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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 7 2 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 62 186 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 16.94% 40.88% 11.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 68.13% 66.43% 42.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 153 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 0
Average hourly rate £51.00 £33.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -6.97%
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
91 280 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 24.86% 61.54% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 226 14
Average daily rate £420 £325 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 2
Average hourly rate £47.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.88% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £15.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £18.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 -2 37 £375 +7.14% 1
Templecombe - 11 - -
Yeovil -4 6 £338 +8.87% 1
Bath - 2 £316 - 1
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 41 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (30.56%) .NET
4 29 (26.85%) UML
5 26 (24.07%) C#
6 23 (21.30%) Management Information System
6 23 (21.30%) Scrum
7 21 (19.44%) Unit Testing
8 20 (18.52%) Web Services
8 20 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 18 (16.67%) SQL
9 18 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 17 (15.74%) Change Control
11 16 (14.81%) Software Engineering
11 16 (14.81%) Java
12 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET
12 15 (13.89%) Windows
13 14 (12.96%) C++
13 14 (12.96%) Information Security
14 13 (12.04%) ITIL
14 13 (12.04%) Requirements Analysis
14 13 (12.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 12 (11.11%) Spring
15 12 (11.11%) VMware
16 11 (10.19%) JSP
16 11 (10.19%) WPF
16 11 (10.19%) MongoDB
17 10 (9.26%) NoSQL
17 10 (9.26%) Information Management
17 10 (9.26%) PRINCE2

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (5.56%) K2 blackpearl
1 6 (5.56%) Apache Solr
1 6 (5.56%) CMS
2 5 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.70%) Apache
4 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.93%) LAN
2 1 (0.93%) VoIP
2 1 (0.93%) WAN
2 1 (0.93%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.19%) MongoDB
2 10 (9.26%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.48%) Big Data
4 6 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.93%) DTS
7 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (4.63%) ClearQuest
3 5 (4.63%) ClearCase
4 4 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.78%) MSI
5 3 (2.78%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.85%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.93%) Subversion
7 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.93%) Maven
General
1 9 (8.33%) Retail
1 9 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.70%) Back Office
3 3 (2.78%) Finance
4 2 (1.85%) Military
5 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 36 (33.33%) Developer
2 24 (22.22%) Architect
3 23 (21.30%) .NET Developer
4 20 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (12.96%) Software Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) SQL Developer
7 7 (6.48%) Administrator
7 7 (6.48%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.48%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) Consultant
8 6 (5.56%) Service Manager
9 5 (4.63%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.70%) AWS Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.78%) C# Developer
11 3 (2.78%) IT Administrator
11 3 (2.78%) DBA
11 3 (2.78%) Applications Consultant
11 3 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (30.56%) .NET
2 20 (18.52%) Web Services
3 18 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET
5 12 (11.11%) Spring
6 11 (10.19%) JSP
6 11 (10.19%) WPF
7 9 (8.33%) Entity Framework
8 7 (6.48%) Middleware
8 7 (6.48%) WF
8 7 (6.48%) GWT
8 7 (6.48%) Apache Camel
9 6 (5.56%) PostGIS
10 5 (4.63%) Hibernate
11 4 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.70%) HTML
11 4 (3.70%) CSS
12 3 (2.78%) Application Packaging
13 2 (1.85%) Apache CXF
14 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.30%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.48%) GIS
2 7 (6.48%) Statistics
2 7 (6.48%) Open Source
3 5 (4.63%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.70%) RMADS
5 3 (2.78%) CESG
6 2 (1.85%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.93%) IVR
7 1 (0.93%) Handset
7 1 (0.93%) PKI
7 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.93%) User Experience
7 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.93%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.89%) Windows
2 5 (4.63%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.85%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.85%) UML
3 23 (21.30%) Scrum
4 21 (19.44%) Unit Testing
5 17 (15.74%) Change Control
6 16 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 14 (12.96%) Information Security
8 13 (12.04%) ITIL
8 13 (12.04%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (9.26%) Information Management
9 10 (9.26%) PRINCE2
10 8 (7.41%) BDD
10 8 (7.41%) Migration
10 8 (7.41%) Service Management
10 8 (7.41%) Workflow
11 7 (6.48%) CRM
11 7 (6.48%) Data Management
12 6 (5.56%) Analytics
12 6 (5.56%) Requirements Engineering
12 6 (5.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.07%) C#
2 18 (16.67%) SQL
3 16 (14.81%) Java
4 14 (12.96%) C++
5 9 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 6 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.63%) VB
8 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.78%) VBScript
8 3 (2.78%) Ada
9 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 108 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.48%) ISEB
3 5 (4.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) HNC
4 1 (0.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (9.26%) ISO 9000
3 7 (6.48%) SLA
4 3 (2.78%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.93%) XenApp
3 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) SCCM
2 4 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.11%) VMware
3 9 (8.33%) Oracle
4 8 (7.41%) Symantec
5 7 (6.48%) McAfee
5 7 (6.48%) CommVault
5 7 (6.48%) Google
6 6 (5.56%) Luciad
6 6 (5.56%) SAP
7 5 (4.63%) Citrix
8 1 (0.93%) HP
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco
8 1 (0.93%) IBM
8 1 (0.93%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.93%) NetApp
8 1 (0.93%) Telerik
8 1 (0.93%) BT
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