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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 1 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 73 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 57.03% 30.19% 29.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 93.59% 64.00% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 9 12
Average daily rate
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£424 £339 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.90% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £269 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £373 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+40.84% -31.73%
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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
78 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 60.94% 47.17% 54.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 13 13
Average daily rate £404 £339 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.94% -5.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £299 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £390 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

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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

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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

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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 22 September 2014.

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 195 (88.24%) SC Cleared
2 70 (31.67%) SQL
3 59 (26.70%) Scrum
4 58 (26.24%) Microsoft
4 58 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (23.98%) C#
6 46 (20.81%) .NET
7 44 (19.91%) User Acceptance Testing
8 42 (19.00%) SQL Server
9 39 (17.65%) Unit Testing
10 37 (16.74%) SAP
11 36 (16.29%) ITIL
12 33 (14.93%) SOA
13 31 (14.03%) SLA
14 30 (13.57%) Team Foundation Server
15 29 (13.12%) Test Scripting
16 28 (12.67%) Windows
16 28 (12.67%) ASP.NET
17 27 (12.22%) Risk Management
18 26 (11.76%) T-SQL
19 24 (10.86%) Oracle
19 24 (10.86%) Management Information System
19 24 (10.86%) Service Management
20 23 (10.41%) PRINCE2
20 23 (10.41%) Project Management
20 23 (10.41%) ISEB
20 23 (10.41%) Software Testing
20 23 (10.41%) SQL Server 2008
21 21 (9.50%) Information Security
21 21 (9.50%) RMADS

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (6.33%) K2 blackpearl
2 12 (5.43%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.71%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.90%) IIS
7 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (7.24%) MS Office
2 15 (6.79%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (6.33%) assyst
2 7 (3.17%) SAP SD
3 6 (2.71%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.33%) IaaS
2 8 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.07%) Internet
2 7 (3.17%) SAN
3 5 (2.26%) Firewall
4 3 (1.36%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (19.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (8.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 15 (6.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 15 (6.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (6.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (13.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (5.43%) SpecFlow
3 11 (4.98%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.17%) Selenium
5 6 (2.71%) MSI
General
1 20 (9.05%) Back Office
2 11 (4.98%) Finance
3 8 (3.62%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.71%) Front Office
5 5 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.90%) Legal
6 2 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (24.43%) Developer
2 39 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 35 (15.84%) Analyst
4 22 (9.95%) SQL Developer
5 21 (9.50%) DBA
6 20 (9.05%) SQL DBA
7 18 (8.14%) Test Analyst
7 18 (8.14%) Architect
8 15 (6.79%) Business Analyst
9 14 (6.33%) Project Manager
10 12 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (5.43%) Service Manager
10 12 (5.43%) Senior Test Analyst
11 11 (4.98%) ABAP Developer
11 11 (4.98%) Administrator
12 9 (4.07%) Consultant
13 8 (3.62%) Coordinator
13 8 (3.62%) Support Technician
13 8 (3.62%) Test Team Leader
13 8 (3.62%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (20.81%) .NET
2 28 (12.67%) ASP.NET
3 21 (9.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (6.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 14 (6.33%) .NET Framework
5 12 (5.43%) JSP
5 12 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 10 (4.52%) Web Services
7 9 (4.07%) Gherkin
8 5 (2.26%) WCF
9 4 (1.81%) WPF
9 4 (1.81%) WF
9 4 (1.81%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 4 (1.81%) Task Parallel Library
10 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (0.90%) LINQ
10 2 (0.90%) jQuery
11 1 (0.45%) CSS
11 1 (0.45%) HTML
11 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.86%) Management Information System
2 21 (9.50%) RMADS
3 12 (5.43%) CMDB
4 11 (4.98%) CESG
4 11 (4.98%) CESG CLAS
5 10 (4.52%) Clustering
5 10 (4.52%) GIS
6 9 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.62%) Statistics
8 5 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.26%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.81%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.45%) User Experience
11 1 (0.45%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.67%) Windows
2 17 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 8 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.71%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.81%) UNIX
6 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (26.70%) Scrum
2 58 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (19.91%) User Acceptance Testing
4 39 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 36 (16.29%) ITIL
6 33 (14.93%) SOA
7 29 (13.12%) Test Scripting
8 27 (12.22%) Risk Management
9 24 (10.86%) Service Management
10 23 (10.41%) Project Management
10 23 (10.41%) PRINCE2
10 23 (10.41%) Software Testing
11 21 (9.50%) Information Security
12 20 (9.05%) Service Delivery
13 19 (8.60%) Test Management
13 19 (8.60%) Information Assurance
14 18 (8.14%) TDD
15 15 (6.79%) Portfolio Management
16 14 (6.33%) BDD
16 14 (6.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (31.67%) SQL
2 53 (23.98%) C#
3 26 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 11 (4.98%) ABAP
5 4 (1.81%) C++
5 4 (1.81%) C
6 2 (0.90%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.90%) PHP
6 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 195 (88.24%) SC Cleared
2 23 (10.41%) ISEB
3 19 (8.60%) DV Cleared
3 19 (8.60%) ISTQB
3 19 (8.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (5.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (4.07%) MCP
5 9 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (2.26%) CISSP
6 5 (2.26%) CEH
7 4 (1.81%) MCITP
7 4 (1.81%) MCSE
8 3 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.90%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (14.03%) SLA
2 14 (6.33%) JSP 440
3 12 (5.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.71%) ISO 14001
4 6 (2.71%) ISO 9001
5 5 (2.26%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 16 (7.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 13 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (4.52%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (5.88%) Data Guard
2 12 (5.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (26.24%) Microsoft
2 37 (16.74%) SAP
3 24 (10.86%) Oracle
4 10 (4.52%) SolarWinds
5 7 (3.17%) HP
5 7 (3.17%) Citrix
5 7 (3.17%) VMware
6 3 (1.36%) Altiris
6 3 (1.36%) Nortel
7 1 (0.45%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (0.45%) Sophos