The first table below looks at the demand for LiteSpeed skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiteSpeed over the 3 months to 25 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 System Software category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dell Software NetVault LiteSpeed
Rank 592 - 581
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LiteSpeed 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.005%
As % of the System Software category 0.019% - 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£375 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5194 5006 4763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.50% 9.81% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2863 2535 2269
Average daily rate £325 £345 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 621 648
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%

LiteSpeed
Jobs Demand Trend

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

LiteSpeed Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LiteSpeed
Daily Rate Trend

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

LiteSpeed Daily Rate Trend in the UK

LiteSpeed
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LiteSpeed within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England - 1 £375 -
Knutsford - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
North West - - - -

LiteSpeed
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) DTS
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Clustering
3 4 (66.67%) CommVault
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (66.67%) JCAPS
3 4 (66.67%) HL7
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) NHS
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning

LiteSpeed
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) JCAPS
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) DTS
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) DBA
2 5 (83.33%) SQL DBA
3 3 (50.00%) Developer
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Administrator
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) HL7
2 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Foglight
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) CommVault
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) BMC