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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 19 36 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 17.27% 33.64% 32.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 76.00% 81.82% 86.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 6
Median daily rate £370 £380 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £326 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £501 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £399 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.47% +14.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 11
Median hourly rate £38.26 £37.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% +105.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £33.92 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +50.75%
Security 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
25 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 22.73% 41.12% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 8
Median daily rate £370 £385 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £270 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 12
Median hourly rate £36.52 £25.12 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.38% +39.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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 24 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 (77.50%) SC Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) Windows
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.00%) DNS
4 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (12.50%) Java
5 5 (12.50%) VMware
6 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.00%) Firewall
6 4 (10.00%) Clustering
6 4 (10.00%) AIX
6 4 (10.00%) C++
6 4 (10.00%) Unix
6 4 (10.00%) HTTP
6 4 (10.00%) DHCP
6 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (10.00%) Veritas
6 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Time Management
7 3 (7.50%) Avionics
7 3 (7.50%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
7 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.50%) Apache
7 3 (7.50%) Cisco
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL
7 3 (7.50%) SQL

Security 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 3 (7.50%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.50%) AquaLogic
3 1 (2.50%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.50%) Tuxedo
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.50%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) DNS
2 4 (10.00%) DHCP
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) HTTP
3 2 (5.00%) BGP
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.00%) FWSM
3 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.00%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) LDAP
3 2 (5.00%) SMTP
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) VoIP
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
4 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.50%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (7.50%) Avionics
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Developer
2 5 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Architect
3 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Applications Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.00%) AIX Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Incident Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Business Objects Report Writer
6 1 (2.50%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
1 2 (5.00%) J2EE
1 2 (5.00%) JSON
1 2 (5.00%) Middleware
1 2 (5.00%) SAML
2 1 (2.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (2.50%) JavaBeans
2 1 (2.50%) JSP
2 1 (2.50%) LAMP
2 1 (2.50%) Servlets
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) DataPower
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.00%) AIX
3 4 (10.00%) Unix
4 2 (5.00%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (2.50%) HPUX
5 1 (2.50%) OS/390
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (10.00%) Time Management
3 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (7.50%) ITIL
3 3 (7.50%) Project Management
3 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (5.00%) Microservices
4 2 (5.00%) Migration
4 2 (5.00%) MODAF
4 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.50%) DevOps
5 1 (2.50%) Information Governance
5 1 (2.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Java
2 4 (10.00%) C++
3 3 (7.50%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) Lua
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) Ada
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (77.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) BC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) CCNA
2 2 (5.00%) CCNP
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) HP ASE
3 1 (2.50%) HP MASE
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
1 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) VMware
2 4 (10.00%) Veritas
3 3 (7.50%) Cisco
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Axway
4 2 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) Juniper
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.00%) Sun
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Informatica
5 1 (2.50%) Mitel
5 1 (2.50%) NEC