Period
to 21 February 2019

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 6 months to 21 February 2019 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 Clearance
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 9 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 +10
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 34 42 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 17.80% 30.66% 57.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 79.07% 67.74% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 87
West Wales median daily rate £513 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £230 £399 £375
90th Percentile £746 £628 £613
Wales median daily rate £450 £423 £450
% change year-on-year +6.51% -6.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £39.78 £20.00
% change year-on-year -67.32% +98.88% -58.76%

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 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 43 62 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 22.51% 45.26% 68.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 107
West Wales median daily rate £525 £519 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.20% +9.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £353 £372 £354
90th Percentile £794 £634 £600
Wales median daily rate £450 £405 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Wales median hourly rate - £26.91 -
Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £26.91 £20.50
% change year-on-year -34.97% +31.27% -56.65%

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Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in West Wales

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in West Wales over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in West Wales

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in West Wales

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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 6 months to 21 February 2019. 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 0 34 £513 -2.38% 1
Security Cleared
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 16 (47.06%) Java
4 14 (41.18%) SC Cleared
5 9 (26.47%) Dropwizard
6 8 (23.53%) SQL
6 8 (23.53%) JIRA
6 8 (23.53%) MongoDB
7 7 (20.59%) Confluence
7 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
7 7 (20.59%) Unix
7 7 (20.59%) CA
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle
8 6 (17.65%) WebLogic
8 6 (17.65%) HTML
8 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
8 6 (17.65%) User Stories
8 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (17.65%) Atlassian
8 6 (17.65%) Epics
9 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (14.71%) Neo4j
9 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (14.71%) Bitbucket
9 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
9 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
9 5 (14.71%) Web Design
9 5 (14.71%) Mac OS X

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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 (20.59%) Confluence
2 6 (17.65%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) SaaS
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) HTTP
2 2 (5.88%) Extranet
2 2 (5.88%) Intranet
2 2 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
3 5 (14.71%) Neo4j
4 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.88%) Event Store
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) JIRA
2 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 5 (14.71%) Bitbucket
3 5 (14.71%) ClearCase
3 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (11.76%) WebLogic Workshop
5 3 (8.82%) Spinnaker
6 2 (5.88%) CA Gen
6 2 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.94%) Selenium
7 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.94%) Electronics
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Law
1 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.94%) Marketing
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.88%) CA Gen Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Data Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Digital Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Field Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Network Field Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) Dropwizard
2 6 (17.65%) HTML
3 5 (14.71%) Hibernate
4 4 (11.76%) EJB
4 4 (11.76%) JDBC
4 4 (11.76%) JSP
4 4 (11.76%) REST
4 4 (11.76%) Struts
4 4 (11.76%) WSDL
4 4 (11.76%) XML
5 3 (8.82%) Play Framework
5 3 (8.82%) Web Services
6 1 (2.94%) .NET
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.94%) CSS
6 1 (2.94%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.94%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Unix
2 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Mac OS X
3 2 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.65%) Epics
2 6 (17.65%) User Stories
3 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
3 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.71%) Web Design
4 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Open Source
5 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.82%) Decision-Making
5 3 (8.82%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (8.82%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 3 (8.82%) Scrum
5 3 (8.82%) Sprint Planning
5 3 (8.82%) Sprint Retrospective
5 3 (8.82%) Sprint Review
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) Java 8
5 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
5 2 (5.88%) Scala
5 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) BPSS Clearance
2 14 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) DBS Check
4 2 (5.88%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) GDPR
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Ansible
1 3 (8.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) CA
2 6 (17.65%) Atlassian
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) BMC
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.94%) Tufin