The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 49 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COM+ 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.63% - 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.31% - 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £334 £230
% change year-on-year
+27.34% +45.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
COM+
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
130 184 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 27.20% 28.18% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 102 80
Median daily rate £313 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £583 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 19
Median hourly rate £31.27 £40.60 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.98% +7.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.45 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.90 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing COM+ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM+ Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

COM+
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

COM+ Daily Rate Trend in Essex

COM+
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

COM+ Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing COM+ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for COM+.

1 5 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) JBoss
1 5 (100.00%) Apache
1 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (100.00%) DataPower
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Splunk
2 4 (80.00%) VisualVM
2 4 (80.00%) Opsview
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) LDAP
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) webMethods
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) GlassFish
3 3 (60.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) Finance

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) Apache
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) JBoss
1 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (80.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) VisualVM
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) DataPower
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (60.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Opsview
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) Splunk
1 4 (80.00%) webMethods
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Software AG
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft