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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 2 8 1
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 163 64 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.42% 12.83% 21.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.96% 42.95% 70.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 28 37
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£450 £356 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.40% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £262 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.72% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £15.00 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.56 £16.16 £17.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -35.71%
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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
233 149 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.48% 29.86% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 70 61
Average daily rate £450 £356 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.40% +2.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £513 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 17
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £16.16 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +5 99 £450 +25.00% 14
West Wales +6 41 £365 +2.52% 1
North Wales - - - -
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 252 (81.03%) SC Cleared
2 99 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (25.40%) SQL Server
4 68 (21.86%) Java
5 61 (19.61%) Microsoft
6 57 (18.33%) Scrum
7 55 (17.68%) SQL
8 51 (16.40%) .NET
9 43 (13.83%) XML
10 41 (13.18%) Jenkins
11 39 (12.54%) Subversion
11 39 (12.54%) C#
12 38 (12.22%) Open Source
13 37 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
13 37 (11.90%) JIRA
14 35 (11.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 35 (11.25%) Project Management
15 33 (10.61%) XSLT
16 32 (10.29%) TDD
16 32 (10.29%) Spring
17 30 (9.65%) Windows
18 29 (9.32%) CRM
19 28 (9.00%) Web Services
20 27 (8.68%) JavaScript
20 27 (8.68%) SharePoint
20 27 (8.68%) Finance
20 27 (8.68%) Maven
20 27 (8.68%) .NET Framework
21 26 (8.36%) Dynamics CRM
22 25 (8.04%) FileNet

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (8.68%) SharePoint
2 25 (8.04%) FileNet
3 17 (5.47%) Confluence
4 15 (4.82%) IIS
5 14 (4.50%) JBoss
6 8 (2.57%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.61%) MS Exchange
8 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (1.29%) OpenROAD
9 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.96%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.64%) Apache
11 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.32%) Documentum
11 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 10 (3.22%) MS Excel
1 10 (3.22%) MS Project
2 7 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (8.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) IaaS
1 1 (0.32%) SaaS
1 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.18%) WAN
1 13 (4.18%) Firewall
2 9 (2.89%) LAN
3 6 (1.93%) Internet
4 5 (1.61%) ADSL
4 5 (1.61%) DNS
4 5 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.61%) LLU
5 4 (1.29%) Network Security
5 4 (1.29%) Wireless
6 3 (0.96%) Intranet
7 2 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.64%) HTTP
8 1 (0.32%) LDAP
8 1 (0.32%) SAN
8 1 (0.32%) SNMP
8 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.32%) Nortel Alteon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (25.40%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (6.11%) MongoDB
3 19 (6.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (5.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 16 (5.14%) NoSQL
5 15 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (3.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (3.22%) PerformancePoint
6 10 (3.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 10 (3.22%) OLAP
7 9 (2.89%) Impala
8 6 (1.93%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.29%) Ingres
9 4 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.96%) MS Access
10 3 (0.96%) FileMaker
10 3 (0.96%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (13.18%) Jenkins
2 39 (12.54%) Subversion
3 37 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (11.90%) JIRA
4 27 (8.68%) Maven
5 24 (7.72%) Selenium
6 23 (7.40%) WebDriver
7 19 (6.11%) Visual Studio
8 17 (5.47%) Hudson
9 15 (4.82%) JUnit
9 15 (4.82%) Bugzilla
10 13 (4.18%) TortoiseSVN
11 8 (2.57%) Ant
12 7 (2.25%) JMeter
12 7 (2.25%) TestNG
13 6 (1.93%) Eclipse
14 4 (1.29%) CA Gen
14 4 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (0.96%) Git (software)
16 2 (0.64%) DbUnit
General
1 27 (8.68%) Finance
2 15 (4.82%) Back Office
3 6 (1.93%) Marketing
4 4 (1.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 97 (31.19%) Developer
2 41 (13.18%) Java Developer
3 35 (11.25%) Analyst
4 26 (8.36%) Architect
5 22 (7.07%) Project Manager
6 15 (4.82%) Designer
7 14 (4.50%) CRM Developer
7 14 (4.50%) Consultant
8 13 (4.18%) Test Analyst
8 13 (4.18%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 12 (3.86%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.54%) Tester
10 11 (3.54%) Network Engineer
11 10 (3.22%) Business Analyst
12 9 (2.89%) DBA
13 8 (2.57%) Wintel Engineer
13 8 (2.57%) Microsoft Developer
13 8 (2.57%) SQL DBA
14 7 (2.25%) Software Developer
14 7 (2.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (16.40%) .NET
2 43 (13.83%) XML
3 33 (10.61%) XSLT
4 32 (10.29%) Spring
5 28 (9.00%) Web Services
6 27 (8.68%) .NET Framework
7 24 (7.72%) Hibernate
7 24 (7.72%) HTML
8 23 (7.40%) CSS
9 22 (7.07%) SOAP
9 22 (7.07%) J2EE
10 18 (5.79%) JSF
10 18 (5.79%) AngularJS
10 18 (5.79%) ASP.NET
11 17 (5.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (4.82%) XML Schema
12 15 (4.82%) WCF
12 15 (4.82%) JSON
13 13 (4.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 13 (4.18%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.22%) Open Source
2 13 (4.18%) Mainframe
3 12 (3.86%) Client/Server
4 11 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.29%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.29%) Clustering
5 4 (1.29%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.96%) NHS
6 3 (0.96%) Smart Meter
6 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.96%) User Experience
7 2 (0.64%) RMADS
7 2 (0.64%) GIS
7 2 (0.64%) Replication
7 2 (0.64%) CESG
7 2 (0.64%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.32%) PMI
8 1 (0.32%) Physics
8 1 (0.32%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.65%) Windows
2 11 (3.54%) UNIX
3 7 (2.25%) Linux
4 5 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.29%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.96%) AIX
7 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.32%) pSOS
7 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (18.33%) Scrum
3 35 (11.25%) Project Management
4 32 (10.29%) TDD
5 29 (9.32%) CRM
6 23 (7.40%) PRINCE2
7 21 (6.75%) Kanban
8 20 (6.43%) Software Testing
8 20 (6.43%) Automation Testing
8 20 (6.43%) OO
9 19 (6.11%) DSDM
9 19 (6.11%) Configuration Management
9 19 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (5.79%) Test Scripting
10 18 (5.79%) RUP
10 18 (5.79%) ITIL
11 17 (5.47%) ETL
11 17 (5.47%) Pair Programming
11 17 (5.47%) Release Management
12 16 (5.14%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (21.86%) Java
2 55 (17.68%) SQL
3 39 (12.54%) C#
4 27 (8.68%) JavaScript
5 16 (5.14%) T-SQL
6 13 (4.18%) XPath
7 12 (3.86%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.25%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.61%) C
9 5 (1.61%) Scala
10 4 (1.29%) Perl
10 4 (1.29%) Python
11 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.64%) VB
12 2 (0.64%) C++
13 1 (0.32%) Delphi
13 1 (0.32%) ABAP
13 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 252 (81.03%) SC Cleared
2 21 (6.75%) ISEB
3 18 (5.79%) ISTQB
4 17 (5.47%) DV Cleared
5 11 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (2.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (2.57%) Degree
6 8 (2.57%) MCP
7 7 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.25%) BC Cleared
8 6 (1.93%) MCTS
8 6 (1.93%) MCPD
8 6 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.93%) MCAD
8 6 (1.93%) MCSD
9 5 (1.61%) CCNP
10 3 (0.96%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.96%) CCSP
10 3 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.57%) SLA
2 6 (1.93%) QA
3 2 (0.64%) P3O
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (6.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.57%) XenApp
4 4 (1.29%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.29%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.96%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (4.18%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.32%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.32%) SCCM
3 1 (0.32%) SCOM
3 1 (0.32%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (0.32%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.32%) Ansible
3 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.14%) Twitter
2 16 (5.14%) Cisco
2 16 (5.14%) IBM
3 14 (4.50%) VMware
4 12 (3.86%) Citrix
5 11 (3.54%) Oracle
6 6 (1.93%) McAfee
6 6 (1.93%) Juniper
6 6 (1.93%) SAP
7 4 (1.29%) F5
7 4 (1.29%) Nortel
7 4 (1.29%) Avaya
7 4 (1.29%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.29%) CA
7 4 (1.29%) Radware
8 3 (0.96%) Sophos
8 3 (0.96%) Symantec
8 3 (0.96%) ESRI
9 2 (0.64%) BMC
South Wales
Stott & May
Rate: From £375 to £450 per day £competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
LA International
Rate: £120.86 - £163.62 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £450 - £540 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 13 days ago