The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 17 28 8
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 4.35% 0.85% 9.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 2.27% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Average daily rate
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£415 - £468
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 - £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 - £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -14.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.33 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.33 £15.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+210.36% +12.96%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Qualifications Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
45 44 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 39.13% 37.61% 37.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 10
Average daily rate £385 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £166 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 7
Average hourly rate £25.12 £18.00 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.55% -7.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.50 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £22.50 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -21.73%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BC Cleared across the Preston region.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Preston

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BC Cleared across the Preston region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the Preston region.

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston region citing BC 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 BC Cleared.

1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) PaaS
2 2 (33.33%) OpenShift
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) ProC
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) Struts

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston region citing BC 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 BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
1 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
1 2 (33.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (16.67%) iPaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) ProC
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) Struts
2 1 (16.67%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) TDD
1 1 (16.67%) Data Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) ETL
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) BDD
1 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Salt
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat