Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 9 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 25 38 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 18.38% 31.40% 38.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 83.33% 70.37% 76.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 40
West Wales median daily rate £500 £500 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.85% +15.56%
10th Percentile £200 £397 £411
90th Percentile £581 £600 £641
Wales median daily rate £450 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £42.00 £41.78 £55.00
% change year-on-year +0.54% -24.05% +120.00%

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 30 54 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 22.06% 44.63% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 57
West Wales median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £385 £368 £195
90th Percentile £585 £600 £618
Wales median daily rate £425 £375 £415
% change year-on-year +13.33% -9.64% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £30.00 £36.25 £57.50
% change year-on-year -17.24% -36.96% +180.49%

Security Cleared
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

Security Cleared
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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -3 25 £500 - 8
Security Cleared
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 17 (68.00%) SC Cleared
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (52.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (44.00%) Java
5 7 (28.00%) JIRA
5 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (28.00%) Confluence
6 6 (24.00%) User Stories
7 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (20.00%) Scrum
7 5 (20.00%) HTML
7 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (16.00%) XML
8 4 (16.00%) CA
8 4 (16.00%) WebLogic Workshop
8 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle
8 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
8 4 (16.00%) EJB
8 4 (16.00%) JDBC
8 4 (16.00%) JSP
8 4 (16.00%) Struts
8 4 (16.00%) CA Gen
8 4 (16.00%) Ansible
8 4 (16.00%) Docker
8 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (16.00%) Kubernetes
8 4 (16.00%) Dropwizard
8 4 (16.00%) WSDL

Security 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 7 (28.00%) Confluence
2 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Extranet
1 3 (12.00%) Intranet
2 1 (4.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) Event Store
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.00%) CA Gen
2 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.00%) WebLogic Workshop
3 3 (12.00%) Spinnaker
4 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium
5 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) CA Gen Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Data Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Field Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) Dropwizard
2 4 (16.00%) EJB
2 4 (16.00%) JDBC
2 4 (16.00%) JSP
2 4 (16.00%) Struts
2 4 (16.00%) WSDL
2 4 (16.00%) XML
3 3 (12.00%) Play Framework
3 3 (12.00%) REST
3 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) User Stories
3 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.00%) Scrum
3 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.00%) Decision-Making
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (12.00%) ETL
5 3 (12.00%) Open Source
5 3 (12.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
6 2 (8.00%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (8.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Java 8
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) SC Cleared
2 13 (52.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.00%) CCIE
3 1 (4.00%) CCIE Security
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Ansible
1 4 (16.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) Kibana
2 1 (4.00%) logstash
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) CA
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Avaya
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Juniper
2 1 (4.00%) Nortel
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.00%) SAP