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 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 Clearance
Rank 4 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 189 107 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.51% 15.51% 20.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 70.00% 68.15% 66.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 74 83
Median daily rate £450 £379 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.73% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £460 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Median hourly rate £33.25 £38.51 £14.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% +168.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.14 £27.70 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £49.32 £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £30.90 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.55% +62.63%
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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
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%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security 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 +7 123 £425 +11.84% 9
West Wales +4 50 £475 -5.00% 5
North Wales -5 1 - -
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 257 (80.82%) SC Cleared
2 120 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (25.16%) Java
4 71 (22.33%) Windows
5 60 (18.87%) Scrum
6 59 (18.55%) Software Engineering
7 52 (16.35%) Linux
8 51 (16.04%) Cisco
9 50 (15.72%) SQL
10 47 (14.78%) Continuous Integration
10 47 (14.78%) Amazon AWS
11 41 (12.89%) Firewall
11 41 (12.89%) REST
11 41 (12.89%) Jenkins
12 39 (12.26%) UML
12 39 (12.26%) Configuration Management
13 38 (11.95%) C
13 38 (11.95%) Ansible
14 37 (11.64%) JavaScript
15 33 (10.38%) OO
15 33 (10.38%) Open Source
15 33 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
16 32 (10.06%) Relational Database
16 32 (10.06%) HTML
16 32 (10.06%) CSS
17 31 (9.75%) Unix
18 30 (9.43%) Web Services
19 29 (9.12%) Software Delivery
19 29 (9.12%) LAN
19 29 (9.12%) Finance

Security 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 21 (6.60%) WebLogic
2 6 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.57%) Apache
3 5 (1.57%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.57%) SAS
4 4 (1.26%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.26%) Confluence
4 4 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.31%) JBoss
7 1 (0.31%) Liferay
7 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (5.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.63%) assyst
3 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 47 (14.78%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.52%) PaaS
3 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.57%) SaaS
4 4 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.31%) GitHub
5 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 41 (12.89%) Firewall
2 29 (9.12%) LAN
3 28 (8.81%) TCP/IP
4 25 (7.86%) SNMP
5 24 (7.55%) VoIP
6 14 (4.40%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (4.09%) WAN
8 8 (2.52%) Network Security
9 6 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (1.89%) Internet
10 5 (1.57%) Ethernet
10 5 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.26%) Broadband
11 4 (1.26%) Cisco IPT
11 4 (1.26%) Cisco ISE
11 4 (1.26%) DHCP
11 4 (1.26%) DNS
11 4 (1.26%) NetScaler
11 4 (1.26%) SAN
11 4 (1.26%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.06%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.20%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.57%) Base SAS
3 5 (1.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (1.26%) Event Store
4 4 (1.26%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.94%) Big Data
5 3 (0.94%) Data Lake
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.63%) HBase
6 2 (0.63%) MySQL
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.31%) DB2
7 1 (0.31%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 41 (12.89%) Jenkins
2 24 (7.55%) Cucumber
3 23 (7.23%) Eclipse
3 23 (7.23%) Selenium
4 21 (6.60%) Rational DOORS
5 20 (6.29%) JUnit
6 18 (5.66%) JBehave
7 17 (5.35%) StarTeam
8 16 (5.03%) Visual Studio
9 14 (4.40%) JIRA
10 10 (3.14%) Git (software)
11 8 (2.52%) JIRA Agile
12 6 (1.89%) GCC
13 3 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (0.63%) ERwin
14 2 (0.63%) Grunt
14 2 (0.63%) gulp
14 2 (0.63%) Rational Rhapsody
14 2 (0.63%) SpecFlow
15 1 (0.31%) Subversion
General
1 29 (9.12%) Finance
2 26 (8.18%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.97%) Marketing
4 18 (5.66%) Electronics
4 18 (5.66%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.89%) Publishing
6 3 (0.94%) Legal
6 3 (0.94%) Military
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 94 (29.56%) Developer
2 48 (15.09%) Java Developer
3 44 (13.84%) Network Engineer
4 36 (11.32%) Software Engineer
5 31 (9.75%) Architect
6 30 (9.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 22 (6.92%) Cloud Developer
8 21 (6.60%) Senior Software Engineer
9 19 (5.97%) Applications Developer
9 19 (5.97%) Cisco Engineer
9 19 (5.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 17 (5.35%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
10 17 (5.35%) Scrum Master
11 16 (5.03%) Analyst
11 16 (5.03%) Consultant
12 15 (4.72%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 13 (4.09%) Agile Scrum Master
13 13 (4.09%) AWS Developer
14 12 (3.77%) Agile Coach
14 12 (3.77%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (12.89%) REST
2 32 (10.06%) CSS
2 32 (10.06%) HTML
3 30 (9.43%) Web Services
4 27 (8.49%) JSON
5 21 (6.60%) XML
6 18 (5.66%) Dropwizard
7 10 (3.14%) RESTful
8 8 (2.52%) Velocity
9 6 (1.89%) Spring
10 5 (1.57%) Kafka
11 4 (1.26%) Ajax
11 4 (1.26%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.26%) Hibernate
11 4 (1.26%) jQuery
12 3 (0.94%) HTML5
12 3 (0.94%) MCollective
12 3 (0.94%) SAP BSP
12 3 (0.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (0.94%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.52%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.89%) Algorithms
3 6 (1.89%) Virtual Team
4 5 (1.57%) Cryptography
4 5 (1.57%) User Experience
5 4 (1.26%) Clustering
5 4 (1.26%) NHS
5 4 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (0.94%) CESG
6 3 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (0.94%) VHDL
7 2 (0.63%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.63%) Informatics
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Exalogic
7 2 (0.63%) PKI
7 2 (0.63%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.63%) W3C
8 1 (0.31%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 71 (22.33%) Windows
2 52 (16.35%) Linux
3 31 (9.75%) Unix
4 14 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.46%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.52%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.26%) AIX
7 4 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.31%) CentOS
9 1 (0.31%) Debian
9 1 (0.31%) HPUX
9 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.31%) Solaris
9 1 (0.31%) SUSE
9 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (18.87%) Scrum
3 59 (18.55%) Software Engineering
4 47 (14.78%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (12.26%) Configuration Management
5 39 (12.26%) UML
6 33 (10.38%) OO
6 33 (10.38%) Open Source
7 29 (9.12%) Domain-Driven Design
7 29 (9.12%) Software Delivery
8 27 (8.49%) OOA/OOD
9 25 (7.86%) Requirements Management
10 24 (7.55%) TDD
11 22 (6.92%) Automated Testing
12 21 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (6.60%) Mentoring
13 20 (6.29%) ITIL
14 19 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (5.97%) Programme Management
15 18 (5.66%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 80 (25.16%) Java
2 50 (15.72%) SQL
3 38 (11.95%) C
4 37 (11.64%) JavaScript
5 27 (8.49%) C++
6 21 (6.60%) C#
7 10 (3.14%) Python
8 9 (2.83%) Embedded C++
9 8 (2.52%) Embedded C
10 4 (1.26%) ABAP
10 4 (1.26%) Go
10 4 (1.26%) Scala
11 2 (0.63%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.31%) PHP
12 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 257 (80.82%) SC Cleared
2 26 (8.18%) CCNP
2 26 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (4.72%) CISSP
4 9 (2.83%) CCNA
4 9 (2.83%) CEH
5 7 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (2.20%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (1.89%) CREST Certified
7 5 (1.57%) APMP
7 5 (1.57%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.63%) CCENT
9 2 (0.63%) Degree
9 2 (0.63%) HNC
9 2 (0.63%) ISEB
9 2 (0.63%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.63%) MCITP
9 2 (0.63%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.29%) QA
2 19 (5.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.57%) RMADS
5 2 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.94%) Docker
3 3 (0.94%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.63%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.63%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.63%) vSphere
5 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.31%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.31%) XenApp
5 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (11.95%) Ansible
2 9 (2.83%) Puppet
3 8 (2.52%) Zenoss
4 6 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.57%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (1.26%) SCCM
6 4 (1.26%) Terraform
6 4 (1.26%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.94%) Nessus
7 3 (0.94%) Packer
7 3 (0.94%) Rundeck
7 3 (0.94%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (0.63%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.63%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.31%) SCOM
9 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 51 (16.04%) Cisco
2 27 (8.49%) Intel Security
3 25 (7.86%) SAP
4 20 (6.29%) Fortinet
4 20 (6.29%) Microsoft
5 17 (5.35%) CheckPoint
6 16 (5.03%) Coverity
7 15 (4.72%) Red Hat
7 15 (4.72%) ServiceNow
8 13 (4.09%) VMware
9 10 (3.14%) Cloudera
10 9 (2.83%) F5
11 8 (2.52%) Juniper
12 7 (2.20%) Blue Coat
12 7 (2.20%) Oracle
13 6 (1.89%) IBM
14 5 (1.57%) Citrix
15 4 (1.26%) CA
15 4 (1.26%) Google
15 4 (1.26%) Riverbed
Swansea, West Glamorgan
X4 Group
Rate: £320 - 400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: D.O.E
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
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E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £32 to £35 per hour depending on experience
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