The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 52 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -13
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 1 4 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.23% 1.50% 7.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 6.67% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 30
Average daily rate
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£423 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% -10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £13.35 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- -64.86%
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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 Lancashire region.

Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
131 60 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.75% 22.56% 37.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 18 106
Average daily rate £415 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £235 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £348 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £70.00 £12.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.85% +473.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £15.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £70.00 £49.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BC Cleared across the Lancashire region.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the Lancashire region.

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

BC Cleared
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing BC 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 BC Cleared.

1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PMP
4 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) MODAF
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing BC 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 BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) ScrumMaster
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) MODAF
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared