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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
West Wales / Swansea
Rank 1 10 2
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 58 1 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swansea 65.17% 3.57% 37.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 85.29% 9.09% 72.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 0 6
Median daily rate £488 - £344
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 - £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.79% +19.44%  

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 68 11 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea 76.40% 39.29% 52.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 8 8
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 £444 £185 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £1,000 £419
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 £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared in Swansea.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Swansea

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 109 (86.51%) SC Cleared
2 65 (51.59%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (50.79%) Ansible
4 60 (47.62%) Java
5 59 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (42.06%) Web Services
7 51 (40.48%) Linux
8 39 (30.95%) Jenkins
9 37 (29.37%) Terraform
10 34 (26.98%) AWS CloudFormation
11 26 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (19.84%) Software Delivery
13 24 (19.05%) REST
13 24 (19.05%) SLA
14 22 (17.46%) Configuration Management
15 21 (16.67%) Unix
15 21 (16.67%) JavaScript
15 21 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
15 21 (16.67%) Mentoring
16 20 (15.87%) Open Source
17 19 (15.08%) Relational Database
18 18 (14.29%) DevOps
18 18 (14.29%) WebLogic
18 18 (14.29%) SAP
19 16 (12.70%) Software Engineering
20 15 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
20 15 (11.90%) Scrum
21 14 (11.11%) Finance
21 14 (11.11%) Windows
21 14 (11.11%) Problem Management

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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 18 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.56%) Apache
3 5 (3.97%) Confluence
4 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (10.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 65 (51.59%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (26.98%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.97%) SSL
2 3 (2.38%) Internet
2 3 (2.38%) Network Security
3 2 (1.59%) BGP
3 2 (1.59%) EIGRP
3 2 (1.59%) Firewall
3 2 (1.59%) Intranet
3 2 (1.59%) LAN
3 2 (1.59%) OSPF
3 2 (1.59%) WAN
3 2 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.79%) DHCP
4 1 (0.79%) DNS
4 1 (0.79%) IPsec
4 1 (0.79%) RTP
4 1 (0.79%) SNMP
4 1 (0.79%) SSH
4 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.08%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.17%) Event Store
2 4 (3.17%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (30.95%) Jenkins
2 13 (10.32%) Cucumber
2 13 (10.32%) JUnit
2 13 (10.32%) Selenium
3 11 (8.73%) JBehave
4 10 (7.94%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (5.56%) Bitbucket
5 7 (5.56%) Maven
6 6 (4.76%) Ant
6 6 (4.76%) ClearQuest
6 6 (4.76%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.97%) ClearCase
7 5 (3.97%) JIRA
8 2 (1.59%) CA Gen
9 1 (0.79%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.79%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (11.11%) Finance
2 13 (10.32%) Electronics
2 13 (10.32%) Manufacturing
2 13 (10.32%) Marketing
2 13 (10.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (36.51%) Developer
2 30 (23.81%) Cloud Engineer
2 30 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 16 (12.70%) Java Engineer
4 15 (11.90%) Cloud Developer
5 13 (10.32%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (9.52%) Applications Developer
7 10 (7.94%) AWS Developer
7 10 (7.94%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 10 (7.94%) Support Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.35%) AWS DevOps
10 6 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Applications Support
10 6 (4.76%) Applications Support Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (42.06%) Web Services
2 24 (19.05%) REST
3 13 (10.32%) CSS
3 13 (10.32%) JSON
4 11 (8.73%) Dropwizard
4 11 (8.73%) HTML
4 11 (8.73%) XML
5 3 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (2.38%) MCollective
6 2 (1.59%) RESTful
6 2 (1.59%) Spring
7 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.79%) BAPI
7 1 (0.79%) J2EE
7 1 (0.79%) JDBC
7 1 (0.79%) SAP ALE
7 1 (0.79%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.79%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.79%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.79%) Clustering
3 1 (0.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 51 (40.48%) Linux
2 21 (16.67%) Unix
3 14 (11.11%) Windows
4 8 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.17%) Debian
6 3 (2.38%) AIX
7 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (19.84%) Software Delivery
4 22 (17.46%) Configuration Management
5 21 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 21 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 20 (15.87%) Open Source
7 18 (14.29%) DevOps
8 16 (12.70%) Software Engineering
9 15 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (11.90%) Scrum
10 14 (11.11%) Problem Management
11 13 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (10.32%) Digital Marketing
11 13 (10.32%) Programme Management
12 11 (8.73%) Automated Testing
13 4 (3.17%) CQRS
13 4 (3.17%) IT Governance
13 4 (3.17%) ITIL
13 4 (3.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 60 (47.62%) Java
2 21 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (10.32%) SQL
4 7 (5.56%) Perl
5 2 (1.59%) ABAP
6 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 109 (86.51%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.97%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.38%) ISEB
4 3 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (19.05%) SLA
2 12 (9.52%) QA
3 3 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.79%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 64 (50.79%) Ansible
2 37 (29.37%) Terraform
3 11 (8.73%) Puppet
4 4 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.38%) Nessus
5 3 (2.38%) Packer
5 3 (2.38%) Rundeck
5 3 (2.38%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.38%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (14.29%) SAP
2 10 (7.94%) Red Hat
2 10 (7.94%) Sonatype
3 7 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.17%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle
4 4 (3.17%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.38%) Cisco
5 3 (2.38%) Google
5 3 (2.38%) IBM
5 3 (2.38%) VMware
6 2 (1.59%) CA
7 1 (0.79%) BMC
7 1 (0.79%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.79%) Symantec