Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 102 100
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2 -5
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 11 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.85% 0.56% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.56% 1.69% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 5
Wales median daily rate £438 £438 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.00% +38.89%
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year -28.57% +24.60% +11.03%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 430 472 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 33.33% 33.08% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 343 252
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £163 £200 £190
90th Percentile £582 £560 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 16
Wales median hourly rate £36.25 £46.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.20% +100.00% +42.33%
10th Percentile £12.61 £14.13 £13.81
90th Percentile £50.66 £61.25 £52.27
UK median hourly rate £24.99 £25.94 £27.50
% change year-on-year -3.65% -5.68% +44.74%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in Wales over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 January 2018. 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 +10 9 £425 -5.56% 1
West Wales +4 2 £550 +29.41%
DV Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Clustering
3 4 (36.36%) Remedy
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
4 3 (27.27%) Symantec
4 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) CentOS
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) CQRS
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) CGI

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 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) Event Store
2 1 (9.09%) Ingres
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Backup Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Storage Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Storage and Backup Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Storage Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CGI
1 2 (18.18%) Dropwizard
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) Play Framework
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) LPAR
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) AIX
2 2 (18.18%) CentOS
2 2 (18.18%) Debian
2 2 (18.18%) HPUX
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris
2 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) CQRS
1 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) ITSM
2 1 (9.09%) Kanban
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
2 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VBScript
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) MCP
3 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) NetBackup
2 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Remedy
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) arcserve
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) McAfee
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Sophos
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Sun