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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 7 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 111 49 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 15.99% 8.51% 15.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.87% 29.52% 45.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 22 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £344 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -17.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £360 £374
% change year-on-year
+0.69% -3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.12 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+5.57% -28.57%
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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
242 166 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.87% 28.82% 33.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 85 77
Average daily rate £375 £345 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.54 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.78% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £22.50 £33.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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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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 +7 63 £410 +11.18% 4
West Wales +1 15 £500 +58.73% 1
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 233 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 61 (26.18%) Java
3 48 (20.60%) Windows
4 40 (17.17%) SQL
5 36 (15.45%) Microsoft
5 36 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (15.45%) TDD
6 35 (15.02%) Web Services
6 35 (15.02%) Selenium
7 33 (14.16%) Open Source
7 33 (14.16%) Scrum
8 32 (13.73%) Oracle
9 30 (12.88%) C#
9 30 (12.88%) Spring
10 29 (12.45%) Subversion
11 28 (12.02%) JUnit
12 27 (11.59%) BDD
13 25 (10.73%) .NET
14 24 (10.30%) IBM
15 23 (9.87%) Project Management
15 23 (9.87%) ISTQB
15 23 (9.87%) WebDriver
16 22 (9.44%) JIRA
16 22 (9.44%) ISEB
16 22 (9.44%) XML
16 22 (9.44%) UNIX
17 21 (9.01%) SQL Server
18 20 (8.58%) VMware
18 20 (8.58%) Test Management
18 20 (8.58%) Automation Testing

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (7.73%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.44%) FileNet
3 11 (4.72%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.86%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.72%) ArcGIS
5 4 (1.72%) Confluence
5 4 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.29%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.29%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.86%) Documentum
7 2 (0.86%) CICS
7 2 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.43%) IIS
8 1 (0.43%) Node.js
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (4.72%) MS Project
1 11 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.72%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.15%) assyst
2 4 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.43%) Agresso
3 1 (0.43%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.86%) PaaS
2 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.72%) NAS
2 8 (3.43%) DNS
3 7 (3.00%) Firewall
3 7 (3.00%) LAN
4 6 (2.58%) SAN
5 5 (2.15%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.15%) WAN
6 4 (1.72%) Wireless
6 4 (1.72%) VoIP
7 3 (1.29%) Internet
8 2 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.43%) Nortel Alteon
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.43%) Extranet
9 1 (0.43%) L2TP
9 1 (0.43%) Intranet
9 1 (0.43%) DHCP
9 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.43%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.58%) MySQL
2 13 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.43%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.43%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (3.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.72%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.72%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.86%) Adabas
9 2 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.43%) DB2
10 1 (0.43%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (15.02%) Selenium
2 29 (12.45%) Subversion
3 28 (12.02%) JUnit
4 23 (9.87%) WebDriver
5 22 (9.44%) JIRA
6 18 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (7.73%) Maven
7 17 (7.30%) Bugzilla
7 17 (7.30%) Jenkins
8 16 (6.87%) TestNG
8 16 (6.87%) JMeter
9 14 (6.01%) TortoiseSVN
10 13 (5.58%) Ant
11 7 (3.00%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.72%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.72%) Axure RP
12 4 (1.72%) Hudson
13 3 (1.29%) TestDirector
General
1 16 (6.87%) Finance
2 3 (1.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (21.03%) Developer
2 35 (15.02%) Java Developer
3 24 (10.30%) Consultant
4 19 (8.15%) Analyst
5 17 (7.30%) Architect
6 15 (6.44%) Tester
7 12 (5.15%) Project Manager
7 12 (5.15%) DBA
8 11 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (4.72%) Support Engineer
8 11 (4.72%) Test Analyst
8 11 (4.72%) Security Engineer
9 10 (4.29%) Wintel Engineer
9 10 (4.29%) SQL DBA
10 9 (3.86%) Administrator
10 9 (3.86%) Wintel Consultant
10 9 (3.86%) Agile Coach
11 7 (3.00%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.00%) Storage Consultant
11 7 (3.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.02%) Web Services
2 30 (12.88%) Spring
3 25 (10.73%) .NET
4 22 (9.44%) XML
5 18 (7.73%) XSLT
6 17 (7.30%) J2EE
6 17 (7.30%) .NET Framework
7 13 (5.58%) Struts
7 13 (5.58%) Hibernate
8 12 (5.15%) Java SE
8 12 (5.15%) REST
9 11 (4.72%) MyBatis
10 9 (3.86%) SOAP
10 9 (3.86%) HTML
11 8 (3.43%) JSF
12 6 (2.58%) ASP.NET
13 5 (2.15%) AngularJS
14 4 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (1.72%) JDBC
14 4 (1.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.16%) Open Source
2 13 (5.58%) Client/Server
3 10 (4.29%) Replication
4 5 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.72%) iSeries
5 4 (1.72%) GIS
6 3 (1.29%) PKI
6 3 (1.29%) Statistics
6 3 (1.29%) AS400
6 3 (1.29%) Clustering
7 2 (0.86%) CESG
7 2 (0.86%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.86%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.86%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.43%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.43%) CMDB
8 1 (0.43%) RMADS
8 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (20.60%) Windows
2 22 (9.44%) UNIX
3 17 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (4.72%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.58%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.15%) Linux
8 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
1 36 (15.45%) TDD
2 33 (14.16%) Scrum
3 27 (11.59%) BDD
4 23 (9.87%) Project Management
5 20 (8.58%) Test Management
5 20 (8.58%) Automation Testing
6 19 (8.15%) Test Scripting
7 18 (7.73%) Kanban
8 17 (7.30%) Load Testing
9 14 (6.01%) Workflow
9 14 (6.01%) Software Testing
10 13 (5.58%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (5.15%) Automated Testing
11 12 (5.15%) Configuration Management
12 10 (4.29%) PRINCE2
12 10 (4.29%) Migration
13 9 (3.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (3.86%) Document Management
13 9 (3.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (26.18%) Java
2 40 (17.17%) SQL
3 30 (12.88%) C#
4 8 (3.43%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.72%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.29%) C
6 3 (1.29%) VB
6 3 (1.29%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.29%) XPath
7 2 (0.86%) VBScript
7 2 (0.86%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 233 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.87%) ISTQB
3 22 (9.44%) ISEB
4 14 (6.01%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.72%) MCITP
7 4 (1.72%) MCDBA
8 3 (1.29%) CISSP
8 3 (1.29%) GIAC
8 3 (1.29%) GCIA
8 3 (1.29%) GCFW
8 3 (1.29%) GCWN
8 3 (1.29%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.86%) MCP
9 2 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.43%) CCNA
10 1 (0.43%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.15%) SLA
2 4 (1.72%) QA
3 2 (0.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (7.73%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.29%) NFS
2 10 (4.29%) XenDesktop
3 9 (3.86%) XenApp
4 7 (3.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.58%) vSphere
5 6 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (2.15%) Terminal Services
6 5 (2.15%) UAG
6 5 (2.15%) vCloud
7 4 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (1.72%) MetaFrame
8 3 (1.29%) XenServer
9 2 (0.86%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 18 (7.73%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (4.29%) SCCM
3 8 (3.43%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (3.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.15%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.15%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.72%) BMC Performance Manager
6 4 (1.72%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (1.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.29%) WSUS
7 3 (1.29%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.86%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.86%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.43%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 36 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 32 (13.73%) Oracle
3 24 (10.30%) IBM
4 20 (8.58%) VMware
5 18 (7.73%) Citrix
6 12 (5.15%) Sophos
7 11 (4.72%) Symantec
7 11 (4.72%) Red Gate
8 10 (4.29%) McAfee
8 10 (4.29%) NetApp
9 9 (3.86%) Cisco
10 7 (3.00%) Remedy
11 6 (2.58%) Clearswift
12 4 (1.72%) Websense
12 4 (1.72%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.72%) JBoss
12 4 (1.72%) Juniper
12 4 (1.72%) BMC
12 4 (1.72%) Twitter
13 3 (1.29%) Lumension
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