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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 8 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 5 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 10.42% 11.46% 11.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% 42.31% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £475 £458 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.82% -14.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +54.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.88 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +107.53%
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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
15 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 31.25% 27.08% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 8
Median daily rate £280 £375 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £120 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 2
Median hourly rate £39.75 £37.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +48.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

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
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 7 December 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
2 4 (36.36%) AIX
2 4 (36.36%) Solaris
2 4 (36.36%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Rational Robot
3 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (9.09%) SOLID
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) WPF
4 1 (9.09%) RIA
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting

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 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) ClearCase
1 2 (18.18%) Rational Robot
2 1 (9.09%) ClearQuest
2 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SOA Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (9.09%) WinForms
2 1 (9.09%) WPF
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XSD
2 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) AIX
1 4 (36.36%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) SOLID
3 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
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