Period
to 21 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 67 122 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 14.47% 21.79% 15.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.95% 66.67% 57.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 82 30
Devon median daily rate £420 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.47% -7.81%
10th Percentile £200 £269 £306
90th Percentile £515 £524 £490
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 11
Devon median hourly rate £15.50 £45.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £14.25 £35.00 £42.00
90th Percentile £43.20 £48.40 £137.50
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +3.83% +3.23% -8.74%

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 156 183 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 33.69% 32.68% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 121 65
Devon median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £196 £266 £168
90th Percentile £521 £525 £475
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 14
Devon median hourly rate £27.75 £40.00 £45.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.63% -12.57% +200.00%
10th Percentile £14.38 £32.50 £16.64
90th Percentile £47.75 £47.80 £53.11
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £38.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year +8.64% +16.67% -19.51%

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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 21 October 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 21 October 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 21 October 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 44 £425 -2.86% 2
Plymouth -5 10 £200 -46.31% 4
Paignton - 1 £175 -
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South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 58 (86.57%) SC Cleared
2 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (32.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (20.90%) PRINCE2
5 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (17.91%) Java
7 11 (16.42%) Python
8 10 (14.93%) Finance
9 9 (13.43%) Scrum
9 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (11.94%) BDD
11 7 (10.45%) Software Delivery
11 7 (10.45%) Service Management
11 7 (10.45%) Change Management
12 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
12 6 (8.96%) TDD
12 6 (8.96%) Integration Testing
12 6 (8.96%) SQL
12 6 (8.96%) Linux
12 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (8.96%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
13 5 (7.46%) Office 365
13 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
13 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
13 5 (7.46%) JUnit
13 5 (7.46%) Kanban
13 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (5.97%) VMware
14 4 (5.97%) Spring

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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 2 (2.99%) Apache
1 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
1 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Primavera
1 1 (1.49%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (7.46%) Office 365
5 4 (5.97%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (5.97%) Serverless
6 3 (4.48%) SaaS
7 2 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.49%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (1.49%) PaaS
8 1 (1.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Firewall
2 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.49%) HTTP
3 1 (1.49%) Internet
3 1 (1.49%) NAS
3 1 (1.49%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.49%) SAN
3 1 (1.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.49%) Big Data
1 1 (1.49%) GIS
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.49%) Power BI
1 1 (1.49%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (1.49%) QlikView
1 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.46%) JUnit
3 4 (5.97%) Maven
4 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.49%) JIRA
5 1 (1.49%) Selenium
5 1 (1.49%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Local Government
3 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (17.91%) Developer
1 12 (17.91%) Project Manager
2 7 (10.45%) Senior Developer
3 6 (8.96%) Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) Agile Project Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Administrator
5 4 (5.97%) Architect
5 4 (5.97%) AWS Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (4.48%) ICT Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.48%) Project Officer
6 3 (4.48%) Project Support Officer
6 3 (4.48%) Support Officer
6 3 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) Spring
1 4 (5.97%) Spring Boot
2 2 (2.99%) HTML
3 1 (1.49%) CSS
3 1 (1.49%) CSS3
3 1 (1.49%) FreeMarker
3 1 (1.49%) HTML5
3 1 (1.49%) JSON
3 1 (1.49%) LDAP
3 1 (1.49%) Leaflet
3 1 (1.49%) RESTful
3 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) LPAR
2 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) Cloud Native
2 2 (2.99%) CMDB
2 2 (2.99%) User Experience
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Windows
3 3 (4.48%) AIX
3 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.99%) Unix
4 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.49%) CentOS
5 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.90%) PRINCE2
3 9 (13.43%) Scrum
4 8 (11.94%) BDD
5 7 (10.45%) Change Management
5 7 (10.45%) Service Management
5 7 (10.45%) Software Delivery
6 6 (8.96%) Integration Testing
6 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.96%) TDD
7 5 (7.46%) Kanban
7 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.97%) Coaching
8 4 (5.97%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.97%) Line Management
8 4 (5.97%) OO
8 4 (5.97%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (5.97%) Project Management
8 4 (5.97%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) Java
2 11 (16.42%) Python
3 6 (8.96%) SQL
4 4 (5.97%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 58 (86.57%) SC Cleared
2 22 (32.84%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (5.97%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.48%) RHCE
6 2 (2.99%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.49%) CCNA
7 1 (1.49%) CCNP
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.49%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) PMO
2 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.49%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.49%) Docker
4 1 (1.49%) Firmware
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.48%) Tivoli
1 3 (4.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.99%) systemd
3 1 (1.49%) FreeIPA
3 1 (1.49%) Grafana
3 1 (1.49%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.49%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.97%) VMware
3 3 (4.48%) IBM
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.48%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) Remedy
5 1 (1.49%) Black Duck
5 1 (1.49%) Capita
5 1 (1.49%) HP
5 1 (1.49%) Juniper
5 1 (1.49%) McAfee
5 1 (1.49%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.49%) Sophos
5 1 (1.49%) Splunk