The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Lancashire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 1 15 1
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 86 21 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.15% 8.05% 36.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 64.66% 38.18% 79.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 2 114
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £338 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.77 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.95% +31.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £18.25 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £20.75 £28.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -6.52%
Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
133 55 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 29.62% 21.07% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 15 137
Average daily rate £377 £300 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.66% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £113 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £335 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +49.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
Security Cleared
North West

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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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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 +10 35 £474 +45.76% 8
Chorley - - - -
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North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 134 (71.66%) SC Cleared
2 79 (42.25%) Windows
3 58 (31.02%) Microsoft
4 52 (27.81%) Citrix
5 47 (25.13%) Windows 7
6 41 (21.93%) Windows XP
7 40 (21.39%) Active Directory
8 37 (19.79%) MS Office
9 32 (17.11%) SCCM
10 31 (16.58%) Blackberry
11 30 (16.04%) Microsoft App-V
12 29 (15.51%) AppSense
12 29 (15.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (14.97%) Windows Vista
14 26 (13.90%) CA
14 26 (13.90%) Windows Server 2003
14 26 (13.90%) DNS
15 25 (13.37%) SLA
15 25 (13.37%) DHCP
15 25 (13.37%) Software Deployment
16 24 (12.83%) ITIL
17 23 (12.30%) Finance
18 22 (11.76%) HP
19 21 (11.23%) Dell
19 21 (11.23%) Lumension
20 19 (10.16%) Telecoms
21 18 (9.63%) XenApp
22 16 (8.56%) SAP
22 16 (8.56%) VMware
23 15 (8.02%) SQL

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 12 (6.42%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.60%) Lync
5 3 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.07%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.53%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 37 (19.79%) MS Office
2 13 (6.95%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.21%) MS Project
4 2 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (5.88%) ResourceLink
2 5 (2.67%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (1.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.88%) SaaS
1 11 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.90%) DNS
2 25 (13.37%) DHCP
3 9 (4.81%) 3G
4 8 (4.28%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (4.28%) SMS
5 3 (1.60%) VPN
6 2 (1.07%) DMZ
6 2 (1.07%) Firewall
6 2 (1.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (1.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.53%) SAN
7 1 (0.53%) VoIP
7 1 (0.53%) Wireless
7 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (1.60%) PowerCenter
4 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.07%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.14%) ERwin
2 3 (1.60%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.07%) CaliberRM
3 2 (1.07%) MSI
4 1 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.53%) Rational Rose
General
1 23 (12.30%) Finance
2 19 (10.16%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.28%) Banking
4 2 (1.07%) Military
4 2 (1.07%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (18.72%) Desktop Support
2 34 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 28 (14.97%) Desktop Engineer
4 22 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 21 (11.23%) Analyst
6 17 (9.09%) Architect
7 11 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 10 (5.35%) Developer
9 8 (4.28%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.74%) Consultant
10 7 (3.74%) Integration Architect
10 7 (3.74%) Deployment Engineer
11 6 (3.21%) Server Engineer
12 5 (2.67%) Operations Engineer
12 5 (2.67%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (2.67%) Technical Support
12 5 (2.67%) Analyst Developer
13 4 (2.14%) Windows Server Engineer
13 4 (2.14%) Data Migration Engineer
13 4 (2.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.74%) Web Services
2 3 (1.60%) CSS3
2 3 (1.60%) HTML5
2 3 (1.60%) HTML
2 3 (1.60%) CSS
3 2 (1.07%) SGML
3 2 (1.07%) Middleware
4 1 (0.53%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.58%) Blackberry
2 9 (4.81%) Thin Client
2 9 (4.81%) Fat Client
3 6 (3.21%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.67%) Smartcard
5 4 (2.14%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.60%) PMI
7 2 (1.07%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.07%) iPhone
7 2 (1.07%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.07%) CESG
7 2 (1.07%) NHS
7 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.07%) iPad
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.53%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.53%) RMADS
8 1 (0.53%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 79 (42.25%) Windows
2 47 (25.13%) Windows 7
3 41 (21.93%) Windows XP
4 29 (15.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (14.97%) Windows Vista
6 26 (13.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.74%) UNIX
8 2 (1.07%) MVS
8 2 (1.07%) AIX
8 2 (1.07%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (13.37%) Software Deployment
2 24 (12.83%) ITIL
3 15 (8.02%) Project Management
4 13 (6.95%) TQM
5 12 (6.42%) Migration
6 11 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (4.81%) Data Modelling
7 9 (4.81%) PRINCE2
7 9 (4.81%) Supplier Management
7 9 (4.81%) Release Management
8 8 (4.28%) Data Migration
8 8 (4.28%) Business Analysis
8 8 (4.28%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.74%) ERP
10 6 (3.21%) Scrum
10 6 (3.21%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.21%) Service Management
11 5 (2.67%) DSDM
11 5 (2.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.02%) SQL
2 13 (6.95%) Java
2 13 (6.95%) PL/SQL
3 11 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 10 (5.35%) VBA
5 9 (4.81%) Python
5 9 (4.81%) Perl
6 8 (4.28%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.67%) C
8 3 (1.60%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.53%) sed
9 1 (0.53%) C++
9 1 (0.53%) AWK
Qualifications
1 134 (71.66%) SC Cleared
2 14 (7.49%) Degree
3 11 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (5.88%) MCSE
4 10 (5.35%) PMI Certification
5 8 (4.28%) PMP
6 5 (2.67%) BC Cleared
7 4 (2.14%) ISEB
8 3 (1.60%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.07%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.07%) APMP
10 1 (0.53%) IIBA
10 1 (0.53%) CBAP
10 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.53%) MCP
10 1 (0.53%) CISSP
10 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.37%) SLA
2 3 (1.60%) QA
System Software
1 40 (21.39%) Active Directory
2 30 (16.04%) Microsoft App-V
3 18 (9.63%) XenApp
4 15 (8.02%) vSphere
5 13 (6.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (6.95%) XenServer
5 13 (6.95%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.53%) Brightmail
7 1 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 32 (17.11%) SCCM
2 9 (4.81%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.14%) PureDisk
4 3 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.07%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 58 (31.02%) Microsoft
2 52 (27.81%) Citrix
3 29 (15.51%) AppSense
4 26 (13.90%) CA
5 22 (11.76%) HP
6 21 (11.23%) Dell
6 21 (11.23%) Lumension
7 16 (8.56%) SAP
7 16 (8.56%) VMware
8 12 (6.42%) Oracle
8 12 (6.42%) Compaq
9 9 (4.81%) Software AG
9 9 (4.81%) webMethods
9 9 (4.81%) Symantec
9 9 (4.81%) F5
10 8 (4.28%) Business Objects
11 7 (3.74%) IBM
11 7 (3.74%) IronPort
12 5 (2.67%) Cognos
12 5 (2.67%) Informatica
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