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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 5 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 102 135 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.96% 15.45% 18.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.04% 47.20% 52.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 79 76
Median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £548 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £76.25 £24.33 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.39% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +108.33%
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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
182 286 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.04% 32.72% 34.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 179 157
Median daily rate £415 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.48% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £185 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 6
Median hourly rate £72.50 £12.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+480.00% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £9.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.10 £32.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +4 83 £395 -1.25% 8
Mid Wales +4 3 £383 -6.13%
West Wales -7 3 £500 +17.64% 1
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 213 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 61 (28.64%) Windows
3 54 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (23.47%) Visual Studio
5 45 (21.13%) SQL
6 44 (20.66%) Java
7 34 (15.96%) Eclipse
7 34 (15.96%) TCP/IP
8 33 (15.49%) C
8 33 (15.49%) C++
9 31 (14.55%) C#
9 31 (14.55%) UML
10 29 (13.62%) Scrum
11 28 (13.15%) Software Engineering
11 28 (13.15%) OO
11 28 (13.15%) JavaScript
12 27 (12.68%) SQL Server
12 27 (12.68%) OOA/OOD
12 27 (12.68%) Rational DOORS
13 26 (12.21%) Selenium
13 26 (12.21%) SNMP
13 26 (12.21%) VoIP
13 26 (12.21%) HTML
13 26 (12.21%) SAP
13 26 (12.21%) TDD
14 25 (11.74%) .NET
14 25 (11.74%) StarTeam
14 25 (11.74%) Requirements Management
14 25 (11.74%) Coverity
15 21 (9.86%) Cisco

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 (5.63%) JBoss
2 10 (4.69%) Confluence
2 10 (4.69%) FileNet
2 10 (4.69%) LiveCycle
3 7 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.29%) GeoServer
3 7 (3.29%) IIS
3 7 (3.29%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.35%) MQSeries
4 5 (2.35%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.88%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.41%) Apache
6 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.41%) IBM Domino
6 3 (1.41%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.41%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.94%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.29%) Gliffy
3 6 (2.82%) OrCAD
4 4 (1.88%) MS Office
5 2 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.94%) assyst
3 2 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.47%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.47%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.29%) PaaS
2 6 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.35%) Office 365
3 5 (2.35%) SaaS
4 1 (0.47%) GitHub
4 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (15.96%) TCP/IP
2 26 (12.21%) SNMP
2 26 (12.21%) VoIP
3 20 (9.39%) Firewall
4 8 (3.76%) DHCP
4 8 (3.76%) DNS
5 6 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (2.82%) WAN
6 4 (1.88%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (1.88%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (1.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (1.88%) Internet
6 4 (1.88%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.88%) SAN
6 4 (1.88%) TACACS
6 4 (1.88%) VPN
6 4 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.88%) Wireless
6 4 (1.88%) Wireless Security
7 3 (1.41%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.29%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.35%) MySQL
6 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.41%) GIS
7 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.94%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.94%) VoltDB
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.47%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 50 (23.47%) Visual Studio
2 34 (15.96%) Eclipse
3 27 (12.68%) Rational DOORS
4 26 (12.21%) Selenium
5 25 (11.74%) StarTeam
6 16 (7.51%) JIRA
7 14 (6.57%) JMeter
7 14 (6.57%) SpecFlow
8 13 (6.10%) Git (software)
8 13 (6.10%) JUnit
8 13 (6.10%) Subversion
9 12 (5.63%) Maven
10 11 (5.16%) DbUnit
10 11 (5.16%) Spock
11 10 (4.69%) Ant
11 10 (4.69%) Hudson
12 9 (4.23%) Cucumber
12 9 (4.23%) WebDriver
13 6 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 5 (2.35%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (7.98%) Finance
2 16 (7.51%) Manufacturing
3 12 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.29%) Electronics
4 7 (3.29%) Marketing
5 4 (1.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 54 (25.35%) Developer
2 27 (12.68%) Architect
3 20 (9.39%) Software Engineer
4 17 (7.98%) Network Engineer
4 17 (7.98%) SAP Developer
5 14 (6.57%) ABAP Developer
5 14 (6.57%) Java Developer
6 13 (6.10%) Senior Software Engineer
7 12 (5.63%) Consultant
7 12 (5.63%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 12 (5.63%) Software Developer
8 10 (4.69%) Analyst
8 10 (4.69%) C# Developer
8 10 (4.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 10 (4.69%) Technical Architect
8 10 (4.69%) Tester
8 10 (4.69%) UI Developer
9 9 (4.23%) C++ Developer
9 9 (4.23%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (4.23%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.21%) HTML
2 25 (11.74%) .NET
3 19 (8.92%) XML
4 18 (8.45%) REST
5 17 (7.98%) SOAP
6 16 (7.51%) jQuery
7 13 (6.10%) Spring
8 12 (5.63%) JSF
9 11 (5.16%) JSTS
10 10 (4.69%) Hibernate
10 10 (4.69%) SAP Smart Forms
10 10 (4.69%) SAPUI5
11 9 (4.23%) HTML5
11 9 (4.23%) Java EE
12 7 (3.29%) AngularJS
12 7 (3.29%) Dojo
12 7 (3.29%) J2EE
12 7 (3.29%) Java SE
12 7 (3.29%) JRules
12 7 (3.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.29%) Replication
3 5 (2.35%) CESG
3 5 (2.35%) Cryptography
3 5 (2.35%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.88%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.41%) Clustering
5 3 (1.41%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (1.41%) VHDL
6 2 (0.94%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.94%) CMDB
6 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.94%) PKI
6 2 (0.94%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.47%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 61 (28.64%) Windows
2 18 (8.45%) Linux
3 16 (7.51%) Windows Server
4 15 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.35%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.47%) AIX
8 1 (0.47%) Unix
8 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (14.55%) UML
3 29 (13.62%) Scrum
4 28 (13.15%) OO
4 28 (13.15%) Software Engineering
5 27 (12.68%) OOA/OOD
6 26 (12.21%) TDD
7 25 (11.74%) Requirements Management
8 15 (7.04%) ITIL
8 15 (7.04%) Project Management
9 13 (6.10%) BDD
9 13 (6.10%) Document Management
9 13 (6.10%) Risk Management
10 11 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (5.16%) Non-Functional Testing
10 11 (5.16%) Programme Management
11 10 (4.69%) Configuration Management
11 10 (4.69%) Kanban
11 10 (4.69%) Service Delivery
11 10 (4.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.13%) SQL
2 44 (20.66%) Java
3 33 (15.49%) C
3 33 (15.49%) C++
4 31 (14.55%) C#
5 28 (13.15%) JavaScript
6 18 (8.45%) ABAP
7 14 (6.57%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.69%) Python
8 10 (4.69%) SAPscript
9 7 (3.29%) PHP
10 6 (2.82%) Perl
11 4 (1.88%) Embedded C
11 4 (1.88%) Embedded C++
11 4 (1.88%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.88%) Ruby
12 3 (1.41%) Scala
13 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 213 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.92%) DV Cleared
3 18 (8.45%) CISSP
4 9 (4.23%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (2.82%) CEH
5 6 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.82%) CREST Certified
5 6 (2.82%) ISEB
6 5 (2.35%) BC Cleared
6 5 (2.35%) CCNP
7 4 (1.88%) APMP
7 4 (1.88%) CCNA
7 4 (1.88%) CISA
7 4 (1.88%) CISM
7 4 (1.88%) CLAS
7 4 (1.88%) OSCP
8 3 (1.41%) CHECK Team Leader
9 2 (0.94%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.94%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (5.63%) RMADS
2 7 (3.29%) QA
3 6 (2.82%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (6.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.82%) VMware ESX
2 6 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.94%) Docker
4 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.47%) Firmware
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.82%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (2.35%) SCCM
2 5 (2.35%) SCOM
2 5 (2.35%) Zenoss
3 4 (1.88%) Ansible
4 3 (1.41%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.94%) Puppet
5 2 (0.94%) yum
6 1 (0.47%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.47%) nmon
6 1 (0.47%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (12.21%) SAP
2 25 (11.74%) Coverity
3 21 (9.86%) Cisco
4 16 (7.51%) Microsoft
5 15 (7.04%) Red Hat
6 12 (5.63%) VMware
7 10 (4.69%) Adobe
7 10 (4.69%) ILOG
7 10 (4.69%) Splunk
8 9 (4.23%) CheckPoint
8 9 (4.23%) Juniper
9 8 (3.76%) BMC
10 7 (3.29%) F5
10 7 (3.29%) Kofax
11 6 (2.82%) Oracle
11 6 (2.82%) ServiceNow
12 5 (2.35%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.88%) Cloudera
13 4 (1.88%) Remedy
14 3 (1.41%) Intel Security
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