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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
UK / Wales
Rank 3 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 163 72 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 25.67% 12.44% 22.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 68.49% 50.00% 69.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 42 71
Median daily rate £425 £355 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.80% -21.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £254 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Median hourly rate £46.00 £47.29 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% +278.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £37.00 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £51.02 £23.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £19.45
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +118.50%

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
238 144 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.48% 24.87% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 110 112
Median daily rate £403 £318 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.77% -29.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £438 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 11
Median hourly rate £46.00 £47.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% +198.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £25.00 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.03 £25.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +105.12%

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 24 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 January 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 +7 86 £425 +18.05% 9
West Wales +10 65 £464 +32.50% 3
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 274 (81.07%) SC Cleared
2 130 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (29.88%) Java
4 71 (21.01%) Linux
5 65 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
6 62 (18.34%) Scrum
7 60 (17.75%) Ansible
8 59 (17.46%) Software Engineering
9 53 (15.68%) Windows
9 53 (15.68%) Cisco
10 52 (15.38%) Web Services
11 47 (13.91%) Jenkins
12 43 (12.72%) Firewall
13 42 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
14 40 (11.83%) SQL
15 37 (10.95%) HTML
15 37 (10.95%) REST
16 36 (10.65%) JavaScript
17 35 (10.36%) CSS
17 35 (10.36%) Mentoring
18 34 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
18 34 (10.06%) Software Delivery
19 33 (9.76%) Relational Database
19 33 (9.76%) Open Source
20 32 (9.47%) JSON
20 32 (9.47%) Unix
20 32 (9.47%) Configuration Management
21 31 (9.17%) C
22 30 (8.88%) LAN
22 30 (8.88%) Intel Security

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 27 (7.99%) WebLogic
2 7 (2.07%) Apache
3 6 (1.78%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.78%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.18%) Confluence
4 4 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.59%) JCAPS
5 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.30%) JBoss
6 1 (0.30%) Liferay
6 1 (0.30%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.78%) MS Office
3 5 (1.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 65 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.51%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.59%) PaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (12.72%) Firewall
2 30 (8.88%) LAN
3 16 (4.73%) SNMP
3 16 (4.73%) TCP/IP
4 15 (4.44%) VoIP
4 15 (4.44%) WAN
5 10 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (2.07%) Network Security
7 6 (1.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (1.78%) SSL
8 5 (1.48%) HTTP
8 5 (1.48%) Internet
9 4 (1.18%) BGP
9 4 (1.18%) EIGRP
9 4 (1.18%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.18%) OSPF
9 4 (1.18%) VLAN
10 3 (0.89%) Broadband
10 3 (0.89%) DHCP
10 3 (0.89%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.76%) Relational Database
2 11 (3.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.66%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.18%) Event Store
5 4 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.89%) Data Lake
6 3 (0.89%) Neo4j
6 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.59%) Big Data
7 2 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.59%) MySQL
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.30%) DB2
8 1 (0.30%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (13.91%) Jenkins
2 30 (8.88%) Cucumber
3 25 (7.40%) Selenium
4 24 (7.10%) JUnit
5 21 (6.21%) JBehave
6 14 (4.14%) JIRA
7 12 (3.55%) Eclipse
7 12 (3.55%) Git (software)
8 9 (2.66%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (2.37%) GCC
9 8 (2.37%) JIRA Agile
10 7 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (1.78%) Maven
12 5 (1.48%) StarTeam
13 4 (1.18%) Ant
13 4 (1.18%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.18%) Visual Studio
14 3 (0.89%) ClearCase
14 3 (0.89%) ClearQuest
15 2 (0.59%) ERwin
General
1 24 (7.10%) Finance
2 23 (6.80%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.03%) Marketing
4 14 (4.14%) Electronics
4 14 (4.14%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.78%) Publishing
6 5 (1.48%) Legal
7 3 (0.89%) Advertising
8 2 (0.59%) Military
9 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 99 (29.29%) Developer
2 59 (17.46%) Java Developer
3 48 (14.20%) Network Engineer
4 38 (11.24%) Software Engineer
5 34 (10.06%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 22 (6.51%) Cloud Developer
7 21 (6.21%) Cloud Engineer
8 19 (5.62%) Applications Developer
9 18 (5.33%) Analyst
9 18 (5.33%) Cisco Engineer
9 18 (5.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 18 (5.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 17 (5.03%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
10 17 (5.03%) Scrum Master
11 16 (4.73%) Java Engineer
11 16 (4.73%) Senior Software Engineer
12 15 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
13 14 (4.14%) Architect
13 14 (4.14%) AWS Developer
13 14 (4.14%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (15.38%) Web Services
2 37 (10.95%) HTML
2 37 (10.95%) REST
3 35 (10.36%) CSS
4 32 (9.47%) JSON
5 26 (7.69%) XML
6 23 (6.80%) Dropwizard
7 15 (4.44%) Spring
8 12 (3.55%) RESTful
9 9 (2.66%) Hibernate
10 8 (2.37%) Velocity
11 7 (2.07%) Kafka
12 5 (1.48%) iXBRL
12 5 (1.48%) jQuery
12 5 (1.48%) Spring Boot
13 4 (1.18%) Ajax
13 4 (1.18%) AngularJS
13 4 (1.18%) SAP PI
13 4 (1.18%) Web Dynpro
14 3 (0.89%) SAP BSP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.66%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.78%) Virtual Team
4 5 (1.48%) User Experience
5 4 (1.18%) NHS
6 3 (0.89%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.89%) CESG
6 3 (0.89%) Clustering
6 3 (0.89%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.59%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (0.59%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (0.59%) Informatics
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Exalogic
7 2 (0.59%) PKI
7 2 (0.59%) PMI
7 2 (0.59%) VHDL
7 2 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.59%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 71 (21.01%) Linux
2 53 (15.68%) Windows
3 32 (9.47%) Unix
4 13 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.96%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.07%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.18%) AIX
9 4 (1.18%) Debian
10 3 (0.89%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.89%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.30%) HPUX
12 1 (0.30%) Solaris
12 1 (0.30%) SUSE
12 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (18.34%) Scrum
3 59 (17.46%) Software Engineering
4 42 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (10.36%) Mentoring
6 34 (10.06%) Software Delivery
7 33 (9.76%) Open Source
8 32 (9.47%) Configuration Management
9 29 (8.58%) Domain-Driven Design
10 26 (7.69%) UML
11 25 (7.40%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (7.10%) DevOps
13 21 (6.21%) TDD
14 20 (5.92%) Automated Testing
14 20 (5.92%) ITIL
15 19 (5.62%) Change Control
16 18 (5.33%) BDD
17 17 (5.03%) OO
18 15 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (4.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (29.88%) Java
2 40 (11.83%) SQL
3 36 (10.65%) JavaScript
4 31 (9.17%) C
5 14 (4.14%) C++
6 10 (2.96%) C#
7 7 (2.07%) Go
8 6 (1.78%) ABAP
9 5 (1.48%) Embedded C++
9 5 (1.48%) Python
10 4 (1.18%) Embedded C
11 3 (0.89%) Perl
12 2 (0.59%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.59%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.30%) Groovy
13 1 (0.30%) PHP
13 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.30%) Scala
13 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 274 (81.07%) SC Cleared
2 26 (7.69%) CCNP
2 26 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.66%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (2.66%) CCNA
3 9 (2.66%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.07%) CISSP
5 6 (1.78%) CEH
5 6 (1.78%) ISEB
6 5 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.89%) CREST Certified
7 3 (0.89%) Degree
7 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.59%) CCENT
8 2 (0.59%) HNC
8 2 (0.59%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.59%) MCITP
8 2 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.59%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.21%) QA
2 18 (5.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (4.14%) SLA
4 2 (0.59%) HL7
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (3.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.78%) ProxySG
3 5 (1.48%) Docker
3 5 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.59%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.59%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.59%) vSphere
5 1 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.30%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 60 (17.75%) Ansible
2 28 (8.28%) Terraform
3 12 (3.55%) Puppet
4 6 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.48%) Zenoss
6 4 (1.18%) SCCM
6 4 (1.18%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.89%) Nessus
7 3 (0.89%) Packer
7 3 (0.89%) Rundeck
7 3 (0.89%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (0.59%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (0.59%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.30%) Consul
9 1 (0.30%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.30%) Netcool
9 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 53 (15.68%) Cisco
2 30 (8.88%) Intel Security
3 24 (7.10%) SAP
4 23 (6.80%) Microsoft
5 21 (6.21%) Fortinet
6 15 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 15 (4.44%) ServiceNow
7 12 (3.55%) CheckPoint
8 11 (3.25%) Blue Coat
8 11 (3.25%) VMware
9 10 (2.96%) Juniper
9 10 (2.96%) Oracle
10 8 (2.37%) F5
11 7 (2.07%) IBM
11 7 (2.07%) Sonatype
12 5 (1.48%) Cloudera
13 4 (1.18%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.18%) CA
13 4 (1.18%) Coverity
13 4 (1.18%) Riverbed
Swansea, West Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 58 minutes ago
South Wales
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £20 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
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