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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 53 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 38.69% 29.58% 30.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 89.83% 72.41% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 5 7
Average daily rate
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£440 £480 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +51.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £406 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £668
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.72% +10.00%
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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
59 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 43.07% 40.85% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 10 10
Average daily rate £438 £425 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £231 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £500 £614
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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
Swansea +1 48 £450 -6.25%
Carmarthenshire - 2 £343 -
Security Cleared
Wales

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 78 (86.67%) SC Cleared
2 17 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.78%) SQL
3 16 (17.78%) SharePoint
4 15 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 15 (16.67%) ITIL
4 15 (16.67%) Service Management
5 13 (14.44%) Cisco
5 13 (14.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (13.33%) PerformancePoint
6 12 (13.33%) MDX
6 12 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 12 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 12 (13.33%) Windows
6 12 (13.33%) OLAP
6 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (12.22%) Oracle
8 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (10.00%) WAN
9 9 (10.00%) Scrum
10 8 (8.89%) CCNP
10 8 (8.89%) MS Office
10 8 (8.89%) Linux
11 7 (7.78%) Nortel
11 7 (7.78%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 16 (17.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.44%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.44%) JBoss
2 4 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.22%) WildFly
3 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.11%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.11%) ArcSDE
4 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.11%) nginx
4 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.11%) Apache
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Office
2 3 (3.33%) MS Project
3 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) HFM
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) PaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.00%) WAN
2 6 (6.67%) LAN
2 6 (6.67%) Firewall
3 4 (4.44%) MPLS
4 3 (3.33%) SSH
4 3 (3.33%) SAN
4 3 (3.33%) LDAP
4 3 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (3.33%) PuTTY
5 2 (2.22%) HSRP
5 2 (2.22%) Multicast
5 2 (2.22%) ISDN
5 2 (2.22%) RIP
5 2 (2.22%) SNMP
5 2 (2.22%) DNS
5 2 (2.22%) BIG-IP
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (2.22%) Frame Relay
5 2 (2.22%) IPsec
5 2 (2.22%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.33%) OLAP
2 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 12 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (13.33%) PerformancePoint
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.56%) MySQL
4 5 (5.56%) MS Access
5 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.11%) Redis
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.78%) Finance
2 1 (1.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (15.56%) Developer
2 10 (11.11%) Administrator
3 9 (10.00%) Analyst
3 9 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.78%) DBA
4 7 (7.78%) Network Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Coordinator
6 5 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
6 5 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.44%) SharePoint Administrator
7 4 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.44%) MySQL DBA
7 4 (4.44%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Database Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.33%) MDX
2 4 (4.44%) Hibernate
2 4 (4.44%) HTML
2 4 (4.44%) J2EE
3 3 (3.33%) SOAP
3 3 (3.33%) XML
4 2 (2.22%) .NET
5 1 (1.11%) Web Services
5 1 (1.11%) XHTML
5 1 (1.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.11%) Middleware
5 1 (1.11%) OLE
5 1 (1.11%) LAMP
5 1 (1.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) Replication
3 3 (3.33%) GIS
4 2 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.22%) e-Health
4 2 (2.22%) DataPower
4 2 (2.22%) NHS
5 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.33%) Windows
2 8 (8.89%) Linux
3 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.44%) UNIX
5 3 (3.33%) AIX
5 3 (3.33%) HPUX
6 1 (1.11%) CentOS
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.11%) Fedora
6 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.67%) ITIL
2 15 (16.67%) Service Management
3 12 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 12 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (10.00%) Scrum
6 7 (7.78%) Project Management
7 6 (6.67%) DevOps
8 5 (5.56%) People Management
8 5 (5.56%) TDD
9 4 (4.44%) ITSM
9 4 (4.44%) Project Planning
9 4 (4.44%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.44%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.44%) Database Tuning
9 4 (4.44%) BDD
9 4 (4.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.78%) SQL
2 5 (5.56%) Java
2 5 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.44%) Scala
4 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.33%) Python
4 3 (3.33%) Ruby
4 3 (3.33%) C++
4 3 (3.33%) Delphi
5 2 (2.22%) C
5 2 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (1.11%) Perl
6 1 (1.11%) VB
6 1 (1.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 78 (86.67%) SC Cleared
2 11 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (8.89%) CCNP
4 7 (7.78%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.56%) CCNA
6 3 (3.33%) Degree
6 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.11%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) PowerHA
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.11%) Firmware
3 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (6.67%) Puppet
2 3 (3.33%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.33%) SCCM
2 3 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.22%) Ansible
4 1 (1.11%) Salt
4 1 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.11%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.11%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.11%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) Cisco
2 11 (12.22%) Oracle
3 7 (7.78%) Nortel
4 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.67%) BMC
5 5 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.44%) Percona
6 4 (4.44%) Avaya
6 4 (4.44%) IBM
7 3 (3.33%) Sun
7 3 (3.33%) EMC
7 3 (3.33%) Juniper
7 3 (3.33%) ESRI
7 3 (3.33%) VMware
8 2 (2.22%) F5
8 2 (2.22%) Nokia
8 2 (2.22%) HP
9 1 (1.11%) Citrix
9 1 (1.11%) Novell