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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cramer
Rank 527 523 477
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -46
Contract jobs citing Cramer 30 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.036% 0.094%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.080% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 4
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£250 £313 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £227 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £375 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
21330 20067 18887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.93% 45.63% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12693 11425 10135
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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 £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 897 1222
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.65 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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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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 +22 27 £250 -9.09% 3
London - 2 £500 -
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Cramer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 29 (49.15%) Telecoms
2 21 (35.59%) 3G
3 18 (30.51%) MPLS
3 18 (30.51%) Radio Access Network
4 17 (28.81%) Java
4 17 (28.81%) PL/SQL
4 17 (28.81%) SQL
4 17 (28.81%) 2G
4 17 (28.81%) Amdocs
5 16 (27.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 15 (25.42%) SDH
7 14 (23.73%) Ericsson
8 13 (22.03%) Ethernet
8 13 (22.03%) LTE
9 11 (18.64%) Cisco
10 9 (15.25%) Oracle
10 9 (15.25%) Migration
10 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database
11 8 (13.56%) ATM
11 8 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (13.56%) BGP
12 7 (11.86%) Netcool
12 7 (11.86%) BEA
12 7 (11.86%) Nokia
12 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (11.86%) JAXB
12 7 (11.86%) CCNP
12 7 (11.86%) C
12 7 (11.86%) JMS
12 7 (11.86%) WebLogic

Cramer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.86%) WebLogic
1 7 (11.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.59%) 3G
2 18 (30.51%) MPLS
2 18 (30.51%) Radio Access Network
3 17 (28.81%) 2G
4 15 (25.42%) SDH
5 13 (22.03%) Ethernet
5 13 (22.03%) LTE
6 8 (13.56%) ATM
6 8 (13.56%) BGP
7 7 (11.86%) 4G
8 6 (10.17%) DNS
8 6 (10.17%) GSM
9 5 (8.47%) OSPF
9 5 (8.47%) Internet
10 4 (6.78%) Firewall
11 3 (5.08%) DWDM
11 3 (5.08%) DSL
11 3 (5.08%) UMTS
11 3 (5.08%) VPN
12 2 (3.39%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Toad
General
1 29 (49.15%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.78%) Back Office
3 1 (1.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (13.56%) Developer
2 7 (11.86%) Network Engineer
2 7 (11.86%) RAN Engineer
3 5 (8.47%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Architect
6 2 (3.39%) OSS Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Transmission Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) OSS Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) OSS Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Design Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.69%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.69%) Technical Support
7 1 (1.69%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Technical Architect
7 1 (1.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) JAXB
1 7 (11.86%) JMS
1 7 (11.86%) SOAP
1 7 (11.86%) Web Services
1 7 (11.86%) XML
1 7 (11.86%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.25%) Migration
2 7 (11.86%) TDD
2 7 (11.86%) Data Migration
2 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
3 5 (8.47%) Software Licensing
4 4 (6.78%) Network Management
4 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.08%) Asset Management
5 3 (5.08%) Network Design
5 3 (5.08%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.39%) WFM
6 2 (3.39%) Network Planning
6 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.39%) Project Management
7 1 (1.69%) PRINCE
7 1 (1.69%) SOA
7 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.69%) Change Management
7 1 (1.69%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) Java
1 17 (28.81%) PL/SQL
1 17 (28.81%) SQL
2 7 (11.86%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.86%) CCNP
3 5 (8.47%) CCIE
3 5 (8.47%) CCNA
3 5 (8.47%) CCDP
4 4 (6.78%) CCIP
5 3 (5.08%) CCDE
6 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.39%) Degree
7 1 (1.69%) PMP
7 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) Netcool
1 7 (11.86%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (3.39%) OPNET
3 1 (1.69%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 17 (28.81%) Amdocs
2 16 (27.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 14 (23.73%) Ericsson
4 11 (18.64%) Cisco
5 9 (15.25%) Oracle
6 7 (11.86%) BEA
6 7 (11.86%) Nokia
6 7 (11.86%) MetaSolv
6 7 (11.86%) Huawei
7 6 (10.17%) Remedy
8 5 (8.47%) Citrix
9 4 (6.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 4 (6.78%) Nortel
9 4 (6.78%) Infovista
10 3 (5.08%) Juniper
11 2 (3.39%) Greenplum
11 2 (3.39%) NetCracker
11 2 (3.39%) BT
11 2 (3.39%) BMC
12 1 (1.69%) Microsoft