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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
West Wales / Swansea
Rank 1 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 65 1 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 68.42% 5.56% 53.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 86.67% 14.29% 84.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 1 8
Median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £350 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +35.38%

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
75 7 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swansea 78.95% 38.89% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 6 9
Median daily rate £475 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £176 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swansea region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Swansea region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 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 Swansea region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 107 (86.29%) SC Cleared
2 67 (54.03%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (45.97%) Java
4 52 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
4 52 (41.94%) Ansible
5 41 (33.06%) Web Services
6 40 (32.26%) Linux
7 33 (26.61%) Jenkins
8 27 (21.77%) Scrum
8 27 (21.77%) Terraform
9 24 (19.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 24 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (18.55%) Software Delivery
11 22 (17.74%) Mentoring
11 22 (17.74%) REST
11 22 (17.74%) Software Engineering
12 20 (16.13%) Unix
12 20 (16.13%) Open Source
13 19 (15.32%) Domain-Driven Design
13 19 (15.32%) JavaScript
13 19 (15.32%) SLA
13 19 (15.32%) Configuration Management
14 17 (13.71%) WebLogic
14 17 (13.71%) Relational Database
14 17 (13.71%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (12.10%) SAP
15 15 (12.10%) Windows
16 14 (11.29%) DevOps
17 13 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (10.48%) Cucumber

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea 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 17 (13.71%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.65%) Apache
3 4 (3.23%) Confluence
4 2 (1.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (8.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (41.94%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (19.35%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) SSL
2 3 (2.42%) Internet
2 3 (2.42%) Network Security
3 2 (1.61%) BGP
3 2 (1.61%) EIGRP
3 2 (1.61%) Firewall
3 2 (1.61%) Intranet
3 2 (1.61%) LAN
3 2 (1.61%) OSPF
3 2 (1.61%) WAN
3 2 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.81%) DHCP
4 1 (0.81%) DNS
4 1 (0.81%) IPsec
4 1 (0.81%) RTP
4 1 (0.81%) SNMP
4 1 (0.81%) SSH
4 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.81%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.23%) Event Store
2 4 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (26.61%) Jenkins
2 13 (10.48%) Cucumber
2 13 (10.48%) JUnit
2 13 (10.48%) Selenium
3 11 (8.87%) JBehave
3 11 (8.87%) JIRA
4 9 (7.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (4.84%) Bitbucket
5 6 (4.84%) JIRA Agile
5 6 (4.84%) Maven
6 5 (4.03%) Ant
6 5 (4.03%) ClearCase
6 5 (4.03%) ClearQuest
7 3 (2.42%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.81%) CA Gen
8 1 (0.81%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (9.68%) Finance
2 11 (8.87%) Electronics
2 11 (8.87%) Manufacturing
2 11 (8.87%) Marketing
2 11 (8.87%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (34.68%) Developer
2 28 (22.58%) Java Developer
3 22 (17.74%) Cloud Engineer
4 15 (12.10%) Java Engineer
5 13 (10.48%) Cloud Developer
6 12 (9.68%) Applications Developer
6 12 (9.68%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (9.68%) Scrum Master
7 10 (8.06%) Agile Scrum Master
8 9 (7.26%) Agile Coach
8 9 (7.26%) Software Engineer
8 9 (7.26%) Support Engineer
9 8 (6.45%) AWS Developer
9 8 (6.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.45%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 7 (5.65%) AWS DevOps
10 7 (5.65%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (5.65%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (4.03%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (33.06%) Web Services
2 22 (17.74%) REST
3 13 (10.48%) CSS
3 13 (10.48%) JSON
4 11 (8.87%) Dropwizard
4 11 (8.87%) HTML
4 11 (8.87%) XML
5 6 (4.84%) Velocity
6 3 (2.42%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (2.42%) MCollective
7 2 (1.61%) RESTful
7 2 (1.61%) Spring
8 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.81%) J2EE
8 1 (0.81%) JDBC
8 1 (0.81%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.23%) Virtual Team
3 3 (2.42%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.81%) Clustering
4 1 (0.81%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 40 (32.26%) Linux
2 20 (16.13%) Unix
3 15 (12.10%) Windows
4 6 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.42%) AIX
6 2 (1.61%) Debian
6 2 (1.61%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (54.03%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (21.77%) Scrum
3 24 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (18.55%) Software Delivery
5 22 (17.74%) Mentoring
5 22 (17.74%) Software Engineering
6 20 (16.13%) Open Source
7 19 (15.32%) Configuration Management
7 19 (15.32%) Domain-Driven Design
8 17 (13.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (11.29%) DevOps
10 13 (10.48%) Problem Management
11 11 (8.87%) Automated Testing
11 11 (8.87%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (8.87%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (8.87%) Programme Management
12 9 (7.26%) TDD
13 8 (6.45%) Coaching
14 7 (5.65%) BDD
15 6 (4.84%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (45.97%) Java
2 19 (15.32%) JavaScript
3 13 (10.48%) SQL
4 6 (4.84%) Perl
5 1 (0.81%) ABAP
5 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 107 (86.29%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.84%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.42%) ISEB
4 3 (2.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.32%) SLA
2 12 (9.68%) QA
3 3 (2.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Docker
2 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.81%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 52 (41.94%) Ansible
2 27 (21.77%) Terraform
3 9 (7.26%) Puppet
4 4 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.42%) Nessus
5 3 (2.42%) Packer
5 3 (2.42%) Rundeck
5 3 (2.42%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.42%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (2.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.42%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (12.10%) SAP
2 9 (7.26%) Sonatype
3 8 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.84%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.23%) Oracle
5 4 (3.23%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.42%) Cisco
6 3 (2.42%) Google
6 3 (2.42%) IBM
6 3 (2.42%) VMware
7 1 (0.81%) BMC
7 1 (0.81%) CA
7 1 (0.81%) Citrix
7 1 (0.81%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.81%) Symantec
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