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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cramer
Rank 553 547 536
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing Cramer 22 13 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.027% 0.078%
As % of the Vendors category 0.095% 0.057% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 9
Average daily rate
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£385 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £350 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £318
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.25%
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
23192 22746 24950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 46.11% 46.64% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13297 12926 13098
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1015 1045 1274
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.93 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -9 9 £385 +48.07%
Cramer
UK

Cramer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 18 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (40.00%) SDH
3 11 (36.67%) Ethernet
4 10 (33.33%) ATM
5 9 (30.00%) 2G
6 8 (26.67%) 3G
6 8 (26.67%) LTE
7 7 (23.33%) GSM
7 7 (23.33%) Remedy
8 6 (20.00%) MPLS
8 6 (20.00%) Cisco
8 6 (20.00%) Network Management
9 5 (16.67%) 4G
9 5 (16.67%) Network Planning
9 5 (16.67%) NetCracker
9 5 (16.67%) UMTS
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle
10 4 (13.33%) OPNET
10 4 (13.33%) Migration
10 4 (13.33%) Netcool
10 4 (13.33%) DWDM
10 4 (13.33%) BMC
10 4 (13.33%) Citrix
10 4 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (13.33%) Greenplum
10 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
11 3 (10.00%) Huawei
11 3 (10.00%) Degree
11 3 (10.00%) Network Design
11 3 (10.00%) MS Office

Cramer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.33%) Minerva
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) SDH
2 11 (36.67%) Ethernet
3 10 (33.33%) ATM
4 9 (30.00%) 2G
5 8 (26.67%) LTE
5 8 (26.67%) 3G
6 7 (23.33%) GSM
7 6 (20.00%) MPLS
8 5 (16.67%) 4G
8 5 (16.67%) UMTS
9 4 (13.33%) DWDM
10 3 (10.00%) 2.5G
11 2 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (6.67%) Internet
11 2 (6.67%) BGP
11 2 (6.67%) CDMA
11 2 (6.67%) GPRS
12 1 (3.33%) Broadband
12 1 (3.33%) VoIP
12 1 (3.33%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 18 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 5 (16.67%) Transmission Planner
2 4 (13.33%) Architect
2 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (13.33%) OSS Architect
2 4 (13.33%) OSS Solutions Architect
3 2 (6.67%) Circuiting Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Provisioning Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Coordinator
4 1 (3.33%) Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) IP Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Change Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Network Management
2 5 (16.67%) Network Planning
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) Network Design
5 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.67%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.67%) Use Case
5 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.67%) SOA
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE
5 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Validation
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) CCIE
2 2 (6.67%) CCNP
2 2 (6.67%) CCDP
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.67%) PMP
2 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CCIP
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) CCDE
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Netcool
1 4 (13.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Remedy
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco
3 5 (16.67%) NetCracker
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle
4 4 (13.33%) Greenplum
4 4 (13.33%) BMC
4 4 (13.33%) Citrix
5 3 (10.00%) Huawei
6 2 (6.67%) Ericsson
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.67%) Nortel
7 1 (3.33%) Juniper
7 1 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (3.33%) MetaSolv
7 1 (3.33%) BT
7 1 (3.33%) Amdocs
7 1 (3.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks