The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of 3Com products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3Com over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the 3Com Corporation.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
3Com
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing 3Com 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
3Com
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20132 21592 20644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.66% 45.85% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12166 12738 11641
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 810 932 923
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

3Com
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3Com across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

3Com Jobs Demand Trend in England

3Com
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3Com across the England region.

3Com Daily Rate Trend in England

3Com
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3Com across the England region.

3Com Hourly Rate Trend in England

3Com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing 3Com 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 3Com.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
3 1 (33.33%) HP APS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

3Com
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing 3Com 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 3Com. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) SNA
3 1 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Network Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) HP APS
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) Nortel
3 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) WatchGuard