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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 75 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 41.67% 16.67% 27.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 88.24% 65.63% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 9 13
Median daily rate £453 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.66% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £296 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £413 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +9.67% -0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 2
Median hourly rate £41.25 £39.76 £31.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.74% +28.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £36.16 £26.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £44.05 £35.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £41.25 £33.84
% change year-on-year -6.06% +21.89%  

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 85 32 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 47.22% 25.40% 40.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 13 20
Median daily rate £453 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.66% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £200 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £486 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.57% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.76 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.55% +50.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £35.10 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.35 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.55%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Preston

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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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 62 (54.39%) Migration
3 58 (50.88%) Data Centre
4 21 (18.42%) Windows
4 21 (18.42%) Linux
5 20 (17.54%) IBM
6 17 (14.91%) Microsoft
7 16 (14.04%) Solaris
8 15 (13.16%) DNS
8 15 (13.16%) Active Directory
8 15 (13.16%) AIX
8 15 (13.16%) HPUX
9 14 (12.28%) Cisco
9 14 (12.28%) Network Design
10 12 (10.53%) HP
10 12 (10.53%) Oracle
10 12 (10.53%) VMware
11 11 (9.65%) Mainframe
11 11 (9.65%) Unix
12 10 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (8.77%) Oracle Database
13 9 (7.89%) Time Management
13 9 (7.89%) Data Migration
13 9 (7.89%) EMC
13 9 (7.89%) Middleware
13 9 (7.89%) SAN
14 8 (7.02%) Project Management
15 7 (6.14%) SQL
15 7 (6.14%) Replication
15 7 (6.14%) VLAN

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 (4.39%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (2.63%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.88%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) FileNet
3 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.88%) SAS
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Maximo
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Bluemix
1 3 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.63%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (2.63%) OpenShift
1 3 (2.63%) PaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.16%) DNS
2 9 (7.89%) SAN
3 7 (6.14%) VLAN
4 5 (4.39%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (4.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (4.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (4.39%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.75%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.88%) DHCP
6 1 (0.88%) DMZ
6 1 (0.88%) Internet
6 1 (0.88%) LAN
6 1 (0.88%) LDAP
6 1 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.88%) SSH
6 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.77%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.63%) DB2
5 2 (1.75%) TKPROF
6 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.88%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (1.75%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.75%) Toad
3 2 (1.75%) VectorCAST
4 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (2.63%) Avionics
1 3 (2.63%) Military
1 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.88%) Banking
2 1 (0.88%) Electronics
2 1 (0.88%) Finance
2 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (33.33%) Architect
2 9 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
2 9 (7.89%) Network Architect
3 8 (7.02%) Project Manager
4 7 (6.14%) Developer
4 7 (6.14%) Migration Manager
5 6 (5.26%) Data Centre Manager
5 6 (5.26%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 6 (5.26%) DBA
5 6 (5.26%) Migration Architect
5 6 (5.26%) Migration Project Manager
5 6 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 5 (4.39%) Data Centre Architect
6 5 (4.39%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
6 5 (4.39%) Data Migration Manager
6 5 (4.39%) Data Migration Project Manager
7 4 (3.51%) Active Directory Architect
7 4 (3.51%) Applications Architect
7 4 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (3.51%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.89%) Middleware
2 3 (2.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.88%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) Flash
3 1 (0.88%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 58 (50.88%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.65%) Mainframe
3 7 (6.14%) PKI
3 7 (6.14%) Replication
4 3 (2.63%) Clustering
5 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.75%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) AS400
6 1 (0.88%) CESG
6 1 (0.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.42%) Linux
1 21 (18.42%) Windows
2 16 (14.04%) Solaris
3 15 (13.16%) AIX
3 15 (13.16%) HPUX
4 11 (9.65%) Unix
5 6 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.51%) OS/2
7 2 (1.75%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (54.39%) Migration
2 14 (12.28%) Network Design
3 9 (7.89%) Data Migration
3 9 (7.89%) Time Management
4 8 (7.02%) Project Management
5 7 (6.14%) Network Architecture
6 6 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 5 (4.39%) Change Control
7 5 (4.39%) SDLC
7 5 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.39%) Test Strategy
8 4 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.51%) Change Management
8 4 (3.51%) Data Centre Operations
8 4 (3.51%) Integration Testing
8 4 (3.51%) Validation
9 3 (2.63%) HOOD
9 3 (2.63%) Risk Management
9 3 (2.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.14%) SQL
2 5 (4.39%) Ada
2 5 (4.39%) Perl
3 3 (2.63%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.75%) C
4 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.88%) C#
5 1 (0.88%) C++
5 1 (0.88%) Java
5 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 114 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.39%) Degree
3 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) HND
5 2 (1.75%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.88%) CBAP
6 1 (0.88%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.88%) HNC
6 1 (0.88%) IIBA
6 1 (0.88%) ISEB
6 1 (0.88%) PMP
System Software
1 15 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (4.39%) Forum Sentry
3 3 (2.63%) Ansible
3 3 (2.63%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.63%) Puppet
3 3 (2.63%) Salt
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (17.54%) IBM
2 17 (14.91%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.28%) Cisco
4 12 (10.53%) HP
4 12 (10.53%) Oracle
4 12 (10.53%) VMware
5 9 (7.89%) EMC
6 7 (6.14%) 3PAR
6 7 (6.14%) F5
7 6 (5.26%) Brocade
8 5 (4.39%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.51%) Citrix
10 3 (2.63%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.75%) PlateSpin
11 2 (1.75%) SAP
12 1 (0.88%) Juniper
12 1 (0.88%) Sun
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