Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Wales with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 July 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 2 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 -9
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 17 51 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 27.87% 44.35% 8.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.96% 66.23% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 42 5
West Wales median daily rate £515 £494 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.30% -10.23% +29.41%
Wales median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £25.59 £35.00 £50.50
% change year-on-year -26.90% -30.69% +246.36%

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

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Wales
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 27 77 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 44.26% 66.96% 37.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 59 20
West Wales median daily rate £525 £488 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -6.25% +32.06%
10th Percentile £445 £423 £275
90th Percentile £589 £580 £653
Wales median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Wales median hourly rate - - £18.13
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £26.50 £50.50
% change year-on-year -28.79% -47.52% +288.46%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in West Wales

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in West Wales

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in West Wales over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in West Wales

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in West Wales

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Swansea -2 17 £515 +4.30% 1
SC Cleared
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Wales region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (64.71%) JIRA
3 10 (58.82%) Atlassian
4 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
4 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
4 9 (52.94%) Perl
4 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) Configuration Management
5 8 (47.06%) Shell Script
5 8 (47.06%) ClearQuest
5 8 (47.06%) ClearCase
5 8 (47.06%) Unix
5 8 (47.06%) IBM
5 8 (47.06%) Sonatype
5 8 (47.06%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (47.06%) Artifactory
6 7 (41.18%) WebLogic
6 7 (41.18%) Maven
7 5 (29.41%) Migration
7 5 (29.41%) Open Source
8 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (23.53%) Puppet
8 4 (23.53%) Ansible
8 4 (23.53%) Confluence
8 4 (23.53%) Python
8 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
8 4 (23.53%) Terraform
9 3 (17.65%) Rundeck
9 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (17.65%) Bitbucket

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 7 (41.18%) WebLogic
2 4 (23.53%) Confluence
3 3 (17.65%) nginx
4 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) OpenVPN
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) JIRA
2 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
3 8 (47.06%) Artifactory
3 8 (47.06%) ClearCase
3 8 (47.06%) ClearQuest
3 8 (47.06%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (41.18%) Maven
5 3 (17.65%) Bitbucket
6 2 (11.76%) CA Gen
7 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Configuration Specialist
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.88%) CA Gen Developer
3 1 (5.88%) ClearCase Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (5.88%) SOC Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) VCL
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Unix
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Configuration Management
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) Dependency Management
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
4 1 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Due Diligence
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Runbook
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Perl
2 8 (47.06%) Shell Script
3 4 (23.53%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) CCIE
3 1 (5.88%) CCIE Security
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) JNCIE
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Ansible
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
1 4 (23.53%) Terraform
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (17.65%) Rundeck
3 1 (5.88%) Kibana
3 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.88%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Atlassian
2 8 (47.06%) IBM
2 8 (47.06%) Sonatype
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
4 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
5 2 (11.76%) CA
6 1 (5.88%) Avaya
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco
6 1 (5.88%) Juniper
6 1 (5.88%) McAfee
6 1 (5.88%) Nortel