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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 4 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 68 188 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.77% 46.42% 19.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 74.73% 80.69% 77.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 150 14
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£353 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £291 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £500 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £355 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 3 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 £35.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.92% +82.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.60% +16.27%
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
91 233 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 26.45% 57.53% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 192 18
Average daily rate £363 £328 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.68% -9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £265 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £488 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 3 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £35.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.92% +82.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 27 £359 +2.50% 3
Templecombe - 18 - -
Yeovil -9 10 £325 +8.33% 2
Bridgwater - 3 £350 -
Bath +1 1 £213 -58.53%
Security Cleared
South West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 127 (80.89%) SC Cleared
2 57 (36.31%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (29.94%) .NET
3 47 (29.94%) UML
4 41 (26.11%) C#
5 38 (24.20%) SQL
5 38 (24.20%) Scrum
6 35 (22.29%) Web Services
7 33 (21.02%) Management Information System
7 33 (21.02%) Software Engineering
8 30 (19.11%) Java
8 30 (19.11%) Unit Testing
9 28 (17.83%) .NET Framework
10 27 (17.20%) C++
10 27 (17.20%) Microsoft
11 23 (14.65%) ASP.NET
12 21 (13.38%) Requirements Analysis
12 21 (13.38%) Spring
13 19 (12.10%) Information Management
13 19 (12.10%) Change Control
13 19 (12.10%) Information Security
14 17 (10.83%) SQL Server
14 17 (10.83%) DV Cleared
14 17 (10.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 17 (10.83%) Apache Camel
15 16 (10.19%) Luciad
15 16 (10.19%) ITIL
16 15 (9.55%) JSP
16 15 (9.55%) Oracle
17 14 (8.92%) PRINCE2

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (7.01%) K2 blackpearl
2 10 (6.37%) Apache
3 9 (5.73%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.73%) CMS
4 7 (4.46%) Apache Solr
5 6 (3.82%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.64%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.64%) IIS
7 1 (0.64%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.55%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.91%) MS Office
4 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.64%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Summit
1 2 (1.27%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.18%) Firewall
2 3 (1.91%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.64%) PABX
3 1 (0.64%) LAN
3 1 (0.64%) VoIP
3 1 (0.64%) WAN
3 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.28%) MongoDB
3 12 (7.64%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.10%) Big Data
5 7 (4.46%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.82%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.64%) DTS
11 1 (0.64%) DB2
11 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (3.18%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.55%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (1.91%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.91%) ClearCase
4 3 (1.91%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.27%) MSI
5 2 (1.27%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.64%) Subversion
6 1 (0.64%) Maven
6 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.64%) Ant
6 1 (0.64%) JUnit
6 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (8.28%) Manufacturing
2 11 (7.01%) Aerospace
2 11 (7.01%) Retail
3 7 (4.46%) Back Office
4 6 (3.82%) Finance
5 1 (0.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 52 (33.12%) Developer
2 33 (21.02%) Architect
3 32 (20.38%) .NET Developer
4 28 (17.83%) Solutions Architect
5 27 (17.20%) Software Engineer
6 17 (10.83%) Java Software Engineer
6 17 (10.83%) SQL Developer
7 8 (5.10%) Consultant
8 7 (4.46%) Administrator
9 6 (3.82%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.82%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.82%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.82%) AWS Developer
10 5 (3.18%) Technical Architect
10 5 (3.18%) Analyst
10 5 (3.18%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.55%) Author
11 4 (2.55%) Technical Author
11 4 (2.55%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.55%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (29.94%) .NET
2 35 (22.29%) Web Services
3 28 (17.83%) .NET Framework
4 23 (14.65%) ASP.NET
5 21 (13.38%) Spring
6 17 (10.83%) Apache Camel
7 15 (9.55%) JSP
8 13 (8.28%) Entity Framework
9 12 (7.64%) Apache CXF
10 11 (7.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (7.01%) HTML
10 11 (7.01%) WPF
11 9 (5.73%) CSS
12 7 (4.46%) Middleware
12 7 (4.46%) WF
12 7 (4.46%) PostGIS
13 5 (3.18%) GWT
14 4 (2.55%) Hibernate
14 4 (2.55%) XML
15 3 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.02%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.01%) GIS
3 6 (3.82%) Statistics
3 6 (3.82%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.18%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.55%) User Experience
5 4 (2.55%) RMADS
6 3 (1.91%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.91%) CESG
7 2 (1.27%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.27%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.27%) Wiki
7 2 (1.27%) iPad
7 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.64%) PKI
8 1 (0.64%) Handset
8 1 (0.64%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.01%) Windows
2 4 (2.55%) Linux
3 3 (1.91%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.27%) UNIX
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.64%) AIX
5 1 (0.64%) Solaris
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (36.31%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.94%) UML
3 38 (24.20%) Scrum
4 33 (21.02%) Software Engineering
5 30 (19.11%) Unit Testing
6 21 (13.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 19 (12.10%) Change Control
7 19 (12.10%) Information Security
7 19 (12.10%) Information Management
8 16 (10.19%) ITIL
9 14 (8.92%) PRINCE2
10 13 (8.28%) Content Management
11 12 (7.64%) MVC
12 11 (7.01%) Workflow
13 10 (6.37%) SOA
13 10 (6.37%) CRM
13 10 (6.37%) Open Source
13 10 (6.37%) BDD
14 9 (5.73%) Migration
15 8 (5.10%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (26.11%) C#
2 38 (24.20%) SQL
3 30 (19.11%) Java
4 27 (17.20%) C++
5 9 (5.73%) VB
5 9 (5.73%) VB.NET
6 7 (4.46%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.18%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.91%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.91%) Ada
8 3 (1.91%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.27%) VBScript
10 1 (0.64%) ABAP
10 1 (0.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 127 (80.89%) SC Cleared
2 17 (10.83%) DV Cleared
3 12 (7.64%) ISEB
4 2 (1.27%) Degree
5 1 (0.64%) HNC
5 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (8.92%) ISO 9000
3 7 (4.46%) SLA
4 3 (1.91%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.27%) QA
5 2 (1.27%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.91%) SCCM
2 2 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.64%) SCOM
3 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (17.20%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.19%) Luciad
3 15 (9.55%) Oracle
4 10 (6.37%) SAP
5 8 (5.10%) VMware
6 7 (4.46%) Citrix
7 5 (3.18%) CommVault
7 5 (3.18%) Google
7 5 (3.18%) Symantec
7 5 (3.18%) McAfee
8 4 (2.55%) ESRI
9 1 (0.64%) BT
9 1 (0.64%) Telerik
9 1 (0.64%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.64%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.64%) Cisco
9 1 (0.64%) HP
Somerset
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 per day + .
Posted: 16 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
ITecopeople
Rate: £395 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Taunton
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: depending on the experience
Posted: 23 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago