Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 28 90 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 34.15% 62.07% 13.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.79% 83.33% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 72 7
West Wales median daily rate £550 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% +29.41%
10th Percentile £445 £358 £442
90th Percentile £639 £575 £602
Wales median daily rate £405 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -10.00% +12.50% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £42.00 £26.50 £47.15
% change year-on-year +58.49% -43.79% +223.35%

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 39 108 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 47.56% 74.48% 36.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 86 16
West Wales median daily rate £545 £475 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.74% -2.06% +25.16%
10th Percentile £366 £375 £235
90th Percentile £638 £575 £653
Wales median daily rate £400 £415 £350
% change year-on-year -3.61% +18.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
West Wales median hourly rate £26.91 - £18.13
10th Percentile £25.41 - £15.71
90th Percentile £28.41 - £22.24
Wales median hourly rate £23.46 £26.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year -11.49% -43.62% +261.54%

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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 27 May 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 27 May 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 28 £550 +15.79% 3
Security Cleared
Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 22 (78.57%) SC Cleared
2 17 (60.71%) Jenkins
3 13 (46.43%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 12 (42.86%) Ansible
5 11 (39.29%) Web Services
5 11 (39.29%) Open Source
5 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (35.71%) JIRA
6 10 (35.71%) Atlassian
6 10 (35.71%) Domain-Driven Design
6 10 (35.71%) REST
6 10 (35.71%) Java
6 10 (35.71%) Java 8
7 9 (32.14%) Dropwizard
7 9 (32.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (32.14%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
8 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
8 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
8 8 (28.57%) ClearQuest
8 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
8 8 (28.57%) Linux
8 8 (28.57%) ClearCase
8 8 (28.57%) IBM
8 8 (28.57%) Perl
8 8 (28.57%) Sonatype
8 8 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (28.57%) Event Store

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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 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (10.71%) Confluence
2 3 (10.71%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 13 (46.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
1 9 (32.14%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (28.57%) Event Store
3 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) Jenkins
2 10 (35.71%) JIRA
3 8 (28.57%) Artifactory
3 8 (28.57%) ClearCase
3 8 (28.57%) ClearQuest
3 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 8 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (25.00%) Maven
5 3 (10.71%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Configuration Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Development Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Java Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Coach
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.57%) ClearCase Developer
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) SOC Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) Web Services
2 10 (35.71%) REST
3 9 (32.14%) Dropwizard
4 8 (28.57%) Play Framework
5 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.71%) Backbone.js
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
5 3 (10.71%) CSS3
5 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) HTML5
5 3 (10.71%) jQuery
5 3 (10.71%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (10.71%) Node.js
5 3 (10.71%) React
5 3 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (10.71%) XML
6 2 (7.14%) Ember.js
6 2 (7.14%) Ext JS
6 2 (7.14%) JSF
6 2 (7.14%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (39.29%) Open Source
2 10 (35.71%) Domain-Driven Design
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 7 (25.00%) CQRS
6 5 (17.86%) Migration
7 4 (14.29%) Analytics
7 4 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (14.29%) Software Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.71%) BDD
8 3 (10.71%) Front End Development
8 3 (10.71%) TDD
9 2 (7.14%) Coaching
9 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (7.14%) Dependency Management
9 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.14%) Scrum
10 1 (3.57%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 10 (35.71%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) Java 8
3 8 (28.57%) Perl
3 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.71%) Python
4 3 (10.71%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) SC Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) Ansible
2 3 (10.71%) Puppet
2 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (10.71%) Rundeck
2 3 (10.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Atlassian
2 8 (28.57%) IBM
2 8 (28.57%) Sonatype
3 4 (14.29%) Google
4 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.57%) McAfee