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 23 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 Clearance
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 7 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 37 25 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 20.79% 17.48% 21.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 63.79% 55.56% 59.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 14
Median daily rate £438 £362 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.85% -9.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £401 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £383 £393
% change year-on-year +7.18% -2.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.66 £31.40
% change year-on-year +16.36% +3.99%  

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 58 45 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 32.58% 31.47% 36.31%
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 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

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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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Exeter.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Exeter

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 67 (90.54%) SC Cleared
2 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (35.14%) Java
4 19 (25.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (22.97%) PRINCE2
6 14 (18.92%) Test Automation
7 11 (14.86%) Coaching
8 10 (13.51%) ISEB
8 10 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (13.51%) ISTQB
9 9 (12.16%) Spring
9 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
9 9 (12.16%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (10.81%) DevOps
10 8 (10.81%) Spock
10 8 (10.81%) Local Government
10 8 (10.81%) Selenium
10 8 (10.81%) Groovy
11 7 (9.46%) Scrum
12 6 (8.11%) PMO
12 6 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (8.11%) Protective Monitoring
12 6 (8.11%) HTML
12 6 (8.11%) MS Visio
12 6 (8.11%) Web Services
12 6 (8.11%) WebDriver
12 6 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
13 5 (6.76%) Amazon RDS
13 5 (6.76%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (6.76%) Software Testing

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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 (4.05%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.16%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (6.76%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (6.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.70%) IaaS
4 2 (2.70%) Office 365
4 2 (2.70%) PaaS
4 2 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.35%) RS-232
2 1 (1.35%) RS-485
2 1 (1.35%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Selenium
1 8 (10.81%) Spock
2 6 (8.11%) WebDriver
3 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.05%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.35%) Calabash
5 1 (1.35%) JMeter
General
1 8 (10.81%) Local Government
2 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Developer
2 11 (14.86%) Analyst
2 11 (14.86%) AWS Developer
2 11 (14.86%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.16%) Test Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Project Officer
5 7 (9.46%) Project Support Officer
5 7 (9.46%) Support Officer
6 6 (8.11%) Information Officer
7 5 (6.76%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Security Officer
8 4 (5.41%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.41%) ICT Manager
8 4 (5.41%) ICT Project Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Information Security Officer
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) Spring
2 6 (8.11%) HTML
2 6 (8.11%) Web Services
3 4 (5.41%) CSS
4 3 (4.05%) CSS3
4 3 (4.05%) FreeMarker
4 3 (4.05%) HTML5
5 1 (1.35%) JSON
5 1 (1.35%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.35%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) Linux
1 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.97%) PRINCE2
3 14 (18.92%) Test Automation
4 11 (14.86%) Coaching
5 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
6 8 (10.81%) DevOps
7 7 (9.46%) Scrum
8 6 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (8.11%) Protective Monitoring
9 5 (6.76%) Project Planning
9 5 (6.76%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.41%) BDD
10 4 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 4 (5.41%) ITIL
10 4 (5.41%) Kanban
10 4 (5.41%) Pair Programming
10 4 (5.41%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.05%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.14%) Java
2 8 (10.81%) Groovy
3 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.76%) Python
4 2 (2.70%) C
5 1 (1.35%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.35%) C#
5 1 (1.35%) C++
5 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 67 (90.54%) SC Cleared
2 19 (25.68%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (13.51%) ISEB
3 10 (13.51%) ISTQB
4 5 (6.76%) CISSP
4 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.05%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.70%) APMP
6 2 (2.70%) IRCA
6 2 (2.70%) PgMP
6 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.70%) PMP
7 1 (1.35%) CISM
7 1 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) PMO
2 3 (4.05%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Docker
2 1 (1.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle
2 1 (1.35%) Altera
2 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.35%) VMware