Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South West > Devon
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 9 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 124 67 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 22.96% 12.64% 18.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 59.62% 39.88% 52.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 34 59
Devon median daily rate £449 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.27% -3.61% +2.47%
10th Percentile £133 £319 £355
90th Percentile £563 £568 £488
South West median daily rate £440 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.90% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Devon median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £48.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -17.10% +62.87%
10th Percentile £42.50 £20.00 £41.30
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.25 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% -4.49%

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 208 168 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 38.52% 31.70% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 110 123
Devon median daily rate £423 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £189 £284 £275
90th Percentile £563 £550 £486
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 12
Devon median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -36.78% +241.18%
10th Percentile £17.50 £20.00 £22.50
90th Percentile £145.75 £46.50 £51.50
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -18.75% -1.23% +3.85%

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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 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 +3 79 £475 +18.75%
Plymouth +17 14 £225 -50.00%
Paignton - 1 £175 -
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (29.84%) Java
3 36 (29.03%) Linux
4 30 (24.19%) Git (software)
4 30 (24.19%) Jenkins
5 28 (22.58%) Puppet
6 27 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (18.55%) Python
8 22 (17.74%) Amazon AWS
8 22 (17.74%) Ruby
9 21 (16.94%) JIRA
9 21 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (16.94%) Ansible
9 21 (16.94%) Firewall
10 20 (16.13%) Docker
10 20 (16.13%) Groovy
11 18 (14.52%) Open Source
12 17 (13.71%) Artifactory
12 17 (13.71%) Migration
12 17 (13.71%) Shell Script
13 15 (12.10%) Office 365
14 14 (11.29%) DevOps
14 14 (11.29%) Test Automation
14 14 (11.29%) Active Directory
15 13 (10.48%) SharePoint
15 13 (10.48%) JavaScript
16 12 (9.68%) SQL
16 12 (9.68%) Web Services
16 12 (9.68%) XML
16 12 (9.68%) PRINCE2

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 13 (10.48%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.65%) Skype for Business
3 6 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.23%) Confluence
5 3 (2.42%) SAS
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.74%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (12.10%) Office 365
3 11 (8.87%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (8.87%) Amazon S3
3 11 (8.87%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (8.87%) AWS Lambda
3 11 (8.87%) Serverless
4 5 (4.03%) PaaS
5 4 (3.23%) IaaS
6 2 (1.61%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.94%) Firewall
2 10 (8.06%) DMZ
3 9 (7.26%) Internet
4 7 (5.65%) Skype
5 4 (3.23%) SMS
6 3 (2.42%) HTTP
7 2 (1.61%) BGP
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.06%) RDBMS
1 10 (8.06%) Relational Database
2 9 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (24.19%) Git (software)
1 30 (24.19%) Jenkins
2 21 (16.94%) JIRA
3 17 (13.71%) Artifactory
4 7 (5.65%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.23%) Gradle
5 4 (3.23%) Maven
6 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (3.23%) Legal
2 3 (2.42%) Finance
3 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (20.16%) Developer
2 17 (13.71%) Administrator
3 16 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (8.06%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (8.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 10 (8.06%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.26%) Analyst
5 9 (7.26%) Software Developer
6 7 (5.65%) Active Directory Specialist
6 7 (5.65%) Deployment Engineer
6 7 (5.65%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.84%) AWS Developer
7 6 (4.84%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) Firewall Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.84%) Network Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) SharePoint Developer
7 6 (4.84%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.68%) Web Services
1 12 (9.68%) XML
2 11 (8.87%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (7.26%) HTML
4 7 (5.65%) RESTful
5 6 (4.84%) CSS
6 3 (2.42%) JSON
7 2 (1.61%) YAML
8 1 (0.81%) .NET
8 1 (0.81%) Pandas
8 1 (0.81%) scikit-learn
8 1 (0.81%) Spring
8 1 (0.81%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.23%) LPAR
2 3 (2.42%) User Experience
3 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.61%) CMDB
3 2 (1.61%) Handset
4 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.03%) Linux
2 7 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (5.65%) Windows
3 4 (3.23%) AIX
4 3 (2.42%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (14.52%) Open Source
4 17 (13.71%) Migration
5 14 (11.29%) DevOps
5 14 (11.29%) Test Automation
6 12 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 12 (9.68%) Continuous Deployment
6 12 (9.68%) PRINCE2
7 11 (8.87%) ITIL
8 9 (7.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (7.26%) CRM
8 9 (7.26%) Project Management
9 7 (5.65%) BDD
9 7 (5.65%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (5.65%) Exploratory Testing
9 7 (5.65%) Functional Testing
9 7 (5.65%) Regression Testing
10 6 (4.84%) Business Continuity
10 6 (4.84%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.84%) Java
2 23 (18.55%) Python
3 22 (17.74%) Ruby
4 20 (16.13%) Groovy
5 17 (13.71%) Shell Script
6 13 (10.48%) JavaScript
7 12 (9.68%) SQL
8 8 (6.45%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.81%) C#
9 1 (0.81%) R
Qualifications
1 124 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.26%) CCNP
2 9 (7.26%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.84%) CCDA
3 6 (4.84%) CCDE
3 6 (4.84%) CCDP
3 6 (4.84%) CCENT
3 6 (4.84%) CCIE
3 6 (4.84%) CCNA
3 6 (4.84%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (3.23%) CISSP
4 4 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.23%) RHCE
5 3 (2.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.81%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.81%) Degree
7 1 (0.81%) IRCA
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) SLA
2 3 (2.42%) PMO
3 1 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (16.13%) Docker
2 14 (11.29%) Active Directory
3 10 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (22.58%) Puppet
2 21 (16.94%) Ansible
3 11 (8.87%) Nagios
4 8 (6.45%) FortiGate
5 5 (4.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.23%) Tivoli
6 4 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (8.87%) VMware
2 10 (8.06%) Cisco
3 9 (7.26%) Fortinet
3 9 (7.26%) Oracle
3 9 (7.26%) Red Hat
4 6 (4.84%) Nintex
4 6 (4.84%) Remedy
5 4 (3.23%) IBM
6 2 (1.61%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.81%) NetApp
7 1 (0.81%) Palo Alto