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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 3 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 198 163 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 25.52% 19.98% 14.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 67.12% 67.92% 53.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 98 35
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£400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £309 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £480 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £372
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £14.58 £18.33 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +26.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £16.10 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £42.90 £15.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -22.41%
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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
295 240 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.02% 29.41% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 138 68
Average daily rate £400 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £484 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.70% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.65 £16.08 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.45 £30.50 £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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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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 -1 123 £388 -0.64% 9
West Wales +16 37 £435 +8.75% 3
North Wales +1 6 - -
Mid Wales 0 1 - -
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 319 (87.16%) SC Cleared
2 141 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (26.23%) SQL Server
4 88 (24.04%) SQL
5 83 (22.68%) Java
6 80 (21.86%) Microsoft
7 79 (21.58%) Scrum
8 78 (21.31%) .NET
9 57 (15.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 52 (14.21%) CRM
11 49 (13.39%) Windows
12 47 (12.84%) Dynamics CRM
13 42 (11.48%) .NET Framework
14 40 (10.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 40 (10.93%) C#
14 40 (10.93%) Visual Studio
15 38 (10.38%) XML
16 36 (9.84%) Use Case
16 36 (9.84%) Test Scripting
17 35 (9.56%) TDD
18 34 (9.29%) ASP.NET
19 33 (9.02%) HTML
19 33 (9.02%) Finance
19 33 (9.02%) Jenkins
20 32 (8.74%) DV Cleared
21 31 (8.47%) MVC
21 31 (8.47%) ITIL
21 31 (8.47%) Data Modelling
21 31 (8.47%) User Stories
22 30 (8.20%) IIS

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 30 (8.20%) IIS
2 29 (7.92%) SharePoint
3 19 (5.19%) JBoss
4 16 (4.37%) WebSphere
5 12 (3.28%) Confluence
6 11 (3.01%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.19%) FileNet
8 7 (1.91%) MS Exchange
9 6 (1.64%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.37%) Apache
11 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (1.09%) nginx
11 4 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.55%) ArcSDE
12 2 (0.55%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.55%) Node.js
12 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.91%) MS Project
3 6 (1.64%) MS Office
4 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 47 (12.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.55%) IaaS
1 2 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.37%) Firewall
2 7 (1.91%) DNS
2 7 (1.91%) WAN
3 6 (1.64%) SAN
3 6 (1.64%) LAN
3 6 (1.64%) HTTP
4 5 (1.37%) Wireless
4 5 (1.37%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.09%) LDAP
5 4 (1.09%) DHCP
6 3 (0.82%) PuTTY
6 3 (0.82%) IPsec
6 3 (0.82%) SNMP
6 3 (0.82%) Internet
6 3 (0.82%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (0.82%) SSH
7 2 (0.55%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.55%) SSL
7 2 (0.55%) MPLS
7 2 (0.55%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (26.23%) SQL Server
2 40 (10.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (7.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (6.56%) OLAP
4 24 (6.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 24 (6.56%) PerformancePoint
4 24 (6.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (3.01%) MySQL
6 9 (2.46%) Impala
6 9 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.19%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.09%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.82%) Firebird
9 3 (0.82%) FileMaker
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.55%) Big Data
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 57 (15.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (10.93%) Visual Studio
3 33 (9.02%) Jenkins
4 26 (7.10%) Subversion
5 22 (6.01%) JIRA
6 18 (4.92%) Selenium
7 17 (4.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 16 (4.37%) Axure RP
9 15 (4.10%) JMeter
10 13 (3.55%) Maven
11 11 (3.01%) JUnit
12 10 (2.73%) Cucumber
12 10 (2.73%) Eclipse
13 9 (2.46%) Artifactory
13 9 (2.46%) WebDriver
13 9 (2.46%) MSBuild
14 7 (1.91%) ERwin
14 7 (1.91%) SoapUI
14 7 (1.91%) Git (software)
15 6 (1.64%) Hudson
General
1 33 (9.02%) Finance
2 16 (4.37%) Marketing
3 12 (3.28%) Back Office
4 8 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.27%) Military
6 1 (0.27%) Advertising
6 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 118 (32.24%) Developer
2 72 (19.67%) Analyst
3 50 (13.66%) Business Analyst
4 30 (8.20%) Java Developer
5 26 (7.10%) Tester
6 23 (6.28%) SQL Developer
7 20 (5.46%) Architect
8 18 (4.92%) .NET Developer
9 17 (4.64%) CRM Developer
10 15 (4.10%) Project Manager
10 15 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 14 (3.83%) CRM Analyst
11 14 (3.83%) CRM Business Analyst
11 14 (3.83%) Network Engineer
11 14 (3.83%) Senior Developer
12 13 (3.55%) Test Analyst
13 12 (3.28%) SQL DBA
13 12 (3.28%) DBA
14 10 (2.73%) Database Developer
15 9 (2.46%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (21.31%) .NET
2 42 (11.48%) .NET Framework
3 38 (10.38%) XML
4 34 (9.29%) ASP.NET
5 33 (9.02%) HTML
6 29 (7.92%) CSS
7 28 (7.65%) SOAP
7 28 (7.65%) Web Services
8 24 (6.56%) MDX
9 22 (6.01%) Spring
10 21 (5.74%) Entity Framework
11 19 (5.19%) WCF
12 17 (4.64%) REST
13 16 (4.37%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 16 (4.37%) Hibernate
14 15 (4.10%) Java SE
15 13 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (3.01%) HTML5
17 9 (2.46%) CSS3
17 9 (2.46%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.65%) User Experience
2 25 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.55%) NHS
4 10 (2.73%) Mainframe
5 9 (2.46%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.46%) RMADS
6 8 (2.19%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.91%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.64%) Smart Meter
9 5 (1.37%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.09%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.09%) Clustering
11 3 (0.82%) CESG
11 3 (0.82%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.55%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.55%) e-Health
12 2 (0.55%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (0.55%) GIS
12 2 (0.55%) IVR
13 1 (0.27%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 49 (13.39%) Windows
2 22 (6.01%) Linux
3 15 (4.10%) UNIX
4 7 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.37%) Windows 8
5 5 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.09%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.09%) AIX
6 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.82%) HPUX
8 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (21.58%) Scrum
3 52 (14.21%) CRM
4 36 (9.84%) Use Case
4 36 (9.84%) Test Scripting
5 35 (9.56%) TDD
6 31 (8.47%) MVC
6 31 (8.47%) ITIL
6 31 (8.47%) Data Modelling
6 31 (8.47%) User Stories
7 29 (7.92%) BDD
8 25 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (6.56%) Unit Testing
10 22 (6.01%) Project Management
11 19 (5.19%) Service Management
11 19 (5.19%) Risk Management
12 18 (4.92%) Business Analysis
13 17 (4.64%) PRINCE2
13 17 (4.64%) Software Engineering
13 17 (4.64%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (24.04%) SQL
2 83 (22.68%) Java
3 40 (10.93%) C#
4 27 (7.38%) PL/SQL
5 25 (6.83%) JavaScript
6 11 (3.01%) C
6 11 (3.01%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.19%) Python
7 8 (2.19%) C++
8 7 (1.91%) Scala
9 6 (1.64%) Jython
10 4 (1.09%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.09%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.09%) Delphi
10 4 (1.09%) Perl
11 3 (0.82%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.55%) Ruby
12 2 (0.55%) PHP
13 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 319 (87.16%) SC Cleared
2 32 (8.74%) DV Cleared
3 27 (7.38%) ISEB
4 24 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (4.37%) MCTS
5 16 (4.37%) MCPD
5 16 (4.37%) MCAD
5 16 (4.37%) MCSD
6 12 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (3.01%) CISSP
8 10 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 9 (2.46%) MCP
9 9 (2.46%) Degree
10 8 (2.19%) ISTQB
10 8 (2.19%) MCITP
10 8 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (2.19%) MCDBA
10 8 (2.19%) CCNA
11 7 (1.91%) CCNP
11 7 (1.91%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.19%) SLA
3 7 (1.91%) QA
4 3 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.55%) HL7
5 2 (0.55%) P3O
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.19%) XenApp
4 5 (1.37%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.37%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.82%) PowerHA
5 3 (0.82%) vSphere
5 3 (0.82%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.55%) vCloud
7 1 (0.27%) Firmware
7 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (1.37%) Puppet
3 3 (0.82%) Ansible
3 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (0.82%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.82%) SCCM
4 2 (0.55%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.55%) SCOM
4 2 (0.55%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.27%) SELinux
5 1 (0.27%) Salt
5 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.27%) Nagios
5 1 (0.27%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 80 (21.86%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.56%) Oracle
3 18 (4.92%) Cisco
4 16 (4.37%) VMware
5 12 (3.28%) HP
5 12 (3.28%) Citrix
6 7 (1.91%) McAfee
6 7 (1.91%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.91%) BMC
6 7 (1.91%) CA
7 6 (1.64%) Avaya
8 5 (1.37%) Nortel
8 5 (1.37%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.82%) Sophos
9 3 (0.82%) Sun
9 3 (0.82%) EMC
9 3 (0.82%) IBM
9 3 (0.82%) Symantec
9 3 (0.82%) F5
10 2 (0.55%) Google
Wales
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Emlyn, Dyfed
ComputAppoint
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
ComputAppoint
Rate: £380 - £470 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Rate: £9 - £10.8 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Proteus Europe
Rate: £284 - £285 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Proteus Europe
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
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