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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 1 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 96 117 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.82% 21.99% 13.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 66.67% 62.23% 56.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 50 9
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£385 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £211 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +7.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.38 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.67 £32.58 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -22.41%
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
144 188 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.73% 35.34% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 104 17
Average daily rate £363 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £243 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £675 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 13
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% +18.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £34.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Preston 0 38 £385 +46.66% 4
Blackpool -12 17 £368 +11.36%
Chorley - 5 £375 - 1
Lytham St Annes +2 3 £318 +24.20%
Burnley +6 2 £288 -36.11%
Lancaster - 1 - -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 128 (72.73%) SC Cleared
2 46 (26.14%) SQL
3 39 (22.16%) Windows
4 32 (18.18%) Oracle
5 31 (17.61%) Microsoft
6 29 (16.48%) VMware
7 27 (15.34%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (14.77%) Migration
9 23 (13.07%) Linux
10 22 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 21 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (11.93%) UNIX
11 21 (11.93%) Finance
12 20 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (11.36%) Java
13 19 (10.80%) XML
13 19 (10.80%) Cisco
14 17 (9.66%) Degree
15 15 (8.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (8.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (8.52%) vSphere
15 15 (8.52%) CheckPoint
15 15 (8.52%) PL/SQL
15 15 (8.52%) SharePoint
16 14 (7.95%) SQL Server
16 14 (7.95%) ITIL
17 13 (7.39%) VBA
17 13 (7.39%) Cognos
17 13 (7.39%) Project Management
18 12 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 15 (8.52%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.27%) JBoss
3 4 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.70%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.70%) IIS
5 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.14%) Tuxedo
5 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.57%) nginx
6 1 (0.57%) Node.js
6 1 (0.57%) TPMS
6 1 (0.57%) Jetty
6 1 (0.57%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.57%) Apache
6 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 10 (5.68%) MS Office
5 8 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (3.41%) MS Project
7 3 (1.70%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.57%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 8 (4.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.70%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.57%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.41%) OpenShift
2 5 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.84%) PaaS
3 4 (2.27%) SaaS
4 3 (1.70%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.57%) Boomi
5 1 (0.57%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.57%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.11%) SSL
2 8 (4.55%) DNS
2 8 (4.55%) DHCP
3 6 (3.41%) Firewall
3 6 (3.41%) BGP
3 6 (3.41%) OSPF
4 5 (2.84%) IPsec
5 3 (1.70%) LAN
5 3 (1.70%) WAN
5 3 (1.70%) MPLS
5 3 (1.70%) SNMP
6 2 (1.14%) SAN
6 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.14%) ADSL
6 2 (1.14%) FTP
7 1 (0.57%) xDSL
7 1 (0.57%) HTTP
7 1 (0.57%) ISDN
7 1 (0.57%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (7.95%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 10 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.55%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 6 (3.41%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.41%) MS Access
7 4 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.27%) Cognos Report Studio
8 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.57%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.57%) Cognos Transformer
10 1 (0.57%) TKPROF
10 1 (0.57%) Cognos Query Studio
10 1 (0.57%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Maven
2 6 (3.41%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.84%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (2.84%) JIRA
4 4 (2.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.70%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.70%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.70%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.70%) ProC
5 3 (1.70%) Subversion
6 2 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.14%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.14%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.57%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.57%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.57%) MSI
7 1 (0.57%) Toad
General
1 21 (11.93%) Finance
2 4 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.70%) Avionics
3 3 (1.70%) Military
4 2 (1.14%) Automotive
5 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 39 (22.16%) Architect
2 25 (14.20%) Developer
3 22 (12.50%) Analyst
4 11 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (5.68%) Project Manager
5 10 (5.68%) Software Engineer
5 10 (5.68%) Technical Architect
6 9 (5.11%) Business Analyst
7 8 (4.55%) Cognos Developer
7 8 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (3.41%) Network Architect
8 6 (3.41%) Administrator
8 6 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (2.84%) SQL Programmer
9 5 (2.84%) Programmer
9 5 (2.84%) Support Engineer
9 5 (2.84%) Report Analyst
9 5 (2.84%) Applications Architect
10 4 (2.27%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (2.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.80%) XML
2 12 (6.82%) .NET
3 10 (5.68%) Web Services
4 6 (3.41%) XML Messaging
4 6 (3.41%) Middleware
4 6 (3.41%) HTML
5 4 (2.27%) WSDL
5 4 (2.27%) SOAP
5 4 (2.27%) XSD
5 4 (2.27%) XSLT
6 3 (1.70%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.70%) JSP
7 2 (1.14%) Spring
7 2 (1.14%) Struts
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.57%) Mustache
8 1 (0.57%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.57%) jQuery
8 1 (0.57%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.11%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.41%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.27%) Reference Data
3 4 (2.27%) Visualisation
3 4 (2.27%) DataPower
3 4 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.70%) Data Conversion
4 3 (1.70%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.70%) Economics
5 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.57%) NHS
6 1 (0.57%) PMI
6 1 (0.57%) CESG
6 1 (0.57%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 39 (22.16%) Windows
2 23 (13.07%) Linux
3 21 (11.93%) UNIX
4 15 (8.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.55%) VMS
6 8 (4.55%) Solaris
7 4 (2.27%) AIX
7 4 (2.27%) VME
8 3 (1.70%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.57%) HPUX
10 1 (0.57%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.77%) Migration
2 21 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (7.95%) ITIL
5 13 (7.39%) Project Management
6 12 (6.82%) Validation
7 11 (6.25%) UML
8 10 (5.68%) Software Engineering
8 10 (5.68%) SDLC
8 10 (5.68%) Test Scripting
9 9 (5.11%) TOGAF
9 9 (5.11%) Service Management
10 8 (4.55%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.55%) CRM
10 8 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (4.55%) DevOps
11 7 (3.98%) Mentoring
11 7 (3.98%) ERP
12 6 (3.41%) Logistics
12 6 (3.41%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (26.14%) SQL
2 20 (11.36%) Java
3 15 (8.52%) PL/SQL
4 13 (7.39%) VBA
5 7 (3.98%) Perl
6 6 (3.41%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.41%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.84%) C#
7 5 (2.84%) COBOL
8 4 (2.27%) C
8 4 (2.27%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.27%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.70%) Ada
10 2 (1.14%) Python
11 1 (0.57%) Ruby
11 1 (0.57%) VB
11 1 (0.57%) C++
11 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 128 (72.73%) SC Cleared
2 17 (9.66%) Degree
3 8 (4.55%) BC Cleared
4 7 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.84%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.84%) ISEB
6 4 (2.27%) MCSE
7 3 (1.70%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.70%) PMP
7 3 (1.70%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.14%) CISSP
8 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.57%) IIBA
9 1 (0.57%) CBAP
9 1 (0.57%) APMP
9 1 (0.57%) HND
9 1 (0.57%) CCNP
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.98%) QA
2 3 (1.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (15.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (8.52%) vSphere
3 7 (3.98%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.84%) XenServer
6 3 (1.70%) XenApp
6 3 (1.70%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.57%) Xen
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (5.11%) Puppet
2 5 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.27%) Salt
3 4 (2.27%) Ansible
4 2 (1.14%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.14%) EdgeSight
5 1 (0.57%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 32 (18.18%) Oracle
2 31 (17.61%) Microsoft
3 29 (16.48%) VMware
4 19 (10.80%) Cisco
5 15 (8.52%) CheckPoint
6 13 (7.39%) Cognos
7 11 (6.25%) HP
8 8 (4.55%) Citrix
9 7 (3.98%) Juniper
10 6 (3.41%) IBM
10 6 (3.41%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.41%) McAfee
11 5 (2.84%) Dell
12 4 (2.27%) Compaq
12 4 (2.27%) Sun
12 4 (2.27%) Symantec
12 4 (2.27%) SAP
13 3 (1.70%) webMethods
13 3 (1.70%) Informatica
14 2 (1.14%) Sourcefire
Lancashire
LA International
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £700 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago