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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 8 8 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 50 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.11% 11.94% 4.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.67% 34.78% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 10
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£350 £458 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.49% +11.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £690 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 0
Average hourly rate £32.54 £16.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -30.09%
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
120 69 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.67% 34.33% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 22 60
Average daily rate £400 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £256 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £678 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 4
Average hourly rate £32.52 £15.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.80% -15.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley - 14 £433 - 1
Preston -7 12 £400 -42.02%
Blackpool -16 1 - -
Burnley - - - -
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (35.64%) Windows
3 25 (24.75%) SQL
3 25 (24.75%) Microsoft
4 24 (23.76%) Oracle
4 24 (23.76%) VMware
5 18 (17.82%) Finance
5 18 (17.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (16.83%) Citrix
7 15 (14.85%) Linux
7 15 (14.85%) Windows XP
8 14 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (12.87%) Migration
9 13 (12.87%) MS Excel
10 12 (11.88%) Project Management
10 12 (11.88%) Cisco
11 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (10.89%) Windows 7
12 10 (9.90%) SCCM
12 10 (9.90%) ITIL
12 10 (9.90%) VBA
12 10 (9.90%) Java
12 10 (9.90%) Active Directory
12 10 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (8.91%) CheckPoint
13 9 (8.91%) Blackberry
13 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
13 9 (8.91%) SAP

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (7.92%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (5.94%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.98%) Jetty
4 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.98%) nginx
4 2 (1.98%) Apache
4 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.98%) IIS
5 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.99%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.99%) TPMS
Applications
1 13 (12.87%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.93%) MS Office
3 4 (3.96%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (3.96%) MS Project
4 3 (2.97%) PowerPivot
4 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.99%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) ResourceLink
2 4 (3.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.98%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.98%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.98%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (3.96%) SaaS
3 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.99%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.92%) DHCP
1 8 (7.92%) DNS
2 3 (2.97%) SMS
2 3 (2.97%) HTTP
3 2 (1.98%) Firewall
3 2 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.98%) SSL
3 2 (1.98%) SAN
3 2 (1.98%) 3G
4 1 (0.99%) LAN
4 1 (0.99%) WAN
4 1 (0.99%) FTP
4 1 (0.99%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.92%) MS Access
2 8 (7.92%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.93%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.96%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 3 (2.97%) PowerCenter
5 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.99%) Cognos Transformer
7 1 (0.99%) TKPROF
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.99%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (0.99%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (0.99%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.99%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) ERwin
2 2 (1.98%) LSMW
2 2 (1.98%) Subversion
2 2 (1.98%) Rational Rose
2 2 (1.98%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.99%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.99%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.99%) Toad
3 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (17.82%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.97%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.98%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (15.84%) Analyst
2 12 (11.88%) Architect
2 12 (11.88%) Support Engineer
3 9 (8.91%) Desktop Support
4 8 (7.92%) Developer
4 8 (7.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Project Manager
5 7 (6.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.94%) Administrator
7 5 (4.95%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Cognos Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (3.96%) Report Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.97%) Trainer
9 3 (2.97%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) XML
2 6 (5.94%) XML Messaging
3 4 (3.96%) .NET
4 3 (2.97%) Web Services
5 2 (1.98%) Servlets
5 2 (1.98%) Middleware
6 1 (0.99%) OpenGL
6 1 (0.99%) J2EE
6 1 (0.99%) HTML
6 1 (0.99%) Qt
6 1 (0.99%) GTK+
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.99%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.91%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.97%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.97%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.97%) Reference Data
3 3 (2.97%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.98%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.98%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.98%) Open Source
5 1 (0.99%) NHS
5 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.99%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 36 (35.64%) Windows
2 15 (14.85%) Linux
2 15 (14.85%) Windows XP
3 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (10.89%) Windows 7
4 9 (8.91%) Windows Vista
5 7 (6.93%) VMS
6 6 (5.94%) UNIX
7 1 (0.99%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.99%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.87%) Migration
3 12 (11.88%) Project Management
4 11 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (9.90%) ITIL
6 9 (8.91%) Data Modelling
7 8 (7.92%) Data Analysis
7 8 (7.92%) ETL
8 6 (5.94%) Software Deployment
9 5 (4.95%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (4.95%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.95%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.96%) Data Architecture
10 4 (3.96%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.96%) Data Transformation
11 3 (2.97%) Kimball Methodology
11 3 (2.97%) Service Management
11 3 (2.97%) UML
11 3 (2.97%) DSDM
11 3 (2.97%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.75%) SQL
2 10 (9.90%) VBA
2 10 (9.90%) Java
3 8 (7.92%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.94%) Perl
5 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.95%) Python
6 4 (3.96%) VB
7 3 (2.97%) C
8 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.98%) C#
8 2 (1.98%) C++
8 2 (1.98%) R
9 1 (0.99%) COBOL
9 1 (0.99%) Ada
Qualifications
1 101 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.92%) Degree
3 6 (5.94%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.99%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) SLA
2 3 (2.97%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 18 (17.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.90%) Active Directory
3 9 (8.91%) vSphere
4 6 (5.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (5.94%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.95%) XenApp
6 4 (3.96%) XenServer
7 2 (1.98%) Xen
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) SCCM
2 3 (2.97%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.98%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.98%) Puppet
4 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.99%) OpenView
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (24.75%) Microsoft
2 24 (23.76%) Oracle
2 24 (23.76%) VMware
3 17 (16.83%) Citrix
4 12 (11.88%) Cisco
5 9 (8.91%) CheckPoint
5 9 (8.91%) SAP
6 8 (7.92%) CA
7 6 (5.94%) AppSense
7 6 (5.94%) Cognos
7 6 (5.94%) Lumension
8 5 (4.95%) webMethods
8 5 (4.95%) HP
9 4 (3.96%) Informatica
9 4 (3.96%) Dell
10 3 (2.97%) Software AG
11 2 (1.98%) Symantec
11 2 (1.98%) McAfee
12 1 (0.99%) Talend
12 1 (0.99%) Micro Focus
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