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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 184 - 217
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COM 10 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% - 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
Average daily rate
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£233 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-26.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1605 1761 2226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.50% 29.94% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1319 1307 1674
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
6 3 (21.43%) MS Office
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (14.29%) CAFM
7 2 (14.29%) Front Office
7 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (14.29%) Bloomberg
7 2 (14.29%) SAP
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
8 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
8 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (7.14%) Java
8 1 (7.14%) Perl
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle
8 1 (7.14%) XML
8 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
3 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Desktop Support
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Assistant
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) WinForms
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) Software Packaging
3 1 (7.14%) WCF
3 1 (7.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) Equities
2 1 (7.14%) Derivative
2 1 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) CAFM
2 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
2 1 (7.14%) OO
2 1 (7.14%) OOD
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) MVC
2 1 (7.14%) Workflow
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) TDD
2 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.14%) Document Management
2 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Bloomberg
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
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