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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 40 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 7 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.99% 5.65% 4.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 31.51% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Average daily rate
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£456 £313 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.00% -32.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £240 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £455 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £20.31 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+84.61% -5.52%
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South Wales

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
56 73 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.95% 17.94% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 48 21
Average daily rate £321 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.40% +19.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £243 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £20.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.90% +51.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (61.54%) CRM
2 16 (61.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
4 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (26.92%) MCAD
5 7 (26.92%) MCSD
5 7 (26.92%) MCPD
5 7 (26.92%) Marketing
5 7 (26.92%) MCTS
5 7 (26.92%) Time Management
5 7 (26.92%) DV Cleared
6 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 6 (23.08%) C#
7 5 (19.23%) .NET
8 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
9 3 (11.54%) Windows
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
9 3 (11.54%) TDD
9 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
9 3 (11.54%) Scrum
9 3 (11.54%) BDD
10 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
10 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
10 2 (7.69%) Scala
10 2 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (7.69%) CTC Cleared

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) JBoss
1 2 (7.69%) WildFly
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.85%) ArcSDE
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (61.54%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) FileMaker
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 7 (26.92%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Business Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Developer
3 7 (26.92%) CRM Business Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) CRM Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Tester
5 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Scala Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Service Architect
7 1 (3.85%) CRM Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) J2EE
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.85%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 1 (3.85%) ArcObjects
3 1 (3.85%) WCF
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) GIS
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) CRM
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Time Management
4 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.54%) BDD
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) UML
6 2 (7.69%) MVC
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.85%) Change Control
7 1 (3.85%) User Stories
7 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Use Case
7 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) C++
2 2 (7.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) Scala
3 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) DV Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) MCAD
2 7 (26.92%) MCSD
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (26.92%) MCTS
2 7 (26.92%) MCPD
3 2 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) ESRI