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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 13 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 23 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.31% 8.33% 4.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.82% 40.58% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 4
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£388 £375 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £203 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £413 £566
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £371
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £16.16 £16.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £20.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+81.00% -36.00%
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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
55 69 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.27% 20.54% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 39 18
Average daily rate £450 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £214 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £413 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% -2.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 30 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 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 41 (80.39%) SC Cleared
2 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 20 (39.22%) CRM
3 20 (39.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (23.53%) .NET
6 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
7 10 (19.61%) C#
7 10 (19.61%) HTML
7 10 (19.61%) CSS
8 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
8 8 (15.69%) DV Cleared
9 7 (13.73%) Time Management
9 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
9 7 (13.73%) MCAD
9 7 (13.73%) MCSD
9 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (13.73%) MCTS
9 7 (13.73%) MCPD
9 7 (13.73%) Marketing
9 7 (13.73%) WCF
10 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
10 6 (11.76%) WAN
10 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
10 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
10 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (9.80%) Entity Framework
11 5 (9.80%) JUnit
11 5 (9.80%) IIS
11 5 (9.80%) Project Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 5 (9.80%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.96%) JBoss
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) WAN
2 4 (7.84%) LAN
3 3 (5.88%) Wireless
3 3 (5.88%) LLU
3 3 (5.88%) ADSL
3 3 (5.88%) DNS
3 3 (5.88%) Internet
3 3 (5.88%) Firewall
4 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.96%) LDAP
5 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) FileMaker
4 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.96%) InterBase
5 1 (1.96%) Firebird
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.80%) JUnit
3 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.84%) Subversion
4 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.92%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.92%) JIRA
5 2 (3.92%) Selenium
6 1 (1.96%) TestNG
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.96%) JMeter
6 1 (1.96%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.96%) DbUnit
6 1 (1.96%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (13.73%) Marketing
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) CRM Business Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) CRM Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) CRM Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Tester
5 5 (9.80%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Specialist
7 3 (5.88%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Security Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Security Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) .NET
2 10 (19.61%) CSS
2 10 (19.61%) HTML
3 7 (13.73%) WCF
4 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.80%) Entity Framework
6 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 4 (7.84%) XML
7 3 (5.88%) Web Services
7 3 (5.88%) JSON
7 3 (5.88%) jQuery
7 3 (5.88%) REST
7 3 (5.88%) CSS3
7 3 (5.88%) Ajax
7 3 (5.88%) HTML5
8 2 (3.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (3.92%) SOAP
8 2 (3.92%) XSLT
9 1 (1.96%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) NHS
2 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.96%) Open Source
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) CRM
2 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.73%) Time Management
4 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 5 (9.80%) Project Management
6 4 (7.84%) MVC
6 4 (7.84%) Migration
6 4 (7.84%) Scrum
7 3 (5.88%) ITIL
7 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.88%) UML
7 3 (5.88%) TDD
7 3 (5.88%) System Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Manual Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.92%) Load Testing
8 2 (3.92%) OO
8 2 (3.92%) Service Management
8 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
2 10 (19.61%) C#
3 4 (7.84%) Java
3 4 (7.84%) Scala
4 3 (5.88%) SQL
5 2 (3.92%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) C++
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.96%) Delphi
6 1 (1.96%) XPath
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (80.39%) SC Cleared
2 8 (15.69%) DV Cleared
3 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (13.73%) MCAD
3 7 (13.73%) MCSD
3 7 (13.73%) MCTS
3 7 (13.73%) MCPD
4 2 (3.92%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.92%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.96%) CCENT
5 1 (1.96%) CCNA
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Cisco
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) ILOG
3 1 (1.96%) Remedy