The table below looks at the statistics for Internet 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 Internet over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 52 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing Internet 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.23% 0.38% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 5.56% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
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£450 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.70 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.32% -17.64%
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
82 18 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.25% 6.77% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 4 28
Average daily rate £325 £150 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £315 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -65.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Accrington - - - -
Blackpool - - - - 1
Chorley - - - -
Lancaster - - - - 2
Preston - - - -
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Internet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Internet.

1 17 (89.47%) PRINCE2
1 17 (89.47%) Finance
2 16 (84.21%) ISEB
2 16 (84.21%) ISEB Practitioner
3 13 (68.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (57.89%) Supplier Management
4 11 (57.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 11 (57.89%) APMP
5 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
5 7 (36.84%) PRINCE
6 6 (31.58%) Local Government
6 6 (31.58%) Degree
7 5 (26.32%) Project Management
8 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
8 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
8 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
8 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
9 3 (15.79%) Test Management
9 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
9 3 (15.79%) ITIL
10 1 (5.26%) OLAP
10 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
10 1 (5.26%) ETL
10 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (5.26%) OLTP
10 1 (5.26%) QlikView
10 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
10 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Internet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) OLAP
1 1 (5.26%) OLTP
1 1 (5.26%) QlikView
General
1 17 (89.47%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Test Manager
1 7 (36.84%) Integration Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Environment Manager
3 1 (5.26%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) PRINCE2
2 13 (68.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (57.89%) Supplier Management
4 7 (36.84%) PRINCE
5 5 (26.32%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
6 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
6 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.79%) Test Management
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
8 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.26%) ETL
8 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) ISEB
1 16 (84.21%) ISEB Practitioner
2 11 (57.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 11 (57.89%) APMP
3 6 (31.58%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared