Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Wales with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 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
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Wales 11.63% 9.38% 2.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 100.00% 37.50% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
North Wales median daily rate £363 £180 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +101.39% - -
Wales median daily rate £456 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +13.93% -11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
North Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.48% - -
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £40.28 £33.25
% change year-on-year -67.72% +21.13% -30.21%

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 North Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North Wales
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Wales 11.63% 25.00% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
North Wales median daily rate £363 £180 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +101.39% - -
Wales median daily rate £450 £400 £423
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.33% +20.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
North Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £19.43 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.09% - -
Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £33.20 £46.00
% change year-on-year -47.28% -27.84% +100.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in North Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in North Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Cleared in North Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in North Wales

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in North Wales

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Contract Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the North Wales region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wrexham - 3 £363 -
Denbighshire - 2 - -
Security Cleared
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 North Wales region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (20.00%) Storage Management
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (20.00%) CMDB
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy

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Co-occurring IT Skills in North Wales 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) Hardware Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Dell
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy