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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 42 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 17 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.07% 7.09% 4.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.53% 34.43% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 7
Average daily rate £413 £525 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £305 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £579 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £47.00 - £16.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+71.17% +39.55%
SC Cleared
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
97 61 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.21% 20.61% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 44 38
Average daily rate £325 £465 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.10% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £590 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £47.00 £17.50 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.57% +8.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 13 (37.14%) Scrum
5 12 (34.29%) Java
6 11 (31.43%) T-SQL
6 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (28.57%) Selenium
7 10 (28.57%) Hibernate
7 10 (28.57%) Subversion
7 10 (28.57%) Maven
7 10 (28.57%) TDD
7 10 (28.57%) XML
7 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 9 (25.71%) Spock
8 9 (25.71%) Hudson
8 9 (25.71%) Confluence
8 9 (25.71%) SOAP
8 9 (25.71%) SQL
8 9 (25.71%) HTML
8 9 (25.71%) JIRA
8 9 (25.71%) Spring
8 9 (25.71%) JSF
9 7 (20.00%) Java EE
9 7 (20.00%) Replication
9 7 (20.00%) JUnit
9 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (20.00%) Microsoft

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 9 (25.71%) Confluence
2 6 (17.14%) FileNet
2 6 (17.14%) IIS
2 6 (17.14%) JBoss
2 6 (17.14%) LiveCycle
2 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.86%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) LAN
3 3 (8.57%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.71%) DMZ
4 2 (5.71%) VLAN
4 2 (5.71%) WAN
5 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.86%) SSH
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (17.14%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.57%) Neo4j
4 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.71%) MySQL
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Maven
1 10 (28.57%) Selenium
1 10 (28.57%) Subversion
2 9 (25.71%) Hudson
2 9 (25.71%) JIRA
2 9 (25.71%) Spock
3 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (20.00%) JUnit
3 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (17.14%) Ant
4 6 (17.14%) DbUnit
4 6 (17.14%) Eclipse
5 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
7 3 (8.57%) Geb
8 1 (2.86%) Axure RP
8 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Billing
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Network Technical Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 10 (28.57%) Hibernate
1 10 (28.57%) XML
2 9 (25.71%) HTML
2 9 (25.71%) JSF
2 9 (25.71%) SOAP
2 9 (25.71%) Spring
3 7 (20.00%) Java EE
3 7 (20.00%) REST
4 6 (17.14%) Dojo
4 6 (17.14%) J2EE
4 6 (17.14%) Java SE
4 6 (17.14%) jQuery
4 6 (17.14%) JRules
4 6 (17.14%) XSD
5 5 (14.29%) JPA
6 4 (11.43%) CSS
6 4 (11.43%) Web Services
7 3 (8.57%) Spring Integration
7 3 (8.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Android
1 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Scrum
3 10 (28.57%) TDD
4 5 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (14.29%) Document Management
4 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.43%) DevOps
6 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.57%) DSDM
6 3 (8.57%) Network Design
6 3 (8.57%) OO
6 3 (8.57%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (8.57%) Open Source
6 3 (8.57%) Pair Programming
6 3 (8.57%) Release Management
6 3 (8.57%) RUP
6 3 (8.57%) SDLC
6 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) T-SQL
3 9 (25.71%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.71%) C#
7 1 (2.86%) C++
7 1 (2.86%) Perl
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
7 1 (2.86%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) BC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.71%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) CCNP
5 1 (2.86%) CCIE
5 1 (2.86%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.86%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Adobe
2 6 (17.14%) Cisco
2 6 (17.14%) ILOG
2 6 (17.14%) Kofax
2 6 (17.14%) Splunk
3 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.57%) Juniper
4 3 (8.57%) Twitter
5 2 (5.71%) F5
5 2 (5.71%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) Percona
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.86%) VMware