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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 31 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Internet 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.85% 1.47% 3.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 10.34% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £420 - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
Internet
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
34 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.41% 14.22% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 9
Average daily rate £400 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £335 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (60.00%) Network Design
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft