The table below looks at the statistics for Bluetooth skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Bluetooth over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bluetooth
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing Bluetooth 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.89% +11.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 35 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.89% 21.08% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 24
Average daily rate £240 £240 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £213 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £310 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £18.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.80% -2.38%

Bluetooth
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bluetooth across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Bluetooth Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire