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 24 April 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 191 210 153
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -57
Contract jobs citing COM 4 3 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.074% 0.048% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.16% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 41
Average daily rate
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£475 £150 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+216.66% -66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £134 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £330 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £338
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
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
1630 1889 1798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.03% 30.01% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1283 1422 1421
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 16
Average hourly rate £19.72 £41.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% -69.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Law
4 2 (25.00%) Legal
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (12.50%) MDX
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (12.50%) Spotfire
5 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
5 1 (12.50%) QlikView
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (12.50%) MCITP
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Document Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) Spotfire
3 1 (12.50%) QlikView
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Law
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support
2 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) MDX
1 1 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
2 1 (12.50%) TIBCO
2 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £300 - £450 per day
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Posted: 3 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £520 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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iKonnect
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum + Expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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Rate: £400 - £420 per day
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Rate: £400 - £440 per day
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