The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cramer products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cramer over the 3 months to 3 August 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Cramer Systems.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cramer
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cramer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £398 £270
% change year-on-year
-26.41% +47.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £9.25
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
323 339 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.55% 47.61% 49.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 178 144
Average daily rate £350 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £185 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £491 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.85 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.58% -28.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

Cramer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cramer across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cramer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Cramer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Cramer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Cramer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cramer 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 Cramer.

1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) Broadband
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) PSTN
1 2 (100.00%) SDH
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Nortel
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) DWDM
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) DSLAM
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei
1 2 (100.00%) LLU
1 2 (100.00%) xDSL

Cramer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cramer 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 Cramer. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) Broadband
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) PSTN
1 2 (100.00%) SDH
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) DWDM
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) DSLAM
1 2 (100.00%) DSL
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) LLU
1 2 (100.00%) xDSL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Nortel
1 2 (100.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) Huawei