The table below looks at the statistics 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 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM)
Rank 559 554 547
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing DCOM 16 6 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.012% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.042% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 22
Average daily rate
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£363 £440 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.61% -23.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £293
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +41.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14111 14299 14859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.05% 29.32% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9087 9364 9271
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 254 352
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 27 August 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 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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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 - 12 £363 - 2
London -3 2 £210 -54.59% 3
Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
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DCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 17 (77.27%) Windows
1 17 (77.27%) WMI
1 17 (77.27%) SCCM
2 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 16 (72.73%) T-SQL
3 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 12 (54.55%) DNS
4 12 (54.55%) VBScript
4 12 (54.55%) PowerShell
5 10 (45.45%) SCOM
5 10 (45.45%) PKI
5 10 (45.45%) IIS
5 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 10 (45.45%) Internet
6 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 5 (22.73%) .NET
7 5 (22.73%) ActiveX
8 4 (18.18%) Firmware
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (18.18%) C#
8 4 (18.18%) VB
8 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
8 4 (18.18%) DTS
8 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
8 4 (18.18%) LAN
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (18.18%) VB6

DCOM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (45.45%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) DNS
2 10 (45.45%) Internet
2 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 4 (18.18%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) DTS
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSTest
General
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) SCCM Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Field Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) IT Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) SCCM Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop Support
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Support Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Manager
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) ActiveX
2 4 (18.18%) Application Packaging
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.64%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (9.09%) MSMQ
5 1 (4.55%) ISAPI
5 1 (4.55%) MFC
5 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (4.55%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (4.55%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) PKI
2 4 (18.18%) Firmware
3 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Software Distribution
1 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) MVC
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) SQL
1 16 (72.73%) T-SQL
2 12 (54.55%) VBScript
2 12 (54.55%) PowerShell
3 4 (18.18%) VB6
3 4 (18.18%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) VB
3 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.55%) VC++
4 1 (4.55%) C++
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (77.27%) WMI
1 17 (77.27%) SCCM
2 10 (45.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft