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 2 June 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - - 107
Contract jobs citing COM 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £19.75
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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
764 790 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.43% 27.04% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 548 306
Average daily rate £363 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 18 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.46 £13.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Office Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) PMO Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bideford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheltenham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £749 - £750 per day
Posted: 25 days ago