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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 1 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 103 99 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.64% 23.57% 16.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.59% 63.06% 57.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 39 18
Average daily rate
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£395 £282 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.07% -33.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £516 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 34 8
Average hourly rate £46.00 £21.00 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.04% +7.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.80 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.67 £33.70 £27.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £23.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -19.82%
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
148 157 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 35.41% 37.38% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 86 26
Average daily rate £388 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £700 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 35 11
Average hourly rate £37.00 £22.83 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.10% +20.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.65 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.83 £34.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +1 37 £385 -14.44% 1
Blackpool -13 14 £301 +14.59% 2
Chorley - 12 £350 - 2
Lytham St Annes +4 4 £340 +32.49%
Burnley +2 1 £275 -38.88%
Blackburn - 1 - -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 124 (70.45%) SC Cleared
2 43 (24.43%) SQL
3 35 (19.89%) Oracle
4 34 (19.32%) Windows
5 31 (17.61%) Microsoft
6 29 (16.48%) VMware
7 27 (15.34%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (14.20%) Finance
9 24 (13.64%) Migration
10 23 (13.07%) Linux
11 22 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 22 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (10.80%) UNIX
13 19 (10.80%) Java
14 18 (10.23%) Cisco
15 17 (9.66%) XML
16 16 (9.09%) ITIL
17 15 (8.52%) SharePoint
17 15 (8.52%) vSphere
18 14 (7.95%) Degree
18 14 (7.95%) CheckPoint
19 13 (7.39%) Project Management
19 13 (7.39%) Cognos
19 13 (7.39%) PL/SQL
19 13 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 13 (7.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 12 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
20 12 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
20 12 (6.82%) SQL Server

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (3.98%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.70%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.70%) JBoss
5 2 (1.14%) Tuxedo
5 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
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%) IIS
6 1 (0.57%) SAS
6 1 (0.57%) Apache
6 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.57%) MQSeries
Applications
1 22 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 8 (4.55%) MS Project
4 8 (4.55%) MS Office
4 8 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.70%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.57%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 8 (4.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.14%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.14%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.14%) 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 3 (1.70%) SaaS
4 2 (1.14%) 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 8 (4.55%) SSL
1 8 (4.55%) DNS
1 8 (4.55%) DHCP
2 5 (2.84%) BGP
2 5 (2.84%) OSPF
2 5 (2.84%) Firewall
3 4 (2.27%) IPsec
3 4 (2.27%) LAN
3 4 (2.27%) WAN
4 3 (1.70%) SNMP
4 3 (1.70%) MPLS
5 2 (1.14%) SAN
5 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.14%) ADSL
5 2 (1.14%) FTP
5 2 (1.14%) HTTP
6 1 (0.57%) xDSL
6 1 (0.57%) ISDN
6 1 (0.57%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (5.68%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.55%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 7 (3.98%) MS Access
6 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.27%) Cognos Report Studio
7 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.70%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.57%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.57%) Cognos Transformer
9 1 (0.57%) TKPROF
9 1 (0.57%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (3.98%) JIRA
1 7 (3.98%) Maven
2 6 (3.41%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.70%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (1.70%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.70%) Subversion
5 2 (1.14%) LSMW
5 2 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.14%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.14%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.57%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.57%) Toad
6 1 (0.57%) ProC
General
1 25 (14.20%) Finance
2 7 (3.98%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.70%) Aerospace
3 3 (1.70%) Military
4 2 (1.14%) Automotive
4 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.14%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 36 (20.45%) Architect
2 26 (14.77%) Developer
3 21 (11.93%) Analyst
4 12 (6.82%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (5.11%) Software Engineer
6 9 (5.11%) Technical Architect
7 8 (4.55%) Cognos Developer
7 8 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (3.98%) Business Analyst
8 7 (3.98%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.41%) Administrator
9 6 (3.41%) Consultant
9 6 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (2.84%) SQL Programmer
10 5 (2.84%) Network Architect
10 5 (2.84%) Applications Architect
10 5 (2.84%) Senior Manager
10 5 (2.84%) Programmer
10 5 (2.84%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.66%) XML
2 10 (5.68%) .NET
3 8 (4.55%) HTML
4 6 (3.41%) XML Messaging
4 6 (3.41%) Web Services
5 5 (2.84%) Middleware
6 4 (2.27%) WSDL
6 4 (2.27%) XSD
6 4 (2.27%) XSLT
6 4 (2.27%) SOAP
7 2 (1.14%) Spring
7 2 (1.14%) Struts
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.57%) Qt
8 1 (0.57%) GTK+
8 1 (0.57%) JAX-RS
8 1 (0.57%) Mustache
8 1 (0.57%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.57%) REST
8 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.98%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.84%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.27%) Visualisation
3 4 (2.27%) DataPower
4 3 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.70%) Open Source
4 3 (1.70%) Reference Data
4 3 (1.70%) Economics
5 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.57%) PMI
6 1 (0.57%) NHS
6 1 (0.57%) CESG
6 1 (0.57%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.32%) Windows
2 23 (13.07%) Linux
3 19 (10.80%) UNIX
4 13 (7.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.55%) VMS
7 6 (3.41%) Solaris
8 4 (2.27%) AIX
9 2 (1.14%) VME
9 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.57%) HPUX
10 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.57%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (13.64%) Migration
2 22 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (9.09%) ITIL
5 13 (7.39%) Project Management
6 12 (6.82%) Validation
7 11 (6.25%) UML
8 10 (5.68%) Test Scripting
9 9 (5.11%) Service Management
9 9 (5.11%) TOGAF
10 8 (4.55%) Software Engineering
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
12 6 (3.41%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 43 (24.43%) SQL
2 19 (10.80%) Java
3 13 (7.39%) PL/SQL
4 11 (6.25%) VBA
5 7 (3.98%) Perl
6 4 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.70%) VB
7 3 (1.70%) COBOL
7 3 (1.70%) C
7 3 (1.70%) C#
7 3 (1.70%) Python
7 3 (1.70%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.14%) Ada
8 2 (1.14%) C++
8 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 124 (70.45%) SC Cleared
2 14 (7.95%) Degree
3 8 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (3.98%) BC Cleared
5 5 (2.84%) ISEB
5 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.27%) PMP
6 4 (2.27%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.27%) MCSE
6 4 (2.27%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.70%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.14%) CISSP
9 1 (0.57%) IIBA
9 1 (0.57%) CBAP
9 1 (0.57%) APMP
9 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.14%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) SLA
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
Systems Management
1 9 (5.11%) Puppet
2 5 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
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%) 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 35 (19.89%) Oracle
2 31 (17.61%) Microsoft
3 29 (16.48%) VMware
4 18 (10.23%) Cisco
5 14 (7.95%) CheckPoint
6 13 (7.39%) Cognos
7 12 (6.82%) HP
8 7 (3.98%) Citrix
9 6 (3.41%) McAfee
9 6 (3.41%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.41%) Juniper
9 6 (3.41%) IBM
9 6 (3.41%) SAP
10 4 (2.27%) Symantec
10 4 (2.27%) Sun
10 4 (2.27%) Compaq
10 4 (2.27%) Dell
11 3 (1.70%) Informatica
12 2 (1.14%) Stellent
12 2 (1.14%) Sourcefire
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Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
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Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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