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 10 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.

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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cramer
Rank 592 563 561
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -2
Contract jobs citing Cramer 4 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.064% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.020% 0.14% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 8
Average daily rate £320 £250 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £196 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £480 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £250 £263
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
20132 21592 20644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.66% 45.85% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12166 12738 11641
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 810 932 923
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 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
West Midlands -10 3 £240 +54.83%
London +6 1 £400 -20.00%
Cramer
UK

Cramer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (70.00%) Nortel
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) 3G
2 7 (70.00%) Huawei
2 7 (70.00%) Fault Management
2 7 (70.00%) 4G
2 7 (70.00%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (70.00%) Fault Analysis
3 6 (60.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 6 (60.00%) Ericsson
3 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (50.00%) Back Office
4 5 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (50.00%) 2G
4 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) LTE
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) WFM
5 4 (40.00%) HNC
6 2 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (20.00%) SDH
6 2 (20.00%) DWDM
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Network Design
7 1 (10.00%) RNC
7 1 (10.00%) JNCIA

Cramer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) 3G
1 7 (70.00%) 4G
1 7 (70.00%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (50.00%) 2G
2 5 (50.00%) LTE
3 2 (20.00%) DWDM
3 2 (20.00%) SDH
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) MGW
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) RNC
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) VPLS
4 1 (10.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
General
1 9 (90.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) RAN Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Back Office Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IP Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Fault Analysis
1 7 (70.00%) Fault Management
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (40.00%) WFM
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (10.00%) Network Design
5 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) HNC
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Citrix
1 7 (70.00%) Huawei
1 7 (70.00%) Nortel
2 6 (60.00%) Ericsson
2 6 (60.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (10.00%) BT
5 1 (10.00%) Ciena
5 1 (10.00%) ComArch
5 1 (10.00%) Nokia
5 1 (10.00%) Siemens