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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 89 15 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 30.17% 8.88% 20.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 59.33% 34.88% 68.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 7 24
Average daily rate
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£366 £425 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.82% +18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%
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
150 43 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 50.85% 25.44% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 29 34
Average daily rate £363 £325 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £132 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £11.75 £27.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.27% +64.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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 +6 64 £350 -20.00% 2
Plymouth +3 17 £458 -
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 155 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 58 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (23.23%) ISO 9001
3 36 (23.23%) ISO 14001
3 36 (23.23%) Summit
4 30 (19.35%) Firewall
4 30 (19.35%) Cisco
5 29 (18.71%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (18.71%) ITIL
5 29 (18.71%) LAN
5 29 (18.71%) WAN
5 29 (18.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 25 (16.13%) Java
7 24 (15.48%) ISEB
7 24 (15.48%) CCNP
8 23 (14.84%) MPLS
8 23 (14.84%) Automated Testing
9 22 (14.19%) OSPF
10 21 (13.55%) HP
10 21 (13.55%) Linux
10 21 (13.55%) ISTQB
10 21 (13.55%) JIRA
10 21 (13.55%) HP Quality Center
11 20 (12.90%) User Stories
11 20 (12.90%) Software Testing
12 19 (12.26%) QuickTest Pro
13 18 (11.61%) Network Design
14 17 (10.97%) Information Security
15 16 (10.32%) CISSP
15 16 (10.32%) PRINCE2

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.65%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 8 (5.16%) MS Project
2 4 (2.58%) Fireworks
2 4 (2.58%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 36 (23.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (19.35%) Firewall
2 29 (18.71%) LAN
2 29 (18.71%) WAN
2 29 (18.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 23 (14.84%) MPLS
4 22 (14.19%) OSPF
5 12 (7.74%) FTP
5 12 (7.74%) SNMP
5 12 (7.74%) TCP/IP
5 12 (7.74%) Telnet
6 10 (6.45%) BGP
7 6 (3.87%) Network Security
8 5 (3.23%) Internet
9 1 (0.65%) DHCP
9 1 (0.65%) LDAP
9 1 (0.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (13.55%) JIRA
2 19 (12.26%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (9.68%) Selenium
4 4 (2.58%) StarTeam
4 4 (2.58%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (5.16%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.23%) Finance
3 3 (1.94%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (12.26%) Tester
2 17 (10.97%) Analyst
3 16 (10.32%) Developer
3 16 (10.32%) Network Specialist
3 16 (10.32%) Automation Tester
4 15 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 9 (5.81%) Consultant
6 7 (4.52%) Network Support
6 7 (4.52%) Business Analyst
7 6 (3.87%) Security Manager
7 6 (3.87%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (3.87%) Information Security Manager
7 6 (3.87%) Information Manager
8 5 (3.23%) Applications Support
8 5 (3.23%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.23%) Designer
8 5 (3.23%) Senior Network Specialist
9 4 (2.58%) Technical Leader
9 4 (2.58%) Network Consultant
9 4 (2.58%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.39%) CSS3
1 13 (8.39%) HTML5
1 13 (8.39%) HTML
1 13 (8.39%) CSS
2 4 (2.58%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (2.58%) AngularJS
2 4 (2.58%) .NET
2 4 (2.58%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (1.29%) Apache Flex
4 2 (1.29%) REST
5 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.16%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.23%) RIA
2 5 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.58%) CESG
3 4 (2.58%) CESG CLAS
3 4 (2.58%) User Experience
4 3 (1.94%) Social Media
4 3 (1.94%) Robotics
5 2 (1.29%) RMADS
5 2 (1.29%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.65%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.55%) Linux
2 4 (2.58%) Windows
3 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.65%) zOS
4 1 (0.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (18.71%) ITIL
3 23 (14.84%) Automated Testing
4 20 (12.90%) User Stories
4 20 (12.90%) Software Testing
5 18 (11.61%) Network Design
6 17 (10.97%) Information Security
7 16 (10.32%) PRINCE2
8 15 (9.68%) Project Management
9 12 (7.74%) Risk Management
9 12 (7.74%) Network Management
10 11 (7.10%) High Availability
10 11 (7.10%) Security Management
11 10 (6.45%) Information Security Management
11 10 (6.45%) Test Scripting
12 9 (5.81%) Waterfall
12 9 (5.81%) Scrum
12 9 (5.81%) OO
13 8 (5.16%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (4.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.13%) Java
2 15 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 6 (3.87%) Perl
4 4 (2.58%) SQL
4 4 (2.58%) C#
5 3 (1.94%) C
5 3 (1.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 155 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (18.71%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (15.48%) ISEB
3 24 (15.48%) CCNP
4 21 (13.55%) ISTQB
5 16 (10.32%) CISSP
6 14 (9.03%) Degree
7 11 (7.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (7.10%) CCIE
8 6 (3.87%) SSCP
9 4 (2.58%) CCNA
10 1 (0.65%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (23.23%) ISO 9001
1 36 (23.23%) ISO 14001
2 13 (8.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (5.81%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (13.55%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (7.10%) Tivoli
3 10 (6.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (1.29%) Puppet
4 2 (1.29%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 30 (19.35%) Cisco
2 21 (13.55%) HP
3 10 (6.45%) IBM
4 9 (5.81%) Remedy
5 7 (4.52%) Juniper
5 7 (4.52%) Fortinet
6 5 (3.23%) VMware
6 5 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.23%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle
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