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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 43 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +9
Contract jobs citing Internet 3 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.67% 3.01% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.50% 14.29% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
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- £190 £493
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -61.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
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
40 35 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.89% 21.08% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 24
Average daily rate £240 £233 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -28.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £213 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £310 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
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 £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 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
Blackburn - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Lancaster - - - -
Nelson - - - -
Preston - - - -
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) PhD
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematica
2 3 (75.00%) Operations Research
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) R
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) Internet of Things
2 3 (75.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) OLAP
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) OLTP

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
1 1 (25.00%) OLAP
1 1 (25.00%) OLTP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modeller
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (75.00%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Operations Research
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) R
1 3 (75.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) PhD