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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 5 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 146 50 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.39% 8.76% 11.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.03% 34.01% 33.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 20 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £356 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.40% -6.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £413 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £358 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.29% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 2
Average hourly rate £18.63 £15.83 £16.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.65% -3.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £14.70 £16.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.53 £20.61 £16.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -26.53%
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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
256 147 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 35.75% 25.74% 34.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 80 68
Average daily rate £450 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.16 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.53 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £21.56 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -33.33%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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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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 +8 75 £450 +20.00% 5
North Wales - - - -
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 274 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 91 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (27.01%) SQL Server
4 65 (23.72%) Microsoft
5 60 (21.90%) Java
6 55 (20.07%) SQL
7 48 (17.52%) Scrum
8 40 (14.60%) .NET
8 40 (14.60%) CRM
8 40 (14.60%) Team Foundation Server
9 39 (14.23%) Dynamics CRM
10 34 (12.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 34 (12.41%) XML
11 32 (11.68%) Subversion
12 31 (11.31%) Jenkins
12 31 (11.31%) JIRA
13 30 (10.95%) Project Management
14 28 (10.22%) C#
14 28 (10.22%) SharePoint
14 28 (10.22%) .NET Framework
14 28 (10.22%) Open Source
15 27 (9.85%) JavaScript
15 27 (9.85%) XSLT
16 26 (9.49%) TDD
17 25 (9.12%) Windows
18 24 (8.76%) PRINCE2
18 24 (8.76%) Finance
19 22 (8.03%) Spring
19 22 (8.03%) Maven
19 22 (8.03%) HTML

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 28 (10.22%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.57%) IIS
2 18 (6.57%) FileNet
3 14 (5.11%) Confluence
4 11 (4.01%) JBoss
5 6 (2.19%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.19%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.36%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.36%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.36%) Lync
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (3.65%) MS Project
2 7 (2.55%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 39 (14.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.74%) Firewall
2 12 (4.38%) WAN
3 8 (2.92%) LAN
4 6 (2.19%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.19%) DNS
4 6 (2.19%) Internet
5 5 (1.82%) LLU
5 5 (1.82%) ADSL
6 4 (1.46%) Wireless
7 3 (1.09%) Network Security
8 2 (0.73%) SAN
9 1 (0.36%) Intranet
9 1 (0.36%) DHCP
9 1 (0.36%) SNMP
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (27.01%) SQL Server
2 34 (12.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (6.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.11%) PerformancePoint
4 14 (5.11%) OLAP
4 14 (5.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 14 (5.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (4.74%) MongoDB
6 12 (4.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (4.38%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.65%) Impala
8 3 (1.09%) FileMaker
9 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.36%) MySQL
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (14.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (11.68%) Subversion
3 31 (11.31%) JIRA
3 31 (11.31%) Jenkins
4 22 (8.03%) Maven
5 21 (7.66%) Visual Studio
6 19 (6.93%) Selenium
7 18 (6.57%) WebDriver
8 13 (4.74%) Bugzilla
8 13 (4.74%) Hudson
9 12 (4.38%) JUnit
10 11 (4.01%) TortoiseSVN
11 7 (2.55%) Ant
12 6 (2.19%) Eclipse
12 6 (2.19%) JMeter
12 6 (2.19%) TestNG
13 4 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (1.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 4 (1.46%) Axure RP
13 4 (1.46%) CA Gen
General
1 24 (8.76%) Finance
2 16 (5.84%) Marketing
3 9 (3.28%) Back Office
4 4 (1.46%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.73%) Military
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 87 (31.75%) Developer
2 45 (16.42%) Analyst
3 35 (12.77%) Java Developer
4 28 (10.22%) Business Analyst
5 20 (7.30%) Architect
6 18 (6.57%) Project Manager
7 17 (6.20%) CRM Developer
8 15 (5.47%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 14 (5.11%) Designer
9 14 (5.11%) CRM Business Analyst
9 14 (5.11%) CRM Analyst
10 11 (4.01%) Consultant
11 10 (3.65%) Network Engineer
11 10 (3.65%) DBA
11 10 (3.65%) Test Analyst
12 9 (3.28%) Tester
12 9 (3.28%) SQL DBA
13 8 (2.92%) Java Team Leader
13 8 (2.92%) Team Leader
13 8 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.60%) .NET
2 34 (12.41%) XML
3 28 (10.22%) .NET Framework
4 27 (9.85%) XSLT
5 22 (8.03%) HTML
5 22 (8.03%) Spring
6 21 (7.66%) CSS
7 17 (6.20%) Web Services
7 17 (6.20%) ASP.NET
7 17 (6.20%) Hibernate
7 17 (6.20%) WCF
8 16 (5.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 16 (5.84%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 14 (5.11%) JSF
9 14 (5.11%) JSON
9 14 (5.11%) MDX
9 14 (5.11%) XML Schema
9 14 (5.11%) J2EE
9 14 (5.11%) SOAP
9 14 (5.11%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.22%) Open Source
2 13 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.65%) User Experience
4 9 (3.28%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.92%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.82%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.82%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.09%) Clustering
8 2 (0.73%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.73%) RMADS
8 2 (0.73%) CESG
8 2 (0.73%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.36%) Physics
9 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.36%) Replication
9 1 (0.36%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.12%) Windows
2 7 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (2.55%) UNIX
3 6 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.82%) Linux
5 2 (0.73%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.73%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (33.21%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (17.52%) Scrum
3 40 (14.60%) CRM
4 30 (10.95%) Project Management
5 26 (9.49%) TDD
6 24 (8.76%) PRINCE2
7 18 (6.57%) Data Modelling
7 18 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (6.20%) Test Scripting
8 17 (6.20%) Kanban
9 16 (5.84%) Time Management
9 16 (5.84%) MVC
9 16 (5.84%) OO
9 16 (5.84%) Automation Testing
10 15 (5.47%) DSDM
11 14 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (5.11%) RUP
11 14 (5.11%) Service Delivery
11 14 (5.11%) Software Testing
12 13 (4.74%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 60 (21.90%) Java
2 55 (20.07%) SQL
3 28 (10.22%) C#
4 27 (9.85%) JavaScript
5 16 (5.84%) PL/SQL
6 13 (4.74%) XPath
7 10 (3.65%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.28%) C
9 4 (1.46%) Perl
9 4 (1.46%) Python
10 3 (1.09%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.09%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.09%) C++
11 2 (0.73%) VB
11 2 (0.73%) Scala
12 1 (0.36%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 274 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.93%) ISEB
3 17 (6.20%) DV Cleared
4 16 (5.84%) MCPD
4 16 (5.84%) MCAD
4 16 (5.84%) MCSD
4 16 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (5.84%) MCTS
5 14 (5.11%) ISTQB
5 14 (5.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.82%) CCNP
8 5 (1.82%) VCP4
9 4 (1.46%) CISSP
9 4 (1.46%) CISM
10 3 (1.09%) CCSE
10 3 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.09%) MCP
10 3 (1.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.28%) SLA
2 6 (2.19%) QA
3 2 (0.73%) P3O
System Software
1 14 (5.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.82%) XenApp
3 4 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.46%) Terminal Services
3 4 (1.46%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.73%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (4.01%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.09%) SCCM
3 1 (0.36%) SCOM
3 1 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.36%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.36%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.36%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 65 (23.72%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.11%) Cisco
3 12 (4.38%) IBM
3 12 (4.38%) Twitter
4 10 (3.65%) VMware
5 8 (2.92%) Citrix
6 6 (2.19%) Avaya
6 6 (2.19%) Oracle
7 5 (1.82%) SAP
7 5 (1.82%) Nortel
7 5 (1.82%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.46%) CA
8 4 (1.46%) Juniper
9 3 (1.09%) Symantec
9 3 (1.09%) Radware
9 3 (1.09%) F5
10 2 (0.73%) McAfee
10 2 (0.73%) ILOG
10 2 (0.73%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.36%) Remedy
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