Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Break/Fix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Break/Fix over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Break/Fix
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 57 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - -
Contract jobs citing Break/Fix 4 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.94% 1.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 42 0
Lancashire median daily rate £100 £105 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - -
North West median daily rate £105 £105 £80
% change year-on-year - +31.25% -50.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £12.56
% change year-on-year -48.00% +99.12% -22.67%

Break/Fix is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 373 501 764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 87.76% 86.53% 81.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 353 502
Lancashire median daily rate £410 £400 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -7.51% +8.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £256
90th Percentile £589 £575 £628
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 59 90
Lancashire median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% +23.00%
10th Percentile £14.13 £18.04 £21.50
90th Percentile £62.63 £53.10 £53.20
North West median hourly rate £23.17 £27.12 £30.15
% change year-on-year -14.56% -10.04% +50.75%

Break/Fix
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Break/Fix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Break/Fix in Lancashire

Break/Fix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Break/Fix in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Break/Fix in Lancashire

Break/Fix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Break/Fix in Lancashire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Break/Fix in Lancashire

Break/Fix
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 Break/Fix within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -4 2 £100 -4.76%
Morecambe - 2 £190 -
Break/Fix
North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Break/Fix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Break/Fix.

1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Nokia
1 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS
1 2 (50.00%) 3G
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (50.00%) CMDB
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) 4G
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Runbook

Break/Fix
Co-occurring 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) 3G
1 2 (50.00%) 4G
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS Installation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Installations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CMDB
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (50.00%) Runbook
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Nokia