The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Lancashire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 4 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 79 12 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.81% 5.74% 14.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.38% 22.22% 44.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 3 28
Average daily rate £265 £420 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.90% +10.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £404 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 4 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.95 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.47 £25.95 £26.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
160 54 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 38.10% 25.84% 33.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 25 66
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £480 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 11 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.40 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.28% -19.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £28.50 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
SC Cleared
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Preston +5 30 £450 +12.50% 2
Chorley - - - -
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 56 (53.33%) Windows
3 34 (32.38%) Active Directory
4 32 (30.48%) Microsoft
4 32 (30.48%) Windows 7
5 31 (29.52%) Citrix
6 30 (28.57%) Windows XP
7 25 (23.81%) SCCM
8 24 (22.86%) DNS
9 23 (21.90%) DHCP
10 20 (19.05%) Blackberry
10 20 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
11 19 (18.10%) AppSense
12 18 (17.14%) MS Office
12 18 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (15.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (15.24%) vSphere
14 15 (14.29%) Windows Vista
14 15 (14.29%) SLA
15 14 (13.33%) HP
15 14 (13.33%) CA
15 14 (13.33%) ITIL
16 12 (11.43%) XenApp
16 12 (11.43%) Lumension
16 12 (11.43%) Software Deployment
17 11 (10.48%) Migration
18 10 (9.52%) VMware
18 10 (9.52%) Dell
19 9 (8.57%) MS Exchange
19 9 (8.57%) PureDisk

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.90%) Lync
4 2 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.95%) Apache
5 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (17.14%) MS Office
2 4 (3.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (1.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (22.86%) DNS
2 23 (21.90%) DHCP
3 7 (6.67%) SMS
4 6 (5.71%) 3G
5 5 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.90%) VPN
6 2 (1.90%) Firewall
7 1 (0.95%) Wireless
7 1 (0.95%) LAN
7 1 (0.95%) WAN
7 1 (0.95%) HTTP
7 1 (0.95%) SAN
7 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.90%) MSI
General
1 4 (3.81%) Finance
2 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (21.90%) Support Engineer
2 20 (19.05%) Desktop Support
3 17 (16.19%) Desktop Engineer
4 11 (10.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 11 (10.48%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (7.62%) Deployment Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Data Migration Engineer
6 6 (5.71%) Analyst
6 6 (5.71%) Migration Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Architect
8 4 (3.81%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.81%) Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Server Engineer
9 3 (2.86%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.86%) Consultant
9 3 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (2.86%) Administrator
9 3 (2.86%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.71%) HTML
2 3 (2.86%) J2EE
2 3 (2.86%) CSS
2 3 (2.86%) Web Services
2 3 (2.86%) XML
2 3 (2.86%) HTML5
2 3 (2.86%) CSS3
2 3 (2.86%) Spring
3 2 (1.90%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.90%) jQuery
3 2 (1.90%) Spring MVC
3 2 (1.90%) JPA
3 2 (1.90%) XSD
3 2 (1.90%) JSP
3 2 (1.90%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.95%) SOAP
4 1 (0.95%) JSON
4 1 (0.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.05%) Blackberry
2 5 (4.76%) Thin Client
2 5 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.81%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.95%) iPhone
4 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.95%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 56 (53.33%) Windows
2 32 (30.48%) Windows 7
3 30 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 18 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (15.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (14.29%) Windows Vista
7 4 (3.81%) UNIX
8 3 (2.86%) Solaris
9 1 (0.95%) MVS
9 1 (0.95%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.33%) ITIL
2 12 (11.43%) Software Deployment
3 11 (10.48%) Migration
4 9 (8.57%) Data Migration
5 7 (6.67%) TQM
5 7 (6.67%) Release Management
6 4 (3.81%) Service Management
6 4 (3.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.81%) Project Management
7 3 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.90%) Business Analysis
8 2 (1.90%) Information Management
8 2 (1.90%) Supplier Management
8 2 (1.90%) DSDM
8 2 (1.90%) ERP
8 2 (1.90%) MVC
8 2 (1.90%) Data Management
8 2 (1.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (0.95%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.71%) Java
2 5 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.90%) C
4 2 (1.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.71%) MCSE
3 1 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.95%) ISEB
3 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.95%) APMP
3 1 (0.95%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (32.38%) Active Directory
2 20 (19.05%) Microsoft App-V
3 16 (15.24%) vSphere
4 12 (11.43%) XenApp
5 9 (8.57%) XenServer
5 9 (8.57%) XenDesktop
6 7 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.90%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 25 (23.81%) SCCM
2 9 (8.57%) PureDisk
3 2 (1.90%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 32 (30.48%) Microsoft
2 31 (29.52%) Citrix
3 19 (18.10%) AppSense
4 14 (13.33%) HP
4 14 (13.33%) CA
5 12 (11.43%) Lumension
6 10 (9.52%) VMware
6 10 (9.52%) Dell
7 8 (7.62%) Compaq
8 5 (4.76%) Symantec
8 5 (4.76%) Remedy
8 5 (4.76%) F5
8 5 (4.76%) IronPort
9 4 (3.81%) IBM
10 3 (2.86%) Oracle
10 3 (2.86%) Business Objects
10 3 (2.86%) Informatica
10 3 (2.86%) Lotus
10 3 (2.86%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.90%) Fujitsu
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