The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Somerset region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 160 30 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 40.71% 15.54% 16.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.75% 61.22% 57.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 9 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £360 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £324 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £458 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £369 £372
% change year-on-year
-4.47% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.75 £19.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.30% -
Qualifications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
223 49 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 56.74% 25.39% 28.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 18 28
Average daily rate £350 £360 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £458 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £27.75 £19.50 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% +9.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £19.50 £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
SC Cleared
South West

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 10 July 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 10 July 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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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
Bath - 1 £415 -
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SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

1 293 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 97 (33.11%) Microsoft
3 84 (28.67%) SQL
4 82 (27.99%) User Acceptance Testing
5 72 (24.57%) Scrum
6 66 (22.53%) SQL Server
7 63 (21.50%) C#
8 55 (18.77%) .NET
9 49 (16.72%) Test Scripting
10 45 (15.36%) Unit Testing
10 45 (15.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 45 (15.36%) SAP
11 41 (13.99%) Windows
12 38 (12.97%) ISEB
13 37 (12.63%) ITIL
14 36 (12.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 36 (12.29%) Test Management
14 36 (12.29%) Software Testing
15 33 (11.26%) Project Management
15 33 (11.26%) ISTQB
16 32 (10.92%) PRINCE2
17 31 (10.58%) Oracle
17 31 (10.58%) Back Office
18 30 (10.24%) SLA
19 29 (9.90%) ASP.NET
19 29 (9.90%) T-SQL
20 25 (8.53%) MS Excel
21 24 (8.19%) SQL Server 2005
21 24 (8.19%) Windows 7
21 24 (8.19%) Service Delivery

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 23 (7.85%) SharePoint
2 19 (6.48%) K2 blackpearl
3 14 (4.78%) IIS
4 11 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (3.41%) MS Exchange
5 10 (3.41%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (2.39%) Apache
7 6 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (8.53%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (4.44%) Summit
2 7 (2.39%) assyst
3 4 (1.37%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.41%) Firewall
2 8 (2.73%) Internet
3 6 (2.05%) SAN
4 2 (0.68%) Nortel Meridian
5 1 (0.34%) MPLS
5 1 (0.34%) HTTP
5 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (22.53%) SQL Server
2 36 (12.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (8.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (7.85%) Oracle Database
5 22 (7.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (6.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (6.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (15.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (5.46%) Visual Studio
3 14 (4.78%) Selenium
4 10 (3.41%) SpecFlow
5 7 (2.39%) MSI
5 7 (2.39%) WebDriver
6 4 (1.37%) MSTest
7 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
General
1 31 (10.58%) Back Office
2 10 (3.41%) Front Office
3 7 (2.39%) Finance
4 6 (2.05%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.37%) Publishing
6 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (21.16%) Developer
2 58 (19.80%) Analyst
3 46 (15.70%) .NET Developer
4 34 (11.60%) Test Analyst
5 26 (8.87%) DBA
5 26 (8.87%) Administrator
6 25 (8.53%) Consultant
6 25 (8.53%) SQL DBA
7 22 (7.51%) SQL Developer
8 19 (6.48%) Business Analyst
8 19 (6.48%) SharePoint Administrator
9 17 (5.80%) Project Manager
10 15 (5.12%) Senior Analyst
10 15 (5.12%) Senior Test Analyst
11 12 (4.10%) Tester
12 10 (3.41%) ABAP Developer
13 9 (3.07%) Service Manager
13 9 (3.07%) Security Consultant
13 9 (3.07%) CLAS Consultant
14 8 (2.73%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (18.77%) .NET
2 29 (9.90%) ASP.NET
3 23 (7.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (6.14%) .NET Framework
5 16 (5.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 15 (5.12%) Web Services
7 12 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 11 (3.75%) JSP
9 7 (2.39%) Gherkin
10 5 (1.71%) WCF
10 5 (1.71%) WPF
11 4 (1.37%) WF
11 4 (1.37%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 4 (1.37%) Task Parallel Library
12 3 (1.02%) HTML
12 3 (1.02%) CSS
13 2 (0.68%) LINQ
13 2 (0.68%) jQuery
13 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 1 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.85%) Management Information System
2 18 (6.14%) GIS
3 16 (5.46%) CMDB
4 15 (5.12%) RMADS
4 15 (5.12%) CESG
4 15 (5.12%) Statistics
5 14 (4.78%) CESG CLAS
6 12 (4.10%) Clustering
7 7 (2.39%) Replication
8 5 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.68%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.34%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.34%) PKI
11 1 (0.34%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 41 (13.99%) Windows
2 24 (8.19%) Windows 7
3 7 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (2.39%) UNIX
4 6 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.71%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (27.99%) User Acceptance Testing
2 72 (24.57%) Scrum
3 49 (16.72%) Test Scripting
4 45 (15.36%) Unit Testing
5 37 (12.63%) ITIL
6 36 (12.29%) Test Management
6 36 (12.29%) Software Testing
7 33 (11.26%) Project Management
8 32 (10.92%) PRINCE2
9 24 (8.19%) Service Delivery
10 22 (7.51%) TDD
10 22 (7.51%) Risk Management
11 21 (7.17%) Information Security
12 20 (6.83%) SOA
12 20 (6.83%) Test Strategy
13 19 (6.48%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (6.14%) Portfolio Management
14 18 (6.14%) Service Management
15 16 (5.46%) Asset Management
15 16 (5.46%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (28.67%) SQL
2 63 (21.50%) C#
3 29 (9.90%) T-SQL
4 10 (3.41%) ABAP
4 10 (3.41%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.05%) C++
6 3 (1.02%) Java
6 3 (1.02%) C
7 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.68%) PHP
8 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 293 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (12.97%) ISEB
3 33 (11.26%) ISTQB
4 19 (6.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 16 (5.46%) MCP
6 10 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.73%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.39%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.37%) MCITP
9 4 (1.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.24%) SLA
2 13 (4.44%) ISO 14001
2 13 (4.44%) ISO 9001
2 13 (4.44%) JSP 440
3 11 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (5.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 15 (5.12%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (4.10%) Active Directory
5 8 (2.73%) ISA Server
6 7 (2.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (5.46%) Data Guard
2 10 (3.41%) SCCM
3 5 (1.71%) SCSM
4 4 (1.37%) SCOM
5 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 97 (33.11%) Microsoft
2 45 (15.36%) SAP
3 31 (10.58%) Oracle
4 15 (5.12%) SolarWinds
5 14 (4.78%) VMware
6 8 (2.73%) Barracuda Networks
7 5 (1.71%) Cisco
7 5 (1.71%) HP
7 5 (1.71%) Citrix
8 2 (0.68%) Nortel
8 2 (0.68%) Altiris
9 1 (0.34%) ProCurve
9 1 (0.34%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.34%) JBoss
Somerset
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £36 per hour
Posted: 9 hours ago
Somerset
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Somerset
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £540 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Taunton
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago