The first table below looks at the demand for LINC skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINC over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Programming Languages category for the North West 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.

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3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Contract jobs citing LINC 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £398 - £440
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
888 841 1226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.10% 33.01% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 437 679
Average daily rate £338 £310 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% +3.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 70
Average hourly rate £26.88 £30.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.61 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINC across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

LINC Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

LINC Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

LINC Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing LINC 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 LINC.

1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing LINC 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 LINC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware