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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 48 56
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8  
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 2 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.38% 0.62% 1.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.52% 2.33% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
Median daily rate £450 £355 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.76% -21.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £420
% change year-on-year +1.19% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.33 £22.84
% change year-on-year +14.86% -6.59%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
South Wales
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 132 129 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 24.95% 26.71% 35.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 80 155
Median daily rate £338 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £300 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 8
Median hourly rate £53.75 £71.25 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.56% +458.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £19.90 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £73.85 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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
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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bridgend - 1 £450 -
Newport - 1 - -
DV Cleared
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Dropwizard
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) BrowserStack
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) JBehave
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP

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 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) JBehave
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Dropwizard
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Contact Management
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Network Management
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) arcserve
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Sophos
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
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