The first table below looks at the demand for DCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DCOM over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM)
Rank 543 539 551
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing DCOM 21 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.019% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.068% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Average daily rate
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£363 £413 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £413 £301
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +37.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13759 13253 13963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.87% 28.52% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8999 8604 8670
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 278 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
DCOM
UK

DCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DCOM across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

DCOM Jobs Demand Trend in England

DCOM
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DCOM across the England region.

DCOM Daily Rate Trend in England

DCOM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DCOM across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

DCOM Daily Rate Histogram in England

DCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DCOM across the England region.

DCOM Hourly Rate Trend in England

DCOM
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 DCOM within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 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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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
South East - 11 £363 - 2
London +5 2 £210 -53.33% 2
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
DCOM
UK

DCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DCOM 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 DCOM.

1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) SQL
3 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
4 17 (65.38%) WMI
4 17 (65.38%) SCCM
5 16 (61.54%) T-SQL
6 15 (57.69%) PowerShell
7 14 (53.85%) DNS
8 13 (50.00%) IIS
8 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 13 (50.00%) Internet
9 12 (46.15%) VBScript
10 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
11 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
11 10 (38.46%) SCOM
11 10 (38.46%) PKI
12 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (26.92%) .NET
13 6 (23.08%) VB
14 5 (19.23%) LAN
15 4 (15.38%) ActiveX
15 4 (15.38%) DTS
15 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
15 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
15 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
15 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (15.38%) Firmware
15 4 (15.38%) Application Packaging
15 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services

DCOM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DCOM 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 DCOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (50.00%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) DNS
2 13 (50.00%) Internet
3 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
4 5 (19.23%) LAN
5 3 (11.54%) IPv4
5 3 (11.54%) IPv6
5 3 (11.54%) DDNS
5 3 (11.54%) LDAP
6 2 (7.69%) DHCP
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.85%) HSRP
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.85%) VLAN
7 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.85%) DMZ
7 1 (3.85%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.85%) BGP
7 1 (3.85%) WLAN
7 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) DTS
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) DB2
4 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Law
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) SCCM Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Field Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) IT Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop Support
6 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Manager
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) ActiveX
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 4 (15.38%) Application Packaging
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (11.54%) COM+
3 3 (11.54%) SOAP
3 3 (11.54%) J2EE
3 3 (11.54%) JMS
4 2 (7.69%) MSMQ
5 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) PKI
2 4 (15.38%) Firmware
3 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) UNIX
4 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Migration
1 4 (15.38%) Software Distribution
1 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
2 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
2 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
2 3 (11.54%) EAI
2 3 (11.54%) SOA
3 1 (3.85%) Network Management
3 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
3 1 (3.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 16 (61.54%) T-SQL
3 15 (57.69%) PowerShell
4 12 (46.15%) VBScript
5 6 (23.08%) VB
6 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 4 (15.38%) VB6
7 3 (11.54%) C#
7 3 (11.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) CCNP
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (65.38%) WMI
1 17 (65.38%) SCCM
2 10 (38.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) IBM
2 3 (11.54%) Business Objects
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
London
Slaughter and May
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £200.00 - £220.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago