The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 6 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 43 104 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.92% 22.37% 20.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.81% 57.46% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 72 35
Median daily rate £423 £438 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% +32.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £292 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £600 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 14
Median hourly rate £26.10 £40.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.76% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £29.44 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.00 £58.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-7.76% +50.73%
Security 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
83 181 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.86% 38.92% 33.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 122 66
Median daily rate £415 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £508 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.18% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 18
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £25.12 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.89 £43.01 £51.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Lancashire region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Lancashire region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Security Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -1 14 £425 -10.52%
Blackpool +1 12 £361 -13.47%
Chorley - 6 £450 -
Lytham St Annes -2 4 £423 +5.62%
Blackburn - 1 £550 -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 78 (69.64%) SC Cleared
2 30 (26.79%) Java
3 29 (25.89%) Finance
4 22 (19.64%) Migration
5 17 (15.18%) Project Management
5 17 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (13.39%) IFS
7 14 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 14 (12.50%) PL/SQL
8 12 (10.71%) Oracle
9 11 (9.82%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (8.93%) COBOL
10 10 (8.93%) Windows
10 10 (8.93%) HP
10 10 (8.93%) CISSP
10 10 (8.93%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (8.93%) VME
11 9 (8.04%) TOGAF
11 9 (8.04%) Supplier Management
11 9 (8.04%) PKI
11 9 (8.04%) Linux
11 9 (8.04%) Data Centre
11 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (7.14%) SABSA
12 8 (7.14%) PRINCE2
12 8 (7.14%) SQL
12 8 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (7.14%) CISMP
13 7 (6.25%) Unix
13 7 (6.25%) AIX

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.36%) Apache
2 4 (3.57%) Tuxedo
3 3 (2.68%) JBoss
4 2 (1.79%) SAS
4 2 (1.79%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.89%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) IaaS
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.89%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) HTTP
2 4 (3.57%) LDAP
3 3 (2.68%) DNS
4 2 (1.79%) Firewall
4 2 (1.79%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.79%) Internet
4 2 (1.79%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.79%) LAN
4 2 (1.79%) WAN
4 2 (1.79%) X.500
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (0.89%) DHCP
5 1 (0.89%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.89%) FWSM
5 1 (0.89%) Network Security
5 1 (0.89%) SMTP
5 1 (0.89%) VoIP
5 1 (0.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.57%) DB2
1 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 4 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.68%) Ingres
2 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.68%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.89%) MySQL
4 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.89%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (0.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.68%) JIRA
2 3 (2.68%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.79%) CaliberRM
3 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.89%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.89%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.89%) LoadRunner
General
1 29 (25.89%) Finance
2 3 (2.68%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.79%) Avionics
4 1 (0.89%) Advertising
4 1 (0.89%) Banking
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (16.96%) Analyst
2 17 (15.18%) Architect
2 17 (15.18%) Developer
3 14 (12.50%) IFS Analyst
4 10 (8.93%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (6.25%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 7 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (4.46%) Business Analyst
6 5 (4.46%) Consultant
6 5 (4.46%) Senior Developer
6 5 (4.46%) Technical Leader
7 4 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.57%) Senior Manager
8 3 (2.68%) Applications Architect
8 3 (2.68%) DBA
8 3 (2.68%) Java Developer
8 3 (2.68%) Network Engineer
8 3 (2.68%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (2.68%) Systems Architect
8 3 (2.68%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.25%) Middleware
2 4 (3.57%) .NET
3 3 (2.68%) J2EE
3 3 (2.68%) JSON
3 3 (2.68%) XML
4 2 (1.79%) SAML
5 1 (0.89%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.89%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.89%) CSS
5 1 (0.89%) CSS3
5 1 (0.89%) HTML
5 1 (0.89%) HTML5
5 1 (0.89%) JavaBeans
5 1 (0.89%) JDBC
5 1 (0.89%) JSP
5 1 (0.89%) REST
5 1 (0.89%) RESTful
5 1 (0.89%) Servlets
5 1 (0.89%) SOAP
5 1 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (8.04%) Data Centre
1 9 (8.04%) PKI
2 6 (5.36%) Clustering
2 6 (5.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (4.46%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.79%) Replication
5 2 (1.79%) Statistics
6 1 (0.89%) CESG
6 1 (0.89%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.93%) VME
1 10 (8.93%) Windows
2 9 (8.04%) Linux
3 7 (6.25%) AIX
3 7 (6.25%) Unix
4 5 (4.46%) Solaris
5 3 (2.68%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.89%) HPUX
7 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.64%) Migration
2 17 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (15.18%) Project Management
3 14 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 10 (8.93%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (8.04%) Supplier Management
5 9 (8.04%) TOGAF
6 8 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 8 (7.14%) SABSA
7 7 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
8 6 (5.36%) DDoS Mitigation
8 6 (5.36%) Information Security
8 6 (5.36%) Line Management
8 6 (5.36%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.36%) System Testing
8 6 (5.36%) Validation
9 5 (4.46%) ERP
9 5 (4.46%) ITIL
10 4 (3.57%) Automated Testing
10 4 (3.57%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.79%) Java
2 14 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 10 (8.93%) COBOL
4 8 (7.14%) SQL
5 6 (5.36%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.46%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.57%) C#
7 4 (3.57%) C++
8 3 (2.68%) C
8 3 (2.68%) Python
8 3 (2.68%) VB
9 2 (1.79%) Lua
9 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.89%) VB6
10 1 (0.89%) VC++
Qualifications
1 78 (69.64%) SC Cleared
2 11 (9.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (8.93%) CISSP
4 8 (7.14%) CISMP
5 4 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.57%) Degree
6 3 (2.68%) BC Cleared
6 3 (2.68%) CCNA
6 3 (2.68%) CCNP
6 3 (2.68%) MCSE
6 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.89%) CCIE
8 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.89%) HP ASE
8 1 (0.89%) HP MASE
8 1 (0.89%) ISEB
8 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.68%) QA
4 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.89%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (3.57%) Puppet
2 3 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.79%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (13.39%) IFS
2 12 (10.71%) Oracle
3 10 (8.93%) HP
4 6 (5.36%) Citrix
4 6 (5.36%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.46%) VMware
6 4 (3.57%) IBM
7 3 (2.68%) Cisco
7 3 (2.68%) SaltStack
7 3 (2.68%) Veritas
8 2 (1.79%) ICL
8 2 (1.79%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.89%) Axway
9 1 (0.89%) EMC
9 1 (0.89%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.89%) Juniper
9 1 (0.89%) NEC
9 1 (0.89%) SAP
9 1 (0.89%) ServiceNow