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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 8 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 51 53 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 17.06% 13.32% 13.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.58% 50.48% 58.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 28
Median daily rate £450 £438 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £280 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £645 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £31.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £35.00 £25.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £46.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £30.90 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.55% +62.63%
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
97 105 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.44% 26.38% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 61 51
Median daily rate £420 £437 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £216 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £900 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 12
Median hourly rate £41.13 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £28.82 £25.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £73.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Blackpool -2 28 £465 -7.00%
Preston +2 9 £475 +5.55%
Lytham St Annes - 2 £415 -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 52 (61.18%) SC Cleared
2 32 (37.65%) Oracle
3 27 (31.76%) Java
4 22 (25.88%) ITIL
5 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (21.18%) Oracle Database
6 16 (18.82%) Data Management
6 16 (18.82%) Open Source
6 16 (18.82%) IaaS
7 15 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
7 15 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
7 15 (17.65%) Change Management
8 14 (16.47%) Oracle EBS
8 14 (16.47%) SaaS
9 13 (15.29%) PaaS
9 13 (15.29%) Finance
9 13 (15.29%) Oracle Database 12c
10 12 (14.12%) High Availability
10 12 (14.12%) Migration
10 12 (14.12%) Windows
10 12 (14.12%) SQL
10 12 (14.12%) Oracle Application Server
11 11 (12.94%) AIX
11 11 (12.94%) Linux
11 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
11 11 (12.94%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (10.59%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (10.59%) .NET
12 9 (10.59%) Disclosure Scotland
13 8 (9.41%) C#

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 (14.12%) Oracle Application Server
2 5 (5.88%) SAS
2 5 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.53%) Apache
4 1 (1.18%) JBoss
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.18%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.53%) MS Office
3 3 (3.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (16.47%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (3.53%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.82%) IaaS
2 14 (16.47%) SaaS
3 13 (15.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) DHCP
1 1 (1.18%) Internet
1 1 (1.18%) LAN
1 1 (1.18%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) Oracle Database
2 13 (15.29%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (10.59%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.71%) DB2
6 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.53%) Ingres
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.53%) SQLPlus
7 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Power View
7 2 (2.35%) PowerPivot
7 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.18%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) ClearCase
1 5 (5.88%) Rational Robot
2 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.53%) ClearQuest
3 3 (3.53%) JIRA
3 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.35%) Selenium
5 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.18%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.18%) Sahi
5 1 (1.18%) Subversion
5 1 (1.18%) WATIR
General
1 13 (15.29%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.35%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.35%) Military
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (22.35%) Analyst
2 17 (20.00%) Developer
3 13 (15.29%) DBA
4 10 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
5 9 (10.59%) Architect
6 7 (8.24%) Administrator
6 7 (8.24%) Test Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) IFS Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) Monitoring Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Programmer
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Java Programmer
10 3 (3.53%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) .NET
2 4 (4.71%) XML
3 3 (3.53%) Regular Expression
4 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.35%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.35%) Web Services
4 2 (2.35%) WinForms
4 2 (2.35%) WPF
4 2 (2.35%) XSD
4 2 (2.35%) XSLT
5 1 (1.18%) CSS
5 1 (1.18%) J2EE
5 1 (1.18%) Middleware
5 1 (1.18%) RESTful
5 1 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 5 (5.88%) RIA
2 5 (5.88%) Statistics
3 3 (3.53%) Tandem
3 3 (3.53%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.18%) CESG
5 1 (1.18%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.18%) Clustering
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.12%) Windows
2 11 (12.94%) AIX
2 11 (12.94%) Linux
3 8 (9.41%) Solaris
4 7 (8.24%) Windows XP
5 6 (7.06%) Unix
6 5 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.71%) HPUX
7 4 (4.71%) VME
7 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.53%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) ITIL
2 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.82%) Data Management
3 16 (18.82%) Open Source
4 15 (17.65%) Change Management
5 12 (14.12%) High Availability
5 12 (14.12%) Migration
6 11 (12.94%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2
7 8 (9.41%) Service Management
8 7 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.24%) DevOps
8 7 (8.24%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.24%) Problem Management
8 7 (8.24%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.24%) Test Scripting
9 6 (7.06%) Release Management
9 6 (7.06%) SDLC
9 6 (7.06%) SFIA
9 6 (7.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.76%) Java
2 12 (14.12%) SQL
3 8 (9.41%) C#
4 7 (8.24%) Perl
5 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.06%) Python
6 5 (5.88%) COBOL
6 5 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.71%) C
7 4 (4.71%) Ruby
8 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.53%) Bourne shell
8 3 (3.53%) Korn
8 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.53%) VBScript
9 2 (2.35%) VB
9 2 (2.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 52 (61.18%) SC Cleared
2 15 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (5.88%) Degree
4 4 (4.71%) ISEB
5 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.35%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.18%) APMP
7 1 (1.18%) CBAP
7 1 (1.18%) CISSP
7 1 (1.18%) CLAS
7 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.18%) HNC
7 1 (1.18%) IIBA
7 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (4.71%) QA
3 3 (3.53%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.53%) SLA
4 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (3.53%) Netcool
1 3 (3.53%) SCOM
1 3 (3.53%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.35%) Puppet
3 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (37.65%) Oracle
2 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.24%) HP
4 5 (5.88%) IFS
5 4 (4.71%) IBM
5 4 (4.71%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.53%) CA
7 2 (2.35%) Citrix
7 2 (2.35%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.18%) EMC
8 1 (1.18%) Informatica
8 1 (1.18%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.18%) Perforce
8 1 (1.18%) VMware