48%) NetScaler
10 5 (2.48%) SAN
10 5 (2.48%) TACACS
11 4 (1.98%) Broadband
11 4 (1.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.98%) MySQL
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.49%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.99%) GIS
4 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (0.99%) VoltDB
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.50%) Spark SQL
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (12.38%) Eclipse
2 24 (11.88%) Rational DOORS
3 23 (11.39%) StarTeam
4 22 (10.89%) Visual Studio
5 13 (6.44%) JIRA
6 8 (3.96%) JIRA Agile
7 6 (2.97%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.48%) Subversion
9 4 (1.98%) Ant
9 4 (1.98%) Maven
10 3 (1.49%) Hudson
11 2 (0.99%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.99%) Rational Rhapsody
12 1 (0.50%) GCC
12 1 (0.50%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.50%) JUnit
12 1 (0.50%) MyEclipse
General
1 18 (8.91%) Finance
2 12 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.95%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.96%) Electronics
4 8 (3.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (19.80%) Network Engineer
2 29 (14.36%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 28 (13.86%) Architect
4 24 (11.88%) Developer
4 24 (11.88%) Software Engineer
5 19 (9.41%) Senior Software Engineer
6 15 (7.43%) Cisco Engineer
6 15 (7.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 15 (7.43%) Scrum Master
7 13 (6.44%) Agile Scrum Master
8 12 (5.94%) Agile Coach
8 12 (5.94%) Consultant
8 12 (5.94%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 10 (4.95%) Security Architect
9 10 (4.95%) Technical Architect
10 9 (4.46%) Java Developer
11 8 (3.96%) Embedded Engineer
11 8 (3.96%) Juniper Engineer
12 7 (3.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 7 (3.47%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.95%) HTML
2 8 (3.96%) Spring
2 8 (3.96%) Velocity
2 8 (3.96%) XML
3 7 (3.47%) REST
4 6 (2.97%) JSF
5 5 (2.48%) .NET
5 5 (2.48%) CSS
5 5 (2.48%) SOAP
6 4 (1.98%) EJB
6 4 (1.98%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.98%) J2EE
7 3 (1.49%) J2SE
7 3 (1.49%) RESTful
8 2 (0.99%) CSS3
8 2 (0.99%) HTML5
8 2 (0.99%) Java EE
8 2 (0.99%) jQuery
8 2 (0.99%) JSP
8 2 (0.99%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.97%) CESG
2 6 (2.97%) Virtual Team
3 5 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (1.98%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (1.98%) Cryptography
4 4 (1.98%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.49%) Clustering
5 3 (1.49%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.49%) VHDL
6 2 (0.99%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.99%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.50%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.50%) iPad
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Exalogic
7 1 (0.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 54 (26.73%) Windows
2 19 (9.41%) Linux
3 15 (7.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (7.43%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.47%) Windows 7
4 7 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.99%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.50%) Unix
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (23.27%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (19.31%) Software Engineering
3 34 (16.83%) UML
4 32 (15.84%) OO
5 31 (15.35%) Scrum
6 29 (14.36%) OOA/OOD
7 24 (11.88%) Requirements Management
8 17 (8.42%) TDD
9 13 (6.44%) ITIL
9 13 (6.44%) Risk Management
10 12 (5.94%) Change Control
10 12 (5.94%) Coaching
11 11 (5.45%) Configuration Management
11 11 (5.45%) Software Testing
12 10 (4.95%) BDD
12 10 (4.95%) Service Management
13 9 (4.46%) Network Architecture
13 9 (4.46%) Project Management
14 8 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (3.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.35%) C
1 31 (15.35%) C++
2 30 (14.85%) SQL
3 25 (12.38%) Java
4 21 (10.40%) C#
5 11 (5.45%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.46%) Python
7 8 (3.96%) Embedded C++
8 7 (3.47%) Embedded C
9 6 (2.97%) PHP
10 5 (2.48%) Perl
11 4 (1.98%) Ruby
12 3 (1.49%) ABAP
12 3 (1.49%) Scala
12 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.99%) SAPscript
14 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 202 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (10.89%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (10.40%) CCNP
4 18 (8.91%) CISSP
5 10 (4.95%) CCNA
6 9 (4.46%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (2.97%) CEH
7 6 (2.97%) CREST Certified
8 5 (2.48%) APMP
9 4 (1.98%) CISA
9 4 (1.98%) CISM
9 4 (1.98%) CLAS
9 4 (1.98%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.98%) OSCP
10 3 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.49%) CHECK Team Leader
11 2 (0.99%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.99%) CCENT
11 2 (0.99%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.99%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.94%) RMADS
2 8 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.50%) QA
4 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (7.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.97%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.99%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.99%) Docker
4 2 (0.99%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.99%) vSphere
5 1 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.50%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (3.47%) Cisco Prime
1 7 (3.47%) Zenoss
2 6 (2.97%) SCCM
3 4 (1.98%) Ansible
4 3 (1.49%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.49%) SCOM
5 2 (0.99%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.99%) Puppet
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.50%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.50%) Netcool
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.50%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.50%) yum
6 1 (0.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 48 (23.76%) Cisco
2 22 (10.89%) Coverity
2 22 (10.89%) Intel Security
3 20 (9.90%) Microsoft
4 18 (8.91%) CheckPoint
5 15 (7.43%) Fortinet
5 15 (7.43%) Red Hat
6 13 (6.44%) VMware
7 12 (5.94%) Juniper
7 12 (5.94%) SAP
8 11 (5.45%) F5
9 8 (3.96%) ServiceNow
10 6 (2.97%) Blue Coat
10 6 (2.97%) BMC
11 5 (2.48%) Citrix
11 5 (2.48%) Oracle
12 4 (1.98%) Cloudera
13 3 (1.49%) Riverbed
13 3 (1.49%) Splunk
13 3 (1.49%) Xilinx
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