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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 88 36 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.05% 15.72% 26.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.29% 66.67% 77.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 9 83
Average daily rate
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£370 £275 £474
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -41.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £349 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £373
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 5
Average hourly rate £43.00 £70.00 £31.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +122.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.62 £70.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.10 £70.00 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.28 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+36.79% -36.98%
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
127 54 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.93% 23.58% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 16 93
Average daily rate £390 £288 £449
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -35.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £233 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £542
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 7
Average hourly rate £46.00 £70.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% +463.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £15.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £70.00 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 2 October 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 36 £518 +21.76% 2
Skelmersdale - - - -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 122 (69.32%) SC Cleared
2 56 (31.82%) Windows
3 48 (27.27%) Citrix
4 46 (26.14%) Microsoft
5 38 (21.59%) Windows XP
6 34 (19.32%) Windows 7
7 29 (16.48%) Active Directory
7 29 (16.48%) SCCM
8 28 (15.91%) MS Office
8 28 (15.91%) SQL
8 28 (15.91%) Windows Vista
9 27 (15.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 26 (14.77%) AppSense
10 26 (14.77%) CA
11 25 (14.20%) Blackberry
11 25 (14.20%) Software Deployment
11 25 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (13.64%) Finance
12 24 (13.64%) Project Management
13 23 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (12.50%) Oracle
14 22 (12.50%) SAP
15 21 (11.93%) Lumension
16 20 (11.36%) PL/SQL
16 20 (11.36%) Java
16 20 (11.36%) SLA
17 19 (10.80%) Degree
18 18 (10.23%) Dell
18 18 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
19 17 (9.66%) Shell Script

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.11%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.70%) Lync
5 2 (1.14%) Jetty
5 2 (1.14%) nginx
5 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.14%) CICS
5 2 (1.14%) Apache
5 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.14%) IIS
6 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.57%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (15.91%) MS Office
2 15 (8.52%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.55%) MS Project
4 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (8.52%) ResourceLink
2 5 (2.84%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (1.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.09%) SaaS
2 15 (8.52%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.57%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.66%) DNS
1 17 (9.66%) DHCP
2 8 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (4.55%) 3G
2 8 (4.55%) SMS
3 3 (1.70%) HTTP
4 2 (1.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (1.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (1.14%) Firewall
4 2 (1.14%) DMZ
4 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.14%) SSL
5 1 (0.57%) LAN
5 1 (0.57%) VoIP
5 1 (0.57%) FTP
5 1 (0.57%) Internet
5 1 (0.57%) SAN
5 1 (0.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (5.11%) Oracle Database
2 7 (3.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.98%) PowerCenter
3 5 (2.84%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (2.84%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (2.84%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.70%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.14%) Big Data
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.57%) Easytrieve
7 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 8 (4.55%) ERwin
2 3 (1.70%) Rational Rose
2 3 (1.70%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.14%) CaliberRM
3 2 (1.14%) MSI
3 2 (1.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.57%) JIRA
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (13.64%) Finance
2 17 (9.66%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.98%) Banking
4 2 (1.14%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.57%) Military
5 1 (0.57%) Billing
5 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (17.05%) Support Engineer
2 29 (16.48%) Desktop Support
3 28 (15.91%) Analyst
4 25 (14.20%) Desktop Engineer
5 23 (13.07%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 22 (12.50%) Architect
7 14 (7.95%) Developer
8 11 (6.25%) Project Manager
9 9 (5.11%) Integration Architect
10 7 (3.98%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.41%) Data Analyst
12 5 (2.84%) Consultant
12 5 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.84%) Analyst Developer
13 4 (2.27%) Knowledge Manager
13 4 (2.27%) Test Engineer
13 4 (2.27%) Test Manager
14 3 (1.70%) Test Analyst
14 3 (1.70%) Data Architect
14 3 (1.70%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.11%) Web Services
2 3 (1.70%) Middleware
3 2 (1.14%) Servlets
3 2 (1.14%) .NET
4 1 (0.57%) J2EE
4 1 (0.57%) SGML
4 1 (0.57%) Velocity
4 1 (0.57%) Java EE
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.20%) Blackberry
1 25 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.98%) Thin Client
2 7 (3.98%) Data Integration
2 7 (3.98%) Fat Client
2 7 (3.98%) Data Structures
3 6 (3.41%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.27%) Open Source
4 4 (2.27%) NHS
5 3 (1.70%) PMI
5 3 (1.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.14%) VSAM
6 2 (1.14%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.57%) CESG
7 1 (0.57%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.57%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.57%) RMADS
7 1 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 56 (31.82%) Windows
2 38 (21.59%) Windows XP
3 34 (19.32%) Windows 7
4 28 (15.91%) Windows Vista
5 18 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.98%) UNIX
8 4 (2.27%) Linux
9 2 (1.14%) MVS
10 1 (0.57%) AIX
10 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.20%) Software Deployment
2 24 (13.64%) Project Management
3 23 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (9.66%) ITIL
5 13 (7.39%) Data Modelling
5 13 (7.39%) ETL
6 11 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 10 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (5.11%) PRINCE2
8 9 (5.11%) Migration
9 8 (4.55%) TQM
9 8 (4.55%) Supplier Management
10 7 (3.98%) ERP
10 7 (3.98%) Data Architecture
11 6 (3.41%) Data Analysis
12 5 (2.84%) EAI
12 5 (2.84%) DSDM
12 5 (2.84%) Service Management
12 5 (2.84%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.91%) SQL
2 20 (11.36%) PL/SQL
2 20 (11.36%) Java
3 17 (9.66%) Shell Script
4 15 (8.52%) VBA
5 13 (7.39%) Python
5 13 (7.39%) Perl
6 4 (2.27%) C
7 3 (1.70%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.14%) R
8 2 (1.14%) JCL
8 2 (1.14%) COBOL
9 1 (0.57%) C++
9 1 (0.57%) AWK
9 1 (0.57%) sed
Qualifications
1 122 (69.32%) SC Cleared
2 19 (10.80%) Degree
3 9 (5.11%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.98%) PMP
5 6 (3.41%) ISEB
6 5 (2.84%) BC Cleared
7 4 (2.27%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.27%) MCSE
8 3 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.70%) IIBA
8 3 (1.70%) CBAP
9 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.14%) APMP
9 2 (1.14%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.36%) SLA
2 3 (1.70%) QA
System Software
1 29 (16.48%) Active Directory
2 27 (15.34%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (7.95%) XenApp
4 9 (5.11%) XenServer
5 6 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (3.41%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.70%) vSphere
7 2 (1.14%) Xen
8 1 (0.57%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.57%) Brightmail
8 1 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 29 (16.48%) SCCM
2 8 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.70%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.14%) Puppet
4 2 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.57%) OpenView
5 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (27.27%) Citrix
2 46 (26.14%) Microsoft
3 26 (14.77%) AppSense
3 26 (14.77%) CA
4 22 (12.50%) Oracle
4 22 (12.50%) SAP
5 21 (11.93%) Lumension
6 18 (10.23%) Dell
7 14 (7.95%) HP
7 14 (7.95%) webMethods
8 13 (7.39%) VMware
8 13 (7.39%) Software AG
9 10 (5.68%) Informatica
10 7 (3.98%) IBM
10 7 (3.98%) Business Objects
11 6 (3.41%) Cognos
12 4 (2.27%) F5
12 4 (2.27%) Symantec
12 4 (2.27%) Compaq
13 3 (1.70%) Talend
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