The first table below looks at the demand for LiteSpeed 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 LiteSpeed over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Merseyside region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software NetVault LiteSpeed
Rank 25 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing LiteSpeed 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.09% 0.50% -
As % of the System Software category 22.22% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £250 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £258 -
% change year-on-year
-2.91% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
18 20 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.42% 10.05% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 11
Average daily rate £258 £275 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £190 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Average hourly rate £12.49 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.93% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
LiteSpeed
North West

LiteSpeed
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LiteSpeed across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

LiteSpeed Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

LiteSpeed
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

LiteSpeed Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

LiteSpeed
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing LiteSpeed 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 LiteSpeed.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) DTS
1 4 (100.00%) CommVault
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) HL7
1 4 (100.00%) JCAPS
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) NHS
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

LiteSpeed
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing LiteSpeed 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 LiteSpeed. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) JCAPS
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DTS
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DBA
2 3 (75.00%) SQL DBA
3 2 (50.00%) Developer
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) CommVault