Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for BC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 21 23
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston - 1.52% 3.05%
As % of the Qualifications category - 6.25% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Preston median daily rate - - £344
Lancashire median daily rate - - £344
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Preston median hourly rate - - -
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -

BC Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Preston
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 95 32 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 46.12% 24.24% 40.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 13 46
Preston median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -13.37%
10th Percentile £398 £352 £211
90th Percentile £555 £473 £600
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +15.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 13
Preston median hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -28.57% +59.09%
10th Percentile £22.95 £9.19 £27.57
90th Percentile £45.35 £42.90 £42.02
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +10.39% +40.00%

BC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

Job postings citing BC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Preston.

Job vacancy trend for BC Cleared in Preston

BC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BC Cleared in Preston

BC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BC Cleared in Preston