The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 23 34
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 8 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.45% 5.90% 2.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.30% 36.96% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 6
Median daily rate £405 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +1.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +9.33% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.25 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year +11.78% -0.70%  

SC Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 86 46 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 26.38% 15.97% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 29 53
Median daily rate £325 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +14.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £298 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £455 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +52.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.50 £15.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Cardiff

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Cardiff

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (26.92%) Ansible
3 7 (26.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (26.92%) Terraform
4 6 (23.08%) Java
5 5 (19.23%) Web Services
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Spring
6 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 4 (15.38%) ITSM
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL
6 4 (15.38%) DevOps
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
6 4 (15.38%) Puppet
6 4 (15.38%) Service Design
7 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
7 3 (11.54%) Windows
7 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
7 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 3 (11.54%) Debian
7 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
7 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.69%) HTML
8 2 (7.69%) CSS
8 2 (7.69%) Finance
8 2 (7.69%) JSON

SC Cleared
Co-occurring 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 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (26.92%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.85%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
1 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.85%) HBase
1 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Grunt
3 1 (3.85%) gulp
3 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.85%) JBehave
3 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Spring
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) Ajax
4 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) Dropwizard
4 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) Kafka
4 1 (3.85%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) Sass
4 1 (3.85%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (3.85%) User Experience
1 1 (3.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Debian
2 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) DevOps
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
2 4 (15.38%) ITSM
2 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 4 (15.38%) Service Design
3 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (3.85%) Content Management
5 1 (3.85%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.85%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.85%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.85%) TDD
5 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Web Development
5 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
3 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Ansible
1 7 (26.92%) Terraform
2 4 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco
2 1 (3.85%) Cloudera
2 1 (3.85%) F5
2 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) VMware
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