The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 12 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 590 592 552
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -40
Contract jobs citing COM+ 6 1 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.002% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.044% 0.008% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 17
Average daily rate £375 £225 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £225 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.00
COM+
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13519 12732 12319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.65% 27.04% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9470 8568 7886
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 179 254
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.28 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

COM+ Jobs Demand Trend in England

COM+
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

COM+ Daily Rate Trend in England

COM+
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COM+ across the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

COM+ Daily Rate Histogram in England

COM+
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

COM+ Hourly Rate Trend in England

COM+
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM+ within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 2 £333 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £375 - 1
East of England - 2 - - 1
COM+
UK

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
1 11 (78.57%) IIS
2 9 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (50.00%) .NET
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) High Availability
4 7 (50.00%) Splunk
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 6 (42.86%) C#
5 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 5 (35.71%) VB
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco
6 5 (35.71%) EMC
6 5 (35.71%) SAN
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (35.71%) Firewall
6 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (35.71%) VMware
6 5 (35.71%) Palo Alto
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
6 5 (35.71%) NetCrunch
6 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
6 5 (35.71%) LANDesk
6 5 (35.71%) EMC NetWorker

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 11 (78.57%) IIS
2 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (21.43%) Apache
3 3 (21.43%) JBoss
3 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
1 5 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) DB2
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) VisualVM
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Technician
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Technician
2 4 (28.57%) Support Technician
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Support
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) Middleware
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET
5 2 (14.29%) WSDL
5 2 (14.29%) XML Schema
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Remoting
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (7.14%) CSS
6 1 (7.14%) DHTML
6 1 (7.14%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) DataPower
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) High Availability
2 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 4 (28.57%) Change Control
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) VB
3 4 (28.57%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 3 (21.43%) VB6
5 2 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (35.71%) NetCrunch
2 2 (14.29%) Nagios
2 2 (14.29%) Opsview
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Splunk
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) EMC
2 5 (35.71%) LANDesk
2 5 (35.71%) Palo Alto
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
City of London
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Essex
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
North Yorkshire
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Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Surrey
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Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Lincolnshire
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Rate: £500 - £501 per day
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West Sussex
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Rate: £200 - £300 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Derbyshire
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Gloucestershire
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
East Midlands
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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