The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 145 188 199
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +11
Contract jobs citing COM 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.078% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.26% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate £475 £248 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.91% -41.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £145 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £438 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £500 £419
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £14.50
COM
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
990 1564 1731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.46% 30.54% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 1258 1292
Average daily rate £463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -26.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

COM
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

COM
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

COM Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

COM Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Basel III
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (16.67%) Power BI
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Front Office
5 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) NFS
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) EMC

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Power BI
2 1 (16.67%) QlikView
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Banking Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Basel III
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) NFS
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Bloomberg
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
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