The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless 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 Wireless over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 38 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Wireless 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.30% 1.40% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 10.34% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -38.46%
Wireless
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
32 58 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.55% 13.49% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 9
Average daily rate £350 £265 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £332 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% -30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Wireless
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Wireless Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Wireless
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Wireless Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Wireless
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 Wireless within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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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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
Preston - 1 £300 -
Wireless
North West