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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 4 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 71 27 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.39% 12.56% 22.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 63.39% 48.21% 54.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 14 33
Average daily rate
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£325 £349 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -2.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £399 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%
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
112 56 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 33.73% 26.05% 40.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 29 55
Average daily rate £325 £329 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% -2.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £395 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £34.53 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.07% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 27 £325 -
Bath +12 14 £325 +8.33% 7
Yeovil +7 6 £400 - 1
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 186 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 68 (36.56%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (36.02%) Scrum
4 66 (35.48%) C#
5 63 (33.87%) SQL
6 57 (30.65%) .NET
7 47 (25.27%) Unit Testing
8 44 (23.66%) ASP.NET
9 35 (18.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (17.20%) SQL Server
11 31 (16.67%) Windows
12 30 (16.13%) T-SQL
12 30 (16.13%) Automated Testing
12 30 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 28 (15.05%) Team Foundation Server
14 27 (14.52%) Back Office
15 24 (12.90%) Microsoft
16 23 (12.37%) SOA
17 20 (10.75%) ITIL
18 19 (10.22%) JSP
19 18 (9.68%) Management Information System
19 18 (9.68%) Windows 7
19 18 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
20 16 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
20 16 (8.60%) Risk Management
20 16 (8.60%) Code Coverage
21 15 (8.06%) SAP
21 15 (8.06%) TDD
22 14 (7.53%) Test Scripting
23 13 (6.99%) SCCM

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (5.91%) MS Exchange
1 11 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (5.91%) K2 blackpearl
2 8 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.23%) Apache
4 5 (2.69%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.54%) JBoss
6 1 (0.54%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 10 (5.38%) MS Office
2 6 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.61%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (4.84%) assyst
2 6 (3.23%) Summit
3 4 (2.15%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.38%) IaaS
2 3 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.84%) SAN
2 5 (2.69%) Firewall
3 1 (0.54%) PABX
3 1 (0.54%) Internet
3 1 (0.54%) LAN
3 1 (0.54%) VoIP
3 1 (0.54%) WAN
3 1 (0.54%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (2.69%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 28 (15.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 11 (5.91%) SpecFlow
4 8 (4.30%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (3.23%) Selenium
6 5 (2.69%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (2.69%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.15%) ClearQuest
7 4 (2.15%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.08%) MSI
9 1 (0.54%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.54%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
General
1 27 (14.52%) Back Office
2 9 (4.84%) Finance
3 6 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.61%) Front Office
4 3 (1.61%) Military
5 2 (1.08%) Legal
6 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (34.95%) Developer
2 48 (25.81%) .NET Developer
3 23 (12.37%) SQL Developer
4 15 (8.06%) Analyst
5 12 (6.45%) Service Manager
6 11 (5.91%) Architect
7 10 (5.38%) Software Engineer
7 10 (5.38%) ABAP Developer
8 8 (4.30%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.30%) Coordinator
8 8 (4.30%) Test Analyst
8 8 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (3.76%) Support Technician
10 6 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (3.23%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (2.69%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (2.69%) Trainer
11 5 (2.69%) Business Analyst
11 5 (2.69%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (30.65%) .NET
2 44 (23.66%) ASP.NET
3 35 (18.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 19 (10.22%) JSP
6 11 (5.91%) Gherkin
7 9 (4.84%) Web Services
7 9 (4.84%) CSS
7 9 (4.84%) HTML
8 5 (2.69%) .NET Framework
8 5 (2.69%) GWT
9 4 (2.15%) jQuery
9 4 (2.15%) Spring
10 3 (1.61%) HTML5
10 3 (1.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (1.61%) CSS3
10 3 (1.61%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.08%) Middleware
11 2 (1.08%) WCF
11 2 (1.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.45%) RMADS
3 9 (4.84%) CESG
3 9 (4.84%) CESG CLAS
4 6 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.69%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.15%) Statistics
7 2 (1.08%) User Experience
8 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.54%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.54%) Handset
8 1 (0.54%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.67%) Windows
2 18 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 10 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.23%) UNIX
5 3 (1.61%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.08%) Linux
6 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.54%) Solaris
7 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (36.56%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (36.02%) Scrum
3 47 (25.27%) Unit Testing
4 30 (16.13%) Automated Testing
5 23 (12.37%) SOA
6 20 (10.75%) ITIL
7 18 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (8.60%) Code Coverage
8 16 (8.60%) Risk Management
9 15 (8.06%) TDD
10 14 (7.53%) Test Scripting
11 13 (6.99%) Information Security
12 12 (6.45%) Software Engineering
12 12 (6.45%) Business Analysis
12 12 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
12 12 (6.45%) Service Management
13 11 (5.91%) Configuration Management
13 11 (5.91%) Software Testing
13 11 (5.91%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 66 (35.48%) C#
2 63 (33.87%) SQL
3 30 (16.13%) T-SQL
4 13 (6.99%) Java
5 10 (5.38%) C++
5 10 (5.38%) ABAP
6 5 (2.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.54%) R
7 1 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 186 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.45%) DV Cleared
3 11 (5.91%) ISTQB
3 11 (5.91%) ISEB
4 8 (4.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.69%) MCSE
5 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.15%) MCP
6 4 (2.15%) MCITP
7 2 (1.08%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.08%) MOS
8 1 (0.54%) CEH
8 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.54%) CISSP
8 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.54%) PMP
8 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.99%) SLA
2 12 (6.45%) JSP 440
3 7 (3.76%) ISO 9001
4 6 (3.23%) ISO 14001
5 5 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (2.15%) QA
7 1 (0.54%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.54%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (6.99%) SCCM
2 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.06%) SAP
3 10 (5.38%) Oracle
3 10 (5.38%) HP
4 5 (2.69%) Google
5 4 (2.15%) Citrix
6 2 (1.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.08%) VMware
7 1 (0.54%) Serena
7 1 (0.54%) Symantec
7 1 (0.54%) McAfee
7 1 (0.54%) BT
7 1 (0.54%) CommVault
7 1 (0.54%) Novell
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