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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 15 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 34 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.56% 14.46% 6.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.48% 39.34% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 15
Average daily rate
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£345 £300 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £224 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £522 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Average hourly rate £31.95 £15.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.12% -52.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.13%
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
108 61 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.00% 36.75% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 25 64
Average daily rate £355 £270 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.48% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £449 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.67% -52.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -9 10 £385 -44.20%
Chorley - 7 £350 - 2
Blackpool -16 4 £283 +26.96%
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (34.31%) Microsoft
3 31 (30.39%) SQL
4 30 (29.41%) Windows
5 24 (23.53%) Citrix
6 23 (22.55%) Windows XP
7 20 (19.61%) Oracle
7 20 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (18.63%) SAP
8 19 (18.63%) Java
8 19 (18.63%) SCCM
9 18 (17.65%) VBA
10 17 (16.67%) Degree
10 17 (16.67%) Windows 7
11 16 (15.69%) Windows Vista
11 16 (15.69%) CA
11 16 (15.69%) Blackberry
11 16 (15.69%) PL/SQL
12 15 (14.71%) MS Office
12 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
12 15 (14.71%) ResourceLink
12 15 (14.71%) SuccessFactors
13 14 (13.73%) Microsoft App-V
13 14 (13.73%) AppSense
13 14 (13.73%) SaaS
13 14 (13.73%) Perl
13 14 (13.73%) Active Directory
13 14 (13.73%) Shell Script
14 13 (12.75%) Dell
14 13 (12.75%) SLA

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (3.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.96%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.96%) nginx
3 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.96%) Jetty
3 2 (1.96%) Apache
3 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.96%) IIS
4 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.98%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 15 (14.71%) MS Office
1 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) MS Project
3 3 (2.94%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.98%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 15 (14.71%) ResourceLink
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.96%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.96%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.71%) SuccessFactors
2 14 (13.73%) SaaS
3 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.98%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) DNS
1 8 (7.84%) DHCP
2 4 (3.92%) SMS
3 3 (2.94%) 3G
3 3 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (2.94%) HTTP
4 2 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.96%) SSL
4 2 (1.96%) Firewall
5 1 (0.98%) IPsec
5 1 (0.98%) FTP
5 1 (0.98%) LAN
5 1 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.84%) MS Access
3 7 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.86%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.92%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.92%) PowerCenter
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.96%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.98%) TKPROF
8 1 (0.98%) SSDT
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) ERwin
2 3 (2.94%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.96%) LSMW
3 2 (1.96%) Rational Rose
3 2 (1.96%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.98%) MSI
4 1 (0.98%) Toad
4 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.98%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.98%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 8 (7.84%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.94%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.96%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (18.63%) Analyst
2 17 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 16 (15.69%) Architect
4 14 (13.73%) Desktop Support
5 11 (10.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 11 (10.78%) Desktop Engineer
6 10 (9.80%) Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Integration Architect
8 6 (5.88%) Data Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.92%) Report Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Trainer
10 3 (2.94%) Consultant
10 3 (2.94%) Data Architect
10 3 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.94%) Lead Architect
11 2 (1.96%) Knowledge Manager
11 2 (1.96%) Performance Test Analyst
11 2 (1.96%) Service Manager
11 2 (1.96%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.92%) Web Services
2 2 (1.96%) Servlets
3 1 (0.98%) Middleware
3 1 (0.98%) OpenGL
3 1 (0.98%) .NET
3 1 (0.98%) J2EE
3 1 (0.98%) XML
3 1 (0.98%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.98%) Java EE
3 1 (0.98%) GTK+
3 1 (0.98%) Qt
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (15.69%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.90%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.92%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.94%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.94%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.96%) Open Source
6 2 (1.96%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.96%) NHS
6 2 (1.96%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.98%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.98%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.41%) Windows
2 23 (22.55%) Windows XP
3 17 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 16 (15.69%) Windows Vista
5 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.90%) Linux
8 3 (2.94%) UNIX
9 1 (0.98%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.75%) Software Deployment
2 12 (11.76%) Data Modelling
2 12 (11.76%) ITIL
2 12 (11.76%) Project Management
3 11 (10.78%) ETL
4 10 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (8.82%) Migration
6 8 (7.84%) Data Analysis
7 6 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (4.90%) Data Architecture
9 4 (3.92%) Metadata Management
9 4 (3.92%) Data Transformation
9 4 (3.92%) Data Migration
9 4 (3.92%) Data Management
10 3 (2.94%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.94%) TQM
10 3 (2.94%) EAI
10 3 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (2.94%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (30.39%) SQL
2 19 (18.63%) Java
3 18 (17.65%) VBA
4 16 (15.69%) PL/SQL
5 14 (13.73%) Perl
5 14 (13.73%) Shell Script
6 13 (12.75%) Python
7 5 (4.90%) C
8 4 (3.92%) VB
9 2 (1.96%) R
9 2 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 102 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.67%) Degree
3 6 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (3.92%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.96%) MCSE
5 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.75%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 14 (13.73%) Microsoft App-V
1 14 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.86%) XenApp
3 5 (4.90%) XenServer
4 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.96%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.96%) Xen
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.98%) vSphere
6 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (18.63%) SCCM
2 3 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.96%) Puppet
4 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.98%) OpenView
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (34.31%) Microsoft
2 24 (23.53%) Citrix
3 20 (19.61%) Oracle
4 19 (18.63%) SAP
5 16 (15.69%) CA
6 14 (13.73%) AppSense
7 13 (12.75%) Dell
7 13 (12.75%) Lumension
8 11 (10.78%) Software AG
8 11 (10.78%) webMethods
9 8 (7.84%) VMware
10 6 (5.88%) HP
11 5 (4.90%) Informatica
12 4 (3.92%) Cognos
13 3 (2.94%) Talend
14 2 (1.96%) F5
14 2 (1.96%) Compaq
15 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
15 1 (0.98%) Cisco
15 1 (0.98%) Siebel
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