The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 9 11
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 33 72 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 6.18% 15.13% 15.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% 55.81% 46.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 45 63
Median daily rate £408 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% -1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £527 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +10.66% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 0
Median hourly rate £57.50 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.55% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +12.85% -2.77%  

SC 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 132 129 194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 24.72% 27.10% 33.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 81 139
Median daily rate £343 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.37% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £300 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Median hourly rate £53.75 £71.25 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.56% +519.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £19.90 £8.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £73.85 £13.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in South Wales

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in South Wales

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in South Wales over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in South Wales

SC 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 SC Cleared in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in South Wales

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in South Wales over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in South Wales

SC 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 SC Cleared within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
Newport -3 17 £425 +6.25% 2
Cardiff -10 8 £405 +8.00% 1
Bridgend 0 1 £250 -38.65%
SC Cleared
Wales

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 117 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (16.24%) Windows
3 19 (16.24%) Linux
4 16 (13.68%) Cisco
5 14 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (11.97%) Ansible
5 14 (11.97%) Terraform
6 13 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (11.11%) Web Services
7 12 (10.26%) C
7 12 (10.26%) Java
8 11 (9.40%) WAN
8 11 (9.40%) Firewall
8 11 (9.40%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.55%) Service Delivery
10 9 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (7.69%) Workflow
10 9 (7.69%) Data Modelling
10 9 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 9 (7.69%) SQL
10 9 (7.69%) Blue Coat
10 9 (7.69%) Windows 7
10 9 (7.69%) DevOps
10 9 (7.69%) Waterfall
10 9 (7.69%) Service Design
11 8 (6.84%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (6.84%) Content Management
11 8 (6.84%) Finance
12 7 (5.98%) Management Information System

SC 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 (1.71%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.71%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.85%) OrCAD
2 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.85%) BrowserStack
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) Firewall
1 11 (9.40%) WAN
2 6 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (5.13%) LAN
3 4 (3.42%) SNMP
3 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.42%) VoIP
4 2 (1.71%) BGP
4 2 (1.71%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.71%) FCoE
4 2 (1.71%) SAN
4 2 (1.71%) Skype
5 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.85%) IPsec
5 1 (0.85%) L2TP
5 1 (0.85%) MPLS
5 1 (0.85%) OSPF
5 1 (0.85%) PPP
5 1 (0.85%) VPN
5 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
1 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.71%) SQLPlus
3 1 (0.85%) Big Data
3 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.85%) HBase
3 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.42%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.42%) GCC
2 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.56%) Selenium
4 2 (1.71%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.71%) Toad
4 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.85%) Grunt
5 1 (0.85%) gulp
5 1 (0.85%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.85%) JBehave
5 1 (0.85%) JUnit
5 1 (0.85%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.85%) Subversion
5 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (6.84%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.27%) Back Office
3 5 (4.27%) Marketing
4 4 (3.42%) Legal
5 3 (2.56%) Retail
6 2 (1.71%) Electronics
7 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (14.53%) Network Engineer
2 16 (13.68%) Architect
3 15 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (9.40%) Developer
5 10 (8.55%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) Analyst
6 9 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Security Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Security Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.11%) Web Services
2 5 (4.27%) Spring
3 4 (3.42%) .NET
4 3 (2.56%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.56%) JSON
5 2 (1.71%) CSS
5 2 (1.71%) HTML
5 2 (1.71%) XML
6 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.85%) Ajax
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.85%) Dropwizard
6 1 (0.85%) jQuery
6 1 (0.85%) OpenGL
6 1 (0.85%) REST
6 1 (0.85%) RESTful
6 1 (0.85%) SAP Business Workflow
6 1 (0.85%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.85%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (5.98%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.27%) Cyber Defence
3 4 (3.42%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.56%) PMI
5 1 (0.85%) CESG
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) CPLD
5 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.85%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.85%) Replication
5 1 (0.85%) User Experience
5 1 (0.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.24%) Linux
1 19 (16.24%) Windows
2 9 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 7 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.27%) Debian
5 3 (2.56%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (9.40%) Software Engineering
3 10 (8.55%) Service Delivery
4 9 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 9 (7.69%) DevOps
4 9 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 9 (7.69%) Service Design
4 9 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 9 (7.69%) Workflow
5 8 (6.84%) Content Management
5 8 (6.84%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (5.98%) Change Control
7 6 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.27%) ITIL
8 5 (4.27%) ITIL V3
8 5 (4.27%) ITSM
8 5 (4.27%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.27%) Project Management
8 5 (4.27%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (4.27%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.26%) C
1 12 (10.26%) Java
2 9 (7.69%) SQL
3 6 (5.13%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.42%) C#
5 3 (2.56%) C++
5 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.71%) Scala
6 2 (1.71%) Tcl
7 1 (0.85%) ABAP
7 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.85%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.85%) Lisp
7 1 (0.85%) Python
7 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 117 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.13%) CCNP
4 4 (3.42%) CCNA
4 4 (3.42%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.56%) MCITP
5 3 (2.56%) MCSE
5 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.56%) PMP
6 2 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.85%) CCIE
7 1 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) Degree
7 1 (0.85%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.71%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.85%) MISRA
3 1 (0.85%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.98%) ProxySG
2 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (11.97%) Ansible
1 14 (11.97%) Terraform
2 7 (5.98%) Puppet
3 2 (1.71%) SCCM
4 1 (0.85%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (13.68%) Cisco
2 9 (7.69%) Blue Coat
2 9 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.98%) F5
3 7 (5.98%) McAfee
3 7 (5.98%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.13%) Fortinet
4 6 (5.13%) Oracle
5 5 (4.27%) SAP
6 4 (3.42%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.42%) Juniper
7 3 (2.56%) Avaya
8 2 (1.71%) EMC
8 2 (1.71%) VMware
9 1 (0.85%) BMC
9 1 (0.85%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.85%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.85%) IBM
9 1 (0.85%) Remedy
9 1 (0.85%) Riverbed
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