The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the 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
UK / Wales
Rank 2 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 163 102 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.18% 15.38% 23.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.98% 56.04% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 62 71
Median daily rate £450 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £471 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £48.50 £18.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.76% +160.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £46.40 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £57.64 £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 Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
263 182 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.02% 27.45% 34.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 137 112
Median daily rate £410 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.48% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 £48.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +174.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £16.00 £8.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.05 £60.03 £27.90
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 Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Wales

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Security Cleared
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
South Wales +3 88 £425 +10.38% 7
West Wales +9 64 £475 +35.71% 2
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 Wales region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 300 (82.42%) SC Cleared
2 130 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (28.02%) Java
4 87 (23.90%) Linux
5 80 (21.98%) Amazon AWS
6 76 (20.88%) Ansible
7 64 (17.58%) Web Services
8 62 (17.03%) Scrum
9 60 (16.48%) Cisco
10 55 (15.11%) Software Engineering
11 52 (14.29%) Jenkins
11 52 (14.29%) Windows
12 46 (12.64%) Firewall
13 43 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (11.54%) Terraform
15 38 (10.44%) Mentoring
15 38 (10.44%) REST
16 36 (9.89%) JavaScript
16 36 (9.89%) AWS CloudFormation
16 36 (9.89%) Software Delivery
17 35 (9.62%) SQL
17 35 (9.62%) HTML
17 35 (9.62%) Intel Security
17 35 (9.62%) Open Source
18 34 (9.34%) CSS
18 34 (9.34%) LAN
18 34 (9.34%) Relational Database
19 33 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
19 33 (9.07%) Configuration Management
20 32 (8.79%) Unix

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in 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 28 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 8 (2.20%) Apache
3 6 (1.65%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.10%) Confluence
4 4 (1.10%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.55%) JCAPS
5 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.27%) Liferay
6 1 (0.27%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.75%) MS Office
3 7 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.55%) MS Project
5 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) assyst
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 80 (21.98%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (9.89%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.27%) PaaS
5 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (12.64%) Firewall
2 34 (9.34%) LAN
3 21 (5.77%) WAN
4 16 (4.40%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.85%) SNMP
5 14 (3.85%) VoIP
6 12 (3.30%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (1.92%) SSL
9 6 (1.65%) Network Security
10 5 (1.37%) BGP
10 5 (1.37%) EIGRP
10 5 (1.37%) HTTP
10 5 (1.37%) Internet
11 4 (1.10%) OSPF
11 4 (1.10%) VLAN
12 3 (0.82%) DHCP
12 3 (0.82%) DNS
12 3 (0.82%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.82%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.34%) Relational Database
2 9 (2.47%) MongoDB
2 9 (2.47%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.10%) Event Store
4 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.82%) Data Lake
5 3 (0.82%) Neo4j
5 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.55%) Big Data
6 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.55%) MySQL
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.27%) DB2
7 1 (0.27%) HBase
7 1 (0.27%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 52 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 28 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 24 (6.59%) JUnit
4 23 (6.32%) Selenium
5 21 (5.77%) JBehave
6 14 (3.85%) JIRA
7 13 (3.57%) Git (software)
8 11 (3.02%) Eclipse
9 9 (2.47%) GCC
10 8 (2.20%) JIRA Agile
10 8 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (1.92%) Maven
12 6 (1.65%) Rational DOORS
13 5 (1.37%) Bitbucket
14 4 (1.10%) Ant
14 4 (1.10%) ClearCase
14 4 (1.10%) ClearQuest
15 2 (0.55%) ERwin
15 2 (0.55%) Rational Rhapsody
15 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (7.14%) Finance
2 24 (6.59%) Telecoms
3 20 (5.49%) Marketing
4 14 (3.85%) Electronics
4 14 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.92%) Legal
6 5 (1.37%) Publishing
7 3 (0.82%) Advertising
7 3 (0.82%) Retail
8 2 (0.55%) Military
9 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 96 (26.37%) Developer
2 58 (15.93%) Java Developer
3 57 (15.66%) Network Engineer
4 39 (10.71%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 32 (8.79%) Cloud Engineer
5 32 (8.79%) Software Engineer
6 22 (6.04%) Cloud Developer
7 20 (5.49%) AWS Engineer
8 19 (5.22%) Applications Developer
8 19 (5.22%) Java Engineer
9 18 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
9 18 (4.95%) Linux Engineer
10 17 (4.67%) Architect
10 17 (4.67%) Cisco Engineer
10 17 (4.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 17 (4.67%) Scrum Master
11 16 (4.40%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 16 (4.40%) Support Engineer
12 15 (4.12%) Analyst
13 14 (3.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (17.58%) Web Services
2 38 (10.44%) REST
3 35 (9.62%) HTML
4 34 (9.34%) CSS
5 32 (8.79%) JSON
6 24 (6.59%) XML
7 23 (6.32%) Dropwizard
8 14 (3.85%) Spring
9 12 (3.30%) RESTful
10 8 (2.20%) Hibernate
10 8 (2.20%) Velocity
11 6 (1.65%) Kafka
12 5 (1.37%) iXBRL
12 5 (1.37%) Spring Boot
13 4 (1.10%) AngularJS
13 4 (1.10%) jQuery
13 4 (1.10%) SAP PI
13 4 (1.10%) Web Dynpro
14 3 (0.82%) .NET
14 3 (0.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.30%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.65%) Virtual Team
4 5 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.10%) CESG
5 4 (1.10%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (1.10%) NHS
5 4 (1.10%) User Experience
6 3 (0.82%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.82%) Clustering
6 3 (0.82%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.82%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.55%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Exalogic
7 2 (0.55%) PKI
7 2 (0.55%) PMI
7 2 (0.55%) W3C
8 1 (0.27%) CMDB
8 1 (0.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 87 (23.90%) Linux
2 52 (14.29%) Windows
3 32 (8.79%) Unix
4 16 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.47%) Windows 7
5 9 (2.47%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.65%) Debian
7 6 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.10%) AIX
8 4 (1.10%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.82%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.27%) CentOS
11 1 (0.27%) HPUX
11 1 (0.27%) Solaris
11 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (17.03%) Scrum
3 55 (15.11%) Software Engineering
4 43 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (10.44%) Mentoring
6 36 (9.89%) Software Delivery
7 35 (9.62%) Open Source
8 33 (9.07%) Configuration Management
9 30 (8.24%) Domain-Driven Design
10 28 (7.69%) DevOps
11 26 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (6.32%) Change Control
13 20 (5.49%) Automated Testing
14 19 (5.22%) ITIL
14 19 (5.22%) TDD
15 18 (4.95%) Problem Management
16 16 (4.40%) BDD
16 16 (4.40%) Coaching
16 16 (4.40%) Programme Management
16 16 (4.40%) UML
Programming Languages
1 102 (28.02%) Java
2 36 (9.89%) JavaScript
3 35 (9.62%) SQL
4 28 (7.69%) C
5 7 (1.92%) Go
6 6 (1.65%) ABAP
6 6 (1.65%) C#
6 6 (1.65%) C++
6 6 (1.65%) Python
7 5 (1.37%) Perl
8 3 (0.82%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.55%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.27%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.27%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.27%) Groovy
10 1 (0.27%) Lisp
10 1 (0.27%) PHP
10 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.27%) Scala
10 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 300 (82.42%) SC Cleared
2 30 (8.24%) CCNP
2 30 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (3.30%) DV Cleared
4 11 (3.02%) CCNA
5 10 (2.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.92%) CISSP
6 7 (1.92%) ISEB
7 6 (1.65%) CEH
7 6 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.37%) MCITP
9 4 (1.10%) MCSE
10 3 (0.82%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.82%) Degree
10 3 (0.82%) HNC
10 3 (0.82%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.55%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.49%) QA
2 19 (5.22%) SLA
3 16 (4.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.55%) HL7
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) P3O
System Software
1 12 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.75%) ProxySG
3 5 (1.37%) Docker
4 3 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.55%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Clusterware
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.55%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.27%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 76 (20.88%) Ansible
2 42 (11.54%) Terraform
3 15 (4.12%) Puppet
4 7 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.10%) SCCM
5 4 (1.10%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (1.10%) Zenoss
6 3 (0.82%) Nessus
6 3 (0.82%) Packer
6 3 (0.82%) Rundeck
6 3 (0.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.55%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.27%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.27%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (16.48%) Cisco
2 35 (9.62%) Intel Security
3 29 (7.97%) Microsoft
4 27 (7.42%) SAP
5 24 (6.59%) Fortinet
6 19 (5.22%) Red Hat
7 17 (4.67%) Blue Coat
8 14 (3.85%) ServiceNow
9 12 (3.30%) F5
10 11 (3.02%) CheckPoint
10 11 (3.02%) Juniper
11 10 (2.75%) Oracle
12 9 (2.47%) VMware
13 8 (2.20%) IBM
13 8 (2.20%) Sonatype
14 6 (1.65%) Riverbed
15 5 (1.37%) Atlassian
15 5 (1.37%) Avaya
15 5 (1.37%) Cloudera
16 3 (0.82%) Citrix
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