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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 21 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 16.67% 25.22% 29.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 67.74% 65.91% 76.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 6
Median daily rate £375 £385 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +8.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £332 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £512 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £390 £346
% change year-on-year
-1.15% +12.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 12
Median hourly rate £39.76 £31.06 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.01% +72.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.16 £26.31 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.05 £35.81 £19.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £30.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+34.42% +69.44%
SC Cleared
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
31 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 24.60% 38.26% 39.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 9
Median daily rate £375 £385 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £269 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £514 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 14
Median hourly rate £39.00 £25.12 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.25% +39.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £21.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £47.33 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 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 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) Windows
3 7 (21.88%) DNS
3 7 (21.88%) VMware
3 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) DHCP
5 5 (15.63%) Clustering
5 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
6 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Time Management
6 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.50%) Firewall
6 4 (12.50%) HTTP
6 4 (12.50%) C++
6 4 (12.50%) Java
6 4 (12.50%) Veritas
7 3 (9.38%) Oracle
7 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
7 3 (9.38%) ITIL
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Avionics
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (6.25%) Network Architecture

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 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) AquaLogic
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (3.13%) Tuxedo
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) DHCP
3 4 (12.50%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) HTTP
4 2 (6.25%) BGP
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (6.25%) FWSM
4 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
4 2 (6.25%) Internet
4 2 (6.25%) LDAP
4 2 (6.25%) SMTP
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
2 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (9.38%) Avionics
2 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.25%) CRM Architect
5 2 (6.25%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) J2EE
1 2 (6.25%) JSON
1 2 (6.25%) SAML
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (3.13%) JavaBeans
2 1 (3.13%) JSP
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (15.63%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.25%) Unix
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) AIX
4 1 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) OS/390
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) VMS
4 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 4 (12.50%) Time Management
3 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.25%) CRM
4 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) Microservices
4 2 (6.25%) MODAF
4 2 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) High Availability
5 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.13%) Information Governance
5 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) SDLC
5 1 (3.13%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) C++
1 4 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) Lua
2 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) Ada
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) CCNA
2 2 (6.25%) CCNP
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) VMware
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) Veritas
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) Axway
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Informatica
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) Sun