Period
to 24 January 2018

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 6 months to 24 January 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 Clearance
South West > Devon
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 120 92 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 23.44% 19.53% 21.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 68.57% 63.01% 62.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 37 88
Devon median daily rate £468 £403 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.15% -3.01% +10.67%
10th Percentile £193 £325 £325
90th Percentile £563 £553 £541
South West median daily rate £460 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +11.52% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 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 £40.00 £42.00 £41.40
90th Percentile £48.80 £46.00 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -2.60% -7.23% -3.49%

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 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 175 146 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 34.18% 31.00% 34.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 67 139
Devon median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £214 £171 £267
90th Percentile £563 £533 £513
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.56% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 8
Devon median hourly rate £45.00 £17.63 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +155.32% -55.94% +11.11%
10th Percentile £34.50 £13.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £48.40 £47.68 £45.25
South West median hourly rate £32.75 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year -12.67% -4.46% +7.83%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

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 6 months to 24 January 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 January 2018.

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 6 months to 24 January 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 77 £475 +18.75% 11
Plymouth +11 22 £280 -44.00%
Torquay - 1 £80 -
Newton Abbot - 1 £300 -
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 102 (85.00%) SC Cleared
2 32 (26.67%) Java
3 29 (24.17%) Linux
3 29 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (22.50%) Git (software)
5 22 (18.33%) JIRA
5 22 (18.33%) Python
5 22 (18.33%) PRINCE2
6 21 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (16.67%) Puppet
7 20 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 19 (15.83%) Ruby
9 18 (15.00%) Ansible
9 18 (15.00%) Docker
10 17 (14.17%) Groovy
10 17 (14.17%) Active Directory
11 16 (13.33%) Shell Script
11 16 (13.33%) Open Source
12 14 (11.67%) Artifactory
12 14 (11.67%) DevOps
12 14 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (10.83%) SQL
14 12 (10.00%) Firewall
15 11 (9.17%) JavaScript
15 11 (9.17%) CSS
15 11 (9.17%) HTML
15 11 (9.17%) Configuration Management
15 11 (9.17%) Coaching
15 11 (9.17%) AWS Lambda
15 11 (9.17%) Customer Requirements

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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 10 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 10 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (2.50%) Confluence
3 2 (1.67%) SAS
3 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.83%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.83%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.17%) AWS Lambda
2 11 (9.17%) Serverless
3 10 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (8.33%) Amazon S3
3 10 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (8.33%) Office 365
4 4 (3.33%) IaaS
4 4 (3.33%) PaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Heroku
5 1 (0.83%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.00%) Firewall
2 7 (5.83%) SMS
3 3 (2.50%) DMZ
3 3 (2.50%) Internet
4 2 (1.67%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.83%) RDBMS
1 7 (5.83%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.67%) MS Access
3 1 (0.83%) Clusterpoint
3 1 (0.83%) GIS
3 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (22.50%) Git (software)
2 22 (18.33%) JIRA
3 20 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 14 (11.67%) Artifactory
5 4 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.50%) Gradle
6 3 (2.50%) Maven
7 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (8.33%) Finance
2 5 (4.17%) Legal
3 3 (2.50%) Local Government
4 1 (0.83%) Electronics
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (28.33%) Developer
2 14 (11.67%) Analyst
3 12 (10.00%) Administrator
3 12 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 12 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (9.17%) Software Developer
5 10 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
6 9 (7.50%) Active Directory Specialist
7 8 (6.67%) AWS Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Project Officer
8 6 (5.00%) Project Support Officer
8 6 (5.00%) Security Analyst
8 6 (5.00%) Senior SharePoint Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Support Officer
9 5 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (4.17%) PMO Manager
9 5 (4.17%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.33%) Deployment Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.17%) CSS
1 11 (9.17%) HTML
2 10 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (7.50%) Web Services
3 9 (7.50%) XML
4 6 (5.00%) Spring
5 2 (1.67%) Spring Boot
5 2 (1.67%) YAML
6 1 (0.83%) Flask
6 1 (0.83%) MFC
6 1 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.83%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.67%) Handset
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.83%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (0.83%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.17%) Linux
2 10 (8.33%) Windows
3 4 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.50%) Unix
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.83%) Solaris
5 1 (0.83%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.17%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.33%) PRINCE2
3 16 (13.33%) Open Source
4 14 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (11.67%) DevOps
5 11 (9.17%) Coaching
5 11 (9.17%) Configuration Management
5 11 (9.17%) Customer Requirements
6 10 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (8.33%) Content Management
6 10 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 10 (8.33%) Document Management
6 10 (8.33%) Enterprise Content Management
6 10 (8.33%) Information Assurance
6 10 (8.33%) Workflow
7 8 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 6 (5.00%) Migration
8 6 (5.00%) TDD
8 6 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.67%) Java
2 22 (18.33%) Python
3 19 (15.83%) Ruby
4 17 (14.17%) Groovy
5 16 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 13 (10.83%) SQL
7 11 (9.17%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.33%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.67%) VBA
10 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.83%) C
10 1 (0.83%) C#
10 1 (0.83%) C++
10 1 (0.83%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 102 (85.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 8 (6.67%) CISSP
3 8 (6.67%) Degree
4 3 (2.50%) CCNP
4 3 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.67%) IRCA
5 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) CCDA
6 1 (0.83%) CCDE
6 1 (0.83%) CCDP
6 1 (0.83%) CCENT
6 1 (0.83%) CCIE
6 1 (0.83%) CCNA
6 1 (0.83%) CISM
6 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.33%) PMO
2 7 (5.83%) SLA
3 2 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.67%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.83%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.83%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 18 (15.00%) Docker
2 17 (14.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.83%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (16.67%) Puppet
2 18 (15.00%) Ansible
3 10 (8.33%) Nagios
4 3 (2.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (8.33%) Nintex
2 6 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.50%) Cisco
3 3 (2.50%) Fortinet
4 2 (1.67%) Citrix
4 2 (1.67%) VMware
5 1 (0.83%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow