The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 27 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 7 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 24 37 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 24.00% 49.33% 40.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.54% 86.05% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 7
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£374 £381 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +10.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -30.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Qualifications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
41 43 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 41.00% 57.33% 59.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 12
Average daily rate £395 £350 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £160 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £733 £400 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Taunton region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Taunton region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 67 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (38.81%) C#
3 24 (35.82%) .NET
4 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (28.36%) SQL
6 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET
6 18 (26.87%) Scrum
7 17 (25.37%) SOA
8 16 (23.88%) Unit Testing
8 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 15 (22.39%) T-SQL
10 13 (19.40%) Service Management
10 13 (19.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (19.40%) Automated Testing
11 12 (17.91%) ITIL
11 12 (17.91%) SLA
12 11 (16.42%) Change Control
13 10 (14.93%) IaaS
13 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
13 10 (14.93%) ISO 9000
13 10 (14.93%) PRINCE2
14 9 (13.43%) Windows
14 9 (13.43%) Code Coverage
15 8 (11.94%) Information Security
15 8 (11.94%) Back Office
15 8 (11.94%) Manufacturing
15 8 (11.94%) ISEB
15 8 (11.94%) Retail
15 8 (11.94%) ISO/IEC 27001

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.46%) CMS
2 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.49%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.99%) MS Office
2 1 (1.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (11.94%) assyst
2 1 (1.49%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Firewall
2 3 (4.48%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.48%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.99%) Selenium
4 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.49%) MSI
General
1 8 (11.94%) Back Office
1 8 (11.94%) Manufacturing
1 8 (11.94%) Retail
2 7 (10.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Architect
2 17 (25.37%) Developer
3 16 (23.88%) .NET Developer
4 12 (17.91%) Service Manager
5 10 (14.93%) SQL Developer
6 9 (13.43%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.97%) IT Services Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Support Technician
10 2 (2.99%) Consultant
10 2 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.82%) .NET
2 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET
3 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (11.94%) .NET Framework
6 6 (8.96%) Web Services
7 3 (4.48%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
1 6 (8.96%) GIS
2 5 (7.46%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.99%) RMADS
4 1 (1.49%) CESG
4 1 (1.49%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.87%) Scrum
3 17 (25.37%) SOA
4 16 (23.88%) Unit Testing
5 13 (19.40%) Service Management
5 13 (19.40%) Automated Testing
6 12 (17.91%) ITIL
7 11 (16.42%) Change Control
8 10 (14.93%) PRINCE2
9 9 (13.43%) Code Coverage
10 8 (11.94%) Information Security
10 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (10.45%) UML
12 6 (8.96%) CRM
12 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Architecture
13 5 (7.46%) Content Management
13 5 (7.46%) Workflow
14 4 (5.97%) Information Assurance
14 4 (5.97%) TDD
15 3 (4.48%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.81%) C#
2 19 (28.36%) SQL
3 15 (22.39%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.46%) VB
5 1 (1.49%) R
5 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) ISEB
3 6 (8.96%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.49%) MOS
5 1 (1.49%) CEH
5 1 (1.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.91%) SLA
2 10 (14.93%) ISO 9000
3 8 (11.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.49%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) SAP
3 3 (4.48%) HP
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle
4 1 (1.49%) Citrix