Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 84 99
Rank change year-on-year +15 +15 -12
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 6 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.64% 0.36% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.22% 1.25% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
South Wales median daily rate £413 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £406 £335 £388
90th Percentile £434 £465 £484
Wales median daily rate £413 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -2.94% -5.56% -
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 270 321 347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 28.66% 28.79% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 211 237
South Wales median daily rate £361 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.69% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £163 £225 £208
90th Percentile £571 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £415 £375
% change year-on-year -9.64% +10.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 14
South Wales median hourly rate £40.00 £57.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +177.11% +29.69%
10th Percentile £21.15 £15.77 £9.65
90th Percentile £58.75 £70.00 £31.13
Wales median hourly rate £38.75 £57.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year -32.61% +177.11% +28.40%

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 20 November 2017. 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
Cardiff -4 3 £413 -
Bridgend +9 1 £425 -
Newport - 1 - -
DV Cleared
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) CGI
3 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 2 (33.33%) arcserve
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) McAfee
3 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (33.33%) Sophos
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure

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 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) CRM Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) CGI
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Case Management
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) Contact Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) MCP
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (33.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) arcserve
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 2 (33.33%) Sophos
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) F5