The first table below looks at the demand for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Taunton region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 108 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 62.79% 34.55% 35.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 89.26% 86.36% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 4 11
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£375 £378 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £314 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £417 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+0.34% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.81% -14.00%
Qualifications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
121 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 70.35% 40.00% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 5 14
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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.

1 205 (87.23%) SC Cleared
2 71 (30.21%) Microsoft
3 68 (28.94%) SQL
4 57 (24.26%) Scrum
4 57 (24.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 51 (21.70%) C#
6 44 (18.72%) .NET
7 42 (17.87%) SQL Server
7 42 (17.87%) SAP
8 37 (15.74%) Unit Testing
8 37 (15.74%) ITIL
9 34 (14.47%) Test Scripting
9 34 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 33 (14.04%) PRINCE2
11 30 (12.77%) Risk Management
12 28 (11.91%) Windows
12 28 (11.91%) Project Management
13 26 (11.06%) ISEB
13 26 (11.06%) ASP.NET
14 25 (10.64%) T-SQL
14 25 (10.64%) SOA
14 25 (10.64%) Test Management
14 25 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
14 25 (10.64%) Software Testing
15 24 (10.21%) SLA
15 24 (10.21%) Management Information System
16 23 (9.79%) Oracle
17 22 (9.36%) Information Security
18 21 (8.94%) ISTQB
18 21 (8.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 14 (5.96%) K2 blackpearl
2 12 (5.11%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.55%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.13%) IIS
4 5 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (5.11%) Summit
2 8 (3.40%) assyst
3 7 (2.98%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.70%) IaaS
3 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.83%) Internet
2 5 (2.13%) SAN
3 4 (1.70%) Firewall
4 3 (1.28%) Nortel Meridian
5 1 (0.43%) VPN
5 1 (0.43%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.87%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (8.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (7.23%) Oracle Database
4 17 (7.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (5.11%) SpecFlow
3 11 (4.68%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.40%) MSI
5 7 (2.98%) Selenium
General
1 17 (7.23%) Back Office
2 10 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.40%) Finance
4 6 (2.55%) Front Office
5 5 (2.13%) Retail
5 5 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (22.13%) Developer
2 43 (18.30%) Analyst
3 38 (16.17%) .NET Developer
4 22 (9.36%) SQL Developer
5 21 (8.94%) DBA
6 20 (8.51%) Test Analyst
6 20 (8.51%) Business Analyst
6 20 (8.51%) SQL DBA
7 16 (6.81%) Administrator
8 15 (6.38%) Project Manager
8 15 (6.38%) Consultant
9 12 (5.11%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (5.11%) Senior Test Analyst
10 11 (4.68%) ABAP Developer
10 11 (4.68%) Service Manager
10 11 (4.68%) Architect
10 11 (4.68%) SharePoint Administrator
11 10 (4.26%) Tester
12 9 (3.83%) Desktop Support
13 8 (3.40%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.72%) .NET
2 26 (11.06%) ASP.NET
3 20 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (5.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 14 (5.96%) .NET Framework
5 12 (5.11%) JSP
6 11 (4.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 10 (4.26%) Web Services
8 9 (3.83%) Gherkin
9 5 (2.13%) WCF
10 4 (1.70%) WPF
10 4 (1.70%) WF
10 4 (1.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 4 (1.70%) Task Parallel Library
11 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (0.85%) LINQ
11 2 (0.85%) jQuery
12 1 (0.43%) CSS
12 1 (0.43%) HTML
12 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.21%) Management Information System
2 20 (8.51%) RMADS
3 15 (6.38%) GIS
4 14 (5.96%) CESG
5 13 (5.53%) CESG CLAS
6 12 (5.11%) CMDB
7 10 (4.26%) Clustering
8 9 (3.83%) Statistics
9 5 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.70%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.85%) Replication
12 1 (0.43%) Grid Computing
12 1 (0.43%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.91%) Windows
2 18 (7.66%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.55%) Windows XP
3 6 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.13%) UNIX
5 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (24.26%) Scrum
1 57 (24.26%) User Acceptance Testing
2 37 (15.74%) Unit Testing
2 37 (15.74%) ITIL
3 34 (14.47%) Test Scripting
4 33 (14.04%) PRINCE2
5 30 (12.77%) Risk Management
6 28 (11.91%) Project Management
7 25 (10.64%) SOA
7 25 (10.64%) Software Testing
7 25 (10.64%) Test Management
8 22 (9.36%) Information Security
9 19 (8.09%) Service Delivery
10 18 (7.66%) Service Management
11 17 (7.23%) UML
11 17 (7.23%) TDD
11 17 (7.23%) Test Strategy
12 15 (6.38%) Portfolio Management
12 15 (6.38%) Information Assurance
13 14 (5.96%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 68 (28.94%) SQL
2 51 (21.70%) C#
3 25 (10.64%) T-SQL
4 11 (4.68%) ABAP
5 5 (2.13%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.70%) C++
7 3 (1.28%) C
8 2 (0.85%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 205 (87.23%) SC Cleared
2 26 (11.06%) ISEB
3 21 (8.94%) ISTQB
3 21 (8.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (8.51%) DV Cleared
5 17 (7.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (5.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (3.83%) MCP
8 4 (1.70%) MCSE
8 4 (1.70%) CISSP
8 4 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.70%) CEH
8 4 (1.70%) MCITP
9 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.21%) SLA
2 15 (6.38%) JSP 440
3 12 (5.11%) ISO 14001
3 12 (5.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (5.11%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.70%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (5.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 13 (5.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (3.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.98%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.28%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (5.53%) Data Guard
2 12 (5.11%) SCCM
3 3 (1.28%) SCSM
4 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 71 (30.21%) Microsoft
2 42 (17.87%) SAP
3 23 (9.79%) Oracle
4 10 (4.26%) SolarWinds
5 8 (3.40%) VMware
6 6 (2.55%) Citrix
7 4 (1.70%) HP
8 3 (1.28%) Nortel
8 3 (1.28%) Altiris
8 3 (1.28%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.43%) Sophos
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