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 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 16 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 31 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.73% 6.60% 7.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.39% 36.54% 39.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 12
Median daily rate £370 £308 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.16% -5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £456 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £18.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +44.44%
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
57 52 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.72% 18.06% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 42 39
Median daily rate £350 £288 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -15.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £150 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 £11.50 £18.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -37.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 54 (65.85%) SC Cleared
2 35 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (40.24%) Java
4 28 (34.15%) JavaScript
5 27 (32.93%) SQL Server
6 26 (31.71%) HTML
7 23 (28.05%) SQL
8 21 (25.61%) XML
8 21 (25.61%) Selenium
8 21 (25.61%) jQuery
9 18 (21.95%) TDD
9 18 (21.95%) .NET
10 17 (20.73%) SOAP
10 17 (20.73%) DV Cleared
11 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
12 15 (18.29%) OO
12 15 (18.29%) T-SQL
12 15 (18.29%) JIRA
13 14 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (17.07%) SAP
14 13 (15.85%) ABAP
14 13 (15.85%) Software Engineering
15 12 (14.63%) Spring
15 12 (14.63%) Document Management
15 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (14.63%) Perl
15 12 (14.63%) Visual Studio
15 12 (14.63%) JUnit
15 12 (14.63%) JBoss
15 12 (14.63%) Windows

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%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.66%) Moodle
7 1 (1.22%) Jetty
7 1 (1.22%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.54%) Gliffy
3 4 (4.88%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.66%) MS Project
5 2 (2.44%) MS Office
6 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.22%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
1 1 (1.22%) Route 53
1 1 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) LDAP
2 2 (2.44%) Firewall
2 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.22%) BGP
3 1 (1.22%) DHCP
3 1 (1.22%) DNS
3 1 (1.22%) FTP
3 1 (1.22%) HSRP
3 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.22%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) IPsec
3 1 (1.22%) LAN
3 1 (1.22%) MPLS
3 1 (1.22%) OSPF
3 1 (1.22%) SSH
3 1 (1.22%) SSL
3 1 (1.22%) VLAN
3 1 (1.22%) VPN
3 1 (1.22%) WAN
3 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
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 5 (6.10%) MySQL
7 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.88%) Redis
8 2 (2.44%) DB2
9 1 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (25.61%) Selenium
2 15 (18.29%) JIRA
3 12 (14.63%) JUnit
3 12 (14.63%) Visual Studio
4 11 (13.41%) DbUnit
4 11 (13.41%) Spock
5 10 (12.20%) Maven
5 10 (12.20%) Subversion
6 9 (10.98%) Ant
6 9 (10.98%) Hudson
7 8 (9.76%) Cucumber
7 8 (9.76%) Git (software)
8 7 (8.54%) Eclipse
9 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (4.88%) Burp Suite
10 4 (4.88%) JMeter
11 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
12 1 (1.22%) Concordion
12 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (1.22%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (9.76%) Legal
2 7 (8.54%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.10%) Back Office
4 2 (2.44%) Finance
4 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (60.98%) Developer
2 15 (18.29%) Java Developer
3 13 (15.85%) SAP Developer
4 11 (13.41%) Analyst
4 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 10 (12.20%) ABAP Developer
6 9 (10.98%) Test Analyst
6 9 (10.98%) UI Developer
7 6 (7.32%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.32%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.10%) 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%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.71%) HTML
2 21 (25.61%) jQuery
2 21 (25.61%) XML
3 18 (21.95%) .NET
4 17 (20.73%) SOAP
5 12 (14.63%) Spring
6 11 (13.41%) JSF
6 11 (13.41%) JSTS
7 10 (12.20%) Hibernate
8 8 (9.76%) Java EE
8 8 (9.76%) REST
9 7 (8.54%) .NET Framework
9 7 (8.54%) AngularJS
9 7 (8.54%) CSS
9 7 (8.54%) Dojo
9 7 (8.54%) HTML5
9 7 (8.54%) Java SE
9 7 (8.54%) JRules
9 7 (8.54%) SAP Smart Forms
9 7 (8.54%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) NHS
1 7 (8.54%) Replication
2 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.44%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.22%) Clustering
4 1 (1.22%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.22%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Windows
2 11 (13.41%) Unix
3 5 (6.10%) Windows 8
4 4 (4.88%) Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise 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 35 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.95%) TDD
3 15 (18.29%) OO
4 13 (15.85%) Software Engineering
5 12 (14.63%) Document Management
5 12 (14.63%) Scrum
6 10 (12.20%) Unit Testing
7 8 (9.76%) Use Case
8 7 (8.54%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.54%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.32%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (7.32%) Project Management
9 6 (7.32%) SDLC
9 6 (7.32%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.32%) Workflow
10 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.10%) MVC
10 5 (6.10%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.24%) Java
2 28 (34.15%) JavaScript
3 23 (28.05%) SQL
4 15 (18.29%) T-SQL
5 13 (15.85%) ABAP
6 12 (14.63%) Perl
7 10 (12.20%) C#
8 7 (8.54%) SAPscript
9 4 (4.88%) Go
9 4 (4.88%) PHP
9 4 (4.88%) Scala
10 3 (3.66%) C
10 3 (3.66%) C++
11 2 (2.44%) ANSI SQL
11 2 (2.44%) VC++
12 1 (1.22%) Groovy
12 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.22%) Python
12 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (65.85%) SC Cleared
2 17 (20.73%) DV Cleared
3 9 (10.98%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (6.10%) BC Cleared
5 3 (3.66%) CCNA
5 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.44%) CCNP
6 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.44%) JNCIA
6 2 (2.44%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.22%) Degree
7 1 (1.22%) ISEB
7 1 (1.22%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.22%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (8.54%) QA
3 4 (4.88%) HL7
4 1 (1.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) vSphere
3 1 (1.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (1.22%) Fluentd
2 1 (1.22%) Mesos
2 1 (1.22%) Piwik
2 1 (1.22%) Puppet
2 1 (1.22%) SCCM
2 1 (1.22%) Terraform
2 1 (1.22%) yum
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
5 5 (6.10%) Juniper
6 3 (3.66%) Oracle
7 2 (2.44%) Sybase
7 2 (2.44%) VMware
8 1 (1.22%) BMC
8 1 (1.22%) CA
8 1 (1.22%) Google
8 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.22%) Remedy
8 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow