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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 1 11 1
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 137 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 64.32% 17.95% 62.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 85.09% 37.84% 79.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 4 18
Average daily rate £375 £298 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £397 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
161 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 75.59% 47.44% 79.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 5 19
Average daily rate £350 £275 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £342 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Security Cleared
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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 18 April 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

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 144 (89.44%) SC Cleared
2 74 (45.96%) Microsoft
3 42 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 28 (17.39%) SQL Server
5 27 (16.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (14.91%) Test Management
6 24 (14.91%) SQL
6 24 (14.91%) SharePoint
7 22 (13.66%) Windows
7 22 (13.66%) Project Management
7 22 (13.66%) Test Scripting
7 22 (13.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (12.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (12.42%) SLA
8 20 (12.42%) PRINCE2
9 17 (10.56%) ITIL
9 17 (10.56%) Test Strategy
10 16 (9.94%) UML
10 16 (9.94%) SAP
10 16 (9.94%) ISEB
10 16 (9.94%) Scrum
11 15 (9.32%) Risk Management
11 15 (9.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 15 (9.32%) T-SQL
11 15 (9.32%) Oracle
11 15 (9.32%) MS Excel
11 15 (9.32%) Windows 7
11 15 (9.32%) Software Testing
12 14 (8.70%) PowerShell
12 14 (8.70%) Migration

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 24 (14.91%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.83%) SharePoint 2013
2 11 (6.83%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (6.21%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (6.21%) IIS
4 6 (3.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.83%) Summit
2 3 (1.86%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.97%) Internet
1 8 (4.97%) Firewall
2 6 (3.73%) Nortel Meridian
3 1 (0.62%) VPN
3 1 (0.62%) SAN
3 1 (0.62%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 27 (16.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (12.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (8.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (8.07%) Oracle Database
5 11 (6.83%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (6.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (6.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (13.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (7.45%) MSI
3 7 (4.35%) Selenium
4 5 (3.11%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.48%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (5.59%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.35%) Finance
3 6 (3.73%) Publishing
3 6 (3.73%) Front Office
4 5 (3.11%) Back Office
4 5 (3.11%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (18.01%) Analyst
2 22 (13.66%) Administrator
3 20 (12.42%) SharePoint Administrator
3 20 (12.42%) Consultant
4 16 (9.94%) DBA
4 16 (9.94%) SQL DBA
5 13 (8.07%) Test Analyst
5 13 (8.07%) Business Analyst
6 11 (6.83%) Developer
7 10 (6.21%) Project Manager
7 10 (6.21%) Tester
8 9 (5.59%) Applications Packager
8 9 (5.59%) Architect
9 8 (4.97%) Desktop Support
10 7 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
10 7 (4.35%) CLAS Consultant
11 6 (3.73%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Security Consultant
12 5 (3.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.59%) .NET
2 6 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 6 (3.73%) ASP.NET
3 5 (3.11%) Web Services
4 4 (2.48%) CSS
5 3 (1.86%) JSP
5 3 (1.86%) jQuery
5 3 (1.86%) Software Packaging
6 2 (1.24%) Ajax
6 2 (1.24%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.24%) HTML
6 2 (1.24%) XML
6 2 (1.24%) XSLT
6 2 (1.24%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.21%) Management Information System
1 10 (6.21%) GIS
2 9 (5.59%) CESG
2 9 (5.59%) CMDB
2 9 (5.59%) RMADS
3 8 (4.97%) Clustering
3 8 (4.97%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 7 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.11%) Replication
5 5 (3.11%) Statistics
5 5 (3.11%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.62%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.62%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.62%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.66%) Windows
2 15 (9.32%) Windows 7
3 9 (5.59%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.62%) UNIX
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 24 (14.91%) Test Management
3 22 (13.66%) Project Management
3 22 (13.66%) Test Scripting
4 20 (12.42%) PRINCE2
5 17 (10.56%) ITIL
5 17 (10.56%) Test Strategy
6 16 (9.94%) UML
6 16 (9.94%) Scrum
7 15 (9.32%) Risk Management
7 15 (9.32%) Software Testing
8 14 (8.70%) Migration
8 14 (8.70%) Service Delivery
9 13 (8.07%) Information Security
10 12 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (7.45%) Portfolio Management
11 11 (6.83%) Service Management
12 10 (6.21%) Change Control
13 9 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (5.59%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.91%) SQL
2 15 (9.32%) T-SQL
3 14 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 11 (6.83%) C#
5 2 (1.24%) C
5 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 144 (89.44%) SC Cleared
2 16 (9.94%) ISEB
3 15 (9.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (6.83%) ISTQB
5 9 (5.59%) DV Cleared
6 8 (4.97%) MCP
6 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.86%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.42%) SLA
2 11 (6.83%) ISO 14001
2 11 (6.83%) ISO 9001
3 6 (3.73%) JSP 440
3 6 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (7.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (6.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.21%) Active Directory
4 9 (5.59%) Oracle RMAN
5 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (4.97%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (5.59%) Data Guard
2 7 (4.35%) SCCM
3 3 (1.86%) SCSM
3 3 (1.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 74 (45.96%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.94%) SAP
3 15 (9.32%) Oracle
4 11 (6.83%) VMware
5 7 (4.35%) SolarWinds
5 7 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
6 6 (3.73%) Nortel
7 3 (1.86%) Apple
7 3 (1.86%) Citrix
7 3 (1.86%) Altiris
8 1 (0.62%) Sophos
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