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 17 January 2017 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
North West / Lancashire
Rank 5 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 43 42 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.20% 11.29% 10.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.78% 43.30% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 15
Median daily rate £502 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.58% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £280 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £900 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 10
Median hourly rate £46.00 £37.00 £32.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.32% +13.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £35.40 £25.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.40 £40.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +126.66%

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
90 97 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.00% 26.08% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 65 66
Median daily rate £475 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £276 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £900 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £35.20 £25.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £46.30 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +8 33 £505 +9.08% 2
Blackpool +2 3 £500 -44.44%
Lancaster +6 1 - -
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 74 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (31.08%) Oracle
3 22 (29.73%) Migration
4 19 (25.68%) Data Centre
5 14 (18.92%) Oracle Database
6 13 (17.57%) Java
6 13 (17.57%) ITIL
6 13 (17.57%) Linux
7 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
7 12 (16.22%) Oracle Database 12c
8 11 (14.86%) SQL
8 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (13.51%) IaaS
9 10 (13.51%) Windows
10 9 (12.16%) Cisco
10 9 (12.16%) Finance
10 9 (12.16%) Oracle EBS R12
10 9 (12.16%) Open Source
10 9 (12.16%) Data Management
11 8 (10.81%) SaaS
11 8 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
12 7 (9.46%) Change Management
12 7 (9.46%) IBM
12 7 (9.46%) PaaS
12 7 (9.46%) High Availability
12 7 (9.46%) Oracle Application Server
12 7 (9.46%) SDLC
13 6 (8.11%) F5
13 6 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (8.11%) MS Excel

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.46%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) IaaS
2 8 (10.81%) SaaS
3 7 (9.46%) PaaS
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (5.41%) DNS
1 4 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (4.05%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (4.05%) SAN
3 2 (2.70%) HTTP
4 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) Oracle Database
2 12 (16.22%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.70%) Firebird
5 2 (2.70%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.35%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (1.35%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) ClearCase
2 4 (5.41%) JIRA
2 4 (5.41%) Rational Robot
3 2 (2.70%) ClearQuest
3 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.70%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.70%) VectorCAST
4 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.35%) Selenium
4 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Electronics
3 2 (2.70%) Avionics
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.35%) Military
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (20.27%) Architect
2 11 (14.86%) Analyst
3 9 (12.16%) Developer
4 8 (10.81%) DBA
4 8 (10.81%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (8.11%) Network Architect
6 5 (6.76%) Administrator
6 5 (6.76%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) IFS Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Monitoring Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.05%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Data Centre Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Migration Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Data Migration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) XML
2 3 (4.05%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.70%) Apache Camel
3 2 (2.70%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.70%) Middleware
3 2 (2.70%) SOAP
3 2 (2.70%) Spring
3 2 (2.70%) Web Services
3 2 (2.70%) WinForms
3 2 (2.70%) WPF
3 2 (2.70%) WSDL
3 2 (2.70%) XSD
3 2 (2.70%) XSLT
4 1 (1.35%) CSS
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.68%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.76%) PKI
2 5 (6.76%) RIA
3 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) Tandem
5 1 (1.35%) CESG
5 1 (1.35%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.35%) Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.35%) Informatics
5 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Statistics
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) Windows
3 6 (8.11%) Unix
4 5 (6.76%) AIX
4 5 (6.76%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.05%) HPUX
6 3 (4.05%) Solaris
6 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) Migration
2 13 (17.57%) ITIL
3 11 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.16%) Data Management
4 9 (12.16%) Open Source
5 7 (9.46%) Change Management
5 7 (9.46%) High Availability
5 7 (9.46%) SDLC
6 6 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.76%) Release Management
7 5 (6.76%) Service Management
7 5 (6.76%) Test Scripting
7 5 (6.76%) Test Strategy
8 4 (5.41%) Change Control
8 4 (5.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.41%) UML
9 3 (4.05%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) Java
2 11 (14.86%) SQL
3 6 (8.11%) Perl
4 5 (6.76%) C#
5 4 (5.41%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.05%) Bourne shell
6 3 (4.05%) C
6 3 (4.05%) Korn
6 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.05%) VBScript
7 2 (2.70%) Ada
7 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.70%) Python
7 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.70%) VB
7 2 (2.70%) VB6
8 1 (1.35%) COBOL
8 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 74 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.76%) Degree
3 3 (4.05%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) ISEB
5 1 (1.35%) CBAP
5 1 (1.35%) CISSP
5 1 (1.35%) CLAS
5 1 (1.35%) HNC
5 1 (1.35%) HND
5 1 (1.35%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (4.05%) Netcool
1 3 (4.05%) SCOM
1 3 (4.05%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Oracle
2 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.16%) Cisco
4 7 (9.46%) IBM
5 6 (8.11%) F5
5 6 (8.11%) HP
6 5 (6.76%) IFS
7 4 (5.41%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.05%) 3PAR
8 3 (4.05%) Brocade
8 3 (4.05%) CA
8 3 (4.05%) EMC
8 3 (4.05%) Perforce
9 2 (2.70%) VMware
10 1 (1.35%) Citrix
10 1 (1.35%) Juniper
10 1 (1.35%) Micro Focus
10 1 (1.35%) SaltStack
10 1 (1.35%) SAP
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