The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Component Object Model (COM)
England / North West
Rank 135 152 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing COM 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.077% 0.026% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.094% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £463 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £400 £482
% change year-on-year
-11.87% -16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
822 1064 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.69% 27.82% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 694 535
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 52 26
Median hourly rate £42.75 £37.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.93 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £46.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing COM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

COM
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in the North West

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

COM Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

COM
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +10 2 £463 - 21
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing COM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for COM.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) AccuRev
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
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