The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Text LiveLink
Rank - - 128
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.077%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 - £408
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
LiveLink
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
535 551 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.96% 17.09% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 352 319
Average daily rate £350 £385 £372
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 27
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.69 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.66% +16.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £36.40 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

LiveLink Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

LiveLink
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

LiveLink
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 4 (100.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix