Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 26 July 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.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK > Wales
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 78 79
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 10 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.78% 1.62% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.47% 5.15% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 16
Wales median daily rate £450 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -15.15% -8.33%
10th Percentile £406 £325 £218
90th Percentile £513 £456 £573
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £435
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year -16.00% +3.65% -12.29%

DV 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 Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wales
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 405 388 586
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 31.59% 31.39% 35.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 241 340
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £175 £275 £181
90th Percentile £538 £550 £494
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 28
Wales median hourly rate £26.50 £50.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.52% +288.46% -36.59%
10th Percentile £13.39 £17.36 £8.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £78.20 £34.35
UK median hourly rate £29.92 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% +24.44% +12.50%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in Wales

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in Wales

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the Wales region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -2 6 £450 +28.57%
West Wales - 4 £475 -
DV Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DV 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 Wales region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) SLA
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Information Management
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (20.00%) Case Management
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (10.00%) Terraform
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (10.00%) Local Government
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (10.00%) Local Government
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Java Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) CRM Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) Case Management
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) Contact Management
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (10.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) arcserve
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Sophos
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) VMware