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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 19 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 20 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.90% 5.43% 7.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.71% 29.17% 38.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 15
Median daily rate £375 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £324 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £463 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.86% +6.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.14 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.15% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.95 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.54% +59.75%
Security Cleared
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
56 72 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.31% 18.60% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 53 53
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £11.78 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.55% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016, 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 59 (71.95%) SC Cleared
2 32 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (35.37%) Java
4 28 (34.15%) JavaScript
5 27 (32.93%) SQL Server
6 24 (29.27%) HTML
7 19 (23.17%) SQL
8 18 (21.95%) .NET
8 18 (21.95%) XML
8 18 (21.95%) Selenium
9 17 (20.73%) DV Cleared
9 17 (20.73%) jQuery
9 17 (20.73%) SOAP
10 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
11 15 (18.29%) T-SQL
11 15 (18.29%) JIRA
11 15 (18.29%) TDD
12 14 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (17.07%) SAP
13 13 (15.85%) ABAP
13 13 (15.85%) OO
14 12 (14.63%) Document Management
14 12 (14.63%) Spring
14 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (14.63%) JBoss
14 12 (14.63%) Visual Studio
14 12 (14.63%) Windows
15 11 (13.41%) JUnit
15 11 (13.41%) Scrum
15 11 (13.41%) JSF

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 12 (14.63%) JBoss
2 9 (10.98%) Confluence
2 9 (10.98%) FileNet
2 9 (10.98%) LiveCycle
3 8 (9.76%) IIS
3 8 (9.76%) Tomcat
4 7 (8.54%) Apache
4 7 (8.54%) GeoServer
5 5 (6.10%) MQSeries
5 5 (6.10%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.66%) Moodle
7 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.22%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (1.22%) Jetty
8 1 (1.22%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.54%) Gliffy
3 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.22%) GitHub
2 1 (1.22%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.22%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) PaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Route 53
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) LDAP
1 4 (4.88%) WAN
2 3 (3.66%) Broadband
2 3 (3.66%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.66%) Firewall
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (1.22%) DHCP
4 1 (1.22%) DNS
4 1 (1.22%) FTP
4 1 (1.22%) HSRP
4 1 (1.22%) HTTP
4 1 (1.22%) Internet
4 1 (1.22%) IPsec
4 1 (1.22%) MPLS
4 1 (1.22%) OSPF
4 1 (1.22%) SSL
4 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.22%) VLAN
4 1 (1.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.93%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (9.76%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (4.88%) MySQL
7 2 (2.44%) DB2
8 1 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.22%) Big Data
8 1 (1.22%) HBase
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (21.95%) Selenium
2 15 (18.29%) JIRA
3 12 (14.63%) Visual Studio
4 11 (13.41%) DbUnit
4 11 (13.41%) JUnit
4 11 (13.41%) Spock
5 9 (10.98%) Ant
5 9 (10.98%) Hudson
5 9 (10.98%) Maven
5 9 (10.98%) Subversion
6 8 (9.76%) Git (software)
7 6 (7.32%) Eclipse
7 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (4.88%) Burp Suite
8 4 (4.88%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.88%) JMeter
9 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.22%) Concordion
10 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.22%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (8.54%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.10%) Back Office
2 5 (6.10%) Finance
3 4 (4.88%) Legal
4 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (57.32%) Developer
2 13 (15.85%) Java Developer
2 13 (15.85%) SAP Developer
3 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 10 (12.20%) ABAP Developer
5 9 (10.98%) UI Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Network Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.32%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.10%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (29.27%) HTML
2 18 (21.95%) .NET
2 18 (21.95%) XML
3 17 (20.73%) jQuery
3 17 (20.73%) SOAP
4 12 (14.63%) Spring
5 11 (13.41%) JSF
5 11 (13.41%) JSTS
6 10 (12.20%) Hibernate
7 8 (9.76%) REST
8 7 (8.54%) .NET Framework
8 7 (8.54%) AngularJS
8 7 (8.54%) CSS
8 7 (8.54%) Dojo
8 7 (8.54%) HTML5
8 7 (8.54%) Java EE
8 7 (8.54%) Java SE
8 7 (8.54%) JRules
8 7 (8.54%) SAP Smart Forms
8 7 (8.54%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Replication
2 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.10%) NHS
3 2 (2.44%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.22%) Clustering
4 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.22%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.22%) iPad
4 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Windows
2 7 (8.54%) Unix
3 5 (6.10%) Windows 8
4 4 (4.88%) Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.29%) TDD
3 13 (15.85%) OO
4 12 (14.63%) Document Management
5 11 (13.41%) Scrum
5 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering
6 10 (12.20%) Unit Testing
7 8 (9.76%) Project Management
7 8 (9.76%) Use Case
8 6 (7.32%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.32%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.32%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (7.32%) Performance Testing
8 6 (7.32%) SDLC
8 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
8 6 (7.32%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.32%) Workflow
9 5 (6.10%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (6.10%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.37%) Java
2 28 (34.15%) JavaScript
3 19 (23.17%) SQL
4 15 (18.29%) T-SQL
5 13 (15.85%) ABAP
6 10 (12.20%) C#
7 7 (8.54%) Perl
7 7 (8.54%) SAPscript
8 3 (3.66%) C
8 3 (3.66%) C++
8 3 (3.66%) PHP
9 2 (2.44%) ANSI SQL
9 2 (2.44%) VC++
10 1 (1.22%) Groovy
10 1 (1.22%) Python
10 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (71.95%) SC Cleared
2 17 (20.73%) DV Cleared
3 8 (9.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (6.10%) BC Cleared
5 4 (4.88%) APMP
6 3 (3.66%) CCNA
6 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.44%) CCNP
7 2 (2.44%) Degree
7 2 (2.44%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.22%) ISEB
8 1 (1.22%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.22%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) Disclosure Scotland
1 7 (8.54%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) HL7
2 1 (1.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.22%) Docker
2 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.22%) vSphere
2 1 (1.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Ansible
1 1 (1.22%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.22%) Fluentd
1 1 (1.22%) Marathon
1 1 (1.22%) Mesos
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.22%) Piwik
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
1 1 (1.22%) SCCM
1 1 (1.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.07%) SAP
3 9 (10.98%) Adobe
3 9 (10.98%) ILOG
3 9 (10.98%) Splunk
4 7 (8.54%) Cisco
4 7 (8.54%) Kofax
5 5 (6.10%) Atlassian
6 4 (4.88%) Juniper
7 2 (2.44%) BT
7 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.44%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.44%) F5
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle
7 2 (2.44%) Sybase
8 1 (1.22%) BMC
8 1 (1.22%) Google
8 1 (1.22%) Remedy
8 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.22%) VMware