The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 20 February 2017 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
Wales / South Wales
Rank 3 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 88 88 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.64% 15.28% 18.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.69% 56.41% 62.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 50 59
Median daily rate £425 £385 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £473 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £48.00 £18.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +157.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £46.20 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £58.83 £26.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £44.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +54.38%

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

Qualifications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
167 156 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.57% 27.08% 29.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 115 94
Median daily rate £375 £336 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% -25.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £51.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.78% +191.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £47.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.05 £64.81 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Security Cleared
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +5 27 £425 +13.33% 1
Newport -3 22 £394 -1.56% 1
Bridgend 0 17 £450 - 3
Security Cleared
Wales

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 176 (81.11%) SC Cleared
2 53 (24.42%) Cisco
3 51 (23.50%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (19.82%) Firewall
5 38 (17.51%) Linux
6 32 (14.75%) Java
6 32 (14.75%) Windows
6 32 (14.75%) Software Engineering
7 31 (14.29%) LAN
7 31 (14.29%) Intel Security
8 28 (12.90%) C
9 26 (11.98%) CCNP
9 26 (11.98%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (11.52%) Scrum
11 23 (10.60%) Fortinet
12 22 (10.14%) Change Control
12 22 (10.14%) Microsoft
13 21 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
14 19 (8.76%) WAN
15 18 (8.29%) HTML
15 18 (8.29%) Web Services
15 18 (8.29%) Ansible
16 17 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (7.83%) SQL
16 17 (7.83%) JavaScript
17 16 (7.37%) CSS
17 16 (7.37%) UML
17 16 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (6.91%) Requirements Management
18 15 (6.91%) TCP/IP

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.23%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.84%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.84%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (0.92%) JCAPS
3 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.46%) Apache
4 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.46%) Liferay
4 1 (0.46%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.84%) MS Office
2 4 (1.84%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.92%) MS Project
4 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.46%) assyst
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.61%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (19.82%) Firewall
2 31 (14.29%) LAN
3 19 (8.76%) WAN
4 15 (6.91%) TCP/IP
5 13 (5.99%) SNMP
5 13 (5.99%) VoIP
6 10 (4.61%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (4.15%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.84%) VLAN
9 3 (1.38%) BGP
9 3 (1.38%) EIGRP
9 3 (1.38%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.38%) HTTP
9 3 (1.38%) Network Security
10 2 (0.92%) Internet
10 2 (0.92%) L2TP
10 2 (0.92%) MPLS
10 2 (0.92%) OSPF
10 2 (0.92%) SSL
10 2 (0.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.30%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.38%) Data Lake
4 3 (1.38%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.92%) Big Data
5 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.92%) MySQL
5 2 (0.92%) Neo4j
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.46%) DB2
6 1 (0.46%) HBase
6 1 (0.46%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 12 (5.53%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.07%) Eclipse
4 9 (4.15%) GCC
5 8 (3.69%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.76%) JUnit
6 6 (2.76%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (2.30%) JBehave
7 5 (2.30%) Selenium
8 3 (1.38%) JIRA
9 2 (0.92%) ERwin
9 2 (0.92%) Grunt
9 2 (0.92%) gulp
9 2 (0.92%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.92%) Maven
9 2 (0.92%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.92%) StarTeam
9 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.46%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.46%) NUnit
General
1 15 (6.91%) Finance
1 15 (6.91%) Telecoms
2 11 (5.07%) Marketing
3 7 (3.23%) Legal
4 5 (2.30%) Electronics
4 5 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.30%) Publishing
5 3 (1.38%) Retail
6 2 (0.92%) Military
7 1 (0.46%) Advertising
7 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (22.58%) Network Engineer
2 41 (18.89%) Developer
3 34 (15.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 22 (10.14%) Software Engineer
5 20 (9.22%) Java Developer
6 17 (7.83%) Cisco Engineer
6 17 (7.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 14 (6.45%) Analyst
8 13 (5.99%) Consultant
9 12 (5.53%) Business Analyst
10 11 (5.07%) Architect
10 11 (5.07%) C Software Engineer
10 11 (5.07%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (4.61%) Administrator
12 9 (4.15%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
12 9 (4.15%) Senior Software Engineer
13 8 (3.69%) Senior Developer
14 7 (3.23%) Cloud Developer
14 7 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
14 7 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.29%) HTML
1 18 (8.29%) Web Services
2 16 (7.37%) CSS
3 13 (5.99%) REST
4 11 (5.07%) JSON
5 10 (4.61%) Spring
6 8 (3.69%) XML
7 7 (3.23%) Hibernate
8 6 (2.76%) Dropwizard
8 6 (2.76%) RESTful
9 4 (1.84%) jQuery
9 4 (1.84%) Kafka
9 4 (1.84%) Web Dynpro
10 3 (1.38%) .NET
10 3 (1.38%) Ajax
10 3 (1.38%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.38%) SAP BSP
10 3 (1.38%) SAP PI
10 3 (1.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.61%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.30%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.84%) CESG
4 4 (1.84%) Cyber Defence
4 4 (1.84%) User Experience
5 3 (1.38%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.38%) NHS
6 2 (0.92%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.92%) Clustering
6 2 (0.92%) EMC VNX
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle Exalogic
6 2 (0.92%) PMI
6 2 (0.92%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.92%) W3C
7 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.46%) LPAR
7 1 (0.46%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 38 (17.51%) Linux
2 32 (14.75%) Windows
3 10 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.69%) Unix
4 8 (3.69%) Windows 7
4 8 (3.69%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.84%) Debian
6 4 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.92%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.92%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.46%) AIX
8 1 (0.46%) CentOS
8 1 (0.46%) HPUX
8 1 (0.46%) Solaris
8 1 (0.46%) SUSE
8 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.50%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (14.75%) Software Engineering
3 25 (11.52%) Scrum
4 22 (10.14%) Change Control
5 17 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (7.37%) UML
7 15 (6.91%) ITIL
7 15 (6.91%) Requirements Management
8 14 (6.45%) Configuration Management
9 12 (5.53%) Project Management
10 11 (5.07%) Mentoring
11 10 (4.61%) Business Analysis
11 10 (4.61%) Open Source
11 10 (4.61%) Software Delivery
12 9 (4.15%) Domain-Driven Design
12 9 (4.15%) ITSM
13 8 (3.69%) Coaching
13 8 (3.69%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (3.69%) DevOps
13 8 (3.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.75%) Java
2 28 (12.90%) C
3 17 (7.83%) JavaScript
3 17 (7.83%) SQL
4 6 (2.76%) C#
4 6 (2.76%) C++
5 5 (2.30%) ABAP
6 4 (1.84%) Go
6 4 (1.84%) Python
7 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.92%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.46%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.46%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.46%) Groovy
8 1 (0.46%) Lisp
8 1 (0.46%) PHP
8 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.46%) Scala
8 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 176 (81.11%) SC Cleared
2 26 (11.98%) CCNP
2 26 (11.98%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (3.69%) CCNA
4 6 (2.76%) CISSP
4 6 (2.76%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.30%) CEH
5 5 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.30%) MCITP
6 4 (1.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.84%) ISEB
6 4 (1.84%) MCSE
7 3 (1.38%) Degree
7 3 (1.38%) HNC
8 2 (0.92%) CCIE
8 2 (0.92%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.92%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.92%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.99%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.84%) QA
3 2 (0.92%) HL7
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (4.61%) Active Directory
1 10 (4.61%) ProxySG
2 3 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.92%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.92%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.46%) Docker
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (8.29%) Ansible
2 10 (4.61%) Terraform
3 4 (1.84%) Puppet
4 3 (1.38%) SCCM
5 2 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.46%) Consul
6 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.46%) SCOM
6 1 (0.46%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 53 (24.42%) Cisco
2 31 (14.29%) Intel Security
3 23 (10.60%) Fortinet
4 22 (10.14%) Microsoft
5 14 (6.45%) Blue Coat
5 14 (6.45%) SAP
6 12 (5.53%) F5
7 11 (5.07%) CheckPoint
7 11 (5.07%) Juniper
8 10 (4.61%) Red Hat
8 10 (4.61%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.76%) Oracle
9 6 (2.76%) VMware
10 5 (2.30%) Avaya
10 5 (2.30%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.84%) IBM
12 3 (1.38%) CA
12 3 (1.38%) Riverbed
13 2 (0.92%) Coverity
13 2 (0.92%) RedGate
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