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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 108 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 63.16% 35.59% 34.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 89.26% 87.50% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 5 12
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£375 £405 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £319 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.56 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.36% -14.00%
Qualifications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
121 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 70.76% 40.68% 50.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 6 15
Average daily rate £350 £350 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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 25 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 25 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.

1 206 (88.03%) SC Cleared
2 71 (30.34%) Microsoft
3 68 (29.06%) SQL
4 57 (24.36%) Scrum
4 57 (24.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 51 (21.79%) C#
6 44 (18.80%) .NET
7 43 (18.38%) SQL Server
8 42 (17.95%) SAP
9 37 (15.81%) Unit Testing
10 35 (14.96%) ITIL
11 34 (14.53%) Test Scripting
11 34 (14.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 32 (13.68%) PRINCE2
13 28 (11.97%) Windows
13 28 (11.97%) Project Management
14 27 (11.54%) Risk Management
15 26 (11.11%) ISEB
15 26 (11.11%) ASP.NET
15 26 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 25 (10.68%) Test Management
16 25 (10.68%) Software Testing
16 25 (10.68%) T-SQL
17 24 (10.26%) SLA
18 23 (9.83%) Oracle
18 23 (9.83%) SOA
18 23 (9.83%) Management Information System
19 21 (8.97%) ISTQB
19 21 (8.97%) Information Security
19 21 (8.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (5.98%) K2 blackpearl
2 13 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.14%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.14%) IIS
5 4 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (5.13%) Summit
2 8 (3.42%) assyst
3 7 (2.99%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.85%) IaaS
3 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.42%) Internet
2 5 (2.14%) SAN
3 4 (1.71%) Firewall
4 3 (1.28%) Nortel Meridian
5 1 (0.43%) VPN
5 1 (0.43%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (18.38%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (8.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (7.26%) Oracle Database
6 15 (6.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (6.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (14.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (5.13%) SpecFlow
3 11 (4.70%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.42%) MSI
5 7 (2.99%) Selenium
General
1 17 (7.26%) Back Office
2 8 (3.42%) Finance
2 8 (3.42%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.56%) Front Office
4 5 (2.14%) Retail
4 5 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (22.22%) Developer
2 43 (18.38%) Analyst
3 38 (16.24%) .NET Developer
4 22 (9.40%) SQL Developer
5 21 (8.97%) DBA
6 20 (8.55%) Test Analyst
6 20 (8.55%) Business Analyst
6 20 (8.55%) SQL DBA
7 17 (7.26%) Administrator
8 16 (6.84%) Consultant
9 15 (6.41%) Project Manager
10 12 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (5.13%) Senior Test Analyst
10 12 (5.13%) SharePoint Administrator
11 11 (4.70%) ABAP Developer
11 11 (4.70%) Service Manager
12 10 (4.27%) Tester
13 9 (3.85%) Desktop Support
13 9 (3.85%) Architect
14 8 (3.42%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.80%) .NET
2 26 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 20 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (5.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 14 (5.98%) .NET Framework
5 11 (4.70%) JSP
5 11 (4.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 10 (4.27%) Web Services
7 9 (3.85%) Gherkin
8 5 (2.14%) WCF
9 4 (1.71%) WPF
9 4 (1.71%) WF
9 4 (1.71%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 4 (1.71%) Task Parallel Library
10 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (0.85%) LINQ
10 2 (0.85%) jQuery
11 1 (0.43%) CSS
11 1 (0.43%) HTML
11 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.83%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.26%) RMADS
3 15 (6.41%) GIS
4 13 (5.56%) CESG
5 12 (5.13%) CESG CLAS
5 12 (5.13%) CMDB
6 10 (4.27%) Clustering
7 9 (3.85%) Statistics
8 5 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.71%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.85%) Replication
11 1 (0.43%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.43%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.43%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.97%) Windows
2 18 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.56%) Windows XP
3 6 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.14%) UNIX
5 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (24.36%) Scrum
1 57 (24.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 37 (15.81%) Unit Testing
3 35 (14.96%) ITIL
4 34 (14.53%) Test Scripting
5 32 (13.68%) PRINCE2
6 28 (11.97%) Project Management
7 27 (11.54%) Risk Management
8 25 (10.68%) Software Testing
8 25 (10.68%) Test Management
9 23 (9.83%) SOA
10 21 (8.97%) Information Security
11 19 (8.12%) Service Delivery
12 18 (7.69%) Service Management
13 17 (7.26%) UML
13 17 (7.26%) TDD
13 17 (7.26%) Test Strategy
14 15 (6.41%) Portfolio Management
15 14 (5.98%) BDD
15 14 (5.98%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 68 (29.06%) SQL
2 51 (21.79%) C#
3 25 (10.68%) T-SQL
4 11 (4.70%) ABAP
5 5 (2.14%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.71%) C++
7 2 (0.85%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.85%) PHP
7 2 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 206 (88.03%) SC Cleared
2 26 (11.11%) ISEB
3 21 (8.97%) ISTQB
3 21 (8.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (7.69%) DV Cleared
5 17 (7.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (3.85%) MCP
8 4 (1.71%) MCSE
8 4 (1.71%) MCITP
8 4 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.85%) CEH
9 2 (0.85%) CISSP
10 1 (0.43%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.26%) SLA
2 14 (5.98%) JSP 440
3 12 (5.13%) ISO 14001
3 12 (5.13%) ISO 9001
4 10 (4.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.85%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 14 (5.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 13 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 8 (3.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.99%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.28%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (5.56%) Data Guard
2 12 (5.13%) SCCM
3 3 (1.28%) SCSM
4 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 71 (30.34%) Microsoft
2 42 (17.95%) SAP
3 23 (9.83%) Oracle
4 10 (4.27%) SolarWinds
5 8 (3.42%) VMware
6 6 (2.56%) Citrix
7 4 (1.71%) 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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