The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London 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.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Comverse
Rank 398 410 421
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Contract jobs citing Comverse 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.009% 0.018% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10578 11145 11887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.86% 45.95% 45.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6690 7097 7146
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 289 335
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.62 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.55 £48.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Comverse
England

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
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 Comverse within the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 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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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
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Comverse
England

Comverse
Top 11 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall

Comverse
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl