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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COM 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.93% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.06% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £313 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £275 £388
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -29.03%
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
79 125 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.46% 24.51% 37.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 71 100
Median daily rate £350 £360 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £583 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £33.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £31.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.68 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 27 September 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 20 (100.00%) Oracle
1 20 (100.00%) SAP
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 20 (100.00%) Infor
2 17 (85.00%) MS Excel
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (65.00%) Windows
4 13 (65.00%) CRM
4 13 (65.00%) SharePoint
4 13 (65.00%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (65.00%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (65.00%) Retail
4 13 (65.00%) Data Management
4 13 (65.00%) Document Management
4 13 (65.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (65.00%) Skype for Business
4 13 (65.00%) Office 365
4 13 (65.00%) Yammer
4 13 (65.00%) Case Management
5 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) ITSM
7 3 (15.00%) CISA
7 3 (15.00%) CISM
7 3 (15.00%) MS Office
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL

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 13 (65.00%) BizTalk Server
1 13 (65.00%) SharePoint
1 13 (65.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (85.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
3 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (65.00%) Office 365
1 13 (65.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (10.00%) PBX
1 2 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) Extranet
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (5.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) Essbase
3 1 (5.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
1 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (65.00%) Retail
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) German Language
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Automotive
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Designer
3 2 (10.00%) Facilities Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Project Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Test Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Designer
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) HTML5
1 2 (10.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (10.00%) SOAP
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) Case Management
1 13 (65.00%) CRM
1 13 (65.00%) Data Management
1 13 (65.00%) Document Management
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) ITSM
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Testing
4 2 (10.00%) ATDD
4 2 (10.00%) BDD
4 2 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Line Management
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
4 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) VBA
3 1 (5.00%) COBOL
3 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CISA
1 3 (15.00%) CISM
1 3 (15.00%) CISSP
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCDA
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) RACF
1 1 (5.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Infor
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
1 20 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 20 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Dell
3 2 (10.00%) Samsung
3 2 (10.00%) Tandberg