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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 4 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 142 76 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.46% 13.19% 22.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.68% 45.78% 67.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 40 34
Average daily rate
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£400 £389 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
242 166 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.87% 28.82% 33.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 85 77
Average daily rate £375 £345 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 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 £11.65 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £22.50 £33.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -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

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 28 August 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

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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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 86 £410 +5.12% 11
West Wales +1 21 £480 +51.65% 1
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 233 (76.39%) SC Cleared
2 72 (23.61%) Java
3 64 (20.98%) Windows
4 51 (16.72%) SQL
5 50 (16.39%) Microsoft
6 43 (14.10%) Oracle
6 43 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (13.77%) Scrum
8 41 (13.44%) TDD
8 41 (13.44%) Selenium
9 40 (13.11%) Web Services
10 38 (12.46%) Project Management
11 37 (12.13%) C#
12 35 (11.48%) Open Source
13 33 (10.82%) Spring
13 33 (10.82%) .NET
14 32 (10.49%) JUnit
14 32 (10.49%) UNIX
14 32 (10.49%) Subversion
15 30 (9.84%) BDD
16 29 (9.51%) Finance
17 28 (9.18%) XML
18 27 (8.85%) SQL Server
18 27 (8.85%) IBM
18 27 (8.85%) WebDriver
19 26 (8.52%) Test Scripting
19 26 (8.52%) ISTQB
20 25 (8.20%) VMware
21 24 (7.87%) ISEB
21 24 (7.87%) JIRA

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (7.21%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.25%) FileNet
3 12 (3.93%) WebSphere
4 11 (3.61%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.31%) Confluence
6 4 (1.31%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.31%) OpenROAD
6 4 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.31%) ArcGIS
7 3 (0.98%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.66%) Documentum
8 2 (0.66%) SAS
8 2 (0.66%) CICS
8 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 20 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.93%) MS Project
3 6 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.66%) MS Office
6 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (1.64%) assyst
2 3 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.33%) Agresso
3 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.95%) PaaS
2 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.61%) NAS
2 10 (3.28%) DNS
2 10 (3.28%) Firewall
3 8 (2.62%) SAN
4 7 (2.30%) Wireless
4 7 (2.30%) LAN
4 7 (2.30%) VoIP
4 7 (2.30%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.64%) WAN
6 4 (1.31%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.98%) DHCP
7 3 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.98%) Internet
8 2 (0.66%) Intranet
9 1 (0.33%) Extranet
9 1 (0.33%) L2TP
9 1 (0.33%) Nortel Alteon
9 1 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.33%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (4.92%) MySQL
4 14 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (4.59%) Relational Database
5 13 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.62%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (2.62%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.64%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.64%) Ingres
8 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.31%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.31%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.98%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.66%) Adabas
11 1 (0.33%) DB2
11 1 (0.33%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 41 (13.44%) Selenium
2 32 (10.49%) JUnit
2 32 (10.49%) Subversion
3 27 (8.85%) WebDriver
4 24 (7.87%) JIRA
5 22 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (6.89%) Maven
7 19 (6.23%) Bugzilla
7 19 (6.23%) TestNG
7 19 (6.23%) Jenkins
8 18 (5.90%) JMeter
9 16 (5.25%) Ant
9 16 (5.25%) TortoiseSVN
10 8 (2.62%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.64%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.31%) Axure RP
12 4 (1.31%) Hudson
13 3 (0.98%) TestDirector
14 1 (0.33%) MSI
14 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (9.51%) Finance
2 8 (2.62%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.64%) Local Government
4 1 (0.33%) Legal
4 1 (0.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (20.33%) Developer
2 39 (12.79%) Java Developer
3 32 (10.49%) Analyst
4 29 (9.51%) Consultant
5 21 (6.89%) Project Manager
6 18 (5.90%) Architect
7 17 (5.57%) Tester
8 16 (5.25%) Test Analyst
9 14 (4.59%) DBA
10 13 (4.26%) Support Engineer
10 13 (4.26%) Wintel Engineer
11 12 (3.93%) SQL DBA
11 12 (3.93%) Wintel Consultant
12 11 (3.61%) Security Engineer
12 11 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (3.28%) Administrator
14 9 (2.95%) Agile Coach
15 7 (2.30%) Designer
15 7 (2.30%) Security Analyst
15 7 (2.30%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (13.11%) Web Services
2 33 (10.82%) .NET
2 33 (10.82%) Spring
3 28 (9.18%) XML
4 23 (7.54%) XSLT
5 22 (7.21%) .NET Framework
6 18 (5.90%) J2EE
7 16 (5.25%) Java SE
7 16 (5.25%) REST
8 15 (4.92%) Struts
8 15 (4.92%) HTML
9 14 (4.59%) Hibernate
10 12 (3.93%) MyBatis
11 11 (3.61%) JSF
11 11 (3.61%) SOAP
12 9 (2.95%) ASP.NET
13 7 (2.30%) CSS
14 6 (1.97%) WCF
15 5 (1.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 5 (1.64%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.48%) Open Source
2 16 (5.25%) Client/Server
3 10 (3.28%) Replication
4 9 (2.95%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.64%) iSeries
6 4 (1.31%) GIS
6 4 (1.31%) AS400
6 4 (1.31%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.31%) Clustering
7 3 (0.98%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.98%) PKI
7 3 (0.98%) Statistics
8 2 (0.66%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.66%) CESG
8 2 (0.66%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.33%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.33%) Psychology
9 1 (0.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 64 (20.98%) Windows
2 32 (10.49%) UNIX
3 17 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (5.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (3.93%) Windows 7
4 12 (3.93%) Windows XP
5 10 (3.28%) Linux
6 5 (1.64%) AIX
7 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (13.77%) Scrum
3 41 (13.44%) TDD
4 38 (12.46%) Project Management
5 30 (9.84%) BDD
6 26 (8.52%) Test Scripting
7 24 (7.87%) Automation Testing
8 22 (7.21%) Test Management
9 21 (6.89%) Kanban
10 20 (6.56%) Load Testing
11 19 (6.23%) Software Testing
11 19 (6.23%) PRINCE2
12 16 (5.25%) Workflow
13 15 (4.92%) Kalman Filter
14 14 (4.59%) Configuration Management
15 13 (4.26%) Migration
15 13 (4.26%) Automated Testing
16 12 (3.93%) Service Management
16 12 (3.93%) ITIL
17 10 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (23.61%) Java
2 51 (16.72%) SQL
3 37 (12.13%) C#
4 10 (3.28%) PL/SQL
5 8 (2.62%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.30%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.97%) C
8 5 (1.64%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.98%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.98%) VBScript
9 3 (0.98%) VB
9 3 (0.98%) XPath
10 1 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 233 (76.39%) SC Cleared
2 26 (8.52%) ISTQB
3 24 (7.87%) DV Cleared
3 24 (7.87%) ISEB
4 9 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.97%) MCDBA
5 6 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.97%) MCITP
5 6 (1.97%) Oracle Certification
5 6 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (1.31%) CCNA
7 4 (1.31%) CISSP
7 4 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.31%) GIAC
7 4 (1.31%) GCIA
7 4 (1.31%) GCFW
7 4 (1.31%) GCWN
8 3 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.98%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.97%) QA
2 5 (1.64%) SLA
3 2 (0.66%) WCAG
3 2 (0.66%) WAI
3 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) P3O
System Software
1 20 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.93%) XenDesktop
3 11 (3.61%) XenApp
4 10 (3.28%) NFS
4 10 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.28%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.95%) vSphere
6 8 (2.62%) Terminal Services
7 7 (2.30%) vCloud
8 6 (1.97%) MetaFrame
9 5 (1.64%) UAG
9 5 (1.64%) XenServer
10 4 (1.31%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.66%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (6.89%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (3.93%) SCCM
2 12 (3.93%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (2.95%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (2.62%) NetBackup
4 8 (2.62%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.64%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (1.31%) BMC Performance Manager
6 4 (1.31%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (0.98%) ARCserve
7 3 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.98%) WSUS
8 2 (0.66%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.33%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 50 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 43 (14.10%) Oracle
3 27 (8.85%) IBM
4 25 (8.20%) VMware
5 22 (7.21%) Citrix
6 17 (5.57%) McAfee
7 16 (5.25%) Sophos
7 16 (5.25%) Symantec
8 13 (4.26%) Red Gate
9 12 (3.93%) Cisco
10 10 (3.28%) NetApp
10 10 (3.28%) Remedy
11 7 (2.30%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.30%) Juniper
12 6 (1.97%) HP
12 6 (1.97%) Clearswift
13 4 (1.31%) Websense
13 4 (1.31%) Blue Coat
13 4 (1.31%) Informatica
13 4 (1.31%) SonicWALL
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