Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 50 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - -
Contract jobs citing Break/Fix 4 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.86% 1.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 2.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 51 0
Lancashire median daily rate £100 £103 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% - -
North West median daily rate £105 £103 £125
% change year-on-year +2.44% -18.00% -22.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £13.00 £21.25 £12.61
% change year-on-year -38.82% +68.52% -22.33%

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 381 500 769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 82.11% 83.89% 82.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 337 522
Lancashire median daily rate £423 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% -16.67% +16.50%
10th Percentile £274 £191 £280
90th Percentile £615 £556 £663
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 50 79
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +36.20%
10th Percentile £15.14 £11.20 £18.06
90th Percentile £53.00 £66.98 £47.76
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.85 £30.15
% change year-on-year +18.19% -24.23% +72.29%

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 11 December 2017. 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 -17 2 £100 -2.44%
Morecambe - 2 £190 -
Break/Fix
North West

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Break/Fix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract 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