Period
to 25 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smartphone over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Smartphone
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 54 62
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 +12
Contract jobs citing Smartphone 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.63% 0.17% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.09% 0.36% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Lancashire median daily rate £146 - £375
10th Percentile £119 - £331
90th Percentile £165 - £463
North West median daily rate £160 £250 £350
% change year-on-year -36.00% -28.57% -29.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £15.15 -
% change year-on-year +91.42% - -

Smartphone is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 191 277 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 30.13% 48.09% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 171 171
Lancashire median daily rate £463 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +9.38% -6.98%
10th Percentile £213 £300 £185
90th Percentile £593 £550 £613
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 20
Lancashire median hourly rate £22.00 £38.13 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.30% +73.30% -4.35%
10th Percentile £10.88 £12.53 £12.10
90th Percentile £47.40 £46.16 £45.63
North West median hourly rate £22.79 £22.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.59% +37.50% -4.99%

Smartphone
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Smartphone in Lancashire

Smartphone
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smartphone in Lancashire

Smartphone
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Smartphone in Lancashire

Smartphone
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 Smartphone within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 25 September 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 - 3 £160 -
Colne - 1 £115 -
Smartphone
North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Smartphone 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 Smartphone.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) iPad
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) PBX
4 1 (25.00%) Nortel
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services

Smartphone
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 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) PBX
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) Nortel
1 1 (25.00%) VMware