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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 49 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 46.23% 16.98% 25.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 79.03% 39.13% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 4 9
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£380 £326 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.57% -8.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £199 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £354 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -34.61%
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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
62 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 58.49% 43.40% 47.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 13 10
Average daily rate £400 £339 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.83% -5.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £388 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014, 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 52 (37.68%) SQL
3 51 (36.96%) C#
4 48 (34.78%) Scrum
5 46 (33.33%) .NET
6 40 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (26.09%) Unit Testing
8 28 (20.29%) ASP.NET
9 26 (18.84%) SOA
10 25 (18.12%) SQL Server
11 23 (16.67%) SAP
12 22 (15.94%) Microsoft
12 22 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 21 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (14.49%) Windows
15 18 (13.04%) ITIL
16 17 (12.32%) T-SQL
16 17 (12.32%) Back Office
17 16 (11.59%) TDD
17 16 (11.59%) Test Scripting
18 15 (10.87%) .NET Framework
18 15 (10.87%) Software Testing
19 14 (10.14%) Automated Testing
19 14 (10.14%) Service Management
19 14 (10.14%) SLA
19 14 (10.14%) K2 blackpearl
19 14 (10.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 13 (9.42%) ISEB
20 13 (9.42%) PRINCE2

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 14 (10.14%) K2 blackpearl
2 9 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (4.35%) MS Office
2 5 (3.62%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.72%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (7.97%) assyst
2 5 (3.62%) Summit
3 4 (2.90%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.25%) IaaS
2 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.07%) SAN
2 4 (2.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.12%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.52%) SpecFlow
2 9 (6.52%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.62%) Selenium
4 1 (0.72%) MSI
General
1 17 (12.32%) Back Office
2 6 (4.35%) Finance
3 3 (2.17%) Front Office
4 1 (0.72%) Legal
4 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (36.96%) Developer
2 39 (28.26%) .NET Developer
3 22 (15.94%) SQL Developer
4 16 (11.59%) Analyst
5 11 (7.97%) Architect
5 11 (7.97%) Service Manager
6 9 (6.52%) ABAP Developer
6 9 (6.52%) Test Analyst
7 7 (5.07%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.07%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (5.07%) Senior Test Analyst
8 6 (4.35%) Coordinator
8 6 (4.35%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (3.62%) DBA
9 5 (3.62%) Support Technician
9 5 (3.62%) Test Team Leader
9 5 (3.62%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.62%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (33.33%) .NET
2 28 (20.29%) ASP.NET
3 21 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (10.87%) .NET Framework
5 14 (10.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 12 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 9 (6.52%) Gherkin
8 8 (5.80%) JSP
9 5 (3.62%) Web Services
9 5 (3.62%) WCF
10 4 (2.90%) WPF
10 4 (2.90%) WF
10 4 (2.90%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 4 (2.90%) Task Parallel Library
11 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (1.45%) LINQ
11 2 (1.45%) jQuery
12 1 (0.72%) CSS
12 1 (0.72%) HTML
12 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.42%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.80%) RMADS
3 5 (3.62%) Digital Media
3 5 (3.62%) CESG
3 5 (3.62%) CESG CLAS
3 5 (3.62%) GIS
3 5 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.90%) Statistics
5 3 (2.17%) CMDB
6 2 (1.45%) Clustering
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.49%) Windows
2 12 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.78%) Scrum
2 40 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (26.09%) Unit Testing
4 26 (18.84%) SOA
5 21 (15.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (13.04%) ITIL
7 16 (11.59%) TDD
7 16 (11.59%) Test Scripting
8 15 (10.87%) Software Testing
9 14 (10.14%) Automated Testing
9 14 (10.14%) Service Management
10 13 (9.42%) PRINCE2
11 12 (8.70%) MVC
11 12 (8.70%) Risk Management
11 12 (8.70%) Project Management
12 9 (6.52%) Business Analysis
12 9 (6.52%) Code Coverage
12 9 (6.52%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (6.52%) Information Security
12 9 (6.52%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (37.68%) SQL
2 51 (36.96%) C#
3 17 (12.32%) T-SQL
4 9 (6.52%) ABAP
5 4 (2.90%) C++
6 2 (1.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.72%) C
7 1 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 138 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.42%) ISEB
3 12 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (8.70%) ISTQB
4 10 (7.25%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.90%) MCP
6 4 (2.90%) MCSE
6 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.90%) MCITP
6 4 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.72%) CISSP
7 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.72%) MOS
7 1 (0.72%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.14%) SLA
2 8 (5.80%) JSP 440
3 5 (3.62%) ISO 14001
3 5 (3.62%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.72%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (7.25%) SCCM
2 4 (2.90%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (16.67%) SAP
2 22 (15.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.52%) Oracle
4 7 (5.07%) HP
5 4 (2.90%) Citrix
6 3 (2.17%) SolarWinds
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