The table below looks at the statistics for SC 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 SC Cleared over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 2 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 43 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 47.78% 17.65% 13.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 79.63% 68.18% 56.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 4
Median daily rate £502 £375 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.93% -17.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £370 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £415 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +36.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +48.33%

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
54 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 60.00% 25.88% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 11
Median daily rate £500 £375 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £368 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +22.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +84.44%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Preston

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Preston region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 47 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (53.19%) Migration
3 23 (48.94%) Data Centre
4 10 (21.28%) Cisco
4 10 (21.28%) Oracle
4 10 (21.28%) Linux
5 9 (19.15%) Windows
5 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
7 7 (14.89%) DNS
7 7 (14.89%) PKI
7 7 (14.89%) F5
7 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database
8 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (10.64%) CheckPoint
9 5 (10.64%) Unix
9 5 (10.64%) SQL
9 5 (10.64%) Forum Sentry
9 5 (10.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (10.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (10.64%) Change Control
9 5 (10.64%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (8.51%) Perl
10 4 (8.51%) Mainframe
10 4 (8.51%) Middleware
10 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (8.51%) HP
10 4 (8.51%) Data Migration

SC 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 (2.13%) CMS
1 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) DNS
2 5 (10.64%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (10.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (10.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (6.38%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (6.38%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.13%) LDAP
4 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) SQLPlus
3 1 (2.13%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) ClearCase
1 3 (6.38%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (6.38%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (4.26%) Rational Robot
2 2 (4.26%) VectorCAST
3 1 (2.13%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) Toad
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.38%) Avionics
2 2 (4.26%) Military
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Architect
2 6 (12.77%) Migration Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Network Architect
3 5 (10.64%) Migration Project Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Data Centre Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Data Migration Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Data Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Data Centre Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Data Migration Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Migration Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Middleware
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (2.13%) Qt
3 1 (2.13%) WinForms
3 1 (2.13%) WPF
3 1 (2.13%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) XSD
3 1 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (48.94%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.89%) PKI
3 4 (8.51%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
2 9 (19.15%) Windows
3 5 (10.64%) Unix
4 2 (4.26%) AIX
4 2 (4.26%) HPUX
4 2 (4.26%) OS/2
4 2 (4.26%) Solaris
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Migration
2 5 (10.64%) Change Control
2 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
3 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
4 3 (6.38%) HOOD
4 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
4 3 (6.38%) SDLC
4 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.38%) Test Strategy
4 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.26%) Change Management
5 2 (4.26%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (4.26%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.26%) Network Design
5 2 (4.26%) Project Management
5 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
5 2 (4.26%) Validation
6 1 (2.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) Perl
3 3 (6.38%) Ada
4 2 (4.26%) C
4 2 (4.26%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.13%) VB
5 1 (2.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.13%) HND
4 1 (2.13%) NVQ Level 3
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (2.13%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Cisco
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.89%) F5
4 5 (10.64%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.51%) HP
6 3 (6.38%) 3PAR
6 3 (6.38%) Brocade
6 3 (6.38%) EMC
6 3 (6.38%) IBM
6 3 (6.38%) VMware
7 1 (2.13%) Juniper
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.13%) SAP
Preston
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Depending on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago