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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 23 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 65 141 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.98% 20.17% 9.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.52% 60.26% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 54 17
Average daily rate £400 £450 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +26.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £309 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £536 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Average hourly rate £54.00 £18.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+189.93% +24.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
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UK

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
178 234 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.34% 33.48% 28.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 111 72
Average daily rate £325 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £543 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 12
Average hourly rate £48.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £8.75 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.03 £28.50 £16.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 55 £400 -11.11% 10
North Wales - 2 £236 -
West Wales -6 1 £350 +2.18%
Mid Wales - 1 £450 -
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 171 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 52 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (29.82%) Scrum
4 47 (27.49%) SQL Server
5 43 (25.15%) SQL
5 43 (25.15%) Visual Studio
6 42 (24.56%) .NET
7 40 (23.39%) Java
8 39 (22.81%) C#
9 36 (21.05%) REST
10 33 (19.30%) Microsoft
11 32 (18.71%) TDD
12 30 (17.54%) Web Services
13 29 (16.96%) Cisco
13 29 (16.96%) Git (software)
13 29 (16.96%) Unit Testing
14 28 (16.37%) jQuery
14 28 (16.37%) SQL Server 2008
15 27 (15.79%) Firewall
16 26 (15.20%) SOA
16 26 (15.20%) Selenium
17 25 (14.62%) SOAP
18 23 (13.45%) Eclipse
18 23 (13.45%) Hibernate
18 23 (13.45%) Spring
18 23 (13.45%) Elasticsearch
19 22 (12.87%) Subversion
19 22 (12.87%) MVC
20 21 (12.28%) .NET Framework
20 21 (12.28%) XML

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 23 (13.45%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (11.70%) JBoss
2 20 (11.70%) Tomcat
3 14 (8.19%) FileNet
3 14 (8.19%) IIS
4 11 (6.43%) Confluence
4 11 (6.43%) Mule
5 9 (5.26%) Apache
6 7 (4.09%) LiveCycle
7 5 (2.92%) Jetty
7 5 (2.92%) nginx
7 5 (2.92%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.58%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.26%) MS Office
3 5 (2.92%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.17%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.58%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.58%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.58%) MS Project
6 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.17%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.58%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (2.34%) Google App Engine
1 4 (2.34%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.79%) Firewall
2 18 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 16 (9.36%) DHCP
4 15 (8.77%) DNS
5 14 (8.19%) VLAN
6 13 (7.60%) DMZ
7 12 (7.02%) VPN
8 11 (6.43%) LAN
9 8 (4.68%) HTTP
9 8 (4.68%) SSL
10 7 (4.09%) WAN
11 5 (2.92%) SNMP
11 5 (2.92%) VoIP
12 4 (2.34%) FTP
12 4 (2.34%) IPsec
12 4 (2.34%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.75%) HTTPS
13 3 (1.75%) SSH
13 3 (1.75%) Wireshark
14 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (27.49%) SQL Server
2 28 (16.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (9.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (9.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.92%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.92%) MySQL
6 5 (2.92%) Neo4j
6 5 (2.92%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.75%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.75%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.58%) GIS
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.58%) Power BI
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 43 (25.15%) Visual Studio
2 29 (16.96%) Git (software)
3 26 (15.20%) Selenium
4 23 (13.45%) Eclipse
5 22 (12.87%) Subversion
6 20 (11.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (9.36%) Maven
7 16 (9.36%) SpecFlow
8 14 (8.19%) Jenkins
9 12 (7.02%) Hudson
10 11 (6.43%) JIRA
10 11 (6.43%) Spock
11 10 (5.85%) JUnit
12 8 (4.68%) Rational DOORS
13 6 (3.51%) Ant
13 6 (3.51%) DbUnit
13 6 (3.51%) StarTeam
14 5 (2.92%) Geb
14 5 (2.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 3 (1.75%) IntelliJ
General
1 9 (5.26%) Finance
2 8 (4.68%) Back Office
3 5 (2.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.75%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.17%) Billing
5 2 (1.17%) Military
6 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (40.35%) Developer
2 28 (16.37%) Java Developer
3 26 (15.20%) .NET Developer
4 20 (11.70%) Network Engineer
5 19 (11.11%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 16 (9.36%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 15 (8.77%) Analyst
8 11 (6.43%) SQL Developer
9 10 (5.85%) Support Engineer
10 9 (5.26%) Digital Developer
11 8 (4.68%) Consultant
11 8 (4.68%) Project Manager
12 7 (4.09%) Business Analyst
12 7 (4.09%) Cisco Engineer
12 7 (4.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 6 (3.51%) Software Engineer
14 5 (2.92%) Administrator
14 5 (2.92%) Architect
14 5 (2.92%) C# Developer
14 5 (2.92%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (24.56%) .NET
2 36 (21.05%) REST
3 30 (17.54%) Web Services
4 28 (16.37%) jQuery
5 25 (14.62%) SOAP
6 23 (13.45%) Hibernate
6 23 (13.45%) Spring
7 21 (12.28%) .NET Framework
7 21 (12.28%) HTML
7 21 (12.28%) XML
8 19 (11.11%) J2EE
9 18 (10.53%) WCF
10 17 (9.94%) Entity Framework
11 16 (9.36%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (9.36%) CSS
12 15 (8.77%) Ajax
12 15 (8.77%) Java SE
13 14 (8.19%) AngularJS
14 12 (7.02%) JSF
15 11 (6.43%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.43%) Replication
2 7 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.09%) PKI
3 5 (2.92%) User Experience
4 3 (1.75%) CESG
4 3 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.75%) Cryptography
4 3 (1.75%) DataPower
5 2 (1.17%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (1.17%) CMDB
5 2 (1.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.17%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.17%) PDA
6 1 (0.58%) AS400
6 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.58%) LPAR
6 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.53%) Windows
2 12 (7.02%) Linux
3 4 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.34%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.75%) Unix
4 3 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.58%) AIX
5 1 (0.58%) Android
5 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (29.82%) Scrum
3 32 (18.71%) TDD
4 29 (16.96%) Unit Testing
5 26 (15.20%) SOA
6 22 (12.87%) MVC
7 19 (11.11%) BDD
8 14 (8.19%) Configuration Management
8 14 (8.19%) DevOps
9 12 (7.02%) OO
9 12 (7.02%) Security Hardening
10 11 (6.43%) Network Architecture
10 11 (6.43%) OOA/OOD
10 11 (6.43%) Open Source
10 11 (6.43%) Workflow
11 10 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.26%) Business Analysis
12 9 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (5.26%) ITIL
13 8 (4.68%) UML
Programming Languages
1 43 (25.15%) SQL
2 40 (23.39%) Java
3 39 (22.81%) C#
4 20 (11.70%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.77%) T-SQL
6 14 (8.19%) PL/SQL
7 12 (7.02%) C
8 9 (5.26%) C++
9 3 (1.75%) Perl
9 3 (1.75%) PHP
9 3 (1.75%) Python
9 3 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 171 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 7 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.51%) CCNA
5 4 (2.34%) Degree
6 3 (1.75%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.75%) CCNP
7 2 (1.17%) CISSP
7 2 (1.17%) CLAS
7 2 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.58%) BICSI Certification
8 1 (0.58%) BICSI RCDD
8 1 (0.58%) CCIE
8 1 (0.58%) HNC
8 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.58%) MCP
8 1 (0.58%) MCSE
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.58%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 17 (9.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.09%) SLA
3 6 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (2.92%) QA
5 2 (1.17%) RMADS
6 1 (0.58%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.34%) Xen
3 2 (1.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.34%) Puppet
2 3 (1.75%) Ansible
2 3 (1.75%) yum
3 1 (0.58%) Netcool
3 1 (0.58%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.58%) nmon
3 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 29 (16.96%) Cisco
3 19 (11.11%) F5
4 13 (7.60%) Blue Coat
5 11 (6.43%) Oracle
6 9 (5.26%) VMware
7 7 (4.09%) Adobe
7 7 (4.09%) CheckPoint
7 7 (4.09%) Juniper
8 6 (3.51%) Coverity
8 6 (3.51%) HP
8 6 (3.51%) ILOG
8 6 (3.51%) Kofax
8 6 (3.51%) Splunk
9 5 (2.92%) BMC
9 5 (2.92%) Remedy
9 5 (2.92%) Twitter
10 4 (2.34%) Google
10 4 (2.34%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.75%) IBM
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