Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 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 Clearance
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 131 42 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 40.56% 20.39% 29.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 92.91% 77.78% 71.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 20 29
Preston median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £310 £318
90th Percentile £545 £496 £600
Lancashire median daily rate £453 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +13.13% -4.76% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 4
Preston median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £33.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +18.48% +87.56%
10th Percentile £30.45 £30.64 £26.74
90th Percentile £47.88 £43.30 £44.23
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.38 £40.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +3.44% -4.76% +133.33%

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 141 54 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 43.65% 26.21% 41.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 27 42
Preston median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +0.59%
10th Percentile £363 £266 £263
90th Percentile £545 £488 £599
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £396 £400
% change year-on-year +13.56% -0.94% -
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 £41.25 £39.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +4.43% +6.76% +79.94%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

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 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Preston

Security Cleared
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 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Preston

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 120 (91.60%) SC Cleared
2 73 (55.73%) Migration
3 57 (43.51%) Data Centre
4 29 (22.14%) Solaris
5 25 (19.08%) Linux
6 24 (18.32%) AIX
7 23 (17.56%) Windows
8 21 (16.03%) HPUX
9 20 (15.27%) IBM
10 19 (14.50%) DNS
11 17 (12.98%) SQL
12 16 (12.21%) Microsoft
13 15 (11.45%) VMware
14 13 (9.92%) Oracle
14 13 (9.92%) Network Design
15 12 (9.16%) Data Migration
15 12 (9.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (9.16%) Oracle Database
15 12 (9.16%) DB2
15 12 (9.16%) HP
16 11 (8.40%) Active Directory
16 11 (8.40%) Replication
16 11 (8.40%) Mainframe
17 10 (7.63%) Red Hat
17 10 (7.63%) Cisco
17 10 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (6.87%) Time Management
18 9 (6.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
18 9 (6.87%) Middleware
18 9 (6.87%) SQL Server

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 (4.58%) OpenStack
2 5 (3.82%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (3.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.76%) Apache
3 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.76%) FileNet
3 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.76%) SAS
3 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.76%) Maximo
1 1 (0.76%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.05%) Bluemix
2 4 (3.05%) IBM Cloud
2 4 (3.05%) OpenShift
2 4 (3.05%) PaaS
3 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.50%) DNS
2 8 (6.11%) SAN
2 8 (6.11%) VLAN
3 5 (3.82%) SSH
3 5 (3.82%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.05%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (3.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (3.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (3.05%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.53%) DHCP
6 1 (0.76%) DMZ
6 1 (0.76%) Internet
6 1 (0.76%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.76%) LAN
6 1 (0.76%) LDAP
6 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.16%) DB2
1 12 (9.16%) Oracle Database
2 9 (6.87%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (3.82%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.82%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.05%) TKPROF
5 3 (2.29%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.76%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (3.05%) Toad
3 3 (2.29%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.53%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.53%) Rational Robot
4 2 (1.53%) Rational Statemate
4 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.76%) JUnit
5 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.76%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (1.53%) Finance
1 2 (1.53%) Military
1 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
2 1 (0.76%) Avionics
2 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (29.01%) Architect
2 18 (13.74%) DBA
3 13 (9.92%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (7.63%) Developer
5 8 (6.11%) DB2 DBA
6 7 (5.34%) Oracle DBA
6 7 (5.34%) SC Cleared DBA
7 6 (4.58%) Software Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Migration Architect
8 5 (3.82%) Network Architect
8 5 (3.82%) Network Engineer
8 5 (3.82%) Solaris Specialist
9 4 (3.05%) Ada Engineer
9 4 (3.05%) Ada Software Engineer
9 4 (3.05%) Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) Applications Architect
9 4 (3.05%) Applications Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (3.05%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.05%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.87%) Middleware
1 9 (6.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (1.53%) .NET
2 2 (1.53%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.53%) Entity Framework
2 2 (1.53%) WinForms
2 2 (1.53%) WPF
2 2 (1.53%) XML
2 2 (1.53%) XSD
2 2 (1.53%) XSLT
3 1 (0.76%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.76%) Apache CXF
3 1 (0.76%) Flash
3 1 (0.76%) Qt
3 1 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 57 (43.51%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.40%) Mainframe
2 11 (8.40%) Replication
3 6 (4.58%) Clustering
4 3 (2.29%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (2.29%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.76%) AS400
6 1 (0.76%) CESG
6 1 (0.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.14%) Solaris
2 25 (19.08%) Linux
3 24 (18.32%) AIX
4 23 (17.56%) Windows
5 21 (16.03%) HPUX
6 12 (9.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (6.87%) Unix
8 4 (3.05%) zOS
9 2 (1.53%) CentOS
9 2 (1.53%) OS/2
10 1 (0.76%) Debian
10 1 (0.76%) Fedora
10 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (55.73%) Migration
2 13 (9.92%) Network Design
3 12 (9.16%) Data Migration
4 9 (6.87%) Time Management
5 8 (6.11%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (6.11%) Project Management
5 8 (6.11%) Software Engineering
6 7 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.34%) DevOps
7 6 (4.58%) Validation
8 5 (3.82%) Network Architecture
8 5 (3.82%) Test Strategy
9 4 (3.05%) Change Control
9 4 (3.05%) Change Management
9 4 (3.05%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.05%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (3.05%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (3.05%) SDLC
10 3 (2.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.98%) SQL
2 9 (6.87%) PL/SQL
3 5 (3.82%) Ada
3 5 (3.82%) Perl
3 5 (3.82%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.05%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.53%) C#
5 2 (1.53%) VB
5 2 (1.53%) VB6
6 1 (0.76%) C++
6 1 (0.76%) Java
6 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (91.60%) SC Cleared
2 5 (3.82%) Degree
3 2 (1.53%) CBAP
3 2 (1.53%) HND
3 2 (1.53%) IIBA
3 2 (1.53%) ISEB
3 2 (1.53%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (0.76%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) HNC
4 1 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) MIL-STD-498
1 1 (0.76%) PMO
1 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.40%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.58%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (6.87%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (6.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (5.34%) Puppet
4 6 (4.58%) Ansible
4 6 (4.58%) Data Guard
4 6 (4.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.05%) Forum Sentry
6 4 (3.05%) Salt
7 2 (1.53%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (15.27%) IBM
2 16 (12.21%) Microsoft
3 15 (11.45%) VMware
4 13 (9.92%) Oracle
5 12 (9.16%) HP
6 10 (7.63%) Cisco
6 10 (7.63%) Red Hat
7 8 (6.11%) EMC
8 6 (4.58%) 3PAR
9 5 (3.82%) Brocade
9 5 (3.82%) Citrix
10 4 (3.05%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.05%) F5
11 3 (2.29%) PlateSpin
12 2 (1.53%) Intel
13 1 (0.76%) Cognos
13 1 (0.76%) SAP
13 1 (0.76%) Sun
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
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Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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