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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 3 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 150 79 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 21.10% 13.21% 22.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.00% 45.66% 66.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 43 32
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£400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £286 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £373
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.86% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.60 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £39.20 £28.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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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
250 173 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 35.16% 28.93% 33.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 92 74
Average daily rate £375 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £238 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.54 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.78% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.75 £22.50 £33.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 +5 90 £400 -0.31% 15
West Wales +1 20 £453 +42.96% 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 242 (76.83%) SC Cleared
2 76 (24.13%) Java
3 63 (20.00%) Windows
4 56 (17.78%) Microsoft
5 53 (16.83%) SQL
6 46 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (14.29%) Oracle
7 45 (14.29%) Web Services
8 44 (13.97%) Scrum
9 43 (13.65%) TDD
10 41 (13.02%) Selenium
11 39 (12.38%) Open Source
11 39 (12.38%) Project Management
12 38 (12.06%) C#
13 36 (11.43%) .NET
13 36 (11.43%) Spring
14 35 (11.11%) SQL Server
15 34 (10.79%) Subversion
16 33 (10.48%) XML
17 32 (10.16%) JUnit
18 31 (9.84%) UNIX
19 30 (9.52%) Finance
19 30 (9.52%) BDD
20 29 (9.21%) IBM
21 27 (8.57%) WebDriver
22 26 (8.25%) Test Scripting
22 26 (8.25%) JIRA
22 26 (8.25%) ISTQB
22 26 (8.25%) XSLT
23 25 (7.94%) VMware

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 23 (7.30%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.71%) FileNet
3 12 (3.81%) WebSphere
4 11 (3.49%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.90%) Confluence
6 5 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.27%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.27%) OpenROAD
7 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.27%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.95%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.63%) Documentum
9 2 (0.63%) SAS
9 2 (0.63%) CICS
10 1 (0.32%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.81%) MS Project
3 6 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.95%) MS Office
6 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (1.59%) assyst
1 5 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.32%) Agresso
2 1 (0.32%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.86%) PaaS
2 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.49%) NAS
2 10 (3.17%) DNS
2 10 (3.17%) Firewall
3 8 (2.54%) SAN
4 7 (2.22%) Wireless
4 7 (2.22%) LAN
4 7 (2.22%) VoIP
4 7 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.59%) WAN
6 4 (1.27%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.95%) DHCP
7 3 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.95%) Intranet
7 3 (0.95%) Internet
8 1 (0.32%) Extranet
8 1 (0.32%) L2TP
8 1 (0.32%) Nortel Alteon
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (5.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (5.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (4.76%) MySQL
4 15 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.54%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.54%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (1.90%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (1.90%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.27%) Ingres
7 4 (1.27%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.95%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.63%) Adabas
9 2 (0.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 41 (13.02%) Selenium
2 34 (10.79%) Subversion
3 32 (10.16%) JUnit
4 27 (8.57%) WebDriver
5 26 (8.25%) JIRA
6 23 (7.30%) Maven
7 22 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (6.67%) Jenkins
9 19 (6.03%) Bugzilla
9 19 (6.03%) TestNG
10 18 (5.71%) JMeter
11 16 (5.08%) Ant
11 16 (5.08%) TortoiseSVN
12 9 (2.86%) Visual Studio
13 6 (1.90%) Hudson
14 5 (1.59%) Eclipse
15 4 (1.27%) Axure RP
16 3 (0.95%) TestDirector
17 1 (0.32%) MSI
17 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (9.52%) Finance
2 8 (2.54%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.59%) Local Government
4 1 (0.32%) Legal
4 1 (0.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (20.00%) Developer
2 42 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 32 (10.16%) Analyst
4 31 (9.84%) Consultant
5 22 (6.98%) Project Manager
6 20 (6.35%) Architect
7 17 (5.40%) Tester
8 16 (5.08%) Test Analyst
9 14 (4.44%) DBA
10 13 (4.13%) Support Engineer
10 13 (4.13%) Wintel Engineer
11 12 (3.81%) SQL DBA
11 12 (3.81%) Wintel Consultant
12 11 (3.49%) Security Engineer
12 11 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (3.17%) Administrator
14 9 (2.86%) Agile Coach
15 7 (2.22%) Designer
15 7 (2.22%) Security Analyst
15 7 (2.22%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (14.29%) Web Services
2 36 (11.43%) .NET
2 36 (11.43%) Spring
3 33 (10.48%) XML
4 26 (8.25%) XSLT
5 22 (6.98%) .NET Framework
6 21 (6.67%) J2EE
7 18 (5.71%) REST
8 17 (5.40%) Hibernate
9 16 (5.08%) HTML
9 16 (5.08%) Java SE
10 15 (4.76%) SOAP
10 15 (4.76%) Struts
11 13 (4.13%) JSF
12 12 (3.81%) MyBatis
13 10 (3.17%) ASP.NET
14 8 (2.54%) CSS
15 7 (2.22%) AngularJS
16 6 (1.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (1.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.38%) Open Source
2 16 (5.08%) Client/Server
3 10 (3.17%) Replication
4 9 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.90%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.59%) iSeries
7 4 (1.27%) Clustering
7 4 (1.27%) GIS
7 4 (1.27%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.27%) AS400
8 3 (0.95%) PKI
8 3 (0.95%) Statistics
9 2 (0.63%) CESG
9 2 (0.63%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (0.63%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.32%) Psychology
10 1 (0.32%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 63 (20.00%) Windows
2 31 (9.84%) UNIX
3 17 (5.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (5.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (3.81%) Windows XP
5 11 (3.49%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.86%) Linux
7 4 (1.27%) AIX
8 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (13.97%) Scrum
3 43 (13.65%) TDD
4 39 (12.38%) Project Management
5 30 (9.52%) BDD
6 26 (8.25%) Test Scripting
7 24 (7.62%) Automation Testing
8 22 (6.98%) Test Management
9 21 (6.67%) Kanban
10 20 (6.35%) Load Testing
10 20 (6.35%) Software Testing
11 19 (6.03%) PRINCE2
12 16 (5.08%) Configuration Management
12 16 (5.08%) Workflow
13 15 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
14 14 (4.44%) Mentoring
14 14 (4.44%) Migration
15 13 (4.13%) Automated Testing
16 12 (3.81%) Service Management
16 12 (3.81%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 76 (24.13%) Java
2 53 (16.83%) SQL
3 38 (12.06%) C#
4 10 (3.17%) PL/SQL
5 9 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.59%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.59%) C
8 4 (1.27%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.95%) VBScript
9 3 (0.95%) VB
9 3 (0.95%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.95%) XPath
10 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 242 (76.83%) SC Cleared
2 26 (8.25%) ISTQB
3 24 (7.62%) DV Cleared
3 24 (7.62%) ISEB
4 9 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.90%) MCDBA
5 6 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.90%) MCITP
5 6 (1.90%) CTC Cleared
5 6 (1.90%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.27%) CCNA
6 4 (1.27%) CISSP
6 4 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.27%) GIAC
6 4 (1.27%) GCIA
6 4 (1.27%) GCFW
6 4 (1.27%) GCWN
7 3 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (0.95%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.90%) QA
2 5 (1.59%) SLA
3 2 (0.63%) WCAG
3 2 (0.63%) WAI
3 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) P3O
System Software
1 20 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.81%) XenDesktop
3 11 (3.49%) XenApp
4 10 (3.17%) NFS
4 10 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.17%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.86%) vSphere
6 8 (2.54%) Terminal Services
7 7 (2.22%) vCloud
8 6 (1.90%) MetaFrame
9 5 (1.59%) UAG
9 5 (1.59%) XenServer
10 4 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.63%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (3.81%) SCCM
2 12 (3.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (2.54%) NetBackup
4 8 (2.54%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (1.27%) BMC Performance Manager
6 4 (1.27%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (0.95%) ARCserve
7 3 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.95%) WSUS
8 2 (0.63%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.32%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 56 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 45 (14.29%) Oracle
3 29 (9.21%) IBM
4 25 (7.94%) VMware
5 22 (6.98%) Citrix
6 17 (5.40%) McAfee
7 16 (5.08%) Sophos
7 16 (5.08%) Symantec
8 13 (4.13%) Red Gate
9 12 (3.81%) Cisco
10 10 (3.17%) NetApp
10 10 (3.17%) Remedy
11 7 (2.22%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.22%) Juniper
12 6 (1.90%) HP
12 6 (1.90%) Clearswift
12 6 (1.90%) Twitter
13 4 (1.27%) F5
13 4 (1.27%) Websense
13 4 (1.27%) Blue Coat
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