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 23 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 Clearance
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 19 27
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 21 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 6.54% 6.90% 4.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.71% 44.44% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 11
Median daily rate £385 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £455 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £383 £393
% change year-on-year +7.18% -2.42%  
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 £38.00 £32.66 £31.40
% change year-on-year +16.36% +3.99%  

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 85 45 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 26.48% 15.52% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 28 51
Median daily rate £325 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £293 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £469 £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 £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 26 (55.32%) SC Cleared
2 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.40%) Java
3 11 (23.40%) Linux
4 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
5 8 (17.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (17.02%) Scrum
6 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
6 7 (14.89%) Spring
6 7 (14.89%) ITIL
6 7 (14.89%) HTML
6 7 (14.89%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (14.89%) Ansible
6 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (14.89%) Terraform
7 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.77%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (12.77%) ITIL V3
7 6 (12.77%) SQL
7 6 (12.77%) Windows
7 6 (12.77%) Project Management
7 6 (12.77%) ITSM
7 6 (12.77%) Finance
8 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
8 5 (10.64%) C#
8 5 (10.64%) C++
8 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
8 5 (10.64%) Web Services
8 5 (10.64%) XML
8 5 (10.64%) Kafka

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 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (6.38%) JCAPS
1 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (14.89%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.13%) BrowserStack
2 1 (2.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
1 1 (2.13%) LAN
1 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
1 1 (2.13%) POP3
1 1 (2.13%) SMTP
1 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Big Data
2 3 (6.38%) HBase
2 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.13%) Impala
4 1 (2.13%) MS Access
4 1 (2.13%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.13%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.26%) Selenium
3 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Grunt
4 1 (2.13%) gulp
4 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.13%) JBehave
4 1 (2.13%) JUnit
4 1 (2.13%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Back Office
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Developer
2 7 (14.89%) Software Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) HTML
1 7 (14.89%) Spring
2 5 (10.64%) JSON
2 5 (10.64%) Kafka
2 5 (10.64%) Web Services
2 5 (10.64%) XML
3 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
3 4 (8.51%) HTML5
4 3 (6.38%) CSS
4 3 (6.38%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (6.38%) Spring Boot
4 3 (6.38%) XSLT
5 2 (4.26%) .NET
5 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.26%) Dropwizard
5 2 (4.26%) iXBRL
5 2 (4.26%) REST
5 2 (4.26%) RESTful
5 2 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.13%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) User Experience
2 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.13%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.13%) NHS
2 1 (2.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) Windows
3 3 (6.38%) Debian
3 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.13%) Unix
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
3 8 (17.02%) Scrum
4 7 (14.89%) ITIL
4 7 (14.89%) Service Delivery
5 6 (12.77%) ITIL V3
5 6 (12.77%) ITSM
5 6 (12.77%) Project Management
5 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.64%) Service Design
7 4 (8.51%) DevOps
7 4 (8.51%) Service Management
8 3 (6.38%) Microservices
8 3 (6.38%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.38%) Release Management
8 3 (6.38%) UML
9 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) Java
2 6 (12.77%) SQL
3 5 (10.64%) C#
3 5 (10.64%) C++
3 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.38%) Python
5 2 (4.26%) Go
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.13%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.13%) Scala
6 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) SC Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (10.64%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.26%) ISEB
5 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (6.38%) HL7
2 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Apache Flume
1 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) XenApp
2 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) Ansible
1 7 (14.89%) Terraform
2 4 (8.51%) Puppet
3 1 (2.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Cloudera
1 3 (6.38%) Fiorano
1 3 (6.38%) IBM
1 3 (6.38%) InterSystems
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle
1 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
1 3 (6.38%) VMware
2 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco
2 1 (2.13%) Citrix
2 1 (2.13%) F5
2 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
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