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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing COM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £575
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -45.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
-35.93% -
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
804 822 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.66% 26.02% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 568 553
Median daily rate £350 £358 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 45 20
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.91% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £20.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 West region with a requirement for COM.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Software Audit
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) LAN

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Software Asset Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Software Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Audit
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (50.00%) VMware