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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 2 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 99 39 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 30.65% 18.84% 30.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 87.61% 55.71% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 20 43
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£375 £339 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £226 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £396 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -39.65%
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
113 70 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 34.98% 33.82% 42.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 38 53
Average daily rate £375 £339 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% -3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £229 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £404 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +4 55 £400 +17.83% 4
Bath +10 15 £325 +13.04% 6
Yeovil 0 5 £370 +42.30% 2
Templecombe - 2 £550 - 1
Security Cleared
South West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 212 (87.24%) SC Cleared
2 87 (35.80%) Scrum
3 82 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (33.33%) C#
5 80 (32.92%) SQL
6 78 (32.10%) .NET
7 62 (25.51%) Unit Testing
8 50 (20.58%) SQL Server
9 49 (20.16%) ASP.NET
10 41 (16.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (16.46%) SOA
12 36 (14.81%) ITIL
12 36 (14.81%) Back Office
13 34 (13.99%) Microsoft
14 32 (13.17%) Team Foundation Server
15 31 (12.76%) T-SQL
16 30 (12.35%) SAP
17 29 (11.93%) Windows
17 29 (11.93%) User Acceptance Testing
18 26 (10.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 25 (10.29%) Risk Management
20 24 (9.88%) Automated Testing
21 22 (9.05%) Test Scripting
21 22 (9.05%) DV Cleared
21 22 (9.05%) .NET Framework
21 22 (9.05%) MVC
21 22 (9.05%) Management Information System
22 21 (8.64%) Project Management
22 21 (8.64%) TDD
23 20 (8.23%) RMADS

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (7.82%) K2 blackpearl
2 12 (4.94%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.29%) Apache
6 5 (2.06%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.82%) IIS
9 2 (0.82%) JBoss
10 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.41%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 13 (5.35%) MS Office
2 6 (2.47%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.06%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (4.53%) assyst
2 7 (2.88%) SAP SD
2 7 (2.88%) Summit
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.41%) IaaS
2 5 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.23%) SaaS
3 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.12%) SAN
2 7 (2.88%) Firewall
3 4 (1.65%) Internet
4 2 (0.82%) HTTP
5 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.41%) DNS
5 1 (0.41%) LAN
5 1 (0.41%) VoIP
5 1 (0.41%) WAN
5 1 (0.41%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (20.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (4.12%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (13.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (5.35%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.70%) SpecFlow
4 5 (2.06%) Selenium
4 5 (2.06%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.65%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.82%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.82%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.82%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.41%) MSI
7 1 (0.41%) MSTest
7 1 (0.41%) Moq
7 1 (0.41%) Axure RP
General
1 36 (14.81%) Back Office
2 12 (4.94%) Finance
3 9 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.47%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.23%) Legal
5 3 (1.23%) Front Office
6 2 (0.82%) Military
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (34.98%) Developer
2 63 (25.93%) .NET Developer
3 31 (12.76%) SQL Developer
4 25 (10.29%) Analyst
5 22 (9.05%) Architect
6 17 (7.00%) Project Manager
7 14 (5.76%) Service Manager
8 12 (4.94%) Business Analyst
8 12 (4.94%) ABAP Developer
9 11 (4.53%) Security Architect
10 10 (4.12%) Test Analyst
10 10 (4.12%) C# Developer
10 10 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (3.70%) DBA
12 8 (3.29%) Software Engineer
12 8 (3.29%) Coordinator
13 7 (2.88%) Senior Test Analyst
13 7 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (2.88%) Support Technician
14 6 (2.47%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (32.10%) .NET
2 49 (20.16%) ASP.NET
3 41 (16.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (10.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 22 (9.05%) .NET Framework
6 19 (7.82%) JSP
6 19 (7.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 11 (4.53%) Web Services
8 9 (3.70%) CSS
8 9 (3.70%) HTML
8 9 (3.70%) Gherkin
9 6 (2.47%) WCF
10 5 (2.06%) WPF
10 5 (2.06%) jQuery
10 5 (2.06%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 4 (1.65%) Task Parallel Library
11 4 (1.65%) WF
12 3 (1.23%) CSS3
12 3 (1.23%) HTML5
13 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.05%) Management Information System
2 20 (8.23%) RMADS
3 10 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.70%) CESG
4 9 (3.70%) CESG CLAS
5 8 (3.29%) GIS
6 7 (2.88%) Statistics
7 6 (2.47%) Digital Media
8 5 (2.06%) CMDB
9 2 (0.82%) Clustering
9 2 (0.82%) User Experience
10 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.41%) IVR
10 1 (0.41%) RIA
10 1 (0.41%) Ergonomics
10 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.41%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.93%) Windows
2 15 (6.17%) Windows 7
3 10 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.88%) UNIX
5 2 (0.82%) Solaris
5 2 (0.82%) Linux
6 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (35.80%) Scrum
2 82 (33.74%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (25.51%) Unit Testing
4 40 (16.46%) SOA
5 36 (14.81%) ITIL
6 29 (11.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 25 (10.29%) Risk Management
8 24 (9.88%) Automated Testing
9 22 (9.05%) MVC
9 22 (9.05%) Test Scripting
10 21 (8.64%) Project Management
10 21 (8.64%) TDD
11 20 (8.23%) PRINCE2
12 16 (6.58%) Code Coverage
12 16 (6.58%) Service Management
12 16 (6.58%) Information Assurance
12 16 (6.58%) Business Analysis
13 15 (6.17%) Software Testing
13 15 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (5.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 81 (33.33%) C#
2 80 (32.92%) SQL
3 31 (12.76%) T-SQL
4 12 (4.94%) ABAP
5 9 (3.70%) C++
5 9 (3.70%) Java
6 5 (2.06%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.82%) C
8 1 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 212 (87.24%) SC Cleared
2 22 (9.05%) DV Cleared
3 15 (6.17%) ISEB
4 13 (5.35%) ISTQB
5 12 (4.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (3.29%) CEH
6 8 (3.29%) CISSP
7 6 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.65%) MCITP
9 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.65%) MCP
9 4 (1.65%) MCSE
10 2 (0.82%) MOS
10 2 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.41%) SLA
2 13 (5.35%) JSP 440
3 12 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (3.70%) ISO 9000
5 7 (2.88%) ISO 9001
5 7 (2.88%) ISO 14001
6 3 (1.23%) QA
7 1 (0.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 8 (3.29%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.06%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (4.94%) SCCM
2 5 (2.06%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 34 (13.99%) Microsoft
2 30 (12.35%) SAP
3 16 (6.58%) Oracle
4 10 (4.12%) HP
5 5 (2.06%) SolarWinds
6 4 (1.65%) Citrix
7 3 (1.23%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.82%) Google
8 2 (0.82%) VMware
9 1 (0.41%) Serena
9 1 (0.41%) Cisco
9 1 (0.41%) Symantec
9 1 (0.41%) McAfee
9 1 (0.41%) ESRI
9 1 (0.41%) BT
9 1 (0.41%) CommVault
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £41 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £330 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 Per Day Rate DOE Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Templecombe, Somerset
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago