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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 8 24 8
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 134 38 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.65% 6.50% 12.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.76% 23.75% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 21 9
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£350 £350 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Average hourly rate £40.50 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.61% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £16.16 £14.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.10 £16.16 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -34.61%
SC Cleared
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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
264 160 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.80% 27.35% 32.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 92 72
Average daily rate £350 £330 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 10
Average hourly rate £21.91 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.58% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £16.16 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 +10 83 £338 -3.57% 18
West Wales - 13 £440 - 2
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UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 269 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 104 (38.66%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (30.86%) Java
4 73 (27.14%) Scrum
5 57 (21.19%) TDD
6 56 (20.82%) Open Source
7 52 (19.33%) SQL Server
8 50 (18.59%) XML
8 50 (18.59%) Subversion
9 49 (18.22%) Web Services
10 48 (17.84%) JIRA
10 48 (17.84%) Selenium
11 46 (17.10%) SQL
12 45 (16.73%) XSLT
12 45 (16.73%) Spring
13 44 (16.36%) C#
14 41 (15.24%) Jenkins
15 37 (13.75%) Microsoft
16 36 (13.38%) IBM
16 36 (13.38%) Project Management
17 35 (13.01%) WebDriver
18 34 (12.64%) BDD
18 34 (12.64%) .NET
18 34 (12.64%) Windows
19 33 (12.27%) Maven
20 32 (11.90%) J2EE
20 32 (11.90%) ISTQB
21 31 (11.52%) Kanban
21 31 (11.52%) ISEB
22 30 (11.15%) JUnit

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 29 (10.78%) FileNet
2 26 (9.67%) SharePoint
3 18 (6.69%) Confluence
4 11 (4.09%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.86%) JBoss
6 3 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.12%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.74%) Documentum
7 2 (0.74%) CICS
8 1 (0.37%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.37%) IIS
8 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.37%) Node.js
8 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 7 (2.60%) MS Project
1 7 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.49%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.49%) MS Office
2 4 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Agresso
3 1 (0.37%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.37%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.35%) PaaS
2 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.72%) DNS
1 10 (3.72%) Firewall
1 10 (3.72%) NAS
2 7 (2.60%) Internet
3 6 (2.23%) WAN
4 5 (1.86%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.49%) LAN
6 3 (1.12%) ADSL
6 3 (1.12%) LLU
6 3 (1.12%) Wireless
7 2 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.74%) Network Security
7 2 (0.74%) Intranet
8 1 (0.37%) SAN
8 1 (0.37%) SMS
8 1 (0.37%) Extranet
8 1 (0.37%) Nortel Alteon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (8.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (6.32%) MongoDB
4 17 (6.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (6.32%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (4.83%) MySQL
6 12 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.97%) SQL Server 2000
7 8 (2.97%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.60%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.74%) Adabas
11 2 (0.74%) MS Access
12 1 (0.37%) DB2
12 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (18.59%) Subversion
2 48 (17.84%) JIRA
2 48 (17.84%) Selenium
3 41 (15.24%) Jenkins
4 35 (13.01%) WebDriver
5 33 (12.27%) Maven
6 30 (11.15%) JUnit
7 26 (9.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (9.29%) Bugzilla
9 21 (7.81%) TortoiseSVN
10 18 (6.69%) TestNG
10 18 (6.69%) Hudson
11 17 (6.32%) JMeter
12 16 (5.95%) Ant
13 6 (2.23%) Visual Studio
14 5 (1.86%) Eclipse
15 4 (1.49%) Axure RP
16 3 (1.12%) TestDirector
17 1 (0.37%) DbUnit
17 1 (0.37%) Spock
General
1 20 (7.43%) Finance
2 1 (0.37%) Military
2 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (26.77%) Developer
2 54 (20.07%) Java Developer
3 24 (8.92%) Analyst
4 20 (7.43%) Consultant
5 18 (6.69%) Tester
6 17 (6.32%) Test Analyst
6 17 (6.32%) Designer
7 15 (5.58%) Architect
8 12 (4.46%) DBA
9 11 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (3.72%) SQL DBA
11 9 (3.35%) Project Manager
11 9 (3.35%) Agile Coach
11 9 (3.35%) Wintel Engineer
12 8 (2.97%) Security Engineer
13 7 (2.60%) Test Manager
13 7 (2.60%) Administrator
13 7 (2.60%) Service Manager
14 6 (2.23%) Database Specialist
14 6 (2.23%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (18.59%) XML
2 49 (18.22%) Web Services
3 45 (16.73%) XSLT
3 45 (16.73%) Spring
4 34 (12.64%) .NET
5 32 (11.90%) J2EE
6 28 (10.41%) Hibernate
7 25 (9.29%) .NET Framework
8 22 (8.18%) JSF
8 22 (8.18%) SOAP
9 19 (7.06%) AngularJS
10 17 (6.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (5.20%) XML Schema
12 13 (4.83%) Struts
12 13 (4.83%) JSON
13 12 (4.46%) Java SE
13 12 (4.46%) REST
14 11 (4.09%) MyBatis
14 11 (4.09%) HTML
15 6 (2.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 56 (20.82%) Open Source
2 16 (5.95%) Client/Server
3 13 (4.83%) Mainframe
4 11 (4.09%) Replication
5 4 (1.49%) iSeries
5 4 (1.49%) User Experience
6 3 (1.12%) AS400
6 3 (1.12%) PKI
7 2 (0.74%) Statistics
7 2 (0.74%) GIS
7 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.37%) Clustering
8 1 (0.37%) CESG
8 1 (0.37%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.37%) CMDB
8 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.64%) Windows
2 18 (6.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (4.83%) UNIX
5 4 (1.49%) Linux
6 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (38.66%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (27.14%) Scrum
3 57 (21.19%) TDD
4 36 (13.38%) Project Management
5 34 (12.64%) BDD
6 31 (11.52%) Kanban
7 30 (11.15%) Automation Testing
8 28 (10.41%) Test Scripting
9 26 (9.67%) Test Management
10 25 (9.29%) Configuration Management
11 24 (8.92%) Load Testing
11 24 (8.92%) Software Testing
12 19 (7.06%) Release Management
12 19 (7.06%) OO
13 18 (6.69%) RUP
13 18 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (6.32%) DSDM
14 17 (6.32%) OOA/OOD
14 17 (6.32%) Pair Programming
14 17 (6.32%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 83 (30.86%) Java
2 46 (17.10%) SQL
3 44 (16.36%) C#
4 16 (5.95%) XPath
5 13 (4.83%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.97%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.86%) VB
7 5 (1.86%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.12%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.12%) C
9 2 (0.74%) Perl
9 2 (0.74%) Python
10 1 (0.37%) Ruby
10 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 269 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (11.90%) ISTQB
3 31 (11.52%) ISEB
4 11 (4.09%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.49%) MCDBA
7 4 (1.49%) CCNP
7 4 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.49%) MCITP
8 3 (1.12%) GIAC
8 3 (1.12%) GCIA
8 3 (1.12%) GCFW
8 3 (1.12%) GCWN
8 3 (1.12%) CISSP
9 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.74%) CCSP
9 2 (0.74%) CCSE
9 2 (0.74%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.23%) SLA
1 6 (2.23%) QA
System Software
1 10 (3.72%) NFS
2 7 (2.60%) XenApp
2 7 (2.60%) XenDesktop
3 6 (2.23%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.12%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.74%) MetaFrame
5 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (0.74%) UAG
6 1 (0.37%) vCloud
6 1 (0.37%) vSphere
6 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 25 (9.29%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.86%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.49%) SCCM
3 4 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.74%) WSUS
5 1 (0.37%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.37%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 36 (13.38%) IBM
3 27 (10.04%) Oracle
4 17 (6.32%) Twitter
5 13 (4.83%) VMware
6 11 (4.09%) Red Gate
6 11 (4.09%) Cisco
7 10 (3.72%) Citrix
7 10 (3.72%) NetApp
8 6 (2.23%) Juniper
9 5 (1.86%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.86%) McAfee
9 5 (1.86%) Sophos
10 4 (1.49%) Symantec
10 4 (1.49%) SAP
11 3 (1.12%) Nortel
11 3 (1.12%) Avaya
11 3 (1.12%) Clearswift
11 3 (1.12%) Radware
11 3 (1.12%) ESRI
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