The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 8 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 32 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 14.75% 12.73% 18.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 30.77% 57.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 20
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £189 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £18.00 £24.13
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -25.38%
SC Cleared
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Qualifications Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
64 91 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 29.49% 41.36% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 43 39
Average daily rate £300 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £175.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.85% +332.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -21.73%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Devon

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Devon region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Devon region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -1 25 £349 +8.13%
Plymouth +4 6 £220 -38.88%
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 105 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (33.33%) Java
4 27 (25.71%) ISO 9001
4 27 (25.71%) Summit
4 27 (25.71%) ISO 14001
5 21 (20.00%) JIRA
5 21 (20.00%) HTML
6 20 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 19 (18.10%) CSS
7 19 (18.10%) HTML5
7 19 (18.10%) CSS3
8 18 (17.14%) Oracle
8 18 (17.14%) Linux
9 17 (16.19%) SQL
9 17 (16.19%) Degree
10 14 (13.33%) PL/SQL
11 13 (12.38%) HP
11 13 (12.38%) Automated Testing
11 13 (12.38%) Information Security
12 12 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 12 (11.43%) ISEB
12 12 (11.43%) MongoDB
12 12 (11.43%) NoSQL
13 11 (10.48%) Git (software)
13 11 (10.48%) Computer Science
13 11 (10.48%) Software Testing
14 10 (9.52%) ISTQB
14 10 (9.52%) HP Quality Center

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
1 5 (4.76%) Oracle 9iAS
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (8.57%) Fireworks
1 9 (8.57%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.95%) MS Project
3 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (25.71%) Summit
2 5 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.76%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) Internet
2 2 (1.90%) LDAP
3 1 (0.95%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (0.95%) Network Security
3 1 (0.95%) Firewall
3 1 (0.95%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (11.43%) MongoDB
1 12 (11.43%) NoSQL
2 9 (8.57%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (20.00%) JIRA
2 11 (10.48%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.62%) LoadRunner
4 7 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 7 (6.67%) Spock
5 5 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.76%) Maven
5 5 (4.76%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.81%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.95%) PVCS
Job Titles
1 30 (28.57%) Developer
2 14 (13.33%) Designer
3 9 (8.57%) Database Developer
3 9 (8.57%) Tester
4 8 (7.62%) Web Designer
5 7 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 7 (6.67%) DBA
5 7 (6.67%) Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.71%) Security Officer
6 6 (5.71%) Technical Leader
6 6 (5.71%) Administrator
7 5 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (4.76%) Security Designer
8 4 (3.81%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (2.86%) LoadRunner Tester
9 3 (2.86%) Testing Specialist
9 3 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (2.86%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.00%) HTML
2 19 (18.10%) CSS
2 19 (18.10%) HTML5
2 19 (18.10%) CSS3
3 9 (8.57%) Apache Camel
3 9 (8.57%) RESTful
3 9 (8.57%) ActiveMQ
3 9 (8.57%) Web Services
4 7 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 7 (6.67%) Spring Boot
4 7 (6.67%) Spring
5 6 (5.71%) XML
5 6 (5.71%) JSON
6 5 (4.76%) Dojo
7 2 (1.90%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.67%) Linked Data
2 7 (6.67%) User Experience
3 6 (5.71%) RIA
4 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.86%) Open Source
6 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.95%) PKI
6 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.14%) Linux
2 5 (4.76%) Solaris
3 3 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.38%) Automated Testing
2 13 (12.38%) Information Security
3 11 (10.48%) Software Testing
4 9 (8.57%) Test Scripting
4 9 (8.57%) Web Development
4 9 (8.57%) Information Security Management
4 9 (8.57%) Security Management
4 9 (8.57%) Web Design
5 8 (7.62%) Load Testing
5 8 (7.62%) Automation Testing
5 8 (7.62%) Information Architecture
6 7 (6.67%) BDD
6 7 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 7 (6.67%) Usability Testing
6 7 (6.67%) Identity Management
7 6 (5.71%) Line Management
7 6 (5.71%) User Stories
8 5 (4.76%) SIEM
8 5 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.33%) Java
2 20 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 17 (16.19%) SQL
4 14 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 7 (6.67%) Groovy
6 5 (4.76%) C
7 1 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 105 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.19%) Degree
3 12 (11.43%) ISEB
4 10 (9.52%) ISTQB
5 9 (8.57%) CISSP
6 6 (5.71%) ISSAP
6 6 (5.71%) ISSMP
6 6 (5.71%) CISM
7 5 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.90%) SSCP
9 2 (1.90%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.95%) CCSA
10 1 (0.95%) CCNA
10 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (25.71%) ISO 9001
1 27 (25.71%) ISO 14001
2 12 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (3.81%) SCCM
4 2 (1.90%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.95%) SCOM
5 1 (0.95%) OpenView
5 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.95%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 18 (17.14%) Oracle
2 13 (12.38%) HP
3 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.86%) VMware
4 3 (2.86%) Remedy
4 3 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco
5 1 (0.95%) IBM
5 1 (0.95%) CheckPoint