The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Preston region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 3 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 30 5 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 28.30% 9.62% 31.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 78.95% 25.00% 58.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 26
Average daily rate £450 £400 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £354 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.12% -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
38 20 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 35.85% 38.46% 54.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 46
Average daily rate £313 £425 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% +4.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £28.50 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
SC Cleared
Lancashire

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, 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 44 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (61.36%) Windows
3 23 (52.27%) Windows 7
4 18 (40.91%) Windows XP
4 18 (40.91%) SCCM
5 17 (38.64%) Active Directory
6 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
6 15 (34.09%) MS Office
7 14 (31.82%) Windows Vista
7 14 (31.82%) Citrix
8 13 (29.55%) CA
8 13 (29.55%) Blackberry
8 13 (29.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (29.55%) AppSense
9 11 (25.00%) SLA
9 11 (25.00%) Lumension
9 11 (25.00%) Software Deployment
10 7 (15.91%) TQM
11 4 (9.09%) Remedy
12 3 (6.82%) HTML5
12 3 (6.82%) Axure RP
12 3 (6.82%) CSS3
12 3 (6.82%) Informatica
12 3 (6.82%) Lotus
12 3 (6.82%) IBM
12 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
12 3 (6.82%) CSS
12 3 (6.82%) HTML
12 3 (6.82%) Java
12 3 (6.82%) JavaScript

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) MS Office
2 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (4.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Support Engineer
2 13 (29.55%) Desktop Support
3 12 (27.27%) Desktop Engineer
4 11 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (20.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Architect
7 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Test Architect
8 3 (6.82%) User Experience Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Support
9 2 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Incident Manager
10 1 (2.27%) Cognos Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Security Support Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Incident & Problem Manager
10 1 (2.27%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) HTML
1 3 (6.82%) CSS
1 3 (6.82%) HTML5
1 3 (6.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (61.36%) Windows
2 23 (52.27%) Windows 7
3 18 (40.91%) Windows XP
4 14 (31.82%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 7 (15.91%) TQM
3 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.55%) DSDM
4 2 (4.55%) ERP
4 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.55%) Service Management
5 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.27%) Test Management
5 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.27%) Migration
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) Java
1 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (38.64%) Active Directory
2 13 (29.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (40.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) Citrix
3 13 (29.55%) CA
3 13 (29.55%) AppSense
4 11 (25.00%) Lumension
5 4 (9.09%) Remedy
6 3 (6.82%) IBM
6 3 (6.82%) Informatica
6 3 (6.82%) Lotus
7 2 (4.55%) Business Objects
7 2 (4.55%) SAP
7 2 (4.55%) Cognos
8 1 (2.27%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) Dell
8 1 (2.27%) Fujitsu
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