The first table below looks at the demand for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 81 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing COM 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.085% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.42% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £205 £405 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+51.89% -28.18%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
441 239 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.60% 31.24% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 143 157
Average daily rate £320 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.96% +17.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
COM
West Yorkshire

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COM across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

COM
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

COM Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

COM
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing COM 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 COM.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing COM 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 COM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Network Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Server Technician
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + 9 month contracts
Posted: 12 days ago