The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 28 19 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 25.00% 22.35% 31.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.33% 61.29% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 28
Average daily rate
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£425 £323 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.78% -11.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £390 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +960.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.42 £18.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+91.22% -36.84%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Qualifications Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
48 31 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 42.86% 36.47% 43.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 40
Average daily rate £398 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.54% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +960.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Exeter region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Exeter region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 84 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (42.86%) Java
4 30 (35.71%) ISO 9001
4 30 (35.71%) Summit
4 30 (35.71%) ISO 14001
5 24 (28.57%) JIRA
6 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
7 17 (20.24%) HP
7 17 (20.24%) Degree
8 16 (19.05%) Automated Testing
8 16 (19.05%) HTML
9 15 (17.86%) ISEB
9 15 (17.86%) Software Testing
10 14 (16.67%) ISTQB
10 14 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
10 14 (16.67%) HTML5
10 14 (16.67%) CSS3
10 14 (16.67%) User Stories
10 14 (16.67%) CSS
11 11 (13.10%) Information Security
11 11 (13.10%) Linux
11 11 (13.10%) PL/SQL
11 11 (13.10%) SQL
11 11 (13.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (13.10%) Computer Science
12 10 (11.90%) Test Scripting
12 10 (11.90%) Git (software)
12 10 (11.90%) Web Services
13 9 (10.71%) ActiveMQ

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Photoshop
1 5 (5.95%) Fireworks
1 5 (5.95%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 30 (35.71%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) Internet
2 4 (4.76%) Firewall
2 4 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (4.76%) LAN
2 4 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (9.52%) MongoDB
1 8 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (28.57%) JIRA
2 10 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (9.52%) Cucumber
5 7 (8.33%) Spock
5 7 (8.33%) LoadRunner
6 5 (5.95%) Maven
6 5 (5.95%) Selenium
6 5 (5.95%) IntelliJ
6 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Developer
2 12 (14.29%) Tester
3 10 (11.90%) Analyst
4 8 (9.52%) Database Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 6 (7.14%) Technical Leader
7 5 (5.95%) Security Officer
7 5 (5.95%) Web Designer
7 5 (5.95%) Designer
8 4 (4.76%) Network Specialist
8 4 (4.76%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Testing Specialist
9 3 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.38%) LoadRunner Tester
10 2 (2.38%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.05%) HTML
2 14 (16.67%) CSS
2 14 (16.67%) HTML5
2 14 (16.67%) CSS3
3 10 (11.90%) Web Services
4 9 (10.71%) ActiveMQ
4 9 (10.71%) RESTful
4 9 (10.71%) Apache Camel
5 8 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 7 (8.33%) Spring
7 5 (5.95%) JSON
7 5 (5.95%) XML
8 3 (3.57%) Dojo
9 2 (2.38%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.33%) Linked Data
3 6 (7.14%) RIA
4 5 (5.95%) User Experience
5 1 (1.19%) Social Media
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.05%) Automated Testing
3 15 (17.86%) Software Testing
4 14 (16.67%) User Stories
5 11 (13.10%) Information Security
6 10 (11.90%) Test Scripting
7 9 (10.71%) Automation Testing
8 8 (9.52%) Information Security Management
8 8 (9.52%) Security Management
9 7 (8.33%) Load Testing
9 7 (8.33%) BDD
10 6 (7.14%) Line Management
11 5 (5.95%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.95%) Web Development
11 5 (5.95%) Web Design
12 4 (4.76%) ITIL
12 4 (4.76%) OO
12 4 (4.76%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.76%) Information Architecture
13 3 (3.57%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 36 (42.86%) Java
2 19 (22.62%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.10%) PL/SQL
3 11 (13.10%) SQL
4 7 (8.33%) Groovy
5 4 (4.76%) C
6 1 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 84 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.24%) Degree
3 15 (17.86%) ISEB
4 14 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.76%) CCNA
5 4 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.57%) CISSP
7 2 (2.38%) SSCP
7 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (35.71%) ISO 9001
1 30 (35.71%) ISO 14001
2 11 (13.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 17 (20.24%) HP
2 8 (9.52%) Oracle
3 4 (4.76%) Cisco
3 4 (4.76%) Fortinet
3 4 (4.76%) Juniper
4 3 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.57%) Remedy
4 3 (3.57%) VMware
5 1 (1.19%) IBM