The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 5 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 75 56 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 23.81% 24.03% 20.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 79.79% 70.00% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 22
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£374 £388 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.54% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £738 £408 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 1
Average hourly rate £38.00 £31.92 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +136.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -38.98%
Security 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
94 80 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 29.84% 34.33% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 45 29
Average daily rate £373 £333 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.03% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £731 £400 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 1
Average hourly rate £36.40 £20.06 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.45% +48.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Somerset region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Somerset region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 January 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 35 £374 -1.96% 3
Yeovil +3 7 - - 4
Bath +7 3 £320 - 6
Clevedon - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Security Cleared
South West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 131 (78.44%) SC Cleared
2 53 (31.74%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (30.54%) C#
4 48 (28.74%) .NET
5 47 (28.14%) Scrum
6 45 (26.95%) SQL
7 38 (22.75%) ASP.NET
8 35 (20.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (19.76%) Windows
10 31 (18.56%) Unit Testing
11 30 (17.96%) T-SQL
12 29 (17.37%) Microsoft
12 29 (17.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 25 (14.97%) Automated Testing
14 22 (13.17%) SQL Server
15 20 (11.98%) UML
15 20 (11.98%) Change Control
15 20 (11.98%) Windows 7
15 20 (11.98%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (11.38%) ITIL
16 19 (11.38%) SOA
17 17 (10.18%) Back Office
17 17 (10.18%) SCCM
17 17 (10.18%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (9.58%) Code Coverage
19 15 (8.98%) Service Management
19 15 (8.98%) Web Services
20 14 (8.38%) Java
20 14 (8.38%) SLA
20 14 (8.38%) Management Information System

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (5.99%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.19%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.99%) Apache
3 5 (2.99%) CMS
4 3 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.20%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.60%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.60%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (4.79%) MS Office
2 7 (4.19%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.99%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (4.79%) assyst
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.59%) IaaS
2 1 (0.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.39%) Firewall
2 6 (3.59%) SAN
3 4 (2.40%) NetScaler
4 3 (1.80%) WAN
4 3 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.80%) LAN
5 2 (1.20%) VoIP
5 2 (1.20%) PABX
6 1 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.60%) Junos
6 1 (0.60%) VPLS
6 1 (0.60%) VPN
6 1 (0.60%) DNS
6 1 (0.60%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.60%) HTTP
6 1 (0.60%) RIP
6 1 (0.60%) ADSL
6 1 (0.60%) VRRP
6 1 (0.60%) BGP
6 1 (0.60%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.59%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.60%) DB2
7 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (11.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (5.39%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (4.79%) Rational Rhapsody
4 6 (3.59%) ClearQuest
4 6 (3.59%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.59%) ClearCase
5 4 (2.40%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.80%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.80%) MSI
7 2 (1.20%) InstallShield
7 2 (1.20%) Selenium
7 2 (1.20%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.60%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.60%) Maven
General
1 17 (10.18%) Back Office
2 11 (6.59%) Finance
3 9 (5.39%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.79%) Retail
5 5 (2.99%) Military
6 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.60%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 44 (26.35%) Developer
2 35 (20.96%) .NET Developer
3 29 (17.37%) Architect
4 21 (12.57%) SQL Developer
5 13 (7.78%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (7.78%) Consultant
6 12 (7.19%) Service Manager
7 10 (5.99%) Software Engineer
8 8 (4.79%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (4.19%) Analyst
9 7 (4.19%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.59%) SCCM Consultant
10 6 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (2.99%) Security Architect
11 5 (2.99%) Trainer
11 5 (2.99%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.40%) Support Technician
12 4 (2.40%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.40%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (28.74%) .NET
2 38 (22.75%) ASP.NET
3 35 (20.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (17.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 15 (8.98%) Web Services
6 12 (7.19%) .NET Framework
7 10 (5.99%) JSP
8 8 (4.79%) CSS
8 8 (4.79%) HTML
8 8 (4.79%) GWT
9 7 (4.19%) Spring
10 5 (2.99%) HTML5
10 5 (2.99%) Hibernate
11 4 (2.40%) Middleware
11 4 (2.40%) Gherkin
12 3 (1.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (1.80%) CSS3
12 3 (1.80%) Application Packaging
12 3 (1.80%) jQuery
13 2 (1.20%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.38%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.19%) GIS
3 6 (3.59%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.80%) Statistics
4 3 (1.80%) RMADS
5 2 (1.20%) Handset
5 2 (1.20%) IVR
5 2 (1.20%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.60%) IBM XIV
6 1 (0.60%) User Experience
6 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.60%) Ergonomics
6 1 (0.60%) CESG
6 1 (0.60%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.60%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.76%) Windows
2 20 (11.98%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.40%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.80%) UNIX
5 3 (1.80%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.20%) Linux
6 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.60%) AIX
7 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (31.74%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (28.14%) Scrum
3 31 (18.56%) Unit Testing
4 25 (14.97%) Automated Testing
5 20 (11.98%) UML
5 20 (11.98%) Change Control
6 19 (11.38%) ITIL
6 19 (11.38%) SOA
7 17 (10.18%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (9.58%) Code Coverage
9 15 (8.98%) Service Management
10 12 (7.19%) PRINCE2
10 12 (7.19%) Information Security
11 11 (6.59%) MVC
12 10 (5.99%) Software Engineering
13 9 (5.39%) Requirements Engineering
14 8 (4.79%) Project Management
14 8 (4.79%) CRM
14 8 (4.79%) Requirements Analysis
15 7 (4.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 51 (30.54%) C#
2 45 (26.95%) SQL
3 30 (17.96%) T-SQL
4 14 (8.38%) Java
5 10 (5.99%) C++
6 6 (3.59%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.99%) VB
8 2 (1.20%) C
9 1 (0.60%) R
9 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.60%) Scala
9 1 (0.60%) VBScript
9 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 131 (78.44%) SC Cleared
2 12 (7.19%) DV Cleared
3 9 (5.39%) ISEB
4 4 (2.40%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.80%) MOS
6 2 (1.20%) CISSP
6 2 (1.20%) CEH
6 2 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.20%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.60%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.60%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.60%) MCSE
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.60%) PMP
7 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.60%) CCNP
7 1 (0.60%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.38%) SLA
2 12 (7.19%) ISO 9000
2 12 (7.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.40%) QA
4 2 (1.20%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.60%) WCAG
5 1 (0.60%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.60%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 10 (5.99%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (1.80%) XenApp
5 2 (1.20%) XenServer
6 1 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (10.18%) SCCM
2 3 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.20%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.60%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (17.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.39%) Oracle
3 8 (4.79%) Google
4 7 (4.19%) VMware
5 6 (3.59%) HP
5 6 (3.59%) Citrix
6 5 (2.99%) SAP
6 5 (2.99%) Symantec
7 4 (2.40%) McAfee
8 3 (1.80%) CommVault
9 2 (1.20%) BT
9 2 (1.20%) IBM
10 1 (0.60%) Trustwave
10 1 (0.60%) WatchGuard
10 1 (0.60%) IronPort
10 1 (0.60%) Brocade
10 1 (0.60%) Serena
10 1 (0.60%) Juniper
10 1 (0.60%) Cisco
10 1 (0.60%) NetApp
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