Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 50 47
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 +10
Contract jobs citing Internet 4 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.85% 1.68% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 13.41% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £210 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.48% -50.00% +68.00%
10th Percentile £375 £202 £278
90th Percentile £425 £302 £555
North West median daily rate £375 £410 £488
% change year-on-year -8.54% -15.90% +21.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Merseyside median hourly rate - £16.18 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.57% -26.32%
North West median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £17.54
% change year-on-year -6.90% -17.31% +3.15%

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 82 82 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 17.45% 12.54% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 59 49
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £214 £181 £306
90th Percentile £550 £423 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £414
% change year-on-year +0.06% -3.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 14
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.81 £16.18 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.68% +15.57% -26.32%
10th Percentile £12.45 £16.18 £10.50
90th Percentile £21.50 £34.24 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £16.96 £15.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +9.40% -24.39% +13.07%

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 25 May 2018. 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 +12 3 £400 +90.48% 7
Birkenhead - 1 - -
Internet
North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Internet.

1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) Interactive Media
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (50.00%) Ember.js
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) React
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) EdgeSight
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (25.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012

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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Broadband
2 1 (25.00%) DMZ
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VDSL2
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Interactive Media
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) React Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) Ember.js
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (50.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) EdgeSight
1 1 (25.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (25.00%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) BT
1 1 (25.00%) CA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Draytek
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Ivanti
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) Wyse