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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 21 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 26 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.93% 4.43% 10.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.71% 25.53% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 7
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £285 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
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 £24.50 £18.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+36.11% -30.76%
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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
82 47 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.87% 17.34% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 37 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 £251 £220 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 41 (77.36%) SC Cleared
2 12 (22.64%) Windows
3 9 (16.98%) Project Management
3 9 (16.98%) NFS
3 9 (16.98%) NetApp
3 9 (16.98%) Replication
3 9 (16.98%) NAS
4 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
4 8 (15.09%) VMware
4 8 (15.09%) Java
5 7 (13.21%) DNS
5 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (13.21%) XenApp
5 7 (13.21%) XenDesktop
5 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (11.32%) Open Source
7 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.43%) Citrix
7 5 (9.43%) C#
7 5 (9.43%) Oracle
7 5 (9.43%) .NET
7 5 (9.43%) CRM
7 5 (9.43%) XML
7 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.43%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.55%) Scrum
8 4 (7.55%) XSLT
8 4 (7.55%) SharePoint

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) NAS
2 7 (13.21%) DNS
3 2 (3.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Selenium
1 3 (5.66%) WebDriver
2 2 (3.77%) TestNG
2 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) Ant
3 1 (1.89%) JUnit
3 1 (1.89%) Maven
3 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.89%) JMeter
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Consultant
2 7 (13.21%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Storage Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Storage Consultant
3 6 (11.32%) Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Service Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Wintel Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Designer
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Change Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (3.77%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Change Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (3.77%) Systems Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Programme Manager
6 2 (3.77%) DBA
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
1 5 (9.43%) XML
2 4 (7.55%) XSLT
3 3 (5.66%) HTML
3 3 (5.66%) CSS
4 2 (3.77%) CAML
4 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.77%) JSON
4 2 (3.77%) XML Schema
4 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.77%) Web Services
4 2 (3.77%) XSL
5 1 (1.89%) J2EE
5 1 (1.89%) SOAP
5 1 (1.89%) Spring
5 1 (1.89%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Replication
2 6 (11.32%) Open Source
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.77%) Statistics
4 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) AS400
5 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.89%) CMDB
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.89%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.77%) UNIX
5 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Project Management
2 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
3 5 (9.43%) CRM
3 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
3 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
4 4 (7.55%) Scrum
5 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.66%) ITIL
5 3 (5.66%) Service Management
5 3 (5.66%) Change Management
6 2 (3.77%) Analytics
6 2 (3.77%) Data Transformation
6 2 (3.77%) Automation Testing
6 2 (3.77%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.77%) Load Testing
6 2 (3.77%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.77%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) Java
2 5 (9.43%) C#
3 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.66%) C
5 2 (3.77%) XPath
6 1 (1.89%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.89%) Python
6 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (77.36%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.43%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.89%) ISEB
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) NFS
2 7 (13.21%) XenApp
2 7 (13.21%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) NetApp
2 8 (15.09%) VMware
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.43%) Citrix
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) McAfee
4 1 (1.89%) Informatica
4 1 (1.89%) IBM
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