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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 4 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 123 71 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.11% 16.71% 32.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.12% 55.91% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 36 59
Average daily rate £363 £381 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.85% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £303 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 12
Average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.73% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.71 £16.33 £14.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
198 127 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.54% 29.88% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 67 107
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £523 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 16
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £12.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.40 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Security Cleared
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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 24 April 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
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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales 0 99 £359 -5.90% 5
West Wales -19 11 £356 -
North Wales - 3 £850 -
Mid Wales 0 2 £500 -
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 132 (71.74%) SC Cleared
2 56 (30.43%) Windows
3 39 (21.20%) Microsoft
4 25 (13.59%) Active Directory
5 24 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 23 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 22 (11.96%) Windows XP
7 22 (11.96%) Project Management
8 21 (11.41%) SQL
9 20 (10.87%) MS Excel
9 20 (10.87%) Finance
10 19 (10.33%) Oracle
10 19 (10.33%) UNIX
11 18 (9.78%) VMware
12 15 (8.15%) Scrum
13 14 (7.61%) Telecoms
13 14 (7.61%) MS Project
13 14 (7.61%) Java
13 14 (7.61%) Test Scripting
13 14 (7.61%) SCCM
14 13 (7.07%) .NET
14 13 (7.07%) Citrix
15 12 (6.52%) ITIL
15 12 (6.52%) SharePoint
15 12 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (5.98%) MS Office
16 11 (5.98%) C#
16 11 (5.98%) ISEB
16 11 (5.98%) Selenium
16 11 (5.98%) Open Source

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.43%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.89%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.80%) MQSeries
5 4 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.63%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.09%) IIS
7 2 (1.09%) OpenROAD
7 2 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.54%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.54%) CMS
8 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.61%) MS Project
3 11 (5.98%) MS Office
4 3 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.17%) assyst
3 3 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.54%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.54%) SAP FI-FM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.35%) LAN
2 7 (3.80%) WAN
3 6 (3.26%) SAN
4 5 (2.72%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.17%) VoIP
5 4 (2.17%) Wireless
6 3 (1.63%) DNS
6 3 (1.63%) DHCP
6 3 (1.63%) Firewall
7 1 (0.54%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.54%) PPP
7 1 (0.54%) VPN
7 1 (0.54%) POP3
7 1 (0.54%) SMTP
7 1 (0.54%) LDAP
7 1 (0.54%) Internet
7 1 (0.54%) L2TP
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (0.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.63%) Ingres
4 3 (1.63%) MySQL
5 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.54%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.54%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (5.98%) Selenium
2 10 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.89%) WebDriver
4 8 (4.35%) ClearCase
4 8 (4.35%) ClearQuest
4 8 (4.35%) JMeter
4 8 (4.35%) Bugzilla
4 8 (4.35%) JUnit
4 8 (4.35%) Maven
4 8 (4.35%) JIRA
5 7 (3.80%) Subversion
5 7 (3.80%) Ant
5 7 (3.80%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.80%) TortoiseSVN
5 7 (3.80%) TestNG
6 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.54%) PhoneGap
General
1 20 (10.87%) Finance
2 14 (7.61%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.17%) Local Government
4 2 (1.09%) Welsh Language
5 1 (0.54%) Legal
5 1 (0.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (13.04%) Analyst
2 23 (12.50%) Developer
3 22 (11.96%) Project Manager
4 19 (10.33%) Consultant
5 14 (7.61%) Support Engineer
6 9 (4.89%) Tester
6 9 (4.89%) Security Engineer
7 8 (4.35%) Test Analyst
7 8 (4.35%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.26%) Technical Support
8 6 (3.26%) Architect
8 6 (3.26%) Wintel Consultant
9 5 (2.72%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 5 (2.72%) Wintel Engineer
9 5 (2.72%) Business Analyst
9 5 (2.72%) Software Engineer
9 5 (2.72%) Service Manager
9 5 (2.72%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (2.17%) Administrator
10 4 (2.17%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.07%) .NET
2 10 (5.43%) XML
2 10 (5.43%) .NET Framework
3 9 (4.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 7 (3.80%) CSS
5 6 (3.26%) SOAP
5 6 (3.26%) HTML
5 6 (3.26%) REST
6 5 (2.72%) Web Services
7 3 (1.63%) XSD
7 3 (1.63%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.63%) XSLT
7 3 (1.63%) jQuery
7 3 (1.63%) HTML5
7 3 (1.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (1.63%) Java SE
7 3 (1.63%) NHibernate
7 3 (1.63%) Apache FOP
7 3 (1.63%) WCF
7 3 (1.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.98%) Open Source
2 8 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.72%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.63%) Clustering
6 2 (1.09%) CESG
6 2 (1.09%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.09%) Statistics
6 2 (1.09%) RMADS
6 2 (1.09%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.09%) GIS
7 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.54%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.54%) Psychology
7 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 56 (30.43%) Windows
2 24 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 22 (11.96%) Windows XP
4 19 (10.33%) UNIX
5 8 (4.35%) Linux
6 4 (2.17%) AIX
7 3 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.09%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.09%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.54%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 22 (11.96%) Project Management
3 15 (8.15%) Scrum
4 14 (7.61%) Test Scripting
5 12 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (6.52%) ITIL
6 11 (5.98%) Automation Testing
7 10 (5.43%) Migration
7 10 (5.43%) TDD
8 9 (4.89%) Test Management
8 9 (4.89%) Load Testing
9 8 (4.35%) B2B
10 7 (3.80%) CRM
10 7 (3.80%) Software Testing
10 7 (3.80%) Kanban
10 7 (3.80%) BDD
11 5 (2.72%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (2.72%) MVC
12 4 (2.17%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (2.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.41%) SQL
2 14 (7.61%) Java
3 11 (5.98%) C#
4 8 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.26%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.17%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.17%) PHP
7 3 (1.63%) C
7 3 (1.63%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.09%) VBScript
9 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.54%) Python
9 1 (0.54%) Ruby
9 1 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 132 (71.74%) SC Cleared
2 11 (5.98%) ISEB
3 10 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (4.89%) DV Cleared
5 8 (4.35%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.72%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (1.63%) Degree
8 3 (1.63%) MCSD
8 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.09%) MCP
9 2 (1.09%) CCA
9 2 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.09%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.54%) CCEE
10 1 (0.54%) CCAA
10 1 (0.54%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.54%) CISM
10 1 (0.54%) CIPFA
10 1 (0.54%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.09%) P3O
3 1 (0.54%) WCAG
3 1 (0.54%) WAI
3 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 25 (13.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.80%) vSphere
2 7 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.80%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.72%) XenApp
3 5 (2.72%) XenServer
3 5 (2.72%) XenDesktop
3 5 (2.72%) vCloud
4 4 (2.17%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.63%) UAG
5 3 (1.63%) MetaFrame
6 2 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.54%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 14 (7.61%) SCCM
2 8 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (3.26%) NetBackup
3 6 (3.26%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (2.17%) BMC Performance Manager
5 4 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.09%) SCOM
6 2 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.09%) ARCserve
6 2 (1.09%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (21.20%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.33%) Oracle
3 18 (9.78%) VMware
4 13 (7.07%) Citrix
5 9 (4.89%) IBM
5 9 (4.89%) Symantec
6 8 (4.35%) Remedy
6 8 (4.35%) Sophos
7 7 (3.80%) McAfee
7 7 (3.80%) Cisco
7 7 (3.80%) HP
8 4 (2.17%) BMC
9 3 (1.63%) Lotus
9 3 (1.63%) Clearswift
9 3 (1.63%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.63%) Lumension
10 2 (1.09%) Nortel
10 2 (1.09%) Websense
10 2 (1.09%) Zend
11 1 (0.54%) SonicWALL
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