The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Clearance
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 40 44 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 19.61% 16.73% 24.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 72.73% 86.27% 81.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 66
Median daily rate £313 £490 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.22% +22.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £1,726 £724
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 6
Median hourly rate £41.50 £57.00 £42.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.19% +34.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £42.40 £35.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £43.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year -10.17% +18.78%  

Security Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset.

Academic & Professional Certification
Somerset
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 55 51 107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 26.96% 19.39% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 79
Median daily rate £266 £445 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.33% +7.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £317 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £1,846 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £57.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.82% +49.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.25 £34.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Somerset

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Somerset

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Somerset over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Somerset

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Somerset

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Somerset over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Somerset

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Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yeovil +7 18 - -
Taunton -3 7 £276 -43.62% 4
Bath -6 7 £373 +6.42% 3
Street - 1 £565 -
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 71 (83.53%) SC Cleared
2 50 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (54.12%) C#
4 36 (42.35%) Scrum
5 30 (35.29%) Software Engineering
6 27 (31.76%) Java
7 24 (28.24%) SQL
8 21 (24.71%) C++
8 21 (24.71%) .NET
9 19 (22.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (21.18%) Time Management
10 18 (21.18%) UML
11 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 17 (20.00%) OO
12 16 (18.82%) BDD
13 13 (15.29%) .NET Framework
13 13 (15.29%) QA
13 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
14 11 (12.94%) TDD
15 10 (11.76%) Kanban
15 10 (11.76%) Git (software)
15 10 (11.76%) SpecFlow
15 10 (11.76%) User Experience
16 9 (10.59%) Gherkin
16 9 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (10.59%) Automated Testing
16 9 (10.59%) Oracle
17 8 (9.41%) SharePoint
17 8 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
17 8 (9.41%) RIA

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.71%) IIS
4 3 (3.53%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (3.53%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.35%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.18%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Project
3 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.88%) IaaS
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) Extranet
2 3 (3.53%) Internet
2 3 (3.53%) LAN
3 2 (2.35%) DMZ
3 2 (2.35%) Firewall
3 2 (2.35%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (2.35%) VoIP
3 2 (2.35%) WAN
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.18%) DHCP
4 1 (1.18%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.18%) LDAP
4 1 (1.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.06%) Hadoop
4 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.71%) Apache Hive
6 4 (4.71%) Big Data
6 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.35%) HBase
8 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.35%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (2.35%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (2.35%) QGIS
8 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (22.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.76%) SpecFlow
3 7 (8.24%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (8.24%) Selenium
4 6 (7.06%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.06%) Eclipse
4 6 (7.06%) JIRA
4 6 (7.06%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.71%) HP UFT
5 4 (4.71%) Sahi
5 4 (4.71%) WATIR
6 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.18%) NUnit
7 1 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (8.24%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.35%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Military
3 1 (1.18%) Back Office
3 1 (1.18%) Electronics
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (35.29%) Developer
2 18 (21.18%) Software Engineer
3 12 (14.12%) C# Developer
4 11 (12.94%) Java Engineer
4 11 (12.94%) Java Software Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Developer in Test
6 6 (7.06%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) SharePoint Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.53%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.53%) C++ Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (3.53%) DBA
8 3 (3.53%) Project Planner
8 3 (3.53%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (24.71%) .NET
2 13 (15.29%) .NET Framework
3 9 (10.59%) Gherkin
4 7 (8.24%) WPF
5 6 (7.06%) XML
6 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (5.88%) Web Services
7 3 (3.53%) Apache Camel
7 3 (3.53%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (2.35%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.35%) PostGIS
9 1 (1.18%) boto
9 1 (1.18%) COM
9 1 (1.18%) GWT
9 1 (1.18%) Kafka
9 1 (1.18%) Spring
9 1 (1.18%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) User Experience
2 8 (9.41%) RIA
3 3 (3.53%) PKI
4 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.88%) Linux
1 5 (5.88%) Windows
2 4 (4.71%) Unix
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (42.35%) Scrum
3 30 (35.29%) Software Engineering
4 18 (21.18%) Time Management
4 18 (21.18%) UML
5 17 (20.00%) OO
6 16 (18.82%) BDD
7 11 (12.94%) TDD
8 10 (11.76%) Kanban
9 9 (10.59%) Automated Testing
9 9 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.41%) Unit Testing
11 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (8.24%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (8.24%) ETL
11 7 (8.24%) Test Automation
11 7 (8.24%) Test Planning
12 6 (7.06%) Open Source
12 6 (7.06%) Project Management
12 6 (7.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.12%) C#
2 27 (31.76%) Java
3 24 (28.24%) SQL
4 21 (24.71%) C++
5 5 (5.88%) Ruby
6 3 (3.53%) Ada
6 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.35%) C
7 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.18%) Delphi
8 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.18%) Python
8 1 (1.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 71 (83.53%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.53%) ISEB
3 2 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.35%) Degree
3 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) APMP
4 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.18%) MCSE
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.29%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) HDFS
2 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Ansible
1 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (2.35%) Oozie
3 1 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.18%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.18%) Puppet
3 1 (1.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) Oracle
3 4 (4.71%) Cloudera
4 3 (3.53%) IBM
5 2 (2.35%) Cisco
5 2 (2.35%) Google
5 2 (2.35%) IFS
5 2 (2.35%) VMware
6 1 (1.18%) EMC
6 1 (1.18%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.18%) HP
6 1 (1.18%) Informatica
6 1 (1.18%) Luciad
6 1 (1.18%) Symantec
6 1 (1.18%) Talend
6 1 (1.18%) Teradata
6 1 (1.18%) Veeam
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