The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 31 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing HTTP 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.68% - 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.65% - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.64 £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-32.72% +122.22%
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Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.68% 9.28% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 13
Average daily rate £375 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £350 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £125.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.00% +502.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing HTTP 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 HTTP.

1 7 (87.50%) IIS
1 7 (87.50%) FTP
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) SSL
2 6 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Patch Management
2 6 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 6 (75.00%) Clustering
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (75.00%) SMTP
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) MCP
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) Servlets

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing HTTP 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 HTTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Jetty
2 1 (12.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Google App Engine
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) FTP
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) SSL
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) SMTP
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) IPsec
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (12.50%) Consultant
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Programmer
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Programmer
1 1 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (75.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) MCP
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) Xen
3 1 (12.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Google