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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing COM+ 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £333 £235
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +41.48%
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
77 157 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.07% 24.15% 31.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 99 87
Median daily rate £350 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £583 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 16
Median hourly rate £32.40 £36.67 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.64% +22.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £29.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.64 £41.30 £38.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

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 26 August 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 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) JBoss
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) webMethods
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 4 (100.00%) DataPower
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) IBM Cloud
2 3 (75.00%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
2 3 (75.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) IBM SmartCloud
2 3 (75.00%) VisualVM
2 3 (75.00%) Opsview

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 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) JBoss
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (75.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) VisualVM
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (100.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 3 (75.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
1 3 (75.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) webMethods
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Software AG
2 3 (75.00%) Splunk
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft