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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
North West / Lancashire
Rank 2 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 74 83 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.79% 19.39% 19.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.84% 61.03% 66.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 41 39
Median daily rate £501 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £305 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £474 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £32.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £37.00 £25.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.50 £46.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £44.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +54.38%

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
103 136 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.08% 31.78% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 75 67
Median daily rate £500 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +22.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.50 £25.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.15 £43.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +3 48 £502 +33.93%
Blackpool +8 7 £500 +16.61%
Fleetwood 0 2 £650 +60.99%
Lytham St Annes +8 1 £501 +66.83%
Lancaster 0 1 - -
Chorley -3 1 £375 -1.96%
Blackburn -6 1 - -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 89 (70.63%) SC Cleared
2 41 (32.54%) Oracle
3 29 (23.02%) Migration
4 27 (21.43%) Oracle Database
5 24 (19.05%) ITIL
5 24 (19.05%) Data Centre
6 23 (18.25%) Linux
6 23 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (17.46%) Windows
8 21 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 20 (15.87%) SQL
10 19 (15.08%) Oracle Database 12c
11 18 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 18 (14.29%) Change Management
12 17 (13.49%) Java
12 17 (13.49%) IaaS
12 17 (13.49%) Open Source
13 16 (12.70%) Data Management
14 15 (11.90%) Oracle EBS R12
14 15 (11.90%) Disclosure Scotland
15 14 (11.11%) SaaS
15 14 (11.11%) SDLC
15 14 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
16 13 (10.32%) Perl
16 13 (10.32%) MS Excel
16 13 (10.32%) PaaS
17 12 (9.52%) High Availability
17 12 (9.52%) Software Engineering
17 12 (9.52%) Oracle Application Server
17 12 (9.52%) Unix

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 12 (9.52%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (3.17%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.38%) Apache
3 3 (2.38%) SAS
4 1 (0.79%) CMS
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.79%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (5.56%) MS Office
4 1 (0.79%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (11.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.79%) Primavera
5 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.49%) IaaS
2 14 (11.11%) SaaS
3 13 (10.32%) PaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.35%) DNS
2 5 (3.97%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (3.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (3.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (2.38%) HTTP
3 3 (2.38%) SAN
4 1 (0.79%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.79%) LAN
4 1 (0.79%) LDAP
4 1 (0.79%) Network Security
4 1 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.79%) WAN
4 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 19 (15.08%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.38%) Firebird
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.38%) SQLPlus
5 3 (2.38%) TKPROF
6 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (1.59%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.79%) Big Data
7 1 (0.79%) DB2
7 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.79%) MS Access
7 1 (0.79%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (5.56%) ClearCase
2 6 (4.76%) JIRA
3 5 (3.97%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (3.97%) Rational Robot
4 4 (3.17%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.17%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (2.38%) Selenium
5 3 (2.38%) Toad
5 3 (2.38%) VectorCAST
5 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.59%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.59%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.59%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.59%) StarTeam
6 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.79%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.79%) Sahi
General
1 8 (6.35%) Finance
2 5 (3.97%) Aerospace
2 5 (3.97%) Avionics
3 4 (3.17%) Electronics
4 3 (2.38%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.59%) Marketing
5 2 (1.59%) Military
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (19.84%) Architect
2 19 (15.08%) Analyst
3 16 (12.70%) Developer
4 14 (11.11%) DBA
5 13 (10.32%) Oracle DBA
6 11 (8.73%) Business Analyst
7 9 (7.14%) Administrator
8 8 (6.35%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) Test Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Migration Manager
10 6 (4.76%) Network Architect
10 6 (4.76%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.97%) Migration Project Manager
11 5 (3.97%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.17%) Data Architect
12 4 (3.17%) Data Centre Manager
12 4 (3.17%) Data Migration Project Manager
12 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
12 4 (3.17%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.35%) XML
2 7 (5.56%) .NET
3 6 (4.76%) Middleware
4 5 (3.97%) Web Services
5 3 (2.38%) Apache Camel
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (2.38%) Regular Expression
5 3 (2.38%) SOAP
5 3 (2.38%) Spring
5 3 (2.38%) WSDL
6 2 (1.59%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.59%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.59%) Qt
6 2 (1.59%) WinForms
6 2 (1.59%) WPF
6 2 (1.59%) XSD
6 2 (1.59%) XSLT
7 1 (0.79%) CSS
7 1 (0.79%) J2EE
7 1 (0.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.14%) RIA
3 8 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.56%) PKI
5 6 (4.76%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.38%) Tandem
6 3 (2.38%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.59%) CESG
7 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.79%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.79%) Clustering
8 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.79%) NHS
8 1 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.25%) Linux
2 22 (17.46%) Windows
3 12 (9.52%) Unix
4 10 (7.94%) AIX
5 6 (4.76%) HPUX
5 6 (4.76%) Solaris
5 6 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.38%) VME
7 3 (2.38%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.59%) OS/2
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.02%) Migration
2 24 (19.05%) ITIL
3 23 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (14.29%) Change Management
5 17 (13.49%) Open Source
6 16 (12.70%) Data Management
7 14 (11.11%) SDLC
8 12 (9.52%) High Availability
8 12 (9.52%) Software Engineering
9 11 (8.73%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (7.14%) Business Analysis
10 9 (7.14%) Integration Testing
10 9 (7.14%) UML
11 8 (6.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 8 (6.35%) PRINCE2
11 8 (6.35%) Problem Management
11 8 (6.35%) Service Management
12 7 (5.56%) DevOps
12 7 (5.56%) SFIA
12 7 (5.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.87%) SQL
2 17 (13.49%) Java
3 13 (10.32%) Perl
4 9 (7.14%) C#
5 7 (5.56%) C
6 6 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.76%) Python
7 5 (3.97%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.97%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.17%) Ada
8 4 (3.17%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.17%) Ruby
9 3 (2.38%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.38%) Bourne shell
9 3 (2.38%) COBOL
9 3 (2.38%) Korn
9 3 (2.38%) VBScript
10 2 (1.59%) C++
10 2 (1.59%) VB
10 2 (1.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 89 (70.63%) SC Cleared
2 18 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (7.94%) Degree
4 9 (7.14%) ISEB
5 5 (3.97%) CBAP
5 5 (3.97%) IIBA
6 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.38%) CISSP
7 3 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.59%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.59%) HND
8 2 (1.59%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.79%) APMP
9 1 (0.79%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.79%) CGEIT
9 1 (0.79%) CLAS
9 1 (0.79%) IISP
9 1 (0.79%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.97%) QA
3 3 (2.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.97%) Forum Sentry
2 3 (2.38%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (2.38%) Netcool
2 3 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (2.38%) SCOM
2 3 (2.38%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.59%) Puppet
4 1 (0.79%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 41 (32.54%) Oracle
2 21 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.94%) Cisco
4 9 (7.14%) HP
5 7 (5.56%) F5
6 6 (4.76%) IBM
7 5 (3.97%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.17%) Perforce
8 4 (3.17%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.38%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.38%) Brocade
9 3 (2.38%) CA
9 3 (2.38%) EMC
9 3 (2.38%) ICL
9 3 (2.38%) VMware
10 2 (1.59%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.59%) SAP
11 1 (0.79%) Informatica
11 1 (0.79%) Juniper
11 1 (0.79%) Micro Focus