The table below looks at the statistics for LAMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LAMP over the 3 months to 25 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP/Perl/Python)
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing LAMP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £347 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
LAMP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
101 101 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.48% 26.03% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 48 42
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £30.19 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

LAMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing LAMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LAMP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

LAMP
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

LAMP Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

LAMP
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

LAMP Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

LAMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LAMP 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 LAMP.

1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
1 7 (100.00%) IIS
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Apache
1 7 (100.00%) PMI
1 7 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
1 7 (100.00%) Security Management
1 7 (100.00%) Brocade
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 7 (100.00%) Capacity Management
2 6 (85.71%) Internet
3 4 (57.14%) UAG
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) MCTS
3 4 (57.14%) MCITP
3 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) SSL
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft

LAMP
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 7 (100.00%) Apache
1 7 (100.00%) IIS
2 4 (57.14%) JBoss
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Project Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Web Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Web Hosting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
1 4 (57.14%) JSP
2 1 (14.29%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
1 7 (100.00%) Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCITP
2 4 (57.14%) MCTS
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Puppet
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Brocade
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) F5