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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 11 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 22 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 20.75% 21.57% 47.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.16% 61.11% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 8
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £372 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +8.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.13%
SC Cleared
Somerset

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
43 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 40.57% 35.29% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 11
Average daily rate £325 £372 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +8.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 98 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (34.69%) C#
3 33 (33.67%) SQL
4 30 (30.61%) Scrum
4 30 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (29.59%) .NET
6 26 (26.53%) Unit Testing
7 24 (24.49%) ASP.NET
8 20 (20.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (19.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (19.39%) Automated Testing
10 18 (18.37%) T-SQL
10 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 16 (16.33%) Windows
11 16 (16.33%) SOA
12 15 (15.31%) SQL Server
13 14 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (13.27%) SAP
14 13 (13.27%) Microsoft
15 12 (12.24%) ITIL
16 11 (11.22%) Code Coverage
16 11 (11.22%) Service Management
16 11 (11.22%) Management Information System
16 11 (11.22%) Back Office
16 11 (11.22%) Test Scripting
17 10 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (10.20%) Risk Management
17 10 (10.20%) SLA
17 10 (10.20%) IaaS
18 9 (9.18%) SpecFlow

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (8.16%) MS Exchange
1 8 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (5.10%) K2 blackpearl
3 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) MS Office
2 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.02%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (9.18%) assyst
2 4 (4.08%) SAP SD
2 4 (4.08%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) IaaS
2 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) SAN
2 4 (4.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (20.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (9.18%) SpecFlow
3 8 (8.16%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.08%) Selenium
5 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.02%) MSI
General
1 11 (11.22%) Back Office
2 7 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (3.06%) Front Office
4 1 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (34.69%) Developer
2 24 (24.49%) .NET Developer
3 14 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 11 (11.22%) Architect
5 10 (10.20%) Analyst
6 9 (9.18%) ABAP Developer
7 8 (8.16%) Service Manager
8 7 (7.14%) Test Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Coordinator
9 6 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (5.10%) Support Technician
11 4 (4.08%) Technical Architect
11 4 (4.08%) C# Developer
11 4 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Senior Technician
12 3 (3.06%) Agile .NET Developer
12 3 (3.06%) 3rd Line Support
12 3 (3.06%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.59%) .NET
2 24 (24.49%) ASP.NET
3 19 (19.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 9 (9.18%) Gherkin
6 8 (8.16%) JSP
7 3 (3.06%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.06%) Web Services
8 1 (1.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (1.02%) CSS
8 1 (1.02%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.16%) RMADS
3 5 (5.10%) Digital Media
3 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.10%) CESG
3 5 (5.10%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (2.04%) Statistics
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.33%) Windows
2 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (8.16%) Windows 7
2 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.61%) Scrum
1 30 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.53%) Unit Testing
3 19 (19.39%) Automated Testing
4 16 (16.33%) SOA
5 14 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (12.24%) ITIL
7 11 (11.22%) Code Coverage
7 11 (11.22%) Service Management
7 11 (11.22%) Test Scripting
8 10 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (10.20%) Risk Management
9 9 (9.18%) BDD
9 9 (9.18%) Business Analysis
9 9 (9.18%) Software Testing
9 9 (9.18%) Risk Assessment
9 9 (9.18%) Information Security
10 8 (8.16%) TDD
11 6 (6.12%) Information Assurance
12 5 (5.10%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.69%) C#
2 33 (33.67%) SQL
3 18 (18.37%) T-SQL
4 9 (9.18%) ABAP
5 1 (1.02%) R
5 1 (1.02%) C
5 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 98 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.18%) DV Cleared
3 8 (8.16%) ISTQB
3 8 (8.16%) ISEB
4 6 (6.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.08%) MCSE
5 4 (4.08%) MCP
5 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.08%) MCITP
6 1 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.02%) MOS
6 1 (1.02%) CEH
6 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.02%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) SLA
2 8 (8.16%) JSP 440
3 4 (4.08%) ISO 9001
3 4 (4.08%) ISO 14001
4 3 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.02%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (13.27%) SAP
1 13 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.14%) HP
3 4 (4.08%) Citrix
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle