The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swansea with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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 Clearance
West Wales / Swansea
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 14 9 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swansea 41.18% 26.47% 48.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.87% 64.29% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 20
Median daily rate £475 £550 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.63% +22.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £520 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £576 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £383 £393
% change year-on-year +7.18% -2.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.66 £31.40
% change year-on-year +16.36% +3.99%  

Security 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 23 14 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea 67.65% 41.18% 50.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 21
Median daily rate £475 £550 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.63% +23.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £520 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £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 £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Swansea

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Swansea

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Swansea over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Swansea

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swansea

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Swansea

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 61 (87.14%) SC Cleared
2 40 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (54.29%) Ansible
3 38 (54.29%) Web Services
4 35 (50.00%) Linux
5 30 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 30 (42.86%) Terraform
6 26 (37.14%) Java
6 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (30.00%) Jenkins
8 16 (22.86%) SLA
9 15 (21.43%) DevOps
10 14 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
12 12 (17.14%) Problem Management
13 10 (14.29%) Configuration Management
13 10 (14.29%) SAP
13 10 (14.29%) Software Delivery
14 9 (12.86%) Red Hat
15 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (10.00%) DV Cleared
16 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
16 7 (10.00%) Relational Database
16 7 (10.00%) Puppet
16 7 (10.00%) REST
16 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
17 6 (8.57%) Finance
17 6 (8.57%) Debian
17 6 (8.57%) Git (software)

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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 (5.71%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.86%) Apache
2 2 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) SSL
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 5 (7.14%) Maven
3 5 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (5.71%) Ant
4 4 (5.71%) ClearQuest
5 3 (4.29%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.86%) CA Gen
6 2 (2.86%) JIRA
7 1 (1.43%) Hudson
7 1 (1.43%) JUnit
7 1 (1.43%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (8.57%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Electronics
2 5 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.14%) Marketing
2 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (37.14%) Cloud Engineer
2 16 (22.86%) Java Engineer
3 11 (15.71%) Support Engineer
4 10 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) Developer
6 8 (11.43%) Applications Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Applications Support
6 8 (11.43%) Applications Support Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Software Engineer
7 7 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (8.57%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (5.71%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 3 (4.29%) AWS Developer
11 3 (4.29%) Cloud Developer
11 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (54.29%) Web Services
2 7 (10.00%) REST
3 3 (4.29%) Spring
4 1 (1.43%) .NET
4 1 (1.43%) BAPI
4 1 (1.43%) IDoc
4 1 (1.43%) JDBC
4 1 (1.43%) SAP ALE
4 1 (1.43%) SAP PI
4 1 (1.43%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.43%) Web Dynpro
Operating Systems
1 35 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (8.57%) Debian
4 2 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.43%) DevOps
3 14 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
5 12 (17.14%) Problem Management
6 10 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 10 (14.29%) Software Delivery
7 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.57%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (7.14%) Open Source
10 5 (7.14%) Programme Management
10 5 (7.14%) Web Operations
11 3 (4.29%) Scrum
11 3 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (2.86%) Kanban
12 2 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (2.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.14%) Java
2 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.14%) Perl
4 2 (2.86%) ABAP
5 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 61 (87.14%) SC Cleared
2 7 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.29%) ISEB
4 3 (4.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.86%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 38 (54.29%) Ansible
2 30 (42.86%) Terraform
3 7 (10.00%) Puppet
4 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) SAP
2 9 (12.86%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 5 (7.14%) Sonatype
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.86%) CA
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle
6 1 (1.43%) SaltStack