The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Automotive in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Automotive over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automotive
Rank 34 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Automotive 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.82% 1.22% 0.47%
As % of the General category 2.47% 4.29% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
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£163 £323 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £37.80 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-11.24% -3.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

General Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
81 70 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.06% 28.46% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 44 33
Average daily rate £448 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £288 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £26.50 £10.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Automotive
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Automotive across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Automotive Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Automotive
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Automotive Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Automotive
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Automotive Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Automotive
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Automotive 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 Automotive.

1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Economics
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VMS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) OpenView
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Automotive 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 Automotive. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy