Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 102 131 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 20.44% 20.25% 18.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.35% 59.55% 60.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 89 37
Devon median daily rate £400 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.58% -1.61%
10th Percentile £246 £308 £308
90th Percentile £550 £518 £458
South West median daily rate £440 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 11
Devon median hourly rate £15.25 £41.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.03% -17.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £14.13 £20.00 £41.75
90th Percentile £15.98 £46.50 £137.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% -

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 181 220 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 36.27% 34.00% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 151 75
Devon median daily rate £400 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £190 £310 £260
90th Percentile £551 £532 £475
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 13
Devon median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.75% -15.79% +280.00%
10th Percentile £12.43 £20.00 £22.50
90th Percentile £145.75 £45.75 £53.30
South West median hourly rate £41.27 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.16% - -

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

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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

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 20 July 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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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 20 July 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 +2 69 £436 +4.76% 2
Plymouth -1 8 £300 -25.00% 1
Paignton - 1 £175 -
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 85 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 21 (20.59%) Linux
2 21 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (17.65%) Migration
3 18 (17.65%) Java
4 16 (15.69%) Firewall
5 15 (14.71%) Jenkins
6 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (12.75%) Test Automation
7 13 (12.75%) Puppet
7 13 (12.75%) Oracle
8 12 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (10.78%) Office 365
9 11 (10.78%) Git (software)
9 11 (10.78%) ITIL
9 11 (10.78%) PRINCE2
9 11 (10.78%) Cisco
9 11 (10.78%) Red Hat
9 11 (10.78%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (9.80%) VMware
10 10 (9.80%) DMZ
10 10 (9.80%) Internet
10 10 (9.80%) Python
10 10 (9.80%) Docker
11 9 (8.82%) Ansible
11 9 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (8.82%) Fortinet
11 9 (8.82%) CRM

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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 7 (6.86%) SharePoint
1 7 (6.86%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.96%) Apache
2 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.98%) Confluence
3 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.98%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.78%) Office 365
3 5 (4.90%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.90%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (4.90%) SaaS
4 4 (3.92%) Amazon S3
4 4 (3.92%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.92%) PaaS
4 4 (3.92%) Serverless
5 2 (1.96%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.96%) IaaS
5 2 (1.96%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.98%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.98%) GitHub
6 1 (0.98%) Trello
6 1 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.69%) Firewall
2 10 (9.80%) DMZ
2 10 (9.80%) Internet
3 7 (6.86%) Skype
4 3 (2.94%) HTTP
5 2 (1.96%) BGP
5 2 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.96%) SMS
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.98%) NAS
6 1 (0.98%) SAN
6 1 (0.98%) VLAN
6 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (6.86%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.90%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.96%) BigQuery
5 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.98%) GIS
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.78%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.84%) Cucumber
4 7 (6.86%) Artifactory
5 4 (3.92%) JIRA
6 1 (0.98%) GitLab
6 1 (0.98%) Gradle
6 1 (0.98%) Maven
6 1 (0.98%) Selenium
6 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (7.84%) Finance
2 1 (0.98%) Legal
2 1 (0.98%) Local Government
2 1 (0.98%) Marketing
2 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (10.78%) Administrator
2 10 (9.80%) Developer
3 9 (8.82%) Analyst
3 9 (8.82%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (7.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (6.86%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.86%) Team Leader
6 6 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) DBA
6 6 (5.88%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (4.90%) Architect
7 5 (4.90%) SC Cleared DBA
7 5 (4.90%) SharePoint Specialist
8 4 (3.92%) Firewall Specialist
8 4 (3.92%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.86%) RESTful
1 7 (6.86%) Web Services
2 6 (5.88%) XML
3 4 (3.92%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (3.92%) HTML
4 3 (2.94%) JSON
5 1 (0.98%) .NET
5 1 (0.98%) Ajax
5 1 (0.98%) CSS
5 1 (0.98%) Doctrine
5 1 (0.98%) LDAP
5 1 (0.98%) Pandas
5 1 (0.98%) scikit-learn
5 1 (0.98%) Spring
5 1 (0.98%) XHTML
5 1 (0.98%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.92%) LPAR
2 3 (2.94%) User Experience
3 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.96%) CMDB
3 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.96%) Social Media
4 1 (0.98%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.59%) Linux
2 7 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.92%) AIX
3 4 (3.92%) Unix
3 4 (3.92%) Windows
4 3 (2.94%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.98%) CentOS
6 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.65%) Migration
3 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (12.75%) Test Automation
5 11 (10.78%) ITIL
5 11 (10.78%) PRINCE2
6 9 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (8.82%) CRM
6 9 (8.82%) Project Management
7 8 (7.84%) BDD
7 8 (7.84%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.86%) DevOps
8 7 (6.86%) Exploratory Testing
8 7 (6.86%) Functional Testing
8 7 (6.86%) Open Source
8 7 (6.86%) Regression Testing
9 6 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (5.88%) Threat Management
10 5 (4.90%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (4.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.65%) Java
2 10 (9.80%) Python
3 8 (7.84%) JavaScript
3 8 (7.84%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.84%) Ruby
4 7 (6.86%) Groovy
4 7 (6.86%) Shell Script
4 7 (6.86%) SQL
5 2 (1.96%) R
6 1 (0.98%) C#
6 1 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 85 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 11 (10.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (8.82%) CCNP
3 9 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.86%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.88%) CCDA
5 6 (5.88%) CCDE
5 6 (5.88%) CCDP
5 6 (5.88%) CCENT
5 6 (5.88%) CCIE
5 6 (5.88%) CCNA
6 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (3.92%) RHCE
7 2 (1.96%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.96%) Degree
7 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.98%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.98%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.98%) CISSP
8 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) PMO
1 3 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.98%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.80%) Docker
2 9 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.90%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.92%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.92%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (1.96%) vSphere
6 1 (0.98%) Firmware
6 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (12.75%) Puppet
2 9 (8.82%) Ansible
3 8 (7.84%) FortiGate
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (3.92%) Nagios
5 4 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.92%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.94%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.96%) systemd
8 1 (0.98%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (12.75%) Oracle
2 11 (10.78%) Cisco
2 11 (10.78%) Red Hat
3 10 (9.80%) VMware
4 9 (8.82%) Fortinet
5 6 (5.88%) Remedy
6 4 (3.92%) IBM
7 3 (2.94%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.96%) Google
8 2 (1.96%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.96%) Talend
9 1 (0.98%) Capita
9 1 (0.98%) HP
9 1 (0.98%) Juniper
9 1 (0.98%) NetApp
9 1 (0.98%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.98%) Sophos
9 1 (0.98%) Zend