The first table below looks at the demand 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 1 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 145 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 40.96% 20.74% 17.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 82.86% 78.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 12 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £340 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -5.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £185 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £421 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £371 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.48% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-2.32% -12.24%
Qualifications Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
175 50 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 49.44% 26.60% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 16 28
Average daily rate £350 £330 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 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 £19.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £19.50 £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Security Cleared
South West

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 July 2014.

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
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 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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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 0 103 £368 -2.64% 7
Yeovil 0 13 £370 - 2
Bath -2 3 £415 +50.90%
Frome - - - -
Templecombe - - - -
Security Cleared
South West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 290 (86.57%) SC Cleared
2 98 (29.25%) SQL
3 90 (26.87%) Microsoft
4 81 (24.18%) Scrum
4 81 (24.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 74 (22.09%) C#
6 67 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 65 (19.40%) .NET
8 55 (16.42%) Unit Testing
9 53 (15.82%) ITIL
10 48 (14.33%) Windows
11 47 (14.03%) SAP
12 46 (13.73%) Test Scripting
12 46 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
13 39 (11.64%) PRINCE2
13 39 (11.64%) ISEB
13 39 (11.64%) Risk Management
14 38 (11.34%) Back Office
15 37 (11.04%) Project Management
15 37 (11.04%) ASP.NET
16 36 (10.75%) T-SQL
16 36 (10.75%) SOA
17 35 (10.45%) Management Information System
18 34 (10.15%) Oracle
19 33 (9.85%) SLA
19 33 (9.85%) ISTQB
19 33 (9.85%) SQL Server 2008
20 31 (9.25%) Windows 7
20 31 (9.25%) ASP.NET MVC
20 31 (9.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 19 (5.67%) K2 blackpearl
2 15 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.99%) IIS
4 9 (2.69%) Apache
5 6 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.19%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.30%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.48%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 14 (4.18%) Summit
2 8 (2.39%) assyst
3 7 (2.09%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.09%) IaaS
3 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.60%) SaaS
5 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.18%) Internet
2 6 (1.79%) SAN
3 5 (1.49%) Firewall
4 3 (0.90%) Nortel Meridian
5 1 (0.30%) HTTP
5 1 (0.30%) VPN
5 1 (0.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (7.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (7.16%) Oracle Database
4 19 (5.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (5.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (5.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 13 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 46 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (5.37%) Visual Studio
3 12 (3.58%) SpecFlow
4 8 (2.39%) MSI
5 7 (2.09%) Selenium
6 5 (1.49%) MSTest
7 4 (1.19%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.30%) Moq
General
1 38 (11.34%) Back Office
2 16 (4.78%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.28%) Front Office
4 9 (2.69%) Finance
5 8 (2.39%) Retail
6 6 (1.79%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.19%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.90%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Avionics
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (22.09%) Developer
2 64 (19.10%) Analyst
3 53 (15.82%) .NET Developer
4 33 (9.85%) Test Analyst
5 29 (8.66%) DBA
6 28 (8.36%) SQL Developer
7 27 (8.06%) SQL DBA
8 23 (6.87%) Consultant
8 23 (6.87%) Business Analyst
9 21 (6.27%) Project Manager
10 18 (5.37%) Administrator
11 17 (5.07%) Architect
12 14 (4.18%) Senior Analyst
12 14 (4.18%) Senior Test Analyst
13 13 (3.88%) Service Manager
14 12 (3.58%) ABAP Developer
15 11 (3.28%) SharePoint Administrator
16 10 (2.99%) Tester
16 10 (2.99%) Coordinator
16 10 (2.99%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (19.40%) .NET
2 37 (11.04%) ASP.NET
3 31 (9.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (5.97%) JSP
4 20 (5.97%) .NET Framework
5 19 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 18 (5.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 17 (5.07%) Web Services
8 9 (2.69%) Gherkin
9 6 (1.79%) WCF
10 5 (1.49%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 5 (1.49%) HTML
10 5 (1.49%) CSS
10 5 (1.49%) WPF
11 4 (1.19%) WF
11 4 (1.19%) Task Parallel Library
12 2 (0.60%) jQuery
12 2 (0.60%) LINQ
12 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.45%) Management Information System
2 28 (8.36%) RMADS
3 19 (5.67%) CESG
3 19 (5.67%) GIS
4 18 (5.37%) CESG CLAS
4 18 (5.37%) Statistics
5 17 (5.07%) CMDB
6 12 (3.58%) Clustering
7 5 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.19%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.90%) Replication
10 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.30%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.30%) PKI
10 1 (0.30%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.30%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 48 (14.33%) Windows
2 31 (9.25%) Windows 7
3 8 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.09%) UNIX
4 7 (2.09%) Windows XP
4 7 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.30%) Solaris
6 1 (0.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (24.18%) Scrum
1 81 (24.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 55 (16.42%) Unit Testing
3 53 (15.82%) ITIL
4 46 (13.73%) Test Scripting
5 39 (11.64%) PRINCE2
5 39 (11.64%) Risk Management
6 37 (11.04%) Project Management
7 36 (10.75%) SOA
8 31 (9.25%) Software Testing
9 30 (8.96%) Information Security
10 29 (8.66%) Test Management
11 27 (8.06%) Service Delivery
12 25 (7.46%) UML
13 22 (6.57%) TDD
13 22 (6.57%) Information Assurance
14 21 (6.27%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (6.27%) Service Management
15 19 (5.67%) Portfolio Management
15 19 (5.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 98 (29.25%) SQL
2 74 (22.09%) C#
3 36 (10.75%) T-SQL
4 12 (3.58%) ABAP
5 8 (2.39%) C++
6 7 (2.09%) Java
7 5 (1.49%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.19%) C
9 2 (0.60%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.60%) PHP
10 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 290 (86.57%) SC Cleared
2 39 (11.64%) ISEB
3 33 (9.85%) ISTQB
4 31 (9.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 29 (8.66%) DV Cleared
6 20 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 19 (5.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 18 (5.37%) MCP
9 12 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.79%) CEH
11 6 (1.79%) CISSP
12 4 (1.19%) MCITP
12 4 (1.19%) MCSE
13 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.85%) SLA
2 21 (6.27%) JSP 440
3 17 (5.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (4.18%) ISO 9001
4 14 (4.18%) ISO 14001
5 7 (2.09%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.30%) DO-178B
System Software
1 17 (5.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 16 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.48%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (3.88%) Active Directory
5 8 (2.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.90%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (4.78%) Data Guard
2 13 (3.88%) SCCM
3 5 (1.49%) SCSM
4 3 (0.90%) SCOM
5 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (26.87%) Microsoft
2 47 (14.03%) SAP
3 34 (10.15%) Oracle
4 17 (5.07%) VMware
5 15 (4.48%) SolarWinds
6 6 (1.79%) Citrix
7 4 (1.19%) HP
7 4 (1.19%) Cisco
8 3 (0.90%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (0.90%) Nortel
8 3 (0.90%) Altiris
9 2 (0.60%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.30%) JBoss
10 1 (0.30%) Sophos
10 1 (0.30%) ESRI
Taunton, Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £580 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Somerset
Huxley Associates
Rate: £30 - £36 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
Somerset
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £495 per day
Posted: 25 days ago