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 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 5 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 65 21 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.44% 7.84% 15.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 33.87% 41.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 48
Average daily rate
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£350 £235 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% -47.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £235 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £275 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £70.00 £31.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.57% +120.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £70.00 £16.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.60 £70.00 £47.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -35.18%
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
130 62 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.88% 23.13% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 19 109
Average daily rate £415 £300 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.33% -30.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £235 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £340 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £70.00 £12.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.85% +473.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £15.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £70.00 £49.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 17 September 2014.

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 September 2014.

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 17 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
Preston +14 32 £565 - 3
Skelmersdale - - - - 1
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 59 (44.03%) Windows
3 51 (38.06%) Citrix
4 47 (35.07%) Microsoft
5 39 (29.10%) Windows XP
6 38 (28.36%) Windows 7
7 35 (26.12%) SCCM
8 34 (25.37%) Windows Vista
9 32 (23.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 32 (23.88%) MS Office
10 31 (23.13%) Active Directory
10 31 (23.13%) CA
10 31 (23.13%) AppSense
11 30 (22.39%) Blackberry
12 28 (20.90%) Software Deployment
13 25 (18.66%) Lumension
14 24 (17.91%) SLA
14 24 (17.91%) SQL
15 21 (15.67%) SAP
16 18 (13.43%) Oracle
16 18 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (12.69%) Project Management
18 16 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (11.94%) Java
18 16 (11.94%) PL/SQL
18 16 (11.94%) DNS
18 16 (11.94%) Dell
18 16 (11.94%) DHCP
18 16 (11.94%) Degree
19 15 (11.19%) ITIL

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 8 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (5.97%) SharePoint
1 8 (5.97%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.49%) nginx
3 2 (1.49%) Jetty
3 2 (1.49%) IIS
3 2 (1.49%) Apache
3 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.49%) Lync
3 2 (1.49%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 32 (23.88%) MS Office
2 15 (11.19%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.99%) MS Project
4 3 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (10.45%) ResourceLink
2 5 (3.73%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (2.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.45%) SuccessFactors
1 14 (10.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.75%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.94%) DNS
1 16 (11.94%) DHCP
2 7 (5.22%) SMS
3 6 (4.48%) 3G
3 6 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.99%) Firewall
5 3 (2.24%) HTTP
6 2 (1.49%) DMZ
6 2 (1.49%) SSL
6 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.75%) VPN
7 1 (0.75%) FTP
7 1 (0.75%) Wireless
7 1 (0.75%) IPsec
7 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.72%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.73%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.24%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.24%) PowerCenter
4 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) ERwin
2 3 (2.24%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.49%) CaliberRM
3 2 (1.49%) MSI
3 2 (1.49%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.49%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (5.97%) Finance
2 6 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (23.13%) Support Engineer
2 29 (21.64%) Desktop Support
3 25 (18.66%) Desktop Engineer
4 22 (16.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 19 (14.18%) Analyst
6 17 (12.69%) Architect
7 10 (7.46%) Developer
8 8 (5.97%) Integration Architect
9 7 (5.22%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.73%) Technical Support
10 5 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.73%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (2.99%) Knowledge Manager
11 4 (2.99%) Consultant
12 3 (2.24%) TM1 Developer
12 3 (2.24%) TM1 Analyst
12 3 (2.24%) Support Specialist
12 3 (2.24%) 3rd Line Support
12 3 (2.24%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.73%) Web Services
2 2 (1.49%) Middleware
2 2 (1.49%) Servlets
3 1 (0.75%) .NET
3 1 (0.75%) J2EE
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.75%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.39%) Blackberry
2 18 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.48%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.99%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.99%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.24%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.49%) NHS
6 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.49%) Open Source
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.75%) RMADS
7 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) CESG
7 1 (0.75%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 59 (44.03%) Windows
2 39 (29.10%) Windows XP
3 38 (28.36%) Windows 7
4 34 (25.37%) Windows Vista
5 16 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (5.22%) UNIX
8 4 (2.99%) Linux
9 2 (1.49%) Solaris
10 1 (0.75%) MVS
10 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.90%) Software Deployment
2 17 (12.69%) Project Management
3 15 (11.19%) ITIL
4 9 (6.72%) Migration
4 9 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (5.97%) TQM
5 8 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (5.97%) ETL
5 8 (5.97%) Data Modelling
6 7 (5.22%) Business Analysis
7 6 (4.48%) Data Architecture
8 5 (3.73%) DSDM
8 5 (3.73%) ERP
8 5 (3.73%) Service Management
8 5 (3.73%) Data Management
9 4 (2.99%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (2.99%) Data Migration
9 4 (2.99%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.99%) EAI
10 3 (2.24%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.91%) SQL
2 16 (11.94%) Java
2 16 (11.94%) PL/SQL
3 15 (11.19%) Shell Script
4 13 (9.70%) VBA
5 12 (8.96%) Perl
5 12 (8.96%) Python
6 5 (3.73%) C
7 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 134 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.94%) Degree
3 4 (2.99%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.99%) MCSE
4 2 (1.49%) ISEB
5 1 (0.75%) APMP
5 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.75%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.91%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 32 (23.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 31 (23.13%) Active Directory
3 12 (8.96%) XenApp
4 9 (6.72%) XenServer
5 6 (4.48%) XenDesktop
5 6 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (2.99%) vSphere
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.49%) Xen
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 35 (26.12%) SCCM
2 3 (2.24%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.49%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.49%) Puppet
4 1 (0.75%) PureDisk
4 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.75%) OpenView
4 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 51 (38.06%) Citrix
2 47 (35.07%) Microsoft
3 31 (23.13%) CA
3 31 (23.13%) AppSense
4 25 (18.66%) Lumension
5 21 (15.67%) SAP
6 18 (13.43%) Oracle
7 16 (11.94%) Dell
8 13 (9.70%) VMware
9 12 (8.96%) HP
9 12 (8.96%) Software AG
9 12 (8.96%) webMethods
10 6 (4.48%) Cognos
10 6 (4.48%) Business Objects
11 5 (3.73%) IBM
11 5 (3.73%) Informatica
12 4 (2.99%) Compaq
13 3 (2.24%) F5
13 3 (2.24%) Talend
13 3 (2.24%) Red Hat
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