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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 27 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 20 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.24% 4.32% 8.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.26% 22.22% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 5
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£450 £381 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £371
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -46.15%
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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
86 54 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.51% 19.42% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 38 26
Average daily rate £375 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £220 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.40% +11.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -26.53%

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 44 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.27%) Windows
3 9 (20.45%) Replication
3 9 (20.45%) NFS
3 9 (20.45%) NetApp
3 9 (20.45%) NAS
4 8 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 7 (15.91%) XenApp
5 7 (15.91%) XenDesktop
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.91%) DNS
5 7 (15.91%) VMware
6 6 (13.64%) Project Management
6 6 (13.64%) Java
7 5 (11.36%) Open Source
7 5 (11.36%) Citrix
7 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.09%) Scrum
8 4 (9.09%) Oracle
8 4 (9.09%) SQL
8 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
9 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.82%) ITIL
9 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
9 3 (6.82%) UNIX
9 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
9 3 (6.82%) SLA
9 3 (6.82%) Service Management
9 3 (6.82%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (2.27%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) NAS
2 7 (15.91%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Selenium
1 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) TestNG
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (2.27%) Ant
2 1 (2.27%) JUnit
2 1 (2.27%) JMeter
2 1 (2.27%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.27%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) Maven
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Consultant
2 7 (15.91%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Storage Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Service Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Wintel Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Designer
6 2 (4.55%) Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) DBA
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (4.55%) Storage Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) IT Support
7 1 (2.27%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) XML
1 2 (4.55%) XSLT
1 2 (4.55%) XML Schema
1 2 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.27%) Spring
2 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) J2EE
2 1 (2.27%) CSS
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Replication
2 5 (11.36%) Open Source
3 2 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.27%) CMDB
4 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.82%) UNIX
4 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Mentoring
2 6 (13.64%) Project Management
3 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.09%) Scrum
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.82%) Service Management
5 3 (6.82%) ITIL
6 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (2.27%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.27%) TDD
7 1 (2.27%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Coaching
7 1 (2.27%) Load Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Test Management
7 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) Java
2 4 (9.09%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.55%) XPath
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.55%) C
4 2 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) Perl
5 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.27%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) NFS
2 7 (15.91%) XenApp
2 7 (15.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) NetApp
2 7 (15.91%) VMware
3 5 (11.36%) Citrix
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 12 days ago