The table below looks at the statistics for SC 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 SC Cleared over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 6 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 67 86 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.12% 16.67% 9.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.89% 46.99% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 2
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£405 £265 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.83% -31.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £198 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.06 £19.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.83% +0.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £32.47 £20.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+51.25% -6.97%
SC 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
146 183 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.96% 35.47% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 101 17
Average daily rate £375 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £245 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £675 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 13
Average hourly rate £37.00 £23.15 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.82% +21.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £34.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

SC 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 SC Cleared within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
Preston 0 32 £385 +46.66% 4
Chorley - 5 £375 - 1
Blackpool -20 4 £451 +70.36%
Lytham St Annes +3 2 £318 +24.20%
Lancaster - 1 - -
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 126 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (29.37%) SQL
3 31 (24.60%) Windows
4 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
4 22 (17.46%) Oracle
4 22 (17.46%) VMware
5 20 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (15.08%) Linux
6 19 (15.08%) Cisco
7 18 (14.29%) XML
7 18 (14.29%) Migration
8 16 (12.70%) Degree
9 15 (11.90%) Finance
9 15 (11.90%) Java
9 15 (11.90%) MS Excel
9 15 (11.90%) CheckPoint
10 14 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (10.32%) VBA
11 13 (10.32%) UNIX
12 12 (9.52%) SharePoint
12 12 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (8.73%) .NET
13 11 (8.73%) SQL Server
13 11 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (8.73%) vSphere
14 10 (7.94%) SDLC
14 10 (7.94%) PL/SQL
14 10 (7.94%) UML
14 10 (7.94%) Software Engineering
14 10 (7.94%) Validation

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (0.79%) JBoss
4 1 (0.79%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.79%) TPMS
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 8 (6.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (4.76%) MS Office
5 4 (3.17%) MS Project
6 3 (2.38%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.79%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (2.38%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) SuccessFactors
1 3 (2.38%) OpenShift
2 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.59%) PaaS
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
3 1 (0.79%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.35%) SSL
2 6 (4.76%) OSPF
2 6 (4.76%) BGP
2 6 (4.76%) Firewall
3 4 (3.17%) IPsec
4 3 (2.38%) DNS
4 3 (2.38%) MPLS
4 3 (2.38%) LAN
4 3 (2.38%) WAN
4 3 (2.38%) DHCP
4 3 (2.38%) SNMP
5 2 (1.59%) ADSL
5 2 (1.59%) SAN
6 1 (0.79%) DWDM
6 1 (0.79%) xDSL
6 1 (0.79%) ISDN
6 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (8.73%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.35%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.76%) MS Access
4 6 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.97%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.97%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.38%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.79%) Cognos Transformer
9 1 (0.79%) TKPROF
9 1 (0.79%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.79%) OLAP
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.79%) SSDT
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Maven
1 5 (3.97%) JIRA
1 5 (3.97%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.38%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.59%) Subversion
4 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.59%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.79%) Toad
5 1 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.79%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.79%) ProC
5 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.79%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.79%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 15 (11.90%) Finance
2 3 (2.38%) Military
2 3 (2.38%) Avionics
3 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.59%) Automotive
4 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 28 (22.22%) Architect
2 19 (15.08%) Developer
3 13 (10.32%) Analyst
4 10 (7.94%) Software Engineer
4 10 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (6.35%) Project Manager
5 8 (6.35%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 6 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (4.76%) Administrator
7 6 (4.76%) Network Architect
8 5 (3.97%) Applications Architect
8 5 (3.97%) Report Analyst
8 5 (3.97%) Programmer
8 5 (3.97%) Cognos Developer
8 5 (3.97%) SQL Programmer
9 4 (3.17%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (3.17%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.29%) XML
2 11 (8.73%) .NET
3 7 (5.56%) Web Services
4 6 (4.76%) HTML
4 6 (4.76%) XML Messaging
5 4 (3.17%) SOAP
5 4 (3.17%) XSD
5 4 (3.17%) XSLT
5 4 (3.17%) WSDL
5 4 (3.17%) Middleware
6 3 (2.38%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.79%) jQuery
7 1 (0.79%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.79%) Spring
7 1 (0.79%) Struts
7 1 (0.79%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.17%) Reference Data
3 4 (3.17%) DataPower
4 3 (2.38%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.59%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.59%) Economics
5 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.79%) PMI
6 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.60%) Windows
2 19 (15.08%) Linux
3 13 (10.32%) UNIX
4 9 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.35%) VMS
5 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.76%) Solaris
7 4 (3.17%) AIX
8 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.79%) HPUX
9 1 (0.79%) VME
9 1 (0.79%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.29%) Migration
2 14 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (7.94%) Validation
4 10 (7.94%) UML
4 10 (7.94%) Software Engineering
4 10 (7.94%) SDLC
5 9 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 9 (7.14%) ITIL
6 8 (6.35%) CRM
6 8 (6.35%) Project Management
7 7 (5.56%) TOGAF
7 7 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 6 (4.76%) DevOps
8 6 (4.76%) Service Management
8 6 (4.76%) ERP
8 6 (4.76%) Data Modelling
9 5 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.97%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.17%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.37%) SQL
2 15 (11.90%) Java
3 13 (10.32%) VBA
4 10 (7.94%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.56%) Perl
6 5 (3.97%) C#
7 4 (3.17%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.38%) Ada
8 3 (2.38%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.59%) C
9 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.79%) Python
10 1 (0.79%) VB
10 1 (0.79%) C++
10 1 (0.79%) COBOL
10 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 126 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.70%) Degree
3 6 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.97%) ISEB
4 5 (3.97%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.38%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.59%) PMP
6 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.59%) MCSE
7 1 (0.79%) CCNP
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.79%) HND
7 1 (0.79%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) QA
1 3 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.73%) vSphere
3 6 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.38%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.79%) XenApp
5 1 (0.79%) XenServer
5 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) Puppet
2 2 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.59%) Ansible
2 2 (1.59%) Salt
2 2 (1.59%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.79%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 22 (17.46%) Oracle
1 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
1 22 (17.46%) VMware
2 19 (15.08%) Cisco
3 15 (11.90%) CheckPoint
4 7 (5.56%) Juniper
4 7 (5.56%) HP
5 6 (4.76%) Cognos
6 5 (3.97%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.17%) Sun
7 4 (3.17%) IBM
8 3 (2.38%) SAP
8 3 (2.38%) webMethods
8 3 (2.38%) Dell
8 3 (2.38%) Citrix
8 3 (2.38%) McAfee
9 2 (1.59%) Sourcefire
9 2 (1.59%) Symantec
9 2 (1.59%) Compaq
10 1 (0.79%) Software AG
Preston, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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