The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 13 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 22 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.06% 6.84% 5.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.38% 35.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 5
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£525 £388 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -20.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £303 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £413 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £16.16 £16.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £18.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+93.05% -34.54%
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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
64 60 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.44% 19.54% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 16
Average daily rate £525 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +19.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.16 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.83% -2.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -33.33%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 48 (87.27%) SC Cleared
2 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
3 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (29.09%) CRM
4 16 (29.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 12 (21.82%) HTML
7 11 (20.00%) .NET
7 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (20.00%) CSS
8 9 (16.36%) Java
8 9 (16.36%) C#
9 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio
10 7 (12.73%) MCAD
10 7 (12.73%) MCSD
10 7 (12.73%) WAN
10 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (12.73%) Project Management
10 7 (12.73%) MCTS
10 7 (12.73%) MCPD
10 7 (12.73%) Marketing
10 7 (12.73%) Time Management
11 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (10.91%) WCF
11 6 (10.91%) Migration
11 6 (10.91%) Cisco
11 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
11 6 (10.91%) XML
11 6 (10.91%) IIS
12 5 (9.09%) JUnit

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.91%) IIS
2 2 (3.64%) JBoss
2 2 (3.64%) Confluence
2 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) FileNet
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) WAN
2 4 (7.27%) ADSL
2 4 (7.27%) LAN
2 4 (7.27%) DNS
2 4 (7.27%) Internet
2 4 (7.27%) LLU
3 3 (5.45%) Wireless
3 3 (5.45%) Firewall
4 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.82%) LDAP
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.45%) FileMaker
4 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.82%) InterBase
5 1 (1.82%) Firebird
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.09%) JUnit
2 5 (9.09%) Subversion
3 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.64%) DbUnit
5 2 (3.64%) Hudson
5 2 (3.64%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.64%) Maven
5 2 (3.64%) JIRA
5 2 (3.64%) Selenium
5 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.82%) Ant
6 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.82%) Spock
General
1 7 (12.73%) Marketing
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) CRM Business Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) CRM Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Software Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Test Manager
6 5 (9.09%) CRM Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Specialist
8 3 (5.45%) Scala Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Service Manager
9 2 (3.64%) C++ Developer
9 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Network Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) HTML
2 11 (20.00%) .NET
2 11 (20.00%) CSS
3 6 (10.91%) XML
3 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.91%) WCF
4 5 (9.09%) jQuery
5 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
5 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 4 (7.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (7.27%) REST
5 4 (7.27%) SOAP
6 3 (5.45%) Web Services
6 3 (5.45%) J2EE
6 3 (5.45%) XSLT
6 3 (5.45%) Spring
6 3 (5.45%) JSF
6 3 (5.45%) Ajax
6 3 (5.45%) CSS3
6 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Open Source
2 3 (5.45%) NHS
3 2 (3.64%) Replication
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.09%) CRM
3 7 (12.73%) Project Management
3 7 (12.73%) Time Management
4 6 (10.91%) Migration
5 5 (9.09%) OO
6 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.27%) Scrum
6 4 (7.27%) MVC
6 4 (7.27%) TDD
7 3 (5.45%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.45%) System Testing
7 3 (5.45%) ITIL
7 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.64%) UML
8 2 (3.64%) RUP
8 2 (3.64%) DSDM
8 2 (3.64%) Service Management
8 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 9 (16.36%) C#
2 9 (16.36%) Java
3 4 (7.27%) Scala
3 4 (7.27%) Perl
3 4 (7.27%) Python
4 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.64%) C++
5 1 (1.82%) Delphi
5 1 (1.82%) SQL
5 1 (1.82%) VB
5 1 (1.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 48 (87.27%) SC Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) MCAD
2 7 (12.73%) MCSD
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.73%) MCTS
2 7 (12.73%) MCPD
3 5 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) VCP4
4 2 (3.64%) BC Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.82%) CCENT
5 1 (1.82%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.82%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CCNA
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Cisco
3 2 (3.64%) ILOG
4 1 (1.82%) Remedy
4 1 (1.82%) Kofax
4 1 (1.82%) Splunk
4 1 (1.82%) Twitter
4 1 (1.82%) IBM
4 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe
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