Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 52 71
Rank change year-on-year -6 +19 -
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Management 8 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.31% 0.19% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.21% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Lancashire median daily rate £368 - £446
10th Percentile £311 - £424
90th Percentile £638 - £462
North West median daily rate £375 £140 £400
% change year-on-year +167.86% -65.00% +60.00%
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 536 472 690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 87.73% 87.57% 77.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 251 429
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97% +3.31%
10th Percentile £255 £300 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £523
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 66 86
Lancashire median hourly rate £37.63 £42.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.95% +12.67% +19.43%
10th Percentile £13.55 £17.75 £14.28
90th Percentile £67.13 £53.00 £53.00
North West median hourly rate £23.20 £32.56 £32.50
% change year-on-year -28.74% +0.17% +30.00%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Management in Lancashire over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 June 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 - 6 £313 -
Blackpool -31 2 £625 -
Infrastructure Management
North West

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 7 (87.50%) ITIL
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (75.00%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (62.50%) Portfolio Management
3 5 (62.50%) Software Asset Management
3 5 (62.50%) Asset Management
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) Network Design
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) CCIE
5 2 (25.00%) CCNP
5 2 (25.00%) CCDP
5 2 (25.00%) CISSP
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (25.00%) OSPF
5 2 (25.00%) BGP

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) BGP
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
1 2 (25.00%) OSPF
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Project Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Project Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Collaborative Working
2 6 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (62.50%) Asset Management
3 5 (62.50%) Portfolio Management
3 5 (62.50%) Software Asset Management
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Contract Management
5 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) Decision-Making
5 2 (25.00%) IT Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (25.00%) Network Design
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (25.00%) Product Management
5 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (25.00%) SFIA
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (25.00%) CCDP
1 2 (25.00%) CCIE
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) CISM
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft