Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 126 91 82
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 44.37% 40.63% 24.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.23% 73.39% 63.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 66 65
10th Percentile £217 £310 £325
25th Percentile £445 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £508 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.95% -5.00% +19.76%
75th Percentile £550 £531 £550
90th Percentile £620 £603 £605
South Wales median daily rate £498 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +4.74% -5.00% +23.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 0
Median hourly rate £21.86 £22.50 -
Median % change year-on-year -2.84% - -
South Wales median hourly rate £21.78 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year -3.20% - -

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 182 124 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 64.08% 55.36% 38.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 89 91
10th Percentile £226 £316 £225
25th Percentile £416 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £503 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.79% - +18.75%
75th Percentile £550 £533 £548
90th Percentile £620 £592 £605
South Wales median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 5 14
10th Percentile £12.59 £18.85 £26.29
25th Percentile £15.79 £21.25 "
Median hourly rate £21.86 £22.50 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year -2.84% -46.43% +2.44%
75th Percentile £27.73 £23.75 "
90th Percentile £42.00 " £46.00
South Wales median hourly rate £20.55 £22.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -7.64% -42.58% +105.35%

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 27 July 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

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newport

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SC Cleared in Newport over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Newport

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (23.81%) Social Skills
4 28 (22.22%) DevOps
5 24 (19.05%) Windows
6 23 (18.25%) Python
6 23 (18.25%) Software Engineering
7 19 (15.08%) C#
8 17 (13.49%) .NET
8 17 (13.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (12.70%) OO
9 16 (12.70%) Customer Requirements
9 16 (12.70%) Public Sector
10 15 (11.90%) UML
10 15 (11.90%) OOA/OOD
10 15 (11.90%) Statistics
11 14 (11.11%) AWS
12 13 (10.32%) .NET Framework
12 13 (10.32%) SQL
12 13 (10.32%) SNMP
13 12 (9.52%) JIRA
13 12 (9.52%) Architectural Design
13 12 (9.52%) Decision-Making
13 12 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
13 12 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (8.73%) Mentoring
14 11 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (8.73%) Configuration Management
14 11 (8.73%) TCP/IP
14 11 (8.73%) Finance

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 6 (4.76%) Apache
2 5 (3.97%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.97%) Confluence
2 5 (3.97%) SAS
3 3 (2.38%) CMS
3 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.59%) IIS
5 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.59%) SPSS
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) OrCAD
2 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.11%) AWS
2 9 (7.14%) GCP
3 5 (3.97%) Azure
4 4 (3.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (3.17%) GitHub
5 3 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.38%) Google Analytics
5 3 (2.38%) Slack
5 3 (2.38%) Trello
6 2 (1.59%) Google Data Studio
6 2 (1.59%) Google Sheets
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon Cognito
7 1 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.79%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (0.79%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.32%) SNMP
2 11 (8.73%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.94%) VoIP
4 5 (3.97%) Firewall
5 3 (2.38%) FTP
6 2 (1.59%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.59%) VPN
7 1 (0.79%) HTTP
7 1 (0.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.14%) Metadata
2 7 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.76%) Apache Hive
3 6 (4.76%) Impala
4 5 (3.97%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.97%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.17%) Redis
6 2 (1.59%) Big Data
6 2 (1.59%) Cloudera CDH
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.79%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.79%) HBase
7 1 (0.79%) Ingres
7 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.79%) Power BI
7 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (9.52%) JIRA
2 10 (7.94%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.97%) Ant
5 5 (3.97%) Artifactory
5 5 (3.97%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.97%) GitLab
5 5 (3.97%) Maven
6 4 (3.17%) JMeter
6 4 (3.17%) Selenium
7 2 (1.59%) Gatling
8 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.79%) Locust
8 1 (0.79%) Rational Quality Manager
8 1 (0.79%) Rational Team Concert
8 1 (0.79%) Toad
General
1 30 (23.81%) Social Skills
2 16 (12.70%) Public Sector
3 12 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (8.73%) Finance
5 8 (6.35%) Presentation Skills
6 7 (5.56%) Military
7 4 (3.17%) Banking
7 4 (3.17%) Law
8 2 (1.59%) Publishing
9 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.79%) Billing
9 1 (0.79%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.79%) Electronics
9 1 (0.79%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 19 (15.08%) Architect
1 19 (15.08%) Developer
2 12 (9.52%) Analyst
3 11 (8.73%) Software Engineer
4 8 (6.35%) C# Developer
5 7 (5.56%) AWS Architect
6 6 (4.76%) Technical Architect
7 5 (3.97%) Data Analyst
7 5 (3.97%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (3.97%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) Data Architect
8 4 (3.17%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (3.17%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) Windows Deployment Engineer
9 3 (2.38%) Design Engineer
9 3 (2.38%) Network Engineer
9 3 (2.38%) Security Architect
9 3 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.49%) .NET
2 13 (10.32%) .NET Framework
3 7 (5.56%) PySpark
4 6 (4.76%) Node.js
4 6 (4.76%) React
5 5 (3.97%) pytest
6 2 (1.59%) CSS
6 2 (1.59%) HTML
6 2 (1.59%) Play Framework
7 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.79%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.79%) JSON
7 1 (0.79%) REST
7 1 (0.79%) RESTful
7 1 (0.79%) Spring
7 1 (0.79%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.56%) Cloud Native
4 3 (2.38%) CESG
4 3 (2.38%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.38%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.38%) Social Media
5 2 (1.59%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.59%) Clustering
5 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.59%) Replication
6 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.79%) CPLD
6 1 (0.79%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (0.79%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (1.59%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.59%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (0.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (22.22%) DevOps
3 23 (18.25%) Software Engineering
4 17 (13.49%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (12.70%) Customer Requirements
5 16 (12.70%) OO
6 15 (11.90%) OOA/OOD
6 15 (11.90%) Statistics
6 15 (11.90%) UML
7 12 (9.52%) Architectural Design
7 12 (9.52%) Decision-Making
8 11 (8.73%) Configuration Management
8 11 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (8.73%) Mentoring
9 10 (7.94%) Requirements Management
10 9 (7.14%) Migration
10 9 (7.14%) Project Management
10 9 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (6.35%) Change Management
11 8 (6.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.25%) Python
2 19 (15.08%) C#
3 13 (10.32%) SQL
4 9 (7.14%) R
5 6 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.97%) Scala
7 4 (3.17%) Java
8 3 (2.38%) C
8 3 (2.38%) C++
9 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 126 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.35%) Degree
3 7 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.17%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.38%) CCNP
5 3 (2.38%) CCSP
5 3 (2.38%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (2.38%) HNC
5 3 (2.38%) IISP
6 2 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.59%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) CCNA
7 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.79%) ISEB
7 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.79%) MCP
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.97%) QA
3 3 (2.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.79%) Accessibility
System Software
1 6 (4.76%) Docker
2 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.17%) vSphere
3 3 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.59%) HDFS
5 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (5.56%) Terraform
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.59%) SCCM
3 1 (0.79%) Ansible
3 1 (0.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (6.35%) VMware
2 6 (4.76%) Google
3 4 (3.17%) Cloudera
4 3 (2.38%) Cisco
4 3 (2.38%) Dell
4 3 (2.38%) Okta
4 3 (2.38%) Splunk
5 2 (1.59%) EMC
5 2 (1.59%) IBM
5 2 (1.59%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle
5 2 (1.59%) Remedy
6 1 (0.79%) Altera
6 1 (0.79%) Lotus
6 1 (0.79%) Microsemi
6 1 (0.79%) Xilinx