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 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Devon / Exeter
Rank 5 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 31 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 20.53% 30.26% 31.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.41% 67.65% 62.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 4
Median daily rate £350 £433 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.07% -1.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £409 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year -13.79% +34.88%  

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 54 34 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 35.76% 44.74% 50.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 9
Median daily rate £350 £433 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.07% +5.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £353 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared in Exeter.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Exeter

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 57 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (43.86%) Java
3 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (40.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (17.54%) ISEB
4 10 (17.54%) ITIL
4 10 (17.54%) ISTQB
5 9 (15.79%) Spring
5 9 (15.79%) HTML
6 8 (14.04%) Linux
6 8 (14.04%) Red Hat
6 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
7 7 (12.28%) Selenium
7 7 (12.28%) Oracle
7 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
7 7 (12.28%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (12.28%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (12.28%) Protective Monitoring
8 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.53%) Spock
8 6 (10.53%) CISSP
8 6 (10.53%) Automated Testing
8 6 (10.53%) Groovy
9 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.77%) Remedy
9 5 (8.77%) CSS
9 5 (8.77%) VMware
9 5 (8.77%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (8.77%) WebDriver

SC Cleared
Top Related 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 (5.26%) CMS
1 3 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.75%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) GitHub
1 3 (5.26%) IaaS
1 3 (5.26%) PaaS
1 3 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.75%) RS-232
2 1 (1.75%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Selenium
2 6 (10.53%) Spock
3 5 (8.77%) WebDriver
4 3 (5.26%) Artifactory
4 3 (5.26%) Bitbucket
4 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.26%) Gradle
4 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.26%) JIRA
4 3 (5.26%) Maven
4 3 (5.26%) SonarQube
5 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (7.02%) Local Government
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.28%) Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Linux Support
3 7 (12.28%) Linux Support Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Test Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Security Officer
5 5 (8.77%) Agile Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Information Security Officer
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Linux Support
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Information Officer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) HTML
1 9 (15.79%) Spring
2 5 (8.77%) CSS
3 4 (7.02%) CSS3
3 4 (7.02%) HTML5
3 4 (7.02%) REST
4 3 (5.26%) FreeMarker
5 1 (1.75%) .NET
5 1 (1.75%) Node.js
5 1 (1.75%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Algorithms
1 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.75%) CESG
2 1 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (1.75%) User Experience
2 1 (1.75%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.54%) ITIL
3 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
4 7 (12.28%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (12.28%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (12.28%) Protective Monitoring
5 6 (10.53%) Automated Testing
5 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.26%) Data Management
8 3 (5.26%) Front End Development
8 3 (5.26%) Information Management
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 3 (5.26%) Open Source
8 3 (5.26%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) Java
2 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.53%) Groovy
4 2 (3.51%) C
4 2 (3.51%) C#
5 1 (1.75%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.75%) C++
5 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 57 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (40.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (17.54%) ISEB
3 10 (17.54%) ISTQB
4 6 (10.53%) CISSP
5 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (3.51%) Degree
7 1 (1.75%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) CISM
7 1 (1.75%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) ISO 14001
1 2 (3.51%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.75%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Red Hat
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) Remedy
3 5 (8.77%) VMware
4 3 (5.26%) Black Duck
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.75%) Altera
6 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com