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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
UK / Wales
Rank 3 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 140 83 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.80% 12.22% 20.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.24% 41.50% 58.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 44 48
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £487 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £54.00 £18.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.96% +189.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.70 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.77% +50.00%

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
268 200 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.82% 29.46% 34.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 141 105
Median daily rate £408 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £139 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £450 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 £48.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +269.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +12 74 £438 +9.37% 5
West Wales +7 56 £475 +35.71% 3
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 304 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 107 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (26.97%) Linux
4 79 (25.99%) Java
5 75 (24.67%) Amazon AWS
6 71 (23.36%) Ansible
7 56 (18.42%) Web Services
7 56 (18.42%) Cisco
8 49 (16.12%) Windows
9 47 (15.46%) Scrum
9 47 (15.46%) Jenkins
10 45 (14.80%) Software Engineering
11 42 (13.82%) Firewall
11 42 (13.82%) Terraform
12 37 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (11.84%) AWS CloudFormation
14 33 (10.86%) Mentoring
14 33 (10.86%) JavaScript
15 32 (10.53%) LAN
15 32 (10.53%) Intel Security
15 32 (10.53%) Software Delivery
16 30 (9.87%) REST
16 30 (9.87%) Configuration Management
16 30 (9.87%) CSS
17 29 (9.54%) HTML
17 29 (9.54%) SQL
17 29 (9.54%) CCNP
17 29 (9.54%) Cisco Certification
18 28 (9.21%) C
19 27 (8.88%) WebLogic

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 27 (8.88%) WebLogic
2 7 (2.30%) Apache
3 5 (1.64%) Confluence
3 5 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (2.30%) MS Office
2 6 (1.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.97%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 75 (24.67%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (11.84%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (13.82%) Firewall
2 32 (10.53%) LAN
3 20 (6.58%) WAN
4 14 (4.61%) TCP/IP
5 13 (4.28%) SNMP
5 13 (4.28%) VoIP
6 12 (3.95%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (2.30%) SSL
9 4 (1.32%) VLAN
10 3 (0.99%) BGP
10 3 (0.99%) EIGRP
10 3 (0.99%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.99%) Internet
10 3 (0.99%) IPsec
10 3 (0.99%) Network Security
11 2 (0.66%) L2TP
11 2 (0.66%) MPLS
11 2 (0.66%) OSPF
11 2 (0.66%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.22%) Relational Database
2 6 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (1.97%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.32%) Event Store
3 4 (1.32%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.99%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.66%) MySQL
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.66%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.33%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (15.46%) Jenkins
2 21 (6.91%) JUnit
3 20 (6.58%) Cucumber
3 20 (6.58%) Selenium
4 19 (6.25%) JBehave
5 15 (4.93%) JIRA
6 14 (4.61%) Git (software)
7 10 (3.29%) Eclipse
8 9 (2.96%) GCC
8 9 (2.96%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (2.63%) JIRA Agile
10 7 (2.30%) Maven
11 6 (1.97%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.64%) Ant
12 5 (1.64%) ClearCase
12 5 (1.64%) ClearQuest
12 5 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
13 2 (0.66%) ERwin
13 2 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
13 2 (0.66%) Toad
General
1 25 (8.22%) Telecoms
2 22 (7.24%) Marketing
3 21 (6.91%) Finance
4 16 (5.26%) Electronics
4 16 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.63%) Legal
6 3 (0.99%) Advertising
6 3 (0.99%) Retail
7 2 (0.66%) Military
7 2 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (23.36%) Developer
2 54 (17.76%) Network Engineer
3 43 (14.14%) Java Developer
4 39 (12.83%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 31 (10.20%) Cloud Engineer
6 30 (9.87%) Software Engineer
7 21 (6.91%) Cloud Developer
8 20 (6.58%) AWS Engineer
9 19 (6.25%) Java Engineer
10 18 (5.92%) Linux Engineer
11 17 (5.59%) Applications Developer
11 17 (5.59%) Cisco Engineer
11 17 (5.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 17 (5.59%) DevOps Engineer
11 17 (5.59%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 16 (5.26%) Scrum Master
13 14 (4.61%) Support Engineer
14 13 (4.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 12 (3.95%) C Software Engineer
15 12 (3.95%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (18.42%) Web Services
2 30 (9.87%) CSS
2 30 (9.87%) REST
3 29 (9.54%) HTML
4 21 (6.91%) JSON
5 19 (6.25%) XML
6 18 (5.92%) Dropwizard
7 8 (2.63%) Spring
7 8 (2.63%) Velocity
8 6 (1.97%) RESTful
9 5 (1.64%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.32%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.99%) Ajax
11 3 (0.99%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (0.99%) HTML5
11 3 (0.99%) jQuery
11 3 (0.99%) MCollective
11 3 (0.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (0.66%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.66%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (1.97%) Virtual Team
3 5 (1.64%) Data Centre
3 5 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.32%) CESG
4 4 (1.32%) Cyber Defence
5 3 (0.99%) Algorithms
5 3 (0.99%) Mainframe
5 3 (0.99%) User Experience
6 2 (0.66%) Clustering
6 2 (0.66%) EMC VNX
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Exalogic
6 2 (0.66%) PKI
6 2 (0.66%) PMI
6 2 (0.66%) W3C
7 1 (0.33%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.33%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.33%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 82 (26.97%) Linux
2 49 (16.12%) Windows
3 27 (8.88%) Unix
4 16 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.96%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.63%) Windows Server
7 7 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.97%) Debian
8 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.32%) AIX
9 4 (1.32%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.33%) CentOS
11 1 (0.33%) HPUX
11 1 (0.33%) Solaris
11 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (15.46%) Scrum
3 45 (14.80%) Software Engineering
4 37 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (10.86%) Mentoring
6 32 (10.53%) Software Delivery
7 30 (9.87%) Configuration Management
8 27 (8.88%) Open Source
9 26 (8.55%) DevOps
10 25 (8.22%) Domain-Driven Design
11 22 (7.24%) Change Control
12 21 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (5.92%) Customer Requirements
13 18 (5.92%) Problem Management
14 17 (5.59%) Automated Testing
15 16 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
15 16 (5.26%) Programme Management
16 15 (4.93%) UML
17 14 (4.61%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 79 (25.99%) Java
2 33 (10.86%) JavaScript
3 29 (9.54%) SQL
4 28 (9.21%) C
5 6 (1.97%) C#
5 6 (1.97%) Perl
6 5 (1.64%) C++
7 4 (1.32%) Python
8 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.66%) Tcl
8 2 (0.66%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.33%) ABAP
9 1 (0.33%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.33%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.33%) Groovy
9 1 (0.33%) Lisp
9 1 (0.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 304 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (9.54%) CCNP
2 29 (9.54%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (3.62%) DV Cleared
4 10 (3.29%) CCNA
5 7 (2.30%) CISSP
6 6 (1.97%) CEH
7 5 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.64%) MCITP
7 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.99%) CREST Certified
8 3 (0.99%) HNC
8 3 (0.99%) MCSE
9 2 (0.66%) CCIE
9 2 (0.66%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.66%) PMP
10 1 (0.33%) CLAS
10 1 (0.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.58%) SLA
2 17 (5.59%) QA
3 13 (4.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (3.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.96%) ProxySG
3 5 (1.64%) Docker
4 2 (0.66%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.33%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 71 (23.36%) Ansible
2 42 (13.82%) Terraform
3 15 (4.93%) Puppet
4 7 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.32%) SCCM
5 4 (1.32%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.99%) Nessus
6 3 (0.99%) Packer
6 3 (0.99%) Rundeck
6 3 (0.99%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (0.99%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.66%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.33%) Consul
8 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (18.42%) Cisco
2 32 (10.53%) Intel Security
3 24 (7.89%) Fortinet
4 21 (6.91%) Microsoft
5 20 (6.58%) SAP
6 18 (5.92%) Red Hat
7 16 (5.26%) Blue Coat
8 11 (3.62%) F5
8 11 (3.62%) Juniper
9 10 (3.29%) CheckPoint
9 10 (3.29%) Oracle
10 9 (2.96%) ServiceNow
10 9 (2.96%) Sonatype
11 8 (2.63%) VMware
12 6 (1.97%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.97%) IBM
12 6 (1.97%) Riverbed
13 4 (1.32%) Avaya
14 3 (0.99%) CA
14 3 (0.99%) Google
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