The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 133 143 151
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Contract jobs citing COM 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.068% 0.032% 0.031%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-35.93% +6.66%
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
687 779 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.45% 25.17% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 495 512
Average daily rate £350 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 24 15
Average hourly rate £39.38 £37.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £32.00 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COM across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

COM
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in the South West

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

COM Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

COM
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol - 1 - - 3
Cornwall - 1 - -
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Software Audit
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Solvency II
4 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
4 1 (20.00%) C#

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) C# Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Finance Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Finance Systems Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Software Asset Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solvency II Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
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Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 11 days ago
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Rate: competitive
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