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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 42 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing Internet 5 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.13% 0.45% 4.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.47% 4.17% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 17
Median daily rate £513 £625 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £565 £493
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £685 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.08 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.81 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +19.23%
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
59 48 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.35% 10.74% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 59
Median daily rate £370 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £456 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -53.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.57 £31.30 £33.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 May 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 +3 2 £513 -26.78%
Preston - 2 - -
Chorley - 1 - -
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) Unix
2 5 (38.46%) Security Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) Information Assurance
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) SMTP
4 3 (23.08%) HTTP
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) R
5 2 (15.38%) Node.js
5 2 (15.38%) Big Data
5 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (15.38%) IaaS
5 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (15.38%) StatsD
5 2 (15.38%) Apigee
5 2 (15.38%) Mashery

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 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) Node.js
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (15.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SMTP
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) BGP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) FWSM
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) Intranet
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) Skype
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (15.38%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) MS Access
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) JUnit
1 2 (15.38%) NUnit
1 2 (15.38%) PHPUnit
1 2 (15.38%) Travis CI
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Security Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance Leader
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Information Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Security Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
2 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) CAML
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Social Media
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Unix
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
4 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Security Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) Information Assurance
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Machine Learning
4 2 (15.38%) Web Accessibility
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) R
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) FQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) BitLocker
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (15.38%) StatsD
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Apigee
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
1 2 (15.38%) Juniper
1 2 (15.38%) Mashery
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Tableau
1 2 (15.38%) Teradata