The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 2 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 29 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 31.87% 21.82% 51.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 82.86% 44.44% 74.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Average daily rate
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£405 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.43% +21.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £346 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £461 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £31.92
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -43.60%
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Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Qualifications Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
35 27 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 38.46% 49.09% 69.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 6
Average daily rate £425 £342 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.26% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £461 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £15.75 - £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the West Wales region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

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Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the West Wales region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

Security Cleared
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 19 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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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
Swansea +8 29 £405 +11.43%
Security Cleared
Wales

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 44 (83.02%) SC Cleared
2 13 (24.53%) SQL
2 13 (24.53%) PRINCE2
3 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (20.75%) Finance
5 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
5 10 (18.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (16.98%) Project Management
6 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (15.09%) Web Services
7 8 (15.09%) Oracle
8 7 (13.21%) MS Project
8 7 (13.21%) Java
9 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (11.32%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (9.43%) Service Management
10 5 (9.43%) Firewall
10 5 (9.43%) PerformancePoint
10 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (9.43%) MDX
10 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (9.43%) ITIL
10 5 (9.43%) OLAP
10 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
10 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
10 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (7.55%) Cisco
11 4 (7.55%) JDBC
11 4 (7.55%) UNIX

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Project
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) IaaS
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
1 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Firewall
2 3 (5.66%) Network Security
2 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) Nortel Alteon
3 1 (1.89%) Intranet
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (9.43%) PerformancePoint
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (9.43%) OLAP
4 4 (7.55%) Impala
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.66%) CA Gen
2 3 (5.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Project Manager
3 7 (13.21%) Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Coordinator
4 4 (7.55%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) DBA
4 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Administrator
4 4 (7.55%) Change Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (5.66%) Release Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Database Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Business Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Security Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) SQL DBA
6 2 (3.77%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Development Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) Web Services
2 5 (9.43%) MDX
3 4 (7.55%) JDBC
3 4 (7.55%) J2EE
3 4 (7.55%) Spring
3 4 (7.55%) JSF
4 3 (5.66%) JAX-WS
4 3 (5.66%) EJB 3.0
4 3 (5.66%) JAXB
4 3 (5.66%) SAX
4 3 (5.66%) EJB
4 3 (5.66%) XML
4 3 (5.66%) XSD
4 3 (5.66%) DOM
4 3 (5.66%) XSLT
4 3 (5.66%) WSDL
5 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) Open Source
1 1 (1.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) UNIX
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) PRINCE2
2 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.98%) Project Management
5 6 (11.32%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (9.43%) Service Management
6 5 (9.43%) ITIL
6 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Scrum
7 4 (7.55%) ITIL V3
7 4 (7.55%) Web Application Development
8 3 (5.66%) TDD
8 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.66%) Change Management
8 3 (5.66%) Business Development
9 2 (3.77%) CRM
9 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) Java
3 3 (5.66%) XPath
4 2 (3.77%) C
5 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 44 (83.02%) SC Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (5.66%) CCSE
3 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.66%) CCSP
3 3 (5.66%) CCNP
4 2 (3.77%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Ansible
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) Cisco
2 4 (7.55%) Radware
2 4 (7.55%) Nortel
2 4 (7.55%) Avaya
3 3 (5.66%) F5
3 3 (5.66%) Juniper
3 3 (5.66%) CA
3 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft