Period
to 19 January 2022

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 19 January 2022 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
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 207 75 135
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 58.97% 39.47% 44.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 94.09% 72.82% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 52 104
10th Percentile £400 £271 £225
25th Percentile £475 £400 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £525 £523
90th Percentile £650 £560 £550
South Wales median daily rate £509 £463 £470
% change year-on-year +9.95% -1.60% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 5
10th Percentile £20.75 £16.10 £11.57
25th Percentile £45.63 £16.83 £13.17
Median hourly rate £46.25 £21.80 £41.00
Median % change year-on-year +112.16% -46.83% -
75th Percentile £47.40 £23.75 £42.00
90th Percentile - - -
South Wales median hourly rate £46.25 £21.80 £41.00
% change year-on-year +112.16% -46.83% -

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 220 103 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 62.68% 54.21% 47.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 68 112
10th Percentile £204 £213 £229
25th Percentile £463 £388 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £613 £525 £523
90th Percentile £650 £554 £550
South Wales median daily rate £508 £434 £450
% change year-on-year +17.12% -3.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 5
10th Percentile £20.75 £16.30 £11.57
25th Percentile £45.63 £17.04 £13.17
Median hourly rate £46.25 £21.86 £41.00
Median % change year-on-year +111.57% -46.68% +178.82%
75th Percentile £47.40 £24.13 £42.00
90th Percentile - £24.97 -
South Wales median hourly rate £46.25 £22.18 £36.50
% change year-on-year +108.52% -39.23% +143.33%

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

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Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in Newport over the 6 months to 19 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Newport

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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

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Hourly Rate Histogram in Newport

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Security Cleared in Newport over the 6 months to 19 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Newport

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, 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.

1 199 (96.14%) SC Cleared
2 56 (27.05%) Windows
3 53 (25.60%) Software Engineering
4 42 (20.29%) Python
4 42 (20.29%) Customer Requirements
5 39 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (18.36%) C#
6 38 (18.36%) SQL
7 35 (16.91%) UML
7 35 (16.91%) OO
7 35 (16.91%) Public Sector
8 34 (16.43%) Social Skills
8 34 (16.43%) .NET
9 33 (15.94%) OOA/OOD
10 30 (14.49%) AWS
10 30 (14.49%) DevOps
11 27 (13.04%) Architectural Design
12 25 (12.08%) Decision-Making
13 24 (11.59%) .NET Framework
14 23 (11.11%) Microsoft
14 23 (11.11%) Terraform
15 22 (10.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 21 (10.14%) SQL Server
16 21 (10.14%) Test Automation
17 20 (9.66%) Infrastructure as Code
17 20 (9.66%) CI/CD
17 20 (9.66%) GCP
18 19 (9.18%) Self-Motivation
18 19 (9.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 18 (8.70%) Data Modelling

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 12 (5.80%) Apache Spark
2 11 (5.31%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.86%) Confluence
4 7 (3.38%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.93%) SAS
6 3 (1.45%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.97%) CMS
7 2 (0.97%) IIS
8 1 (0.48%) Apache
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.48%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.48%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.49%) AWS
2 20 (9.66%) GCP
3 16 (7.73%) Azure
4 13 (6.28%) AWS Lambda
4 13 (6.28%) Serverless
5 7 (3.38%) OpenShift
6 6 (2.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (2.90%) Amazon Cognito
7 5 (2.42%) GitHub
8 4 (1.93%) Power Platform
9 3 (1.45%) IaaS
9 3 (1.45%) PaaS
10 2 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.97%) Microsoft 365
10 2 (0.97%) Power Automate
10 2 (0.97%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.97%) SaaS
11 1 (0.48%) AWS Step Functions
11 1 (0.48%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.28%) SAN
1 13 (6.28%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.83%) SNMP
2 10 (4.83%) VoIP
3 6 (2.90%) Firewall
4 5 (2.42%) DNS
4 5 (2.42%) VPN
5 3 (1.45%) DHCP
6 1 (0.48%) BGP
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.48%) IKE
6 1 (0.48%) IPsec
6 1 (0.48%) Junos
6 1 (0.48%) LAN
6 1 (0.48%) OSPF
6 1 (0.48%) RS-485
6 1 (0.48%) VLAN
6 1 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (6.28%) Metadata
4 11 (5.31%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.83%) Apache Hive
6 9 (4.35%) Big Data
7 8 (3.86%) Hadoop
8 7 (3.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (3.38%) Impala
8 7 (3.38%) SQL Server 2019
9 6 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.93%) Power BI
12 3 (1.45%) Metadata Repository
12 3 (1.45%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.48%) Apache Zeppelin
13 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.48%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 13 (6.28%) JIRA
2 10 (4.83%) Rational DOORS
3 9 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.38%) Cucumber
4 7 (3.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (2.90%) GitLab
5 6 (2.90%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.93%) Selenium
7 3 (1.45%) JMeter
8 2 (0.97%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.97%) Cypress.io
9 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.48%) Burp Suite
9 1 (0.48%) Postman
9 1 (0.48%) RStudio
9 1 (0.48%) SpecFlow
General
1 35 (16.91%) Public Sector
2 34 (16.43%) Social Skills
3 18 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.35%) Military
5 8 (3.86%) Documentation Skills
6 4 (1.93%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (1.45%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (0.97%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.97%) Billing
8 2 (0.97%) Publishing
9 1 (0.48%) Finance
Job Titles
1 57 (27.54%) Developer
2 16 (7.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (7.73%) Software Engineer
3 13 (6.28%) C# Developer
4 10 (4.83%) C++ Developer
4 10 (4.83%) Network Engineer
4 10 (4.83%) SQL Developer
5 9 (4.35%) Architect
5 9 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (4.35%) Test Engineer
6 8 (3.86%) Analyst
6 8 (3.86%) AWS Developer
6 8 (3.86%) Data Engineer
7 7 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (3.38%) Verification Engineer
8 6 (2.90%) Data Scientist
8 6 (2.90%) NOC Engineer
8 6 (2.90%) Project Manager
9 5 (2.42%) Deskside Engineer
9 5 (2.42%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.43%) .NET
2 24 (11.59%) .NET Framework
3 10 (4.83%) XML
4 7 (3.38%) Middleware
5 5 (2.42%) .NET Core
5 5 (2.42%) Gherkin
5 5 (2.42%) PySpark
5 5 (2.42%) REST
6 4 (1.93%) cloud-init
6 4 (1.93%) RESTful
6 4 (1.93%) Web Services
7 3 (1.45%) HTML
7 3 (1.45%) Pandas
8 2 (0.97%) Kafka
8 2 (0.97%) Matplotlib
8 2 (0.97%) NumPy
8 2 (0.97%) YAML
9 1 (0.48%) Node.js
9 1 (0.48%) OAuth
9 1 (0.48%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.18%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.90%) FPGA
4 5 (2.42%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.93%) Clustering
6 3 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.45%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.45%) User Experience
7 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.97%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.97%) Replication
8 1 (0.48%) Arduino
8 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.48%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.48%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 56 (27.05%) Windows
2 5 (2.42%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.45%) Linux
3 3 (1.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.60%) Software Engineering
2 42 (20.29%) Customer Requirements
3 39 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (16.91%) OO
4 35 (16.91%) UML
5 33 (15.94%) OOA/OOD
6 30 (14.49%) DevOps
7 27 (13.04%) Architectural Design
8 25 (12.08%) Decision-Making
9 22 (10.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 21 (10.14%) Test Automation
11 20 (9.66%) CI/CD
11 20 (9.66%) Infrastructure as Code
12 18 (8.70%) Data Modelling
13 17 (8.21%) Project Management
14 16 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (7.73%) Project Delivery
14 16 (7.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 15 (7.25%) ETL
15 15 (7.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (20.29%) Python
2 38 (18.36%) C#
2 38 (18.36%) SQL
3 13 (6.28%) C++
4 12 (5.80%) C
4 12 (5.80%) T-SQL
5 9 (4.35%) Scala
6 7 (3.38%) R
7 5 (2.42%) Bash
8 4 (1.93%) Java
9 2 (0.97%) Groovy
9 2 (0.97%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.48%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.48%) Perl
10 1 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 199 (96.14%) SC Cleared
2 12 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (5.31%) DV Cleared
4 9 (4.35%) CCNA
5 6 (2.90%) Degree
6 5 (2.42%) HND
6 5 (2.42%) PMI Certification
6 5 (2.42%) PMP
7 3 (1.45%) CCNP
7 3 (1.45%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.45%) MCSA
7 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.45%) PhD
8 2 (0.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.48%) APMP
9 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.93%) QA
2 3 (1.45%) SLA
3 2 (0.97%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) NCSC
System Software
1 10 (4.83%) Docker
2 9 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.38%) HDFS
3 7 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.90%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.45%) VMware NSX
6 3 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.97%) vSphere
8 1 (0.48%) Firmware
8 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (11.11%) Terraform
2 8 (3.86%) Ansible
2 8 (3.86%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (2.42%) SCVMM
4 5 (2.42%) WSUS
5 4 (1.93%) Packer
5 4 (1.93%) SCCM
6 3 (1.45%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.45%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.45%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.48%) CloudForms
8 1 (0.48%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.28%) VMware
3 9 (4.35%) Cisco
3 9 (4.35%) Cloudera
3 9 (4.35%) Google
3 9 (4.35%) IBM
4 7 (3.38%) Lotus
5 5 (2.42%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.93%) Splunk
7 3 (1.45%) HP
7 3 (1.45%) McAfee
7 3 (1.45%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.45%) Symantec
8 2 (0.97%) Pega
9 1 (0.48%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.48%) Nintex
9 1 (0.48%) Red Hat