The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 29 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing HTTP 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.79% 1.23% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.20% 7.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £385 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £61.25
% change year-on-year
-57.14% -42.85%
HTTP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 67 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.86% 16.54% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 11
Median daily rate £400 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £163 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £14.75 £22.50 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% -82.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing HTTP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

HTTP
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

HTTP Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +4 4 £375 - 4
HTTP
North West

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HTTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for HTTP.

1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
1 6 (60.00%) Siebel
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) SDLC
2 4 (40.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) Middleware
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (20.00%) SNMP
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) EAI
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) JBoss
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (20.00%) JBoss
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) FTP
2 2 (20.00%) BGP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) SMTP
2 2 (20.00%) SNMP
2 2 (20.00%) SSH
2 2 (20.00%) TACACS
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) Telnet
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) SDLC
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) EAI
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Siebel Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
1 6 (60.00%) Siebel
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet