The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cramer
Rank 580 470 538
Rank change year-on-year
-110 +68
Contract jobs citing Cramer 10 33 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.077% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category 0.043% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 7
Average daily rate £260 £350 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £425 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.56% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 £9.50
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
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 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cramer
UK

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -33 6 £235 -18.26%
London - - - -
North West - - - -
Cramer
UK

Cramer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (88.00%) Telecoms
2 16 (64.00%) Ethernet
3 13 (52.00%) SDH
4 9 (36.00%) LTE
5 8 (32.00%) 3G
6 7 (28.00%) 2G
7 6 (24.00%) Huawei
8 5 (20.00%) Siemens
8 5 (20.00%) Cisco
8 5 (20.00%) Capacity Management
9 4 (16.00%) Network Management
9 4 (16.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 4 (16.00%) Ericsson
9 4 (16.00%) ATM
10 3 (12.00%) Network Design
10 3 (12.00%) German Language
10 3 (12.00%) Fault Management
10 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (12.00%) Broadband
10 3 (12.00%) BGP
10 3 (12.00%) Internet
10 3 (12.00%) Netcool
10 3 (12.00%) SONET
10 3 (12.00%) DWDM
10 3 (12.00%) MPLS
10 3 (12.00%) OSPF
10 3 (12.00%) Remedy
10 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning

Cramer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) Ethernet
2 13 (52.00%) SDH
3 9 (36.00%) LTE
4 8 (32.00%) 3G
5 7 (28.00%) 2G
6 4 (16.00%) ATM
7 3 (12.00%) Broadband
7 3 (12.00%) BGP
7 3 (12.00%) Internet
7 3 (12.00%) SONET
7 3 (12.00%) DWDM
7 3 (12.00%) MPLS
7 3 (12.00%) OSPF
8 2 (8.00%) 4G
8 2 (8.00%) GSM
8 2 (8.00%) UMTS
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (8.00%) RNC
8 2 (8.00%) VLAN
8 2 (8.00%) 2.5G
General
1 22 (88.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) German Language
3 2 (8.00%) Front Office
3 2 (8.00%) Back Office
3 2 (8.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Transmission Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Design Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Provisioning Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Transmission Design Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Transmission Planner
5 2 (8.00%) Back Office Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Support
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Radio Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) NGOSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (16.00%) Network Management
3 3 (12.00%) Network Design
3 3 (12.00%) Fault Management
3 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Network Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Logistics
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Netcool
2 1 (4.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Huawei
2 5 (20.00%) Siemens
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (16.00%) Ericsson
4 3 (12.00%) Remedy
5 2 (8.00%) BT
6 1 (4.00%) MetaSolv
6 1 (4.00%) Amdocs
6 1 (4.00%) Nortel
6 1 (4.00%) Infovista
6 1 (4.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks