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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 253 264 246
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing COM 9 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.053% 0.066%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £350 £265 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -41.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £213 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £301 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £456
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
-35.93% -
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
2362 2408 2163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.79% 25.52% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1519 1529 1223
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 29 59
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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
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 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire -3 6 £375 - 3
Surrey -2 2 - - 4
Hampshire +3 1 £335 +26.41% 9
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) VB
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) IIS
3 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 5 (33.33%) DCOM
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) VB6
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (20.00%) HTTP
5 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (20.00%) Internet
5 3 (20.00%) VB.NET

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) Drupal
2 3 (20.00%) Joomla!
2 3 (20.00%) WordPress
3 2 (13.33%) GroupWise
4 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (13.33%) MS Access
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) German Language
4 1 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Billing
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
2 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Escalation Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) CRM Implementation Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Software Asset Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
3 1 (6.67%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) DCOM
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (20.00%) Node.js
4 2 (13.33%) Classic ASP
4 2 (13.33%) CSS3
4 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) XHTML
4 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
3 2 (13.33%) Kanban
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (6.67%) Presales
4 1 (6.67%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) VB
2 5 (33.33%) VB6
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (13.33%) VBA
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) PlateSpin
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Siebel
Chichester
Cognitive Group Ltd
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum + n/a
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
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Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago