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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 3 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 114 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 33.53% 13.90% 14.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 75.00% 50.00% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 10 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £330 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £360 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £374
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.48% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year
- -19.19%
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
152 62 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 44.71% 27.80% 33.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 28 33
Average daily rate £400 £339 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.83% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.48% +9.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.35 £19.50 £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Taunton +1 85 £400 +25.30% 3
Yeovil +1 12 £370 -
Bath +4 2 £370 +34.54%
Templecombe - - - -
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 300 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 101 (33.67%) SQL
3 83 (27.67%) Scrum
4 77 (25.67%) C#
5 75 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 73 (24.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 67 (22.33%) .NET
8 64 (21.33%) SQL Server
9 57 (19.00%) Unit Testing
10 48 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 42 (14.00%) Windows
12 41 (13.67%) SAP
12 41 (13.67%) ASP.NET
12 41 (13.67%) T-SQL
13 39 (13.00%) ITIL
13 39 (13.00%) Back Office
13 39 (13.00%) Test Scripting
14 38 (12.67%) ISEB
15 36 (12.00%) SLA
16 34 (11.33%) ASP.NET MVC
17 33 (11.00%) PRINCE2
17 33 (11.00%) Oracle
17 33 (11.00%) Project Management
17 33 (11.00%) ISTQB
18 31 (10.33%) Software Testing
18 31 (10.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 29 (9.67%) Management Information System
20 28 (9.33%) Test Management
20 28 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
21 27 (9.00%) Service Delivery

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (6.33%) K2 blackpearl
2 16 (5.33%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.33%) Apache
4 6 (2.00%) IIS
4 6 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (7.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.00%) MS Office
3 3 (1.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (4.00%) assyst
2 11 (3.67%) Summit
3 4 (1.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.00%) IaaS
3 3 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.67%) Internet
1 8 (2.67%) SAN
2 4 (1.33%) Firewall
3 2 (0.67%) Nortel Meridian
4 1 (0.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (21.33%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 23 (7.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (6.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 19 (6.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (5.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 48 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (5.33%) Visual Studio
3 12 (4.00%) SpecFlow
4 7 (2.33%) Selenium
5 6 (2.00%) MSI
6 5 (1.67%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.33%) MSTest
8 3 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 39 (13.00%) Back Office
2 12 (4.00%) Finance
3 10 (3.33%) Front Office
4 5 (1.67%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.67%) Legal
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (25.33%) Developer
2 59 (19.67%) Analyst
3 57 (19.00%) .NET Developer
4 33 (11.00%) Test Analyst
5 30 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 27 (9.00%) DBA
7 25 (8.33%) SQL DBA
8 22 (7.33%) Project Manager
9 19 (6.33%) Business Analyst
10 15 (5.00%) Administrator
10 15 (5.00%) Consultant
11 14 (4.67%) Senior Test Analyst
11 14 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
12 13 (4.33%) Service Manager
13 10 (3.33%) ABAP Developer
13 10 (3.33%) Coordinator
14 9 (3.00%) Tester
14 9 (3.00%) CLAS Consultant
15 8 (2.67%) Test Team Leader
15 8 (2.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (22.33%) .NET
2 41 (13.67%) ASP.NET
3 34 (11.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (7.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 20 (6.67%) JSP
6 18 (6.00%) .NET Framework
7 16 (5.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 15 (5.00%) Web Services
9 9 (3.00%) Gherkin
10 6 (2.00%) HTML
10 6 (2.00%) CSS
11 5 (1.67%) WCF
11 5 (1.67%) WPF
12 4 (1.33%) WF
12 4 (1.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 4 (1.33%) Task Parallel Library
13 2 (0.67%) LINQ
13 2 (0.67%) jQuery
13 2 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.67%) Management Information System
2 21 (7.00%) RMADS
3 18 (6.00%) GIS
4 16 (5.33%) CMDB
4 16 (5.33%) Statistics
5 15 (5.00%) CESG
5 15 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
6 12 (4.00%) Clustering
7 4 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.00%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.00%) Replication
9 2 (0.67%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.33%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.33%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.00%) Windows
2 26 (8.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.33%) UNIX
5 5 (1.67%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.33%) Solaris
7 1 (0.33%) Linux
7 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (27.67%) Scrum
2 73 (24.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 57 (19.00%) Unit Testing
4 39 (13.00%) ITIL
4 39 (13.00%) Test Scripting
5 33 (11.00%) PRINCE2
5 33 (11.00%) Project Management
6 31 (10.33%) Software Testing
7 28 (9.33%) Test Management
8 27 (9.00%) Service Delivery
8 27 (9.00%) Risk Management
8 27 (9.00%) SOA
9 26 (8.67%) Information Security
10 24 (8.00%) Service Management
11 23 (7.67%) TDD
12 18 (6.00%) BDD
12 18 (6.00%) Portfolio Management
12 18 (6.00%) Test Strategy
12 18 (6.00%) Information Assurance
13 17 (5.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (33.67%) SQL
2 77 (25.67%) C#
3 41 (13.67%) T-SQL
4 10 (3.33%) ABAP
5 8 (2.67%) C++
5 8 (2.67%) Java
6 4 (1.33%) C
7 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.67%) PHP
8 1 (0.33%) R
8 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 300 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (12.67%) ISEB
3 33 (11.00%) ISTQB
4 31 (10.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (6.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 17 (5.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 16 (5.33%) MCP
8 12 (4.00%) DV Cleared
9 10 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.33%) MCITP
11 4 (1.33%) MCSE
12 1 (0.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (12.00%) SLA
2 18 (6.00%) JSP 440
3 11 (3.67%) ISO 14001
3 11 (3.67%) ISO 9001
4 9 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (6.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 15 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (5.33%) Data Guard
2 10 (3.33%) SCCM
3 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 75 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 41 (13.67%) SAP
3 33 (11.00%) Oracle
4 15 (5.00%) SolarWinds
5 14 (4.67%) VMware
6 6 (2.00%) Citrix
6 6 (2.00%) HP
7 4 (1.33%) Cisco
8 2 (0.67%) Altiris
8 2 (0.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.67%) Nortel
9 1 (0.33%) JBoss
9 1 (0.33%) Barracuda Networks
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