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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 102 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 30.91% 15.57% 17.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.96% 43.33% 65.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 14 17
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£363 £441 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.84% +3.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £350 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £458 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -34.61%
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
173 60 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 52.42% 35.93% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 41 24
Average daily rate £363 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £455 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £36.00 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +112.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +1 79 £350 -22.22% 2
Plymouth +2 17 £465 +32.85% 2
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (22.56%) Cisco
3 30 (22.56%) Firewall
4 29 (21.80%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (21.80%) ITIL
4 29 (21.80%) LAN
4 29 (21.80%) WAN
4 29 (21.80%) Cisco Nexus
5 24 (18.05%) CCNP
6 23 (17.29%) MPLS
7 22 (16.54%) OSPF
8 20 (15.04%) ISO 9001
8 20 (15.04%) ISO 14001
8 20 (15.04%) Summit
9 18 (13.53%) Network Design
10 17 (12.78%) Automated Testing
10 17 (12.78%) ISEB
10 17 (12.78%) CISSP
11 16 (12.03%) PRINCE2
11 16 (12.03%) Java
11 16 (12.03%) Information Security
12 15 (11.28%) QuickTest Pro
12 15 (11.28%) Project Management
13 14 (10.53%) ISTQB
13 14 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
13 14 (10.53%) JIRA
13 14 (10.53%) Selenium
14 13 (9.77%) Software Testing
14 13 (9.77%) CSS3

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (0.75%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.75%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 8 (6.02%) MS Project
2 4 (3.01%) Fireworks
2 4 (3.01%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.01%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (15.04%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.56%) Firewall
2 29 (21.80%) Cisco Nexus
2 29 (21.80%) LAN
2 29 (21.80%) WAN
3 23 (17.29%) MPLS
4 22 (16.54%) OSPF
5 12 (9.02%) FTP
5 12 (9.02%) SNMP
5 12 (9.02%) TCP/IP
5 12 (9.02%) Telnet
6 10 (7.52%) BGP
7 6 (4.51%) Network Security
8 2 (1.50%) DHCP
8 2 (1.50%) DNS
9 1 (0.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (11.28%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (10.53%) JIRA
2 14 (10.53%) Selenium
3 4 (3.01%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (6.02%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.76%) Finance
3 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (12.03%) Developer
1 16 (12.03%) Network Specialist
2 15 (11.28%) Project Manager
2 15 (11.28%) Tester
3 13 (9.77%) Analyst
3 13 (9.77%) Automation Tester
4 8 (6.02%) Consultant
5 7 (5.26%) Network Support
6 6 (4.51%) Security Manager
6 6 (4.51%) Information Manager
6 6 (4.51%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (4.51%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (3.76%) Senior Network Specialist
7 5 (3.76%) Designer
7 5 (3.76%) Applications Support
7 5 (3.76%) Business Analyst
8 4 (3.01%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.01%) Network Consultant
8 4 (3.01%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.01%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.77%) HTML
1 13 (9.77%) CSS
1 13 (9.77%) HTML5
1 13 (9.77%) CSS3
2 4 (3.01%) AngularJS
2 4 (3.01%) .NET
2 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET
2 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (1.50%) REST
4 2 (1.50%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.02%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.01%) CESG
2 4 (3.01%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (2.26%) Robotics
3 3 (2.26%) Social Media
4 2 (1.50%) User Experience
4 2 (1.50%) RMADS
4 2 (1.50%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.75%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.77%) Linux
2 5 (3.76%) Windows
3 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) UNIX
5 1 (0.75%) zOS
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.59%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.80%) ITIL
3 18 (13.53%) Network Design
4 17 (12.78%) Automated Testing
5 16 (12.03%) Information Security
5 16 (12.03%) PRINCE2
6 15 (11.28%) Project Management
7 13 (9.77%) Risk Management
7 13 (9.77%) Software Testing
7 13 (9.77%) User Stories
8 12 (9.02%) Network Management
9 11 (8.27%) High Availability
10 9 (6.77%) Waterfall
10 9 (6.77%) Security Management
11 8 (6.02%) Information Security Management
11 8 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.02%) Scrum
12 7 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (5.26%) Service Management
12 7 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.03%) Java
2 9 (6.77%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.76%) Perl
4 4 (3.01%) SQL
4 4 (3.01%) C#
5 3 (2.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 133 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (21.80%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (18.05%) CCNP
4 17 (12.78%) ISEB
4 17 (12.78%) CISSP
5 14 (10.53%) ISTQB
6 11 (8.27%) CCIE
6 11 (8.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (6.02%) Degree
8 5 (3.76%) SSCP
9 4 (3.01%) CCNA
10 1 (0.75%) MCIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.04%) ISO 9001
1 20 (15.04%) ISO 14001
2 12 (9.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (6.77%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.50%) vSphere
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (7.52%) Tivoli
3 9 (6.77%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (1.50%) Puppet
4 2 (1.50%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 30 (22.56%) Cisco
2 13 (9.77%) HP
3 9 (6.77%) IBM
4 7 (5.26%) Juniper
4 7 (5.26%) Fortinet
5 6 (4.51%) Remedy
6 4 (3.01%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.26%) VMware
8 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.75%) Citrix
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle
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