The first table below looks at the demand for Internet 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 Internet over the 3 months to 23 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 Communications & Networking category for the Liverpool 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 19 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Internet 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.24% - 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% - 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £220 - £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.22
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -1.41%
Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 8.96% 4.88% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 11
Average daily rate £220 £225 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +72.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
Internet
Merseyside

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Internet
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Statistics
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Business Solution Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Business Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco