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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 16 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 20 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.91% 8.64% 6.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.82% 38.14% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 17
Median daily rate £375 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.14 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £31.70 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.09% +44.09%
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
49 97 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.37% 22.66% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 62 70
Median daily rate £363 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £185 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £11.78 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 41 (85.42%) SC Cleared
2 17 (35.42%) Java
3 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (25.00%) HTML
5 11 (22.92%) Cisco
6 9 (18.75%) SQL
6 9 (18.75%) SOAP
6 9 (18.75%) XML
7 8 (16.67%) Project Management
7 8 (16.67%) .NET
7 8 (16.67%) JIRA
8 7 (14.58%) ABAP
8 7 (14.58%) SAP
8 7 (14.58%) Windows
8 7 (14.58%) Firewall
9 6 (12.50%) Finance
9 6 (12.50%) Document Management
9 6 (12.50%) Apache
9 6 (12.50%) CheckPoint
9 6 (12.50%) Selenium
9 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.50%) Performance Testing
9 6 (12.50%) DV Cleared
9 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 5 (10.42%) V-Model
10 5 (10.42%) APMP
10 5 (10.42%) Volume Testing
10 5 (10.42%) Use Case
10 5 (10.42%) Atlassian

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 6 (12.50%) Apache
2 5 (10.42%) JBoss
2 5 (10.42%) MQSeries
2 5 (10.42%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.25%) Moodle
4 2 (4.17%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.17%) Confluence
4 2 (4.17%) FileNet
4 2 (4.17%) LiveCycle
5 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) Jetty
5 1 (2.08%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.08%) nginx
5 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
2 1 (2.08%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) PaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Route 53
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Firewall
2 5 (10.42%) WAN
3 4 (8.33%) Broadband
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (8.33%) Ethernet
4 3 (6.25%) LAN
5 2 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (2.08%) BGP
6 1 (2.08%) DNS
6 1 (2.08%) FTP
6 1 (2.08%) HSRP
6 1 (2.08%) HTTP
6 1 (2.08%) Internet
6 1 (2.08%) IPsec
6 1 (2.08%) MPLS
6 1 (2.08%) OSPF
6 1 (2.08%) SSL
6 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.08%) VLAN
6 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) MySQL
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) Big Data
4 2 (4.17%) HBase
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) JIRA
2 6 (12.50%) Selenium
3 4 (8.33%) Burp Suite
3 4 (8.33%) DbUnit
3 4 (8.33%) JMeter
3 4 (8.33%) JUnit
3 4 (8.33%) Spock
3 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.17%) Ant
5 2 (4.17%) Hudson
5 2 (4.17%) Maven
5 2 (4.17%) Subversion
6 1 (2.08%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) ABAP Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) SAP Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Moodle Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.25%) UI Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Change Manager
8 2 (4.17%) NOC Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) HTML
2 9 (18.75%) SOAP
2 9 (18.75%) XML
3 8 (16.67%) .NET
4 5 (10.42%) Spring
5 4 (8.33%) HTML5
5 4 (8.33%) J2EE
5 4 (8.33%) jQuery
5 4 (8.33%) JSF
5 4 (8.33%) JSTS
6 3 (6.25%) Kafka
6 3 (6.25%) SAPUI5
7 2 (4.17%) EJB
7 2 (4.17%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.17%) J2SE
7 2 (4.17%) JSON
7 2 (4.17%) SAP Smart Forms
8 1 (2.08%) CSS
8 1 (2.08%) LAMP
8 1 (2.08%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.67%) Project Management
3 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (12.50%) Document Management
3 6 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL
4 5 (10.42%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (10.42%) PRINCE
4 5 (10.42%) Six Sigma
4 5 (10.42%) Use Case
4 5 (10.42%) V-Model
4 5 (10.42%) Volume Testing
4 5 (10.42%) Workflow
5 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.33%) OO
5 4 (8.33%) Scrum
5 4 (8.33%) Security Testing
5 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) Java
2 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.75%) SQL
4 7 (14.58%) ABAP
5 4 (8.33%) C
6 3 (6.25%) PHP
7 2 (4.17%) SAPscript
7 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.08%) C++
8 1 (2.08%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.08%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.08%) Perl
8 1 (2.08%) Python
8 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (85.42%) SC Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) APMP
3 5 (10.42%) CCNA
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.33%) CCNP
5 3 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (4.17%) BC Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) CCENT
6 2 (4.17%) JNCIA
6 2 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.08%) Degree
7 1 (2.08%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.08%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (4.17%) Zenoss
2 1 (2.08%) Ansible
2 1 (2.08%) Fluentd
2 1 (2.08%) Marathon
2 1 (2.08%) Mesos
2 1 (2.08%) Piwik
2 1 (2.08%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Cisco
2 7 (14.58%) SAP
3 6 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 5 (10.42%) Atlassian
5 4 (8.33%) F5
5 4 (8.33%) Juniper
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.25%) CA
6 3 (6.25%) Cloudera
7 2 (4.17%) Adobe
7 2 (4.17%) Avaya
7 2 (4.17%) BT
7 2 (4.17%) ILOG
7 2 (4.17%) Intel Security
7 2 (4.17%) LogRhythm
7 2 (4.17%) Nortel
7 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.17%) Splunk
8 1 (2.08%) BMC
8 1 (2.08%) VMware