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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 39 35
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4  
Contract jobs citing Internet 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.88% 0.30% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% 2.50% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £210 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -1.97% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.18 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.16
% change year-on-year -12.90% -4.08%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 38 40 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 11.91% 11.83% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 9
Median daily rate £310 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £200 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.90% -19.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Internet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 4 £210 - 2
Internet
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) MS Office
4 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
5 4 (36.36%) Google
5 4 (36.36%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
5 4 (36.36%) XML
5 4 (36.36%) Intranet
6 3 (27.27%) Extranet
6 3 (27.27%) SOA
6 3 (27.27%) Workflow
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) Nintex
6 3 (27.27%) User Experience
6 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 3 (27.27%) InfoPath
6 3 (27.27%) WF
6 3 (27.27%) Google Analytics
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) Analytics
7 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
7 2 (18.18%) SDLC

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 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Google Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Intranet
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Extranet
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (9.09%) Xcode
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) iOS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Mobility Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 3 (27.27%) WF
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Android
2 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) SOA
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Google
3 3 (27.27%) Nintex
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
Merseyside
Reed Technology
Rate: £16.18 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago