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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 1 15 1
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 34 4 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 35.42% 6.35% 59.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 80.95% 28.57% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 72
Average daily rate
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£515 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.17% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £425 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £425 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
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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
42 14 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 43.75% 22.22% 61.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 75
Average daily rate £525 £325 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -26.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £300 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £425 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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

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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 August 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
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 August 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 65 (90.28%) SC Cleared
2 37 (51.39%) Microsoft
3 32 (44.44%) Windows
4 31 (43.06%) MS Office
4 31 (43.06%) Citrix
4 31 (43.06%) Windows Vista
4 31 (43.06%) Windows 7
5 28 (38.89%) Software Deployment
6 26 (36.11%) SCCM
6 26 (36.11%) Blackberry
7 25 (34.72%) CA
7 25 (34.72%) Windows XP
7 25 (34.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 25 (34.72%) AppSense
8 23 (31.94%) SLA
8 23 (31.94%) Lumension
9 18 (25.00%) SAP
10 15 (20.83%) Active Directory
11 14 (19.44%) Degree
12 13 (18.06%) ResourceLink
12 13 (18.06%) SQL
12 13 (18.06%) SaaS
12 13 (18.06%) SuccessFactors
13 12 (16.67%) Java
13 12 (16.67%) Dell
13 12 (16.67%) webMethods
14 11 (15.28%) Software AG
14 11 (15.28%) Shell Script
14 11 (15.28%) Perl
14 11 (15.28%) PL/SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 31 (43.06%) MS Office
2 11 (15.28%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.78%) MS Project
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (18.06%) ResourceLink
2 5 (6.94%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (4.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) SaaS
1 13 (18.06%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (6.94%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.78%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.39%) ERwin
General
1 1 (1.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 22 (30.56%) Support Engineer
3 19 (26.39%) Desktop Engineer
4 18 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 12 (16.67%) Architect
6 11 (15.28%) Analyst
7 10 (13.89%) Developer
8 7 (9.72%) Integration Architect
9 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (6.94%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (5.56%) Technical Support
11 3 (4.17%) Support Specialist
11 3 (4.17%) Technical Support Specialist
11 3 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
11 3 (4.17%) Data Analyst
11 3 (4.17%) TM1 Developer
11 3 (4.17%) TM1 Analyst
12 2 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 2 (2.78%) User Experience Consultant
12 2 (2.78%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) HTML
1 2 (2.78%) CSS
1 2 (2.78%) HTML5
1 2 (2.78%) CSS3
2 1 (1.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 32 (44.44%) Windows
2 31 (43.06%) Windows Vista
2 31 (43.06%) Windows 7
3 25 (34.72%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.17%) UNIX
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.89%) Software Deployment
2 10 (13.89%) TQM
3 6 (8.33%) ITIL
3 6 (8.33%) ERP
4 5 (6.94%) DSDM
5 4 (5.56%) ETL
5 4 (5.56%) Migration
6 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.17%) Service Management
6 3 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.17%) Data Management
6 3 (4.17%) Data Migration
6 3 (4.17%) Metadata Management
7 2 (2.78%) Data Mapping
7 2 (2.78%) Test Strategy
7 2 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.78%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.78%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.06%) SQL
2 12 (16.67%) Java
3 11 (15.28%) Perl
3 11 (15.28%) PL/SQL
3 11 (15.28%) VBA
3 11 (15.28%) Python
3 11 (15.28%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 65 (90.28%) SC Cleared
2 14 (19.44%) Degree
3 5 (6.94%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.78%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) MCP
6 1 (1.39%) MCSE
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (31.94%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (34.72%) Microsoft App-V
2 15 (20.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (36.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (51.39%) Microsoft
2 31 (43.06%) Citrix
3 25 (34.72%) CA
3 25 (34.72%) AppSense
4 23 (31.94%) Lumension
5 18 (25.00%) SAP
6 12 (16.67%) Dell
6 12 (16.67%) webMethods
7 11 (15.28%) Software AG
8 6 (8.33%) Oracle
9 5 (6.94%) Business Objects
9 5 (6.94%) Cognos
9 5 (6.94%) IBM
10 3 (4.17%) Talend
11 1 (1.39%) Infor
11 1 (1.39%) Informatica
11 1 (1.39%) HP