Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 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 Clearance
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 1 10
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 -8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 42 120 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 30.66% 57.42% 7.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 67.74% 83.33% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 87 6
West Wales median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +16.13%
10th Percentile £399 £375 £375
90th Percentile £628 £613 £500
Wales median daily rate £420 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £41.78 £20.00 £48.50
% change year-on-year +108.88% -58.76% +201.62%

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 62 144 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 45.26% 68.90% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 107 11
West Wales median daily rate £519 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £372 £354 £185
90th Percentile £634 £600 £500
Wales median daily rate £403 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -5.29% +21.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
West Wales median hourly rate £26.91 - £15.63
10th Percentile £25.41 - £14.26
90th Percentile £28.41 - £16.49
Wales median hourly rate £31.39 £20.50 £47.29
% change year-on-year +53.12% -56.65% +192.64%

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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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 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 -8 42 £525 +10.53% 1
Security Cleared
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 36 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 34 (80.95%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (73.81%) Web Services
4 27 (64.29%) Java
5 23 (54.76%) Open Source
5 23 (54.76%) Ansible
6 21 (50.00%) Dropwizard
6 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (45.24%) BPSS Clearance
8 18 (42.86%) REST
9 17 (40.48%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (40.48%) MongoDB
10 16 (38.10%) Jenkins
11 15 (35.71%) CQRS
12 13 (30.95%) Relational Database
12 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (30.95%) Domain-Driven Design
13 12 (28.57%) Event Store
13 12 (28.57%) Software Delivery
13 12 (28.57%) Play Framework
14 10 (23.81%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (23.81%) Terraform
14 10 (23.81%) Collaborative Working
14 10 (23.81%) RESTful
14 10 (23.81%) Linux
15 9 (21.43%) SQL
15 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
15 9 (21.43%) Serverless
15 9 (21.43%) NoSQL

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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:

Cloud Services
1 34 (80.95%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (23.81%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (21.43%) PaaS
3 9 (21.43%) Serverless
4 8 (19.05%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) MongoDB
1 17 (40.48%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (30.95%) Relational Database
3 12 (28.57%) Event Store
4 9 (21.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) MSI
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Electronics
2 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Developer
2 18 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Architect
5 5 (11.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Architect
7 3 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Payments Architect
7 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (4.76%) AWS Developer
8 2 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
8 2 (4.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Development Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Java Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (73.81%) Web Services
2 21 (50.00%) Dropwizard
3 18 (42.86%) REST
4 12 (28.57%) Play Framework
5 10 (23.81%) RESTful
6 8 (19.05%) CSS
6 8 (19.05%) HTML
6 8 (19.05%) Node.js
7 4 (9.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Public Cloud
2 3 (7.14%) Digital Wallet
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Debian
2 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Open Source
2 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (35.71%) CQRS
4 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (30.95%) Domain-Driven Design
5 12 (28.57%) Software Delivery
6 10 (23.81%) Collaborative Working
7 8 (19.05%) Analytics
8 7 (16.67%) DevOps
8 7 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (9.52%) Data Security
9 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
10 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
11 2 (4.76%) Scrum
11 2 (4.76%) Web Development
12 1 (2.38%) Kanban
12 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (2.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) Java
2 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.43%) SQL
4 8 (19.05%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 19 (45.24%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.76%) BC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (9.52%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.14%) GDPR
3 3 (7.14%) PSD2
3 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (54.76%) Ansible
2 10 (23.81%) Terraform
3 2 (4.76%) Puppet
4 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Google
2 3 (7.14%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) McAfee
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft