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 7 December 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 18 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 30 50 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.07% 11.74% 7.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.93% 44.64% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 9
Median daily rate £467 £445 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +27.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £622 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £35.60 £27.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £47.00 £64.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +97.36%
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
97 112 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.55% 26.29% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 68 45
Median daily rate £423 £440 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £900 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 10
Median hourly rate £41.13 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £29.49 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +58.57%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Blackpool -4 16 £490 -2.00%
Preston -3 4 - - 1
Lytham St Annes - 3 £420 -
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 54 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.19%) Oracle
3 14 (25.93%) Java
4 13 (24.07%) ITIL
5 12 (22.22%) Migration
6 11 (20.37%) Finance
7 10 (18.52%) AIX
8 9 (16.67%) Windows
8 9 (16.67%) Linux
8 9 (16.67%) SQL
8 9 (16.67%) Data Management
8 9 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
8 9 (16.67%) IaaS
8 9 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 8 (14.81%) Open Source
9 8 (14.81%) SaaS
9 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (14.81%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (14.81%) Solaris
9 8 (14.81%) HP
10 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
10 7 (12.96%) Change Management
10 7 (12.96%) Oracle Application Server
10 7 (12.96%) PaaS
10 7 (12.96%) High Availability
10 7 (12.96%) Test Scripting
10 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (11.11%) IFS
12 5 (9.26%) 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 (12.96%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (14.81%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) IaaS
2 8 (14.81%) SaaS
3 7 (12.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) DHCP
1 1 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.56%) DB2
6 2 (3.70%) Ingres
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.70%) SQLPlus
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (1.85%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (1.85%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) ClearCase
1 4 (7.41%) Rational Robot
2 2 (3.70%) CaliberRM
2 2 (3.70%) ClearQuest
2 2 (3.70%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.85%) Selenium
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Analyst
1 10 (18.52%) DBA
2 9 (16.67%) Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (11.11%) Architect
5 5 (9.26%) IFS Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Monitoring Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) IFS Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared DBA
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Tester
8 2 (3.70%) IFS Specialist
8 2 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Middleware
1 3 (5.56%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.70%) Entity Framework
2 2 (3.70%) WinForms
2 2 (3.70%) WPF
2 2 (3.70%) XML
2 2 (3.70%) XSD
2 2 (3.70%) XSLT
3 1 (1.85%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
1 5 (9.26%) RIA
2 4 (7.41%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Tandem
4 1 (1.85%) CESG
4 1 (1.85%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Statistics
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) AIX
2 9 (16.67%) Linux
2 9 (16.67%) Windows
3 8 (14.81%) Solaris
4 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
5 4 (7.41%) HPUX
5 4 (7.41%) Unix
6 3 (5.56%) VME
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) ITIL
2 12 (22.22%) Migration
3 9 (16.67%) Data Management
4 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.81%) Open Source
5 7 (12.96%) Change Management
5 7 (12.96%) High Availability
5 7 (12.96%) Test Scripting
6 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.26%) Project Planning
7 5 (9.26%) Release Management
7 5 (9.26%) Service Management
8 4 (7.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.56%) SDLC
9 3 (5.56%) SFIA
9 3 (5.56%) System Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) Java
2 9 (16.67%) SQL
3 5 (9.26%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.41%) COBOL
4 4 (7.41%) Perl
5 3 (5.56%) Bourne shell
5 3 (5.56%) Korn
5 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.56%) VBScript
6 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.70%) C#
6 2 (3.70%) Python
6 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.70%) VB
6 2 (3.70%) VB6
7 1 (1.85%) C
7 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) Degree
3 3 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.56%) ISEB
3 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.85%) CBAP
4 1 (1.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.85%) CLAS
4 1 (1.85%) HNC
4 1 (1.85%) IIBA
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (5.56%) Netcool
1 3 (5.56%) SCOM
1 3 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Oracle
2 8 (14.81%) HP
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.11%) IFS
5 4 (7.41%) IBM
5 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.56%) CA
6 3 (5.56%) Citrix
7 1 (1.85%) EMC
7 1 (1.85%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.85%) Perforce
7 1 (1.85%) SaltStack
Preston
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
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