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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 5 6 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 59 35 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.39% 13.62% 5.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.43% 41.67% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £231 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £688 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 £18.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.55% -36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £18.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -31.42%
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
117 84 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.50% 32.68% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 25 39
Average daily rate £400 £300 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £223 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £665 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £18.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.55% -2.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -33.33%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 6 March 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley - 17 £388 -
Burnley - - - -
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 92 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (29.35%) Windows
3 22 (23.91%) SQL
4 21 (22.83%) VMware
5 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 19 (20.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (19.57%) Oracle
8 17 (18.48%) Finance
9 16 (17.39%) Cisco
10 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
11 13 (14.13%) Linux
12 12 (13.04%) VBA
12 12 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (13.04%) CheckPoint
12 12 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (11.96%) Migration
13 11 (11.96%) vSphere
14 10 (10.87%) Java
14 10 (10.87%) MS Access
15 9 (9.78%) XML
15 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
15 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (8.70%) Data Analysis
16 8 (8.70%) PL/SQL
16 8 (8.70%) Active Directory
16 8 (8.70%) Citrix
16 8 (8.70%) SharePoint
16 8 (8.70%) VMS
17 7 (7.61%) Cognos

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 8 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.09%) TPMS
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.09%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.09%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.43%) MS Office
2 5 (5.43%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (3.26%) PowerPivot
3 3 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.17%) MS Project
5 1 (1.09%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (4.35%) ResourceLink
3 2 (2.17%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (2.17%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (3.26%) SaaS
3 2 (2.17%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.09%) PaaS
4 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) DHCP
1 5 (5.43%) DNS
2 4 (4.35%) LAN
2 4 (4.35%) WAN
3 3 (3.26%) SMS
3 3 (3.26%) Firewall
4 2 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.17%) IPsec
4 2 (2.17%) ADSL
4 2 (2.17%) SSL
4 2 (2.17%) SAN
4 2 (2.17%) 3G
4 2 (2.17%) MPLS
4 2 (2.17%) OSPF
4 2 (2.17%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) MS Access
2 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.43%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.26%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.09%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (1.09%) TKPROF
6 1 (1.09%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (1.09%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (1.09%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.09%) SSDT
6 1 (1.09%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) LSMW
1 2 (2.17%) Subversion
1 2 (2.17%) JIRA
1 2 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.09%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.09%) Maven
2 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.09%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.09%) Toad
2 1 (1.09%) ERwin
General
1 17 (18.48%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.17%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.09%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (19.57%) Architect
2 14 (15.22%) Analyst
3 10 (10.87%) Developer
4 9 (9.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Report Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Administrator
7 6 (6.52%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.43%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Cognos Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.35%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
10 3 (3.26%) Network Architect
10 3 (3.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) XML
2 6 (6.52%) .NET
2 6 (6.52%) XML Messaging
3 3 (3.26%) HTML
4 2 (2.17%) Web Services
4 2 (2.17%) Middleware
5 1 (1.09%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.09%) Struts
5 1 (1.09%) Spring
5 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.09%) jQuery
5 1 (1.09%) Qt
5 1 (1.09%) GTK+
5 1 (1.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.26%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.26%) Reference Data
3 3 (3.26%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.17%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.17%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.09%) Economics
5 1 (1.09%) NHS
5 1 (1.09%) GIS
5 1 (1.09%) Open Source
5 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.35%) Windows
2 13 (14.13%) Linux
3 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.70%) VMS
5 7 (7.61%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.43%) UNIX
6 5 (5.43%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.26%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.09%) VME
8 1 (1.09%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (11.96%) Migration
3 8 (8.70%) Data Analysis
4 7 (7.61%) ITIL
5 6 (6.52%) Data Modelling
6 5 (5.43%) UML
6 5 (5.43%) ETL
6 5 (5.43%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.35%) DSDM
7 4 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 4 (4.35%) Data Transformation
7 4 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.26%) Demand Forecasting
8 3 (3.26%) Software Deployment
8 3 (3.26%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (3.26%) Analytics
8 3 (3.26%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (3.26%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (3.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.91%) SQL
2 12 (13.04%) VBA
3 10 (10.87%) Java
4 8 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.43%) VB
5 5 (5.43%) Perl
6 4 (4.35%) Python
7 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.26%) C#
8 2 (2.17%) C++
8 2 (2.17%) C
8 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.09%) Ada
9 1 (1.09%) COBOL
9 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 92 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.61%) Degree
3 5 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.26%) VCP4
5 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) PMP
5 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.09%) MCSE
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
2 3 (3.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 19 (20.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (11.96%) vSphere
3 8 (8.70%) Active Directory
4 6 (6.52%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.26%) XenApp
6 1 (1.09%) XenServer
6 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) SCCM
2 2 (2.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.09%) Puppet
3 1 (1.09%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.09%) Ansible
3 1 (1.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (22.83%) VMware
2 20 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 18 (19.57%) Oracle
4 16 (17.39%) Cisco
5 12 (13.04%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.70%) Citrix
7 7 (7.61%) Cognos
8 6 (6.52%) SAP
9 4 (4.35%) webMethods
10 3 (3.26%) Juniper
10 3 (3.26%) Dell
10 3 (3.26%) McAfee
11 2 (2.17%) Sourcefire
11 2 (2.17%) Software AG
11 2 (2.17%) Symantec
11 2 (2.17%) Informatica
12 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.09%) CA
12 1 (1.09%) HP
12 1 (1.09%) Compaq
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