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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 243 229 230
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing COM 2 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.087% 0.72% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.07% -4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.50
COM
England

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
2307 2228 2285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.86% 25.11% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1299 1254 1169
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 64 79
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £20.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 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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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 +8 1 - - 20
Oxfordshire - 1 £300 - 23
Surrey - - - - 24
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - - 5
East Sussex - - - - 2
Hampshire - - - - 13
Kent - - - - 7
Middlesex - - - - 1
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Service Management
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
4 5 (38.46%) CRM
4 5 (38.46%) Analytics
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
5 4 (30.77%) Axway
5 4 (30.77%) Japanese Language
5 4 (30.77%) Spotfire
5 4 (30.77%) DataStage
5 4 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (30.77%) IBM
5 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
5 4 (30.77%) UNIX
5 4 (30.77%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) HTML
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (30.77%) TIBCO
5 4 (30.77%) Ajax
5 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 3 (23.08%) Remedy
6 3 (23.08%) ITSM

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 4 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) WebTrends
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LDAP
1 3 (23.08%) SSL
1 3 (23.08%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
1 4 (30.77%) Spotfire
1 4 (30.77%) DataStage
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) QlikView
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Japanese Language
1 4 (30.77%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Services Delivery Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Service Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Applications Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) ITSM Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.69%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) XML
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) Ajax
2 3 (23.08%) SOAP
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) CMDB
2 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
1 7 (53.85%) Service Management
2 5 (38.46%) CRM
2 5 (38.46%) Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) ITSM
4 3 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL V2
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) SEO
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (7.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (30.77%) Axway
3 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) TIBCO
4 3 (23.08%) Remedy
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) BMC
4 3 (23.08%) ServiceNow
5 1 (7.69%) Siebel
5 1 (7.69%) Omniture
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