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 28 August 2015 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 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 4 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 173 142 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.18% 20.46% 13.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 63.60% 58.92% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 91 40
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£425 £400 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £15.00 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+44.09% +10.00%
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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
272 241 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.16% 34.73% 28.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 165 85
Average daily rate £375 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £259 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 12
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £15.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +44.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.75 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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

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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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

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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 28 August 2015. 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 0 103 £415 +1.21% 13
West Wales +1 53 £440 -8.33%
Mid Wales 0 12 £340 -9.33%
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 308 (82.57%) SC Cleared
2 144 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (31.37%) Scrum
4 99 (26.54%) SQL Server
5 86 (23.06%) SQL
6 83 (22.25%) .NET
7 82 (21.98%) Java
8 61 (16.35%) Microsoft
9 56 (15.01%) C#
10 54 (14.48%) TDD
11 52 (13.94%) Jenkins
12 50 (13.40%) Windows
13 47 (12.60%) XML
14 44 (11.80%) Web Services
15 43 (11.53%) Team Foundation Server
15 43 (11.53%) SOAP
16 40 (10.72%) BDD
17 38 (10.19%) .NET Framework
18 37 (9.92%) Spring
18 37 (9.92%) HTML
18 37 (9.92%) Hibernate
19 35 (9.38%) Selenium
20 34 (9.12%) JIRA
20 34 (9.12%) Use Case
20 34 (9.12%) Visual Studio
21 33 (8.85%) ITIL
21 33 (8.85%) Test Scripting
21 33 (8.85%) DevOps
22 32 (8.58%) Unit Testing
22 32 (8.58%) PL/SQL

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 22 (5.90%) Confluence
2 20 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.83%) IIS
3 18 (4.83%) JBoss
4 14 (3.75%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.95%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.68%) ArcGIS
6 10 (2.68%) ArcSDE
7 9 (2.41%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.14%) Apache
9 6 (1.61%) nginx
9 6 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.34%) LiveCycle
10 5 (1.34%) MS Exchange
11 4 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.80%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.80%) FileNet
12 3 (0.80%) Jetty
12 3 (0.80%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.75%) MS Office
3 6 (1.61%) MS Project
4 4 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.34%) HFM
3 3 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.80%) Office 365
2 3 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.54%) IaaS
3 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.54%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.02%) Firewall
2 14 (3.75%) WAN
3 11 (2.95%) LAN
4 7 (1.88%) HTTP
4 7 (1.88%) DNS
5 6 (1.61%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.07%) SAN
6 4 (1.07%) DHCP
6 4 (1.07%) MPLS
7 3 (0.80%) IPsec
7 3 (0.80%) SSH
7 3 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (0.80%) SNMP
7 3 (0.80%) PuTTY
7 3 (0.80%) LDAP
7 3 (0.80%) Internet
7 3 (0.80%) SSL
8 2 (0.54%) VPN
8 2 (0.54%) RIP
8 2 (0.54%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (26.54%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (7.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (6.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (4.29%) MongoDB
6 13 (3.49%) MySQL
7 12 (3.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (3.22%) PerformancePoint
7 12 (3.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 12 (3.22%) OLAP
7 12 (3.22%) NoSQL
7 12 (3.22%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 10 (2.68%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.34%) MS Access
11 5 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.07%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.07%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 52 (13.94%) Jenkins
2 43 (11.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (9.38%) Selenium
4 34 (9.12%) JIRA
4 34 (9.12%) Visual Studio
5 30 (8.04%) Subversion
6 27 (7.24%) Maven
7 24 (6.43%) Hudson
8 16 (4.29%) Eclipse
9 15 (4.02%) JMeter
9 15 (4.02%) MSBuild
9 15 (4.02%) Artifactory
10 13 (3.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 12 (3.22%) Axure RP
11 12 (3.22%) SpecFlow
11 12 (3.22%) Git (software)
12 11 (2.95%) Spock
12 11 (2.95%) Geb
12 11 (2.95%) Cucumber
13 9 (2.41%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (8.04%) Finance
2 12 (3.22%) Back Office
3 11 (2.95%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.80%) Aerospace
4 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.54%) Billing
6 1 (0.27%) Marketing
6 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 120 (32.17%) Developer
2 60 (16.09%) Analyst
3 44 (11.80%) Java Developer
4 34 (9.12%) Business Analyst
5 32 (8.58%) .NET Developer
6 29 (7.77%) Tester
7 20 (5.36%) SQL Developer
8 17 (4.56%) Architect
9 15 (4.02%) Project Manager
9 15 (4.02%) Network Engineer
10 14 (3.75%) Test Analyst
11 11 (2.95%) Senior Developer
11 11 (2.95%) Administrator
12 10 (2.68%) DBA
12 10 (2.68%) GIS Developer
13 9 (2.41%) Consultant
14 8 (2.14%) Support Engineer
15 7 (1.88%) Data Modeller
15 7 (1.88%) Security Architect
15 7 (1.88%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (22.25%) .NET
2 47 (12.60%) XML
3 44 (11.80%) Web Services
4 43 (11.53%) SOAP
5 38 (10.19%) .NET Framework
6 37 (9.92%) Hibernate
6 37 (9.92%) Spring
6 37 (9.92%) HTML
7 31 (8.31%) CSS
8 28 (7.51%) REST
9 23 (6.17%) J2EE
10 21 (5.63%) ASP.NET
11 19 (5.09%) JSF
11 19 (5.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (4.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (4.02%) XSLT
14 14 (3.75%) jQuery
14 14 (3.75%) Entity Framework
15 13 (3.49%) HTML5
15 13 (3.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.90%) GIS
1 22 (5.90%) User Experience
2 14 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.75%) NHS
3 12 (3.22%) Mainframe
4 11 (2.95%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.14%) Replication
6 7 (1.88%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.88%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.88%) RMADS
7 2 (0.54%) PACS
7 2 (0.54%) e-Health
7 2 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.54%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.54%) DataPower
7 2 (0.54%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.27%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.27%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 50 (13.40%) Windows
2 21 (5.63%) Linux
3 15 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (3.22%) UNIX
5 10 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.80%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.80%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.80%) AIX
6 3 (0.80%) HPUX
7 2 (0.54%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.27%) Fedora
8 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (38.61%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (31.37%) Scrum
3 54 (14.48%) TDD
4 40 (10.72%) BDD
5 34 (9.12%) Use Case
6 33 (8.85%) ITIL
6 33 (8.85%) Test Scripting
6 33 (8.85%) DevOps
7 32 (8.58%) Unit Testing
8 30 (8.04%) User Stories
9 29 (7.77%) MVC
10 27 (7.24%) Configuration Management
10 27 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (5.90%) Open Source
11 22 (5.90%) SOA
12 19 (5.09%) Data Modelling
13 18 (4.83%) OOA/OOD
13 18 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (4.83%) Business Analysis
14 17 (4.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 86 (23.06%) SQL
2 82 (21.98%) Java
3 56 (15.01%) C#
4 32 (8.58%) PL/SQL
5 20 (5.36%) PowerShell
6 12 (3.22%) Jython
7 11 (2.95%) T-SQL
8 10 (2.68%) C
8 10 (2.68%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.41%) Python
10 8 (2.14%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.61%) C++
11 6 (1.61%) Scala
12 5 (1.34%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.07%) Perl
14 3 (0.80%) Delphi
14 3 (0.80%) Ruby
15 2 (0.54%) PHP
15 2 (0.54%) VBA
16 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 308 (82.57%) SC Cleared
2 28 (7.51%) DV Cleared
3 22 (5.90%) ISEB
4 16 (4.29%) CTC Cleared
5 14 (3.75%) Degree
5 14 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (2.41%) CCNP
7 8 (2.14%) CCNA
7 8 (2.14%) MCITP
7 8 (2.14%) ISTQB
7 8 (2.14%) MCDBA
8 7 (1.88%) CISSP
9 5 (1.34%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.54%) CIMA
11 2 (0.54%) CCAB
12 1 (0.27%) GCIA
12 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.27%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.41%) SLA
3 6 (1.61%) QA
3 6 (1.61%) HL7
4 3 (0.80%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.54%) DICOM
6 1 (0.27%) P3O
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.80%) vSphere
4 3 (0.80%) PowerHA
5 2 (0.54%) vCloud
5 2 (0.54%) Docker
5 2 (0.54%) Xen
6 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.27%) Firmware
6 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (2.95%) Puppet
2 7 (1.88%) SCCM
3 6 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.80%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.54%) Ansible
6 2 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.27%) Salt
7 1 (0.27%) SCOM
7 1 (0.27%) Nagios
7 1 (0.27%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.27%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.27%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 61 (16.35%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.77%) Oracle
3 26 (6.97%) Cisco
4 21 (5.63%) ESRI
5 15 (4.02%) HP
6 14 (3.75%) IBM
7 12 (3.22%) CheckPoint
8 11 (2.95%) Twitter
9 10 (2.68%) VMware
9 10 (2.68%) BMC
10 8 (2.14%) Nortel
10 8 (2.14%) Remedy
10 8 (2.14%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.88%) Citrix
12 6 (1.61%) CA
12 6 (1.61%) McAfee
12 6 (1.61%) Blue Coat
13 5 (1.34%) Avaya
13 5 (1.34%) Adobe
13 5 (1.34%) F5
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