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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 4 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 84 206 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.22% 45.98% 16.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 83.17% 75.18% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 170 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £329 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -12.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £33.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+34.02% -16.37%
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
101 274 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 26.72% 61.16% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 221 11
Average daily rate £388 £325 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.44% +18.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 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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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 0 50 £375 +11.11% 4
Templecombe - 12 - - 1
Yeovil -5 7 £324 +7.91% 1
Bath +1 2 £316 -38.29%
Security Cleared
South West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 112 (78.87%) SC Cleared
2 48 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (31.69%) .NET
4 36 (25.35%) UML
5 34 (23.94%) SQL
6 33 (23.24%) C#
7 31 (21.83%) Scrum
8 29 (20.42%) Microsoft
8 29 (20.42%) Unit Testing
9 26 (18.31%) .NET Framework
9 26 (18.31%) Management Information System
10 25 (17.61%) Web Services
11 22 (15.49%) ASP.NET
12 20 (14.08%) Java
12 20 (14.08%) Change Control
13 19 (13.38%) Software Engineering
14 18 (12.68%) SQL Server
14 18 (12.68%) Information Security
15 16 (11.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 16 (11.27%) DV Cleared
16 15 (10.56%) Oracle
16 15 (10.56%) C++
16 15 (10.56%) ITIL
17 14 (9.86%) Windows
17 14 (9.86%) Requirements Analysis
18 13 (9.15%) Spring
18 13 (9.15%) Entity Framework
18 13 (9.15%) MongoDB
18 13 (9.15%) PRINCE2
18 13 (9.15%) JSP

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (7.75%) K2 blackpearl
2 8 (5.63%) CMS
3 7 (4.93%) Apache Solr
4 6 (4.23%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.23%) Apache
4 6 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.52%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.70%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.70%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.82%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.11%) MS Office
4 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.70%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Summit
1 2 (1.41%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.93%) Firewall
2 3 (2.11%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.70%) PABX
3 1 (0.70%) LAN
3 1 (0.70%) VoIP
3 1 (0.70%) WAN
3 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.15%) MongoDB
3 12 (8.45%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.63%) Big Data
5 7 (4.93%) Hadoop
6 6 (4.23%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.70%) DTS
10 1 (0.70%) DB2
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (5.63%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (4.23%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (3.52%) ClearCase
3 5 (3.52%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.52%) ClearQuest
4 3 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.41%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.41%) MSI
5 2 (1.41%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.70%) Subversion
6 1 (0.70%) Maven
6 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (8.45%) Manufacturing
2 11 (7.75%) Retail
3 6 (4.23%) Back Office
3 6 (4.23%) Finance
4 2 (1.41%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.41%) Military
5 1 (0.70%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 50 (35.21%) Developer
2 31 (21.83%) Architect
2 31 (21.83%) .NET Developer
3 26 (18.31%) Solutions Architect
4 17 (11.97%) Software Engineer
5 15 (10.56%) SQL Developer
6 10 (7.04%) Consultant
7 9 (6.34%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) Administrator
9 7 (4.93%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.23%) Service Manager
10 6 (4.23%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.23%) DBA
11 5 (3.52%) AWS Developer
11 5 (3.52%) SQL DBA
11 5 (3.52%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.52%) Software Developer
12 4 (2.82%) Author
12 4 (2.82%) Technical Author
13 3 (2.11%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (31.69%) .NET
2 26 (18.31%) .NET Framework
3 25 (17.61%) Web Services
4 22 (15.49%) ASP.NET
5 13 (9.15%) JSP
5 13 (9.15%) Spring
5 13 (9.15%) Entity Framework
6 11 (7.75%) WPF
7 10 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (6.34%) Middleware
9 8 (5.63%) HTML
9 8 (5.63%) Apache Camel
10 7 (4.93%) PostGIS
10 7 (4.93%) WF
10 7 (4.93%) GWT
11 6 (4.23%) CSS
12 5 (3.52%) Hibernate
13 3 (2.11%) XML
13 3 (2.11%) Apache CXF
13 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.31%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.04%) GIS
3 8 (5.63%) Statistics
4 6 (4.23%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.52%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.82%) RMADS
7 3 (2.11%) Graphic Design
7 3 (2.11%) CESG
8 2 (1.41%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.41%) Wiki
9 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.70%) User Experience
9 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.70%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.70%) PKI
9 1 (0.70%) Handset
9 1 (0.70%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.86%) Windows
2 4 (2.82%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.11%) Linux
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.70%) AIX
4 1 (0.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (25.35%) UML
3 31 (21.83%) Scrum
4 29 (20.42%) Unit Testing
5 20 (14.08%) Change Control
6 19 (13.38%) Software Engineering
7 18 (12.68%) Information Security
8 15 (10.56%) ITIL
9 14 (9.86%) Requirements Analysis
10 13 (9.15%) PRINCE2
11 12 (8.45%) Content Management
11 12 (8.45%) Information Management
12 10 (7.04%) MVC
12 10 (7.04%) Workflow
12 10 (7.04%) Migration
12 10 (7.04%) CRM
13 9 (6.34%) SOA
13 9 (6.34%) SDLC
14 8 (5.63%) BDD
14 8 (5.63%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 34 (23.94%) SQL
2 33 (23.24%) C#
3 20 (14.08%) Java
4 15 (10.56%) C++
5 9 (6.34%) VB.NET
6 8 (5.63%) VB
6 8 (5.63%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.52%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.11%) Ada
8 3 (2.11%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.11%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.41%) VBScript
10 1 (0.70%) C
10 1 (0.70%) Perl
10 1 (0.70%) ABAP
10 1 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 112 (78.87%) SC Cleared
2 16 (11.27%) DV Cleared
3 10 (7.04%) ISEB
4 2 (1.41%) Degree
4 2 (1.41%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (9.15%) ISO 9000
3 7 (4.93%) SLA
4 3 (2.11%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.41%) QA
5 2 (1.41%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (2.82%) SCCM
2 1 (0.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.56%) Oracle
3 10 (7.04%) VMware
4 9 (6.34%) SAP
5 7 (4.93%) Symantec
5 7 (4.93%) McAfee
5 7 (4.93%) Citrix
5 7 (4.93%) CommVault
5 7 (4.93%) Luciad
5 7 (4.93%) Google
6 4 (2.82%) ESRI
7 1 (0.70%) BT
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco
7 1 (0.70%) HP
7 1 (0.70%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.70%) Telerik
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