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 30 June 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 18 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 1.79% 2.30% 1.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.90% 5.71% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £415 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £377 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.39% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +334.61%
BC Cleared
Lancashire

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
29 35 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 25.89% 40.23% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 3
Median daily rate £425 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £463 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 £30.52 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.89% +69.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing BC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BC 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 Preston region with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) OpenShift
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) DataPower
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) OpenShift
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) AIX Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Sun