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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 183 194 159
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -35
Contract jobs citing COM 3 5 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% 0.087% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.29% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 28
Average daily rate
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£475 £263 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.95% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £136 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £585 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +66.66%
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
1569 1706 1569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.98% 29.55% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1257 1244 1260
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 16
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.00 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.24% +9.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Law
5 2 (20.00%) Advertising
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (10.00%) VCP4
6 1 (10.00%) vSphere
6 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) E-Discovery
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (10.00%) Solvency II
6 1 (10.00%) R
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL V2
6 1 (10.00%) Tableau
6 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) Spotfire
3 1 (10.00%) QlikView
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Law
2 2 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Fund Management
2 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (10.00%) Use Case
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) E-Discovery
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
2 1 (10.00%) R
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau
2 1 (10.00%) LexisNexis
2 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €600 - €800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £470 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £430 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £1000 - £1250 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Ortolan Group
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago