The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 408 406 352
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -54
Contract jobs citing COM 17 24 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.069% 0.095% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.30% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 57
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £328 £343
% change year-on-year
+22.10% -4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.75
COM
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7396 7878 7768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.20% 31.30% 29.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5315 5699 5441
Average daily rate £413 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 47 69
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.88 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in London

COM
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in London

COM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COM across the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

COM Daily Rate Histogram in London

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

COM Hourly Rate Trend in London

COM
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 COM within the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +18 3 £519 +25.68% 117
Ealing - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Greenford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (29.63%) Windows
4 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
4 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 6 (22.22%) .NET
5 6 (22.22%) Oracle
6 5 (18.52%) C#
6 5 (18.52%) MS Office
6 5 (18.52%) CRM
6 5 (18.52%) Project Management
6 5 (18.52%) VMware
6 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (14.81%) QA
7 4 (14.81%) Banking
7 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
7 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (14.81%) Migration
7 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
7 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
8 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL
8 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
8 3 (11.11%) Citrix
8 3 (11.11%) IBM
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 3 (11.11%) SaaS
8 3 (11.11%) Software Architecture

COM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (18.52%) MS Office
3 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.70%) WebTrends
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.11%) SaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) Wireless
2 1 (3.70%) AMQP
2 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Spotfire
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.70%) MS Access
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) DataStage
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Advertising
4 2 (7.41%) Front Office
5 1 (3.70%) Back Office
5 1 (3.70%) Law
5 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Cloud Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Integration Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) STL
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) XSLT
3 2 (7.41%) WCF
3 2 (7.41%) MFC
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (7.41%) Silverlight
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (3.70%) WPF
4 1 (3.70%) MSMQ
4 1 (3.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Derivative
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Wiki
3 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.70%) Economics
3 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) CRM
1 5 (18.52%) Project Management
2 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
2 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 3 (11.11%) Use Case
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.41%) Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) Time Management
4 2 (7.41%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) RUP
4 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.41%) SOA
4 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) C++
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) C
3 1 (3.70%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.70%) APMP
2 1 (3.70%) CCNA
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) GxP
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) XenApp
3 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.70%) XenServer
4 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle
4 5 (18.52%) VMware
5 3 (11.11%) Citrix
5 3 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (3.70%) Juniper
6 1 (3.70%) Veritas
6 1 (3.70%) Apple
6 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.70%) JBoss
6 1 (3.70%) Siebel
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) AppSense
6 1 (3.70%) Omniture
6 1 (3.70%) Axway
6 1 (3.70%) Meru Networks
6 1 (3.70%) LexisNexis
6 1 (3.70%) Reuters
6 1 (3.70%) Symantec
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