The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 16 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 19.05% 24.51% 24.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 59.26% 64.10% 59.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 10
Average daily rate £399 £349 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.33% +8.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £310 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £388 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +60.00%
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Devon

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
27 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 32.14% 38.24% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 20
Average daily rate £400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £379 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.50 - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

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Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 54 (90.00%) SC Cleared
2 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (43.33%) Java
4 21 (35.00%) BDD
5 18 (30.00%) RESTful
6 16 (26.67%) Cucumber
7 14 (23.33%) ISO 9001
7 14 (23.33%) ISO 14001
8 12 (20.00%) Web Services
9 11 (18.33%) Groovy
10 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
10 10 (16.67%) JIRA
10 10 (16.67%) Scrum
11 9 (15.00%) Firewall
11 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
11 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
12 8 (13.33%) SIEM
12 8 (13.33%) Maven
12 8 (13.33%) IntelliJ
12 8 (13.33%) XML
12 8 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 8 (13.33%) Threat Management
12 8 (13.33%) Security Operations
12 8 (13.33%) Security Operations Centre
13 7 (11.67%) Malware Analysis
13 7 (11.67%) HTML
13 7 (11.67%) CISSP
13 7 (11.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 7 (11.67%) Automation Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) Firewall
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.33%) HTTP
2 2 (3.33%) LAN
2 2 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (26.67%) Cucumber
2 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (16.67%) JIRA
3 8 (13.33%) IntelliJ
3 8 (13.33%) Maven
4 6 (10.00%) Spock
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
5 1 (1.67%) Toad
General
1 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Developer
2 12 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Tester
4 5 (8.33%) Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Author
4 5 (8.33%) Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 5 (8.33%) Technical Author
5 4 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 4 (6.67%) Business Continuity Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Support Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Support Specialist
6 3 (5.00%) Test Leader
6 3 (5.00%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) RESTful
2 12 (20.00%) Web Services
3 8 (13.33%) XML
4 7 (11.67%) HTML
5 3 (5.00%) Spring
6 2 (3.33%) JSON
7 1 (1.67%) .NET
7 1 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.67%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) BDD
3 10 (16.67%) Scrum
4 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (13.33%) Security Operations
5 8 (13.33%) SIEM
5 8 (13.33%) Threat Management
5 8 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 7 (11.67%) Automation Testing
6 7 (11.67%) Malware Analysis
7 6 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 6 (10.00%) Information Security
8 4 (6.67%) Business Continuity
8 4 (6.67%) Test Planning
9 3 (5.00%) CRM
9 3 (5.00%) TDD
10 2 (3.33%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) Java
2 11 (18.33%) Groovy
3 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.67%) SQL
5 2 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (1.67%) PHP
6 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (90.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (11.67%) CISSP
3 6 (10.00%) Degree
4 5 (8.33%) BC Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) CCNA
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) ISO 14001
1 14 (23.33%) ISO 9001
2 7 (11.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.67%) ISO22301
4 3 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.33%) Cisco
2 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
2 1 (1.67%) Juniper
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle