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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 5 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 149 87 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.53% 12.61% 17.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.19% 55.41% 54.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 60 65
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £475 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £46.00 £38.51 £14.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +168.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.66 £27.70 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.60 £49.32 £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +101.31%
SC Cleared
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
270 157 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.58% 22.75% 31.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 116 131
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 10
Median hourly rate £57.50 £25.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.00% +54.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £22.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £52.03 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +10 96 £425 +6.25% 6
West Wales +4 42 £488 -2.50% 5
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 257 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 93 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (24.51%) Windows
4 57 (22.18%) Java
5 52 (20.23%) Scrum
6 51 (19.84%) Software Engineering
7 49 (19.07%) Cisco
8 45 (17.51%) Linux
9 43 (16.73%) SQL
10 39 (15.18%) UML
10 39 (15.18%) Firewall
11 38 (14.79%) Amazon AWS
12 37 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (14.40%) C
13 34 (13.23%) REST
14 33 (12.84%) Jenkins
14 33 (12.84%) JavaScript
15 31 (12.06%) Ansible
16 30 (11.67%) OO
17 29 (11.28%) HTML
17 29 (11.28%) CSS
17 29 (11.28%) Configuration Management
17 29 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
18 27 (10.51%) C++
18 27 (10.51%) OOA/OOD
18 27 (10.51%) LAN
18 27 (10.51%) TCP/IP
18 27 (10.51%) Finance
19 26 (10.12%) Intel Security
19 26 (10.12%) CCNP

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 20 (7.78%) WebLogic
2 6 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.56%) Confluence
3 4 (1.56%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.17%) Apache
5 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.39%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (1.56%) MS Office
1 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (7.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.78%) assyst
3 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 38 (14.79%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.33%) PaaS
3 5 (1.95%) SaaS
4 4 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.39%) GitHub
5 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.18%) Firewall
2 27 (10.51%) LAN
2 27 (10.51%) TCP/IP
3 25 (9.73%) SNMP
4 24 (9.34%) VoIP
5 14 (5.45%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (4.28%) WAN
7 6 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.95%) Ethernet
8 5 (1.95%) Network Security
9 4 (1.56%) Broadband
9 4 (1.56%) Cisco IPT
9 4 (1.56%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (1.56%) Internet
9 4 (1.56%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.56%) SAN
9 4 (1.56%) TACACS
10 3 (1.17%) DNS
10 3 (1.17%) VLAN
10 3 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.73%) Relational Database
2 5 (1.95%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.56%) Event Store
4 3 (1.17%) Data Lake
4 3 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.78%) MySQL
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.39%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.39%) Spark SQL
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (12.84%) Jenkins
2 23 (8.95%) Eclipse
3 21 (8.17%) Rational DOORS
4 18 (7.00%) Cucumber
4 18 (7.00%) JUnit
4 18 (7.00%) Selenium
5 17 (6.61%) JBehave
5 17 (6.61%) StarTeam
6 16 (6.23%) Visual Studio
7 14 (5.45%) JIRA
8 9 (3.50%) Git (software)
9 8 (3.11%) JIRA Agile
10 6 (2.33%) GCC
11 3 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.78%) ERwin
12 2 (0.78%) Grunt
12 2 (0.78%) gulp
12 2 (0.78%) Rational Rhapsody
13 1 (0.39%) MyEclipse
13 1 (0.39%) Subversion
General
1 27 (10.51%) Finance
2 22 (8.56%) Telecoms
3 19 (7.39%) Marketing
4 18 (7.00%) Electronics
4 18 (7.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.17%) Legal
6 2 (0.78%) Military
6 2 (0.78%) Publishing
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (26.07%) Developer
2 42 (16.34%) Network Engineer
3 37 (14.40%) Java Developer
4 35 (13.62%) Software Engineer
5 30 (11.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 26 (10.12%) Architect
7 21 (8.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 20 (7.78%) Cloud Developer
9 19 (7.39%) Cisco Engineer
9 19 (7.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 17 (6.61%) Applications Developer
10 17 (6.61%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
10 17 (6.61%) Scrum Master
11 15 (5.84%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 14 (5.45%) Consultant
13 13 (5.06%) Agile Scrum Master
14 12 (4.67%) Agile Coach
15 11 (4.28%) C Software Engineer
15 11 (4.28%) Technical Architect
16 10 (3.89%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.23%) REST
2 29 (11.28%) CSS
2 29 (11.28%) HTML
3 22 (8.56%) Web Services
4 19 (7.39%) JSON
4 19 (7.39%) XML
5 16 (6.23%) Dropwizard
6 8 (3.11%) Velocity
7 7 (2.72%) RESTful
8 4 (1.56%) Ajax
8 4 (1.56%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.56%) jQuery
9 3 (1.17%) ELK Stack
9 3 (1.17%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.17%) HTML5
9 3 (1.17%) MCollective
9 3 (1.17%) Spring
9 3 (1.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (0.78%) JSP
10 2 (0.78%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.33%) Virtual Team
3 5 (1.95%) Algorithms
4 4 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.17%) CESG
5 3 (1.17%) Clustering
5 3 (1.17%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (1.17%) User Experience
5 3 (1.17%) VHDL
6 2 (0.78%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Exalogic
6 2 (0.78%) PKI
6 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.78%) W3C
7 1 (0.39%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.39%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 63 (24.51%) Windows
2 45 (17.51%) Linux
3 22 (8.56%) Unix
4 14 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.89%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.11%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.56%) AIX
8 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.78%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.39%) CentOS
10 1 (0.39%) Debian
10 1 (0.39%) HPUX
10 1 (0.39%) Solaris
10 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (36.19%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (20.23%) Scrum
3 51 (19.84%) Software Engineering
4 39 (15.18%) UML
5 37 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (11.67%) OO
7 29 (11.28%) Configuration Management
8 27 (10.51%) OOA/OOD
9 25 (9.73%) Requirements Management
9 25 (9.73%) Software Delivery
10 23 (8.95%) Domain-Driven Design
10 23 (8.95%) Open Source
11 19 (7.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (7.39%) Mentoring
12 18 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (7.00%) Digital Marketing
12 18 (7.00%) Programme Management
13 17 (6.61%) TDD
14 16 (6.23%) ITIL
15 15 (5.84%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (22.18%) Java
2 43 (16.73%) SQL
3 37 (14.40%) C
4 33 (12.84%) JavaScript
5 27 (10.51%) C++
6 21 (8.17%) C#
7 9 (3.50%) Embedded C++
8 8 (3.11%) Embedded C
9 6 (2.33%) Python
10 3 (1.17%) Scala
11 2 (0.78%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.39%) ABAP
12 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 257 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (10.12%) CCNP
2 26 (10.12%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (5.06%) CISSP
4 9 (3.50%) CCNA
5 8 (3.11%) CEH
6 5 (1.95%) APMP
6 5 (1.95%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (1.95%) CREST Certified
6 5 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.17%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.78%) CCENT
8 2 (0.78%) HNC
8 2 (0.78%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.78%) MCITP
8 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.39%) CCA
9 1 (0.39%) Degree
9 1 (0.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (6.23%) QA
3 5 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.56%) RMADS
5 2 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.78%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.78%) Docker
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.78%) ProxySG
3 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.78%) vSphere
4 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.39%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (12.06%) Ansible
2 8 (3.11%) Puppet
2 8 (3.11%) Zenoss
3 5 (1.95%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.56%) SCCM
4 4 (1.56%) Terraform
4 4 (1.56%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.17%) Nessus
5 3 (1.17%) Packer
5 3 (1.17%) Rundeck
5 3 (1.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.39%) Netcool
7 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.39%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.39%) SCOM
7 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (19.07%) Cisco
2 26 (10.12%) Intel Security
3 21 (8.17%) SAP
4 20 (7.78%) Fortinet
5 17 (6.61%) CheckPoint
6 16 (6.23%) Coverity
6 16 (6.23%) Microsoft
7 15 (5.84%) Red Hat
8 11 (4.28%) ServiceNow
8 11 (4.28%) VMware
9 9 (3.50%) F5
10 8 (3.11%) Juniper
11 7 (2.72%) Blue Coat
11 7 (2.72%) Cloudera
12 6 (2.33%) IBM
12 6 (2.33%) Oracle
13 4 (1.56%) CA
13 4 (1.56%) Citrix
13 4 (1.56%) Google
13 4 (1.56%) Riverbed
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