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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 5 12 2
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 140 59 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.28% 11.59% 18.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 63.35% 35.98% 62.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 27 31
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£364 £342 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.35% -8.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.68% -6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Average hourly rate £16.16 £15.83 £16.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -4.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £15.00 £14.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.56 £16.16 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £31.96
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -43.67%
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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
221 164 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.44% 32.22% 29.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 77 64
Average daily rate £350 £370 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £509 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 18
Average hourly rate £16.16 £15.83 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -6.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.52 £14.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.16 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 17 December 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 17 December 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

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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 17 December 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 93 £369 +10.07% 8
West Wales +3 29 £405 +11.43%
North Wales - 1 - -
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 249 (80.58%) SC Cleared
2 117 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (26.86%) Java
4 73 (23.62%) Scrum
5 65 (21.04%) SQL Server
6 57 (18.45%) XML
7 54 (17.48%) Web Services
8 53 (17.15%) TDD
9 52 (16.83%) SQL
10 51 (16.50%) Open Source
11 48 (15.53%) XSLT
12 46 (14.89%) C#
12 46 (14.89%) Subversion
13 45 (14.56%) Spring
14 43 (13.92%) Selenium
15 42 (13.59%) JIRA
15 42 (13.59%) Jenkins
15 42 (13.59%) Project Management
16 40 (12.94%) Microsoft
17 38 (12.30%) .NET
18 35 (11.33%) J2EE
18 35 (11.33%) Finance
19 34 (11.00%) IBM
20 32 (10.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 31 (10.03%) Team Foundation Server
21 31 (10.03%) WebDriver
22 30 (9.71%) Windows
22 30 (9.71%) FileNet
22 30 (9.71%) Hibernate
23 28 (9.06%) SOAP

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 30 (9.71%) FileNet
2 25 (8.09%) SharePoint
3 19 (6.15%) Confluence
4 11 (3.56%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.27%) JBoss
6 3 (0.97%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.97%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.97%) OpenROAD
6 3 (0.97%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.65%) Documentum
7 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.65%) Apache
8 1 (0.32%) IIS
8 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (4.21%) MS Project
2 10 (3.24%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.94%) MS Office
4 3 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) SaaS
1 1 (0.32%) PaaS
1 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.85%) Firewall
2 12 (3.88%) WAN
3 8 (2.59%) Wireless
3 8 (2.59%) Internet
3 8 (2.59%) LAN
4 7 (2.27%) DNS
5 5 (1.62%) ADSL
5 5 (1.62%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.62%) LLU
6 4 (1.29%) Network Security
7 3 (0.97%) VoIP
7 3 (0.97%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.97%) Intranet
8 2 (0.65%) NAS
8 2 (0.65%) HTTP
9 1 (0.32%) SAN
9 1 (0.32%) SNMP
9 1 (0.32%) SMS
9 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (21.04%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (9.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (6.80%) MongoDB
5 18 (5.83%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (5.83%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (3.24%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.27%) MySQL
7 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.62%) OLAP
8 5 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (1.62%) PerformancePoint
8 5 (1.62%) Impala
9 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.97%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 46 (14.89%) Subversion
2 43 (13.92%) Selenium
3 42 (13.59%) JIRA
3 42 (13.59%) Jenkins
4 31 (10.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (10.03%) WebDriver
5 28 (9.06%) Maven
6 24 (7.77%) JUnit
7 19 (6.15%) Hudson
8 18 (5.83%) Bugzilla
9 15 (4.85%) TortoiseSVN
10 12 (3.88%) TestNG
11 10 (3.24%) Ant
12 9 (2.91%) JMeter
13 7 (2.27%) Visual Studio
14 6 (1.94%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (0.97%) Git (software)
15 3 (0.97%) CA Gen
16 2 (0.65%) Jasmine
General
1 35 (11.33%) Finance
2 8 (2.59%) Back Office
3 7 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.32%) Military
4 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 88 (28.48%) Developer
2 54 (17.48%) Java Developer
3 29 (9.39%) Analyst
4 22 (7.12%) Architect
4 22 (7.12%) Project Manager
5 17 (5.50%) Consultant
6 16 (5.18%) Tester
7 15 (4.85%) Test Analyst
7 15 (4.85%) Designer
8 13 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (3.88%) Network Engineer
10 10 (3.24%) DBA
11 9 (2.91%) SQL DBA
11 9 (2.91%) Agile Coach
12 7 (2.27%) .NET Developer
12 7 (2.27%) Test Manager
12 7 (2.27%) Database Specialist
12 7 (2.27%) Administrator
12 7 (2.27%) Wintel Consultant
13 6 (1.94%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (18.45%) XML
2 54 (17.48%) Web Services
3 48 (15.53%) XSLT
4 45 (14.56%) Spring
5 38 (12.30%) .NET
6 35 (11.33%) J2EE
7 30 (9.71%) Hibernate
8 28 (9.06%) SOAP
9 24 (7.77%) JSF
10 21 (6.80%) AngularJS
11 20 (6.47%) .NET Framework
12 19 (6.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (4.85%) HTML
13 15 (4.85%) XML Schema
13 15 (4.85%) JSON
13 15 (4.85%) REST
14 10 (3.24%) Java SE
14 10 (3.24%) MyBatis
14 10 (3.24%) Struts
15 9 (2.91%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.50%) Open Source
2 13 (4.21%) Client/Server
2 13 (4.21%) Mainframe
3 4 (1.29%) iSeries
3 4 (1.29%) Replication
3 4 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (0.97%) Clustering
4 3 (0.97%) AS400
5 2 (0.65%) PKI
5 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.65%) GIS
5 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.32%) NHS
6 1 (0.32%) PMI
6 1 (0.32%) CMDB
6 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.71%) Windows
2 16 (5.18%) UNIX
3 9 (2.91%) Linux
3 9 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.29%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.97%) AIX
8 1 (0.32%) pSOS
8 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (23.62%) Scrum
3 53 (17.15%) TDD
4 42 (13.59%) Project Management
5 28 (9.06%) BDD
6 26 (8.41%) Automation Testing
7 25 (8.09%) Kanban
7 25 (8.09%) Configuration Management
8 23 (7.44%) Software Testing
8 23 (7.44%) PRINCE2
9 22 (7.12%) OO
9 22 (7.12%) Test Scripting
9 22 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (6.80%) DSDM
11 20 (6.47%) RUP
11 20 (6.47%) Load Testing
12 19 (6.15%) Release Management
12 19 (6.15%) Pair Programming
13 18 (5.83%) DevOps
13 18 (5.83%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 83 (26.86%) Java
2 52 (16.83%) SQL
3 46 (14.89%) C#
4 16 (5.18%) XPath
4 16 (5.18%) T-SQL
5 14 (4.53%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.94%) C
7 5 (1.62%) Scala
8 4 (1.29%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.29%) Perl
8 4 (1.29%) Python
9 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.65%) VB
10 1 (0.32%) ABAP
10 1 (0.32%) VBA
10 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 249 (80.58%) SC Cleared
2 22 (7.12%) ISTQB
3 21 (6.80%) ISEB
4 13 (4.21%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (2.59%) CCNP
7 7 (2.27%) BC Cleared
8 4 (1.29%) MCITP
8 4 (1.29%) CCNA
8 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.29%) MCDBA
9 3 (0.97%) CCSP
9 3 (0.97%) Degree
9 3 (0.97%) CCSE
9 3 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.65%) GCIA
10 2 (0.65%) GCFW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.59%) QA
2 7 (2.27%) SLA
3 2 (0.65%) P3O
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.29%) XenApp
3 3 (0.97%) Shibboleth
4 2 (0.65%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.65%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.65%) NFS
4 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (5.50%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.65%) SCCM
4 1 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.32%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.32%) SCOM
4 1 (0.32%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (0.32%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.32%) Puppet
4 1 (0.32%) Ansible
4 1 (0.32%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 40 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.00%) IBM
3 27 (8.74%) Oracle
4 20 (6.47%) Cisco
5 18 (5.83%) Twitter
6 11 (3.56%) Juniper
7 9 (2.91%) CheckPoint
7 9 (2.91%) VMware
8 7 (2.27%) Citrix
8 7 (2.27%) McAfee
8 7 (2.27%) F5
9 6 (1.94%) Red Gate
9 6 (1.94%) SAP
10 4 (1.29%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.29%) Symantec
10 4 (1.29%) Radware
10 4 (1.29%) Nortel
10 4 (1.29%) Avaya
10 4 (1.29%) CA
11 3 (0.97%) Informatica
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