The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 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.

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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cramer
Rank 245 243 216
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -27
Contract jobs citing Cramer 6 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.066% 0.056% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.12% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 15
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£250 - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £260 £319
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -18.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £9.25
Cramer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4220 4260 4150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.64% 47.44% 50.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2306 2122 2056
Average daily rate £388 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 242 321
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.07 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 2015. 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
Berkshire +6 6 £250 - 1
Cramer
England

Cramer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 27 (77.14%) 3G
1 27 (77.14%) 2G
2 25 (71.43%) Radio Access Network
3 17 (48.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 17 (48.57%) Ericsson
4 16 (45.71%) Telecoms
5 15 (42.86%) LTE
6 14 (40.00%) ATM
7 13 (37.14%) Amdocs
8 10 (28.57%) Nokia
9 9 (25.71%) C
9 9 (25.71%) NSN NetAct
10 7 (20.00%) DNS
11 5 (14.29%) Software Licensing
12 4 (11.43%) SDH
12 4 (11.43%) VPN
12 4 (11.43%) Degree
13 3 (8.57%) Network Design
13 3 (8.57%) Back Office
13 3 (8.57%) Ethernet
13 3 (8.57%) Cisco
13 3 (8.57%) Remedy
14 2 (5.71%) Infovista
14 2 (5.71%) BGP
14 2 (5.71%) RSVP
14 2 (5.71%) Telnet
14 2 (5.71%) Internet
14 2 (5.71%) Netcool
14 2 (5.71%) UMTS
14 2 (5.71%) CCIE

Cramer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 27 (77.14%) 3G
1 27 (77.14%) 2G
2 25 (71.43%) Radio Access Network
3 15 (42.86%) LTE
4 14 (40.00%) ATM
5 7 (20.00%) DNS
6 4 (11.43%) SDH
6 4 (11.43%) VPN
7 3 (8.57%) Ethernet
8 2 (5.71%) BGP
8 2 (5.71%) RSVP
8 2 (5.71%) Telnet
8 2 (5.71%) Internet
8 2 (5.71%) UMTS
8 2 (5.71%) GSM
8 2 (5.71%) MPLS
8 2 (5.71%) Wireless
8 2 (5.71%) 4G
9 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.86%) MGW
General
1 16 (45.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) RAN Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Design Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) OSS Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Transmission Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Transmission Planning Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) OSS Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.86%) OSS Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Radio Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Frameworx
2 1 (2.86%) GIS
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Software Licensing
2 3 (8.57%) Network Design
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL
3 2 (5.71%) UML
3 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
3 2 (5.71%) Network Management
4 1 (2.86%) Business Transformation
4 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.86%) Use Case
4 1 (2.86%) Fault Management
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.86%) Network Planning
4 1 (2.86%) Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.86%) CRM
4 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) C
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) CCIE
2 2 (5.71%) CCNP
2 2 (5.71%) CCIP
2 2 (5.71%) CCNA
2 2 (5.71%) CCDP
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) HNC
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (5.71%) Netcool
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 17 (48.57%) Ericsson
2 13 (37.14%) Amdocs
3 10 (28.57%) Nokia
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) Remedy
5 2 (5.71%) Infovista
5 2 (5.71%) ComArch
5 2 (5.71%) Huawei
6 1 (2.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.86%) NetIQ
6 1 (2.86%) IBM
6 1 (2.86%) Siemens