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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 30 29 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 28.04% 27.10% 12.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.77% 76.32% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 1
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£385 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 6
Average hourly rate £31.06 £18.00 £19.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.55% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.31 £16.50 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.81 £18.00 £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £25.13
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -28.35%
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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
43 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 40.19% 35.51% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 13
Average daily rate £385 £313 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.20% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £166 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £18.00 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.55% -7.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £16.50 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £22.50 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 41 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (17.07%) SQL
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle
4 6 (14.63%) Java
4 6 (14.63%) ITIL
4 6 (14.63%) Linux
4 6 (14.63%) Project Management
4 6 (14.63%) Puppet
4 6 (14.63%) DevOps
5 5 (12.20%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
5 5 (12.20%) Solaris
5 5 (12.20%) Cognos
5 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (12.20%) MS Visio
5 5 (12.20%) UNIX
5 5 (12.20%) XML
5 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
5 5 (12.20%) MS Project
5 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (12.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.20%) Maven
6 4 (9.76%) Supplier Management
6 4 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (9.76%) Migration

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Visio
1 5 (12.20%) MS Project
2 4 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.32%) PowerPivot
3 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
4 2 (4.88%) MS Office
4 2 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (4.88%) ResourceLink
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) OpenShift
2 2 (4.88%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (4.88%) PaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) SSL
2 3 (7.32%) SNMP
3 1 (2.44%) LAN
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) SSDT
4 1 (2.44%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (2.44%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (2.44%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Maven
2 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.32%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Avionics
2 1 (2.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Architect
3 5 (12.20%) Cognos Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.88%) ETL Developer
6 2 (4.88%) VBA Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Programmer
7 1 (2.44%) CRM Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Cognos BI Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Service Assurance Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) XML
2 4 (9.76%) XSD
2 4 (9.76%) XSLT
2 4 (9.76%) SOAP
2 4 (9.76%) WSDL
3 3 (7.32%) Web Services
4 2 (4.88%) Middleware
5 1 (2.44%) Struts
5 1 (2.44%) XML Messaging
5 1 (2.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) DataPower
2 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
2 3 (7.32%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (14.63%) Linux
4 5 (12.20%) Solaris
4 5 (12.20%) UNIX
5 4 (9.76%) AIX
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.63%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Project Management
2 6 (14.63%) DevOps
3 4 (9.76%) Supplier Management
3 4 (9.76%) Migration
3 4 (9.76%) ETL
3 4 (9.76%) DSDM
4 3 (7.32%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (7.32%) Six Sigma
4 3 (7.32%) CRM
4 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
4 3 (7.32%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Validation
5 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) Perl
3 4 (9.76%) VBA
3 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) ISEB
5 1 (2.44%) APMP
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.88%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.88%) Salt
2 2 (4.88%) Ansible
3 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle
3 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
3 5 (12.20%) Cognos
4 4 (9.76%) Sun
5 3 (7.32%) HP
5 3 (7.32%) IBM
5 3 (7.32%) VMware
6 1 (2.44%) webMethods
6 1 (2.44%) Informatica
6 1 (2.44%) Symantec
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco
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