The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 21 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing C 30 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.99% 3.41% 5.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.35% 11.11% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 11
Average daily rate
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£320 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
C
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
155 81 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.13% 30.68% 41.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 38 105
Average daily rate £350 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

C
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

C Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

C
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

C Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

C
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

C Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

C
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 C within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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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
Burnley - - - -
C
North West

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing C 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 C.

1 21 (45.65%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (23.91%) Citrix
3 11 (23.91%) SQL
4 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
4 10 (21.74%) XenApp
4 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
5 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
6 8 (17.39%) DNS
6 8 (17.39%) Project Management
6 8 (17.39%) VMware
7 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
8 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
8 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (10.87%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
9 5 (10.87%) XenServer
9 5 (10.87%) SMS
9 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
9 5 (10.87%) DHCP
9 5 (10.87%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (10.87%) HP
10 4 (8.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (8.70%) MSI
10 4 (8.70%) InstallShield
10 4 (8.70%) AdminStudio
10 4 (8.70%) AppSense

C
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing C 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 C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.52%) IIS
4 3 (6.52%) Drupal
4 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) DNS
2 5 (10.87%) DHCP
2 5 (10.87%) SMS
3 3 (6.52%) WAN
3 3 (6.52%) LDAP
3 3 (6.52%) LAN
4 2 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) MySQL
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MSI
1 4 (8.70%) InstallShield
1 4 (8.70%) AdminStudio
2 3 (6.52%) Subversion
2 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) MorphX
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Project Manager
2 6 (13.04%) Tester
3 4 (8.70%) Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Applications Packager
4 3 (6.52%) Design Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Applications Tester
4 3 (6.52%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Identity Management Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.35%) Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Management Consultant
6 1 (2.17%) Junior
6 1 (2.17%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (2.17%) Provisioning Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) CSS
1 3 (6.52%) HTML
1 3 (6.52%) ODBC
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) SOAP
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Open Source
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.52%) Linux
7 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Project Management
2 3 (6.52%) Identity Management
2 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
3 2 (4.35%) Release Management
4 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.17%) ERP
4 1 (2.17%) Workflow
4 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) C#
3 3 (6.52%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.52%) PHP
4 2 (4.35%) C++
4 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.35%) VBScript
4 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.17%) sed
5 1 (2.17%) VB
5 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.17%) AWK
5 1 (2.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
1 10 (21.74%) XenApp
2 5 (10.87%) XenServer
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (8.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Citrix
2 8 (17.39%) VMware
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.87%) HP
5 4 (8.70%) AppSense
6 3 (6.52%) Facebook
6 3 (6.52%) Twitter
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle
7 2 (4.35%) Curam
7 2 (4.35%) F5
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