The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cramer products and/or services 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 Cramer over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Cramer Systems.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cramer
Rank 244 211 210
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -1
Contract jobs citing Cramer 6 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.062% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.64% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 6
Average daily rate £235 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.26% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £425 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.56% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 £9.50
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4639 4069 5405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.89% 48.62% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2318 1994 2369
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 323 368
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +10.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cramer
England

Cramer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cramer across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cramer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cramer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cramer across the South East region.

Cramer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cramer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cramer across the South East region.

Cramer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Cramer
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 Cramer within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -16 6 £235 -17.54%
Surrey - - - -
Cramer
England

Cramer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Cramer 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 Cramer.

1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) SDH
2 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
3 4 (44.44%) 2G
3 4 (44.44%) LTE
4 3 (33.33%) Fault Management
4 3 (33.33%) 3G
4 3 (33.33%) SONET
4 3 (33.33%) ATM
5 2 (22.22%) Electronics
5 2 (22.22%) Network Design
5 2 (22.22%) Logistics
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (22.22%) Netcool
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (22.22%) 4G
5 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
6 1 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) MetaSolv
6 1 (11.11%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) BT
6 1 (11.11%) Shell Script

Cramer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Cramer 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 Cramer. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SDH
1 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
2 4 (44.44%) 2G
2 4 (44.44%) LTE
3 3 (33.33%) 3G
3 3 (33.33%) SONET
3 3 (33.33%) ATM
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (22.22%) 4G
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) UMTS
5 1 (11.11%) DWDM
5 1 (11.11%) RNC
General
1 9 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Transmission Planner
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Provisioning Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NGOSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) Logistics
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Netcool
2 1 (11.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (11.11%) MetaSolv
2 1 (11.11%) BT
2 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) Infovista
2 1 (11.11%) Amdocs
2 1 (11.11%) Huawei