The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 39 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.20% 0.96% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.12% 4.65% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £348 £436
% change year-on-year
+9.71% -20.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £13.53 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+180.85% -16.73%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Qualifications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
97 43 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 29.13% 20.67% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 23 37
Average daily rate £325 £350 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.53 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +23.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £32.44 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £36.62 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BC Cleared across the Somerset region.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the Somerset region.

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

BC Cleared
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing BC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BC Cleared.

1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Avionics
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing BC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft