The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cramer 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 Cramer over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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 Cramer Systems.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cramer
Rank 583 554 540
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -14
Contract jobs citing Cramer 12 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.032% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.053% 0.072% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 11
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£293 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.87% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £398 £310
% change year-on-year
-26.41% +28.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £9.25
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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
22641 22172 21543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.94% 44.92% 46.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13646 12517 11993
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 990 998 1118
Average hourly rate £18.71 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Cramer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Cramer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cramer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Cramer Daily Rate Trend in England

Cramer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Cramer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cramer
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 Cramer within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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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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
South East -15 4 £293 -24.02%
West Midlands +3 1 - -
North West -26 1 - -
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Cramer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cramer 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 Cramer.

1 19 (67.86%) Telecoms
2 13 (46.43%) 2G
2 13 (46.43%) 3G
3 11 (39.29%) Radio Access Network
4 10 (35.71%) Ericsson
5 9 (32.14%) Amdocs
6 8 (28.57%) ATM
7 7 (25.00%) LTE
8 6 (21.43%) UNIX
9 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 5 (17.86%) CRM
9 5 (17.86%) German Language
9 5 (17.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
10 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (14.29%) SDH
10 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (14.29%) Cisco
10 4 (14.29%) Oracle
10 4 (14.29%) SOAP
10 4 (14.29%) XML
10 4 (14.29%) HTML
10 4 (14.29%) Java
10 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 4 (14.29%) Perl
10 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
10 4 (14.29%) Windows
10 4 (14.29%) Python
10 4 (14.29%) Nokia
11 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification

Cramer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Cramer 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 Cramer. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) 3G
1 13 (46.43%) 2G
2 11 (39.29%) Radio Access Network
3 8 (28.57%) ATM
4 7 (25.00%) LTE
5 4 (14.29%) SDH
6 3 (10.71%) DWDM
6 3 (10.71%) MPLS
6 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
6 3 (10.71%) VPN
6 3 (10.71%) Internet
6 3 (10.71%) BGP
7 2 (7.14%) DSLAM
7 2 (7.14%) DSL
7 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
7 2 (7.14%) LLU
7 2 (7.14%) 4G
7 2 (7.14%) xDSL
7 2 (7.14%) RIP
7 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 19 (67.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.86%) German Language
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Integration Engineer
1 5 (17.86%) RAN Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) OSS Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) OSS Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Design Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) IP Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) OSS Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.57%) OSS Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Developer
4 1 (3.57%) Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) HTML
1 4 (14.29%) SOAP
1 4 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) GIS
1 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.57%) Frameworx
1 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) UNIX
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) CRM
2 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) Network Design
4 2 (7.14%) Network Planning
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) UML
4 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.14%) Network Management
5 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.57%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Use Case
5 1 (3.57%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) Python
2 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 4 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.29%) Perl
2 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
1 3 (10.71%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) CCDP
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) HNC
2 1 (3.57%) CCIE
2 1 (3.57%) CCNP
2 1 (3.57%) CCIP
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Netcool
1 2 (7.14%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Ericsson
2 9 (32.14%) Amdocs
3 5 (17.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 4 (14.29%) Nokia
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (10.71%) Huawei
6 2 (7.14%) ComArch
6 2 (7.14%) Remedy
6 2 (7.14%) Infovista
6 2 (7.14%) BT
6 2 (7.14%) Nortel
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) Siemens
7 1 (3.57%) NetIQ