The table below looks at the statistics for SC 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 SC Cleared over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 9 5 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 50 53 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.87% 22.75% 12.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.19% 66.25% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 12
Average daily rate
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£374 £388 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.54% +25.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £290 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £743 £410 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -32.07%
SC Cleared
South West

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
94 80 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 29.84% 34.33% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 45 29
Average daily rate £373 £333 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.03% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £731 £400 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 1
Average hourly rate £36.40 £20.06 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.45% +48.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -5 24 £374 -1.96%
Yeovil +3 6 - - 2
Bath +5 1 £625 - 7
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 131 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 48 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (33.59%) C#
4 41 (31.30%) Scrum
5 40 (30.53%) .NET
6 35 (26.72%) SQL
7 31 (23.66%) ASP.NET
8 28 (21.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (19.08%) Unit Testing
10 24 (18.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 24 (18.32%) T-SQL
10 24 (18.32%) Windows
10 24 (18.32%) Microsoft
11 22 (16.79%) Automated Testing
12 19 (14.50%) Change Control
13 18 (13.74%) UML
13 18 (13.74%) ITIL
14 17 (12.98%) SOA
14 17 (12.98%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (12.21%) Back Office
16 15 (11.45%) Service Management
16 15 (11.45%) SQL Server
17 14 (10.69%) Web Services
17 14 (10.69%) SLA
17 14 (10.69%) Management Information System
17 14 (10.69%) Windows 7
17 14 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (9.92%) Code Coverage
19 12 (9.16%) PRINCE2
19 12 (9.16%) Java

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.58%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.82%) CMS
3 5 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.05%) Apache
5 2 (1.53%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.76%) JBoss
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.76%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.34%) MS Office
2 6 (4.58%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.29%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.76%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (6.11%) assyst
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.34%) Firewall
2 5 (3.82%) SAN
3 2 (1.53%) PABX
3 2 (1.53%) LAN
3 2 (1.53%) VoIP
3 2 (1.53%) WAN
3 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.76%) DNS
4 1 (0.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (12.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.87%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (6.11%) Rational Rhapsody
4 6 (4.58%) ClearCase
4 6 (4.58%) ClearQuest
5 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.29%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.29%) MSI
5 3 (2.29%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.53%) Selenium
6 2 (1.53%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.76%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.76%) Maven
General
1 16 (12.21%) Back Office
2 9 (6.87%) Finance
3 8 (6.11%) Retail
3 8 (6.11%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.82%) Military
5 2 (1.53%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 35 (26.72%) Developer
2 29 (22.14%) .NET Developer
3 23 (17.56%) Architect
4 17 (12.98%) SQL Developer
5 12 (9.16%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (9.16%) Service Manager
6 9 (6.87%) Software Engineer
7 6 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (4.58%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.58%) C# Developer
8 5 (3.82%) Trainer
8 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (3.05%) IT Services Manager
9 4 (3.05%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.05%) Consultant
9 4 (3.05%) Support Technician
10 3 (2.29%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (2.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.53%) .NET
2 31 (23.66%) ASP.NET
3 28 (21.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (18.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 14 (10.69%) Web Services
6 10 (7.63%) .NET Framework
7 8 (6.11%) GWT
7 8 (6.11%) JSP
8 7 (5.34%) Spring
9 5 (3.82%) CSS
9 5 (3.82%) HTML
9 5 (3.82%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.29%) Middleware
10 3 (2.29%) Gherkin
10 3 (2.29%) CSS3
10 3 (2.29%) HTML5
10 3 (2.29%) jQuery
11 2 (1.53%) Apache Camel
11 2 (1.53%) Application Packaging
11 2 (1.53%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.69%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.58%) GIS
3 5 (3.82%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.29%) Statistics
5 2 (1.53%) RMADS
5 2 (1.53%) IVR
5 2 (1.53%) Handset
6 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) IBM XIV
6 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.76%) Ergonomics
6 1 (0.76%) CESG
6 1 (0.76%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.32%) Windows
2 14 (10.69%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.05%) Windows Vista
3 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.29%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.53%) UNIX
6 1 (0.76%) Solaris
6 1 (0.76%) Linux
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (31.30%) Scrum
3 25 (19.08%) Unit Testing
4 22 (16.79%) Automated Testing
5 19 (14.50%) Change Control
6 18 (13.74%) UML
6 18 (13.74%) ITIL
7 17 (12.98%) SOA
8 15 (11.45%) Service Management
9 14 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (9.92%) Code Coverage
11 12 (9.16%) PRINCE2
12 11 (8.40%) Information Security
13 9 (6.87%) Software Engineering
14 8 (6.11%) Requirements Analysis
14 8 (6.11%) Requirements Engineering
14 8 (6.11%) MVC
15 7 (5.34%) CRM
16 6 (4.58%) Information Management
16 6 (4.58%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (33.59%) C#
2 35 (26.72%) SQL
3 24 (18.32%) T-SQL
4 12 (9.16%) Java
5 10 (7.63%) C++
6 5 (3.82%) VB
7 4 (3.05%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.76%) C
8 1 (0.76%) VBScript
8 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 131 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.11%) ISEB
3 6 (4.58%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.53%) MOS
4 2 (1.53%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.53%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) MCSE
5 1 (0.76%) CISSP
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.76%) PMP
5 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.76%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.69%) SLA
2 11 (8.40%) ISO 9000
2 11 (8.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.05%) QA
4 2 (1.53%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.76%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.76%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (6.87%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.05%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.53%) XenApp
6 1 (0.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (7.63%) SCCM
2 3 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (18.32%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.11%) Google
3 7 (5.34%) Oracle
4 6 (4.58%) VMware
4 6 (4.58%) HP
5 5 (3.82%) SAP
6 4 (3.05%) Symantec
7 3 (2.29%) McAfee
7 3 (2.29%) CommVault
8 2 (1.53%) BT
8 2 (1.53%) Citrix
9 1 (0.76%) NetApp
9 1 (0.76%) Novell
9 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.76%) IBM
9 1 (0.76%) Serena
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