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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 6 2 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 55 75 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 20.15% 23.96% 9.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.40% 55.97% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 11
Average daily rate £429 £431 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £338 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 £29.63 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
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
103 134 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 37.73% 42.81% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 52 45
Average daily rate £415 £508 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.22% +56.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £346 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £43.50 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.15% -3.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 40 £425 -
Plymouth -20 7 £440 -2.22% 3
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 89 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 49 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (32.58%) Java
4 23 (25.84%) ISO 9001
4 23 (25.84%) ISO 14001
5 21 (23.60%) Cucumber
6 20 (22.47%) BDD
7 16 (17.98%) RESTful
8 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
8 15 (16.85%) ITIL
9 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
9 14 (15.73%) JIRA
10 13 (14.61%) Test Automation
10 13 (14.61%) HTML
11 12 (13.48%) Web Services
11 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
12 11 (12.36%) Groovy
12 11 (12.36%) Jenkins
13 10 (11.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 10 (11.24%) XML
13 10 (11.24%) CISSP
14 9 (10.11%) IntelliJ
14 9 (10.11%) SQL
14 9 (10.11%) Oracle
14 9 (10.11%) Firewall
14 9 (10.11%) Scrum
14 9 (10.11%) Maven
14 9 (10.11%) Automation Testing
15 8 (8.99%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 8 (8.99%) Threat Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (3.37%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.12%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.12%) Node.js
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Office
2 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.11%) Firewall
2 4 (4.49%) SAN
3 2 (2.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.25%) HTTP
3 2 (2.25%) LAN
3 2 (2.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.12%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 21 (23.60%) Cucumber
2 15 (16.85%) Git (software)
3 14 (15.73%) JIRA
4 11 (12.36%) Jenkins
5 9 (10.11%) IntelliJ
5 9 (10.11%) Maven
6 7 (7.87%) Spock
7 3 (3.37%) Capybara
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.12%) Grunt
9 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (7.87%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (24.72%) Developer
2 11 (12.36%) Java Developer
3 8 (8.99%) Analyst
3 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Consultant
5 6 (6.74%) Software Tester
5 6 (6.74%) Tester
6 5 (5.62%) Author
6 5 (5.62%) Database Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Technical Author
6 5 (5.62%) Technical Leader
6 5 (5.62%) Test Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Architect
7 4 (4.49%) CRM Project Manager
7 4 (4.49%) EMC Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.98%) RESTful
2 13 (14.61%) HTML
3 12 (13.48%) Web Services
4 10 (11.24%) XML
5 5 (5.62%) CSS
5 5 (5.62%) JSON
6 3 (3.37%) CSS3
6 3 (3.37%) Gherkin
6 3 (3.37%) HTML5
7 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.12%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (1.12%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.12%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.49%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.49%) Replication
5 3 (3.37%) Statistics
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.37%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Linux
2 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.47%) BDD
3 15 (16.85%) ITIL
4 13 (14.61%) Test Automation
5 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
6 9 (10.11%) Automation Testing
6 9 (10.11%) Scrum
7 8 (8.99%) Security Operations
7 8 (8.99%) SIEM
7 8 (8.99%) Threat Management
7 8 (8.99%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (7.87%) Information Security
8 7 (7.87%) Malware Analysis
8 7 (7.87%) Migration
8 7 (7.87%) Problem Management
8 7 (7.87%) Service Management
9 5 (5.62%) Automated Testing
9 5 (5.62%) Change Management
9 5 (5.62%) CRM
9 5 (5.62%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.58%) Java
2 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
3 11 (12.36%) Groovy
4 9 (10.11%) SQL
5 7 (7.87%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.37%) Ruby
7 2 (2.25%) Perl
7 2 (2.25%) Python
8 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 89 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.24%) CISSP
3 8 (8.99%) Degree
4 2 (2.25%) CCNA
4 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.25%) ISEB
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.84%) ISO 14001
1 23 (25.84%) ISO 9001
2 10 (11.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (6.74%) QA
4 2 (2.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (2.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.49%) SRDF
2 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.25%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 9 (10.11%) Oracle
2 6 (6.74%) IBM
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.49%) Brocade
3 4 (4.49%) EMC
3 4 (4.49%) HP
3 4 (4.49%) NetApp
4 2 (2.25%) Cisco
5 1 (1.12%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.12%) IFS
5 1 (1.12%) Juniper
5 1 (1.12%) Remedy