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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 7 1 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 60 85 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 19.80% 34.84% 19.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 77.92% 75.22% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 60 22
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£391 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £298 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £510 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £356 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.95% -2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £46.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.19 £18.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+84.38% -36.84%
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
77 113 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 25.41% 46.31% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 74 29
Average daily rate £391 £398 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% +28.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £498 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Average hourly rate £46.50 £20.06 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.80% +33.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 -7 32 £388 -3.12% 1
Yeovil +1 5 - - 1
Bath +5 1 £625 - 2
Clevedon - - - -
Security Cleared
South West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 115 (77.70%) SC Cleared
2 52 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (33.11%) C#
4 48 (32.43%) .NET
5 41 (27.70%) Scrum
6 39 (26.35%) SQL
7 35 (23.65%) ASP.NET
8 31 (20.95%) Windows
9 29 (19.59%) Microsoft
10 27 (18.24%) Unit Testing
11 25 (16.89%) UML
12 24 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (14.19%) Windows 7
14 20 (13.51%) Automated Testing
14 20 (13.51%) T-SQL
15 18 (12.16%) Web Services
15 18 (12.16%) SCCM
15 18 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 17 (11.49%) ITIL
16 17 (11.49%) SQL Server
16 17 (11.49%) Management Information System
17 15 (10.14%) Java
17 15 (10.14%) Change Control
18 14 (9.46%) .NET Framework
19 13 (8.78%) Software Engineering
19 13 (8.78%) Information Security
19 13 (8.78%) Oracle
19 13 (8.78%) Rational DOORS
20 12 (8.11%) C++
20 12 (8.11%) PRINCE2

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (4.73%) MS Exchange
1 7 (4.73%) K2 blackpearl
2 6 (4.05%) CMS
3 5 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.70%) Apache
5 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.35%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.68%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) assyst
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.70%) IaaS
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.73%) Firewall
2 4 (2.70%) NetScaler
3 3 (2.03%) SAN
3 3 (2.03%) WAN
3 3 (2.03%) LAN
3 3 (2.03%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.35%) VoIP
4 2 (1.35%) PABX
5 1 (0.68%) ADSL
5 1 (0.68%) VPN
5 1 (0.68%) DNS
5 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.68%) HTTP
5 1 (0.68%) RIP
5 1 (0.68%) MPLS
5 1 (0.68%) OSPF
5 1 (0.68%) BGP
5 1 (0.68%) VRRP
5 1 (0.68%) VPLS
5 1 (0.68%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.05%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (8.78%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (6.76%) Rational Rhapsody
4 8 (5.41%) ClearQuest
4 8 (5.41%) ClearCase
5 6 (4.05%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.70%) MSI
6 4 (2.70%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.03%) InstallShield
8 2 (1.35%) Selenium
8 2 (1.35%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.35%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.68%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.68%) Maven
General
1 12 (8.11%) Back Office
2 9 (6.08%) Manufacturing
2 9 (6.08%) Retail
3 5 (3.38%) Military
4 2 (1.35%) Finance
5 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.68%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 43 (29.05%) Developer
2 35 (23.65%) .NET Developer
3 23 (15.54%) Architect
4 21 (14.19%) SQL Developer
5 14 (9.46%) Consultant
5 14 (9.46%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (8.78%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.08%) C# Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Analyst
8 7 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (4.05%) SCCM Consultant
9 6 (4.05%) Service Manager
10 5 (3.38%) Trainer
11 4 (2.70%) Test Analyst
11 4 (2.70%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (2.70%) Security Architect
12 3 (2.03%) Citrix Consultant
12 3 (2.03%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (32.43%) .NET
2 35 (23.65%) ASP.NET
3 24 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (12.16%) Web Services
4 18 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 14 (9.46%) .NET Framework
6 10 (6.76%) GWT
6 10 (6.76%) JSP
7 9 (6.08%) Spring
8 7 (4.73%) Hibernate
8 7 (4.73%) HTML
8 7 (4.73%) CSS
9 5 (3.38%) HTML5
10 4 (2.70%) Application Packaging
10 4 (2.70%) Middleware
10 4 (2.70%) Gherkin
11 3 (2.03%) jQuery
11 3 (2.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (2.03%) CSS3
12 2 (1.35%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.49%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.41%) GIS
3 3 (2.03%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.03%) Statistics
4 2 (1.35%) RMADS
4 2 (1.35%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.35%) Handset
4 2 (1.35%) IVR
5 1 (0.68%) CESG
5 1 (0.68%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.68%) Clustering
5 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.68%) Ergonomics
5 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) IBM XIV
5 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.95%) Windows
2 21 (14.19%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.70%) Windows Vista
4 3 (2.03%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.03%) UNIX
5 2 (1.35%) Linux
5 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) AIX
6 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (27.70%) Scrum
3 27 (18.24%) Unit Testing
4 25 (16.89%) UML
5 20 (13.51%) Automated Testing
6 17 (11.49%) ITIL
7 15 (10.14%) Change Control
8 13 (8.78%) Software Engineering
8 13 (8.78%) Information Security
9 12 (8.11%) PRINCE2
9 12 (8.11%) SOA
9 12 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (7.43%) Requirements Engineering
11 10 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (6.76%) MVC
12 9 (6.08%) CRM
13 8 (5.41%) Service Management
13 8 (5.41%) Code Coverage
13 8 (5.41%) Migration
13 8 (5.41%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (33.11%) C#
2 39 (26.35%) SQL
3 20 (13.51%) T-SQL
4 15 (10.14%) Java
5 12 (8.11%) C++
6 7 (4.73%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.73%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.05%) VB
8 2 (1.35%) VBScript
8 2 (1.35%) Ada
8 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.68%) Scala
9 1 (0.68%) C
9 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 115 (77.70%) SC Cleared
2 11 (7.43%) DV Cleared
3 10 (6.76%) ISEB
4 4 (2.70%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.35%) VCP4
5 2 (1.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.68%) MCSE
6 1 (0.68%) CCNP
6 1 (0.68%) CCNA
6 1 (0.68%) CISSP
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.68%) PMP
6 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.68%) MOS
6 1 (0.68%) CEH
6 1 (0.68%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.68%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.11%) ISO 9000
1 12 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.73%) SLA
3 4 (2.70%) QA
4 1 (0.68%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.68%) WCAG
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.03%) XenApp
4 2 (1.35%) XenServer
5 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (12.16%) SCCM
2 3 (2.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (19.59%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.78%) Oracle
3 10 (6.76%) Google
4 8 (5.41%) VMware
5 6 (4.05%) SAP
6 5 (3.38%) Citrix
6 5 (3.38%) Symantec
7 4 (2.70%) McAfee
8 3 (2.03%) HP
8 3 (2.03%) CommVault
9 2 (1.35%) BT
9 2 (1.35%) IBM
10 1 (0.68%) Serena
10 1 (0.68%) Juniper
10 1 (0.68%) Brocade
10 1 (0.68%) WatchGuard
10 1 (0.68%) IronPort
10 1 (0.68%) Trustwave
10 1 (0.68%) NetApp
10 1 (0.68%) Novell
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Rate: £275.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
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Posted: 7 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £46 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago