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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 4 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 149 55 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.25% 9.57% 19.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.32% 34.59% 59.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 31 28
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£344 £375 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £16.16 £14.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.23 £16.16 £21.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -39.65%
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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
247 159 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.91% 27.65% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 93 70
Average daily rate £350 £330 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
Average hourly rate £21.91 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.58% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.93 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £16.25 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 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

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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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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 +6 92 £338 -10.00% 24
West Wales -6 19 £417 -33.80% 2
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 273 (81.25%) SC Cleared
2 130 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (27.08%) Java
4 81 (24.11%) Scrum
5 63 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 60 (17.86%) TDD
7 59 (17.56%) Open Source
8 57 (16.96%) SQL
8 57 (16.96%) XML
9 56 (16.67%) Web Services
10 55 (16.37%) Selenium
11 53 (15.77%) Subversion
12 52 (15.48%) C#
13 51 (15.18%) Project Management
13 51 (15.18%) JIRA
14 50 (14.88%) XSLT
15 49 (14.58%) Microsoft
15 49 (14.58%) Spring
16 45 (13.39%) Jenkins
17 43 (12.80%) .NET
18 41 (12.20%) WebDriver
19 40 (11.90%) Windows
19 40 (11.90%) IBM
20 38 (11.31%) Oracle
21 36 (10.71%) BDD
21 36 (10.71%) ISTQB
22 35 (10.42%) Maven
22 35 (10.42%) Automation Testing
22 35 (10.42%) Kanban
22 35 (10.42%) ISEB

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 31 (9.23%) FileNet
2 30 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 19 (5.65%) Confluence
4 12 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.49%) JBoss
6 4 (1.19%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.89%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.60%) OpenROAD
8 2 (0.60%) Documentum
8 2 (0.60%) SAS
8 2 (0.60%) CICS
9 1 (0.30%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.30%) IIS
9 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.38%) MS Project
3 5 (1.49%) MS Office
3 5 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.30%) Agresso
3 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.30%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.98%) PaaS
2 2 (0.60%) IaaS
3 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.17%) Firewall
2 12 (3.57%) DNS
3 10 (2.98%) NAS
4 9 (2.68%) Internet
5 8 (2.38%) WAN
6 6 (1.79%) LAN
6 6 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.79%) Wireless
7 5 (1.49%) ADSL
7 5 (1.49%) LLU
8 4 (1.19%) Intranet
9 3 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.89%) VoIP
9 3 (0.89%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.89%) Network Security
10 2 (0.60%) SAN
11 1 (0.30%) SMS
11 1 (0.30%) Nortel Alteon
11 1 (0.30%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (5.65%) MongoDB
5 18 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (5.36%) NoSQL
6 16 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (4.46%) MySQL
7 15 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (4.46%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.68%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.19%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.60%) Ingres
12 2 (0.60%) Adabas
12 2 (0.60%) MS Access
12 2 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 55 (16.37%) Selenium
2 53 (15.77%) Subversion
3 51 (15.18%) JIRA
4 45 (13.39%) Jenkins
5 41 (12.20%) WebDriver
6 35 (10.42%) Maven
7 32 (9.52%) JUnit
8 27 (8.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (7.74%) Bugzilla
10 22 (6.55%) TortoiseSVN
11 19 (5.65%) TestNG
11 19 (5.65%) Hudson
12 17 (5.06%) Ant
12 17 (5.06%) JMeter
13 8 (2.38%) Visual Studio
14 6 (1.79%) Eclipse
15 4 (1.19%) Axure RP
16 3 (0.89%) TestDirector
17 1 (0.30%) MSI
17 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (8.93%) Finance
2 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.60%) Local Government
4 1 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 83 (24.70%) Developer
2 59 (17.56%) Java Developer
3 37 (11.01%) Analyst
4 23 (6.85%) Consultant
5 22 (6.55%) Test Analyst
5 22 (6.55%) Tester
6 18 (5.36%) Architect
6 18 (5.36%) Designer
7 14 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 14 (4.17%) DBA
8 12 (3.57%) SQL DBA
9 11 (3.27%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (2.98%) Test Manager
10 10 (2.98%) Wintel Engineer
11 9 (2.68%) Security Engineer
11 9 (2.68%) Network Engineer
11 9 (2.68%) Agile Coach
12 7 (2.08%) Database Specialist
12 7 (2.08%) .NET Developer
12 7 (2.08%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (16.96%) XML
2 56 (16.67%) Web Services
3 50 (14.88%) XSLT
4 49 (14.58%) Spring
5 43 (12.80%) .NET
6 34 (10.12%) J2EE
7 30 (8.93%) Hibernate
8 27 (8.04%) .NET Framework
9 25 (7.44%) JSF
9 25 (7.44%) SOAP
10 20 (5.95%) AngularJS
11 18 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (5.06%) HTML
13 16 (4.76%) REST
14 15 (4.46%) Struts
15 14 (4.17%) XML Schema
15 14 (4.17%) Java SE
16 13 (3.87%) JSON
17 12 (3.57%) MyBatis
18 9 (2.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 59 (17.56%) Open Source
2 19 (5.65%) Client/Server
3 15 (4.46%) Mainframe
4 11 (3.27%) Replication
5 5 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.49%) iSeries
5 5 (1.49%) User Experience
6 4 (1.19%) AS400
7 3 (0.89%) PKI
7 3 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.60%) Statistics
8 2 (0.60%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.60%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.60%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.60%) Clustering
8 2 (0.60%) GIS
9 1 (0.30%) PMI
9 1 (0.30%) CESG
9 1 (0.30%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.30%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.90%) Windows
2 19 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (5.65%) UNIX
3 15 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (2.08%) Linux
5 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.60%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.60%) AIX
7 1 (0.30%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (24.11%) Scrum
3 60 (17.86%) TDD
4 51 (15.18%) Project Management
5 36 (10.71%) BDD
6 35 (10.42%) Automation Testing
6 35 (10.42%) Kanban
7 33 (9.82%) Test Scripting
8 31 (9.23%) Software Testing
9 29 (8.63%) Configuration Management
10 28 (8.33%) Load Testing
10 28 (8.33%) Test Management
11 22 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (5.95%) Release Management
12 20 (5.95%) OO
12 20 (5.95%) RUP
12 20 (5.95%) DSDM
13 19 (5.65%) OOA/OOD
14 18 (5.36%) PRINCE2
14 18 (5.36%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 91 (27.08%) Java
2 57 (16.96%) SQL
3 52 (15.48%) C#
4 16 (4.76%) XPath
5 15 (4.46%) T-SQL
6 12 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.79%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.49%) VB
9 4 (1.19%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.89%) C
11 2 (0.60%) Perl
11 2 (0.60%) Python
12 1 (0.30%) Ruby
12 1 (0.30%) VBScript
12 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 273 (81.25%) SC Cleared
2 36 (10.71%) ISTQB
3 35 (10.42%) ISEB
4 19 (5.65%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.38%) CCNP
6 7 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (1.79%) MCITP
7 6 (1.79%) MCDBA
8 5 (1.49%) BC Cleared
9 4 (1.19%) CISSP
9 4 (1.19%) GIAC
9 4 (1.19%) GCIA
9 4 (1.19%) GCFW
9 4 (1.19%) GCWN
10 3 (0.89%) CCSE
10 3 (0.89%) CCSP
10 3 (0.89%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.68%) QA
2 6 (1.79%) SLA
3 2 (0.60%) P3O
4 1 (0.30%) WCAG
4 1 (0.30%) WAI
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (2.98%) NFS
2 8 (2.38%) XenDesktop
3 7 (2.08%) XenApp
4 6 (1.79%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.19%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.89%) MetaFrame
6 3 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.89%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.60%) vSphere
7 2 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.60%) UAG
7 2 (0.60%) vCloud
8 1 (0.30%) XenServer
8 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 27 (8.04%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.19%) SCCM
5 2 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.60%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.60%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.60%) WSUS
6 1 (0.30%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.30%) Puppet
6 1 (0.30%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 49 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 40 (11.90%) IBM
3 38 (11.31%) Oracle
4 18 (5.36%) Twitter
5 16 (4.76%) Cisco
6 14 (4.17%) VMware
7 13 (3.87%) Red Gate
8 11 (3.27%) Citrix
9 10 (2.98%) Juniper
9 10 (2.98%) NetApp
9 10 (2.98%) McAfee
10 9 (2.68%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.38%) Sophos
12 7 (2.08%) Symantec
13 6 (1.79%) F5
14 5 (1.49%) SAP
15 4 (1.19%) Nortel
15 4 (1.19%) Informatica
15 4 (1.19%) Avaya
15 4 (1.19%) Radware
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Next Ventures Ltd
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
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