Period
to 23 May 2019

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 6 months to 23 May 2019 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
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 58 46
Rank change year-on-year -9 -12 +11
Contract jobs citing Internet 6 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.87% 0.91% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.91% 6.94% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Lancashire median daily rate £288 £520 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.71% +108.00% -66.67%
10th Percentile £208 £504 £225
90th Percentile £365 £520 £387
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £413
% change year-on-year - -9.09% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £11.31 - -
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% -6.90% -18.40%

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 55 72 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 7.96% 13.16% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 38 72
Lancashire median daily rate £403 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.50% +11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £230 £293 £363
90th Percentile £725 £638 £607
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Lancashire median hourly rate £19.50 £13.87 £13.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.59% +5.24% -60.66%
10th Percentile £11.89 £9.63 £10.35
90th Percentile £26.94 £80.25 £57.50
North West median hourly rate £17.21 £17.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year -0.26% +11.29% -26.19%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

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 6 months to 23 May 2019.

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 6 months to 23 May 2019. 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 - 3 £288 -
Burnley - 1 - - 2
Internet
North West

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
2 2 (33.33%) Laravel
2 2 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (33.33%) jetNEXUS
2 2 (33.33%) GDPR
2 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security

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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
1 2 (33.33%) PHP Laravel Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Technician
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Data Security
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) GDPR
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) jetNEXUS
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) WatchGuard
3 1 (16.67%) BT
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft