The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Wales with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
Wales / West Wales
Rank 1 9 2
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 56 1 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 63.64% 3.23% 33.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 84.85% 9.09% 70.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 0 6
Median daily rate £488 - £344
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 - £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 West Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Wales
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 66 11 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 75.00% 35.48% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 8 10
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 £449 £185 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £1,000 £415
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 West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Wales 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 West Wales

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in West Wales

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in West Wales over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in West Wales

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in West Wales

Security 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 Security Cleared within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea +8 56 £488 -
Security Cleared
Wales

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Wales 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

Security Cleared
Top Related 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 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