The first table below looks at the demand for DCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DCOM over the 3 months to 23 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 of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM)
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DCOM 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.48% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.84% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
163 140 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.21% 27.61% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 78 93
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
DCOM
West Midlands

DCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

DCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

DCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

DCOM Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

DCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing DCOM 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 DCOM.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) JMS
1 4 (100.00%) EAI
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) COM+
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) DDNS
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) IPv4
2 3 (75.00%) IPv6
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) DB2

DCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing DCOM 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 DCOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
2 3 (75.00%) DDNS
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) IPv4
2 3 (75.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) JMS
1 4 (100.00%) COM+
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) EAI
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft