Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Internet
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 39 57
Rank change year-on-year -9 +18 -17
Contract jobs citing Internet 4 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.81% 3.02% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.63% 16.67% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 5
Merseyside median daily rate £313 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% -20.59% +21.43%
10th Percentile £261 £309 £219
90th Percentile £364 £438 £438
North West median daily rate £369 £419 £450
% change year-on-year -11.94% -6.94% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - £16.00 -
North West median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year -18.75% -7.67% +35.71%

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 71 108 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 14.40% 18.12% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 64 47
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £146 £170 £150
90th Percentile £438 £518 £475
North West median daily rate £388 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -5.49% +9.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 11
Merseyside median hourly rate £10.47 £16.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.56% +28.00% -39.76%
10th Percentile £9.39 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £13.69 £28.48 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year - -5.44% -10.95%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Internet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Merseyside

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Internet in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Merseyside

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Merseyside

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -11 4 £313 -10.71%
Internet
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Internet.

1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 1 (25.00%) Siebel CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) vMotion
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Siebel
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) SSL

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) DSL
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (25.00%) VRRP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) ISMS
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AppDNA
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (25.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) AppSense
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) NETGEAR
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Siebel
2 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (25.00%) VMware