Period
to 17 February 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 17 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South West > Devon
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 10 9
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 -7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 94 75 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 18.11% 14.65% 15.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.65% 43.86% 47.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 29 58
Devon median daily rate £475 £432 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.95% +4.10% +9.93%
10th Percentile £133 £325 £348
90th Percentile £563 £590 £488
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Devon median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +46.84%
10th Percentile £39.38 £42.00 £41.40
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.00 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £39.50 £41.90
% change year-on-year +4.18% -5.73% -2.56%

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 172 171 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 33.14% 33.40% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 88 126
Devon median daily rate £425 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +0.95%
10th Percentile £209 £178 £271
90th Percentile £563 £578 £488
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Devon median hourly rate £45.00 £15.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +195.08% -64.12% +60.38%
10th Percentile £27.75 £13.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £48.40 £48.24 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £32.50 £38.25 £40.50
% change year-on-year -15.03% -5.56% +8.00%

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 17 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Devon over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 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 +1 52 £500 +24.61% 3
Plymouth +13 18 £280 -50.83%
Torquay - 1 £80 -
Newton Abbot - 1 £300 -
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 94 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (34.04%) Linux
3 30 (31.91%) Java
3 30 (31.91%) Git (software)
4 28 (29.79%) Puppet
5 23 (24.47%) Jenkins
5 23 (24.47%) Python
6 22 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (23.40%) Ruby
6 22 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
7 21 (22.34%) Ansible
7 21 (22.34%) JIRA
8 20 (21.28%) Docker
8 20 (21.28%) Groovy
9 18 (19.15%) Open Source
10 17 (18.09%) Artifactory
10 17 (18.09%) Firewall
10 17 (18.09%) Shell Script
11 16 (17.02%) DevOps
11 16 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (14.89%) Active Directory
13 13 (13.83%) SQL
14 12 (12.77%) AWS Lambda
14 12 (12.77%) Continuous Deployment
14 12 (12.77%) Serverless
15 11 (11.70%) Elastic Stack
15 11 (11.70%) Amazon EC2
15 11 (11.70%) Amazon S3
15 11 (11.70%) AWS CloudFormation
15 11 (11.70%) Nagios

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 9 (9.57%) SharePoint
1 9 (9.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (4.26%) Confluence
3 2 (2.13%) SAS
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.77%) AWS Lambda
2 12 (12.77%) Serverless
3 11 (11.70%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (11.70%) Amazon S3
3 11 (11.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (9.57%) Office 365
5 4 (4.26%) IaaS
5 4 (4.26%) PaaS
6 2 (2.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.09%) Firewall
2 6 (6.38%) DMZ
2 6 (6.38%) Internet
3 5 (5.32%) SMS
4 2 (2.13%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) RDBMS
1 7 (7.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.13%) MS Access
3 1 (1.06%) Clusterpoint
3 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (31.91%) Git (software)
2 23 (24.47%) Jenkins
3 21 (22.34%) JIRA
4 17 (18.09%) Artifactory
5 5 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.26%) Gradle
6 4 (4.26%) Maven
7 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.32%) Legal
2 1 (1.06%) Electronics
2 1 (1.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (31.91%) Developer
2 13 (13.83%) Administrator
2 13 (13.83%) Analyst
3 12 (12.77%) Senior Developer
3 12 (12.77%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (9.57%) SharePoint Developer
4 9 (9.57%) Software Developer
5 7 (7.45%) Active Directory Specialist
5 7 (7.45%) AWS Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (6.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.38%) Security Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Senior SharePoint Developer
7 5 (5.32%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Firewall Specialist
8 4 (4.26%) Network Specialist
8 4 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.70%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (9.57%) CSS
2 9 (9.57%) HTML
2 9 (9.57%) XML
3 8 (8.51%) Web Services
4 2 (2.13%) YAML
5 1 (1.06%) .NET
5 1 (1.06%) MFC
5 1 (1.06%) Spring
5 1 (1.06%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.13%) Driving Licence
2 2 (2.13%) Handset
3 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.06%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.04%) Linux
2 9 (9.57%) Windows
3 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.13%) Unix
5 1 (1.06%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.06%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (19.15%) Open Source
3 16 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (17.02%) DevOps
4 12 (12.77%) Continuous Deployment
5 10 (10.64%) Information Assurance
6 9 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (9.57%) Content Management
6 9 (9.57%) Document Management
6 9 (9.57%) Enterprise Content Management
6 9 (9.57%) Workflow
7 8 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (8.51%) ITIL
7 8 (8.51%) Migration
8 7 (7.45%) Coaching
8 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.45%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (7.45%) Risk Management
8 7 (7.45%) Test Automation
9 6 (6.38%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.91%) Java
2 23 (24.47%) Python
3 22 (23.40%) Ruby
4 20 (21.28%) Groovy
5 17 (18.09%) Shell Script
6 13 (13.83%) SQL
7 9 (9.57%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.13%) C#
9 2 (2.13%) VBA
10 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.06%) C
10 1 (1.06%) C++
10 1 (1.06%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 94 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.51%) CESG Certified Professional
2 8 (8.51%) CISSP
3 6 (6.38%) CCNP
3 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.32%) Degree
5 3 (3.19%) CCDA
5 3 (3.19%) CCDE
5 3 (3.19%) CCDP
5 3 (3.19%) CCENT
5 3 (3.19%) CCIE
5 3 (3.19%) CCNA
5 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.06%) CISM
7 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.06%) IRCA
7 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.06%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.06%) ISO 22301
2 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (21.28%) Docker
2 14 (14.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (29.79%) Puppet
2 21 (22.34%) Ansible
3 11 (11.70%) Nagios
4 5 (5.32%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (9.57%) Nintex
2 6 (6.38%) Cisco
2 6 (6.38%) Fortinet
2 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.38%) VMware
3 5 (5.32%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.26%) Remedy
5 2 (2.13%) Citrix