The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 June 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.

Security Clearance
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 127 75 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 37.24% 16.85% 18.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 92.70% 60.48% 59.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 44 35
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £292 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £659 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £385 £394
% change year-on-year +6.49% -2.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 9
Median hourly rate £41.25 £43.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.06% +16.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £32.56 £23.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £44.00 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.66 £30.90
% change year-on-year +14.83% +5.67%  

Security Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 137 124 122
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 40.18% 27.87% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 78 55
Median daily rate £453 £432 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.74% +28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £263 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 20
Median hourly rate £41.13 £41.50 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.90% +35.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £20.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £43.00 £58.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Lancashire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Lancashire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Lancashire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Lancashire

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Lancashire

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Lancashire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared 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 22 June 2017. 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 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
Preston -1 100 £450 +5.88% 2
Blackpool +3 1 £650 +51.16%
Security Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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.

1 180 (90.91%) SC Cleared
2 103 (52.02%) Migration
3 82 (41.41%) Data Centre
4 38 (19.19%) Linux
5 36 (18.18%) Windows
5 36 (18.18%) Solaris
6 29 (14.65%) Microsoft
7 28 (14.14%) DNS
7 28 (14.14%) HPUX
8 27 (13.64%) AIX
8 27 (13.64%) SQL
8 27 (13.64%) Oracle
9 24 (12.12%) IBM
10 21 (10.61%) Cisco
10 21 (10.61%) Oracle Database
11 18 (9.09%) VMware
12 17 (8.59%) Network Design
12 17 (8.59%) Data Migration
12 17 (8.59%) Active Directory
12 17 (8.59%) HP
13 16 (8.08%) Unix
14 14 (7.07%) Mainframe
14 14 (7.07%) Middleware
14 14 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (7.07%) Software Engineering
15 13 (6.57%) SAN
16 12 (6.06%) EMC
16 12 (6.06%) PL/SQL
16 12 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
16 12 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager

Security Cleared
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 6 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (2.02%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.51%) CMS
3 1 (0.51%) FileNet
3 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Maximo
2 1 (0.51%) Primavera
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.02%) Bluemix
1 4 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.02%) IBM Cloud
1 4 (2.02%) OpenShift
1 4 (2.02%) PaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.14%) DNS
2 13 (6.57%) SAN
3 9 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 9 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (4.04%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (4.04%) VLAN
5 6 (3.03%) Internet
6 5 (2.53%) SSH
6 5 (2.53%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.52%) HTTP
8 2 (1.01%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.01%) LAN
8 2 (1.01%) WAN
9 1 (0.51%) DHCP
9 1 (0.51%) DMZ
9 1 (0.51%) LDAP
9 1 (0.51%) Network Security
9 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.61%) Oracle Database
2 11 (5.56%) DB2
2 11 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.54%) TKPROF
5 5 (2.53%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.53%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.52%) Firebird
6 3 (1.52%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.51%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.51%) MS Access
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (3.54%) Toad
2 6 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.02%) ClearCase
3 4 (2.02%) Mercurial
3 4 (2.02%) Rational Statemate
4 3 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.52%) JIRA
4 3 (1.52%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.01%) Rational Robot
5 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (2.02%) Avionics
1 4 (2.02%) Electronics
1 4 (2.02%) Finance
1 4 (2.02%) Military
2 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.51%) Banking
4 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (28.79%) Architect
2 23 (11.62%) DBA
3 18 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 13 (6.57%) Software Engineer
5 12 (6.06%) Developer
6 11 (5.56%) Network Architect
7 10 (5.05%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (4.55%) Analyst
9 8 (4.04%) DB2 DBA
9 8 (4.04%) Migration Architect
9 8 (4.04%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.54%) Administrator
10 7 (3.54%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.54%) Migration Manager
11 6 (3.03%) Data Centre Manager
11 6 (3.03%) Data Centre Project Manager
11 6 (3.03%) Migration Project Manager
11 6 (3.03%) VMware Specialist
12 5 (2.53%) Data Centre Architect
12 5 (2.53%) Data Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.07%) Middleware
2 12 (6.06%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 5 (2.53%) XML
4 4 (2.02%) Qt
5 3 (1.52%) Apache Camel
5 3 (1.52%) SOAP
5 3 (1.52%) Spring
5 3 (1.52%) Web Services
5 3 (1.52%) WSDL
6 2 (1.01%) .NET
6 2 (1.01%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.01%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.01%) WinForms
6 2 (1.01%) WPF
6 2 (1.01%) XSD
6 2 (1.01%) XSLT
7 1 (0.51%) Flash
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 82 (41.41%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.07%) Mainframe
3 11 (5.56%) Replication
4 9 (4.55%) Clustering
5 8 (4.04%) RIA
6 7 (3.54%) PKI
7 3 (1.52%) CESG
7 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.52%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.51%) AS400
9 1 (0.51%) DataPower
9 1 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.51%) iSeries
9 1 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (19.19%) Linux
2 36 (18.18%) Solaris
2 36 (18.18%) Windows
3 28 (14.14%) HPUX
4 27 (13.64%) AIX
5 16 (8.08%) Unix
6 10 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.03%) zOS
8 4 (2.02%) OS/2
9 2 (1.01%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.51%) CentOS
10 1 (0.51%) Debian
10 1 (0.51%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (52.02%) Migration
2 17 (8.59%) Data Migration
2 17 (8.59%) Network Design
3 14 (7.07%) Software Engineering
4 11 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (5.56%) UML
5 10 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (5.05%) Change Control
6 9 (4.55%) Business Analysis
6 9 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (4.55%) Project Management
6 9 (4.55%) SDLC
6 9 (4.55%) Test Strategy
6 9 (4.55%) Time Management
6 9 (4.55%) Validation
7 8 (4.04%) Network Architecture
8 7 (3.54%) Business Process Modelling
8 7 (3.54%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (3.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (3.03%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.64%) SQL
2 12 (6.06%) PL/SQL
3 8 (4.04%) Perl
4 7 (3.54%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.03%) Ada
6 5 (2.53%) C#
6 5 (2.53%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.02%) C++
8 2 (1.01%) VB
8 2 (1.01%) VB6
Qualifications
1 180 (90.91%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.54%) CBAP
2 7 (3.54%) IIBA
2 7 (3.54%) ISEB
3 6 (3.03%) Degree
4 4 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.02%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.52%) CISSP
6 2 (1.01%) CISM
6 2 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.01%) HND
6 2 (1.01%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) CGEIT
7 1 (0.51%) CISA
7 1 (0.51%) CITP
7 1 (0.51%) HNC
7 1 (0.51%) MBCS
7 1 (0.51%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.01%) MIL-STD-498
3 1 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) PMO
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (8.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.01%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (6.06%) Oracle RMAN
1 12 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (4.55%) Forum Sentry
3 7 (3.54%) Data Guard
4 6 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (2.02%) Ansible
5 4 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.02%) Puppet
5 4 (2.02%) Salt
6 2 (1.01%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (14.65%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.64%) Oracle
3 24 (12.12%) IBM
4 21 (10.61%) Cisco
5 18 (9.09%) VMware
6 17 (8.59%) HP
7 12 (6.06%) EMC
8 11 (5.56%) F5
9 10 (5.05%) 3PAR
10 9 (4.55%) Brocade
11 8 (4.04%) CheckPoint
12 7 (3.54%) Red Hat
13 6 (3.03%) Citrix
14 4 (2.02%) PlateSpin
15 3 (1.52%) Perforce
15 3 (1.52%) SAP
16 2 (1.01%) Intel
17 1 (0.51%) Baan
17 1 (0.51%) Juniper
17 1 (0.51%) Sun
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