The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Lancashire 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 48 33 16
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -17
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 5 2 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.06% 0.79% 7.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.45% 3.45% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 24
Average daily rate
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£391 - £429
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 - £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 - £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £373
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £104.00 £13.35 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+679.02% -66.20%
Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
145 58 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.66% 23.02% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 14 131
Average daily rate £414 £300 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.91% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £90 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £394 £554
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 3
Average hourly rate £20.06 £20.50 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.13% +49.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £18.70 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.54 £30.50 £26.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
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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

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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BC Cleared across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

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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

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Top 19 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (40.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
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%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PMP
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

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Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) MODAF
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 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