The table below looks at the statistics for LiteSpeed 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 LiteSpeed over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software NetVault LiteSpeed
Rank 152 135 119
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -16
Contract jobs citing LiteSpeed 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.052% 0.13% 0.042%
As % of the System Software category 0.58% 1.04% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£283 £250 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £283 £250 £258
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
346 385 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.97% 12.16% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 150 74
Average daily rate £325 £260 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £134 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 79 51
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £12.35 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.02 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

LiteSpeed
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

LiteSpeed Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

LiteSpeed
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

LiteSpeed Daily Rate Trend in the North West

LiteSpeed
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) HL7
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) JCAPS
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Database Mirroring
1 2 (100.00%) Neverfail

LiteSpeed
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) JCAPS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Neverfail