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 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 2 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 92 36 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.25% 13.28% 27.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.17% 57.14% 73.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 9 91
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£380 £275 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -38.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £235 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £349 £572
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 4
Average hourly rate £31.00 £70.00 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.71% +201.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.45 £70.00 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.30 £70.00 £45.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+36.11% -30.76%
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
133 63 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.72% 23.25% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 18 106
Average daily rate £415 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £235 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £348 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £70.00 £12.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.85% +473.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £15.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £70.00 £49.04
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +13 39 £518 +21.76% 4
Chorley -1 4 - - 1
Skelmersdale - - - -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 136 (71.58%) SC Cleared
2 63 (33.16%) Windows
3 54 (28.42%) Microsoft
4 53 (27.89%) Citrix
5 41 (21.58%) Windows XP
6 40 (21.05%) Windows 7
7 35 (18.42%) SCCM
7 35 (18.42%) Windows Vista
7 35 (18.42%) MS Office
8 32 (16.84%) Active Directory
8 32 (16.84%) CA
8 32 (16.84%) Microsoft App-V
9 31 (16.32%) AppSense
9 31 (16.32%) Blackberry
10 29 (15.26%) Software Deployment
11 28 (14.74%) SQL
12 26 (13.68%) Project Management
13 25 (13.16%) Finance
13 25 (13.16%) SLA
13 25 (13.16%) Lumension
14 24 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (12.63%) Oracle
15 23 (12.11%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (11.58%) SAP
17 21 (11.05%) ITIL
18 20 (10.53%) PL/SQL
18 20 (10.53%) Java
19 19 (10.00%) Degree
20 18 (9.47%) Dell
21 17 (8.95%) Windows Server 2003

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.74%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.58%) Lync
5 2 (1.05%) Jetty
5 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.05%) nginx
5 2 (1.05%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.05%) CICS
5 2 (1.05%) Apache
5 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.05%) IIS
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.53%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 35 (18.42%) MS Office
2 17 (8.95%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.21%) MS Project
4 3 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (7.89%) ResourceLink
2 5 (2.63%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (1.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.42%) SaaS
2 15 (7.89%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.53%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.42%) DHCP
1 16 (8.42%) DNS
2 6 (3.16%) 3G
2 6 (3.16%) SMS
2 6 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (2.11%) Firewall
4 3 (1.58%) HTTP
5 2 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (1.05%) DMZ
5 2 (1.05%) SSL
5 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.53%) Wireless
6 1 (0.53%) IPsec
6 1 (0.53%) LAN
6 1 (0.53%) VPN
6 1 (0.53%) VoIP
6 1 (0.53%) FTP
6 1 (0.53%) Internet
6 1 (0.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.79%) Oracle Database
2 9 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.68%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.16%) PowerCenter
5 5 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.58%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.05%) Big Data
9 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.53%) Easytrieve
9 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 7 (3.68%) ERwin
2 3 (1.58%) Rational Rose
2 3 (1.58%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.05%) CaliberRM
3 2 (1.05%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.05%) MSI
4 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.53%) JIRA
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
General
1 25 (13.16%) Finance
2 17 (8.95%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.68%) Banking
4 2 (1.05%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.53%) Marketing
5 1 (0.53%) Billing
5 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (16.84%) Support Engineer
2 30 (15.79%) Desktop Support
3 28 (14.74%) Analyst
4 26 (13.68%) Desktop Engineer
5 24 (12.63%) Architect
6 23 (12.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 13 (6.84%) Developer
8 12 (6.32%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.74%) Integration Architect
10 8 (4.21%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.16%) Data Analyst
12 5 (2.63%) Analyst Developer
12 5 (2.63%) Consultant
12 5 (2.63%) Technical Support
12 5 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
13 4 (2.11%) Knowledge Manager
13 4 (2.11%) Test Manager
13 4 (2.11%) Test Engineer
14 3 (1.58%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.21%) Web Services
2 3 (1.58%) Middleware
3 2 (1.05%) Servlets
3 2 (1.05%) .NET
4 1 (0.53%) J2EE
4 1 (0.53%) SGML
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.53%) Java EE
4 1 (0.53%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.32%) Blackberry
2 24 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.68%) Data Integration
4 6 (3.16%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.63%) Thin Client
5 5 (2.63%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.11%) Open Source
6 4 (2.11%) NHS
7 3 (1.58%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.58%) PMI
8 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.05%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.05%) CESG
8 2 (1.05%) VSAM
9 1 (0.53%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.53%) RMADS
9 1 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.53%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 63 (33.16%) Windows
2 41 (21.58%) Windows XP
3 40 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 35 (18.42%) Windows Vista
5 17 (8.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (5.26%) UNIX
8 4 (2.11%) Linux
9 2 (1.05%) MVS
9 2 (1.05%) Solaris
10 1 (0.53%) AIX
10 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.26%) Software Deployment
2 26 (13.68%) Project Management
3 23 (12.11%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (11.05%) ITIL
5 13 (6.84%) ETL
6 12 (6.32%) Migration
6 12 (6.32%) Business Analysis
6 12 (6.32%) Data Modelling
7 11 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (4.74%) PRINCE2
8 9 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (4.21%) Service Management
9 8 (4.21%) TQM
9 8 (4.21%) Supplier Management
10 7 (3.68%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.68%) ERP
10 7 (3.68%) Data Architecture
11 6 (3.16%) Data Migration
11 6 (3.16%) Data Analysis
12 5 (2.63%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.74%) SQL
2 20 (10.53%) PL/SQL
2 20 (10.53%) Java
3 17 (8.95%) Shell Script
4 15 (7.89%) VBA
5 13 (6.84%) Perl
5 13 (6.84%) Python
6 6 (3.16%) C
7 3 (1.58%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.05%) R
8 2 (1.05%) JCL
8 2 (1.05%) COBOL
9 1 (0.53%) AWK
9 1 (0.53%) C++
9 1 (0.53%) sed
Qualifications
1 136 (71.58%) SC Cleared
2 19 (10.00%) Degree
3 9 (4.74%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.68%) PMP
5 6 (3.16%) ISEB
6 5 (2.63%) MCSE
6 5 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.63%) BC Cleared
7 4 (2.11%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.58%) IIBA
8 3 (1.58%) CBAP
9 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.05%) APMP
9 2 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.53%) MCP
10 1 (0.53%) CISSP
10 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.16%) SLA
2 3 (1.58%) QA
System Software
1 32 (16.84%) Active Directory
1 32 (16.84%) Microsoft App-V
2 12 (6.32%) XenApp
3 9 (4.74%) XenServer
4 6 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.16%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.11%) vSphere
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.05%) Xen
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.53%) Brightmail
7 1 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 35 (18.42%) SCCM
2 8 (4.21%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.58%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.05%) Puppet
4 2 (1.05%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.53%) OpenView
5 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.53%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 54 (28.42%) Microsoft
2 53 (27.89%) Citrix
3 32 (16.84%) CA
4 31 (16.32%) AppSense
5 25 (13.16%) Lumension
6 24 (12.63%) Oracle
7 22 (11.58%) SAP
8 18 (9.47%) Dell
9 14 (7.37%) HP
9 14 (7.37%) webMethods
10 13 (6.84%) Software AG
10 13 (6.84%) VMware
11 9 (4.74%) Informatica
12 7 (3.68%) Business Objects
12 7 (3.68%) IBM
13 6 (3.16%) Cognos
14 4 (2.11%) F5
14 4 (2.11%) Compaq
14 4 (2.11%) Symantec
15 3 (1.58%) Red Hat
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