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 20 February 2017 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 16 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 27 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.16% 9.22% 7.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.53% 40.63% 38.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 16
Median daily rate £425 £375 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £312 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £44.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +54.38%

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
83 96 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.08% 22.70% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 79 43
Median daily rate £375 £325 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -38.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £138 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £20.50 £47.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.38% +168.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 38 (63.33%) SC Cleared
2 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (26.67%) Java
4 15 (25.00%) Linux
5 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
6 9 (15.00%) Scrum
6 9 (15.00%) Project Management
7 8 (13.33%) Web Services
7 8 (13.33%) HTML
7 8 (13.33%) Cisco
7 8 (13.33%) Spring
7 8 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (13.33%) Ansible
8 7 (11.67%) JSON
8 7 (11.67%) ITIL
8 7 (11.67%) Firewall
8 7 (11.67%) Finance
8 7 (11.67%) Hibernate
8 7 (11.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (11.67%) Terraform
9 6 (10.00%) Service Management
9 6 (10.00%) UML
9 6 (10.00%) CSS
9 6 (10.00%) SQL
9 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
9 6 (10.00%) REST
10 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
10 5 (8.33%) DevOps
10 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
10 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.33%) JCAPS
2 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.67%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.67%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) Firewall
2 4 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (5.00%) HTTP
3 3 (5.00%) SNMP
3 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (1.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.33%) Big Data
3 2 (3.33%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.67%) DB2
4 1 (1.67%) HBase
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.00%) GCC
2 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.33%) Grunt
3 2 (3.33%) gulp
3 2 (3.33%) JBehave
3 2 (3.33%) JUnit
3 2 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (1.67%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.67%) MSTest
4 1 (1.67%) NUnit
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Publishing
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior C Software Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Architect
7 3 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) HTML
1 8 (13.33%) Spring
1 8 (13.33%) Web Services
2 7 (11.67%) Hibernate
2 7 (11.67%) JSON
3 6 (10.00%) CSS
3 6 (10.00%) REST
4 5 (8.33%) XML
5 4 (6.67%) Dropwizard
5 4 (6.67%) Kafka
5 4 (6.67%) RESTful
6 3 (5.00%) .NET
6 3 (5.00%) Ajax
6 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.00%) iXBRL
6 3 (5.00%) jQuery
6 3 (5.00%) Spring Boot
7 2 (3.33%) SAP Basis
7 2 (3.33%) Web Dynpro
7 2 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) User Experience
2 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.00%) NHS
3 2 (3.33%) W3C
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) CMDB
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.67%) PMI
4 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Debian
2 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Unix
2 3 (5.00%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.67%) SUSE
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.33%) Software Engineering
3 9 (15.00%) Project Management
3 9 (15.00%) Scrum
4 7 (11.67%) ITIL
5 6 (10.00%) Service Management
5 6 (10.00%) UML
6 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 5 (8.33%) DevOps
7 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.67%) ITSM
7 4 (6.67%) Software Delivery
8 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.00%) Microservices
8 3 (5.00%) Open Source
8 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.00%) Requirements Management
8 3 (5.00%) TDD
8 3 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) Java
2 6 (10.00%) SQL
3 5 (8.33%) C
4 4 (6.67%) Go
4 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.00%) ABAP
6 2 (3.33%) C#
6 2 (3.33%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.67%) C++
7 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (63.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.00%) CCNA
3 3 (5.00%) CCNP
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.00%) Degree
3 3 (5.00%) ISEB
4 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) CCENT
5 1 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.33%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Ansible
2 7 (11.67%) Terraform
3 3 (5.00%) Puppet
4 1 (1.67%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.67%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Cisco
2 5 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) SAP
3 4 (6.67%) F5
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.33%) Fiorano
5 2 (3.33%) IBM
5 2 (3.33%) InterSystems
5 2 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (1.67%) Avaya
6 1 (1.67%) CA
6 1 (1.67%) Citrix
6 1 (1.67%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.67%) Dell
6 1 (1.67%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.67%) Nortel
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle
6 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow