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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 17 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 1.39% 1.09% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 4.76% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £445 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £381 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.72% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year
- +184.64%
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
17 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 23.61% 22.83% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
Average daily rate £413 £400 £678
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -40.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £276 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £502 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.54 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.92% +109.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £25.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £32.54 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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
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 9 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) OpenShift
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) PaaS
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) AIX

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (20.00%) Bluemix
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Planner
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) LAMP
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) HPUX
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) VMware