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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 5 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 107 203 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.67% 26.30% 19.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 67.72% 67.67% 65.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 123 96
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £497 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Median hourly rate £42.90 £14.58 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+194.20% -9.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £12.65 £13.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.75 £29.00 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.52 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +39.87%
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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
158 300 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.04% 38.86% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 183 140
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £518 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 7
Median hourly rate £43.50 £14.25 £18.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+205.26% -22.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £8.65 £12.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £30.45 £24.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -2 87 £380 -0.97% 7
West Wales -2 7 £550 +26.43%
Mid Wales 0 3 £383 -
North Wales -4 1 £425 -
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 170 (75.89%) SC Cleared
2 81 (36.16%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (28.57%) Java
4 48 (21.43%) SQL
5 46 (20.54%) Windows
6 41 (18.30%) SQL Server
6 41 (18.30%) Selenium
7 40 (17.86%) .NET
8 39 (17.41%) JavaScript
9 38 (16.96%) Visual Studio
10 37 (16.52%) TDD
11 34 (15.18%) HTML
11 34 (15.18%) Scrum
12 33 (14.73%) Microsoft
13 32 (14.29%) jQuery
14 31 (13.84%) XML
15 30 (13.39%) OO
15 30 (13.39%) Software Engineering
16 27 (12.05%) C#
17 24 (10.71%) Perl
17 24 (10.71%) Eclipse
17 24 (10.71%) Cucumber
18 23 (10.27%) TCP/IP
19 22 (9.82%) Disclosure Scotland
20 20 (8.93%) C++
20 20 (8.93%) C
20 20 (8.93%) SAP
20 20 (8.93%) UML
20 20 (8.93%) Unix
21 19 (8.48%) DV Cleared

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 14 (6.25%) JBoss
2 12 (5.36%) FileNet
3 10 (4.46%) Apache
3 10 (4.46%) Confluence
3 10 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (4.46%) LiveCycle
4 8 (3.57%) IIS
4 8 (3.57%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.13%) GeoServer
5 7 (3.13%) IBM Notes
6 5 (2.23%) MQSeries
6 5 (2.23%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.23%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.79%) IBM Domino
7 4 (1.79%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.34%) Moodle
9 2 (0.89%) Mule
9 2 (0.89%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.46%) MS Office
3 8 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.13%) Gliffy
5 6 (2.68%) OrCAD
6 4 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (1.34%) MS Project
8 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.45%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.68%) Office 365
2 4 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.45%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.45%) PaaS
3 1 (0.45%) Route 53
3 1 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.27%) TCP/IP
2 18 (8.04%) Firewall
3 13 (5.80%) SNMP
3 13 (5.80%) VoIP
4 7 (3.13%) DHCP
4 7 (3.13%) DNS
5 4 (1.79%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.79%) LDAP
5 4 (1.79%) SMTP
5 4 (1.79%) SSH
5 4 (1.79%) SSL
5 4 (1.79%) Wireless
5 4 (1.79%) Wireshark
6 3 (1.34%) HTTP
6 3 (1.34%) Internet
6 3 (1.34%) VLAN
6 3 (1.34%) VPN
6 3 (1.34%) Wireless Security
7 2 (0.89%) DMZ
7 2 (0.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.30%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.02%) MySQL
6 8 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (3.57%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.68%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.68%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.68%) Redis
8 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.79%) GIS
10 2 (0.89%) DB2
10 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.89%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.45%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 41 (18.30%) Selenium
2 38 (16.96%) Visual Studio
3 24 (10.71%) Cucumber
3 24 (10.71%) Eclipse
4 16 (7.14%) JIRA
4 16 (7.14%) Maven
5 15 (6.70%) JMeter
5 15 (6.70%) JUnit
5 15 (6.70%) SpecFlow
6 14 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
6 14 (6.25%) Subversion
7 12 (5.36%) Ant
7 12 (5.36%) Git (software)
7 12 (5.36%) StarTeam
8 11 (4.91%) DbUnit
8 11 (4.91%) Spock
9 10 (4.46%) Hudson
9 10 (4.46%) WebDriver
10 6 (2.68%) Jenkins
10 6 (2.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (7.14%) Finance
2 11 (4.91%) Legal
2 11 (4.91%) Manufacturing
2 11 (4.91%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.57%) Back Office
4 2 (0.89%) Electronics
4 2 (0.89%) Marketing
5 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (34.38%) Developer
2 25 (11.16%) Analyst
3 21 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 17 (7.59%) SAP Developer
5 15 (6.70%) Project Manager
6 14 (6.25%) ABAP Developer
7 13 (5.80%) Software Engineer
8 12 (5.36%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 12 (5.36%) Software Developer
8 12 (5.36%) Test Analyst
9 11 (4.91%) Support Engineer
10 10 (4.46%) .NET Developer
10 10 (4.46%) C# Developer
10 10 (4.46%) Tester
10 10 (4.46%) UI Developer
11 9 (4.02%) Architect
12 8 (3.57%) C++ Software Engineer
12 8 (3.57%) Change Manager
12 8 (3.57%) Network Engineer
13 7 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (17.86%) .NET
2 34 (15.18%) HTML
3 32 (14.29%) jQuery
4 31 (13.84%) XML
5 18 (8.04%) SOAP
6 15 (6.70%) Spring
7 14 (6.25%) JSF
8 13 (5.80%) CSS
9 12 (5.36%) .NET Framework
9 12 (5.36%) Hibernate
9 12 (5.36%) J2EE
9 12 (5.36%) REST
10 11 (4.91%) Ajax
10 11 (4.91%) Java EE
10 11 (4.91%) JSTS
11 10 (4.46%) SAP Smart Forms
11 10 (4.46%) SAPUI5
12 9 (4.02%) Entity Framework
12 9 (4.02%) HTML5
13 8 (3.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.57%) PKI
2 7 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.13%) NHS
2 7 (3.13%) Replication
3 6 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.23%) CESG
5 4 (1.79%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (1.79%) Cryptography
5 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.34%) DataPower
7 2 (0.89%) Clustering
7 2 (0.89%) CMDB
7 2 (0.89%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (0.89%) VHDL
8 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.45%) LPAR
8 1 (0.45%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 46 (20.54%) Windows
2 20 (8.93%) Unix
3 18 (8.04%) Linux
4 13 (5.80%) Windows Server
5 12 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.23%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.34%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.45%) AIX
9 1 (0.45%) CentOS
9 1 (0.45%) Fedora
9 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (36.16%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.52%) TDD
3 34 (15.18%) Scrum
4 30 (13.39%) OO
4 30 (13.39%) Software Engineering
5 20 (8.93%) UML
6 18 (8.04%) Project Management
7 17 (7.59%) ITIL
8 15 (6.70%) Business Analysis
8 15 (6.70%) Document Management
8 15 (6.70%) Non-Functional Testing
8 15 (6.70%) Unit Testing
9 14 (6.25%) BDD
9 14 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
10 12 (5.36%) Configuration Management
10 12 (5.36%) Programme Management
10 12 (5.36%) Requirements Management
10 12 (5.36%) Test Scripting
11 11 (4.91%) Service Delivery
11 11 (4.91%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 64 (28.57%) Java
2 48 (21.43%) SQL
3 39 (17.41%) JavaScript
4 27 (12.05%) C#
5 24 (10.71%) Perl
6 20 (8.93%) C
6 20 (8.93%) C++
7 18 (8.04%) ABAP
8 16 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.46%) PHP
9 10 (4.46%) SAPscript
10 7 (3.13%) Python
11 6 (2.68%) Go
11 6 (2.68%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.68%) Scala
12 5 (2.23%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.79%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.34%) Ruby
15 2 (0.89%) ANSI SQL
15 2 (0.89%) VC++
Qualifications
1 170 (75.89%) SC Cleared
2 19 (8.48%) DV Cleared
3 16 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (5.36%) CISSP
5 8 (3.57%) ISEB
6 5 (2.23%) BC Cleared
7 4 (1.79%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (1.79%) CISM
7 4 (1.79%) CLAS
8 3 (1.34%) CCNA
8 3 (1.34%) CEH
8 3 (1.34%) CISA
8 3 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.34%) CREST Certified
8 3 (1.34%) Degree
8 3 (1.34%) OSCP
8 3 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.89%) CCNP
9 2 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.57%) RMADS
3 7 (3.13%) QA
4 4 (1.79%) HL7
4 4 (1.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (1.79%) P3O
4 4 (1.79%) SLA
5 1 (0.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 17 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.45%) Firmware
4 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.45%) vSphere
4 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (3.13%) Ansible
2 5 (2.23%) SCCM
2 5 (2.23%) SCOM
3 4 (1.79%) yum
4 3 (1.34%) Puppet
5 2 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.45%) Fluentd
6 1 (0.45%) Mesos
6 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.45%) nmon
6 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.45%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.45%) Piwik
6 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.45%) Salt
6 1 (0.45%) Terraform
6 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.45%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 33 (14.73%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.93%) SAP
3 16 (7.14%) Cisco
4 15 (6.70%) Oracle
5 12 (5.36%) Coverity
5 12 (5.36%) Red Hat
6 11 (4.91%) VMware
7 10 (4.46%) Adobe
7 10 (4.46%) ILOG
7 10 (4.46%) Splunk
8 7 (3.13%) Juniper
8 7 (3.13%) Kofax
8 7 (3.13%) Lotus
9 5 (2.23%) Atlassian
9 5 (2.23%) F5
10 4 (1.79%) BMC
10 4 (1.79%) IBM
10 4 (1.79%) Remedy
11 3 (1.34%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.89%) Clearswift
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