The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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 Clearance
South West / Devon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 55 48 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 21.24% 24.49% 20.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.29% 73.85% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 17
Median daily rate £400 £433 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.51% +8.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £388 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £500 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.04% +8.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £43.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year -10.17% +18.78%  

Security 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Devon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Devon
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 96 65 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 37.07% 33.16% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 45 28
Median daily rate £400 £433 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.51% +23.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £345 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £489 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.40% -16.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Devon

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Devon

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Devon over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Devon

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Devon

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Devon over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Devon

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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 Security Cleared within the Devon region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -2 36 £350 -19.07% 1
Plymouth +2 19 £450 +9.09%
Security Cleared
South West

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 82 (76.64%) SC Cleared
2 46 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (33.64%) Java
4 31 (28.97%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (15.89%) HTML
6 16 (14.95%) Spring
7 15 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (14.02%) C#
7 15 (14.02%) Oracle
8 14 (13.08%) JavaScript
9 13 (12.15%) ITIL
9 13 (12.15%) ISTQB
10 12 (11.21%) Linux
10 12 (11.21%) ISEB
10 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (11.21%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (10.28%) Mentoring
11 11 (10.28%) CISSP
11 11 (10.28%) CSS
12 10 (9.35%) .NET
12 10 (9.35%) Automated Testing
12 10 (9.35%) Groovy
12 10 (9.35%) Test Automation
13 9 (8.41%) DV Cleared
13 9 (8.41%) WebSphere
13 9 (8.41%) SQL
13 9 (8.41%) XML
13 9 (8.41%) SharePoint
13 9 (8.41%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (7.48%) Jenkins

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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 (8.41%) SharePoint
1 9 (8.41%) SharePoint 2013
1 9 (8.41%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.61%) JBoss
3 5 (4.67%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.67%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (2.80%) CMS
4 3 (2.80%) Confluence
5 2 (1.87%) Apache
5 2 (1.87%) IIS
5 2 (1.87%) Jetty
5 2 (1.87%) Mongrel
5 2 (1.87%) MS Project Server
5 2 (1.87%) nginx
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.87%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.87%) MS Project
2 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.93%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Utilities
1 1 (0.93%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.61%) GitHub
2 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.80%) IaaS
2 3 (2.80%) PaaS
2 3 (2.80%) SaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.93%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (1.87%) HTTP
2 2 (1.87%) SSL
2 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.93%) DHCP
3 1 (0.93%) DNS
3 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.93%) FTP
3 1 (0.93%) IPsec
3 1 (0.93%) Network Security
3 1 (0.93%) RS-232
3 1 (0.93%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.87%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.87%) MySQL
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Jenkins
1 8 (7.48%) Selenium
1 8 (7.48%) Spock
2 6 (5.61%) Cucumber
2 6 (5.61%) WebDriver
3 5 (4.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.67%) Gradle
4 3 (2.80%) Artifactory
4 3 (2.80%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.80%) JIRA
4 3 (2.80%) Maven
4 3 (2.80%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.87%) Travis CI
5 2 (1.87%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.93%) Calabash
6 1 (0.93%) JMeter
6 1 (0.93%) Toad
General
1 4 (3.74%) Legal
1 4 (3.74%) Local Government
2 1 (0.93%) Advertising
2 1 (0.93%) Back Office
2 1 (0.93%) Billing
2 1 (0.93%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (31.78%) Developer
2 16 (14.95%) Java Developer
3 12 (11.21%) Analyst
4 10 (9.35%) Test Analyst
5 8 (7.48%) Automation Test Analyst
5 8 (7.48%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) SharePoint Developer
6 7 (6.54%) Linux Support
6 7 (6.54%) Linux Support Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) DV Cleared SharePoint Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.61%) Security Officer
8 5 (4.67%) Agile Developer
8 5 (4.67%) Information Security Officer
8 5 (4.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Senior Linux Support
8 5 (4.67%) Senior Support Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Tester
8 5 (4.67%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.89%) HTML
2 16 (14.95%) Spring
3 11 (10.28%) CSS
4 10 (9.35%) .NET
5 9 (8.41%) XML
6 8 (7.48%) HTML5
7 7 (6.54%) JSON
7 7 (6.54%) SOAP
7 7 (6.54%) Web Services
8 6 (5.61%) .NET Framework
8 6 (5.61%) REST
9 5 (4.67%) IBM Integration Bus
9 5 (4.67%) jQuery
10 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (3.74%) CSS3
11 3 (2.80%) FreeMarker
11 3 (2.80%) J2EE
11 3 (2.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (1.87%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.61%) CESG
3 5 (4.67%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.80%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.21%) Linux
2 7 (6.54%) Windows
2 7 (6.54%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (12.15%) ITIL
4 12 (11.21%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (10.28%) Mentoring
6 10 (9.35%) Automated Testing
6 10 (9.35%) Test Automation
7 8 (7.48%) Content Management
7 8 (7.48%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (7.48%) Open Source
8 7 (6.54%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (6.54%) Information Assurance
8 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.54%) Protective Monitoring
8 7 (6.54%) Software Testing
9 6 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.61%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.61%) Web Development
10 5 (4.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.64%) Java
2 15 (14.02%) C#
3 14 (13.08%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.35%) Groovy
5 9 (8.41%) SQL
6 4 (3.74%) Ruby
6 4 (3.74%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.80%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.87%) C
8 2 (1.87%) PHP
8 2 (1.87%) Python
9 1 (0.93%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.93%) C++
9 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 82 (76.64%) SC Cleared
2 31 (28.97%) BPSS Clearance
3 13 (12.15%) ISTQB
4 12 (11.21%) ISEB
5 11 (10.28%) CISSP
6 9 (8.41%) DV Cleared
7 6 (5.61%) BC Cleared
8 4 (3.74%) Degree
9 3 (2.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (2.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.93%) APMP
11 1 (0.93%) CISM
11 1 (0.93%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.93%) HNC
11 1 (0.93%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (4.67%) ISO27002
2 4 (3.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.80%) QA
4 2 (1.87%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.87%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.87%) PMO
5 1 (0.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.93%) ISO19770
System Software
1 7 (6.54%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (5.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.80%) Docker
4 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.93%) Firmware
4 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) Puppet
2 4 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) QRadar
3 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (14.02%) Oracle
2 8 (7.48%) Red Hat
3 7 (6.54%) IBM
3 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.61%) VMware
5 5 (4.67%) Remedy
6 3 (2.80%) Black Duck
7 2 (1.87%) IFS
8 1 (0.93%) Altera
8 1 (0.93%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.93%) Google
8 1 (0.93%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.93%) Splunk