Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disclosure Scotland over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Disclosure Scotland
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 45 34
Rank change year-on-year -2 -11 +9
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 7 18 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.53% 3.06% 4.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.44% 26.09% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 69
Lancashire median daily rate £300 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.84% -5.00% +24.22%
North West median daily rate £325 £438 £500
% change year-on-year -25.71% -12.50% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 - £56.50

Disclosure Scotland is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 36 69 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 7.86% 11.73% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 51 89
Lancashire median daily rate £427 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.63% -9.09% +17.33%
10th Percentile £200 £275 £229
90th Percentile £643 £575 £675
North West median daily rate £388 £400 £414
% change year-on-year -3.13% -3.38% +18.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 9
Lancashire median hourly rate £38.75 £12.17 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.41% -64.21% +54.55%
10th Percentile £19.19 £9.19 £23.36
90th Percentile £43.93 £45.15 £56.97
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £25.87 £22.50
% change year-on-year -22.70% +14.99% +28.57%

Disclosure Scotland
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Disclosure Scotland as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Disclosure Scotland in Lancashire

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in Lancashire

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in Lancashire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in Lancashire

Disclosure Scotland
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 Disclosure Scotland within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool 0 4 £288 -34.29%
Disclosure Scotland
North West

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 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 Disclosure Scotland.

1 5 (71.43%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (28.57%) AppSense
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Curam
3 2 (28.57%) SCCM
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) XenServer
4 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (14.29%) Tableau
4 1 (14.29%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree

Disclosure Scotland
Co-occurring 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) ETL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Programmer
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (14.29%) ECDL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
2 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) AppSense
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Curam
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (14.29%) Tableau