Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 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.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
South West > Devon
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 17 50
Rank change year-on-year -30 +33 +1
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 8 50 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.49% 9.54% 2.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% 28.41% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 10
Devon median daily rate £515 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.32% +31.03% -37.50%
10th Percentile £263 £365 £248
90th Percentile £578 £556 £490
South West median daily rate £406 £435 £375
% change year-on-year -6.56% +15.93% -20.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £54.50 - £42.00

BPSS Clearance is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Devon
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 176 176 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 32.77% 33.59% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 96 125
Devon median daily rate £425 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +0.63%
10th Percentile £212 £186 £271
90th Percentile £563 £575 £488
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 7
Devon median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.00% -52.94% +60.38%
10th Percentile £20.00 £13.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £48.20 £42.32 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £32.25 £38.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -16.23% -7.23% +11.56%

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing BPSS Clearance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in Devon

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for BPSS Clearance in Devon

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Devon over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPSS Clearance in Devon

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in Devon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BPSS Clearance in Devon

BPSS Clearance
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance within the Devon region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -28 4 £358 -23.57%
Plymouth 0 3 £535 +7.00%
BPSS Clearance
South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BPSS Clearance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 4 (50.00%) Unix
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (37.50%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (37.50%) Freedom of Information Act
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) JBoss
3 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Serverless
4 1 (12.50%) SMS
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 2 (25.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (12.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Project Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (37.50%) Freedom of Information Act
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
1 3 (37.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory