The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 117 128 126
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing COM 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.037% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £258 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £500 £419
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £14.50
COM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
511 562 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.11% 20.72% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 312 310
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.00 £38.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £125.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COM across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

COM
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COM across the Berkshire region.

COM Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

COM
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COM across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

COM Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COM across the Berkshire region.

COM Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

COM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading - 4 £258 - 41
COM
South East

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing COM 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 COM.

1 5 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (40.00%) Spanish Language
4 2 (40.00%) Billing
4 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (20.00%) Business Development
5 1 (20.00%) Data Management
5 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Channel Management
5 1 (20.00%) Revenue Recognition
5 1 (20.00%) Presales
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (20.00%) .NET

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing COM 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 COM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Portuguese Language
1 2 (40.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Coordinator
1 2 (40.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Implementation Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Presales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Channel Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Revenue Recognition
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Siebel
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