Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 76 67
Rank change year-on-year -12 -9 -1
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 10 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.75% 0.55% 1.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.67% 1.89% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
South Wales median daily rate £525 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +28.57% -22.22%
10th Percentile £513 £406 £325
90th Percentile £538 £475 £375
Wales median daily rate £525 £450 £350
% change year-on-year +16.67% +28.57% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate £42.00 - -
Wales median hourly rate £42.00 - -

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 374 317 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.89% 29.30% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 234 190
South Wales median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £226 £175 £270
90th Percentile £550 £538 £514
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.73% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 11
South Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £35.00 £54.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.09% -35.19% +323.53%
10th Percentile £10.68 £12.55 £38.25
90th Percentile £42.00 £58.75 £74.00
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £26.50 £50.50
% change year-on-year -28.79% -47.52% +288.46%

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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly 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 19 July 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
Newport -5 8 - -
Bridgend +4 1 £525 +16.67%
Caerphilly - 1 - -
DV Cleared
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DV 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 South Wales region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (70.00%) CCNA
3 7 (70.00%) Six Sigma
3 7 (70.00%) HNC
3 7 (70.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (70.00%) VLAN
3 7 (70.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
6 1 (10.00%) Hitachi
6 1 (10.00%) Network Security
6 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
6 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
6 1 (10.00%) Network Design
6 1 (10.00%) Brocade
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless

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 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) VLAN
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (80.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Backup Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Storage Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Storage and Backup Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Storage Consultant
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 7 (70.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (70.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (70.00%) CCNA
3 7 (70.00%) HNC
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Brocade
2 1 (10.00%) Hitachi
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy