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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 12 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 43 131 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.88% 38.99% 18.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 65.15% 88.51% 62.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 106 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £422 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.06% +24.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £517 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +79.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+44.09% +10.00%
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
66 148 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.84% 44.05% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 120 33
Average daily rate £350 £400 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 6 1
Average hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% +79.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -8 15 £363 -11.04%
Templecombe - 9 - -
Yeovil -7 8 £325 -20.73% 1
Bridgwater - 3 £350 -
Bath -5 1 - -
Security Cleared
South West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 102 (81.60%) SC Cleared
2 46 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (32.00%) UML
4 35 (28.00%) Scrum
4 35 (28.00%) Software Engineering
5 33 (26.40%) SQL
6 31 (24.80%) C++
7 30 (24.00%) Java
7 30 (24.00%) .NET
8 28 (22.40%) C#
9 26 (20.80%) Web Services
10 24 (19.20%) Management Information System
11 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
11 22 (17.60%) Unit Testing
12 20 (16.00%) .NET Framework
13 18 (14.40%) HTML
13 18 (14.40%) Spring
14 17 (13.60%) Information Management
14 17 (13.60%) Requirements Analysis
14 17 (13.60%) SQL Server
15 16 (12.80%) Luciad
15 16 (12.80%) Apache Camel
16 15 (12.00%) Windows
16 15 (12.00%) ASP.NET
17 14 (11.20%) JSP
18 13 (10.40%) Oracle
18 13 (10.40%) MongoDB
18 13 (10.40%) Entity Framework
19 12 (9.60%) NoSQL
19 12 (9.60%) DV Cleared

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (9.60%) Apache
2 11 (8.80%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.40%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.60%) Apache Solr
5 6 (4.80%) IIS
5 6 (4.80%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (4.00%) K2 blackpearl
7 3 (2.40%) CMS
8 2 (1.60%) JBoss
8 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.80%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.20%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.40%) MS Office
4 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.80%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Summit
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (0.80%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.60%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.40%) MongoDB
3 12 (9.60%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.40%) Big Data
5 7 (5.60%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.80%) DTS
10 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.20%) SpecFlow
2 4 (3.20%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.40%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.80%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.80%) Ant
5 1 (0.80%) JUnit
5 1 (0.80%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.80%) MSI
5 1 (0.80%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.80%) Subversion
5 1 (0.80%) Selenium
5 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.80%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 11 (8.80%) Aerospace
2 5 (4.00%) Finance
3 4 (3.20%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.40%) Back Office
5 2 (1.60%) Retail
6 1 (0.80%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (33.60%) Developer
2 25 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 22 (17.60%) .NET Developer
4 20 (16.00%) Architect
5 16 (12.80%) Java Software Engineer
5 16 (12.80%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (10.40%) SQL Developer
7 7 (5.60%) Administrator
7 7 (5.60%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.80%) Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.80%) AWS Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.00%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.20%) Author
10 4 (3.20%) Technical Author
10 4 (3.20%) Consultant
10 4 (3.20%) DBA
10 4 (3.20%) SQL DBA
11 3 (2.40%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.00%) .NET
2 26 (20.80%) Web Services
3 20 (16.00%) .NET Framework
4 18 (14.40%) HTML
4 18 (14.40%) Spring
5 16 (12.80%) Apache Camel
6 15 (12.00%) ASP.NET
7 14 (11.20%) JSP
8 13 (10.40%) Entity Framework
9 12 (9.60%) Apache CXF
10 11 (8.80%) WPF
10 11 (8.80%) CSS
11 7 (5.60%) Middleware
11 7 (5.60%) WF
11 7 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (5.60%) PostGIS
12 4 (3.20%) XML
13 2 (1.60%) Hibernate
13 2 (1.60%) MFC
13 2 (1.60%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.20%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.80%) GIS
2 6 (4.80%) Statistics
3 5 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.20%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.20%) User Experience
5 3 (2.40%) RMADS
5 3 (2.40%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.60%) Wiki
6 2 (1.60%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.60%) CESG
6 2 (1.60%) iPad
6 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.80%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.80%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.00%) Windows
2 5 (4.00%) Linux
2 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.60%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.80%) Solaris
4 1 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.00%) UML
3 35 (28.00%) Software Engineering
3 35 (28.00%) Scrum
4 22 (17.60%) Unit Testing
5 17 (13.60%) Requirements Analysis
5 17 (13.60%) Information Management
6 12 (9.60%) OO
7 10 (8.00%) MVC
7 10 (8.00%) Web Development
7 10 (8.00%) Open Source
7 10 (8.00%) BDD
8 9 (7.20%) Change Control
8 9 (7.20%) Migration
9 8 (6.40%) Data Management
10 7 (5.60%) Information Security
10 7 (5.60%) ETL
10 7 (5.60%) Time Management
10 7 (5.60%) Content Management
10 7 (5.60%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.40%) SQL
2 31 (24.80%) C++
3 30 (24.00%) Java
4 28 (22.40%) C#
5 6 (4.80%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.20%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.40%) VB
8 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.60%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.80%) VBScript
9 1 (0.80%) Perl
9 1 (0.80%) ABAP
9 1 (0.80%) Ada
Qualifications
1 102 (81.60%) SC Cleared
2 12 (9.60%) DV Cleared
3 8 (6.40%) ISEB
4 4 (3.20%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.60%) Degree
6 1 (0.80%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.20%) ISO 9000
3 3 (2.40%) QA
4 2 (1.60%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.60%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.60%) SLA
4 2 (1.60%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.60%) SCCM
2 1 (0.80%) SCOM
2 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.80%) Luciad
3 13 (10.40%) Oracle
4 7 (5.60%) VMware
5 5 (4.00%) Symantec
5 5 (4.00%) McAfee
5 5 (4.00%) ESRI
5 5 (4.00%) SAP
5 5 (4.00%) Citrix
5 5 (4.00%) CommVault
6 2 (1.60%) Google
7 1 (0.80%) Telerik
7 1 (0.80%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.80%) Cisco
7 1 (0.80%) HP