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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 5 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 165 180 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.73% 24.13% 15.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.11% 67.16% 50.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 111 46
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£400 £425 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £313 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £374 £373
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Average hourly rate £14.33 £33.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.54% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £18.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £48.75 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -1.17%
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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
270 268 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.65% 35.92% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 167 83
Average daily rate £360 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £257 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 13
Average hourly rate £12.75 £22.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% +44.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.20 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £36.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 86 £400 -8.57% 15
West Wales +1 52 £431 +7.81%
Mid Wales - 12 £340 - 1
North Wales - 4 - -
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (84.08%) SC Cleared
2 148 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (26.26%) Scrum
4 88 (23.34%) SQL Server
5 80 (21.22%) SQL
6 77 (20.42%) .NET
7 76 (20.16%) Java
8 65 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 55 (14.59%) Windows
10 48 (12.73%) C#
11 45 (11.94%) Jenkins
12 42 (11.14%) XML
12 42 (11.14%) Team Foundation Server
13 41 (10.88%) TDD
14 38 (10.08%) SOAP
14 38 (10.08%) Web Services
15 36 (9.55%) Finance
16 35 (9.28%) ITIL
16 35 (9.28%) Test Scripting
17 34 (9.02%) Use Case
17 34 (9.02%) User Stories
18 33 (8.75%) BDD
18 33 (8.75%) .NET Framework
19 30 (7.96%) DV Cleared
20 29 (7.69%) JIRA
20 29 (7.69%) Visual Studio
21 28 (7.43%) HTML
21 28 (7.43%) CRM
21 28 (7.43%) User Experience
22 26 (6.90%) DevOps

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.57%) IIS
3 17 (4.51%) Confluence
4 16 (4.24%) JBoss
5 14 (3.71%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.92%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.65%) ArcGIS
7 10 (2.65%) ArcSDE
8 8 (2.12%) Apache
9 6 (1.59%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.59%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.59%) nginx
10 5 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.80%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.80%) FileNet
12 3 (0.80%) Jetty
12 3 (0.80%) LiveCycle
12 3 (0.80%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 19 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.71%) MS Office
3 7 (1.86%) MS Project
4 4 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.33%) HFM
3 3 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.06%) Office 365
2 3 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.53%) IaaS
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.53%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.71%) WAN
1 14 (3.71%) Firewall
2 12 (3.18%) LAN
3 8 (2.12%) HTTP
3 8 (2.12%) DNS
4 7 (1.86%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.33%) DHCP
5 5 (1.33%) SAN
6 4 (1.06%) MPLS
6 4 (1.06%) SSL
7 3 (0.80%) SNMP
7 3 (0.80%) LDAP
7 3 (0.80%) Internet
7 3 (0.80%) IPsec
7 3 (0.80%) SSH
7 3 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (0.80%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.53%) HSRP
8 2 (0.53%) Multicast
8 2 (0.53%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (23.34%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (4.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 17 (4.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 17 (4.51%) OLAP
3 17 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.51%) PerformancePoint
3 17 (4.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (3.18%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.18%) MySQL
5 10 (2.65%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.12%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.59%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.33%) MS Access
9 4 (1.06%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (11.94%) Jenkins
2 42 (11.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (7.69%) JIRA
3 29 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 26 (6.90%) Subversion
5 23 (6.10%) Selenium
6 17 (4.51%) Hudson
7 16 (4.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 15 (3.98%) Axure RP
8 15 (3.98%) MSBuild
8 15 (3.98%) Artifactory
8 15 (3.98%) Maven
8 15 (3.98%) JMeter
9 12 (3.18%) Eclipse
10 11 (2.92%) Cucumber
11 9 (2.39%) WebDriver
12 8 (2.12%) JUnit
12 8 (2.12%) Git (software)
13 7 (1.86%) ERwin
13 7 (1.86%) SoapUI
General
1 36 (9.55%) Finance
2 10 (2.65%) Marketing
3 8 (2.12%) Back Office
4 6 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.06%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.27%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 106 (28.12%) Developer
2 73 (19.36%) Analyst
3 48 (12.73%) Business Analyst
4 33 (8.75%) Java Developer
5 29 (7.69%) Tester
6 23 (6.10%) .NET Developer
7 21 (5.57%) SQL Developer
8 18 (4.77%) Project Manager
9 16 (4.24%) Architect
9 16 (4.24%) Network Engineer
10 14 (3.71%) Test Analyst
11 11 (2.92%) Senior Developer
12 10 (2.65%) GIS Developer
13 9 (2.39%) Support Engineer
14 7 (1.86%) Administrator
14 7 (1.86%) Data Modeller
14 7 (1.86%) Security Architect
14 7 (1.86%) Database Developer
14 7 (1.86%) CRM Business Analyst
14 7 (1.86%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (20.42%) .NET
2 42 (11.14%) XML
3 38 (10.08%) SOAP
3 38 (10.08%) Web Services
4 33 (8.75%) .NET Framework
5 28 (7.43%) HTML
6 24 (6.37%) ASP.NET
7 23 (6.10%) CSS
7 23 (6.10%) Hibernate
7 23 (6.10%) Spring
8 21 (5.57%) REST
9 17 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (4.51%) MDX
10 13 (3.45%) HTML5
11 12 (3.18%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (2.92%) CSS3
12 11 (2.92%) J2EE
13 10 (2.65%) jQuery
13 10 (2.65%) RESTful
14 9 (2.39%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.43%) User Experience
2 22 (5.84%) GIS
3 19 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.98%) NHS
5 11 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.65%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.86%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.86%) RMADS
8 5 (1.33%) Replication
9 3 (0.80%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.80%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.53%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.53%) DataPower
10 2 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.53%) IVR
10 2 (0.53%) PACS
10 2 (0.53%) e-Health
11 1 (0.27%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (0.27%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 55 (14.59%) Windows
2 26 (6.90%) Linux
3 17 (4.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (3.18%) UNIX
5 10 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.33%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.06%) AIX
8 3 (0.80%) HPUX
8 3 (0.80%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.80%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.27%) CentOS
9 1 (0.27%) Fedora
9 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.27%) Android
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (26.26%) Scrum
3 41 (10.88%) TDD
4 35 (9.28%) ITIL
4 35 (9.28%) Test Scripting
5 34 (9.02%) User Stories
5 34 (9.02%) Use Case
6 33 (8.75%) BDD
7 28 (7.43%) CRM
8 26 (6.90%) DevOps
9 24 (6.37%) Data Modelling
10 23 (6.10%) Project Management
10 23 (6.10%) MVC
10 23 (6.10%) Unit Testing
11 21 (5.57%) Configuration Management
11 21 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (5.31%) Service Management
12 20 (5.31%) Business Analysis
13 19 (5.04%) PRINCE2
13 19 (5.04%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (21.22%) SQL
2 76 (20.16%) Java
3 48 (12.73%) C#
4 25 (6.63%) PL/SQL
5 20 (5.31%) PowerShell
6 14 (3.71%) C
7 12 (3.18%) Jython
8 11 (2.92%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.39%) Python
10 8 (2.12%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.86%) C++
11 7 (1.86%) Scala
12 5 (1.33%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.33%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.06%) Perl
14 3 (0.80%) Delphi
14 3 (0.80%) Ruby
15 2 (0.53%) PHP
15 2 (0.53%) VBA
16 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 317 (84.08%) SC Cleared
2 30 (7.96%) DV Cleared
3 25 (6.63%) ISEB
4 19 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (4.24%) CTC Cleared
6 15 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (3.18%) Degree
8 10 (2.65%) MCPD
8 10 (2.65%) MCTS
8 10 (2.65%) MCAD
8 10 (2.65%) MCSD
9 9 (2.39%) CCNP
9 9 (2.39%) CCNA
9 9 (2.39%) CISSP
10 8 (2.12%) MCDBA
10 8 (2.12%) MCITP
10 8 (2.12%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.06%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.92%) SLA
3 8 (2.12%) QA
4 5 (1.33%) HL7
5 3 (0.80%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.53%) DICOM
7 1 (0.27%) P3O
7 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (0.80%) vSphere
3 3 (0.80%) PowerHA
4 2 (0.53%) vCloud
4 2 (0.53%) Xen
5 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.27%) Firmware
5 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (3.18%) Puppet
2 7 (1.86%) SCCM
3 6 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.80%) Ansible
4 3 (0.80%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.27%) SELinux
6 1 (0.27%) Salt
6 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.27%) SCOM
6 1 (0.27%) Nagios
6 1 (0.27%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.27%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.27%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 65 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.90%) Oracle
3 25 (6.63%) Cisco
4 21 (5.57%) ESRI
5 13 (3.45%) HP
6 11 (2.92%) CheckPoint
6 11 (2.92%) VMware
7 10 (2.65%) BMC
8 9 (2.39%) IBM
8 9 (2.39%) Nortel
8 9 (2.39%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.12%) Citrix
9 8 (2.12%) Avaya
10 7 (1.86%) Remedy
11 6 (1.59%) McAfee
11 6 (1.59%) Blue Coat
11 6 (1.59%) CA
12 5 (1.33%) Twitter
13 4 (1.06%) Juniper
14 3 (0.80%) Adobe
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