The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 29 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing Internet 15 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.52% 0.77% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.27% 4.48% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Median daily rate £325 £249 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.65% -33.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £16.16 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+21.34% +7.73%
Internet
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
74 67 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.29% 17.14% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 9
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Internet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 Internet within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 July 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 +5 7 £413 +65.82% 1
Wirral +3 5 £325 - 1
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) Project Management
4 7 (46.67%) Java
4 7 (46.67%) PHP
5 6 (40.00%) MySQL
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (40.00%) IIS
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
5 6 (40.00%) Apache
5 6 (40.00%) Security Management
5 6 (40.00%) LAMP
5 6 (40.00%) PMI
5 6 (40.00%) PMI Certification
5 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (40.00%) Brocade
5 6 (40.00%) Puppet
5 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 6 (40.00%) Capacity Management
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (26.67%) UAG
6 4 (26.67%) MCITP
6 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (26.67%) MCTS
6 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (26.67%) RHCE

Internet
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 6 (40.00%) Apache
1 6 (40.00%) IIS
2 4 (26.67%) JBoss
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) ColdFusion
3 2 (13.33%) SAS
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) SSL
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) DSL
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (13.33%) MPLS
3 2 (13.33%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (13.33%) VRRP
4 1 (6.67%) Intranet
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Project Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Web Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Web Hosting Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Siebel Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Siebel Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) LAMP
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (26.67%) JSP
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (6.67%) WAMP
4 1 (6.67%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) PMI
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (13.33%) Unix
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (40.00%) Security Management
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Software Licensing
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 1 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) PHP
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (26.67%) MCITP
2 4 (26.67%) MCTS
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) RHCE
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) UAG
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Puppet
1 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (13.33%) vMotion
3 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Brocade
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 2 (13.33%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) NETGEAR
4 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
4 2 (13.33%) Sony
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Siebel