Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 25 41
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16 -18
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 33 35 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.38% 6.27% 4.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.43% 30.70% 25.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 22
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £192 £325 £363
90th Percentile £468 £890 £492
South Wales median daily rate £375 £420 £420
% change year-on-year -10.71% - +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £24.28 - £12.50
10th Percentile £15.70 - £12.25
90th Percentile £32.86 - £12.75
South Wales median hourly rate £43.00 £55.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year -21.82% +91.30% +79.69%

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 154 114 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 25.12% 20.43% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 78 115
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £363 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +12.40% -14.00%
10th Percentile £172 £196 £185
90th Percentile £485 £500 £450
South Wales median daily rate £355 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -11.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Cardiff median hourly rate £22.38 £13.88 £12.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.30% +14.29% -24.88%
10th Percentile £15.08 £12.44 £9.65
90th Percentile £32.72 £16.01 £12.93
South Wales median hourly rate £40.00 £56.25 £20.75
% change year-on-year -28.89% +171.08% +29.04%

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Cardiff

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Cardiff over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 33 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 8 (24.24%) CCNA
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (21.21%) Juniper
4 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
5 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (15.15%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (15.15%) JNCIA
6 5 (15.15%) Migration
7 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
7 4 (12.12%) MPLS
7 4 (12.12%) OSPF
7 4 (12.12%) SAP
7 4 (12.12%) Web Services
7 4 (12.12%) ITIL
7 4 (12.12%) CCNP
7 4 (12.12%) Linux
7 4 (12.12%) F5
7 4 (12.12%) IaaS
8 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (9.09%) Junos
8 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM

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 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.12%) IaaS
3 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (12.12%) MPLS
2 4 (12.12%) OSPF
3 3 (9.09%) BGP
3 3 (9.09%) IPsec
3 3 (9.09%) Junos
3 3 (9.09%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) DMZ
5 1 (3.03%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data
5 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.03%) HBase
5 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) IntelliJ
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) DBA
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) SQL DBA
4 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared DBA
5 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Network Architect
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Unix Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) Kafka
3 1 (3.03%) LAMP
3 1 (3.03%) REST
3 1 (3.03%) Spring
3 1 (3.03%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) CentOS
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Migration
2 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 3 (9.09%) CRM
3 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) Case Management
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (6.06%) Information Management
4 2 (6.06%) MVC
4 2 (6.06%) Time Management
4 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.03%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Information Security
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.03%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
4 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (24.24%) CCNA
2 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (15.15%) CTC Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) JNCIA
4 4 (12.12%) CCNP
5 3 (9.09%) CCDA
6 2 (6.06%) CISSP
6 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
6 2 (6.06%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (3.03%) CCDP
7 1 (3.03%) CCIE
7 1 (3.03%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (3.03%) CCIE Service Provider
7 1 (3.03%) JNCIP
7 1 (3.03%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
7 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.03%) iptables
1 1 (3.03%) NFS
1 1 (3.03%) Postfix
1 1 (3.03%) Sendmail
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Cisco
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.21%) Juniper
4 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.12%) F5
4 4 (12.12%) SAP
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.06%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) Cloudera
6 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds