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 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 Cramer Systems.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cramer
Rank 562 541 510
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -31
Contract jobs citing Cramer 18 21 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.044% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.076% 0.094% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 13
Average daily rate
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£303 £270 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.03% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £350 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £260 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.25 £9.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.63%
Cramer
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%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Cramer Daily Rate Histogram 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 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 -17 8 £310 +19.23%
Cramer
UK

Cramer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 21 (61.76%) Telecoms
2 14 (41.18%) Ethernet
3 13 (38.24%) SDH
4 10 (29.41%) MPLS
5 9 (26.47%) Remedy
5 9 (26.47%) 3G
5 9 (26.47%) ATM
6 8 (23.53%) Oracle
6 8 (23.53%) GSM
6 8 (23.53%) Cisco
6 8 (23.53%) 2G
7 7 (20.59%) Migration
7 7 (20.59%) Network Management
7 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
8 6 (17.65%) LTE
8 6 (17.65%) NetCracker
8 6 (17.65%) Network Planning
8 6 (17.65%) UMTS
9 5 (14.71%) Netcool
9 5 (14.71%) Citrix
9 5 (14.71%) BMC
9 5 (14.71%) OPNET
9 5 (14.71%) Greenplum
9 5 (14.71%) 4G
9 5 (14.71%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (11.76%) 2.5G
10 4 (11.76%) Project Management
10 4 (11.76%) GPRS
10 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (11.76%) Internet

Cramer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.94%) Minerva
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) Ethernet
2 13 (38.24%) SDH
3 10 (29.41%) MPLS
4 9 (26.47%) 3G
4 9 (26.47%) ATM
5 8 (23.53%) GSM
5 8 (23.53%) 2G
6 6 (17.65%) LTE
6 6 (17.65%) UMTS
7 5 (14.71%) 4G
8 4 (11.76%) 2.5G
8 4 (11.76%) GPRS
8 4 (11.76%) Internet
8 4 (11.76%) DWDM
8 4 (11.76%) BGP
9 3 (8.82%) CDMA
9 3 (8.82%) DSL
10 2 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (5.88%) Firewall
10 2 (5.88%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 21 (61.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Architect
2 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (14.71%) OSS Architect
2 5 (14.71%) OSS Solutions Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Transmission Planner
4 2 (5.88%) Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Provisioning Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Transmission Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Circuiting Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Coordinator
5 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Design Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) WSDL
1 2 (5.88%) SOAP
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
1 2 (5.88%) XML
1 2 (5.88%) JMS
1 2 (5.88%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Migration
1 7 (20.59%) Network Management
2 6 (17.65%) Network Planning
3 4 (11.76%) Project Management
3 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.82%) SOA
4 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
4 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
4 3 (8.82%) Business Transformation
5 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.88%) Network Design
5 2 (5.88%) Resource Management
5 2 (5.88%) Use Case
5 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (5.88%) TDD
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) Java
1 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.82%) PMP
2 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
2 3 (8.82%) CCNP
2 3 (8.82%) CCNA
2 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) CCDP
3 2 (5.88%) CCIE
4 1 (2.94%) CCIP
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) CCDE
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Netcool
1 5 (14.71%) OPNET
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Remedy
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) Cisco
3 6 (17.65%) NetCracker
4 5 (14.71%) Citrix
4 5 (14.71%) BMC
4 5 (14.71%) Greenplum
5 3 (8.82%) MetaSolv
5 3 (8.82%) Huawei
6 2 (5.88%) BT
6 2 (5.88%) Nortel
6 2 (5.88%) BEA
6 2 (5.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.94%) Juniper
7 1 (2.94%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.94%) Amdocs
7 1 (2.94%) Nokia Solutions and Networks