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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 16 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 2.88% 1.04% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 2.33% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £423 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.03% -0.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.50 £13.35 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+323.22% -
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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
48 43 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 46.15% 44.79% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 7 4
Average daily rate £438 £525 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +61.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £379 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £597 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Average hourly rate £30.52 £22.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.72% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) ProC
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) JSP
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) JBoss
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) .NET

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (28.57%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) ProC
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Project Planner
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) JSP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle