Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 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.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 83 104
Rank change year-on-year +11 +21 -23
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 9 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.86% 0.46% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.75% 1.64% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
South Wales median daily rate £425 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
Wales median daily rate £438 £425 £625
% change year-on-year +2.94% -32.00% +38.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

DV 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 South Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Wales
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 327 304 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 31.29% 27.86% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 217 220
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.68% -2.41%
10th Percentile £141 £206 £190
90th Percentile £575 £503 £475
Wales median daily rate £400 £421 £371
% change year-on-year -5.04% +13.62% -1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 17
South Wales median hourly rate £36.25 £46.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.20% +119.05% +30.60%
10th Percentile £12.43 £14.13 £10.30
90th Percentile £50.67 £61.25 £50.62
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -23.91% +119.05% +29.95%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in South Wales

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in South Wales

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Bridgend +9 4 £415 -7.78%
Cardiff -12 1 - -
Caerphilly - 1 - -
DV Cleared
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DV 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 South Wales region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Remedy
2 4 (44.44%) Clustering
3 3 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 3 (33.33%) Symantec
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) CGI
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) AIX

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Ingres
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Backup Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Storage Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Storage and Backup Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) CentOS
2 2 (22.22%) Debian
2 2 (22.22%) HPUX
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
2 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) ITSM
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) MCP
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Remedy
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (22.22%) arcserve
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) McAfee
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Sophos
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Hitachi
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Sun