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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 23 26 17
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 18 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.33% 8.15% 7.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% 31.78% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 16
Median daily rate £456 £440 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.69% -9.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £376
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.77 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -13.79% +33.84%  

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 90 107 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 26.63% 25.66% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 70 44
Median daily rate £363 £335 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.20% -25.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.77 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Cardiff over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Cardiff

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 37 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
2 11 (29.73%) Linux
3 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.92%) Java
4 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (18.92%) Ansible
4 7 (18.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (18.92%) Terraform
5 6 (16.22%) C
5 6 (16.22%) Web Services
5 6 (16.22%) UML
6 5 (13.51%) HTML
6 5 (13.51%) CSS
6 5 (13.51%) Spring
7 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
7 4 (10.81%) Cisco
7 4 (10.81%) Hibernate
7 4 (10.81%) DevOps
8 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
8 3 (8.11%) User Experience
8 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
8 3 (8.11%) Puppet
8 3 (8.11%) GCC
8 3 (8.11%) REST
8 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
8 3 (8.11%) Debian
8 3 (8.11%) Firewall
8 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
8 3 (8.11%) SQL

SC 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 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (18.92%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Firewall
1 3 (8.11%) SNMP
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
1 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
1 3 (8.11%) GCC
1 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.11%) Selenium
2 2 (5.41%) Grunt
2 2 (5.41%) gulp
2 2 (5.41%) JBehave
2 2 (5.41%) JUnit
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Publishing
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Software Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Senior C Software Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.11%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Web Services
2 5 (13.51%) CSS
2 5 (13.51%) HTML
2 5 (13.51%) Spring
3 4 (10.81%) Hibernate
4 3 (8.11%) Ajax
4 3 (8.11%) REST
5 2 (5.41%) .NET
5 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.41%) Dropwizard
5 2 (5.41%) HTML5
5 2 (5.41%) jQuery
5 2 (5.41%) JSON
5 2 (5.41%) Sass
5 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (5.41%) XML
6 1 (2.70%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.70%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) W3C
3 1 (2.70%) CMDB
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.70%) PMI
3 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Debian
2 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
2 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) UML
4 4 (10.81%) DevOps
5 3 (8.11%) Requirements Management
5 3 (8.11%) Software Delivery
6 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL
6 2 (5.41%) Mobile First
6 2 (5.41%) OO
6 2 (5.41%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (5.41%) Open Source
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Service Design
6 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Web Development
7 1 (2.70%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (2.70%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Java
2 6 (16.22%) C
3 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.11%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) C++
4 2 (5.41%) Embedded C
4 2 (5.41%) Embedded C++
4 2 (5.41%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
5 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) CCNA
2 2 (5.41%) CCNP
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Ansible
1 7 (18.92%) Terraform
2 3 (8.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Cisco
2 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.41%) Juniper
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.70%) F5
4 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
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