The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 8 1 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 32 61 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 28.57% 61.00% 22.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 84.21% 85.92% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 47 5
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£388 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £732 £492 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £356 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.95% -2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.19 £18.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+84.38% -36.84%
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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
38 71 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 33.93% 71.00% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 54 7
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 £739 £480 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 27 February 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

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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

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 50 (76.92%) SC Cleared
2 31 (47.69%) C#
3 30 (46.15%) .NET
4 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET
6 21 (32.31%) SQL
7 19 (29.23%) Scrum
7 19 (29.23%) Unit Testing
8 14 (21.54%) Automated Testing
9 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 12 (18.46%) Windows
10 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
10 12 (18.46%) Windows 7
10 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 11 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (16.92%) SCCM
11 11 (16.92%) SOA
11 11 (16.92%) ISO 9000
11 11 (16.92%) ITIL
12 10 (15.38%) PRINCE2
12 10 (15.38%) ISEB
12 10 (15.38%) .NET Framework
13 9 (13.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 9 (13.85%) Retail
13 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared
13 9 (13.85%) Change Control
13 9 (13.85%) Information Security
13 9 (13.85%) Manufacturing
14 8 (12.31%) CRM

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (9.23%) CMS
1 6 (9.23%) K2 blackpearl
2 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.15%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.08%) Selenium
3 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.54%) MSI
General
1 9 (13.85%) Manufacturing
1 9 (13.85%) Retail
2 7 (10.77%) Back Office
3 2 (3.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Developer
1 22 (33.85%) .NET Developer
2 17 (26.15%) Architect
3 12 (18.46%) SQL Developer
4 11 (16.92%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (12.31%) Consultant
6 6 (9.23%) Service Manager
6 6 (9.23%) SCCM Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (3.08%) IT Services Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Applications Packager
10 1 (1.54%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.15%) .NET
2 22 (33.85%) ASP.NET
3 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 10 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 8 (12.31%) Web Services
7 4 (6.15%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.54%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) GIS
2 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) RMADS
4 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
1 12 (18.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.23%) Scrum
2 19 (29.23%) Unit Testing
3 14 (21.54%) Automated Testing
4 11 (16.92%) ITIL
4 11 (16.92%) SOA
5 10 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 9 (13.85%) Information Security
6 9 (13.85%) Change Control
7 8 (12.31%) UML
7 8 (12.31%) CRM
8 7 (10.77%) Code Coverage
8 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.23%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (9.23%) Content Management
9 6 (9.23%) Service Management
9 6 (9.23%) Workflow
10 4 (6.15%) TDD
10 4 (6.15%) Integration Testing
10 4 (6.15%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (47.69%) C#
2 21 (32.31%) SQL
3 13 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (10.77%) VB.NET
5 6 (9.23%) VB
6 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 50 (76.92%) SC Cleared
2 10 (15.38%) ISEB
3 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.54%) VCP4
5 1 (1.54%) CISSP
5 1 (1.54%) CEH
5 1 (1.54%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) ISO 9000
2 9 (13.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) SAP
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle
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