The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dell Software NetVault LiteSpeed
Rank 611 586 539
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -47
Contract jobs citing LiteSpeed 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the System Software category 0.037% 0.059% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £250 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -2.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £250 £258
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5436 5062 4370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.85% 9.60% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3052 2723 2094
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 638 625 598
Average hourly rate £17.48 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.33 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.85%

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 4 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 27 May 2015. 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 -24 2 £425 +70.00%
Havant - 2 £425 -
Hampshire - 2 £425 -
South East - 2 £425 -

LiteSpeed
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
2 2 (50.00%) Neverfail
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) JCAPS
2 2 (50.00%) MediaWiki
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (50.00%) Korn
2 2 (50.00%) HL7
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script

LiteSpeed
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) JCAPS
1 2 (50.00%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Server Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Database Mirroring
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Neverfail