The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Comverse 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 Comverse over the 3 months to 29 January 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 Comverse Technology, Inc.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Comverse
Rank 384 400 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Comverse 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.005% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.021% 0.010% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
9396 9881 8972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.43% 45.20% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6255 6389 5683
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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 187 221 283
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.61 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.09% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £33.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Comverse
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Comverse Jobs Demand Trend in London

Comverse
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Comverse Daily Rate Trend in London

Comverse
Top 12 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Comverse 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 Comverse.

1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Comverse
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Comverse 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 Comverse. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Project Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle