The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swansea with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 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
West Wales / Swansea
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 7 2
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 11 4 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swansea 34.38% 12.12% 42.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.38% 30.77% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 18
Median daily rate £463 £550 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.90% +21.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £550 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +9.33% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year +11.78% -0.70%  

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 Swansea.

Academic & Professional Certification
Swansea
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21 13 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea 65.63% 39.39% 50.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 22
Median daily rate £475 £550 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.63% +24.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £520 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £680 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swansea 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 Swansea

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Swansea

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Swansea over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Swansea

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swansea

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Swansea

For the 6 months to 22 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 Swansea region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 62 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (59.68%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (56.45%) Ansible
4 34 (54.84%) Web Services
4 34 (54.84%) Linux
5 30 (48.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 30 (48.39%) Terraform
6 22 (35.48%) Java
7 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (29.03%) Jenkins
9 17 (27.42%) SLA
10 15 (24.19%) DevOps
11 13 (20.97%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
12 12 (19.35%) Problem Management
13 8 (12.90%) Software Delivery
13 8 (12.90%) Red Hat
14 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
14 7 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (11.29%) DV Cleared
14 7 (11.29%) Puppet
15 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
15 6 (9.68%) Debian
16 5 (8.06%) Maven
16 5 (8.06%) Perl
16 5 (8.06%) SAP
16 5 (8.06%) Bitbucket
16 5 (8.06%) Sonatype
16 5 (8.06%) Sonatype Nexus
16 5 (8.06%) Web Operations

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swansea 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 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.23%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (59.68%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (48.39%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) SSL
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (29.03%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.06%) Bitbucket
2 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.06%) Maven
2 5 (8.06%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (6.45%) Ant
3 4 (6.45%) ClearQuest
4 3 (4.84%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.23%) CA Gen
5 2 (3.23%) JIRA
6 1 (1.61%) Hudson
6 1 (1.61%) JUnit
6 1 (1.61%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (6.45%) Electronics
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
1 4 (6.45%) Manufacturing
1 4 (6.45%) Marketing
1 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) Cloud Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) Java Engineer
3 11 (17.74%) Support Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Applications Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Applications Support
5 8 (12.90%) Applications Support Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (8.06%) Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.84%) AWS Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Build and Release Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Release Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (54.84%) Web Services
2 4 (6.45%) REST
3 3 (4.84%) Spring
4 1 (1.61%) .NET
4 1 (1.61%) BAPI
4 1 (1.61%) IDoc
4 1 (1.61%) SAP ALE
4 1 (1.61%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.61%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 34 (54.84%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (9.68%) Debian
4 3 (4.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.19%) DevOps
3 13 (20.97%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 12 (19.35%) Problem Management
4 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.90%) Software Delivery
6 7 (11.29%) Configuration Management
7 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.06%) Web Operations
9 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (6.45%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (6.45%) Open Source
9 4 (6.45%) Programme Management
10 2 (3.23%) Coaching
10 2 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (3.23%) Kanban
10 2 (3.23%) Scrum
11 1 (1.61%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) Java
2 5 (8.06%) Perl
3 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.61%) ABAP
4 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 62 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.42%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 35 (56.45%) Ansible
2 30 (48.39%) Terraform
3 7 (11.29%) Puppet
4 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Red Hat
2 5 (8.06%) Atlassian
2 5 (8.06%) SAP
2 5 (8.06%) Sonatype
3 2 (3.23%) CA
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow