The first table below looks at the demand for LiveLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveLink over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Aberdeen region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank - 9 19
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 0 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 12.43% 4.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 46.00% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Average daily rate
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- £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £350 £500
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £18.00
Application Platforms Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
24 50 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 22.02% 27.03% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 19
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £15.89 £52.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
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LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LiveLink across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LiveLink across the Aberdeen region.

LiveLink Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LiveLink across the Aberdeen region.

LiveLink Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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Top 5 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing LiveLink also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LiveLink.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) EDRMS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing LiveLink also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LiveLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) EDRMS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management