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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 41 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 3 0 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.79% - 10.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.40% - 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 23
Average daily rate
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£507 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £457 - £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 - £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £13.35 -
% change year-on-year
+184.64% -
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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
125 84 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.81% 32.56% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 25 38
Average daily rate £400 £300 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £223 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £665 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £18.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.55% -2.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -33.33%

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
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 5 March 2015.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) OpenShift
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (33.33%) Mustache
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Salt
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) IBM

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) OpenShift
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Mustache
1 1 (33.33%) Struts
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Informatica
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) VMware