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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 3 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 84 28 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 25.15% 13.79% 20.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 74.34% 43.75% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 16 28
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% -9.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £215 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £398 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -36.53%
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
113 64 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 33.83% 31.53% 42.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 38 52
Average daily rate £375 £339 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £229 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £404 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 2014.

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
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 24 October 2014. 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 +7 45 £375 +15.03%
Bath +8 14 £325 +13.04% 7
Yeovil +4 4 £338 - 1
Templecombe - 3 £550 -
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 218 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 86 (39.45%) Scrum
3 82 (37.61%) C#
4 81 (37.16%) SQL
5 78 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (34.86%) .NET
7 60 (27.52%) Unit Testing
8 49 (22.48%) ASP.NET
9 48 (22.02%) SQL Server
10 41 (18.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 37 (16.97%) Back Office
12 32 (14.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 32 (14.68%) T-SQL
13 31 (14.22%) SOA
14 29 (13.30%) Microsoft
15 28 (12.84%) Windows
16 27 (12.39%) Automated Testing
16 27 (12.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 25 (11.47%) User Acceptance Testing
18 24 (11.01%) SAP
19 23 (10.55%) ITIL
20 22 (10.09%) TDD
21 21 (9.63%) .NET Framework
21 21 (9.63%) MVC
22 19 (8.72%) Test Scripting
22 19 (8.72%) K2 blackpearl
23 18 (8.26%) Management Information System
23 18 (8.26%) SLA
24 17 (7.80%) JSP
24 17 (7.80%) Software Testing

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 19 (8.72%) K2 blackpearl
2 12 (5.50%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (3.67%) Apache
5 7 (3.21%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.29%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.92%) JBoss
9 1 (0.46%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.46%) IIS
9 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.46%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 8 (3.67%) MS Office
2 7 (3.21%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.38%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (5.05%) assyst
2 7 (3.21%) Summit
3 4 (1.83%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.59%) IaaS
2 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.59%) SAN
2 6 (2.75%) Firewall
3 2 (0.92%) HTTP
4 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.46%) DNS
4 1 (0.46%) LAN
4 1 (0.46%) VoIP
4 1 (0.46%) WAN
4 1 (0.46%) PABX
4 1 (0.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.59%) Oracle Database
3 9 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.92%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (14.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (5.50%) Visual Studio
3 11 (5.05%) SpecFlow
4 6 (2.75%) Selenium
5 5 (2.29%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.29%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (1.38%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.92%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.92%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.46%) MSI
8 1 (0.46%) Axure RP
General
1 37 (16.97%) Back Office
2 8 (3.67%) Finance
3 6 (2.75%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.38%) Front Office
4 3 (1.38%) Military
5 2 (0.92%) Legal
6 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (38.53%) Developer
2 64 (29.36%) .NET Developer
3 33 (15.14%) SQL Developer
4 22 (10.09%) Analyst
5 13 (5.96%) Project Manager
6 12 (5.50%) Test Analyst
6 12 (5.50%) Service Manager
7 11 (5.05%) Architect
8 10 (4.59%) C# Developer
8 10 (4.59%) ABAP Developer
8 10 (4.59%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (4.13%) Senior Test Analyst
9 9 (4.13%) DBA
9 9 (4.13%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (3.67%) Business Analyst
10 8 (3.67%) Coordinator
11 7 (3.21%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.21%) Support Technician
12 6 (2.75%) SQL DBA
13 5 (2.29%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (34.86%) .NET
2 49 (22.48%) ASP.NET
3 41 (18.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (12.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 21 (9.63%) .NET Framework
6 17 (7.80%) JSP
6 17 (7.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 11 (5.05%) Gherkin
7 11 (5.05%) Web Services
8 9 (4.13%) CSS
8 9 (4.13%) HTML
9 5 (2.29%) WCF
9 5 (2.29%) WPF
9 5 (2.29%) jQuery
10 4 (1.83%) WF
10 4 (1.83%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 4 (1.83%) Task Parallel Library
11 3 (1.38%) CSS3
11 3 (1.38%) GWT
11 3 (1.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.26%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.50%) RMADS
3 9 (4.13%) CESG
3 9 (4.13%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (3.21%) Statistics
5 6 (2.75%) GIS
5 6 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.29%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.83%) CMDB
8 2 (0.92%) User Experience
8 2 (0.92%) Clustering
9 1 (0.46%) IVR
9 1 (0.46%) Handset
9 1 (0.46%) Ergonomics
9 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.84%) Windows
2 14 (6.42%) Windows 7
3 10 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.21%) UNIX
5 2 (0.92%) Solaris
5 2 (0.92%) Linux
6 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (39.45%) Scrum
2 78 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (27.52%) Unit Testing
4 31 (14.22%) SOA
5 27 (12.39%) Automated Testing
6 25 (11.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (10.55%) ITIL
8 22 (10.09%) TDD
9 21 (9.63%) MVC
10 19 (8.72%) Test Scripting
11 17 (7.80%) Software Testing
12 16 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (7.34%) Risk Management
12 16 (7.34%) Code Coverage
13 15 (6.88%) Service Management
14 14 (6.42%) Project Management
14 14 (6.42%) PRINCE2
15 13 (5.96%) Information Security
16 12 (5.50%) Business Analysis
16 12 (5.50%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 82 (37.61%) C#
2 81 (37.16%) SQL
3 32 (14.68%) T-SQL
4 10 (4.59%) ABAP
4 10 (4.59%) C++
4 10 (4.59%) Java
5 5 (2.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.46%) R
6 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 218 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.34%) ISEB
3 15 (6.88%) ISTQB
4 12 (5.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (5.05%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.83%) MCP
7 4 (1.83%) MCSE
7 4 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.83%) MCITP
8 2 (0.92%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.46%) CISSP
9 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.46%) MOS
9 1 (0.46%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.26%) SLA
2 12 (5.50%) JSP 440
3 7 (3.21%) ISO 9001
3 7 (3.21%) ISO 14001
4 5 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.38%) QA
6 1 (0.46%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.46%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (3.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 7 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.29%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (5.50%) SCCM
2 5 (2.29%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 29 (13.30%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.01%) SAP
3 16 (7.34%) Oracle
4 10 (4.59%) HP
5 4 (1.83%) Citrix
5 4 (1.83%) SolarWinds
6 3 (1.38%) Google
6 3 (1.38%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.92%) VMware
8 1 (0.46%) Serena
8 1 (0.46%) Cisco
8 1 (0.46%) Symantec
8 1 (0.46%) McAfee
8 1 (0.46%) BT
8 1 (0.46%) CommVault
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