Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 52 46
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +26
Contract jobs citing Internet 4 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.89% 1.97% 3.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.08% 18.31% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 39
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £588 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.40% +10.85% +17.78%
10th Percentile £418 £517 £325
90th Percentile £483 £678 £700
North West median daily rate £369 £419 £450
% change year-on-year -11.94% -6.94% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year -18.75% -7.67% +35.71%

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 98 71 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 21.88% 10.77% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 43 79
Lancashire median daily rate £444 £440 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.85% +25.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £222 £173 £168
90th Percentile £550 £600 £643
North West median daily rate £390 £406 £375
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 20
Lancashire median hourly rate £11.72 £16.00 £41.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.75% -61.72% +103.90%
10th Percentile £10.00 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £43.00 £25.00 £49.50
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.56% -5.88% -10.53%

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 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 19 November 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
Blackpool +14 2 - -
Preston - 2 £450 -
Internet
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) LabWare
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) DMZ
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DMZ
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) LabWare
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) IBM