The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 7 1 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 5 47 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 13.51% 40.87% 6.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.71% 81.03% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 7
Average daily rate £550 £418 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.73% -1.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £34.25 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+16.05% +47.31%
Security Cleared
West Wales

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

Qualifications Category
Swansea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
14 58 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 37.84% 50.43% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 11
Average daily rate £550 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Swansea

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Swansea

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swansea 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) CESG
2 4 (66.67%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) CISM
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) CLAS
2 4 (66.67%) RMADS
3 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) Pingdom
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Web Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) MSI
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swansea 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) CLAS Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Application Packager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) CESG
1 4 (66.67%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Web Operations
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) CISM
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Pingdom
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat