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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 35 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 14 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.98% 6.39% 4.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.56% 36.11% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 6
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£363 £350 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -24.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £440 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £371
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.40 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+25.60% +16.27%
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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 72 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.19% 17.69% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 47 22
Average daily rate £323 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.86% +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £250 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £482 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £20.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.90% +51.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 2 July 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

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 26 (70.27%) SC Cleared
2 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
3 16 (43.24%) CRM
3 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (35.14%) C#
4 13 (35.14%) .NET
5 9 (24.32%) SQL
6 7 (18.92%) MCAD
6 7 (18.92%) MCSD
6 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
6 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (18.92%) NHS
6 7 (18.92%) MCPD
6 7 (18.92%) Marketing
6 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
6 7 (18.92%) Time Management
6 7 (18.92%) MCTS
6 7 (18.92%) DV Cleared
7 6 (16.22%) Scrum
7 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
7 6 (16.22%) Windows
7 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
7 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
8 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
8 5 (13.51%) TDD
9 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (10.81%) Oracle
9 4 (10.81%) Java
9 4 (10.81%) UML

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 2 (5.41%) IIS
1 2 (5.41%) JBoss
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.41%) WildFly
2 1 (2.70%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.70%) ArcSDE
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Wireless
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.70%) LDAP
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.41%) FileMaker
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.41%) MSBuild
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (5.41%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) JUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) TestNG
4 1 (2.70%) JMeter
4 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.70%) Subversion
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (18.92%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Business Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Tester
4 7 (18.92%) CRM Business Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) CRM Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Software Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (5.41%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (5.41%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Specialist
8 2 (5.41%) Scala Developer
8 2 (5.41%) C++ Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Service Architect
9 1 (2.70%) CRM Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
2 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
3 4 (10.81%) Web Services
3 4 (10.81%) XML
4 3 (8.11%) SOAP
4 3 (8.11%) WCF
4 3 (8.11%) RESTful
4 3 (8.11%) Entity Framework
5 2 (5.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (5.41%) LINQ
5 2 (5.41%) HTML
5 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.41%) WinForms
5 2 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (5.41%) J2EE
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (2.70%) ArcObjects
6 1 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) NHS
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) GIS
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) CRM
1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) Time Management
2 7 (18.92%) Test Scripting
3 6 (16.22%) Scrum
4 5 (13.51%) TDD
5 4 (10.81%) UML
5 4 (10.81%) BDD
6 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security
7 2 (5.41%) MVC
7 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) OOP
7 2 (5.41%) Project Management
7 2 (5.41%) Use Case
7 2 (5.41%) Manual Testing
7 2 (5.41%) MVVM
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) C#
2 9 (24.32%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) Scala
5 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) SC Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) DV Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) MCAD
2 7 (18.92%) MCSD
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.92%) MCTS
2 7 (18.92%) MCPD
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) ISEB
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) HL7
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) ESRI
4 1 (2.70%) InterSystems
4 1 (2.70%) OpenText
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