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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 5 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 13 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 13.68% 29.17% 7.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.00% 61.76% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
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£455 £678 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.84% +46.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £515 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £690 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Average hourly rate £32.54 £18.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.77% -36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -33.33%
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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
25 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 26.32% 47.22% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 28
Average daily rate £441 £665 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.64% +42.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £440 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £690 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 2
Average hourly rate £32.54 £16.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.21% -42.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 25 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.00%) Cognos
4 5 (20.00%) ETL
4 5 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (16.00%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (16.00%) ResourceLink
5 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (16.00%) Windows
5 4 (16.00%) DSDM
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (16.00%) SLA
6 3 (12.00%) Citrix
6 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
6 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (12.00%) webMethods
6 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
6 3 (12.00%) MS Office
6 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (12.00%) Finance

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.00%) Jetty
1 1 (4.00%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.00%) PowerPivot
2 2 (8.00%) MS Project
2 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.00%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.00%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) IPsec
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (20.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) SSDT
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (4.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (4.00%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Maven
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Cognos Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Integration Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) ETL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.00%) NHS Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Service Assurance Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Cognos BI Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) J2EE
1 1 (4.00%) Servlets
1 1 (4.00%) Struts
1 1 (4.00%) XML
1 1 (4.00%) XML Messaging
1 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.00%) Reference Data
2 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (8.00%) Open Source
4 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.00%) ETL
4 4 (16.00%) DSDM
4 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Software Deployment
5 3 (12.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
1 4 (16.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.00%) VBA
3 2 (8.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
2 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Xen
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Cognos
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
3 3 (12.00%) webMethods
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Dell
4 2 (8.00%) Software AG
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) CA
5 1 (4.00%) Informatica
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) AppSense
5 1 (4.00%) Google
5 1 (4.00%) Lumension
Preston, Lancashire
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