The first table below looks at the demand for DCOM 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 DCOM over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM)
Rank 198 212 217
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs citing DCOM 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.028% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.059% 0.096% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£210 £463 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.59% +28.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £301
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1696 2092 2207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.23% 29.52% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1266 1610 1720
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
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DCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

DCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DCOM
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 DCOM across the City of London region.

DCOM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

DCOM
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 DCOM across the City of London region.

DCOM Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

DCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing DCOM 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 DCOM.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) WMI
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing DCOM 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 DCOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) DMZ
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) HSRP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WMI
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) F5