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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 3 2 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 25 29 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 23.81% 30.21% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.08% 69.05% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £565 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Average hourly rate £30.52 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+70.49% +5.57%
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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
48 42 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 45.71% 43.75% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 4
Average daily rate £450 £525 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +61.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £379 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £597 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 1
Average hourly rate £30.52 £22.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.72% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 55 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (30.91%) SQL
3 12 (21.82%) Java
4 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (16.36%) Web Services
5 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (16.36%) Migration
6 8 (14.55%) VBA
6 8 (14.55%) ITIL
6 8 (14.55%) Windows
6 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
6 8 (14.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (12.73%) Puppet
7 7 (12.73%) SDLC
7 7 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (12.73%) Solaris
7 7 (12.73%) T-SQL
7 7 (12.73%) Oracle
7 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
7 7 (12.73%) Project Management
8 6 (10.91%) Degree
8 6 (10.91%) Linux
8 6 (10.91%) XML
8 6 (10.91%) CRM
8 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
8 6 (10.91%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
9 5 (9.09%) Bash Shell
9 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
9 5 (9.09%) DevOps

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.64%) IIS
2 2 (3.64%) JBoss
2 2 (3.64%) Node.js
3 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.27%) MS Project
3 4 (7.27%) MS Office
4 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.82%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.82%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) SuccessFactors
1 2 (3.64%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.82%) Boomi
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) SSL
2 3 (5.45%) SNMP
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.27%) OLAP
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (7.27%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.64%) MS Access
5 2 (3.64%) OLTP
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.27%) Maven
4 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.45%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (3.64%) ProC
5 2 (3.64%) JIRA
6 1 (1.82%) Selenium
6 1 (1.82%) AppScan
6 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.82%) Military
2 1 (1.82%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Developer
2 6 (10.91%) Analyst
2 6 (10.91%) Architect
2 6 (10.91%) Project Manager
3 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (5.45%) Service Level Manager
4 3 (5.45%) IT Services Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Lead Architect
4 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
4 3 (5.45%) VBA Developer
4 3 (5.45%) Service Manager
4 3 (5.45%) Business Developer
5 2 (3.64%) Consultant
5 2 (3.64%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Tester
5 2 (3.64%) Senior Manager
5 2 (3.64%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) Web Services
2 6 (10.91%) XML
3 5 (9.09%) SOAP
4 4 (7.27%) XSD
4 4 (7.27%) XSLT
4 4 (7.27%) WSDL
5 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.64%) .NET
5 2 (3.64%) JSP
5 2 (3.64%) REST
6 1 (1.82%) Spring Integration
6 1 (1.82%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.82%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.82%) JSON
6 1 (1.82%) jQuery
6 1 (1.82%) Apache CXF
6 1 (1.82%) Middleware
6 1 (1.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) DataPower
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Windows
1 8 (14.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (12.73%) Solaris
3 6 (10.91%) Linux
4 4 (7.27%) AIX
5 3 (5.45%) UNIX
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) Migration
2 8 (14.55%) ITIL
3 7 (12.73%) Project Management
3 7 (12.73%) SDLC
4 6 (10.91%) CRM
5 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.09%) DevOps
6 4 (7.27%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.27%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.45%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (5.45%) Supplier Management
7 3 (5.45%) Six Sigma
7 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.45%) BDD
7 3 (5.45%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.64%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) SQL
2 12 (21.82%) Java
3 8 (14.55%) VBA
4 7 (12.73%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.09%) Perl
5 5 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.45%) Scala
6 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.64%) C
7 2 (3.64%) C#
7 2 (3.64%) Ruby
8 1 (1.82%) Python
8 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 55 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.64%) ISEB
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.82%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Puppet
2 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.82%) Ansible
3 1 (1.82%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Sun
3 4 (7.27%) HP
3 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.45%) SAP
4 3 (5.45%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.82%) Dell
5 1 (1.82%) Software AG
5 1 (1.82%) Baan
5 1 (1.82%) webMethods
5 1 (1.82%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) SaltStack