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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 8 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 13 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 12.50% 43.24% 56.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 59.09% 94.12% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 35
Average daily rate
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£430 £565 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.89% +15.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £465 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £665 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £31.92
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -43.60%
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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
22 17 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 21.15% 45.95% 56.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 35
Average daily rate £385 £485 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.61% -0.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £440 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £690 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.93% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 44 (84.62%) SC Cleared
2 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.85%) ResourceLink
3 15 (28.85%) Degree
3 15 (28.85%) SuccessFactors
4 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (26.92%) Citrix
4 14 (26.92%) SQL
4 14 (26.92%) SAP
5 13 (25.00%) MS Office
5 13 (25.00%) Windows
5 13 (25.00%) Java
5 13 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 13 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 13 (25.00%) SLA
5 13 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 13 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 13 (25.00%) SaaS
5 13 (25.00%) Software Deployment
6 12 (23.08%) SCCM
6 12 (23.08%) Dell
6 12 (23.08%) webMethods
7 11 (21.15%) Shell Script
7 11 (21.15%) Software AG
7 11 (21.15%) Python
7 11 (21.15%) Perl
7 11 (21.15%) PL/SQL
7 11 (21.15%) VBA
7 11 (21.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (21.15%) AppSense

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Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) nginx
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) Apache
2 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.92%) Jetty
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Office
2 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.69%) MS Project
4 3 (5.77%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (28.85%) ResourceLink
2 2 (3.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.85%) SuccessFactors
2 13 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.92%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Firewall
1 2 (3.85%) SSL
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
1 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) LAN
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
2 1 (1.92%) DHCP
2 1 (1.92%) FTP
2 1 (1.92%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (3.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) SSDT
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) ERwin
General
1 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Architect
2 10 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) Desktop Support
3 9 (17.31%) Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Integration Architect
4 7 (13.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Cognos Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) ETL Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Windows Support Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Change Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Digital Content Designer
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Digital Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) J2EE
2 1 (1.92%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.77%) Reference Data
3 3 (5.77%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.92%) NHS
5 1 (1.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Windows
1 13 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 13 (25.00%) Windows Vista
1 13 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 8 (15.38%) ETL
3 7 (13.46%) Data Modelling
3 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.62%) ITIL
4 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.62%) Migration
5 4 (7.69%) Data Management
5 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 4 (7.69%) Project Management
5 4 (7.69%) Metadata Management
6 3 (5.77%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (5.77%) Programme Management
6 3 (5.77%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.77%) TQM
7 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.85%) Validation
7 2 (3.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) SQL
2 13 (25.00%) Java
3 11 (21.15%) Shell Script
3 11 (21.15%) Python
3 11 (21.15%) Perl
3 11 (21.15%) PL/SQL
3 11 (21.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (84.62%) SC Cleared
2 15 (28.85%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.00%) SLA
2 3 (5.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.85%) Xen
3 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (23.08%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) Citrix
2 14 (26.92%) SAP
3 12 (23.08%) Dell
3 12 (23.08%) webMethods
4 11 (21.15%) Software AG
4 11 (21.15%) AppSense
5 10 (19.23%) CA
5 10 (19.23%) Lumension
6 6 (11.54%) Oracle
7 3 (5.77%) Talend
8 2 (3.85%) VMware
8 2 (3.85%) Cognos
9 1 (1.92%) Informatica
9 1 (1.92%) Google