The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 24 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Internet 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.57% 1.11% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.84% 9.52% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +180.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.70 £14.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-10.91% -16.17%
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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
19 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.69% 11.67% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 8
Average daily rate £350 £313 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £125.00 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+525.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 5 (45.45%) Umbraco
2 5 (45.45%) QA
2 5 (45.45%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) MCSE
5 2 (18.18%) LAN
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) DSL
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Adobe
5 2 (18.18%) CCNP
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) VMware

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
1 5 (45.45%) Umbraco
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) DSL
2 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Web Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Support
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) jQuery
1 5 (45.45%) HTML5
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (9.09%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Content Management
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNA
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (18.18%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Adobe
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Unisys