The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of 3Com products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3Com over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the 3Com Corporation.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3Com
Rank 400 - 384
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing 3Com 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% - 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.030% - 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£338 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 £273
% change year-on-year
- +55.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.75
3Com
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9954 10721 9907
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.52% 44.41% 45.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6453 6981 6258
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 215 247
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £14.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.75 £43.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

3Com
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3Com across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

3Com Jobs Demand Trend in London

3Com
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

3Com Daily Rate Trend in London

3Com
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

3Com Hourly Rate Trend in London

3Com
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3Com within the London region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 £325 -
Greenwich - - - -
3Com
England

3Com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing 3Com 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 3Com.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCDP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIA
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIS
2 2 (66.67%) ProCurve
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) ScanSafe
3 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) VMware

3Com
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing 3Com 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 3Com. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) NX-OS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CCDP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) JNCIA
1 2 (66.67%) JNCIS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) ProCurve
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) ScanSafe
3 1 (33.33%) Websense
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Dell