Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Mathematics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mathematics over the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Mathematics (Maths)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 59 66
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7 +5
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 4 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.89% 0.70% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.80% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Lancashire median daily rate £365 £250 £900
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.00% -72.22% +200.00%
10th Percentile £328 £250 £840
90th Percentile £455 £250 £990
North West median daily rate £345 £363 £375
% change year-on-year -4.83% -3.33% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £45.75
North West median hourly rate £9.00 £14.63 £29.75
% change year-on-year -38.46% -50.84% -16.78%

Mathematics 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 373 498 795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 83.45% 86.61% 84.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 353 544
Lancashire median daily rate £423 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -11.11% +15.02%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £275
90th Percentile £615 £575 £653
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 44 88
Lancashire median hourly rate £40.50 £40.63 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.31% +1.56% +23.08%
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.95 £21.44
90th Percentile £53.00 £54.55 £56.12
North West median hourly rate £21.50 £23.30 £33.50
% change year-on-year -7.72% -30.46% +76.32%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in Lancashire

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in Lancashire

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in Lancashire over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mathematics in Lancashire

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in Lancashire

Mathematics
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 Mathematics within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Chorley - 4 £365 - 1
Mathematics
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics 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 Mathematics.

1 4 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance

Mathematics
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:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Unix Architect
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Wintel Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) VMware