Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Infrastructure Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Management over the 6 months to 24 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.

Infrastructure Management
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 58 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - -
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.67% 1.04% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Lancashire median daily rate £313 £244 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.32% - -
North West median daily rate £250 £143 £400
% change year-on-year +75.44% -64.38% +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Infrastructure Management 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 397 499 730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 88.42% 86.18% 79.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 352 476
Lancashire median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £254
90th Percentile £588 £575 £634
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 61 92
Lancashire median hourly rate £40.75 £42.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.12% +10.39% +18.46%
10th Percentile £15.28 £19.00 £21.95
90th Percentile £63.00 £53.00 £49.50
North West median hourly rate £24.78 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -9.89% -15.38% +64.77%

Infrastructure Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Infrastructure Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Management in Lancashire

Infrastructure Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Management in Lancashire

Infrastructure Management
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 Infrastructure Management within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 24 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 - 2 £313 -
Skelmersdale - 1 - -
Infrastructure Management
North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Management 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 Infrastructure Management.

1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Software Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Infrastructure Management
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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya