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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 49 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COM+ 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.92% - 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.13% - 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £313 £431
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -27.53%
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
128 191 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.43% 35.90% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 100 82
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 10
Median hourly rate £30.50 £38.00 £35.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% +6.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.85 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

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 4 May 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 6 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) JBoss
1 6 (100.00%) Apache
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (100.00%) DataPower
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) VisualVM
2 5 (83.33%) Opsview
2 5 (83.33%) Splunk
2 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) LDAP
3 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Internet
3 4 (66.67%) webMethods
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) GlassFish
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) IBM SmartCloud
4 3 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (50.00%) 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 6 (100.00%) Apache
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) JBoss
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (66.67%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
1 4 (66.67%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) VisualVM
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) DataPower
2 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Opsview
2 2 (33.33%) Nagios
2 2 (33.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
1 5 (83.33%) Splunk
2 4 (66.67%) webMethods
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) Software AG
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft