The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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.

Security Clearance
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 13 15
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 28 61 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 8.07% 15.64% 8.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.46% 58.65% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 19
Median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.77 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +19.44%  

Security 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 89 104 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 25.65% 26.67% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 68 44
Median daily rate £365 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.28% -22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £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 £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Cardiff

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Cardiff

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Cardiff over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Cardiff

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 38 (69.09%) SC Cleared
2 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 13 (23.64%) Linux
5 12 (21.82%) Java
6 8 (14.55%) HTML
6 8 (14.55%) Spring
7 7 (12.73%) Scrum
7 7 (12.73%) Web Services
7 7 (12.73%) UML
7 7 (12.73%) ITIL
7 7 (12.73%) Project Management
7 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (12.73%) Ansible
7 7 (12.73%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (12.73%) Terraform
8 6 (10.91%) Service Design
8 6 (10.91%) Cucumber
8 6 (10.91%) ITIL V3
8 6 (10.91%) JSON
8 6 (10.91%) C
8 6 (10.91%) Hibernate
8 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
8 6 (10.91%) ITSM
9 5 (9.09%) Business Analysis
9 5 (9.09%) Finance
9 5 (9.09%) SQL
9 5 (9.09%) XML
9 5 (9.09%) CSS
9 5 (9.09%) REST

Security 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 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.64%) JCAPS
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (12.73%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Firewall
1 3 (5.45%) HTTP
1 3 (5.45%) SNMP
1 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.64%) Neo4j
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.82%) Big Data
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.45%) GCC
2 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.45%) Selenium
3 2 (3.64%) Grunt
3 2 (3.64%) gulp
3 2 (3.64%) JBehave
3 2 (3.64%) JUnit
4 1 (1.82%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.82%) MSTest
4 1 (1.82%) NUnit
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Publishing
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Software Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior C Software Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Architect
8 3 (5.45%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Business Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) HTML
1 8 (14.55%) Spring
2 7 (12.73%) Web Services
3 6 (10.91%) Hibernate
3 6 (10.91%) JSON
4 5 (9.09%) CSS
4 5 (9.09%) REST
4 5 (9.09%) XML
5 4 (7.27%) Dropwizard
6 3 (5.45%) .NET
6 3 (5.45%) Ajax
6 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.45%) HTML5
6 3 (5.45%) iXBRL
6 3 (5.45%) jQuery
6 3 (5.45%) Kafka
6 3 (5.45%) RESTful
6 3 (5.45%) Spring Boot
7 2 (3.64%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (3.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) User Experience
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) W3C
3 1 (1.82%) CMDB
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.82%) NHS
3 1 (1.82%) PMI
3 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Debian
2 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.64%) Unix
4 1 (1.82%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 7 (12.73%) ITIL
3 7 (12.73%) Project Management
3 7 (12.73%) Scrum
3 7 (12.73%) UML
4 6 (10.91%) ITIL V3
4 6 (10.91%) ITSM
4 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
4 6 (10.91%) Service Design
5 5 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 5 (9.09%) DevOps
6 4 (7.27%) Service Management
7 3 (5.45%) Automated Testing
7 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.45%) Requirements Management
7 3 (5.45%) TDD
7 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) Java
2 6 (10.91%) C
3 5 (9.09%) SQL
4 4 (7.27%) Go
4 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.45%) C#
5 3 (5.45%) C++
6 2 (3.64%) Embedded C
6 2 (3.64%) Embedded C++
6 2 (3.64%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
7 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (69.09%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.45%) ISEB
4 2 (3.64%) CCNA
4 2 (3.64%) CCNP
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.64%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.64%) HL7
2 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Ansible
1 7 (12.73%) Terraform
2 3 (5.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Cisco
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.64%) Fiorano
3 2 (3.64%) IBM
3 2 (3.64%) InterSystems
3 2 (3.64%) Juniper
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.82%) Dell
4 1 (1.82%) F5
4 1 (1.82%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: £10 - £13 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
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LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago