The first table below looks at the demand for LiveLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveLink over the 3 months to 18 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 Application Platforms category for the South 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 143 - 145
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% - 0.055%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.15% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £406 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
683 388 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.62% 16.68% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 238 329
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
LiveLink
England

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LiveLink across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

LiveLink
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

LiveLink Daily Rate Trend in the South West

LiveLink
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing LiveLink 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 LiveLink.

1 2 (100.00%) Open Text
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

LiveLink
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing LiveLink 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 LiveLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (100.00%) Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Open Text
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft