The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 8 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 36 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 20.57% 14.69% 13.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.07% 46.67% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 7
Median daily rate £438 £379 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.51% +26.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £342 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £412 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +9.60% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.26% -1.38%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter.

Academic & Professional Certification
Exeter
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 58 45 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 33.14% 31.47% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 31 28
Median daily rate £434 £388 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +23.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £315 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Exeter

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Exeter

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Exeter over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Exeter

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Exeter

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Exeter region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 67 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (34.33%) Java
3 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (28.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (25.37%) PRINCE2
6 11 (16.42%) Test Automation
7 10 (14.93%) Coaching
7 10 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (14.93%) ISTQB
7 10 (14.93%) ISEB
8 9 (13.43%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
9 8 (11.94%) Local Government
9 8 (11.94%) DevOps
10 7 (10.45%) Selenium
10 7 (10.45%) Spring
11 6 (8.96%) PMO
11 6 (8.96%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (8.96%) MS Visio
11 6 (8.96%) Web Services
11 6 (8.96%) Groovy
11 6 (8.96%) Spock
11 6 (8.96%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (8.96%) Protective Monitoring
12 5 (7.46%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (7.46%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (7.46%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (7.46%) WebDriver
12 5 (7.46%) Project Planning
12 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Project

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 (4.48%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.43%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (7.46%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (7.46%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.99%) IaaS
4 2 (2.99%) Office 365
4 2 (2.99%) PaaS
4 2 (2.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.49%) RS-232
2 1 (1.49%) RS-485
2 1 (1.49%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Selenium
2 6 (8.96%) Spock
3 5 (7.46%) WebDriver
4 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (11.94%) Local Government
2 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Developer
2 11 (16.42%) AWS Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Project Officer
5 7 (10.45%) Project Support Officer
5 7 (10.45%) Support Officer
6 6 (8.96%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Information Officer
6 6 (8.96%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
7 5 (7.46%) Security Officer
8 4 (5.97%) ICT Manager
8 4 (5.97%) ICT Project Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Information Security Officer
8 4 (5.97%) Senior ICT Project Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (4.48%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (4.48%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) Spring
2 6 (8.96%) Web Services
3 5 (7.46%) HTML
4 4 (5.97%) CSS
5 3 (4.48%) CSS3
5 3 (4.48%) FreeMarker
5 3 (4.48%) HTML5
6 1 (1.49%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (1.49%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Linux
1 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.37%) PRINCE2
3 11 (16.42%) Test Automation
4 10 (14.93%) Coaching
5 8 (11.94%) DevOps
5 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.96%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (8.96%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (8.96%) Protective Monitoring
7 5 (7.46%) Project Planning
7 5 (7.46%) Scrum
8 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 4 (5.97%) ITIL
8 4 (5.97%) Kanban
8 4 (5.97%) Pair Programming
8 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.48%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (4.48%) QMS
9 3 (4.48%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.33%) Java
2 6 (8.96%) Groovy
3 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.46%) Python
4 2 (2.99%) C
5 1 (1.49%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.49%) C#
5 1 (1.49%) C++
5 1 (1.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (28.36%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (14.93%) ISEB
3 10 (14.93%) ISTQB
4 5 (7.46%) CISSP
4 5 (7.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.99%) APMP
5 2 (2.99%) IRCA
5 2 (2.99%) PgMP
5 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.99%) PMP
6 1 (1.49%) CISM
6 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) PMO
2 3 (4.48%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle
2 1 (1.49%) Altera
2 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.49%) VMware