Period
to 24 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newport with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 September 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 Clearance
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 184 89 111
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 57.68% 49.17% 37.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 85.58% 83.18% 88.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 65 71
10th Percentile £246 £187 £306
25th Percentile £445 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £508 £450 £500
Median % change year-on-year +12.89% -10.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £563 £525 £536
90th Percentile £613 £533 £563
South Wales median daily rate £498 £450 £480
% change year-on-year +10.72% -6.25% +12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 11 14
Median hourly rate £24.75 £22.00 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -47.62% -
South Wales median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +2.27% -47.62% -

Security 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 215 107 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 67.40% 59.12% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 75 83
10th Percentile £179 £179 £225
25th Percentile £434 £388 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £508 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +12.89% -5.26% +18.75%
75th Percentile £563 £525 £525
90th Percentile £613 £536 £560
South Wales median daily rate £480 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +6.56% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 16
Median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -46.43% -
South Wales median hourly rate £21.21 £22.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year -5.76% -44.44% +114.63%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Newport

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Newport

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in Newport over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Newport

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

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

Hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Newport

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newport

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Security Cleared in Newport over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Newport

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 163 (88.59%) SC Cleared
2 44 (23.91%) Social Skills
3 42 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (21.20%) Windows
5 37 (20.11%) Python
6 36 (19.57%) DevOps
7 32 (17.39%) Public Sector
7 32 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 27 (14.67%) C#
8 27 (14.67%) Customer Requirements
9 25 (13.59%) Decision-Making
10 24 (13.04%) .NET
11 23 (12.50%) SQL
11 23 (12.50%) UML
11 23 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
11 23 (12.50%) OO
11 23 (12.50%) Mentoring
12 22 (11.96%) AWS
13 20 (10.87%) .NET Framework
14 19 (10.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (9.78%) GCP
16 16 (8.70%) Coaching
16 16 (8.70%) Architectural Design
16 16 (8.70%) Terraform
16 16 (8.70%) Statistics
16 16 (8.70%) ETL
16 16 (8.70%) SNMP
17 15 (8.15%) Configuration Management
17 15 (8.15%) Requirements Management
17 15 (8.15%) Test Automation

Security 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 9 (4.89%) Apache Spark
1 9 (4.89%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.26%) Apache
2 6 (3.26%) Confluence
2 6 (3.26%) SAS
3 5 (2.72%) IBM Notes
4 4 (2.17%) CMS
5 3 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.09%) IIS
7 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.09%) SPSS
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.54%) OrCAD
2 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.96%) AWS
2 18 (9.78%) GCP
3 10 (5.43%) Azure
4 6 (3.26%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (3.26%) Serverless
5 4 (2.17%) Trello
6 3 (1.63%) GitHub
6 3 (1.63%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.09%) Amazon Cognito
7 2 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.09%) Google Data Studio
7 2 (1.09%) Google Sheets
7 2 (1.09%) IaaS
7 2 (1.09%) PaaS
7 2 (1.09%) SaaS
8 1 (0.54%) Azure Key Vault
8 1 (0.54%) Cloud Functions
8 1 (0.54%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.54%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.70%) SNMP
2 14 (7.61%) TCP/IP
3 13 (7.07%) VoIP
4 6 (3.26%) Firewall
4 6 (3.26%) SAN
4 6 (3.26%) VPN
5 3 (1.63%) FTP
6 2 (1.09%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.54%) BGP
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.54%) Intranet
7 1 (0.54%) Junos
7 1 (0.54%) LAN
7 1 (0.54%) OSPF
7 1 (0.54%) PPP
7 1 (0.54%) Skype
7 1 (0.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.15%) Metadata
2 11 (5.98%) Relational Database
2 11 (5.98%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.89%) Apache Hive
3 9 (4.89%) Hadoop
3 9 (4.89%) Impala
4 7 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.72%) Big Data
6 4 (2.17%) Redis
7 3 (1.63%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.09%) Cloudera CDH
8 2 (1.09%) Metadata Repository
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2019
9 1 (0.54%) HBase
9 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.54%) Power BI
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.54%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 14 (7.61%) JIRA
2 13 (7.07%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (5.43%) Cucumber
4 8 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.26%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.26%) Selenium
6 4 (2.17%) Ant
6 4 (2.17%) Artifactory
6 4 (2.17%) GitLab
6 4 (2.17%) JMeter
6 4 (2.17%) Maven
7 2 (1.09%) Gatling
8 1 (0.54%) Locust
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (23.91%) Social Skills
2 32 (17.39%) Public Sector
3 15 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.07%) Finance
5 10 (5.43%) Military
6 9 (4.89%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (2.17%) Banking
7 4 (2.17%) Publishing
8 2 (1.09%) Billing
9 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.54%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.54%) Electronics
9 1 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (21.74%) Developer
2 13 (7.07%) Analyst
2 13 (7.07%) Architect
3 12 (6.52%) C# Developer
4 11 (5.98%) Software Engineer
5 10 (5.43%) Network Engineer
6 7 (3.80%) Data Engineer
7 6 (3.26%) AWS Developer
7 6 (3.26%) Data Analyst
7 6 (3.26%) Project Manager
7 6 (3.26%) Senior Developer
7 6 (3.26%) Technical Leader
8 5 (2.72%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 5 (2.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (2.72%) Research Analyst
8 5 (2.72%) Test Engineer
8 5 (2.72%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (2.17%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (2.17%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.17%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.04%) .NET
2 20 (10.87%) .NET Framework
3 8 (4.35%) PySpark
4 7 (3.80%) Node.js
4 7 (3.80%) React
4 7 (3.80%) Web Services
5 6 (3.26%) Gherkin
6 5 (2.72%) HTML
6 5 (2.72%) pytest
6 5 (2.72%) RESTful
7 4 (2.17%) CSS
7 4 (2.17%) Middleware
8 3 (1.63%) cloud-init
8 3 (1.63%) JSON
8 3 (1.63%) XML
9 2 (1.09%) Kafka
9 2 (1.09%) Play Framework
9 2 (1.09%) REST
10 1 (0.54%) .NET Core
10 1 (0.54%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.15%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (4.89%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.72%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.17%) Cloud Native
4 4 (2.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (1.63%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.63%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.63%) Social Media
6 2 (1.09%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.09%) Clustering
6 2 (1.09%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (1.09%) Replication
7 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.54%) CPLD
7 1 (0.54%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.54%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (21.20%) Windows
2 4 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (1.63%) Windows Server 2016
3 3 (1.63%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (0.54%) Unix
4 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (19.57%) DevOps
3 32 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 27 (14.67%) Customer Requirements
5 25 (13.59%) Decision-Making
6 23 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 23 (12.50%) OO
6 23 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
6 23 (12.50%) UML
7 19 (10.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (8.70%) Architectural Design
8 16 (8.70%) Coaching
8 16 (8.70%) ETL
8 16 (8.70%) Statistics
9 15 (8.15%) Configuration Management
9 15 (8.15%) Requirements Management
9 15 (8.15%) Test Automation
10 14 (7.61%) Change Management
10 14 (7.61%) Data Modelling
10 14 (7.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.11%) Python
2 27 (14.67%) C#
3 23 (12.50%) SQL
4 11 (5.98%) R
4 11 (5.98%) Scala
5 8 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.80%) Java
7 5 (2.72%) C
8 4 (2.17%) C++
9 3 (1.63%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.63%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.54%) Clojure
10 1 (0.54%) Groovy
10 1 (0.54%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 163 (88.59%) SC Cleared
2 12 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (5.43%) Degree
4 9 (4.89%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.80%) CCNA
6 6 (3.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.63%) CCNP
7 3 (1.63%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.63%) HNC
7 3 (1.63%) HND
7 3 (1.63%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.63%) PMP
8 2 (1.09%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.54%) MCP
9 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.26%) QA
3 4 (2.17%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.54%) NCSC
4 1 (0.54%) PMO
4 1 (0.54%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (4.35%) Docker
2 5 (2.72%) HDFS
3 4 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.17%) vSphere
4 3 (1.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (8.70%) Terraform
2 6 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.17%) Ansible
3 4 (2.17%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.63%) Packer
4 3 (1.63%) SCCM
5 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.54%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (5.98%) Cisco
1 11 (5.98%) Google
1 11 (5.98%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.35%) VMware
3 7 (3.80%) Cloudera
4 6 (3.26%) IBM
5 5 (2.72%) Lotus
6 3 (1.63%) Dell
7 2 (1.09%) EMC
7 2 (1.09%) Remedy
8 1 (0.54%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.54%) HP
8 1 (0.54%) McAfee
8 1 (0.54%) Nintex
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle
8 1 (0.54%) Pega