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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 46 47 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.25% 0.24% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% 0.84% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £445 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £381 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.72% -4.68%
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%
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
122 119 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.81% 28.00% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 66 23
Average daily rate £410 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £510 £678
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +91.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £25.12 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £37.00 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +1 1 - -
BC Cleared
North West

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) OpenShift
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) PaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) AIX

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (20.00%) Bluemix
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Planner
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) HPUX
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) VMware