The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 19 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 27 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.11% 4.20% 2.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.99% 21.28% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £291 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £600 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -6.52%
Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
73 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.21% 19.75% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 27 25
Average daily rate £375 £370 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +29.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £147 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
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 £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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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 22 July 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 45 (80.36%) SC Cleared
2 20 (35.71%) Windows
3 12 (21.43%) SQL
4 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
5 10 (17.86%) NAS
5 10 (17.86%) VMware
6 9 (16.07%) NFS
6 9 (16.07%) NetApp
6 9 (16.07%) Replication
7 8 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 8 (14.29%) UNIX
8 7 (12.50%) CRM
8 7 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 7 (12.50%) DNS
8 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 7 (12.50%) XenApp
8 7 (12.50%) XenDesktop
8 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
9 6 (10.71%) Citrix
9 6 (10.71%) Oracle
10 5 (8.93%) Linux
10 5 (8.93%) Project Management
10 5 (8.93%) Migration
10 5 (8.93%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (8.93%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (8.93%) SCCM
11 4 (7.14%) Finance
11 4 (7.14%) C

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.79%) IIS
1 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) NAS
2 7 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) VPN
3 1 (1.79%) L2TP
3 1 (1.79%) SAN
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Selenium
1 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Consultant
2 7 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Storage Consultant
3 6 (10.71%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Wintel Consultant
4 4 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (5.36%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (3.57%) Project Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (3.57%) IT Support
6 2 (3.57%) DBA
6 2 (3.57%) Applications Support
7 1 (1.79%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Replication
2 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.57%) Statistics
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.71%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
3 8 (14.29%) UNIX
4 7 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.50%) CRM
2 5 (8.93%) Project Management
2 5 (8.93%) Migration
3 4 (7.14%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (3.57%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.57%) Information Security
5 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.57%) ITIL
5 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.57%) Data Transformation
6 1 (1.79%) Cyber Security
6 1 (1.79%) UML
6 1 (1.79%) Change Management
6 1 (1.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 4 (7.14%) C
3 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.79%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 45 (80.36%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.93%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) CCA
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB
3 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) NFS
2 7 (12.50%) XenApp
2 7 (12.50%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.79%) MetaFrame
4 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.79%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) VMware
2 9 (16.07%) NetApp
3 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.71%) Citrix
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) McAfee
4 1 (1.79%) LANDesk