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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 25 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 25.77% 32.50% 29.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.43% 65.00% 58.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 17
Median daily rate £319 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.26% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £332 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £496 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Median hourly rate £33.50 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.72% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £33.84
% change year-on-year -9.88% +27.06%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Newport.

Academic & Professional Certification
Newport
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 35 40 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newport 36.08% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 26
Median daily rate £300 £350 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -23.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £47.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.44% +123.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newport citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Newport

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Newport.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Newport

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Newport over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Newport

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Newport.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Newport

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Newport

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Newport over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Newport

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Newport region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 54 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (24.07%) C
3 11 (20.37%) WAN
3 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.52%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (18.52%) Customer Requirements
5 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
5 7 (12.96%) Legal
5 7 (12.96%) Presales
6 6 (11.11%) Finance
6 6 (11.11%) Business Development
6 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.11%) Marketing
6 6 (11.11%) CISSP
6 6 (11.11%) SQL
7 5 (9.26%) Oracle
7 5 (9.26%) Linux
7 5 (9.26%) UML
7 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (9.26%) PMI
7 5 (9.26%) PMP
7 5 (9.26%) PMI Certification
7 5 (9.26%) MCITP
7 5 (9.26%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.26%) OWASP
7 5 (9.26%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (9.26%) CEH

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:

Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) WAN
2 4 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (3.70%) SNMP
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) MySQL
2 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.85%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) ERwin
1 2 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.85%) GCC
2 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) Selenium
2 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (12.96%) Legal
1 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Marketing
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Back Office
4 1 (1.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (14.81%) Architect
1 8 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (12.96%) Analyst
2 7 (12.96%) Presales Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Presales Network Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Installations Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Security Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Security Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Deskside Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Deskside Support
6 3 (5.56%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) PMI
2 4 (7.41%) Cyber Defence
2 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) CESG
4 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.52%) Customer Requirements
3 7 (12.96%) Presales
4 6 (11.11%) Business Development
4 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (9.26%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.26%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (9.26%) Logical Data Model
5 5 (9.26%) OWASP
5 5 (9.26%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (9.26%) Project Management
5 5 (9.26%) Secure Coding
5 5 (9.26%) Service Design
5 5 (9.26%) UML
5 5 (9.26%) Waterfall
6 4 (7.41%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) C
2 6 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (5.56%) C#
3 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.70%) C++
4 2 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) CISSP
3 5 (9.26%) CEH
3 5 (9.26%) MCITP
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.26%) PMI Certification
3 5 (9.26%) PMP
4 4 (7.41%) CCNA
4 4 (7.41%) CCNP
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.56%) MCSE
6 2 (3.70%) CREST Certified
6 2 (3.70%) HNC
6 2 (3.70%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.85%) CLAS
7 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) Avaya
3 4 (7.41%) Cisco
4 2 (3.70%) Blue Coat
4 2 (3.70%) CA
4 2 (3.70%) Intel Security
4 2 (3.70%) Juniper
4 2 (3.70%) RedGate
4 2 (3.70%) Riverbed
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