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 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 2 2 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 105 85 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.30% 20.68% 10.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.01% 65.38% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 36 9
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£438 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £515 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 £45.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -51.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.44 £19.30 £25.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £63.00 £65.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.60% +25.00%
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
181 130 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.71% 31.63% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 67 21
Average daily rate £425 £368 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 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 £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 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 0 35 £475 -7.76%
Blackpool -6 35 £420 +16.66%
Lytham St Annes +9 4 £400 +33.33%
Fleetwood +2 2 £375 -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 126 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 51 (25.76%) SQL
3 38 (19.19%) Windows
3 38 (19.19%) Microsoft
4 33 (16.67%) Oracle
5 30 (15.15%) Java
6 28 (14.14%) Migration
6 28 (14.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (13.64%) Degree
7 27 (13.64%) ITIL
8 25 (12.63%) Project Management
9 24 (12.12%) SQL Server
9 24 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (11.11%) SharePoint
10 22 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (10.10%) T-SQL
11 20 (10.10%) MS Excel
12 19 (9.60%) HP
12 19 (9.60%) Validation
13 18 (9.09%) UNIX
13 18 (9.09%) Visual Studio
14 16 (8.08%) Active Directory
14 16 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (7.58%) Finance
15 15 (7.58%) VMware
15 15 (7.58%) Data Modelling
15 15 (7.58%) Web Services
16 14 (7.07%) XML

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.56%) JBoss
2 11 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (2.53%) IIS
4 3 (1.52%) Tuxedo
4 3 (1.52%) Apache
4 3 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.01%) Lync
5 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.01%) Node.js
5 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.01%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.51%) Jetty
6 1 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (10.10%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.05%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.54%) MS Office
4 6 (3.03%) MS Project
5 5 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.51%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.02%) SAP HCM
1 4 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.51%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.53%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (1.52%) SaaS
3 2 (1.01%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.51%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.51%) Boomi
4 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.05%) DNS
2 9 (4.55%) DHCP
3 7 (3.54%) SSL
4 4 (2.02%) OSPF
4 4 (2.02%) BGP
4 4 (2.02%) Firewall
5 3 (1.52%) IPsec
5 3 (1.52%) SNMP
5 3 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.52%) SAN
5 3 (1.52%) Internet
5 3 (1.52%) HTTP
6 2 (1.01%) SMTP
6 2 (1.01%) FTP
6 2 (1.01%) SMS
6 2 (1.01%) ISDN
7 1 (0.51%) LAN
7 1 (0.51%) LDAP
7 1 (0.51%) ATM
7 1 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 24 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (6.57%) OLAP
3 13 (6.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (6.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (6.06%) OLAP Cube
5 11 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (5.05%) Oracle Database
7 9 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (4.04%) RDBMS
9 7 (3.54%) OLTP
10 5 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (2.02%) MongoDB
11 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (1.52%) Cognos Report Studio
12 3 (1.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 2 (1.01%) SQLite
13 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.04%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.04%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (3.03%) LoadRunner
5 5 (2.53%) ProC
5 5 (2.53%) Maven
5 5 (2.53%) JIRA
5 5 (2.53%) Facilita Forecast
6 4 (2.02%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.02%) HP UFT
7 3 (1.52%) Subversion
7 3 (1.52%) MSI
8 2 (1.01%) JUnit
8 2 (1.01%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.01%) NUnit
8 2 (1.01%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (7.58%) Finance
2 6 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 4 (2.02%) Avionics
4 3 (1.52%) Military
5 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.51%) Automotive
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (17.68%) Developer
2 30 (15.15%) Analyst
3 26 (13.13%) Architect
4 15 (7.58%) Business Analyst
5 13 (6.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 11 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 9 (4.55%) Consultant
8 7 (3.54%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.03%) Business Developer
9 6 (3.03%) Tester
9 6 (3.03%) Test Analyst
9 6 (3.03%) Test Engineer
10 5 (2.53%) Data Analyst
10 5 (2.53%) Oracle Consultant
10 5 (2.53%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.53%) Programmer
10 5 (2.53%) Test Manager
10 5 (2.53%) Applications Architect
10 5 (2.53%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.58%) Web Services
2 14 (7.07%) XML
3 12 (6.06%) HTML
4 11 (5.56%) .NET
5 6 (3.03%) JSP
6 5 (2.53%) Middleware
6 5 (2.53%) SOAP
7 4 (2.02%) XSD
7 4 (2.02%) XSLT
7 4 (2.02%) WSDL
8 3 (1.52%) jQuery
9 2 (1.01%) CAML
9 2 (1.01%) Django
9 2 (1.01%) Application Packaging
9 2 (1.01%) REST
9 2 (1.01%) Apache Camel
9 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.01%) CSS
9 2 (1.01%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (1.01%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.05%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.04%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.54%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.02%) DataPower
6 3 (1.52%) Statistics
6 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.52%) Data Conversion
6 3 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.01%) GIS
7 2 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.51%) PMI
8 1 (0.51%) Replication
8 1 (0.51%) CESG
8 1 (0.51%) Economics
8 1 (0.51%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.19%) Windows
2 18 (9.09%) UNIX
3 16 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (7.07%) Linux
5 9 (4.55%) Solaris
5 9 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.04%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.02%) AIX
9 3 (1.52%) VME
9 3 (1.52%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.52%) MVS
10 1 (0.51%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.14%) Migration
2 27 (13.64%) ITIL
3 25 (12.63%) Project Management
4 22 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (9.60%) Validation
6 16 (8.08%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (7.58%) Data Modelling
8 13 (6.57%) CRM
9 12 (6.06%) Kimball Methodology
10 11 (5.56%) SDLC
11 10 (5.05%) Performance Analysis
11 10 (5.05%) Data Migration
11 10 (5.05%) UML
11 10 (5.05%) Automated Testing
12 9 (4.55%) Data Management
12 9 (4.55%) Performance Testing
12 9 (4.55%) Test Scripting
12 9 (4.55%) PRINCE2
12 9 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 51 (25.76%) SQL
2 30 (15.15%) Java
3 20 (10.10%) T-SQL
4 13 (6.57%) VBScript
4 13 (6.57%) PowerShell
5 11 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 10 (5.05%) VBA
7 8 (4.04%) C
7 8 (4.04%) C#
8 7 (3.54%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.03%) Perl
10 5 (2.53%) VB
10 5 (2.53%) Ruby
10 5 (2.53%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.02%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.02%) Python
11 4 (2.02%) C++
11 4 (2.02%) COBOL
12 3 (1.52%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 126 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 27 (13.64%) Degree
3 14 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.04%) BC Cleared
4 8 (4.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (3.54%) MCSA
5 7 (3.54%) MCITP
5 7 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.53%) ISEB
7 5 (2.53%) MCSE
8 4 (2.02%) CCNP
8 4 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.02%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.02%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.52%) VCP4
9 3 (1.52%) APMP
9 3 (1.52%) VCP5
9 3 (1.52%) CCNA
9 3 (1.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.54%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) P3O
3 1 (0.51%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (8.08%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.55%) XenServer
4 8 (4.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (3.03%) XenApp
6 5 (2.53%) vSphere
7 3 (1.52%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.01%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (4.04%) Puppet
2 3 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.01%) SCCM
3 2 (1.01%) EdgeSight
3 2 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.51%) WSUS
4 1 (0.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.51%) Ansible
4 1 (0.51%) Salt
Vendors
1 38 (19.19%) Microsoft
2 33 (16.67%) Oracle
3 19 (9.60%) HP
4 15 (7.58%) VMware
5 12 (6.06%) Citrix
6 9 (4.55%) AppSense
7 6 (3.03%) IBM
7 6 (3.03%) SAP
7 6 (3.03%) Cognos
8 5 (2.53%) Symantec
8 5 (2.53%) Altiris
9 4 (2.02%) Curam
9 4 (2.02%) Cisco
9 4 (2.02%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (2.02%) Sun
9 4 (2.02%) Juniper
9 4 (2.02%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.52%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.52%) Dell
10 3 (1.52%) 3PAR
Lancashire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago