The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Internet
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 44 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Contract jobs citing Internet 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.67% 0.67% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.63% 6.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £410 £440 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.81% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £356
% change year-on-year - +5.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year -19.04% +29.95%  

Internet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 118 47 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 35.01% 10.54% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 19 30
Median daily rate £425 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% +23.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £425 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.42% -31.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Internet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Lancashire

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Lancashire

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Lancashire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Lancashire

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Lancashire

Internet
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 Internet within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -17 4 £410 -
Internet
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Solaris
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) DMZ
5 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (20.00%) Middleware
5 2 (20.00%) MPLS
5 2 (20.00%) DSL
5 2 (20.00%) VRRP
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Dell
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) SAS
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
5 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (20.00%) NETGEAR
5 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (20.00%) Office 365

Internet
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 (20.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) DMZ
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) DSL
3 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (20.00%) MPLS
3 2 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (20.00%) VRRP
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Service Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (20.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Dell
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) NETGEAR
2 2 (20.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) IBM