The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Wales region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 1 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 182 80 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.20% 14.90% 21.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 67.16% 48.48% 64.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 42 44
Average daily rate
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£425 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+0.34% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Average hourly rate £33.75 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £13.75 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £35.50 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.81% -14.00%
Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
271 165 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 36.04% 30.73% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 78 90
Average daily rate £400 £370 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +6 122 £431 +1.47% 8
West Wales 0 26 £400 +30.08%
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 241 (78.25%) SC Cleared
2 72 (23.38%) Windows
3 68 (22.08%) Java
4 53 (17.21%) SQL
5 52 (16.88%) Microsoft
6 43 (13.96%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (13.64%) Oracle
8 41 (13.31%) Selenium
9 40 (12.99%) TDD
9 40 (12.99%) Scrum
10 37 (12.01%) Web Services
11 34 (11.04%) Project Management
11 34 (11.04%) C#
12 33 (10.71%) UNIX
13 32 (10.39%) JUnit
14 31 (10.06%) Open Source
15 30 (9.74%) BDD
15 30 (9.74%) Subversion
15 30 (9.74%) .NET
16 29 (9.42%) Finance
16 29 (9.42%) Spring
17 27 (8.77%) WebDriver
18 26 (8.44%) Test Scripting
18 26 (8.44%) ISTQB
18 26 (8.44%) VMware
18 26 (8.44%) SQL Server
18 26 (8.44%) XML
19 25 (8.12%) IBM
19 25 (8.12%) DV Cleared
20 24 (7.79%) ISEB

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (7.47%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.55%) FileNet
3 12 (3.90%) WebSphere
4 11 (3.57%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.30%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.97%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (0.65%) Confluence
8 2 (0.65%) SAS
8 2 (0.65%) CICS
8 2 (0.65%) OpenROAD
8 2 (0.65%) IIS
8 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.32%) Node.js
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.22%) MS Project
3 6 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.65%) MS Office
6 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.62%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (1.62%) assyst
1 5 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Agresso
2 1 (0.32%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.92%) PaaS
2 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.57%) NAS
2 10 (3.25%) DNS
3 8 (2.60%) SAN
3 8 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.60%) LAN
3 8 (2.60%) Firewall
4 7 (2.27%) Wireless
4 7 (2.27%) VoIP
5 6 (1.95%) WAN
6 4 (1.30%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.30%) Internet
7 3 (0.97%) DHCP
7 3 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.32%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.32%) LDAP
8 1 (0.32%) SMS
8 1 (0.32%) POP3
8 1 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (5.84%) MySQL
3 15 (4.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (3.90%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.60%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.30%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (0.97%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.97%) Ingres
10 2 (0.65%) Adabas
10 2 (0.65%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 41 (13.31%) Selenium
2 32 (10.39%) JUnit
3 30 (9.74%) Subversion
4 27 (8.77%) WebDriver
5 23 (7.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (7.14%) JIRA
7 19 (6.17%) Bugzilla
7 19 (6.17%) TestNG
7 19 (6.17%) Maven
8 18 (5.84%) JMeter
9 17 (5.52%) Jenkins
10 16 (5.19%) TortoiseSVN
10 16 (5.19%) Ant
11 7 (2.27%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.62%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.30%) Axure RP
14 3 (0.97%) TestDirector
15 2 (0.65%) Hudson
16 1 (0.32%) PhoneGap
16 1 (0.32%) MSI
General
1 29 (9.42%) Finance
2 12 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.62%) Local Government
4 2 (0.65%) Welsh Language
5 1 (0.32%) Legal
5 1 (0.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (19.16%) Developer
2 35 (11.36%) Java Developer
3 32 (10.39%) Analyst
3 32 (10.39%) Consultant
4 23 (7.47%) Project Manager
5 18 (5.84%) Architect
6 17 (5.52%) Tester
7 16 (5.19%) Test Analyst
8 14 (4.55%) DBA
9 13 (4.22%) Wintel Engineer
10 12 (3.90%) SQL DBA
10 12 (3.90%) Security Engineer
10 12 (3.90%) Support Engineer
10 12 (3.90%) Wintel Consultant
11 11 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.60%) .NET Developer
12 8 (2.60%) Administrator
12 8 (2.60%) Agile Coach
13 7 (2.27%) Designer
13 7 (2.27%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (12.01%) Web Services
2 30 (9.74%) .NET
3 29 (9.42%) Spring
4 26 (8.44%) XML
5 23 (7.47%) .NET Framework
6 21 (6.82%) XSLT
7 17 (5.52%) HTML
7 17 (5.52%) Java SE
7 17 (5.52%) REST
8 15 (4.87%) Struts
9 14 (4.55%) J2EE
10 12 (3.90%) MyBatis
11 10 (3.25%) SOAP
11 10 (3.25%) Hibernate
12 9 (2.92%) JSF
12 9 (2.92%) CSS
12 9 (2.92%) ASP.NET
13 7 (2.27%) WCF
14 6 (1.95%) XSD
14 6 (1.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.06%) Open Source
2 16 (5.19%) Client/Server
3 10 (3.25%) Replication
4 9 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.62%) iSeries
6 4 (1.30%) AS400
6 4 (1.30%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.30%) Statistics
6 4 (1.30%) Clustering
7 3 (0.97%) PKI
7 3 (0.97%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.65%) GIS
8 2 (0.65%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.65%) CESG
8 2 (0.65%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.32%) Psychology
9 1 (0.32%) RMADS
9 1 (0.32%) NHS
9 1 (0.32%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 72 (23.38%) Windows
2 33 (10.71%) UNIX
3 18 (5.84%) Windows XP
3 18 (5.84%) Windows 7
4 17 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (5.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.57%) Linux
6 3 (0.97%) AIX
7 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (13.96%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (12.99%) TDD
2 40 (12.99%) Scrum
3 34 (11.04%) Project Management
4 30 (9.74%) BDD
5 26 (8.44%) Test Scripting
6 24 (7.79%) Automation Testing
7 22 (7.14%) Test Management
8 21 (6.82%) Kanban
8 21 (6.82%) Load Testing
9 19 (6.17%) PRINCE2
10 18 (5.84%) Software Testing
11 16 (5.19%) Workflow
11 16 (5.19%) Migration
12 13 (4.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (4.22%) Automated Testing
13 11 (3.57%) Configuration Management
14 10 (3.25%) ITIL
15 9 (2.92%) SOA
15 9 (2.92%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 68 (22.08%) Java
2 53 (17.21%) SQL
3 34 (11.04%) C#
4 13 (4.22%) PL/SQL
5 10 (3.25%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.62%) C
8 4 (1.30%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.97%) XPath
9 3 (0.97%) PHP
9 3 (0.97%) VBScript
9 3 (0.97%) VB
9 3 (0.97%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 241 (78.25%) SC Cleared
2 26 (8.44%) ISTQB
3 25 (8.12%) DV Cleared
4 24 (7.79%) ISEB
5 10 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (1.95%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (1.95%) MCITP
7 6 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.95%) MCDBA
8 4 (1.30%) CCNA
8 4 (1.30%) CISSP
8 4 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.30%) GIAC
8 4 (1.30%) GCIA
8 4 (1.30%) GCFW
8 4 (1.30%) GCWN
8 4 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.97%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.62%) SLA
1 5 (1.62%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) WCAG
2 2 (0.65%) WAI
2 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.32%) P3O
System Software
1 23 (7.47%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.22%) XenDesktop
3 12 (3.90%) XenApp
4 10 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.25%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.25%) NFS
5 9 (2.92%) vSphere
6 8 (2.60%) Terminal Services
7 7 (2.27%) vCloud
8 6 (1.95%) XenServer
8 6 (1.95%) MetaFrame
9 5 (1.62%) UAG
10 4 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.65%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 21 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (4.87%) SCCM
3 12 (3.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (2.92%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (2.60%) NetBackup
5 8 (2.60%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.62%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (1.30%) BMC Performance Manager
7 4 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (1.30%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (0.97%) ARCserve
8 3 (0.97%) WSUS
9 2 (0.65%) MIMEsweeper
10 1 (0.32%) SCOM
10 1 (0.32%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 52 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 42 (13.64%) Oracle
3 26 (8.44%) VMware
4 25 (8.12%) IBM
5 23 (7.47%) Citrix
6 17 (5.52%) McAfee
7 16 (5.19%) Sophos
7 16 (5.19%) Symantec
8 13 (4.22%) Red Gate
9 11 (3.57%) Cisco
10 10 (3.25%) NetApp
10 10 (3.25%) Remedy
11 7 (2.27%) CheckPoint
11 7 (2.27%) Juniper
12 6 (1.95%) HP
12 6 (1.95%) Clearswift
13 4 (1.30%) Websense
13 4 (1.30%) F5
13 4 (1.30%) Blue Coat
13 4 (1.30%) JBoss
Wales
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 14 days ago