Period
to 15 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 June 2019 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South West > Devon
6 months to
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 4 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 100 113 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 17.01% 22.03% 13.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.64% 57.36% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 63 46
Devon median daily rate £510 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £375 £270 £312
90th Percentile £613 £550 £511
South West median daily rate £450 £445 £400
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% -15.00%
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £44.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.37% +11.25% -6.98%

SC Cleared 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 183 197 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 31.12% 38.40% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 112 127
Devon median daily rate £469 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.01% +5.63% -1.84%
10th Percentile £320 £263 £298
90th Percentile £613 £563 £537
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 9
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -15.63% -12.09%
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.07% -8.75% -4.19%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Devon

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Devon

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Devon over the 6 months to 15 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Devon

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Devon

SC Cleared
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 SC Cleared within the Devon region over the 6 months to 15 June 2019. 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 -4 54 £550 +15.79% 2
Plymouth +3 14 £425 +88.89% 3
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 15 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared 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 SC Cleared.

1 100 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.00%) Java
4 22 (22.00%) SQL
5 21 (21.00%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (18.00%) JavaScript
6 18 (18.00%) Python
7 16 (16.00%) HTML
7 16 (16.00%) CSS
8 15 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 14 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (14.00%) Local Government
10 13 (13.00%) Windows
10 13 (13.00%) BPSS Clearance
10 13 (13.00%) Windows Server
11 12 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (11.00%) Open Source
12 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (9.00%) PowerShell
13 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (9.00%) Node.js
13 9 (9.00%) Project Management
14 8 (8.00%) Migration
14 8 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
14 8 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
14 8 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
15 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2017
15 7 (7.00%) Test Automation
15 7 (7.00%) Cucumber

SC Cleared
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 3 (3.00%) MS Project Server
1 3 (3.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.00%) Confluence
3 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.00%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (3.00%) Office 365
3 3 (3.00%) Serverless
4 2 (2.00%) Power Platform
4 2 (2.00%) SaaS
5 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) 4G
1 3 (3.00%) DHCP
1 3 (3.00%) DNS
1 3 (3.00%) RS-232
1 3 (3.00%) Skype
1 3 (3.00%) VPN
2 2 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (2.00%) RS-485
2 2 (2.00%) WAN
3 1 (1.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2017
4 7 (7.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (2.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (4.00%) JIRA
2 4 (4.00%) Selenium
3 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.00%) JUnit
5 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (14.00%) Local Government
2 5 (5.00%) Legal
2 5 (5.00%) Military
3 3 (3.00%) Finance
4 1 (1.00%) Law
4 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (25.00%) Developer
2 18 (18.00%) Software Developer
3 13 (13.00%) Administrator
4 12 (12.00%) DBA
4 12 (12.00%) SQL DBA
5 11 (11.00%) Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) Consultant
6 7 (7.00%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Security Advisor
7 5 (5.00%) Tester
8 4 (4.00%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.00%) IT Project Manager
9 3 (3.00%) Security Administrator
9 3 (3.00%) Security Architect
9 3 (3.00%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.00%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Unix Administrator
9 3 (3.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.00%) CSS
1 16 (16.00%) HTML
2 9 (9.00%) Node.js
3 6 (6.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.00%) Jest
4 4 (4.00%) Leaflet
5 2 (2.00%) XML
6 1 (1.00%) .NET
6 1 (1.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.00%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (2.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (2.00%) NHS
3 2 (2.00%) User Experience
4 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.00%) Windows
1 13 (13.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.00%) Solaris
4 3 (3.00%) Unix
5 2 (2.00%) HPUX
5 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (11.00%) Open Source
3 9 (9.00%) Project Management
4 8 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (8.00%) Migration
4 8 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (7.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (7.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (6.00%) Change Management
6 6 (6.00%) Information Assurance
6 6 (6.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (5.00%) Capacity Management
7 5 (5.00%) Data Extraction
7 5 (5.00%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.00%) High Availability
7 5 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (5.00%) Visualisation
7 5 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.00%) Java
2 22 (22.00%) SQL
3 18 (18.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (18.00%) Python
4 9 (9.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.00%) Ruby
6 3 (3.00%) C++
7 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.00%) Scala
8 1 (1.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 100 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (7.00%) Degree
4 6 (6.00%) CISSP
5 5 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (4.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.00%) ISEB
7 3 (3.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (3.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.00%) AWS Certification
8 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.00%) PhD
8 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.00%) CCNA
9 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
2 3 (3.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.00%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.00%) XenApp
2 4 (4.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 1 (1.00%) Docker
3 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.00%) vSphere
3 1 (1.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (5.00%) SCCM
2 3 (3.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.00%) Citrix
3 4 (4.00%) Cisco
4 2 (2.00%) Lumesse
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle
4 2 (2.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.00%) VMware