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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 206 123 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.72% 16.94% 17.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 70.31% 61.50% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 71 37
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£400 £363 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £213 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Average hourly rate £23.75 £16.16 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.96% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £15.26 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.35 £20.71 £16.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £23.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -19.82%
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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
293 200 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.00% 27.55% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 114 69
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £461 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 10
Average hourly rate £15.25 £20.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.60% +28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.08 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £25.00 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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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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 +2 115 £375 +4.52% 9
West Wales +20 48 £405 +13.76% 1
North Wales -9 2 - -
Mid Wales -1 1 - -
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 317 (86.38%) SC Cleared
2 140 (38.15%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (24.52%) SQL Server
4 87 (23.71%) Java
5 82 (22.34%) SQL
6 80 (21.80%) Microsoft
7 68 (18.53%) .NET
8 65 (17.71%) Scrum
9 53 (14.44%) CRM
9 53 (14.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 47 (12.81%) Dynamics CRM
11 46 (12.53%) Windows
12 40 (10.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 38 (10.35%) Finance
14 37 (10.08%) XML
15 36 (9.81%) .NET Framework
15 36 (9.81%) Test Scripting
16 35 (9.54%) Visual Studio
17 34 (9.26%) Use Case
18 33 (8.99%) DV Cleared
18 33 (8.99%) C#
18 33 (8.99%) HTML
18 33 (8.99%) ITIL
19 32 (8.72%) TDD
20 31 (8.45%) Data Modelling
21 30 (8.17%) JavaScript
22 29 (7.90%) CSS
23 28 (7.63%) ASP.NET
23 28 (7.63%) User Stories
24 27 (7.36%) Jenkins

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 27 (7.36%) SharePoint
2 25 (6.81%) IIS
3 23 (6.27%) JBoss
4 16 (4.36%) WebSphere
5 13 (3.54%) Confluence
6 11 (3.00%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.45%) FileNet
8 7 (1.91%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.63%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.09%) Apache
10 4 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.54%) OpenROAD
12 2 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.54%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.54%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.54%) Node.js
12 2 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.72%) MS Project
3 6 (1.63%) MS Office
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 47 (12.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) IaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.81%) Firewall
2 13 (3.54%) WAN
3 11 (3.00%) LAN
4 7 (1.91%) DNS
5 6 (1.63%) HTTP
5 6 (1.63%) Wireless
6 5 (1.36%) SAN
7 4 (1.09%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.09%) LDAP
8 3 (0.82%) PuTTY
8 3 (0.82%) SSH
8 3 (0.82%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.82%) SNMP
8 3 (0.82%) DHCP
9 2 (0.54%) Internet
9 2 (0.54%) ADSL
9 2 (0.54%) IPsec
9 2 (0.54%) MPLS
9 2 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.54%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (24.52%) SQL Server
2 40 (10.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (7.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (5.99%) OLAP
4 22 (5.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 22 (5.99%) PerformancePoint
4 22 (5.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (3.00%) MySQL
6 10 (2.72%) Impala
7 8 (2.18%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.18%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.36%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.82%) FileMaker
10 3 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.82%) Firebird
10 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.82%) Ingres
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 53 (14.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (9.54%) Visual Studio
3 27 (7.36%) Jenkins
4 26 (7.08%) Subversion
5 20 (5.45%) JIRA
6 17 (4.63%) Selenium
7 16 (4.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 16 (4.36%) Axure RP
8 15 (4.09%) JUnit
9 14 (3.81%) JMeter
10 12 (3.27%) Eclipse
11 11 (3.00%) Maven
12 9 (2.45%) Cucumber
13 8 (2.18%) Git (software)
13 8 (2.18%) WebDriver
14 5 (1.36%) Gradle
14 5 (1.36%) Artifactory
14 5 (1.36%) TestNG
14 5 (1.36%) MSBuild
14 5 (1.36%) SpecFlow
General
1 38 (10.35%) Finance
2 18 (4.90%) Back Office
3 16 (4.36%) Marketing
4 7 (1.91%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.27%) Military
6 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 122 (33.24%) Developer
2 70 (19.07%) Analyst
3 50 (13.62%) Business Analyst
4 35 (9.54%) Java Developer
5 25 (6.81%) Architect
6 23 (6.27%) Tester
7 21 (5.72%) SQL Developer
8 20 (5.45%) Project Manager
9 17 (4.63%) CRM Developer
10 15 (4.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 14 (3.81%) Network Engineer
11 14 (3.81%) CRM Analyst
11 14 (3.81%) CRM Business Analyst
12 12 (3.27%) .NET Developer
12 12 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
13 11 (3.00%) DBA
13 11 (3.00%) Senior Developer
13 11 (3.00%) Database Developer
14 10 (2.72%) Test Analyst
14 10 (2.72%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (18.53%) .NET
2 37 (10.08%) XML
3 36 (9.81%) .NET Framework
4 33 (8.99%) HTML
5 29 (7.90%) CSS
6 28 (7.63%) ASP.NET
7 27 (7.36%) SOAP
7 27 (7.36%) Web Services
8 22 (5.99%) Spring
8 22 (5.99%) MDX
9 20 (5.45%) WCF
10 18 (4.90%) Entity Framework
11 17 (4.63%) REST
11 17 (4.63%) Hibernate
12 16 (4.36%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 12 (3.27%) Java SE
14 11 (3.00%) jQuery
15 10 (2.72%) HTML5
16 9 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (2.18%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.36%) User Experience
2 25 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.72%) Mainframe
3 10 (2.72%) Open Source
4 8 (2.18%) NHS
4 8 (2.18%) Client/Server
5 7 (1.91%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.63%) Smart Meter
7 5 (1.36%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.09%) Clustering
8 4 (1.09%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.82%) CESG
9 3 (0.82%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.54%) IVR
10 2 (0.54%) GIS
10 2 (0.54%) RMADS
10 2 (0.54%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.54%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.54%) e-Health
11 1 (0.27%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.53%) Windows
2 17 (4.63%) UNIX
3 14 (3.81%) Linux
4 9 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.36%) AIX
7 4 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.82%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.82%) HPUX
8 3 (0.82%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.27%) Android
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (38.15%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (17.71%) Scrum
3 53 (14.44%) CRM
4 36 (9.81%) Test Scripting
5 34 (9.26%) Use Case
6 33 (8.99%) ITIL
7 32 (8.72%) TDD
8 31 (8.45%) Data Modelling
9 28 (7.63%) User Stories
10 26 (7.08%) MVC
11 23 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (5.99%) Unit Testing
12 22 (5.99%) BDD
13 21 (5.72%) PRINCE2
13 21 (5.72%) Project Management
14 20 (5.45%) Service Management
15 19 (5.18%) SOA
16 18 (4.90%) Business Analysis
16 18 (4.90%) System Testing
17 16 (4.36%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (23.71%) Java
2 82 (22.34%) SQL
3 33 (8.99%) C#
4 30 (8.17%) JavaScript
5 26 (7.08%) PL/SQL
6 11 (3.00%) Scala
7 10 (2.72%) C
8 8 (2.18%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.63%) C++
10 5 (1.36%) Perl
11 4 (1.09%) Python
11 4 (1.09%) Delphi
11 4 (1.09%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.09%) Jython
12 3 (0.82%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.54%) PHP
13 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.27%) VB6
14 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 317 (86.38%) SC Cleared
2 33 (8.99%) DV Cleared
3 26 (7.08%) ISEB
4 24 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (4.36%) MCAD
5 16 (4.36%) MCSD
5 16 (4.36%) MCTS
5 16 (4.36%) MCPD
6 14 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 13 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.45%) MCP
8 9 (2.45%) CCNA
9 8 (2.18%) MCDBA
9 8 (2.18%) MCITP
9 8 (2.18%) Degree
9 8 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.91%) CCNP
10 7 (1.91%) Sun Certification
11 6 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.18%) SLA
3 7 (1.91%) QA
4 2 (0.54%) P3O
5 1 (0.27%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (5.72%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.18%) XenApp
4 5 (1.36%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.36%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.82%) PowerHA
5 3 (0.82%) Shibboleth
6 2 (0.54%) vSphere
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (1.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.82%) SCCM
3 3 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.82%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.54%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.54%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.27%) Ansible
5 1 (0.27%) SELinux
5 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.27%) BMC Performance Manager
5 1 (0.27%) SCOM
5 1 (0.27%) Puppet
5 1 (0.27%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 80 (21.80%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.08%) Oracle
3 21 (5.72%) Cisco
4 16 (4.36%) VMware
5 14 (3.81%) Citrix
6 11 (3.00%) HP
7 8 (2.18%) BMC
8 7 (1.91%) McAfee
9 6 (1.63%) Avaya
9 6 (1.63%) CA
10 5 (1.36%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.36%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.36%) Nortel
11 4 (1.09%) IBM
12 3 (0.82%) F5
12 3 (0.82%) Sophos
12 3 (0.82%) Symantec
12 3 (0.82%) Sun
12 3 (0.82%) EMC
12 3 (0.82%) Juniper
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