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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 256 276 251
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -25
Contract jobs citing COM 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.069% 0.020% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.078% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £375 £265 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.60% -11.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
2367 2570 2299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.06% 26.19% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1507 1678 1290
Median daily rate £383 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 51 48
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +12.92%

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 August 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
Surrey - 4 £400 - 6
Hampshire +6 2 £343 +29.33% 13
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 7 (43.75%) VB
3 7 (43.75%) IIS
3 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
3 7 (43.75%) DCOM
3 7 (43.75%) CSS
3 7 (43.75%) VB6
3 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 5 (31.25%) MS Office
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Web Development
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (25.00%) HTML5
6 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (25.00%) jQuery
6 4 (25.00%) Kanban
6 4 (25.00%) Subversion
6 4 (25.00%) CSS3
6 4 (25.00%) SDLC
6 4 (25.00%) MVC
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) XHTML
6 4 (25.00%) Classic ASP

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 7 (43.75%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) Drupal
2 3 (18.75%) Joomla!
2 3 (18.75%) WordPress
3 2 (12.50%) GroupWise
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) GitHub
3 1 (6.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 2 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Relational Database
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) MS Access
4 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
2 4 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) MSI
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) German Language
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) VB Developer
4 1 (6.25%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) CSS
1 7 (43.75%) DCOM
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Classic ASP
2 4 (25.00%) CSS3
2 4 (25.00%) HTML5
2 4 (25.00%) jQuery
2 4 (25.00%) XHTML
2 4 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
3 3 (18.75%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) Web Development
2 4 (25.00%) Kanban
2 4 (25.00%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
2 4 (25.00%) SDLC
2 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (18.75%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Security Hardening
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) VB
2 7 (43.75%) VB6
3 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 4 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (25.00%) VBA
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMP
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) ISO22301
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (12.50%) vRealize
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Packer
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
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