Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 141 100 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 25.59% 19.49% 24.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 68.78% 55.87% 70.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 54 74
Devon median daily rate £450 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% -2.35%
10th Percentile £260 £319 £355
90th Percentile £559 £572 £497
South West median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Devon median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.05% +8.75%
10th Percentile £42.50 £20.00 £41.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.25 £48.38
South West median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -26.88% -5.88% +4.94%

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 205 179 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 37.21% 34.89% 34.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 112 112
Devon median daily rate £425 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £199 £284 £275
90th Percentile £563 £551 £488
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 8
Devon median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.00% -54.02% +234.62%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.00 £32.20
90th Percentile £145.75 £45.75 £47.13
South West median hourly rate £28.50 £39.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -26.92% -6.02% +9.96%

Security Cleared
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

Security Cleared
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

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Devon over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Devon

Security Cleared
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

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Devon region over the 6 months to 21 April 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 0 93 £475 +26.67%
Plymouth +4 16 £280 -39.91% 1
Newton Abbot - 1 £300 -
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 119 (84.40%) SC Cleared
2 39 (27.66%) Java
3 38 (26.95%) Linux
4 34 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (22.70%) Git (software)
6 29 (20.57%) Jenkins
7 28 (19.86%) Puppet
8 25 (17.73%) Python
9 24 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
9 24 (17.02%) JIRA
10 23 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (15.60%) Ruby
11 22 (15.60%) Ansible
11 22 (15.60%) Docker
12 21 (14.89%) Firewall
13 20 (14.18%) Groovy
14 19 (13.48%) Migration
15 18 (12.77%) Open Source
16 17 (12.06%) Office 365
16 17 (12.06%) Artifactory
16 17 (12.06%) Shell Script
16 17 (12.06%) DevOps
17 16 (11.35%) Active Directory
18 15 (10.64%) SQL
19 14 (9.93%) Test Automation
20 13 (9.22%) JavaScript
20 13 (9.22%) Web Services
20 13 (9.22%) SharePoint
21 12 (8.51%) XML
21 12 (8.51%) ITIL

Security 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 (9.22%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.96%) Skype for Business
3 6 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.84%) Confluence
5 3 (2.13%) SAS
6 1 (0.71%) JBoss
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (12.06%) Office 365
3 12 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (8.51%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (7.80%) Amazon S3
4 11 (7.80%) AWS Lambda
4 11 (7.80%) Serverless
5 5 (3.55%) PaaS
6 4 (2.84%) IaaS
7 3 (2.13%) OpenShift
7 3 (2.13%) SaaS
8 2 (1.42%) Google Analytics
8 2 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.71%) GitHub
9 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.71%) Trello
9 1 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.89%) Firewall
2 10 (7.09%) DMZ
2 10 (7.09%) Internet
3 7 (4.96%) Skype
4 5 (3.55%) SMS
5 2 (1.42%) BGP
5 2 (1.42%) HTTP
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.51%) Relational Database
2 10 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (7.09%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.42%) BigQuery
4 2 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.71%) Clusterpoint
5 1 (0.71%) GIS
5 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (22.70%) Git (software)
2 29 (20.57%) Jenkins
3 24 (17.02%) JIRA
4 17 (12.06%) Artifactory
5 6 (4.26%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.84%) Gradle
6 4 (2.84%) Maven
7 3 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.71%) GitLab
General
1 5 (3.55%) Finance
1 5 (3.55%) Legal
2 1 (0.71%) Local Government
2 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (21.99%) Developer
2 17 (12.06%) Administrator
3 16 (11.35%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (7.80%) Analyst
5 10 (7.09%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.38%) Active Directory Specialist
6 9 (6.38%) Software Developer
7 8 (5.67%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.67%) Team Leader
8 7 (4.96%) AWS Developer
8 7 (4.96%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (4.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.96%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.26%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Deployment Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.22%) Web Services
2 12 (8.51%) XML
3 11 (7.80%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (6.38%) HTML
5 7 (4.96%) CSS
6 6 (4.26%) RESTful
7 3 (2.13%) Spring
8 2 (1.42%) JSON
8 2 (1.42%) YAML
9 1 (0.71%) .NET
9 1 (0.71%) Ajax
9 1 (0.71%) Doctrine
9 1 (0.71%) Middleware
9 1 (0.71%) Pandas
9 1 (0.71%) scikit-learn
9 1 (0.71%) Spring Boot
9 1 (0.71%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.42%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (1.42%) Handset
3 2 (1.42%) Social Media
4 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.71%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (0.71%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (0.71%) Linked Data
4 1 (0.71%) LPAR
4 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.95%) Linux
2 8 (5.67%) Windows
3 4 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.84%) Unix
4 3 (2.13%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.71%) AIX
5 1 (0.71%) Solaris
5 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (13.48%) Migration
4 18 (12.77%) Open Source
5 17 (12.06%) DevOps
6 14 (9.93%) Test Automation
7 12 (8.51%) Continuous Deployment
7 12 (8.51%) ITIL
7 12 (8.51%) PRINCE2
8 11 (7.80%) Configuration Management
8 11 (7.80%) Customer Requirements
8 11 (7.80%) Project Management
9 9 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (5.67%) Coaching
10 8 (5.67%) CRM
11 7 (4.96%) Information Assurance
11 7 (4.96%) TDD
12 6 (4.26%) Content Management
12 6 (4.26%) Document Management
12 6 (4.26%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (27.66%) Java
2 25 (17.73%) Python
3 22 (15.60%) Ruby
4 20 (14.18%) Groovy
5 17 (12.06%) Shell Script
6 15 (10.64%) SQL
7 13 (9.22%) JavaScript
8 8 (5.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.42%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.71%) C#
10 1 (0.71%) PHP
10 1 (0.71%) R
Qualifications
1 119 (84.40%) SC Cleared
2 9 (6.38%) CCNP
2 9 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.26%) CCDA
3 6 (4.26%) CCDE
3 6 (4.26%) CCDP
3 6 (4.26%) CCENT
3 6 (4.26%) CCIE
3 6 (4.26%) CCNA
3 6 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.55%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (3.55%) CISSP
5 4 (2.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.84%) Degree
5 4 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.42%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.71%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.71%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) SLA
2 3 (2.13%) PMO
3 2 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.42%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.71%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (15.60%) Docker
2 16 (11.35%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (19.86%) Puppet
2 22 (15.60%) Ansible
3 11 (7.80%) Nagios
4 8 (5.67%) FortiGate
5 5 (3.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (8.51%) Oracle
2 10 (7.09%) Cisco
3 9 (6.38%) Fortinet
4 8 (5.67%) VMware
5 6 (4.26%) Nintex
5 6 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.84%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.84%) Remedy
7 2 (1.42%) Google
7 2 (1.42%) Talend
8 1 (0.71%) IBM
8 1 (0.71%) NetApp
8 1 (0.71%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.71%) Zend