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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 83 39 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.62% 17.97% 22.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.17% 72.22% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 9 69
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£355 £275 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.09% -42.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £349 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 2
Average hourly rate £31.40 £44.00 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.63% +5.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £23.20 £34.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.20 £64.80 £49.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -39.65%
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
120 54 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.37% 24.88% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 15 78
Average daily rate £380 £275 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -40.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £219 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £350 £537
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 4
Average hourly rate £46.00 £70.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% +483.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 +8 29 £508 +19.41% 1
Blackpool 0 19 £393 -
Skelmersdale - - - -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 114 (67.86%) SC Cleared
2 48 (28.57%) Windows
3 45 (26.79%) Microsoft
4 40 (23.81%) Citrix
5 32 (19.05%) Windows XP
6 30 (17.86%) SQL
6 30 (17.86%) Windows 7
7 28 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (15.48%) Windows Vista
8 26 (15.48%) SCCM
9 25 (14.88%) MS Office
10 24 (14.29%) Oracle
10 24 (14.29%) CA
11 23 (13.69%) Finance
11 23 (13.69%) Software Deployment
12 22 (13.10%) Blackberry
12 22 (13.10%) Active Directory
12 22 (13.10%) Java
13 21 (12.50%) Project Management
13 21 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
13 21 (12.50%) AppSense
14 20 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (11.90%) PL/SQL
14 20 (11.90%) SAP
15 19 (11.31%) Degree
15 19 (11.31%) Lumension
16 18 (10.71%) Telecoms
16 18 (10.71%) SLA
16 18 (10.71%) Dell
17 17 (10.12%) Shell Script

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 10 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.98%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.19%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.19%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.19%) Jetty
3 2 (1.19%) nginx
3 2 (1.19%) CICS
3 2 (1.19%) IIS
3 2 (1.19%) Apache
3 2 (1.19%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.60%) Lync
4 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.60%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (14.88%) MS Office
2 15 (8.93%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.57%) MS Project
4 2 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (8.93%) ResourceLink
2 3 (1.79%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.52%) SaaS
2 15 (8.93%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.60%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.14%) DHCP
1 12 (7.14%) DNS
2 5 (2.98%) SMS
2 5 (2.98%) 3G
2 5 (2.98%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.79%) HTTP
4 2 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.19%) SSL
4 2 (1.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (1.19%) Firewall
4 2 (1.19%) DMZ
5 1 (0.60%) LAN
5 1 (0.60%) IPsec
5 1 (0.60%) SAN
5 1 (0.60%) VoIP
5 1 (0.60%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.55%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.36%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.17%) PowerCenter
4 5 (2.98%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (2.98%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.79%) MS Access
6 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.19%) Big Data
8 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.60%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (0.60%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (0.60%) Easytrieve
8 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (4.76%) ERwin
2 3 (1.79%) Rational Rose
2 3 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.19%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.19%) CaliberRM
4 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.60%) MSI
4 1 (0.60%) JIRA
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
General
1 23 (13.69%) Finance
2 18 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.36%) Banking
4 1 (0.60%) Billing
4 1 (0.60%) Marketing
4 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 30 (17.86%) Analyst
2 27 (16.07%) Support Engineer
3 26 (15.48%) Desktop Support
4 23 (13.69%) Architect
5 22 (13.10%) Desktop Engineer
6 21 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 14 (8.33%) Developer
8 13 (7.74%) Project Manager
9 9 (5.36%) Integration Architect
10 7 (4.17%) Business Analyst
10 7 (4.17%) Data Analyst
11 5 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.98%) Consultant
12 4 (2.38%) Senior Manager
12 4 (2.38%) Senior Project Manager
12 4 (2.38%) Knowledge Manager
13 3 (1.79%) Test Engineer
13 3 (1.79%) Analyst Developer
13 3 (1.79%) Informatica Developer
13 3 (1.79%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.95%) Web Services
2 3 (1.79%) Middleware
2 3 (1.79%) .NET
3 2 (1.19%) Servlets
4 1 (0.60%) J2EE
4 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.60%) Java EE
4 1 (0.60%) Velocity
4 1 (0.60%) jQuery
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (13.10%) Blackberry
3 8 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 7 (4.17%) Data Integration
5 6 (3.57%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.98%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.98%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.38%) Open Source
7 4 (2.38%) NHS
8 3 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.19%) VSAM
10 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.60%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.60%) RMADS
10 1 (0.60%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.60%) CESG
10 1 (0.60%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.60%) PMI
10 1 (0.60%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 48 (28.57%) Windows
2 32 (19.05%) Windows XP
3 30 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 26 (15.48%) Windows Vista
5 14 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (7.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (4.17%) UNIX
8 4 (2.38%) Linux
9 2 (1.19%) MVS
10 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.69%) Software Deployment
2 21 (12.50%) Project Management
3 20 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (8.93%) ITIL
5 14 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 14 (8.33%) ETL
6 12 (7.14%) Migration
7 10 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (5.36%) Business Analysis
8 9 (5.36%) Supplier Management
9 8 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.17%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.17%) Scrum
10 7 (4.17%) TQM
10 7 (4.17%) Data Analysis
10 7 (4.17%) Data Architecture
10 7 (4.17%) Data Migration
11 5 (2.98%) Dimensional Modelling
11 5 (2.98%) ERP
11 5 (2.98%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.86%) SQL
2 22 (13.10%) Java
3 20 (11.90%) PL/SQL
4 17 (10.12%) VBA
4 17 (10.12%) Shell Script
5 13 (7.74%) Python
5 13 (7.74%) Perl
6 4 (2.38%) C
7 2 (1.19%) COBOL
7 2 (1.19%) VB
7 2 (1.19%) JCL
7 2 (1.19%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.19%) R
8 1 (0.60%) sed
8 1 (0.60%) AWK
8 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.60%) C#
8 1 (0.60%) C++
8 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 114 (67.86%) SC Cleared
2 19 (11.31%) Degree
3 9 (5.36%) PMP
3 9 (5.36%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.98%) BC Cleared
4 5 (2.98%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.38%) MCSE
5 4 (2.38%) ISEB
5 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.19%) IIBA
6 2 (1.19%) CBAP
7 1 (0.60%) APMP
7 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.71%) SLA
2 4 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 22 (13.10%) Active Directory
2 21 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (5.95%) XenApp
4 7 (4.17%) XenServer
5 6 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (2.38%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.79%) vSphere
8 2 (1.19%) Xen
9 1 (0.60%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.60%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 26 (15.48%) SCCM
2 7 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.79%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.19%) Puppet
4 2 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.60%) OpenView
5 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 40 (23.81%) Citrix
3 24 (14.29%) CA
3 24 (14.29%) Oracle
4 21 (12.50%) AppSense
5 20 (11.90%) SAP
6 19 (11.31%) Lumension
7 18 (10.71%) Dell
8 14 (8.33%) webMethods
9 13 (7.74%) Software AG
9 13 (7.74%) HP
10 10 (5.95%) Informatica
10 10 (5.95%) VMware
11 6 (3.57%) IBM
12 5 (2.98%) Business Objects
12 5 (2.98%) Cognos
13 4 (2.38%) Compaq
14 3 (1.79%) Symantec
14 3 (1.79%) Talend
14 3 (1.79%) F5
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