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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 1 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 133 41 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 37.89% 18.72% 21.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 92.36% 58.57% 57.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 22 30
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£424 £344 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.17% +7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £400 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £368
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
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 £25.00 £18.28 £31.40
% change year-on-year
+36.79% -41.79%
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
144 70 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 41.03% 31.96% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 37 44
Average daily rate £415 £339 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.25% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £299 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
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 £20.00 £18.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -26.53%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +1 92 £424 +24.90%
Yeovil 0 10 £410 - 1
Bath +7 5 £280 +1.81% 9
Frome - - - -
Templecombe - - - -
Security Cleared
South West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 289 (87.58%) SC Cleared
2 103 (31.21%) SQL
3 93 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (26.67%) Scrum
5 79 (23.94%) C#
6 74 (22.42%) Microsoft
7 70 (21.21%) .NET
8 68 (20.61%) SQL Server
8 68 (20.61%) User Acceptance Testing
9 60 (18.18%) Unit Testing
10 53 (16.06%) ITIL
11 47 (14.24%) Windows
12 44 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 43 (13.03%) SAP
13 43 (13.03%) Back Office
14 42 (12.73%) ASP.NET
14 42 (12.73%) SOA
15 41 (12.42%) SLA
16 39 (11.82%) T-SQL
16 39 (11.82%) Test Scripting
17 37 (11.21%) Project Management
18 36 (10.91%) Risk Management
19 35 (10.61%) Oracle
19 35 (10.61%) ISEB
19 35 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
20 34 (10.30%) Management Information System
21 32 (9.70%) PRINCE2
22 30 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
22 30 (9.09%) ISTQB
23 29 (8.79%) Software Testing

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (5.76%) K2 blackpearl
2 16 (4.85%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.03%) Apache
4 7 (2.12%) IIS
5 6 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.52%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.30%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.76%) MS Office
3 5 (1.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (4.24%) assyst
2 8 (2.42%) Summit
3 7 (2.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.15%) IaaS
2 12 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.91%) SaaS
3 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.94%) Internet
2 9 (2.73%) SAN
3 7 (2.12%) Firewall
4 3 (0.91%) Nortel Meridian
5 1 (0.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (20.61%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (7.27%) Oracle Database
4 19 (5.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (5.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 17 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 44 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (5.45%) Visual Studio
3 12 (3.64%) SpecFlow
4 7 (2.12%) Selenium
5 6 (1.82%) MSI
6 5 (1.52%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.52%) MSTest
7 3 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.30%) Moq
General
1 43 (13.03%) Back Office
2 15 (4.55%) Finance
3 11 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.33%) Front Office
4 6 (1.82%) Aerospace
4 6 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.91%) Legal
6 2 (0.61%) Retail
7 1 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 79 (23.94%) Developer
2 57 (17.27%) Analyst
2 57 (17.27%) .NET Developer
3 29 (8.79%) SQL Developer
3 29 (8.79%) Test Analyst
3 29 (8.79%) DBA
4 27 (8.18%) SQL DBA
5 23 (6.97%) Architect
5 23 (6.97%) Project Manager
6 20 (6.06%) Business Analyst
7 15 (4.55%) Consultant
8 14 (4.24%) Senior Test Analyst
8 14 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (4.24%) Service Manager
9 13 (3.94%) Administrator
10 12 (3.64%) ABAP Developer
11 10 (3.03%) Coordinator
12 9 (2.73%) Support Technician
12 9 (2.73%) Security Architect
12 9 (2.73%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (21.21%) .NET
2 42 (12.73%) ASP.NET
3 35 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (6.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 22 (6.67%) JSP
6 20 (6.06%) .NET Framework
7 18 (5.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 17 (5.15%) Web Services
9 9 (2.73%) Gherkin
10 6 (1.82%) HTML
10 6 (1.82%) WCF
10 6 (1.82%) CSS
11 5 (1.52%) WPF
11 5 (1.52%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 4 (1.21%) Task Parallel Library
12 4 (1.21%) WF
13 2 (0.61%) LINQ
13 2 (0.61%) jQuery
13 2 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 1 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.30%) Management Information System
2 29 (8.79%) RMADS
3 17 (5.15%) Statistics
3 17 (5.15%) CMDB
4 16 (4.85%) GIS
5 15 (4.55%) CESG
5 15 (4.55%) CESG CLAS
6 12 (3.64%) Clustering
7 10 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.82%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.21%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.30%) User Experience
12 1 (0.30%) RIA
12 1 (0.30%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.30%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 47 (14.24%) Windows
2 29 (8.79%) Windows 7
3 10 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.12%) Windows XP
5 6 (1.82%) UNIX
6 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Solaris
7 1 (0.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (26.67%) Scrum
3 68 (20.61%) User Acceptance Testing
4 60 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 53 (16.06%) ITIL
6 42 (12.73%) SOA
7 39 (11.82%) Test Scripting
8 37 (11.21%) Project Management
9 36 (10.91%) Risk Management
10 32 (9.70%) PRINCE2
11 29 (8.79%) Service Delivery
11 29 (8.79%) Software Testing
12 28 (8.48%) Service Management
13 27 (8.18%) Information Security
14 26 (7.88%) Information Assurance
15 23 (6.97%) TDD
16 21 (6.36%) Test Management
16 21 (6.36%) Automated Testing
17 19 (5.76%) Portfolio Management
18 18 (5.45%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 103 (31.21%) SQL
2 79 (23.94%) C#
3 39 (11.82%) T-SQL
4 12 (3.64%) ABAP
5 8 (2.42%) C++
5 8 (2.42%) Java
6 5 (1.52%) C
7 2 (0.61%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.61%) PHP
7 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.30%) R
8 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 289 (87.58%) SC Cleared
2 35 (10.61%) ISEB
3 30 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 28 (8.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 26 (7.88%) DV Cleared
6 18 (5.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 18 (5.45%) MCP
7 14 (4.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (2.12%) CEH
9 7 (2.12%) CISSP
10 6 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.21%) MCSE
11 4 (1.21%) MCITP
12 2 (0.61%) MOS
13 1 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (12.42%) SLA
2 19 (5.76%) JSP 440
3 16 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.42%) ISO 14001
4 8 (2.42%) ISO 9000
4 8 (2.42%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 20 (6.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 17 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (4.85%) Data Guard
2 12 (3.64%) SCCM
3 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 74 (22.42%) Microsoft
2 43 (13.03%) SAP
3 35 (10.61%) Oracle
4 16 (4.85%) VMware
5 15 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 9 (2.73%) HP
7 7 (2.12%) Citrix
8 4 (1.21%) Cisco
9 3 (0.91%) Nortel
9 3 (0.91%) Altiris
10 2 (0.61%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.30%) Sophos
11 1 (0.30%) ESRI
11 1 (0.30%) JBoss
11 1 (0.30%) Barracuda Networks
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