The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 7 2 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 100 166 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 15.36% 23.75% 12.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.18% 70.94% 42.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 74 27
Average daily rate £375 £450 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £309 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £525 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 10
Average hourly rate £48.50 £18.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.40% +24.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+51.78% +55.55%
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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
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%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Wales region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Wales region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Wales region over the 3 months to 11 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 -2 87 £400 -11.11% 16
North Wales - 2 £236 -
West Wales -7 1 £350 +2.18%
Mid Wales - 1 £450 -
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 171 (74.03%) SC Cleared
2 80 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (29.87%) Scrum
4 65 (28.14%) SQL
5 63 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 57 (24.68%) Java
7 56 (24.24%) .NET
8 54 (23.38%) C#
9 46 (19.91%) Visual Studio
10 44 (19.05%) TDD
11 43 (18.61%) Unit Testing
12 42 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 41 (17.75%) jQuery
14 40 (17.32%) REST
15 37 (16.02%) Selenium
16 34 (14.72%) Web Services
17 33 (14.29%) XML
17 33 (14.29%) HTML
17 33 (14.29%) Cisco
17 33 (14.29%) Git (software)
18 32 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
18 32 (13.85%) JavaScript
19 30 (12.99%) SOA
19 30 (12.99%) Firewall
19 30 (12.99%) MVC
20 29 (12.55%) Hibernate
20 29 (12.55%) OO
20 29 (12.55%) Eclipse
20 29 (12.55%) .NET Framework
20 29 (12.55%) Spring

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (12.12%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (10.39%) JBoss
3 23 (9.96%) Tomcat
4 16 (6.93%) IIS
5 14 (6.06%) FileNet
6 12 (5.19%) Apache
6 12 (5.19%) Confluence
7 11 (4.76%) Mule
8 7 (3.03%) LiveCycle
9 6 (2.60%) Jetty
9 6 (2.60%) nginx
10 5 (2.16%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.73%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.87%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.87%) Liferay
13 1 (0.43%) Node.js
13 1 (0.43%) SAS
13 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.33%) MS Office
3 8 (3.46%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.73%) MS Project
5 3 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.87%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.43%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.43%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.16%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.73%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (12.99%) Firewall
2 18 (7.79%) TCP/IP
3 17 (7.36%) DHCP
4 16 (6.93%) DNS
5 15 (6.49%) DMZ
5 15 (6.49%) VLAN
6 14 (6.06%) VPN
7 11 (4.76%) LAN
8 8 (3.46%) HTTP
8 8 (3.46%) SSL
9 7 (3.03%) WAN
10 5 (2.16%) NetScaler
10 5 (2.16%) SNMP
10 5 (2.16%) VoIP
11 4 (1.73%) FTP
11 4 (1.73%) IPsec
11 4 (1.73%) LDAP
12 3 (1.30%) HTTPS
12 3 (1.30%) SSH
12 3 (1.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 32 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (8.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (7.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (7.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (5.19%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.19%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.46%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.03%) Redis
8 6 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (2.60%) MySQL
8 6 (2.60%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.16%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.30%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.30%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 46 (19.91%) Visual Studio
2 37 (16.02%) Selenium
3 33 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 29 (12.55%) Eclipse
5 26 (11.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (10.39%) Subversion
7 22 (9.52%) Maven
8 17 (7.36%) SpecFlow
9 15 (6.49%) Jenkins
10 13 (5.63%) Hudson
11 12 (5.19%) Ant
11 12 (5.19%) JIRA
12 11 (4.76%) Spock
13 10 (4.33%) JUnit
14 8 (3.46%) Cucumber
14 8 (3.46%) Rational DOORS
15 6 (2.60%) DbUnit
15 6 (2.60%) StarTeam
16 5 (2.16%) Geb
16 5 (2.16%) IntelliJ
General
1 17 (7.36%) Back Office
2 16 (6.93%) Finance
3 11 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.46%) Legal
5 3 (1.30%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.30%) Billing
6 2 (0.87%) Military
7 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 100 (43.29%) Developer
2 36 (15.58%) Java Developer
3 35 (15.15%) .NET Developer
4 22 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 21 (9.09%) Analyst
6 19 (8.23%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 17 (7.36%) SQL Developer
8 16 (6.93%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 15 (6.49%) Project Manager
10 11 (4.76%) Support Engineer
11 10 (4.33%) Business Analyst
12 9 (3.90%) Digital Developer
12 9 (3.90%) Software Engineer
13 8 (3.46%) C# Developer
13 8 (3.46%) Cisco Engineer
13 8 (3.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 8 (3.46%) Consultant
14 7 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
14 7 (3.03%) SQL Server Developer
15 6 (2.60%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (24.24%) .NET
2 41 (17.75%) jQuery
3 40 (17.32%) REST
4 34 (14.72%) Web Services
5 33 (14.29%) HTML
5 33 (14.29%) XML
6 29 (12.55%) .NET Framework
6 29 (12.55%) Hibernate
6 29 (12.55%) Spring
7 28 (12.12%) SOAP
8 26 (11.26%) CSS
9 25 (10.82%) Ajax
9 25 (10.82%) J2EE
10 23 (9.96%) Entity Framework
11 20 (8.66%) WCF
12 18 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (7.36%) JSF
14 16 (6.93%) Java SE
15 14 (6.06%) AngularJS
16 12 (5.19%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.76%) Replication
2 7 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.03%) NHS
2 7 (3.03%) PKI
3 5 (2.16%) User Experience
4 3 (1.30%) CESG
4 3 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.30%) Cryptography
4 3 (1.30%) DataPower
4 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.87%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.87%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (0.87%) CMDB
5 2 (0.87%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.87%) PDA
6 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.52%) Windows
2 14 (6.06%) Linux
2 14 (6.06%) Unix
3 5 (2.16%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.73%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.87%) Solaris
6 1 (0.43%) AIX
6 1 (0.43%) Android
6 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.43%) CentOS
6 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (29.87%) Scrum
3 44 (19.05%) TDD
4 43 (18.61%) Unit Testing
5 30 (12.99%) MVC
5 30 (12.99%) SOA
6 29 (12.55%) OO
7 23 (9.96%) BDD
8 20 (8.66%) Software Engineering
9 17 (7.36%) DevOps
9 17 (7.36%) OOA/OOD
10 16 (6.93%) Configuration Management
10 16 (6.93%) UML
11 13 (5.63%) Business Analysis
11 13 (5.63%) Project Management
11 13 (5.63%) Security Hardening
12 12 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (5.19%) Workflow
13 11 (4.76%) Open Source
13 11 (4.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 65 (28.14%) SQL
2 57 (24.68%) Java
3 54 (23.38%) C#
4 32 (13.85%) JavaScript
5 19 (8.23%) T-SQL
6 17 (7.36%) PL/SQL
7 14 (6.06%) Perl
8 12 (5.19%) C
9 11 (4.76%) C++
10 7 (3.03%) Go
10 7 (3.03%) Scala
11 4 (1.73%) PHP
11 4 (1.73%) Python
12 3 (1.30%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.87%) ANSI SQL
14 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.43%) Ruby
14 1 (0.43%) VC++
14 1 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 171 (74.03%) SC Cleared
2 12 (5.19%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.90%) CCNA
4 9 (3.90%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.16%) Degree
6 4 (1.73%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.30%) CCNP
7 3 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.87%) CISSP
8 2 (0.87%) CLAS
8 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.87%) MAPM
8 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.43%) BICSI Certification
9 1 (0.43%) BICSI RCDD
9 1 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.43%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.43%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 18 (7.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 18 (7.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.03%) SLA
4 6 (2.60%) QA
5 4 (1.73%) P3O
6 3 (1.30%) HL7
7 2 (0.87%) RMADS
8 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.43%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.73%) Xen
4 3 (1.30%) Docker
4 3 (1.30%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.43%) vCloud
5 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.16%) Puppet
2 3 (1.30%) Ansible
2 3 (1.30%) yum
3 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.43%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.43%) Netcool
4 1 (0.43%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.43%) nmon
4 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 33 (14.29%) Cisco
3 20 (8.66%) F5
4 18 (7.79%) Oracle
5 14 (6.06%) Blue Coat
6 10 (4.33%) Juniper
6 10 (4.33%) VMware
7 8 (3.46%) CheckPoint
7 8 (3.46%) IBM
8 7 (3.03%) Adobe
8 7 (3.03%) HP
8 7 (3.03%) Remedy
9 6 (2.60%) Coverity
9 6 (2.60%) ILOG
9 6 (2.60%) Kofax
9 6 (2.60%) Splunk
10 5 (2.16%) BMC
10 5 (2.16%) Google
10 5 (2.16%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.16%) Twitter
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