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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automotive
Rank - 27 30
Contract jobs citing Automotive 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.54% 0.50%
As % of the General category - 2.27% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £200 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £34.66 £37.65
% change year-on-year
-8.39% -7.94%
Automotive
North West

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
78 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.25% 23.78% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 26
Average daily rate £363 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £108 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.96%

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 27 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Remedy
3 2 (40.00%) OpenView
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) VMS
3 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SAP

Automotive
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) VMS
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP