The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 12 2
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 19 1 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 35.19% 2.44% 31.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 82.61% 33.33% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 22
Median daily rate £388 £425 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +18.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £425 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £425 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £382 £390
% change year-on-year +8.56% -1.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +15.38% -  

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 Taunton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Taunton
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 23 3 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 42.59% 7.32% 38.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 27
Median daily rate £388 £368 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.44% +1.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.83 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Taunton

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Taunton over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Taunton

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Taunton

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 15 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 15 (55.56%) C#
4 15 (55.56%) Java
5 14 (51.85%) .NET
6 13 (48.15%) BDD
7 12 (44.44%) Hadoop
8 11 (40.74%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
9 9 (33.33%) Scrum
10 6 (22.22%) TDD
10 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 6 (22.22%) SQL
10 6 (22.22%) Open Source
10 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (22.22%) Big Data
11 5 (18.52%) Cloudera
11 5 (18.52%) WPF
11 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (18.52%) Linux
11 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
11 5 (18.52%) MVC
12 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
12 4 (14.81%) JIRA
12 4 (14.81%) QA
12 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (14.81%) Web Development
12 4 (14.81%) Selenium

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 3 (11.11%) nginx
2 2 (7.41%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Jetty
3 1 (3.70%) Mongrel
3 1 (3.70%) NServiceBus
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.70%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DHCP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) FTP
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) IPsec
1 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.70%) LDAP
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
1 1 (3.70%) SSL
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) Hadoop
2 6 (22.22%) Big Data
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.81%) Apache Hive
4 2 (7.41%) GIS
5 1 (3.70%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 20 (74.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 4 (14.81%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) SpecFlow
3 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
4 2 (7.41%) Maven
4 2 (7.41%) Sahi
4 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.41%) WATIR
5 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.70%) Travis CI
5 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Automation Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Developer in Test
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.41%) UAT Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (3.70%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
2 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (18.52%) WPF
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
3 4 (14.81%) Gherkin
4 2 (7.41%) WCF
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Camel
5 1 (3.70%) J2EE
5 1 (3.70%) PostGIS
5 1 (3.70%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) CentOS
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 13 (48.15%) BDD
4 11 (40.74%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 9 (33.33%) Scrum
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (22.22%) Open Source
6 6 (22.22%) TDD
7 5 (18.52%) MVC
8 4 (14.81%) DevOps
8 4 (14.81%) Test Planning
8 4 (14.81%) Web Development
9 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (7.41%) Information Management
10 2 (7.41%) OWASP
10 2 (7.41%) SIEM
10 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
10 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) C#
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Dart
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) ISEB
3 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.41%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (7.41%) CISSP
3 2 (7.41%) CLAS
4 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Oozie
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Cloudera
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) ESRI
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) VMware