The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of 3Com products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3Com over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3Com
Rank 258 250 233
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs citing 3Com 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.011% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.066% 0.023% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £285 £320
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 - £30.00
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England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4518 4289 4132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.39% 46.63% 48.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2556 2129 2041
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 236 314
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.42 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

3Com
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

3Com Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

3Com
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

3Com Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3Com
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

3Com Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3Com
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing 3Com within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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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
West Sussex - 2 £450 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
3Com
England

3Com
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WLAN
4 1 (25.00%) FortiGate

3Com
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) VBScript
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) VMware