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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 1 1 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 34 35 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 32.69% 36.46% 6.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 70.83% 81.40% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 1
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£475 £515 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.76% +21.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 0
Average hourly rate £30.52 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.60% +25.00%
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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
48 43 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 46.15% 44.79% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 7 4
Average daily rate £438 £525 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +61.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £379 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £597 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Average hourly rate £30.52 £22.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.72% +120.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 56 (81.16%) SC Cleared
2 22 (31.88%) SQL
3 15 (21.74%) Java
4 12 (17.39%) Oracle
5 11 (15.94%) Web Services
5 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
5 11 (15.94%) Migration
5 11 (15.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (14.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
7 9 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (13.04%) ITIL
7 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
7 9 (13.04%) T-SQL
8 8 (11.59%) VBA
8 8 (11.59%) Windows
8 8 (11.59%) Solaris
8 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (11.59%) Project Management
9 7 (10.14%) Linux
9 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
9 7 (10.14%) MS Visio
9 7 (10.14%) BC Cleared
9 7 (10.14%) Puppet
9 7 (10.14%) SDLC
10 6 (8.70%) Data Migration
10 6 (8.70%) Git (software)
10 6 (8.70%) Degree
10 6 (8.70%) Data Modelling
10 6 (8.70%) CRM

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.80%) JBoss
3 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.90%) Node.js
4 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.80%) MS Project
3 4 (5.80%) MS Office
4 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.35%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.45%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (2.90%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.45%) Boomi
3 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
3 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) SSL
2 3 (4.35%) SNMP
3 1 (1.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.80%) OLAP Cube
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.80%) OLAP
4 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.90%) MS Access
6 2 (2.90%) OLTP
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.25%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.80%) ProC
3 4 (5.80%) Maven
4 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.35%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.90%) JIRA
6 1 (1.45%) Selenium
6 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.45%) AppScan
6 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.45%) Military
3 1 (1.45%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Developer
2 11 (15.94%) Analyst
3 6 (8.70%) Architect
3 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 4 (5.80%) Business Analyst
4 4 (5.80%) Data Analyst
4 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (4.35%) Data Migration Analyst
5 3 (4.35%) VBA Developer
5 3 (4.35%) Service Level Manager
5 3 (4.35%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (4.35%) Lead Architect
5 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 3 (4.35%) Service Manager
5 3 (4.35%) Business Developer
6 2 (2.90%) Consultant
6 2 (2.90%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (2.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.94%) Web Services
2 6 (8.70%) XML
3 5 (7.25%) SOAP
4 4 (5.80%) JSP
4 4 (5.80%) XSD
4 4 (5.80%) XSLT
4 4 (5.80%) WSDL
5 3 (4.35%) .NET
6 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.90%) REST
7 1 (1.45%) Spring Integration
7 1 (1.45%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.45%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.45%) Play Framework
7 1 (1.45%) JSON
7 1 (1.45%) jQuery
7 1 (1.45%) Apache CXF
7 1 (1.45%) HTML
7 1 (1.45%) Middleware
7 1 (1.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) DataPower
3 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (11.59%) Windows
2 8 (11.59%) Solaris
3 7 (10.14%) Linux
4 5 (7.25%) UNIX
5 4 (5.80%) AIX
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) HPUX
7 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) Migration
2 9 (13.04%) ITIL
3 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (11.59%) Project Management
4 7 (10.14%) SDLC
5 6 (8.70%) CRM
5 6 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 6 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.70%) Data Management
5 6 (8.70%) Data Migration
6 5 (7.25%) Validation
6 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.25%) DevOps
7 4 (5.80%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (5.80%) Change Management
8 3 (4.35%) Six Sigma
8 3 (4.35%) ETL
8 3 (4.35%) Supplier Management
8 3 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.88%) SQL
2 15 (21.74%) Java
3 9 (13.04%) T-SQL
4 8 (11.59%) VBA
5 6 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 5 (7.25%) Perl
6 5 (7.25%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.80%) C
8 3 (4.35%) C#
8 3 (4.35%) Ruby
8 3 (4.35%) Scala
9 2 (2.90%) Python
10 1 (1.45%) C++
10 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 56 (81.16%) SC Cleared
2 7 (10.14%) BC Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (8.70%) Degree
4 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.90%) ISEB
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.45%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) Puppet
2 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.45%) Ansible
3 1 (1.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Oracle
2 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.25%) SAP
4 4 (5.80%) Sun
4 4 (5.80%) HP
4 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.35%) IBM
5 3 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.45%) Dell
6 1 (1.45%) Software AG
6 1 (1.45%) Baan
6 1 (1.45%) webMethods
6 1 (1.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.45%) SaltStack