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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 2 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 171 66 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.65% 11.93% 24.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 67.59% 46.81% 67.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 30 46
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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 £300 £250 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £600 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £356 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.95% -2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 3
Average hourly rate £18.63 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.16% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £15.00 £16.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.53 £19.63 £16.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.19 £18.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+84.38% -36.84%
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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
253 141 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.99% 25.50% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 77 71
Average daily rate £450 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £265 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 11
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £21.56 £22.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 February 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 February 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 27 February 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 +7 91 £450 +20.00% 8
West Wales +10 49 £375 +7.30% 3
North Wales - - - -
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 280 (84.08%) SC Cleared
2 114 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (26.43%) SQL Server
4 73 (21.92%) Microsoft
5 72 (21.62%) Java
6 65 (19.52%) SQL
7 56 (16.82%) Scrum
8 50 (15.02%) .NET
9 43 (12.91%) XML
9 43 (12.91%) Team Foundation Server
10 42 (12.61%) CRM
11 41 (12.31%) Dynamics CRM
11 41 (12.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 40 (12.01%) Jenkins
13 39 (11.71%) Subversion
14 36 (10.81%) JIRA
14 36 (10.81%) C#
15 35 (10.51%) Project Management
15 35 (10.51%) Open Source
16 34 (10.21%) Windows
17 32 (9.61%) SharePoint
17 32 (9.61%) Finance
17 32 (9.61%) TDD
18 31 (9.31%) JavaScript
19 30 (9.01%) XSLT
19 30 (9.01%) .NET Framework
20 28 (8.41%) Spring
21 26 (7.81%) HTML
22 25 (7.51%) CSS
22 25 (7.51%) PRINCE2

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 32 (9.61%) SharePoint
2 23 (6.91%) FileNet
3 18 (5.41%) IIS
4 16 (4.80%) Confluence
5 14 (4.20%) JBoss
6 8 (2.40%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.80%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.50%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.60%) OpenROAD
10 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.60%) Apache
11 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.30%) SAS
11 1 (0.30%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.30%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (3.30%) MS Project
2 10 (3.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 41 (12.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) SaaS
1 1 (0.30%) PaaS
1 1 (0.30%) Office 365
1 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.20%) WAN
2 13 (3.90%) Firewall
3 10 (3.00%) LAN
4 7 (2.10%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.80%) DNS
5 6 (1.80%) Internet
6 5 (1.50%) ADSL
6 5 (1.50%) LLU
7 4 (1.20%) Network Security
7 4 (1.20%) Wireless
8 3 (0.90%) HTTP
9 2 (0.60%) SAN
9 2 (0.60%) Intranet
9 2 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.30%) SNMP
10 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.30%) LDAP
10 1 (0.30%) DHCP
10 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (26.43%) SQL Server
2 41 (12.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (5.11%) MongoDB
6 15 (4.50%) PerformancePoint
6 15 (4.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (4.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 15 (4.50%) OLAP
7 14 (4.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (4.20%) NoSQL
8 10 (3.00%) Impala
9 6 (1.80%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.90%) Ingres
11 3 (0.90%) MS Access
11 3 (0.90%) FileMaker
11 3 (0.90%) MySQL
12 2 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.30%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 43 (12.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (12.01%) Jenkins
3 39 (11.71%) Subversion
4 36 (10.81%) JIRA
5 25 (7.51%) Maven
6 24 (7.21%) Selenium
7 23 (6.91%) WebDriver
8 22 (6.61%) Visual Studio
9 15 (4.50%) JUnit
9 15 (4.50%) Hudson
9 15 (4.50%) Bugzilla
10 13 (3.90%) TortoiseSVN
11 8 (2.40%) Ant
12 7 (2.10%) JMeter
12 7 (2.10%) TestNG
13 6 (1.80%) Eclipse
14 5 (1.50%) Git (software)
15 4 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 4 (1.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 4 (1.20%) Axure RP
General
1 32 (9.61%) Finance
2 16 (4.80%) Marketing
3 15 (4.50%) Back Office
4 4 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.60%) Military
6 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 101 (30.33%) Developer
2 48 (14.41%) Analyst
3 40 (12.01%) Java Developer
4 27 (8.11%) Architect
4 27 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 22 (6.61%) Project Manager
6 17 (5.11%) CRM Developer
7 15 (4.50%) Designer
7 15 (4.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 15 (4.50%) Consultant
8 14 (4.20%) CRM Business Analyst
8 14 (4.20%) CRM Analyst
9 13 (3.90%) Test Analyst
10 12 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (3.30%) Network Engineer
11 11 (3.30%) Tester
12 10 (3.00%) DBA
13 9 (2.70%) SQL DBA
14 8 (2.40%) Database Developer
14 8 (2.40%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (15.02%) .NET
2 43 (12.91%) XML
3 30 (9.01%) XSLT
3 30 (9.01%) .NET Framework
4 28 (8.41%) Spring
5 26 (7.81%) HTML
6 25 (7.51%) CSS
7 24 (7.21%) Web Services
8 21 (6.31%) SOAP
9 20 (6.01%) ASP.NET
9 20 (6.01%) Hibernate
10 18 (5.41%) J2EE
10 18 (5.41%) WCF
11 17 (5.11%) JSON
12 16 (4.80%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
12 16 (4.80%) JSF
12 16 (4.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 16 (4.80%) AngularJS
13 15 (4.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (4.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.51%) Open Source
2 16 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.90%) Mainframe
4 12 (3.60%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.70%) User Experience
6 5 (1.50%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.50%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.20%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.20%) Clustering
8 3 (0.90%) NHS
8 3 (0.90%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.60%) RMADS
9 2 (0.60%) Replication
9 2 (0.60%) IVR
9 2 (0.60%) CESG
9 2 (0.60%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.30%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.30%) Physics
10 1 (0.30%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.21%) Windows
2 10 (3.00%) Linux
3 8 (2.40%) UNIX
4 7 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.90%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.60%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.60%) AIX
8 1 (0.30%) pSOS
8 1 (0.30%) Android
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (16.82%) Scrum
3 42 (12.61%) CRM
4 35 (10.51%) Project Management
5 32 (9.61%) TDD
6 25 (7.51%) PRINCE2
7 21 (6.31%) Data Modelling
7 21 (6.31%) Kanban
8 20 (6.01%) Test Scripting
8 20 (6.01%) Automation Testing
9 19 (5.71%) Software Testing
9 19 (5.71%) Service Delivery
10 18 (5.41%) OO
10 18 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (5.11%) ITIL
11 17 (5.11%) ETL
11 17 (5.11%) Configuration Management
11 17 (5.11%) MVC
12 16 (4.80%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 72 (21.62%) Java
2 65 (19.52%) SQL
3 36 (10.81%) C#
4 31 (9.31%) JavaScript
5 16 (4.80%) T-SQL
5 16 (4.80%) PL/SQL
6 13 (3.90%) XPath
7 10 (3.00%) C
8 6 (1.80%) Scala
9 4 (1.20%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.20%) Python
9 4 (1.20%) Perl
10 3 (0.90%) C++
10 3 (0.90%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.60%) VB
12 1 (0.30%) Delphi
12 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.30%) ABAP
12 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 280 (84.08%) SC Cleared
2 25 (7.51%) DV Cleared
3 24 (7.21%) ISEB
4 18 (5.41%) ISTQB
5 16 (4.80%) MCPD
5 16 (4.80%) MCTS
5 16 (4.80%) MCAD
5 16 (4.80%) MCSD
5 16 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (2.40%) BC Cleared
7 8 (2.40%) MCP
7 8 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (2.10%) Degree
9 5 (1.50%) VCP4
9 5 (1.50%) CCNP
10 4 (1.20%) CISSP
10 4 (1.20%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.70%) SLA
2 8 (2.40%) QA
3 2 (0.60%) P3O
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (6.31%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.40%) XenApp
4 4 (1.20%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.20%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.90%) Shibboleth
5 3 (0.90%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (0.90%) SCCM
3 2 (0.60%) Puppet
3 2 (0.60%) Ansible
4 1 (0.30%) SELinux
4 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.30%) SCOM
4 1 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.30%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.30%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.30%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 73 (21.92%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.80%) Cisco
3 15 (4.50%) VMware
4 14 (4.20%) Twitter
4 14 (4.20%) IBM
5 13 (3.90%) Citrix
6 9 (2.70%) Oracle
7 6 (1.80%) SAP
7 6 (1.80%) Avaya
7 6 (1.80%) Juniper
7 6 (1.80%) McAfee
8 5 (1.50%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.20%) CA
9 4 (1.20%) Nortel
9 4 (1.20%) F5
10 3 (0.90%) Sophos
10 3 (0.90%) Radware
10 3 (0.90%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.90%) Symantec
11 2 (0.60%) Remedy
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