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 25 September 2016 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 2 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 135 147 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.09% 16.90% 20.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 72.19% 63.91% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 95 88
Median daily rate £410 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £350 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £483 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £81.50 £12.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+552.00% -69.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.30 £11.92 £20.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.70 £28.50 £60.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.03% +23.60%
Security Cleared
UK

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
187 230 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.61% 26.44% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 149 161
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 7
Median hourly rate £80.00 £21.00 £21.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+280.95% -4.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £11.07 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.00 £21.00 £57.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +7 106 £400 -5.88% 16
West Wales -2 15 £513 +13.88% 9
Mid Wales +2 1 - -
North Wales - 1 - -
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 198 (82.50%) SC Cleared
2 68 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (24.17%) Windows
4 48 (20.00%) Cisco
5 46 (19.17%) Software Engineering
6 40 (16.67%) Firewall
7 37 (15.42%) Java
8 36 (15.00%) SQL
8 36 (15.00%) UML
9 35 (14.58%) OO
10 32 (13.33%) Scrum
11 31 (12.92%) OOA/OOD
11 31 (12.92%) C
11 31 (12.92%) C++
12 30 (12.50%) TCP/IP
13 27 (11.25%) Eclipse
13 27 (11.25%) Linux
14 24 (10.00%) SNMP
14 24 (10.00%) TDD
14 24 (10.00%) Requirements Management
14 24 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
15 23 (9.58%) StarTeam
15 23 (9.58%) VoIP
16 22 (9.17%) Visual Studio
16 22 (9.17%) Microsoft
16 22 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
16 22 (9.17%) Intel Security
16 22 (9.17%) Coverity
17 21 (8.75%) CISSP
17 21 (8.75%) CCNP

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.50%) Apache
2 5 (2.08%) SAS
3 4 (1.67%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.25%) Confluence
4 3 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.25%) FileNet
4 3 (1.25%) LiveCycle
4 3 (1.25%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.83%) JBoss
5 2 (0.83%) Moodle
5 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.42%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.42%) IIS
6 1 (0.42%) Mongrel
Applications
1 6 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 6 (2.50%) MS Office
2 5 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.25%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.83%) assyst
3 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.58%) PaaS
3 5 (2.08%) SaaS
4 3 (1.25%) Office 365
5 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.42%) GitHub
6 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.42%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.42%) Route 53
6 1 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (16.67%) Firewall
2 30 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 24 (10.00%) SNMP
4 23 (9.58%) VoIP
5 21 (8.75%) LAN
6 13 (5.42%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (3.75%) DHCP
7 9 (3.75%) DNS
7 9 (3.75%) WAN
8 8 (3.33%) Network Security
9 6 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (2.08%) Cisco IPT
10 5 (2.08%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (2.08%) Ethernet
10 5 (2.08%) Internet
10 5 (2.08%) NetScaler
10 5 (2.08%) SAN
10 5 (2.08%) TACACS
10 5 (2.08%) Wireless
11 4 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.50%) MySQL
3 5 (2.08%) Base SAS
3 5 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.83%) Big Data
6 2 (0.83%) GIS
6 2 (0.83%) HBase
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.83%) VoltDB
7 1 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.42%) DB2
7 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.42%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 27 (11.25%) Eclipse
2 24 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
3 23 (9.58%) StarTeam
4 22 (9.17%) Visual Studio
5 13 (5.42%) JIRA
6 8 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.33%) JIRA Agile
7 7 (2.92%) Selenium
8 6 (2.50%) Ant
8 6 (2.50%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.50%) Maven
9 5 (2.08%) Subversion
10 3 (1.25%) Hudson
11 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.83%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.42%) GCC
12 1 (0.42%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.42%) JUnit
12 1 (0.42%) MyEclipse
General
1 17 (7.08%) Finance
2 16 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.92%) Electronics
4 7 (2.92%) Marketing
5 2 (0.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.42%) Advertising
6 1 (0.42%) Legal
6 1 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 39 (16.25%) Developer
3 31 (12.92%) Architect
4 29 (12.08%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 24 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 19 (7.92%) Senior Software Engineer
7 15 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
7 15 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 15 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 15 (6.25%) Scrum Master
8 14 (5.83%) Consultant
9 13 (5.42%) Agile Scrum Master
9 13 (5.42%) Security Architect
10 12 (5.00%) Agile Coach
10 12 (5.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
11 10 (4.17%) Analyst
11 10 (4.17%) Technical Architect
12 8 (3.33%) Embedded Engineer
12 8 (3.33%) Juniper Engineer
12 8 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.83%) HTML
2 11 (4.58%) XML
3 10 (4.17%) CSS
4 9 (3.75%) Spring
5 8 (3.33%) JSF
5 8 (3.33%) Velocity
6 7 (2.92%) J2EE
6 7 (2.92%) REST
7 6 (2.50%) .NET
7 6 (2.50%) Ajax
7 6 (2.50%) Hibernate
8 5 (2.08%) jQuery
8 5 (2.08%) SOAP
8 5 (2.08%) XHTML
9 4 (1.67%) EJB
9 4 (1.67%) Kafka
10 3 (1.25%) J2SE
11 2 (0.83%) LAMP
11 2 (0.83%) Struts
11 2 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.50%) CESG
2 6 (2.50%) Cryptography
2 6 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.50%) Virtual Team
3 5 (2.08%) Public Cloud
3 5 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (1.67%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.25%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.25%) Clustering
5 3 (1.25%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.25%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (1.25%) NHS
5 3 (1.25%) VHDL
6 2 (0.83%) PKI
6 2 (0.83%) User Experience
7 1 (0.42%) Informatics
7 1 (0.42%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 58 (24.17%) Windows
2 27 (11.25%) Linux
3 17 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (5.83%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.58%) Unix
6 7 (2.92%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.25%) CentOS
8 3 (1.25%) Fedora
8 3 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.42%) SUSE
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (19.17%) Software Engineering
3 36 (15.00%) UML
4 35 (14.58%) OO
5 32 (13.33%) Scrum
6 31 (12.92%) OOA/OOD
7 24 (10.00%) Requirements Management
7 24 (10.00%) TDD
8 21 (8.75%) ITIL
9 19 (7.92%) Configuration Management
10 15 (6.25%) DevOps
11 14 (5.83%) Change Control
11 14 (5.83%) Risk Management
12 13 (5.42%) Coaching
12 13 (5.42%) Project Management
12 13 (5.42%) Service Management
13 12 (5.00%) BDD
13 12 (5.00%) Migration
14 11 (4.58%) Open Source
14 11 (4.58%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (15.42%) Java
2 36 (15.00%) SQL
3 31 (12.92%) C
3 31 (12.92%) C++
4 21 (8.75%) C#
5 15 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 12 (5.00%) Python
7 10 (4.17%) Perl
8 8 (3.33%) Embedded C++
9 7 (2.92%) Embedded C
9 7 (2.92%) PHP
10 4 (1.67%) ABAP
10 4 (1.67%) Ruby
10 4 (1.67%) Scala
11 3 (1.25%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.25%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.83%) SAPscript
12 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 198 (82.50%) SC Cleared
2 22 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (8.75%) CCNP
3 21 (8.75%) CISSP
4 11 (4.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (4.58%) CESG Certified Professional
5 10 (4.17%) CCNA
6 7 (2.92%) CEH
6 7 (2.92%) CREST Certified
7 5 (2.08%) APMP
7 5 (2.08%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.67%) CISA
8 4 (1.67%) CISM
8 4 (1.67%) CLAS
8 4 (1.67%) OSCP
9 3 (1.25%) CHECK Team Leader
10 2 (0.83%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.83%) CCENT
10 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.42%) RMADS
2 12 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.25%) QA
5 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.50%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.25%) Docker
5 2 (0.83%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.83%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.83%) vSphere
6 1 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.42%) Xen
6 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (3.75%) Ansible
2 7 (2.92%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (2.92%) Puppet
2 7 (2.92%) Zenoss
3 6 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.08%) SCCM
5 3 (1.25%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.25%) Salt
5 3 (1.25%) SCOM
6 2 (0.83%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.42%) Fluentd
7 1 (0.42%) Marathon
7 1 (0.42%) Mesos
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.42%) Netcool
7 1 (0.42%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.42%) Piwik
7 1 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 48 (20.00%) Cisco
2 22 (9.17%) Coverity
2 22 (9.17%) Intel Security
2 22 (9.17%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.50%) CheckPoint
4 17 (7.08%) Red Hat
5 15 (6.25%) Fortinet
6 14 (5.83%) VMware
7 13 (5.42%) SAP
8 12 (5.00%) Juniper
9 11 (4.58%) F5
10 10 (4.17%) ServiceNow
11 7 (2.92%) Cloudera
12 6 (2.50%) Blue Coat
12 6 (2.50%) BMC
12 6 (2.50%) Oracle
13 5 (2.08%) Citrix
13 5 (2.08%) IBM
14 3 (1.25%) Adobe
14 3 (1.25%) CA
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea
Aim Hire Jobs
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Expenses
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £525 per day + expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Interact Consulting
Rate: 500 - 600
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: 4 days ago