The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 226 - 242
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COM+ 14 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% - 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% - 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 1
Average daily rate
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£219 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
-44.24% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.05
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2202 2104 2202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.99% 24.87% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 1147 1145
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 65 74
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £20.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
COM+
England

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 1 August 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
Surrey - 14 £219 - 1
COM+
England

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) IIS
2 15 (93.75%) VB
2 15 (93.75%) VB6
3 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 14 (87.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 13 (81.25%) HTML
4 13 (81.25%) Java
4 13 (81.25%) SQL
5 12 (75.00%) VBScript
5 12 (75.00%) XML
6 11 (68.75%) DTS
6 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (62.50%) C#
7 10 (62.50%) VB.NET
8 8 (50.00%) Documentum
8 8 (50.00%) CRM
8 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
9 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (25.00%) MVC
12 3 (18.75%) J2EE
13 2 (12.50%) MS Office
13 2 (12.50%) DSDM
13 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
13 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 15 (93.75%) IIS
2 8 (50.00%) Documentum
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 11 (68.75%) DTS
4 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Technical Support
3 6 (37.50%) Support Analyst
4 5 (31.25%) Technical Support Analyst
4 5 (31.25%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst Programmer
5 4 (25.00%) Applications Support
5 4 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (25.00%) Programmer
6 2 (12.50%) Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 13 (81.25%) HTML
4 12 (75.00%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) J2EE
6 2 (12.50%) Spring
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 2 (12.50%) Spring MVC
6 2 (12.50%) WCF
7 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) DSDM
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) VB
1 15 (93.75%) VB6
2 13 (81.25%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 12 (75.00%) VBScript
4 10 (62.50%) C#
4 10 (62.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) vSphere
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
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