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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
West Wales / Swansea
Rank 2 - 3
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 49 0 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swansea 56.32% - 31.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 74.24% - 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 0 3
Median daily rate £500 - £301
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -13.79% +33.84%  

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 66 11 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea 75.86% 39.29% 51.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 8 9
Median daily rate £488 £450 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +69.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £185 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £1,000 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared in Swansea.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Swansea

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 59 (54.13%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (54.13%) Ansible
3 52 (47.71%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (47.71%) Java
4 48 (44.04%) Linux
5 47 (43.12%) Web Services
6 36 (33.03%) Terraform
7 35 (32.11%) Jenkins
8 33 (30.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 24 (22.02%) SLA
10 22 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (19.27%) Software Delivery
12 20 (18.35%) REST
12 20 (18.35%) Configuration Management
13 19 (17.43%) Unix
14 18 (16.51%) JavaScript
14 18 (16.51%) Mentoring
15 17 (15.60%) DevOps
15 17 (15.60%) Relational Database
15 17 (15.60%) Domain-Driven Design
16 16 (14.68%) WebLogic
16 16 (14.68%) Open Source
17 14 (12.84%) SAP
17 14 (12.84%) Problem Management
17 14 (12.84%) Software Engineering
18 13 (11.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 13 (11.93%) Marketing
18 13 (11.93%) Digital Marketing
18 13 (11.93%) Programme Management

SC Cleared
Top Related 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 16 (14.68%) WebLogic
2 7 (6.42%) Apache
3 5 (4.59%) Confluence
4 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 13 (11.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 59 (54.13%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (30.28%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) SSL
2 1 (0.92%) DHCP
2 1 (0.92%) DNS
2 1 (0.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.92%) IPsec
2 1 (0.92%) Network Security
2 1 (0.92%) RTP
2 1 (0.92%) SNMP
2 1 (0.92%) SSH
2 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.60%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.67%) Event Store
2 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (32.11%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.09%) JUnit
3 10 (9.17%) Cucumber
3 10 (9.17%) Selenium
3 10 (9.17%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (8.26%) JBehave
5 7 (6.42%) Bitbucket
5 7 (6.42%) Maven
6 6 (5.50%) Ant
6 6 (5.50%) ClearQuest
6 6 (5.50%) Git (software)
7 5 (4.59%) ClearCase
7 5 (4.59%) JIRA
8 2 (1.83%) CA Gen
9 1 (0.92%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.92%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (11.93%) Electronics
1 13 (11.93%) Finance
1 13 (11.93%) Manufacturing
1 13 (11.93%) Marketing
1 13 (11.93%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (34.86%) Developer
2 28 (25.69%) Cloud Engineer
3 23 (21.10%) Java Developer
4 15 (13.76%) Java Engineer
5 13 (11.93%) Cloud Developer
6 12 (11.01%) AWS Engineer
7 10 (9.17%) Applications Developer
7 10 (9.17%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 9 (8.26%) Support Engineer
9 8 (7.34%) AWS Developer
9 8 (7.34%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (7.34%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (7.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (7.34%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (7.34%) Software Engineer
10 7 (6.42%) AWS DevOps
11 6 (5.50%) Applications Engineer
11 6 (5.50%) Applications Support
11 6 (5.50%) Applications Support Engineer
12 4 (3.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (43.12%) Web Services
2 20 (18.35%) REST
3 10 (9.17%) CSS
3 10 (9.17%) JSON
4 9 (8.26%) Dropwizard
4 9 (8.26%) HTML
4 9 (8.26%) XML
5 3 (2.75%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (2.75%) MCollective
6 2 (1.83%) RESTful
6 2 (1.83%) Spring
7 1 (0.92%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.92%) BAPI
7 1 (0.92%) J2EE
7 1 (0.92%) SAP ALE
7 1 (0.92%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.92%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.75%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.92%) Clustering
3 1 (0.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 48 (44.04%) Linux
2 19 (17.43%) Unix
3 12 (11.01%) Windows
4 8 (7.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.67%) Debian
6 3 (2.75%) AIX
7 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (47.71%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (19.27%) Software Delivery
4 20 (18.35%) Configuration Management
5 18 (16.51%) Mentoring
6 17 (15.60%) DevOps
6 17 (15.60%) Domain-Driven Design
7 16 (14.68%) Open Source
8 14 (12.84%) Problem Management
8 14 (12.84%) Software Engineering
9 13 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (11.93%) Digital Marketing
9 13 (11.93%) Programme Management
10 12 (11.01%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (11.01%) Scrum
11 9 (8.26%) Automated Testing
12 4 (3.67%) CQRS
12 4 (3.67%) ITIL
13 3 (2.75%) People Management
13 3 (2.75%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 52 (47.71%) Java
2 18 (16.51%) JavaScript
3 11 (10.09%) SQL
4 7 (6.42%) Perl
5 1 (0.92%) ABAP
5 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 109 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.42%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (22.02%) SLA
2 9 (8.26%) QA
3 1 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.67%) Docker
2 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.92%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 59 (54.13%) Ansible
2 36 (33.03%) Terraform
3 11 (10.09%) Puppet
4 4 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.75%) Nessus
5 3 (2.75%) Packer
5 3 (2.75%) Rundeck
5 3 (2.75%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (2.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.75%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (12.84%) SAP
2 10 (9.17%) Sonatype
3 9 (8.26%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.42%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle
5 4 (3.67%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.75%) Google
6 3 (2.75%) IBM
6 3 (2.75%) VMware
7 2 (1.83%) CA
8 1 (0.92%) BMC
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco
8 1 (0.92%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.92%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.92%) Symantec