Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 5 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 65 112 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 13.92% 18.45% 14.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.63% 54.63% 48.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 76 25
Devon median daily rate £370 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.62% +9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £179 £286 £300
90th Percentile £505 £525 £424
South West median daily rate £423 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +5.63% +2.89% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 13
Devon median hourly rate - £42.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.00% -
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £40.58 £42.48
% change year-on-year +5.98% -4.47% -0.64%

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 164 205 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 35.12% 33.77% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 144 71
Devon median daily rate £379 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.23% +4.58% +15.04%
10th Percentile £181 £269 £188
90th Percentile £519 £516 £475
South West median daily rate £421 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.13% - +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 15
Devon median hourly rate £31.25 £40.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.88% -9.09% +252.00%
10th Percentile £14.63 £33.00 £22.50
90th Percentile £146.25 £46.00 £52.85
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +12.68% -11.25%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 43 £350 -19.17% 3
Plymouth +6 7 £200 -50.00% 1
Paignton - 1 £175 -
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 65 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (16.92%) Migration
4 11 (16.92%) PRINCE2
5 10 (15.38%) Java
5 10 (15.38%) Oracle
5 10 (15.38%) Office 365
5 10 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 9 (13.85%) CRM
6 9 (13.85%) Project Management
6 9 (13.85%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (12.31%) Cucumber
7 8 (12.31%) BDD
7 8 (12.31%) Test Automation
8 7 (10.77%) RESTful
8 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
8 7 (10.77%) Skype for Business
8 7 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (10.77%) Functional Testing
8 7 (10.77%) Skype
8 7 (10.77%) Exploratory Testing
8 7 (10.77%) Regression Testing
8 7 (10.77%) Finance
8 7 (10.77%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
8 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
8 7 (10.77%) SQL
9 6 (9.23%) VMware
10 5 (7.69%) Service Management

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 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
1 7 (10.77%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.54%) SAS
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Office 365
2 5 (7.69%) SaaS
3 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.62%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.62%) Serverless
5 2 (3.08%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Skype
2 3 (4.62%) DMZ
2 3 (4.62%) Firewall
2 3 (4.62%) HTTP
2 3 (4.62%) Internet
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.54%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (1.54%) NAS
4 1 (1.54%) SAN
4 1 (1.54%) VLAN
4 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) Big Data
3 1 (1.54%) Power BI
3 1 (1.54%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (1.54%) QlikView
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.31%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.62%) JUnit
3 3 (4.62%) Maven
4 1 (1.54%) Selenium
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Local Government
2 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (10.77%) Analyst
1 7 (10.77%) Project Manager
2 6 (9.23%) Team Leader
3 5 (7.69%) Architect
3 5 (7.69%) DBA
3 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared DBA
3 5 (7.69%) SharePoint Specialist
4 4 (6.15%) Administrator
4 4 (6.15%) Automation Tester
4 4 (6.15%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (6.15%) Junior
4 4 (6.15%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (6.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle Team Leader
4 4 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (6.15%) Tester
5 3 (4.62%) Database Manager
5 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (4.62%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) RESTful
2 5 (7.69%) Web Services
3 3 (4.62%) HTML
3 3 (4.62%) JSON
3 3 (4.62%) Spring
3 3 (4.62%) Spring Boot
3 3 (4.62%) XML
4 1 (1.54%) LDAP
4 1 (1.54%) Pandas
4 1 (1.54%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) LPAR
2 3 (4.62%) User Experience
3 2 (3.08%) Cloud Native
3 2 (3.08%) CMDB
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) AIX
2 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.54%) CentOS
4 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.92%) Migration
2 11 (16.92%) PRINCE2
3 9 (13.85%) CRM
3 9 (13.85%) Project Management
4 8 (12.31%) BDD
4 8 (12.31%) Test Automation
5 7 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (10.77%) Exploratory Testing
5 7 (10.77%) Functional Testing
5 7 (10.77%) Regression Testing
6 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.69%) Service Management
7 4 (6.15%) Decision-Making
7 4 (6.15%) Dependency Management
7 4 (6.15%) Performance Management
7 4 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (6.15%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) Java
2 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
2 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
2 7 (10.77%) SQL
3 4 (6.15%) Python
4 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.54%) R
Qualifications
1 65 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (18.46%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (6.15%) RHCE
4 3 (4.62%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.08%) CCDA
5 2 (3.08%) CCDE
5 2 (3.08%) CCDP
5 2 (3.08%) CCENT
5 2 (3.08%) CCIE
5 2 (3.08%) CCNA
5 2 (3.08%) CCNP
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) PMO
2 1 (1.54%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.08%) vSphere
4 1 (1.54%) Firmware
4 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.15%) Tivoli
2 4 (6.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.08%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.54%) SCCM
4 1 (1.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Oracle
2 6 (9.23%) VMware
3 4 (6.15%) Cisco
3 4 (6.15%) IBM
3 4 (6.15%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.62%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.08%) Fortinet
5 2 (3.08%) Remedy
6 1 (1.54%) Capita
6 1 (1.54%) HP
6 1 (1.54%) Juniper
6 1 (1.54%) McAfee
6 1 (1.54%) NetApp
6 1 (1.54%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.54%) Sophos