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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COM+ (COM Plus)
England / South East
Rank 235 - 255
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COM+ 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% - 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% - 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1957 2147 2392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.69% 25.02% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1222 1453 1376
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 50 55
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% +73.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £15.00 £17.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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+
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COM+ across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

COM+ Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM+ within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 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
Hampshire - 8 £425 -
COM+
England

COM+
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region with a requirement for COM+.

1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) WMI
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) Data Encryption
6 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C++/C# Developer
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (25.00%) Data Encryption
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) C#
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) WMI