Period
to 28 October 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 October 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 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 171 71 75
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 51.35% 39.89% 26.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 79.53% 71.72% 64.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 52 58
10th Percentile £387 £224 £306
25th Percentile £473 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £515 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +14.44% -5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £570 £525 £525
90th Percentile £638 £533 £560
South Wales median daily rate £509 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +13.00% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 1
10th Percentile £12.30 £16.38 "
25th Percentile £13.67 £20.63 £10.50
Median hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £11.00
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +100.00% -
75th Percentile £27.73 £23.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £38.41 " "
South Wales median hourly rate £23.00 £21.93 £11.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% +99.36% -

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 215 99 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 64.56% 55.62% 40.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 68 76
10th Percentile £191 £176 £263
25th Percentile £452 £388 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £509 £450 £455
Median % change year-on-year +13.00% -1.10% +7.06%
75th Percentile £565 £525 £513
90th Percentile £634 £533 £560
South Wales median daily rate £498 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +17.06% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 13
Median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year +21.35% -47.02% -
South Wales median hourly rate £20.55 £22.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -6.59% -46.34% +117.28%

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 October 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 28 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Newport

For the 6 months to 28 October 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.

1 171 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (23.39%) Python
3 38 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 37 (21.64%) DevOps
5 36 (21.05%) Social Skills
6 35 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (19.30%) Windows
8 29 (16.96%) C#
8 29 (16.96%) Customer Requirements
8 29 (16.96%) Public Sector
9 28 (16.37%) AWS
10 27 (15.79%) .NET
11 26 (15.20%) SQL
12 24 (14.04%) UML
12 24 (14.04%) OOA/OOD
12 24 (14.04%) OO
13 21 (12.28%) Terraform
14 19 (11.11%) GCP
14 19 (11.11%) .NET Framework
15 18 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (10.53%) Mentoring
15 18 (10.53%) Architectural Design
16 17 (9.94%) Infrastructure as Code
16 17 (9.94%) Test Automation
16 17 (9.94%) Data Modelling
16 17 (9.94%) ETL
17 16 (9.36%) Decision-Making
18 15 (8.77%) Metadata
19 14 (8.19%) SQL Server
19 14 (8.19%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 10 (5.85%) Apache Spark
2 7 (4.09%) IBM Notes
2 7 (4.09%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.51%) Apache
4 5 (2.92%) Confluence
5 4 (2.34%) SAS
6 3 (1.75%) CMS
6 3 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.17%) IIS
8 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.58%) OrCAD
1 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (0.58%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 28 (16.37%) AWS
2 19 (11.11%) GCP
3 13 (7.60%) AWS Lambda
3 13 (7.60%) Serverless
4 11 (6.43%) Azure
5 7 (4.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (4.09%) Amazon Cognito
6 3 (1.75%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.75%) IaaS
6 3 (1.75%) PaaS
7 2 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.17%) GitHub
7 2 (1.17%) Google Data Studio
7 2 (1.17%) Google Sheets
7 2 (1.17%) SaaS
7 2 (1.17%) Trello
8 1 (0.58%) Azure Key Vault
8 1 (0.58%) Cloud Functions
8 1 (0.58%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.58%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.43%) SNMP
2 8 (4.68%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.68%) VoIP
3 6 (3.51%) VPN
4 5 (2.92%) Firewall
5 3 (1.75%) FTP
6 2 (1.17%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.58%) BGP
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.58%) Junos
7 1 (0.58%) LAN
7 1 (0.58%) OSPF
7 1 (0.58%) SAN
7 1 (0.58%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.77%) Metadata
2 14 (8.19%) SQL Server
3 13 (7.60%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (5.85%) Apache Hive
5 10 (5.85%) Hadoop
6 9 (5.26%) Impala
7 7 (4.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (4.09%) Big Data
8 6 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2019
10 4 (2.34%) Redis
11 3 (1.75%) Metadata Repository
11 3 (1.75%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.17%) Cloudera CDH
12 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.58%) Ingres
13 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.58%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 14 (8.19%) JIRA
