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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 3 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 24 27 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 21.24% 27.27% 4.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.54% 71.05% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
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£425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 2
Average hourly rate £25.12 £18.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.55% -24.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.17 £18.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+84.27% -36.84%
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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
39 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 34.51% 38.38% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 19
Average daily rate £425 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £166 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £472 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 3
Average hourly rate £25.12 £18.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.55% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £24.90
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -27.71%

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 1 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 1 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 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) Windows
3 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (20.00%) ITIL
4 7 (20.00%) Oracle
5 6 (17.14%) MS Project
5 6 (17.14%) Linux
5 6 (17.14%) Puppet
5 6 (17.14%) DevOps
6 5 (14.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 5 (14.29%) Solaris
6 5 (14.29%) Cognos
6 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
6 5 (14.29%) ETL
6 5 (14.29%) SQL
6 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 5 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (14.29%) Maven
7 4 (11.43%) Degree
7 4 (11.43%) Supplier Management
7 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
7 4 (11.43%) Sun
7 4 (11.43%) AIX
7 4 (11.43%) VBA

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (5.71%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Project
2 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (8.57%) PowerPivot
4 3 (8.57%) MS Office
5 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (5.71%) ResourceLink
3 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) OpenShift
2 2 (5.71%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (5.71%) PaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) SSL
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.86%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (2.86%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (2.86%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) SSDT
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Maven
2 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Cognos Developer
2 5 (14.29%) Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) ETL Developer
5 2 (5.71%) VBA Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Cognos BI Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Service Assurance Manager
6 1 (2.86%) CRM Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 2 (5.71%) WSDL
2 2 (5.71%) XSD
2 2 (5.71%) XSLT
2 2 (5.71%) SOAP
3 1 (2.86%) Struts
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) Spring
3 1 (2.86%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Visualisation
1 3 (8.57%) Reference Data
2 2 (5.71%) DataPower
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Linux
4 5 (14.29%) Solaris
5 4 (11.43%) AIX
5 4 (11.43%) UNIX
6 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.86%) HPUX
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) ITIL
3 6 (17.14%) DevOps
4 5 (14.29%) ETL
5 4 (11.43%) Supplier Management
5 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
5 4 (11.43%) DSDM
6 3 (8.57%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (8.57%) Six Sigma
6 3 (8.57%) Project Management
6 3 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Migration
7 2 (5.71%) Service Management
7 2 (5.71%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Metadata Management
8 1 (2.86%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.86%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) VBA
2 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.57%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) Perl
5 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (11.43%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) APMP
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
3 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) Salt
2 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.71%) Ansible
3 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) Cognos
3 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.43%) Sun
5 3 (8.57%) IBM
5 3 (8.57%) VMware
6 2 (5.71%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Lumension
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) CA
7 1 (2.86%) Informatica
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco
7 1 (2.86%) webMethods
7 1 (2.86%) Symantec
7 1 (2.86%) AppSense
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