The first table below looks at the demand for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 29 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 Programming Languages category for the Cheshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 65 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing Perl 1 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% 2.09% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 6.53% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 4
Average daily rate
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- £308 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +156.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.23% +1.42%
Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
258 245 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.13% 31.94% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 118 199
Average daily rate £363 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.57 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.05% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £40.57 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £40.57 £43.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Perl
North West

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Perl Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Perl
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Perl within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - - - - 2
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Warrington - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Perl
North West

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Perl 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 Perl.

1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Management
3 4 (44.44%) Splunk
3 4 (44.44%) Regular Expression
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 3 (33.33%) Apache
4 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) McAfee
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (11.11%) GPEN
6 1 (11.11%) OSCP
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (11.11%) GSEC
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) MCSE

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Perl 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 Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (66.67%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) GIS Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Regular Expression
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) GIS
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) RHCE
1 1 (11.11%) CISA
1 1 (11.11%) CISM
1 1 (11.11%) GSEC
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) GPEN
1 1 (11.11%) OSCP
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) Splunk
3 3 (33.33%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (22.22%) McAfee
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