The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cardiff region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 21 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 25 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.36% 3.17% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.05% 16.00% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £506 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £368 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.02% -0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.69%
Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
78 50 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.85% 19.84% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 28 23
Average daily rate £375 £370 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £147 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £556 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 45 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (40.00%) Windows
3 11 (24.44%) Windows 7
4 10 (22.22%) NAS
5 9 (20.00%) Replication
5 9 (20.00%) NFS
5 9 (20.00%) NetApp
6 8 (17.78%) SQL
6 8 (17.78%) VMware
7 7 (15.56%) Windows XP
7 7 (15.56%) DNS
7 7 (15.56%) XenApp
7 7 (15.56%) XenDesktop
7 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (13.33%) Citrix
8 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
8 6 (13.33%) UNIX
8 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
9 5 (11.11%) Linux
10 4 (8.89%) Oracle
11 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (6.67%) CRM
11 3 (6.67%) SCCM
11 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
11 3 (6.67%) Project Management
11 3 (6.67%) Migration
11 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
12 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
12 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (2.22%) IIS
1 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) NAS
2 7 (15.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) L2TP
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Selenium
1 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Consultant
2 7 (15.56%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Storage Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Wintel Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) DBA
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support
6 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Linux Support
7 1 (2.22%) Customer Services Manager
7 1 (2.22%) CRM Manager
7 1 (2.22%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (4.44%) Statistics
3 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.22%) Open Source
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Windows 7
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (15.56%) Windows XP
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.33%) UNIX
5 5 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
1 3 (6.67%) Migration
1 3 (6.67%) CRM
1 3 (6.67%) Project Management
2 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (4.44%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (4.44%) ITIL
2 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.22%) Release Management
3 1 (2.22%) Unit Testing
3 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
3 1 (2.22%) Information Assurance
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.22%) Scrum
3 1 (2.22%) Programme Management
3 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.22%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.44%) C
4 1 (2.22%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) NFS
2 7 (15.56%) XenApp
2 7 (15.56%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.22%) UAG
3 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) MetaFrame
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) NetApp
2 8 (17.78%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) Citrix
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) LANDesk