2 9 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 9 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.68%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (3.51%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.51%) Selenium
5 5 (2.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (2.92%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.34%) Ant
6 4 (2.34%) Artifactory
6 4 (2.34%) GitLab
6 4 (2.34%) JMeter
6 4 (2.34%) Maven
7 2 (1.17%) Gatling
8 1 (0.58%) Locust
General
1 36 (21.05%) Social Skills
2 29 (16.96%) Public Sector
3 11 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.43%) Finance
4 7 (4.09%) Military
5 5 (2.92%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (2.34%) Banking
7 3 (1.75%) Publishing
8 2 (1.17%) Billing
9 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.58%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 48 (28.07%) Developer
2 15 (8.77%) Software Engineer
3 12 (7.02%) Architect
3 12 (7.02%) C# Developer
4 11 (6.43%) Analyst
5 8 (4.68%) AWS Developer
5 8 (4.68%) Data Engineer
6 6 (3.51%) Senior Developer
6 6 (3.51%) SQL Developer
6 6 (3.51%) Test Engineer
7 5 (2.92%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (2.92%) C++ Developer
7 5 (2.92%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (2.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (2.92%) Network Engineer
7 5 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (2.92%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (2.34%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (2.34%) System Design Authority
8 4 (2.34%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.79%) .NET
2 19 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 8 (4.68%) PySpark
3 8 (4.68%) Web Services
4 7 (4.09%) Middleware
4 7 (4.09%) XML
5 6 (3.51%) Node.js
5 6 (3.51%) React
6 5 (2.92%) Gherkin
6 5 (2.92%) HTML
6 5 (2.92%) pytest
7 4 (2.34%) REST
7 4 (2.34%) RESTful
8 3 (1.75%) .NET Core
8 3 (1.75%) cloud-init
8 3 (1.75%) CSS
9 2 (1.17%) Kafka
9 2 (1.17%) Play Framework
9 2 (1.17%) YAML
10 1 (0.58%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.19%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (5.85%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.09%) Cloud Native
4 6 (3.51%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (1.75%) Social Media
7 2 (1.17%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.17%) Clustering
7 2 (1.17%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.17%) Replication
7 2 (1.17%) User Experience
8 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.58%) CPLD
8 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.30%) Windows
2 3 (1.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 37 (21.64%) DevOps
3 35 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (16.96%) Customer Requirements
5 24 (14.04%) OO
5 24 (14.04%) OOA/OOD
5 24 (14.04%) UML
6 18 (10.53%) Architectural Design
6 18 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 17 (9.94%) Data Modelling
7 17 (9.94%) ETL
7 17 (9.94%) Infrastructure as Code
7 17 (9.94%) Test Automation
8 16 (9.36%) Decision-Making
9 14 (8.19%) Coaching
9 14 (8.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 12 (7.02%) Project Management
11 11 (6.43%) Migration
11 11 (6.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 40 (23.39%) Python
2 29 (16.96%) C#
3 26 (15.20%) SQL
4 11 (6.43%) Scala
5 7 (4.09%) C
5 7 (4.09%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.09%) R
5 7 (4.09%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.51%) C++
7 5 (2.92%) Java
8 3 (1.75%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 171 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.68%) Degree
3 7 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.34%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.75%) CCNP
5 3 (1.75%) HNC
5 3 (1.75%) HND
5 3 (1.75%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.75%) PMP
6 2 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.17%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) CCNA
7 1 (0.58%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.58%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.58%) MCP
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.51%) Data Quality
1 6 (3.51%) QA
2 2 (1.17%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.58%) NCSC
System Software
1 9 (5.26%) Docker
2 6 (3.51%) HDFS
3 4 (2.34%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.75%) vSphere
5 2 (1.17%) Firmware
6 1 (0.58%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (12.28%) Terraform
2 6 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.92%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.34%) Ansible
5 3 (1.75%) Packer
6 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.17%) SCCM
7 1 (0.58%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.58%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (7.02%) Google
2 9 (5.26%) IBM
2 9 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.68%) Cloudera
3 8 (4.68%) VMware
4 7 (4.09%) Cisco
4 7 (4.09%) Lotus
5 3 (1.75%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.17%) Dell
6 2 (1.17%) Pega
7 1 (0.58%) EMC
7 1 (0.58%) HP
7 1 (0.58%) Nintex
7 1 (0.58%) Remedy