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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 3 10 1
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 77 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.99% 14.48% 28.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 77.78% 60.38% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 13 32
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£315 £395 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.25% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £276 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £520 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Average hourly rate £38.00 £34.53 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.04% +155.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £31.92
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -43.60%
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
99 53 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 29.55% 23.98% 35.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 25 38
Average daily rate £325 £372 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.53 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +23.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £32.44 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £36.62 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 22 December 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
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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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 -2 32 £325 -14.47% 1
Yeovil +5 8 - - 2
Bath +8 6 £310 - 4
Clevedon - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Security Cleared
South West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 158 (81.87%) SC Cleared
2 66 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (31.09%) Scrum
4 58 (30.05%) SQL
5 57 (29.53%) C#
6 55 (28.50%) .NET
7 45 (23.32%) ASP.NET
8 40 (20.73%) Unit Testing
9 39 (20.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (18.65%) Windows
11 32 (16.58%) T-SQL
11 32 (16.58%) Automated Testing
11 32 (16.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 31 (16.06%) SQL Server
13 27 (13.99%) Team Foundation Server
14 26 (13.47%) SOA
14 26 (13.47%) Microsoft
15 24 (12.44%) Back Office
16 23 (11.92%) JSP
17 22 (11.40%) Risk Management
17 22 (11.40%) Windows 7
18 21 (10.88%) Management Information System
19 20 (10.36%) RMADS
19 20 (10.36%) DV Cleared
20 18 (9.33%) ITIL
20 18 (9.33%) SCCM
20 18 (9.33%) IaaS
21 17 (8.81%) Java
21 17 (8.81%) Code Coverage
21 17 (8.81%) Continuous Integration

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 12 (6.22%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.66%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.63%) Apache
3 7 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.11%) K2 blackpearl
4 6 (3.11%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.52%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.52%) JBoss
6 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (5.18%) MS Office
2 7 (3.63%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.59%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (3.63%) assyst
2 5 (2.59%) Summit
3 1 (0.52%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.33%) IaaS
2 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.04%) SaaS
3 2 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.15%) SAN
1 8 (4.15%) Firewall
2 4 (2.07%) Internet
3 2 (1.04%) WAN
3 2 (1.04%) LAN
3 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.04%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.52%) ADSL
4 1 (0.52%) VPN
4 1 (0.52%) DNS
4 1 (0.52%) VoIP
4 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.52%) HTTP
4 1 (0.52%) RIP
4 1 (0.52%) MPLS
4 1 (0.52%) OSPF
4 1 (0.52%) BGP
4 1 (0.52%) VRRP
4 1 (0.52%) VPLS
4 1 (0.52%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.11%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (13.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (6.74%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.66%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (3.63%) SpecFlow
5 6 (3.11%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (2.59%) ClearCase
6 5 (2.59%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.59%) ClearQuest
7 3 (1.55%) MSI
7 3 (1.55%) Selenium
8 2 (1.04%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.04%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.52%) Axure RP
General
1 24 (12.44%) Back Office
2 11 (5.70%) Finance
3 8 (4.15%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.59%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.07%) Military
6 2 (1.04%) Front Office
7 1 (0.52%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 57 (29.53%) Developer
2 44 (22.80%) .NET Developer
3 22 (11.40%) SQL Developer
3 22 (11.40%) Architect
4 13 (6.74%) Software Engineer
5 12 (6.22%) Analyst
5 12 (6.22%) Consultant
6 11 (5.70%) Security Architect
7 10 (5.18%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.15%) Coordinator
8 8 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (3.63%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.63%) Test Analyst
9 7 (3.63%) Service Manager
10 6 (3.11%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (3.11%) Support Technician
10 6 (3.11%) Senior Test Analyst
10 6 (3.11%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (3.11%) SCCM Consultant
11 5 (2.59%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (28.50%) .NET
2 45 (23.32%) ASP.NET
3 39 (20.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (16.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 23 (11.92%) JSP
6 12 (6.22%) CSS
6 12 (6.22%) HTML
7 11 (5.70%) Web Services
8 7 (3.63%) Gherkin
9 6 (3.11%) .NET Framework
9 6 (3.11%) GWT
10 5 (2.59%) Spring
10 5 (2.59%) HTML5
11 4 (2.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (2.07%) Middleware
11 4 (2.07%) Hibernate
12 3 (1.55%) jQuery
12 3 (1.55%) Application Packaging
12 3 (1.55%) CSS3
13 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.88%) Management Information System
2 20 (10.36%) RMADS
3 9 (4.66%) CESG
3 9 (4.66%) CESG CLAS
4 6 (3.11%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.59%) Statistics
6 2 (1.04%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.04%) User Experience
6 2 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.52%) GIS
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.52%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.52%) Ergonomics
7 1 (0.52%) Handset
7 1 (0.52%) Clustering
7 1 (0.52%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.65%) Windows
2 22 (11.40%) Windows 7
3 8 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (3.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.07%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.55%) UNIX
6 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.55%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.04%) Linux
8 1 (0.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (31.09%) Scrum
3 40 (20.73%) Unit Testing
4 32 (16.58%) Automated Testing
5 26 (13.47%) SOA
6 22 (11.40%) Risk Management
7 18 (9.33%) ITIL
8 17 (8.81%) Code Coverage
8 17 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (7.25%) Information Assurance
9 14 (7.25%) Software Engineering
9 14 (7.25%) Information Security
10 12 (6.22%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (6.22%) Configuration Management
10 12 (6.22%) Change Control
11 11 (5.70%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (5.70%) Service Management
11 11 (5.70%) UML
11 11 (5.70%) MVC
12 10 (5.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 58 (30.05%) SQL
2 57 (29.53%) C#
3 32 (16.58%) T-SQL
4 17 (8.81%) Java
5 10 (5.18%) C++
6 6 (3.11%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.07%) ABAP
8 3 (1.55%) C
9 1 (0.52%) VBScript
9 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.52%) Scala
9 1 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 158 (81.87%) SC Cleared
2 20 (10.36%) DV Cleared
3 8 (4.15%) CEH
3 8 (4.15%) CISSP
4 7 (3.63%) ISEB
5 6 (3.11%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.07%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.55%) MOS
7 3 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.04%) MCSE
8 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.52%) PMP
9 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.52%) CCNP
9 1 (0.52%) CCNA
9 1 (0.52%) MCP
9 1 (0.52%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.52%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.74%) JSP 440
2 12 (6.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (5.70%) SLA
4 9 (4.66%) ISO 9000
5 6 (3.11%) ISO 9001
6 5 (2.59%) ISO 14001
7 4 (2.07%) QA
8 1 (0.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (4.66%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (1.55%) XenApp
6 2 (1.04%) XenServer
7 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 18 (9.33%) SCCM
2 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.04%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (13.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.66%) Oracle
3 8 (4.15%) HP
4 6 (3.11%) Google
4 6 (3.11%) VMware
5 5 (2.59%) Citrix
5 5 (2.59%) SAP
6 4 (2.07%) Symantec
7 3 (1.55%) McAfee
8 2 (1.04%) IBM
8 2 (1.04%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.04%) CommVault
9 1 (0.52%) NetApp
9 1 (0.52%) Novell
9 1 (0.52%) Cisco
9 1 (0.52%) Juniper
9 1 (0.52%) BT
9 1 (0.52%) Brocade
9 1 (0.52%) WatchGuard
9 1 (0.52%) IronPort
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
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Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £46 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago