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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 4 2 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 26 56 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 31.33% 54.37% 15.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 72.22% 78.87% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 43 3
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£375 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £358 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.29% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -26.53%
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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
36 71 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 43.37% 68.93% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 54 6
Average daily rate £413 £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £743 £480 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -33.33%

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 5 March 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 47 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (57.45%) C#
3 26 (55.32%) .NET
4 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
6 17 (36.17%) SQL
7 16 (34.04%) Unit Testing
8 15 (31.91%) Scrum
9 12 (25.53%) Automated Testing
10 10 (21.28%) ISO 9000
10 10 (21.28%) ITIL
10 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
11 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
11 9 (19.15%) T-SQL
11 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
12 8 (17.02%) ISEB
12 8 (17.02%) Manufacturing
12 8 (17.02%) Retail
12 8 (17.02%) Change Control
12 8 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (14.89%) Information Security
13 7 (14.89%) SOA
13 7 (14.89%) UML
13 7 (14.89%) VB.NET
14 6 (12.77%) Web Services
14 6 (12.77%) Windows
14 6 (12.77%) CRM

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 6 (12.77%) K2 blackpearl
2 5 (10.64%) CMS
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.38%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.26%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.13%) MSI
General
1 8 (17.02%) Manufacturing
1 8 (17.02%) Retail
2 6 (12.77%) Back Office
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) .NET Developer
1 19 (40.43%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Architect
3 10 (21.28%) SQL Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.77%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) IT Services Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (2.13%) .NET Applications Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Customer Services Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.13%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (55.32%) .NET
2 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
3 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
4 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (12.77%) Web Services
6 3 (6.38%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) GIS
2 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) RMADS
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
1 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) Unit Testing
3 15 (31.91%) Scrum
4 12 (25.53%) Automated Testing
5 10 (21.28%) ITIL
6 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
7 8 (17.02%) Change Control
8 7 (14.89%) Information Security
8 7 (14.89%) SOA
8 7 (14.89%) UML
9 6 (12.77%) CRM
9 6 (12.77%) Service Management
10 5 (10.64%) Workflow
10 5 (10.64%) Content Management
11 4 (8.51%) Code Coverage
11 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (6.38%) BDD
12 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
12 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) C#
2 17 (36.17%) SQL
3 9 (19.15%) T-SQL
4 7 (14.89%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.64%) VB
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) ISEB
3 5 (10.64%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.13%) CISSP
5 1 (2.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) ISO 9000
2 8 (17.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (10.64%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) SAP
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle