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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 11 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 63 60 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.73% 14.67% 7.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.43% 46.15% 33.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 5
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£444 £324 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.80% +38.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.87 £45.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.94% -51.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.52 £17.65 £25.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £52.90 £65.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+61.36% +10.00%
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
183 130 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.97% 31.78% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 67 20
Average daily rate £425 £378 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +25.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -67.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 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
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 4 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 25 £500 -11.50%
Blackpool -21 15 £415 +27.69%
Lytham St Annes +10 4 £400 +33.33%
Lancaster - 1 - -
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (32.81%) SQL
3 26 (20.31%) Microsoft
4 23 (17.97%) Windows
4 23 (17.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (16.41%) Java
6 20 (15.63%) Oracle
6 20 (15.63%) Degree
7 19 (14.84%) Migration
7 19 (14.84%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 16 (12.50%) ITIL
8 16 (12.50%) SharePoint
9 15 (11.72%) HP
9 15 (11.72%) T-SQL
10 14 (10.94%) Visual Studio
10 14 (10.94%) MS Excel
10 14 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (10.16%) Project Management
11 13 (10.16%) OLAP
11 13 (10.16%) Validation
11 13 (10.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (10.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (10.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (9.38%) Kimball Methodology
12 12 (9.38%) OLAP Cube
12 12 (9.38%) Data Modelling
13 11 (8.59%) CRM
13 11 (8.59%) UNIX
13 11 (8.59%) SDLC

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 16 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.47%) JBoss
4 4 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.56%) Node.js
6 2 (1.56%) IIS
6 2 (1.56%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.78%) Lync
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.69%) MS Office
4 5 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (3.13%) MS Project
6 2 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.56%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.78%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.56%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.78%) Boomi
3 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.78%) SaaS
3 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.69%) SSL
2 5 (3.91%) DNS
3 4 (3.13%) OSPF
3 4 (3.13%) BGP
3 4 (3.13%) Firewall
3 4 (3.13%) DHCP
4 3 (2.34%) SNMP
4 3 (2.34%) SAN
5 2 (1.56%) IPsec
6 1 (0.78%) Network Security
6 1 (0.78%) xDSL
6 1 (0.78%) DWDM
6 1 (0.78%) MPLS
6 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.78%) FTP
6 1 (0.78%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.78%) LDAP
6 1 (0.78%) ISDN
6 1 (0.78%) LAN
6 1 (0.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (14.84%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 13 (10.16%) OLAP
4 13 (10.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (10.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (9.38%) OLAP Cube
6 9 (7.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (7.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (6.25%) OLTP
7 8 (6.25%) Oracle Database
8 7 (5.47%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.13%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.56%) MS Access
11 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (10.94%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (5.47%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (4.69%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.91%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.91%) JIRA
7 4 (3.13%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.13%) Maven
8 3 (2.34%) LoadRunner
8 3 (2.34%) ProC
8 3 (2.34%) Facilita Forecast
9 2 (1.56%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (1.56%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.78%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.78%) JMeter
10 1 (0.78%) AppScan
10 1 (0.78%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.78%) Selenium
10 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (3.91%) Finance
1 5 (3.91%) Avionics
2 4 (3.13%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.34%) Military
4 1 (0.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (21.88%) Developer
2 20 (15.63%) Architect
3 12 (9.38%) Analyst
4 11 (8.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 10 (7.81%) Software Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Project Manager
6 5 (3.91%) Business Analyst
6 5 (3.91%) Business Developer
6 5 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (3.91%) Programmer
6 5 (3.91%) Test Engineer
6 5 (3.91%) Applications Architect
6 5 (3.91%) SQL Programmer
7 4 (3.13%) Lead Architect
7 4 (3.13%) SQL Developer
7 4 (3.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (3.13%) Technical Architect
7 4 (3.13%) Tester
8 3 (2.34%) Consultant
8 3 (2.34%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.81%) Web Services
1 10 (7.81%) XML
2 7 (5.47%) .NET
3 5 (3.91%) SOAP
4 4 (3.13%) HTML
4 4 (3.13%) JSP
4 4 (3.13%) XSD
4 4 (3.13%) XSLT
4 4 (3.13%) WSDL
5 3 (2.34%) Middleware
6 2 (1.56%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.56%) REST
7 1 (0.78%) Spring Integration
7 1 (0.78%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.78%) Play Framework
7 1 (0.78%) JSON
7 1 (0.78%) jQuery
7 1 (0.78%) Apache CXF
7 1 (0.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.47%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.13%) DataPower
4 4 (3.13%) Statistics
5 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.56%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) GIS
6 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.78%) PMI
6 1 (0.78%) Replication
6 1 (0.78%) CESG
6 1 (0.78%) Economics
6 1 (0.78%) PKI
6 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.78%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.97%) Windows
2 13 (10.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (8.59%) UNIX
4 10 (7.81%) Linux
5 8 (6.25%) Solaris
6 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.13%) AIX
8 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.78%) MVS
9 1 (0.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.84%) Migration
2 16 (12.50%) ITIL
3 14 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (10.16%) Project Management
4 13 (10.16%) Validation
5 12 (9.38%) Data Modelling
5 12 (9.38%) Kimball Methodology
6 11 (8.59%) SDLC
6 11 (8.59%) CRM
7 10 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (7.81%) Performance Analysis
8 9 (7.03%) Dimensional Modelling
9 8 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.47%) TOGAF
10 7 (5.47%) Test Scripting
10 7 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.47%) UML
11 6 (4.69%) Performance Testing
11 6 (4.69%) Data Migration
12 5 (3.91%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.81%) SQL
2 21 (16.41%) Java
3 15 (11.72%) T-SQL
4 8 (6.25%) VBA
5 7 (5.47%) Perl
5 7 (5.47%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.47%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.69%) VBScript
7 5 (3.91%) C#
7 5 (3.91%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.13%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.34%) C
9 3 (2.34%) Ada
9 3 (2.34%) Scala
10 2 (1.56%) Ruby
10 2 (1.56%) VB
10 2 (1.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.78%) C++
11 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.78%) VC++
Qualifications
1 128 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (15.63%) Degree
3 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.47%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (3.91%) ISEB
7 4 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (3.13%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.13%) ISTQB
7 4 (3.13%) MCSE
7 4 (3.13%) CCNP
8 3 (2.34%) CCNA
8 3 (2.34%) MCSA
8 3 (2.34%) HND
8 3 (2.34%) MCITP
8 3 (2.34%) VCP4
8 3 (2.34%) VCP5
9 1 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.78%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.91%) XenServer
3 4 (3.13%) XenApp
3 4 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.56%) vSphere
5 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.47%) Puppet
2 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.78%) WSUS
3 1 (0.78%) SCCM
3 1 (0.78%) Ansible
3 1 (0.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (20.31%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.63%) Oracle
3 15 (11.72%) HP
4 10 (7.81%) VMware
5 6 (4.69%) IBM
6 5 (3.91%) AppSense
7 4 (3.13%) Altiris
7 4 (3.13%) Citrix
7 4 (3.13%) Juniper
7 4 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.13%) Sun
7 4 (3.13%) SAP
7 4 (3.13%) Cisco
8 3 (2.34%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.34%) 3PAR
8 3 (2.34%) Curam
8 3 (2.34%) Symantec
9 2 (1.56%) Dell
9 2 (1.56%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.78%) Compaq
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