The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 15 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 18.52% 24.42% 33.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.43% 58.33% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 6
Median daily rate £425 £500 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £390 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £30.52 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.97% +69.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.26% +54.50%
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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
21 36 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 25.93% 41.86% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 7
Median daily rate £425 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £225 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
Median hourly rate £43.00 £30.52 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.89% +69.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +31.94%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Preston region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Preston region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Preston region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Preston region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 31 (75.61%) SC Cleared
2 7 (17.07%) AIX
2 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 6 (14.63%) Java
3 6 (14.63%) Windows
3 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
4 5 (12.20%) HP
4 5 (12.20%) Unix
4 5 (12.20%) Solaris
4 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) VMware
5 4 (9.76%) Project Planning
5 4 (9.76%) DNS
5 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
6 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (7.32%) Innovation Management
6 3 (7.32%) HTTP
6 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco
6 3 (7.32%) Veritas
6 3 (7.32%) DHCP
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL
6 3 (7.32%) SQL
6 3 (7.32%) J2EE
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle
6 3 (7.32%) Time Management

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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 (4.88%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) AquaLogic
2 1 (2.44%) JBoss
2 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (2.44%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) Tuxedo
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) OpenShift
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) DHCP
2 3 (7.32%) HTTP
3 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.88%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) HTTPS
3 2 (4.88%) LDAP
4 1 (2.44%) BGP
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) FWSM
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) SMTP
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) VoIP
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.44%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Avionics
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Developer
2 6 (14.63%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Applications Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) AIX Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Designer
6 2 (4.88%) Incident Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Test Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) .NET Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Network Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) J2EE
2 2 (4.88%) JSON
2 2 (4.88%) SAML
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.44%) JavaBeans
3 1 (2.44%) JSP
3 1 (2.44%) Middleware
3 1 (2.44%) Servlets
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) CESG
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) DataPower
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) AIX
2 6 (14.63%) Windows
3 5 (12.20%) Solaris
3 5 (12.20%) Unix
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.44%) Linux
4 1 (2.44%) OS/390
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.20%) Migration
3 4 (9.76%) Project Planning
4 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.32%) Innovation Management
4 3 (7.32%) ITIL
4 3 (7.32%) Time Management
5 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Data Validation
5 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Microservices
5 2 (4.88%) MODAF
5 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.88%) Project Management
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) Validation
6 1 (2.44%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.44%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) Java
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) C++
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) Lua
3 2 (4.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (75.61%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) BC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CCIE
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
3 1 (2.44%) CISSP
3 1 (2.44%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) HP ASE
3 1 (2.44%) HP MASE
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) HP
2 4 (9.76%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Veritas
4 2 (4.88%) Axway
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) Informatica
5 1 (2.44%) Juniper
5 1 (2.44%) Mitel
5 1 (2.44%) NEC
5 1 (2.44%) Sun