The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Birmingham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cramer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Cramer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.56% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 £9.50
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
318 231 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 51.88% 45.12% 45.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 109 131
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 20
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.65 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cramer
West Midlands

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 29 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) DSLAM
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) LLU
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) xDSL

Cramer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) DSLAM
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) LLU
1 1 (100.00%) xDSL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) BT