Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 July 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 121 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 37.12% 15.94% 21.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 85.21% 60.00% 56.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 17 20
Preston median daily rate £455 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.33% -9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £364 £335 £318
90th Percentile £548 £520 £526
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +44.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 3
Preston median hourly rate £42.00 £43.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +40.89% +69.56%
10th Percentile £32.55 £36.26 £26.20
90th Percentile £47.35 £43.75 £35.70
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.00 £39.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.33% -5.95% +133.33%

SC 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Preston.

Academic & Professional Certification
Preston
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 142 55 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 43.56% 26.57% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 27 38
Preston median daily rate £450 £375 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -7.92% +10.82%
10th Percentile £363 £266 £261
90th Percentile £544 £488 £545
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £396 £390
% change year-on-year +13.56% +1.60% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 7
Preston median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +29.42% +69.56%
10th Percentile £25.80 £14.20 £22.67
90th Percentile £46.90 £43.45 £58.71
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.25 £39.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.29% +7.43% +84.42%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Preston

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Preston

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Preston over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Preston

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Preston

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Preston over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Preston

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 121 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 72 (59.50%) Migration
3 58 (47.93%) Data Centre
4 27 (22.31%) Solaris
5 24 (19.83%) Linux
6 23 (19.01%) AIX
7 20 (16.53%) HPUX
8 19 (15.70%) Windows
8 19 (15.70%) IBM
9 18 (14.88%) DNS
10 15 (12.40%) Microsoft
11 14 (11.57%) VMware
12 13 (10.74%) Network Design
12 13 (10.74%) Mainframe
13 12 (9.92%) HP
13 12 (9.92%) SQL
13 12 (9.92%) Data Migration
14 11 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (9.09%) DB2
14 11 (9.09%) Active Directory
14 11 (9.09%) Replication
15 10 (8.26%) Red Hat
15 10 (8.26%) Project Management
15 10 (8.26%) Oracle
15 10 (8.26%) Unix
15 10 (8.26%) Cisco
16 9 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (7.44%) Time Management
16 9 (7.44%) Oracle Database
17 8 (6.61%) Oracle GoldenGate

SC Cleared
Co-occurring 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 5 (4.13%) OpenStack
2 4 (3.31%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (3.31%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.83%) Apache
3 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.83%) FileNet
3 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.83%) SAS
3 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.83%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.48%) Bluemix
2 3 (2.48%) IBM Cloud
2 3 (2.48%) OpenShift
2 3 (2.48%) PaaS
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.88%) DNS
2 8 (6.61%) SAN
2 8 (6.61%) VLAN
3 5 (4.13%) SSH
3 5 (4.13%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (3.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (3.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (3.31%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.65%) DHCP
6 1 (0.83%) DMZ
6 1 (0.83%) Internet
6 1 (0.83%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.83%) LAN
6 1 (0.83%) LDAP
6 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.09%) DB2
2 9 (7.44%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.61%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (4.13%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.48%) SQLPlus
5 3 (2.48%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (2.48%) Toad
3 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.83%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.83%) JUnit
4 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.83%) Rational Statemate
4 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (1.65%) Military
1 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.83%) Avionics
2 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (31.40%) Architect
2 16 (13.22%) DBA
3 13 (10.74%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (6.61%) DB2 DBA
5 7 (5.79%) Developer
5 7 (5.79%) SC Cleared DBA
6 6 (4.96%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (4.96%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.13%) Migration Architect
7 5 (4.13%) Network Architect
7 5 (4.13%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.13%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Ada Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Ada Software Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Applications Architect
8 4 (3.31%) Data Centre Manager
8 4 (3.31%) Data Centre Project Manager
8 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (3.31%) Solaris Specialist
8 4 (3.31%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.61%) Middleware
1 8 (6.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (0.83%) Apache Camel
2 1 (0.83%) Apache CXF
2 1 (0.83%) Flash
2 1 (0.83%) Qt
2 1 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 58 (47.93%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.74%) Mainframe
3 11 (9.09%) Replication
4 5 (4.13%) Clustering
5 3 (2.48%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.48%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.83%) AS400
7 1 (0.83%) CESG
7 1 (0.83%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.31%) Solaris
2 24 (19.83%) Linux
3 23 (19.01%) AIX
4 20 (16.53%) HPUX
5 19 (15.70%) Windows
6 11 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (8.26%) Unix
8 4 (3.31%) OS/2
9 3 (2.48%) zOS
10 2 (1.65%) CentOS
11 1 (0.83%) Debian
11 1 (0.83%) Fedora
11 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (59.50%) Migration
2 13 (10.74%) Network Design
3 12 (9.92%) Data Migration
4 10 (8.26%) Project Management
5 9 (7.44%) Time Management
6 7 (5.79%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (4.96%) DevOps
8 5 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.13%) Network Architecture
8 5 (4.13%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.13%) Validation
9 4 (3.31%) Change Control
9 4 (3.31%) Change Management
9 4 (3.31%) Data Centre Operations
9 4 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (3.31%) SDLC
9 4 (3.31%) Test Strategy
10 3 (2.48%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.92%) SQL
2 8 (6.61%) PL/SQL
3 5 (4.13%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.31%) Ada
4 4 (3.31%) Perl
5 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.83%) C++
6 1 (0.83%) Java
Qualifications
1 121 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.31%) Degree
3 2 (1.65%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (0.83%) CBAP
4 1 (0.83%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) HNC
4 1 (0.83%) HND
4 1 (0.83%) IIBA
4 1 (0.83%) ISEB
4 1 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.83%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) MIL-STD-498
1 1 (0.83%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.96%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Oracle RMAN
1 8 (6.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 6 (4.96%) Data Guard
2 6 (4.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (4.96%) Puppet
3 5 (4.13%) Ansible
4 4 (3.31%) Forum Sentry
4 4 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.48%) Salt
6 2 (1.65%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (15.70%) IBM
2 15 (12.40%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.57%) VMware
4 12 (9.92%) HP
5 10 (8.26%) Cisco
5 10 (8.26%) Oracle
5 10 (8.26%) Red Hat
6 8 (6.61%) EMC
7 6 (4.96%) 3PAR
8 5 (4.13%) Brocade
8 5 (4.13%) Citrix
9 4 (3.31%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.31%) F5
10 3 (2.48%) PlateSpin
11 2 (1.65%) Intel
12 1 (0.83%) SAP
12 1 (0.83%) Sun
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