The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Computacenter 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 Computacenter over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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 Computacenter PLC.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computacenter
Rank 560 556 572
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing Computacenter 20 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.012% 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.085% 0.027% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Average daily rate
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£281 £575 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.08% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £575 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £575 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £575 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +43.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.70 £20.63 £10.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.05% +90.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £18.13 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £23.13 £11.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.64 £20.63 £10.83
% change year-on-year
-19.30% +90.53%
Computacenter
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
23560 22273 24622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.31% 46.29% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13717 12890 12929
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1107 1020 1274
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.90 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

Computacenter
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Computacenter Jobs Demand Trend in England

Computacenter
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Computacenter Daily Rate Trend in England

Computacenter
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computacenter across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Computacenter Daily Rate Histogram in England

Computacenter
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Computacenter Hourly Rate Trend in England

Computacenter
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computacenter across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Computacenter Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Computacenter
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 Computacenter within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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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
South East -10 3 £450 - 8
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - - 8
East Midlands - - - - 1
Computacenter
UK

Computacenter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Computacenter 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 Computacenter.

1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
5 3 (12.00%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.00%) VBScript
5 3 (12.00%) VB
5 3 (12.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) McAfee
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (8.00%) Remedy
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco
6 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) BT
6 2 (8.00%) Finance
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) APMP
7 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
7 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (4.00%) Change Management
7 1 (4.00%) Firewall

Computacenter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Computacenter 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 Computacenter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) SSH
2 1 (4.00%) VLAN
2 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.00%) GSM
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Customer Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Installation Technician
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (8.00%) Migration
2 1 (4.00%) Change Management
2 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (4.00%) Time Management
2 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (4.00%) Project Management
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
1 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (12.00%) VBScript
1 3 (12.00%) VB
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) APMP
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) PMP
1 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) McAfee
4 2 (8.00%) Remedy
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) BT
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
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