The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 35 39 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Contract jobs citing Internet 5 24 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.63% 4.35% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 34.78% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 1
Median daily rate £575 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.38 £16.21 £12.70
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +27.64%
Internet
North West

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
45 69 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.71% 12.50% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 62
Median daily rate £513 £413 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% +37.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £177 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £635 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 11
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -7.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Internet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Internet across the Lancashire region.

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Lancashire region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +1 2 £575 +25.47% 1
Fleetwood - 2 £563 -
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Internet.

1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) CCIE
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Network Design
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) JBoss
4 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) FWSM
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (25.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) Broadband
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) FWSM
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) SMTP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Information Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Information Systems Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Architect
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Voice Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) ITSM
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCIE
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper