The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 26 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 18 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.72% 2.48% 6.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.50% 12.73% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £538 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +28.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £414 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £600 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -22.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
80 55 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.00% 19.50% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 36 20
Average daily rate £375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cardiff region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cardiff region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (34.29%) Windows
3 10 (28.57%) NAS
4 9 (25.71%) NFS
4 9 (25.71%) NetApp
4 9 (25.71%) Replication
5 8 (22.86%) VMware
6 7 (20.00%) DNS
6 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (20.00%) XenApp
6 7 (20.00%) XenDesktop
6 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (17.14%) Citrix
8 5 (14.29%) SQL
8 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 4 (11.43%) Oracle
9 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
10 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
10 3 (8.57%) UNIX
10 3 (8.57%) Project Management
10 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
10 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
11 2 (5.71%) C
11 2 (5.71%) Java
11 2 (5.71%) CSS
11 2 (5.71%) ITIL
11 2 (5.71%) Linux
11 2 (5.71%) SLA
11 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
11 2 (5.71%) Statistics

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) NAS
2 7 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) L2TP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
1 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Consultant
2 7 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Storage Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Wintel Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.71%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) DBA
7 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Client Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.86%) Spring
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Replication
2 2 (5.71%) Statistics
2 2 (5.71%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.57%) UNIX
6 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.57%) Project Management
1 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (5.71%) ITIL
2 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
2 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (5.71%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (2.86%) Release Management
3 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
3 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
3 1 (2.86%) Information Assurance
3 1 (2.86%) Cyber Security
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.86%) CRM
3 1 (2.86%) Service Management
3 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.86%) Scrum
3 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
3 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
3 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.71%) C
3 2 (5.71%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) NFS
2 7 (20.00%) XenApp
2 7 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.86%) UAG
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) MetaFrame
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) NetApp
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) Citrix
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) LANDesk
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