Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 11 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 18 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 14.63% 28.18% 26.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.55% 62.00% 59.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 22
West Wales median daily rate £505 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% -2.44% +13.89%
10th Percentile £460 £403 £414
90th Percentile £610 £600 £900
Wales median daily rate £450 £418 £430
% change year-on-year +7.78% -2.91% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £11.17 £40.55 £66.75
% change year-on-year -72.45% -39.25% +105.38%

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 33 50 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 26.83% 45.45% 43.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 39
West Wales median daily rate £503 £511 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.71% +7.63% +8.26%
10th Percentile £401 £388 £272
90th Percentile £581 £619 £640
Wales median daily rate £425 £378 £400
% change year-on-year +12.58% -5.63% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Wales median hourly rate - - £20.25
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £36.25 £57.50
% change year-on-year -47.94% -36.96% +293.16%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -1 18 £505 +1.00% 1
SC Cleared
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 18 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) JIRA
3 8 (44.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (38.89%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) Confluence
5 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 5 (27.78%) User Stories
6 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) Open Source
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
7 4 (22.22%) Ansible
7 4 (22.22%) Docker
8 3 (16.67%) Dropwizard
8 3 (16.67%) Java 8
8 3 (16.67%) Spinnaker
8 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 3 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (16.67%) REST
8 3 (16.67%) Intranet
8 3 (16.67%) Extranet
8 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (16.67%) Perl
8 3 (16.67%) WebLogic

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 6 (33.33%) Confluence
2 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Extranet
1 3 (16.67%) Intranet
2 1 (5.56%) OpenVPN
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) Event Store
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) JIRA
2 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (16.67%) Spinnaker
4 2 (11.11%) Artifactory
4 2 (11.11%) CA Gen
4 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
4 2 (11.11%) ClearQuest
4 2 (11.11%) Maven
4 2 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) CA Gen Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Field Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Dropwizard
1 3 (16.67%) REST
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) Play Framework
3 1 (5.56%) EJB
3 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) JDBC
3 1 (5.56%) JSP
3 1 (5.56%) Struts
3 1 (5.56%) VCL
3 1 (5.56%) WSDL
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (27.78%) User Stories
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (22.22%) Open Source
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (16.67%) ETL
4 3 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (11.11%) CQRS
5 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps
5 2 (11.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) Java 8
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.56%) CCIE
3 1 (5.56%) CCIE Security
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) JNCIE
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
1 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.56%) Kibana
2 1 (5.56%) logstash
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
1 2 (11.11%) CA
1 2 (11.11%) IBM
1 2 (11.11%) Sonatype
2 1 (5.56%) Avaya
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Juniper
2 1 (5.56%) Nortel
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) SAP