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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
North West / Lancashire
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 64 63 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.81% 16.24% 16.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 68.82% 58.88% 63.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 35 39
Median daily rate £500 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £303 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £544 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.20 £25.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £58.30 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +118.22%

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
93 107 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.05% 27.58% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 71 66
Median daily rate £475 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £277 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £900 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £36.00 £25.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £59.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +5 42 £500 +11.11% 2
Blackpool +1 11 £476 -3.29%
Fleetwood -3 2 £650 +73.33%
Lancaster +6 1 - -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 76 (67.86%) SC Cleared
2 35 (31.25%) Oracle
3 24 (21.43%) Migration
4 23 (20.54%) Java
4 23 (20.54%) ITIL
4 23 (20.54%) Oracle Database
5 22 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (17.86%) Data Centre
7 18 (16.07%) BPSS Clearance
7 18 (16.07%) Oracle Database 12c
7 18 (16.07%) Linux
7 18 (16.07%) SQL
8 17 (15.18%) IaaS
8 17 (15.18%) Open Source
9 16 (14.29%) Change Management
9 16 (14.29%) Data Management
10 15 (13.39%) Windows
10 15 (13.39%) Microsoft
10 15 (13.39%) Oracle EBS R12
10 15 (13.39%) Disclosure Scotland
11 14 (12.50%) SaaS
11 14 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
12 13 (11.61%) PaaS
13 12 (10.71%) High Availability
13 12 (10.71%) SDLC
13 12 (10.71%) Finance
13 12 (10.71%) Oracle Application Server
14 11 (9.82%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (8.93%) MS Excel
15 10 (8.93%) Perl

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 (10.71%) Oracle Application Server
2 5 (4.46%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.57%) SAS
4 3 (2.68%) Apache
5 1 (0.89%) CMS
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.89%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.68%) MS Office
4 2 (1.79%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (13.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.18%) IaaS
2 14 (12.50%) SaaS
3 13 (11.61%) PaaS
4 1 (0.89%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.46%) DNS
2 4 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (2.68%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (2.68%) SAN
4 2 (1.79%) HTTP
5 1 (0.89%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.89%) LAN
5 1 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.89%) WAN
5 1 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.54%) Oracle Database
2 18 (16.07%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (8.04%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (5.36%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.68%) SQLPlus
6 2 (1.79%) Firebird
6 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.79%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.89%) Big Data
7 1 (0.89%) DB2
7 1 (0.89%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.89%) MS Access
7 1 (0.89%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (6.25%) ClearCase
2 5 (4.46%) JIRA
2 5 (4.46%) Rational Robot
3 4 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (3.57%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (2.68%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.68%) Selenium
4 3 (2.68%) VectorCAST
5 2 (1.79%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.79%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.79%) StarTeam
5 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.89%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.89%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.89%) Sahi
6 1 (0.89%) Subversion
6 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.89%) WATIR
General
1 12 (10.71%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Aerospace
3 4 (3.57%) Avionics
4 3 (2.68%) Electronics
4 3 (2.68%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.79%) Marketing
5 2 (1.79%) Military
6 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (19.64%) Architect
2 20 (17.86%) Analyst
3 14 (12.50%) Developer
4 11 (9.82%) DBA
5 10 (8.93%) Oracle DBA
6 8 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Administrator
7 7 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.25%) Test Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Network Architect
9 5 (4.46%) IFS Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) Monitoring Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
10 4 (3.57%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Test Leader
11 3 (2.68%) Java Software Engineer
11 3 (2.68%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.25%) .NET
1 7 (6.25%) XML
2 4 (3.57%) Middleware
2 4 (3.57%) Web Services
3 3 (2.68%) Regular Expression
4 2 (1.79%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.79%) Apache Camel
4 2 (1.79%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.79%) SOAP
4 2 (1.79%) Spring
4 2 (1.79%) WinForms
4 2 (1.79%) WPF
4 2 (1.79%) WSDL
4 2 (1.79%) XSD
4 2 (1.79%) XSLT
5 1 (0.89%) CSS
5 1 (0.89%) J2EE
5 1 (0.89%) JSON
5 1 (0.89%) RESTful
5 1 (0.89%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.36%) PKI
4 5 (4.46%) RIA
5 4 (3.57%) Statistics
6 3 (2.68%) Tandem
6 3 (2.68%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.79%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.89%) CESG
8 1 (0.89%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.89%) Clustering
8 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.89%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.89%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.89%) Informatics
8 1 (0.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.07%) Linux
2 15 (13.39%) Windows
3 9 (8.04%) Unix
4 8 (7.14%) AIX
5 6 (5.36%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.57%) HPUX
6 4 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.57%) Solaris
7 3 (2.68%) VME
7 3 (2.68%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.43%) Migration
2 23 (20.54%) ITIL
3 22 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (15.18%) Open Source
5 16 (14.29%) Change Management
5 16 (14.29%) Data Management
6 12 (10.71%) High Availability
6 12 (10.71%) SDLC
7 11 (9.82%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (8.04%) Software Engineering
9 8 (7.14%) Integration Testing
9 8 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 8 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 8 (7.14%) Problem Management
9 8 (7.14%) Service Management
10 7 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (6.25%) DevOps
10 7 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (6.25%) UML
10 7 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.54%) Java
2 18 (16.07%) SQL
3 10 (8.93%) Perl
4 8 (7.14%) C#
5 7 (6.25%) C
6 6 (5.36%) Python
7 5 (4.46%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.46%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.46%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.57%) Ada
8 4 (3.57%) Ruby
9 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.68%) Bourne shell
9 3 (2.68%) COBOL
9 3 (2.68%) Korn
9 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.68%) VBScript
10 2 (1.79%) VB
10 2 (1.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 76 (67.86%) SC Cleared
2 18 (16.07%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (8.93%) Degree
4 5 (4.46%) ISEB
5 3 (2.68%) BC Cleared
5 3 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.79%) CISSP
6 2 (1.79%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.79%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.89%) APMP
7 1 (0.89%) CBAP
7 1 (0.89%) CGEIT
7 1 (0.89%) CISA
7 1 (0.89%) CISM
7 1 (0.89%) CLAS
7 1 (0.89%) HNC
7 1 (0.89%) HND
7 1 (0.89%) IIBA
7 1 (0.89%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (4.46%) QA
3 3 (2.68%) SLA
4 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (2.68%) Netcool
1 3 (2.68%) SCOM
1 3 (2.68%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (31.25%) Oracle
2 15 (13.39%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.04%) Cisco
3 9 (8.04%) HP
4 7 (6.25%) IBM
5 6 (5.36%) F5
6 5 (4.46%) IFS
7 4 (3.57%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.68%) 3PAR
8 3 (2.68%) Brocade
8 3 (2.68%) CA
8 3 (2.68%) EMC
8 3 (2.68%) ICL
8 3 (2.68%) Perforce
8 3 (2.68%) VMware
9 2 (1.79%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.79%) SAP
10 1 (0.89%) Citrix
10 1 (0.89%) Micro Focus
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