Period
to 28 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newport with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 28 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
28 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 70 122 125
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 35.35% 40.40% 38.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 66.67% 81.33% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 101 90
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £299 £225 £263
90th Percentile £543 £550 £589
South Wales median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.82% - -
South Wales median hourly rate £18.94 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year +72.14% - -

SC Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newport with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Newport
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 105 150 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 53.03% 49.67% 51.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 114 125
Median daily rate £475 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +18.75%
10th Percentile £197 £236 £300
90th Percentile £556 £550 £588
South Wales median daily rate £434 £455 £438
% change year-on-year -4.67% +4.00% +14.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 4
Median hourly rate £21.86 £41.00 £14.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.68% +178.82% -68.43%
10th Percentile £16.30 £11.57 £10.04
90th Percentile £24.97 £42.00 £21.30
Median hourly rate £21.86 £27.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -19.78% +81.67% -57.14%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Newport

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Newport.

Daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Newport

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in Newport over the 6 months to 28 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Newport

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Newport.

Hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Newport

For the 6 months to 28 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newport region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 70 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (18.57%) AWS
5 11 (15.71%) Project Management
5 11 (15.71%) Customer Requirements
5 11 (15.71%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (14.29%) Terraform
6 10 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (14.29%) Information Security
6 10 (14.29%) Data Management
7 9 (12.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 9 (12.86%) Xilinx
7 9 (12.86%) VHDL
7 9 (12.86%) Altera
7 9 (12.86%) Time Management
7 9 (12.86%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (12.86%) FPGA Design
7 9 (12.86%) GCP
7 9 (12.86%) Architectural Design
8 8 (11.43%) Public Sector
8 8 (11.43%) CESG Certified Professional
8 8 (11.43%) IIS
8 8 (11.43%) CESG
8 8 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (10.00%) Information Assurance
9 7 (10.00%) Python
9 7 (10.00%) CCSP
9 7 (10.00%) Risk Management

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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 8 (11.43%) IIS
2 3 (4.29%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.29%) SAS
3 2 (2.86%) Confluence
3 2 (2.86%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Stata
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.43%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.57%) AWS
2 9 (12.86%) GCP
3 2 (2.86%) Trello
4 1 (1.43%) Azure
4 1 (1.43%) GitHub
4 1 (1.43%) Office 365
4 1 (1.43%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.43%) Slack
4 1 (1.43%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Firewall
1 2 (2.86%) LAN
1 2 (2.86%) Skype
1 2 (2.86%) WAN
1 2 (2.86%) Wireless
2 1 (1.43%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.43%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.43%) SAN
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) Apache Hive
1 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.43%) Big Data
2 1 (1.43%) Power BI
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (11.43%) Public Sector
2 3 (4.29%) Billing
2 3 (4.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Publishing
3 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.43%) Law
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (15.71%) Delivery Manager
2 10 (14.29%) Architect
3 9 (12.86%) FPGA Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 5 (7.14%) Risk Manager
5 5 (7.14%) Security Manager
6 4 (5.71%) AWS Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Research Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Security Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.86%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (2.86%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 2 (2.86%) Deskside Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Test and Validation Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Validation Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) Shiny
2 2 (2.86%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.43%) .NET
3 1 (1.43%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.71%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (12.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (12.86%) VHDL
4 8 (11.43%) CESG
5 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.43%) Clustering
7 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.43%) Linked Data
7 1 (1.43%) Replication
7 1 (1.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Unix
1 2 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.71%) Customer Requirements
2 11 (15.71%) Project Management
3 10 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (14.29%) Data Management
3 10 (14.29%) Information Security
4 9 (12.86%) Architectural Design
4 9 (12.86%) FPGA Design
4 9 (12.86%) Time Management
5 7 (10.00%) Coaching
5 7 (10.00%) Information Assurance
5 7 (10.00%) Line Management
5 7 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 7 (10.00%) SFIA
5 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.57%) Decision-Making
6 6 (8.57%) DevOps
7 5 (7.14%) Qualitative Analysis
7 5 (7.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) Python
2 6 (8.57%) SQL
3 4 (5.71%) R
4 2 (2.86%) C#
5 1 (1.43%) Java
5 1 (1.43%) VB
5 1 (1.43%) VBA
5 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 70 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.86%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (11.43%) CESG Certified Professional
4 7 (10.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 7 (10.00%) CCSP
4 7 (10.00%) IISP
5 6 (8.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (8.57%) DBS Check
5 6 (8.57%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.86%) CCAB
6 2 (2.86%) CIMA
7 1 (1.43%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.43%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.43%) CCIE
7 1 (1.43%) CCNA
7 1 (1.43%) CCNP
7 1 (1.43%) CEH
7 1 (1.43%) Degree
7 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (2.86%) IFRS
4 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.43%) P3O
4 1 (1.43%) PMO
4 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) Terraform
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.43%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Altera
1 9 (12.86%) Xilinx
2 3 (4.29%) Cisco
2 3 (4.29%) Google
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle
2 3 (4.29%) Remedy
2 3 (4.29%) Splunk
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.43%) EMC
4 1 (1.43%) Intel
4 1 (1.43%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.43%) Sun
4 1 (1.43%) VMware