The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills 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 COM+ over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 235 231 248
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Contract jobs citing COM+ 15 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.012% 0.075%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 0.045% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
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£204 - £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
-25.45% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.50
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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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2293 2231 2404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.59% 25.95% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1305 1173
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 58 87
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

COM+ Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

COM+
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

COM+ Daily Rate Trend in the South East

COM+
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

COM+ Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

COM+
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 COM+ within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Berkshire - 11 £203 -
East Sussex -6 4 £263 -
Hampshire - - - -
COM+
England

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 25 (86.21%) .NET
2 23 (79.31%) XML
3 20 (68.97%) Windows
4 19 (65.52%) IIS
5 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
6 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (48.28%) SQL Server 2000
7 14 (48.28%) VBScript
7 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET
8 13 (44.83%) VB
8 13 (44.83%) HTML
8 13 (44.83%) Java
8 13 (44.83%) SQL
8 13 (44.83%) VB6
9 11 (37.93%) Web Services
9 11 (37.93%) DTS
10 10 (34.48%) C#
10 10 (34.48%) VB.NET
11 9 (31.03%) Finance
11 9 (31.03%) XML-RPC
11 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (31.03%) Classic ASP
12 8 (27.59%) Documentum
12 8 (27.59%) CRM
13 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
13 6 (20.69%) VMware
13 6 (20.69%) MVC
14 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (65.52%) IIS
2 8 (27.59%) Documentum
3 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (48.28%) SQL Server 2000
3 11 (37.93%) DTS
4 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Support Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Technical Support
5 5 (17.24%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Applications Support
6 4 (13.79%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (13.79%) Programmer
6 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst Programmer
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Support Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Technical Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Consultant
9 1 (3.45%) Consultant
9 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (86.21%) .NET
2 23 (79.31%) XML
3 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET
4 13 (44.83%) HTML
5 11 (37.93%) Web Services
6 9 (31.03%) XML-RPC
6 9 (31.03%) Classic ASP
7 3 (10.34%) J2EE
8 2 (6.90%) Spring
8 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
9 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) CRM
2 6 (20.69%) MVC
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) VBScript
2 13 (44.83%) VB
2 13 (44.83%) VB6
2 13 (44.83%) Java
2 13 (44.83%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) C#
3 10 (34.48%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) NetCrunch
2 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) VMware
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco
2 4 (13.79%) EMC
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Splunk
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