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 25 May 2016 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 44 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.24% 1.14% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% 3.31% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £374 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £329 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.39% -12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.33 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £47.33 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-67.25% +210.36%
BC Cleared
North West

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
113 151 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.23% 34.40% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 68 119
Median daily rate £425 £361 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 31
Median hourly rate £36.26 £37.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +62.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £11.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £59.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing BC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Preston +1 1 - -
BC Cleared
North West

BC Cleared
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BC 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) AIX Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Sun