Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 57 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - -
Contract jobs citing Break/Fix 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.18% 0.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 0
Lancashire median daily rate £100 £105 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - -
North West median daily rate £105 £115 £105
% change year-on-year -8.70% +9.52% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +3.33% -10.85%

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 484 488 663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 88.48% 88.57% 77.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 273 420
Lancashire median daily rate £424 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +5.00% +5.61%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £256
90th Percentile £576 £550 £553
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 65 80
Lancashire median hourly rate £36.25 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +13.33% +17.30%
10th Percentile £13.17 £22.90 £19.69
90th Percentile £52.99 £53.00 £47.90
North West median hourly rate £21.78 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.65% +18.33% +33.33%

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 23 May 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 +20 1 £100 -4.76%
Break/Fix
North West

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS Installation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Installations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS