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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 3 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 84 66 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.64% 25.00% 16.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 66.14% 73.33% 62.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 15 33
Average daily rate
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£400 £314 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.49% -30.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £223 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £678 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £356 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.95% -2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £16.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.24% -44.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £15.00 £28.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.87 £20.40 £30.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -36.84%
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
127 90 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.20% 34.09% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 26 42
Average daily rate £400 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £223 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £665 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £17.75 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.45% -3.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 3 March 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
Chorley - 19 £388 -
Burnley - - - -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 97 (66.90%) SC Cleared
2 30 (20.69%) Windows
3 29 (20.00%) SQL
4 27 (18.62%) Oracle
4 27 (18.62%) Microsoft
4 27 (18.62%) Finance
5 25 (17.24%) VMware
6 23 (15.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (13.79%) MS Excel
9 18 (12.41%) Linux
10 16 (11.03%) Cisco
10 16 (11.03%) Migration
11 15 (10.34%) SQL Server
12 14 (9.66%) Java
13 12 (8.28%) CheckPoint
13 12 (8.28%) VBA
13 12 (8.28%) Cognos
13 12 (8.28%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (8.28%) vSphere
14 11 (7.59%) MS Access
14 11 (7.59%) PL/SQL
14 11 (7.59%) ITIL
15 10 (6.90%) XML
15 10 (6.90%) UNIX
15 10 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (6.90%) Project Management
15 10 (6.90%) Citrix
15 10 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 9 (6.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.07%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.38%) Jetty
3 2 (1.38%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.38%) nginx
3 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.38%) IIS
3 2 (1.38%) Apache
3 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.38%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.69%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.69%) SAS
4 1 (0.69%) CICS
4 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.69%) PowerExchange
4 1 (0.69%) Node.js
4 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 20 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.52%) MS Office
3 7 (4.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.83%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (3.45%) MS Project
4 5 (3.45%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.07%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.69%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 9 (6.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (2.76%) ResourceLink
3 2 (1.38%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.38%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.38%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.69%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) SaaS
1 4 (2.76%) SuccessFactors
1 4 (2.76%) OpenShift
2 3 (2.07%) PaaS
2 3 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.69%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.83%) DHCP
1 7 (4.83%) DNS
2 5 (3.45%) LAN
3 4 (2.76%) WAN
3 4 (2.76%) HTTP
3 4 (2.76%) SSL
4 3 (2.07%) Firewall
4 3 (2.07%) IPsec
4 3 (2.07%) SMS
5 2 (1.38%) ADSL
5 2 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.38%) SAN
5 2 (1.38%) 3G
5 2 (1.38%) MPLS
5 2 (1.38%) OSPF
5 2 (1.38%) BGP
6 1 (0.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.28%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (7.59%) MS Access
4 9 (6.21%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 8 (5.52%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.45%) Cognos Report Studio
8 3 (2.07%) PowerCenter
8 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.07%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.38%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.69%) Cognos Transformer
10 1 (0.69%) TKPROF
10 1 (0.69%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.76%) JIRA
2 2 (1.38%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.38%) ERwin
2 2 (1.38%) LSMW
2 2 (1.38%) Subversion
2 2 (1.38%) Maven
3 1 (0.69%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.69%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.69%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.69%) Toad
3 1 (0.69%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
General
1 27 (18.62%) Finance
2 7 (4.83%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.45%) Banking
4 3 (2.07%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.38%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
6 1 (0.69%) Billing
6 1 (0.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (17.93%) Architect
2 21 (14.48%) Developer
3 19 (13.10%) Analyst
4 14 (9.66%) Project Manager
5 10 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.21%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.21%) Cognos Developer
7 8 (5.52%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) Report Analyst
9 6 (4.14%) Data Analyst
9 6 (4.14%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.14%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.14%) Administrator
10 5 (3.45%) Cognos BI Developer
10 5 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (3.45%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.76%) Consultant
11 4 (2.76%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (2.76%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.90%) XML
2 8 (5.52%) .NET
3 6 (4.14%) XML Messaging
4 5 (3.45%) HTML
4 5 (3.45%) Web Services
5 3 (2.07%) Middleware
6 2 (1.38%) Servlets
6 2 (1.38%) Struts
6 2 (1.38%) Spring
6 2 (1.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.38%) jQuery
6 2 (1.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.69%) REST
7 1 (0.69%) Mustache
7 1 (0.69%) JAX-RS
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.69%) Qt
7 1 (0.69%) GTK+
7 1 (0.69%) J2EE
7 1 (0.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.14%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.76%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.76%) Open Source
4 3 (2.07%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.07%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.07%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.38%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.38%) Economics
5 2 (1.38%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.38%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.38%) NHS
5 2 (1.38%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.69%) GIS
6 1 (0.69%) CESG
6 1 (0.69%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.69%) VSAM
6 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.69%) Windows
2 18 (12.41%) Linux
3 10 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (6.90%) UNIX
4 8 (5.52%) VMS
5 7 (4.83%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.45%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.07%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.38%) VME
9 1 (0.69%) Solaris
9 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.69%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (11.03%) Migration
4 11 (7.59%) ITIL
5 10 (6.90%) Project Management
6 9 (6.21%) Data Analysis
7 8 (5.52%) Service Management
7 8 (5.52%) Data Modelling
8 7 (4.83%) ETL
9 6 (4.14%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.14%) Unit Testing
10 5 (3.45%) Supplier Management
10 5 (3.45%) Software Engineering
10 5 (3.45%) Dimensional Modelling
10 5 (3.45%) Programme Management
10 5 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.45%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.45%) UML
10 5 (3.45%) Data Transformation
10 5 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.00%) SQL
2 14 (9.66%) Java
3 12 (8.28%) VBA
4 11 (7.59%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.14%) VB
6 5 (3.45%) Python
6 5 (3.45%) Perl
7 4 (2.76%) C#
7 4 (2.76%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.76%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.76%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.07%) COBOL
8 3 (2.07%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.38%) C
9 2 (1.38%) C++
10 1 (0.69%) JCL
10 1 (0.69%) Ruby
10 1 (0.69%) Ada
Qualifications
1 97 (66.90%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.83%) Degree
3 5 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (3.45%) PMP
3 5 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.76%) VCP4
5 2 (1.38%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.38%) MCSE
5 2 (1.38%) CISSP
5 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) SLA
2 3 (2.07%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 23 (15.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.28%) vSphere
3 9 (6.21%) Active Directory
4 6 (4.14%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.76%) XenApp
6 2 (1.38%) XenServer
6 2 (1.38%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.38%) Xen
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (3.45%) SCCM
2 4 (2.76%) Puppet
3 3 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.38%) Ansible
4 2 (1.38%) Salt
4 2 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.38%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.69%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 27 (18.62%) Oracle
1 27 (18.62%) Microsoft
2 25 (17.24%) VMware
3 16 (11.03%) Cisco
4 12 (8.28%) Cognos
4 12 (8.28%) CheckPoint
5 10 (6.90%) Citrix
6 8 (5.52%) SAP
7 5 (3.45%) Informatica
8 4 (2.76%) webMethods
8 4 (2.76%) Dell
8 4 (2.76%) McAfee
9 3 (2.07%) HP
9 3 (2.07%) IBM
9 3 (2.07%) Juniper
10 2 (1.38%) CA
10 2 (1.38%) Software AG
10 2 (1.38%) Symantec
10 2 (1.38%) Compaq
10 2 (1.38%) Red Hat
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