The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 38 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Internet 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.30% 2.26% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 21.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £220 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £334 £311
% change year-on-year
+12.35% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -11.86%
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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
49 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.58% 10.73% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
Average daily rate £325 £220 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -41.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £355 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Internet
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (66.67%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Network Management
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mining

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) ITSM
1 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
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