Period
to 23 January 2019

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 6 months to 23 January 2019 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 20 25
Rank change year-on-year -14 +5 +24
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 41 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.72% 7.33% 6.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.28% 26.40% 29.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 26
Cardiff median daily rate £419 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.64% -17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £200 £133 £325
90th Percentile £532 £460 £703
South Wales median daily rate £448 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +19.33% -11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Cardiff median hourly rate - £13.56 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.85% -56.38%
South Wales median hourly rate - £40.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year - -13.04% -4.17%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cardiff
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 156 178 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 17.95% 27.77% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 119 98
Cardiff median daily rate £405 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -0.69% +12.40%
10th Percentile £227 £141 £166
90th Percentile £613 £480 £477
South Wales median daily rate £438 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Cardiff median hourly rate £30.00 £18.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.16% +21.31% -67.55%
10th Percentile £17.38 £14.52 £12.63
90th Percentile £35.00 £20.25 £19.88
South Wales median hourly rate £18.19 £35.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year -48.04% -23.91% +100.00%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Cardiff over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 41 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (41.46%) SQL
3 11 (26.83%) SOAP
4 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
4 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (19.51%) JIRA
5 8 (19.51%) JUnit
5 8 (19.51%) .NET
5 8 (19.51%) J2EE
5 8 (19.51%) Java
5 8 (19.51%) Python
5 8 (19.51%) AngularJS
6 7 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (17.07%) Artifactory
6 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
6 7 (17.07%) Spring Boot
6 7 (17.07%) Java 8
6 7 (17.07%) ITIL
6 7 (17.07%) JMS
6 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
6 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (17.07%) WebSphere
6 7 (17.07%) Spring
6 7 (17.07%) JSF
6 7 (17.07%) Maven
6 7 (17.07%) Hibernate
6 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
6 7 (17.07%) Groovy
6 7 (17.07%) Confluence
6 7 (17.07%) Node.js

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 7 (17.07%) Confluence
1 7 (17.07%) WebSphere
1 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
1 1 (2.44%) LAN
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.44%) VPN
1 1 (2.44%) WAN
1 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.88%) Big Data
3 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.88%) Star Schema
4 1 (2.44%) GIS
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) JIRA
1 8 (19.51%) JUnit
2 7 (17.07%) Artifactory
2 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
2 7 (17.07%) Maven
3 3 (7.32%) Axure RP
4 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
1 3 (7.32%) Front Office
2 1 (2.44%) Legal
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Java Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Architect
3 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Applications Support
4 4 (9.76%) CRM Developer
5 3 (7.32%) DBA
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Data Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Designer
6 2 (4.88%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) UX Designer
7 1 (2.44%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) SOAP
2 8 (19.51%) .NET
2 8 (19.51%) AngularJS
2 8 (19.51%) J2EE
3 7 (17.07%) Hibernate
3 7 (17.07%) JMS
3 7 (17.07%) JSF
3 7 (17.07%) Node.js
3 7 (17.07%) Spring
3 7 (17.07%) Spring Boot
4 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.32%) XML
5 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.88%) REST
6 1 (2.44%) .NET Core
6 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.44%) jQuery
6 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (7.32%) User Experience
2 1 (2.44%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Unix
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
3 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.20%) CRM
4 4 (9.76%) Migration
4 4 (9.76%) User Stories
4 4 (9.76%) Wireframes
5 3 (7.32%) Change Management
5 3 (7.32%) Demand Management
5 3 (7.32%) Resource Management
5 3 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (7.32%) Scorecard
5 3 (7.32%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 2 (4.88%) BCP
6 2 (4.88%) Data Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) Open Source
6 2 (4.88%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) Java
2 8 (19.51%) Python
3 7 (17.07%) Groovy
3 7 (17.07%) Java 8
3 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.20%) C#
4 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.88%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.44%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) PMO
2 3 (7.32%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) BT
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Openreach
3 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.44%) Juniper