The first table below looks at the demand for LiteSpeed skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiteSpeed over the 3 months to 24 April 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 System Software category for the England 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software NetVault LiteSpeed
Rank 559 512 558
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +46
Contract jobs citing LiteSpeed 5 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.009% 0.016%
As % of the System Software category 0.11% 0.099% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 7
Average daily rate £250 £258 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -26.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £258 -
% change year-on-year
-2.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4718 4024 4369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.49% 9.36% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2455 1978 2144
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 561 594 549
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
LiteSpeed
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LiteSpeed
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LiteSpeed across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

LiteSpeed Jobs Demand Trend in England

LiteSpeed
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

LiteSpeed Daily Rate Trend in England

LiteSpeed
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LiteSpeed within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Yorkshire - 1 - -
London - - - -
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LiteSpeed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing LiteSpeed 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 LiteSpeed.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Clustering
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (50.00%) DTS
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) CommVault
4 4 (50.00%) JCAPS
4 4 (50.00%) HL7
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (25.00%) Wall Street Systems
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Database Security
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Global One
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Sophis
6 2 (25.00%) BMC

LiteSpeed
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing LiteSpeed 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 LiteSpeed. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (50.00%) JCAPS
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Global One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
3 4 (50.00%) DTS
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (12.50%) OLTP
6 1 (12.50%) OLAP
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) DBA
2 7 (87.50%) SQL DBA
3 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (25.00%) Database Security
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (25.00%) Control-M
2 1 (12.50%) Foglight
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) CommVault
3 2 (25.00%) Veritas
3 2 (25.00%) Sophis
3 2 (25.00%) Wall Street Systems
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) BMC
4 1 (12.50%) Sun
4 1 (12.50%) HP