The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter with a requirement for Security 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 Clearance
Devon / Exeter
Rank 4 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 37 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 24.50% 34.21% 36.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 68.52% 76.47% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 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 £311 £398 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £491 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% +24.63%  

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 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%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter 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 Exeter

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Exeter

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Exeter

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Exeter

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 57 (81.43%) SC Cleared
2 31 (44.29%) Java
2 31 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (37.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (20.00%) Spring
5 10 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 10 (14.29%) HTML
5 10 (14.29%) Oracle
5 10 (14.29%) ITIL
5 10 (14.29%) ISEB
5 10 (14.29%) Groovy
5 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.43%) Linux
7 8 (11.43%) Red Hat
7 8 (11.43%) Selenium
7 8 (11.43%) Spock
7 8 (11.43%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
8 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (8.57%) CISSP
9 6 (8.57%) Automated Testing
9 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.57%) WebDriver
10 5 (7.14%) Open Source
10 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
10 5 (7.14%) BC Cleared
10 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure

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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 (4.29%) CMS
1 3 (4.29%) Confluence
2 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.43%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) GitHub
1 3 (4.29%) IaaS
1 3 (4.29%) PaaS
1 3 (4.29%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.43%) RS-232
2 1 (1.43%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Selenium
1 8 (11.43%) Spock
2 6 (8.57%) WebDriver
3 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.14%) Gradle
3 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.29%) Artifactory
4 3 (4.29%) Bitbucket
4 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.29%) JIRA
4 3 (4.29%) Maven
4 3 (4.29%) SonarQube
5 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.43%) Calabash
6 1 (1.43%) JMeter
6 1 (1.43%) Toad
General
1 4 (5.71%) Local Government
2 1 (1.43%) Back Office
2 1 (1.43%) Billing
2 1 (1.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Developer
2 16 (22.86%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Linux Support
5 7 (10.00%) Linux Support Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Security Officer
7 5 (7.14%) Agile Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Information Security Officer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Linux Support
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Tester
8 4 (5.71%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) Spring
2 10 (14.29%) HTML
3 5 (7.14%) CSS
4 4 (5.71%) CSS3
4 4 (5.71%) HTML5
4 4 (5.71%) REST
5 3 (4.29%) FreeMarker
6 2 (2.86%) .NET
6 2 (2.86%) Grails
6 2 (2.86%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.86%) XML
7 1 (1.43%) JSON
7 1 (1.43%) Node.js
7 1 (1.43%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) CESG
3 1 (1.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.43%) User Experience
3 1 (1.43%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.29%) ITIL
2 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 8 (11.43%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (8.57%) Automated Testing
5 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.14%) Open Source
6 5 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 4 (5.71%) BDD
7 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.71%) Information Management
7 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.29%) Data Management
8 3 (4.29%) Scrum
8 3 (4.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.29%) Java
2 10 (14.29%) Groovy
3 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.29%) SQL
5 2 (2.86%) C
5 2 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (1.43%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.43%) C++
6 1 (1.43%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 57 (81.43%) SC Cleared
2 26 (37.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (14.29%) ISEB
3 10 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 6 (8.57%) CISSP
5 5 (7.14%) BC Cleared
6 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.86%) Degree
8 1 (1.43%) CISM
8 1 (1.43%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.86%) ISO 14001
1 2 (2.86%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.43%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) Docker
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Puppet
2 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle
2 8 (11.43%) Red Hat
3 5 (7.14%) Remedy
3 5 (7.14%) VMware
4 3 (4.29%) Black Duck
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.43%) Altera
6 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com