The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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 Clearance
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 79 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 44.13% 20.17% 33.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 94.05% 80.00% 84.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 10 16
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 £190 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £383 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 3
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £36.21 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £43.90 £45.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% +15.94%  

Security 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 84 30 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 46.93% 25.21% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 12 21
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 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £455 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.05% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.76 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.55% +2.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.43 £35.10 £25.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £44.35 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.10 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.96% +33.78%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Preston

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Preston

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Preston over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Preston

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Preston

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Preston over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Preston

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, 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.

1 113 (90.40%) SC Cleared
2 62 (49.60%) Migration
3 58 (46.40%) Data Centre
4 22 (17.60%) Windows
4 22 (17.60%) Linux
5 21 (16.80%) IBM
6 16 (12.80%) Microsoft
6 16 (12.80%) Solaris
7 15 (12.00%) DNS
7 15 (12.00%) Active Directory
7 15 (12.00%) AIX
7 15 (12.00%) HPUX
8 14 (11.20%) Cisco
8 14 (11.20%) Network Design
9 13 (10.40%) Oracle
9 13 (10.40%) VMware
10 12 (9.60%) Unix
10 12 (9.60%) HP
11 11 (8.80%) Mainframe
11 11 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (8.00%) Oracle Database
12 10 (8.00%) Middleware
13 9 (7.20%) SAN
13 9 (7.20%) EMC
13 9 (7.20%) SQL
13 9 (7.20%) Software Engineering
13 9 (7.20%) Time Management
13 9 (7.20%) Data Migration
13 9 (7.20%) SDLC
14 8 (6.40%) Degree

Security 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 6 (4.80%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.20%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (3.20%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.80%) CMS
3 1 (0.80%) FileNet
3 1 (0.80%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.80%) SAS
3 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) Maximo
2 1 (0.80%) Primavera
2 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) Bluemix
1 4 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.20%) IBM Cloud
1 4 (3.20%) OpenShift
1 4 (3.20%) PaaS
2 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.00%) DNS
2 9 (7.20%) SAN
3 7 (5.60%) VLAN
4 5 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.60%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.80%) DHCP
6 1 (0.80%) DMZ
6 1 (0.80%) Internet
6 1 (0.80%) LAN
6 1 (0.80%) LDAP
6 1 (0.80%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.80%) SSH
6 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.80%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (5.60%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (3.20%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.40%) DB2
5 2 (1.60%) TKPROF
6 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.80%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (6.40%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (3.20%) ClearCase
4 3 (2.40%) VectorCAST
5 2 (1.60%) Toad
6 1 (0.80%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (4.00%) Aerospace
1 5 (4.00%) Avionics
2 4 (3.20%) Military
3 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.60%) Finance
5 1 (0.80%) Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Electronics
5 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (30.40%) Architect
2 9 (7.20%) Infrastructure Architect
2 9 (7.20%) Network Architect
2 9 (7.20%) Software Engineer
3 8 (6.40%) Developer
3 8 (6.40%) Project Manager
4 7 (5.60%) Migration Manager
5 6 (4.80%) Data Centre Manager
5 6 (4.80%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 6 (4.80%) DBA
5 6 (4.80%) Migration Architect
5 6 (4.80%) Migration Project Manager
6 5 (4.00%) Ada Engineer
6 5 (4.00%) Data Centre Architect
6 5 (4.00%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
6 5 (4.00%) Data Migration Manager
6 5 (4.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
7 4 (3.20%) Active Directory Architect
7 4 (3.20%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (3.20%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.00%) Middleware
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.80%) .NET
3 1 (0.80%) Flash
3 1 (0.80%) Qt
3 1 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (46.40%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.80%) Mainframe
3 7 (5.60%) PKI
3 7 (5.60%) Replication
4 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.40%) Clustering
5 2 (1.60%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.60%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.80%) AS400
6 1 (0.80%) CESG
6 1 (0.80%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.60%) Linux
1 22 (17.60%) Windows
2 16 (12.80%) Solaris
3 15 (12.00%) AIX
3 15 (12.00%) HPUX
4 12 (9.60%) Unix
5 7 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.20%) OS/2
7 2 (1.60%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.80%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (49.60%) Migration
2 14 (11.20%) Network Design
3 9 (7.20%) Data Migration
3 9 (7.20%) SDLC
3 9 (7.20%) Software Engineering
3 9 (7.20%) Time Management
4 8 (6.40%) Project Management
5 7 (5.60%) Network Architecture
6 6 (4.80%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.00%) Change Control
7 5 (4.00%) Change Management
7 5 (4.00%) HOOD
7 5 (4.00%) Integration Testing
7 5 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (4.00%) UML
8 4 (3.20%) DevOps
8 4 (3.20%) Unit Testing
8 4 (3.20%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.20%) SQL
2 8 (6.40%) Ada
3 6 (4.80%) Perl
4 4 (3.20%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.40%) C
5 3 (2.40%) Java
6 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.80%) C#
7 1 (0.80%) C++
7 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 113 (90.40%) SC Cleared
2 8 (6.40%) Degree
3 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.40%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.60%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.60%) CBAP
5 2 (1.60%) HND
5 2 (1.60%) IIBA
5 2 (1.60%) ISEB
5 2 (1.60%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.80%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.80%) CGEIT
6 1 (0.80%) CISA
6 1 (0.80%) CISM
6 1 (0.80%) CISSP
6 1 (0.80%) PMP
6 1 (0.80%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.60%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (4.00%) Forum Sentry
3 4 (3.20%) Ansible
3 4 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.20%) Puppet
3 4 (3.20%) Salt
4 3 (2.40%) Data Guard
4 3 (2.40%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (16.80%) IBM
2 16 (12.80%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.20%) Cisco
4 13 (10.40%) Oracle
4 13 (10.40%) VMware
5 12 (9.60%) HP
6 9 (7.20%) EMC
7 7 (5.60%) 3PAR
7 7 (5.60%) F5
8 6 (4.80%) Brocade
9 5 (4.00%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.20%) Citrix
11 3 (2.40%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.40%) SAP
12 2 (1.60%) PlateSpin
13 1 (0.80%) Informatica
13 1 (0.80%) Juniper
13 1 (0.80%) Sun
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