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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - 191 214
Contract jobs citing COM 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.073% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.24% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £475 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +216.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £335 £413
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -18.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-35.93% +6.66%
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
1127 1634 1869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.70% 29.82% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 1288 1423
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -51.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £15.64 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.94 £73.00 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing COM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing COM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for COM.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Basel III
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (20.00%) Power BI
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Tableau
5 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
5 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching
5 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) NAS
5 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Power BI
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Basel III
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + n/a
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago